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June
Through June 18: Enduring Images: Highlights from the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Photograph Collections, an exhibit of more than 120 photographs that illustrate the variety of historic photographs contained within the Center’s holdings. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

Through June 24: Quest for Civil Rights: The 50th anniversary of the Fremont Chapter NAACP, an exhibit detailing creation of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, with special focus on the Fremont Chapter. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

June 5-Aug. 28: Grandparents Mondays. Half-price adult admission to grandparents accompanied by grandchildren. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont, Ohio. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

June 11-18: Science of BIG Machines, COSI Toledo, One Discovery Way, downtown Toledo. Closed Mondays. Open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. The Excavators, the loaders, the dumpers, oh my…all make their way through the city streets into COSI’s backyard for fun like no other. Visit www.cositoledo.org.

June 14: Children's Tea, 1-3 p.m., historic Dillon House. The Hayes Presidential Center offers this opportunity for adults and children to interact in a formal 19th-century atmosphere. Featuring Victorian children’s games with Jim & Kay Miranda. Reservations required. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

June 14-18: Holland Strawberry Festival, Community Homecoming Park, 7807 Angola Rd., Holland. Food, crafts, rides, games, parade on Sunday. Rib-eating contest, entertainment, baseball tournament (13-14 year olds). Men's softball tournament, bingo, queen pageant, toddlers' pageant, strawberry bakeoff. Hours are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday  4 to 11 p.m.; Saturday noon to midnight. Call 419-865-2916.

June 15-81: Toledo Swiss Singers will host the 38th North American Swiss Singing Alliance Saengerfest. The schedule of events, along with other information can be found at www.saengerfest2006.org or call 419-855-4192. Tickets will be available for the entire weekend, or for the concert alone. They can be reserved by calling: 419-666-3895.

June 16: Rally by the River, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Promenade Park along the Maumee River off Summit Street in downtown Toledo. This week’s  artist: Wish You Were Here – the Sight and Sound of Pink Floyd. Admission is $5; youths 12 and are free with paying adult. Call CitiFest at 419-249-5018 or visit www.citifest.org.

June 16-17: 5th Annual Black Swamp Benefit Bazaar & Quilt Auction at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, Wauseon. Highlights include an auction of premium quilts and handcrafted furniture at Orville Spangler Arena 9 a.m. Saturday; “Passing on the Comfort,” a traveling exhibit of 18 World War II-era quilts made by North America Mennonites and sent to the Netherlands to aid war refugees Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Junior Show Arena. Proceeds benefit the Sunshine Children’s Home in Maumee and Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). Admission and parking are free. Camping is available at the fairground for a nominal fee. For full details, visit www. Blackswampbenefit.org or call 419-335-3763 ext. 12.

June 17-18: Art Tatum Jazz Heritage Festival, International Park, East Toledo. Saturday 1:30 to 11:30 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 10 p.m. Grammy Award-winning artist Al Jarreau will headline Sunday, the last of this two-day outdoor festival honoring Toledo jazz pianist Art Tatum and featuring local, regional and national acts performing a variety of jazz. Also vendors selling food, beverages and merchandise, as well as, a special KidsJazz area for jazz lovers ages 2 – 12, open from 2 to 6 p.m. Guitarist Peter White will close out the Saturday program. General admission tickets are $20 each day or $35 for a weekend pass. Students are $10 per dayCall the Toledo Jazz Society at 419-241-5299 or visit www.toledojazzsociety.org.

June 18: Father's Day Celebration & BBQ, the Toledo Zoo. All Dads who visit the zoo with their children will receive free admission. Also free, enjoy a variety of hands-on activities the whole family will enjoy. Located at 2700 Broadway. Visit toledozoo.org.

June 18: 18th Annual Jeep Father’s Day Car Show at 11 a.m. at the New Jeep Plant, 4400 Chrysler Dr., Toledo. Free admission. Show continues until the last prize is drawn. Free swap meet space. Set up begins at 7 a.m. For information, contact Rockin Ron at 419-693-2838.

