The week ahead in Fort Wayne
There’s always plenty to fill your day with. Here are CurrentFortWayne.com’s picks of things to do:
Today: 100th mile of Fort Wayne Trails ribbon cutting – The Plex North: Celebrate the completion of Fort Wayne’s 100th mile of trails. The ribbon cutting will take place trailside on the Rivergreenway at 11 a.m. at the Plex, 1807 E. California Road.
Tuesday: Robert Edsel Omnibus Lecture – Rhinehart Music Center: Enjoy a lecture by Robert Edsel, who has dedicated the last decade to the meticulous research of cultural heroes. Learn about art preservation and more. The “Monumments Men” author’s lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: ‘Elf The Musical’ – Embassy Theatre: Get into the festive spirit with the Broadway performance of the modern-day Christmas classic, “Elf.” Embrace your inner Elf, and sing along as Buddy comes alive on the Embassy Theatre stage.
Thursday: Ancient Greek music demonstration – Rhinehart Music Center: Visiting Greek artist Nikos Xanthoulis will take the Rhinehart Music Center stage to demonstrate ancient Greek music and singing with an authentic lyre. This is a free event 3-5 p.m.
Friday: Christmas on Broadway & Electric Works Campus lighting ceremony – Broadway Plaza & 1025 Swinney Ave.: The countdown to Christmas begins with the annual tree lighting at the Broadway Plaza at 5:30 p.m. Plus this year you can join Electric Works for the first public event at the former General Electric campus for a lighting ceremony and after-party 7-9 p.m.
Saturday: ‘Snow Days’ – Botanical Conservatory: Discover a beautiful snowy wonderland at the Botanical Conservatory’s holiday display, “Snow Days.” From snow folk, snowball fights and forts, enjoy this exhibit that will remind you of the fun of the surprise of snow days.
Sunday: Headwaters Park ice skating – Lincoln Financial Pavilion: The ice skating rink is open for the season. Enjoy a skate around the rink in the cool winter air with your friends and family. The rink is open through February.