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August

WAYNE COUNTY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Please check the SPECIAL listings for more events

8/1

Kidron Firemen's Chicken BBQ

Kidron Auction 5:00 PM 330-857-3431 or

8/1-8/4

Ohio Light Opera Festival Symposium

This summers symposium will highlight the musical theater tradition. Freedlander Theatre 330-263-2345

Website: www.ohiolightopera.org

8/4-8/5

Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale

Huge Quilt and Wood Auction which raises money for world-wide relief through the Mennonite Central Committee. Great food! Wayne County Fairgrounds Fri 4-9 PM, Sat 7 AM-4 PM 330-682-4843

Website: www.ohiomccreliefsale.org

8/4-8/5

Rogues Hollow Festival

Streets are closed for vendors, games, kiddie parade, classic car show, live bands, vintage baseball game & fireworks. Downtown Doylestown Fri 7-11 PM, Sat 8 AM-11 PM 330-658-2480

8/10

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

8/10-8/12

Lincoln Highway "Buy-Way" Yard Sales

All across the state including Wayne County! Along the Lincoln Highway

Website: www.historicbyway.com

8/10-8/12

Dalton Village-Wide Garage Sale

Held in conjunction with the Lincoln Highway "Buyway" Yard Sales. Village of Dalton

8/11-8/12

Creston Homecoming

Entertainment nightly, games and food. Fri Fish Fry. Sat Ox Roast. Parade Sat at 1 PM. Creston Community Park Fri 5-10 PM, Sat 2-9 PM 330-347-1906

8/12

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

8/12

Sonnenberg Homecoming

Old-time baseball game, music, food and tours. Sonnenberg Village 10 AM-4 PM 330-857-9111

Website: www.kidronhistoricalsociety.org

8/13

4th Annual Paws in the Park Pawty

Registration starts at 11:30 AM. BBQ chicken dinner/hot dogs/DJ/Vendors/Dog-themed games/K9 blessings/professional photographer and so much more. $25 per K9 & human/ $5 per each additional K9 or human over 6 years of age. 2017 dog license & current rabies tags should be on collar. Email pawsintheparkpawty@gmail.com for more information and to pre-register to save $5. Like us on facebook. Freedlander Park Noon-4 PM

8/18

Concert/Cruise In

Enjoy a wonderful summer evening in Downtown Wooster with great food, live music, classic cars and street rods. Downtown Wooster 7-9:30 PM 330-262-6222

Website: www.mainstreetwooster.org

8/18-8/19

Orrville Railroad Days

Tours of 1868 Pennsylvania Passenger Station now a Railroad Museum. Model Train displays. Orrville Depot Museum Fri 5-8 PM, Sat NOON-5 PM 330-683-2426

Website: www.orrvillerailroad.com

8/18-8/19

Orrville Lions Rib & Music Fest

Craft and Car Show, entertainment nightly and great food. Free shuttles from school parking lots. Market Street-Downtown Orrville Fri 5-10 PM, Sat 10 AM-11 PM 330-466-0973

Website: www.orrvillelionsribfest.com

8/18-8/20

Cowboy Mounted Shooting -State Shoot

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

8/19

Speaker Virgil Kline "Civil War Surgeon"

County Line Historical Society hosting speaker Virgil Kline who portrays a Civil War Surgeon. Ken Miller Gas and Oil Museum 1:00 PM 330-464-4382

Website: www.shreveohio.com

8/19

New Pittsburg Homecoming

Music, food, games, family fun. New Pittsburg Lions Club Park 2-9 PM 330-234-7461

8/19

Heart and Sole Community Walk/Run

Annual benefit for local United Way. Three races 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon. Downtown Wooster 7:00 AM 330-264-5576

Website: www.uwwh.org

8/19

Machinery Sale

Kidron Auction 9:00 AM 330-857-3431 or

Website: www.kidronauction.com

8/19

Smithville Community Historical Society Open House, Antique Market & Vintage Baseball Game

Antique Market, with quality antiques, on the front lawn of the Mishler Mill. Open House at the Pioneer Village with craftsmen in the buildings. Only Mishler Mill and Reception Center are handicapped accessible. Vintage baseball game Smithville Stars VS The Mansfield Indepents. Smithville Historical Society & Mishler Mill 10 AM-4 PM 330-669-9308

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

8/25

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

8/25-8/26

Marshallville Historical Days

Parade, car show, food, music, craft show, beer garden, wine tasting and tractor pulls. Celebrating our 20th birthday. Village wide Fri 6-11 PM, Sat all day 330-855-2212

8/26

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

8/26

Break the Cycle Benefit Bicycle Ride

Benefit bike ride supporting OneEighty's substance abuse and addiction services. Three beautiful and challenging routes, a 5k sidewalk tour and a motorcycle poker run. Wayne County Fairgrounds 7 AM-3 PM 330-264-8498

Website: www.btcbenefit.org

8/26

Marshallville Tractor Pull

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