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Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series 11:30 am
Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series @ Latham Courtyard
Aug 1 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
The Arts Partnership is giving Findlay the opportunity to take Tuesday lunches outside in the summer with Fifth Third Bank’s Courtyard Concert Series. Courtyard Concerts are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays from June 20 through Aug. 15 in Latham Courtyard located at 510 S. Main St. Local musicians are paired with a local restaurant which offers lunch options. Concert admission is free, food prices are often $7 but may vary with the vendor. There will be no July 4 concert in observance of the holiday. The Courtyard Concert Series is sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, Spectrum Eye Care, The Courier, WKXA, WFIN, 106.3 The Fox, Flag City Title Agency, Hancock County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Heck Rentals, Ohio Arts Council and Dean Sound. Scheduled performances include: June 20: The Two of Us, food by AJ’s Heavenly Pizza June 27: Eric Sowers, food by Cedar Valley July 11: Scott Parnell, food by Stix Restaurant July 18: The 732 Electric Duo, food by The Wine Merchant July 25: Findlay High School Pantasia, food by Bistro on Main Aug. 1: James Adkins, food by Main Street Deli Aug. 8: Ryan Parker, food by We Serve. Coffee Aug. 15: Scott Duress and Sean Farmer, food by The Gathering
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Company 8:00 pm
Company @ Fort Findlay Playhouse
Aug 3 @ 8:00 pm
Fort Findlay Playhouse will present “Company,” a darkly comedic musical, on July 27-30, Aug. 3-6 and 10-13. The Sunday evening performance begins at 5 p.m.; all other performances begin at 8 p.m., with the house opening 30 minutes before the performance. Tickets are available for $15 and can be purchased at the playhouse, 300 W. Sandusky St., Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., by calling the box office at 567-525-3636 or online at tickets.fortfindlayplayhouse.org. Unreserved seats may be purchased before the show at the door on a cash-only basis. The show follows Robert (Wes Vollmar), a New York City bachelor who struggles to think of a wish as he blows out the candles on his 35th birthday. Surrounded by his married friends, Robert is uncertain whether he should simply be happy with his life or whether he should wish for his own romantic partner. Over a series of dinner parties, first dates, and thoughtful conversations, Robert attempts to understand the pros and cons of marriage from his diverse and frequently hilarious friends. The production will feature a live orchestra with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, one of musical theater’s most renowned composers. The play took home seven Tony Awards, including best musical, best score, best lyrics and best book (by George Furth). A cast of Fort Findlay Playhouse veterans and newcomers portray Robert’s friends. His married friends are Sarah (Andrea Adams-Miller) and Harry (Patrick Davis); Susan (Kim Marquart) and Peter (David Marquart); Jenny (Sarah Elizabeth Olesky) and David (Matt Johnson); and Joanne (Jean Daniel) and Larry (Jeff Lee). The engaged couple is Amy (Samantha Henry) and Paul (Justin DuVall); and Robert’s various girlfriends are April (Megan Meyer), Marta (Maggie Rucki), and Kathy (Dora Vollmar). The members of the chorus are Brad Bickhart, Sheryl Burtch, Linda England, Jordan Gottschalk, Lydia Mattingly, and Justin McKenzien. The show is directed by Casey Wurm with music direction by Aeryn Williams and choreography by Kristina Pritchard. It was produced by Kim Marquart.
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Rally in the Alley 5:00 pm
Rally in the Alley
Aug 4 @ 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
The Service at Rocky Bluff 6:00 pm
The Service at Rocky Bluff @ Ebenezer Mennonite Church
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm
The Ebenezer Drama Ensemble of Bluffton will present the two-act musical comedy “The Service at Rocky Bluff” Aug. 4-6 at Ebenezer Mennonite Church, 8905 Columbus Grove Road, Bluffton. Ticket sales begin July 9, from 8 a.m. to noon at the church. Tickets are $10 and include dinner at 6 p.m. and the show at 7 each evening. Members of the cast include Kara Zink, Mary Glick, Sarah Lehman, Sam Brauen, Shawn Stevens and Kevin Gratz. Band members are Janie Wireman, Roger Rhodes, Ray Harner and Dave Brauen. Kevin Gratz is the director. For reservations or more information, call 419-358-8588 or email Info@ebenezermennonite.org.
