Millstream Wood Carvers Exhibition @ Fisher/Wall Art Gallery, Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Six local artists’ hand-carved works will be displayed in the Millstream Wood Carvers Exhibition. Each carefully crafted piece was selected by a committee of local artists and art enthusiasts.

Lunch for a Cause @ Millstream Art Plaza
Jul 28 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch for a Cause returns from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 28 at the Millstream Art Plaza near the intersection of South Main and East Sandusky streets.

A donation will be accepted for lunch. Proceeds benefit Children’s Mentoring Connection of Hancock County.

Rally in the Alley
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Rally in the Alley outdoor musical event series marks its 25th anniversary. The public is invited to enjoy music and food free of charge in downtown Findlay’s Latham Courtyard on the 500 block of South Main Street. The events run Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m.

This summer’s schedule is as follows:

  • June 9: Willful Blindness; food provided by Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Company
  • June 16: The Reunion Band; food provided by Legends Steakhouse & Sports Bar
  • June 23: The Athen Ry; food provided by Jimmy John’s
  • July 7: The Hipnotix; food provided by Hot Head Burrito
  • July 14: Big Red Deluxe; food provided by City Barbecue
  • July 21: Reese Dailey Band; food provided by Fern Cafe will provide food.
  • July 28: High Impact; food provided by Domino’s
  • Aug. 4: Jeff Tucker Band; food provided by The Greek Garden
  • Aug. 11: Loose Cannons Band featuring Kahuna’s All-Star Band; food provided by City Barbecue
  • Aug. 18: Tongue ‘n Groove; food provided by Hot Head Burrito
North Baltimore High School Alumni Banquet @ North Baltimore American Legion Hall
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm

The North Baltimore alumni banquet has been scheduled for July 28 at the North Baltimore American Legion Hall, 539 American Legion Drive. Doors will open at 5 p.m., and the buffet will begin at 6.

This year’s honored classes will be 2017, 2012, 2007, 2002, 1997, 1992, 1987, 1982, 1977, 1972, 1967 and 1962. Present and former teachers are invited, as is anyone who has ever attended North Baltimore High School.

Tours of the new high school building, built in 2012, will be available at 4 p.m. Email nbhsalumni@ymail.com to sign up.

Tickets are $16 per person by July 17. Reservations after this date will be $20, and no tickets will be sold at the door. Checks may be made payable to the North Baltimore Alumni Association and mailed to the address above.

Good Shepherd UMC Summer Family Outreach @ Benton Ridge Village Park
Jul 28 @ 6:30 pm

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church is hosting its annual summer family outreach for area children and their families July 24-28. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. each night at the shelter house at Benton Ridge Village Park, the free week of fun includes music, skits, crafts, games, snacks and inflatables. In case of inclement weather, the event moves to the church, 119 W. Main St., Benton Ridge. Registration is required by visiting http://focusonthecross.org/sfo or calling the church office at 419-859-1234.

Classic Movie Night: “To Have and Have Not” @ Hancock Historical Museum
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm

The Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky St., will host its monthly classic movie night at 7 p.m. Friday with a screening of “To Have and Have Not.”
The film, starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, was released in 1944. The event is free and open to the public.

Open Mic Night @ Coffee Amici
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday nights at Coffee Amici are Open Mic Nights!  Head over to hear local talent and get up and show off your own talent!

Good Ole Summertime Festival @ Downtown North Baltimore
Jul 29 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 pm

Musical entertainment will be featured all day at the Good Ole Summertime Festival in downtown North Baltimore on Saturday.

Country Gold Review will perform at 1 p.m., followed by Loose Cannons at 3:30 p.m. North Baltimore native and Nashville recording artist Sean Williams will perform at 7 p.m. Tongue N Groove will play at 9:30 p.m.

The festival also will feature a charity car show, golf tournament, 5K race, cornhole tournament, flea market, military vehicle display and big wheel race.

Other features will include the North Baltimore High School Band, pet show, kids zone, flower show, rides, dunk tank, beer tent and food vendors.

Fireworks at the park will begin around 10 p.m.

Fostoria Farmers Market @ Tiffin and Main Streets
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The first Fostoria Farmers Market for the season will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Tiffin and Main streets.

There will be flowers, planters, hanging baskets, plant and vegetable starts.

Other vendors will have gifts for moms, including silk scarves, photography, hand-sewn items and jewelry, yard art and wind chimes, homemade jams, soaps, oils and jewelry, pottery, homemade doggie treats, painted signs, Amish brooms and homemade laundry detergent.

Also for sale will be baked goods, honey and candles, fresh eggs and frozen beef.
Eastern Star will provide breakfast sandwiches in the Masonic Lodge on East Tiffin Street, and Tasty Dogs will be available to purchase.

The market is sponsored by Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau, in conjunction with the Fostoria Garden Club Limited and the Review Times.

For more information, visit Fostoria Farmers Market on Facebook, or call 419-435-1718.

Quarry Farm Basket Workshop @ Quarry Farm Nature Preserve and Conservation Farm
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Quarry Farm Nature Preserve and Conservation Farm will host a workshop from 10 a.m. to noon July 29. Using cut bush honeysuckle, participants will make a garden trellis or basket.

The cost is $10, due the day of the workshop. Preregistration is required by emailing thequarryfarm@gmail.com or calling 419-384-7195. The farm is located at 14321 Road 7L, Pandora.

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