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Birders from near and far flocking to area for “Biggest Week”

Ongoing:
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. The exhibit looks at human interaction with nature, landscape, and garden design. www.toledomuseum.com.

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Adrenaline Rush Sports, LLC is partnering with the Ottawa County Fairgrounds and a number of other local businesses to make NW Ohio the home to a premier, permanent obstacle mud run course.

The Black Swamp Mud Run Course, located at the fairgrounds in Oak Harbor, is one of only a few permanent obstacle courses in the country. A permanent course allows the obstacles to be bigger, more rugged and more numerous than the temporary courses, which are often dragged from city to city, set up in different venues, and torn down the day after the run.

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Northwest Ohio is home to the only Union Army Civil War prison specifically designed to house captured Confederate officers.

Johnson's Island Civil War Prison, located near Marblehead, continues to reveal tantalizing details about the war and the men who served on both sides.

The Hayes Presidential Center’s latest exhibit – “Privy to History: Civil War Prison Life Unearthed” – shares information learned from archaeological exploration of the prison site.

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