John Jacobs, of Timber Lake, South Dakota, riding Darkside at the 2012 Toledo Professional Bull Riders Invitational in Toledo.
■ Brave cowboys and bucking bulls are headed back to Toledo for yet another Professional Bull Riders competition. About 40 riders will try to hang on tight to a 2,000-pound raging bull as they compete for qualifying points for the 2014 Professional Bull Riders Tour Finals. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Huntington Center. Tickets are $22, $37, $52, and $12 for children ages 2 through 12. Tickets can be purchased at the Huntington Center box office, online at ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, and by phone at 419-321-5007 or 800-745-3000.
■ Southern blues-rocker Tinsley Ellis will take the stage Sunday at Fat Fish Blue, Levis Commons in Perrysburg. The Black Swamp Blues Society event will begin at 7 p.m. and will include Andrew Ellis as the opening act. Tinsley Ellis is known as an electrifying blues-rock guitarist and vocalist who combines rock power and blues feeling. Tickets at the door are $15 for Black Swamp Blues Society members and $20 for non-members
■ The Greater Toledo Auto Show opens to the public today at the SeaGate Convention Centre downtown. The annual show features 25 automakers and more than 100 vehicles featuring some of the latest trends in technology and design. The auto show is open from 3 to 9 p.m. today, noon to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students with I.D. Children 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Information and tickets are available at toledoautoshow.org.
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