Community Calendar

Updated August 28, 2020

K Of C Drive-Thru BBQ Set At St. Joe Maumee

St. Joseph Maumee Knights of Columbus will hold a Drive-Thru Barbecue Chicken Dinner on Saturday, September 12 from noon until sold out. 

Each dinner will cost $10.00. Proceeds will be used to help retire the debt from the renovation of the church and school. 

St. Joseph Church is located at 104 W. Broadway St.

Autumn Lantern Tours Offered At Fort Meigs 

Experience Fort Meigs after dark. Led by costumed guides, guests will tour the fort by lantern light, witness a nighttime musket demonstration and experience the historic battlefield as soldiers did during the War of 1812.

Space is limited to 20 guests to allow for social distancing and masks are required.

The cost is $12.00 for adults, $10.00 for seniors and $7.00 for kids and students.

Tours will be held on Fridays, September 18 and October 9. Doors open at 8:00 p.m. Tours start at sunset, around 8:30 p.m.

Registration and prepayment are required. Register by calling (419) 874-4121.

Zoo Garden Tour Dates Slated For 2020 Season

The Toledo Zoo’s Garden Tour Series takes guests through the zoo’s beautiful gardens and grounds to better understand how its plants grow, bloom and change throughout the seasons.

Each tour is guided by a zoo horticulture staff member who will discuss different gardening topics, including growing tips, best management practices and much more. Whether you are a seasoned green thumb or gardening greenhorn, there will be something to learn and apply to at-home gardening projects.

Tours meet in front of Ziems Conservatory 15 minutes prior to start time, last approximately 90 minutes and happen rain or shine. Guests are encouraged to dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes, as tours may encompass the entire zoo. 

Cost is $10.00 for Toledo Zoo members and $15.00 for nonmembers, per person/tour. Space is limited and reservations are required.

Garden Tour Series dates and topics include: Tuesday, September 22 – Discovering Native Plants, begins at 10:30 a.m.

Roche De Boeuf Canceled Over Coronavirus Crisis

The Roche de Boeuf committee announces the cancellation of the 47th annual Roche de Boeuf Festival, originally scheduled for Saturday, September 26, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Over the next several weeks, refunds will be issued to everyone who registered to be a part of the festival. Next year’s festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 25, 2021.

For more information, contact Corina Pfleghaar of the Waterville Area Chamber of Commerce at (419) 878-5188 or admin@watervillechamber.com.

The Pinnacle In Maumee To Host Day Of Senses

On Sunday, October 4, the 17th Celebrate the Senses gathering will be held at The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee. 

Appointments for readings and massages will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition to mediums and healers, unique gifts and tools of enlightenment will be available from area merchants. Coffee, pastries and more will be available.

All ages are welcome, but minors are required to be accompanied by an adult. Admission is $5.00 cash only; no charge for children under 9.

Readers and many vendors accept multiple forms of payment; however, cash is preferred. Masks are required. 

Zest Gala For Nonprofits Canceled Due To Virus

ZestToledo has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID- 19 pandemic. 

The majority of sponsors and ticket holders have chosen to donate back to ZestToledo by allowing sponsorship funds or the cost of previously purchased tickets to be distributed to seven 2020 grant recipients: Toledo GROWs, Toledo Day Nursery, Aurora Project Inc., Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank, Catholic Charities Opportunity Kitchen, Cherry Street Mission Ministries and the ProMedica Ebeid Institute. This generosity is a true testament to valued sponsors and patrons, and ZestToledo thanks them for their continued support during this unprecedented time.

Visit zestoledo.org for the latest news and updates. 

Black Swamp Arts Festival Rescheduled For 2021

The Black Swamp Arts Festival, previously scheduled for September 11, 12 and 13 in Bowling Green, has been rescheduled for September 10, 11 and 12, 2021. 

All artists who have applied will receive a full refund. For more information, visit www.blackswampfest.org. 

Terry Riley TMA Concert Postponed To October

A special concert planned for late April in the Toledo Museum of Art’s GlasSalon has been postponed until October. TMA will welcome Terry Riley with Gyan Riley: Live at 85! on October 30.

Riley, a California composer known as one of the founders of music’s minimalist movement, will perform with his son Gyan, who accompanies him on guitar. Their performance celebrates Riley’s musical career, family and the joys of improvisation. This will be a rare opportunity to experience an evening with Riley’s hypnotic, multi-layered, polymetric and eastern-flavored improvisations.

The composer’s seminal work, “In C (1964),” changed the course of 20th-century music with a form based on interlocking repetitive patterns.

Tickets are $25.00 for members and $35.00 for nonmembers and are available at toledomuseum.org. Tickets already purchased for the April concert will be automatically transferred to the October performance date.

Sister Cities Festival Set For November

The 11th annual Toledo Sister Cities International Festival, which was scheduled to take place in April at the Toledo SeaGate Centre, 401 Jefferson St., Toledo, has been postponed until Saturday, November 21 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

For more information on the 11th annual Toledo Sister Cities International Festival or to become a member of TSCI, visit www.toledosistercities.org. 

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