Entertainment briefs, Aug. 21

Church social set

SYCAMORE – Sycamore United Methodist Church is having a social starting at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at 211 N. Sycamore Ave., Sycamore.

On tap are chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, sloppy joes, coney dogs, chicken and noodles, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw, ice cream and home made pies and assorted beverages. Dine indoors or out.

‘Avenue Q’ returns

FINDLAY – Fort Findlay Playhouse is bringing back “Avenue Q” for additional performances at 8 p.m. today through Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday at 300 W. Sandusky St., Findlay.

This musical is for mature audiences only. Call (419) 422-4624 for reservations.

Veterans home to host Civil War camp

SANDUSKY – The Ohio Veterans Home, 3416 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is the site of a Civil War encampment this weekend. “Prisoners and Pirates” is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.

This free event features Civil War-period music by the 73rd OVI Regiment Band, drills, artillery, demonstrations and speakers on topics such as the Confederate attempt to free prisoners at Johnson’s Island.

For more details, call (800) 255-3743.

‘Shawshank’ marks 20th anniversary

Events and tours related to the filming of “Shawshank Redemption” are to take place Aug. 29-31 in Ashland, Mansfield and Upper Sandusky. This is the 20th anniversary of the film.

To learn more, visit www.shawshanktrail.com.