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Calendar of Events

The following is a list of upcoming events in and around Maumee Bay Lodge. Check back for updates!

Trautman Nature Center – open 10am-3pm Wednesday-Friday, 10am-5pm Saturday, and 12pm-5pm Sunday.

December 2016

  • daily – 100 Moments: Celebrating a Century of the Nation’s First Presidential Library – Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, 1337 Hayes Ave., Fremont. The vaults are being opened to show artifacts, documents, and historic photos that highlight the 100-year history of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums. rbhayes.org
  • through December 11: The Phantom of the Opera – Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will come to Toledo as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award®-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award®-winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler, and new staging by director Laurence Connor. The production, overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh, boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier. The beloved story and thrilling score – with songs like “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You,” and “Masquerade” – will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this PHANTOM one of the largest productions now on tour. theaterleague.com
  • through December 31: Lights Before Christmas at the Toledo Zoo – The Toledo Zoo’s holiday tradition is a treat for people of all ages, with over a million lights, animation displays, Santa and more! You can also visit our new Winter Village with live reindeer and the Ice Slide. toledozoo.org
  • every Thursday – Ice Carving Demonstrations at the Toledo Zoo – Ice-carving demonstrations are a cool way to increase the fun on your visit to Lights Before Christmas. toledozoo.org
  • through 11: Holidays in the Manor House – Holidays in the Manor House features 28 areas magically transformed for the holiday season. metroparkstoledo.com
  • 9 and 10: Holiday Lantern Tours at Sauder Village – Learn about American Christmas Holiday Traditions over the years. Your holiday trolley tour will begin at the Witmer Roth Home circa 1850. Help set the table and learn about historic holiday food recipes as we prepare the holiday meal. The next stop is the Peter Stuckey home circa 1880 to learn how the home was decorated for the holidays. Make a holiday craft and learn about holiday gift giving of the time. Your holiday trolley will move into the modern age with a visit to the newly remodeled Grime Homestead circa 1928. Hear about modern holiday traditions of the 1920s, sing carols at the player piano, decorate a tree and frost cookies in the kitchen. Enjoy story time while helping to act out a traditional Christmas story at the District 16 School. saudervillage.org
  • 11 Ft. Meigs Holiday Open House – Join us in the Visitor Center to celebrate the holidays. War of 1812 soldiers and civilians will be on hand to provide demonstrations and answer questions about the War of 1812 and camp life. Enjoy holiday music, refreshments, and hands-on activities. While you’re here, shop our museum store for unique holiday gifts! Site open Noon – 5:00 p.m. Event hours 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. fortmeigs.org
  • 25 Christmas Day Brunch – 10:00am-2:00pm. Adults $21.95, seniors $18.95, kids (age 5-12) $11.95, children 4 and under free with paying adult. Reservations: 419.836.1466 ext. 2. View menu.
  • 26 through 30: Maumee Bay Winter Carnival – Maumee Bay is the perfect winter destination for you and the entire family to frolic and have fun in our giant, indoor Winter Carnival playground complete with a plethora of activities — and a discounted room rate starting at $129.99 — this December 26 – 30, 2016. Come visit our magnificently transformed ballroom where you can participate in activities including Jacob’s Ladder, jousting, inflatables and more. Try your luck at several games and win tickets that can be exchanged for great prizes. And when you’re done, enjoy our indoor heated pool, children’s splash pad, game room, soft play area and more! Learn more.
  • 26 through 31: Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides –  Re-create a scene straight from the past when the Hayes Presidential Center hosts horse-drawn sleigh rides through the estate of 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes. Young and old alike will delight in these nostalgic tours through Hayes’ 25-acre estate. Afterward, warm up with a visit to the elegant 31-room Hayes Home or the 2-story Hayes Museum. Rides are provided by South Creek Clydesdales. Cost is $3 per rider. rbhayes.org
  • 31 Walleye Madness –  Although Port Clinton is a small town, its spirit is huge – especially on New Year’s Eve! For the past 20 years, thousands have braved the cold and gathered for hours, in waiting for the”Madness at Midnight” Walleye Drop. Port Clinton is the “Walleye Capital of the World,” so what else would they do on New Year’s Eve but drop a 20-foot, 600-pound walleye from the sky at the stroke of Midnight! www.walleyemadness.com/
  • 31 New Year’s Eve Hike – Join us for our 2nd Annual New Year’s Eve Night Hike at Maumee Bay State Park Nature Center. Meet at the Nature Center at 7 pm on New Year’s Eve. We’ll test our night vision on the boardwalk and bring in the New Year naturally! All ages welcome, make sure to dress for the weather! Hope to see you there! parks.ohiodnr.gov/maumeebay

