The winners of the second annual window decorating contest, Fort Wayne in Bloom, have been announced. 

More than 15 businesses participated in this year’s contest with more than 700 votes coming from April 16 to May 2.

Winners for Most Instagrammable were: 1. JK O’Donnell’s; 2. Citilink; 3. Caron Law LLP. Voted Most Thematic were: 1. Jones Petrie Rafinski; 2. Feichter Realtors LLC; 3. Creative Women of the World.

In an online vote, Trinity English Lutheran Church was awarded People’s Choice.

Headwaters Junction opening in August

A new railroad attraction along the riverfront is set to be unveiled as Headwaters Junction is planning to open in August with a a grand opening slated for Labor Day, Sept. 5, according to committee chairman Don Steininger.

Historic train cars have already begun to move into the space designed to be a multi-use cultural and tourism destination, including a 1950s club car, which will be available for private rental, and a depot car built in Craigville, Indiana, in 1879, that will be attached to a café.

Movie on the lawn features Sing 2

Three Rivers Wesleyan Church will host an outdoor showing of Sing 2 on Friday, May 27, at 7:30 p.m. with popcorn and yard games. 

The free film starts at 8:30 p.m., but you’ll want to bring blankets and chairs. 

Tim Meadows coming to Summit City

Saturday Night Live alum Tim Meadows will appear at the Summit City Comedy Club June 2-4.

 Tickets are $18-$30, and you must be 18 years old to get in. Seats are guaranteed only until show time, and any remaining tickets are more expensive at the door. Premium seating is in the front couple of rows and general admission is first come, first served. 

There’s also a two-item minimum in the show room, which can include alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink or any food item. 

Go to for more information. 

Taste of the Arts seeks performers

Taste of the Arts is taking applications for performers for their 14th annual event this August. 

This year’s event will feature seven performance stages at the Arts Campus, Rousseau Plaza, The Landing, and Promenade Park. 

All performance artists donate their time to showcase their art form to provide a day of free access to a variety of arts to everyone in the community, including actors, musicians, dancers, and other types of performing artists. 

An application is available at and must be submitted no later than June 1. Performers that are selected will be notified by July 1 and receive the tentative schedule July 15.

Beat Making for Girls at Sweetwater Academy

On Tuesday, May 31, from 7-9 p.m., Sweetwater Academy will hold a session on beat making for girls who want to learn the first steps using Ableton Live software. 

Instructors Karis Badertscher and Lizzy Tremaine will use a curriculum developed by Erin “Mamma” Barra, a world-renowned educator whose “Introduction to Ableton Live” lessons are the most-viewed worldwide on Coursera, an online course website. 

Tickets are $10 and available at