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Appalachian artwork and folk music with outdoor education. 740-969-2873 or www.lilyfest.com. JUL. 13 – Hank Kabel Sarcoma 5K Walk/Run Fest, Fairfield Co. Fgds., Lancaster, 7:30 a.m.–3 p.m. An event to raise money and awareness for canine cancer and sarcoma. Silent auction and fest. Registration $25 in advance, $30 day of race. http:// hankkabelsarcomafoundation.com. Text questions to Amy Carpenter Kabel at 740-974-2811. JUL. 17–20 – Fireman’s Old Time Festival, Laurelville. Free entertainment nightly. Fish fry nightly. Car show Sat. noon–4 p.m. Grand Parade Sat. 6 p.m. 740-332-6033, www.laurelvillevfd.com or on Facebook. JUL. 18–21 – Miami Valley Steam Threshers Association THROUGH AUG. 3 – “Luminous: Encaustic Works by 69th Annual Show and Reunion, Pastime Park, Plain City. Barbara Vogel,” Zanesville Museum of Art, 620 Military $5, under 13 free. Displays and demos of steam engines, Rd., Zanesville, Wed./Fri./Sat. 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Thur. 10 antique tractors, and gas engines, plus kids’ games and a.m.–7:30 p.m. www.zanesvilleart.org. other family fun. 614-270-0007, email@example.com, or THROUGH AUG. 11 – CAPA Summer Movie Series, Ohio www.miamivalleysteamshow.org. Theatre, 55 E. State St., Columbus, Wed.–Sun. 7:30 p.m., Sun. matinee 2 p.m. America’s longest-running classic film JUL. 19–21 – A Palace Production of The Music Man, Marion Palace Theatre, 276 W. Center St., Marion. series. 614-469-0939 or www.capa.com. $12–$40. 740-383-2101 or www.marionpalace.org. THROUGH SEPT. 7 – Ohio Annual Art Exhibition, JUL. 19–21, 26–28 – City of Angels, Zanesville Zanesville Museum of Art, 620 Military Rd., Zanesville, Community Theatre, 940 Findley Ave., Zanesville, Fri./ Wed., Fri./Sat. 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Thur. 10 a.m.–7:30 p.m. Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2:30 p.m. Tony Award–winning musical www.zanesvilleart.org. comedy. 740-455-6487 or www.zct.org. THROUGH OCT. 26 – Delaware Farmers Market, N. JUL. 20 – Christmas in July, Dillon State Park, 5265 Sandusky St. (between William and Winter), Delaware, Dillon Hills Dr., Nashport, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Christmas theme Wed. 3–6 p.m., Sat. 9–12 p.m. 740-362-6050 or www. crafts, campsite decorating, and more! http://parks. mainstreetdelaware.com/event/farmers-market. ohiodnr.gov/Dillon. THROUGH OCT. 26 – Zanesville Farmers Market, JUL. 21, AUG. 4 – Zanesville Memorial Concert Band Muskingum Co. Fgds., 1300 Pershing Rd., Zanesville, Performances, Zane’s Landing Park, west end of Market every Sat. 9 a.m.–12 p.m. June through September, the Street (along river), Zanesville, 7 p.m. Free. www.zmcb.org. market is also open every Wed. 4–7 p.m. at North 3rd Street. www.zanesvillefarmersmarket.org. JUL. 24–27 – Musicians Against Childhood Cancer, Cardinal Ctr. Campground, 616 St. Rte. 61, Marengo. THROUGH OCT. 27 – Rock Mill Weekends, Stebelton $40 single-day ticket, $120 for 4-day ticket; half-price Park at Rock Mill, 1429 Rockmill Place NW, Lancaster, for ages 11–15, free for ages 10 and under. Lineup every Sat. and Sun. 12–4 p.m. Free. Tour the restored features over 40 top artists. Proceeds benefit St. Jude 1824 gristmill, walk on the iconic Rock Mill Covered Children’s Research Hospital. 740-548-4199, macc@ Bridge, and enjoy Hocking River Falls. 740-681-7249 or musiciansagainstchildhoodcancer.com, or http:// www.fairfieldcountyparks.org. bluegrassclassic.com. JUL. 12–14 – Lilyfest, Bishop Educational Gardens, 13200 Little Cola Rd., Rockbridge, Fri. 10 a.m.–6 p.m,, Sat. JUL. 24–AUG. 4 – Ohio State Fair, Ohio Expo Ctr., 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, daily 9 a.m.–10 p.m. $6–$10, under 5 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free admission and free. $5 parking. 888-646-3976 or www.ohiostatefair.com. parking. Must-see garden experience combines
