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Top five things to do this weekend

Ashley Bethard • May 13, 2011 at 12:59 PM

There's plenty to do this weekend, ranging from music and art to gardening and shopping. Enjoy a great benefit for Japan hosted by locally-based, nationally-signed band The Undeserving, or make a stop in Port Clinton to see party band The Earthquakers. If getting your hands dirty is more your style, check out a free gardening class at Mulberry Creek Herb Farm. Can't get enough art? Check out the all-day celebration with gallery artists, live music, fine local wines and more at the Jodie McCallum Gallery.

1.)    Undeserving Band Benefit for Japan

Why you should go: The Undeserving is playing for a great cause — and a great cost (it’s just $10 to get in). Admission lets you enjoy all-you-can-bowl, auctions, raffles and 20% back on all Cameo Pizza sales.

WHEN: 8-11 p.m. May 13

WHERE: Strikers in Plaza Lanes, 2641 E. State St., Fremont   

COST: $10/cover

INFO: 419-332-1192

2.)    The Art of it All — EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

3.)    The Earthquakers

Why you should go: One of the biggest party bands around is making its way back to Port Clinton this weekend. Be sure to get your tickets early, because it’s going to be packed!

WHEN: 9 p.m. May 14

WHERE: Mr. Ed’s Bar & Grill, 255 W. Lakeshore Dr., Port Clinton  

COST: $5/advance, $7/at door

INFO: 419-734-2243

4.)    Fremont Flea Market

Why you should go: Spend the day shopping and looking for that unique find. You’re sure to find something, since there will be more than 200 vendors set up at this huge flea market (one of the biggest in the area!). Concessions will be available for your eating pleasure, so you can make a day out of it.

WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 14 & 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 15

WHERE: Sandusky County Fairgrounds, 901 Rawson Ave., Fremont  

COST: Free

INFO: 419-332-5604

5.)    Magical Herb Companion Plants

Why you should go: If you haven’t started the garden yet, this will get you moving towards your goal. This free class will teach you what plants are good companions for herbs in your garden. Pack a lunch if you want to eat on the patio — and be sure to bring a friend! 

WHEN: 1:30 p.m. May 14

WHERE: Mulberry Creek Herb Farm, 3312 Bogart Road, Huron.   

COST: Free

INFO: 419-433-6126

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