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"Dressed for Life: First Ladies & Red Dress Collection" Exhibit

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, 1337 Hayes Ave., Fremont


Apr 1, 2015 - Jan 4, 2016

Mon-Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 12-5 pm (Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day)

$7.50/adult, $6.50/senior (60 yrs), $3/child (6-12 yrs)

More than a half dozen red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City's annual "Red Dress Collection" Fashion Show. The show is part of "The Heart Truth," a national awareness campaign focused on women's heart health. Included in this exhibit are dresses worn by First Ladies Pat Nixon, Betty Ford, Carolyn Harrison, Rosalyn Carter, Laura Bush, and Lucy Hayes. Celebrity dresses, by top international designers, include those worn by Robin Roberts, Heidi Klum, Emmylou Harris, and Venus Williams. A series of women's heart-health awareness programming is planned in conjunction with the exhibit.

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Lake Erie Love Giveaway


May 19, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015

Do you love Lake Erie Shores & Islands? Show it by displaying a Lake Erie Love window decal on your home, auto, or business. If spotted during random street searches you could win Lake Erie Love swag items! Get your free decal at the Lake Erie Shores & Islands Welcome Centers located on US 250 in Sandusky and SR 53 in Port Clinton.

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Yoga on the Beach

East Harbor State Park Beach, 1169 N. Buck Rd. (SR 269), Marblehead


May 23, 2015 - Sep 5, 2015

Tues, Thurs, and Sat 8:15-9 am

$5 donation to United Way

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"Altered Realities" Exhibit

Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River S Rd., Elmore


Jun 1, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015

Tues-Wed and Fri-Sat 10 am-4 pm, Thurs 10 am-8 pm, Sun 12-4 pm

$10/adult, $9/Senior, $6/child (6-12 yrs)

The photography exhibit includes more than 24 pieces created by Dr. William Horvath of Toledo, a retired oncologist who practiced in the Toledo area for 35 years. While he enjoys shooting "realistic" landscapes, floral, and nature photos, he is most interested in creating abstract images that superimpose a new reality on the original image out of the camera. Fee includes entrance to the gardens.

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Summer Ghost Walks with Victoria

Marshall Inn Bed & Breakfast, 204 Monroe St., Port Clinton


Jun 20, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015

7 & 8 pm


Walk with your guide, Victoria, through old Port Clinton as she recounts tales of romance, history, mystery, and ghosts in the area. Call ahead for reservations.

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Row by Row Experience

Mabel & Ethel's Quilt Shoppe, 279 E. Market St., Sandusky


Jun 21, 2015 - Sep 8, 2015

The M&E Quilt Shoppe is participating in the Row by Row Experience which is a nationwide shop hop with participating shops in all 50 states and Canada. Travelers during this time frame can stop by any of the participating quilt shops and receive a free row pattern and have a chance to win some great prizes. A total of 81 shops in Ohio are participating; 2,500 shops across the country.

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Orchestra Hall Movie: "Max" (PG)

Orchestra Hall, Lakeside

419.798.4461 ext. 8

Jul 31, 2015 - Aug 6, 2015

3:30 & 8 pm

$7/adult; $3/child (12 yrs. and under)

When U.S. Marine Kyle Wincott (Robbie Amell) was killed in battle in Afghanistan, his war dog, Max, began to suffer from the traumatic experience of losing his handler. He developed such an intense bond with Kyle that he now struggles to listen or obey any commands given to him by another human being.

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Summer Arts Show

Main Street Vermilion, 685 Main St. (SR 60), Vermilion


Jul 31, 2015 - Aug 3, 2015; Aug 7, 2015 - Aug 10, 2015; Aug 14, 2015 - Aug 17, 2015; Aug 21, 2015 - Aug 24, 2015; Aug 28, 2015 - Aug 31, 2015; Sep 4, 2015 - Sep 7, 2015

12-4 pm

View this collection of local artists and craftsmen working to promote the local art scene.

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August 2015

Beer Barrel Saloon Live Entertainment

Beer Barrel Saloon, 324 Delaware Ave., Put-in-Bay


Aug 1, 2015 - Aug 6, 2015

9:30 pm

Aug 1: Wedding Band, Aug 2-5: Mustang Sally, Aug 6: The Menus.

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Beer Barrel Saloon Live Entertainment

Beer Barrel Saloon, 324 Delaware Ave., Put-in-Bay


Aug 1, 2015 - Aug 7, 2015

2 pm

Aug 1: Danger Brothers, Aug 2-7: Kenny Kidd.

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