Updated September 11, 2023
Ability Center Fashion Show Presented At The Pinnacle
The Ability Center will host a spectacular fashion show featuring local designers and boutiques on Wednesday, October 4 at 10:00 a.m. at The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee.
Vendors, raffle baskets, a cash raffle, 50/50 raffle, a luncheon and a style show are all part of the event. Reservations are required by Friday, September 15. Visit https://abilitycenter.org/auxiliary-style-show/.
Free Fall RV Show Set At Fallen Timbers Mall
The Northwest Ohio RV Dealers presents its free Fall RV Show, on Friday through Sunday, September 15-17 at The Shops at Fallen Timbers in Maumee.
This is the area’s largest outdoor RV Show featuring over 100 RV’s from six Northwest Ohio RV dealers, all with special low show pricing. Attendees can shop, compare, and save on RVs.
Show hours are Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Food trucks will be on site as well. The Shops at Fallen Timbers is located at 2100 Main St., Maumee.
Pulled Pork Drive-Thru Meal Offered At Senior Center
The Maumee Senior Center will host a pulled pork drive-thru dinner on Saturday, September 16 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. or while supplies last.
The event is open to the public. The cost is $10.00 per meal, which includes a smoked, slow-roasted pork sandwich, coleslaw, beans and a cookie. Double meat will be available for $13.00. Add queso and chips for $5.00 more.
Annual Warrior Fundraiser Supports Veteran Outreach
Little Blessings Veteran and Community Outreach will host its fourth annual Warrior Fundraiser on Saturday, September 16 from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. The event will be held at The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee.
Featured speakers will be Little Blessings Veteran Program graduates telling their personal stories. The event will also feature dinner and a cash bar, live music from 2 Left Missing, entertainment from Simplicity Sounds with Aby Sadowy, a 50/50 and raffle baskets, door prizes and more.
The cost to attend is $110 for adults and $20.00 for children age 8 and younger.
For more information, visit www.littleblessingsveteranoutreach.com or call (419) 779-0342.
Model Railroad Club Offers Open House
The Blissfield Model Railroad Club, Blissfield, Mich., will hold an open house on Saturday and Sunday, September 16-17 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Visitors are welcome at any time during these hours and no reservations are needed.
Several trains of various railroads will be operating.
Admission is free, but the nonprofit club does appreciate donations.
The club is located at 109 E. Adrian St., Blissfield, Mich. For more information and reservations, visit www.bmrr.org, or call (517) 486-0404.
Andy’s Canine Cancer Walk Announced In Perrysburg
Andy’s Army Canine Cancer Project will sponsor its annual walk on Sunday, September 17 at Three Meadows Park, 300 Three Meadows Dr., Perrysburg.
Featuring a dog walk, live entertainment, a basket raffle and a complimentary picnic lunch, the event will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Event activities will feature live music by Ragtime Rick and a performance by the Bowling Green State University Dance Team.
The registration fee for the event is $20.00 per person or $30.00 for families. Children under 12 are admitted free. Event will be held rain or shine.
To obtain a registration form, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants can register at the event from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Perrysburg Market Days Continue This Summer
Visit Perrysburg Market Days (formerly known as the Perrysburg Farmers Market) in historic downtown Perrysburg every Thursday through September 21, featuring fresh and local produce, plants, flowers, crafts, art and food trucks.
Site maps are available on visitperrysburg.com.
Boat Club Sunset Soiree Benefits Grief Center
The Monarch Grief Center will host a Sunset Soiree on Saturday, September 23 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Perrysburg Boat Club, 111 Water St., Perrysburg.
The event will feature live entertainment, a silent auction, cocktails and heavy grazing, showcasing foods from several Perrysburg restaurants.
Proceeds from the event will help fund the Monarch Grief Center’s generous sliding fee scale as well as community education events.
Tickets are available through the Monarch Grief Center website, www.monarchgriefcenter.org.
AW Showcase Of Bands Planned In Whitehouse
The Anthony Wayne bands present the 35th annual Showcase of Bands on Saturday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. at Schaller Memorial Stadium, Anthony Wayne High School.
Performing high school marching bands hail from Delta, Napoleon, Eastwood, Fremont Ross, Paulding and Anthony Wayne.
A 50/50 raffle, booster-wear sales and food truck concessions will be available.
Handicapped-accessible parking is available near the main gate. The cost is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 students and senior citizens. The event is free for AW band students, kids ages 5 and younger and for Generals pass holders.
For more information, visit aw-bands.com.
Ability Center In Sylvania Hosts Family Fun Day
The Ability Center, 5605 Monroe St., Sylvania, will host a free Family Fun Day on Saturday, September 23 from noon to 3:00 p.m.
Enjoy bounce houses, face painting, tree climbing and much more. Discover family services and connections for children up to age 12. Families with and without disabilities are encouraged to attend.
