Special Events: Metroparks Toledo shows off amenities at Outdoor Expo on Saturday

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Sep. 16—The Ability Center of Greater Toledo and Metroparks Toledo host an Outdoor Expo on Saturday.

The free expo is an inclusive event in which community members, including those with disabilities, can try some of the park system's newest features such as mobile rock climbing, tree climbing, archery, kayaking, standup paddle boarding, mountain biking, and more.

The expo takes place at Blue Creek Metropark, Nona France Quarry Area, located at 7035 Providence St., Whitehouse, between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Staff will be ready to make accommodations, and adaptive equipment will be readily available.

Food trucks and live music will be on site. The event is sponsored by Yark Subaru.

For more information, visit metroparkstoledo.com/outdoorexpo.

—Harrison Rally Day returns to Perrysburg on Saturday.

The annual festival celebrating Perrysburg's history takes place in Perrysburg Historic District. The parade begins at 10 a.m., and the free festival follows immediately after, featuring local artists and entrepreneurs, local and regional food vendors, and live music. Musical performances will include the Jeff Tucker Band and Perrysburg High School student Hope Smith.

The festival ends at 3 p.m.

For more information, go to bit.ly/3EkA5LE.

—Adelante, The Latino Resource Center hosts its second annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on Saturday.

This year's celebration includes live music from Gabriel Burciaga and the Bad Boyz, and La Corporacion and Vicio of Michigan. The event takes place at Promenade Park, 400 Water St., Toledo, from 3 to 11 p.m.

Admission is $10 in advance and $15 at the gates. Tickets are available on Eventbrite or in person at Adelante located on 520 Broadway St., Toledo.

—The Maumee Indoor Theatre hosts An Evening of Motown, in honor of the 61st anniversary of the iconic record company, on Saturday.

The Contours headline the show, performing their hit song "Do You Love Me," which was featured in the movie Dirty Dancing.

Another Motown group, Shades of Blue, will perform their song "Oh How Happy." Leisa Parham of Detroit opens the show with a tribute to Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, and Whitney Houston.

The show will take place at 601 Conant St., Maumee, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $25, are available at the door.

For more information, go to bit.ly/3zd25Nw.

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