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June

WAYNE COUNTY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Please check the SPECIAL listings for more events

Garden of Roses of Legend & Romance, through mid-August. Hosta and Prairie Plants in the 88-acre Secrest Arboretum. Open during daylight hours OARDC. 330-263-3700.

6/2-6/3

Music & Rib Fest

Big name entertainment. Ticket information online. Wayne County Fairgrounds 330-262-8001

Website: www.waynecountyfairohio.com

6/3

Kids' Day

Lots of kids' activities, animals, games, music and displays. Downtown Farmers Market opens for the season. Wayne County Library Downtown 1-4 PM 330-262-6222

Website: www.mainstreetwooster.org

6/3

Pet Safety and Preparedness Fair

Wayne County Dog Shelter 9 AM-2 PM 330-345-1018

Website: www.waynedogshelter.org

6/3

Shreve Village-Wide Garage Sales

Over 100 sales in and around the village including businesses and a chicken BBQ at the Firehouse. Village of Shreve

Website: www.shreveohio.com

6/8

Whiz Bang! Science Show

Have fun while learning about science. Dr. Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-bang Scientist, will encourage children to learn about science and will enrich the natural world experience. Free family fun. John Streeter Garden Amphitheater, Secrest Arboret 7:00 PM 740-485-0129

Website: http://secrest.osu.edu

6/8

Ladies' Night Out

Join us for a fun night of activities for women of all ages. Downtown Wooster 5-8 PM 330-262-6222

Website: www.mainstreetwooster.org

6/9-6/10

American Cancer Society Relay for Life Wooster

Overnight fundraiser event benefitting cancer research, celebrating survivorship and remembering those who lost the battle. Wooster High School Fri 7 PM to Sat 1 PM 330-958-3268

Website: www.relayforlife.org/wooster

6/9-6/11

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

6/10

Music on Market: Burning Bridget Cleary

This group will entertain you with high-spirited, foot-stomping Celtic music. Free-will offering collected. Wooster United Methodist Church 7:00 PM 330-262-5641

Website: www.facebook.com/Music-on-MarketWooster

6/10

Dalton Community Historical Society Strawberry Festival

Fresh strawberries, shortcake, ice cream, sandwiches and live musical entertainment. Dalton Memorial Park, South Mill Street, Dalton 4-7 PM 330-828-2757

6/10

Guided Bird Walk

Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society accompany bird watchers of all skill levels scouting dozens of birds found in the arboretum. Please dress for the weather. Seaman Orientation Plaza-Secrest Arboretum 9:00 AM

Website: http://secrest.osu.edu

6/10-6/11

Quailcrest Farm Spring Garden Fair

Over 50 garden-related artists and craftsmen, food, music and alpacas to pet. All set in the beautiful Quailcrest Gardens! Quailcrest Farm 10 AM-5 PM 330-345-6722

Website: www.quailcrest.com

6/11

The Great Grill Off

Christian Children's Home of Ohio benefit. Mini-burgers, kids games, hayrides, and miniature horse rides. Christian Children's Home of Ohio NOON-3:30 PM 330-345-7949

Website: www.greatgrilloff.com

6/14

WCHS Summer Community Band Concert

Please bring a chair. In case of rain concert will be held at St. Mary's Gymnasium. Wayne County Historical Society 7:00 PM 330-264-8856

Website: www.waynehistoricalohio.org

6/15-6/17

Creston Community Yard Sale

Days set aside for the entire village to participate in an annual yard sale. Your trash is someone else's treasure! Creston Village 8 AM-5 PM 330-435-6021

Website: www.crestonvillage.org

6/16

Concert/Cruise-In

Classic cars and street rods line the streets of historic Downtown Wooster. Live music and food vendors. Downtown Wooster 7-9:30 PM 330-262-6222

Website: www.mainstreetwooster.org

6/16

New Pittsburg Lions Club Fish Fry

Benefit to help maintain the local park. New Pittsburg Lions Club Park 5-7:30 PM 330-234-7461

6/17

Ohio Light Opera Opening Night Gala

The audience is invited to celebrate the opening of our 39th Summer Season in the lobby following the performance. Freedlander Theatre Following 7:30 PM performance, 330-263-2345

Website: www.ohiolightopera.org

6/17

Chicken Barbeque

Smithville Ruritan Club fundraiser. Smithville Park 4-7 PM 330-988-8646

6/17

Speaker: "James A. Garfield"

Wayne Enders portrays President James A. Garfield. Public welcome. Hosts are the County Line Historical Society. Ken Miller Museum 1:00 PM 330-464-4382

6/17

Smithville Community Historical Society Open House & Vintage Baseball Game

Mishler Weaving Mill, Village Blacksmith, Sheller House, Carriage Barn and Pioneer Log Cabin open for tours. Located along Main Street in Smithville. The Orrville Community Band will perform at 3:30PM followed by an Ice Cream Social. Only Mishler Mill and Reception Center are handicapped accessible. Vintage baseball game Smithville Stars VS Wyandotte Ghost riders. Smithville Historical Society & Mishler Mill 1:30-4 PM 330-669-9308

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

6/17

Wooster Urban Adventure Challenge

A team race that is part physical and part mental. Teams of 2 to 3 participants move by foot and bike through the city performing challenges at checkpoints. The Excelsior Room 8:00 AM 330-234-4194

Website: www.woosterurbanadventure.org

6/17

GivePetsAChance Foot Golf Scramble

FootGolf Scramble benefitting GPAC. FootGolf, fun and food for a good cause. LC Boles Golf and FootGolf Course, College of Woos 8 AM-1 PM 330-201-1757

Website: www.GivePetsAChanceUS.org

6/21

Guided Summer Walk

Join us for a guided summer walk through Secrest Arboretum. Please dress for the weather. Seaman Orientation Plaza-Secrest Arboretum 2:00 PM

Website: http://secrest.osu.edu

6/23

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

6/23-6/24

West Salem Town & Country Firefighters Festival

Fun for the family. Inflatables, food vendors, games, firgo game, and live music. School Campus, Fri 5-11 PM, Sat 10 AM-11 PM 419-853-4022

6/24

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

6/24

Wayne County Purple Ribbon Garden Tour 2017

Tour beautiful private gardens while supporting Friends & Neighbors of OneEighty, victims of domestic violence. Various Wayne County Gardens 10 AM- 5PM 330-263-6021

Website: www.one-eighty.org

6/24

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

6/24

Paint Twp. Firemen's Festival & Fireworks

Chicken BBQ, music, games and fireworks. School Grounds 4:30-10:30 PM 330-359-5699

6/24-6/25

ARRL (Ham Radio) Field Day

Annual testing of emergency radio communications. Wooster Memorial Park 2 PM-2 PM 330-264-6592

Website: www.w8woo.org

6/30-7/2

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

6/30-7/2

5 Alarm Orrville Firefighters Fast Pitch Classic

ASA sanctioned 12U tournament. Showcase for talent from across the Midwest. Orr Park 330-684-5051

Website: www.orrvillefireinthesky.com