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Things to do this weekend, July 31-August 2

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!

Create at Painter’s Pottery

Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.;
Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.
Painter’s Pottery

Take a trip to PAinter’s Pottery and take advantage of their new August hours! Personalize pieces of pottery to spruce up a room in your house, serve snacks on, or gift to a friend.

NWORRP Train Rides

Saturday & Sunday, 1 – 4 p.m.
Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation

Choo Choo!  All aboard the quarter-scale trains at Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation.  NWORRP opens for the season this weekend! Rides are $3 for adults and $2 for children, or you can purchase a season passSee the COVID-19 policies put into place at NWORRP here.

Visit the Parks!

Friday-Sunday
Various Locations 

Take advantage of the summer weather and visit one of Hancock County’s public parks! Go for a run, walk, or bike ride along one of the park’s trails; have a picnic with your family; or simply soak up the sun and enjoy the outdoors. You see a full list of the area’s parks here!

Bluffton Farmers’ Market

Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – Noon
Citizen’s National Bank, Bluffton

Stock up on your favorite local homemade goods, produce, freshly cut flowers, and more while visiting the local farmers’ markets!  The Bluffton Farmers’ Market has many vendors registered this year, and many allow pre-orders and pick up.  See who is participating here!  Facebook.com

Zonta Landing Boat Rentals

Saturday – Sunday, 1 – 7 p.m.
Riverside Park

Zonta Landing boat rentals are back in season!  Rent kayaks and canoes from the Zonta Landing Boat Rentals, located within the Riverside Park’s Waterfront Area.  The boat livery is open on weekends and holidays, 1 – 7 p.m.  Rental Rates are set at $5 per watercraft, HPD prefers checks, made payable to Hancock Park District, or cash in small denominations, an exact amount is appreciated.  No bills larger than $20 denominations will be accepted. Rental fees are paid when equipment is rented at Zonta Landing. HancockParks.com

Hit the Trail with HPD

Friday, 1 p.m.
At Home!

Hit the Trail with Hancock Park District! Tune in to Facebook at 1 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for different virtual events with Hancock Park Districts.  On Fridays, HPD will lead you on an outdoor adventure, from home!  All ages are welcome. “Virtual Experiences with the Hancock Park District” are free for all and registration is not required.  See all past virtual events hereFacebook.com

*Note for Visitors

If you are visiting Findlay soon consider staying at Drury Inn & Suites and save 20% on your stay! The hotel is currently running a “Book Now, Save 20%” discount. To book a reservation with this discount visit Drury’s reservation site, or call 1-800-378-7946 and ask for the “OHIO LOVE Rate.”

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