calendarUpdated August 1, 2014

Music At The Market Series Features Variety Of Artists
The Perrysburg Music at the Market Series runs in conjunction with the Perrysburg Farmers’ Market on Thursday evenings throughout the summer at 7:00 p.m. Concert-goers can bring blankets and chairs to the lawn of the Commodore Schoolyard on the corner of Louisiana and Indiana Avenue in downtown Perrysburg.
Scheduled performers include: August 7 – Hepcat Revival; August 14 – Kim Buehler and Friends; August 21 – Common Creed and August 28 – Haywire.

Manor At Perrysburg Sets Community Garage Sale
The Manor at Perrysburg, 250 Manor Dr., Perrysburg will hold a community garage sale on Friday, August 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Perrysburg Senior Center and the Manor at Perrysburg’s activity department. For more information, call (419) 874-0306.

Annual NW Ohio Rib-Off To Take Place In Maumee
The 31st Annual Northwest Ohio Rib-Off will take place on August 7, 8, 9 and 10, at the Lucas County Fairgrounds in Maumee.
Award-winning BBQers from across the nation will be in attendance, along with Toledo’s local favorites, all competing to take home the People’s Choice Award and Best in Northwest Ohio.
Thursday night will showcase American funk band, War; Friday features Detroit native, rock legend Ted Nugent. The entertainment for Saturday evening will be Dennis DeYoung: the Music of Styx.
Tickets for War are $6.00 in advance and $10.00 at the gate. VIP seating tickets for War are $22.50 in advance. Tickets for Ted Nugent are $8.00 in advance and $12.00 at the gate. VIP seating tickets for Nugent are $29.50 in advance. General admission tickets can be purchased in person at any Tireman or The Andersons location, the Stranahan Theater box office in person or via phone at (419) 381-8851, or at The VIP seating tickets are available in person at the Stranahan Theater box office or via phone at (419) 381-8851, or online at Tickets are only available at the fairgrounds gate the day of each of the show.
Hours for the Rib-Off are Thursday, August 7, 4:00 to 11:00 p.m.; Friday, August 8, noon to 11:00 p.m.; Saturday, August 9, noon to 11:00 p.m.; and Sunday, August 10, noon to 7:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday admission is free until 3:00 p.m. Sunday admission is free all day, and is sponsored by Cedar Creek Church, which will also provide the music for the day.

Great Lakes Museum Sets Book Sale/Flea Market
On Saturday, August 9, the National Museum of the Great Lakes will hold its Annual Marine Mart/Book Sale at the new museum located at 1701 Front St., Toledo.
The Marine Mart will feature approximately five regional vendors selling memorabilia, collectibles, photographs and books. The museum will have its own table featuring over 2000 marine-related books from maritime categories around the world.
A members-only sneak preview will occur at 9:00 a.m. The Marine Mart will open to the general public at 10:00 a.m. and run through 4:00 p.m. Admission to the Marine Mart is included in the price of admission to the museum.

AAA Announces Car Show Schedule Of Events
AAA Northwest Ohio will host its 19th Annual Car and Truck Show on Sunday, August 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This event is open to the public and will be held at the AAA Main Office, 7150 W. Central Ave.
This year’s car show will feature roughly 275 cars from northwest Ohio and the surrounding areas. Oldies music from Cruisin’ Zeake and food from Nick’s World Famous Hot Dogs, as well as ice cream from Mister Frosty will be available. Spectators and participants can also enjoy the Kids Zone which includes a Mini Car Show for children age’s five to twelve, face painting, a balloon artist and more.
There will be a 50/50 raffle and drawings for door prizes, which include a AAA Premier membership, Oakley sunglasses, Samsonite luggage, Cedar Point tickets, Henry Ford Museum tickets and more. All proceeds from the 50/50 raffle will benefit the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The show will end with the presentation of award.
The show is free for spectators. Classic cars or trucks may be registered for $13.00 after 9:30 a.m., while space is available. Pre-registered sign-in, only, will take place from 8:00 until 9:30 a.m. All participants will receive a T-shirt and dash plaque, while supplies last. For more information on the car show, call (419) 843-1282.

