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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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Brown Bag Lecture 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Lecture @ Hancock Historical Museum
Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm
The Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky St., will host its monthly Brown Bag Lecture at noon Thursday. Dave Thomas will present the history of the Hancock County Fair. Thomas is the current operations and facilities manager of the Hancock County Agricultural Society, an active Hancock County farmer and a fourth-generation exhibitor at the county fair. The lecture is free for museum members, $5 for adult nonmembers and $3 for senior nonmembers. Lunches from Main Street Deli are available for purchase for an additional $5.50. To reserve a lunch, call the museum at 419-423-4433.
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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
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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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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
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Bridenbaugh School Open House 9:00 am
Bridenbaugh School Open House @ Bridenbaugh One-Room School House
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Bridenbaugh One-Room School House will hold a free open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. At 1 p.m., historian and collector Paul Nusbaum will present a program on local Indian artifacts, including some examples of Indian stones that he has restored to show their use in everyday life along the Riley Creek. Members of the Bridenbaugh family will also be available to discuss the history of the school and its restoration. The Bridenbaugh One-Room School House is on the National Register of Historic Places and is located at the intersection of county roads 6 and M6, just north of Pandora. For more information, call Dale Bridenbaugh at 419-384-3374.
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.
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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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Fort Fest
Fort Fest @ Fort Jennings Park
Aug 18 – Aug 20 all-day
Fort Jennings will celebrate Fort Fest from Friday to Sunday. This year’s event will feature the Vietnam-era helicopters of the Huey 369 organization; the Spirit of America’s Story — The Wall, a traveling 100-foot wall of artwork featuring the history of America’s military men and women; the Traveling Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a scale replica, featuring items used at the actual tomb at Arlington National Cemetery; and the Ohio MIA/POW Wall. A Master Modeler display allows attendees to handle, wear or hold historic military memorabilia from an extensive collection which includes many homemade models and dioramas. New this year is World War II’s Armor in Action, a collection of moving, firing historic armored vehicles, and the U.S. Marine Corps 3rd Medical Battalion, a Vietnam-era military ambulance and medical display. An 1812 encampment of re-enactors will be held at 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Additional activities include an historic military war vehicle display from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and an encampment by the Wolf Hounds, a Vietnam re-enactment group. There will also be a wine tasting from 5-9 p.m. Friday featuring five area wineries, including Sycamore Lake Winery in Columbus Grove and DiVine Wine Bar of Findlay. A lawnmower/golf cart poker run will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. There will be horse-drawn history tours from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, and the Lions Club duck races are scheduled from 7-11 p.m. Musical entertainment will be provided by Truck Stop Manners at 9 p.m. Friday; Copper Creek Road from 3-6 p.m. Saturday; Crosseyed Willie from 8-11 p.m. Saturday; and the 338th Army Band at 1 p.m. Sunday. An 1812 Camp Sunday service will be held at 10:45 a.m. The day will also include a native song program at 11:30 a.m., a presentation on the fashions of 1812 at noon and a tomahawk demonstration at 12:30 p.m. Camp 1812 for children will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, featuring period games, crafts, music and learning about the life of a militia soldier. The cost is $15 per child, which includes lunch and a T-shirt. Registration forms are available at fortjenningspark.com. More information can also be found by searching Fort Fest – Fort Jennings, Ohio on Facebook.
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
Classic Movie Night: “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” 7:00 pm
Classic Movie Night: “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” @ Hancock Historical Museum
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm
The Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky St., will host its free, public monthly classic movie night at 7 p.m. Friday with a screening of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.” The film, starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford, won four Academy Awards in 1970 and was nominated for three more.
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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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Amelia Earhart Presentation 1:00 pm
Amelia Earhart Presentation @ 50 North
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm
50 North will host special programs this month. At 1 p.m. Aug. 21, historian Mike Gilbert will present on the fascinating life of Amelia Earhart, the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, and her disappearance over the Pacific Ocean. Registration and a $5 fee are required by Tuesday. Call 50 North at 419-423-8496 for more information.
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Wood County Living History Day 2:00 pm
Wood County Living History Day @ Oak Grove Cemetery
Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm
Local residents will portray citizens interred in Wood County and area cemeteries for the 14th annual Wood County Living History Day. Portrayals focus on World War I, and they include North Baltimore’s Vernon Wymer, the first Wood County serviceman to die in combat during the war, portrayed by his great-great nephew, Hunter Wymer. A Joyful Noise will provide music before the event, and lawn chairs are encouraged, though some chairs will be provided. Parking will be available at the cemetery and the Wood County Sheriff’s Auxiliary will provide free rides to the program location. Rain location is First United Methodist Church, 1506 E. Wooster St., Bowling Green.
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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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