Tiffin to play host to Holiday Happenings

Tiffin’s Little Box Shops are to stage “Holiday Happenings” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Participating businesses are to have open houses, demonstrations, specials, refreshments and more.

No purchase is necessary for shoppers to play Little Box Shops’ Bingo. Pick up a card at any establishment and have it stamped at each shop until a vertical or horizontal bingo appears. Follow directions on the card and turn it in to be eligible to win a prize.

Also this weekend:

“Thanksgiving Dinner Blooms” is the title of a unique flower show the Blossoms & Butterflies Garden Club of Tiffin is to host during the Holidays Happenings. The show is to be set up in the atrium in the Laird Building at the southwest corner of South Washington and East Market streets.

Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

The show will feature 12 floral arrangements made by members. Traditional and creative designs are to include the Hogarth curve, crescent, mass, small, monochromatic, analogous, vertical, horizontal, triangular, L-shape and other elements.

Also, Wagner’s Floral, Tom Rodger’s Floral, Something Special and Margo’s Mania are providing invitational arrangements.

A display of gourds by Norman and Alice Brickner and different evergreen specimens from club members will be labeled to educate guests.

The sales tables will have dried florals, seeds, bulbs (including pineapple lilies), house plants, containers, garden crafts and accessories.

Blossoms & Butterflies Garden Club is a member of the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs and will celebrate the club’s 50th year in 2014. The group’s motto is “Knowing, Growing, Showing & Sharing.”

The “Artistry in American Glass Show” is to run 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday in the Community Civic Center, 151 S. Washington St. Ten glass vendors from seven states are to show off their wares at this inaugural show.

The $5 admission is good for both days.

For more information, email info@tiffinlittlebox or call Carol Yager or Judy Smith at (888) 298-7236.