Company 8:00 pm
Company @ Fort Findlay Playhouse
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm
Fort Findlay Playhouse will present “Company,” a darkly comedic musical, on July 27-30, Aug. 3-6 and 10-13. The Sunday evening performance begins at 5 p.m.; all other performances begin at 8 p.m., with the house opening 30 minutes before the performance. Tickets are available for $15 and can be purchased at the playhouse, 300 W. Sandusky St., Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., by calling the box office at 567-525-3636 or online at tickets.fortfindlayplayhouse.org. Unreserved seats may be purchased before the show at the door on a cash-only basis. The show follows Robert (Wes Vollmar), a New York City bachelor who struggles to think of a wish as he blows out the candles on his 35th birthday. Surrounded by his married friends, Robert is uncertain whether he should simply be happy with his life or whether he should wish for his own romantic partner. Over a series of dinner parties, first dates, and thoughtful conversations, Robert attempts to understand the pros and cons of marriage from his diverse and frequently hilarious friends. The production will feature a live orchestra with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, one of musical theater’s most renowned composers. The play took home seven Tony Awards, including best musical, best score, best lyrics and best book (by George Furth). A cast of Fort Findlay Playhouse veterans and newcomers portray Robert’s friends. His married friends are Sarah (Andrea Adams-Miller) and Harry (Patrick Davis); Susan (Kim Marquart) and Peter (David Marquart); Jenny (Sarah Elizabeth Olesky) and David (Matt Johnson); and Joanne (Jean Daniel) and Larry (Jeff Lee). The engaged couple is Amy (Samantha Henry) and Paul (Justin DuVall); and Robert’s various girlfriends are April (Megan Meyer), Marta (Maggie Rucki), and Kathy (Dora Vollmar). The members of the chorus are Brad Bickhart, Sheryl Burtch, Linda England, Jordan Gottschalk, Lydia Mattingly, and Justin McKenzien. The show is directed by Casey Wurm with music direction by Aeryn Williams and choreography by Kristina Pritchard. It was produced by Kim Marquart.
Open Mic Night 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night @ Coffee Amici
Aug 4 @ 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!
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Company 8:00 pm
Company @ Fort Findlay Playhouse
Aug 5 @ 8:00 pm
Fort Findlay Playhouse will present “Company,” a darkly comedic musical, on July 27-30, Aug. 3-6 and 10-13. The Sunday evening performance begins at 5 p.m.; all other performances begin at 8 p.m., with the house opening 30 minutes before the performance. Tickets are available for $15 and can be purchased at the playhouse, 300 W. Sandusky St., Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., by calling the box office at 567-525-3636 or online at tickets.fortfindlayplayhouse.org. Unreserved seats may be purchased before the show at the door on a cash-only basis. The show follows Robert (Wes Vollmar), a New York City bachelor who struggles to think of a wish as he blows out the candles on his 35th birthday. Surrounded by his married friends, Robert is uncertain whether he should simply be happy with his life or whether he should wish for his own romantic partner. Over a series of dinner parties, first dates, and thoughtful conversations, Robert attempts to understand the pros and cons of marriage from his diverse and frequently hilarious friends. The production will feature a live orchestra with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, one of musical theater’s most renowned composers. The play took home seven Tony Awards, including best musical, best score, best lyrics and best book (by George Furth). A cast of Fort Findlay Playhouse veterans and newcomers portray Robert’s friends. His married friends are Sarah (Andrea Adams-Miller) and Harry (Patrick Davis); Susan (Kim Marquart) and Peter (David Marquart); Jenny (Sarah Elizabeth Olesky) and David (Matt Johnson); and Joanne (Jean Daniel) and Larry (Jeff Lee). The engaged couple is Amy (Samantha Henry) and Paul (Justin DuVall); and Robert’s various girlfriends are April (Megan Meyer), Marta (Maggie Rucki), and Kathy (Dora Vollmar). The members of the chorus are Brad Bickhart, Sheryl Burtch, Linda England, Jordan Gottschalk, Lydia Mattingly, and Justin McKenzien. The show is directed by Casey Wurm with music direction by Aeryn Williams and choreography by Kristina Pritchard. It was produced by Kim Marquart.
