Enjoy an evening out and contribute to a good cause when you celebrate Derby Day with Diabetes Youth Services (DYS)! Their newest fundraiser celebrates the annual Kentucky Derby with a DYS flair. Join them for an evening of fun, food and friends in Findlay. Cocktails and the Silent Auction begin at 6pm, dinner begins at 7pm and the program begins at 8pm.
Tickets are $30 and include dinner and two drink tickets. Tables of eight can be purchased for $275. Festive derby attire (big hats and bow ties) are encouraged, but certainly not required. For more information and the link to purchase tickets visit the “Findlay Dia-Derby” event on Facebook.
Saturday May 4 | 6-9pm
Moose Lodge #698 | 1028 W. Main Cross St.
A date night that has it all—great dining, shopping and amazing art! ArtWalk showcases all that downtown Findlay has to offer. Stop by the Findlay Art League Gallery, Jones Building Arts Studios, The Gaslight Gallery and Kan Du Studio to enjoy original art and music. Local merchants will have extended hours and special sales and demonstrations.
Friday, May 3 | 5-9pm
free and open to the public
Fort Findlay Playhouse
If you’ve never been to a play at Fort Findlay Playhouse, you’re missing out! This spring’s offering— A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum— is nonstop laugh fest musical set in ancient Rome. A crafty slave tries to earn his freedom by winning the hand of a beautiful, but slow-witted courtesan for his young master. Chaos and misunderstandings ensue!
May 2-5, 9-12, & 16-19
8pm on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
5pm on Sundays
300 W. Sandusky St.
Free Sporcle Trivia Show at Ralphie’s
Do you love trivia? Are you one of those people who stores all sorts of tidbits and facts in your brain? Do you like to play games? Do you like to drink wine or beer? Love eating food? Then come on out to Ralphie’s Restaurants in Findlay on Thursday evenings for Sporcle Live Trivia! This free event features two rounds of trivia, starting at 7pm and 8pm. Sign up for one or both rounds. Play as an individual or, gather some friends, and play as a team.
There is no cost to play and gift cards are awarded to the winner of each round. Join the league for chances at even more prizes!
Thursday nights | 7-9pm
Ralphie’s Family Sports Eatery Findlay
730 W. Trenton Ave.
Paint & Partake – Wine Flight Night
Join Paint and Partake at the Gillig Winery! All proceeds benefit Awakening Minds Art therapeutic and educational programming. Head out and enjoy wine samples, appetizers and deserts while an Awakening Minds Art instructor guides you through a step-by-step painting. It will be a fun night out with your love, friends, family or coworkers!
Must be 21+ to partake in wine samples.
Space is limited to the first 24 guests!
Thursday May 16th | Registration begins at 6:30-8pm
Gillig Winery | 1720 Northridge Rd.
History with a Twist: Craft Cocktail Competition
Join the Hancock Historical Museum for a new event that gives attendees the chance to sample historically-inspired cocktails from Findlay’s top mixologists, and then vote for their favorite! The Hancock Historical Museum’s inaugural ‘History with a Twist’ is a craft cocktail competition for those who prefer shaken or stirred, olives or a twist. All are sure to find delicious drinks that strike your fancy! Enjoy appetizers and live music.
Tickets are $45 for members, $55 for non-members or purchase a $65 package to receive a one-year individual membership and a t-shirt! *Ticket prices include samples of all cocktails. Tickets can be purchased at historywithatwist.brownpapertickets.com.
Saturday, May 18th
Must be 21 or older to attend.
Rally in the Alley kick off
It isn’t truly summer in Findlay without a Friday night visit to Latham Courtyard for Rally in the Alley. The free weekly summertime event brings locals together for drinks, appetizers and fantastic local music in downtown Findlay’s Latham Courtyard on Fridays from 5-8pm in the 500 block of South Main Street. The 27th Rally in the Alley outdoor music event series kicks off on Friday, May 31st. The 2019 lineup will soon be announced, identifying which bands will make up this summer’s soundtrack.
Friday, May 31
5-8pm on Fridays
Latham Courtyard | 500 block of S. Main St.
For more information, visit findlayhancockchamber.com/rally.
Armed Forces Show
The 32nd Annual Armed Forces Celebration— “The Findlay Show”— at the Hancock County Fairgrounds will feature military vehicles on display, history re-enactments, American Huey 369 flight demonstrations, food vendors, musical entertainment and more!
Tickets $5 and show takes place 7am-9pm on
Friday and Saturday and 7am-noon on Sunday.
For more details, visit findlaymilitaryshow.org