Handmade Toledo has been rocking out with DIY workshops, connecting locals with artists. At the Terrarium Planting Workshop, curious visitors will get a one-on-one demonstration from LeadHead artists from Detroit, using reclaimed glass from abandoned homes to create a mini-ecosystem under glass. Using the historic Wardian Case terrarium model from the 19th Century, this class
Toledo SOUP brings crowdsourcing to a local level with soup and snacks from area chefs. Four local entrepreneurs make a brief presentations outlining their proposed community projects. Attendees vote for their favorite project and the winner takes home funding of up to $1,500 to develop the winning idea. $5 | 4-6pm | Sunday, November 11
Humane Ohio and Toledo Pet Bull Project come together to start a pet food bank for area pet owners, accepting donations of pet food and supplies at area locations. Available to pet owners in need of supplies, donation sites include: Humane Ohio, Toledo area Pet Supplies Plus, and Walt Churchill’s Market in Maumee. The Pet
Modeled after the popular Makers’ Marts of Detroit and NYC, Handmade Toledo has seen its annual holiday event grow, with around 1500 in attendance six years ago to an expected crowd of upwards of 7,000 people on November 10.
Mirror Garde: A Memoir chronicles 20th Century Iranian artist and writer Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian. She will discuss her inspirational autobiography including her visual work which has had her named as one of Iran’s most prominent artists. Her work combines reflective surfaces and traditional mosaic geometry. Monir’s piece is on view at the TMA as part
The Kegs for Kirtland’s fundraiser benefits an endangered species through Wild Toledo’s Kirtland’s Snake Initiative. Hosted by the Toledo Zoo’s Young Professionals for Animals and Conservation, the event will feature guest speaker, Dr. Matt Cross, who will discuss efforts to restore the snake’s marshland habitat in Northwest Ohio, Indiana and Eastern Illinois. Enjoy a complementary