Jul
18
Wed
Enchanted Brush Exhibition Public Reception @ Mazza Museum
Jul 18 @ 5:30 pm

The fourth annual Enchanted Brush Exhibition has returned to the University of Findlay, featuring the theme “Maidens of Myth.”

The event will run through Aug. 10 in the Dudley and Mary Marks Lea Gallery within the Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion.

A free, public reception will be held Wednesday, July 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Mazza Museum. Giving a presentation will be Ed Binkley, whose work has appeared on dozens of book covers and magazines, and in numerous issues of “Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art.” A 6 p.m. gallery tour of the exhibition will be led by Daniel Chudzinksi, museum curator and exhibition organizer.

The Enchanted Brush Exhibition is an event that showcases works by some of the most acclaimed artists in the industry.

The Lea Gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays, and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. All exhibitions are free and open to the public.

Jul
21
Sat
Rawson Proud Craft Show @ Rawson
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Rawson Proud is seeking local crafters and vendors for the town festival craft show, scheduled for 2-9 p.m. July 21.

The fee is $20 and includes a 10-foot by 10-foot space. There will be no duplication of vendors.

Email RawsonProud@yahoo.com or message RawsonProud on Facebook to sign up.

Jul
25
Wed
Summer on the Farm @ Brugeman Lodge at Riverbend Recreation Area
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“Summer on the Farm” will be the third painting event in the 2018 Hancock Park District seasonal painting series about the outdoors.

The event will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday in Brugeman Lodge at Riverbend Recreation Area.

Awakening Minds Art staff will provide step-by-step instructions on how to paint a summertime farm scene. Supplies, including an 11-inch by 14-inch stretched canvas, will be provided and light refreshments will be available.

The program will be held with a minimum of five and a maximum of 30 participants, who must be at least 16 years old.

Register, with $30 per person, by 1 p.m. Tuesday online at www.HancockParks.com under “Programs & Activities.” Call the park district administrative office, 419-425-7275, to register or for more information.

Aug
2
Thu
Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association Show @ Hancock County Fairgrounds
Aug 2 – Aug 5 all-day

The Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association show begins today and continues through Sunday at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. The annual event features live demonstrations, flea markets, tractor and truck pulls, and live music.

Daily admission to the show is $5 per person, but those 15 and under are admitted free with an adult. Club memberships, costing $10 per person, are available. Camping on the fairgrounds is permitted for a fee.

The Backroads Band will perform at this year’s country concert, which will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday. The concert is free with a paid admission to the machinery show.

Other daily events include scooter and antique garden tractor exhibit, arts and crafts, trading post, and live demonstrations, including Baker fan, saw mill, shingle mill and old-time wheat threshing.

The show schedule is as follows:

TODAY

Senior Citizens Day

$4 admission for those 62 and older.

  • 8 a.m. — Gates open to the show.
  • 1 p.m. — Kids activities (Legacy).
  • 3 p.m. — Steam engine games.
  • 6 p.m. — Chicken scramble (sign up at 5 p.m. for 10 and under) South Grandstand).
  • 7 p.m. — Junior antique tractor pull (15 years old and under, tractors provided) South Grandstand).
  • 10 p.m. — Spark show.

FRIDAY

  • Noon — C&R Sounds, 50-60’s music, (Mini Park).
  • 1 p.m. — Kids activities (Legacy).
  • 2 p.m. — Tractor rodeo, start up and slow race.
  • 3 p.m. — Steam engine games.
  • 7 p.m. — Tractor square dance (South Grandstand).
  • 10 p.m. — Spark show.

SATURDAY

  • 10 a.m. — Garden tractor pull.
  • 11 a.m. — Kiddie pedal pull (kids weighing 24-100 pounds).
  • Noon — Exhibitor antique & classic full tractor pull.
  • Noon — Arlington Marching Band (Mini Park).
  • 1 p.m. — Backseat driver contest.
  • 1 p.m. — Kids activities (Legacy).
  • 3 p.m. — Steam engine games.
  • 4 p.m. — Pure stock antique pickup truck pull.
  • 6 p.m. — Antique tractor and steam engine parade.
  • 8 p.m. — The Backroads Band (South Grandstands).
  • 10 p.m. — Spark show.

