Through Dec. 31: Scuba Diving at White Star Quarry; 901 S. Main St.; Gibsonburg. www.whitestarquarry.com
Through Jan. 4, 2009: 90th Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo. An exhibition that highlights our region's artistic community. www.toledomuseum.org.
Through Jan. 4, 2009: Patterns from the Past: Quilts of Northern Ohio; Hayes Presidential Center; Corner Hayes & Buckland; Fremont. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Exclusive exhibit of 19th century quilts made by residents of northern Ohio. Every quilt features information about the people responsible for its creation. Admission included in Hayes Museum ticket price of $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $2 for children 6 – 12. For further information, contact 419-332-2081 or visit their website at: www.rbhayes.org
Through June 2009: Sculpture In the Village; Williams Park; SR 300 just north of SR 600; Gibsonburg, Ohio; all day. A juried outdoor sculpture exhibit with over 25 of the Midwest’s best sculptors displaying sculpture in bronze, stone, steel, marble, aluminum, granite, glass, concrete, etc. Info: Jim Havens, Curator, at 419-849-3048/ www.sanduskycounty.org.
Nov. 5-6: “Menopause the Musical,” 7:30 p.m., Stranahan Theater, Toledo. Ticketmaster: 419-474-1333.
Nov. 6-9: “Rent – School Edition,” Owens Community College Center for Fine and Performing Arts, Perrysburg. Thursday-Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m. School edition of the Pulitzer-prize winning musical based loosely on Puccini's La Bohème. 567-661-2787
Nov. 7-8, 14-16: “Peter Pan, The Musical” presented by Oregon Community Theatre, Fassett Middle School auditorium, Oregon. Curtain time 8 p.m. Nov. 7, 8, 14, 15 and 3 p.m. Nov. 16. A wonderful family show that brings out the child in all of us - the timeless tale of the boy who wouldn't grow up and all the characters that come to life -Tinker Bell, Captain Hook, Tiger Lily, and Peter and his Lost Boys from Neverland. www,oregoncommunitytheatre.org/ 419-691-1398.
Nov. 8-9: Holiday Craft & Gift Marketplace, Lucas Co. Recreation Center, Maumee. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. 419-436-1457.
Nov. 8-9: Fremont Flea Market, Sandusky County Fairground, Corner North and Rawson Ave., Fremont, Ohio, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. Over 200 vendors. Free admission and parking. Concessions. Info: 419-332-5604/ www.sanduskycountyfair.com
Nov. 10-21: Preschool Pioneers: World War II Days, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Pearson Metropark Packer-Hammersmith Center, Oregon. Bring your 3 to 5 year old to explore what it was like to be a child during the World War II. Children will hear a story and make a victory garden to take home. Parent participation is required and class size is limited. 419-407-9700.
Nov. 13-16: Sesame Street Live Presents Elmo’s Green Thumb, SeaGate Convention Centre, Toledo. Friday 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Saturday 10:30 a.m., 2 and 5:30 p.m.; Sunday 1 and 4:30 p.m. SeaGate Box Office or TicketMaster/ 419-321-5007 or 419-474-1333
Nov. 14-Dec. 13: Sixth Annual Faculty Exhibition, Owens Community College Walter E. Terhune Gallery, Perrysburg. View the art work of some of NW Ohio's best visual artists. Owens' art faculty includes award-winning graphic designers, photographers, painters, printmakers and sculptors. 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 2721.
Nov. 14-Feb. 8: Homer for the Holidays: Watercolors from the Art Institute of Chicago by Winslow Homer, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo. Immerse yourself in masterful watercolors by one of America’s greatest painters. www.toledomuseum.org.
Nov. 18: “The Velveteen Rabbit,” 10 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., Franciscan Theatre & Conference Center, Sylvania. 419-824-3999.
Nov. 18-19: “Geritol Follies,” 2 p.m., Stranahan Theater, Toledo. The world's largest senior professional musical comedy show features shimmering costumes, high-tech lighting and a live band. 419-381-8851 or www.stranahantheater.org.
