All posts by Erin Holden

Aquarium Wine and Dine

Sample various wines, hor d’oeuvres, and live music at the Toledo Zoo’s Aquarium, where you can mill around with friends or have a romantic post-Valentine’s Day date with your significant other. Let the romance carry on for more than one day. The aquarium provides beautiful ambiance for this special event. $80-$85. 6:30pm-9:30pm. Friday, February 15.

Death by chocolate

A murder mystery and chocolate tasting? An oddly appealing combination, if you ask us, which is why we recommend the event Death by Chocolate. There’s been a murder in the gallery, and you have to help solve it by relying on your wits, fueled by wine and decadent chocolates. You’ll explore the building, interrogating actors

Seussical Sweets

Local bakeries are coming together for Children’s Theatre Workshop’s 8th Annual Cupcake Showdown. Participating bakeries will bring their tastiest, most creative cupcakes, keeping with the Seussical the Musical theme. Attendees will vote for the winner. Ticket sale proceeds go toward CTW programs. Admission price includes cupcake samples, appetizers, refreshments, a raffle, and a silent auction.

Good eats, good cause

The 9th Annual Restaurant Week of Toledo kicks off with over 35 participating restaurants. Coffee shops, pubs, breakfast joints, and dinner options ranging from casual to fine dining, with portions of the proceeds supporting Leadership Toledo’s tuition-free youth program. Enjoy samples from 15 of the restaurants at RWT’s kick-off party, including beer and wine samples,

Beyond Green Local Food

Hosted by the Toledo Lucas County Sustainability Commission and the USGBC Ohio NW Regional Team, the Going Beyond Green Luncheon Series includes four events focused on sustainability practices in our region. This luncheon is focused on local food, with presenters from Toledo Grows, Balance Asian Grille, and SONIA Organics. $25 per luncheon. $85 for all

BGSU Black Issues Conference

Bowling Green State University hosts the 19th Annual Black Issues Conference, which includes keynote speaker Shaun King, workshops, and panel discussions. BGSU’s Black Student Union and the Office of Multicultural Affairs partnered to host the conference, with a goal to present news and issues pertinent to the African American community. The panels are run by