REFLECTIVE ART: The exhibit “Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity” continues through July 15 at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St.
The exhibit includes works in various media by 39 artists of African, Arab-European, Asian, Latino and Native American descent, a news release said. They explore patriotism, communication, the struggle for acceptance and American life in the 21st century.
The museum is open 11 a.m.-8 p.m. today. Regular hours are 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (but until 8 p.m. Thursday) and noon-5p.m. Sunday.
Admission is $5, adults; $3, students; $10, families; and free, museum members and military personnel and their families.
PICKIN' FUN: Enjoy great roots music at the Spring Tri-State Bluegrass Festival 4:30-10 p.m. today, 6:45-10:30 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-10:10 p.m. Sunday. It all takes place at the Noble County Fairgrounds, 580 N. Fair St. in Kendallville, about two miles east of Indiana 3 on Indiana 6.
Bands performing include Special Consensus, Spinney Bros., HillBenders, Echo Valley, Detour, Appalachian Grass and more. You also can hear some great music in the parking area.
Admission is free today, $8 Friday, $15 Saturday, $12 Sunday and $25 for the weekend. Camping for Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights is included in the weekend ticket. More information and a band performance schedule are available at www.bluegrassusa.net/nibgas.htm.
GO COUNTRY: The area country music band Twang Gang will play 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Beamers Sports Grill, 5108 W. County Line Road and U.S. 30, on the Allen-Whitley county line. Members Chris Davidson, Jeff Russell, John Morreale and Rick Durnell have opened for noted country acts such as Kellie Pickler, Jerrod Neimann and Brantley Gilbert, it says on their website, http://twanggang.com.
If you can't see the show Friday, you also can catch the band at 10 p.m. Saturday at the Traxside Bar in Garrett.
You must be age 21 or older to get into either show.
PEDAL TO THE METAL: Get out the bicycle — and bike safety helmet — for the Fort4Fitness Spring Cycle event. Activities are designed for everyone from casual riders to competitive cyclists, a news release said.
The Fort4Fitness Tour starts at 10 a.m. with a choice of three routes: 19.7 miles, 35.2 miles and 45.25 miles. The routes start and finish at Headwaters Park, 324 S. Clinton St., and meander out into the countryside. Roads will be open to vehicular traffic. There is a four-hour time limit; water and aid stations will be available. Cost is $30, adult, and $60, family, including up to two adults and eight legal children/dependents under age 13.
Bike the Fort, a casual family ride through downtown, will take place at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The 3-mile route begins and ends at Headwaters Park. Streets will be closed to vehicle traffic.
The Twilight Criterium will feature short track, multilap, high-speed races open to category 1-5 licensed cyclists only. Non-licensed cyclists can take part by buying a one-day license for a $10 surcharge to the registration fee, which is $40 for early registration and $50 the day of the race. The race course will be around the Courthouse Square area.
Helmets are required for all events. Headwaters Park and Lincoln Financial Pavilion will be open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. with cycling and fitness activities. For information or to register, go to www.fort4fitness.org/ spring-cycle.asp.
BRITISH INVASION: Enjoy local bands playing the music of The Beatles during the Beatlefest: Here Comes the Sun concert 5-9 p.m. in One Summit Square. Admission to the all-ages show is free.
Scheduled performers include Kenny Taylor, Unlikely Alibi, PFL and The Tone Junkies, it says on the website of event organizer Rock 104, WXKE, 103.9-FM (http://rock104radio.com).
BEAUTY AND BLOOMS: Enjoy the “Butterflies of Malaysia” exhibit, which continues through July 8 at Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. You can walk into a tented area filled with fluttering butterflies in a range of colors and wing patterns.
Hours are noon-4 p.m. Sundays and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, but until 8 p.m. Thursdays.
As an added bonus, an Iris Show will take place noon-3 p.m. Sunday.
Admission to the conservatory is $5, adults; $3, ages 3-17; and free, ages 2 and younger. For information, go to www.botanicalconservatory.org.
HONOR THE FALLEN: Start your Memorial Day celebration by remembering military veterans who have given their lives to preserve freedom here at home.
The Allen County Council of Veterans' annual Memorial Day Parade will step off at 11 a.m. on Parnell Avenue just north of State Boulevard and travel north to Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. After the parade, there will be a brief ceremony just outside of the coliseum's Memorial Hall.
GUITAR GREAT HERE: Five-time Grammy-winning bassist Victor Wooten will perform with his band at 8 p.m. at Come2go Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St.
Wooten was a founding member of the group Bela Fleck and the Flecktones and was named one of the Top 10 Greatest Bass Players of All Time by Rolling Stone magazine.
The concert also will feature Krystal Peterson, an up-and-coming singer from Cincinnati, who will make her debut with Wooten's band.
Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 day of show. They are available at local Wooden Nickel Music locations; Neat Neat Neat Records and Music; and at www.brownpapertickets.com.