Visit the Hancock County Fairgrounds every Thursday through October 20 (except August 4 and September 1) and enjoy some of the best produce in the county! Interested vendors are asked to call 419-422-5594.
Join AMA for our Third Thursday wine nights! Wine tastings provided by The Traveling Vineyard, plus appetizers, art materials and all the fun you can imagine will be provided! Registration is required & space is limited to 20 partakers. Register now to hold a seat! Must be 21 to partake. $35 for no wine.
A planetarium program about the meteor shower produced by dust from Halley’s Comet will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. Hancock Park District staff will present the program with other constellations and photos of planets and galaxies. After the program, there will be viewing of the meteor shower, which radiates from the constellation Orion and produces about 20 meteors per hour. The free program is recommended for individuals 5 years and older, accompanied by an adult. Because of limited space in the inflatable planetarium, registration is required by 4:30 p.m. Oct. 19. The program will be held with a minimum of six and a maximum of 25 participants. For more information, call the park district office at 419-425-7275.
Enjoy a day at the Bluffton Farmer’s Market! Shoppers can purchase garden fresh vegetables, fruit and related farmers’ market projects! The market will be held in the Citizens National Bank parking lot each Saturday through October.
Chris Allen, Hancock Park District program specialist, will lead a hay ride and fall activities for kids Oct. 22 at Shelter 1 in Riverbend Recreation Area. After the hay ride, other activities will include a guided hike to seek hidden autumn leaves, pumpkin bowling, “Bug in a Haystack” and an acorn drop. Hay rides will be held at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Registration is $5 per person and must be made by 4:30 p.m. Oct. 20. For more information, call the park district office at 419-425-7275.