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PEACH WEEKENDER

Plan It calendar: 8-7

BLADE STAFF

Except where indicated, all area codes are 419.

DANCE

Ballroom, Big Band, Polka, Country, Latin, and Salsa

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

Electric Ballroom Dance Company: Daryl Jarvis Dance Studio, 7375 Sylvan Towne Rd., Sylvania; 283-7377 / 843-9000; Sun.: Ballroom, Latin, 7-8:15; Tue.: Foxtrot, Rhumba, Swing, 8-9:15.

Paulette’s Studio of Dance: Main Ballroom, 4853 Monroe St.; 654-3262; Thu.: Latin, 7, Argentine, 8; Fri.: Ballroom, 7, Argentine, 8; Tue.: Ballroom/​Latin, 7.

VFW Post 606: 3005 W. Laskey Rd.; 836-3308; Crimson Lights: Sun., 2:30-6.

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; Pickers’ Open Jam: Tue., 7-10.

 

ETC.

Events

Northwest Ohio Rib-Off: Lucas County Fairgrounds, 1406 Key St., Maumee; 381-8851 / etix.com; Food and music: today, 4-11; Fri., Sat., noon-11; Sun., noon-7.

Conservation Air Tour: Fulton County Airport, 9460 County Rd. 14, Wauseon; 377-9217; Family-friendly event, view conservation of the land from the air, food, Life Flight/​ProMedica helicopter available for viewing: Sat., 8 a.m.-5. Rain date Aug. 16.

Craft @ the Quarry Craft Beer Festival: Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd., Sylvania; centennialterrace.org; Bands, food, and craft beer: Fri., 7-11. Must be 21 years or older to attend.

Polka Party Picnic: St. Hyacinth and St. Charles parishes, 728 Parkside Blvd.; Polish foods and desserts, live Polka music: Sun., Polka Mass at noon, festivities continue to 7.

Appraisal Event: William G. Thompson House Museum and Gardens, 101 Summit St., Hudson, Mich.; 517-448-8125; hosting Roger Ponn and friends of Roger Ponn Associated Appraisers: Sat., 9 a.m.-4.

Adelante Carnival Fund-raiser: The Believe Center, 1 Aurora Gonzalez Dr.; Games, food, bounce house, and more: Sat., noon-4.

Festivals/​Fairs

Festival of India: Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd., Sylvania; 885-7106; Music, dance, food: Sun., 11 a.m.-8.

Toledo Hibernian Irish Festival: Promenade Park, downtown Toledo; aohtoledo.com; Live music, food, Irish dancers, children’s activities, and more: Fri., 4-midnight; Sat., noon-midnight.

BalloonFest: Emory Adams Park, 1800 S. Blanchard St., Findlay; flagcityballoonfest.com; Hot air balloons, helicopter rides, kids fair, food, and more: Fri., starts at 7 a.m.; Sat., starts at 7 a.m., fireworks 10; Sun., starts 7 a.m.

River Raisin Jazz Festival: St. Mary’s Park at N. Monroe St. and W. Elm Ave., downtown Monroe; RiverRaisinJazzFestival.com / 734-457-1030; today-Sun. Visit website for schedule.

Downtown Monroe Art Fair: Loranger Square on E. First and Washington Sts., downtown Monroe; monroefineartfair.com; Sat., 10 a.m.-7; Sun., 10 a.m.-6.

Tiffin Art Fair: Courthouse Square, S. Washington and E. Market Sts., Tiffin; destinationsenecacounty.org; Sat.: Art Fair, 10 a.m.-5; Art/​Museum walk, 10 a.m.-4; Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m.-1.

 

Stargazing and Planetarium Programs

Ritter Planetarium: University of Toledo, 2801 W. Bancroft St.: 530-2650; Summer Skies over Toledo: Fri., 8:30.

Learn

Jennifer Hamlin Church Book Signing: Chandler Cafe, 5648 Main St., Sylvania; So Much to Live For, A Memoir of Love, Loss and Living On: Sat., 11 a.m.-1.

Dining

Steak Dinner: VFW Post 2510, 617 Second St.; 697-4503; Fri., 4-7.

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

Fish Fries: Conn-Weissenberger American Legion Post 587, 2020 W. Alexis Rd.; 417-0587; 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.

Bowling Green Farmers’ Market: 201 S. Main St., Bowling Green; downtownbgohio.org; Wed. 4-7.

Perrysburg Farmers’ Market: Louisiana Ave. at Second St., Perrysburg; today, 3-8.

Point Place Farmers’ Market: Lighthouse Landing, 4441 N. Summit St.; Dktreasures@bex.net; today, 4-8; Sun., 8 a.m.-2.

