TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - It's time to plan your must-do events! Start here to see the best of the 419 at a glance.
THURSDAY, October 11
Brews & Brains | Maumee Bay Brewing Co.| Thursday | 6 – 7 p.m.
Grab a brew and pull up a stool at Maumee Bay Brewing Company as Imagination Station and the Toledo Lucas County Public Library host a discussion in honor of the 200th birthday of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein."
FREE Admission to "Community" Exhibit | TMA | 5-9 p.m. |Thursday evenings
The Toledo Museum of Art is offering free admission to view Rebecca Louise Law: Community on Thursday evenings from 5 to 9 p.m.
Visitors may claim their free timed ticket (one per person) at the information desk upon arrival. Thursday evening tickets are not available in advance or online.
FRIDAY, October 12
"Legend of Holcomb Road" Movie Premiere | Maumee Indoor Theatre | 6 & 8 p.m.
Capture 1 Studios presents "The Legend of Holcomb Road." The world premiere of the film, along with a documentary, will happen at the Maumee Indoor Theater on Friday. Showtimes are 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. One ticket gets you entry into both films. Cast members will be on hand.
Hoptoberfest | Earnest Brew Works | Friday - Sunday
Hoptoberfest means beer! On top of Earnest's German beers, Oktoberfest Lager, O'Zapft Is Dunkel, Prostwood Double Kolsch and Oscar the RauchBier Smoked German Ale, they will be tapping the following firkins; Apple Strudel, Sauerkraut, Orange Creamsicle and Carmel Apple.
Friday: Pepperoni Tony food truck
Saturday: Barrbells and Brews at 11. Bratwurst by Tony food truck. Sign up for a test of strength, Masskrugstemmen, a mug-holding contest at 6 p.m.
Sunday: Open 1-6 p.m.
SATURDAY, October 13
Fall Festival | Downtown Sylvania | Saturday 12 - 5 p.m.
Third Annual WOW District Fall Festival with live entertainment, crafters, food trucks, contests, raffles. Family friendly events including a Flash Mob and lots of fun contests including Pie Baking, Pumpkin Carving, and Pet Costumes.
Bowling Green State University Homecoming | BGSU | Friday & Saturday
Friday: Homecoming Parade 5 p.m.
Saturday: Pep rally 12:15 p.m. | Game 3:30 p.m.
40th Annual Oak Harbor Apple Festival | Oak Harbor | Saturday & Sunday
- 9:30 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
- 2 p.m. Parade
- 4 p.m. Cornhole Tourney
- 8 p.m. Applepalooza: beer tent, live bands
- Classic Car Show
- 5k Apple Fun & 1 Mile Kid's Run
Rocky Horror Picture Show | Maumee Indoor Theatre | Saturday 7 p.m. and 11:45 p.m.
Join in the fun and sing along. Bring all those props with you to make this show come to life!
SUNDAY, October 14
Archery Park Opens! | 11126 Linwood Road, BG | 1-3 p.m. | FREE
The Wood County Park District introduces its newest park property. The Arrowwood Archery Park grand opening will be Sunday from 1-3 p.m.
Try your hand at archery and receive a short safety and skills lesson available first-come, first-served. Guests are welcome to bring their own equipment.
Apple Butter Festival | Grand Rapids, Ohio | Sunday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
What is Applebutter Fest? It's historical reenactments, pioneer demonstrations, crafts, live music, food, and family fun along the beautiful Maumee River!
No entry fee, but $15 to park. http://www.applebutterfest.org/
Light the Night | Promenade Park | Sunday | 5 - 9 p.m.
The Light The Night Walk funds life-saving research and support for people battling cancer. Friends, families and co-workers form fundraising teams.
These efforts culminate in an inspirational, memorable evening walk where participants carry illuminated lanterns: white for survivors, red in support and gold in memory of a lost loved one.
Festivities include live music, food, ceremonies, and lots of family fun followed by a short 1-mile walk.