Jan 1, 2017 - Feb 28, 2017
"100 Moments: Celebrating a Century of the Nation's First Presidential Library"
Tues-Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 12-5 pm (Closed Mondays, New Year's Day, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, 1337 Hayes Ave., Fremont
$7.50/adult; $6.50/senior; $3/child (age 6-12)
The vaults are being opened to show artifacts, documents, and historic photos that highlight the 100-year history of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums. Exhibit begins Oct 1, 2016 and runs through May 7, 2017 (hours vary)

419.332.2081
rbhayes.org

 

Feb 3, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017
Special Exhibit "Presidential Pop Culture: The Art of Influencing Perception"
Tues-Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 12-5 pm
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, 1337 Hayes Ave., Fremont
$7.50/adult; $6.50/senior; $3/child (age 6-12)
The light-hearted exhibit showcases the evolution of the American Presidency in pop culture. Through movies, music, TV, cartoons, toys, and memorabilia, visitors gain insight into how pop culture shaped and influenced our perception of presidential hopefuls--both winners and losers. Admission is included with the price of a museum ticket. Exhibit will be on display until Oct 8, 2017.

419.332.2081
rbhayes.org

 

Feb 7, 2017 - Mar 14, 2017
America's Boating Course
Tues 6-8:30 pm
Firelands Presbyterian Church, 2626 E. Harbor Rd. (SR 163), Port Clinton
$28/person
Materials include U.S. Power Squadron ABC3 book and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Boating Regulation booklet. Attendees successfully completing the course will receive an Ohio State Boaters Certificate and a six month membership in the U.S. Power Squadron. All materials are included in the price of the course. Call or visit the website to register.

419.797.9717
portclintonpowersquadron.org/courses.htm

 

Feb 26, 2017 - Apr 2, 2017
Out of This World
1-4 pm
Sandusky Cultural Center, 2130 Hayes Ave. (SR 4), Sandusky
Free
The Sandusky Cultural Center provides educational and entertaining exhibits that stimulate an interest in the fine arts. They provide a focus for multicultural awareness and introduce complex issues and challenging concepts. The featured exhibit is Out of This World. The Gallery is closed on Saturdays, school holidays, vacations, "snow days", etc.
419.625.1188
sanduskyculturalcenter.org

 

Feb 27, 2017
Ancestry 101 with Connie
6-8 pm
Ida Rupp Library, 310 Madison St., Port Clinton
Free


419.732.3212
idarupp.org

 

Feb 27, 2017
Maker Mondays
4:30-8 pm
Ida Rupp Library, 310 Madison St., Port Clinton
Free
A variety of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) supplies and technology will be available in the children's area. Items could include OSMO, Cubetto, Legos, Marble Runs, Rubik's Cubes, Doodler pen, Snap Circuits, etc. No registration required.
419.732.3212
idarupp.org

 

Feb 28, 2017
Euchre Game Night
5:30-8 pm
Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison St., Port Clinton
Free
New members welcome.

419.732.3212
idarupp.org

 

Feb 28, 2017
Firelands Audubon Society: Wetland Restoration
7-9 pm
Osborn MetroPark, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron
Ohio Wetlands Association’s Ray Stewart will discuss how wetland restoration can be part of the solution to many environmental issues.

419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org

 

Feb 28, 2017; Mar 2, 2017; Mar 7, 2017; Mar 9, 2017; Mar 14, 2017; Mar 16, 2017; Mar 21, 2017; Mar 23, 2017; Mar 28, 2017; Mar 30, 2017; Apr 4, 2017; Apr 6, 2017; Apr 11, 2017; Apr 13, 2017; Apr 18, 2017; Apr 20, 2017; Apr 25, 2017; Apr 27, 2017; May 2, 2017; May 4, 2017; May 9, 2017; May 11, 2017; May 16, 2017; May 18, 2017; May 23, 2017; May 25, 2017; May 30, 2017
Marksmanship Nights
5-8:30 pm
Camp Perry CMP Competition Center, 1000 Lawrence Dr. (off SR 2), Port Clinton
$5/adult, $2/junior (high school students)
Shooters, including aspiring new shooters, are invited to do practice shooting at the Camp Perry 80-point, 10-meter air gun range is fully equipped with electronic targets that accommodate air rifle, air pistol, or National Match Air Rifle shooting. Instructors and shooting equipment are available at the range.
419.635.2141
thecmp.org/air/cmp-marksmanship-centers/open-public-shooting

 

Mar 1, 2017
Audra's Wine & Design: Painting with Donna
7 pm
Audra's Floral, 514 W. Oak St., Oak Harbor
$35/person
Create a spring-themed canvas painting. Class fee includes all supplies, two glasses of wine and a light snack. Call for reservations.

