Entertainment calendar for Nov. 16, 2017

Award-winning Christian music artist David Phelps will perform his Classic Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 in Merillat Center for the Arts at Huntington University in Huntington. (Courtesy photo)

Award-winning Christian music artist David Phelps will perform his Classic Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 in Merillat Center for the Arts at Huntington University in Huntington. (Courtesy photo)

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NEW MAJOR EVENTS

• DAVID PHELPS: Classic Christmas concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Merillat Center for the Arts at Huntington University in Huntington. Doors open at 7 p.m. Cost: $18 and $25; VIP tickets are $50 per person and include dinner with HU President Sherilyn Emberton at 6 p.m., attendance at Phelps’ sound check and a question-and-answer session prior to dinner. Tickets available by calling 1-260-359-4261 or at www.huntington.edu/BoxOffice.

• HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS: 1 p.m. Feb. 4, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Cost: $84.50, $69.50, $56.50, $47.50, $31.50, and $22.50. Tickets available at Ticketmaster.com/acwmc, 1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com/mobile or coliseum ticket office, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and before evening events. Parking: $5, main lot, and $8, preferred lot.

• WINTER JAM SPECTACULAR: With Skillet, Kari Jobe, Building 429, John Crist, Jordan Feliz, 7 p.m. Feb. 8, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. $15 per person at the door. Parking: $5, main lot, and $8, preferred lot.

• JUSTIN MOORE: “Hell on a Highway” Tour, with special guest, Dylan Scott, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Cost: $29.75, $35.75, $49.75. Tickets available at Ticketmaster.com/acwmc, 1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com/mobile or coliseum ticket office, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and before evening events. Parking: $5, main lot, and $8, preferred lot.

UPCOMING

• KARAOKE: With Fort Wayne DJs, 8 p.m. today, Nick’s Martini and Wine Bar, 1235 E. State Blvd. Information: 1-260-483-9767.

“WHITE CHRISTMAS,” Fort Wayne Civic Theatre, 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St. Tickets $30, adults; $25, seniors; and $17, ages 23 and younger. Tickets available at fwcivic.org or 424-5220.

“SENSE & SENSIBILITY”: by Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen, all for One productions, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, PPG ArtsLab theater in Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St. Cost: $20, adults; $17, ages 60 and older; and $11, students. Tickets available at 1-260-422-4226 or https://tickets.artstix.org.

• HORIZON ARCS: 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nick’s Martini and Wine Bar, 1235 E. State Blvd. Information: 1-260-483-9767.

• JOE FIVE: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nick’s Martini and Wine Bar, 1235 E. State Blvd. Information: 1-260-483-9767.

• NOT MY KIDS: Reunion concert, 9 p.m. Saturday, Columbia Street West, 135 W. Columbia St. $5 cover.

• HAMFEST & COMPUTER EXPO: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Cost: $6 per person for both days or $3 per person for Sunday only; ages 11 and younger free with paying adult. Parking: $5, main lot, and $8, preferred lot.

• PLAY AUDITIONS: For “Reindeer #3 is Squeaking,” noon Saturday and Nov. 25, TekVenture Stage, 1550 Griffin St. Children ages 5-12 and two adults needed. Multiple performances Dec. 9-10 during a gift-making workshop. Information: Jeannette at 1-260-750-9013 or go to www.ecstatic-theatrics.com.

• UNCLOUDED DAY QUARTET: Concert of faith-related music, 4 p.m. Sunday, Broadway Christian Church, 910 Broadway. Free, but a free-will offering will be accepted to benefit the church’s fund drive to install an elevator in the historic building.

• HOLIDAY MEMORIAL TREE LIGHTING: 5-6 p.m. Sunday, Baker Street Train Station, 221 W. Baker St. Speaker and performance by the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir Chamber Choir. To buy a light to memorialize someone on the tree, call 1-260-435-3222 or go to http://www.vnfw.org/donate-now/. Proceeds benefit Visiting Nurse.

• SUMMIT CITY SINGERS: “A Celebration of Children and Christmas” concerts, 7 p.m. Nov. 21, Towne House Retirement Center, 2209 St. Joseph Center Road; 7 p.m. Nov. 28, Georgetown Place, 1717 Maplecrest Road; 3 p.m. Dec. 3, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road; and 3 p.m. Dec. 9, downtown Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. Free admission, but donations welcomed. For more about the group or its concerts, search for the group on Facebook, go to Summitcitysingers.com or call Judy King at 489-4505.

• The Downtown Improvement District announced the lighting schedule for the annual Night of Lights on Wednesday, Nov. 22, the day before Thanksgiving:

5:30 p.m.: History Center Turret Lighting, Barr and Berry streets

5:45 p.m.: Christ Child Festival Nativity Lighting, Ross Building on Main Street at Maiden Lane

5:50 p.m.: Aunt Millie’s Northern Lights, 350 Pearl St.

5:55 p.m.: Community Center Santa’s Workshop Display, 233 W. Main St.

6:20 p.m.: Santa and His Reindeer on PNC Bank, Main and Calhoun streets

6:40 p.m.: Ash Brokerage Holiday Illumination, Harrison and Berry streets

7 p.m.: Wells Fargo Holiday Display and Indiana Michigan Power Merry Christmas Wreath, I&M Power Center Plaza at Calhoun and Wayne streets

7:15 p.m.: Botanical Conservatory & Embassy Theatre Displays, Jefferson Boulevard at Calhoun Street

7:30 p.m.: Ringing of the Bells, downtown churches and Allen County Public Library carillon

7:45 p.m.: Parkview Field Holiday Fireworks, Jefferson Boulevard

• FESTIVAL OF GINGERBREAD: Preview 3-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, during Night of Lights (cost $3 per person), festival hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24-Dec. 10, at The History Center, 302 E. Berry St. Cost: $6 for ages 18-64, $4 for ages 65 and older and ages 3-17, and free to ages 2 and younger and History Center members. Admission includes the opportunity to visit the entire museum. AEP/Indiana Michigan Power will sponsor a free admission night 5-9 p.m. Nov. 28.

