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Ongoing:
• Through-July 14: “Crossing Cultures: The Owens and Wagner Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Art at the Hood Museum of Art,” Canaday Gallery, Toledo Museum of Art. More than 120 works of indigenous art from Australia in the collection of the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College. www.toledomuseum.org.

• Through July 21: “Prints by Twenty-Five Australian Artists: The Bicentennial Folio,” Gallery 18 & Director’s Conference Room, Toledo Museum of Art. The multicultural nature of Australian society is reflected in this compendium of prints, on loan from a private collector, that was commissioned by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, and issued in 1988 to mark the 200-year anniversary of the country’s settlement. www.toledomuseum.org.

• Through Oct. 7: “The War of 1812 on the Ohio Frontier” on exhibit, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. In commemoration of the bicentennial of the War of 1812, the Hayes Museum presents an exclusive exhibit detailing how Northwest Ohio was pivotal in turning the War of 1812 from a defeat to victory. Artifacts and manuscripts from the Hayes Presidential Center Collections, area museums and historical societies and the private collection of Lou Schultz are featured. 419-332-2081 or www.rbhayes.org.

• Super Cruise-Ins, June 25, July 30 & Aug. 27 in historic downtown Genoa, 5-8 p.m. Cruisin’ Zeake announces cars and plays `50s and `60s classic rock on his “oldies machine.” www.genoaohio.org.

• Jazz in the Garden, Thursday evenings July 11-Sept. 12, Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr., Toledo, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring chairs, blankets, cocktails, food, etc. and enjoy some cool jazz. www.toledogarden.org.

• Pemberville Cruisin’ Nights, July 11, Aug. 1 and Sept. 5 in downtown Pemberville. www.beekersgeneralstore.com.

• Hike the Dikes, Magee Marsh, 13229 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor, July 13, Aug. 10, Sept. 14 and a date in October TBA. Meet at the Migratory Bird Center for the approximately 90-minute walks. Attend three hikes and earn a hickory walking stick. www.friendsofmageemarsh.org.

• Aug. 9-Nov. 10: “Perry’s Victory: The Battle of Lake Erie,” Galleries 28 and 29, Toledo Museum of Art. An exhibition of paintings, prints, sculpture, artifacts, letters and music commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie, one of the largest naval battles of the War of 1812. www.toledomuseum.org.

• Oct. 4-Dec. 29: “Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints,” Canaday Gallery, Toledo Museum of Art.www.toledomusem.org.

• Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 15: Live Harness Racing Raceway Park, 5700 Telegraph Rd., Toledo. 419-476-7751 or www.racewayparktoledo.com.

• Sculpture in the Village, Williams Park, SR 300, Main Street, Gibsonburg. A walkway path of more than 20 sculptures designed by various artists


June
June 28-30: Marblehead Summerfest 2012, James Park, Main & Francis streets, Marblehead. Free. Carnival rides and games, vendors, bake sale, live entertainment and more. 419-798-4177.

June 29-30: 48th Annual Crosby Festival of the Arts, Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr., Toledo. In addition to the artwork from over 230 artists, visitors will enjoy live entertainment throughout the weekend, a selection of edibles, children’s activities, beer and wine available for purchase and more. 419-536-5566 or www.toledogarden.org.


July
July 3,4, 5 & 6: Woodville’s 4th of July Celebration, Trailmarker Park, Woodville. Parade, 5K race, car show, amusements, and fireworks. http://homes.amplex.net/fourth/index.htm.

July 3: Independence Day Celebration, downtown Oak Harbor. Gates open at 5 p.m. Food, entertainment, giant inflatables, duck race on the Portage River, kid's games, 50/50 drawing and a beer tent, all followed by fireworks starting at dusk. www.oakharborohio.net 419-898-0479.

July 4: The Toledo Blade’s Red, White & Kaboom Fireworks, Promenade and Festival Parks, Music, food, fireworks and more. Toledo. www.dotoledo.org.

July 4: Independence Day Concert, Hayes Presidential Center, Hayes and Buckland, Fremont, 2-3:30 p.m., Free and open to the public. Free admission. Featuring music by the Toledo Symphony Concert Band, along with costumed Civil War re-enactors www.rbhayes.org.

July 4: Old Fashioned 4th of July, Sauder Village, 22611 SR 2, Archbold, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. A day filled with special activities from hand-cranked ice cream and old-fashioned games, patriotic songs and more. www.saudervillage.org.

July 4: Independence Day 1813, Fort Meigs State Memorial, 29100 W. River Rd., Perrysburg. War of 1812 soldiers and civilians will recreate this day through cannon firings, demonstrations, and hands-on 1activities for children. The highlight of the day is the 18-gun National Salute accompanied by toasts and fife and drum music starting at 2 p.m. A War of 1812 living history encampment, weapons demonstrations, and more take place throughout the weekend. www.fortmeigs.org.

July 6: City of Oregon “Boomfest” Oak Shade Grove, Oregon. Food, music, fireworks and more.

July 6: Summer on the Farm, Sauder Village, 22611 SR 2, Archbold, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guests are invited to experience life on a farm as it was more than 100 year ago. Activities include ice cream-, butter- and rope-making demonstrations, a spelling bee, washing clothes on a scrub board and more. 800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org.