419.898.1155
audrasfloral.com

 

Mar 1, 2017
MetroParks Hikers
10:30 am
East Sandusky MetroPark - Eagle Point, 3819 Cleveland Rd., Sandusky
Hike the trails and explore your MetroParks with a fun group.

419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org

 

Mar 1, 2017; Mar 8, 2017; Mar 15, 2017; Mar 22, 2017; Mar 29, 2017
Wonderful Watercolors
9:30 am-12:30 pm
Osborn MetroPark - Frost Center, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron
$60/four week session; $15/class
Anyone can create your own watercolor painting by following step by step demonstration by watercolor artist and teacher Clela Stelnicki. Register by contacting Clela at 440.371.5637 or clelasart@gmail.com. A supply list will then be provided by the instructor.

419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org

 

Mar 2, 2017
Beer & Wine Tasting: March Madness Appetizers
6:30-8 pm
Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River S Rd., Elmore
$30/person
Enjoy three tiers of delicious and fun appetizers each with a 4 oz. sample of beer or wine. Visit the website for menu and to register.

419.862.3182
schedel-gardens.org/events

 

Mar 2, 2017
Open Mic Night
Chateau Tebeau Winery, 525 SR 635, Helena
Free
Featuring David Lester, Guitarist/Vocalist.
419.638.5411
chateautebeauwinery.com

 

Mar 2, 2017; Mar 9, 2017; Mar 16, 2017; Mar 23, 2017; Mar 30, 2017; Apr 6, 2017; Apr 13, 2017; Apr 20, 2017; Apr 27, 2017; May 4, 2017; May 11, 2017; May 18, 2017; May 25, 2017
Trivia League w/DJ EJ
7-9 pm
Slater's Madison Street Pub, 111 Madison St., Port Clinton
Bring your team of 2-4 people. Compete for prizes and a chance to win the Ultimate Trivia Trophy!

419.732.2030
slatersmadisonstreetpub.com

 

Mar 3, 2017 - Mar 5, 2017
Bell, Book, and Candle
Fri-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm
Harlequins Theatre, 414 Wayne St., Sandusky
Greenwich Village witch Gillian Holroyd, a free spirit with a penchant for going barefoot, is unlucky in love and restless in life. She admires from afar her neighbor, Shep Henderson. When she learns he’s about to marry an old college enemy of hers, Gillian takes revenge by casting a love spell on him, and eventually falls for him herself. But witches who fall in love lose their supernatural powers: is the gentleman bewitching enough to entice her to give up sorcery and become mortal?

419.621.1311
harlequinstheatre.org

 

Mar 3, 2017 - Mar 4, 2017; Mar 10, 2017 - Mar 11, 2017; Mar 17, 2017 - Mar 18, 2017; Mar 24, 2017 - Mar 25, 2017; Mar 31, 2017 - Apr 1, 2017
Chateau Tebeau Winery Live Entertainment
7-10 pm
Chateau Tebeau Winery, 525 SR 635, Helena
Please visit website for a list of scheduled performers.

419.638.5411
chateautebeauwinery.com

 

Mar 3, 2017; Mar 10, 2017; Mar 17, 2017; Mar 24, 2017; Mar 31, 2017; Apr 7, 2017; Apr 14, 2017; Apr 21, 2017; Apr 28, 2017; May 5, 2017; May 12, 2017; May 19, 2017
Karaoke with David Trent
9:30 pm-1:30 am
Slater's Madison Street Pub, 111 Madison St., Port Clinton


419.732.2030
slatersmadisonstreetpub.com

 

Mar 3, 2017; Mar 10, 2017; Mar 17, 2017; Mar 24, 2017; Mar 31, 2017; Apr 7, 2017; Apr 14, 2017
Lake Perch Fish Fry
5:30-8 pm
Vermilion-on-the-Lake Clubhouse, 3780 Edgewater Blvd., Vermilion
$15/dinner platter, $11/sandwich
Enjoy perch, chicken and/or a shrimp dinners. Platters include coleslaw, French fries, roll and butter, coffee, and dessert. Soft drinks are available for purchase. BYOB with music provided. Please call for more information.

440.967.9504
volohio.org

 

Mar 3, 2017; Mar 10, 2017; Mar 17, 2017; Mar 24, 2017; Mar 31, 2017; Apr 7, 2017; Apr 14, 2017
Lenten Fish Fry
5-7 pm
Port Clinton Knights of Columbus, 109 E. Perry St. (SR 163), Port Clinton
$9/adult, $5/child (age 6 and under)
Menu features all-you-can-eat Alaskan Pollock, fries, coleslaw, mac and cheese, applesauce, lemonade, coffee, and dessert.
419.734.1858
kofc1750.com

 

Mar 3, 2017
State of Comedy
8 pm
Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky
$12/person
Featured comedian Joe Lehnig; headliner Dan O’Sullivan. Mature audience. Limited seating.