SUNDAY

  • 9 a.m. — Church services in the show arena by “Morse Family Singers.”
Aug
3
Fri
“Hands” Opening Reception @ Findlay Art League
Aug 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Findlay Art League will display a solo show titled “Hands” by member Jennifer Sowders during the month of August.

An opening reception will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at the Art League, 117 W. Crawford St.

The show is an offering of two veins of thought: mixed media paintings with an underlying spiritual theme and mixed media photo transfers on copper of the artist’s interaction between hands and nature. The exhibit is kid-friendly and interactive, with extra content accessible via tablet or smartphone.

Aug
17
Fri
Allen County Fair @ Allen County Fairgrounds
Aug 17 – Aug 25 all-day

LIMA — Ventriloquist Darci Lynne, an “America’s Got Talent” winner, headlines entertainment at the Allen County Fair, which opens Friday and continues through Aug. 25 at the Allen County Fairgrounds in Lima.

“Darci Lynne and Friends” will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets for the show range from $30 to $55, with $100 VIP seating available. The ticket price does not include general gate admission to the fair.

In other entertainment, a pair of tribute bands will be featured Sunday night. New Frontiers, featuring Journey songs, and Fleetwood 2 The Max will headline a free show beginning at 7 p.m.

Other traditional fair events include the Kewpee Showcase Of Bands, harness racing, a demolition derby, tractor pulls and a livestock scramble.

Daily entertainment programs include the Bengal Tigers, BMX Stunt Show, Jungle Island Zoo, Bear Hollow Wood Carvers and Crazy Mike V as the Village Idiot.

Daily admission to the fair is $7 for those 7 and older. Admission is free to those under 7.

Season passes, which are good for all nine days of the fair, also can be purchased. Prior to Friday, the season pass costs $30 for those 10 and over, and $15 for those ages 7-9. After the fair begins the season pass is $35 for those 10 and over, and $20 for those ages 7-9.

All-day wristbands for amusement rides are $25. Prior to the fair, wristband vouchers are $20. Special $15 wristbands are available from noon to 5 p.m. Monday and noon to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23.

Fair highlights include:

FRIDAY

  • 1 p.m. — Open class first flower show, Youth Activities Building.
  • 3:30 p.m. — OSU alumni band, grandstand plaza.
  • 4 p.m. — 168th Allen County Fair ribbon-cutting ceremony, AAA Grandstand Plaza Stage; Junior fair silent auction opens, Youth Exhibits Building.
  • 6:30 p.m. — OSU alumni band.
  • 7 p.m. — Kewpee Showcase Of Bands, grandstand; The Hoppers, gospel tent.

SATURDAY

  • 10 a.m. — Open class bees, honey, seeds, grains, hay, vegetables, fruits judging, Ag and Fine Arts Building; 4-H dog obedience judging, show arena; Junior fair poultry judging, rabbit show arena.
  • 10:30 a.m. — Children Choosing Christ, gospel tent.
  • 1 p.m. — Allen County Horse Council IBRA/OGBRA/OMBRA Speed Show, Schmidthorst Pavilion.
  • 2 p.m. — Junior fair poultry showmanship, rabbit show arena.
  • 7 p.m. — Darci Lynne and Friends concert, grandstand; Jimmy Fortune, gospel tent.
  • 8 to 10 p.m. — Junior fair exhibitor dance, show arena.

SUNDAY

  • 9 a.m. — Open class rabbit show, commercial meat and fryers show and showmanship, show arena; Allen County Horse Council 4-H Youth Horse Show, Schmidthorst Pavilion.
  • 10:30 a.m. — Nondenominational worship service, gospel tent.
  • 12:30 p.m. — Junior fair poultry breed show, rabbit barn, followed by open class poultry show, poultry barn.
  • 5 p.m. — Open class guys and gals lead, show arena.
  • 5:45 p.m. — Junior fair rabbit king and queen crowning followed by junior fair fur, fryers, and market rabbit judging, rabbit barn.
  • 7 p.m. — New Frontiers/Fleetwood 2 The Max concert, grandstand; The Isaacs, gospel tent.

