The 154th annual Lucas County Fair opens Tuesday and continues through July 15 at the Lucas County Fairgrounds, 1406 Key St., Maumee. An opening ceremony takes place at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Fair highlights will include rockers the Danger Brothers on July 13, the Menus on July 14, and Kerry Patrick Clark on July 15. Other festivities include pro wrestling, lawn mower racing, tractor pulls, carnival rides, exhibits, a petting zoo, and, of course, food. Admission is $6 for everyone 6 and older. Children 5 and younger are admitted free. Parking is $3. Gates are open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday through July 12; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on July 13 and July 14, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on July 15.
The Village of Whitehouse will hold its Founders Day celebration today from 5:30 to 10:15 p.m. The family event will be at the Whitehouse Village Hall, 6925 Providence St., next to the Nona France Quarry. The celebration features live music by Mt. Fuji & the Eruptions, hot dogs and brats cooked by the Whitehouse Fire Company, kids games and activities, a live auction, and a fireworks display sponsored by the Whitehouse Area Chamber of Commerce. Information: 419-877-5383.
The City of Toledo's Outdoor Summer Concert Series in the Glyn M. Smith Amphitheater at Ottawa Park begins Saturday with a performance by blues band the Grey Devils. The concerts are free and all performances begin at 6 p.m. The other acts are the Pet Names, July 14; Glass City Steel, July 21; DeZire, July 28; Bobby Holloway, Aug. 4, and On the Beach, Aug. 11.
The Mennofolk Festival will take place Friday through Sunday on the Bluffton University campus featuring three stages of performers from Mennonite backgrounds. Singer/songwriters, roots music, and hymns will be featured. Performances are open to the general public. Tickets are $15 for a weekend pass and children 12 and younger are free. Tickets will be available at the door. Information: www.mennofolk.org.