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Company 5:00 pm
Company @ Fort Findlay Playhouse
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm
Fort Findlay Playhouse will present “Company,” a darkly comedic musical, on July 27-30, Aug. 3-6 and 10-13. The Sunday evening performance begins at 5 p.m.; all other performances begin at 8 p.m., with the house opening 30 minutes before the performance. Tickets are available for $15 and can be purchased at the playhouse, 300 W. Sandusky St., Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., by calling the box office at 567-525-3636 or online at tickets.fortfindlayplayhouse.org. Unreserved seats may be purchased before the show at the door on a cash-only basis. The show follows Robert (Wes Vollmar), a New York City bachelor who struggles to think of a wish as he blows out the candles on his 35th birthday. Surrounded by his married friends, Robert is uncertain whether he should simply be happy with his life or whether he should wish for his own romantic partner. Over a series of dinner parties, first dates, and thoughtful conversations, Robert attempts to understand the pros and cons of marriage from his diverse and frequently hilarious friends. The production will feature a live orchestra with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, one of musical theater’s most renowned composers. The play took home seven Tony Awards, including best musical, best score, best lyrics and best book (by George Furth). A cast of Fort Findlay Playhouse veterans and newcomers portray Robert’s friends. His married friends are Sarah (Andrea Adams-Miller) and Harry (Patrick Davis); Susan (Kim Marquart) and Peter (David Marquart); Jenny (Sarah Elizabeth Olesky) and David (Matt Johnson); and Joanne (Jean Daniel) and Larry (Jeff Lee). The engaged couple is Amy (Samantha Henry) and Paul (Justin DuVall); and Robert’s various girlfriends are April (Megan Meyer), Marta (Maggie Rucki), and Kathy (Dora Vollmar). The members of the chorus are Brad Bickhart, Sheryl Burtch, Linda England, Jordan Gottschalk, Lydia Mattingly, and Justin McKenzien. The show is directed by Casey Wurm with music direction by Aeryn Williams and choreography by Kristina Pritchard. It was produced by Kim Marquart.
Sojourner Quartet 6:00 pm
Sojourner Quartet @ First United Church of Christ
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm
Sojourner Quartet is a Findlay-based southern gospel four-part male quartet that began in 1991 as a contemporary Christian group playing their own instruments and writing many of their own songs. The group members’ mission is to glorify God and Jesus Christ to as many people as possible, regardless of denomination, through their music and personal testimony. Members are Isaac Steinhour (tenor and Findlay High School graduate), Mark May (Findlay native, baritone and member since 1992), Larry Counterman (bass and Indiana resident), and Jeff McGlade (lead and Findlay resident since 1984). The church will also provide refreshments after the concert.
Cottonwood Jam String Band 7:30 pm
Cottonwood Jam String Band @ Wainwright Amphitheatre in Foundation Park
Aug 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Cottonwood Jam String Band will perform a free concert from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Wainwright Amphitheatre in Foundation Park on South Union Street, Fostoria. The Cottonwood Jam String Band plays and sings a blend of traditional Appalachian, folk and dance music. Rain location will be Cowboys & Angels/Venue 18, 11295 Ohio 18 West, Fostoria.
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Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series 11:30 am
Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series @ Latham Courtyard
Aug 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
The Arts Partnership is giving Findlay the opportunity to take Tuesday lunches outside in the summer with Fifth Third Bank’s Courtyard Concert Series. Courtyard Concerts are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays from June 20 through Aug. 15 in Latham Courtyard located at 510 S. Main St. Local musicians are paired with a local restaurant which offers lunch options. Concert admission is free, food prices are often $7 but may vary with the vendor. There will be no July 4 concert in observance of the holiday. The Courtyard Concert Series is sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, Spectrum Eye Care, The Courier, WKXA, WFIN, 106.3 The Fox, Flag City Title Agency, Hancock County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Heck Rentals, Ohio Arts Council and Dean Sound. Scheduled performances include: June 20: The Two of Us, food by AJ’s Heavenly Pizza June 27: Eric Sowers, food by Cedar Valley July 11: Scott Parnell, food by Stix Restaurant July 18: The 732 Electric Duo, food by The Wine Merchant July 25: Findlay High School Pantasia, food by Bistro on Main Aug. 1: James Adkins, food by Main Street Deli Aug. 8: Ryan Parker, food by We Serve. Coffee Aug. 15: Scott Duress and Sean Farmer, food by The Gathering
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Lunch on the Lawn: Martin Koop 12:00 pm
Lunch on the Lawn: Martin Koop @ Fostoria Municipal Building lawn
Aug 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Martin Koop will give a free performance from noon to 1 p.m. today for the final Lunch on the Lawn at the Fostoria Municipal building in downtown Fostoria. Box lunches will be available for $5. Rain location will be across the street in the BANKquet room at 125 S. Main St.