Lighthouse Cruises Offered On The Sandpiper Boat
The Sandpiper boat will offer lighthouse cruises on Sundays, August 10 and September 14 from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Attendees will enjoy a five-hour trip downriver past the new Veteran’s Glass City Skyway Bridge, the busy port and out into Lake Erie to see Toledo’s unique Harbor Lighthouse and the remains of the historic Turtle Island Lighthouse. Bring a picnic if you wish.
The cost is $35.00 for adults and $15.00 for kids under age 12. For reservations, call (419) 537-1212.

Glass City Singles’ Dances Slated At Holland Gardens
Glass City Singles regularly holds a variety of themed dances at Holland Gardens, 6530 Angola Rd., Holland. Upcoming dance events are listed below. For information, visit or call (734) 856-8963.
A special poodle dance night will be held on Friday, August 15 from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $8.00.
A Labor Day Fall Singles Jamboree will take place on Sunday, August 31 from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $8.00.

The Silver Lining Gallery Sets Italian Aperitivo Time
Silver Lining Gallery, 122 Mechanic St., Waterville will host Aperitivo Time (Italian for “Happy Hour”) on Friday and Saturday, August 15 and 16, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. These customer appreciation days are a thank-you to the gallery’s many loyal customers and a welcome to new customers.
The Silver Lining Gallery will feature a display of some of the Italian-themed work created by local artists. Delicious free refreshments and beverages, prize drawings and other activities will be part of the fun. A discount on purchases will be available.
For more information, visit

Maumee Indoor Presents The Battle Of Fallen Timbers
On Sunday, August 17, the Fallen Timbers Battlefield Commission and the Maumee Indoor Theater will present the documentary, The Battle of Fallen Timbers, produced by the History Channel. The film will be shown at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. At 2:00 p.m., director of Fallen Timbers Battlefield excavations Michael Pratt will speak about the battlefield.
Tickets are free and available at the Maumee Library, Wolcott House Museum, Maumee Chamber of Commerce and Maumee Indoor Theater. For additional information, call Dave Westrick at (419) 340-6039.

Northern Lights Masonic Holds Classic Car Show
The Northern Lights Masonic Lodge will host a classic car show on Saturday, August 23.
The car show will take place from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the West Mews off Dudley Street adjacent to the Masonic Lodge. The West Mews parking lot will be closed for normal parking during the show. The car show entry fee is $10.00. Entertainment will be provided by DJ Ryan Grant during the show.
Proceeds from the car show will benefit Adopt America. Other highlights include a cash award to the car club with the most entries, awards and a 50/50 raffle. For more information, call Doug at (419) 704-8270.

Tom Turner & Slow Burn CD Release Party Planned
A CD release party for Tom Turner and Slow Burn’s self-titled 2014 release will be held at Martini and Nuzzi’s, 6023 Manley Rd., Holland on Sunday, August 24, at 6:00 p.m. For preview sound clips or to purchase the CD, visit

Manhattan’s Restaurant Hosts Philippines Benefit
A benefit for the Carpenter Outreach project of rebuilding Tugbong, Philippines, will be held on Sunday, August 24, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Manhattan’s Restaurant, 1516 Adams St., Toledo. Tickets are $25.00 and include heavy grazing and cultural entertainment. A cash bar will be available.
St. Joseph Parish Maumee has adopted St. John the Baptizer Parish in Tugbong for a three-year period to help rebuild the church. For more information, visit Tickets are available at

Family Community Picnic Planned In Waterville
The Waterville Historical Society will sponsor an old-time family community picnic on Sunday, August 24, from noon to 5:00 p.m., at Conrad Park in Waterville.
Live music and kids’ activities – including giant Jenga, an old-fashioned bolo toss and the YMCA fun bus – will be featured, as will Nature’s Nursery. Officer Joe and K-9 Buster will also make appearances.
The Waterville Historical Society will offer ice cream, and soft drinks will be sold by the Waterville Library. The Cherry Tree Bakery will present personalized Cupcake Decorating 101.
Bring a picnic, camp chairs and games. The event is free and open to the public, but donations to cover costs will be gratefully accepted.

