Featured events coming up in the Lima region

Max’s Mini Swap

Noon to 5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

Max’s Mini Swap show is noon to 5 p.m. Friday, April 26 and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 27.

Setup is 7 a.m. to noon Friday. Only 120 inside spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 419-225-8545 for details.

MJ Live

7:30 p.m. Friday

The #1 Michael Jackson Tribute Concert in the World! Featuring all his biggest hits including Bad, Billie Jean, Beat It, Dangerous, Smooth Criminal, Black & White, I Want You Back and many others.

Relive the energy, excitement, spectacle and pure joy of this legendary superstar and his music. Witness the awesome sound, lighting and effects. Feel the energy from the MJ LIVE band and mega-talented MJ LIVE dancers. Sing along to some of the greatest hits of all time from the King of Pop!

The Michael Jackson Estate is not affiliated, associated, or connected with “MJ Live Tribute Concert,” nor has it endorsed or sponsored “MJ Live Tribute Concert.”

Michael Jackson is portrayed by Jalles Franco.

Tickets are $29 to $69 and are available online at https://bit.ly/3vT2hGs.

Spring Vendor Market

Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday

The Ohio Theatre will host its first annual Spring Vendor Market from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27.

Thirty vendors will bring baked goods, specialty food items, crafts, gifts, apparel and art to sell at the event.

The theatre’s Holiday Fest Vendor Market attracted over 1,000 visitors.

Chronicles: The Great Depression and the Pandemic

5:30 p.m. Thursday

The Allen County Museum will open its photograph exhibition “Chronicles: The Great Depression and the Pandemic” with a reception at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25.

The exhibition will showcase contemporary photography of the COVID-19 pandemic and of 1930s photography of the Great Depression.

Pound and Paint Event

5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday

Crime Victim Services will hold a Pound and Paint Event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26 at the Bradfield Community Center at 550 S. Collett St. in Lima.

The event, which will feature cardio drumming, painting and cookies, is free and open to the public.

Crime Victim Services will hold the event in conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

For more information, call 419-222-8666.


Club Swing and Dance Party: 7-10 p.m. Friday, April 26 at 200 W. Main Cross Findlay. Marathon Center for the Performing Arts will host a club swing class from 7 to 8 p.m. and a dance party from 8 to 10 p.m. open to anyone 18 and older.

Copper Creek Road at Landeck Tavern: 8 -11 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at 14620 Landeck Road Landeck. The Landeck Tavern will host Copper Creek Road from 8 to 11 p.m. Sunday for no cover charge.

Flea Market and Pop-up Shops at Rescued Vintage: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at 3520 S. Dixie Highway Lima. Rescued Vintage will host an outdoor flea market from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 27. The free event will include vintage, antique and handcrafted items.

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