Things to Do in Fort Wayne and Beyond

Popular farmers market finds new outdoor home


Brandon Jordan

Web Developer & Distribution Director

Published April 7, 2021

As farmers markets begin to open for the season, there’s a big change for one of the most popular stands. After having been indoors at Parkview Field all winter, Fort Wayne’s Farmers Market heads outdoors this spring to a new location at McCulloch Park on Broadway near the Electric Works facility. 

Starting May 15, the market will offer its usual mix of fresh produce, flowers, plants, and other treats while being able to spread out a bit more. In fact, there’s room for entertainment now, and the market’s website (ftwaynesfarmersmarket.com) has a call out for musicians and entertainers who would like to be part of the action this spring and summer. The market hours will continue to be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. as they continue to expand its offerings.

Country heritage uncorks music

With a large indoor tasting room and lots of outdoor space for tables and a stage, Country Heritage Winery in LaOtto has become a popular destination for those looking to purchase wine while kicking back with friends. 

In the coming weeks, visitors have quite a mix of music to anticipate. On tap in the next four weeks are Mitch Maibach on Friday, April 9; Will Certain on Saturday, April 10; Adam Strack on Friday, April 16; Water 2 Wine on Saturday, April 17; Jason Paul on Friday, April 23; Karlea & Andy on Saturday April 24; Joe Justice on Friday, April 30; and Karlea & Andy on Saturday, May 1. All performances are 6-9 p.m. For more information, visit countryheritagewinery.com.

The effects of war at FWMOA

A new exhibit at Fort Wayne Museum of Art looks into the effects of war through creative expression. 

Running through June 13, Lost Man Blues: Jon Schueler — Art and War features 15 of Schueler’s pieces which reflect his experiences and the long-term effects which last a lifetime. 

Admission fees are available on the museum’s website, and all veterans, military personnel and their families can visit at no cost Tuesday–Sunday with a valid military ID. Virtual tours are also available on the museum’s website at fwmoa.org.

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