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Homecoming event for Vietnam-era vets planned for March 29


March 16: Toledo Walleye vs. Fort Wayne Komets, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 7:15 p.m. 419-725-WALL,

March 17: Sandusky Co. Historic Jail Tour, 622 Croghan St., Fremont. Tours offered at 5:30, 6, 6:30 and 7 p.m. The 75-minute tour includes the 1892 jail, the 1840s dungeon located underneath the Sandusky Co. Courthouse and Gallows Exhibition Hall featuring the gallows used for the last hanging in Sandusky Co. (Tours are kid-friendly). Tickets ($2) are available at the Sandusky Co. Convention and Visitors Bureau, 712 North St., Fremont.

March 18: The Ten Tenors, Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30 p.m. Broadway’s greatest hits sung by 10 of Australia’s hottest tenors. 419-242-2787,

March 19: Toledo Walleye vs. Wheeling Nailers, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 7:15 p.m. 419-725-WALL,

March 20-23: Zenobia Shrine Circus, SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. Circus daredevils, flying acrobats, big cats, clowns and ponderous pachyderms. 419-474-1333,

March 21: Silver Screen Classics: “All About Eve,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Cold, tall drafts, full bar, $2 popcorn. 419-242-2787,

March 21-23: “Million Dollar Quartet,” Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo. The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical is inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. 419-381-8851,

March 22: Teddy Bear Care Fair, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Get a check-up and a quick fix for your stuffed buddy and learn how the zoo cares for its own thousands of animals. Planned Pethood will be on hand for an adopt-a-ton. Free with zoo admission.

March 22-23: Toledo Walleye vs. Gwinnett Gladiators, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo,.419-725-WALL,

March 22: Branson on the Road, Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 8 p.m. Great classic country, bluegrass, rockabilly and gospel music. 419-242-2787,

March 24: Jailhouse Rock Dinner Theater, Historic Sandusky Co. Jail, 622 Croghan St., Fremont, 6 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Costumed staff will greet visitors at the door to get souvenir mug shots before they stand in the chow line for a delicious meal and real jailhouse entertainment. Following dinner, enjoy a tour of the Historic Jail, Dungeon and Gallows Exhibition Hall.. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at the Sandusky Co. Visitors Bureau.

March 27-30: “Sesame Street Live,” SeaGate Convention Centre, 401 Jefferson Ave., Toledo. 419-255-3300,

March 29: Vietnam Era Veterans Homecoming, Ottawa Co. Fairgrounds, 8180 W. SR 163, Oak Harbor, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A day to honor Vietnam era veterans that served all over the world during the Vietnam War. Featuring guest speakers, including David W. Taylor, the author of “Our War: The History and Sacrifices of an Infantry Battalion in the Vietnam War, 1968-1971.” Rolling Thunder Chapter 5 Ohio will bring the POW-MIA Memorial Traveling Wall, which shows the names of the 137 Ohio military personnel who were lost during the war. Firelands Military Vehicle Group will be showcasing military vehicles specific to the Vietnam era.

March 29: Glass City Roller Derby, Intl. Boxing Club, 525 Earlwood Ave., Oregon.

March 29: “Five Little Monkeys,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 2 p.m. Go bananas with five silly simian siblings as they insist on doing things their own way. 419-242-2787,

March 29: 22nd Mobile Meals Great Chili Cookoff, Great Hall of the Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, noon-4 p.m. Chili and salsa tasting, music, chef demonstrations, kids’ activities and more. 419-255-7805,

March 30: “Smokey Joe’s Café,” Valentine Theatre, 400 N. Superior St., Toledo, 7 p.m. A rock `n roll musical featuring the songs of Lieber and Stoller. 419-242-ARTS,

March 30: Toledo Walleye vs. Kalamazoo Wings, Huntington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 5:15 p.m. 419-725-WALL,

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