THROUGH OCT. 27 – Blennerhassett Voyage, North Bend State Park, 202 North Bend Park
Rd., Cairo. $130 package includes one night of lodging for two at North Bend, plus two tickets for a sternwheeler ride to and from Blennerhassett Island, a wagon ride tour of the island, a tour of the Mansion, and passes for the Blennerhassett Museum. 304-643-2931, www.northbendsp.com, or www. blennerhassettislandsatatepark.com. AUG. 1–3 – West Virginia Blackberry Festival, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort, 11 a.m.–11 p.m. Blackberry dishes and other foods, arts and crafts, pet parade, 5K run, free concerts and entertainment, and fireworks on the 3rd. Kick off the festival by attending the Mark Mills Memorial Car Show at the Nutter Fort School parking lot, July 27, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. www. wvblackberry.com.
JUL. 26–27 – Night Fire Cruise and Civil War Reenactment/Encampment, Zane’s Landing Park, west end of Market Street, Zanesville. $15. Join us aboard the Lorena sternwheeler for a Civil War reenactment and encampment on the Mighty Muskingum. Night fire cruise Fri. 9:30 p.m. Rides begin Sat. at 10 a.m. 800-743-2303, 740-455-8282, or www.visitzanesville.com/Explore/ Destinations/133/Lorena-Sternwheeler. AUG. 1–3 – Goodtime Quilters Guild’s Annual Quilt Show, Ohio Christian University, 1476 Lancaster Pike, Circleville, Thur./Fri. 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $6 daily, 3-day admission $10. 150 quilt displays, raffles, door prizes, silent auction, knife sharpening. www. goodtimequilters.org. AUG. 2–3 – Y-Bridge Arts Festival, Zane’s Landing Park, west end of Market St., Zanesville, Fri. 2 p.m. till dark, Sat. 11 a.m. till dark. Free. Contemporary arts and crafts, live entertainment, food and beverages, and hands-on activities for kids. http://ybridgeartsfestival.com. AUG. 2–4 – Dublin Irish Festival, Coffman Park, 5600 Post Rd., Dublin, Fri. 4 p.m.–midnight, Sat. 11 a.m.– midnight, Sun. 11 a.m.–8 p.m. $10–$15, under 13 free; $25 for 3-day pass. www.dublinirishfestival.org. AUG. 3 – Dresden Melon Festival, St. Rte. 208/ Muskingum Ave., Dresden, 9:15 a.m.–11 p.m. $1. Family activities, live music, food. 740-607-8780 or www. dresdenmelonfestival.com. AUG. 8–10 – All Ohio Balloon Fest, Union Co. Airport, 760 Clymer Rd., Marysville. Thur. pass, $20; includes 38 Special concert. Fri./Sat. pass, $10. 6 p.m. Nightly Launch, 9 p.m. Nightly Glow. Bring your own lawn chairs. 937-2435833 or www.allohioballoonfest.com. AUG. 10 – Food Truck and Family Fun Fest, Pickaway County Main Library Parking Lot, Circleville, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Food trucks, children’s activities, and live music with Marty Hayes and X-Perience Music. 740-474-3636 or www. pickaway.com. AUG. 10 – Union County Master Gardeners Plant Sale, Armory Building at the Union Co. Fgds., 845 N. Main St., Marysville, 8 a.m.–noon. Sun and shade perennials, native plants, shrubs and trees, grasses, bulbs, and daylilies. 937-644-8117 or https://union.osu.edu. AUG. 11 – Lancaster Community Band Concert, Rising Park, Lancaster, 4 p.m. Free. 740-756-4430.
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