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April

WAYNE COUNTY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Please check the SPECIAL listings for more events

Flowering trees and shrubs in the 88-acre Secrest Arboretum, OARDC. Cornelian cherry dogwood, flowering pear and cherry. Free admission. Open day light hours. 330-263-3700.

4/1

Machinery Sale

Kidron Auction 9:00 AM 330-857-3431

Website: www.kidronauction.com

4/2

Wooster Chamber Music Series-Emerson String Quartet

The Emerson String Quartet stands alone in the history of string quartets with an unparalleled list of achievements. Gault Recital Hall, College of Wooster 3:00 PM 330-263-2419

Website: www.wooster.edu

4/2-10/31

Wayne County in World War I

An exhibit honoring the accomplishments and sacrifices of Wayne Countians during a pivotal moment in history. April 2-October 31, 2017. Grand Opening Sunday April 2, 2017 from 2-4PM. Free admission on opening day. Other days, admission is $5 for adults, children, students and veterans are FREE. Wayne County Historical Society 2-4PM 330-264-8856

Website: www.waynehistoricalohio.org

4/4

Gardening, Wine & Cheese Social

"How Plants Work Matters" is the program that will be featured at the Doylestown Garden Club's fifth annual wine & cheese social. Special guest speaker James Chatfied, professor at OSU, will discuss how plants work and why it matters. If you have a passion for plants or want to begin growing plants, RSVP by March 27 by email to garey@brightdsl.net or call Linda Garey at 330-962-8890 Silver Run Winery & Vineyard 6:30PM

4/7-4/9

Triway Capers

Benefit variety show for the Triway High School sports program. Free dress reheral show 4/5 2PM for senior citizens. Triway High School Fri & Sat 7 PM, Sun 2 PM

4/8

Hope Gala

Christian Children's Home Benefit evening including dinner, speaker and silent auction. Greenbriar Conference and Party Centre 5:30 PM-9:30 PM 330-345-7949

Website: www.ccho.org

4/8

Guided Bird Walk

Free program-birders of all skill levels welcome. Please dress for the weather. Seaman Orientation Plaza-Secrest Arboretum 9:00 AM

Website: http://secrest.osu.edu

4/8

Wooster Kiwanis Pancake Day

Pancakes, sausage, apple sauce beverage and visit by the Easter Bunny. Wooster High School

4/8-4/9

Mid-Ohio Mopars Swap Meet

New Location! Dodge, Plymouth, Chrysler brands classic car parts, etc. Locate that hard to find part you've been looking for. Wayne County Fairgrounds Sat 8 AM-4 PM, Sun 8 AM-2 PM 330-464-6613

Website: www.midohiomopars.us

4/8

Easter Hop

A wonderful event for families with young children. Easter and Spring events at both stores. The J.M. Smucker Company Store and Caf? & Lehman's 10 AM-2 PM 800-438-5346

4/10-4/15

"Check it Out 2017" Downtown Promotion

Use your Wayne County library card to receive special discounts from participating Downtown merchants. Downtown Wooster 330-262-6222

Website: www.mainstreetwooster.org

4/13-4/15

Spring Dance Concert

A formal and highly popular concert, presenting the works of faculty and advanced choreographers. Freedlander Theatre, College of Wooster 7:30 PM 330-263-2241

Website: www.wooster.edu/academics/areas/theatre-dance/productions/

4/15

Speaker Helen Richwines "All About Buttons"

County Line Historical Society hosting speaker Helen Richwine who will speak on the history of buttons. Ken Miller Gas and Oil Museum 1:00 PM 330-464-4382

Website: www.shreveohio.com

4/15

Customer Appreciation Sale

Come help us celebrate our 21st Anniversary in style. Hartzler Family Dairy Store Hours 330-345-8190

Website: www.hartzlerfamilydairy.com

4/18

Antiques Rogues Show

Reservations required for this dinner with wine pairing. Bring your antiques for an appraisal. Silver Run Vineyard & Winery 6:30 PM 330-289-7252

Website: www.chippewarogueshollow.org

4/18

Civil War Roundtable Program

"Lincoln Scholar" Norman Schmidt will speak on President Elect Abraham Lincoln's interesting trip to Washington City in Feb. of 1861. Wayne County Public Library, Wooster 6:30 PM 330-345-5547

4/20

Functional Ceramics Reception

View the 2017 exhibit and meet the presenters. Wayne Center for the Arts 7-9 PM 330-264-2787

Website: www.wayneartscenter.org

4/20

4-H Legacy Dinner

6PM Reception, 7PM Dinner and program. Tickets $50 per person. Shisler Conference Center, OARDC 6PM 330-264-8722

