or 6 for $5. For more information, call Connie Storer at 937-393-9758. JUL. 26 – Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass, Bluegrass Night at Fibonacci Brewing Company, 1445 Compton Rd., Cincinnati, 7–9 p.m. Free. Lively bluegrass music featuring lightning-fast instrumentals, close harmonies, and entertaining novelty songs. Craft beers and food available for purchase during the show. 513832-1422 or http://fibbrew.com. JUL. 26–28 – Annie Oakley Festival, Darke Co. Fgds., South Show Arena Area, 800 Sweitzer St., Greenville. Honoring Darke County’s most famous daughter. Shooting contests, fast draw competitions, bullwhip exhibitions, Little Miss and Mr. contests, food, car show, and more. www.annieoakleyfestival.org. JUL. 27–28 – Gathering at Garst, 205 N. Broadway, Greenville, Sat. 10 a.m.–10 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Living history encampment with reenactors representing eras ranging from the French and Indian War to the American Civil War. Antiques, live music and entertainment, arts and crafts, food vendors. 937-5485250 or www.gatheringatgarst.com. JUL. 29 – Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass, Haddix Hall (next to Hunter’s Pizzeria), 4165 St. Rte. 122, Franklin, 6–8 p.m. $5. Lively bluegrass music featuring lightning-fast instrumentals, close harmonies, and entertaining novelty songs. Food available on site. 937-746-5415, haddixmusic@ yahoo.com, or www.facebook.com/HaddixHall. AUG. 1–4 – World’s Longest Yard Sale, locations along U.S. 127 through Greenville. www.127yardsale.com.
AUG. 3 – Art in the Park, Tipp City Community Park, 225 Parkwood Dr., Tipp City, 12–8 p.m. A celebration of the arts complete with entertainment, artist vendors, food truck, and children’s art activities. 937-339-1044 or www. homegrowngreat.com/event/art-in-the-park. AUG. 9 – Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass, Oxford Community Ctr.,, 10 S. College Ave., Oxford, 6–9 p.m. Free. Enjoy an evening of lively bluegrass music and new art exhibitions. 513-524-8506, info@oxarts. org, or www.oxarts.org. AUG. 9–10 – Miami Valley Music Fest, Eagles Campground, 2252 Troy-Urbana Rd., Troy. Diverse music from some of the region’s best musicians and artists. www.miamivalleymusicfest.com. AUG. 9–15 – Miami County Fair, Miami Co. Fgds., 650 N. County Rd. 25A, Troy. $5 day pass; under 9 free. Competitions, entertainment, harness racing, tractor pulls, art exhibits, games and rides, and great food. 937-3357492 or www.miamicountyohiofair.com. AUG. 10 – “Down a River, Down a Beer,” 919 S. Main St., Piqua, 6–10 p.m. $30. Beer tastings (99 beer choices available), food trucks, and silent auction of beer memorabilia. www.mainstreetpiqua.com. AUG. 10 – Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass, McCoy’s Colerain, 6008 Springdale Rd., Cincinnati, 7–10 p.m. Free. Lively bluegrass music featuring lightning-fast instrumentals, close harmonies, and entertaining novelty songs. Food available on site. 513-237-4583 (Sherrie) or www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100010118115223.
