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Published: Wednesday, 11/13/2013

PEACH WEEKENDER

Plan It: 11-14

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Stranahan Arboretum, on Tantara Drive just west of the intersection of Corey Road and and Sylvania Avenue, is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stranahan Arboretum, on Tantara Drive just west of the intersection of Corey Road and and Sylvania Avenue, is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Except where indicated, all area codes are 419.

DANCE

Diehn American Legion Post 468: 5580 Centennial Rd., Sylvania; 882-9080; today: dance lesson 6:30; line dancing, 7; Fri.: dance night, 7-10:30.

Paulette’s Studio of Dance: 4853 Monroe St.; 654-3262; Thu.: Latin, 7:30-8:30; Fri.: ballroom, 7-8.

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

Ballroom Company: 2319 S. Detroit, Maumee; 893-1850; Fri.: East Coast, 8; open dancing, 9.

Toledo Area Polka Society: Conn-Weissenberger Hall, 2020 W. Alexis Rd.; 345-5928 Downtown Sound: Sun., light lunch 1, dance 2-6.

Young at Heart Dance Club: VFW Post 606, 3005 W. Laskey Rd.; Crimson Lights: Sat., 7-10.

Seniors

Happy Feet Dancers: Eleanor Kahle Senior Center, 1315 Hillcrest Ave.; 255-0792; Wed., 1-3:30.

American Legion Post 384: 6910 Providence St., Whitehouse; 877-5171; the Pickers’ Open Jam: Tue., 7-10.

Perrysburg Senior Center: 140 W. Indiana Ave., Perrysburg: 255-0792; Bill and Barb: today, 6-9.

ETC.

Events

Gallery Loop and Holiday Loop Event: Downtown Toledo; 254-2787 / acgt.org; Fine arts, creative gifts, and personal works of craftsmanship: Sat., noon-5.

Sister Gretchen’s Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale: Regina Hall Conference Room, Sisters of St. Francis, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania; Fri., 9:30 a.m.-5; Sat., 9:30 a.m.-noon.

The Blade Holiday Parade: Downtown Toledo; toledoblade.com/​events; Sat., parade at 10 a.m.

Buddy Valastro-The Cake Boss: Stranahan Great Hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd.; the Family Celebrations Tour: Sat., 7:30.

Maker’s Mart Holiday Indie Craft Fair: Handmade Toledo at the Grand Lobby at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza Train Station, 300 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.; HandmadeToledo.com; Live music and vendors: Sat., 10 a.m.-8.

Stateline Gun Show: Williams County Fairgrounds, 619 E. Main St., Montpelier, O.; statelinegunshow.com / 737-2801; Sat., 9 a.m.-4; Sun., 9 a.m.-3.

Blue Ribbon Coin and Stamp Show: St. Clements Hall, 3030 Tremainsville Rd.; 867-3688; Sun., 9:30 a.m.-3:30.

Fall Shopping Expo: Bowling Green State University’s Stroh Center, 1535 East Wooster St., Bowling Green; Sun., 10 a.m.-5.

Wines for Thanksgiving Tasting: J. Patrick’s Restaurant in the Holiday Inn French Quarter, 10630 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg; 874.3111; Tue., begins at 6.

Learning

American Legion Toledo Post 335 Luncheon: Toledo Club, 234 14th St.; 868-3039 / 382-4401; Family House of Toledo, Renee Palacios: Fri., buffet lunch 11:30 a.m., speaker 12:45.

Stargazing and Planetarium Programs

Lourdes College’s Appold Planetarium: 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania; :517-8897; S.E.T.I.-the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence: Sat., 7:30.

Ritter Planetarium: University of Toledo, 2801 W. Bancroft St.: 530-2650; Fall Skies Over Toledo: Fri., 7:30; Journal Through the Solar System: Sat., 1.

Robinson Planetarium and Observatory: Adrian College’s Peelle Hall, 110 S. Madison St., Adrian, Mich.; 517-265-5161, ext. 4788; Flight Adventure: Fri., 7.

University of Michigan Exhibit Museum Planetarium: 1109 Geddes Ave., Ann Arbor; 734-764-0478; Shows: Star Talk: The Sky Tonight: Sat., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30; Sun., 1:30 and 3:30; Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope; Sat., 12:30.; Impact Earth: Sat., Sun., 2:30.

Dining

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

Big Breakfast: American Legion Post 384, 6910 Providence St., Whitehouse; Sun., 8 a.m.-1.