Area Arts Commission Plans Art Prize Bus Trip
The Waterville Area Arts Commission will host an Art Prize Bus Trip to Grand Rapids, Mich., on Sunday, October 5. The bus leaves Waterville at 9:00 a.m. and returns around 9:00 p.m. Attendees will have from noon to 6:00 p.m. to explore the Art Prize, featuring 1,500 artistic entries.
The cost is $50.00 and is limited to the first 56 paid responses. Reservations are required by Saturday, August 30. For reservation information, contact Tammy Fitch at (419) 309-1005 or e-mail

Cooking Demo/Tasting Set At Bittersweet Farms
Bittersweet Farms, 12660 Archbold-Whitehouse Rd., Whitehouse will host a fall wine tasting and CSA cooking demonstration on Wednesday, September 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Bittersweet Farms.
Admission is free; however, donations of $10.00 are suggested and encouraged. Four cooking demonstrations, using Bittersweet Farms fresh produce, will be conducted by Bittersweet Farms’ Dietary Manager and culinary team.
An informational wine tasting focusing on red wines will also take place for guests.   All donations will benefit Bittersweet Farms.   R.S.V.P. to or (419) 875 6986, ext. 1263 by Friday, September 8.

Annual Fishing Derby Fun Announced In Waterville
The Rotary Club of Waterville, in conjunction with the city of Waterville, will hold a family fun and fishing derby event on Saturday, September 13, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Registration is open to the first 60 registrants ages 6-14. Registration forms are available at the Waterville Municipal Building, 25 N. Second St., Waterville and should be returned by Friday, September 5.
Pizza and refreshments will be available. Games and activities will be offered by the Anthony Wayne Community YMCA. Prizes will be awarded for most fish caught and longest fish caught.
For more information, call (419) 878-8100.

Lucas County Farm Bureau Schedules Food Dialogue
The Lucas County Farm Bureau announces Farm to Plate: A Food Dialogue, on Tuesday, September 9 at 5:00 p.m. at the Toledo Zoo. The event will feature an agricultural fair highlighting Lucas County, a locally produced dinner and a panel discussion on food sources.

East Toledo CC Plans Art & Music Festival
The East Toledo Creative Corridor announces its first East Toledo art and music festival, titled “The Main Event.” The festival will take place on Saturday, September 13, on Main Street from Front Street to Fourth Street from 2:00 to 10:00 p.m. The festival will feature two outdoor stages, three indoor music venues, fine art pop-up galleries, food trucks, and beer gardens. The event is free to the public.
The music line-up is diverse and includes artists such as Guided By Voices, The Polka Floyd, Chicago Afrobeat Project, The Hard Lessons, and nearly 50 more. The fine art pop-up galleries will feature a wide array of local and regional artists in multiple underutilized spaces along Main Street.
Volunteers are still needed. Interested parties should contact
For further information, visit or

Carly’s Party At Pinnacle Benefits Progeria Research
The fourth annual Carly’s Party will be held on Friday, September 26 at The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee. The event benefits progeria research.
Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Music, food, cash bar, auction and a raffle will be offered. Special guests include 56Daze, Harvey Steele and Becky Shock. Tickets are $30.00 in advance or $35.00 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

‘Go Red For Women’ Event Planned At Parkway Place
The Go Red for Women luncheon and health and wellness expo will be held at noon on November 7 at Parkway Place, 2500 Parkway Plaza, Maumee.
Guests will have the opportunity to participate in health screenings as well as interact with healthcare professionals about such topics as blood pressure, cholesterol, fitness and nutrition and stroke prevention.
Heartwarming and real-life experiences from different women who have been affected by heart disease and how it has changed their lives will be shared.
For more information, contact Kali Wulff at (419) 740-6167 or

Walleye Winter Brewfest Features 250 Beers
The inaugural Toledo Walleye Winter Brewfest will take place on Friday, January 2, at Fifth Third Field during the much-anticipated Walleye Winterfest, presented by ProMedica.
This outdoor celebration of beer and winter gives both beer newbies and longtime enthusiasts the chance to try more than 250 beers from over 50 breweries, while enjoying live music on two stages as well as fun and games all across Fifth Third Field. Gates open at 6:30 p.m.
Brewfest tickets go on sale on Thursday, June 26, and will be available online for purchase at Advanced tickets are $35.00 and $45.00 the day of the event. Tickets include 15 taste tickets for a 3-ounce beer sample. Additional taste tickets are available.
Special VIP tickets are available for $55.00, which includes 20 taste tickets, grazing stations and exclusive special beer drafts. Doors open to VIP ticket holders at 5:30 p.m.
Toledo Walleye Winterfest is a 10-day community celebration of winter coming to Fifth Third Field December 26 through January 4, including the first two ECHL games ever to be played outdoors.
For more information about Walleye Winter Brewfest, go to

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