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June 11-Sept. 12: “Psychedelic `60s Posters from the Rock Era,” Canaday Gallery, Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St., Toledo.

Aug. 17-Feb. 27, 2011: “Hidden Treasures of the Hayes Museum,” Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. An exclusive exhibit featuring exceptional and unique artifacts from the museum’s collections vault.

Sept. 21: Senior Safari, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Join the Toledo Zoo and Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio for a fun day focused on seniors including lunch, health screens, exercise, safety tips and zoo exploration.

Sept. 22-25: Apple Butter Making, Sauder Village, SR 2, Archbold. 10-3:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. For the 34th consecutive year, guests can watch apple butter being made in copper kettles over an open fire. There will also be cider pressing and other apple-themed activities as well as homemade apple dumplings, pies and other treats to enjoy.

Sept. 24-25: Luckey Fall Festival, Entertainment, between Krotzer Avenue (SR 582) and Gilbert Avenue. Kiddie Tractor Pull, chicken barbeque, craft and flea market, food, antique & classic auto display, antique gas engine display and more.


Sept. 25: Sept. 26-27: Woodville Limefest, Main Street, Woodville. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A village-wide celebration honoring our town’s most abundant natural resource – limestone. 419-849-3412 or

Sept. 25: Roche de Bouef Festival, downtown Waterville, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Family festival features lots of craft, food, business and non-profit vendors plus carnival rides, a car show, live entertainment and a parade (10 a.m.).


Oct. 2-3: Civil War Re-Enactment, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. Step back in time to the days of America’s Civil War. Hundreds of re-enactors camp on the grounds of a Presidential estate for this two-day event featuring battle re-creations, period entertainment, demonstrations, food and wares.

Oct. 9, Fall on the Farm & Scout Day, Sauder Village, SR 2, Archbold, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. A celebration of fall on the farm. Guests will have the opportunity to take a step back in time and help prepare the farm for the winter ahead.

Oct. 9-10: Oak Harbor Annual Apple Festival, downtown Oak Harbor, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Halloween “ghost-travaganza”

Oct. 9-10: Grand Rapids Applebutter Festival, downtown Grand Rapids, O., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Applebutter making, farm exhibits, military and colonial life re-enactments, pioneer demonstrations, juried crafts and collectibles, and fall foods.

Oct. 16: Fall Fur All, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Celebrate the fall season at the zoo with food, activities, and fun for all ages.

Oct. 21-22: Little Boo at the Zoo, Toledo Zoo, Hippo Way, Toledo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Food, activities, and fun for all ages. Little Boo is the perfect Halloween party for preschoolers. Trick-or-treat stations, games, and Fisher-Price's giant play area are just part of the fun. Costumes are encouraged.

Oct. 23-24: Pumpkin Path, Toledo Zoo, Hippo Way, Toledo, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A Halloween “ghost-travaganza” for kids at the zoo. Costumes are encouraged.

Oct. 30-31: Spooky Science, Imagination Station, One Discovery Way, Toledo. Enjoy a Spooktacular Extreme Science Show in the theater and other frighteningly cool activities in Science Studio.


Nov. 19-Dec. 31: Lights Before Christmas 25th Anniversary, The Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo. During the holiday season, the Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland. The Lights Before Christmas holiday event features over one million lights, over 200 images of some of your favorite animals, ice-carving demonstrations, carolers, holiday treats, and visits with Santa in the Indoor Theatre.

Nov. 27: Olde Fashioned Christmas, Portage Fire Station, Oak Harbor, 5-8 p.m.

Nov. 28-Jan. 9, 2011: Hayes Train Special, Rutherford B. Hayes B. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. The spirit of holidays past is revived in this operating model train display. The 12x24-foot, three-tier layout features eight G- and O-gauge trains. Visitors act as engineers lifting gates, flashing lights, sounding the whistle, and more, via a series of interactive buttons. Admission is included in the Hayes Museum ticket price.


Dec. 26-31: Sleigh Rides in Spiegel Grove, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. Recreate a scene straight from a Currier & Ives print as the Hayes Presidential Center hosts sleigh rides through the estate of 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes. Afterward, warm up with a visit to the elegant 31-room Hayes Home or the two-story Hayes Museum. Rides are provided by South Creek Clydesdales.

Dec. 26-Jan. 2, 2011: Holiday Happenings, Imagination Station, One Discovery Way, Toledo. Make some liquid nitrogen ice cream, or build an ice castle - these are just a couple of the cool activities going on in Science Studio during holiday break.


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