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Company 8:00 pm
Company @ Fort Findlay Playhouse
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm
Fort Findlay Playhouse will present “Company,” a darkly comedic musical, on July 27-30, Aug. 3-6 and 10-13. The Sunday evening performance begins at 5 p.m.; all other performances begin at 8 p.m., with the house opening 30 minutes before the performance. Tickets are available for $15 and can be purchased at the playhouse, 300 W. Sandusky St., Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., by calling the box office at 567-525-3636 or online at tickets.fortfindlayplayhouse.org. Unreserved seats may be purchased before the show at the door on a cash-only basis. The show follows Robert (Wes Vollmar), a New York City bachelor who struggles to think of a wish as he blows out the candles on his 35th birthday. Surrounded by his married friends, Robert is uncertain whether he should simply be happy with his life or whether he should wish for his own romantic partner. Over a series of dinner parties, first dates, and thoughtful conversations, Robert attempts to understand the pros and cons of marriage from his diverse and frequently hilarious friends. The production will feature a live orchestra with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, one of musical theater’s most renowned composers. The play took home seven Tony Awards, including best musical, best score, best lyrics and best book (by George Furth). A cast of Fort Findlay Playhouse veterans and newcomers portray Robert’s friends. His married friends are Sarah (Andrea Adams-Miller) and Harry (Patrick Davis); Susan (Kim Marquart) and Peter (David Marquart); Jenny (Sarah Elizabeth Olesky) and David (Matt Johnson); and Joanne (Jean Daniel) and Larry (Jeff Lee). The engaged couple is Amy (Samantha Henry) and Paul (Justin DuVall); and Robert’s various girlfriends are April (Megan Meyer), Marta (Maggie Rucki), and Kathy (Dora Vollmar). The members of the chorus are Brad Bickhart, Sheryl Burtch, Linda England, Jordan Gottschalk, Lydia Mattingly, and Justin McKenzien. The show is directed by Casey Wurm with music direction by Aeryn Williams and choreography by Kristina Pritchard. It was produced by Kim Marquart.
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Rally in the Alley 5:00 pm
Rally in the Alley
Aug 11 @ 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
Company 8:00 pm
Company @ Fort Findlay Playhouse
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm
Fort Findlay Playhouse will present “Company,” a darkly comedic musical, on July 27-30, Aug. 3-6 and 10-13. The Sunday evening performance begins at 5 p.m.; all other performances begin at 8 p.m., with the house opening 30 minutes before the performance. Tickets are available for $15 and can be purchased at the playhouse, 300 W. Sandusky St., Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., by calling the box office at 567-525-3636 or online at tickets.fortfindlayplayhouse.org. Unreserved seats may be purchased before the show at the door on a cash-only basis. The show follows Robert (Wes Vollmar), a New York City bachelor who struggles to think of a wish as he blows out the candles on his 35th birthday. Surrounded by his married friends, Robert is uncertain whether he should simply be happy with his life or whether he should wish for his own romantic partner. Over a series of dinner parties, first dates, and thoughtful conversations, Robert attempts to understand the pros and cons of marriage from his diverse and frequently hilarious friends. The production will feature a live orchestra with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, one of musical theater’s most renowned composers. The play took home seven Tony Awards, including best musical, best score, best lyrics and best book (by George Furth). A cast of Fort Findlay Playhouse veterans and newcomers portray Robert’s friends. His married friends are Sarah (Andrea Adams-Miller) and Harry (Patrick Davis); Susan (Kim Marquart) and Peter (David Marquart); Jenny (Sarah Elizabeth Olesky) and David (Matt Johnson); and Joanne (Jean Daniel) and Larry (Jeff Lee). The engaged couple is Amy (Samantha Henry) and Paul (Justin DuVall); and Robert’s various girlfriends are April (Megan Meyer), Marta (Maggie Rucki), and Kathy (Dora Vollmar). The members of the chorus are Brad Bickhart, Sheryl Burtch, Linda England, Jordan Gottschalk, Lydia Mattingly, and Justin McKenzien. The show is directed by Casey Wurm with music direction by Aeryn Williams and choreography by Kristina Pritchard. It was produced by Kim Marquart.
