A lot on tap for this weekend in the Fort

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – Fort Wayne is a happening place this weekend. Check out some of the coolest events in the Summit City.

Here’s what’s going on:

Botanical Roots Concert Series

Friday, August 16
Botanical Conservatory
You can groove to some tunes in the outdoor Terrace Garden and dance the night away to reggae tunes from Kalamazoo-based favorites, Zion Lion.

Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society Open House

Friday, August 16 – Sunday, August 18
New Haven, IN
Experience living railroad history during our three-day event featuring the live-steam display of world-famous steam locomotive no. 765, steam-powered train rides with visiting tank engine Lehigh Valley Coal no. 126, local food trucks and more.

Northeast Indiana Woodworking Artisans Fair

Saturday, August 17
OakTree Supply
Buy beautiful, one of a kind handcrafted items from some of the best regional woodworking and metalworking artists. Be sure to see all the woodworking demos, factory representatives, and live chain saw carving. Lucille’s BBQ food truck will be there offering great food and refreshments

Rock the Plaza

Saturdays through August 24
Allen County Public Library Plaza
Every Saturday evening, great local bands will rock the outdoor plaza at the Allen County Public Library. Dance the night away or sit and relax in the warm summer air. Admission is free.

Friday Nites Live

Fridays through August 30
Jefferson Pointe
Enjoy an evening of free outdoor music during Friday Nites Live. Every Friday this summer, the tunes begin at 6:30pm at the Jefferson Pointe fountain. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Fort Wayne TinCaps

Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18
Parkview Field
Take me out to the ballgame! You can catch TinCaps baseball in action and enjoy all of the attractions at Parkview Field this Saturday and Sunday.

Outdoor Farmers Markets

Every Saturday
Corner of Wayne & Barr Streets
The Outdoor Farmers Markets will return to downtown Fort Wayne. You can shop locally-sourced produce and more at Ft. Wayne’s Farmers Market and the YLNI Farmers Market.