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Shrine Circus, Sesame Street Live among March events

Through March 4: PRIZM Creative Community, a local 501 c. 3 non-profit for the arts presents, “Beauty Has No Boundaries” at the Way Public Library Gallery, 101 E. Indiana Ave. Featuring more than 75 works of Dr. Timothy B. Hacker

Through April 13: “Rutherford B. Hayes: Buckeye President” exhibit, Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. In his first term as Ohio governor, Rutherford B. Hayes urged the legislature to establish a land-grant college funded by the Morrill Act of 1862. His persistence resulted in the creation of The Ohio State University. The exhibit highlights the strong link between Hayes and the university. www.rbhayes.org.

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Through April 25: “Natural Toledo” exhibit, Community Gallery, Toledo Museum of Art. Inspired by TMA’s forthcoming major international exhibition, The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden, the Museum issued a challenge to two- and three-dimensional artists to help fill the Community Gallery with works of art that would transform it into a sensory experience inspired by the natural beauty of the Toledo region. www.toledomuseum.org.

Through May 4: “Love & Play: A Pair of Paintings by Fragonard,” Gallery 28, Toledo Museum of Art. Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s playfully sensual companion paintings, the Toledo Museum of Art’s “Blind-Man’s Buff” and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid’s “The See-Saw,” are reunited for the first time in 25 years. www.toledomuseum.org.

Through May 11: “The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden,” Canaday Gallery, Toledo Museum of Art. Featuring 100 paintings, photos, drawings and sculptures of some of the most acclaimed European artists from the 17th to the 20th century.

Through May 18: “Paper Roses: Garden-Inspired Works on Paper,” Works on Paper Gallery, Toledo Museum of Art.

Through May 25: Varujan Boghosian, Wolfe Gallery Mezzanine and Gallery 18, Toledo Museum of Art. The Armenian-American artist’s poetic works incorporate unconventional objects, like children’s toys, ancient paper and shoes.

Through June 15: “Titanic, the Artifact Exhibition,” Imagination Station Toledo, One Discovery Way, Toledo. See real artifacts recovered from the ocean floor along with room re-creations and personal stories. Engineering, physics and social studies are all addressed as you explore the science of Titanic. www.imaginationstationtoledo.com.


March
March 1: Bob Ford and the Ragamuffins on stage, Pemberville Opera House, 115 S. Main St., Pemberville, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $10. 419-487-4848, www.pembervilleoperahouse.org.

March 1: Glass City Wine Festival, SeaGate Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 1-9 p.m. Taste regional wines, sample gourmet cheese and fare from local restaurants and shop unique gifts from local craft businesses. 419-255-3300, www.glasscitywinefestival.com.

March 1-2, 7-9: Genoa Civic Theatre presents, “Flamingo Court,” at the theatre, 509 Main St., Genoa. 419-855-3103, www.genoacivictheatre.com.

March 2: “Sweet Charity,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7-9:30 p.m. 419-242-2787, www.valentinetheatre.com.

March 2: Toledo Walleye vs. Greenville Road Warriors, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 5:15 p.m. 419-725-WALL, www.toledowalleye.com.

March 5: Toledo Walleye vs. South Carolina Stingrays, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 7:15 p.m. 419-725-WALL, www.toledowalleye.com.

March 5: Authors! Authors! Series: Zadie Smith, Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, 7-9:30 p.m. Featuring British author Zadie Smith, whose acclaimed novel, “White Teeth” was included in Time magaine’s all-time best English-language novels. 419-259-5266, www.toledolibrary.org.

March 7: Silver Screen Classics: “Blazing Saddles,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Cold, tall drafts, full bar, $2 popcorn. 419-242-2787, www.valentinetheatre.com.

March 7-8: “The Liar,” presented by Village Players Theatre, 2740 Upton Ave., Toledo. Paris, 1643. The presentation tells the tale of Dorante, a charming young man newly arrived in the capital, who has but a single flaw – he cannot tell the truth. 419-472-6817.

March 7-9 and 14-16: “Rex’s Exes,” Fremont Community Theatre, 1100 North St., Fremont. Fri. and Sat. at 8 p.m.; Sun. at 2 p.m. A southern-fried farce. Call 419-332-0695 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

March 7-9, March 14-16: “The Thing About Men,” a lighthearted music about men, Valentine Studio A Theatre, 410 Adams St., Toledo. 419-242-2787, www.valentinetheatre.com.

March 7-9: Monster Jam, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. Starting the biggest performers on four wheels – Monster Jam trucks. 419-321-5007, www.ticketmaster.com.

March 8: Flying Reptiles Exhibit Opens, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo. In the zoo’s historic Reptile House, see the animals whose ancestors ruled the sky. Free with zoo admission. www.toledozoo.org.

March 8: Silver Screen Classics: “Titanic,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30 p.m.-midnight. Cold, tall drafts, full bar, $2 popcorn. 419-242-2787, www.valentinetheatre.com.

March 8: Woody Plant Removal – Volunteer Opportunity, William Henry Harrison Park, 644 Bierly Ave., Pemberville, 10 a.m.-noon. Dress to work outdoors and bring gloves. No experience necessary. Register online at www.wcparks.org or call 419-353-1897.

March 9: Toledo Record Show, St. Clement Hall, 2990 Tremainsville Rd, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission $1. Buying and selling old and new CDs, tapes, records (33s, 45s and 78s), videos and more. 419-833-5040.

March 9: Final day of the Butterfly Encounter, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo. www.toledozoo.org.

March 8-9: Fremont Flea Market, Sandusky Co. Fairgrounds, 712 North St., Fremont. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. Free admission and parking; heated buildings. Concessions available. 419-332-5604, www.sanduskycountyfair.com.

