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2015 FortFest

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Getting close to 3 months away, so...

FortFest is taking place in Fort Wayne and Rich and Debby Beckman's home, 826 Lexington Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46807

The time is Friday, Saturday, and Sunday,  August 7th, 8th and 9th.

Price: $100 per adult, $50 13-20, $25 6-12, 5 and under free. Please send checks made out to Debby Beckman to the above address.


Activities: Friday (Aug. 7) afternoon (2 pm) there will be a tour of the Embassy Theatre (built 1928) in downtown Fort Wayne. The tour is limited to 40 people, so first come, first served!

http://www.fwembassytheatre.org/home.htm

We are working on hotel info.

I'll be there (post #211409, reply #1 of 5)

Rich looking foward to being in Indi in Aug.

Any word on hotels,they have them there,right.

   Vince Carbone

Riverside Builders

Franklin,NY

Looking forward (post #211409, reply #3 of 5)

Vince,

Great to hear you are planning on coming! We look forward to having you here.

Rich

Hotels (post #211409, reply #2 of 5)

Here is a list of hotels that are the closest to the house. Rates are what are available as of 6/10/15. They may be higher (or lower?) later on. Rates were determined by looking at checking in on Friday the 7th and checking out Sunday the 8th.


Downtown:

Hilton Fort Wayne, 1020 S. Calhoun Street        260-420-1100

http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/indiana/hilton-fort-wayne-at-the-grand-wayne-convention-center-FWAFHHF/index.html

Rooms for $109 per night if you make a non refundable payment now.

$7.00 per night parking in garage. No valet parking available.

3 miles from the house.  An 8 minute drive.

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Courtyard Fort Wayne Downtown, 1150 S. Harrison St.   260-490-3629

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/fwadt-courtyard-fort-wayne-downtown-at-grand-wayne-convention-center/

Rooms starting at $129 per night if you make a paid, non refundable reservation.

They do have suites.

$7.00 per night parking in garage. No valet parking available.

3 miles from the house. An 8 minute drive.

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A downtown bed & breakfast

LaSalle, 517 West Washington Blvd.        260-422-0851

http://www.lasallebb.com

From $100 a night.

2.3 miles from house. A 7 minute drive.

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At the junction of I-69 and US 24

Residence Inn, 7811 W. Jefferson Blvd.        260-432-8000

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/fwari-residence-inn-fort-wayne/

Rates from $101 if prepaid.

Suites available.

5.8 miles from house. An 11 minute drive.

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Hampton Inn Fort Wayne - Southwest, 8219 W. Jefferson Blvd.      260-459-1999

http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/indiana/hampton-inn-ft-wayne-southwest-FWASWHX/index.html

Rates from $84 prepaid.

Suites available.

6.7 miles from house. A 14 minute drive.

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Extended Stay America, 8309 W. Jefferson Blvd.     260-432-1916

http://www.extendedstayamerica.com/hotels/in/fort-wayne/south

Rates from $72 prepaid.

Looks like nothing but suites.

6.7 miles from house. A 14 minute drive.

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Hilton Garden Inn, 8615 US 24 West         260-435-1778

http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/indiana/hilton-garden-inn-fort-wayne-FWAFEGI/index.html

Rates from $179   ($161 AARP)

6.7 miles from house. A 14 minute drive.

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Comfort Suites, 5775 Coventry Ln.          260-436-4300

https://www.choicehotels.com/indiana/fort-wayne/comfort-suites-hotels/in412?source=gglocalai
      

Rates from $150

6.7 miles from house. A 14 minute drive.

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Homewood Suites by Hilton, 8621 Us 24 West        260-432-5100

http://homewoodsuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/indiana/homewood-suites-by-hilton-fort-wayne-FWAINHW/index.html 

The hotel so nice they built it twice....

http://www.wthr.com/story/9904768/demolition-ordered-for-sinking-fort-wayne-hotel

Rates from $199.  All suites.

6.6 miles from house. A 13 minute drive.

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Best Western Luxbury Inn, 5501 Coventry Ln.        260-436-0242

http://www.bwfortwayne.com

Rates from $99.99.

6.9 miles from house. A 14 minute drive.

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fort Wayne,  5915 Ellison Rd        260-459-1888

http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/fort-wayne/fwain/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-ex-_-USEN-_-fwain

Rates from $102.

6.7 miles from house. A 13 minute drive.

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Staybridge Suites Fort Wayne, 5925 Ellison Rd        260-432-2427

http://www.ihg.com/staybridge/hotels/us/en/fort-wayne/fwamm/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-sb-_-USEN-_-fwamm

Rates from $102.

6.8 miles from house. A 13 minute drive.

Attendees (post #211409, reply #4 of 5)

As far as I can determine, these are the people who have made it reasonably (or crystal) clear they will be attending:

Calvin & Joyce Stewart
Mike, Helen, Marianne, Phalen & Finn
Jim & Kathy Blodgett
Mike & Sue O'Donnell
Steven & Sally Bergstein plus two
David & Valerie Doud
Vince Carbone
Bruce & Audrey

That's 20 so far.

If you are not listed and you know you are coming, please let me know. If you are listed and you are not coming, well, now you ar...I mean, let me know so I can edit the list. Thanks!!

if deadNUTS was to show you (post #211409, reply #5 of 5)

if deadNUTS was to show you could add a MMA fight to the entertainment as he apparently want to open up a can on Calvin...