Calendar of events - Plane Fun! Aviation festival a Father’s Day weekend tradition

By: 
Tammy Walro

        EAA 582 will present the annual Plane Fun Aviation Festival Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16 at Toledo Executive Airport, located on Lemoyne Road near Lake High School. Festival hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. both days. Free parking is available.
        A highlight of the annual festival is free airplane rides for kids ages 8-17 years old. Flights are offered through the EAA Young Eagle Flights, a national program which has flown more than 2 million kids since its inception.
        Adult airplane, biplane and warbird rides – a great Father’s Day gift for Dad – will also be available for a donation.
        In addition, there will be displays of antique and classic cars and motorcycles, hands-on activities, food and refreshments.
        Admission is $5 for adults. Kids under 12 are admitted free.
        For more info, call Dave Horvath at 419-466-7908 or visit eaa.582.org.
 
Through Oct. 6: Special exhibit “Demon Rum & Cold Water: The Two Sides of Temperance,” Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Spiegel Grove, Fremont. Before Prohibition, there was temperance. In reaction to increasing consumption of alcohol in the 1800s, many people began to express concerns about the social effects of drinking. The Temperance Movement gained popularity in the 1850s and became a significant moral and political force by 1900. This exhibit will present the causes for temperance, the role of its proponents in American society, and how the Hayeses were shaped by and helped shape the movement. Access to the exhibit is included with regular admission. Members are admitted free. 419-332-2081, or visit rbhayes.org.
Saturdays-Sundays through Sept. 29: Family Fishing Days, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Oak Harbor, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Catch-and-release fishing at the visitor center pond. Equipment and bait provided. 419-898-0014, fws.gov/refuge/Ottawa.
Through Feb. 23, 2020: “Everything Is Rhythm: Mid-Century Art & Music, Toledo Museum of Art. A multi-sensory exhibit featuring a selection of 20th-century abstract paintings, each paired with carefully curated musical compositions. Free admission. toledomuseum.org.
Through March 8, 2020: “Global Conversation: Art in Dialogue,” Toledo Museum of Art. Dozens of contemporary works of art, many from the Museum’s permanent collection and many newly acquired, that encompass a broad range of media and geographic regions are featured. These works will offer visitors the chance to discover the many powerful ways that artists are engaging with issues of urgency facing the world today. Free admission. toledomuseum.org.
 
June
May 30-June 1: Latino Fest, Lucas County Fairgrounds, Maumee. Celebrate the heritage, food, music, dance and the art of all Latin American culture. www.nohcc.com/nw-ohio-latino-fest.html.
May 31-June 1: Genoa Homecoming, Veterans Memorial Park. Saturday events include a 5K, home run derby for kids, three-point shooting contests, and cornhole tournament. Saturday's events will be followed by music provided by 56Daze and a spectacular fireworks show at dusk. genoaohio.org/our-community/homecoming.
June 1: Annual Fishing Derby, Williams Park, Gibsonburg, 10 a.m.-noon. The event is free of charge and open to all ages. Check-in will begin at the Williams Park Shelterhouse at 9:30 a.m. 419-637-2634 or m.glotzbecker@gibsonburgohio.org.
June 1: 8th Birthday Celebration for Lucas the Elephant, Toledo Zoo. 419-385-4040, toledozoo.org.
June 1: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Charlotte Knights, Fifth Third Field, Toledo, 7:05 p.m. 419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 1: Toledo Walleye vs. Newfoundland, Finals Game 5, Huntington Center, Toledo, 7:35 p.m. www.toledowalleye.com.
June 1-2: Historic Old West End Festival & Home Tours, Toledo’s Historic Old West End, (Robinwood/Bancroft/Collingwood/Monroe). Home tours, art show, antique car show, entertainment, kids’ activities, garage and antique sales, food and more. toledooldwestend.com.
June 1-2: Summer of Speed: Start Your Engine! Imagination Station, Toledo. Zoom, blast and whoosh into Imagination Station to explore the science of speed. Imaginationstationtoledo.org.
June 1-2: Museum Ships on the Air, National Museum of the Great Lakes, Toledo. The Col. James M. Schoonmaker Museum Ship will be hosting the Toledo Mobile Radio Association as they take part in Museum Ships Weekend 2019. www.inlandseas.org
June 1, 7-9, 13-16: “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” Toledo Repertoire Theatre. 419-243-9277, www.toledorep.org.
