The 26th annual Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio Race for the Cure kicks off at 9:30am in Downtown Toledo. Join in, or cheer on, to #Race419theCure and raise money to end breast cancer forever! Sunday 9.29 Komennwohio.org
Spend an evening with the Queen of Funk with Chaka Khan, whose five decades of funk and R&B have brought much joy. From the Rufus years of the 70s to hits like “I Feel For You” in the 80s. $15-$45. 6:15pm. Friday, September 20. Promenade Park, 250 Water St. 419-255-3300 Tickets available online at ticketmaster.com
The 8th annual dinner has more local food and drinks than ever before, with all proceeds going towards Toledo GROWs’ work maintaining 130 community gardens and educational programs. Taste local beer, wine, and spirits, plus fresh foods made by talented, local chefs. $50 6-9pm | Thur. 9.26 Toledo Farmers’ Market, 525 Market St. 419-720-8714 |
Celebrate regional and international artists at Momentum, The Arts Commission’s three-day festival that explores the impact of the arts on downtown Toledo’s waterfront. This sensory experience includes music, interactive art installations, the Toledo Mini Maker Faire, and much more. Check out the Momentum schedule on the Arts Commission website. Begins at 5:30pm. Thursday, September 19.
Head to the Toledo Club for its annual parking lot party, BANDAPALOOSA! Hear seven bands in one night during this local end-of-summer festival. Featuring The Chris Shutters Band, The Amelia Airharts, The Candice Colem and & Chris Brown Band, and others. Ages 21+ only. $8 in advance, $10 day of. Frday 9.13 | 4:30-11:15pm The
Treat yourself to a soothing, one-hour massage by a student of the Orion Institute. Proceeds benefit the Friendship Baptist Church. Vendors will also be on location for those in the mood for a little shopping. $35 8am-3pm | Saturday, 9.14 NAOMI, New Attitude on My Image, Inc., 2321 Warren St. 419-244-4824 | naomith.org