Open Mic Night 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night @ Coffee Amici
Aug 11 @ 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!
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Eliot Lewis 7:00 pm
Eliot Lewis @ The Jones Mansion
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm
Independent multi-instrumentalist Eliot Lewis will return to the Jones Mansion for a special benefit concert to restore its upper porch. The show starts at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, with doors opening at 6 p.m. A former member of Average White Band, Lewis consistently performs and releases his own brand of guitar-oriented rock and soul as a solo artist, performing at the Hollywood Bowl and Japan’s Budokan Arena, and he has appeared on television programs like “The Voice,” “The Today Show,” “The View,” and Conan O’Brien’s and Jimmy Kimmel’s late-night programs. He is also a frequent collaborator with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Daryl Hall and John Oates in their live performances, and makes regular appearances on Hall’s “Live From Daryl’s House” online series. He has also worked with ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, Joe Walsh, Todd Rundgren, Train, Grace Potter, Ben Folds, Booker T., Jewel, Rob Thomas, Keb’ Mo’, Jason Mraz, Darius Rucker and Gavin DeGraw. Elijah’s bar will be open to serve refreshments. Seats are reserved for the length of the show, so attendees can visit the bar and restrooms without losing their spots. Seating is limited, and there will be no sales at the door the day of the event if presale tickets sell out. The first-sold tickets reserve the most desired seats. Tickets cost $15 per person and can be reserved by calling Leslie at 419-427-6110.
Company 8:00 pm
Company @ Fort Findlay Playhouse
Aug 12 @ 8:00 pm
Fort Findlay Playhouse will present “Company,” a darkly comedic musical, on July 27-30, Aug. 3-6 and 10-13. The Sunday evening performance begins at 5 p.m.; all other performances begin at 8 p.m., with the house opening 30 minutes before the performance. Tickets are available for $15 and can be purchased at the playhouse, 300 W. Sandusky St., Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., by calling the box office at 567-525-3636 or online at tickets.fortfindlayplayhouse.org. Unreserved seats may be purchased before the show at the door on a cash-only basis. The show follows Robert (Wes Vollmar), a New York City bachelor who struggles to think of a wish as he blows out the candles on his 35th birthday. Surrounded by his married friends, Robert is uncertain whether he should simply be happy with his life or whether he should wish for his own romantic partner. Over a series of dinner parties, first dates, and thoughtful conversations, Robert attempts to understand the pros and cons of marriage from his diverse and frequently hilarious friends. The production will feature a live orchestra with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, one of musical theater’s most renowned composers. The play took home seven Tony Awards, including best musical, best score, best lyrics and best book (by George Furth). A cast of Fort Findlay Playhouse veterans and newcomers portray Robert’s friends. His married friends are Sarah (Andrea Adams-Miller) and Harry (Patrick Davis); Susan (Kim Marquart) and Peter (David Marquart); Jenny (Sarah Elizabeth Olesky) and David (Matt Johnson); and Joanne (Jean Daniel) and Larry (Jeff Lee). The engaged couple is Amy (Samantha Henry) and Paul (Justin DuVall); and Robert’s various girlfriends are April (Megan Meyer), Marta (Maggie Rucki), and Kathy (Dora Vollmar). The members of the chorus are Brad Bickhart, Sheryl Burtch, Linda England, Jordan Gottschalk, Lydia Mattingly, and Justin McKenzien. The show is directed by Casey Wurm with music direction by Aeryn Williams and choreography by Kristina Pritchard. It was produced by Kim Marquart.
