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Poppers – August 2021

Get fresh produce straight from the source
There’s no better time of year than summer to treat yourself to some delicious produce, bought directly from the people who grow it. The Downtown Toledo Farmers Market at 525 Market St. is open on Saturdays from 8am-2pm, and Sundays from 9am-1pm. The Westgate Toledo Farmers Market, at 3408 West Central Ave., offers a delectable selection on Wednesdays from 3-7pm. Sylvania veggie lovers can attend the Sylvania Farmers Market at 5428 Main St., open on Tuesdays from 4-7pm. All three markets are scheduled to be open through October. For a more comprehensive list of Farmers Markets in the area, visit!

The German American Festival returns!
Toledoans and Toledo City Paper Readers missed the German American Festival, as evidenced by winning Best Festival in our 2020 Best of Toledo voting, despite the fact that it didn’t even take place last year!  Well, get ready to feiern, because the Festival is back! The area’s largest and oldest ethnic festival, dating back to 1966, boasts music, beer, live entertainment and, of course, food. Oh, the wonderful food. The 2021 GAF is scheduled for August 27-29, at Oak Shade Grove in Oregon. For the latest updates, visit

New venue, same great cause (and food)
Eating great barbeque, drinking delicious wine and raising money for sick children and their families— the Cork and Pork fundraiser is a perfect evening. The event, scheduled to take place on August 24 at 6pm, will be held at a new location, the Venues in downtown Toledo, south of the Post Office on St. Clair. Featuring an auction, live music and more, each ticket purchased will earn an attendee two drink tickets and some of that amazing BBQ. All proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House. $45 per ticket. 540 S St. Clair, 419-764-6344. Search “Cork and Pork” on Facebook.

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