Concert Featured Sunday During Community Lenten Service
Apr03

Concert Featured Sunday During Community Lenten Service

The April 6, 2014 Community Lenten Service to be held at Peace Lutheran Church, 129 W. Walnut St., Galion at 7:00 p.m., will feature  the Second Concert presented by the Lutheran Concert Series. This Concert will feature talented musicians from Galion and the surrounding areas. Soloists performing in this concert are harpist Ashlie Payton, trumpeter Jerusha Walker; pianists LaMar Wyse, Marcia Burkhart, and Ayesha Fry; organists...

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Messiah Rehearsals to Begin
Oct31

Messiah Rehearsals to Begin

It’s a sure sign of the approaching holiday season. Rehearsals are beginning soon for the 59th annual performance of The Messiah by Geroge Frideric Handel presented by the Galion Community Chorus. The first will take place on Monday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m. at First United Church of Christ, 248 Harding Way West in Galion. Anyone interested in singing is urged to attend this first rehearsal. Rehearsals continue on Nov. 11, 18, and...

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Dancing at Seccaium
Oct24

Dancing at Seccaium

On Friday, Galion travels to Bucyrus to play for the “Seccaium Park Trophy,” the prize given to the winner of each year’s inter-county matchup. The trophy is named after Seccaium Park, which was a dance and amusement park operating from 1899 to 1948 halfway between the two cities – complete with ball diamonds, boating, and a roller coaster. With that in mind, we thought we’d share some rules for dancing issued by the Crawford County...

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What a Weekend
Sep29

What a Weekend

What a weekend this was in Galion. Actually, the fun and festivities started on Thursday, when Oktoberfest began its annual run along the streets of Uptowne Galion. Throughout the weekend — from the GHS Homecoming game at Unckrich Stadium, to Oktoberfest, to events with Galion Schools — Galion was hopping everywhere you looked. GalionLive was there for much of it, and we took a good number of photos to share. So were many...

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Get Ready for Yummy, Yummy, and More
Sep22

Get Ready for Yummy, Yummy, and More

You know the song – “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy, I’ve got love in my tummy”? There’s a great chance that this coming Saturday night, that song and many others will be heard across the streets of Uptowne Galion. Thursday brings the launch of Galion’s annual three day celebration of the end of summer and beginning of fall – Oktoberfest. This year’s great slate of musical performances brings with it the sounds of Ohio Express, the band that...

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