Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Are you constantly asking “What’s Happening, Hancock County?” There are plenty of things to do in Findlay and Hancock County this weekend!
Drop and Date
Awakening Minds Art
Friday, 6 – 8 p.m.
Drop the kids off and enjoy date night in Downtown Findlay! Every Friday from 6 – 8 p.m. participants will enjoy a variety of arts and crafts in a fun, social environment. This class encourages socialization and independence while fostering self-esteem and creativity. Children must be potty-trained to participate. Facebook.com
Run for your Wife
Fort Findlay Playhouse
Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.
Sunday, 5 p.m.
A London cab driver literally has two lives, complete with two different wives. Because of his irregular working schedule he manages to juggle them both without arousing suspicion. But complication is piled upon complication. Then he gets caught up in a mugging and wakes up in the hospital. Can this cabby keep his life from imploding? The doors will open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Tickets may be purchased in person at the Playhouse Box Office (open Monday – Wednesday, Noon – 6 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.), by phone (call 567-525-3636 during Box Office Hours), online at tickets.fortfindlayplayhouse.org, or the day of the show. FortFindlayPlayhouse.com
Have a Drink with the Presidents
The Jones Mansion
Friday, 5 – 10 p.m.
Kevin MaC Band’s Classic Country Jukebox
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
Friday, 8 p.m.
In “Classic Country Jukebox”, country artist Kevin MaC performs hits by iconic artists Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Sr., George Jones, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton and many more. Kevin puts a fresh spin on countless country classics, engaging the audience and taking requests all along the way. “Classic Country Jukebox” is a feel-good show that leaves audiences smiling and singing along while taking a memorable trip back in time! Kevin has opened for industry heavy hitters Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Martina McBride, Phil Vassar, Darryl Worley, Trace Adkins, Colt Ford, LeAnn Rimes, Kip Moore and The Band Perry, and he has written and collaborated with some of the most accomplished songwriters in the business, including hitmakers for Rascal Flatts, Diamond Rio and The Statler Brothers. Limited tickets still available! MarathonCenterArts.org
Winter Blues Festival
Friday, 9 p.m.
Saturday, 7 p.m.
Head to Alexandria’s for the Winter Blues Festival! Josh Garrett will be headlining each night with Buzzurd Blues Project opening. Friday Josh Garrett will take the stage at 11 with Buzzurd Blues Project opening at 9. Saturday Josh will take the stage at 9 with Buzzurd Blues Project opening at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door or reserve a table which seats up to 10 people. Cost is $150 per night or $250 for both nights. Facebook.com
Awakening Minds Art
Saturday, 10 a.m.
Designed for all ages and abilities. Create an AMA masterpiece in this fun Saturday morning group! All materials and instruction are included. No registration, walk-in only! $10.00 each participant. Facebook.com
Children’s Museum of Findlay
Saturday, 11 a.m.
Your child will learn basic yoga poses and breathing in a playful environment including music, games, stories and imagination. Join in the fun and learn the many benefits of yoga for children. Presented by Harmony Yoga of Findlay. Facebook.com
Open Bounce and Open Field Play
Flashover Indoor Sports and Fun Center
Saturday & Sunday, 2 – 5 p.m.
Bounce on over to Flashover and enjoy time in the bounce house, 8-in-1 activity house, and a 12 foot slide or take part in open field play, a time when the field is open and can be used by anyone for whatever they want to do! All activities & equipment must be approved by the Flashover Management Staff. Check Facebook for schedule changes! FlashoverIndoor.com
The Findlay Elks at Northridge
Saturday, 6:30 p.m. – Midnight
Come out and enjoy Mom Prom! Tickets are available for $30 a person or 2 for $50. Nashville Crush will be providing music for the event. There will also be a best dressed contest, queen crowning, silent auction and more. All proceeds benefit Awakening Minds Art therapeutic and educational programming. AwakeningMindsArt.org
Altered Book Class
Sunday, 9 – 11 a.m.
On the third Saturday of each month gather for coffee, fruit, and bagels and plenty of fun for an altered book class! Make a memory album, book of quotes, scripture, or poems, follow a theme or make it up as you go. Bring a book you already started or bring an out-of-use book you want to upcycle. Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 419-306-5720. GaslightGallery.org
Valentines at the McKinnis House
Litzenberg Park – McKinnis House
Sunday, 1 – 4 p.m.
Have you heard of “vinegar valentines?” These were “greeting” cards (or rather, insult cards) that became popular in the 1840s. They were decorated with a caricature and an insulting poem, and then given on Valentine’s Day. Visit the McKinnis House to learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and what it was like in 1847. Visitors will be able to make their own historical valentine and take it home with them. All ages welcome, this event is free, registration not required. HancockParks.com
Enjoy Live Music in Findlay and Hancock County
There are plenty of spots to tap your toes to live music in Findlay and Hancock County. From Alexandria’s in Downtown Findlay to Mustard Seed Cafe in Bluffton make sure you find your new favorite spot. Make sure to check out Scott Adams at The Bourbon Affair this Saturday. VisitFindlay.com
Explore Our World this Presidents Day
Black Heritage Library and Multicultural Center
Monday, 8 a.m. – Noon
Keep the kids entertained during Presidents Day by sending them to these special programs! The University of Findlay and Black Heritage Library and Mulitcultural Center have teamed up to presented Explore Our World, a 4-hour program in which UF students will teach children about their various countries of origin. This program is open to children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade. Register online or for more information, please contact the Black Heritage Library at 419-788-6794 or 419-423-4954. Facebook.com
For more information about what is happening in Hancock County, visit our event calendar. We hope to see you out and about in Hancock County this weekend!