East Toledo Christmas Parade to step off Dec. 4 at 11 a.m.

Press Staff Writer

        Santa Claus is coming to town in East Toledo when the annual East Toledo Christmas Parade steps off Saturday, Dec. 4 at 11 a.m.
        “We are calling this the 48th/49th East Toledo Christmas Parade, since we were unable to have the event last year due to COVID-19,” said Dennis Fairchild, a parade organizer. “We are very excited about getting the okay to hold the parade this year. We hope to get a lot of our past participants to come back and be a part of our parade this year and are looking forward to welcoming new entries, too.”
         Bands, schools, churches, organizations, classic cars owners, walkers, buses or others who would like to participate in the parade may contact Fairchild at 419-693-9517 or email easttoledoparade@gmail.com.
Ongoing events:
        Saturday and Sunday through November, Toledo Farmers Market, outdoors, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, 525 Market St., Toledo. toledofarmersmarket.com.
        Through Feb. 27: “The Age of Armor: Treasures from the Higgins Armory Collection at the Worcester Art Museum,” Toledo Museum of Art, Levis Gallery. The exhibition explores armor made for the battlefield, tournaments and ceremonies, highlighting armor’s practical function and its cultural role as a symbol of personal identity, social prestige and the values of a heroic past. toledomuseum.org.
        Through March 27, 2022: Chameleon Effects: Glass (Un)Defined, Toledo Museum of Art. The exhibit brings together historical and contemporary works from the museum’s collection to explore the spectrum of technical and formal possibilities of glass. toledomuseum.org.
        Through May 15, 2022: Stan Douglas: Doppelgänger, Toledo Museum of Art, Canaday Gallery. The science fiction-inspired film centers around an astronaut named Alice who embarks on a solitary outer space mission. The work comprises two translucent screens, which can be viewed from either side and display parallel narratives that unfold simultaneously. toledo museum.org.
        Through June 19, 2022: “Out of the Dark: A Historic Journey,” Toledo Museum of Art. A digital exhibition in recognition of Juneteenth, an observance acknowledging the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. toledomuseum.org.
Nov. 4: MercyMe 2021 Tour with Micah Tyler, Huntington Center, Toledo, 7 p.m. ticketmaster.com.
Nov. 4-7:Anastasia,” Stranahan Theater, Toledo. From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic, “Ragtime,” “Anastasia” transports audiences from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. etix.com.
Nov. 6: Sandusky County Craft and Vendor Show, Sandusky County Fairgrounds, 901 Rawson Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Featuring 100 crafters and vendors. Free admission. https://fb.me/e/6jIGzcd93.
Nov. 6: Opening Weekend: Toledo Walleye vs. Kalamazoo Wings, Huntington Center, downtown Toledo, 7:15 p.m. toledowalleye.com.
Nov. 6-Dec. 31: Christmas Market, The Arts Garage, 317 Perry St., Port Clinton. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Similar the Christkindle Markets of Europe, find everything Christmas for sale, including designer decorated trees and wreaths, ornaments, angels, Santas and more. There will also be workshops for kids and adults, holiday performances and more. ottawacountyart.org.
Nov. 7: Toledo Walleye vs. Fort Wayne Komets, Huntington Center, downtown Toledo, 5:15 p.m. toledowalleye.com.
Nov. 12: Toledo Walleye vs. Wheeling Nailers, Huntington Center, downtown Toledo, 7:15 p.m. toledowalleye.com.
Nov. 13: 24th The Blade Holiday Parade, presented by Yark Automotive Group in conjunction with the Distinguished Clown Corps, downtown Toledo, 10 a.m. Leading the parade will be Grand Marshal Oshae Jones, a bronze-medalist boxer at the recent Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Parade begins at the corner of Summit and Jefferson streets. Bladeparade.toledoblade.com.
Nov. 13: Second Saturdays R 4 Kids, Around the World with Col. Webb Hayes, Hayes Presidential Library & Museums Fremont, 9:30-11:30 a.m. (drop-in). Monthly program for kids featuring a craft or activity inspired by the travels of Col. Webb Hayes – son of President Rutherford and Lucy Hayes. This month’s featured stop is Morocco. Free admission. 419-332-2081, rbhayes.org.
Nov. 13: Lauren Daigle World Tour, Huntington Center, 7:30 p.m. (rescheduled from May 21). ticketmaster.com.
Nov. 13-14: Fremont Flea Market, Sandusky County Fairgrounds, 901 Rawson Ave., Fremont, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Free. sanduskycountyfair.com.
Nov. 14: Toledo Walleye vs. Indy Fuel, Huntington Center, downtown Toledo, 5:15 p.m. toledowalleye.com.
Nov. 19-Dec. 31: Toledo Zoo Lights Before Christmas presented by KeyBank. A Toledo holiday tradition featuring millions of lights, animation displays and other holiday fun. toledozoo.org/lights.
Nov. 19: “The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Musical,” Stranahan Theater, Toledo. A spectacle of music and dance that transports audiences to the North Pole to glimpse the magical lives of Santa’s Scout Elves. Featuring an original story and score, dazzling sets and costumes, and heartfelt moments that will bring the family together. etix.com.
Nov. 19-20: Toledo Walleye vs. Iowa Heartlanders, Huntington Center, downtown Toledo, 7:15 p.m. toledowalleye.com.
Nov. 26: Toledo Walleye vs. Indy Fuel, Huntington Center, downtown Toledo, 7:15 p.m. toledowalleye.com.
Nov. 26: Opening of the “Hayes Train Special,” Model Train Display, Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Fremont. This operating model train display runs through an intricate Victorian holiday scene. Interactive buttons allow visitors to control aspects of the trains’ movements along the winding, multi-tiered layout. rbhayes.org.
Nov. 26: Downtown Fremont Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, South Front Street, Fremont, 7-8 p.m. A kick-off of the holiday season. downtownfremontoh.org.
Nov. 27-28: Christmas in the Village/ Festival of Trees, downtown Pemberville. Lighted Christmas Parade will be held Nov. 28 at 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 27-Dec. 11: 1920s Holidays on Main Street, Sauder Village, Archbold. Take a stroll down main Street to enjoy a 1920s Christmas at Sauder Village. saudervillage.org.
Nov. 28: Ballet Theatre of Toledo’s “Nutcracker Suite,” Valentine Theatre, Toledo, 2-4 p.m. A festive and family-friendly way to leap into the holiday season. 419-242-2787 or 419-881-0895.
Dec. 1: Straight No Chaser in Concert, Stranahan Theater, Toledo, 7:30 p.m. etix.com.
Dec. 2-5: “An Officer and a Gentleman, a New Musical,” Stranahan Theater, Toledo. Based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere. etix.com.
Dec. 4: East Toledo Christmas Parade, East Toledo, 11 a.m.
Dec. 4: Olde Fashioned Christmas, downtown Oak Harbor, 4-7 p.m. Santa arrives to light the village Christmas Tree at Adolphus Kraemer Park, then children may visit with Santa at the fire station. oakharborohio.net.
Dec. 4-5: Fremont Flea Market, Sandusky County Fairgrounds, 901 Rawson Ave., Fremont, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Free. sanduskycountyfair.com.
        In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please visit event websites and social media for updates on safety procedures and scheduling. For more events, visit presspublications.com, visittoleddo.org, shoresandislands.com or sanduskycounty.org. Submit event information to twalro@presspublications.com for inclusion in calendar of event listings.


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