All posts by Erin Holden

Hank Phillippi Ryan joins Crime Solver’s Weekend

Emmy award- winning investigative journalist Hank Phillippi Ryan has also won many awards, including 5 Agathas, for her crime fiction writing. Ryan will talk about her craft, and her most recent novel, TRUST ME, as part of the Crime Solvers’ Weekend event at the Wood County District Public Library Atrium. Books will be available for

Greg Iles talks “Cemetery Road”

As part of the Authors! Authors! series, Greg Iles will discuss his newest thriller, Cemetery Road, a tale about two murders set in a rural Mississippi town. A native of Natchez, Mississippi, Iles often uses the area as backdrop for his stories. The New York Times bestselling author will speak, followed by a Q&A session

Wine Down at Toledo Zoo’s Aquarium

Treat yourself to a night at the Toledo Zoo Aquarium, where you can enjoy the soothing ambiance of the exhibits with a glass of wine in hand. With delicious hors-d’oeuvres, live music and a chance to socialize with other wine connoisseurs, this is the perfect date night or chance to get together with friends. $45

Maple Sugaring Festival

Eco Discovery is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth with the Maple Sugaring Festival at Olander Park. Learn the history of extracting through the methods of Native American and pioneer settlers and also get a chance to boil down the sap from the park’s own tapped maples. Listen to stories, play games, and peruse the

Become a mixologist at Registry Bistro

Have you always aspired to wow your friends by making the perfect cocktail? Become a mixologist by attending the craft cocktail workshops at Registry Bistro. Enjoy tasty appetizers as Registry’s experienced cocktail masters teach you about the history of the drinks and give you hands-on instruction. Each class focuses on a different liquor. $25 per

Farm-to-Table Meal

Get an authentic farm-to-table experience with produce from Riehm’s Farm and special offerings from Plat8’s Chef Anthony. Hope Lutheran Church hosts this event with creative dishes from Chef Anthony combined with farm fresh ingredients from Riehm’s, a farm with five generations’ worth of expertise in sustainable practices. Make sure to RSVP so you don’t miss