MONDAY

  • 8 a.m. — Junior fair market hog show, show arena.
  • 9 a.m. — Junior fair meat goat showmanship followed by meat breeding and market goat show, sheep show arena; Junior fair rabbit showmanship demonstrations, rabbit barn; Youth fishing derby, Roschman Park pond.
  • 11:30 a.m. — Open class wine challenge, Ag and Fine Arts Building.
  • Noon to 9 p.m. — Buck I Guy, Merchants Building and various locations on fairgrounds.
  • 1 p.m. — Junior fair rabbit quiz bowl, rabbit barn; Open class second flower show, Youth Activities Building.
  • 2 p.m. — Youth Day activities, picnic tent at Roschman Park; “Creepy” Critters, opposite Roschman Park shelter house; Bred and Fed Sheep Show, sheep show arena.
  • 3 p.m. — Junior fair breeding sheep show, sheep show arena.
  • 4 p.m. — Cloverbud sheep showmanship, sheep show arena; Best dressed bovine contest, show arena.
  • 5 p.m. — “Creepy” Critters, opposite Roschman Park shelter house.
  • 6 p.m. — Junior Fair Born and Raised in Allen County market lamb show, sheep show arena.
  • 6:30 p.m. — Open class dairy breeding show and dairy pee wee showmanship, show arena.
  • 7 p.m. — Harness racing, grandstand, Dunlap-Renner Memorial Pace (free admission); Junior fair dairy showmanship followed by junior fair dairy show, show arena; Three Bridges, gospel tent; “Creepy” Critters, opposite Roschman Park shelter house.
  • 8 p.m. — Jason Gilbert Karaoke, AAA Grandstand Plaza Stage.

TUESDAY

  • 8 a.m. — Farrow to Finish followed by junior fair swine showmanship, open class best-dressed pig contest, peewee showmanship, women’s showmanship, men’s showmanship, champion of champions showmanship, and open class market hog show, all at show arena; Born and raised single fryer rabbit showmanship, rabbit barn.
  • 9 a.m. — Junior fair horse and pony show, Schmidthorst Pavilion; Junior fair dairy goat showmanship followed by dairy breeding and all other breeds, sheep show arena.
  • 11 a.m. — Demo Days, Ag and Fine Arts Building.
  • Noon to 8 p.m. — Taste of the Fair, midway.
  • Noon to 9 p.m. — Buck I Guy, Merchants Building and various locations on fairgrounds.
  • 1 p.m. — Junior fair born and raised market goat show, sheep show arena.
  • 3 p.m. — Junior fair market lamb showmanship, sheep show arena.
  • 5:30 p.m. — Junior fair market lamb show, show arena.
  • 5:45 p.m. — Wehri Sisters, Youth Activities Building.
  • 7 p.m. — Harness racing, Allen County Supertrot, Ohio Ladies Pace, grandstand; Seams, sew fine style show, Youth Activities Building; The Browns, gospel tent.
  • 8 p.m. — Decorating on a Dime, Youth Activities Building; Junior fair born and raised market steer show, show arena; Shifferly Road, AAA Grandstand Plaza Stage.
  • 9 p.m. — Junior fair movie night, sheep show arena.

WEDNESDAY

  • 8 a.m. — Junior fair breeding rabbit show, rabbit barn; Open class sheep breeding show, market lamb show, showmanship and fleece show, all at sheep show arena.
  • 9 a.m. — Junior fair horse and pony show, Schmidthorst Pavilion; Junior fair dairy beef steers showmanship followed by junior fair dairy feeders show, show arena.
  • 1 p.m. — Junior fair beef showmanship followed by open class beef pee wee showmanship, junior fair breeding beef show, show arena.
  • 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m. — Frogs and Toads, opposite Roschman Park shelter house.
  • 7 p.m. — Junior fair market steer show, show arena; Junior fair goat fun show, sheep show arena; The Ball Brothers, gospel tent; Cheerleading competition, grandstand ($5 for 7 and over, 6 and under free).
  • 9 p.m. — Jason Gilbert Karaoke, AAA Grandstand Plaza Stage.

