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Twelfth Night Dinner at Jones Mansion 6:00 pm
Twelfth Night Dinner at Jones Mansion @ Jones Mansion
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Brent Alan Burington makes his return to the Jones Mansion to provide after-dinner entertainment for the Twelfth Night celebration from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7. Traditionally one of the biggest nights on the social calendar in Victorian times, Twelfth Night honored the end of the 12 days of Christmas and signaled the return to work the next day. Visitors will be greeted with a warm cup of wassail, followed by a four-course yuletide-themed dinner that will be prepared by the Bistro on Main, complete with wine and special coffees. Guests are encouraged to dress in their best holiday attire. Burington, a professional actor from Columbus, will present a one-person performance of “Oliver Twist” to follow the meal. He showed his acclaimed one-person rendition of “A Christmas Carol” at the mansion’s Twelfth Night event last year. Tickets are $75 per person or $140 per couple, and they are available in limited quantity by calling 419-427-5915 (leave a message), using the event dropbox located on the front porch of the mansion, or stopping by the mansion on Monday evenings from 5:30-7 p.m. Tickets are available until Wednesday, Jan. 4. Proceeds from this event will go toward the continued restoration and upkeep of the mansion.
Ted Yoder 7:00 pm
Ted Yoder @ Bluffton Town Hall
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm
The Bluffton Town Hall Series brings Ted Yoder and his hammer dulcimer to the village at 7 p.m. Jan. 12. Yoder’s fame started when he was named the 2010 National Hammer Dulcimer Champion and has evolved from there. His inspired musical style “Yoderizes” the hammer dulcimer from its traditional folk origins to powerful arrangements of favorite modern tunes.
Hotel California 7:30 pm
Hotel California @ Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
Jan 13 @ 7:30 pm
Hotel California will take the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts through a showcase of the Eagles’ megahits at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13. Tickets can be purchased at the Marathon Center’s box office at 200 W. Main Cross St. from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and one hour prior to the show. They are also available online at marathoncenterarts.org with prices ranging from $30 to $60. For more than two decades, Hotel California has toured the world, faithfully and accurately reproducing the Grammy-award winning sounds of the Eagles, reaching a level of international recognition normally reserved only for gold and platinum recording artists, according to the Marathon Center’s website. The show incorporates the group’s own world-renowned vocal harmony and authentic instrumentation, including all specialty instruments in a modern stage spectacle. Songs performed include “Take it Easy,” “Heartache Tonight,” and, of course, “Hotel California,” as well as selected titles from the solo works of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, and Joe Walsh. For more information, visit www.hotelcal.com or call the Marathon Center’s box office at 419-423-2787.
Janice Sunflower 8:00 pm
Janice Sunflower @ Mustard Seed Cafe
Jan 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Native flute player Janice Sunflower will perform a free concert at the Mustard Seed Cafe, 562 N. Main St., Bluffton, from 8-10 p.m. Jan. 14. Janice Trytten (Sunflower) enjoys parallel lives as a native flute player and a professional horn player in the Cincinnati area. Since the late 1980s, she and her family have attended and participated in many living history events, from which the native flute playing developed.
Beach Bash Concert 6:00 pm
Beach Bash Concert @ Findlay Elks Lodge #75
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Findlay Elks will host a Beach Bash Concert for Hancock County charities, headlined by the Reunion Band with the Midnight Riders opening. There will be dancing and games of chance with many prizes available. Concertgoers are encouraged to wear beach attire.