June 21-24: Gibsonburg Homecoming, Williams Park, Gibsonburg. Highlights include a parade on June 24. Lineup is at 11 a.m. and parade moves out at noon.

June 21: Free outdoor Verandah Concert, 6:45-8 p.m., sponsored by The Fremont Company. Featuring bagpipe and drum music by the Zenobia Highlanders. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

June 23: Music in the Park, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd., Lake Township. Scheduled: Dixie Land Band. Food and soft drinks available. Bring your own chairs. Call 419-837-5743.

June 23: Rally by the River, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Promenade Park along the Maumee River off Summit Street, downtown Toledo. Performance by Sweetwater Records artist Ray Fogg & the Swinging Frogs from Put-in-Bay, along with the Maxx Band. Admission is $5; youths 12 and are free with paying adult.  Call CitiFest at 419-249-5018 or www.citifest.org.

June 24:  Focus on Fiber Arts, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sauder Village, Archbold. Located at 22611 SR 2 Archbold. Call 1-800-590-9755 or visit www.saudervillage.org.

June 24-25: 41st Crosby Festival of the Arts, Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo. A juried art show, children's activities, fine art, music and food. Hours are Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 419-936-2986.

June 25: Free Vintage Base Ball game at 2 p.m. at the Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org. Featuring the Spiegel Grove Squires vs. the Carey Cayugas.

June 25:  Portage River Festival, in Elmore. Highlights include a concert by the Ohio Air National Guard 555th Air Force Band, craft show, flea market, antique cars, model railroad displays, chair-caning demonstrations, food, and more. For more info, call the Village of Elmore at 419-862-3552.

June 28: Detroit Fireworks Cruise aboard the Jet Express, Port Clinton. Call Jet Express 1-800-245-1JET or visit www.jet-express.com.

June 30: Rally by the River, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Promenade Park along the Maumee River off Summit Street in downtown Toledo. Performance by The Menus. Admission is $5; youths 12 and are free with paying adult. Call CitiFest at 419-249-5018 or visit www.citifest.org.

June 23: Music in the Park, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd., Lake Township. Scheduled: Dermeister German Band. Food and soft drinks available. Bring your own chairs. Call 419-837-5743.

 

July
July 1: Hike the Dikes, a guided marsh adventure through areas of Magee Marsh and Ottawa Refuge that are usually closed to the public. Meet at the Bird Center at Magee Marsh at 9 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Program: Those Amazing Eagles. 419-898-0960 ext. 31 or visit www.friendsofmageemarsh.org. Magee Marsh is located at 13229 West SR 2, Oak Harbor.

July 1 through September 24: The Art of the Stamp, a Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit highlighting the art and cultural importance of American postage stamps, at the Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

July 1: Independence Day Celebration, Oak Harbor. Call Oak Harbor Chamber 419-898-0479 or visit www.oakharborohio.net.

July 1-3: Woodville’s 4th of July  Celebration, Trailmarker Park, Woodville. Midway full of rides and games, food concessions, nightly live entertainment, nightly cash prizes, bicycle give away, four-mile run and fireworks. Call 419-849-2980.

July 4: Free Independence Day Concert, featuring the Toledo Symphony Concert Band 2-3:30 p.m., with cannon-fire accompaniment, at the Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

July 4: Fourth of July Fireworks Program, Put-in-Bay. Call PIB Chamber 419-285-2832 or visit www.put-in-bay.com.

July 4: The Pharm Lights the Night/Family Fest, Fourth of July Fireworks, 1 to 10:30 p.m., Promenade and Festival Parks, Toledo. Promenade Park features all day entertainment on the main stage leading up to the largest fireworks show in Northwest Ohio at 10 p.m. The electrifying sounds of The Pharm Lights the Night fireworks are simulcast live on local radio stations. Festival Park features FamilyFest. The fun hands-on area has activities for children as well as musicians, jugglers and storytellers. Call 419-249-5018.