June 2: Annual British Return to Fort Meigs, Fort Meigs Memorial, Perrysburg, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. View and vote on your favorite British vehicles, tour the fort, sample food and shop from various vendors. lebcc.org.
June 2: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Charlotte Knights, Fifth Third Field, downtown Toledo, 1:05 p.m. It’s Wizard weekend!419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 2: Great Performances: Flutist Joel Tse, Toledo Museum of Art, 3 p.m. Tse, principal flutist for the Toledo Symphony and an instructor at the University of Toledo, will give a recital. www.toledomuseum.org.
June 6: Japanese-Themed Beer & Wine Tasting, Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, Elmore, 6:30 p.m.. Join personal chef, Jennifer Schuerman for a beer & wine tasting with themed foods. $30.90 per person. www.schedel-gardens.org/calendar.html
June 6: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Indianapolis Indians, Fifth Third Field, Toledo, 7:05 p.m. 419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 6-8: 37th Whitehouse Cherry Fest, downtown Whitehouse. whitehouseohiochamber.com/cherry-fest.htm.
June 7: Bret Michaels in concert, Promenade Park, Toledo, 6:15 p.m. The ProMedica Concert Series kicks off with a rockin' performance by Bret Michaels. Ticketmaster.com.
June 7: Wine Tasting at the Toledo Zoo, ProMedica Museum of Natural History, 7-9 p.m. Enjoy exhibits and amazing animals while sipping wines from around the globe, plus hors d’oeuvres, live music and socializing. www.toledozoo.org.
June 7: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Indianapolis Indians, Fifth Third Field, downtown Toledo, 7:05 p.m. Princess Palooza. 419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 7: Toledo Symphony: Beatles Concerto, 8 p.m. www.toledosymphony.com.
June 7-8: Annual Village-Wide Garage Sale, downtown Oak Harbor. oakharborohio.net.
June 8: Toledo Area Humane Society’s Bark in the Park, Shops at Fallen Timbers, Maumee, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 5K run, 1-mile walk, games, food, entertainment, dog obstacle course and more. www.toledohumane.org/bark-in-the-park-2/.
June 8: Sculpture in the Village & Celebration of Arts, Williams Park, Gibsonburg. Stroll through Williams Park and see the dozens of sculptures and artists displaying their work. gibsonburgohio.org.
June 8: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Indianapolis Indians, Fifth Third Field, Toledo, 5:05 p.m. 419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 8: Relay for Life of Sandusky County, Connor Park, 2300 Morrison Rd., Fremont. For info, email Brian.Gibson@cancer.org or visit www.relayforlife.org.
June 8: Fremont Speedway,  (Vision Quest – HOF Night, Free Camping),  901 Rawson Ave., Fremont. Gates open at 4 p.m.; races start at 7 p.m. (subject to change). www.fremontohspeedway.com.
June 8-9: Fremont Flea Market, Sandusky County Fairgrounds, Fremont. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. sanduskycountyfair.com.
June 9: Spiegel Grove Squires Celebrity Vintage Base Ball Game, 2 p.m. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums at Spiegel Grove, Fremont, rbhayes.org.
June 9: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Indianapolis Indians, Fifth Third Field, 4:05 p.m. 419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 11: Metal Detecting, White Star Park, Gibsonburg, 11 a.m. www.lovemyparks.com.
June 11-16: Agricultural Adventures, Sauder Village, Archbold. From poultry to pork, from wheat to corn, each day is devoted to a different theme. Antique tractors from the 1920s to the 1960s will be on display and there will be pedal-tractor obstacle course for children to try June 15 at Tractors, Tractors, Tractors. saudervillage.org.
June 12: Verandah Concert, Hayes Presidential Library & Museums at Spiegel Grove, Fremont, 6:30-8 p.m. Featuring the Fostoria Community Band. The evening starts with an ice cream social at 6:45 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and choose a spot on the lawn. rbhayes.org.
June 12: Squires Celebrity All-Star Game, Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Fremont, 2 p.m. Free admission.
June 13: Summer Evening Stroll, Historic Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, 6-7:30 p.m. Guides will lead the way on a discovery of history, art and nature. www.historic-woodlawn.com.