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Company 5:00 pm
Company @ Fort Findlay Playhouse
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm
Fort Findlay Playhouse will present “Company,” a darkly comedic musical, on July 27-30, Aug. 3-6 and 10-13. The Sunday evening performance begins at 5 p.m.; all other performances begin at 8 p.m., with the house opening 30 minutes before the performance. Tickets are available for $15 and can be purchased at the playhouse, 300 W. Sandusky St., Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., by calling the box office at 567-525-3636 or online at tickets.fortfindlayplayhouse.org. Unreserved seats may be purchased before the show at the door on a cash-only basis. The show follows Robert (Wes Vollmar), a New York City bachelor who struggles to think of a wish as he blows out the candles on his 35th birthday. Surrounded by his married friends, Robert is uncertain whether he should simply be happy with his life or whether he should wish for his own romantic partner. Over a series of dinner parties, first dates, and thoughtful conversations, Robert attempts to understand the pros and cons of marriage from his diverse and frequently hilarious friends. The production will feature a live orchestra with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, one of musical theater’s most renowned composers. The play took home seven Tony Awards, including best musical, best score, best lyrics and best book (by George Furth). A cast of Fort Findlay Playhouse veterans and newcomers portray Robert’s friends. His married friends are Sarah (Andrea Adams-Miller) and Harry (Patrick Davis); Susan (Kim Marquart) and Peter (David Marquart); Jenny (Sarah Elizabeth Olesky) and David (Matt Johnson); and Joanne (Jean Daniel) and Larry (Jeff Lee). The engaged couple is Amy (Samantha Henry) and Paul (Justin DuVall); and Robert’s various girlfriends are April (Megan Meyer), Marta (Maggie Rucki), and Kathy (Dora Vollmar). The members of the chorus are Brad Bickhart, Sheryl Burtch, Linda England, Jordan Gottschalk, Lydia Mattingly, and Justin McKenzien. The show is directed by Casey Wurm with music direction by Aeryn Williams and choreography by Kristina Pritchard. It was produced by Kim Marquart.
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Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series 11:30 am
Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series @ Latham Courtyard
Aug 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
The Arts Partnership is giving Findlay the opportunity to take Tuesday lunches outside in the summer with Fifth Third Bank’s Courtyard Concert Series. Courtyard Concerts are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays from June 20 through Aug. 15 in Latham Courtyard located at 510 S. Main St. Local musicians are paired with a local restaurant which offers lunch options. Concert admission is free, food prices are often $7 but may vary with the vendor. There will be no July 4 concert in observance of the holiday. The Courtyard Concert Series is sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, Spectrum Eye Care, The Courier, WKXA, WFIN, 106.3 The Fox, Flag City Title Agency, Hancock County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Heck Rentals, Ohio Arts Council and Dean Sound. Scheduled performances include: June 20: The Two of Us, food by AJ’s Heavenly Pizza June 27: Eric Sowers, food by Cedar Valley July 11: Scott Parnell, food by Stix Restaurant July 18: The 732 Electric Duo, food by The Wine Merchant July 25: Findlay High School Pantasia, food by Bistro on Main Aug. 1: James Adkins, food by Main Street Deli Aug. 8: Ryan Parker, food by We Serve. Coffee Aug. 15: Scott Duress and Sean Farmer, food by The Gathering
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Rally in the Alley 5:00 pm
Rally in the Alley
Aug 18 @ 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
Open Mic Night 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night @ Coffee Amici
Aug 18 @ 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!
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TGMA Gospel Music Promotions Concert 12:00 pm
TGMA Gospel Music Promotions Concert @ Carey Gazebo
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm
TGMA Gospel Music Promotions will present gospel singing at noon Aug. 19 at the gazebo, 141 E. Findlay St., Carey. Performing are New Presence Gospel, Purpose Driven and Paula Barron. Those attending should bring their own lawn chairs. For information, call Mark Glick at 419-934-5456.
Nashville Crush 7:00 pm
Nashville Crush @ Findlay Elks Lodge #75
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm
Nashville Crush is bringing its fusion of country and rock music to Findlay this summer. Everyone is encouraged to bring their lawn chairs, but no coolers are allowed. The show will be held rain or shine. Tickets can be obtained at the Elks lodge or online at www.findlayelks.org.
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Open Mic Night 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night @ Coffee Amici
Aug 25 @ 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!
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Gavin DeGraw 7:30 pm
Gavin DeGraw @ Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center
Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm
Multi-platinum-selling and Grammy nominated singer Gavin DeGraw and songwriter has stripped his live show down to a trio for a raw, intimate performance in Lima. The setlist will span DeGraw’s entire catalog of songs, which includes “In Love With A Girl,” “We Belong Together,” “Chariot,” “Not Over You” and “Best I Ever Had.”
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