All posts by Erin Holden

Nelsonville Music Festival is a worthy roadtrip

Now in its 15th year, Nelsonville Music Festival continues to showcase talented performers with this year’s lineup including Death Cab for Cutie, Mavis Staples, Tyler Childers, Allah-Las, Mandolin Orange and many more. Camp out for the four-day event and bring the kids (there will be activities for them to enjoy). The Hocking College location will

Dashiki Block Party at Powell’s Beauty & Barber Supply

Celebrate Juneteenth by donning your most striking, brightest Dashiki and head to the historical Powell’s Beauty & Barber Supply. This free, kid-friendly Dashiki Block Party promises amazing food, local vendors and a pop-up salon to keep you looking fabulous throughout the event. 11am-4pm | Saturday, June 15 Powell’s Beauty & Barber Supply, 901 Nebraska Ave.

Toledo Zoo presents Root for Trees

The Zoo’s garden series presents Root for Trees, a lesson on how trees are good for your health and your pocketbook. You’ll also find out which parts of certain trees can be safely eaten by humans and animals. The cost of tickets include zoo admission and parking. $10-$15 | 10:30am-Noon | Tuesday, June 18 The

“So You Want to Talk About Race”

Discuss The New York Times bestselling book by Ijeoma Oluo, which takes a hard look at race relations. The book covers life-and-death issues, such as police brutality and mass incarceration, as well as the daily awkward moments that are often difficult to address. Oluo approaches sensitive topics artfully and with empathy. The discussion will be

Toledo Rep Performs “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”

Based on the book and film by the same name, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is a raucous comedy set on the French Riviera. The story centers around the competition between two con artists as they each try to con a wealthy heiress out of $50,000. $23-$25 | 8pm on June 7, 8, 13, 14, and 15

Get Organized at this Workshop

Set your sights on a more just world with the Northwest Ohio Organizing Workshop, a chance for community members to make real lasting change. Participants will develop skills and strategies to mobilize with the hope of creating a safer, healthier, and more equitable world. Refreshments included. 12:30pm-4:30pm | Saturday, June 8 Frederick Douglass Center, 1001