July 5: Dillon House Victorian Tea,1 to 3 p.m. Experience the elegance and leisure of a 19th-century afternoon tea. Featuring a program on “Hats of the Victorian Era” by Maureen Wickenheiser. Guests are encouraged to wear their favorite hat. Reservations required. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

July 6: Pemberville’s Cruisin’ Nite, 5 to 8 p.m., downtown Pemberville. Free registration. Classic cars, food, strolling entertainment, shopping, 50’s/60’s music. 419-287-3271

July 6-8: Country Concert ’06,  featuring Alan Jackson, Carrie Underwood, Martina McBride, Larry the Cable Guy and more at Hickory Hill Lakes. Visit www.countryconcert.com or call 937-295-3000 for information.

July 7: Music in the Park, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd., Lake Township. Scheduled: Just Us Two. Food and soft drinks available. Bring your own chairs. Call 419-837-5743.

July 7: Rally by the River, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Promenade Park along the Maumee River off Summit Street in downtown Toledo. Performance by Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band. Admission is $5; youths 12 and are free with paying adult. Call CitiFest at 419-249-5018 or visit www.citifest.org.

July 7-9: Lagrange Street Polish Festival, Polish Village, Toledo. Hours are Friday from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday from noon to 10 p.m., Sunday from noon to 7 p.m. A celebration of the neighborhood’s Polish heritage featuring games for children, polka bands and dance contests, and a variety of craft and food vendors featuring pierogies, kielbasa, and Polish pastries such as paczki and chrusciki. Visit www.polishfestival.org.

July 7-Aug. 14: National Rifle & Pistol Matches, Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton. Visit  www.odcmp.com

July 8-12: Toledo Mud Hens host the AAA All-Star Game and the ProMedica Health System All-Star Fan Fest. The International League, which includes the Mud Hens, and the Pacific Coast League will compete for Triple A superiority at the All-Star game on July 12. There will be a military flyover prior to the game, a celebrity National Anthem singer, prizes, and more. After the game, enjoy Thunder Over Toledo fireworks. A home run derby featuring AAA All-Stars, high school stars, and others will be held July 10. The Fan Fest will be held at the SeaGate Convention Centre in downtown Toledo on Summit Street between Monroe and Washington streets. Hours are noon to 9 p.m. daily except for July 12, when the fest closes down at 6 p.m. for the All-Star Game. tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for all children ages 12 and under and tickets must be purchased in advance by mail.

July 8: Pemberville’s Christmas in July, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Beeker’s General Store, downtown Pemberville hosts its annual German Christkindlemkt! Preview Christmas selections/outdoor Christmas vendors. Call 419-287-3274

July 8-9: Toledo Harbor Lighthouse Festival, celebrating the 102nd year of the lighthouse out on the waters of western Lake Erie, will be held at Maumee Bay State Park, Oregon. Hours are Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 419-691-3788. Visit toledoharborlighhouse.org.

July 8: Fiddle Contest & Summer on the Farm, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sauder Village. This annual event focuses on farm life of the early 20th century. Located at 22611 SR 2 Archbold. Call 1-800-590-9755 or visit www.saudervillage.org.

July 9, 16, 23, 30: Music Under the Stars, Toledo Zoo Amphitheater. Join the Toledo Concert Band at the Toledo Zoo a free evening of popular music - under the stars. Visit www.toledozoo.org or www.toledosymphony.com.

July 11: Rally by the River, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Promenade Park along the Maumee River off Summit Street in downtown Toledo. Performance by Tito Slack and Bandera along with fireworks. Admission this week only is free in connection with the Toledo Mud Hens hosting the AAA All-Star Game at Fifth Third Field. Call CitiFest at 419-249-5018 or visit www.citifest.org.