July 6: Fiddle Contest, Sauder Village, 22611 SR 2, Archbold, 1 p.m. Fiddlers from throughout the tri-state region gather to compete. www.saudervillage.org.

July 6: Johnny Knorr Orchestra presents, “A Salute to America and Its Veterans,” Centennial Terrace, Sylvania, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Admission $10; half-price for veterans.

July 9-14: Lucas Co. Fair, Lucas Co. Fairgrounds, 2901 Key St., Maumee. www.lucascountyfair.com.

July 10: Verandah Concert, Hayes Presidential Center, Hayes and Buckland, Fremont. The evening starts with an ice cream social at 6:45 p.m., followed by the concert at 7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and choose a spot on the lawn. www.rbhayes.org.

July 11, 12 & 13: Christmas in July, downtown Pemberville. www.beekersgeneralstore.com.

July 12: Music in the Park, Lake Township’s Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd. (corner of SR 795 and Cummings Rd., 6:30-8 p.m. Featuring country music by Just Us Two. Bring a lawn chair. Refreshments available.

July 12-14: Lagrange Street Polish Festival, Polish Village (Lagrange Street between Central and Mettler), Toledo. Featuring polka bands from across the Midwest, a variety of Polish food and delicacies, Polish (Pivo) and American beer, soft drinks and bottled water, a polka dance contest, a pierogi-eating contest, a children’s area with rides and games, and arts and craft vendors from across the region. 419-255-8406, ext. 304 or www.polishfestival.org.

July 13-14: 10th Annual Toledo Lighthouse Waterfront Festival, Maumee Bay State Park, 1750 Park Rd. #2, Oregon. Island music, fireworks, sandcastle-making contest, food, boat rides around the lighthouse, nautical arts and crafts, children’s activities, lighthouse photo contest and more. 419-691-3788 or www.toledoharborlighthouse.org.

July 15-21: Ottawa Co. Fair, Ottawa County Fairgrounds, 7870 W. SR 163, Oak Harbor. King and queen crowning, livestock exhibits, live entertainment, demolition derby, tractor pulls, rides, games, food, and more. www.ottawacountyfair.org/419-898-1971.

July 19: Music in the Park, Lake Township’s Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd. (corner of SR 795 and Cummings Rd., 6:30-8 p.m. Featuring Bridge County Bluegrass. Bring a lawn chair. Refreshments available.

July 19-21: “The Music Man, Jr.” Clay High School auditorium, 5665 Seaman Rd., Oregon.

July 19-21: 9th Annual African American Festival, Scott Park Campus, University of Toledo.. www.toledourban.com/TUFCU/AAF.aspx.

July 20: Bugfest! Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, 13229 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor, noon-4 p.m. Visit fun stations to learn about the fascinating world of insects. Earn a degree in bugology. Fun for the whole family and it's free. www.friendsofmageemarsh.org.

July 20: Explore the Crafts, Sauder Village, 22611 SR 2, Archbold, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Try your hand at pottery, woodworking, blacksmithing, tinsmithing and more. www.saudervillage.org.

July 20: Dragon Boat Festival, International Park (east bank of the Maumee River), Toledo. Children's activities, live entertainment, festival food and competitive Hong Kong-style dragon boat races to benefit Partners in Education. www.partnerstoledo.org.

July 20: Pemberville Community Garage Sales, village of Pemberville. www.beekersgeneralstore.com.

July 22: ADA Day, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Trail, Toledo, 10-3 p.m. Celebrate the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Ability Center of Greater Toledo will be on hand with information about services available for people with disabilities. Info: 419-885-5733

July 24: Verandah Concert, Hayes Presidential Center, Hayes and Buckland, Fremont. The evening starts with an ice cream social at 6:45 p.m., followed by the concert at 7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and choose a spot on the lawn. www.rbhayes.org.

July 26: Music in the Park, Lake Township’s Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd. (corner of SR 795 and Cummings Rd., 6:30-8 p.m. Featuring country music by Genoa Legion Band. Bring a lawn chair. Refreshments available.

July 27: GroveFest, Hayes Presidential Center, Hayes & Buckland, Fremont. Croquet play, entertainment, car show, fundraising auction and more. www.rbhayes.org.

July 29-Aug. 5: Wood Co. Fair, Wood County Fairgrounds, 13800 W. Poe Rd., Bowling Green. Featuring agricultural displays, entertainment, food, demonstrations and more. www.woodcounty-fair.com.


August
Aug. 2: Music in the Park, Lake Township’s Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd. (corner of SR 795 and Cummings Rd., 6:30-8 p.m. Featuring country music by Classic Country. Bring a lawn chair. Refreshments available.

Aug. 2: Rock `N Roar, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Trail, Toledo. The summer’s hottest dance party for the 21-and-over crowd, featuring live bands and a DJ. 419-419-385-4040 or www.toledozoo.org.

Aug. 3-4: 30th Doll & Teddy Bear Show & Sale, Sauder Village, 22611 SR 2, Archbold. Antique dolls, original dolls, teddy bears and modern collectibles and accessories, along with workshops and other activities. www.saudervillage.org.

