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Find out what's happening in Amish Country Ohio

Published: April 1, 2013 4:00 AM

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Mt. Hope Weekly Livestock Auction

When: 11:30 a.m.

Where: Mt. Hope Auction Barn; 8076 SR 241, Mt. Hope

Amish and non-Amish bring their animals to market every Wednesday year round. Observers will see very old-fashioned carts and wagons and horses and buggies coming and going from the market. During fair weather flea market vendors sell their wares on the outside. A large building also provides shelter for flea market vendors and shoppers. Flea market opens at 7 a.m., Hay Auction and Produce Auction begin at 10 a.m., Livestock Sale begins at 11:30 a.m. and the Poultry Sale begins at 1 p.m. During the summer, small animals such as ducks, chickens, geese, turkeys, rabbits, etc. are sold.

For more information call 330-674-6188 or visit www.mthopeauction.com.

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Wooster Rotary Club Antique & Collectible Auction

When: Auction begins Fri., 2 p.m.; and Sat., 10 a.m.

Where: Wooster High School

Wooster Rotary's largest fundraiser with thousands of consigned items. Registration and viewing beings 2 hours prior. For more information call 330-264-1420 or visit www.woosterrotary.org

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Machinery Sale

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Kidron Auction

Call 330-857-3431 for more information

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The Wooster Jam! Festival of Music and Art

When: noon-11 p.m.

Where: Wayne County Fairgrounds

The Wooster Jam is an end-of-semester celebration of music and the arts that thrive both on and off The College of Wooster campus, consisting of an array of individual artists and ensembles from a myriad of art forms and media. The gathering will take place at the historic Wayne County Fairgrounds on April 13, using several distinct and non-traditional venues. One may hear an A Capella ensemble, the Ohio Light Opera, the Cedar Valley Cloggers and the best rock music on campus - all at different venues simultaneously. The Jam is a unique fusion of language art sound motion music and interactivity. For more information call 216-347-3499 or visit www.woosterjam.com.

WE (Wooster Ethnic) Fair

When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Wayne County Fairgrounds

See the world in just one day. Free family entertainment and food. For more information call 330-464-6305

Leisure Birding with the Greater Mohican Audubon Society

When: 9:00 a.m.

Where: Seaman Orientation Plaza-Secrest Arboretum

Free program-birders of all skill levels welcome. For more information call 330-464-2148 or visit www.secrest.osu.edu

Back Porch Swing Band Concert

When: 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Where: The Wilderness Center; 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot

If you're looking for a band with a swingin' rhythm and an old timey flavor, look no farther. The Back Porch Swing Band combines talents of 5 notable musicians responsible for the tapping of thousands of feet across Ohio for the last 15 years. The band specializes in Western Swing but plays musical styles from Appalachian, Blues, Old Country, and Folk to Swing music from the '20's, '30's, '40's. The hot fiddle playing of Adam Jackson keeps your feet moving. Kris Geis adds great lead and harmony vocals. Dave Irwin swings on his upright bass and contributes an occasional vocal. The "man with the thousand tunes," Pete Shew, is also on lead and harmony vocals and the guitar. Several musicians fill the role of our 5th member--on keyboard, mandolin, steel guitar, clarinet, or saxophone. For more information call 877-359-5235 or visit www.wildernesscenter.org.

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Anniversary Sale at Keim Lumber:

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Where: Keim Lumber; 5060 SR 557, Charm

You won't want to miss Keim Lumber's 2013 anniversary celebration. Enjoy incredible deals and prizes! You could win the Grand Prize of a $10,000 gift card to the store! If you are planning on purchasing doors, windows, cabinetry, flooring, etc...bring your measurements in now and beat the crowd! Then, save big during our sale! For more information call 330-893-2251 or visit www.keimlumber.com.

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Earth Day Celebration:

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: The Wilderness Center; 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot

Earth Day at TWC is a way for you and your family to do your part helping our environment and celebrating our Earth. This year's Earth Day Celebration at TWC has many opportunities for you to participate! A full day of celebrating the great outdoors! For more information call 877-359-5235 or visit www.wildernesscenter.org.

Laughs & Gasps! A Springtime Spectacular

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Amish Country Theater, 3149 39, Walnut Creek

Belly Laughs and Bowling Balls! A Springtime Spectacular: It's two affordable, family-friendly shows in one! Get ready to hold your breath as you witness Lance Weirick, gravity-defying juggler, as he hurls heavy and hazardous objects high above his head, all while perched precariously atop an 8-foot ladder! Prepare to be charmed by hilarious world-class ventriloquist Ken Groves and his crazy cast of characters who have wowed packed audiences from Las Vegas to Japan and everywhere in between. Visit www.amishcountrytheater.com to order tickets today or call 1-888-988-show.

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Wayne Center Ballet Presents : "Peter and the Wolf & Other Dances"

When: Sat., 7 p.m. , Sun., 2 p.m.

Where: Wooster High School

This spring ballet performance inspired by the tale of Peter and the Wolf. For more information call 330-264-2787 or visit www.wayneartscenter.org

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Sock Hops & Soda Pops:

When:Doors open a 6:15 p.m.; Fri., matinee doors open at 12:15 p.m.

Where: Amish Door Restaurant; 1210 Winesburg St., Wilmot;

The Big Bopper's Back! Murphy's Diner is rockin' around the clock in this ALL-NEW, outrageous, feel-good musical from the creators of last year's sell-out "Doo Wops and Beauty Shops." For more information call 888-264-7436 or visit www.amishdoor.com.

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Berlin Barnstorm

When: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; start time may vary from store to store

Where: Downtown Berlin

9th Annual Berlin Barnstorm event is Holmes County's version of a scavenger hunt. Find small wooden barns hidden in each of 40 different stores and be entered in a drawing for a gift card to the store as well as a grandprize. Drawing starts at 4 p.m. in German Village. For more information call 330-893-2812.

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Wayne County Home and Garden Show

When: Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Wayne County Fairgrounds

Over 200 exhibits for your home and garden.

Native Plant Sale & Gardening Seminars

When: Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun., 1-4 p.m.

Where: The Wilderness Center; 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot

Join us to learn about native plants in your garden. Purchase hard to find native plants. For more information call 877-359-5235 or visit www.wildernesscenter.org


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