Autumn Lunches: Cuisine 1300 Restaurant at Monroe County Community College, Audrey M. Warrick Administration Building, 1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe, Mich.; 734-384-4231; Mon., Wed., 11:30 and 11:45 a.m.

Lunch or Dinner: Eagle Cafe, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee; 893-3952; Mon.-Fri.: lunch 11 a.m.-2; Mon.-Thu.: dinner 5-8.

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

Friday/​Fish Fry Dinners: VFW Post 2510, 617 Second St.; 697-4503; Fri., 4-7.

Fish Fries: Alva N. Sidle American Legion Post 232, 12580 S. River Rd., Grand Rapids: Fri., 5-7. Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Post 587, 2020 W. Alexis Rd.; Fri., 5-7.

FUN PLACES

Northwest Ohio

Toledo Farmers’ Market: 525 Market St.; 255-6765; Market hours: Sat., 8 a.m.-2. Poultry House: Tue.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4; Sat., 6 a.m. to 4; Sun., 10 a.m.-2.

African Safari Wildlife Park: 267 S. Lightner Rd., Port Clinton; 800-521-2660 or 732-3606; Hours: daily, 10 a.m.-5 (last car enters at 4).

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: Wed.-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.

Fulton County Historical Museum: 229 Monroe St., Wauseon; 337-7922; Hell and Homefront: 1863: ongoing;; Hours: Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4; Sat., 10 a.m.-2.

Glass Heritage Gallery: 109 N. Main St., Fostoria; 435-5077; Fostoria glass: on permanent view. Hours: Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4.

Hancock Historical Museum: 422 W. Sandusky St., Findlay; 423-4433; Hancock County’s Attic: through Dec. 29. 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; Sat. through Jan. 5. Hours: Tue.-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: Wed.-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.

Sandusky County Historical Society Museum: 514 Birchard Ave., Fremont; 332-0303; Hours: Wed., Sun., 1-4.

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.; 385-4040; Hours: Tue.-Wed., 10 a.m.-4; Thu.-Fri., 10 a.m.-9; Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

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: Fri., tree lighting 6; through Dec. 31; 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: today through Dec. 29, 12:30 and 2:30.

Michigan

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum: 220 E. Ann St., Ann Arbor; 734-995-5439; Hours: Mon., Wed., Fri.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Tue., 9 a.m.-5; Thu., 10 a.m.-8; Sun., noon-5.

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History: 315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit; 313-494-5800; Inspiring Minds: African Americans in Science and Technology; ongoing; Hours: Tue.-Sat, 9 a.m.-5; Sun., 1-5.

Detroit Historical Museum: 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-1805; Made by Hand: Detroit’s Ceramic Legacy, works by Pewabic Pottery: through Jan. 12; Scholar Series: Charles K. Hyde, “Detroit’s role as the “Arsenal of Democracy” during World War II”: Wed., 6; Hours: Tue.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-4; 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: daily, 9 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Henry Ford Museum: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn; 800-835-5237;

Hours: daily, 9:30 a.m.-5. Greenfield Village: Hours: Fri.-Sun., 9:30 a.m.-5.

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

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

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

Train Rides

Old Road Dinner Train Blissfield Railroad: U.S. 223, Blissfield, Mich.; 888-467-2451; Wine Train: Fri., boarding 6:30, departure 7:30; Murder Mystery Dinner: Sat., boarding 6 departure 7.

Boat Rides

Miller Ferries from Catawba to Put-In-Bay 2013: 5174 E. Water St., end of State Rt. 53 North, off State Rt. 2; Port Clinton; schedules, MillerFerry.com: Middle Bass Island, Lake Erie Islands: check Web site for daily schedules.

Water Parks

Holiday Inn Splash Bay Water Park: 1705 Tollgate Dr., Maumee; 482-7777; Hours: Sat., 4-9; Sun., 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

Football

University of Toledo vs. Northern Illinois: Glass Bowl: Wed., 8.

Basketball

Women’s

Bowling Green State University vs. Niagara: Stroh Center, Bowling Green: Fri., 6.

Ohio State vs. Virginia Commonwealth University: Columbus, O.; today, 7.

University of Michigan vs. Pittsburgh: Wed., 7.

Men’s

Bowling Green State University vs. South Florida: Fri., 8:30.

Ohio State vs. American: Columbus, O.; Wed., 7:30.

Hockey

Toledo Walleye vs. Reading Royals: Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson St.; 725-9255; Sun., 5:15.



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