Christmas & Holiday Events
Fostoria Events

Friday, November 30
7 p.m.-10 p.m. — 4th Annual Santa’s Wine & Cheese Tasting Event at LE&W Depot, 128 W. North St.

December 1—December 22
12th Annual Santa at the Depot
 LE&W Depot, 128 W. North St.
 Tuesdays & Thursdays 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.;  Saturdays noon - 2 p.m.

Saturday, December 1
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.— Kids' Christmas Makers Market , Downtown Fostoria

11 a.m.—3 p.m.— Santa at the Depot, LE&W Depot, 128 W. North St.

1:30 p.m. — Rotary Christmas Parade, downtown 
 
7 p.m.-10 p.m. — 4th Annual Santa’s Wine & Cheese Tasting Event at LE&W Depot, 128 W. North St.

Sunday, December 2
3:30 p.m.— Siberian Solstice Christmas Concert , Fostoria High School, 1001 Park Ave., Fostoria
Community Events

Saturday, December 9
12:30 p.m.: McCutchenville Christmas Parade
 
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.: McCutchenville Community Christmas with Santa, Trinity United Church of Christ
 
Seneca County Museum 2018 Christmas Open Houses

Dec. 1 & 2 – 1-5 p.m.
Dec. 8 & 9 – 1-5 p.m.
Dec. 17, 18 & 19 – 5-8 p.m.

Make plans to get into the Christmas spirit by visiting the Seneca County Museum this holiday season! The theme for this year is “Angels Among Us”, so much the building will be decked out with angels everywhere! The Seneca County Museum is the former home of Tiffin’s first millionaire, Rezin Shawhan, so this mansion is already a spectacular place to see. But each year during the Christmas Season, volunteers start early and work hard to outdo the decorations from years past. There are Christmas trees, decorations and lights in every room and we are so pleased to once again have the expertise of Rogers Flowers of Tiffin completely decorate the museum’s east parlor. Along with the amazing decorations, there will be a quilt display, refreshments, crafts for kids and live music on December 1st. Don’t miss out on this wonderful holiday tradition of making the Seneca Museum a part of your Christmas Season plans!  
Santa in Tiffin

Saturday, December 1
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.: Superior Credit Union
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.: Clover Club

Sunday, December 2
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.: JT’s Bagel Bar

Thursday, December 6
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.: FroZone

Saturday, December 8
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.: Tom Rodgers Flowers

Sunday, December 9
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.: Simply Susan’s

Thursday, December 13
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.: SameDay Signs

Saturday, December 15
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.: Simply Susan’s

Sunday, December 16
1 p.m.: The Ritz Theatre

Thursday, December 20
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: JT's Bagel Bar

Saturday, December 22
12 p.m.-2 p.m.: Jolly’s

Sunday, December 23
12 p.m.-2 p.m.: The Renaissance of Tiffin
  Saturday, December 8
4 p.m.: Christmas Lessons & Carols, Old Trinity Episcopal Church, 125 E. Market St. Enjoy Christmas music and refreshments.
Tuesday, December 11, 6:30 p.m.—The Renaissance of Tiffin, 129 S. Washington St., Tiffin
Join us to paint a rustic snowman board. Bonnie from Let’s Create will walk you through each step in creating your masterpiece. All supplies and food are included. This project is made from new wood and measures 3 feet tall. Class fee is $40 and limited to 20 seats. All drinks that night are 25% OFF. 
Wednesday, December 12
7:30 p.m.: Michael McDonald: Season of Peace, Holiday, and Hits, The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. With a career that encompasses five Grammys, numerous chart successes and personal and professional accolades, Michael McDonald remains an enduring force in popular music.
Sunday, December 16
1 p.m.: Free Movie: The Santa Clause, The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St.

3 p.m.: Heidelberg TubaChristmas, Wickham Great Hall. Directed by Jon Waters. Local/area tuba and euphonium players of all ages invited. Registration ($10) and rehearsal at 1 p.m.
Monday, December 25
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: NOAH Community Christmas Day Dinner, Camden Falls, 2460 S. SR 231
Friday, November 30

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.: AAA Ohio Auto Club Open House, 191 E. Market St. Refreshments and kids’ make and take crafts.

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Tiffin Glass Collectors Club Museum & Shoppe Open House, 25-27 S. Washington St. 

5:15 p.m.: Christmas Tree Lighting, Leadership Park; southwest corner of Monroe & S. Washington Streets. Reading of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”, music by the Heidelberg University Chamber Singers, and hot chocolate served by the Elks & coffee served by Tim Horton’s!
Saturday, December 1

8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Breakfast with Santa, St. Joseph School Cafeteria. Adults $5, Children $3.

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.:  AAA Ohio Auto Club Open House, 191 E. Market St. Refreshments and kids’ make and take crafts.

9 a.m.—2 p.m.: Cookie Walk/Bake Sale, St. John’s UCC, 10 Main St., Tiffin

10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Tiffin Art Guild Holiday Art Boutique, 130 S. Washington St. Stop in to shop at the 3rd Annual Holiday Art Boutique! See some beautiful artwork and pick up a unique one of a kind gift! There will be free Make & Take crafts for the children available from 11 am to 1 pm.

10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Downtown Tiffin Christmas Walk. Enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the season in beautiful Downtown Tiffin! Spend the day strolling from business to business gathering holiday themed treats!