877.626.1950
sanduskystate.com

 

Mar 3, 2017; Apr 7, 2017; May 5, 2017
Steve Brownell
7:30-10:30 pm
Bell Mell Tavern, 307 Fulton St., Port Clinton


419.732.2760
bellmell.com

 

Mar 4, 2017
Family Movie
2:30 pm
Sandusky Library, 114 W. Adams St., Sandusky
Free
Featured movie: The Lorax. Doors open 15 minutes prior to show time. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

419.625.3834
www.sanduskylib.org

 

Mar 4, 2017; Apr 1, 2017; Aug 19, 2017; Sep 9, 2017; Nov 4, 2017
Free Genealogy Websites Workshop
9:30-11:30 am
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, at Spiegel Grove, 1337 Hayes Ave., Fremont
$10/person
Head Librarian, Becky Hill, will teach attendees the basics of how to utilize the free genealogical websites in their family history research. Registration is required.
419.332.2081
rbhayes.org

 

Mar 4, 2017
Nature Tots
10:30-11:30 am
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor
Free
Children ages 3-5 are invited to bring their favorite adult for nature crafts, stories, and outdoor fun. Be sure to dress for the weather. Reservations required.
419.898.0014
fws.gov/refuge/ottawa

 

Mar 4, 2017
Swampers
1-2:30 pm
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor
Free
Children ages 6-12 are invited to bring their favorite adult for nature crafts, stories, and outdoor fun. Be sure to dress for the weather. Registration required.
419.898.0014
fws.gov/refuge/ottawa

 

Mar 4, 2017
Swearingen & Kelli
8 pm
The Listening Room in OurGuest Inn & Suites, 220 E. Perry St. (SR 163), Port Clinton
$15/person (plus 2-drink minimum)
AJ and Jayne have shared the stage with Kenny Rogers, Crystal Gayle, Livingston Taylor, John McCutcheon, Dave Mason among others.

419.734.7050
thelisteningroompc.com

 

Mar 4, 2017; Mar 11, 2017; Mar 18, 2017; Mar 25, 2017
Sweets and Coffee
10 am-12 pm
Erie Islands Library, 281 Concord St., Put-in-Bay
Free
Head down to Erie Islands Library every Saturday in January, February and March to satisfy your sweet tooth. The librarians are eager to make homemade cookies, muffins or cakes to thank patrons for visiting the library. Even if you have never been to the library, stop by to pick up your treat!
419.285.4004
idarupp.org

 

Mar 4, 2017
Vermilion Arts Guild Workshop: "Where Do I Begin?"
9:30 am-12 pm
Main Street Vermilion, 685 Main St. (SR 60), Vermilion
$20/person
Basic washes, color mixing, techniques with different brushes, and more. All supplies are provided. Please call to register.

440.963.0772
mainstreetvermilion.org

 

Mar 4, 2017
Wild Game Dinner/Auction
5-10 pm
Oak Harbor Conservation Club, 975 S. Gordon Rd., Oak Harbor
$15/adult, children age 10 and under are free
Featuring a tasty selection of wild game entrees, including pheasant, deer, muskrat, rabbit, duck, goose, fish, elk, and more. Spaghetti will be served for those not craving wild game. Event also includes silent and live auctions, gun raffles, wildlife prints, 50/50, raffle table, and more. Call for more information. Tickets will be available at the door.

419.202.9544
ohcc.us

 

Mar 5, 2017; Mar 26, 2017
Afternoon Blue Goose Bus Tour
1-3:30 pm
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor
Free
Discover and learn about habitat restoration projects and management techniques while exploring closed areas of the refuge on this behind-the-scenes tour. Destinations vary depending on wildlife use and activity. Reservations required.
419.898.0014
fws.gov/refuge/ottawa

 

Mar 5, 2017; Mar 12, 2017; Mar 19, 2017; Mar 26, 2017; Apr 2, 2017; Apr 9, 2017; Apr 16, 2017; Apr 23, 2017; Apr 30, 2017; May 7, 2017; May 14, 2017; May 21, 2017; May 28, 2017; Jun 4, 2017; Jun 11, 2017; Jun 18, 2017; Jun 25, 2017; Jul 2, 2017; Jul 9, 2017; Jul 16, 2017; Jul 23, 2017; Jul 30, 2017; Aug 6, 2017; Aug 13, 2017; Aug 20, 2017; Aug 27, 2017
Life Tree Cafe
6 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church, 135 Adams St., Port Clinton
Free
One-hour short movie followed by sharing thoughts and opinions on topics. Free refreshments provided.

419.732.3161

 

Mar 5, 2017
The "B" Side
6-9 pm
Canoe Club Wine Bar, 5831 E. Harbor Rd. (SR 163), Marblehead


419.960.7030
canoeclubwinebar.com

 

Mar 6, 2017
Craft Mondays
4:30-8 pm
Ida Rupp Library, 310 Madison St., Port Clinton
Free
Complete a craft to take home. This program is intended for preschool, elementary, and teen ages. No registration required.
419.732.3212
idarupp.org

 

Mar 6, 2017
MetroPark Hikers
5 pm
Edison Woods MetroPark, 10186 SR 61, Berlin Heights
Walk the trails and explore your MetroParks!