January 2017

  • daily – 100 Moments: Celebrating a Century of the Nation’s First Presidential Library – Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, 1337 Hayes Ave., Fremont. The vaults are being opened to show artifacts, documents, and historic photos that highlight the 100-year history of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums. rbhayes.org
  • 10 through 15: Jersey Boys – Jersey Boys is the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sound and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were thirty years old. The musical features such Four Seasons’ hits as “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Sherry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Oh, What A Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” “Should I Bring the Little Ones?” Jersey Boys contains smoke, gunshots, strobe lights, profane “authentic jersey language” and is not recommended for children under the age of 12. theaterleague.com
  • 26 through 29: Greater Toledo Auto Show – Organizers of the Greater Toledo Auto Show are excited to announce the return of the Greater Toledo Auto Show January 26th-29th, 2017.The Greater Toledo Auto Show is the perfect stop for car lovers everywhere. From young to old, everyone will be impressed with the new styles of classic models and the yet-to-be-released, up-and-coming new cars.  toledoautoshow.org/

February 2017

  • daily – 100 Moments: Celebrating a Century of the Nation’s First Presidential Library – Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, 1337 Hayes Ave., Fremont. The vaults are being opened to show artifacts, documents, and historic photos that highlight the 100-year history of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums. rbhayes.org
  • 10 through 12: Great Lakes RV Show – toledo-seagate.com
  • 11 Big Band at the Bay – On February 11th, 2017 come take a “Sentimental Journey,” not at “Moonlight Bay,“ but at Maumee Bay! Enjoy the sounds of the Night Session Big Band Orchestra with any great event packages including dinner and overngiht accommodations, with discounted room rates of $219.99/night. Doors open at 5:30pm with a cash bar, with dinner served from 6:00pm-7:00pm and dancing from 7:30pm-11:30pm. Learn more.

March 2017

  • daily – 100 Moments: Celebrating a Century of the Nation’s First Presidential Library – Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, 1337 Hayes Ave., Fremont. The vaults are being opened to show artifacts, documents, and historic photos that highlight the 100-year history of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums. rbhayes.org
  • 4 Glass City Beer Festival – The 2017 Glass City Beer Festival is Friday, March 3 from 7-11 p.m. at the Lucas County Recreation Center in Maumee. glasscitybeerfest.com/
  • 4 Glass City Wine Festival – Glass City Wine Festival is your opportunity to taste regional wines, sample gourmet cheese and fare from local restaurants and shop for unique gifts and household treasures from a myriad of local, craft businesses. There’s plenty of parking and we’ll help you get the wine & gifts you buy to your car. glasscitywinefestival.com

April 2017

  • daily – 100 Moments: Celebrating a Century of the Nation’s First Presidential Library – Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, 1337 Hayes Ave., Fremont. The vaults are being opened to show artifacts, documents, and historic photos that highlight the 100-year history of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums. rbhayes.org

May 2017

  • through May 7 – 100 Moments: Celebrating a Century of the Nation’s First Presidential Library – Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, 1337 Hayes Ave., Fremont. The vaults are being opened to show artifacts, documents, and historic photos that highlight the 100-year history of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums. rbhayes.org
  • 5 through 14: Biggest Week in American Birding – A 10-day festival featuring some of the best spring birding North America has to offer. The festival features workshops, guided birding activities, field trips, keynote speakers, evening socials, and more. bwiab.org