From country music, to viewing starry skies, this weekend in Sylvania has quite a few events for everyone in the family to enjoy.
Here’s what’s going on this weekend:
Sylvan Prairie Park will play host to the Toledo Astronomical Association’s viewing from 9:30 p.m. to midnight. The park is located at 8601 Brint Road. The event is sponsored by the Olander Park system and includes a viewing of the sky. Call 419-535-8775 for more details.
Country music singer Josh Turner will play at Centennial Terrace. He is also an actor, although his music has widely appeared on the Billboard country singles charts. Gates will open at the venue, located at 5773 Centennial Rd., at 6:30 p.m. The show begins at 8 p.m. There are a limited number of tickets still available. VIP seats are sold for $41.50, whereas general admission is still at $27.50, plus any applicable fees. Lawn chairs are allowed to be brought into the venue. For tickets, visit www.centennialterrace.org.
The Johnny Knorr Orchestra is at Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd., for another performance. Entitled “A Tribute to the Armed Forces,” the concert is $10 per person and half price for veterans. Paulette’s Studio of Dance will be available before the show starts, to give dance lessons at 7 p.m. The Johnny Knorr Orchestra includes big band music, perfect for outdoor dancing. The concert runs 7:30-10:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.centennialterrace.org.
Honor Ride Ohio, a bicycling journey that will raise money for organizations that benefit veterans, will begin in Sylvania at Veteran’s Memorial Park, at 9:30 a.m. A group of five riders will then set off on a trip that will take them across the state in five days. To support the cause or learn more about the group, check out www.toddsride.com.
On the 443rd anniversary of the formation of the First Polish Republic, the Franciscan Center at Lourdes University will host a day trip, complete with a Polish buffet and presentation. A bus will leave the center at 8:30 a.m. A presentation will be given by David Chelminski, an adjunct instructor from the department of history, political science and geography at Lourdes. The Adam Grant exhibition will be toured, at the Midwest Museum of American Art in Elkhart, Indiana. The cost of the trip is $25. Find more information at www.lourdes.edu.