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Spring ArtWalk 5:00 pm
Spring ArtWalk @ Downtown Findlay
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Downtown Findlay will open its doors to showcase the businesses, restaurants, artists, performers, and musicians from throughout the community for the Spring ArtWalk from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, May 5. The semi-annual event hosted by the Arts Partnership is free to the public. It celebrates commerce and culture, allowing local artists, downtown businesses and restaurants to form a connection that draws spectators downtown to see what Findlay has to offer. Guests may also take advantage of special offers, sales, demonstrations and tastings that many businesses and restaurants offer for this event. Opening for the evening is the Findlay Art League’s May show, a juried showcase of Art League member works that will remain open throughout May. Other area galleries open for the evening include Awakening Minds Art, Jones Building Artist Studios, Marathon Center for the Performing Arts and Kan Du Studio. Performers include the Reunion Band at the Marathon Center at various times throughout the day; magicians Excellent Elizabeth and Terrific Tyler at 5:30 p.m. at the Jones Mansion; and “Fermata the Blue,” Liberty-Benton High School’s a cappella group at 7 p.m. at the Jones Mansion. To view or print the official event brochure, including a list of the participating businesses and artists performing or being showcased, visit http://artspartnership.com. Copies of the brochure will be available for pickup at participating event locations. For more information, call 419-422-4624 or visit the Arts Partnership website. Sponsors include First Federal Bank, Taylor Volkswagen, The Courier, WKXA, WFIN, 106.3 The Fox, Eyes on Main, Tall Timbers Industrial Park and Hancock County Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Millstream Wood Carvers Show 10:00 am
Millstream Wood Carvers Show @ Millstream Wood Carvers Show
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Several artists will display their works at the Millstream Wood Carvers Show. Some artists will be carving their works on site, and others will be creating works of pyrography, which involves decorating wood with controlled burn applications. Food will be available.
Crochet and Knitting Program 10:30 am
Crochet and Knitting Program @ Putnam County District Library
May 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A crochet and knitting program will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 20 at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa. Participants should bring a crochet hook size H, I or J; one color skein of yarn; and size 8 or 9 needles for knitting — circular are best. Donations of yarn are also being accepted.