Riverfront Fort Wayne is offering plenty of options for residents to enjoy the downtown riverfront, including free music, a free movie night and a painting experience. Some of the offerings in August include:
Wine and Canvas: On Friday, August 21, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., residents are invited to take part in a Wine and Canvas painting experience at a cost of $35 per person. This month’s painting is the Fort Wayne skyline at dusk (see below). Participants must be 16 years or older to attend and must sign up prior to the event at www.wineandcanvas.com. The event takes place on the Historic Wells Street Bridge, but in case of rain, it will be moved to the Envision Center at 916 S. Calhoun St.
Food Trucks and Music: On Friday, August 28, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., residents are invited to listen to the sounds of the duo The Fierce Invalids, which plays traditional acoustic blues and some old time country. This free event takes place on the Historic Wells Street Bridge and everyone is invited. Pizza Dive and Sol Kitchen food trucks will offer food for purchase.
Movie Night: On Sunday, August 30, residents are invited to a free showing of “The Mask,” the 1994 superhero comedy starring Jim Carrey. The event takes place on the Historic Wells Street Bridge. Weather permitting, the movie will begin at dusk, around 8:00 p.m.
All Riverfront Fort Wayne events, as well as riverfront events hosted by other organizations, are listed on an event calendar at www.RiverfrontFW.org.