July 12: Free outdoor Verandah Concert, 6:45-8 p.m. Sponsored by The Fremont Company at the Hayes Presidential Center, corner Hayes & Buckland avenues, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

July 12: Children's Tea at the historic Dillon House, 1-3 p.m., Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. Featuring living historian Ralph Borror as Abraham Lincoln. Reservations required. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

July 13-16: Jamie Farr Owens Corning LPGA Classic at Highland Meadows Golf Club, Sylvania

July 14: Music in the Park, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd., Lake Township. Scheduled: Dixie John Pickle. Food and soft drinks available. Bring your own chairs. Call 419-837-5743.

July 14:  Rally by the River, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Promenade Park along the Maumee River off Summit Street in downtown Toledo. Performances by Freekbass and One Under. The latter combines jazz, rock, funk and Afro-Cuban Latin. Admission is $5; youths 12 and are free with paying adult. Call CitiFest at 419-249-5018 or visit www.citifest.org.

July 15: Pemberville’s Community Garage/Sidewalk Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., throughout the village. Sponsored by Pemberville Independent Merchants Association. Call 419-287-4428.

July 15: BUGFEST ! Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, 13229 West SR 2, Oak Harbor. A variety of hands-on stations will be set up to learn about the amazing world of insects. Hours are 12 - 4 p.m. Bring the whole family and wear old shoes. Call 419-898-0960 or visit www.friendsofmageemarsh.org.

July 17-23: Ottawa County Fair, Oak Harbor. The fairgrounds are located three miles east of Oak Harbor at 7870 SR 163. Visit www.ottawacountyfair.org

July 19: Free outdoor Verandah Concert, 6:45-8 p.m., Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

July 21-22: Time: Explore the Crafts, Sauder Village, Archbold. Try your hands at various crafts throughout the Village, meet with guest craftsmen as well as visit with the craftspeople who have their shops at the living-history village. Located at 22611 SR 2 Archbold. Call 1-800-590-9755 or visit www.saudervillage.org.

July 21-22: Christmas in July, East Harbor State Park, Marblehead. Call 419-734-4424 ext. 2 for more information.   

July 21: Music in the Park, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd., Lake Township. Scheduled: A swing band with a Big Band sound. Food and soft drinks available. Bring your own chairs. Call 419-837-5743.

July 21: Rally by the River, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Promenade Park along the Maumee River off Summit Street in downtown Toledo. Performances by Jimbo Mathus Knockdown South and The Deadstring Brothers. Admission is $5; youths 12 and are free with paying adult. Call CitiFest at 419-249-5018 or visit www.citifest.org.

July 23: 1860s Base Ball Game, 2 p.m., Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. Free admission. Featuring the Spiegel Grove Squires 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

July 25-30: Lucas County Fair, Lucas County Fairgrounds, Maumee. Ride, concessions, entertainment, animals, tractor pulls, demolition derby and more, Call 419-893-2127.

July 28: Rally by the River, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., Promenade Park along the Maumee River off Summit Street in downtown Toledo. Performance features The Zen Tricksters and their jamming rock sound. Admission is $5; youths 12 and are free with paying adult. Call CitiFest at 419-249-5018 or visit www.citifest.org.

July 28-30: Stony Ridge Festival, Stony Ridge. Friday 4 p.m. to dark; Saturday 9 a.m. to dark; Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Flea markets, music, food, kids’ rides and more. Visit http://pembervillelibrary.org/stonyridge/festival.htm.

July 29: The Toledo Rock, Rhythm and Blues Festival, Promenade Park, downtown Toledo. From 2 to 10 p.m., festival-goers will be treated to the finest in festival food, beverages and a mix of the nation’s best Blues artists from across the country. Call CitiFest at 419-249-5018 or visit www.citifest.org.


August
Through Aug. 14: National Rifle & Pistol Matches, Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton. Visit www.odcmp.com.