June 13: Science on Tap!, Imagination Station Toledo, 6-9 p.m. Sample craft beers from local breweries, grab a bite from local food trucks, explore fermentation science with Lourdes University, experience the unique sport of axe throwing with Axe 419 and more. Tickets available in advance or at the door. imaginationstationtoledo.org.
June 13: Encaustic Painting with Beth, Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, Elmore, 6-9 p.m. Beth Genson will demonstrate the techniques and applications to create Encaustic Art. Encaustic art is wax-based paints, composed of bees wax, resin and pigment, which are kept molten on a heated palette. They are applied to an absorbent surface and then reheated with a heat gun or torch to fuse the paint. www.schedel-gardens.org/calendar.html.
June 13: Sandusky County Historic Jail Tour, 622 Croghan St., Fremont, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. www.sanduskycounty.org.
June 13-17: Holland Strawberry Festival, Community Homecoming Park, Holland. Food, rides, games, pageants, contests, entertainment, a parade and more. hollandstrawberryfestival.org.
June 14: All American Coach Kids Night, Toledo Speedway, 7:30 p.m. Kids 12 and under receive a free hot dog. R&M Recycling Silver Cup LMSP, FS, Vore's Compact Series, Street Drags #1.  www.toledospeedway.com.
June 14: Big Head Todd and the Monsters and Toad the Wet Sprocket, Promenade Park, Toledo, 6:15 p.m. ticketmaster.com.
June 14: Baseball Friday Themed Glass City Dance Party, Holland Gardens, 6530 Angola Rd. Free dance lesson at 7:15 p.m. with paid $10 admission. Wear team gear. www.glasscitydanceparty.com.
June14-15: Burger Bash, Centennial Terrace, Sylvania. Live music and burgers. https://centennialterrace.org/burger-bash/.
June 14-16: “The Other Place,” by Sharr White, Village Players Theatre, Toledo. www.act419.org.
June 15: Muddy Mini Half & Quarter Marathon and 5K, Uptown Maumee to Fifth Third Field (dual start locations). www.runtoledo.com.
June 15: Lakeside Chautauqua Season Opening Day, 236 Walnut Ave., Lakeside. The 2019 summer season will run from through Sept. 2. Lakesideohio.com.
June 15: Car Shows at TMA: Cars & Coffee, Toledo Museum of Art, noon-3 p.m. Inspired by the "Life is a Highway: Art and American Car Culture" exhibition, art and car enthusiasts alike are invited to view unique vehicles, enjoy live music, and participate in kid-friendly art making experiences. www.toledomuseum.org.
June 15: Toledo Night Market, Toledo Farmers Market, 525 Market St., Toledo, 6-11 p.m. An open-air market featuring lights, food, live music and culture. Local vendors will showcase assorted foods, diverse variety of handmade items, art, jewelry and more. https://toledonightmarket.com.
June 15: Family Movie Night: “Mary Poppins Returns,” Promenade Park, Toledo, 7:30 p.m. Entertainment starts at 6 p.m.
June 15: Black Swamp Dash 5K Obstacle/Mud Run, Ottawa County Fairgrounds, Oak Harbor. 3.2 miles, 26+ obstacles--most have a “normal” side and an “extreme” side. Live music, food, drinks, and lots of wash stations. Blackswamprunner.com.
June 15: Downtown Fremont Farmers Market & Car Show, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine. Free. Vendors, entertainment, food and more. www.downtownfremontohio.org.
June 15: Fremont Speedway, (Fort Ball Pizza Palace – Fan With A Can Night), 901 Rawson Ave., Fremont. Gates open at 4 p.m. Races start at 7 p.m. (subject to change). www.fremontohspeedway.com.
June 15-16: Plane Fun, Toledo Executive Airport, 28329 Lemoyne Rd., Millbury, Antique, classic and war aircraft, free plane rides for kids, Arms Forces walk/run and more. eaa582.org.
June 15-16: Muster on the Maumee, Fort Meigs State Memorial, Perrysburg. See the evolution of the common soldier from the Roman Legionnaire through the 20th Century. Soldiers, artisans, and civilians give demonstrations throughout the weekend. 800-283-8916, fortmeigs.org.
June 15-22: Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA), various Northwest Ohio locations. An annual eight-day journey of fun and discovery for up to 1,500 riders of all ages. https://goba.com/.
