The Press Newspaper

Toledo, Ohio & Lake Erie

The Press Newspaper

The Press Newspaper


The Pemberville Freedom Area Historical Society will again sponsor “Live in the House” concerts in the Pemberville Opera House monthly September through May.

This season’s concerts will include nine shows with a wide range of programming from The Glass City Dixieland band; “The Phantom of the Opera” silent movie starring Lon Chaney, The Voices of Harmony Barbershop choir; and “A Night At The Opera”– a play depicting the history of the opera house brought to the Pemberville Opera House by the National Endowment for the Arts, to name a few.

A total of nine shows will round out the series and tickets are available individually for $10 each or $75 for tickets to all nine performances.

Tickets are available now at Beeker’s General Store or by contacting Carol at 419-287-4848 or

More information is also available at

The complete “Live in the House” concert series schedule includes:

Sept. 5: The Glass City Dixieland Band, entertaining with the sounds of America’s big bands.

Oct. 3: “A Night At The Opera,”  a play produced for opera houses of the late 1890s that will be presented only on 10 stages throughout Ohio. Presented by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Nov. 7: The Boogie Woogie Kid, billed as one of Detroit’s finest Boogie Woogie pianists.

Dec. 5: The Voices of Harmony, a 30-voice ensemble offering an evening of barbershop harmonies.

Jan. 2: “The Phantom of the Opera,” a 1924 silent film starring Lon Chaney. Featuring Damien Stout on piano.

Feb. 6: The Four Corners Quartet offering a lively evening of Southern Gospel harmony.

March 6: Local favorite Kerry Clark, singer, songwriter and storyteller.

April 10:  Elixir re-inventing American music from the 1800s into unique arrangements.

May 1: Rick Prater and the Midnight Travelers offering Bluegrass at its best. Back by popular demand.



Boy Scouts

Do you favor or oppose the Boy Scouts admitting girls?
483348335 [{"id":"252","title":"Favor","votes":"10","pct":23.81,"type":"x","order":"1","resources":[]},{"id":"253","title":"Oppose","votes":"28","pct":66.67,"type":"x","order":"2","resources":[]},{"id":"254","title":"No opinion","votes":"4","pct":9.52,"type":"x","order":"3","resources":[]}] ["#194e84","#3b6b9c","#1f242a","#37414a","#60bb22","#f2babb"] sbar 160 160 /component/communitypolls/vote/94-boy-scouts No answer selected. Please try again. Thank you for your vote. Answers Votes ...