Through September 24: The Art of the Stamp, a Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit highlighting the art and cultural importance of American postage stamps, at the Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

Aug. 1-7: Wood County Fair, Wood County Fairgrounds, Bowling Green. Visit www.woodcountyfair.org.

Aug. 2: Dillon House Victorian Tea, 1-3 p.m., Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. Experience the elegance and leisure of a 19th-century afternoon tea. Featuring harp and violin music performed by Angela Patuto and Danielle Molyett. Reservations required. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

Aug. 2: Free outdoor Verandah Concert, 6:45-8 p.m., Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

Aug. 3: Pemberville’s Cruisin’ Nite, 5 to 8 p.m., downtown Pemberville. Free registration. Classic cars, food, strolling entertainment, shopping, 50’s/60’s music. Call 419-287-3271.

Aug. 4: Music in the Park, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd., Lake Township. Scheduled: The Seaway Commanders. Food and soft drinks available. Bring your own chairs. Call 419-837-5743.

Aug. 4-5: Helena Homecoming, Helena.

Aug. 4-6: Columbia Gas Ribs on the River, Promenade Park, downtown Toledo. Mouth-watering BBQ from local and regional vendors and restaurants plus music, beverages and more. Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more info, contact CitiFest at 419-249-5018 or visit www.citifest.org.

Aug. 5: 23rd Annual Doll & Teddy Bear Show & Sale, Sauder Village, 22611 SR 2, Archbold. Special guest Helen Kish will be at the Village for the weekend to sign dolls and talk with collectors. Call 1-800-590-9755 or visit www.saudervillage.org.

Aug. 5-13: Port Clinton Chamber Annual Car Show, Port Clinton. Call 419-734-5503 or visit www.portclintonchamber.com.

Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27: Music Under the Stars, Toledo Zoo Amphitheater. Join the Toledo Concert Band at the Toledo Zoo a free evening of popular music - under the stars. Visit www.toledozoo.org or www.toledosymphony.com.

Aug. 9: Children's Tea, 1-3 p.m., historic Dillon House, Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. An opportunity for adults and children to interact in a formal 19th-century atmosphere. Reservations required. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

Aug. 10-13: Northwest Ohio Rib-Off, Lucas County Fairgrounds, Maumee. Thursday 4 to 9 p.m.; Friday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ribs plus children’s activities, entertainment, provided by a number of the area’s best bands. Call United Health Services at 419-242-9587.

Aug. 11: Music in the Park, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd. Lake Township. Scheduled: The Local Boys playing Bluegrass music. Food and soft drinks available. Bring your own chairs. Call 419-837-5743.

Aug. 11-13: South of the Border Festival, Perrysburg. Friday and Saturday 5 p.m. to midnight; Sunday 1 to 7 p.m. Ethnic foods, continual live entertainment, rides, dancing, games, Latino dance exhibits. Call 419-874-4316.

Aug. 12: Lake Township Friendship Day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd., Lake Township. An annual event that features local and nationally recognized artists' work, which is on display and for sale to the general public. Lake Township Friendship Committee, 419-837-5743.

Aug. 12: Hike the Dikes, a guided marsh adventure through areas of Magee Marsh and Ottawa Refuge that are usually closed to the public. Meet at the Bird Center at Magee Marsh at 9 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Program: Shorebirds. 419-898-0960 ext. 31 or visit www.friendsofmageemarsh.org. Magee Marsh is located at 13229 West SR 2, Oak Harbor.

Aug. 16: Music in the Park, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Friendship Park, 27975 Cummings Rd. Lake Township. Scheduled: Herman Loch with his accordion. Food and soft drinks available. Bring your own chairs. Call 419-837-5743.

Aug. 16: Free outdoor Verandah Concert, 6:45-8 p.m., featuring the North Coast Big Band. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

Aug. 16-19: Pemberville Free Fair. Parades, nightly entertainment, contests, quilt show, amusements and more. The annual grand parade will be held Aug. 19 at 1 p.m., and will feature marching bands, floats, clowns, antique vehicles and more. Downtown Pemberville. Call 419-287-4305.

