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Updated July 15, 2019

Toledo Harley-Davidson Offers Benefit Bike Night

Toledo Harley-Davidson is excited to invite everyone to its second annual Car, Truck and Bike Show: Motor Night on Thursday, July 18. All makes and models are encouraged to show off their motors on the third Thursday in July from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Toledo Harley-Davidson dealer at 7690 W. Central Ave., Toledo. 

This cruise-in-style show will offer music, door prizes and food for purchase from the Second Chance Food Truck as well as ice cream for purchase from Charlie’s Homemade Ice Cream. Join in on the People’s Choice Contest for a chance to win a cool H-D Oil Can Bucket Stool with goodies inside (whichever vehicle collects the most money wins). 

Proceeds benefit the bed build for Sleep in Heavenly Peace, which will take place in the fall. All participants should register at https://2019motornight.eventbrite.com by Monday, July 15. Those who do so will receive a free swag bag. Details and registration link for the event can be found at Toledohd.com/events. The rain date for this event is Thursday, August 15.

Celebrate Ice Cream Day With The Toledo Zoo

The Toledo Zoo will host Sundae Funday in conjunction with National Ice Cream Day on Sunday, July 21.

The event will feature a variety of flavors by Dean’s Country Fresh ice cream, a sundae toppings bar, sherbet push-ups and soda floats. Visit toledozoo.org/sundae for the full list of flavors and tickets.

Tickets are $5.00 per person for Toledo Zoo members and $6.00 per person for nonmembers. Each ticket includes 10 samplings and may be purchased online in advance or in person the day of the event. The cost of ticket does not include zoo admission for nonmembers.

In addition to the samples, there will be a free ice cream-themed bounce house, free photo opportunity with Trolls, ice treats for our animal residents, live entertainment and much more.

Guests are also encouraged to stay and enjoy Music Under the Stars, a free concert in the amphitheater beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Music Under The Stars Features Local Talent

The Toledo Zoo Music Under the Stars free concert series will be offered on the following Sundays at 7:30 p.m. 

Featured entertainment includes: Genoa American Legion Band on July 21, CedarCreek Church as part of Christmas in July on July 28, Cakewalkin’ Jass Band on August 4 and the Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra supported by Taylor Automotive Family on August 11.

Concessions, including local craft beer on draft, pretzels, pizza, caramel corn, popcorn, hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream novelties and more will be available for purchase.

The amphitheater will open at 6:30 p.m. Zoo parking rates and policies apply. Zoo admission does not apply, as concerts happen after zoo hours.

Music At The Market Announces Artists

Glass Music at the Market presented by Mercy Health will feature  Quartet Bernadette  on Thursday, July 18 at 7:00 p.m. on the Commodore Schoolyard lawn, 140 E. Indiana Avenue in downtown Perrysburg.  Concert goers are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair and settle in for an evening of great music by Quartet Bernadette.   

Quartet Bernadette has been entertaining audiences of all ages for over 15 years.  They are known for their unique blend of gypsy jazz, bluegrass, latin and french music.   Band members include Dennis Gwynne on guitar,  Mike Gramza plays harmonica,  Larry Reinstein on mandolin and special guest Jon Dwyer on bass.  

July 25         Cindy Slee & the Rhythm Method

August 1        Night Sessions

August 8        The Grape Smugglers

August 15      Suburban Legend

August 22      The Cake Walkin’ Jass Band

August 27      The Madison Avenue Band

Glass City Dance Parties Plans Seasonal Events

Twylite Thursday at The Pinnacle will benefit Ruthie’s Angels on Thursday, July 25 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Event tickets are $10.00. A light dinner, auctions and live music will be featured. Raffle tickets are $20.00. The raffle grand prize is $1000 in restaurant gift certificates.

For more information, visit www.ruthies-angels.com. 

Glass City Dance Parties Plans Seasonal Events

Glass City Dance Parties will host Friday dance parties in the coming months from 8:00 to 11:30 p.m., with a free dance lesson at 7:15 p.m. with paid admission.

Upcoming Friday dance themes include T-shirt theme on July 26, Superhero on August 9, Sock Hop on September 20, Football Friday on October 11 and Halloween Bash on October 25. 

The dances are held at Holland Gardens, 6530 Angola Rd., Holland. For more information, visit www.glasscitydanceparty.com. 

A special Labor Day dance will ne held on Sunday, September 1 from 7:00 to 11:30 p.m. at American Legion 468, 5580 Centennial Rd., Sylvania. Admission is $12.00 for this special event. 

Blues, Brews And Brats Set In Waterville

The Waterville Rotary and Third Street Cigar have teamed up for the 5th annual Blues, Brews and Brats Festival on Saturday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Proceeds for the event go to Waterville Rotary. Rotary disperses those funds from their foundation to worthy Charities and Causes in the community.

This year’s lineup is a great one with 2008 Blues Music Entertainer of the year and National Recording artist, from the Alligator Recording Label, Tommy Castro and The Painkillers, Dwayne Dopsie and The Zydeco Hellraisers, The Good, The Bad and The Blues and longtime local favorite Pat Lewandowski.

Attendees can bring their own lawn chair for seating.

Food and adult beverage will be available for purchase. Tickets are $10.00 the day of the show or are available online with a service fee at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blues-brews-brats-tickets-63517442380.

Monthly Night Markets Showcase Area Talent

Monthly Toledo Night Markets transform the setting of the Toledo Farmers’ Market into an evening of lights, food, live music and culture, with more than 50 local artisans showcasing a wide variety of handmade art, jewelry, clothing and other items.

The next Toledo Night Market will be held on Saturday, July 27 from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. Part of the proceeds will benefit Planned Pethood.

General admission for each Toledo Night Market is $5.00; admission for military and adults 55 and older is $3.00 and children 12 and under are admitted free. The events will be held rain or shine. Free parking is available at and near the Toledo Farmers’ Market, located at 525 Market St., Toledo. For more information, visit www.toledonightmarket.com.

University Of Toledo Hosts Movie Night

The University of Toledo will host a free Movie Night on Friday, August 16 at the Glass Bowl, 1745 Stadium Dr., Toledo.  

Gates open and festivities start at 6:30 p.m. and movie begins at 7:45 p.m. Admission is free and Kids Club members can pick up their packages at the event. Fans can enjoy snacks from the concession stands as they participate in games and activities while also having the opportunity to meet players.

Psychic Fair, Healing Arts Planned At The Pinnacle

A “Celebrate the Senses” psychic event will be held on Sunday, September 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at The Pinnacle at 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee. 

Unique vendors, psychics, healers, massage therapists, Reiki practitioners, mediums and astrology will be featured.

Farmers’ Market Season Starts In Bowling Green

The Bowling Green Farmers’ Market season runs through October 16. 

The Wednesday market runs from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. each week in the Huntington Bank parking lot at 201 S. Main St. Part of Clough Street will be blocked off for the food trucks and the safety of those attending. Food trucks will be present at each market alongside both seasoned and new vendors. The market will offer live music from the Stones Throw Stage, special events throughout the season and much more.

For more information, visit downtownbgohio.org. Click on the Events tab, then on Farmers’ Market.

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