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New Sauder exhibit tells story of grain


Sauder Village in Archbold, Ohio’s largest living-history destination, opens on Tuesday and will unveil a new exhibit: “Grain: From Field to Flour” that will focus on the importance of grain in northwest Ohio. On May 19, Richard Anderson, chairman of The Andersons, Inc., will present a lecture to open an agriculture-themed series supported by the Ohio Humanities Council. Additional lectures will be June 9 and Oct. 6.

Another highlight at Sauder Village is the 38th annual Quilt Show, Tuesday through May 4, with more than 400 quilts on display.

Sauder Village admission is $16 for adults, $14 for seniors, $10 for students ages 6-16, and free for members and children age 5 and under. For more information, contact Sauder Village at 800-590-9755 or saudervillage.org.

Taco lunch

The northwest Ohio chapter of the National Latino Peace Officer Association is offering a hearty lunch from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, featuring three tacos, lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, rice, and beans for $6. Refreshments and spirits will be available for purchase as well, and all proceeds go to support the organization.

Dine in at Latin’s United Hall, 706 S. St. Clair St., or have your meal delivered free with 10 or more orders. For more information: 419-340-8646.

Downtown Delights

On May 8 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Downtown Sylvania Associates will host Downtown Delights, inviting visitors to explore the variety of shops and restaurants that make Sylvania unique.

Chandler’s Café and Executive Diner on the Main will offer a special “Mother’s Day” or “Ladies Who Lunch” menu from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drink specials will also be offered at happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Kathy Rotte at 419-349-6019 or kathy.rotte@yahoo.com.

Mother’s Day Tea

The Culinary Vegetable Institute in Milan, Ohio, will host a Mother’s Day Tea from 1 to 3 p.m. May 10. Guests can explore the gardens and then come inside to sample a variety of teas, gourmet finger sandwiches, canapés, petit fours, and sweets made by the CVI’s in-house chefs Jamie Simpson and Ulfet Ralph. Attendees will also be able to stroll through the kitchen and meet with the chefs.

To make reservations, please go to culinaryvegetableinstitute.com or call 419-499-7500. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children, not including tax.

Grand opening

Tom and Chee, a sandwich shop serving new and novel variations on the classic combination of tomato soup and grilled cheese, will host its grand opening on May 9. This is its first outlet in Ohio, and the restaurant invites you to “Eat what's fun!”

Soups and salads complement the sandwiches, which range from a Pep & Chee with pepperoni, tomato sauce, and mozzarella on sourdough bread to a Grilled Cheese Donut that can be filled with either sweet or savory options. Gluten-free breads and vegan cheese are also available. Tom and Chee’s is at 1639 Tollgate Dr. in Maumee. Information: 419-887-1774 or tomandchee.com.

Send your food-related news for Morsels to food@theblade.com at least two weeks ahead of the event. or 419-724-6155.Contact Mary Bilyeu at mbilyeu@theblade.com

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