THROUGH OCT. 12 – The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market, 109 S. Ohio Ave., every Sat. 8 a.m.–noon. Fresh farm produce, homemade crafts, fresh baked goods, jams and jellies, plants, and flowers. 937-658-6945 or www.sidneyalive.org. THROUGH NOV. 1 – First Fridays Downtown, downtown Sidney. Participating shops and restaurants stay open later and offer a First Friday discount. 937-6586945 or www.sidneyalive.org. JUL. 19–20 – Pizza Palooza, Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd., Sylvania, Fri. 5–11 p.m., Sat. 4–11 p.m. $6, C. (5–12) $4, under 5 free. One of northwest Ohio’s premier and largest events. Live music, a pizza-eating challenge, costumed characters, kids’ activities, and more. Pizza sold by the slice; $1.50 for cheese, $2 for specialty; whole pizza $10–$12. www.sylvaniachamber. org/chamber-events/ or find us on Facebook.
JUL. 12–13 – “Wine on Rails,” Lorain & West Virginia Railway, 46485 St. Rte. 18, Wellington, Fri. 7 p.m., Sat 6 p.m. Ride lasts approx. 1-1/2 hours. Enjoy an evening aboard the train as we roll though the countryside while tasting different wines from Matus Winery. Tickets available on website. 440-647-6660 or www.lwvry.org. JUL. 19–20 – Quilt Show: “Sew a Memory,” presented by the Mansfield Millennium Quilt Guild, Malabar Middle School, 205 W. Cook Rd., Mansfield, Fri. 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $5. Merchant mall, raffle quilt, demos, Second Time Around Shop. Lunch available. Handicap accessible. 419-989-3460, 419-631-4941, or email@example.com. JUL. 19–21 – Island Fest, Memorial Park, 112 Division St., Kelleys Island, Fri./Sat. 10 a.m.–10 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free. A waterfront craft festival featuring Ohio artisans and local crafters, DJ, street dances, parade, and fireworks. Food and beer available for purchase. This year’s fest commemorates the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. 419-746-2360 or www. kelleysislandchamber.com. JUL. 20 – Rockabilly at the Railroad, Lorain & West Virginia Railway, 46485 St. Rte. 18, Wellington. Time of the event to be determined. Enjoy a train ride, food, and music at our 50s/60s-themed party. Dress in attire from 38 OHIO COOPERATIVE LIVING • JULY 2019
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JUL. 27 – Good Ole Summertime Festival, downtown North Baltimore, 8 a.m.–midnight. Car show, craft/flea market, 5K run, golf tournament, games, live music, and food. Festival ends with fireworks display at the park. Find us on Facebook. JUL. 27–28 – Van Wert Railroad Heritage Weekend, Van Wert Co. Fgds., 1055 S. Washington St., Van Wert, Sat. 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.–3 p.m. $6; Scouts in uniform and kids 12 and under free. 2-day admission, $8. Over 200 vendor tables. All gauges and scales. Railroad memorabilia and railfan items. At least 12 model railroad layouts and displays. New this year: locomotive races. firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, or 260-760-1666. AUG. 1–4 – Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association Show, Hancock Co. Fgds., 1017 E. Sandusky St., Findlay. 419-722-4698 or www.facebook.com/ NorthwestOhioAntiqueMachineryAssociation. AUG. 3 – Annual Doll and Teddy Bear Show and Sale, Sauder Village Founders Hall, 22611 St. Rte. 2, Archbold, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $8. Features antique dolls and teddy bears, modern collectibles, accessories and supplies, doll appraisals and re-stringing, and doll-themed activities. 800-590-9755 or www.saudervillage.org. AUG. 3 – Defiance County Hot Air Balloon Festival, 20399 Airport Rd., Defiance. $10 per car. Tethered hot air balloon rides, marketplace for shopping, festival food, inflatables and carnival rides for the kids. 419-782-3510 or www.defianceballoonfest.com. the era and bring your classic cars! 440-647-6660, or www.lwvry.org. JUL. 21 – Hale Farm and Village Car Meet, Hale Farm and Village, 2686 Oak Hill Rd., Bath, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. $5– $10. Explore cars from car clubs, car enthusiasts, private collectors, and the Crawford Auto Aviation Museum. Admission includes access to living history museum as well. 330-666-3711 ext. 1737, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www. wrhs.org/events. JUL. 26–28 – F.A.R.M. Tractor Show, New London Rec Park, New London. Admission by donation. Featuring Oliver-Hart Parr and Cockshutt tractors. Antique tractors of all makes and models, gas engines, working demos, model train layout, operating sawmill, kiddie pedal tractor pull, tractor parade and tractor games, flea market, wagon rides, square dancing, Kiddie Power Wheels demo derby for ages 2–8. 419-541-6064. JUL. 27 – Hobo Day, Painesville Railroad Museum, 475 Railroad St., Painesville, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. $5 Adults, C. (3–12) $3, $12 Family (max. 2 adults, 3 children). Costume contest, free face painting, music 1–3 p.m. by the Miracle Band. Food and beverages available for small donation: 12–8 p.m., hamburgers and hot dogs; 4–8 p.m., hobo stew and hobo beans cooked over an open wood fire. And don’t forget it’s a day of railfanning! 216-470-5780, email@example.com, or www.painesvillerailroadmuseum.org. JUL. 27–28 – Zoar Harvest Festival, downtown Zoar, Sat. 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $10, free for ages 12 and under. One of the nation’s most prestigious antiques shows, with more than 60 dealers from across the country. Artisan showcase tent; handmade folk art, furniture, and fine crafts; horse-drawn wagon rides; food and beverages; live music; and museum tours. https:// historiczoarvillage.com. JUL. 29–AUG. 4 – Columbiana County Fair, 225 Lee Ave., Libson. 330-424-5531 or www.columbianacountyfair.org. JUL. 29–AUG. 4 – Medina County Fair, 720 W. Smith Rd., Medina. 330-723-9633 or www.medina-fair.com.
