Sep
18
Tue
Chill Zone @ Bluffton Public Library
Sep 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Bluffton Public Library has announced “Chill Zone” begins Aug. 28 with a special DIY Bow Tie event.

The program is held every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and is open to anyone in sixth through 12th grade. Activities include gaming, socializing, themed events, crafts and snacks.

The Bluffton Public Library is located at 145 S. Main St. Call 419-358-5016 for more details.

Sep
20
Thu
The Music Man @ Gundlach Theatre, Heidelberg University
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm

Meredith Wilson’s 1957 musical follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys band that he vows to organize. Despite the fact that Harold doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef, his plans to make a profit and skip town are foiled when he falls for Marian the librarian. Its songs include “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “Pickalittle (Talk-a-Little),” “Goodnight, Ladies” and “‘Till There Was You.”

Sep
21
Fri
The Music Man @ Gundlach Theatre, Heidelberg University
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm

Meredith Wilson’s 1957 musical follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys band that he vows to organize. Despite the fact that Harold doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef, his plans to make a profit and skip town are foiled when he falls for Marian the librarian. Its songs include “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “Pickalittle (Talk-a-Little),” “Goodnight, Ladies” and “‘Till There Was You.”

With a Song in My Heart: A Celebration of The Findlay Light Opera @ Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm

The Findlay Light Opera Company Series presented by Fifth Third Bank at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts will kick off the first of four cabarets Friday, Sept. 21, with “A Song in My Heart: A Celebration of the Findlay Light Opera Company.”

The one-night only event begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Marathon Center’s Roy and Marcia Armes Hall, 200 W. Main Cross St.

Tickets cost $15 to $25 and can be purchased at the Marathon Center box office from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays or online at www.marathoncenterarts.org

The company has begun a partnership with the Marathon Center, “returning home” to what was formerly known as Central Auditorium after a hiatus of a few years.

The company was founded in 1988 by a group of community members dedicated to expanding the performing arts in Findlay. This cabaret will feature some of the company’s most beloved songs from its 30-year musical theater history, with a cast of singers ranging in age from 8 to 89 as a representative showcase of community talent.

The production’s creative staff includes director Kathy Newell; Sharon Vaas and Zach Thomas are accompanists; and Devon King is stage manager.

Sep
22
Sat
Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio Fall Fest @ Mennonite Memorial Home
Sep 22 all-day

The Service Group of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) is seeking donations of items, services or “experiences” for a silent auction during Fall Fest, being held Sept. 22.

Proceeds will support activities and improvement projects, benefiting more than 350 MHCO elders. All donations are tax deductible.

Suggested donations include framed artwork, jewelry and certificates for a business service. To donate an item, email JStrahm@mhcoliving.org or call 419-358-1015, ext. 248.

The MHCO Service Group will host a bake sale Sept. 21-22 and will staff the food tent at Mennonite Memorial Home during Fall Fest.

Central Church of Christ Movie Night @ Central Church of Christ
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm

Central Church of Christ, 307 E. Hardin St., will host a free movie night at 6 p.m. Sept. 22. The film “I Can Only Imagine,” based on the incredible true-life story that inspired the beloved, chart-topping song, will be shown. Popcorn and water will be provided.

The Music Man @ Gundlach Theatre, Heidelberg University
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm

Meredith Wilson’s 1957 musical follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys band that he vows to organize. Despite the fact that Harold doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef, his plans to make a profit and skip town are foiled when he falls for Marian the librarian. Its songs include “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “Pickalittle (Talk-a-Little),” “Goodnight, Ladies” and “‘Till There Was You.”

Sep
23
Sun
The Music Man @ Gundlach Theatre, Heidelberg University
Sep 23 @ 1:30 pm

Meredith Wilson’s 1957 musical follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys band that he vows to organize. Despite the fact that Harold doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef, his plans to make a profit and skip town are foiled when he falls for Marian the librarian. Its songs include “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “Pickalittle (Talk-a-Little),” “Goodnight, Ladies” and “‘Till There Was You.”

Sep
25
Tue
Chill Zone @ Bluffton Public Library
Sep 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Bluffton Public Library has announced “Chill Zone” begins Aug. 28 with a special DIY Bow Tie event.

The program is held every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and is open to anyone in sixth through 12th grade. Activities include gaming, socializing, themed events, crafts and snacks.

The Bluffton Public Library is located at 145 S. Main St. Call 419-358-5016 for more details.

Sep
29
Sat
AdverCity Showcase
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Tickets for the fifth AdverCity Showcase, from 7:30-10 p.m. Sept. 29, are on sale at Eventbrite.com (search The AdverCity Showcase #5).

The featured performers and venue are a surprise for ticketholders, with the location announced just 24 hours prior to the show and the performers announced at the show. Each event features four performers ranging from spoken word, comedy, singer/songwriter and bands.

Tickets are tiered, ranging from $10-15 depending on sales.

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