Here's your Toledo weekend calendar for for 5-7 October. If you'd like your event on next week’s calendar, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org before next Thursday at 1pm.
**iHeartRadio Event. Join us!***6 October – (Toledo, OH) Battle of I-75 Stadium Drive Live – The University of Toledo will host another installment of Stadium Drive Live, presented by iHeart Radio. Stadium Drive Live, which is free to attend, will take place prior to the Battle of I-75 Homecoming game this weekend and provide a community tailgate for all Rocket football fans. Opening three hours prior to kickoff, Stadium Drive Live will give fans a chance to play tailgate games and listen to live music performances on the Battery Wholesale stage. Fans will be able to purchase food and beverages from Aramark’s Tailgate Gourmet II booth, which will offer grilled hamburgers and hot dogs as well as other items, in addition to other food trucks and the Bud Light Beer Garden. Stadium Drive Live will be located adjacent to the Glass Bowl on Stadium Drive. Stadium Drive Live is sponsored by iHeart Radio, Battery Wholesale, Bud Light, Treu House of Munch and Ace Sanitation.
5 October – (Sylvania, OH) First Friday Art Walk – On Friday, October 5, Red Birds and Gray Wolves come together for a First Friday Art Walk from 5 to 8 p.m. in Sylvania. During the event, the Sylvania community and 29 local businesses welcome Lourdes University students, employees, alumni and board members to the Sylvania Red Bird Arts District which is bordered by Richard Becker Place and Erie, Summit and Monroe Streets. Each month in downtown Sylvania’s Red Bird Arts District, individuals can explore art, listen to live music, shop at local stores and dine at the area’s finest restaurants. Learn more at http://www.sylvaniaarts.org/art-walks/
5 October – (Toledo, OH) It’s Friday Music with Sarah D’Angelo – Jazz vocalist Sarah D’Angelo explores social justice in jazz with songs of revolution, peace, and harmony. Appearing with D’Angelo are Michael Palazzolo (bass), Corey Kendrick (keyboards), Jesse Kramer (drums), and Steve Wood (saxophone). This event will take place in the Cloister. Friday evening hours are made possible by Fifth Third Bank.
5 October – (Toledo, OH) Zoo Brew – Enjoy an evening “stout” at Zoo Brew on Friday, October 5! From 7 – 11 p.m., the 21 and over crowd can sample craft brews from several local microbreweries and distributors in the Malawi Event Center! Whether you prefer sours or stouts, pale ale or porters, IPAs or imports, Zoo Brew has the perfect pick to please your palate.
5 – 7 October – (Oak Harbor, OH) Ottawa County Fall Fest – Please join us for the 4th annual Ottawa County Fall Fest! We offer a weekend of camping and fun for all ages! Not camping? That's okay! There is no admission fee, so feel free to stop by and hang out for a while!
6 October – (Genoa, OH) The Great Pumpkin Patch & Farm Animal Tour – Looking for something to do for the kids just about any time of the year? We have what you are looking for! Get those kids out of the house and bring them down on the farm to get a once in a lifetime hands-on experience. Located in Northwestern Ohio, Country Lane Tree Farm is host to hundreds of school children and families. The spring and summer season feature Educational School Farm Animal tours where kids and adults get up close and personal with our farm animals. No other farm in NW Ohio or Michigan allows you to wander through their farm, alongside peacocks, ducks and chickens, hold baby ducks, chicks and bunnies, then feed all of their farm animals. Milking our REAL cow is always a big hit with the kids and adults! In addition to the farm tours, Fall season brings our Fall Festival that features our 10 acre U-Pick pumpkin patch, a FREE Hayride, our Family Farm Animal Tours, and NW Ohio's ONLY Haunted Hayride!
6 October – (Maumee, OH) Pumpkin Paws – The Toledo Area Humane Society will offer a special Halloween-themed program for children. Pumpkin Paws is planned from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the shelter in Maumee. The event for children six to ten years old will feature making dog treats and cat toys for shelter animals, a scavenger hunt around the shelter building, Halloween games, spending time with adoptable pets, and pumpkin decorating. You can more information at toledohumane.org.
6 October – (Maumee, OH) Device Advice – The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library wants to help you get the most out of your digital devices. As part of its continued effort to address the digital divide and provide technology training to customers, the TLCPL is hosting a series of Device Advice programs this fall. During the sessions, customers can have questions answered about their smart phones, tablets, or laptops; get recommendations on devices; and learn about the many apps that can be used with their library card. The first free session will be at the Maumee Branch on Saturday from 9am to noon.
6 October – (Toledo, OH) Fire Prevention Week Kick-Off – The Toledo Fire Department is fired up for Fire Prevention Week. The department will host a kickoff event on Saturday at the Toledo Firefighters Museum. The event will feature tours, free smoke detectors to Toledo residents and free food. The idea is to get kids to pay attention, and realize the importance of fire safety and having a plan. The kick-off event runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
6 - 7 October – (Holland, OH) MacQueen’s Apple Butter Festival – MacQueen Orchards will host their Apple Butter Festival this weekend. Food, rides, crafts, entertainment, fun for all ages!
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