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Fort Wayne, Ind. – The following events and programs are happening the week of July 29, 2019:

Rumours - A Fleetwood Mac Experience

Saturday, August 3, 8 pm

Foellinger Theatre (

Atlanta-based Rumours (also known as Rumours ATL) recreates the Fleetwood Mac experience performing all of the top hits of Fleetwood Mac like “Rhiannon,” “Don’t Stop,” and “Go your Own Way.”

Botanical Roots: Nashville Crush (Country)

Friday, August 2, 8:30 pm

Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

Straight from Music City, Nashville Crush brings humor and high energy to each and every stage. This band cranks up a balance of both rock and country. Sometimes there is even a touch of folk with banjo in hand. They are known for their live performances with a groovin’ sound that will leave you wanting more! The 2019 Botanical Roots series is sponsored by Fort Wayne Metals, PBS39, Mad Anthony Brewing Company, ProFed Credit Union, US93.3, Whatzup, 96.3 XKE, Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Center and Sweetwater.


Botanica Jones: “Botanica Jones: Scientist, Merchant or Thief?”

Open through November 17

Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

At this garden exhibit in the Botanical Conservatory, guests can visit a wealthy Englishman’s garden, showcasing plants brought back by “Botanica Jones,” a plant explorer of the late 1800s through early 1900s. Visitors can decide whether they have the passion to join these botanical elite. The “Botanica Jones” exhibit is sponsored by the English Bonter Mitchell Foundation, the Flora Dale Krouse Foundation, the M. E. Raker Foundation, WAJI Majic 95.1 and PBS 39.

Salomon Farm Park Farmers’ Market

Wednesdays through Sept. 4, 4 – 7 pm

Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Rd.

The Salomon Farm Park Farmer’s Market connects the local community to farmers, producers, bakers, and artisan that are within a 75 mile radius of Salomon Farm Park. Produce vendors are required to grow their own fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs and many also embrace sustainable and organic growing practices. The market also occasionally includes baked goods, honey, maple syrup, handmade craft vendors, food vendors, entertainment, and children’s activities.


Northside and McMillen Pools Open

  • Northside Pool, East State Blvd. and Parnell Ave.
    • 12:30 - 5 pm daily (through August 10)
    • 7 - 9 pm Mon/Wed/Fri
    • Adult Swim: 7 - 8 pm Tues/Thurs
  • McMillen Pool, Oxford St. east of Anthony Blvd.
    • 1:30 -7 pm daily (through August 2)
  • Admission prices available at

For full details on all events and programs happening at Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation, go to


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