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Published: Thursday, 9/5/2013

Rooftop to rock at Main Library

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Rockabilly band Kentucky Chrome will play at the Rockin' the Rooftop event Sunday. Rockabilly band Kentucky Chrome will play at the Rockin' the Rooftop event Sunday.
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Toledo area young professionals will gather atop the Main Branch of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library Sunday to mix and mingle at Rockin' the Rooftop. The event will be from 6 to 10 p.m. on the downtown library's Civic Plaza Rooftop. Kentucky Chrome will entertain, and foods from Poco Piatti will be served. A cash bar will be available. Graffiti artist MEDE and street artist Matt Taylor will create art panels for guests to purchase. Sales will benefit the Library Legacy Foundation's Early Literacy Fund. Casual cocktail attire is suggested. Tickets are $20 each and should be purchased in advance. For tickets, call 419-259-5266 or e-mail rockintherooftop@toledolibrary.org.

 

The Highland Jam is returning to Highland Skatepark on Saturday for its fifth anniversary. The BMX bicycle event is open to anyone who wants to compete. Contestants should have some experience. The jam will feature several contests, including death race, foot down, highest air, best trick, worst crash, and biggest bunnyhop. The event is free and open to the public and free pizza will be available. The skate park is at 1690 South Ave. The games begin at 1 p.m. Information: highlandbmxjam.com.

 

Catch a glimpse of life in the 1700s and 1800s during Lyme Village's Pioneer Days festival this weekend. Guests can learn how people lived and worked during that era, peek inside a covered wagon, and step inside a teepee. Basket makers, blacksmiths, broom makers, harness makers, quilters, spinners, weavers, and many others will demonstrate their trades, while members of the Richland County Museum cook on an open hearth in the Schriner Log House. A variety of homemade foods will be available at the Carriage House Café and craftsmen will sell and trade goods at the general store. The festivities will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 5001 State Rt. 4 in Bellevue, Ohio. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 6 through 12, and free for kids 5 and younger. Information: lymevillage.org.



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