419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org

 

Mar 9, 2017
Painting with Donna: Flowers for Mom Canvas
6-9 pm
Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River S Rd., Elmore
$40/person
Create up to three small canvas paintings with artist Donna Ebert. All materials and one complimentary glass of wine or soda is included. Visit the website to see the project and register.

419.862.3182
schedel-gardens.org/events

 

Mar 10, 2017; May 12, 2017
Last Born Sons
7-11 pm
Bell Mell Tavern, 307 Fulton St., Port Clinton


419.732.2760
bellmell.com

 

Mar 10, 2017
Motown and Soul Dinner and Dance
5-11 pm
Sawmill Creek Resort, 400 Sawmill Creek Dr. (off US 6), Huron
Featuring Ron Howard and the Cruisin' Band.

419.625.6421
eriecountychamber.com

 

Mar 11, 2017
Archery Basics
1 & 3:30 pm
Osborn MetroPark - Shelter 4, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron
Come and learn from a certified archery instructor how to shoot a bow and arrow. This serves as a program for novices or as a refresher course. Ages 7+. Registration required; limit 10.

419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org

 

Mar 11, 2017; Mar 15, 2017; Mar 29, 2017
Eagle Tour
9 am-12 pm & 12:30-3:30 pm
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor
Free
Enjoy our national bird on this bus tour of Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge. See a few nests and discover why so many eagles call the marsh home. Reservations are required.

419.898.0014
fws.gov/refuge/ottawa

 

Mar 11, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017; Apr 8, 2017 - Apr 9, 2017; May 13, 2017 - May 14, 2017; Jun 10, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017; Jul 8, 2017 - Jul 9, 2017; Sep 9, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017; Oct 14, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017; Nov 11, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017; Dec 2, 2017 - Dec 3, 2017
Fremont Flea Market
Sat 9 am-4 pm, Sun 9 am-3 pm
Sandusky County Fairgrounds, 712 North St., Fremont
Free
Inside and outside vendors. Free admission and free parking.
419.332.5604
sanduskycountyfair.com

 

Mar 11, 2017
Nurture Nature Day
9:30 am-12 pm
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor
Free
Human nature protecting mother nature. Learn about the refuge while lending a hand to improve habitat for wildlife. Stewardship projects change throughout the year. Dress for the weather.

419.898.0014
fws.gov/refuge/ottawa

 

Mar 11, 2017
Spring Fever Garden Symposium
8:30 am-1 pm
Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River S Rd., Elmore
$25/person
Visit the website for a full schedule of events and to register.

419 862.3182
schedel-gardens.org/events

 

Mar 11, 2017
Vermilion Arts Guild Workshop: Beginning Landscapes
9:30 am-12 pm
Main Street Vermilion, 685 Main St. (SR 60), Vermilion
$20/person
Variety in shapes, sizes, and colors using what you learned in a previous class to complete the painting. All supplies are provided. Please call to register.
440.963.0772
mainstreetvermilion.org

 

Mar 12, 2017
An Afternoon with the Queen and Her Court
2-5 pm
Salem Township Hall, 11650 W. Portage River South Rd., Oak Harbor
$8/person (pre-sale); $10/person (at the door)
Hosted by the Oak Harbor Apple Festival Royalty Court, this event features finger foods, desserts, goodie bags, raffles, drawings, t-shirts, blankets for sale, make up, nail station, and pictures with props. Cinderella and Ariel from Once Upon a Time Princess Parties will be making an appearance at 3 pm. All children are encouraged to wear their favorite princess attire.

419.341.4702
oakharborohio.net

 

Mar 12, 2017
Firelands Musical Arts Series: "Jacob Cordover and Rupert Boyd, Classical Guitar"
3:30 pm
Firelands Presbyterian Church, 2626 E. Harbor Rd., Port Clinton
$15/adult, children and students free
Dynamic duo from down under. Visit the website for more information or season tickets.
419.734.6211
musicalartsportclinton.com

 

Mar 12, 2017
Full Moon Night Hike
8-10 pm
Edison Woods MetroPark, 8111 Smokey Rd., Berlin Heights
Free
Come and walk the trails of Edison Woods MetroPark under the light of a full moon.

419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org

 

Mar 12, 2017
Mark Wilkins
6-9 pm
Canoe Club Wine Bar, 5831 E. Harbor Rd. (SR 163), Marblehead


419.960.7030
canoeclubwinebar.com

 

Mar 12, 2017
Pancake and Sausage Breakfast
9 am-1 pm
Port Clinton Knights of Columbus, 109 E. Perry St. (SR 163), Port Clinton
$8/adult, $4/child (3-12), age 2 and under are free
Pancake and sausage breakfast in celebration of March being Developmental Disabilities Awareness month. This breakfast is a joint effort with the Port Clinton Knights of Columbus #1750.

