Wednesday, September 28, 2011

What's Happening in October

October is a month filled with frightful fun!
Fall Festival
Historic Old Fort
1201 Spy Run Ave.
October 22, 12:00-8:00 p.m.
Free Admission
Take a guided tour of the fort and watch as re-enactors bring to life the daily activities of the fort’s citizens during the 1800s. Live demon­strations will include period cooking, food pres­ervation, military procedures and more! Food and period crafts will be available for purchase. Visit or call (260) 437-2836 for a complete list of activities.

Halloween Haunt
Community Center,
233 W. Main St
Saturday, October 22,
Downtown Fort Wayne becomes a haven for monsters, ghosts, vampires and zombies on October 22. Bring your little spooks and goblins to the Community Center for an afternoon of frightful fun. There will be games for kids and fun for the whole family. Enjoy Halloween cornhole, pumpkin relays, pumpkin bowling and Pick the Pumpkin. We will also have face painting, a scarecrow con­test, a skeleton scavenger hunt and Scooby Doo movies. There will be seasonal crafts and refreshments. Best of all . . . it’s FREE

Pumpkin Zone
Botanical Conservatory
Saturday, October 22, 12:00-5:00 pm
Adults $5/ Children age 3 – 17 $3/ Ages 2 and under FREE
Pumpkins are one of the best things about the fall season and we’re going show you why! This squash family member was cultivated in Mexico as long ago as 7000 B.C. and is used today for decoration and food. See creative things to make and do with pumpkins, get fun pumpkin facts, and watch pumpkin carving demonstrations. The Conservatory is proud to be a part of the Downtown Improvement District’s Fright Night festivities.

Have fun!