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Through Dec. 31 – Sculpture in the Village, Williams Park, SR 300 just north of SR 600, Gibsonburg. Open daily. Juried outdoor sculpture exhibit with more than 20 of the Midwest’s best sculptors. Info: Jim Havens, curator, 419-849-3048 or visit

Through March 26 – “Coming Home,” Paintings by Beverly McIver, Owens Community College Walter E. Terhune Gallery, Perrysburg. Mon., Tue. and Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wed. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat.. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 2721.


Through May 31 – “Look What’s New! The Second Century of Collecting at the Toledo Museum of Art,” Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St., Toledo. Free exhibition highlights more than 250 objects from the museum’s collection, representing major acquisitions made by the Museum since 2001. The show includes examples from all media, time periods, and geographic regions in which TMA has been actively collecting since its founding in 1901. Also learn more about the process of adding works of art to the museum’s collection.

March 1-Aug. 2 – “First Lady Style-White House Gowns,” Hayes Presidential Center, corner Hayes and Buckland, Fremont. Featuring 29 original and reproduction gowns worn by American First Ladies, including garments borrowed from the Bush, Eisenhower, Ford and Reagan Presidential Libraries and Museums, as well as from First Lady Laura Bush. Also a collection of miniature copies of inaugural gowns worn by every First Lady through Hillary Clinton. 419-332-2081 or

March 6-8 – Annual Sandusky County Home and Garden Show, Fremont Recreation Complex, 600 St. Joseph St., Fremont. Fri. 5-9 p.m., Sat. 12-8.p.m., Sun. 12-4 p.m. Over 100 booths represented by local members of the Sandusky County Home Builders Association. Free admission and parking. 419-332-3844 or

March 6 – Cirque D'Or, 7:30 p.m., Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Featuring a cast of world -champion acrobats, contortionists and aerial artists from around the world. 419-626-1950 or

March 7-8 – Toy Collectors Show, Lucas County Rec Center, Key Street, Maumee. 419-893-9602.

March 7 – Internet Genealogy Class, Hayes Presidential Center, Corner of Hayes and Buckland, Fremont. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Learn how to make use of the latest computer technology in genealogical research. Free. Pre-registration required. 1-800-998-7737 or

March 8 – Greater Toledo Train & Toy Show, Gladieux Meadows, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A combination trade show for vintage toys, fun activities and museum-quality pieces on display and operating. Children 12 and under admitted free. Toledo Toymasters, 419-344-9403.

March 8 – Tie the Knot Bridal Show Presented by The Blade, Franciscan Theatre & Conference Center, Sylvania. Noon-4 p.m. Featuring all types of vendors to help create the perfect wedding plus a bridal gown runway show.

March 12– The Valentine Theatre Presents DRUMline Live, 7:30 p.m. Stranahan Theater, Toledo. DRUMLine Live is an international tour based on the Historically Black College and University marching band tradition. 419-242-2787.

March 13-14 – Irish Festival, Central Catholic High School, 2550 Cherry St., Toledo. Irish bands, dancers, food, vendors and beverages. Performances by Brigid's Cross, John Connolly & Company, Extra Stout, Callahan & O'Connor, Tom & Tim Galvin and more. Free admission all day Sat. by attending the Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. in the school chapel.

March 13-15 – Home and Garden Show, SeaGate Convention Centre, Toledo. Fri. 4-9 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

March 14-15 – Fremont Flea Market, Sandusky County Fairground, Corner North and Rawson, Fremont. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. More than 200 vendors. Free admission and free parking. 419-332-5604 or

March 14 – 60s British Invasion Show by The Cryers, Stranahan Theatre. 419-381-8851.

