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Wauseon Downtown Association

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Rotary Plans Updates for Wauseon Parks 

Wauseon Rotary is partnering wih the City of Wauseon to restore our local parks. North Park will be the first park that will be updated. Please come out and support the Rotary at the 2023 Dueling Pianos & Reverse Raffle on April 1st at the Fulton County Fairground Junior Fair building.

Wauseon Public Library Offers Diverse  Programing Options In March

Attention Storytime families! We have a HUGE lineup of Storytimes for the whole family in March, so make sure to mark your calendars!

March is Disabilities Awareness Month, and it is our honor to partner with the Ability Center, as well as local businesses and residents, to provide all-ages programming to spread positive awareness! All Storytimes in blue will feature books, special guests, and activities to help highlight disabilities both on the page and within our community!

Not only is March Disabilities Awareness Month, but it is Reading Month, as well! We are ecstatic to partner with our very own local BIGGBY Coffee to help encourage children to read this month! Swing by the library any time throughout March to receive a Reading Month bookmark! After reading 10 books (or having 10 books read to them!), children can color in their bookmark and redeem it for any Kid's Drink at BIGGBY Coffee Wauseon! And make sure to join us for our Family Storytime on May 23rd as we welcome BIGGBY's very own Annie Simon as our special guest reader!

For more information on Children's Programming for March, please contact Kenzie at (419) 335-6626 or email her at! We cannot wait to spend this marvelous month with you all!

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March 21, 2023

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The Easter Bunny Fly-In is an annual family event that is totally free to the public. Stopy by the Fulton County Airport to Watch the Easter Bunny fly in to Fulton County Airport in Wauseon OH! In partnership with the Wauseon Legion family. You are invited to meet the Easter Bunny and the pilots at the airport.
The event is totally Free. There is no admission  charge. Particiapte in the Egg Hunt and games. There will be Prizes, and a  Raffle. Concessions  and  Coffee will be available.  Get your photo with the Easter  -  Bunny and more!

The fun starts at 10:00 am.  Again, this is a great free local family activity. Tell your neighbors about this event. If you have never participated, you can expect some great memories for the entire family.

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 Wauseon High School Theater To Present  "Anything Goes"

Get your tickets now for the Wauseon High School Theater production of "Anything  Goes." The musical will be presented to the public on March 31st- April 2nd.  Anything Goes is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The original book was a collaborative effort by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse, heavily revised by the team of Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. The story concerns madcap antics aboard an ocean liner bound from New York to London.

Support The Wauseon Indian Athletic Department At "A Night At The Races"

And they're Off!  Support the Wauseon Indian Athletic Boosters in an evening of fun at the  Fulton County Fairgrounds Junior Fair Buildng. You must be 21 years to attend, and there are multiple ways to support the event. The event tickets are $40.00. It is too late now to sponsor a race, but you can buy a horse, or place your add in the programs with a full, half, quarter page or business card. The forty dollar admission price covers dinner and two drink tickets. The doors open at 6:00 pm. Dinner will be served at 7:00 pm and the races start at 8:00 pm. Plan no to attend with your friends!

Local Businesses participate in "Fulton Sips and Sweets Trail, Mobile Passport

Sign up for the FREE FuLton Sips and Sweets Trail, a mobile passport. Quench your thirst and wake up your sweet tooth by participating in the gamified passport that will lead you to scrumptious delights, crafted beverages and more! Best of all, stops are all businesses located in Fulton County!

Simply check-in through the mobile passport to win prizes at participating locations! How can it get any better? The trail is a “treat” in itself!  You will win prizes on the way and be entered for a Grand Prize. Local businesses participating in the Sips and Sweets Trail include: The American Winery and Brewery, Museum of Fulton County, Red Rambler Coffees and Ramblin' Red's Brewing Company,
Special Grounds Coffee, The Brown Bag Market, The Table on Fulton, and Warrior Wings.

Wauseon Spring Sports Schedule

Click on the image below to open a link for a calendar of all Winter Sports competitions for Wauseon Schools. Winter sports include Boys and Girls Varsity, JV, Freshman and 7th and 8th Grade Basketball, Boys and Girls Varsity  Bowling, and  Boys Varsity, JV, and Middle School Wrestling, and Varsity Boys and Girls Swimming.

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VFW Repeats Fish Fry on March 31st

Last week was such a big hit, we’re gonna do it again this Friday!! We doubled up on fish this week so hopefully we don’t run out too quickly again!! Only beer fish this time, with chicken, baked potato, fries, coleslaw and roll. 5-8 or until gone again!! Get here early!

