Sep
21
Fri
Carey Freewill Baptist Church Autumn Dinner and Bake Sale @ Carey Freewill Baptist Church
Sep 21 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Carey Freewill Baptist Church will host its Autumn Dinner and Bake Sale from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at the church, two miles north of Carey on U.S. 23 N. The meal consists of a half-barbecue chicken or two pork chops with au gratin potatoes, green beans, dinner roll, dessert and drink. Cost is $8.50, and orders must be placed by Sept. 14. Call 419-396-4144 to order. Dinners can be delivered to your car or dine-in is available in the fellowship hall.

Sep
22
Sat
Jones Mansion Autumn Garden Luncheon @ The Jones Mansion
Sep 22 @ 12:30 pm

The Jones Mansion will host a luncheon with locally harvested food straight from the garden. Guests can sample delicacies like dilly beans, sorrel soup, pickled beets, refrigerator pickles, zucchini sweets and more. Fresh lemonade and switchel will also be served. The program includes a short history of canning, complete with additional samples. Tickets are limited, with proceeds going to the mansion’s upkeep and restoration.

Sep
23
Sun
Johnsons Island Civil War Roundtable @ TJ Willies Fine Food and Spirits
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm

“Confederate Money during the Civil War” will be the topic of the next Johnsons Island Civil War Roundtable, presented by Bob Smithson of Lima.

The lecture will cover the issuing of Confederate currency, devaluation of Confederate money as the war progressed, counterfeiting, printing processes and special stories of interest. President Abraham Lincoln, for example, had a Condeferate note in his pocket when he was shot at Ford Theatre.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday at TJ Willies Fine Food and Spirits, 738 W. Market St., Tiffin. Dinner for those who wish to come early is at 5:15.

Sep
28
Fri
Van Buren United Methodist Church Pre-Game Tailgate @ Van Buren United Methodist Church
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Van Buren United Methodist Church will host a pregame tailgate party before home football games, from 5-7 p.m. This replaces the “5th Quarter” hosted by the church in the past. Families are invited to come for free food and games, including hot dogs, walking tacos and desserts. Home games are scheduled for Sept. 14 and 28 and Oct. 26. The church is located within walking distance of the football field and is “Home of the 9 Square.”

Oct
14
Sun
Trinity United Methodist Church Chicken BBQ @ Trinity United Methodist Church
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm

Tickets are available for an Oct. 14 chicken barbecue at Trinity United Methodist Church, 37 N. Pratt St., Ottawa. The menu includes barbecued chicken, baked beans, applesauce and a brownie, with $9 tickets available by calling 419-523-6496. The meal will begin at noon, with dine-in and drive-through available. Proceeds to be used for new LED lighting, security cameras and updates to the preschool area.

Oct
20
Sat
Putnam County Veteran of the Year Recognition Dinner @ Fogle Center
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm

The Veterans Service Commission of Putnam County will host the third annual Putnam County Veteran of the Year Recognition Dinner at 6 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Fogle Center, 815 E. Mathias St., Leipsic.

Nomination forms can be picked up at the veterans office, 336 E. Main St., Ottawa, or can be received by mail by contacting the office at 419-523-4478. Forms are due by 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The event will also recognize in-county Vietnam veterans.

Tickets are available in advance only. Call the above phone number for tickets or to be honored as a Vietnam veteran during the event.

Oct
26
Fri
Van Buren United Methodist Church Pre-Game Tailgate @ Van Buren United Methodist Church
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Van Buren United Methodist Church will host a pregame tailgate party before home football games, from 5-7 p.m. This replaces the “5th Quarter” hosted by the church in the past. Families are invited to come for free food and games, including hot dogs, walking tacos and desserts. Home games are scheduled for Sept. 14 and 28 and Oct. 26. The church is located within walking distance of the football field and is “Home of the 9 Square.”

Nov
3
Sat
Arcadia United Methodist Church Harvest Bazaar @ Arcadia United Methodist Church
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Arcadia United Methodist Church will host its Harvest Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 3, with homemade food including noodles and apple dumplings. There will be craft items, a cookie walk, bake sale, quilt drawing and silent auction of gift baskets and purses. Apple dumplings may be preordered in pans of four for $10 by going to ArcadiaUMCAppleDumplings@gmail.com or by calling 419-348-8227 or 419-306-7325.

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