UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE HISTORY CENTER

All programs are at the History Center, 302 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne, unless otherwise noted.

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 6:00-9:00 PM
Buffalo Tro
Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road
The Buffalo Tro program includes an introduction to Great Lakes Region Indian cooking, followed by the cooking of hearty buffalo steaks directly on a large bed of smoldering coals. Coupled with music, Miami Indian cultural presentations, tours of the house, and a silent auction, the result is a tasty meal of traditional and contemporary Native American fares that guests are not soon to forget.
Cost $50.00 per person.
Call Kelly Coffee at 426-2882 x308 to RSVP.
Proceeds benefit the Heritage Education Fund.

 

SEPTEMBER 29-NOVEMBER 7
Faces of Lincoln Exhibit, Part II
This exhibit demonstrates how photography helped define President Lincoln’s legacy.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 12:00-12:30 PM
Highflying History Freefall at 12:30 PM
Skydivers delivering heritage education program.
Free to public

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1:00-4:00 PM
Miami Indian Heritage Day
M.I.A.M.I (Miami Indiana Alliance of Miami Indians) and Laura Nagy.
Traditional wikiami building and cattail matting.
Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road
Admission $7; Seniors/students $5.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 5:00 PM
Reading and Book Signing by author Michael Martone.
Michael Martone has two new books out which touch significantly on Fort Wayne, entitled “Double-Wide: Collected Fiction of Michael Martone” and “Racing In Place.”
Free to public.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2:00-3:00 PM
George R. Mather Sunday Lecture Series
Stan Hood, “The Political History of Allen County.”
How did a solid Democratic county become a solid Republican county?
Free to public.

 

NOVEMBER 1 & 2
Trader Days at Chief Richardville House
Traditional Miami and neighboring tribes’ crafts, goods and wares for sale.
Saturday 10 AM-5 PM, and Sunday 12-4 PM.
5705 Bluffton Road
Free to public.

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2:00-3:00 PM
George R. Mather Sunday Lecture Series
Al Zacher, “Why Presidents Succeed.”
Free to public.

 

NOVEMBER 28 – DECEMBER 14
23rd Annual Festival of Gingerbread
Experience dozens of creative gingerbread creations at the History Center’s annual Festival of Gingerbread fundraiser, a favorite Fort Wayne holiday tradition.

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