Tastes and Tunes @ The Wine Merchant
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come out and support NAMI of Hancock County with the second annual wine tasting fund raiser. They will have a wide assortment of gift baskets for a silent auction including items, along with Eddie Molina’s jazz riffs and of course, Wine Merchant’s favorite wines.

14th Annual National Dachshund Races @ Hancock County Agency on Aging
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm

Friday Evening: Weenie Martini Party, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Saturday: Last minute registration from 8:00-9:00 a.m. with races beginning shortly after.  Dress up events and racing all day.

Proceeds to benefit the PKD Foundation, Hancock County Honor Flight, Hancock County Sheriff K-9 Unit and Dachshund Rescue of North America.

For more information or registration forms, please visit

13th Annual Autumn Cruise @ Downtown Upper Sandusky
Sep 27 all-day

Sponsored by the Wyandot County Classics and Cruisers Car Club. The event has over 400 cars, 100+ awards, 160 door prizes (some worth in the hundreds), and 14 raffle prizes.

Funds raised will benefit Wyandot County Hospice.

Additional info and entry form on the Upper Sandusky city website:

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure @ Downtown Findlay
Sep 27 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
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Join the fun for the second annual Race For the Cure 5K Run/Walk. The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure series is the world’s largest and most successful education and fundraising event for breast cancer ever created.

Can’t walk or run? Come out and cheer on the participants! Lots of volunteer opportunities are also available!

Visit, including nominations for “In Celebration Of” or “In Memory Of.”

Flag City Soccer Challenge @ Emory Adams Park
Oct 10 – Oct 12 all-day

Findlay Soccer Club hosts the annual Flag City Soccer Challenge tournament. The tournament has games at night, under the lights at Rotary Arena. The arena has two soccer fields with lights – one field is for 8 v 8 play (U11 & U12), and the other is for 11 v 11 play.  

The proceeds from the Flag City Soccer Challenge are divided up to help support Hancock Soccer Association’s recreational program, and the Findlay Soccer Club travel programs.

Entry deadline is September 9.  Ages and team fees are as follows: U9 & U10 $400, U11 & U12 $425, U13 – Up $475, Recreational Teams $225

Dinner in the Dark @ Hancock County Agency on Aging
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Lodestar presents its Second Annual Dinner in the Dark fundraiser. Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. Experience eating a three-course meal like never before … completely in the dark!

All proceeds benefit Lodestar: Guiding Angels for the Blind and help place guide dogs free of charge with blind children.

Paper tickets available at Massage Therapy Clinic and Doranne’s in Findlay. Online tickets are available at

Kiwanis Kostume 5K and Fun Run @ Emory Adams Park
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wear your favorite costume and support a great cause.

The Kiwanis Kostume 5K and Fun Run is being sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Findlay, with proceeds benefiting the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. The Dolly Parton Imagination Library is a brand new program to Findlay, providing a new book in the mail every month to children from birth until 5 years of age.

Pumpkin Run @ Riverside Park
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The 4th Annual Pumpkin 5K Run/Walk will be held at Riverside Park. Beat the Pumpkin and get your money back! All pre-registered participants will receive a long-sleeved tech shirt, a goody bag, treats, drinks, and a good time! There will be awards for the overall first and second place male and female finishers, plus awards for the first and second place male and female finishers in their age groups.

Must be pre-registered by October 24th to ensure a long-sleeved tech shirt.

4th Annual Awakening Minds Art Auction @ Hilton Garden Inn
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join the 4th annual Live Art Auction and dinner to raise funds for programming costs for Awakening Minds Art.

After the PKs 5K Road and 10K Trail Run @ Allen Township House
Nov 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is the 6th anniversary of the 5K held in Van Buren and the 2nd 10K trail run through Van Buren State Park. The 10K is the only 10K Trail run in Northwest Ohio.