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!
Fort Findlay Playhouse
Thursday – Saturday, 8 p.m.
It’s the 1960’s and swinging bachelor Bernard couldn’t be happier. He has a flat in Paris and three gorgeous stewardesses all engaged to him without knowing about each other. Unexpected schedule changes bring all three fiancees to Paris apartment at the same time! How can he remember which lie was told to which girl? The doors will open 30 minutes prior to showtime, tickets are $12 and are available online. FortFindlayPlayhouse.org
Open Bounce and Field Play
Flashover Indoor Sports and Fun Center
Friday, 4 – 8 p.m.
Saturday, 1 – 7 p.m.
Sunday, 1 – 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
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
Blanchard River Challenge
Saturday, 8 a.m.
Canoeists and kayakers will begin the trip by paddling through Blanchard River Nature Preserve and later along the border of parks, conservation areas, and Riverbend Recreation Area. It is an enjoyable day trip at 20.9 miles. Canoeists and kayakers should plan on portaging one dam near the Findlay reservoir. Without stops and with strong and steady paddling, this trip should take approximately 7 hours. If the water level is too low to support boating or if too many obstacles exist in the form of fallen trees, an alternative 3-hour, 9.3-mile float trip from Liberty Landing to Blanchard Landing will be offered. If the water level is too high, the trip may be postponed until the following day. Meet at Riverbend Park Big Oaks parking lot and a shuttle will transport you to the start point. Register by Friday, April 28, at 4:30 p.m. with $20/person with a signed Assumption of Risk/Liability Release/Waiver of All Claims form and/or a Parental Consent form if applicable. HancockParks.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
Jones Mansion Tour
Saturday, 10:30 a.m. – Noon
Enjoy a tour of the historic Jones Mansion, located in Downtown Findlay, including the newly renovated ballroom area, revealed for the first time. Tours will be held on the half hour, tickets can be purchased by calling Leslie at 419-427-6110 or by placing your request and payment into the Drop box outside the mansion near the front doors. There will also be limited tickets available at the door. Proceeds from this event go towards the restoration and upkeep of the 1867 Jones Mansion. Facebook.com
NWORRP Train Rides
Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation
Saturday & Sunday, 1 – 4 p.m.
Choo Choo! All Aboard at the Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation! Featuring a quarter-scale train and the historic Riverside Train, a gift shop, a museum, a Lionel layout, and a HO layout in progress. Rides are $2 for adults and $1 for children 12 and under. NWORRP.org
Magic Moments – A Celebration of the 50’s and 60’s in Song
Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
Saturday, 7 p.m.
The Millstream Singers Male Chorus of Findlay presents the 2017 Great Lakes Male Chorus Association’s Big Sing! This year’s show will be “Magic Moments – A Celebration of the 50’s and 60’s in Song”. Step back in time and enjoy hearing 150 male voices raised in songs such as “Put Your Head On My Shoulder”, “Turn Around, Look at Me”, and many others. Seven male choruses will be in concert individually and combined. This concert features several mass numbers as well as individual numbers from each chorus. The association sponsors competitive scholarships that are available to music students throughout the Great Lakes region. Buy your tickets now! MarathonCenterArts.org
Orchestra Spring Concert
Sunday, 3 – 5 p.m.
Formed in 2009, The University of Findlay Orchestra is a string ensemble composed of more than fifty students, staff, and community players. The performance will be a delightful mix of light classics and more up-to-date favorites, sure to please any listener. The orchestra will be under the direction of Thomas Carey of the University of Findlay. This event is free with a ticket. MarathonCenterArts.org
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. VisitFindlay.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!