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Charity Wine Tasting and Auction 5:00 pm
Charity Wine Tasting and Auction @ The Wine Merchant
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Come to the Wine Merchant for a Wine Tasting event benefiting the Kiwanis and Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Besides the wine tasting there will be a live auction and a ‘Best Dolly’ competition! Come enjoy great wine and company for a great cause! More info: https://www.facebook.com/FindlayKiwanis/photos/a.10150443651023976.452712.227023958975/10153288864453976/?type=1&theater
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Music Bach’s Concert Series: Findlay String Quartet 11:30 am
Music Bach’s Concert Series: Findlay String Quartet @ The University of Findlay Alumni Memorial Union
Dec 5 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Music Bach’s Concert Series is a free lunch time concert series hosted by University of Findlay in the Alumni Memorial Union Atrium. Community members are welcome to attend! This month the Findlay String Quartet performing a show entitled “Classical Christmas” will be featured. Pack a lunch or purchase one in the Cave, an on-site restaurant located in the Alumni Memorial Union.
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols 7:30 pm
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols @ Yoder Recital Hall at Bluffton University
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Bluffton University’s Camerata Singers and University Chorale, along with a brass ensemble, will headline “A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols,” the university’s Christmas choral concert, Dec. 5 in Yoder Recital Hall. The program is designed around a historical structure of Scripture readings and Christmas carols. The readings, taken from prophetic writings about the Messiah’s coming and from the Christmas story, are interspersed with various Christmas pieces. Tickets are available online at http://tickets.bluffton.edu or at the box office at the Marbeck Center information desk. Mark J. Suderman, professor of music, conducts both Camerata Singers, a select chamber choir, and the University Chorale, a 66-voice, mixed ensemble. Accompanying the choirs, and the audience during three carols, will be pianist Ana Yoder Coulter, an adjunct instructor. Roy Couch, assistant professor of music, is coaching a unique brass ensemble assembled for the concert. Including university faculty, staff and administrators, as well as students, the ensemble will open the program. Four of its student members will form a brass quartet that will also perform with the choirs, and students from the choirs will serve as Scripture readers.
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Pioneer Holiday Tea 10:30 am
Pioneer Holiday Tea @ Litzenberg Memorial Woods
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.: Join the costumed staff at the 1847 McKinnis House for a holiday tea featuring dulcimer music, pioneer holiday traditions, hot tea and sweet breads. Register with $8 per person by Thursday, December 4. If children are attending, they are required to be ages 9 and up
Celebration of Christmas 7:30 pm
Celebration of Christmas @ Great Room at First Presbyterian Church
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrate the season by joining The Millstream Singers and the Old Millstream Ringers at the Great Room at First Presbyterian Church! They will be performing many holiday favorites!
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Home for the Holidays with UF Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble 3:00 pm
Home for the Holidays with UF Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble @ Van Buren High School
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The University of Findlay Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble presents its annual Christmas concert at Van Buren High School. Admission is free but tickets are required.
Sandi Patty Christmas Blessings 7:00 pm
Sandi Patty Christmas Blessings @ R. L. Heminger Auditorium
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sandi Patty Christmas Blessings @ R. L. Heminger Auditorium | Findlay | Ohio | United States
Enjoy the sounds of the season with Grammy Award-winning singer Sandi Patty, performing Christmas favorites! Sandi is the one of the most awarded female vocalists in contemporary Christian music history, with 40 Dove Awards,five Grammy awards, four Billboard Music Awards, three platinum records, five gold records, and eleven million units sold. She has released over 30 albums, including her latest album “Christmas Blessings.”
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21st Annual Victorian Christmas Dinner 6:30 pm
21st Annual Victorian Christmas Dinner @ Carrothers House at the University of Findlay
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Hancock Historical Museum is proud to announce the 21st annual Victorian Christmas Dinner, to be held at Carrothers Home, the president’s residence at the University of Findlay. Guests to the Victorian Christmas Dinner will enjoy more than just a meal, but a true experience! Guests will be greeted at Carrothers Home by coachmen and butler. Guests may tour the home prior to the meal while enjoying old-fashioned “wassail” and appetizers. A four course meal will follow, with Cornish hen as the entrée. Each guest will enjoy a variety of traditional homemade “savories” following the meal, including sugarplums, mints, candied orange and grapefruit peel, spiced pecans, and pulled taffy. Christmas carolers and instrumentalists will provide entertainment throughout the evening. The Victorian Christmas Dinner Committee sees to the historic authenticity of every detail, including the many handmade decorations. Come experience the tastes, the sounds, and the smells of this favorite event.
Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons 9:00 pm
Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons @ Alexandria's
Dec 12 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons will bring their original roots rock music to Alexandria’s Gastropub in Findlay on Dec. 12. Ohio native Perley is a dynamic frontwoman who commands the stage with her booming voice and incisive lyrics. Backed by the Howlin’ Moons, Perley is winning over nonbelievers the old-fashioned way: tireless touring and well-crafted albums such as 2014’s Hey Kid. Songs such as the barnstorming hard rocker “Hurricane” and the rootsier, pedal steel-driven “Ghost” are irresistible earworms with indelible choruses. Perley’s band features longtime friends Billy Zehnal and Chris Connor on bass and lead guitar and Jeff Martin on drums.
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21st Annual Victorian Christmas Dinner 6:30 pm
21st Annual Victorian Christmas Dinner @ Carrothers House at the University of Findlay
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Hancock Historical Museum is proud to announce the 21st annual Victorian Christmas Dinner, to be held at Carrothers Home, the president’s residence at the University of Findlay. Guests to the Victorian Christmas Dinner will enjoy more than just a meal, but a true experience! Guests will be greeted at Carrothers Home by coachmen and butler. Guests may tour the home prior to the meal while enjoying old-fashioned “wassail” and appetizers. A four course meal will follow, with Cornish hen as the entrée. Each guest will enjoy a variety of traditional homemade “savories” following the meal, including sugarplums, mints, candied orange and grapefruit peel, spiced pecans, and pulled taffy. Christmas carolers and instrumentalists will provide entertainment throughout the evening. The Victorian Christmas Dinner Committee sees to the historic authenticity of every detail, including the many handmade decorations. Come experience the tastes, the sounds, and the smells of this favorite event.
The Old Millstream Ringers: Joy of Christmas 7:00 pm
The Old Millstream Ringers: Joy of Christmas @ First Presbyterian Church - Fostoria
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Moya Brennan Concert 7:30 pm
Moya Brennan Concert @ Logan's Irish Pub
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy an unforgettable evening of seasonal music from the Emerald Isle, featuring Irish icon Moya Brennan. As lead singer of the Grammy award-winning group Clannad, Moya helped introduce Celtic music to a worldwide audience with an infectious mix of traditional melodies in new age pop. This festive program offers the timeless, soulful atmosphere of her music in a special holiday show of celebration and reflection. Drawling on a rich selection of classic Irish songs and carols, Moya and her band will warm the heart with the spirit of the season.
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A Christmas Celebration with the Toledo Symphony 7:30 pm
A Christmas Celebration with the Toledo Symphony @ First Lutheran Church
Dec 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
First Lutheran Church in Tiffin will host the Toledo Symphony under the direction of Sara Jobin, Thursday, Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. The symphony will present “A Christmas Celebration,” a program of sacred music, which will include one number featuring the church’s Schantz organ played by the church organist, Curtis King. Tickets can be purchased at the church Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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FHS Pops Concert 7:30 pm
FHS Pops Concert @ R. L. Heminger Auditorium
Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The Findlay High School Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Pops Concert. The theme for the concert is “Looking Back: 30 Years of Making Music” and the orchestra will perform popular selections performed by Findlay orchestra students over the past 30 years. The audience will learn interesting facts about each musical selection. Tim Mattis, director of the Findlay Trojan Marching Band and Pantasia Steelband, will serve as the commentator. Mattis will also showcase his keyboarding skills, performing on the typewriter for the musical selection “The Typewriter” by Leroy Anderson. Other selections include: “Jupiter” by Gustav Holst, “Tales from the Vienna Woods Waltz” by Richard Strauss, “Salute to the Big Apple,” “The Muppet Medley,” and “The Pink Panther” and “Theme from Peter Gunn” by Henry Mancini. This is Pressel’s 22nd year teaching orchestra at Findlay City Schools. He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in violin performance from Ohio University. Anita Schaible serves as assistant director.
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