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July & August Events

Published: July 1, 2010 4:45 PM


1-4 -- Ashland Balloonfest at Freer Field. Activities: Balloon Glow, Balloon races, stage performances, sport tournaments, displays, exhibits, food and more. BalloonFest promises to be an outing with the entire family in mind. Everyone will enjoy the colorful Ashland skies as the hot air balloons fill the air for this memorable weekend. For more information go to www.ashlandohioballoonfest.com.

3 -- Classic Car Show in Downtown Loudonville, 419-994-4789, www.loudonville-mohican.com. More than 500 cars attend this annual show. Rated number one in the top 10 downtown events in Crusin' Times Magazine. Great food, live entertainment, and so much more!

Crippled Children's Benefit Auction at Kidron Auction Barn, 4885 Kidron Rd., Kidron, 330-857-2641,


Old Fashioned Family Fourth sponsored by Historic Downtown Millersburg, 330-674-3955, www.historicdowntownmillersburg.com. Bring the family to downtown Millersburg and experience a Fourth like no other! All activities will be held on the courthouse lawn at the intersection of State Route 83 and 39. Chicken BBQ, Hot Dogs, Snacks, Kid's Games, and DJ start off the day. Bike & Stroller Parade, Reenactments, Local Entertainment, Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest, Pie Eating Contest, Auction, Beer Garden, Raffle Drawing, Fireworks.

Newcomerstown Fire Department Annual Car Show & Chicken BBQ David Barber Civic Center, Newcomerstown 10 a.m.-noon Chicken BBQ Noon-6 p.m., Best of Show awarded at 2 p.m. Car Registration: $10, Chicken BBQ: $7 (includes 1/2 chicken, choice of two sides, and a roll)

9-11 -- 26th Annual Great Mohican Powwow at Mohican Reservation Camp & Canoe, 23270 Wally Rd., Loudonville, 800-766-2267,


Smithville Heritage Days Find more information at www.smithvilleohio.com

Antique Tractor & Engine Show at Ashland County West Holmes Career Center 8 a.m.-dark Fri. & Sat., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. The 19th Annual Show will feature Allis Chalmers Tractors & Equipment. Hosting the Buckeye Allis Club, Inc. R/C Truck & Tractor Pulling Saturday & Sunday. Car & Truck Show Sunday only. For more information call 419-368-7360.

9-10 -- Lehman's Summer Party Lehman's, One Lehman Circle, Kidron, 330-857-5757, www.lehmans.com Come and celebrate the Fabulous '50s at Lehman's. Listen to your favorite '50s tune from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, Friday and Saturday, with The Average White Broads at Lehman's anniversary summer party. Register to win this $8,400 retro high end refrigerator and range at Lehman's in Kidron. The drawing will be held in December 2010.

10 -- Shady Rest Car & Motorcycle Show at Shady Rest Army-Navy, Beach City. Registration 3-5 p.m., Show 5-8 p.m.

11 -- Ice Cream Social at JE Reeves Victorian Home, Dover. Noon-4 p.m. Free, For additional information, contact: 330-343-7040

17 -- Car Show & Rigatoni Dinner at First Presbyterian Church, Dennison. Registration 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Trophies awarded at 3 p.m.

Canal Street Cruise-In in Downtown Bolivar, Registration 3-5 p.m., Show 5-8 p.m. Free, registration $8 in advance or $9 day of show. For more information, or to register, contact: 330-74-3113

Dusk in the Village at Historic Schoenbrunn Village, New Philadelphia. 7-9 p.m., Admission: Adults $7, Seniors $5, Children $4. For more information, contact: 330-339-3636

19-25 -- Traveling Butterfly House at Norma Johnson Center, Dover. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. Noon-5 p.m.

22-24 -- Trollbead Trunk Show Berlin Village Gift Barn, 4755 SR 39, Berlin, 330-893-2648, www.oldeberlinvillage


24 -- Newcomerstown Rotary Benefit Car Show & Swap Meet at West Elementary, Newcomerstown. Swap Meet 1-6 p.m., Show Registration 4-6 p.m., Show Awards 8 p.m., Free, Swap Meet Vendors $15, Car Registration $10.


