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Vine St. reunion in honor of Michael Kingsley

The Bluffton community is invited to Vine Street on June 22 for a reunion honoring classmate and friend Michael Kingsley with a day of remembrance and fun.

The invitation is to "Relax, listen to music, and share stories as we reunite and remember friends and loved ones." All are invited to attend.

Food trucks, basketball, cornhole, a putting green, foam axe throwing will all be available to all ages.

Campfires will be lit at 9:00 p.m. It is suggested that participants bring a chair.



Drainage Technology and Water Management Field Day at OSU Lima  

ALLEN COUNTY__ Drainage installation, drainage water recycling and soil health will be the focus of a field day being held  on Wednesday, July 24, 2024, beginning at 9 a.m. at The Ohio State University at Lima. 


Sand Volleyball fundraiser at Southgate Lanes

A sand volleyball fundraiser for Ryan Stackhouse will be hosted by Southgate Lanes, 9700 N Dixie Hwy, on Friday, July 26.

The event is open to 4-person teams of players age 18 and over. The cost is $200 per team with every penny benefiting Stackhouse for medical and other expenses.

The tournament is 8 teams maximum and will begin at 6:30 p.m.

There will also be raffles, a 50/50 drawing and Queen of Hearts.

Chase Cummings will perform from 8:00-10:00 p.m. on the Southgate patio.

To sign up a team, contact Kim Worrcester at 567-227-0193 (cell).



Six Bluffton gardens featured on Et Cetera Shop Inc. tour, June 29-30

Et Cetera Shop, Inc. of Bluffton, will hold a garden tour June 29-30. The tour is one of several events celebrating the 50th anniversary of the organization which created a network of nonprofit shops in Bluffton.


Discovery Days expand to Fridays and Saturdays in 2024

The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the 2024 Discovery Days season on June 21 and continuing monthly through October. This promotion features exclusive in-store specials, providing shoppers with Discovery Days deals.


August 10 event to raise funds for Dominic Francis Memorial scholarships

On Saturday, August 10, the first annual Dominic Francis Memorial Bike and Jeep Run will take place, starting the Bluffton Fallen Officer Monument, 154 N. Main St. and ending at the Findlay Moose Lodge #698, 1028 W Main Cross St #2421. Stops will be made at Thirsty's and Stockyard.

The cost is $25/bike or jeep, $5/rider. Registration includes a meal at the end of the ride. There will also be a 50/50 and raffle items.

Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. and kick stands go up at noon.