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August 3, 2021

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Lincoln Highway Buy-Way yard sale this weekend

No charge to post your garage sale on Ada Icon

It’s time for the Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale. This year’s sale takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 13-14-15.

The Ada Icon will post all garage sales received during this, the biggest weekend of the garage sale season.

All garage sales are also posted on the Icon’s printer-friendly garage sale map. There is no charge to post a garage sale on the Icon and all sales are automatically posted on both Ada Icon and Bluffton Icon.

Send garage sales to: [email protected]. The Icon will respond to sends with a message line “thanks, got it.”

El Campo Restaurant donates to Imagination Library

On Monday a portion of sales go to Dolly Parton project

El Campo Restaurant, Main Street, Ada, will donate a portion of its sales on Monday, Aug. 10, to the Dolly Parton Imagination Library of Hardin County, according to Rhett Grant, director of the Ada Public Library.

A weeklong “Dine for Dolly in Hardin County” takes place Aug. 9 to 15 with four different restaurants participating in the fundraiser. It all starts on Monday with El Campo.

Around the world wine sampling Aug. 28 at The Inn at ONU

The Inn at ONU, Ada, will hold an around the world wine sampling from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 28.

The evening includes a variety of appetizers and desserts and wine commentary by Sommelier Kevin Boehm. There will also be musical entertainment. Wine is available for purchase during the evening. 

Admission is $32 per person and that includes five wine samples from a selection of eight wines unique to the Inn.

The event is designed to meet proper safety and social distancing guidelines. Mask are required exept during dining.

Ada Rotary has your Thursday supper ready

Chicken barbecue from 4:30-6 p.m. at Hays Insurance

Ada Rotary Club has a chicken barbecue dinner with your name on it.

The club hosts a carryout-drive-thru-only chicken barbecue dinner from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6.

The drive-thru takes place at Hays Insurance, 202 S. Main St. Tickets are $9 per meal and include:
• One-half chicken
• Baked beans
• Macaroni salad

Tickets are available in advance at Quest Federal Credit Union and from any Ada Rotary Club member. Tickets may be purchased by calling 419-230-2250 or 419-303-0586.

Dinners are also available on Thursday depending upon the supply available.

Cars and coffee event Saturday AM in Bluffton

FROM BLUFFTON ICON - The next Bluffton Cars and Coffee event is Saturday, July 25, at Masterpiece Signs, 902 N. Main St., Bluffton.

The event is an “informal gathering for enthusiasts and their cars," said Tim Boutwell. The monthly cars and coffee event continues through October. It is always held on the fourth Saturday of the month.

Each event is from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the following Saturdays:  July 25, Aug. 22, Sept. 26 and Oct. 24.

Art in the Garden Courtyard has openings remaining

There's still room for more artists.

The Inn at ONU invites persons for a Saturday morning of “Art in the Garden Courtyard.”

It’s from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, July 25, at The Inn, 401 W. College Ave., Ada.

Participants have the option of choosing an art project – there’s an option for everyone in the family – as everyone is seated at your own personal 6-foot table to ensure social distancing.

Guests may arrive at their leisure and take the complexity of your art project for consideration when selecting your preferred arrival time.

All attendees will receive exclusive Sunshine Bucks and will be entered into two raffle giveaways.