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Lights Before Christmas 2020!

It’s time to start dashing through the snow (well, when the snow gets here) and head out for one of the most beloved traditions of the holiday season! The 2020 Lights Before Christmas at the Toledo Zoo, sponsored by Key Bank, is open from November 20 until December 31! With over one million lights, the

Make it a Hoen’s holiday and decorate your own wreath

Hoen’s Garden Center is offering the chance to put your own handmade spin on a Fraser Fir wreath. Holiday Wreath Workshops will be held at Hoen’s on Tuesday-Thursday, December 1, 2, and 3, and Monday-Tuesday, December 7 and 8. Each workshop will be held at 6:30pm. Participants will get the chance to add evergreens, twigs,

Discover “What’s in a Name” for classic Great Lakes ships

Learn the history behind the names of a number of ships that sailed the Great Lakes as part of a new exhibit the Toledo Zoo Aquarium. The National Museum of the Great Lakes and the Zoo are collaborating on the production, entitled “What’s in a Name.” The temporary exhibit is on display in the Reflections

Frogtown Froggy Museum

The Frogtown Froggy Museum is a fun place with over 700 frog related items on display.  It is a perfect museum for Toledo, long considered “Frogtown”.  Ever wonder why this nickname?  There were no paved streets in 1837, and much of the downtown area was a large frog-filled swamp, hence the nickname.  The museum is