Saturday, April 20, 2024

Big To Do – April 2022

Mud Hens prepare for opening day
Batter up! It’s time to celebrate the 20th year of baseball at Fifth Third Field as the Mud Hens host their home opener Tuesday, April 5 at 4:05pm, against the Rochester Red Wings. 2022 promises to be an exciting year for the Hens as former manager Lloyd McClendon returns, taking over the role vacated when Gary Jones joined the staff of the Detroit Tigers. Opening Day routinely fills to standing room only. Visit milb.com/toledo to find tickets for all upcoming Mud Hens home games.

Dance like Mr. Darcy
Step back into the beautiful splendor of the Regency era at the Ohio Historical Costume Society’s Jane Austen Regency Ball, Saturday, April 2 at the Toledo Club. Held in the Centennial Room, the event will feature a gala ball with dancing to period music preceded by an optional buffet banquet featuring food inspired by the early 19th-century. Period costume encouraged, but not required. Dinner & ball: $80 single, $160 per couple. Ball only: $50 single, $85 per couple. 6pm-midnight. 235 14th St. For questions contact alanaellynsewing@gmail.com.

EcoFest returns to Handmade Toledo
The Toledo-Lucas County Sustainability Commission invites everyone to learn more about how to help save the planet with the 2022 edition of EcoFest Toledo. Held once again at Handmade Toledo on Adams St., the event will feature live music, workshops exploring environmental issues, vendors offering a variety of eco-friendly products, display booths of non- profit organizations offering information on volunteering and food trucks for those who may get hungry. 10am-3pm. Saturday, April 9. 1717 Adams St. lucascountygreen.com. Free

D.L. to TOL in APR
One of the Kings of Comedy is returning to the Toledo area as D.L. Hughley appears at the Funny Bone at Levis Commons for three days of performances beginning on Friday, April 15. One of the most popular comedians of the modern era, Hughley has been a staple on America’s comedy map for over 30 years, with a stint as the host of ComicView, his own sitcom and, of course, as a member of the Original Kings of Comedy with Bernie Mac, Steve Harvey and Cedric the Entertainer. $43-53. 7:30 & 10pm, Friday, April 15. 7 & 9:45pm, Saturday, April 16. 7pm, Sunday, April 17. 6140 Levis Commons Blvd. 419-931-3474. toledo.funnybone.com

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