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Wood County Fair @ Wood County Fairgrounds
Wood County Fair @ Wood County Fairgrounds
Aug 6 all-day
BOWLING GREEN — The Wood County Fair starts Monday and will include harness racing, drag racing, a rodeo and a Charlie Daniels Band concert. The fair opens Monday, with the opening ceremony at 7 p.m. and the youth parade at 7:30 p.m. There will be harness racing at noon Monday and 5 p.m. Tuesday at the grandstand. KOI Drag Racing will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the grandstand, with warm-up at 6 p.m. Admission is $5. The grandstand will host a rodeo at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The Charlie Daniels Band will play at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the grandstand. Membership passes and weeklong passes for non-Wood County residents are both $26 and allow for entry every day. Admission begins at 8 a.m. each day. General admission tickets are $7 per person. Children nine and under get in for free. Ride wristbands for three different time blocks are available: noon to 6 p.m., $12; noon to 11 p.m., $18; 5 to 11 p.m., $15. “‹Two specials will be offered: $12 ride wristbands on Monday from noon to 8 p.m. and $10 ride wristbands on Wednesday from noon to 5 p.m. Individual ride tickets are also available. MONDAY 9 a.m. — Junior Fair market goat/meat breeding showmanship and junior fair dairy breeding/performance showmanship classes followed by market goat judging classes, Sheep Show Arena. 10 a.m. — Rabbit showmanship — Rabbit/Poultry Barn. 11 a.m. — Wood Lane People First Trivia, Fine Arts Building. 11:30 a.m. — Baking judging, Home and Garden Building; Junior Fair horse groom and clean contest. Noon — Harness racing, Grandstand 12:30-4 p.m. — Flower show judging, Home and Garden Building. 1 p.m. — Farm produce judging, Grange Building. 3 p.m. — Junior Fair horse fun show. 5 p.m. — Float judging, on track; baked goods auction, Home and Garden Building. 6:15 p.m. — Post Everlasting, Grandstand. 7 p.m. — Opening ceremony, Grandstand. 7:30 p.m. — Wood County youth parade, Grandstand. TUESDAY 9 a.m. — Tractor operator contest, infield of track; Junior Fair rabbit judging, Rabbit/Poultry Barn. 10 a.m. — Junior Fair horse team tournament; open class beef breeding judging, Pavilion Show Arena. 10:30 a.m. — Junior Fair dairy showmanship and judging, Sheep Show Arena; open class dairy cattle judging immediately following. Noon — Junior Fair beef cattle showmanship, Pavilion Show Arena. 1 p.m. — Meet the Reptiles and Amphibians, Wood County Park District, The Grove. 2 p.m. — Junior Fair draft horse, ground roping, contest horsemanship, and contesting, Horse Arena. 5 p.m. — Harness racing, Grandstand. 6-8 p.m. — Scroll Saw Skills, Clay Baker, Fine Arts Building. 8-10 p.m. — Junior Fair dance with DJ Doug Michaelis, Sheep Show Arena. WEDNESDAY 8:30 a.m. — Junior Fair poultry showmanship, Rabbit/Poultry Barn. 9 a.m. — Junior Fair goat breeding followed by performance classes, Sheep Show Arena; Junior Fair horse English show, Horse Arena 1. Noon — Junior Fair beef breeding and feeder calf judging, beef breeding, dairy beef, beef feeders, Pavilion Show Arena. 1 p.m. — Meat prep judging, Home and Garden Building. 6 p.m. — Junior market cattle judging, dairy steers, market steers/heifers, Pavilion Show Arena. 6 p.m.– KOI Drag Racing warm up ($5), Grandstand. 7 p.m. — KOI Drag Racing ($5), Grandstand. THURSDAY 8:30 a.m. — Junior Fair swine showmanship, followed by pee wee swine showmanship, Pavilion Show Arena; Junior Fair poultry judging, Rabbit/Poultry Barn; open class poultry, waterfowl and household critters judging immediately following Junior Fair show, Poultry Barn. 9 a.m. — Junior Fair horse trail and driving, Horse Arena. 10 a.m. — Open class goat performance/show goats judging, Goat Barn; antique tractor pull, Divisions 2 and 3 and farm field follows after antique tractor pull, Grandstand Pulling Tracks. 1 p.m. — Farm stock tractor pull, Grandstand Pulling Tracks. 1-9 p.m. — Quilt show open to public, Annex Building. 2 p.m. — Junior fair market lamb judging, Sheep Show Arena; altered farm stock tractor pull, Grandstand Pulling Tracks. 2:30 p.m. — Live beef carcass evaluation. 3:30 p.m. — Junior Fair horse contesting show, Horse Arena. 5 p.m. — Junior Fair sheep showmanship, Sheep Show Arena. 6 p.m. — Dulcimer’s, Home and Garden Building. 6-8 p.m. — Turning unique wood items, Denny Schwab, Fine Arts Building. 7 p.m. — Four-wheel drive pickup truck pull, with semi-truck pull following (pit passes $10), Grandstand Pulling Tracks. FRIDAY 8:30 a.m. — Junior Fair swine judging, Pavilion Show Arena, 9 a.m. — Junior Fair horse western show, Horse Arena. 10 a.m. — Cheerleading competition ($5, 18 and under free), Grandstand. 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. — Flower Show II judging, Home and Garden Building. 1 p.m. — Meal prep judging, Home and Garden Building. 2 p.m. — 4-H Bake-off judging, Junior Fair Building. 4 p.m. — Wood County carcass show. 6 p.m. — Kiddie pedal tractor pull, Sheep Show Arena. 6-8 p.m. — Turning wine and bottle stoppers, Clayton Baker and Jerry Clink, Fine Arts Building. 6:30 p.m. — 4-H Bake-off auction, Pavilion Show Arena. 7:30 p.m. — Rodeo, Grandstand. SATURDAY 9 a.m. — Junior Fair Horseless Horse, first year and pee-wee, Horse Arena. 10 a.m. — Firefighter recognition awards, Entertainment Tent; feeder calf sale, Pavilion Show Arena; championship pony pull, Grandstand. Noon — Junior Fair horse show championship versatility class; Junior breeding sheep judging, Sheep Show Arena; championship horse pull, Grandstand. 