Community Calendar

Updated July 19, 2021

ProMedica Summer Concert Entertainment Announced

The ProMedica Summer Concert Series presented by Coors Light at Promenade Park includes weekly concerts through September featuring a variety of musicians, local and national, and musical genres, including alternative, country, pop, rock, R&B, soul, bluegrass and hip hop.

Artists and bands confirmed to perform at Promenade Park as part of the concert series include:

July 23 – 38 Special and Pat Travers.
July 30 – Warrant and Winger.
August 6 – Josh Turner and Lauren Alaina.
August 13 – Vanilla Ice, Young MC, All 4 One and CNC Music Factory.
August 26 – Third Eye Blind.
August 27 – Old Crow Medicine Show.
September 3 – Gwen Stefani.
September 4 – Chris Young.

Tickets are on sale at www.promenadeconcerts.com.

Rhythm On The River Show Features Tim Oehlers

The third program of the Rhythm on the River Arts Series will be presented by Tim Oehlers on Sunday, July 25 at 4:00 p.m.

The programs are held in the Wright Pavilion, located on the towpath between the canal and the Maumee River at the end of Lincoln Street behind LaRoe’s Restaurant in Grand Rapids, and are sponsored by the Historical Society of Grand Rapids. To ensure the safety and comfort of all patrons, Wood County Department of Health COVID-19 guidelines will be followed.

Tim Oehlers started playing music in 1972 and is a well-known full-time professional guitarist/composer/vocalist/arranger/recording artist/producer/ entertainer who resides in Toledo. Over his professional career, his musical path has creatively ventured into many different styles of music from Americana to Zeebop and all points in-between. He has made 10 studio recordings and also teaches.

The concert is free. Bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. In case of inclement weather, the program will be moved farther west on Front Street to the old fire station.

Sizzlin’ Summer Concerts Planned At Genesis Village

Genesis Village will host its Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Series on Thursdays in August at 6:00 p.m.

Featured artists include Ramona Collins on August 5, the Side by Side band on August 12, Ragtime Rick and The Chefs of Dixieland on August 19, 2 for the Show on August 26 and a bonus end-of-summer party with John Pickle on Tuesday, August 31 at 5:30 p.m.

Genesis Village is located at 2429 S. Reynolds Rd., Toledo. For more information, call (419) 720-1286 or visit www.GenesisVillage.org.

Rain Barrel Workshop Scheduled In Sylvania

The Lucas Soil and Water Conservation District (Lucas SWCD) and Rain Garden Initiative are partnering with the city of Oregon and the Olander Park System to offer two Make & Take Rain Barrel Workshops this summer.

Attendees will learn the purpose of rain barrels and be led through a step-by-step process to make their own. The rain barrels are made from recycled food-grade 55-gallon drums that are donated by local companies. The cost is $35.00 per barrel, which includes all necessary materials and tools. Space in each workshop is limited and preregistration is required. You will need a vehicle large enough to transport the rain barrel home; the barrel measures approximately 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide.

The workshop will take place on Friday, August 6 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Olander Park, Open Air Shelter 2, 6930 W. Sylvania Ave., Sylvania.

To register, visit www.LucasSWCD.org/olander. For questions about the workshop or registration, call (419) 893-1966, ext. 5 or (419) 377-0065.

44th Maumee Summer Fair Promises Fun For All Ages

The 44th annual Maumee Summer Fair will be held on Friday and Saturday, August 13 and 14.

Friday will feature up to 13 area restaurants at Taste of Maumee, a kids’ fun zone, music, festivities and beer garden.

In addition to Friday’s offerings, Saturday will feature the Summer Fair Parade at 9:00 a.m., a wide variety of vendors for shopping from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., a classic car show, The Right Direction bike demo team performances, a kids’ train ride, craft beer tasting and more.

There is still time to register for a booth, enter yourself in the parade or simply volunteer. Find all the opportunities and information at www.MaumeeSummerFair.com.

KISS Comes To Toledo For Final Tour Stop

Rock legends KISS will perform the last leg of their final tour, The End of the Road, with rescheduled shows and new, additional concerts starting in August. A stop is planned at the Huntington Center in Toledo on Wednesday, August 25.

Tickets for the newly added dates are available at LiveNation.com. Tickets for all previously rescheduled dates are on sale now. For more information, visit www.kissonline.com.

Fulton County Fair Board Announces Entertainment

The 164th Fulton County Fair will be held on September 3-9. Concerts featuring Jake Owens, Grand Funk Railroad and the Little River Band plus the Van-Dells and Nashville Crush will be offered as well as pulls, a demolition derby, drag racing and agricultural displays and exhibits.

Visit www.FultonCountyFair.com for complete information.

Stroll The Streets Returns To Downtown Rossford

The Rossford Convention & Visitors Bureau (RCVB) announces the return of Stroll the Street – Wednesdays in Rossford from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. through September 29.

This year’s event will be a weekly celebration of summer with food trucks, a farm market, arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment and kids’ activities. Food trucks and vendors will be spaced out in and around Ford Memorial Park and along Dixie Highway toward downtown Rossford. Any and all health protocols in effect will be followed each week. The event continues every Wednesday, rain or shine, for 16 weeks through September 29.

Space has opened up for both farm market and arts and crafts vendors. For more information, visit the website at StrolltheStreet.com or contact Beth Genson at bethgenson@visitrossfordohio.com.

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