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Entertainment

Genoa Civic Theatre will present Julian Wiles’ comedy/drama “FrUiTCaKeS” Nov. 14-16 and 21-23 in the restored Gothic Revival theatre, located in the old Opera House at 509-1/2 Main St.

Mix together a batch of fruitcakes, three dozen Christmas trees, 10,000 outdoor Christmas lights, a chicken pox epidemic, two Southern spinsters, an estranged old man and a Christmas hog named Buster, and you’ve got a fun-filled and touching evening of holiday cheer.

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Ongoing
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

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Local author Glenn Sasscer is participating in the National Novel Writers Month challenge to write a novel in 30 days, and he is inviting interested followers to help name the characters, places, and character interests.

By following along at www.twitter.com/gsasscer followers can suggest character names, backgrounds, what kind of cars characters drive, what they eat and other elements.

Beginning Nov. 1, more than 100,000 people from all over the globe will begin by sitting in front of what may be for some, the most paralyzing challenge facing any writer: a blank page.

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