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Events August 2017

Fair Rides
Aug 2017
Tuesday, Aug 01, 2017 -October 27, 2017
Bremen Farmers Produce Auction
Location: 1511 Mt. Zwingli Rd, Bremen, Ohio 43107
Time: Tuesday and Friday at Noon
Website: https://www.facebook.com/BremenFarmersAuction
Organization: Bremen Farmers Auction
Contact: Dave Foltz
Phone: 740-503-9757

Local produce and baked goods. Bedding plants and hanging baskets when in season.

Tuesday, Aug 01, 2017 -August 27, 2017
Ohio Glass Museum Exhibit: "Totally Tiffin"
Location: Ohio Glass Museum, 124 W Main St, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: Tues.-Sun. 1-4 PM
Website: http://www.ohioglassmuseum.org
Organization: Ohio Glass Museum
Contact: Office
Phone: 740-687-0101

Final month for this exhibition. A wide variety of items produced by Tiffin Glass Company from the early 1900s until 1980. Glassblowing studio always open during Museum hours.

Tuesday, Aug 01, 2017 -August 13, 2017
Decorative Arts Center of Ohio Exhibit: "Three Voices"
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 E Main St, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: Tues.-Sat. 10 AM - 4 PM, Sun. 1 -4 PM
Website: http://www.decartsohio.org
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact: Office
Phone: 740-681-1423

An all-Ohio exhibition featuring artists Judith Brandon, Cleveland; Leslie Shiels, Cincinnati; and Carol Snyder, Columbus. Exhibit ends August 13. Admission always free.

Tuesday, Aug 01, 2017 -September 26, 2017
Baltimore Farmer's Market
Location: 1000 S Main St., Baltimore Ohio 43105
Time: 4 - 7:30 PM each Tuesday
Website: http://www.baltimoredowntownrestoration.com
Organization: Baltimore Downtown Restoration Committee
Contact: Market Manager
Phone: 614-450-0237

Now looking for vendors, both produce and baked goods. Visit us at our new expanded location for 2017!

Tuesday, Aug 01, 2017 -December 30, 2017
AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Exhibit - "Toys and Collectibles"
Location: AMA Hall of Fame Museum, 13515 Yarmouth Dr, Pickerington, Ohio 43147
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM, seven days a week
Website: http://www.motorcyclemuseum.org
Organization: American Motorcycle Association
Contact: Museum office
Phone: 614-856-2222

Exhibit features a collection of toy motorcycles from the past 50 years. Included are Lego models, steel toys, motorized and wind-up motorcycles and more.

Thursday, Aug 03, 2017 -September 28, 2017
Olde Village Farmers' Market
Location: Pickerington Village, 89 N Center St, Pickerington, Ohio 43147
Time: Thursdays, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Website: http://www.pickeringtonvillage.com
Organization: Olde Pickerington Village Business Association
Contact: OPVBA
Phone: 614-860-0899

Over 30 vendors with fresh produce, baked goods, meats, crafts, more. On-site dining or take-home. Market open Thursdays through September 28.

Thursday, Aug 03, 2017 -August 6, 2017
Ohio University-Lancaster Theatre Production: "GREASE"
Location: Ohio University-Lancaster, 1570 Granville Pike, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: Thu. and Fri. 7 PM, Sat. 2 PM and 7 PM, Sun. 2 PM
Website: https://www.ohio.edu/lancaster/events/theatre.cfm
Organization: Ohio University-Lancaster Theatre
Contact: Box Office
Phone: 740-681-3353

Tickets available online, in advance at the Box Office, by phone, or at the door.

Friday, Aug 04, 2017 -August 11, 2017
Friday Night Bandstand
Location: Main & Broad Sts., downtown Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: 7:00 PM
Website: http://www.lancasterparks.com
Organization: Lancaster Parks & Recreation
Contact: Parks Office
Phone: 740-687-6651

Free outdoor concert presented every Friday night through August 11. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. August schedule: 8/4-Slaw Dog, 8/11-Conspiracy

Saturday, Aug 05, 2017 -October 28, 2017
Lancaster Farmers Market
Location: 239 W Main St, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: Saturdays, 8 AM - Noon
Website: http://www.lancasterohfarmersmarket.org
Organization: Lancaster Farmers Market Association
Phone: 740-569-4563

Market open Saturdays through October 28, corner of Memorial Dr. and Wheeling St, Lancaster. (Government Services parking lot).

Saturday, Aug 05, 2017 -October 21, 2017
Lancaster Handmade Market
Location: Main and Broad Sts, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: 10 AM - 2 PM
Website: http://www.lancasterhandmademarket.com
Organization: Lancaster Handmade Market
Contact: lancasterhandmademarket@gmail.com

Ohio artists and craftspeople with locally-made products. Market open the first and third Saturday of each month from May 6 – October 21.

Saturday, Aug 05, 2017 -October 29, 2017
Rock Mill Weekends
Location: Rock Mill Park, 1429 Rockmill Pl NW, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: 1 PM - 3 PM Saturdays and Sundays
Website: http://www.historicalparks.org
Organization: Fairfield County Historical Parks
Contact: Parks Office
Phone: 740-681-7249

Historic Rock Mill will be open to the public on weekends from 1 PM – 3 PM through October 29. Free admission.