a.m.–8 p.m. Enjoy fresh local roasted sweet corn. See antique tractors and gas engines or take part in the pedal tractor pull, corn hole tournament, and corn eating contest. Car and truck show Sat. 11 a.m.–3 p.m. www. mariettasweetcorn.com. JUL. 21 – “MADE on the Farm” Dinner, Adena Mansion and Gardens, 847 Adena Rd., Chillicothe. Social time 5 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m. $50 Farm Bureau members; $60 nonmembers; under 13, $20. Benefits the student program MADE (My Attitude Determines Everything). Purchase tickets at Eventbrite.com by searching “MADE on the Farm” or by contacting the Ross County Farm THROUGH SEPT. 27 – Rise and Shine Farmers Market, Bureau office at 740-474-6284 or email@example.com. 2135 Southgate Pkwy., Cambridge, Fridays 8 a.m.–noon. JUL. 21 – Shakespeare on Sugarloaf: The Winter’s 740-680-1866. Tale, Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre, 5968 Marietta JUL. 6 – Noah Cox Memorial Truck and Tractor Pull, Rd., Chillicothe, 8 p.m. Free. Performed by the cast of Athens Co. Fgds., 286 W. Union St., Athens. Pit and Tecumseh!, Shakespeare on Sugarloaf is a major initiative grandstand admission, $10; free for ages 5 and under. of The Scioto Society to provide free Shakespeare to Gates open 10 a.m., registration 12 p.m., pull begins 2 southern Ohio. www.tecumsehdrama.com. p.m. Proceeds go to the Noah Cox Memorial Fund. 740JUL. 26–28 – Frankfort Sunflower Festival, downtown 818-8439 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Frankfort, Fri. 5–10 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.–10 p.m., Sun. 10 JUL. 10–14 – The Tree Course: “Mastering the Trees of a.m.–6 p.m. Free. Concessions, a car show, antique the Great Eastern Forest,” Highlands Nature Sanctuary, tractors, games, live music, a parade, and, of course, a 7660 Cave Rd., Bainbridge. This course will teach you to sunflower contest! www.sunflowerfestival.net. recognize the most widespread trees of the eastern U.S. Topics of forest ecology, natural history, and conservation JUL. 27 – Mud Ninja Extreme Challenge, J.L. Parker Farm, 2093 Pricer Ridge Rd., South Salem, 9 a.m. $55+. are imbedded in this thoroughly field-oriented curriculum. Registration required. 937-365-1935 or http:// An action-packed day of fun and excitement with over 25 obstacles –5 km of muddy insanity! www.mudninja.com. arcofappalachia.org/tree-course-home. JUL. 19–20 – Sweet Corn Festival, Muskingum Park, 300 block of Front St., Marietta, Fri. 5–9 p.m., Sat. 11
AUG. 1–3 – Antrim Community Fire Department Festival, Antrim, begins at 5 p.m. each night. Free admission. 740-498-6923. AUG. 2–3 – Deerassic Classic Giveaway and Expo, Deerassic Park Education Ctr., 14250 Cadiz Rd./U.S. 22, Cambridge. Please call for ticket information. Outdoor exhibitors, stage shows, raffles, prizes, food, and entertainment. 740-435-9500 or https://deerassic.com. AUG. 3–4 – Family and Friends Jubilee, Cambridge City Park Big Pavilion, Cambridge, Sat. 11 a.m.–6 p.m., Sun. church service 11 a.m.–1 p.m. 740-432-7590 (Carol Houston) or 740-255-5280 (Pam Porcha). AUG. 3–10 – Ross County Fair, Ross Co. Fgds., 344 Fairgrounds Rd., Chillicothe. www.rosscountyfair.com. AUG. 4 – Barton Polkafest, Fireman’s Field, 52176 Center St., Barton, 12–8 p.m., rain or shine. Sponsored by the Barton Vol. Fire Dept. Free admission. Polka bands, Polish foods and other concessions, raffles, kids’ games and face painting, door prizes, cash bar. 740-695-3029. AUG. 8–11 – Rivers, Trails, and Ales Fest, Muskingum Park, 300 block of Front St., Marietta. A full weekend of paddling, road and mountain biking, and enjoying fine local ales in Ohio’s #1 destination for outdoor adventure — Marietta! www.facebook.com/RTAfest/. AUG. 10–12 – Salt Fork Arts and Crafts Festival, Cambridge City Park, Cambridge, Fri. 12–8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. A juried festival that showcases high-quality art in a variety of mediums. Entertainment, concessions, and programs for kids. 740705-6866 or www.saltforkfestival.org.
THROUGH AUG. 27 – Movies in the Park, The Park at Liberty Center, 7100 Foundry Row, Liberty, 8–11 p.m. Free. www.liberty-center.com. THROUGH SEPT. 26 – Uptown Music Concert Series, Uptown Park, Oxford, every Thur. 7–9:30 p.m. Free. 513523-8687 or www.enjoyoxford.org. JUL. 7 – Music at the Mound with Steve Free, Serpent Mound, 3850 OH-73, Peebles, 1 p.m. Join the acclaimed singer/songwriter for an open air concert. Free with $8/ vehicle parking fee. http://arcofappalachia.org/steve-free. JUL. 10, 17, 24, 31 – Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass, Vinoklet Winery, 11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, 6:30–8:30 p.m. Free admission. Enjoy dinner and an evening of lively bluegrass music. Reservations recommended. 513-385-9309 or www.vinokletwines.com. JUL. 19–20 – Quilts of Highland County Quilt Show, Hillsboro High School, Hillsboro. Quilt raffle ticket $1
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