Other events in the area you may want to check out:
• First Friday in Ottawa will feature a farmers' market, food vendors, live music, a bounce house for kids and children’s bike activities and sidewalk sales. The Putnam County Community Thrift Store is planning a furniture sale, and donations may be dropped off behind the store from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 101 W. Main St. All the furniture donated on this day will be available from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Stop by from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the municipal parking lot at Main and Oak streets downtown to check it all out.
• The St. Anthony Parish Festival will be from 5:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday at the church in Columbus Grove. The big cash prize is $15,000 this year, or $20,000 toward a new vehicle. On Saturday, there will be barbecue rib and chicken dinners and a 5-kilometer run. On Sunday, there will be lunch, bingo, duck races, raffles, a garage sale and a three-on-three basketball tourney.
• Art on the Harbor '13 is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Indian Lake State Park at Oldfield Beach, Lakeview. Sponsored by the Logan County Art League, the event will have the works of more than 30 artists and craftspeople for sale. There will be live entertainment and food booths, too. Admission is free.
• The Miss West Central Ohio Scholarship Pageant will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Niswonger Performing Arts Center, Van Wert. Three winners will move up to the Miss Ohio contest in May 2014 in Mansfield. Tickets are $20. Call 419-238-6722 for details.