866.755.4440
ocbdd.org

 

Mar 12, 2017
Volunteer Opportunities
1 pm
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor
Free
Discover the various ways you can support conservation during this introduction to the refuge and volunteer opportunities.

419.898.0014
fws.gov/refuge/ottawa

 

Mar 13, 2017
"Can Do! Like You" Community Basketball Tournament
6-9 pm
Oak Harbor High School, 11661 W. SR 163, Oak Harbor
Free-will donation
Schools and organizations in Ottawa County team up with individuals served by Ottawa County Board of DD to play in the annual "Can Do! Like You" basketball tournament to celebrate March as DD Awareness Month. Event ill include concession stand and silent auction.

419.898.6216
ocbdd.org

 

Mar 14, 2017
Brown Bag Lunch: German Migration to Northwest Ohio
12 pm
Sandusky Library, 114 W. Adams St., Sandusky
Much of northwest Ohio and Sandusky was settled by Germans migrating from the eastern U.S. or directly from Germany. Learn how they got here, where they settled, and their legacy, along with genealogical resources.

419.625.3834
www.sanduskylib.org

 

Mar 14, 2017
No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians and Baseball in the Great Depression
6:30 pm
Sandusky Library - Program Room, 114 W. Adams St., Sandusky
This book documents the fortunes of the Cleveland Indians during one of the worst economic times in American history. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

419.625.3834
www.sanduskylib.org

 

Mar 15, 2017
Wine & Paint Party
6-8 pm
Chateau Tebeau Winery, 525 SR 635, Helena
$45/person
Gather with friends and family at this paint and sip party. Paint a confetti bowl and two stemless glasses any color you'd like. All supplies provided. Reservations are required and can be made online or by phone. Wine bar and kitchen open.

419.572.0796
artselfexpressions.com/reservations

 

Mar 16, 2017
Open Mic Night
Chateau Tebeau Winery, 525 SR 635, Helena
Free


419.638.5411
chateautebeauwinery.com

 

Mar 16, 2017
Positive Power of Plants Workshop
6:30-8 pm
Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River S Rd., Elmore
$12/person
Taste, touch, smell, look, and listen for the unseen benefits of plants in everyday life. What impacts do plants really have on the brain, your mood, and overall well-being? Instructor is Rachel South. Visit the website to register.

419.862.3182
schedel-gardens.org/events

 

Mar 17, 2017
"It's a Great Day to be Irish" Cabaret
7 pm
Bellevue Society for the Arts, 205 Maple St., Bellevue
$20/person
This event features an array of fun, patriotic, romantic, and traditional Irish songs performed by some new and familiar BSA personalities. The menu will feature coleslaw, Shepherd’s Pie or Pasta Primavera, soda bread, and banoffee pie.

419.484.2787
bellevuearts.net

 

Mar 17, 2017 - Mar 19, 2017; Mar 24, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017
"The Last Decent Crooks" Musical
Thurs-Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm
Playmaker's Civic Theatre, 604 W. 6th St., Port Clinton
It's 1933 and the music is hot and lively at Big Al's, a Chicago funeral home, which serves as a front for an illegal speakeasy. This delightful musical features eight original songs, a strong ensemble cast, hilarious one-liners, and a genuine mystery for the audience to solve if they can stop laughing long enough to catch the clues. Call for reservations.

419.734.5044
pcplaymakers.org

 

Mar 17, 2017
Movies at the Library: "Hacksaw Ridge" (R)
7 pm
Ida Rupp Library, 310 Madison St., Port Clinton
Free
Mel Gibson directed this biopic about World War II Army medic Desmond Doss (played here by Andrew Garfield). A conscientious objector who refused to take a life or even carry a weapon, Doss was eventually awarded the Medal of Honor for saving the lives of 75 soldiers on the battlefields of Okinawa. Hugo Weaving, Teresa Palmer, Vince Vaughn, and Sam Worthington co-star in Gibson's return to the director's seat
419.732.3212
idarupp.org

 

Mar 17, 2017
Wine Tasting at the Zoo
7 pm
Toledo Zoo-Great Hall, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo
$45/zoo member, $50/non-member
Enjoy a delectable mix of wine tasting, hors d'oeuvres, live music, and socializing. Bring your friends for a fun evening for all, or make it a romantic couple's night out. Visit the website to purchase tickets.

