COUNTING DOWN: If you haven't made it there yet, you have only about 10 days to see the Summer of Glass exhibits at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St.
The main exhibit, “Works from Dale Chihuly's Collection at Franklin Park Conservatory,” includes about 50 smaller works by Chihuly, who is renowned for his large, dramatic art glass. Also on display are the “The Next Generation of Studio Glass” and “41st Annual International Studio Glass Invitational Award Winners” exhibits. All three exhibits close Sept. 29.
Admission to the museum is free from 5 to 8 p.m. today. The glass exhibits are special exhibits; admission is $7 per person and free for members.
Museum hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, except open until 8 p.m. Thursdays; and noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Regular admission is $7, adults; $5, students; $20, families; and free, museum members and military personnel, veterans and their families. Regular admission also is free to all visitors 5-8 p.m. Thursdays and noon-5 p.m. Sundays.
For more information, go to www.fwmoa.org.
CLUB COMEDY: The madcap comedy “The Fox on the Fairway” concludes its run with shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at First Presbyterian Theater, 300 W. Wayne St.
The fun takes place on the day of the annual golf tournament between two private country clubs. Mistaken identities, romance and man's love for golf provide a rich source of humor.
Tickets are adults, $20 in advance and $24 at the door; ages 61 and older, $18 in advance and $22 at the door; and full-time students, free to the first 30 who make reservations and $10 each afterward in advance or at the door.
For tickets, call 422-6329 from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday or Friday or go to www.firstpresbyteriantheater.com.
PIONEER SPIRIT: Celebrate the life and times of Johnny Appleseed with food, crafts, demonstrations, and music and other entertainment at the annual Johnny Appleseed Festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. behind Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave., in Johnny Appleseed and Archer parks.
The fun continues 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. For more about the festival, see our story on Page 6T.
Admission is free. Parking at Memorial Coliseum is $5, main lot, and $8, preferred lot. Free parking is available at IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E., and at Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive, and a free shuttle bus will run continuously between those parking areas and the festival. Staffed, secure bike checks also will be offered at both the north and south ends of Harry Baals Drive along the St. Joseph River.
For more information, go to www.johnnyappleseedfest.com.
TRY YOUR 'LUCK': See if you can find the holes in the defense as you take on the Andrew Luck Corn Maze at Amazing Fall Fun, 3150 DeKalb County Road 43, north of Auburn.
The 12-acre maze, open through Oct. 27, has been cut in the likeness of Andrew Luck, the second-year quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts. Amazing Fall Fun also offers a small rope maze, kiddie maze, hay mountain, hayrides, a pumpkin patch and more. A 5-acre, not-scary Halloween maze will open Oct. 4-27.
Hours are 6-10 p.m. Fridays, noon-10 p.m. Saturdays, 2-6 p.m. Sundays, and weekdays by appointment for school, corporate or other groups.
Admission is ages 13 and older, $8 each for Andrew Luck corn maze or Halloween maze, or $12 for both; ages 4-12, $6 for one maze and $10 for both; and free, ages 3 and younger. The last tickets are sold one hour before closing time.
Dress for being outdoors, and bring a flashlight if you try to tackle either large maze at night.
For more information and weather updates, go to www.amazingfallfun.com or call 1-260-333-2302.
MORE MAZE FUN: Cedar Creek Produce Farm will offer a corn maze this year for the first time at 11709 Clay St. in Leo-Cedarville. From Fort Wayne, go north on Indiana 1. Just as you enter Cedarville, take the first right onto Clay Street and follow it to the farm.
Amy Slentz, who owns the farm with her husband, Randy, said he had wanted to try a corn maze for a long time. They crafted their own maze design and then made the paths in a 4-acre corn field, she said. The first half of the maze is designed for smaller children and school groups, and the back half is more challenging.
It is open 5-10 p.m. Fridays, noon-10 p.m. Saturdays and noon-7 p.m. Sundays.
Cost is $6, adults; $4, students; and free with an adult, ages 3 and younger.
For information, go to 438-1257 or to Cedar Creek Produce on Facebook.
GRIPPING SHOW: Professional wrestling wraps up its 2013 visits to Fort Wayne with a WWE Live event at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.
Stars C.M. Punk, Alberto Del Rio, Christian, Ryback, R-Truth, Cody Rhodes, Luke Harper and others are scheduled to wrestle, but the lineup is subject to change. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $17, $37, $52 and $97. They are available at the Coliseum box office, Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com and 1-800-745-3000.
DANCE REVUE: The Fort Wayne Ballet opens its 2013-2014 season with “Danza” at 8 p.m. at the Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.
The performance features an array of 20th century ballet works presented in the “razzmatazz atmosphere of a 1940s musical revue gone crazy with contemporary movement,” backed by a live big band music, a ballet announcement said.
Tickets are adults, $27 and $32; and seniors and youth, $23 and $27. They are available through the ArtsTix Community Box office noon-6 p.m. weekdays in the Arts United Center lobby in person or at 422-4226.
MUSIC IN THE PARK: Fernando Tarango and the Wickersham Brothers, Hope Arthur & Friends, and Jon Durnell will perform at a free Lakeside Fall Concert 3-6 p.m. at Lakeside Park, Lake Avenue and Forest Park Boulevard. Food and art will be sold. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for seating.
SONGS OF PEACE: Local choral group Heartland Sings opens its 2013-2014 season with “The Peacemakers,” a performance built around the words of noted voices of peace, such as Saint Francis of Assisi, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa, the Dalai Lama, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela.
The concert begins at 4 p.m. at the University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center, 431 W. Berry St.
In addition to the Heartland choral group, the concert will feature the Heartland Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Fort Wayne Children's Choir, and guest soloist Lori Sandstrom.
Tickets are VIP seats, $30; general admission, $20; students ages13 and older, $5; and free with paying adult, ages 12 and younger (but call the Heartland office in advance at 436-8080 for child tickets). To buy tickets, call the Heartland office or go to www.heartlandchorale.org.