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Sure, the holidays and their related hubbub are behind us, but there’s no need to become a couch potato – there’s plenty to do, see and enjoy, both inside and outdoors in the crisp January air. 

• Through Jan. 10: “Museum People: Faces of TMA” Gallery 1, Toledo Museum of Art. Last spring, hundreds of Toledo Museum of Art community members of all ages stopped by to have photo headshots taken by photographer Jim Rohman and his assistant Giles Cooper to be included in this exhibition, featuring a sea of nearly 700 faces. The collective community portraits are shown floor-to-ceiling, “salon style.” www.toledomuseum.org.

• Through Jan. 13: “Prints and Authors from the Time of Manet,” Works on Paper Gallery, Toledo Museum of Art. www.toledomuseum.org.

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A fight breaks out in downtown Toledo's state of the art
Huntington Center as the Chicago Express are in town to
play the Walleye. (Press file photo by Scott Grau)

• Through Jan. 13, 2013: “Leslie Adams: Drawn from Life,” Gallery 18, Toledo Museum of Art. As a young girl Leslie Adams attended art classes at the Toledo Museum of Art. Today she is nationally known for her portraits of distinguished members of society and civic leaders. www.toledomuseum.org.

• Through Jan 27, 2013: “Tales of Travel from the President’s Attic,” Hayes Presidential Center, Hayes and Buckland, Fremont. An exhibit chronicling the world travels of descendants of President Rutherford B. Hayes as evidenced by steamer trunks and other artifacts left in the Hayes Home attic.rbhayes.org

• Through Jan. 20, 2013: “Made in Hollywood: Photographs from the John Kobal Foundation,” Galleries 4, 5 and 9, Toledo Museum of Art. Exhibition focuses on the stars, sets and scenes created by the American film industry and captured by Hollywood photographers between 1920 and 1960. www.toledomuseum.org.

• Through Jan 27, 2013: “Tales of Travel from the President’s Attic,” Hayes Presidential Center, Hayes and Buckland, Fremont. An exhibit chronicling the world travels of descendants of President Rutherford B. Hayes as evidenced by steamer trunks and other artifacts left in the Hayes Home attic.rbhayes.org

• Saturdays through Feb. 24: Cabin Fever Feeds, part of Winter Weekends, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo. www.toledozoo.org.
Jan. 18-20 and 24-27: “The Fox on the Fairway,” Toledo Repertoire Theatre, 16 10th St., Toledo. Mile-a-minute laughs are par for the course with this hysterical farce from the author of the Rep's wildly successful “Leading Ladies.” 419-243-9277 or www.toledorep.org.

• Jan. 11-12, 17-20 and 24-26:  “The Dinner Party,” The Village Players Theatre, 2740 Upton Ave., Toledo, 8 p.m. Five people are invited to dine at a first-rate restaurant in Paris. They do not know who the other guests will be or why they have been invited. Tossed together in a private dining room, they have a sneaking suspicion that this unorthodox dinner party will forever change their lives. 419-472-8817 or www.thevillageplayers.org.

• Saturdays Jan. 5-26: Ice Carving Demonstrations, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo. Each Saturday, ice carvers will transform 2,000-blocks of ice into shimmering sculptures. 419-385-4040 or www.toledozoo.org.


January
Jan. 5-6: Greater Midwest Cheer Competition, SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. www.toledo-seagate.com.

Jan. 6: Toledo Walleye vs. Kalamazoo Wings, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 5:05 p.m. 419-725-WALL or www.toledowalleye.com.

Jan. 10: Comedian Lewis Black, Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, 8 p.m. 419-381-8851 or www.stranahantheater.com.

Jan. 10: “Swan Lake,” The National Russian Ballet Theatre, Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30 p.m. A fairytale story of a beautiful princess, a passionate prince and the evil spell that threatens their happiness together, 419-242-ARTS or www.valentinetheatre.com.

Jan. 11: Silver Screen Classics: “Citizen Kane,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30 p.m. Tall drafts, a full bar and popcorn are available. 419-242-2787 or www.valentinetheatre.com.

