Entertainment briefs, March 13

Friday Night Live features Seneca County performers

Area performers are to converge at 7:30 Friday for the March edition of Friday Night Live in The National Theatre.

Performers are Lauren Kerr, soprano, with John Whitlow, piano (Tiffin); Emma Gallmeyer, guitar (Tiffin); and Melody Road, guitar duo of Bob and Mary Fry (Fostoria).

Tickets are $10.

For tickets or information, stop at the box office, 30 S. Washington St., visit or call (419) 448-8544.

Trio of concerts scheduled

FREMONT – The Strand Concert Theatre, 220 S. Front St., Fremont, has announced a series of spring concerts, all beginning at 8 p.m.

Saturday, Delta Twins. Tickets are $10 at the door.

March 22, The Wuzz Band. Tickets are $10 in advance.

March 29, Steve Gornall and the Blue Collar Blues Band. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door.

Fans can bring their own beverages. Refreshments also can be purchased.

For more information, visit www.thestrandconcerttheatre or call (419) 355-8548.

Local artists on new CD

The Tiffin Music and Art Festival 2013 Compilation CD now is available. With 13 tracks, the disc can be purchased for $5 at Level Up and Bailiwicks in downtown Tiffin.

Special ice show Sunday

FINDLAY – The Gliding Stars of Findlay is to host its annual ice show with a “Let’s Go the Movies” theme 2:30-5 p.m. Sunday at The Cube, 3430 N. Main St., Findlay.

Adaptive equipment and assistance are provided for 58 skaters with special needs.

Advanced tickets for adults are $7 or $10 at the door. Children are $5. For reservations, call (419) 423-4536.

Fostoria history gets forum

FOSTORIA – The Fostoria Lineage Research Society is to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Kaubisch Memorial Public Library, Fostoria.

Matt Erman and Leonard Skonecki are to give a program on the creation and production of “The History of Fostoria” DVD. Copies are to be for sale at $14.95 for DVDs and $16.95 for Blu-ray discs.

Proceeds are to benefit the Fostoria Historical Society.

Auto-Rama this weekend

CLEVELAND – The annual Auto-Rama returns this weekend to the I-X Center in Cleveland, where more than 1,000 custom cars, motorcycles, boats, aircraft, antique tractors, monster trucks, semis, tractor trailers, military vehicles, historical construction equipment and more are to be displayed.

Family-friendly attractions include Monster Truck displays and the gravel pit, where kid-sized cars and construction vehicles can be operated. The All American Soap Box Derby allows kids the chance to race on a full-size, indoor track. The Buckeye State Sanctioned Pedal Tractor Pullers are to hold a competition for kids ages 4-11.

Adults hoping to compete can stop by the Rad Air Complete Car Care and Tire Centers booth to test their skills with the Spark Plug Challenge. Pparticipants get the opportunity to compete at changing spark plugs against celebrity challengers at various times each day. Winners of each contest are to receive a $50 Rad Air gift certificate.

General admission is $18; children ages 7-12 pay $6; age 6 and younger get in free. Military discounts are given with valid military ID. Show hours are 3-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, visit