June 16: Father’s Day Celebration & BBQ, Toledo Zoo. Dads get in free when they come with their child/children. 419-385-4040, toledozoo.org.
June 16: Father’s Day at Sauder Village, Archbold, 11 a.m. Dads and kids 16 and under get in free. To start the celebration, the Barn Restaurant will offer their Sunday Buffet. Reservations recommended for groups of six or more. https://saudervillage.org/classes-events
June 16: Imagination Station Father’s Day. Free admission for Dads with paid child admission. imaginationstationtoledo.org.
June 16: Father’s Day Cruise, The Sandpiper, 1 Jefferson Ave., Toledo, 5-7 p.m. All fathers and grandfathers cruise for free with the purchase of another ticket. www.sandpiperboat.com.
June 18: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, Fifth Third Field, downtown Toledo, 7:05 p.m. 419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 19: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, Fifth Third Field, downtown Toledo, 12:05 p.m. Senior Day and Toddler Day. 419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 19-22: Gibsonburg Homecoming Festival, Williams Park. Hosted by the Gibsonburg Volunteer Fire Department, the festival will include food, a beer tent, rides, music and more. gibsonburgohio.org.
June 20: Art Loop: Art of Sport, downtown Toledo, various locations, 5:30-9 p.m. In partnership with the Toledo Mud Hens, the Art Loop celebrates the unique relationship between art, sports, and culture to present a vibrant evening of local sports history, special exhibitions, interactive art, and athletic competitions. Walk, cycle, drive or dance through the loop. https://theartscommission.org/ARTLOOP.
June 20: Painting with Glass, Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, Elmore, 6-8 p.m. $41.90 includes project supplies, use of equipment, kiln, firing and art glass. www.schedel-gardens.org/calendar.html.
June 20: Painting with Donna – Hello Summer,  Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, Elmore, 6-8 p.m. www.schedel-gardens.org/calendar.html.
June 20: Poured Acrylic Geodes with Jackie, Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, Elmore, 6:30-8 p.m. www.schedel-gardens.org/calendar.html.
June 20: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, Fifth Third Field, downtown Toledo, 7:05 p.m. 419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 21: Fridays in the 419, Black Cloister, 619 Monroe St., Toledo, 5:30-10:30 p.m. Begin the weekend on a cocktail caravan with Lakefront Lines Toledo, Coach USA. With beverage samples included at every stop, explore Schedel Gardens 17-acre garden estate, discover Toledo's first distillery at the Toledo Spirits Company, and kick back at Black Cloister Brewing Company $59. All passengers must be 21. www.visittoledo.org/events/fridays-in-the-419/.
June 21: O.A.R.  in concert, Promenade Park, downtown Toledo, 6:15 p.m. ticketmaster.com.
June 21: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Rochester Red Wings, Fifth Third Field, downtown Toledo, 7:05 p.m. 419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 21: Country Music Star Billy Currington in concert, Centennial Terrace, Sylvania, 8 p.m. etix.com.
June 21: Dungeon Descent: An Adventure into the Paranormal, Sandusky County Historic Jail, 622 Croghan St., Fremont, 8 p.m. Explore the age-old mystery of what lies beyond the grave in this nighttime paranormal investigation adventure. Cost: $25.00. Must pre-register for this event by calling 419-332-4470 or by purchasing tickets at www.sanduskycounty.org.
June 21-23: “Constellations,” by Nick Payne, Village Players Theatre, Toledo. www.act419.org.
June 21-23: Nerdy Derby, Imagination Station Toledo. Bring your best engineering skills and automotive prowess to create a car and race it down an impressive 40-foot track. Winners will have the honor of being the slowest or fastest of the bunch. Supplies provided. imaginationstationtoledo.org.
June 22: GroveFest, Nature at the Grove, Hayes Presidential Center & Museums at Spiegel Grove, Fremont, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nature vendors offering booths with games, crafts, and live animals. Food will be available. rbhayes.org.
June 22: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Rochester Red Wings, Fifth Third Field, downtown Toledo, 7:05 p.m. 419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 23: Portage River Festival, downtown Elmore, 7 a.m.- 6 p.m. Entertainment, flea & craft market, contests, food. villageofelmoreohio.com.
June 23: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Rochester Red Wings, Fifth Third Field, downtown Toledo, 4:05 p.m. 419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 25: Genoa Cruise-in Car Show, 5:30-8 p.m., downtown Genoa.
