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Published: Thursday, 12/26/2013

Plan It: December 26

Whitehouse resident Jackson Myers visits the Children's Wonderland at Tam-O-Shanter, 7060 Syl­va­nia Ave., Syl­va­nia. The holiday display is open to­day through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Whitehouse resident Jackson Myers visits the Children's Wonderland at Tam-O-Shanter, 7060 Syl­va­nia Ave., Syl­va­nia. The holiday display is open to­day through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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Except where indicated, all area codes are 419.

DANCE

Performance

“Under the Full Moon”: Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St.; 255-8000; ALMA Drum and Dance Performance with traditional West African Drum and Dance with Idy Ciss: Wed., 2.

Singles

Glass City Singles: Holland Gardens, 6530 Angola Rd., Holland; 734-856-8963 / toledosingles.com; Fri., 8-midnight.

Ballroom, Big Band, Polka,

Country, Latin, and Salsa

Polish New Year’s Eve Dance/​Dinner: Jude Thaddeus Catholic War Veterans Post 1675, 5919 Teletowne Dr.; 297-9575; the Polka Zone: Tue., 7:30-12:30 a.m.

Alfredo’s Studio of Dance: 5224 Renwyck Dr.; 536-3243; Fri.; beginner group class 8; open dance 8:30-10:30.

Paulette’s Studio of Dance: 4853 Monroe St.; 654-3262; Thu.: Latin, 7:30; Fri.: ballroom, 7.

 

ETC.

Stargazing and Planetarium Programs

Robinson Planetarium and Observatory: Adrian College’s Peelle Hall, 110 S. Madison St., Adrian, Mich.; 517-265-5161, ext. 4788; Star Talk: The Winter Sky: Fri., 7.

Exhibit Museum Planetarium: University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor; 734-764-0478; Shows: Star Talk: The Sky Tonight: Fri., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30; Season of Light: Fri., 12:30; Impact Earth: Sat., 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30.

 

Dining

Breakfast: VFW Commodore Perry Post 3338, 2231 South Ave.; 381-0153; Sun., 9 a.m.-1.

Lunch or Dinner: Eagle Cafe, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee; 893-3952; Mon.-Fri.: lunch 11 a.m.-2; dinner 5-8. Closed New Year’s Day.

Fish, Steaks, Shrimp, Chicken Dinners: Northwood VFW Post 2984, 102 W. Andrus Rd., Northwood; 666-7762; Fri., 5-7:45.

Dinners: VFW Post 2510, 617 Second St.; 697-4503; Fri., 4-7.

Fish Fries: Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Post 587, 2020 W. Alexis Rd.; 417-0587; Fri., 5-7.

 

Holiday Happenings

Children’s Wonderland: Tam-O-Shanter, 7060 Sylvania Ave. Sylvania; 885-1167; today-Sat., 11 a.m.-8.

Holiday Happenings at the Town Center: Levis Commons, 3201 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg; 931-8888 / shopleviscommons.com; Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides: Sat., 5-8.

Winter Wonderland Christmas Show: Ghostly Manor Thrill Center, 3319 Milan Rd., Sandusky; 626-4467; Hours: today-Tue., starting at noon.

 

FUN PLACES

Northwest Ohio

Toledo Farmers’ Market: 525 Market St.; 255-6765; Market hours: Sat., 9 a.m.-1. Poultry House: Tue.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4; Sat., 6 a.m. to 4; Sun., 10 a.m.-2.

American Civil War Museum of Ohio: 217 S. Washington, Tiffin; 455-9551; Hours: Wed.-Sat., noon-4.

Fort Meigs Museum and Visitor Center: 29100 W. River Rd., Perrysburg; 874-4121 / fortmeigs.org; Hours: Fri.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Frogtown Froggy Museum: Fort Industry Square, Suite 1-A, Summit St.; 913-7461; Hours: Sat., 10 a.m.-3; Sun., 1-5.

Hancock Historical Museum: 422 W. Sandusky St., Findlay; 423-4433; Hancock County’s Attic: through Sun. Hours: Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4; Sun., 1-4.

Imagination Station: 1 Discovery Way (Adams and Summit streets); 244-2674; Frostology: The Science of the Season; through Jan. 5. Hours: today-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Maritime Museum of Sandusky: 125 Meigs St., Sandusky; 624-0274. Hours: Fri., Sat., 10 a.m.-4; Sun., noon-4.

Mazza Museum of International Art from Children’s Picture Books: University of Findlay’s Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion, Findlay; 434-5521. Hours: today-Fri., noon-5; Sun., 1-4.

Merry-Go-Round Museum: 301 Jackson St., Sandusky; 626-6111; Hours: Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society’s Brandville School and Museum Complex: 1133 Grasser St., Oregon; 472-1331; Hours: Thu., 10 a.m.-2.

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center: Spiegel Grove, Fremont; 332-2081; Rutherford B. Hayes: Buckeye President exhibit; through April 13. Hours: Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3:30; Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-4. Closed New Year’s Day.

Stranahan Arboretum: 4131 Tantara Dr.; 841-1007; Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-3.

Tiffin Glass Museum: 25 S. Washington, Tiffin; 448-0200. Hours: Tue.-Sat., 1-5.

