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Check out Relay for Life's kick off events and pumpkin pie opportunity

The local Relay for Life is taking orders for homemade pumpkin pies for $8 each at the McIntosh Center from Nov. 7 to 14 during lunch (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.-1) and dinner (5 to 7 p.m.) hours.

The pies will be pre-ordered and delivered Thursday, Nov. 15, and Friday, Nov. 16.

Also, from Nov. 12 to 14, the Relay we will sell pumpkin pie slices on the spot for $1 each.

Ohio Northern University to present 18th annual Holiday Spectacular


Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents the 18th annual Holiday Spectacular from Thursday, Nov. 15, through Saturday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. There will be a matinee performance on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 2 p.m.

In addition, there will be performances at the Civic and Convention Center in Lima, Ohio, on Friday, Nov. 30, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m.

The show is underwritten in part by the DeBow and Catherine Freed Endowment for the Arts and Kewpee Hamburger.

‘Classical Jam’ comes to Freed Center stage Nov. 10


Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present “Classical Jam” as part of the ongoing Studio Series in the Stambaugh Studio Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m.

Classical Jam (CJ) is committed to presenting engaging, lively, and high-caliber performances to audiences of diverse ages, cultures and social backgrounds through concerts, workshops and outreach programs. CJ unites acclaimed soloists and chamber musicians for performances that delight both new and established audiences of classical music.

Allen County Museum's Christmas Tree Festival schedule released

40th Annual Christmas Tree Festival

"40 Years of Christmas Traditions"

Wednesday, November 28, 10 – 5
Thursday, November 29, 10 – 5
Friday, November 30, 10 – 8
Saturday, December  1, 10 – 5
Sunday, December  2, 1 – 5

Lots of November events taking place in the area - here's the list

So much to do! Here's a list of upcoming events for Lima/Allen County. Contact the Lima/Allen County Convention & Visitors Bureau for details!

Local artists in "Industrial Ohio" exhibit opening Nov. 2 in Lima


ArtSpace/Lima announces the opening of Industrial Ohio in The Ellen Nelson Gallery, Friday, Nov. 2.

Industrial Ohio is a thematic exhibit, featuring 27 works by 14 artists which focus on the multiple ways in which artists interpret, envision, or relate to the notion of industry, manufacturing, and agribusiness. 

Local and Ohio artists Bill Heinemeier, Alice Schneider, Anita Lehman, Joseph A. Bonifas, John Rausch, Colin Hester and Michael Basista are joined by artists from across the United States and Canada in a joint exhibit intended to limn the aesthetics of our strong industrial heritage.