TOLEDO, Ohio — Get outside and enjoy the exciting events going on in and around The Glass City this weekend!
Opening Day & Play | Glass City Metropark | 11:30 a.m.
This weekend is the official unveiling of the Glass City Metropark in east Toledo with an ‘Opening Day & Play’ event happening on Friday. This new recreational area connects east Toledo to the Maumee River and will bring more public greenspace, trails and programs to the riverfront.
Starting at 11:30 a.m., festivities begin with a dedication event near Market Hall. At noon, Glass City Metropark will officially be open to all and a new restaurantwill officially open. Then at 7:30 p.m., a free Opening Night Celebration Concert featuring Toledo’s own Nikki D & the Sisters of Thunder will take place near the Glass City Pavilion.
Whitehouse Cherry Fest | Downtown Whitehouse | 1 p.m.
The City of Whitehouse is hosting their annual ‘Whitehouse Cherry Festival’ all weekend long. Take in the sights and sounds as you enjoy live music, a beer garden, giant amusement park rides, a parade, pageants and flea markets. There will also be cherry cooking contests to take part in. Admission into the festival and parking are both free to the public.
Rob Little | Toledo Funny Bone | 7 p.m.
Have a few laughs and witness the comedic essence of pure optimism as comedian Rob Little hits the Toledo Funny Bone stage in Levis Commons. Having established himself as one of the funniest, most progressive, new comedians in the country, it’s easy to understand why he gets described as "the future of comedy with more contagious energy than the Energizer Bunny." Little will be in town both Friday and Saturday. For tickets, click here.
Yoga in The Grove | Fremont, OH | 9 a.m.
Relax, breathe and stretch during sunset or morning ‘Yoga in the Grove’ throughout the summer at Spiegel Grove in Fremont. The Yoga Haven studio classes are in the rose garden, which is the estate of President Rutherford and First Lady Lucy Hayes. All skill levels are welcome.
Family Fun Fest | Believe Center | 12 p.m.
The Believe Center is having a ‘Family Fun Fest’ on Saturday. Jump in bouncy houses, grab food from local food trucks and enjoy live entertainment and with several performances. Other contests including a 3x3 basketball tournament will take place.
Summer Music Series: Distant Cousinz | Levis Commons | 5 p.m.
Enjoy the sounds of talented, local musicians by the marvelous Levis Commons fountain during their ‘Summer Music Series.’ Saturday’s lineup will feature Distant Cousinz from 5 - 7 p.m.
Cops & Rodders Car & Bike Show | Toledo Police Museum | 9 a.m.
If you’re a car fanatic, come see the ‘Cops & Rodders Car & Bike Show’ this Sunday at the Toledo Police Museum. Tons of vintage police cars will be on display for free to the public. Free coffee and donuts are available while supplies last.
You can also enjoy door prizes and 50/50 raffle prizes, food trucks and live music. Registration will be open until noon with a $10 vehicle entry fee collected the day of the show.
Kidsapalooza | Toledo Zoo | 10 a.m.
Celebrate National Children’s Day on Sunday at the Toledo Zoo during their ‘Kidsapalooza’ event. Starting at 10 a.m., have a blast with character meet and greets, pop-up magic shows and musical entertainment. Visit the Kids’ Fun Zone in Nature’s Neighborhood for games, animal meet and greets and so much more. Safe Kids Greater Toledo will be at the event to help raise awareness on how to keep all kids safe.
Toledo Mud Hens vs. Buffalo Bisons | Fifth Third Field | 2:05 p.m.
Mark your calendar baseball fans because the Toledo Mud Hens are taking on the Buffalo Bisons at home this weekend. Sunday home games are Family Days, complete with fun activities for the entire family to enjoy. Children 12 and under are also invited to participate in Kids Run the Bases following the game. Also, if you’re 12 years old or younger and are also one of the first 2,000 kids at the game, you could receive a Muddonna squishy pillow! The game begins promptly at 2:05 p.m.
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