Swanton Farmers’ Market: Airport Hwy. at Hallett Rd., Swanton; 826-1941 / swantonohiofarmersmarket.com; Sat., 9 a.m.-noon.

Westgate Farmers’ Market: 3301 Secor Rd.; 255-6765; Wed., 3-7.

Whitehouse Farmers’ Market: Providence St. next to the Wabash Cannonball Bike Trail, Whitehouse; 877-5383 / whitehouseoh.gov; Sat., 9 a.m.-noon.

African Safari Wildlife Park: 267 S. Lightner Rd., Port Clinton; 800-521-2660 or 732-3606; daily, 9 a.m.-7 (last car admitted at 6). Rain or shine.

American Civil War Museum of Ohio: 217 S. Washington, Tiffin; 455-9551; Wed.-Sat., noon-4.

The Blair Museum of Lithophanes: 5403 Elmer Dr.; 245-1356; ceramic and porcelain art by Tara Polansky: through Oct. 26; Sat., Sun., 1-4.

Butterfly House: 11455 Obee Rd., Whitehouse; 877-2733; Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Fort Meigs Museum and Visitor Center: 29100 W. River Rd., Perrysburg; 874-4121 / fortmeigs.org; Wed.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Frogtown Froggy Museum: Fort Industry Square, Suite 1-A, Summit St.; 913-7461; Sat., 10 a.m.-3; Sun., 1-5.

Fulton County Ohio Historical Museum: 229 Monroe St., Wauseon; 337-7922; 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. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4.

Hancock Historical Museum: 422 W. Sandusky St., Findlay; 423-4433; Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4; Sun., 1-4.

Henry County Historical Society Dr. John Bloomfield Home & Carriage House Museum: 229 W. Clinton St., Napoleon; 592-8006; One-Room School and Log Cabin Open: Fri. through Aug. 14, noon-8; Sun., 2-4.

Historic Lyme Village: 5001 Ohio 4, Bellevue, O.; 483-4949; Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4; Sun., noon-4.

Imagination Station: 1 Discovery Way (Adams and Summit Sts.); 244-2674; Rocket Science: through Sun.; Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition; through Sept.; Stellar Sundays Astronomy: through Nov.; Science On a Sphere, exhibit from NASA: through Sept. 7; Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

The Keeper’s House: 9999 E. Bayshore Rd., Marblehead, O.; 798-9339 / thekeepershouse.org; Tours: today, Tue.-Wed., 1-5; Sat., 11 a.m.-3.

Mad River and NKP Railroad Museum: 233 York St., Bellevue, O.; 483-2222 / madrivermuseum.org; daily, noon-4.

Marblehead Lighthouse: 110 Lighthouse Dr., Marblehead; 734-4424; Tours: Mon.-Fri., noon-4; Sat., 11 a.m.-4; Sun., 4-6.

Maritime Museum of Sandusky: 125 Meigs St., Sandusky; 624-0274. Tue.-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. Wed.-Fri., noon-5; Sun., 1-4.

Merry-Go-Round Museum: 301 Jackson St., Sandusky; 626-6111; Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Milan Historical Museum: 10 Edison Dr., Milan, O.; 499-2968. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., 1-5.

National Museum of the Great Lakes, the S.S. Col. James M. Schoonmaker, and Maritime Park: 1701 Front St.; 214-5000; Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society’s Brandville School and Museum Complex: 1133 Grasser St., Oregon; 472-1331; Thu., 10 a.m.-2.

Ottawa County Historical Museum: 126 W. Third St., Port Clinton; 732-2237; Tue.-Thu., noon-3.

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center: Spiegel Grove, Fremont; 332-2081; Privy to History: Civil War Prison Life Unearthed; through Jan. 4; Tue.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-5.

Sauder Village: State Rt. 2, Archbold; 800-590-9755 / saudervillage.org; Rug Hooking Exhibit: Wed. through Aug. 16; Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5; Sun., noon-4.

Schedel Arboretum and Gardens: 19255 W. Portage South River Rd., Elmore; 862-3182; Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4; Sun., noon-4 (must enter by 3).

Stranahan Arboretum: 4131 Tantara Dr.; 841-1007; today, 10 a.m.-3; Mon., 11 a.m.-4; Tue., 9 a.m.-2; Wed., 1-6.

Sylvania Historical Village and Heritage Center Museum: 5717 N. Main St., Sylvania; 882-4865; Museum hours: Wed., 3-7; Sat., Sun., 1-4.

Tiffin Glass Museum: 25 S. Washington, Tiffin; 448-0200. Tue.-Sat., 1-5.

