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The Hayes Presidential Center’s Hayes Train Special model train display marks its 20th year of bringing holiday joy and enchantment when it opens Friday, Nov. 29.

Eight model trains – all styles that have significance to 19th President Rutherford B. Hayes and his family – travel throughout a 12x24 course that includes mountains, tunnels, countryside and villages. The three-tiered display rises to the ceiling, providing a visual wonderland that also includes 19th-century trolleys and a decorated Christmas tree. Visitors are given control of aspects of the trains’ movements and some of the display’s animated features via a series of buttons.

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Pianist Jason Farnham – a popular favorite at the Pemberville Opera House, will return for a concert entitled “Get in the Mood for Christmas,” Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. The performance is part of the Live! in the House concert series.

Raised in Northeast Ohio and living in California with his wife Lisa, Farnham has been hailed as the “International Entertainer of Contemporary Piano Music.”

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Marchers in the annual East Toledo Christmas Parade typically think “outside the box” when it comes to spreading holiday cheer. This year’s parade – the 42nd annual event – will step off at 11 a.m. Dec. 7. The parade, which will include floats, bands, choir groups, an antique fire truck, the Zenobia Jeepsters and St. Nick himself, will travel East Broadway to Starr to Main and then disband at Front Street at Waite High School. Area civic or community groups or local companies that would like to sign up may call Denny Fairchild at 419-693-9517. (Press photo by Ken Grojean)

Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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