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Saturday, October 25


Things To Do

Allen County SPCA CatWalk — Cocktail hour and live jazz, cash bar, silent auction, dinner, couture fashion show, CatWalk Masquerade to benefit Allen County SPCA, 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, Grand Wayne Center, Fort Wayne, $85, 744-0454

Dia de los Muertos Ninos Day and Family Celebration — Storytelling, hands on activities, music, dancing, margaritas and a community-centered exhibit of traditional Mexican alters, activities 3-5 p.m., music 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, $1, 422-6467

Howl O’Ween — Horse drawn wagon rides, trick or treating, bonfire, sanctuary tours and refreshments, 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, Black Pine Animal Sanctuary, $5, 636-7383

St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen Fundraiser — Music by Chris Worth & Company, food, dancing and a silent auction, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Fort Wayne, $10, 705-1690

The Haunted Hotel Walk through the haunted Warwick Hotel’s 13th floor; every Thursday is Myctophobia night and a very small flashlight will be used to navigate through the hotel, 7-11 p.m. Saturday Oct. 25; 7-10 p.m. Thursday Oct. 30 and 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, The Haunted Hotel, Huntington, $12-$20, 888-932-1827

The Haunted Jail Haunted tour of jail where Charles Butler was hanged, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25; 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26; 7-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Oct. 27-30; 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 31-Nov. 1; 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2; 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 7-8 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, The Haunted Jail, Columbia City, $13-$18, www.columbiacityhauntedjail.com

Hysterium Haunted Asylum Haunted asylum, formerly the Haunted Cave, 7 p.m.-12 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25; 7-9:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26; 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, Oct. 29-30; 7 p.m.-12 a.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 4410 Arden Dr., Fort Wayne, $12-$20, 436-0213

Well-o-ween Costume Ball — DJ, games, tours of the Haunted Hall, cash bar, costume contest to benefit McMillen Center for Health Education, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, Freemason’s Hall, Fort Wayne, $45, 456-4511

Les Misérables Auditions (performances Dec. 4-21) — Auditions for children with strong singing and acting skills to play the parts of Young Cosette, Young Eponine, and Gavroche,all roles are an age rage of 5-10 years old, by appointment only Saturday, Oct. 25, Different Stages Theatre, Huntington, 454-0603


National Shows

Natalie Hemby w/Tom Hemby — Variety at Sweetwater Sound, Fort Wayne, 7 p.m., free, 432-8176

Jason Russell w/Russ Williamson — Comedy at Snickerz, Fort Wayne, 7:30 & 9:45 p.m., $9.50, 486-0216


Music & Comedy

American Idol Karaoke w/Scott — Karaoke at Latch String, Fort Wayne, 10:30 p.m., no cover, 483-5526

Beautiful Disaster — Rock at Beamer's, Fort Wayne, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., no cover, 625-1002

Big Caddy Daddy — Rock/variety at Martin's, Garrett, 10 p.m., no cover, 357-4290

FM90 — Rock at Dupont Bar & Grill, Fort Wayne, 10 p.m., $5, 483-1311

Hip-O-Fonic — Rock at 4D's, Fort Wayne, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover, 490-6488

Jason Russell w/Russ Williamson — Comedy at Snickerz, Fort Wayne, 7:30 & 9:45 p.m., $9.50, 486-0216

Joe Five — Rock at Alley Sports Bar, Fort Wayne, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., no cover, 483-4421

Joe Justice — Variety at Fall Home Design Expo, Memorial Coliesum, Fort Wayne, 2-6 p.m., $10, 483-1111

Lexi Pifer, Jess Thrower & Dani House — Variety at Green Frog, Fort Wayne, 9 p.m.-12 a.m., no cover, 426-1088

Natalie Hemby w/Tom Hemby — Variety at Sweetwater Sound, Fort Wayne, 7 p.m., free, 432-8176

Night to Remember — Variety at Columbia Street West, Fort Wayne, 10 p.m., $5, 422-5055

Plush — at Babylon, Fort Wayne, 10 p.m., ,

Taint'D — Rock at Checkerz, Fort Wayne, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., no cover, 489-0286

Thunderhawk w/Streetlamps for Spotlights, Hardcore UFO's, Exterminate All Rational Thought — Guided by Voices tribute at C2G, Fort Wayne, 8 p.m., $10, 426-6434

Todd Harrold Band — R&B/blues at Mad Anthony Brewing Company, Fort Wayne, 8-11 p.m., no cover, 426-2537


Karaoke & DJs

American Idol Karaoke w/Scott — Karaoke at Latch String, Fort Wayne, 10:30 p.m., no cover, 483-5526

Plush — at Babylon, Fort Wayne, 10 p.m., ,


Stage & Dance

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Movies

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Art & Artifacts

America’s Spirit: Evolution of a National Style — Collection drawn from FWMoA’s permanent collection chronicling American art from 1765-1900, Tuesday-Sunday thru Jan. 25, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, $5-$7 (members, free), 422-6467

Contemporary Realism Biennial — National invitational highlighting the strength and innovation of America’s current trends in realism, Tuesday-Sunday thru Nov. 30, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, $5-$7 (members, free), 422-6467

Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft — Arizona State University Art Museum and Ceramics Research Center in the Herberger Institute’s comprehensive collection of craft holdings and new international requisitions in wood, ceramic and fiber, Tuesday-Sunday thru Dec. 21, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, $5-$7 (members, free), 422-6467

Photography Show — Annual photo exhibition, daily thru Nov. 5 (public reception, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5), Clark Gallery, Honeywell Center, Wabash, 563-1102


Featured Events

Fort Wayne Dance Collective — Workshops and classes for movement, dance, yoga and more offered by Fort Wayne Dance Collective, Fort Wayne, fees vary, 424-6574

IPFW Community Arts AcademyArt, dance, music and theatre classes for grades pre-K through 12 offered by IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts, fees vary, 481-6977, www.ipfw.edu/caa

Sweetwater Academy of Music — Private lessons for a variety of instruments available from professional instructors, ongoing weekly lessons, Sweetwater Sound, Fort Wayne, $100 per month, 432-8176 ext. 1961, academy.sweetwater.com