419.385.5721
toledozoo.org

 

Mar 18, 2017; Apr 15, 2017; May 20, 2017; Sep 16, 2017; Oct 14, 2017
CMP Monthly Airgun Matches
Camp Perry Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center, 1000 Lawrence Rd., Port Clinton
CMP Monthly Matches feature a Junior Air Rifle 3x20, 60 Shots Air Rifle Standing, 60 Shots Air Pistol, a 20 shot Novice Prone stage a National Match Air Rifle 20 Shot Standing, Garand Course and 3x20 events. Spectators are welcome to attend.

419.635.2141
thecmp.org/air/cmp-competition-center-event-matches/monthly-air-rifle-and-air-pistol-matches/

 

Mar 18, 2017
Family Craft Fair
2:30 pm
Sandusky Library, 114 W. Adams St., Sandusky
In celebration of National Craft Month, make special spring crafts with the whole family.

419.625.3834
www.sanduskylib.org

 

Mar 18, 2017
Firelands Symphony Orchestra presents Teada - Irish Band
7:30 pm
Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky
$10-29/person
Join Firelands Symphony Orchestra for a fanciful Irish folk music concert. A traditional Irish music group with a truly worldwide reach, Téada will mark St. Patrick’s Day with the show that is pleasing concert goers around the globe. A vocalist and step dancers will accompany the musicians.
419.621.4800
firelandssymphony.com

 

Mar 18, 2017
Quilt Social & Fiber Fest
1-3:30 pm
Follett House Museum, 404 Wayne St., Sandusky
Free
Area quilters and fiber artists will be on hand to demonstrate their age-old crafts of quilting, spinning, and knitting and to answer questions. Registration is not required.
419.625.3834
www.sanduskylib.org

 

Mar 18, 2017
Rock-A-Thon Marathon
12-4 pm
Sandusky Mall, 4314 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky
This four-hour event will test your rocking skills as an individual or team. Keep your rocking chair moving throughout the entire event from 12-4 pm at the Sandusky Mall. Contestants will be competing to raise the most money to support the Erie County Senior Center “Meals on Wheels” Program. Prizes awarded for most funds raised and best decorated rocking chair.

419.626.2560
eriesenior.org

 

Mar 18, 2017
St. Paddy's Day Treasure Hunt
12-7 pm
Various locations, Marblehead
Make a purchase at local merchants to receive a gold coin. If coin contains a shamrock, you win a prize. Most merchants offer 17% off on special merchandise.

419.798.4471
facebook.com/Marblehead-Merchants-Group-951498234889641/

 

Mar 18, 2017
Vermilion Arts Guild Workshop: Pouring & Resist
10 am-1 pm
Main Street Vermilion, 685 Main St. (SR 60), Vermilion
$20/person
For intermediate watercolorists; explore new techniques and let your creative juices flow. Bring your own watercolors, brushes, foam boards, etc. Please call to register.
440.963.0772
mainstreetvermilion.org

 

Mar 19, 2017
Lance Horwedel
6-9 pm
Canoe Club Wine Bar, 5831 E. Harbor Rd. (SR 163), Marblehead


419.960.7030
canoeclubwinebar.com

 

Mar 19, 2017
Tour Ottawa Wildlife Drive
Sunrise-Sunset
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor
Free
Enjoy the refuge from the comfort of your car. The seven-mile, one-way gravel route begins from the overflow parking area. Entrance gate closes one hour prior to sunset.

419.898.0014
fws.gov/refuge/ottawa

 

Mar 22, 2017
Audra's Wine & Design: Painting with Donna
7 pm
Audra's Floral, 514 W. Oak St., Oak Harbor
$35/person
Paint a dandelion wish on a slate tile. Class fee includes all supplies, two glasses of wine and a light snack. Call for reservations.

419.898.1155
audrasfloral.com

 

Mar 24, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017
Great Lakes Home & Flower Show
Fri-Sat 10 am-8 pm, Sun 10 am-5 pm
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, 7000 Kalahari Dr. (off US 250), Sandusky
Large display of exhibitors, landscapers, and daily cooking demos by chefs at Kalahari Resort.

800.431.3343
ohiohomeshows.net

 

Mar 24, 2017
Jazz @ 8 Series presents “Duets”
8 pm
Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky
$12/person
An intimate evening of vocals and guitar with Michael Shirtz and guitarist/vocalist Chris Buzzelli. From American Songbook classics to the sounds of Carlos Jobim and more, enjoy a special evening of music with these two great artists.
877.626.1950
sanduskystate.com

 

Mar 24, 2017; Mar 31, 2017
Owl Prowl
8-10 pm
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor
Free
Experience the refuge at night. Explore the world of owls and learn about their amazing adaptations on this guided hike through the forest. Bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. Reservations are required.

419.898.0014
fws.gov/refuge/ottawa

 

Mar 24, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017; Apr 1, 2017 - Apr 2, 2017
Seussical The Musical
Bellevue Society for the Arts, 205 Maple St., Bellevue
$20/adult, $18/senior (ages 60 and older), $16/student
“Oh, the thinks you can think,” when Dr. Seuss’ best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper!

