Updated June 14, 2018
June 21 Art Loop Features Automobile Art, Car Show
The Arts Commission presents the June Art Loop/Craft & Culinary on Thursday, June 21 from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.
The event will feature a downtown Toledo car show and special exhibitions celebrating the Art of Automobiles.
Art Loop is free and open to all. Wristbands to ride the Art Loop bus are $1.25 and include unlimited bus rides all evening. There are over 50 creative spaces, galleries and restaurants that participate in the Art Loop each month.
For additional information and complete June Art Loop offerings, visit www.theartscommission.org/artloop.
Glass City Dance Parties Plans Seasonal Events
Glass City Dance Parties will host Friday dance parties in the coming months from 8:00 p.m. to midnight with a free dance lesson at 7:15 p.m. with paid admission.
Upcoming Friday dance themes include Father’s Day on June 22, July Blast on June 29, Mystery Theme on July 13, Summer Fun on July 27, August Birthday on August 10 and Back to School on August 24.
The dances are held at Holland Gardens, 6530 Angola Rd., Holland.
For more information, visit www.glasscitydanceparty.com.
Vintage Racing Planned At Mid-Ohio Course
TheSportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) returns to the 2.4-mile, 15-turn road course in Lexington, Friday through Sunday, June 22-24.
For the 36th consecutive year on the summer schedule, the Vintage Grand Prix will extend its streak as the longest continuously running event held at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.The weekend will provide 22 different feature racesTo purchase tickets, visit www.midohio.com or call (419) 884-4000 during business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
MUBA Uptown Saturdays Set For June, September
TheMaumee Uptown Business Association will host Uptown Saturdays on June 23 and 30 and every Saturday in September from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The event will take place in the East Mews parking lot near the corner of East Wayne and Conant streets.
Food trucks, music, activities and entertainment will be featured each week.
For a listing of entertainers and more information, visit www.maumeeuptown.com.
Chautauqua Legends Tour Entertains In Rossford
TheOhio Chautauqua 2018 “Modern Legends” tour featuring characters of note – including politician and lawyer Robert F. Kennedy, humorist and author Erma Bombeck, labor leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, American writer-activist-feminist Betty Friedan and the first African-American general officer in the U.S. Air Force, Benjamin O. Davis – will be held in through Saturday, June 23.
Ohio Chautauqua is a five-day community event that combines living history performances, music, education and audience participation into a one-of-a-kind cultural event the entire community will enjoy.
Each evening, family, friends and visitors gather as live music fills the air in Veterans Park at the Marina, 300 Hannum Ave. Then, a talented performer appears on stage, bringing a historic figure to life through personal stories and historic detail.
Live local music begins at 6:30 p.m. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Food vendors will be on-site, as well.
Daytime programs for adults featuring real issues and scholar-led programs will be held each day at the Rossford Library, 720 Dixie Hwy., Rossford.
A daily schedule of featured speakers and events can be found online at www.VisitRossfordOhio.com or www.OhioHumanities.org.
Angelwood Gallery Plans SilverCelebration Show
Angelwood Gallery will celebrate its 25th year in business with a new show, Silver, which will feature a large collection of new work by Julie A. Beutler as well as other artists who have been with the gallery during the past 25 years.
The show will run through Sunday, June 24.
Angelwood Gallery is located at 24195 Front St., Grand Rapids. To learn more about Silver or Angelwood Gallery, call (419) 832-0625 or e-mail email@example.com.
Toledo Jewish Film Series Runs In June And July
The Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo presents the sixth annual Toledo Jewish Film Festival from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Five films are shown during the festival, which runs on Mondays through July 16.
Future films include Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas on June 25, Fanny’s Journeyon July 2 and Joe’s Violin andItzhak on July 9.
General admission is $7.00 per film per person or $30.00 for the series per person. All pre-purchased tickets and passes will be available the day of each film. Popcorn and water is included.
For more information, visit www.jewishtoledo.org/filmfestival or call (419) 724-0362.
Main Library Public Forum Features Renovation Plans
The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library will host a forum seeking public input about the main branch renovation on Thursday, June 28 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Main Library’s Huntington room.
Areas of discussion will include an overview of project and key decision points, serving community needs during Main Library’s temporary closure and how to use the new spaces following renovation.
Discussions will be interactive, including the library sharing information and seeking information from participants. The information shared and feedback provided will be shared on the library’s website along with a tool for people unable to attend the meeting to submit feedback.
Up On The Roof Planned On Main Library Rooftop
Up on the Roof presented by the Toledo Lucas County Public Library and Literati will be held on Saturday, July 21 at the Main Library Rooftop, 325 Michigan St., Toledo from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Attendees can dance the night away enjoying views of Toledo’s downtown city lights. Touch the Sky DJ’s will spin beats all night long.
Light fare will be included with each ticket. Cash bar.
The event is 21 and older. Parking is free. Advance tickets only, for tickets visit upontherooftoledo.eventbrite.com or call (419) 259-5199.
Third Annual Fleetfest Offered At Hensville
Fleetwood’s Tap Room presents the third annual Fleetfest on Saturday, July 28, kicking off at 3:00 p.m.
Hensville Park and Fleetwood’s Tap Room play host to this celebration of locally brewed beer, spirits and homegrown music acts. Tickets range from $5.00 to $22.00.
Fleetfest is an adult-only, 21-and-older event. Tickets are on sale now at www.hensvilletoledo.com or by calling (419) 725-4367.
Maumee Film Festival Issues Call For Entries
The Maumee Uptown Business Association will present the fourth annual Maumee Film Festival on Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29 at the Maumee Indoor Theater.
The festival is open to all filmmakers, high school age or older, for a chance to win cash prizes. Early bird registration is currently underway. The deadline to register is Tuesday, July 31. Films selected from the following categories will be screened during the festival: Short Films, Longer Than Short and Medium-Length Films.
For complete information, visit www.maumeefilmfestival.com.
Big & Rich, Rick Springfield Perform At Fulton Co. Fair
The 2018 Fulton County Fair starts on Friday, August 31 and runs through Thursday, September 6. This year’s grandstand entertainment includes Rick Springfield on Sunday, September 2 at 7:30 p.m., and country duo Big & Rich with opening act Caroline Kole at 7:00 p.m. on Labor Day, Monday, September 3.
Festival seating for Rick Springfield is $26.00; grandstand seats are $23.00 and $20.00. Big & Rich and Caroline Kole festival seating is $36.00; grandstand seats are $33.00 and $30.00.
Prices do not include regular adult fair gate admission of $5.00; children 15 and under receive free gate admission when accompanied by an adult. Parking is free. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, July 10 at www.fultonocountyfair.com.