Entertainment calendar for April 12, 2018

The Foto Sisters music group will perform Saturday night at the Hamilton Life Center in Hamilton. Doors open at 6 p.m., pre-show starts at 6:30 p.m. and the FOTO Sisters perform at 7 p.m. (Courtesy photo)

Send your listings to The News-Sentinel, PO Box 102, Fort Wayne, IN 46801, or email nsfeatures@news-sentinel.com. Include event’s time, date, location, admission cost, reservation deadline and address, or phone number for making reservations. We need information one week in advance. Questions? Call 461-8437.

NEW MAJOR EVENTS

• PHILHARMONIOUS: A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES, Fort Wayne Philharmonic gala fundraiser and auction, 6 p.m. June 1, The Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road. Black tie optional attire. Proceeds go for Philharmonic education and community engagement programs. Registration and cocktails, 6 p.m., and dinner, silent and live auctions, and Fanfare by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Youth Symphony Orchestra. Cost: $200 per person or $250 patron level (includes preferred seating and patron sponsorship recognition). RSVP deadline is May 25; call 1-260-481-0774.

UPCOMING

• VERA BRADLEY OUTLET SALE, featuring Vera Bradley handbags, travel items, accessories, stationery and eyewear at deeply discounted prices, April 11-15 at Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Tickets for the first three days are $5 per person and are available at www.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.

Shopping sessions requiring tickets Thursday and Friday are: Session 1: 7:30 a.m.-10 a.m.; Session 2: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Session 3: 2:30 p.m.-5 p.m.; Session 4: 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Shopping sessions free and open to the public Saturday and Sunday are: Saturday, 8 a.m.- 8 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Register to attend the sale at http://www.verabradley.com/outletsale. People who want to attend the April 14-15 free shopping sessions still must complete the free registration process.

• “THE MUSIC OF LED ZEPPELIN,” with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. The orchestra will be joined by a 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.

• THE STORY PIRATES, performing the show “Stuck in the Stone Age,” noon Saturday, downtown Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. Story Pirates is a kid-centric media company and leading arts education advocate. Presented as part of the second annual Maumee, Mary & Joseph Comedy Festival.

• BIGG ROBB, WITH R3 MR. SEXY MAN, 8 p.m. Saturday, Come2go Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St. Doors open one hour before the show. Cost: $25 per person general admission and $30 gold circle. Tickets available in advance at Wooden Nickel Records stores, Neat Neat Neat Records and Music, and www.ticketweb.com.

• THE FOTO SISTERS, with pre-show by the Hamilton Life Center Band, Saturday, Hamilton Life Center, 4001 Terry Lake Estates in Hamilton. Doors/concessions open at 6 p.m., pre-show starts at 6:30 p.m. and featured artist performs at 7 p.m. Cost: $8 at the door; $7 pre-sale concert tickets can be purchased at Hamilton Village Foods, by calling 1-260-415-7990 or emailing thehamiltonlifecenter@gmail.com. A free will offering will also be collected. Information: www.thehamiltonlifecenter.org or www.facebook.com/hamiltonlifecenterhlc.

• “THERE IS MORE” TOUR, with Pastor Brian Houston and the Hillsong worship team, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Tickets are $30.75, general admission, and $51.75 advanced entry; the tickets include a copy of Houston’s new book, “There is More.” Tickets available at www.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.

• USF SPRING CONCERT SERIES, Singer/Songwriter Concert, 7 p.m. Tuesday, University of Saint Francis’ Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St. Free admission.

• USF SPRING CONCERT SERIES, University Singers and USF Concert Band, 7:30 p.m. April 19, University of Saint Francis’ Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St. Free admission.

• DEBATE, “Is Religious Faith Reasonable?,” organized by FreeThought Fort Wayne, 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 19, theater at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, Free and open to the public. The faith-based debater is James S. Spiegel, professor of philosophy and religion at Taylor University in Upland. The Secular Humanist debater is John W. Loftus, who earned a Master of Theology degree from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

• NORTHERN INDIANA PET EXPO, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 21-22, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Leashed pets welcome. Cost: $5, adults; $3, ages 60 and older and ages 6-12; free, ages 5 and younger; and $1, health and altered dogs and cats. Parking, $5, main lot, and $8, preferred lot.

