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Free Friday: Weekend activities that won’t break the bank

July 8th, 2016

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July 8, 2016

Free Friday: Weekend activities that won’t break the bank


Fort Wayne -Would you like to make the most of your weekend without opening your wallet?



Every Friday, NewsChannel 15 will show you how, with a new segment called Free Friday. Airing on First News on Friday morning, Free Friday will detail all the free events in the area during the upcoming weekend.

Take a look at these free activities going on this holiday weekend:

What: A Study On Unreality/ Machine History Exhibition
Where: Jennifer Ford Art
When: Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

What: Three Rivers Festival – Emporium (Formerly Crafters Market and Marketplace)
Where: Downtown Fort Wayne
When: Friday 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.

What: Three Rivers Festival – Lunch Time Trolley
Where: Downtown Fort Wayne (eight pick up locations)
When: Friday – Sunday 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

What: Three Rivers Festival – River Excursions
Where: St. Mary’s River
When: Friday 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

What: Pierceton Market
Where: Brower Park, Pierceton, Ind.
When: Friday 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

What: Friday Nites Live featuring Urban Legend
Where: Jefferson Pointe
When: Friday night from 6:30 to 8:30

What: Three Rivers Festival – Art In The Park
Where: Friemann Square
When: Saturday and Sunday

What: YLNI Farmers Market
Where: Corner of Barr and Wayne Street Fort
When: Saturday 9AM – 1PM

What: Syracuse Artisans & Farmers Market
Where: Veteran’s Memorial Park at Crosson Mill, Syracuse, Ind.
When: Saturday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

What: 2016 Central Region Show Ski Tournament
Where: Hidden Lake, Warsaw
When: Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

What: Rock the Plaza 2016 featuring: Trichotomous Hippopotamus, Mickyle James, Adam Baker and the Heartache and Unlikely Alibi
Where: Allen County Public Library
When: Saturday 6PM

What: Early Bird Nature Walk and Bike Ride
Where: Historic Wells Street Bridge
When: Sunday 8AM

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