1 p.m. — Open class sheep breeding judging, Sheep Show Arena. 4 p.m. — Open horse speed show, Horse Arena. 5 p.m. — Pie auction, Annex Building. 8:30 p.m. — The Charlie Daniels Band Concert, Grandstand. SUNDAY 9 a.m. — Open horse/pony performance show, Horse Arena; open rabbit show, Rabbit Barn. 11 a.m. — Church service, Dayspring Assembly of God, Entertainment Tent; draft horse and draft pony hitch show, Grandstand. 1 p.m. — People’s choice salsa judging, Home and Garden Building; making whistles, tops and wood toys, Mike Shertzer, Fine Arts Building. 2 p.m. — Small animal auction: pen of three rabbits, single fryer rabbit, dairy goat product, pen of market chickens, market ducks, market geese, market turkey, dairy products,[...]
Hancock County Camp Meeting @ Bible Methodist Church
Hancock County Camp Meeting @ Bible Methodist Church
Aug 6 all-day
The 118th annual Hancock County Camp meeting will be held at Bible Methodist Church, 529 Stadium Drive, Monday through Aug. 12. The Missionary Service will be held Thursday, with representatives from the Kentucky Holiness Association, Evangelistic Faith Missions and Holiness Pilgrim Mission. Marlin Hotle of Tennessee will be the evangelist and the Whitaker family will be in charge of music. Services will be held nightly at 7 p.m. and the public is invited to attend.
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9:30 am Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Summer Playdates @ Jenera Community Park
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Summer Playdates @ Jenera Community Park
Aug 6 @ 9:30 am
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church is hosting summer playdates at Jenera Community Park, south of the village on Ohio 698, beginning at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Mondays of July and August. Parents, grandparents and caregivers may bring children of any age to enjoy playing outside with other children while the adults visit.
10:00 am Portage Holiness Camp @ Portage Holiness Camp
Portage Holiness Camp @ Portage Holiness Camp
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am
Portage Holiness Camp will be held Aug. 1-12, with daily services for the public at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Services will be led by the Rev. Lane Loman and the Rev. Gary Bond. Simultaneously, youth services and sporting activities will be led by the Rev. Brad Buhro for ages 12-18. The camp is located one mile east of Portage, and overnight facilities are available with reservations. The precamp concert, featuring the Morse Family Singers, will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 1 in the Portage Camp Tabernacle. For reservations, contact Dave Doolittle at 567-208-8693 or itsthatdoolittle@es.com. More information is at www.portageholinesscamp.org.
10:30 am Kids Yoga Camp @ Harmony Yoga
Kids Yoga Camp @ Harmony Yoga
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Children will work for five days on flexibility, strength, focus and balance by learning yoga poses, breathing and relaxation techniques with music, games, books, and guided imagery with a “circus” theme. A special craft will be made with a small snack provided. Registration and payment due by Friday, Aug. 3. Time is 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. for ages 3 to 6, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. for ages 7 to 11.
1:00 pm Delay the Disease @ Mennonite Memorial Home
Delay the Disease @ Mennonite Memorial Home
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease or other movement disorders are encouraged to attend free “Delay the Disease” exercise classes at Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton. Classes are held from 1-2 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays in the chapel and can accommodate those in wheelchairs. Developed by Ohio Health, the program can help participants move about with ease and confidence in a crowd, get out of bed or rise from a chair independently, improve handwriting, dress independently and regain a sense of moving with normality. A physician referral is required and, if falling has been an issue, a participant must be accompanied by someone during the classes. To register, call 419-358-1015, ext. 221.
4:30 pm Grand Love @ Family Resource Center
Grand Love @ Family Resource Center
Aug 6 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Grand Love, a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren, meets Mondays, 4 to 5:30 p.m., at 1941 Carlin St., Findlay. Call 419-422-8616.
6:00 pm Trinity United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School @ Trinity United Methodist Church
Trinity United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School @ Trinity United Methodist Church
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church, 137 N. Pratt St., Ottawa, will hold Vacation Bible School from 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 6-9. Each day will begin with a “Blast to the Past Bash” where children will sing, shout, praise, pray and be introduced to a Bible story and the daily theme. The event is open to ages 4 through fourth grade. Older youth, teens and adults can volunteer to lead stations, serve as crew leaders or help in other areas. Stop by the church office to pick up a registration form or call 419-523-6496.

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