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August 2020

Brown Bag Lecture: “Forgetting My Mother” by Dan Cryer

August 6 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Enlighten your lunch hour! Join us virtually for a lecture on "Forgetting My Mother: A Blues from from the Heartland" by author and Findlay native, Dan Cryer. Dan a former book critic and Pulitzer Prize finalist, was only eight years old when his mother unexpectedly died. In their grief, he and his siblings shut out all memories of their beloved Pauline. In this haunting memoir, Cryer recreates his quest to discover this gentle mystery woman, her small-town midwestern milieu, and…

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Drive In Classic Movie: Singin’ in the Rain ***SOLD OUT***

August 7 at 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W Main Cross Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us for a special drive in Classic Movie Night in partnership with the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts and the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation. Our featured film, Singin' in the Rain (PG) 1952, starring Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, and Donald O'Connor! This technicolor musical extravaganza was nominated for two Oscars. There will be historical information before the film. The parking lot opens at 8:00pm and the program starts at 9:00pm. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. This free,…

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September 2020

Brown Bag Lecture: Mark Twain

September 3 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 West Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Enlighten your lunch hour! Join us for "Mark Twain" presented by Dr. Courtney Bates, Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center at the University of Findlay. Cost: Registration is required. Free and open to the public. See the 2020 Brown Bag Lecture schedule here! REGISTER BELOW

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Oktoberfest! 2020…The Year It All Went to Schnitzel

September 18 - September 26
Downtown Findlay, 328 S Main St
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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The Oktoberfest Findlay Committee has made the decision to cancel the annual downtown festival on September 26th. Our planning committee has met regularly since last year’s festival, and we waited several months to reach a final decision with regards to this year’s event. Ultimately, it became quite clear that there was no responsible way to hold a one-day event of this size in 2020. HOWEVER, thanks to our signature sponsor, Premier Bank, and our industrious committee, we’ve developed a week-long…

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Classic Movie Night: Ball of Fire (1941)

September 18 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky Street
Findlay, OH 45840 United States
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Join us for Ball of Fire (PG) 1941, starring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck! This event is free to the public. There will be historical information before and discussion after. Popcorn and refreshments are provided. You can also BYOB! Precautionary measures will be in place to follow social distancing guidelines and masks/face coverings are strongly encouraged. To limit contact and maintain safe distances, reservations are required. Please call the Museum at (419) 423-4433 for more information. See the full list of 2020…

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Farm to Table Dinner

September 19 at 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Celebrate the abundance of the season with an unforgettable dining experience at the historic Glick-Pepple barn in Jenera, Ohio. Enjoy an all locally sourced, five course meal prepared by chef Jeanna Haggard, Assistant Professor of Food and Nutrition at Bluffton University, with wine pairings while surrounded by the unparalleled rustic beauty of Hancock County. It’s an evening you won’t want to miss! Tickets to the dinner are limited to 50 guests. Reservations must be made by September 14th, but you…

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