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May

WAYNE COUNTY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Please check the SPECIAL listings for more events

Flowering trees and shrubs in the Secrest Arboretum, OARDC. Hybrid azalea and rhododendron from mid to late May. Open during daylight hours. Free admission. 330-263-3700

5/3

Scot Concert Band Performance

The College of Wooster's Concert Band will present its year-end concert. Gault recital Hall, College of Wooster 7:00 PM 330-263-2419

Website: www.wooster.edu

5/5-5/7

Cowboy Mounted Shooting

Watch these cowboys compete in timed shooting matches on horseback. Family-oriented club with members in wild west outfits. Wayne County Fairgrounds Fri 7:30 PM, Sat & Sun 10 AM 419-210-0185

Website: www.nooutlaws.com

5/6

Lehman's May Daze Customer Appreciation Sale

Delicious goodies from our pantry department. Our way of saying thank you to our customers. Lehman's Hardware 9 AM-6 PM 888-438-5346

Website: www.Lehmans.com

5/6

Wooster Noon Lions Flea Market & Craft Show

Large flea market and craft show with over 100 vendors. Wayne County Fairgrounds 8 AM-3 PM 330-804-7776

Website: www.woosternoonlions.org

5/6

Wayne County Truck and Tractor Pullers Spring Pull

$5.00 admission to the grounds. Wayne County Fairgrounds 1PM 330-317-0398

Website: www.wcttp.com

5/7

Wayne County Coin Club Show

40 Dealers buying and selling coins, collections, and currency. Wooster High School 9 AM-4 PM 330-264-9976

5/7

Wayne County Choral Union Spring Concert

Wooster High School Performing Arts Center 3:00 PM 330-465-1052

Website: www.waynechoralunion.org

5/13

Wine and Dog Festival

Come and support the Wayne County Humane Society and bring your dogs. Blue Barn Winery NOON-8 PM 330-575-1028

Website: www.bluebarnwinery.com

5/13

Performance Series: Mercy River Quartet

Gospel Music. Sonnenberg Village 7:00 PM 330-857-9111

Website: www.kidronhistoricalsociety.org

5/13

National Train Day Celebration

Tours of 1868 Pennsylvania Railroad Passenger Station now a railroad museum. Orrville Depot 10 AM-4 PM 330-683-2426

Website: www.orrvillerailroad.com

5/13

Civil War Living History Day

Annual Civil War Camp held on the front lawn of the library and includes Civil War music, an encampment, and a visit with President and Mrs. Lincoln. Wayne County Public Library 10 AM-3 PM 330-345-5547

5/13

Plant Discovery Day

In and around Fisher Auditorium-OARDC. A premier plant and art sale with hard-to-find plants for the home and landscape. Walking tours, auctions, Bug Zoo, food vendors. Auction benefits Secrest Learning and Resource Center . Secrest Arboretum-OARDC 9 AM-2 PM 740-485-0129

Website: http://secrest.osu.edu

5/13

Lehman's Antique Tractor Engine Show

We're filling our parking lot with antique tractor engines of all shapes and sizes at this show, a favorite of our founder, Jay Lehman. Lehman's Hardware 10 AM-4 PM 888-438-5346

Website: www.Lehmans.com

5/14

Senior Music Hour

Graduating seniors perform solo and small ensemble pieces. Gault Recital Hall, College of Wooster 4:00 PM 330-263-2419

Website: www.wooster.edu

5/14

Wooster Symphony Orchestra and The Ohio Light Opera Commencement Concert

Part of the College of Wooster's Commencement Celebration. Music from West Side Story and Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet. McGaw Chapel, College of Wooster 7:30 PM 330-263-2419

Website: www.wooster.edu

5/17

Music on Market: Ensemble Belvedere

Top-notch musicians from around the world playing chamber music and early classics on 18th-centurey instruments. Free-will offering collected. Wooster United Methodist Church 7:00 PM 330-262-5641

Website: www.facebook.com/MusiconMarketWooster

5/20

Wayne County Mini Maker Faire

A family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness. Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new. Maker faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students and commercial exhibitors. The University of Akron Wayne College 10AM-5PM 330-684-8722

5/20

Marshallville Antique Tractor Pull

One of the oldest pulls in the area. Marshallville Park 1:30 PM 330-855-2212

Website: www.facebook.com/marshallvillepullersofficial

5/20

Christian Children's Home Corvette Day

Mid-Ohio Corvette Club and the Blue Barn Winery fundraiser for Christian Children's Home. Great Rock-n-Roll bands all day. Come out and support the kids. Blue Barn Winery 2-8 PM 330-575-1028

Website: www.bluebarnwinery.com

5/21

Smithville Community Historical Society Open House & Vintage Baseball Game

Donor Appreciation Day. Mishler Weaving Mill, Village Blacksmith, Sheller House, Carriage Barn and Pioneer Log Cabin open for tours. Located along Main Street in Smithville. Only Mishler Mill and Reception Center are handicapped accessible. Vintage Baseball game Smithville Stars VS Mohican 9. Smithville Historical Society & Mishler Mill 1:30-4 PM 330-669-9308

Website: www.rootsweb.com/~ohschs/index.html

5/21

Mayfest Benefit Brunch

Sponsored by Women's Advisory Board of The College of Wooster. Kittredge Hall, College of Wooster 10:30 AM-1 PM 330-264-7584

5/22-5/27

Firearms Industry Super Shoot

World's largest bench rest match. Kelbly Rifle Range, 7222 Dalton Fox Lake Rd., Nort 8 AM-6 PM 330-683-4674

Website: www.kelbly.com

5/26

Sounds of Downtown

Spend a relaxing evening in Downtown Wooster listening to street musicians. Downtown Wooster 6-8 PM 330-262-6222

Website: www.mainstreetwooster.org

5/27

Lehman's Dutch Oven Gathering

A popular event held on the Lehman's grounds. You can watch cast iron cooks at work then sample their recipes. Lehman's Hardware 10 AM-4 PM 800-438-5346

Website: www.Lehmans.com

5/27

Buckin' Ohio Pro Bull Riding & Western Experience

Join Buckin' Ohio for a real Western Experience-fun for the whole family. See website for times and events. 8154 Garman Rd., Burbank 4-9:45 PM 330-624-7205

Website: www.buckinohio.com

5/27-5/28

Great Lakes Fiber Show

Sales booths with fiber-related supplies and fiber art. Workshop and demonstrations, kids' activities, Skein Competition, Fleece Show and Sale, Angora Rabbit Show, Fresh cooked lamb and more! Wayne County Fairgrounds Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sun 10 AM-4 PM 740-686-2172

Website: www.greatlakesfibershow.com

5/28

"Quail Cup" Old Time Baseball

Bring a chair and come prepared to enjoy some old time 1860's style baseball at this 4th annual tournament. Quailcrest Farm 12 NOON 330-345-6722

Website: www.quailcrest.com