Nov. 21-Dec. 31: Lights Before Christmas, Toledo Zoo. Monday-Thursday 5-8 p.m.; Friday-Sunday 5-9 p.m. The family holiday tradition of over one million lights, over 200 lighted animals images and the dancing lights. www.toledozoo.org.
Nov. 21-23: Hometown Holly Days, downtown Bowling Green. Friday 6:30-9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Tree lighting, parade (Nov. 22 at 10 a.m.) and holiday open house. www.downtownbgohio.org/ 419-354-4332.
Nov. 28-Dec. 31: Children’s Wonderland, Lucas County Recreation Center, Key Street. Maumee. Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday noon-6 p.m. The longest running animated children's display of its kind. This year is the 45th season that the Lucas County Board of Commissioners sponsor the holiday-themed event. 419-213-2244/www.dotoledo.org.
Nov. 29: Olde Fashioned Christmas, Oak Harbor. 419-898-0479.
Nov. 29: Pemberville's Festival of Trees, downtown Pemberville. Come see the creativity of local artisans as 14 of their trees compete for “the most beautiful” award. Also holiday musicians and refreshments. Info: 419-287-3274 www.sanduskycounty.org.
Nov. 29: Pemberville’s Christmas in The Village, downtown Pemberville. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Horse and wagon rides, holiday open houses, strolling musicians and more. 419-287-3274.
Nov. 29-30: Ballet Theater of Toledo’s “Nutcracker,” Maumee Performing Arts Center, Maumee. 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. www.ballettheatreoftoledo.org.
Nov. 29: Pemberville's Christmas in the Village, downtown Pemberville, 10 a.m..- 4 p.m. Wagon rides, holiday open houses, strolling musicians and more. Info: 419-287-3274/www.sanduskycounty.org.
Nov. 29: Downtown Fremont Festival of Lights Holiday Parade, downtown Fremont, 4 p.m. Floats, bands and Santa and Mrs. Claus. A kick-off for the holiday season to the community. Info:www.fremontohio.org
Nov. 29: Holiday Lantern Tours at Sauder Village. 22611 SR 2, Archbold. Tours run every half hour from 4-8 p.m. experience a turn-of-the-century Christmas. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. 800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org.
Nov. 29: Downtown Holiday Parade, 11 a.m., downtown Toledo. Once again on Thanksgiving Saturday, floats will glide along downtown streets to the beat of marching bands and the cheers of children. Presented by Taylor Cadillac and The Blade.
Nov. 29: Olde Fashioned Christmas, Oak Harbor. A hometown holiday celebration with kids’ activities, shopping and more. 800-441-1271.
Nov. 30-Jan. 4: Hayes Train Special, Hayes Presidential Center, corner of Hayes and Buckland, Fremont. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday- Saturday, noon – 5 p.m. Sundays and holidays. A 12x24 foot operating model train display featuring six 19th- century style trains. Interactive buttons let visitors control signals, gates, whistles and more. Included in Hayes Museum admission $6/adults, $5/seniors, $2/children 6-12. Iwww.rbhayes.org.
Nov. 30: Dr. Snowflake Presents “The Little Match Girl,” Hayes Presidential Center, corner Hayes & Buckland, Fremont. Noon-5 p.m. Surgeon Dr. Thomas Clark expresses his artistic side via incredibly complex paper cuttings. For this seasonal exhibit, Dr. Clark displays a series of his artworks that relate the tale of “The Little Match Girl” written by Hans Christian Anderson. Admission is included in Hayes Museum admission $6/adults, $5/seniors, $2/children 6-12. www.rbhayes.org
Nov. 30: Wooden Feather Day, noon-4 p.m., Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, 13229 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor. Vote for your favorite "carved" feather. Enjoy homemade cookies by the fire. A marsh walk is offered. 419.898.0960 or friendsofmageemarsh.org.