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Check out Tipp City this weekend

Looking for a weekend get-away?

Tipp City, just off Interstate 75,  hosts A Shopkeeper's Open House located in historic downtown Tipp City, Ohio, Saturday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 10, noon to 6 p.m.

The event is sponsored by Tippecanoe Downtown Merchants. For more information go to: Yuletide Winter's Gathering on Facebook, or click here.

Daus Hempker, Ada HS grad, ONU Veterans Day speaker

11 a.m. on Nov. 11 at Henry Solomon Lehr statute

Daus Hempker will deliver remarks during a Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 at the Henry Solomon Lehr statue at the front of the Ohio Northern campus. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in Presser Hall.

Hempker, a U.S. Army veteran, was severely wounded by an IED (improvised explosive device) while on patrol in southern Afghanistan in 2010 and underwent several surgeries and years of arduous, painful rehabilitation. Specialist (Spc.) Hempker served tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

During his more than six years of service in Iraq and Afghanistan, he earned the Combat Infantryman Badge and a Purple Heart.

Jones Mansion, Findlay, Christmas marketplace on Saturday

“A Christmas market in the mansion” takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2, in the Jones Mansion, 313 E. Sandusky St., Findlay.

Admission is a $3 donation at the door with proceeds going toward upkeep and restoration of the mansion.

The event includes several market vendors with primitive holiday wares, paper goods, jewelry, women’s boutique clothing, cookies, children’s clothing, teas, herbs and flowers, soaps, Ohio poured candles, pillows, jams and jellies, doodle designs, quilting, dried fruit snacks, handmade stone coasters and more.

Final weekend for Suter's corn maze and cider press

This is the final weekend for Suter's corn maze, cider and hayrides. Here are this weekend's hours (Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2-3). It is located at 12200 Pandora Road, Pandora.

Cider Press: 
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m.- 6 p.m.

Corn Maze and Hayrides: 
Saturday and Sunday.:  1 p.m. - 6 p.m. 
(last admission to the corn maze is 5 p.m.)

"Tnis is also your last chance for fresh donuts, cider slushies and kettle corn," said Jerry Suter.

Your favorite weekend of the year - one extra hour of sleep Sunday AM

Fall back in the fall!

Daylight Saving Time begins early Sunday morning, Nov. 3. Set your clocks back one hour before heading to bed on Saturday evening.

All the spaghetti you can eat on Thursday

Benefits Ada Kiwanis service club projects

Got your tickets?

The Ada Kiwanis Club will hold its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Ada High School cafeteria.

Club members will serve Peter Previte's homemade spaghetti, salad, bread sticks and drinks. One may eat-in or carry-out.

Advance sale tickets are $7 each, with children under 10 free. Tickets at the door will be $8. Advance sale tickets are available at the following locations:

Liberty National Bank
Ferguson Insurance
Hanson-Neely Funeral Home
Ada Public Library
Jon Umphress at Beatitudes
or from Kiwanis Club members.