The Nutcracker
Presented by the Ballet Theatre of Toledo Valentine Theatre Nov. 27, 28, 29 The performances will be accompanied by the Ballet Theatre of Toledo Orchestra and Toledo’s Masterwork Chorale. Ticket information and purchase available at ValentineTheatre.com or 419/242-2787
Miracle on Main Street
Friday, Dec. 4 – Sunday, Dec. 6 Downtown Sylvania Red Bird First Friday, Art Walk, Family Crafts and Lighted Christmas Parade on Sunday to bring Santa Claus to town. Detailed schedule to be posted on the Facebook event.
Home for the Holidays Parade
Saturday, Dec. 5, 4 – 6 p.m. Downtown Perrysburg Parade will travel down Louisiana Avenue
Winter Festival of Crafts
Sunday, Dec. 13, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Franciscan Center at Lourdes University Complete your holiday shopping and decorating with the purchase of juried handmade items. This show is presented by Toledo Craftsman Guild.
Jazz under Glass with the Art Tatum Jazz Society
Thursday, Dec. 17, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. In the GlasSalon at the Toledo Museum of Art The popular Jazz Under Glass series returns with monthly performances put on in partnership with the Art Tatum Jazz Society. For more information and tickets visit arttatumsociety.com

Lebanon Horse-Drawn Carriage and Parade Festival
Saturday, Dec. 5 Lebanon, Ohio 513/932-9050
Walleye Madness at Midnight
Thursday, Dec. 31 Port Clinton, Ohio walleyemadness.com

Winter fun, travel and activities for everyone
Cool weather vegetable crops just in time for fall gardening
25 best soups to warm you up and keep you healthy
Flowering houseplants that thrive in winter and brighten your home

18th Annual Stuff the Truck Event
Walt Churchill’s Markets in Maumee and Perrysburg Nov. 20, 6 a.m.- 6 p.m. Help pay it forward by stuffing the truck with all the fixings for a turkey dinner. Contact stores for details
10th Annual Crafting Wishes for Make-A-Wish Craft Show
Lucas County Rec Center Saturday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Toledo Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis
Saturday, Dec. 12, 8 a.m. registration Fallen Timbers in Maumee, Ohio Contact Liz Martin at 614/503-5591
December Dash 4.9 mile Race & Movie
Sunday, Dec. 27 Race begins at 9, movie to begin at approximately 10:45 Maumee, Ohio

Mobile Meals
Deliver a meal to someone in need. www.mobilemeals.org
Cherry Street Mission
Various volunteer opportunities available rbowling@cherrystreetmission.org