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Farmer’s markets, concerts, festivals & much more

• Discover Downtown Toledo Walking Tours, Thursdays noon to 1 p.m. through Sept. 17. Call 419-259-5207 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for meeting locations and destinations.

• Sculpture In the Village, Williams Park, SR 300 just north of SR 600, Gibsonburg. Ohio; Open daily. A juried outdoor sculpture exhibit with over 20 of the Midwest's best sculptors displaying sculpture in bronze, stone, steel, marble, aluminum, granite, glass, concrete, etc. in an outdoor setting meandering one-third mile on a paved path around a quarry surrounded with trees, flowers, fountains and waterfalls. Info: Jim Havens, curator, at 419-849-3048 or www.sanduskycounty.org.

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Fourteen Toledo-area non-profit cultural organizations are partnering to host the 2nd annual “Arts Gone Wild” family festival Aug. 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Toledo Botanical Garden.

Created to celebrate and highlight Toledo’s artistic organizations, Arts Gone Wild combines live performances, exhibitions, activities and more to introduce residents and visitors to Toledo’s wealth of cultural offerings and opportunities.

 Each day of Arts Gone Wild will feature a wide variety of exciting activities, including:
• Signature performances by the Toledo Ballet, the Toledo Repertoire Theatre, Toledo School for the Arts, and the Toledo Symphony.
• Hands-on art activities and artist demonstrations from the Toledo Museum of Art.

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Every day at the Wood County Fair, Aug. 4-10, promises to be fun and action-paced, but Saturday – Concert Day – offers something extra special with country music’s Little Big Town performing at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets are $25 for reserved seats on the track and $20 in the grandstand. In addition, everyone must have a ticket and daily gate admission is $6 per person for those age 10 and over.

Though there is swine and junior fair state fair lamb weigh-in on Aug. 3, the fair opens to the public Aug. 4. Fair highlights by day:

Tuesday, Aug. 4: Veterans Day, includes harness racing at 1 p.m. and the official opening ceremony at 7:15 p.m., followed by the Youth Parade at 7:30 p.m. A baked goods auction at 9 p.m. in the Home and Garden World area caps the day.

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