GO MOTOR BOATIN': Jump aboard at the Fort Wayne Boat Show and Sale 3-9 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. The more than 50 exhibitors will include 20 boat dealers from Indiana and Michigan, it says on the show's website, www.fortwayneboatshow.com. You also can start dreaming about summer at the lake by checking out what's new in wet suits, water skis, water toys, outboard motors, piers, docks and more.
The show continues 3-9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
Admission is $6, adults, and free, ages 12 and younger. Adults get in for $2 each from 3 to 6 p.m. today. Special discount coupons also are available on the show website.
Parking is $4, main lot, and $8, preferred lot.
PLUCKY MUSICAL: The IPFW Department of Theatre and Fort Wayne Youtheatre will team up to present the popular musical “Oliver!” at 8 p.m. at the Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.
The musical is based on Charles Dickens’ classic tale about an orphan who learns to survive on the streets of London under the tutelage of pickpockets Fagin and the Artful Dodger.
Additional shows are at 8 p.m. Saturday Feb. 9 and Feb. 14, 15 and 16; and 2 p.m. Sunday Feb. 10 and Feb. 17.
Tickets are $16, adults; $14, seniors, faculty, staff, alumni; $12, non-IPFW students with ID; $10, ages 18 and under; $7, each groups of 10 or more; and $5, IPFW students with ID. They are available at 422-4226 or in the Arts United Center lobby 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays and one hour before each performance, and at https://tickets.artstix.org.
COOL CATS: Black Pine Animal Sanctuary will host its sixth annual Cats 'n' Cocoa event 1-4 p.m. at the sanctuary, 1426 W. Road 300N near Albion.
A bonfire and hot cocoa will be provided. Animal keepers will offer visitors a close-up look at the animals and answer questions. All proceeds fund the winter care of the animals.
Visitors can warm up at the bonfire and in the climate-controlled reptile house, but most events will take place outdoors, so winter clothing and footwear is recommended.
Admission is $7 for ages 3-9 and $8 for ages 10 and older. No reservations are needed. Donations of items on Black Pine's wish list, which is on the sanctuary's website at www.blackpine.org, will be accepted in lieu of admission fees when of equal or greater value, the news release said.
Weather-related problems that may postpone or cancel this event will be announced by a voicemail message at 1-260-636-7383, on Black Pine's website and posted on the organization's Facebook page.
MUSICAL TRAVELS: The Fort Wayne Philharmonic takes you “From the Moskva to the Thames” in a Masterworks series concert at 8 p.m. in the Embassy Theatre, 121 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Music Director Andrew Constantine will conduct as the Phil presents Modest Mussorgsky's Introduction from “Khovantchina” and Ralph Vaughan Williams' Symphony No. 2 in G major (“A London Symphony”).
The orchestra will accompany guest artists Tim Lees on violin and Ilya Finkelshteyn on cello as they tackle Johannes Brahms' Concerto in A minor.
Tickets are $16, $28, $48 and $63; they are available by calling 481-0777, at www.fwphil.org or at the Embassy box office before the show.
FAMILY FUN: Members of local choral group Heartland Sings help Mr. Puppet give life to some of his characters during a performance at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the North Campus Auditorium at the University of Saint Francis, 2702 Spring St.
The show takes a humorous look at choral composition and helps children learn the joy of singing, a news release said.
Tickets are $10 for adults and free for ages 18 and younger with a paying adult. They are available at 436-8080 and www.heartlandchorale.org.
BRASS BLAST: The Old Crown Brass Band will perform a “Pops Concert” at 7 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road.
The 38-piece brass-and-percussion band is made up of members of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, local music educators and freelance musicians, a news release said. They plan to play music including “A Salute to Sinatra,” “Mancini Spectacular,” songs from “The Sound of Music,” marches and more.
Admission is free, but donations are encouraged. A portion of the donations will go to the church.
ROCK OUT: Rock group Matchbox Twenty headlines and “American Idol” winner and “Home” performer Phillip Phillips opens during a concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Embassy Theatre, 121 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Matchbox Twenty is touring in support of its latest album, “North,” which was released in September and jumped to the top of the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. Hit singles from the album include “She's So Mean” and “Overjoyed.”
Phillips, the 2012 “American Idol” winner, has had a megahit with “Home,” which has sold more than 3 million copies and has been heard everywhere from last summer's London Olympics to TV commercials and on countless radios and audio players.
Tickets are $42, $68 and $78 at the Embassy box office, all other Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com and 1-800-745-3000.