March 14 – “Trash or Cash?” Antique Appraisal Clinic sponsored by the Wood Co. Historical Center & Museum, 1-3 p.m., 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green. Four professional appraisers on hand offering verbal appraisals for $15 for the general public and $12 for Wood Co. Historical Society members. 419-352-0967 or

March 15 – TMRA Ham Fest, Lucas County Rec Center, Key Street, Maumee. A Ham Radio, electronics and computer equipment show open to the public. Featuring new and used, and hard-to-find electrical and electronic equipment.

March 19 – “Harry Potter Meets the Toledo Symphony,” 7 p.m., Maumee Performing Arts Center. Chelsea Tipton, II leads the Toledo Symphony and narrator Merwin Siu in an enjoyable concert suitable for Harry Potter fanatics of all ages. 419-246-8000.

March 19 – “Footloose,” Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Special dinner-and-a-show tickets available. 877-626-1950,

March 19-22 – Zenobia Shrine Circus, SeaGate Convention Centre, Toledo. Showtimes are 2 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $25 VIP; $20 center ring; $15 end ring; $10 corner. 419-242-9981 or 1-800-GO CIRCUS.

March 20-22 & 27-29 – “Leading Ladies,” Fremont Community Theatre, 1551 Dickinson St, Fremont. Fri. and Sat. 8-10 p.m., Sun. 2-4 p.m. Tickets $12/adults, $10/students & seniors. or 419-332-0695.

March 20 – “Madeline and the Bad Hat,” 10 a.m., Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. An original musical traces the adventures of a young Parisian girl who eventually learns that first impressions aren't everything. 877-626-1950.

March 21-22 – Spring Festival of Crafts, Lucas County Rec Center, Key Street, Maumee. Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 419-842-1925.

March 21-22 – Fremont Toy Show, Sandusky County Fairgrounds, 901 Rawson Ave., Fremont. Sat. 9 a.m-4 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $2 admission. More than 200 tables with more than 80 dealers presenting a variety of toys, including farm toys, trucks, tractors, NASCAR, construction equipment, dolls, books and more. 419-307-5026 or

March 21– The Lettermen, 7:30 p.m., Ritz Theatre, Tiffin. The Lettermen harmony is non-stop, with 18 gold albums to their credit. 419-448-8544

March 21 – Afro-Cuban All-Stars, 8 p.m., Valentine Theatre. Led by singer and guitarist Juan de Marcos, the mastermind behind the Buena Vista Social Club, the exuberant, 17-piece jazz orchestra plays the rumbas, mambos, and cha-chas from Havana’s “Golden Era” but with more than enough modern edge and funk to keep the music swinging hard and in the present. 419-242-2787.

March 22 – Luncheon/Tea, Historic Lyme Village, 5001 SR 4, Bellevue. 1 p.m. in the John Wright Mansion at the Village. After lunch, Pat Wilson of “Tea, S'il Vous Plait” will speak on the traditions and health benefits of tea. A tour of the Second Empire Victorian Mansion will follow the luncheon/tea. $20. Reservations required. 419-483-4949 or

March 28 – Mobile Meals of Toledo 17th Annual Great Chili Cook-Off, Stranahan Great Hall. Noon-4 p.m. Competitions, concessions, entertainment and more. To enter or get more info, or 419-255-7806. Deadline to enter is March 9.

March 28 – Black Swamp Spinners Guild 24th Market Day & Fiber Fair, March 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Junior Fair Building, Wood Co. Fairgrounds, 13800 W. Poe Rd., Bowling Green. Demonstrations, handcrafted items, exotic fibers. Public welcome. Free. or 419-352-0211.

March 28-29 – Maumee Valley Gun Collectors Show, Lucas County Rec Center, Key Street, Maumee. Sat. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 419-893-1110.

March 29 – Toledo Glass City Doll Collectors 31st Annual Doll Show & Sale, Great Hall at the Stranahan Theater, Toledo. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Door prizes, appraisals, doll raffle, antique to modern dolls, doll clothing & accessories, doll- related books. A portion of the proceeds benefit local charities. Appraisals $3, limit three dolls. 419-599-7162.

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