THURSDAY

  • 9 a.m. — Antique tractor pull, grandstand infield; Junior fair beginning, junior and senior rabbit judging contest, rabbit barn.
  • 11 a.m. — Golden Age Day Party, gospel tent; Junior fair horse and pony costume class, Schmidthorst Pavilion.
  • Noon to 9 p.m. — Buck I Guy, Merchants Building and various locations on fairgrounds.
  • 1 p.m. — Open class third flower show, Youth Activities Building.
  • 1:30 p.m. — Open class table scapes judging (classes 10-14), Ag and Fine Arts Building.
  • 2 p.m. — Golden Age Day Party, gospel tent; Turtles, opposite Roschman Park shelter house.
  • 4:30 p.m. — Junior fair livestock auction, show arena (chickens and rabbits).
  • 5 p.m. — Turtles, opposite Roschman Park shelter house.
  • 7 p.m. — Demolition derby featuring Kids Power Wheels, grandstand ($8 for 7 and over, 6 and under free, infield pass all ages, $15); Lima Beane Barbershop Chorus, gospel tent; Turtles, opposite Roschman Park shelter house.
  • 8 p.m. — Jiveturkeys, AAA Grandstand Plaza Stage; Dodgeball tournament, sheep show arena.

FRIDAY

  • 9 a.m. — Junior fair livestock auction, show arena (lambs, beef steers, dairy beef steers, milk, hogs and goats).
  • Noon — Veterans program, tent behind gospel tent.
  • 12:30 p.m. — Veterans ham and bean soup, corn bread and hot dog lunch, tent behind gospel tent.
  • 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. — Spiders, opposite Roschman Park shelter house.
  • 7 p.m. — Triumphant Quartet, gospel tent; Livestock scramble, grandstand (free admission).
  • 8 p.m. — Jason Gilbert Karaoke, AAA Grandstand Plaza Stage.

SATURDAY

  • 9 a.m. — Open class dairy goat showmanship followed by open class dairy goat breeding show, sheep show arena; Baton and flag corps competition, grandstand (free admission).
  • 10 a.m. — 4th Annual Equine Country Club Bud Lauck Memorial Retro Horse Show, Schmidthorst Pavilion.
  • 10:30 a.m. — Children Choosing Christ, gospel tent.
  • Noon — Junior fair champion of all champions showmanship contest, show arena.
  • 1:30 p.m. — Kewpee Classic open prospect steer and heifer show, show arena.
  • 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m. — Snakes, opposite Roschman Park shelter house.
  • 2:30 p.m. — Wood carving and glass blowing auction, AAA Grandstand Plaza Stage.
  • 6 p.m. — West Central Ohio Angus Association Show, show arena.
  • 7 p.m. — EZ and Company, gospel tent; Motorcycle Stunt Show, grandstand (gates open at 5 p.m., $8 for ages 7 and over, 6 and under free).
  • 8 p.m. — Haywired, AAA Grandstand Plaza Stage.
Sep
4
Tue
Hardin County Fair @ Hardin County Fairgrounds
Sep 4 – Sep 9 all-day

Country artist Dylan Scott will headline the 2018 Hardin County Fair, which begins today and continues through Sunday at the county fairgrounds in Kenton.

Scott along with the music duo Brown & Gray will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday in the grandstand.

General admission tickets for the concert are $15, assigned seating tickets are $20 and track standing/seating tickets are $25.

Scott’s single “My Girl” was No. 1 on the Country Airplay charts in 2016, and “Hooked,” a second single by the Louisiana native, reached sixth on Country Airplay in 2017.

Other grandstand events include harness racing on Thursday, a truck and tractor pull Friday night, and a demolition derby on Sunday. Admission to the harness racing is free. Tickets for the pull and the demolition derby are $6 for general admission, $8 for reserved seats and $10 for pit passes.

