AREA HAPPENINGS

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Wooster Community Center Farmer's Market, 8 a.m.-noon Thursday, Wooster Community Center, 241 S. Bever St.; fresh produce, flowers and other goodies. New vendors welcome. Call 330-263-5207 or email hdennis@woosteroh.com for more information.

Jazz By Design - Dave Tibbitts, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Pavilion at the Square, downtown Wooster. For more information, email Guinevere@mainstreetwooster.org.

An old Vokswagon was part of a downtown Wooster cruise-in last year. An August Concert & Cruise-In will be held Friday, Aug. 19.
An old Vokswagon was part of a downtown Wooster cruise-in last year. An August Concert & Cruise-In will be held Friday, Aug. 19.

Three Dog Night, 7 p.m. Thursday, Canton Palace Theatre. For more information visit cantonpalacetheatre.org.

Eric Stroud, 6-8 p.m. Friday, Pavilion at the Square, downtown Wooster. For more information, email: Guinevere@mainstreetwooster.org.

Downtown Wooster Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon. Saturday, North Market Street between Liberty and North Grant Street, Wooster; fresh, organic, local produce, homemade baked goodies, beautiful flower bouquets, grass-fed meat and eggs, honey, artisan jewelry, lavender and goat spa products. Free live music 9 a.m.-noon. For more information, email Guinevere@mainstreetwooster.org.

Second Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, downtown Wooster. Live music by 4i3 Band from 9 a.m.-noon. Free Face-painting and glimmer tattoos for kids 10 a.m.-noon. Artisan market with many crafters and handmade items 8 a.m.-noon. Local wine tasting from three vineyards available 9 a.m.-noon.

Casey's Challenge 5K, 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Western Reserve Insurance Group, 2865 Benden Drive, Wooster. Casey's Challenge is an invitation to the community to rally behind athletes with disabilities and support their quest to participate in sports and recreation.

Mental Faculties, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, downtown Wooster; free, but consider taking a school supply to donate to help students start the school year. For more information email: Guinevere@mainstreetwooster.org.

Contra Dance, 7-9 p.m.Saturday, Wayne Center for the Arts, 237 S. Walnut St., Wooster. Ages 8-adult. No partner or experience necessary. Mask optional. Live music with Marcus Ladrach. Suggested donation $5 at the door. For information call 330-347-8155.

The 30th annual Affair on the Square Craft & Vintage Fair, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Medina Square. The event features more than 160 crafters and artisans in all mediums including jewelry, home décor, soaps, lotions, metalwork, wearables, vintage and repurposed, and so many more unique items.

August Concert & Cruise-In, 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, downtown Wooster. Live music featuring SOBOS (Some Of the Best Old Songs), a classic rock band from Wooster.

Music at the Arboretum: Hot Potatoes, 6:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 19, John Streeter Gardner Amphitheater, 2122 Williams Road, Wooster. Rain location is Fisher Auditorium, 1680 Madison Ave. The program is free. Learn more at ormaco.org or call 419-853-6016.

Steppin’ Out for Hospice, 7:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20; Aultman Alliance Community Hospital will host the annual event with the funds benefitting Aultman Hospice locations. Route starts at Aultman Alliance and winds through the campus of Mount Union. To register for the 5k,visit runtoyouracing.enmotive.com/events/register/steppin-out-for-hospice-5k

Smithville Antiques Market, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 20, Smithville Community Historical Society. The market will be on the grounds of the Mishler Weaving Mill. All buildings in the Pioneer Village will be open. There will be refreshments, live music and a vintage baseball game with the Smithville Stars vs. the Canal Fulton Mules. For more information visit the Smithville Community Historical Society Facebook page or sohchs.org.

OHPA Bird Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, Medina County Community Center, 735 Lafayette Road. Admission is $5; kids 12-and-under are free; free parking. Lots of birds, toys, cages, new vendor, and birds for adoption will be there. Find everything you need to feed, house and enrich birds.

Francis and Arabella; John and Fanny: Love and War, 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, Historic Shreve Presbyterian Church, 343 N. Market St., Shreve. John Fazio will tell the story of Union Gen. Francis C. Barlow and his wife, Arabella, and Confederate Gen. John B. Gordon and his wife, Fanny.

Singspiration 2022, 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 21, Wooster First Church of God, 1953 Akron Road, Wooster. Good News Trio, Timothy and Hosanna Noble and The Terwilliger Family will perform. Free admission, congregational singing and a love offering.

Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare Golf Classic, 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, The Pines Golf Club, Orrville. To register, visit www.OhiosHospiceLifeCare.org/Golf2022. For questions or sponsorship information, contact Katherine Ritchie at kritchie@lifecarehospice.org or 330-264-4899.

The Wayne County Historical Society’s eight-building campus is open every Saturday, with tours at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, free for those 14 and under. In addition to the permanent collection, special exhibits include “Dean Chance: His Life and Legend”, “Wayne County Men & Women in WWII”, and “A Season of Quilts: Summer.” The historical society is located at 546 E. Bowman St. in Wooster. The parking lot entrance is on Spink St. just north of Bowman. For more information visit waynehistoricalohio.org or call 330-264-8856.

Northern Ohio Railway Museum, 5515 Buffham Road, Seville, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 28. On the second and fourth Saturday of each month (weather permitting) ride an historic 1914 trolley car, Shaker Heights Rapid Transit car 12, on the museum’s demonstration railroad. Trolley rides are scheduled every hour on the hour 11 a.m.-3 pm. Adult and teen tickets are $4; children ages 6-12, $2; and ages 5 and younger, free. For more information, visit www.northernohiorailwaymuseum.org.

Gear for Glory Car Show, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, Smithville Mennonite Church, 6097 Akron Road, Smithville. All makes and models are welcome. No entrance fee. Family activities. Donation collected for Breakaway Gas Fund.

Square Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, Wayne County Fairgrounds Coliseum. Lessons beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is free with the admission to the fair.

Speaker Erin Brockovich, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13,Kent State Stark Conference Center. Tickets are free and available to the public beginning 8 a.m. Monday at Kent State University at Stark’s Main Hall.

Dalton Holiday Festival, Dec. 3-4, downtown Dalton. Craft show, parade, other contests, other holiday festivities.

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