Aug. 4: Arts in the Garden, Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr., Toledo, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Art for sale, live entertainment, arts & crafts for all ages. Free and open to the public. www.toledogarden.org.

Aug. 7: Verandah Concert, Hayes Presidential Center, Hayes and Buckland, Fremont. The evening starts with an ice cream social at 6:45 p.m., followed by the concert at 7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and choose a spot on the lawn. www.rbhayes.org.

Aug. 8-11: 30th Northwest Ohio Rib-Off, Lucas Co. Fairgrounds, 1406 Key St., Maumee. Four days of the best national and local BBQ ribbers vying for your taste buds, national entertainment acts, amusement rides, vendors and more. www.dotoledo.org.

Aug. 9: Music in the Park, Lake Township’s Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd. (corner of SR 795 and Cummings Rd., 6:30-8 p.m. Featuring music by Swingsters. Bring a lawn chair. Refreshments available.

Aug. 9-10: Ohio’s South of the Border Festival, Perrysburg Heights Community Park, 12282 Jefferson St., Perrysburg. Food, dancing, rides, games, raffles and more to benefit Perrysburg Heights Community Center's free programming.419-450-3358.

Aug. 16: Music in the Park, Lake Township’s Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd. (corner of SR 795 and Cummings Rd., 6:30-8 p.m. Featuring music by the Deutschmeister Band. Bring a lawn chair. Refreshments available.

Aug. 14-17: Pemberville Free Fair, downtown Pemberville, O. Entertainment, contests, arts and crafts, parade, exhibitions and more. www.pembervillefair.org.

Aug. 14-17: 17th Annual Rug Hooking Exhibit, Sauder Village, 22611 SR 2, Archbold. Rug-hooking demonstrations, workshops and vendor booths. www.saudervillage.org.

Aug. 17: 36th Annual Maumee Summer Fair, Uptown Maumee, Conant Street Maumee. Parade, arts and crafts, entertainment, kids’ area, Bow Wow Bash and more. www.maumeeuptown.com.

Aug. 17-18: 9th Annual Levis Commons Fine Art Fair, the Town Center at Levis Commons, Perrysburg. More than 125 artists and artisans will take part in this juried fair that will feature jewelry, ceramics, painting, glass, photography, fiber and more. Free admission and parking. www.theguild.org.

Aug. 17-18: 39th Annual Birmingham Ethnic Festival, Consaul Street between Front and Milford in Toledo’s Birmingham neighborhood. Take a trip to the Old Country and enjoy food, entertainment, crafts and more. www.birminghamethnicfestival.org.

Aug. 20-25: Sandusky Co. Fair. Sandusky County Fairgrounds, 901 Rawson Ave., Fremont. www.sanduskycountyfair.com.

Aug. 21: Verandah Concert, Hayes Presidential Center, Hayes and Buckland, Fremont. The evening starts with an ice cream social at 6:45 p.m., followed by the concert at 7 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and choose a spot on the lawn. www.rbhayes.org.

Aug. 23-25: German-American Festival, Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd., Oregon. Northwest Ohio’s oldest ethnic festival featuring non-stop music and entertainment. Other highlights include shopping at the Import Haus, a stone-throwing contest, a children’s Hummel look-alike contest, live glockenspiel, soccer games, children’s games, and more. http://www.gafsociety.org.

Aug. 24: Barbershop Sing, Sauder Village, 22611 SR 2, Archbold, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Featuring the Singing Buckeyes of Columbus and other sweet sounds. www.saudervillage.org.

Aug. 24-25: Life in Early Ohio, Fort Meigs State Memorial, 29100 W. River Rd., Perrysburg, Watch “lost” historic skills including blacksmithing, coopering, tinsmithing and more. www.fortmeigs.org.

Aug. 31-Sept. 2: 25th Anniversary Sandusky County Restorers of Antique Power, Inc. (S.C.R.A.P.) Tractor & Engine Show, White Star Park, SR 300, a mile south of Gibsonburg. Displays of antique tractors, engines, cars, trucks, motorcycles and farm equipment, demonstrations, live entertainment, food, a large flea market and more. s-c-r-a-p-inc.org

Aug. 31: Butterfly and Bug Festival, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Trail, Toledo. Visit Nature’s Neighborhood from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a day of fun dedicated to the creatures that creep and crawl and float and flutter. Also, live spider feeding, crafts and activities inspired by the zoo’s buggy buddies. 419-419-385-4040 or www.toledozoo.org.

Aug. 31-Sept. 2: Milan Melon Festival, Village Square, Milan, O. www.milanmelonfestival.org.


September 
Sept. 1: Glacial Glimpses, Glacial Grooves, Kelleys Island. Discover one of Ohio’s greatest geological marvels. Kelleysislandchamber.com.

Sept. 3, 10, 17 & 24: Senior Discovery Days, Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Trail, Toledo. Seniors are treated to free admission, great perks and activities every Tuesday during Senior Discovery Days and great discounts during the rest of the week. 419-419-385-4040 or www.toledozoo.org.

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