Community Calendar

Updated November 4, 2022

Maumee American Legion Announces Food Drive

The Maumee American Legion Post 320, 204 Illinois Ave., Maumee, will host a food drive and rummage sale on Thursday and Friday, November 3-4 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Midwest Monsters Baseball Holds Designer Bag Bingo

Midwest Monsters 14U Baseball will present Designer Bag Bingo at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 2301 Detroit Ave., Maumee, on Saturday, November 5. The event features bags from Kate Spade, Coach, Michael Kors and more.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Bingo starts at 7:00 p.m. Attendees can enjoy dinner and a cash bar while perusing the designer bags.

Space is limited to the first 120 reservations. For $50.00 a ticket, participants will receive one booklet of cards for 12 games, a bingo dabber and dinner. There will be more cards available for purchase to win the intermission bag and the cover-all bag. Raffle baskets and a 50/50 will also be offered. To reserve tickets, email to receive the link. Prepayment can be made to Venmo@Monsters-Midwest14U.

Whitehouse Craft Show Benefits Fire Auxiliary

The Whitehouse Fireman’s Auxiliary will host its annual craft show on Saturday, November 5 at Hope United Methodist Church, 10610 Waterville St., Whitehouse. Shopping hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Unique crafters and local artisans will offer their crafts for purchase. The auxiliary will provide lunch and local dance groups will perform.

Admission to the craft show is free, but donations are greatly appreciated. Lunch will be available for $5.00.

Epworth United Methodist Plans Arts & Crafts Bazaar

The annual Epworth Arts & Crafts Bazaar will take place on Saturday, November 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Epworth United Methodist Church, 4855 W. Central Ave., Toledo. There is no admission charge or parking fee. Shopper parking is behind the Church off Valley View Drive.

A wide assortment of unique, handcrafted items from 67 vendors will include jewelry, cards, books, candles, serving pieces, pottery, glass, wooden toys, holiday decorations, knit and sewn items, clothing and accessories. New vendors and past favorites will be offering wares.

The popular silent auction runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and includes unusual items plus gift cards. The diverse array includes dinners hosted by church members, gift cards for services and restaurants, themed baskets loaded with specialty items, tickets, books, an opportunity to throw the first pitch at a Mud Hens game, plus handcrafted items donated by vendors.

The event includes a pantry of baked goods, candies, jams and casseroles, plus a coffee bar.

All proceeds support local organizations.

Shiloh Christian In Delta Announces Craft Show

The 14th Homemade Craft Show and Lunch will be on Saturday, November 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Shiloh Christian Union Church, 2100 County Road 5, Delta.

There will be a wonderful selection of homemade crafts and gifts to buy.

Items offered include baked goods, candy, cocoa bombs, ornaments, woven rugs, tole painting, custom jewelry, animal photo prints and cards, 18-inch doll clothes, custom pens, beaded items, applique, scarves and runners, wood crafts and signs, plastic canvas, purses, dog scarves, microwave bowl covers, holiday décor and gifts and tissue jars.

Delicious homemade soup, sandwiches and pie will be available from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. or until gone. Proceeds benefit the Sparrow’s Nest Women’s Shelter.

Mobile Radio Association Plans Sound Workshop

The Toledo Mobile Radio Association will host an Fldigi Emcomm (emergency communications) sound workshop at the Maumee Branch Library, 501 River Rd., Maumee, on Saturday, November 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with a break for lunch.

The event is open to the public to view. “Fldigi” is the ability to send messages from your computer through your amateur 2-meter radio to another person’s radio and their computer when there is no internet.

Topics discussed will be proper setup/configuration and use of the programs: Fldigi, Narrow Band EMS and SSTV.

Those attending should bring a 2-meter handy talkie and a laptop with a built-in microphone and speakers. The operating system should be Windows 7 or newer, Linux or Macintosh.

For more information, email or

Fallen Timbers Art Festival Slated For November 5-6

The second annual Fallen Timbers Art Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, November 5 and 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This indoor event, held in the former Gap space (Suite 445) at The Shops at Fallen Timbers, features local fine artists and local wines as well as a silent auction and food trucks.

General admission is free. Wine-tasting ticket prices are 10 drink tickets for $15.00 and individual tickets for $2.00 each.

Proceeds will help support the Anthony Wayne Area Arts Commission ( and a portion will be donated to the Bittersweet Farms Creative Arts Program.

Seminar Helps Grieving Navigate The Holidays

Surviving the Holidays – a special encouraging GriefShare seminar that will help you survive the holidays and discover new reasons to enjoy them again – will be held just in time to help those hurting through the holidays.

No matter how long it’s been since your loved one died, grief can make the holidays a painful time. All who participate will receive a special Holiday Survival Guide to help you remember everything shared in the seminar, including creative ideas to help you to deal with the changes in your life through this special holiday season.

The seminar will be held virtually on Monday, November 14 from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. online through Zoom and in person on Tuesday, November 15 from 10:00 a.m. to noon in the Community Room of Building A at Monclova Road Baptist Church, 7819 Monclova Rd., Monclova.

To register or for more information, please call (419) 346-6991.

Holiday Trunk Art Show Features Glass, Ceramics

The Arts Commission Local Artists’ Holiday Trunk Show in conjunction with the Libbey House Foundation will feature glass and ceramic artwork from local artists for sale with a portion of proceeds benefiting The Arts Commission’s programs.

Artists will be set up on the second floor of the Libbey House. Guests with mobility limitations will have access to accommodations to be able to view and purchase art-work. Light refreshments and beverages will be available throughout the day, including coffee, beer, wine and specialty cocktails from Six Fifth’s Distilling.

The show will be held on Saturday, November 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Edward D. Libbey House, 2008 Scottwood Ave., Toledo. Tickets are $10.00. To purchase online, visit

Crafts For Christmas Comes To Lucas County Rec Center

The Toledo Craftsman’s Guild Crafts for Christmas Show will be held in Recreation Hall No. 1 at the Lucas County Recreation Center on Key Street in Maumee. This is one of the largest free holiday craft shows of the season. Show dates are Saturday, November 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Attendees are sure to find a large selection of handmade holiday wreaths and seasonal decorations, jewelry, wooden toys, baskets, metalwork, incense, soaps and lotions, decorative painting, fabrics of all kinds and much more.

The show will also be a Toys for Tots collection center.

Refreshments will be available with a number of food trucks out in front of the hall. For more information, visit

All Good Things Gift Shop Holds Holiday Open House

All Good Things Art and Gifts, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania, will hold its annual Christmas Open House on Thursday, December 8 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Customers will receive a 20-percent discount on all items in the store during the open house. Refreshments will also be served.

The open house will feature holiday soaps, Christmas ceramic tiles and ornaments created by the Sisters in Alverno Studio, hand-painted silk scarves, Christmas cards (10 for $12.00) and many new items, including blankets, socks and shawls.

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