The Children’s Entertainment Lawn will feature children’s activities and events each day of the fair, including the Dino-Roar Show, and glass blower and wood carver presentations.

Admission to the fair is $9 for those ages 9 and over. A season pass, which admits one adult and a family’s school-age children all week is $20. Veterans are admitted free on Tuesday, and senior citizens (ages 60 and over) get in free on Friday.

All-day wristbands for the amusement rides are $12.

The fair schedule is as follows:

TUESDAY

  • 9 a.m. — Junior fair swine show — Show Arena; born and raised market goat show — Small Animal Show Arena; 4-H horse speed show — Horse Arena.
  • Noon — Open class flower show — Arts and Crafts Building; dairy breeding — Show Arena; pygmy, breeding, and market goat show — Small Animal Show Arena; official fair opening — Gazebo.
  • 1 p.m. — Children’s pedal tractor pull — Shelter House.
  • 1:30 p.m. — Veterans program — Community Building.
  • 2 p.m. — Homemaker Dish Day — Community Building.
  • 3:30 p.m. — Junior Fair Beef Skill-a-thon Contest — Beef Barn; Homemaker demonstrations – Community Building.
  • 4 p.m. — Youth judging — Arts and Crafts Building.
  • 4:15 p.m. — Children’s activities — Community Building.
  • 6 p.m. — Junior fair beef education clinic — Show Arena; children’s dish day contest — Community Building.
  • 7 p.m. — Crowning of junior fair king and queen and high school band show — Grandstand; wine judging — Arts and Crafts Building.

WEDNESDAY

  • 8 a.m. — Open class beef show — Show Arena.
  • 9 a.m. — Junior fair horse and pony pleasure show — Horse Show Arena; Junior fair rabbit show — Small Arena Show Arena; Junior fair beef showmanship — Show Arena.
  • 11 a.m. — Junior fair born and raised show — Show Arena; pork dish day — Community Building.
  • 12:30 p.m. — Open class wool show.
  • 1 p.m. — Open class and junior fair sheep breeding show — Show Arena.
  • 1:45 p.m. — Homemaker demonstrations — Community Building.
  • 2 p.m. — Junior fair dairy show — Show Arena.
  • 4:15 p.m. — Children’s and teen activities — Community Building.
  • 6 p.m. — Junior fair market lamb show — Show Arena; teen chopped challenge (Grades 7-12) — Community Building.
  • 7 p.m. — Tug-A-Truck — Grandstand.

THURSDAY

  • 8 a.m. — Junior fair dairy beef show — Show Arena.
  • 9 a.m. — Junior fair poultry show — Small Animal Show Arena.
  • 11 a.m. — Harness Racing — Grandstand.
  • 1:45 p.m. — Homemaker demonstrations — Community Building.
  • 2 p.m. — Junior fair sheep showmanship and born and raised lamb show — Show Arena.
  • 4 p.m. — Junior fair Beef Breeding and Feeder Show — Show Arena.
  • 4:15 p.m. — Children and Teen Activities — Community Building.
  • 5:30 p.m. — Girl’s group progressive fair meal (Grades 4-6) — Community Building.
  • 6 p.m. — Harness racing — Grandstand.
  • 7 p.m. — Junior fair Steer Show — Show Arena; ‘just kidding around’ goat fun for kids — Small Animal Show Arena.

FRIDAY

  • 8 a.m. — Born and raised market hog show — Show Arena.
  • 9 a.m. — Open class draft horse and pony show — Grandstand.
  • 10 a.m. — Dairy beef feeder buy-back auction — behind Dairy Feeder Barn.
  • 11:30 a.m. — Antique tractor parade — Fairgrounds.
  • Noon — Open class dairy show — Show Arena; flower show — Arts and Crafts Building; children’s pee wee dairy showmanship — Show Arena
  • 1:45 p.m. — Homemakers demonstrations — Community Building.
  • 2 p.m. — Columbus Zoo — Goshen Barn.
  • 7 p.m. — Truck and tractor pull — Grandstand.