June 26: Verandah Concert, Hayes Presidential Center & Museums at Spiegel Grove, Fremont, 7 p.m. The evening starts with an ice cream social at 6:45 p.m. followed by a concert by the  Grand Royale Ükulelists of the Black Swamp. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and choose a spot on the lawn. rbhayes.org.
June 26: Presidential History Book Club, Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Fremont, noon-1 p.m. This month, the club is reading “Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s” by Frederick Lewis Allen. Sponsored by Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home. 419-332-2081, www.rbhayes.org.
June 27: Road Film Series, Toledo Museum of Art, 7 p.m. “Bullitt,” (1968, PG, 1 hour, 54 minutes). $5 for TMA members; $7 for non-members and $4 for students and military. www.toledomuseum.org.
June 27: 3rd Annual Beat the Heat, Sandusky County Fairgrounds Parking Lot, 712 North St., Fremont, 1-2:30 p.m. A joint effort from Sandusky County Children Services, the Humane Society of Sandusky County and the Sandusky County Dog Kennel to raise public awareness of the dangers of leaving children or pets in an unattended parked car in the heat.
June 28: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Durham Bulls, Fifth Third Field, downtown Toledo, 7:05 p.m. 419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 28: Summer Disco Party, Centennial Terrace, Sylvania, 8 p.m.-midnight. Doors open at 7 p.m. 21 and older. centennialterrace.org/summer-disco-party/.
June 28-July 4: Fourth in the 419, downtown Toledo. Celebrate America with seven consecutive days of Mud Hens games, outdoor concerts, family-friendly events and the area’s largest fireworks extravaganza. fourthinthe419.com.
June 29: Rock the River Toledo, Promenade Park, Toledo, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. This free event, sponsored by iHeartRadio, will bring world-class F1 powerboat racers to the Maumee River at Promenade Park for their 2nd stop of the 6-series NGK Spark Plugs Formula One (F1) Powerboat Championship. http://www.ngkf1.com/.
June 29: Capt. Scupper’s Kids Club: The LEGO Challenge 2019, National Museum of the Great Lakes, Toledo, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kids are invited to put their engineering skills to the test by building a boat, a lighthouse or a bridge out of LEGOS. (Bricks provided). A photo will be taken of each finished design to be entered into NMGL’s Facebook contest. www.inlandseas.org.
June 29: Road Film Series, Toledo Museum of Art, 2 p.m. “The Automobile in the Silent Era,” (short films). $5 for TMA members; $7 for non-members and $4 for students and military. www.toledomuseum.org.
June 29: Toledo Mud Hens vs. Durham Bulls, Fifth Third Field, downtown Toledo, 7:05 p.m. 419-725-HENS, www.mudhens.com.
June 29: Country Singer Chase Rice in concert, Centennial Terrace, Sylvania, 8 p.m. etix.com.
June 29: Fremont Speedway, (Willies Sales and Service – Open Wheel Shootout #2), 901 Rawson Ave., Fremont. Gates open at 4 p.m.; races start at 7 p.m. (subject to change), www.fremontohspeedway.com.
June 29-30: Crosby Festival of the Arts, Toledo Botanical Garden, Toledo. Featuring artisans, live entertainment, a selection of edibles, children’s activities and more. 419-536-5566, toledogarden.org.
 
July
July 3: Independence Day Celebration, downtown Oak Harbor. Small-town Independence Day fun beginning at 5 p.m. Food, entertainment, giant inflatables, Royal Duck Race, kids’ games, a beer garden and fireworks. oakharborohio.net.
July 4-6: Woodville’s 77th 4th of July Celebration, Trailmarker Park, Woodville. Beer tent only open July 3. Parade, 5K race, car show, amusements, and fireworks. www.woodville4th.com.
July 4: Independence Day Concert, Hayes Presidential Center & Museums at Spiegel Grove, Fremont, 2-3:30 p.m. Free. Featuring music by the Toledo Symphony Concert Band. rbhayes.org.
July 4-6: Old-Fashioned 4th of July Weekend, Sauder Village, Archbold. Special activities from hand-cranked ice cream and old-fashioned games, patriotic songs and more. saudervillage.org.
For more events, be sure to visit presspublications.com, visittoleddo.org, shoresandislands.com or sanduskycounty.org. Submit event information to twalro@presspublications.com.
 

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