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Fulton County Senior Center Pickleball Schedules
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Pickleball is becoming one of America's fastest growing sports. Seniors can receive training and compete at the Fulton County Senior Center in Wauseon.The courts will be closed on Tuesday evenings during the month of February. Gold, Silver and Bronze playing times (based on ability levels)  are scheduled throughout the day. Consult the "Buzz" newsletter for specific times at:

Community Meals Served Thursdays at the Christ United Methodist Church
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Thursday Night Meals continue in Wauseon. Jerry Smith, the meal coordinator from the Christ United Methodist Church and the Wauseon Lions Club have announced a new Community Meal schedule. During the school year, pizza will be served on alternating Thursdays. The format for the meals has been adjusted due to a reduced number of providers from 13 to 8. Therefore, the meals for the most part will be every other week. Serving will be at Christ United Methodist Church fellowship hall from 5 to 6 p.m., for dine in and take outs only. Entrance will be through the Fulton Street doors only, except for wheelchairs that can enter at the kitchen door from the walkway south of the church. Mr. Smith expressed his thanks to the following organizations for their participation in this community service: Christ United Methodist Church, First Christian Church, St. Caspar’s Catholic Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, Wauseon Fire Department, Wauseon Lions Club, West Clinton Mennonite Church, Troop 8 Boy Scouts, and Church of the Master financial support.
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Magic Corner Seeking Donations for New Downtown Mural 

The Magic Corner is preparing to have a magical mural painted for all to enjoy.


The owner Dr. Kenneth P. Ladd has been doing magic for over 50 years now. By holding yearly Magic Day Camps, and offering private lessons, he has helped children and youth build up their confidence, increase their communication skills, and foster their creativity. Over the years he has also teamed up with Wauseon and surrounding area schools to bring awareness to the dangers of burgs and how to increase kids’ self-esteem and decision-making skills via magic.


He has also been a member of the Wauseon Chamber of Commerce for the past 6 years.

Inside this one building at 113, S. Fulton St.-you can find The Magic Corner magic shop, The Birch Theater, and The Vanishing Magic Museum. As of recently, the Vanishing Magic Museum has brought our town of Wauseon national recognition by appearing on Collectors Call on MeTV.


Next year marks the 10th anniversary of The Magic Corner located at 113 S. Fulton St. and 29 years in downtown Wauseon.


Please help us to bring this beautiful mural to life to celebrate!


The mural's name will be “It’s Magic in Wauseon”. It will be magic-related featuring Houdini, Birch, Blackstone Sr., Dr. Ladd, and his great-grandson apprentice Aiden Franz-Donato. It will also have special effects that will only show up at nighttime! The mural will be 36’ x 50’ in size.

March 21 2023

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Wauseon Christmas Parades

Downtown Wauseon Association Mission Statement

The purpose of the Wauseon Downtown Association is to promote a vital community through marketing, promoting special events and development of leadership in the downtown district. Our organization meets to promote the downtown area, member businesses, and the community at large.


Membership in the Wauseon Downtown Association will be composed of merchants, restaurant owners, business leaders, non-profits, property owners and advocates to the downtown district.


A Personal Invitation From WDA  President, James Kerr

   I arrived in Fulton County in 1959 at the age of four.

My parents, Robert and Marcia Kerr brought their family of

four boys to start the Blue Skies Orchard at the former

McConkey farm just north of town.

   Like so many who grew up outside of town, we came to

the downtown area to go to school and church and to shop. In the summer we played ball under the lights at the diamonds by Harmon Field, and on really hot days we swam at the Wauseon Public Pool at Reighard Park. The Homecoming was a social highlight in the summer. Santa visited the downtown in December while the star at the south end of Fulton Street and the live, colorfully lighted trees at every pole greeted the downtown shoppers.

    I joined the Wauseon Downtown Association because I believe that the historic downtown must continue to be the focus of our community. Change is a constant in our lives together, yet amid these changes some historic aspects must be conserved, valued, and restored.

    Together, with advocates and volunteers from our merchants, clubs,  organizations, and churches, the Wauseon Downtown Association is investing in the future. We need the support of many friends who help to make the Wauseon Strawberry Festival, the Farmers' Market,  the Christmas Parade, the Wauseon Window Wonderland Competition, and the Wauseon Downtown Chocolate Walk  possible. Stay in touch and join us in sponsoring these events and more.




Watch The 2016 Wauseon Homecoming Parade
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Wauseon Christmas
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