What’s Happening in the Parks October 20th 

Pumpkin Zone

Saturday, October 20, 10 am – 3 pm

Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun Street

Conservatory Admission: $5/adult, $3/child ages 3-17

Does a pumpkin float in the water? How many seeds does a pumpkin have? You’ll find the answers to these as well as many other things about pumpkins at the Pumpkin Zone! Bring the whole family and play pumpkin putt-putt and other games, make pumpkin crafts, taste pumpkin seeds, and watch a pumpkin carver.

Friends from the Allen County Farm Bureau will be helping us provide pumpkin facts and fun, and children can color their very own gourd pumpkin to take home. Pumpkin Zone is included in Conservatory admission. The Conservatory is proud to be a part of the Downtown Improvement District’s Fright Night festivities.

Handmade Homemade Sale

Saturday, October 20, 124 pm

Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Road

Admission: Free

If it was grown locally or made by hand you just might find it at the Handmade Homemade Sale. Farmers, bakers, woodworkers and a variety of hand crafters will be selling their homemade/ home-grown goods at Salomon Farm Park. Join us in the Old Barn for a unique shopping experience. For a complete list of vendors and products, visit www.facebook.com/fortwayneparks and click on the Handmade Homemade Sale in the Events tab, or you may call Renee Sinacola at 427-6005.

Halloween Haunt

Saturday, October 20, 2 – 5 pm

Community Center, 233 W. Main Street

Admission: Free

Downtown Fort Wayne becomes a haven for monsters, ghosts and zombies on Fright Night. Bring your little goblins and vampires to the Community Center for an afternoon of frightful fun. There will be games for kids and the whole family including Halloween cornhole, pumpkin bowling, and Pick the Pumpkin. The whole family can participate in a skeleton scavenger hunt and enjoy a kid-friendly Halloween movie. 

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Saturday, October 20; Doors Open: 8:30 pm; Movie: 9:15 pm

Botanical Conservatory

Admission: $2/Adult, $1 children through age 17

Let’s do the time warp agaaaaain! The Conservatory will once again spin the tale of Brad and Janet on a rainy night sheltered by the bizarre Dr. Frank N. Furter. The movie will be shown outside on the Terrace, weather permitting; please dress accordingly. Refreshments will be available for purchase; no outside food or beverage permitted. This movie is participatory in tradition and content may not be suitable for all audiences. Children under 17 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. No reservations necessary.

If you have questions about any of our activities, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 427-6000 or visit www.fortwayneparks.org.

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