The Glass City Opry will present a special concert by national touring bluegrass band Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out June 16 at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m.
Led by the International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) two-time Male Vocalist Of The Year Russell Moore, IIIrd Tyme Out includes Steve Dilling on the banjo, Justen Haynes on the fiddle, Wayne Benson on the mandolin and Edgar Loudermilk on bass. The band has walked away with IBMA’s Vocal Group Of The Year award seven consecutive years.
The Glass City Opry is located at the Maumee Theatre at 601 Conant St., Maumee. For information and tickets, visit www.GlassCityopry.com or call 419-250-1096.
Young Republicans to meet
Joel Mann and Jennifer Widmer of the Genoa area are calling an organizational meeting of the Ottawa County Young Republicans June 16 at 7 p.m. at the Christ Community Church, 303 Forth St. (the old junior high building).
Membership is open to those 18 to 40, but those who are a little older and younger are also invited to attend. The group plans to meet the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, call Joel Mann at 419-461-1043.
Community garage sale
Millbury Boy Scout Troop 160 is organizing a community garage sale June 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Millbury Fire Hall, 28410 Oak St.
The event will feature hourly raffles, food, kids' activities and a drawing for a $50 savings bond. The Boy Scouts will be serving hot dogs and snacks. Millbury Firemen will be selling hamburgers and pop.
The entertainment lineup for the Ottawa County Fair, which will be held July 20-26, includes:
Wednesday, July 22: Wagon Wheel Pro IPRA Rodeo, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 23: Brews Brothers Demolition Derby, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 24: Faircross Motorcycle Racing, 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 25: OSTPA Tractor Pull, 6 p.m. p.m.
Sunday, July 26: Brews Brothers Demolition Derby, 4:30 p.m.
Grandstand week event passes are now on sale. The cost for a 2009 Week Event Pass is $25 a seat. The Wednesday show is $10 a seat and all other events are $5 a seat. Past reserve seat holders must purchase their seats by June 20 to keep their 2008 seats. All seats will go on sale June 21 at the Fairboard Office.
The Genoa Quarry will begin the first session of swimming lessons June 15.
Classes will run for three weeks on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Advanced beginner classes will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Beginner classes will begin at 11:15 a.m. and run until noon.
The cost is $25 for those with a quarry pass and $35 for those without a pass. Register at the quarry bathhouse during regular business hours or by calling 419-855-7791.