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What’s Happening in Hancock County?

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!

Candle Making Workshop

Elida Candle Company
Friday, 5 – 7 p.m.
Saturday, 3 – 5 p.m.

Come pour with Elida Candle Company and discover the magic of creating your own custom fragrance and learn each step of pouring your own candle!  At Elida Candle Company, our candle pouring experience is one of a kind! Call Elida Candle Company at 419-889-8992 to make reservations.  Facebook.com

Taproom Yoga

Findlay Brewing Company
Saturday, 10 a.m.

Join Findlay Brewing Company on the third Saturday for a beginner-level class starting at 10 a.m.  No experience necessary!  Each yoga session begins promptly at 10 a.m. and runs about an hour. It’s best to arrive by 9:45 a.m. to get registered and settled in. Mats will be available, but please bring your own if you have one!  Cost is $15 per person at the door. Includes one beer or beverage of your choice (of up to $6 in value). No pre-registration required. Simply check-in with our bar staff and we’ll get you registered!  Facebook.com

Fireside Story: Snowie Rolie

Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Saturday, 1 p.m.

Rolie Polie Olie lived in a land where it never snowed. Join your friends at Hancock Park District by the fireside for the story; “Snowie Rolie,” by William Joyce to find out how Rolie learned about snow and the fun adventure he and his friends went on during the day it started to snow. You will also play a few snowy games, such as Snowball Toss after the story.  Meet at the Discovery Center.  This free event is open to ages 3-5 with an adult; other aged siblings are welcome to attend.  Registration is not required.  HancockParks.com

Trivia Night

St. Andrew’s UMC
Saturday, 3 p.m.

Come join the fun at this family friendly event for teams of four to compete!  There will be free music, snacks and family fun.  Pre-register here, but not required. All are welcome!  Facebook.com

Ohio’s Winter Birds: Open House

Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Sunday, 1 – 4 p.m.

While many birds have flown south for the winter, there are birds that remain active during the winter months here in Northwest Ohio. Join Hancock Park District to find out which birds are still here and why, and how you can help them survive. Information will be available about bird feeding, recipes for making suet cakes, and which birds have been visiting the feeders at Oakwoods Nature Preserve.  Meet at the Discovery Center.  This free event is open to all ages are welcome.  Registration is not required.  HancockParks.com

WinterREAD

Sign up here!
Now until February 4th

WinterREAD registration is open to all ages, infant through adult.  This winter, the library is again using an online platform, READsquared, for participants to keep track of their reading progress.  Participants can earn great prizes by logging reading, writing a review, or completing fun activities.  There will be weekly drawings for great prizes. If you prefer not to track your reading online, there will be paper forms available at the library to log reading progress. Get all the details here!

Live Music

You can find live music any given day in Findlay and Hancock County, especially on the weekends.  This weekend will be able to enjoy bands and musicians at Dave’s Hideaway LoungeGillig WineryAlexandria’sCoffee Amici.  Learn more here!

Bar Events and Food Trucks

Each week there are different bar games like Trivia, Music Bingo, Name that Tune, and more in Findlay and Hancock County!  This weekend you can catch El Sabor Food Truck and Not Your Mama’s Grilled Cheese food truck at False Chord Brewing and celebrate National Buttercrunch Day at CRAFTed Nano Brewery  See what else is coming up this week here.

Ongoing Fun

There is plenty of fun to be had every weekend in Findlay and Hancock County!  Check out these events and activities that will take place every weekend.

Get creative with Painters’ Pottery

Let your imagination go wild at Painters’ Pottery – and create a keepsake while you’re at it!  Painters’ Pottery is open Thursday – Sunday with varied hours, call-ahead reservations are strongly recommended, but walk-in’s are welcome when available.  Check Facebook for that day’s hours!  Simply pick out your piece of pottery, your paints, and create!  Take-home kits are available as well.  PaintersPottery.com

Learn through playing at Children’s Museum of Findlay

Pack the kids up and head to Children’s Museum of Findlay for hours of imaginative play!  Children can be firefighters, teachers, vets, go grocery shopping or camping, climb (and jump!), and so much more.  The Children’s Museum of Findlay is open Wednesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, Noon – 4 p.m.  CMFindlay.com

Visit our Area Art Galleries

Findlay is teeming with the arts!  Enjoy our local art galleries this weekend.  Findlay Art League has a new show every month, so it is always great to explore.  FAL is open Tuesday – Friday, Noon – 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, Noon – 4 p.m.  Mazza Museum is full of artwork that will thrill art lovers of all ages.  Mazza is the first, and largest, art gallery dedicated to children’s book illustrations – making it fun for those who wish to appreciate art, reminisce, or experience the artwork for the first time.  Mazza is open Wednesdays – Friday, Noon – 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 – 4 p.m.  Marathon Center for the Performing Arts’ Fisher/Wall Gallery is only open Monday – Friday, Noon – 4 p.m. but it is well-worth a visit!  With displays rotated every month it is always worth a visit.  All of these galleries offer free admission.  VisitFindlay.com

Other Things to Do

We could keep our list going until your finger falls off from all the scrolling – so check out our complete list of attractions and things to do here!

For more information about events happening in Hancock County, visit our event calendar.

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