5-7 -- Holmes County Steam & Engine Show Mt. Hope Auction Barn, 8076 SR 241, Mt. Hope, 330-832-1061; The Steam and Engine show is annualy held the first weekend in August. The show features a Horse Pull on Thursday evening and Steam Engine and Antique Tractor activities throughout the weekend. For more information contact Jerry Gainey @ 330-832-1061.

6 -- Downtown Dover Car Show at West Third & North Walnut Streets, Dover. Registration 6 p.m., Awards 9 p.m. Registration: $10 per car.

6-7 -- Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale at Central Cristian School, 3970 Kidron Rd., Kidron, 330-815-5700, www.ohiomccreliefsale.org

7 -- Antiques in the Alley sponsored byHistoric Downtown Millersburg in Millersburg, 330-674-3955, Come downtown and shop 30-40 antique dealers situated in all the downtown alleys and sidewalks. Choose from antique furniture, glass, garden accents, salvage antiques, primitives, folk art, art deco and everything in between. Enjoy great food too! If you are an antique dealer and would like a space, please call 330-674-5111 for more details. www.historicdowntownmillersburg.com

7-8 -- Zoar Harvest Festival Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $6, Children 12 and younger, free. Call 330-874-2646 for

more information.

13-15 -- Tuscarawas County Italian-American Festival in downtown Dover. Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. noon-10 p.m., free

15 -- Car & Power Show at Ragersville Historical Society Museum, Ragersville. Registration 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Show 1-4 p.m., free, registration $10.

Ashland Regional Ballet at Myers Memorial Band Shell, 8 p.m.

Sarah Cyders, Artistic Director. Dancers in both the school and company study and perform dances in a wide range of styles including ballet, modern dance, jazz and tap, offering great entertainment for the entire family. Free. (Rain Site is McDowell Auditorium at Ashland Middle School, 345 Cottage Street.)

16-21 -- Holmes County Fair at Holmes County Fairgrounds, 8381 SR 39, Millersburg, 330-674-0869, www.holmescountyfair.com

20 -- Sugarcreek Business Association Annual Auction

Fire Station Pavilion, Sugarcreek.

20-22 -- American Soldiers' Homecoming Festival at Dennison Depot, Dennison. For additional information, contact: 740-922-6776.

21 -- 3rd Annual Winesburg Classic Art Show in downtown Winesburg, 330-359-5482, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

2010 Buckle Series Rodeo at S Bar L Rodeo, Sugarcreek. 7 p.m., Admission: $10 Adults, $5 Children (4-12), Ages 3 and under free.

Ongoing events

Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center 9 a.m.-5 p.m. info@behalt.com, 330-893-3192, www.behalt.com

Killbuck Valley Museum 1-4 p.m. Every Saturday. Natural and Cultural History of Holmes County and the Killbuck Valley Area. The Museum has five large rooms of displays. The archeology room has mastodon bones and Indian artifacts. Admission: adults $3 and Children $1. Special rates for families and groups available. Contact: Helen at info@killbuckmuseum.org or 330-377-4572. Museum located on Front Street in Killbuck.

Sugarcreek Auction Held year 'round every Monday except for Holidays. Livestock auction in the auction barn, flea market outside, locals sell baked goods, produce, etc. on the grounds. Sugarcreek Auction Barn on North Broadway. 330-852-2832

Farmerstown Flea Market/Auction Every Tuesday year 'round. Farmerstown Auction Grounds. Livestock auction in the auction barn, flea market outside, locals sell baked goods, produce, etc. on the grounds. SR 557, Farmerstown on SR 557 near the school.

Mt. Hope Flea Market/Auction Every Wednesday year 'round. Flea Market vendors set up early in morning. Hay & Straw starts at 10 a.m. Produce (inside) starts 11:30 a.m. Livestock in arena starts at 11:30 a.m. 330-674-6188, www.mthopeauction.com, Mt. Hope Auction Barn 8076 SR 241, Mt. Hope. Location Phone: 330-674-6188.

Kidron Flea Market/Auction Every Thursday year 'round at the Kidron Auction Barn in Kidron.

Walnut Creek Amish Flea Market Every Saturday through December 31 at 1900 SR 39, Sugarcreek OH 44681. Contact: April at 330-201-2183.

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