Jan. 11: Art of the Vine Wine Tasting, Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion, 2444 Monroe St., Toledo, 7 p.m. Enjoy four wines and light snacks during It’s Friday! At TMA. 419-255-8000 or www.toledomuseum.org.

Jan. 12 & 26: “BIG,” Appold Planetarium, Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, 7:30-10 p.m. A full-dome show that takes an imaginative look at the size and scale of our universe, featuring a lighthearted storytelling style, 3D graphics, clay-animated characters and a surround musical score. www.lourdes.edu/planetarium.

Jan. 12: Vineyard Adventure Wine Tasting: Bubbles, Toledo Zoo, Arctic Encounter, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, 7 p.m. Each Vineyard Adventure is based on a unique theme and is spent at a different location at the Zoo. Enjoy a mix of wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres, live music, and socializing. Gourmet foods, wines, and other great gifts for additional purchase. 419-385-5721, ext. 6001 or www.toledozoo.org.

Jan. 12: “A Streetcar Named Desire,” Toledo Museum of Art Little Theater, 2445 Monroe St., Toledo, 1 p.m. Free screening of the film featuring Marlon Brando and Vivien Leigh. www.toledomuseum.org.

Jan. 12: “A Day at the Races,” Toledo Museum of Art Little Theater, 2445 Monroe St., Toledo, 3:30 p.m. Free screening of the film featuring the Marx Brothers. www.toledomuseum.org.

Jan. 12: Christmas Bird Count for Kids, Magee Marsh, 13229 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Get the kids (grades 3-6) outside and looking for birds. Youths will be grouped into small birding teams led by an experienced birder. Lunch will be provided by the Friends of Magee Marsh, and Back to the Wild will be on hand with some live birds from the Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center. Preregistration encouraged, but not required. 419-898-0960 or friendsofmageemarsh.org.

Jan. 13: “Ziegfeld Girl,” Toledo Museum of Art Little Theater, 2445 Monroe St., Toledo, 1 p.m. Free screening of the 1941 film featuring James Stewart and Judy Garland. www.toledomuseum.org.

Jan. 13: “How to Marry a Millionaire,” Toledo Museum of Art Little Theater, 2445 Monroe St., Toledo, 3:30 p.m. Free screening of the film featuring Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall and Betty Grable. www.toledomuseum.org.

Jan. 17: Kronos Quartet, Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30 p.m. www.valentinetheatre.com.

Jan. 17- 21: Progressive Insurance Mid-America Boat Show, I-X Center, Cleveland. Check out all the latest boats and accessories under one roof. clevelandboatshow.com.

Jan. 18: Silver Screen Classics: “The Bridge on the River Kwai,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30 p.m. Cold drafts, full bar and popcorn available. 419-242-2787 or www.valentinetheatre.com.

Jan. 18: Art of the Vine Wine Tasting, Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion, 2444 Monroe St., Toledo, 7 p.m. Enjoy four wines and light snacks during It’s Friday! At TMA. 419-255-8000 or www.toledomuseum.org.

Jan. 18-19: Toledo Symphony Classics: An Evening of Symphonic Dance, Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle Theatre, 2445 Monroe St., Toledo, 8 p.m. 419-246-8000 or www.toledosymphony.com.

Jan. 19: Beginner Genealogy Class, Hayes Presidential Center, Spiegel Grove, Fremont, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Learn the basics of beginning a family history at this class led by experienced genealogists from the Hayes Presidential Center staff. Pre-registration required. 419-332-2081 or www.rbhayes.org.

Jan. 19: Visit Elmo at the Zoo, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo. As part of the Winter Weekends celebration during Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, families can visit Elmo at the Indoor Theatre at 12, 1, 2 and 3 p.m. 419-385-5040 or www.toledozoo.org.

Jan. 19: Glass City Roller Derby, SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 7 p.m. www.ticketmaster.com.

Jan. 19-21: Free Admission for Lucas Co. Residents at the Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Proof of residency required. www.toledozoo.org.