Website: wayne.osu.edu

4/21-4/22

Functional Ceramics Workshop

Wayne Center for the Arts 8:30 AM-8:30 PM 330-264-2787

Website: www.wayneartscenter.org

4/21

Jazz Ensemble Concert

The College of Wooster's Jazz Ensemble will present their spring concert. Featuring composer Phil Giffin and singer Mollie Greenspan. With members of the Wooster Symphonic Orchestra. Freedlander Theatre, College of Wooster 7:30 PM 330-263-2419

Website: www.wooster.edu

4/22

Performance Series: Scott Ainslee, Ragtime & Delta Blues Guitar Music

Musician Scott Ainslee will play Blues music. Sonnenberg Village 2:00 PM 330-857-9111

Website: www.kidronhistoricalsociety.org

4/22

Wooster Chorus & Wooster Singers Concert

Gault Recital Hall, College of Wooster 7:30 PM 330-263-2419

Website: www.wooster.edu

4/22

Earth Day Celebration

A full day of celebrating the great outdoors! Vote for your favorite photo at FotoFest, take a bird walk or play at Playscape. The Wilderness Center 8 AM-4 PM 330-359-5235

Website: www.wildernesscenter.org

4/22

Kid's Gardening

Start them young in the garden. We will have kid-friendly hands on projects to inspire your children to grow their own plants. We will look at seeds and sprouting, plant care, cook heirloom varieties plus make newspaper pots and plans seeds in one of the raised beds in the Lehman's patio. RSVP at bit.ly/LehmansEvents Cost: $10 Lehman's Hardware 2-3PM 800-438-5346

Website: www.lehmans.com

4/22-4/23

Enchanted Toy Shop & Other Dances

Saturday 7PM and Sunday 2PM. Adults $12, Students, Senior, Children $8 Watch as the Blue Fairy brings to life all the toys in a toy shop! But how will the story end? Will the customers buy a doll? Will the lost child be found? Will the shopkeeper discover the secret magic in her toy shop? Wooster High School Performing Arts Center 7PM 330-988-8811

Website: www.balletwooster.org

4/23

Voices from the Past: Scott Ainslie, Ragtime & Delta Blues Guitar Music

Tickets available at the Historical Society or the Wooster Book Company. Wayne County Historical Society 2:00 PM 330-264-8856

Website: www.waynehistoricalohio.org

4/26

Music on Market: " Around the World in 80 Minutes"

A whirlwind tour of global organ music, images and stories touching six continents. Free-will offering collected. Wooster United Methodist Church 7:00 PM 330-262-5641

Website: www.facebook.com/MusiconMarketWooster

4/27

Child Abuse Prevention Month Breakfast

Community breakfast to promote child abuse prevention. Shisler Conference Center, OARDC 7:00 AM 330-345-5340

Website: www.waynecsb.org

4/28

Guided Spring Walk

Free guided Spring walk. Please dress for the weather. Seaman Orientation Plaza-Secrest Arboretum 2:00 PM

Website: http://secrest.osu.edu

4/28-4/29

Opera Workshop Performance

Annual year-end Opera Workshop performance. Gault Recital Hall, College of Wooster 7:30 PM 330-263-2419

Website: www.wooster.edu

4/28-4/29

Cupcake Tour

4/29

Wooster Wine and Art Festival

Fine wine makers present their finest creations along with delicious selections from Wooster's independent restaurateurs to benefit the Wayne Center for the Arts. Greenbriar Conference & Party Centre 6:30 PM 330-264-2787

Website: www.wayneartscenter.org

4/29

Healthy Kids Day

Race starts at 9:30AM, Event starts at 10AM, free health screening for kids, food demonstrations. YMCA of Wooster 10:00 AM 330-264-3131

Website: www.woosterymca.org

4/29

Smithville Village Yard Sales

Over 100 yard sales. Smithville 9 AM-4 PM 330-669-2781

4/29-4/30

Wayne County Home & Garden Show

Over 150 exhibits for your home and garden. New car display, children's activities. Food Concessions. Wayne County Fairgrounds Sat 10 AM-6 PM, Sun 10 AM-4 PM 330-262-5735

Website: www.woosterchamber.com

4/29-4/30

Native Plant Sale & Gardening Seminars

View the plant sale catalog on our website. The Wilderness Center Sat 9AM-5PM Sun 1-5PM 330-359-5235

Website: www.wildernesscenter.org

4/30

Scot Symphonic Band Concert

The College of Wooster's Scot Symphonic Band will present its year-end concert. McGaw Chapel, College of Wooster 2:30 PM 330-263-2419

Website: www.wooster.edu