History Center weekend events
The History Center will present two weekend events for history lovers.
The Chief Richardville House will be open 1-4 p.m. Saturday and will feature a demonstration of Miami Indian beadwork by artist Katrina Mitten. Admission for Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, is $7 for adults and $5 for youth and seniors.
Shari Wagner will present the lecture, “When the Past Reappears: Imagining People & Places of Northeast Indiana through Poetry,” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the History Center, 302 E. Berry St. Admission is free and there is a book-signing scheduled immediately after the lecture. <br>
<center> Beatlefest Saturday </center><br>
Beatlefest, a concert featuring three Fort Wayne area bands paying tribute to the Beatles, will take place at 6 p.m. at the Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza. Admission is free.
Apocashyne, the B45’s and Tim Harrington Band will perform Beatles classics. Kenny Taylor and the All-Star Rockestra will pay tribute to Chuck Berry, who was considered an influence on the Beatles. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis, and attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets. Food and beverages, including alcohol, will be sold. <br>
<center> Food truck debuts Saturday </center><br>
Ivy Tech Community College Northeast’s food truck will host its inaugural dinner at 5 p.m. Saturday at Two-EE’s Winery, 6808 U.S. 24, Huntington. The food truck, run by the college’s hospitality administration program, will feature a new menu each outing. At 4:30 p.m., the name of the food truck will be unveiled from more than 576 submissions offered by students, employees and the community.