Franciscan Gala Tickets Available For Purchase
The 2023 Sylvania Franciscan Gala will be held on Saturday, September 23 at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. The event begins with Mass in Queen of Peace Chapel at 4:30 p.m., followed by the gala and awards at 6:00 p.m.
The event offers an elegant evening of dinner, dancing and delightful conversation.
Bidding opens on over 60 fantastic silent auction items and packages at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20 and closes at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 23. For tickets and bidding, visit https://e.givesmart.com/events/m8V/.
Gala & Silent Auction Set At ProMedica Steam Plant
The H2Oh! Gala and Silent Auction returns Saturday, September 23, in support of the Great Lakes Historical Society and its National Museum of the Great Lakes.
The event will be held at Historic ProMedica Steam Plant, 100 Madison Ave., Toledo from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Two H2Oh! events, the silent auction and Luck of the Lakes raffle, can be supported with or without a gala ticket. Anyone wishing to participate in the online auction can register for free at https://qtego.us/qlink/nmgl. The Luck of the Lakes raffle is going on now with the drawing taking place at the gala. Raffle tickets can be purchased at https://nmgl.org/2023lolraffle/. Winners need not be present to win.
Gala tickets are on sale now at https://nmgl.home.qtego.us/. The cost is $100 per person and includes food stations, cocktails, and valet parking.
For more information, visit the event page at https://nmgl.org/event/h2oh2023/.
Penta Cruise-In Car Show Welcomes All Vehicles
The transportation programs at Penta Career Center will host the 12th annual Cruise-In Car Show on Wednesday, September 27 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 9301 Buck Rd., Perrysburg. Rain date is Wednesday, October 4.
All types of vehicles and motorcycles are welcome to participate. Vehicle owners are admitted free of charge as long as they bring a nonperishable food item or a personal hygiene item to donate to local charities to help families in need.
Music, children’s activities, door prizes and food trucks will also be featured at the event. For more information, call (419) 666-1120, ext. 1428.
Whitehouse Fall Fun Fest Offered At Village Park
The village of Whitehouse will host a Fall Fun Fest on Thursday, September 28 at Whitehouse Village Park, 6751 Providence St., Whitehouse.
Food vendors will be on-site beginning at 5:00 p.m. and a family-friendly concert featuring Sinjon Smith will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
A designated beverage area where attendees can purchase alcohol and receive a free color-changing mug with proceeds benefiting Destination Whitehouse will al-so be offered.
Bring a lawn chair for seating.
Comedians To Perform At Grand Rapids Town Hall
The Grand Rapids Town Hall Committee in conjunction with the Grand Rapids Historical Society presents comedians Adam Minnick and Jason Molinterno at the Historic Town Hall Theater in Grand Rapids on Saturday, September 30 at 7:00 p.m.
Adam Minnich will headline the evening of family friendly laughs, sharing clean, intelligent, and entertaining stories of traveling, teaching, family, and life. Adam has performed domestically and internationally on large and small stages, but will feel oh so at home in Grand Rapids, having spent much of his childhood just upriver in Napoleon. Opening the night up for Adam and warming up our laughter will be Jason Molinterno from Youngstown.
Box office and seating will open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for students and seniors, and are available for pre-purchase at The Village Orchard in Grand Rapids and will also be available at the door.
Country Garden Club Offers Annual Trunk Show
Country Garden Club will hold its 36th Annual Trunk Show on Tuesday, October 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, October 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Carranor Hunt and Polo Club in Perrysburg.
A variety of vendors with unique items will be featured.
Tickets are $10.00 each. A buffet lunch will be available for purchase each day.
Tuesday evening from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. has been dubbed a “Girls Night Out.” Ticket price for the evening is $7.00 each or two for $10.00. The evening will include shopping, charcuterie, and music by Chloe and the Steel Strings.
Proceeds from the annual trunk show allow Country Garden Club to award community project grants to local nonprofits.
Paul Bunyan Tradeshow Showcases Ohio Forestry
The Paul Bunyan Show, the tradeshow for the Ohio Forestry Association, will be held on Friday through Sunday, October 6-8 at the Guernsey County Fairgrounds in Cambridge, Ohio.
Roughly 150 vendors will showcase their newest products, and many will include live equipment demonstrations. Educational sessions, lumberjack competitions and a wood auction will also be featured.
Show hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased in advance online for a discounted price at www.thepaulbunyanshow.com.
A complete list of exhibitors, the 2023 show guide and show maps, and all details are also available on the website.
Designer Purse Bingo Planned In Monclova
The Monclova Historical Foundation will host Designer Purse Bingo on Friday, November 3 at the Monclova Community Center. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and bingo begins at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $35.00 per ticket, which includes entry, bingo and appetizers. A cash bar will be available as well.
The event includes 10 bingo games for designer purses, as well as other games and raffle baskets.
Registration deadline is Monday, October 30. To purchase tickets for this event, stop in the Community Center to pick up a form at 8115 Monclova Rd., Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Credit card payments can be taken over the phone as well at (419) 861-1336.