SATURDAY

  • 8 a.m. — Junior fair livestock sale — Show Arena.
  • 9 a.m. — Dog show — Shelter house.
  • 6 p.m. — Sheep Lead Contest — Show Arena.
  • 8 p.m. — Dylan Scott and Brown and Gray concert — Grandstand.

SUNDAY

  • 10:30 a.m. — Hour of inspiration — Grandstand.
  • 11:45 a.m. — Wood carving and glass blown items auction — Gazebo.
  • 1 p.m. — County show choir show — Grandstand; swine pee wee showmanship — Show Arena.
  • 3 p.m. — Showman of showmen contest — Show Arena.
  • 5 p.m. — Girl Scout award program — Community Building.
  • 6 p.m. — Demolition derby — Grandstand.
Sep
6
Thu
“Nice Dreams” Opening Reception @ Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion’s Dudley and Mary Marks Lea Gallery
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

“Nice Dreams,” an art exhibition by fine artist Brandon Briggs, will take place at the Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion’s Dudley and Mary Marks Lea Gallery from Monday through Sept. 14.

A reception will be held Thursday, Sept. 6 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Briggs is a full-time instructor in drawing and painting at Bowling Green State University. His current work is focused on all things quiet.

The Lea Gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. All exhibitions are free and open to the public.

Sep
11
Tue
Wyandot County Fair @ Wyandot County Fairgrounds
Sep 11 – Sep 16 all-day

The Wyandot County Fair gets underway today and continues through Sunday at the county fairgrounds in Upper Sandusky.

Musical entertainment includes concerts on Friday night by the Rough Country Band and Saturday night featuring Whey Jennings and the Backroads Band. Both concerts are in the Masters Building.

Other fair entertainment includes a truck pull on Friday, a tractor pull on Saturday and the demolition derby on Monday. Grandstand tickets and pit passes are $10.

Daily admission to the fair is $7. Season passes are $25 for adults and $10 for youth between the ages of 8-17. Veterans are admitted free today. Seniors 62 and older will be admitted free on Thursday.

Ride prices will be set on the first day of the fair.

The fair schedule is as follows:

TODAY

  • 8 a.m. — Opening of 167th Wyandot County Fair.
  • 9 a.m. — Flag-raising ceremony.
  • 9:30 to 11 a.m. — Health screenings – Wyandot Memorial Hospital booth.
  • 10 a.m. — Junior and open dairy show – arena.
  • 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. — Wood carvings – Conservation Building.
  • Noon to 2 p.m. — Veterans Day luncheon – Masters Building.
  • 4 p.m. — Baked goods auction – Masters Building.
  • 4 to 8 p.m. — Birds of prey – Conservation Building.
  • 5 p.m. — Open class swine show; open class rabbit show – arena.
  • 5:30 p.m. — Junior fair king and queen pageant – Masters Building.
  • 6:30 p.m. — Parade.
  • 7:30 p.m. — County high school band show – grandstand.

WEDNESDAY

  • 9:30 to 11 a.m. — Health screenings – Wyandot Memorial Hospital booth.
  • 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. — Wood carvings – Conservation Building.
  • 1 p.m. — Junior fair horse contesting – horse arena.
  • 2 p.m. — Open market lamb show with open and junior breeding sheep immediately following.
  • 4 to 8 p.m. — Birds of prey – Conservation Building.
  • 4:30 p.m. — Junior fair poultry showmanship and poultry show – goat arena.
  • 5 p.m. — Parimutuel harness racing – grandstand.
  • 5:30 p.m. — Upper Galaxy Twirlers – outside Masters Building.
  • 7 p.m. — County high school music show – Masters Building.

