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Christmas market Saturday in Findlay

Many area vendors with holiday items

Christmas Market in The Mansion takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3, in the Jones Mansion, 313 E. Sandusky St., Findlay.

Vendors include:
Lynne Cartwright, Rustic Bendz, Dazzling Designs by Debra, Ohio Log House, Simply Stamped, the Main Cookie, Glasgow Teaworks, My Own Backyard Hersb and Flowers, Amy’s Closet, Boutique 415, Deb’s Creations, Whispering through Thyme, Doodle and Bean Design

Mason’s Merchantile handspun wood and yarn offering a rug making demonstration.


Nominate Bluffton's greatest musician

...and enjoy "It's a Wonderful Life!" on Nov. 23 at Shannon Theatre compliments of The Icon

If “It’s A Wonderful Life” is one of your all-time favorite Christmas movies, you are in luck.

Bluffton Icon will sponsor two free showings of the 1946 classic featuring the all-star cast of James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore on Friday, Nov. 23, at the Shannon Theatre.

The free showings are at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and are part of this year’s Blaze of Lights event.

Nominate Bluffton greatest musician!
Icon viewers have the opportunity to nominate Bluffton’s greatest musician during the holiday season.


OVAL presentations include: reptiles, math and finding contentment

Our Version of Adult Learning at the senior center

Three Our Version of Adult Learning (OVAL) sessions take place over the next eight days at the Bluffton Senior Citizens Center, 132 N. Main St.

The schedule follows (programs are open to the public):

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. – Daniel Hodges, naturalist from Johnny Appleseed Metro Park District, gives a presentation on reptiles.

• Thursday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. – Duane Bollenbacher presents Math and Logic, Fun and Games.


Free Ice Cream - BHS Drama Club fall production

Series of fast-paced humorous, family-friendly skits

Bluffton High School's Drama Club hands out some free ice cream for its fall play presentation in early November.

"Free Ice Cream," a collection of two-dozen fast-paced, humorous skits billed as family entertainment by Brett Eshlemn, will be performed at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Satsurday, Nov. 9 and 10, in the Bluffton middle school. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.


Blanchard River Watershed Partnership annual meeting Nov. 8

The Blanchard River Watershed Partnership annual meeting is from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Hancock Agriculture Center, 7868 County Road 40, Findlay, according to Phil Martin, director.

Aaron Heilers, project director for the Blanchard Demonstration Farms is the featured speaker.

RSVP to Phil Martin at 419-422-6487.



Family-friendly “Spooktacular” Oct. 20

In Hancock Historical Museum’s Hull House

The Hancock Historical Museum will host an evening of fun for all ages at a Halloween “Spooktacular!” on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 5-8 p.m.  

Enjoy tours through the "haunted" Hull House, built in 1881. Sample seasonal treats cooked over the hearth in the historic Crawford Log House. Decorate pumpkins and cookies, or make a Halloween mask inspired by Findlay's own American Mask Factory.