Saturday, Aug 12, 2017
Downtown Lancaster Saturday Cinema
Location: Bandstand, 109 N Broad Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: Movie begins at dusk (approx. 8:30 PM)
Website: http://www.destinationdowntownlancaster.com
Organization: Destination Downtown Lancaster
Contact: Michelle Storts
Phone: 740-277-6607

Last Saturday Cinema of the year! Admission free, bring a lawn chair or blanket. August schedule to be announced soon!

Saturday, Aug 12, 2017
Reality Dreams/Toys To Share Horse Show
Location: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: 9 AM
Contact: Karen Sarver
Phone: 740-385-3431


Sunday, Aug 13, 2017
Rock Mill Covered Bridge Dinner
Location: Rock Mill Park, 1429 Rockmill Rd NW, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: 6 PM
Website: http://www.historicalparks.org
Organization: Fairfield County Historical Parks
Contact: Parks Office
Phone: 740-681-7249

Enjoy dinner on the historic Rock Mill covered bridge. Limited seating, reservations required.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 -August 20, 2017
22nd Annual Antique Tractor and Truck Show
Location: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 East Fair Avenue Lancaster, OH
Time: Fri. Noon - 5 PM, Sat. 8 AM - 5 PM, Sun. 10 AM - 3 PM
Website: http://www.fairfieldcountytractorclub.com
Organization: Fairfield County Antique Tractor Club
Contact: Doug Shaw
Phone: 740-407-2347

Tractors, equipment, memorabilia. 2017 show featuring International Harvester. Flea Market, Crafts, Steam Engines, Corn Sellers,Saw Mill, Buzz Saw, Threshing Wheat, Stationary Baler, Corn Shredding, Rope making, Hit & Miss Engines, Ensilage Cutting & Blowing, Raffles, Farm Animals, Food Vendors, Thomas the Train and Tractor Parade.

Tractor display, field & construction demonstrations throughout the weekend.

Free admission and parking.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 -August 19, 2017
Carroll Community Festival
Location: Downtown Carroll - Bessie Benson Park
Time: Fri. 5 - 9:30 PM, Sat. 10 AM - 9:30 PM
Website: http://www.carrollareahistoricalsociety.weebly.com
Organization: Carroll Area Historical Society
Contact: June Queen
Phone: 740-974-7966

Carroll has featured a family-fun event since 1963. This festival continues to offer a variety of entertainment and activities. This year’s activities include Ox Roast Sandwiches (it’s back!), Kids Pageant, Classic Car Show, Silent Auction, 1860’s Ladies and Gentlemen Baseball Games, Pie Contest & Auction, Kiddie Tractor Pull, Doggie Contest, Carroll’s Got Talent Final Contest, Corn Hole Tournament, Games, Inflatables, Music and Crowning of the Festival King & Queen. Fun for everyone! There will be two, outdoor evening concerts beginning at 7:30 pm: 8/18: “Paradise Island” and on 8/19: “Swagg”. Bring lawn chairs. No charge for festival admission or for the evening concerts.

Festival hours are 5 pm-9:30 pm on Friday and 10 am -9:30 pm on Saturday

For a complete event schedule visit: www.carrollareahistoricalsociety.weebly.com or facebook available at most Carroll businesses.

Friday, Aug 25, 2017
First Annual 'Tour De Lake'
Location: 13750 Rosewood Rd NE, Thornville, Ohio 43076
Time: 10 AM - Noon
Website: http://bikebuckeyelake.org
Organization: Bike Buckeye Lake
Contact: Bill Collison williamxcollinson@gmail.com

22 mile tour around Buckeye Lake. Rest stops with restrooms/water, etc. Ride begins and ends at Buckeye Lake Winery. Registration coming soon!

Saturday, Aug 26, 2017
Mt. Pleasant Shootout Truck & Tractor Pull
Location: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: 5 PM
Website: http://tinyurl.com/h27bcbf
Contact: Fairgrounds Office
Phone: 740-653-3041


Sunday, Aug 27, 2017
Rough Riders Horse Show
Location: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: 8:30 AM
Contact: Christi Bachman
Phone: 740-808-4367


Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017 -September 2, 2017
Millersport Sweet Corn Festival
Location: Historic Lions Park, 2900 Chautauqua Blvd, Millersport, Ohio 43046
Time: Wed.-Fri. 5 PM - 11 PM, Sat. 11 AM - 11 PM
Website: http://www.sweetcornfest.com
Organization: Millersport Lions Club
Contact: Lions Club
Phone: 740-467-2640

Get ready for this fun festival that you are sure to find ear-resistable! Bring your family and friends to discover more than 20 midway rides and games, tractor pulls, food, parades, and more. Compete in one of the fun contests that are held throughout the week. Are you ready for the Outhouse Race? What about the Corn Eating Contest? Don’t forget to sign up for the Ken Keener Classic 5K. Popular Nashville stars will present free concerts, featuring Restless Heart (September 1) and Collin Ray & Pam Tillis (September 2). Maybe you will be the lucky ticket holder who wins Saturday’s Grand Prize drawing of $10,000!

For a complete event schedule, visit http://www.sweetcornfest.com/ or facebook