THURSDAY

  • 8:30 a.m. — Junior dairy feeders – arena.
  • 9:30 to 11 a.m. — Health screenings – Wyandot Memorial Hospital booth.
  • 10 a.m. — Senior Citizen of the Year Award.
  • 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. — Wood Carvings – Conservation Building.
  • 10:30 a.m. — Senior entertainment – Masters Building.
  • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Farm Bureau agricultural seminars.
  • 11:30 a.m. — Lunch (tickets available at Senior Center) – Masters Building.
  • 12:30 p.m. — Senior entertainment – Masters Building.
  • 2 p.m. — Junior beef breeding — arena.
  • 2 to 6 p.m. — Birds of prey – Conservation Building.
  • 3 p.m. — Junior beef feeder calf show – arena.
  • 4 p.m. — Venison chili – Conservation Building.
  • 5 p.m. — Parimutuel harness racing – grandstand.
  • 6 p.m. — Turkey calling – Conservation Building; Junior beef show; BW Twirlers – outside Masters Building.

FRIDAY

  • 9 a.m. — Pony show – horse arena.
  • 9:30 to 11 a.m. — Health screenings – Wyandot Memorial Hospital booth.
  • 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. — Wood carvings – Conservation Building.
  • Noon — Junior fair showman of showmen – arena; Wyandot County Business Showcase – Masters Building.
  • 3 p.m. — National Kiddie Tractor Pullers Association – outside Masters Building.
  • 4 to 8 p.m. — Birds of prey – Conservation Building.
  • 5 p.m. — Fun with Farm Bureau – arena.
  • 6:30 p.m. — Truck pull ($10 grandstand and seats pits) – grandstand.
  • 8 to 11 p.m. — The Rough Country Band – Masters Building.

SATURDAY

  • 9 a.m. — Junior fair livestock sale – arena.
  • 10 a.m. — Culinary Saturday Contests – Masters Building; Birds of prey – Conservation Building.
  • 9:30 to 11 a.m. — Health screenings – Wyandot Memorial Hospital booth.
  • 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. — Wood carvings – Conservation Building.
  • 11 a.m. — Venison stew – Conservation Building.
  • Noon to 4 p.m. — Voting for fair directors – Masters Building.
  • 1 p.m. — Zippy and Slow Tones – Masters Building.
  • 2 p.m. — Straw-stacking contest.
  • 3:30 p.m. — Star kids – Masters Building.
  • 6 p.m. — Cheerleading competition – arena; Tractor pull ($10 grandstand and seats pits).
  • 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. — Backroads Band opening for Whey Jennings – Masters Building.

SUNDAY

  • 10:30 a.m. — Mass – arena.
  • Noon — Wood carvings located by Conservation Building.
  • 11 a.m. — Fun show – junior horse arena.
  • 1 p.m. — Calf scramble 0 Arena.
  • 1:30 to 7 p.m. — Gospel concert – mast.
  • 4 p.m. — Demolition derby ($10 grandstand and seats pits).
Sep
15
Sat
Chalk-A-Walk @ Downtown Findlay
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 7:30 pm

Area artists are being sought to create sidewalk art on Main Street in Findlay on Sept. 15.

Chalk-A-Walk, sponsored by the Findlay Art League, is intended to be a fun event where teams of artists decorate the sidewalks downtown. Completed drawings will be judged and a $100 cash prize will be awarded in each of the following categories, including high school, college, business, friends and family, church and youth groups.

Interested artists must assemble teams of three to five people and register at the Art League, 117 W. Crawford St., or online at findlayartleague.org. The cost is $10 per person. Registration and payment are required by Aug. 24.

Teams may supply their own chalk or purchase chalk from the Art League. Participants must bring their own wipes, towels, water and other beverages, and be prepared to provide their own lunch. Several downtown restaurants will be offering Chalk-A-Walk specials.

Participants should arrive at the Art League at 9 a.m., when they will be assigned a spot to draw. They may work until the contest ends at 6 p.m., then return to the Art League at 7, when awards will be announced.

Professional chalk artist Jodi Hubbard will be giving classes Sept. 1. She will discuss introductory sidewalk chalk drawing from 10 a.m. to noon. A class on advanced drawing for ages 16 and older will be held from 1-3 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. Registration is also required for the classes.

Businesses may also co-sponsor the event. The deadline for registration is also Aug. 24.

For more information, call 419-306-5720.

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