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Canadian Sultans of String perform Saturday

Town Hall Concert Series

Canadian musicians Sultans of String will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Bluffton Town Hall Concert Series, according to Jeff Yoder.

The Sultans are three-time JUCO nominees (Canada’s Grammy) and have charted songs on Billboard.

Folk Radio UK recently described their music as “an enthralling, adventurous celebration of the power music has to transcend geographical and cultural boundaries, and Sultans of String wield that power with grace, eloquence and spirit.” 


Chamber holds business after hours - Blaze fundraiser

Nov. 14 at Bluffton Golf Club

Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a business after hours and Blaze of Lights fundraiser on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 14, at The Mason Jar at Bluffton Golf Club, 8575 N. Dixie Highway, according to Paula Scott, chamber CEO.

Casual chamber member networking will be followed by a team trivia contest.

• 5-7 p.m. Business After Hours casual networking (open to all chamber members/guests and trivia participants)
 • 7-9 p.m. Team Trivia Competition

The evening is sponsored by Bluffton Golf Club and Luke’s Bar and Grill.


Ada chamber planning a "sweet" Oct. 20 event

Sweetest Day in Ada includes drawing for a dinner at The Inn at ONU

FROM ADA ICON - Ada Area Chamber of Commerce has sweet plans for Saturday, Oct. 20, according to Deb Curlis, chamber director.

"Come downtown to celebrate Sweetest Day on Oct. 20," she said. "Visit our shops and enjoy a special sweet treat from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m."

Shoppers may also register at the following participating businesses to win a dinner gift certficate from The Inn at ONU.

• Reichert's
• The Mercantile
• Ada Flea Market
• Dear Darling Boutique
• The Attic Trunk
• Marlene's Cookies and Deborah's Short Cakes


Bluffton trick-or-treat night Thursday, Oct. 25

The Village of Bluffton official trick-or-treat night is from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, according to Richard Johnson, Bluffton mayor.

Community organizations that open doors to Halloweeners on that night may contact the Icon. We will add your location to our announcement as we receive them. Send to: info@blufftonicon.com


Bluffton Democrats host forums for independent and undecided voters

Tuesday and Wednesday evenings next week

Bluffton Democrats will host two forums for independent or undecided voters next week, according to Wendy Chappel-Dick.

"These forums are for civil discourse intended to enhance understanding, and members of the Democratic party will be there to answer questions," she added.

The events are Tuesday, Oct. 9, and Wednesday, Oct. 10, from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Bluffton town hall, 154 N. Main St.

Attorney Micaela Deming will moderate. There is no charge, and all are welcome.


It's a "Fall Brawl"

Hardin County Pullers coming to Ada Friday and Saturday

By Monty Siekerman
FROM ADA ICON - Hardin County Pullers third annual Fall Brawl and The first-ever Sled Bandits Sled Pull will be held Friday and Saturday at Ada War Memorial Park. Admission is $15.

The Sled Bandits will be at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The Pullers will run at noon on Saturday. For the Pullers the gates open at 9 a.m. with registration beginning at 10:30 a.m.