Big to Do Events


Friday, 11.8

Tree City Playhouse The Nerd  The Sylvania Theatre league, Tree City Playhouse presents the comedy The Nerd, following Vietnam GI Willium Cubbert and his socially awkward friend Rick. $12. 7:30pm. Friday 11.8 – Sunday 11.10.
Church 3 Twentyone, 5845 Centennial Rd., Sylvania.

The Jungle – The University of Toledo Department of Drama presents The Jungle, based on the famous novel by Uptown Sinclair depicting life in the Chigao meat packing district. Written in 1906, the novel helped to establish safer working conditions and food regulations. $8-$18. 7:30pm. Fridays, 11.8, 11.15 & Saturdays,11.9, 11.16. 2pm. Sundays, 11.10, 11.17. UT Arts, 1910 W. Rocket Dr. 419-530-2787.

45th Yuletide Festival – Take a day trip to the Historic town of Blissfield for the annual holiday festival, with shops featuring live performances and in-store specials and a don’t miss appearance by Santa and his live reindeer. Downtown Blissfield, Pearl & Jefferson St.. 10am-7pm. Friday 11.8 & Saturday 11.9. 11am-5pm. Sunday 11.10.

Stand Up Comedian Godfrey – Chicago based comedian Godfrey has appeared on Comedy Central, HBO and the Family Channel. Five chances to catch the standup artist’s act. $15. 7pm & 10pm. Friday 11.8, Saturday, 11.9. 7pm. Sunday, 11.10. Toledo Funny Bone, 6140 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg.

Saturday, 11.9

Perrysburg Township Fire Department Annual Feather Party Enjoy food, drinks, fun, raffles, silent auctions, and more.
7-11pm. Perrysburg Twp. Fire/EMS, 26711 Lime City Rd., Perrysburg. 419-872-8879. Free

Sunday, 11.10

Haus Comedy Night – Live standup performances by Sophie Hughes, Keith Bergman, Mark Philipp, Austin Goodman, and Kyla Daniel Ahlfeld. $5. 6p-11:30pm. Holland Haus, 1715 N. Holland Sylvania Rd.

Monday, 11.11

11 Mile Hike – Take a community hike at Oak Openings with a Metroparks Naturalist. The oak leaves are beautiful this time of year. Be sure to pack water and snacks for the hike. Rain or shine. Reservations. 9:30am-2pm. Oak
Openings, 5230 Wilkins Rd., Whitehouse.
419-875-6349. Free

Disenchanted Musical Comedy The Perrysburg Musical Theatre presents Disenchanted, a hilarious take on fairy tales. $15. 7-9pm. Additional performances through Sunday, 11.17. Knight Preserve, 29530 White Rd., Perrysburg.

The Fitzgerald Experience – In honor of the 1975 tragic sinking of the Edmond Fitzgerald in Lake Superior waters, the Museum of the Great Lakes will offer guided tours and an oral history of the events. In addition, view the documentary A Good Ship and a Well Seasoned Crew. $20-$25. Tours Saturday 11.9 & Saturday 11.10. Museum of the Great Lakes, 1701 Front St. 419-214-5000.

Tuesday, 11.12

The Price is Right! Live – Attendees will thrill at some of the most popular games from the show’s storied history during this live stage version of the long-running television game show. 7:30pm. $42-150. Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. 419-381-8851.

Thursday, 11.14

The Addams Family Musical – The musical based on the 60s TV show brings back all the laughs of the original Gothic comedy to the stage. $15-$17. 8pm. Thursday 11.14 – Saturday 11.16. 2:30pm. Sunday 11.17. Maumee Indoor Theatre, 601 Conant St., Maumee. 419-897-8902.

Author Sarah Rose Reception – The Toledo Jewish Federation hosts author Sarah Rose for an author talk and book signing. Rose is the author of D-Day Girls:The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II. $18-$36. 7pm. Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. 419-531-2119.

Friday, 11.15

Holiday Market on Evans – Visit the holiday market Friday and Saturday. Shop for the perfect gift or holiday decor. In addition to great vendors, the event features live music, food tastings and children’s activities. 4-8pm. Tecumseh Chamber of Commerce, 213 N. Evans St. 517-423-3740.

Border Battle Bash – Celebrate the upcoming University of Michigan and Ohio State University game by raising money for the Boys and Girls Club of Toledo during a party featuring tailgate foods, two separate bars for drinks, a live DJ spinning hits and fight songs, a silent auction and more.
6-10pm. $75. Premier Banquet Complex, 4480 Heatherdowns Blvd. 419-873-3463.

Saturday, 11.16

Blade Holiday Parade – The annual Holiday Parade in downtown Toledo will feature marching bands, parade floats and a special visit from Santa and his reindeer. Don’t forget to dress for the weather. 10am. Summit & Jefferson Ave. Free

Murder Mystery Dinner Train – Take a ride on the Blissfield Dinner Train for a three hour ride and five course meal. Find out who done it with a special murder myster performance. $70. 7-10pm. Old Road Dinner Train,
301 E. Adrian St., Blissfield. 888-467-2451.