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March 2024 Arts and Events at Bluffton University

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted

Feb. 19-March 22
Art Exhibit: “Reflections,” featuring works by Bluffton seniors Kelly Bilen, Jenía Freewalt, Adrianny Ruiz Suarez and Amanda Scott, Grace Albrecht Gallery, Sauder Visual Arts Center

7th annual Hancock County restaurant week includes two Bluffton locations

Greenhorn and Kira's Flipside Grill have special promotions

Restaurant Week returns for the seventh year in Findlay and Hancock County. Twenty-one locations are participating with restaurants offering three-course meals
on a prix-fixe menu at different price points.

Continuing until Sunday, February 25, diners have the opportunity to try something new or support their favorite restaurants during this special week. Price points for
the participating restaurants are $15, $25, $35, and $45 per diner, and vary per restaurant.

In addition to restaurants in Findlay, there are participating restaurants in Arlington, Bluffton and Vanlue.


Bluffton area students earned Fall 2023 university honors

UPDATED February 20 with honors from Bradley University. First posted on February 9.


Sonic boom may be heard February 20

The 180th Fighter Wing based in Swanton, OH announced on Facebook that folks in Northwest Ohio may notice a sonic boom on the morning of February 20:

Get ready for a boom!

We will be conducting TWO functional check flights today, Feb. 20, between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., and again between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. weather permitting.

Angela Catherine Schroeder was a homemaker

Angela Catherine Schroeder, 93, passed away February 18, 2024, at the Meadows of Ottawa.


Fruit tree pruning with Jerry Suter on February 25

Do your have a fruit tree but aren't sure how to prune it properly? The Gardeners of the Bluffton/Pandora Area (GBPA) are hosting a hands-on program on fruit tree pruning at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 25.

Jerry Suter from Suter Produce, will be showing the proper tools, as well as where to cut and at what angle in a demonstration with the apple tree at the Bluffton Community Garden, 9900 block of S. Main St..

Organizers note that you can bring your tools with you and make some test cuts.