Toledo Botanical Garden: 5403 Elmer Dr.; 536-5566; Open daylight hours; Visitors Center: daily, 10 a.m.-3.

Toledo Firefighters Museum: 918 Sylvania Ave.; 478-3473. Sat., noon-4.

Toledo History Museum: 2001 Collingwood Blvd.; 215-2437; Sat., Sun., 11 a.m.-5.

Toledo Museum of Art: 2445 Monroe St.; 255-8000; 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; Sat., 10 a.m.-4.

Toledo Zoo: 2 Hippo Way; 385-4040; daily, 10 a.m.-5 (last admission 4); Sat., Sun., 10 a.m.-6 (last admission 5).

Wolcott House Museum Complex: 1035 River Rd., Maumee: 893-9602 / wolcotthouse.org; Guided Tours: today-Sun., 12:30 and 2:30.

Wood County Historical Center and Museum: 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green; 352-0967; Tue.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-4:30; Sat.-Sun., 1-4.

Train Rides

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

Boat Rides

Sandpiper: Jefferson St. Dock in Promenade Park; 537-1212 / sandpiperboat.com; Picnic Cruise: today, noon-2; Discover the River: Sat., 10 a.m.-noon; Lighthouse Cruises: Sun., 12:30-5:30; Sunset and City Lights Cruise: Sun., 8-10.

Miller Ferries: 5174 E. Water St., end of State Rt. 53 North, off State Rt. 2; Port Clinton; millerferry.com; Put-In-Bay, Middle Bass Island, Lake Erie Islands: check website for daily schedules.

Theme Parks

Cedar Point: 1 Cedar Point Dr., Sandusky; 627-2350; Hours: today, Sun.-Wed., 10 a.m.-10; Fri., Sat., 10 a.m.-midnight.

Water Parks

Cedar Point’s Castaway Bay Water Park Resort: 2001 Cleveland Rd., Sandusky; 627-2106; daily, 9 a.m.-10.

Holiday Inn Splash Bay Water Park: 1705 Tollgate Dr., Maumee; 482-7777; Sat., noon-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 the public.

Monsoon Lagoon: 1530 S. Danbury Rd. North, Port Clinton; 732-6671 / monsoonlagoonwaterpark.com; daily, 11 a.m.-7.

 

SPORTS

Baseball

Mud Hens vs. Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs: Fifth Third Field, 406 Washington St.; 725-4367 or mudhens.com; today-Sat., 7; Sun., 6; vs. Indianapolis Indians: Tue., Wed., 7.

Vintage Base Ball

Spiegel Grove Squires vs. Rochester Grangers Club: Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Spiegel Grove, Fremont; Sun., 2.

World Tournament of Historic Base Ball: Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, Mich.; 800-835-5237; Sat., Sun., 1:30.

Cycling

Toledo Area Bicyclists Club Rides: 877-0686 / toledoareabicyclists.com; Side Cut Metropark at Silver Lake parking lot; 4 different rides for all levels: today, 6:30; and downtown Whitehouse by the caboose, 20-25 miles, all levels: Mon., 6:30.

Running/​Walking

Dave’s Running Group: The Shops at Fallen Timbers, Maumee; 3-mile course starts behind Red Robin; 873-6300 / davesrunning.com; Wed., 6:30.

Second Sole’s Group Run: 4130 Levis Commons Blvd.; Perrysburg; 3-mile run through Levis Commons; 931- 8484; Thu., 6:30.

Motor Sports

Toledo Speedway: 5639 Benore Rd.; 727-1100; F-8 Trailer race, F-8 Train race, Boat F-8, ARCA F-8, Road Rage race, Flag Pole race, X Cars, ARCA Truck Series: Fri., 7:30.

Flat Rock Speedway: 14041 Telegraph Rd., Flat Rock, Mich.; 734-782-2480; Twin 50’s: Late Models and Sportsman and Figure-8’s: Sat., 7.

Wrestling

All World Wrestling League (AWWL): at Japan Karate Academy, 444 Laskey Rd.; 437-7777; Sat., bell time 7:45 p.m.

Fund-raisers

Vietnam Memorial Ride and Pig Roast: Lighthouse Landing parking lot and Banquet Hall, 4441 N. Summit St.; 266-9126; Pig roast, raffles, and music: Sat., check-in 8:30 a.m.; kickstands up at 10 a.m. All proceeds to a Memorial Stone bearing the names of 134 men and women from Lucas County who lost their lives in the Vietnam War.

Mossbarger Charity Poker Run: D’s Center Street Cafe, 108 N. Center St., Wayne, O.; 288-3026; Sat., registration 9 a.m., bikers leave at 10:30 a.m. Benefits Autism Society of Northwest Ohio.



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