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July

WAYNE COUNTY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Please check the SPECIAL listings for more events

Flowering annuals and herbs in ATI Horticulture Garden and OARDC flowerbeds. 330-263-3700.

7/1

Benefit Quilt Auction

Benefiting the Crippled Children's Bureau. Kidron Auction 9 AM 330-857-2641 or

Website: www.kidronauction.com

7/1-7/2

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 Sat & Sun 10 AM 419-210-0185

Website: www.nooutlaws.com

7/4

Ohio Light Opera Community Pops Concert

The Ohio Light Opera Orchestra and Chorus perform at this annual pops concert. Bring your lawn chairs! Downtown Wooster 7-8 PM 330-262-6222

Website: www.mainstreetwooster.org

7/4

Wooster Community Fireworks

North of the Kinney Building on Burbank Rd. between Highland and Oldman Rd. Entertainment and concessions at the soccer complex. Kinney Property Activities 5 PM, Fireworks 10 PM 330-464-6305

7/4

Fredericksburg Independence Day Parade

Line up starts at 9:30 AM at intersection of Fredericksburg and Graber Rds. Parade starts at 11 AM, "Wayne County's Biggest Small Town Parade." Ball games & food concession stands following the parade at the ball diamond. 11 AM 330-749-7010

7/4-7/8

Orrville Firefighters Independence Day Celebration

See our website for a full list of festival events and times. Orr Park, Orrville Parade 7/4-4PM Fireworks 7/8-10:15 PM 330-684-5051

Website: www.orrville.com

7/5

Kid's Day "The Music Man"

Learn all about this American classical musical. Lean Lecture Room 1-2 PM 330-263-2345

Website: www.ohiolightopera.org

7/5-7/8

Fire in the Sky Girls 14U National Qualifier Softball Tournament

Orr Park, Orrville 330-684-5051

Website: www.orrville.com

7/7-7/8

Lehman's Summer Celebration

Lehman's annual celebration celebrating warm weather days. Enjoy special deals and activities. Lehman's Hardware 10 AM-3 PM 800-438-5346

Website: www.Lehmans.com

7/8

Orrville Fireworks Display

All attention will be focused on the skies above Orrville as they erupt into a fury of thunder! Orr Park, Orrville 330-684-5051

Website: www.orrville.com

7/8

Orrville Rotary Firecracker 5k Run/Pump-N-Run

Benefiting community needs. Orrville Christian Church 8:30 AM 330-683-2000

7/13

Christmas in July Benefit

Wayne County Humane Society Benefit. Muddy's 330-262-0152

Website: www.wchs.org

7/13

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 PM 740-485-0129

Website: http://secrest.osu.edu

7/14-7/15

Shreve Fest

The Village of Shreve invites you to Shreve Fest with the Salute to the Troops Celebration Friday night. Bands, food vendors, cruise-in, kid's games, Fireman's Water Barrel Contest, Chicken BBQ and more. Downtown Shreve area Fri 6 PM-10 PM, Sat all day. 330-464-4382

Website: www.shreveohio.com

7/14-7/15

Open House County Line Historical Society

281 N. Market St., Shreve. Held in conjunction with the Shreve Homecoming. County Line Historical Society Fri 6-8 PM, Sat NOON-3PM & 6-8 PM 330-464-4382

Website: www.shreveohio.com/resources/county-line-historical-society

7/15

Wayne County Airport Pancake Breakfast

Pancakes by the Smithville Ruritans. Donations accepted at the door. Wayne County Airport 7AM to 2PM

7/15

Ohio River Valley Texas Longhorn Cattle Show

20th Annual Texas Longhorn Cattle Show. Wayne County Fairgrounds 9 AM- 4 PM 419-606-6184

Website: www.facebook.com/ORVTLA

7/15

New Pittsburg Flea Market

Vendor space available. Benefit for the park. New Pittsburg Lion's Club Park 8 AM-5 PM 330-234-7461

7/16

Smithville Community Historical Society Open House & Band Concert

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. Band Concert at 3:30 PM. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Smithville Historical Society & Mishler Mill 1:30-4 PM 330-669-9308

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

7/20

Walk to End Alzheimer's Kick Off Party

A benefit to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's disease care, support and research. Register your team, meet others, bring new ideas. (Event Oct. 7) Muddy's 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM 330-650-0552

Website: www.alz.org/walk

7/20

WCHS Summer Community Band Concert

Enjoy a wonderful summer evening in Downtown Wooster featuring the Wayne County Historical Society Summer Band. Downtown Wooster 7-8:30 PM 330-262-6222

Website: www.mainstreetwooster.org

7/20-7/22

Sleepwalker Festival

The Annual Sleepwalker Festival celebrates community, tradition, and family. Originated when merchants would stay open late and wear their nightclothes to work! The pajamas are gone but the festivities live on featuring festival foods, games, music and a car show. Downtown Rittman Parade Thu at 6 PM

Website: www.rittmanchamber.com

7/22-7/23

Summer Stage Wooster

Shrek The Musical, also performed on 7/28-30. Wooster High School 7/22 7PM, 7/23 2PM

Website: www.summerstagewooster.org

7/22

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

7/27

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

7/27

Taste of Downtown Wooster

Taste the culinary delights of downtown Wooster. Live music, beer and wine garden. Downtown Wooster 6-9 PM 330-262-6222

Website: www.mainstreetwooster.org

7/28-7/30

Summer Stage Wooster

Shrek The Musical Wooster High School 7/28-29 7PM, 7/30 2PM

Website: www.summerstagewooster.org

7/28-7/30

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

7/28-8/5

Customer Appreciation Sale

Free hotdog lunch first two days of this sale. See website for more details. P. Graham Dunn 866-922-0306

Website: www.pgrahamdunn.com

7/29

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