Aug. 18-19: Taste of Maumee/Maumee Summer Fair. Friday evening enjoy “The Taste of Maumee” from 5 to 11 p.m. with 13 area restaurants serving food and a street concert for those 21and over. Parade Saturday at 10 a.m., plus 240 arts and craft booths, entertainment, a kid's fun zone & classic car show. Visit www.maumeesummerfair.com.

Aug. 17-19: Historical Society Quilt Show, at Pemberville Elementary School. Sponsored by the Pemberville-Freedom Area Historical Society. Call 419-287-3806.

Aug. 16-19: 10th Annual Traditional Rug Hooking Exhibition, Sauder Village. A craft originating for practical purposes over 150 years ago has blossomed into an amazing modern-day expression of creativity. Located at 22611 SR 2 Archbold. Call 1-800-590-9755 or visit www.saudervillage.org.

Aug. 20: 32nd Annual Birmingham Ethnic Festival, noon to 9 p.m., Consaul Street between Front and Milford. Hungarian and ethnic foods, arts and crafts exhibits, cultural displays, and a wide variety of music, dance and continuous entertainment. Visit www.BirminghamEthnicFestival.org

Aug. 22-27: Sandusky County Fair, Sandusky County Fairgrounds, Fremont. For information, visit www.sanduskycountyfair.com.

Aug. 25-27: German-American Festival, Oak Shade Grove, Oregon. Friday 5 p.m. to midnight; Saturday noon p.m. to midnight; Sunday noon to 9 p.m. Traditional and modern German music, German-American foods and baked goods, continuous entertainment, children's Hummel look-alike contest, live glockenspiel, soccer games, free parking, children's rides and more. Visit www.gafsociety.org.

Aug. 26: Barbershop Sing and Vintage Base Ball Game, Sauder Village. Located at 22611 SR 2

Archbold. Call 1-800-590-9755 or visit www.saudervillage.org.


September
Through September 24: The Art of the Stamp, a Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit highlighting the art and cultural importance of American postage stamps, at the Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

Sept. 3: RiverFest (this year also known as Disco by the River) and Pandemonium VI Fireworks, 5 to 10:30 p.m., Promenade Park along the Maumee River off Summit Street, downtown Toledo. This year’s classic Labor Day celebration on the riverfront features Disco Inferno, food vendors and one of the largest fireworks shows in Northwest Ohio. Visit www.CitiFest.org.

Labor Day Weekend: Sandusky County Restorers of Antique Power (S.C.R.A.P.) Antique Tractor and Engine Show White Star Park in Gibsonburg. Something of interest for everyone with antique tractors and antique gas engines, a flea market, concessions, and country music entertainment.  

Sept. 6: Dillon House Victorian Tea, Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont. Experience the elegance and leisure of a 19th-century afternoon tea. Reservations required. 800-998-PRES or www.rbhayes.org.

Sept. 7: Pemberville’s Cruisin’ Nite, 5 to 8 p.m., downtown Pemberville. Free registration. Classic cars, food, strolling entertainment, shopping, 50’s/60’s music. Call 419-287-3271.

Sept. 8-10: Black Swamp Arts Festival, Main Street downtown Bowling Green. Friday from 5 p.m. to midnight; Saturday from 10 a.m. to midnight; Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring 100 juried fine art displays from artists across the country Saturday and Sunday. Main Stage and food court open on Friday.  Visit www.blackswamparts.org.

Sept. 8-10: Greek-American Festival, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Toledo. Hours are Friday and Saturday 4 p.m. to midnight; Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. A celebration of the Orthodox faith, Greek culture, entertainment, food and pastry. Visit www.toledogreekfest.com.

Sept. 9: Grub ‘N Suds, Motorcycle Festival, Elmore. Call Village of Elmore 419-862-3552.

Sept. 15-17: Clyde Country Fair

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