• HEROES & LEGENDS WRESTLING X, 7 p.m. April 21, Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Cost: $17, $27, $37 and $57. Tickets available at www.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.

• USF SPRING CONCERT SERIES, Guitar Ensemble Concert, 7 p.m. April 24, University of Saint Francis’ Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St. Free admission.

• USF SPRING CONCERT SERIES, Electronic Music Ensemble, 7 p.m. April 25, University of Saint Francis’ Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St. Free admission.

• USF SPRING CONCERT SERIES, Jazz Ensemble, 7 p.m. April 26, University of Saint Francis’ Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St. Free admission.

• “JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH – THE MUSICAL,” 7 p.m. April 27-28 and 2 p.m. April 29, Bishop Dwenger High School, 1300 E. Washington Center Road. Reserved tickets are $10 each and available for purchase now by contacting Lynette Bakle at lbakle@bishopdwenger.com. General admission and student tickets are available for purchase 30 minutes before each show at the Bishop Dwenger box office for $8 and $6, respectively. Group rate is $5 each for general admission for groups of 10 or more people.

• FUN AND FREE LECTURE SERIES, presented by ARCH, the Fort Wayne-based historic preservation organization, 10 a.m. on select Saturdays now through May at the downtown Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza, in either Meeting Rooms A or C. Free and open to the public. Lecture dates and topics are: April 28: “City of Rivers,” presented by Megan Butler of Riverfront Fort Wayne, Meeting Room C; May 12: “Orphan Trains,” presented by Karen Richards, an ARCH board of directors member, Meeting Room A.

• “PJ MASKS LIVE! TIME TO BE A HERO,” 6 p.m. May 1, Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Tickets on sale now. Cost: $40, $50, $60 and $100 per person. Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000 and the Embassy box office.

• GET CHARGED UP, children’s show, 2 p.m. May 5, Hamilton Life Center, 4001 Terry Lake Road in Hamilton. The show designed for elementary-school children will feature Marc Hamman, Jim Barron and Rod Snow and include illusions, puppets and more while the children learn about the Christian faith. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 each or $8 per person for groups of 10 or more that purchase tickets by April 21. Capacity is limited to 450 people. CD recordings of the show also will be available for $5 each. Order tickets by sending a check made out to The Hamilton Life Center to: Hamilton Life Center, 4001 Terry Lake Road, Hamilton, IN 46742. Information: 1-260-687-9189.

• THE MCCARTNEY PROJECT, 7:30 p.m. May 11, Come2go Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St. Doors open one hour before the show. Cost: $20 per person. Tickets available in advance at http://c2gmusichall.com.

• ADDISON AGEN, 8 p.m. May 12, Come2go Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St. Fundraiser for Come2Go Ministries. Doors open one hour before the show. Cost: $20 and $35. Tickets available in advance at http://c2gmusichall.com.

• CAITLIN CANTY, folk, blues and country music, 8:30 p.m. May 17, at The B-Side at One Lucky Guitar, 1301 Lafayette St., No. 201. Cost: $12, advance, and $15, day of show. Tickets available in advance at www.oneluckyguitar.com/bside/.

• ANTHRAX and TESTAMENT, 7 p.m. May 26, The Clyde Theatre, 1808 Bluffton Road. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Cost: $30 per person in advance, $32.50 the week of the show and $35 the day of the show. Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at clydetheatre.com. Tickets also available at 1-800-514-3849; Neat Neat Neat Records and Music, 1836 S. Calhoun St.; and Wooden Nickel Records, 3627 N. Clinton St.

• TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND, American roots-rock music, 7:30 p.m. May 31, Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. Cost: $44.50, $64.50 and $84.50. Tickets available beginning 10 a.m. Friday at www.Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000 and the Embassy box office 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays and two hours before shows.

• 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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