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Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series 8:00 am
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture ... @ Hancock Historical Museum
Oct 2 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Scheduled for the first Thursday of each month visit the Hancock Historical Museum for a variety of informative and educational presentations on a wide range of topics relevant to Findlay and Hancock County Ohio. Bring your lunch and enjoy learning about our community from a diverse group of presenters. Brown bags are free for museum members and $5 for nonmembers. Lunches from Main St. Deli are available for purchase for an additional $5.50. Lunches include sandwich, chips, cookie and drink.
Christmas in the Jones Mansion Specialty Show
Christmas in the Jones Mansion S... @ Jones House
Oct 4 all-day
Cruisin’ Into Fall Oktoberfest Party 6:30 pm
Cruisin’ Into Fall Oktoberfest P... @ Alexandria's
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 11:59 pm
It’s time to celebrate! Alexandria’s is celebrating Oktoberfest and we’ll have a parade and live band! Cruisin’ Band will be in the Warehouse. Admission is $5 per person or reserve a table for up to 10 for $80. 6:30 p.m. — Parade on Crawford Street 7-7:30 p.m. — Beat Frank “The Duke” Guglielmi -State beer chugging champ from 1975 8 p.m. — Live music from Cruisin Band!
Farm to Table Dinner 5:00 pm
Farm to Table Dinner @ The Jones Mansion
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tiffin Victorian Teas 12:30 pm
Tiffin Victorian Teas @ Grammes-Brown House
Oct 18 @ 12:30 pm
Tiffin Historic Trust Victorian-era teas feature a unique program and menu for each event. The teas include homemade delicacies such as fancy sandwiches, pastries, fruit and candy, as well as two kinds of tea. “A Haunting Good Time” is the final tea. Guests are welcome to tour the Victorian-era home containing original belongings of the Grammes and Brown families, including the china table settings used for the teas. Due to limited space, reservations are required. Members of the Historic Trust are eligible for a discount.
Findlay High School Marching Band Festival 3:00 pm
Findlay High School Marching Ban... @ Donnell Stadium
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm
The 37th annual Findlay High School Marching Band Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18 at Donnell Stadium in Findlay. The festival, hosted by the Findlay Music Boosters, features 13 high school bands, including: Findlay, Holgate, Liberty-Benton, Newton, Ottawa-Glandorf, Paulding, Patrick Henry, Swanton, Van Buren, Wauseon, Wayne Trace, Westerville South and Woodmore. New this year is a festival performance class featuring Patrick Henry and Wayne Trace at 3 p.m. with the traditional adjudicated event beginning at 4 p.m. The adjudicated event is a qualifier for Ohio Music Education Association state high school marching band finals. The bands are adjudicated in music, general effect, marching, auxiliary (color guard), percussion and field commanders. In order to qualify for the state contest, a band must achieve a rating of “I” (Superior) from three of the six judges who score them in music, general effect and marching and at least a rating of “II” (Excellent) from the other three judges in these categories. Awards are presented for placement within each class. In addition, awards are given to bands for overall best music, percussion, marching, general effect, field commander, auxiliary (color guard) and overall grand champion.
Ohio Northern University Symphony Orchestra 7:30 pm
Ohio Northern University Symphon... @ Freed Center
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm
Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents the Ohio Northern University Symphony Orchestra with a performance of “Nature” on Saturday, Oct. 18. Works include “Die Moldau” by Bed ich Smetana, “Rusty Air in Carolina” for orchestra and electronica by living composer Mason Bates and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 (“Pastorale”). The electronica part for “Rusty Air in Carolina” will be played on a laptop by Sarah Waters, associate professor of music and percussion instructor at ONU. The electronica part will include unique sounds that are rarely heard in conjunction with an orchestra.
Maple Grove Cemetery Lantern Tour 5:00 pm
Maple Grove Cemetery Lantern Tour @ Maple Grove Cemetery
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Hancock Historical Museum will host the 13th annual “Spirits Arise: Maple Grove Lantern Tour,” given by the Living History Troupe, on Sunday, Oct. 19. The walking tours take visitors through the historic areas of the cemetery to visit the graves of prominent local residents portrayed by historical re-enactors. The tours will begin every 20 minutes. The tour takes approximately one hour. Space is limited and advance tickets are required.
Spirits Arise: Cemetery Lantern Tour 5:00 pm
Spirits Arise: Cemetery Lantern ... @ Hancock Historical Museum
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This popular annual event takes guests on a walking tour of the historic Maple Grove Cemetery to visit the graves of prominent local figures portrayed by the museum’s Living History Troupe. Pre-registration required, limited space available.
Bluffton Artist Series: Palace Theatre Big Band 7:30 pm
Bluffton Artist Series: Palace T... @ Yoder Recital Hall at Bluffton University
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Bluffton Artist Series: Palace Theatre Big Band @ Yoder Recital Hall at Bluffton University | Bluffton | Ohio | United States
The Ohio-based Palace Theatre Big Band has been performing for more than 50 years. The band features vocalists Johnny Steiner and Ann Schertzer rendering tunes from swing-era musicians, including Glenn Miller, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington and Count Basie.
The Jones Mansion Halloween Haunted History Tour 7:00 pm
The Jones Mansion Halloween Haun... @ The Jones Mansion
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
GRÜBS at Coffee Amici 8:00 pm
GRÜBS at Coffee Amici @ Coffee Amici
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm
The ukulele might be a little stringed instrument, but the GRÜBS are making a big impact on the folk music scene. The Grande Royale Ükulelists of the Black Swamp consists of four Bowling Green musicians who have as much fun playing together as their band name might suggest. Anne Kidder, Jason Wells-Jensen, Sheri Wells-Jensen and Geoff Howes play a variety of ukuleles and sing everything from folk standards and hymns to rock band covers and original tunes. They also hold workshops and jam sessions for all levels of ukulele interest and ability. The band often can be found at local coffee houses and festivals, and this year it was a featured performer at the annual Mighty Uke Day event in Lansing, Michigan, the “Friday Night by the Tracks” preview party for National Train Day in Toledo, and the Black Swamp Arts Festival in Bowling Green.
Oiler Brass Concert: Sounds of the Stadium 3:00 pm
Oiler Brass Concert: Sounds of t... @ John & Hester Powell Grimm Theatre, Frank J. Egner Center for the Performing Arts
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Admission is free for this special concert featuring The University of Findlay Music Program, but tickets are required. Tickets are available in advance or at the door.