March 14-16: PRO Home & Garden Show, SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. Featuring experts offering tips and demos on an array of interior and exterior products for the home. 419-255-3300, www.hireaprotoday.com.

March 14-15: Toledo Walleye vs. Kalamazoo Wings, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 7:15 p.m. 419-725-WALL, www.toledowalleye.com.

March 14: Comedy Club Nite, Oak Harbor Golf Club, 10433 CR 17, Oak Harbor. Headliner Eric Kirkland provides a high-energy, quick-witted performance; feature performer Jay Boc offers a clean style of humor that comes from his observations of the world. Doors open at 6 p.m.; dinner ($10) served 6:30-7:30 p.m.; show ($10) starts at 8 p.m. Reservations required. 419-898-1493, oakharborgolfclub.com.

March 15: KeyBank Pops: “The Music of Queen,” Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, 8 p.m. 419-246-8000, www.toledosymphony.com.

March 15-16: 29th Annual Toy Show, Sandusky Co. Fairgrounds, North Street, Fremont. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. More than 200 tables of collectible toys including die-cast racing collectibles, farm toys, pedal tractors, trucks, construction equipment and dolls. Concessions available. $1 admission. 419-639-7067.

March 15: “Delta Twins,” Strand Concert Theatre, 220 S. Front St., Fremont. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door. Refreshments available; BYOB. 419-355-8548, www.thestrandconcerttheater.com.

March 15: Beginning Genealogy Class, Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont, 9 a.m.-noon. Learn the basics of beginning family history in this class led by Hayes genealogists and sponsored by Roots Magic, Inc. 419-332-2084, www.rbhayes.org.

March 16: Toledo Walleye vs. Fort Wayne Komets, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 7:15 p.m. 419-725-WALL, www.toledowalleye.com.

March 17: Sandusky Co. Historic Jail Tour, 622 Croghan St., Fremont. Tours offered at 5:30, 6, 6:30 and 7 p.m. The 75-minute tour includes the 1892 jail, the 1840s dungeon located underneath the Sandusky Co. Courthouse and Gallows Exhibition Hall featuring the gallows used for the last hanging in Sandusky Co. (Tours are kid-friendly). Tickets ($2) are available at the Sandusky Co. Convention and Visitors Bureau, 712 North St., Fremont.

March 18: The Ten Tenors, Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30 p.m. Broadway’s greatest hits sung by 10 of Australia’s hottest tenors. 419-242-2787, www.valentinetheatre.com.

March 19: Toledo Walleye vs. Wheeling Nailers, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 7:15 p.m. 419-725-WALL, www.toledowalleye.com.

March 20-23: Zenobia Shrine Circus, SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. Circus daredevils, flying acrobats, big cats, clowns and ponderous pachyderms. 419-474-1333, www.ticketmaster.com.

March 21: Silver Screen Classics: “All About Eve,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Cold, tall drafts, full bar, $2 popcorn. 419-242-2787, www.valentinetheatre.com.

March 21-23: “Million Dollar Quartet,” Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo. The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical is inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. 419-381-8851, www.theaterleague.com.

March 22: Teddy Bear Care Fair, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Get a check-up and a quick fix for your stuffed buddy and learn how the zoo cares for its own thousands of animals. Planned Pethood will be on hand for an adopt-a-ton. Free with zoo admission. www.toledozoo.org.

March 22-23: Toledo Walleye vs. Gwinnett Gladiators, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo,.419-725-WALL, www.toledowalleye.com.

March 22: Branson on the Road, Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 8 p.m. Great classic country, bluegrass, rockabilly and gospel music. 419-242-2787, www.valentinetheatre.com.

March 24: Jailhouse Rock Dinner Theater, Historic Sandusky Co. Jail, 622 Croghan St., Fremont, 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Costumed staff will greet visitors at the door to get souvenir mug shots before they stand in the chow line for a delicious meal and real jailhouse entertainment. Following dinner, enjoy a tour of the Historic Jail, Dungeon and Gallows Exhibition Hall.. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at the Sandusky Co. Visitors Bureau. www.sanduskycounty.org.

March 27-30: “Sesame Street Live,” SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. 419-255-3300, www.ticketmaster.com.

March 29: Vietnam Era Veterans Homecoming, Ottawa Co. Fairgrounds, 8180 W. SR 163, Oak Harbor, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A day to honor Vietnam era veterans that served all over the world during the Vietnam War. Featuring guest speakers, including David W. Taylor, the author of “Our War: The History and Sacrifices of an Infantry Battalion in the Vietnam War, 1968-1971.” Rolling Thunder Chapter 5 Ohio will bring the POW-MIA Memorial Travelling Wall, which shows the names of the 137 Ohio military personnel who were lost during the war. Firelands Military Vehicle Group will be showcasing military vehicles specific to the Vietnam era. online at www.sanduskycounty.org.

March 29: Glass City Roller Derby, Intl. Boxing Club, 525 Earlwood Ave., Oregon. www.glasscityrollers.com.

March 29: “Five Little Monkeys,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 2 p.m. Go bananas with five silly simian siblings as they insist on doing things their own way. 419-242-2787, www.valentinetheatre.com.

March 29: 22nd Mobile Meals Great Chili Cookoff, Great Hall of the Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, noon-4 p.m. Chili and salsa tasting, music, chef demonstrations, kids’ activities and more. 419-255-7805, www.mobilemeals.org.

March 30: “Smokey Joe’s Café,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7 p.m. A rock `n roll musical featuring the songs of Lieber and Stoller. 419-242-ARTS, www.valentinetheatre.com.

March 30: Toledo Walleye vs. Kalamazoo Wings, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 5:15 p.m. 419-725-WALL, www.toledowalleye.com.

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