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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.

6/1-6/2

Music & Rib Fest

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

Website: www.waynecountyfairohio.com

6/2

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

6/2

Shreve Village-Wide Garage Sales

Over 100 sales in and around the village. Village of Shreve

Website: www.shreveohio.com

6/7

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

6/7

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

6/7-6/9

Creston Community Yard Sales

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

Website: www.crestonvillage.org

6/8-6/9

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 11 AM 330-517-2075

Website: www.relayforlife.org/waynecountyoh

6/8-6/10

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 330-466-1625

Website: www.nooutlaws.com

6/9

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 AM

Website: http://secrest.osu.edu

6/9

Dalton Community Historical Society Strawberry Festival

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

6/9

Pet Safety and Preparedness Fair

In conjunction with Wayne County EMA. See webiste for details. Wayne County Dog Shelter 9 AM-2 PM 330-345-1018

Website: www.waynedogshelter.org

6/9-6/10

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 Sat 10 AM-4 PM & Sun 11 AM-4 PM 330-345-6722

Website: www.quailcrest.com

6/10

The Great Grill Off

Christian Children's Home of Ohio benefit. Enjoy tasty burgers, children's games, hayrides, and inflatables. Christian Children's Home of Ohio 12:30-3:30 PM 330-345-7949

Website: www.greatgrilloff.com

6/12

Kiwanis Strawberry Social

Strawberry Shortcake and ice cream, coffee and punch. Christmas Run Park 4:30 -8:30 PM

6/13

WCHS Summer Community Band Concert

Enjoy a wonderful summer evening featuring the Wayne County Historical Society Summer Band on lawn of the histoical society. Wayne County Historical Society 7 PM

6/14

Whiz Bang! Science Show

Have fun while learning about science. 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 PM

Website: http://secrest.osu.edu

6/14

Orrville Performing Arts

Free concerts in the park. Bring a chair or blanket. Orr Park Rehm Gazebo 7-9 PM 330-684-5001

Website: www.orrville.com/news-and-events

6/15

Guided Summer Walk

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

Website: http://secrest.osu.edu

6/15

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

6/15

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

6/15-6/17

National Pygmy Goat Association Convention

See website for show events. Wayne County Fairgrounds

Website: www.npga-pygmy.com

6/16-6/17

Strawberry Jamboree

Come celebrate strawberry season! Pick-your-own, samples, live music, food trucks and more. Rittman Orchards and Farm Market Sat 9 AM,Sun 11 AM 330-925-4152

Website: www.rittmanorchards.com

6/16

Ohio Light Opera Opening Night Gala

The audience is invited to celebrate the opening of our 40th Summer Season in the lobby following the performance. Freedlander Theatre Following 7:30 PM performance, 330-263-2345

Website: www.ohiolightopera.org

6/16

Chicken Barbeque

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

6/16

Speaker:"History of Local Railroads"

Speaker Roger Scott, of the Orrville Railroad Heritage Society, will speak on our local railroads. Ken Miller Museum 1 PM 330-464-4382

6/16

Smithville Community Historical Society Open House, Civil War Exhibit & Vintage Baseball Game

Opening of special Civil War Exhibit with reenactor's portraying life during the war. Only Mishler Mill and Reception Center are handicapped accessible. Vintage baseball game celebrating 150 years in Smithville featuring the 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

6/16

Great Adventure Race

Benefit race for the Wooster YMCA and Viola Startzman Clinic. Wooster YMCA 8 AM 330-264-3131

6/20

Music on Market: "Michael Sonata"

One of the most sought-after Frank Sinatra tribute artists in the country. Free-will offering collected. Wooster United Methodist Church 7 PM 330-262-5641

Website: www.facebook.com/MusiconMarketWooster

6/21-6/23

Eastern National Expo X

Everything John Deere! 500+ tractor displays, seminars, vendors, antique tractor pull, parades, tractor games, auctions, food, demonstrations, lawn & garden tractors and collectibles. Wayne County Fairgrounds Thu-Fri 9am-9 pm, Sat 9am-5pm 330-466-0197

Website: www.ohiotwocylinderclub.org

6/22

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

Marshallville Antique Tractor Pull

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

Website: www.facebook.com/marshallvillepullersofficial

6/23

Lehman's Car Show

Rain Date July 21. See website for details. Lehman's Hardware 10 AM-2 PM 800-438-5346

Website: www.Lehmans.com

6/23

GivePetsAChance Foot Golf Scramble

FootGolf Scramble benefitting GPAC. FootGolf, T-shirts, prizes, entertainment and a cookout lunch. LC Boles Golf and FootGolf Course, College of Woos 8 AM-1 PM 330-201-1757

Website: www.GivePetsAChanceUS.org

6/23

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

6/23-6/24

ARRL (Ham Radio) Field Day

Annual testing of emergency radio communications. See website for details and location. 2 PM-2 PM 330-264-6592

Website: www.w8woo.org

6/26

The United States Army Field Band & Soldier's Chorus

On the square. Downtown Wooster 7PM

Website: www.mainstreetwooster.com

6/28

Sip and Color

Are you an adult? Do you like to color? If so, please come join fellow adult colorists at Bent Ladder the fourth Thursday of every month. Bring your pencils, markers, crayons and coloring books to Bent Ladder. Come sit and sip wine or cider while you share in your love of coloring, shading, blending and layering! Never colored before? Don't have materials? Don't worry! We will have some for you to try out. No need to sign up or register, just show up and ask about the coloring group! We can't wait to get started! Please note that after 6pm, Bent Ladder is 21+ only. Bent Ladder Cider and Wine 6:30 PM 330-485-1089

Website: www.bentladder.com

6/28

Orrville Performing Arts

Free concerts in the park. Bring a chair or blanket. Orr Park Rehm Gazebo 7-9 PM 330-684-5001

Website: www.orrville.com/news-and-events

6/29-7/1

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

6/29-7/1

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 330-466-1625

Website: www.nooutlaws.com

6/30

Johnny Cash Night

Johnny Cash Concert. Wear black and receive a free gift. Blue Barn Winery 7-9 PM 330-575-1028

Website: www.bluebarnwinery.com

6/30

Paint Twp. Firemen's Festival & Fireworks

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