Toledo Botanical Garden: 5403 Elmer Dr.; 536-5566; Open daylight hours; Visitors Center: daily, 10 a.m.-5.

Toledo Firefighters Museum: 918 Sylvania Ave.; 478-3473. Hours: Sat., noon-4.

Toledo History Museum: 2001 Collingwood Blvd.; 215-2437; Hours: Sat., Sun., 10 a.m.-6.

Toledo Museum of Art: 2445 Monroe St.; 255-8000; Hours: Tue.-Wed., 10 a.m.-4; Thu.-Fri., 10 a.m.-9; Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5. Closed New Year’s Day.

Toledo Police Museum: 2201 Kenwood Blvd.; 720-2485; Hours: Thu.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4.

Toledo Zoo: 2 Hippo Way; 385-4040; Lights Before Christmas: through Tue.; Ice-carving demonstrations: today; Hours: Sun.-Thu., 3-8; Fri., Sat., 3-9; Regular hours: daily, 10 a.m.-3.

Wolcott House Museum Complex: 1035 River Rd., Maumee: 893-9602; Christmas Tours: through Sun., 12:30 and 2:30.

 

Michigan

Adrian Public Library: 143 E. Maumee St., Adrian, Mich.; 517-265-2265; “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition: through Jan. 22.

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum: 220 E. Ann St., Ann Arbor; 734-995-5439; Hours: Mon., Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Thu., 10 a.m.-8; Sun., noon-5.

Detroit Historical Museum: 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-1805; Made by Hand: Detroit’s Ceramic Legacy, works by Pewabic Pottery: through Jan. 12; Hours: today, Fri., 9:30 a.m.-5; Sat., Sun., 10 a.m.-5.

Dossin Great Lakes Museum: 100 Strand Dr., Belle Isle, Detroit; 313-833-5538; Riding the Rails: How Rail Transportation helped build Detroit; through Dec. Hours: Sat., Sun., 11 a.m.-4.

Exhibit Museum of Natural History: University of Michigan, 1109 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor; 734-764-0478; The Hall of Evolution: ongoing; Hours: today-Sat., Mon., 9 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Henry Ford Museum: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn; 800-835-5237; Hours: daily, 9:30 a.m.-5.

Hidden Lake Gardens: 6214 Monroe Rd. (M-50), Tipton, Mich.; 517-431-2060; Hours: daily, 9 a.m.-4.

Lenawee County Historical Museum: 110 E. Church St., Adrian; 517-265-6071; Hours: Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-2; Sat., 10 a.m.-4.

Matthaei Botanical Gardens: 1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor; 734-647-7600; gardens open daily: 8 a.m. to dusk. Conservatory hours: today-Sun., Mon. 10 a.m.-4:30.

Monroe County Historical Museum: 126 S. Monroe St., Monroe; 734-240-7780; Hours: Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Motown Historical Museum: 2648 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit; 313-875-2264. Hours: Tue.-Sat, 10 a.m.-6 (last tour begins at 5).

Old Mill Museum: 242 Toledo St., Dundee; 734-529-8596 / museum@dundeeoldmill.com; Hours: Fri.,-Sat., Sun.-Mon., noon-4.

William G. Thompson House Museum: 101 Summit St., Hudson, Mich.; 517-448-8125; Christmas Tours: Sat., Sun., 2-4.

 

Train Rides

Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc.: 11600 County Rd. 99, Findlay; 423-2995 / nworrp.org North Pole Express: Fri., 6-9; Sat., 5-9; Sun., 5-8.

Old Road Dinner Train Blissfield Railroad: U.S. 223, Blissfield, Mich.; 888-467-2451; Murder Mystery Dinner: Sat., boarding 6 departure 7; New Year’s Eve Celebration!: Tue., boarding 6:30, departure 7:30

Water Parks

Great Wolf Lodge Water Park Resort: U.S. 250, Sandusky; 888-779-2327; registered guests only.

Holiday Inn Splash Bay Water Park: 1705 Tollgate Dr., Maumee; 482-7777; Hours: Fri., 4-9; Sat.-Tue., 10 a.m.-9; Wed., 10 a.m.-3; For registered guests and the public.

Kalahari Indoor Water Park Resort: U.S. 250, Sandusky; 877-525-2427; open daily for registered guests and for the public.

 

SPORTS

Basketball

Harlem Globetrotters: Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson St.; 725-9255; Sun., 2.

 

College/​Men’s

University of Toledo vs. Coppin State: Sat., 2.

Ohio State vs. Louisiana-Monroe: Columbus, O.; Fri., 7.

University of Michigan vs. Holy Cross: Crisler Arena; Sat., 6:30.

 

College/​Women’s

Bowling Green State University vs. Saint Francis (PA): Stroh Center, Bowling Green: Sun., 2.

Ohio State vs. North Carolina Central: Columbus; Sun., noon.

University of Michigan vs. Alcorn State: Sat., 2.

 

Running/​Walking

Group Run: start at Second Sole, 4130 Levis Commons Blvd.; Perrysburg; run through Levis Commons; 931- 8484; Thu.,6:30.

 

Hockey

Toledo Walleye vs. Cincinnati Cyclones: Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson St.; 725-9255; Sat., 7:15; vs. Kalamazoo Wings: Mon., 7:15.



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