Jan. 20: Annual Gun Show & Sportsman's Swap Meet, Oak Harbor Conservation Club Clubhouse, 975 S. Gordon Rd., Oak Harbor, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Featuring hunting and fishing equipment, decoys, lures, sporting goods, collectibles, raffles, tools and guns (all state and federal gun laws are applicable). Lunch available. 5/person. Dealers welcome.
419-797-2569.

Jan. 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Day Celebration, Savage Arena, 2801 W. Bancroft St., Toledo, 9-11 a.m. www.utoledo.edu/diversity/oed/unity.html.

Jan. 21: Historic Sandusky County Jail and Dungeons Tour, Sandusky County Jail, 622 Croghan St., Fremont, 5, 6, and 7 p.m. $2/person. One-hour guided tours are open to the public and do not require reservations. All funds are earmarked for the restoration of the dungeons and the gallows exhibition hall. 419-332-4470 or lakeeriesfavoriteneighbor.com.

Jan. 25: Great Lakes RV Dealers Show, SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. NW Ohio’s oldest and largest RV show. Hours Fri. and Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. www.nwohiorvdealers.com.

Jan. 25: Toledo Walleye vs. Kalamazoo Wings, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 7:05 p.m. 419-725-WALL or www.toledowalleye.com.

Jan. 25: Silver Screen Classics: “From Here to Eternity” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30 p.m. Tall drafts, full bar and popcorn available. 419-242-2787 or www.valentinetheatre.com.

Jan. 25: Art of the Vine Wine Tasting, Glass Pavilion, 2444 Monroe St., Toledo, 7 p.m. Enjoy four wines and light snacks during It’s Friday! At TMA. 419-255-8000 or www.toledomuseum.org.

Jan. 25-27: “Early One Evening at the Rainbow Bar & Grille,” Fremont Community Theater, 1551 Dickinson St., Fremont. A comedy about the end of the world by Bruce Graham. Reservations: 419-332-0695. www.fremontcommunitytheatre.org.

Jan. 26: Pat Dailey in concert, Premier Catering, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, 7 p.m. www.patdaley.com.

Jan. 26: “How I Became a Pirate,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 2 p.m. Based on the bestseller by Melinda Long, this colorful musical adventure explores the adventuresome spirit of children as well as the importance of their everyday lives and routines. 419-242-2787 or www.valentinetheatre.com.

Jan. 26: Toledo Walleye vs. Bakersfield Condors, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. 419-725-WALL or www.toledowalleye.com.

Jan. 26: Toledo Symphony: Vivaldi Duo, Franciscan Center at Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania, 7:30 p.m. www.toledosymphony.com.

Jan. 27: Toledo Walleye vs. Evansville Icemen, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. 419-725-WALL or www.toledowalleye.com.

Jan. 29: Sweet Honey in the Rock, Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30 p.m. The internationally acclaimed a cappella ensemble enters its 35th season with a celebratory tour.419-242-2787 or www.valentinetheatre.org.


Looking ahead…
Feb. 2: Zooper Bowl Saturday, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Visit the zoo’s Great Hall to check out football-themed activities for the whole family. 419-385-4040 or www.toledozoo.org.

Feb. 2: “A Chorus Line,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 3 and 8 p.m. A musical for everyone who has ever had a dream and put it all on the line. 419-242-2787 or www.valentinetheatre.com.

Feb. 2: Fort Meigs Founder’s Day, Fort Meigs State Memorial, 29100 W. River Rd., Perrysburg. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. A celebration of the 200th anniversary of the start of construction at the fort includes a wintertime history encampment, weapon demonstrations, hands-on activities and more. 419-874-4121 or www.fortmeigs.org.

Feb. 2-3: Arctic Ice Festival, Maritime Museum of Sandusky, Erie County Senior Center & Sandusky Sailing Club, Sandusky, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A fun and educational weekend of winter activities including ice carving, ice harvesting, ice fishing and ice diving demonstrations, along with ice boat races, a soup cook-off and more (weather permitting). 419-624-0274 or sanduskymaritime.org.

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