Festival to help area firefighters
BASCOM - Sponsored by the Bascom Fire Foundation, the 2012 Bascom Firefighters' Festival is Saturday at Meadowbrook Park. Food is to be served at 5 p.m.
Tickets for bingo, children's games and other activities are 50 cents each, and each is an entry for cash drawings. The winners are to be drawn at 11:15 p.m. All proceeds are to be used to purchase fire-fighting equipment.
2 shows Sunday
Hedges-Boyer Park is the venue for the Frank and Dean Rat Pack Duo at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
Bring your own seating for this free concert.
Fostoria Community Arts Council is to present the SNG Band at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Wainwright Amphitheatre in Meadowlark Park, Fostoria. During this free concert, the band will play songs of the 1960s, '70s and '80s.
Children to stage 'Mikado'
BUCYRUS - Bucyrus Little Theatre, 130 Songer Ave., Bucyrus, is to present "The Mikado," at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
The cast includes 18 children from the 2012 Children's Workshop. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students. For reservations, call (419) 562-0731.
to go on sale
for Ritz season
The Ritz Theatre has announced its 2012-13 season of events that includes music, comedy, dance, community theater and family entertainment. The season includes celebrated artists such as Clint Black, Michael W. Smith, Chicago, Kellie Pickler and more, and series passes are to go on sale Monday. Individual event ticket sales begin Aug. 6.
For ticket and subscription information, call the box office at (419) 448-8544 or
Terra brass to play Hayes show
FREMONT - The next Verandah Concert at Hayes Presidential Center is at 7 p.m. Wednesday with a concert by the Terra Brass Choir. Everyone is invited to come early for the old-fashioned ice cream social beginning at 6:45 p.m.
Bring seating to this free event. The center is at Hayes and Buckland avenues, Fremont.
Oak Ridge's summer festival next weekend
ATTICA - The summer installment of the Oak Ridge Festival is coming to Attica 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 21 and 22. This outdoor family event includes more than 170 crafts and art vendors, a variety of food, live acoustic entertainment, children's activities, antique farm equipment displays and demonstrations, a living history encampment and a biker memorial fund ride-in show.
The main attraction July 21 is an antique tractor pull 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
July 22, at 1 p.m., is a country auction and a classic car show that runs until 5 p.m.
Daily admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children ages 8-12. Festival grounds are at 15498 E. TR 104, just off SR 4, north of Attica.