11 a.m.—1 p.m.: Seneca County Park District Glitter Pinecone Crafts, Laird Arcade Building

11 a.m.: Tiffin Kiwanis Victorian Christmas Parade, downtown.
Sponsored by the Tiffin Kiwanis Club. The parade route goes from St. Joseph Church to the S. Washington Street bridge.

11 a.m.—2 p.m.: Great Lakes Ace Hardware Christmas Party, 1550 W Market St.

12 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Tiffin Glass Collectors Club Museum & Shoppe Open House, 25-27 S. Washington St. 

4 p.m.: Fundraiser for FACT: Christmas Tree & Garland Gala, The Chandelier Community Event Center, 151 S. Washington St.

7 p.m.: Tiffin University “Christmas at the Ritz”, The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. Don’t miss this annual holiday, family-friendly concert which includes music of all styles from classical to jazz to hip hop and rock.
Sunday, December 2

1 p.m.-3 p.m.: Operation Elf: A Community Christmas Party, Tiffin -Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St.

1 p.m.-5 p.m.: Tiffin Historic Trust Holiday House Tour, Tickets in advance: Great Lakes Ace Hardware, 1550 W. Market St. Visit historic and modern homes decorated for the holidays during the Tiffin Historic Trust annual tour. Information on the specific homes included in this year’s tour will appear in the Holiday edition of the Preservation Post. Tickets ($10 donation per person) will be available in advance at Great Lakes Ace Hardware, 1550 West Market Street, and on the day of the tour at the Grammes-Brown House, 172 Jefferson Street, Tiffin. For further information contact J. Martin at 419-618-0698. 

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.: Seneca County Park District Luminary Walk at Zimmerman Nature Preserve, 680 SR 18. For all ages. Dress for the weather to walk the paved pathway lit by luminaries, then enjoy the warmth and refreshments provided in Autumnwood Care Center’s front room. Sponsored by the Seneca County Park District.

4:15 p.m.-8 p.m.: St. Francis Live Nativity, 200 St. Francis Ave. Journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem and rediscover the wonder of Christmas! Drive through from 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., walk through from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Please park behind St. Francis Home to meet your guide for the journey. Wear comfortable shoes and warm clothes. Donations of new scarves, hats, gloves, and socks will be collected for those in need.
Monday, December 3
6:30 p.m.: Tiffin Historic Trust Chili Supper, Grammes-Brown House, 172 Jefferson St. RSVP to J. Fletcher, 419-585-2075 or 419-618-9728.  
Sunday, December 9
1 p.m.: Holiday Open House: Cookies with Santa & Mrs. Claus, Franciscan Earth Literacy Center

3 p.m.: Joy to the World: A Heidelberg Christmas, The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. With excerpts from Handel's Messiah. Tickets are $10 general admission and can be reserved at ritztheatre.org or by calling the Ritz box office at (419) 448-8544.
Friday, December 14
7:30 p.m.: All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914, The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. The Western Front, Christmas, 1914. Out of the violence comes a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words of the men who lived it. Performed by the Theater Latté Da (TLD) based in Northeast Minneapolis. The theater is in its 20th season of presenting original and re-imagined musical theater.
Saturday, December 22
7:30 p.m.: Brenda Lee: Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree, The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. Brenda Lee was one of the 1960s’ most popular artists. Best known for her “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” her career has spanned over five decades. At age 12, young Brenda starred at the Grand Ole Opry and in Vegas and toured the country with stars like Patsy Cline, Mel Tillis, and George Jones.
December 20 - Men's Night
Christmas is only days away, but we have you covered. Shop local and cross everyone off your list with help from our downtown businesses!
Celebrate with our local downtown businesses with themed evenings in downtown Tiffin - every third Thursday of each month! Each Thursday will have a theme and participating businesses and restaurants will have special hours and are encouraged to incorporate the theme through decorations, a special menu item, crafts, music and more! Any downtown business or organization is invited to participate. 
Saturday, January 26, 7:30 p.m.— The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St., Tiffin
You’ve never heard of them… but hey, they’ve never heard of you either! Here’s your chance to see the funniest up-and-coming comedians in America. We’ve hand-picked these comics from the best unknown talent from across the country and rolled them into one hilarious show. They may be a bunch of nobodies…but not for long! Don’t miss this chance to see tomorrow’s stars of comedy today. (Intended for mature audiences only.)
~December 8 at 8 a.m.

~December 9 at 2 p.m.

~December 20, 6 p.m.

~December 21, 7:30 p.m.

~January 13 at 2 p.m.

~January 17, 6 p.m.

~January 18, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, December 28, 7:30 p.m.—The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St., Tiffin
Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three-time Emmy Award® winner, is one of the country's most recognized and adored comics; named by Comedy Central as "One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time." His career has spanned more than 30 years. As a standup, he shares the ups and downs of his childhood experiences as one of eleven children in Minnesota, Louie crafted comedy routines that rang true for his early club audiences while reducing them to helpless fits of laughter, routines that led him from his career as a counselor to troubled children to his national television debut on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson in 1984. The rest is history. He has guest starred in sitcoms like "Grace Under Fire" and dramas like "Touched by an Angel" and "Chicago Hope," and he has had memorable featured roles in film comedies like "Coming to America," opposite of Eddie Murphy, and the classic "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."
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