Scarecrow Workshop and Contest
Make your own scarecrow with provided supplies or bring your own to decorate the grounds and display at Carter Historic Farm. Win cash prizes by entering the 22nd Annual Scarecrow Contest. 4:30pm-7:30pm. Carter Historic Farm, 18331 Carter Rd., Bowling Green. Wcparks.org
Heritage Farm Fest
Wagon rides, games, live music, hands-on heritage activities, Power of Yesteryear demonstrations, doughnut-eating contest, history talks, blacksmithing, hands-on history stations, fresh cider-pressing, tours and the Zimmerman one-room schoolhouse. 11am-3pm. Carter Historic Farm, 18331 Carter Rd., Bowling Green. wcparks.org. Free
[halloween, festivals & street fairs]
Art Loop: Haunted Harvest
An autumn-themed celebration of fall favorites, Art Loop welcomes autumn with a spooky twist. You’ll find family-friendly Trick or Treating, pumpkin carving by artists, creative costumes, live music and lots of scary fun. Costumes encouraged! Downtown and Uptown Toledo. theartscommision.org. Free
Toledo Ballet dancers join the Toledo Symphony on stage for a spooky performance of Danse Macabre plus other ghoulish fun. $12-$55. 3pm. The Valentine Theatre, 410 N. Superior St. artstoledo.com
Space to Explore, with Grandkids!
Get ready for an adventure that will take you beyond our solar system! On this day, some local schools are closed, so this special interactive planetarium program is perfect for grandparents and grandkids (related or not). Registration is required. 10am. Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. lourdes.edu
A Charlie Brown Christmas – Live on Stage!
Everyone’s favorite holiday classic comes to life in a spectacular new touring production of A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage. $25-$105. 6:30pm. Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. stranahantheater.com