419.484.2787
bellevuearts.net

 

Mar 24, 2017; Apr 21, 2017; May 19, 2017
Tim Blake & Michele
7-11 pm
Bell Mell Tavern, 307 Fulton St., Port Clinton


419.732.2760
bellmell.com

 

Mar 25, 2017
Bike Maintenance
9-11 am
Osborn MetroPark - Frost Center, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron
Learn the simple things you can do to keep your bike on the road. This is the perfect class for novices! Ages 10+. Registration required; limit 20.

419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org

 

Mar 25, 2017
Cavity Nesting Birds Workshop
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor
Free
Discover blue birds, purple martins, and tree swallows during this interactive workshop. Participants will learn best practices for cavity nesting birds and how to attract them to your back yard. Registration required.

419.898.0014
fws.gov/refuge/ottawa

 

Mar 25, 2017
Classroom Kayaking
1-3 pm
Osborn MetroPark - Frost Center, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron
So you want to learn how to kayak, but you don't want to look foolish on the water or struggle in front of strangers? Good news! This class is taught in a dry classroom with no water! You will gain experience with paddling gear, strokes, and rescues with the aid of the kayak simulator. Ages 12+. Registration required; limit 20.

419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org

 

Mar 25, 2017
Vermilion Arts Guild Workshop: Watercolor Painting on Yupo
10 am-1 pm
Main Street Vermilion, 685 Main St. (SR 60), Vermilion
$20/person
For intermediate watercolorists; experience a new techniques in watercolor painting. Yupo paper and Bring your own watercolors, brushes, foam boards, etc. Please call to register.

440.963.0772
mainstreetvermilion.org

 

Mar 26, 2017
David Lester
6-9 pm
Canoe Club Wine Bar, 5831 E. Harbor Rd. (SR 163), Marblehead


419.960.7030
canoeclubwinebar.com

 

Mar 28, 2017
The Birds of Honduras
7-9 pm
Osborn MetroPark - Frost Center, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron
Mary Warren will present highlights from the 2015 Firelands Audubon Society trip to Honduras.

419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org

 

Mar 30, 2017
Lotion Bar Workshop-Healing Herbs
6-9 pm
Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River S Rd., Elmore
$40/person
Learn how to make 100% natural beauty products at home. Participants will discuss skin types and make a facial mask and lotion bar to try at home. Herbal tea and biscuits will be served. Visit the website to register.

419.862.3182 ext. 117
schedel-gardens.org/events

 

Mar 31, 2017
Corduroy Road
7-11 pm
Bell Mell Tavern, 307 Fulton St., Port Clinton


419.732.2760
bellmell.com

 

Mar 31, 2017
Enchanted Story Time
10:30 am
East Sandusky Bay MetroPark - The Enchanted Cottage, 4011 Cleveland Rd., Huron
Free
Enjoy an interactive story time at The Cottage with puppets, finger plays, and more. Registration required; limit 15. All ages with accompanying adult.

419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org

 

Mar 31, 2017
Froggy Friday
7-9 pm
Edison Woods MetroPark, 8111 Smokey Rd., Berlin Heights
Be prepared to get wet and muddy while searching for salamanders and frogs! Nets will be provided. Registration required; limit 15.

419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org

 

Apr 1, 2017 - May 7, 2017
"100 Moments: Celebrating a Century of the Nation's First Presidential Library"
Mon-Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 12-5 pm (Closed Easter)
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, 1337 Hayes Ave., Fremont
$7.50/adult; $6.50/senior; $3/child (age 6-12)
The vaults are being opened to show artifacts, documents, and historic photos that highlight the 100-year history of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums. Exhibit begins Oct 1, 2016 and runs through May 7, 2017 (hours vary)

419.332.2081
rbhayes.org

 

Apr 1, 2017
2nd Annual The Island Comes to the Mainland Spring Kick-Off
6-10 pm
Erie Social Shuffleboard Club & Bar, 5686 E. Harbor Rd. (SR 163), Marblehead
$10-20/person
"A Night of Foolishness and Fun" ticket includes an all-you-can-eat buffet from Put-in-Bay and mainland restaurants, music from Island legend, Mike "Mad Dog" Adams, Chinese auction, live auction, prizes, and giveaways to kick-off the 2017 season. Visit the website for details on VIP seating and to order tickets. Proceeds benefit the Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce.

eventbrite.com/e/a-night-of-foolishness-fun2nd-annualthe-island-comes-to-the-mainland-tickets-31932891137

 

Apr 1, 2017
Noah Hunt and Jason Dennie
8 pm
The Listening Room in OurGuest Inn & Suites, 220 E. Perry St. (SR 163), Port Clinton
$15/person (plus 2-drink minimum)
Noah Hunt, lead singer of Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band & Jason Dennie will hit The Listening Room stage. Noah has been the voice of KWS since 1997, and Jason is a guitar virtuoso. You'll hear KWS hits like "Blue on Black," which was #1 on US Rock charts, and you'll get to hear some of their new tunes.
419.734.7050
thelisteningroompc.com