• LOOSE GRIP: 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, Nick’s Martini and Wine Bar, 1235 E. State Blvd. Information: 1-260-483-9767.

• FESTIVAL OF TRAINS: Model trains demonstrations, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 24-25 and noon-5 p.m. Nov. 26, Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton St. Cost: $9, ages 3 and older; free, ages 2 and younger and members. Information: 424-2400 or sciencecentral.org.

• KT3 ROCKABILLY: 8:30 p.m. Nov. 24, Nick’s Martini and Wine Bar, 1235 E. State Blvd. Information: 1-260-483-9767.

• GUN & KNIFE SHOW: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 25 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 26, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Cost: $7, adults; $6, ages 60 and older; and free, ages 12 and younger. Parking: $5, main lot, and $8, preferred lot.

• TURKEY DAY: Walk-in admission as animal keepers deliver processed turkeys, chickens and Cornish hens to carnivores and seasonal treats to other animals, 1-4 p.m. Nov. 25, Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, 1426 W. Road 300N, Albion. Proceeds help support the sanctuary during the winter. Event canceled in bad weather; check for weather updates on social media or www.bpsanctuary.org, or call 1-260-636-7383.

• BRAT PACK: 9 p.m. Nov. 25, Nick’s Martini and Wine Bar, 1235 E. State Blvd. Information: 1-260-483-9767.

• TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA: “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Cost: $69, $57, $45.50, $35.50; available at Ticketmaster.com/acwmc, 1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com/mobile or coliseum ticket office, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and before evening events. Parking: $5, main lot, and $8, preferred lot.

“A Christmas Carol,” 7:30 p.m. preview Nov. 30; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, 2, 9 and 16; 2 p.m. Dec. 3; and 6 p.m. Dec. 10 and 17; First Presbyterian Theater, 300 W. Wayne St. Cost: $20, general admission; $18, ages 66 and older; and free, first 30 full-time students and $10 for additional students or at the door. Tickets available at www.firstpresbyteriantheater.com; 1-260-426-7421, ext. 121; or at the box office 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and one hour before the show.

“CHRISTMAS AT HOME” WITH THE SWINNEY SISTERS: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Dec. 2, Swinney Homestead, 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd. Syllabub and tea refreshments, sweets and savories, music by the Hearthstone Ensemble, and gift shop open. Cost: $20; prepaid reservations at 1-260-747-1229 and 1-260-747-1501. Proceeds support maintenance and restoration of the homestead. Information: Settlersinc.org.

• LE CHIC HOLIDAY MARKET: 5-9 p.m. Dec. 1, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 2, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Cost: $5 per person. Parking: $5, main lot, and $8, preferred lot.

• GREAT TRAIN SHOW: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 2-3, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Cost: $10 for both days or $9 for Sunday; ages 11 and younger free. Parking: $5, main lot, and $8, preferred lot.

• PAW PATROL LIVE!: “The Great Pirate Adventure,” 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 2-3, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Cost: $19.50, $25.50, $35.50, $50.50 (Gold Circle), $115.50 (VIP); available at Ticketmaster.com/acwmc, 1-800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com/mobile or coliseum ticket office, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and before evening events. Parking: $5, main lot, and $8, preferred lot.

• MOSCOW BALLET: “Great Russian Nutcracker,” 7 p.m. Dec. 5, Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Cost: $28, $37.50, $48, $68, $102, $175. Tickets available at www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets.

• HOLIDAY JEWELS FUNDRAISER: And silent auction, all benefiting ARCH, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 8, historic Vermilyea House, 13501 Redding Drive. Food by Club Soda, drinks and see the remodeled home. Cost: $45 for ARCH members and $55 for nonmembers. To buy tickets and for information, go to archfw.org or call 1-260-426-5117.

• ANIMAL ENRICHMENT DAY: Walk-in admission for Christmas celebration featuring enrichment activities and food treats for animals, 1-4 p.m. Dec. 30, Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, 1426 W. Road 300N, Albion. Proceeds help support the sanctuary during the winter. Event canceled in bad weather; check for weather updates on social media or www.bpsanctuary.org, or call 1-260-636-7383.

“DANCING WITH THE STARS: Live! – Light Up The Night.”: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7, Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Tickets are $42.50, $54.50, $69.50, $89.50 and $125; available now at ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000 and Embassy Theatre box office.

“Video Games Live,” with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m. March 3 in Rhinehart Music Center at IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. The concert includes music from popular video games, synchronized video footage and lighting, and interactive segments. Tickets start at $29 and go on sale Nov. 15 at www.fwphil.org or 1-260-481-0777.

“The Music of Led Zeppelin,” with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m. April 13 at the Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. The orchestra will be joined by an four-piece rock band and vocalist Randy Jackson in a show including 18 Led Zeppelin songs and rock concert lighting. Tickets start at $29 and go on sale Nov. 15 at www.fwphil.org or 1-260-481-0777.

• CELTIC WOMAN: 3 p.m. June 10, Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Tickets $39-$99, available now at ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000 and Embassy Theatre box office.

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