Lobsterfest 2022 will take place at The Union, 18 W. Union St., this weekend. The two-day performance will begin at 7 p.m. Friday. Lobsterfest will feature eight artists, with Wombo, Cellar Dweller and Six Flags Guy on stage Friday night.
Admission: free for those 21 and over, $2 for those under 21
Dr. May’s Thai Kitchen Food Truck will be selling food for lunch between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. outside the Konneker Alumni Center, 52 University Terrace. Organized by the Ohio University Alumni Association, everyone is encouraged to stop in for convenient and fresh Thai food.
Admission: price of your meal, cash recommended, as a 4% processing fee will be applied to credit or debit card purchases.
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown premieres at 7:30 p.m. at Athens High School, 1 High School Rd. The Athens High School Drama Club presents the charming musical based on classic Charlie Brown comics. Doors open at 7 p.m. to come see the classic Peanuts gang come to life.
The tenth annual Ohio Health Race For A Reason 5K and 3K Run/Walk kicks off at 8:30 a.m. at the Grover Center, 53 Richland Ave. Presented by OhioHealth and the Ohio University Sports Administration, the event raises funds for more than 50 charities, nonprofits and student organizations. Participants have their choice of several races including a 5K presented by OUCU Financial, the OU ROTC Mud Run presented by Hugh White Honda of Athens, the Power 105.5 3K Walk presented by Steak ‘n Shake and the OU Heritage College of Medicine Remote Race.
Admission: 5K or Mud Run: $25, 3K or Remote Race: $20, Group Mud Run with teams of five: $100
The Spring Violin Showcase will be performed at Glidden Recital Hall, 3 Health Center Drive., at 2 p.m. Hosted by Christine Harada Li’s School of Music Violin Studio, students will have the opportunity to present a variety of works for both in-person audiences and virtual audiences via the School of Music’s YouTube live stream.
Lincoln Mash will perform from 7-9 p.m. at the Eclipse Company store, 11309 Jackson Drive. Mash will team up with Heather Alley for an exciting set. Come enjoy great food and live bluegrass.
A Wetland Wade will take place at Lake Hope State Park, 27331 State Route 278, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Hosted by Lake Hope State Park, participants will meet at Hope Furnace and explore the park’s wetlands. Explorers should wear rain boots and be prepared to discover the importance of wetland creatures.
A guided natural succession hike in a changing climate will pass through various habitats at SugarBush Valley Farm, 6526 Baker Road, from 1-3 p.m. Hosted by Appalachian Understories, join Garry Conley as he guides hikers through flora and fauna and teaches about climate change. effect on natural succession. The hike recognizes Earth Day and the group will also be asked to plant tree plugs along the farm’s riparian forest buffer zone.
Admission: $20 community price, $30 general admission, $40 ticket fees, plus fees
Mountain Stage with Kathy Mattea will delight at the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium at 7 p.m. Hosted by OU Performing Arts and Mountain Stage Radio Show, the Mountain Stage radio show will be taped in front of a live audience, featuring emerging stars in a variety of genres. from folk to synth pop and beyond.
Admission: $15 for students, $18 for seniors, $20 for general admission