 

Apr 1, 2017 - Oct 8, 2017
Special Exhibit "Presidential Pop Culture: The Art of Influencing Perception"
Mon-Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 12-5 pm
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, 1337 Hayes Ave., Fremont
$7.50/adult; $6.50/senior; $3/child (age 6-12)
The light-hearted exhibit showcases the evolution of the American Presidency in pop culture. Through movies, music, TV, cartoons, toys, and memorabilia, visitors gain insight into how pop culture shaped and influenced our perception of presidential hopefuls--both winners and losers. Admission is included with the price of a museum ticket.

419.332.2081
rbhayes.org

 

Apr 1, 2017
Vermilion Arts Guild Workshop: The Joy of Landscape Painting in Pastels
10:30 am-3 pm
Main Street Vermilion, 685 Main St. (SR 60), Vermilion
$25/person (bring your own supplies), $35/person (supplies provided)
Intermediate pastels. Please call to register.

440.963.0772
mainstreetvermilion.org

 

Apr 2, 2017
Firelands Musical Arts Series: "Cleveland Orchestra Brass Trio"
3:30 pm
Firelands Presbyterian Church, 2626 E. Harbor Rd. (SR 163), Port Clinton
$15/adult; students and children free
"Factory Seconds" but second to none. Visit the website for more information or season tickets.
419.734.6211
musicalartsportclinton.com

 

Apr 3, 2017
MetroPark Hikers
5-6 pm
Osborn MetroPark - Frost Center Deck, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron
Spring is here! Walk the trails and look at the beautiful flowers in bloom.

419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org

 

Apr 5, 2017
Audra's Wine & Design: Easter Craft
7 pm
Audra's Floral, 514 W. Oak St., Oak Harbor
$35/person
Create an Easter-themed mesh wreath. Class fee includes all supplies, two glasses of wine and a light snack. Call for reservations.

419.898.1155
audrasfloral.com

 

Apr 5, 2017; Apr 12, 2017; Apr 26, 2017
Wonderful Watercolors
9:30 am-12:30 pm
Osborn MetroPark - Frost Center, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron.
$60/person (four-week session), $15/person (one session)
Anyone can create a watercolor painting following step-by-step demonstrations by watercolor artist and teacher Clela Neale. A supply list will be provided by the instructor. Register by contacting Clela at 440.371.5637 or clelasart@gmail.com.
eriemetroparks.org

 

Apr 6, 2017
Beer & Wine Tasting: Southern Derby-Style Theme
6:30-8 pm
Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River S Rd., Elmore
$30/person
Enjoy three tiers of fun Derby-themed foods each with a 4 oz. sample of beer or wine. Visit the website for a menu and to register.

419.862.3182
schedel-gardens.org/events

 

Apr 7, 2017
Classroom Kayaking
7-9 pm
Osborn MetroPark - Frost Center, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron
So you want to learn how to kayak, but you don’t want to look foolish on the water or struggle in front of strangers? Good news! This class is taught in a dry classroom with no water. You will gain experience with paddling gear, strokes, and rescues with the aid of our kayak simulator. Ages 12+. Registration required; limit 20.

419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org

 

Apr 7, 2017
The Texas Tenors
7:30 pm
Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky
$30-60/person
Over 100 million people from around the world tuned in to NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” in 2009 to see The Texas Tenors become the highest ranking vocal group in the history of the show. From Alabama to Puccini, John Hagen, Marcus Collins and JC Fisher bring their unique blend of country, gospel, classical, and Broadway to the stage.
877.626.1950
sanduskystate.com

 

Apr 8, 2017
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
2 pm
Adolphus Kraemer Park and Downtown Oak Harbor
Free
Easter Egg Hunt at Log Cabin (Adolphus Kraemer Park) followed by a candy hunt through downtown Oak Harbor and an opportunity to visit with Mr. and Mrs. Bunny and have a picture taken and a chance to win a special "Golden Egg" basket.
419.898.0479
oakharborohio.net

 

Apr 8, 2017
Early Bird Party
11 am-6 pm
The Village Pump, 103 Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island
The early bird gets the worm! Start 2017 with the Village Pump Early Bird Party - fun, food, games, live entertainment, and prizes.

419.746.2281
villagepumpkioh.com

 

Apr 8, 2017
Easter Egg Hunt
2-4 pm
Osborn MetroPark, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron
Free
Join Vacationland Federal Credit Union and Erie MetroParks for one of the most exciting Easter egg hunts in the area. There will be over 2,000 eggs, live bunnies, crafts, and prizes. Dollar Dog will be on site so bring your camera.
419.625.7783
eriemetroparks.org