AUG. 3 – “Veterans Helping Veterans,” VFW Post 8445, 712 N. Dixie Hwy., Wapakoneta, 9 a.m.–3 p.m., rain or shine. Registration 9 a.m.–noon; registration fee $10. Free to spectators. Any make, model, or year of cars, trucks, motorcycles, and antique tractors. Dash plaques to first 100. Awards, DJ, refreshments, 50/50 raffle. Proceeds benefit Honor Guard and local veterans. 440-796-3683 (Wanda Link) or firstname.lastname@example.org. AUG. 4 – Stryker Sportsman Club 3-D Archery Shoot, 02638 Co. Rd. 20, Bryan (1/4 mile north of St. Rte. 6 on the right), registration 9 a.m.–noon. 419-579-4878, 419212-1509, or find us on Facebook. AUG. 4 – “Unlikely General: ‘Mad’ Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America,” Fort Recovery State Museum, Community Room, 1 Fort Site St., Fort Recovery, 3 p.m. Free lecture by author Mary Stockwell. 419-375-4384, www.fortrecoverymuseum.com, or find us on Facebook. AUG. 6 – National Night Out, 109 S. Ohio Ave., Sidney, 5:30–10 p.m. Join 16,000 other communities to promote partnership with our local police to fight crime, drugs, and violence. 937-658-6945 or www.sidneyalive.org. AUG. 8–10 – Lincoln Highway “Buy-Way” Yard Sale, locations along and near U.S. 30 across the state, including Crawford, Wyandot, Hardin, Hancock, Allen, and Van Wert counties. www.historicbyway.com.
AUG. 1–3 – Community Hospice Giant Garage Sale, Tuscarawas Co. Fgds., 259 S. Tuscarawas St., Dover, Thur. 3–8 p.m. (First Choice Night, $5 admission), Fri. 9 a.m.–6 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.–noon. Funds raised benefit Community Hospice, a nonprofit organization. 330-343-7605. AUG. 2–3 – Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale and Auction, Wayne Co. Fgds., 199 Vanover St., Wooster. 330-464-8867 or www.ohiomccreliefsale.org. AUG. 2–4 – Twins Day Festival, 9825 Ravenna Rd., Twinsburg. The world’s largest annual gathering of twins. 330-425-3652 or www.twinsdays.org. AUG. 3 – Free Speaker Series: Cindy McShane, Zoar Schoolhouse, 221 E. 4th St., Zoar, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Historical interpreter Cindy McShane will present a first-person portrayal of Marie Tepe (aka French Mary), a forgotten Civil War hero and vivandière (sutler or canteen keeper) who served in at least 13 different battles and was one of only two women to be awarded the Kearney Cross for courage under fire. https://historiczoarvillage.com. AUG. 3–4 – Home and Garden Tour, 342 Union St., Mount Pleasant, Sat. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sun. 1–5 p.m. $15, Stds. $7. Visit the unique homes and gardens in this historic village. 800-752-2631. AUG. 4 – Chardon Arts Festival, Chardon Square (intersection of Rtes. 4 and 66), 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Free admission. Juried show hosts over 100 artists, both local and out of state, featuring works in a variety of mediums. http://chardonsquareassociation.org. AUG. 8–10 – Lincoln Highway “Buy-Way” Yard Sales, locations along and near historic U.S. 30 across the state, including through Columbiana, Stark, Wayne, Ashland, and Richland counties. www.historicbyway.com. AUG. 10 – Painesville Railroad Museum Fundraiser, Harry Buffalo, 2119 Mentor Ave., Painesville, 4–6 p.m. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. All-you-can-eat appetizers and drinks. Basket raffle, 50/50 raffle. Tickets are limited. Contact Staci Jacob at 440-812-3310 or stacijacob2008@ gmail.com, or Tom Pescha at 216-470-5780.