Main Street Music, concerts on Public Square, Thursday and Fridays, 6-8 p.m. Thursday is Rhea Freman and Friday is Standard Jazz Band. Musicians will be located in the pavilion within the Historic Public Square. Visit Mainstreetwooster.org for more information.
Second Saturday Downtown Wooster, Saturday, bring a pet: Musical Magic of Ohio Light Opera, 1 p.m.; Wayne Center for the Arts ballet performances, 1 p.m.; Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m.-noon; artisan market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Grigio Wine & Cocktail Bar, free caricature artist drawing, 1-3 p.m.; PAWS Crawl benefiting The Wayne County Dog Shelter, 4-9 p.m. For more information on Second Saturday, call the Main Street Wooster office at 330-262-6222 or email [email protected]
Wooster Farmers’ Market, open Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, downtown Wooster. The market will be held each Saturday throughout the season. For more information, call 330-262-6222 or email [email protected]
Wildflower Wednesdays, 11 a.m. July 21; The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot; walk trails and learn about the flowers; free to members, $5 non-members. For information, call 330-359-5235.
County Line Historical Museum open house, second Saturday of each month (Saturday, July 10), noon-3 p.m., 281 N. Market St., Shreve. Handicap parking at rear of museum, entering alley off East Robinson Street. Adults $2; children 12 and younger, free. For information, call 330-464-4382 or email [email protected]
Medina County Historical Society Garden Tour, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday; 12 gardens, rain or shine, self-guided. Tour guide map will be distributed July 10 at the John Smart House, 206 N. Elmwood St., Medina; $12 in advance at www.Mainstreetmedina.com (children 12 and under are free, and must be accompanied by an adult); $15 day of the event, in-person only, at John Smart House; 330-722-1341 or email [email protected]
Spring Hill Historic Home house tours and Underground Railroad site, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, 1401 Spring Hill Lane NE, Massillon; 330-833-6749, [email protected]
Jazz Under the Stars, Saturday, Medina’s Uptown Park with NEO Dixie; Sunday, July 11, 2 p.m., Concert in the Country, HeARTland, 8187 Camp Road, Homerville, Lempner, showcasing the saxophone and keyboardist Eli Manos. Take lawn chairs. For more information visit www.ormaco.org or call 419-853-6016.
Wayne County Historical Society Summer Community Band Concert, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 15, downtown Wooster. Take a chair. If it rains the concert will be held in St. Mary’s gym, Beall Avenue. For more information, call 330-262-6222 or email [email protected]
East Holmes Firemen’s Festival, 4 p.m. Saturday, July 17, Berlin Elementary School. Barrel blast competition between fire departments, barbecued chicken, music, fireworks.
CRUISIN’ in the ‘Ville, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, July 17, Smithville United Methodist Church, 243 N. Milton St. Donations will be accepted at registration, and the first 20 checked in vehicles will receive a plaque. Awards will be given to the Single People’s Choice Award and Judge Awards for the Best Vehicles in the categories pre-30s, 40s and 50s; 60s, 70s and 80s-plus. All makes, models and years are welcome. Proceeds benefit mission projects. There will be food, baked goods, door prizes, silent auctions and music.
Barbecue Rib Sale, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, July 17, Millers Market, 711 Wooster St., Lodi. Cost is $16 for a full rack and $8 for half; $3 for a salad. Cash only. Benefit for Black River Ruritan Club scholarships and community outreach. For more information contact Joyce at 325-524-2267 (text or call) or e-mail [email protected]
Pushing the Surface Contemporary Quilt Exhibit, Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, 300 N. Whitewoman St, Coshocton, through Sept. 6. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for children and $15 for family. There are 22 artists from the U.S., Canada and Japan. Museum hours are Tuesday-Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. (extended hours during Memorial Day weekend). For more information, contact Jennifer Bush, director, at 740-622-8710 or [email protected]
Holmes County Courthouse Now and Then, 7 p.m. Thursday, July 8, St. Peter’s Catholic Community Center, Millersburg. Presented by the Holmes County Historical Society; free admission. The program ties in with the recent dedication of the clock tower renovation. An in-depth history of the courthouse using rare photos, original blueprints and a detailed historical record prepared by Judge John Schuler will be shown. For more information, visit www.holmeshistory.com or email [email protected]
Sunflower Tie-Dye Workshop, July 13 and 15, or 17 and 18, Wayne Center for the Arts, ages 10-adult, $25. Increase a summer wardrobe in a creative way with this sunflower tie-dyeing workshop with Pat Anderson. Register at www.wayneartscenter.org or call 330-264-2787.
Chicken barbecue drive-through, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, July 17, St. John’s Church, 8670 State Route 39, Millersburg. The meal is chicken, baked beans, applesauce and cookie; $10 for a meal and $7 for chicken only.
Butterfly Gardening and ID, 11 a.m. Saturday, July 17, The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot; $5 members, $10 non-members. Learn about the native plants that attract butterflies to landscapes and discover easy ways to identify the most common butterflies. For information, call 330-359-5235.
Playscape Playdate: The Nose Knows, 11 a.m. Thursday, July 22, and Saturday, July 24, The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot. Crush plants and squeeze fruits to create your own new scent. Playscape Playdates are designed for a wide range of ages that challenge children’s imagination or explore simple science topics. For information, call 330-359-5235.
Bridget Riley Inspired Op Art Workshop, 10-11 a.m. July 24, Wayne Center for the Arts, $20. Allison Smith leads one-hour workshops exploring new art techniques, famous artists, creative exploration and more. Register at www.wayneartscenter.org or call 330-264-2787.
Yarn Dolls Workshop, 10-11 a.m., July 31, Wayne Center for the Arts, ages 6-10, $20, Led by arts educator Allison Smith, the one-hour workshop will explore new art techniques, famous artists, creative exploration and more. Register at www.wayneartscenter.org or call 330-264-2787.
Antiques Show and Artisan Tent, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, July 31, and 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, Zoar. Admission proceeds benefit the preservation and educational outreach programs of Historic Zoar Village. There will be museum tours, car show, horse-drawn wagon rides, arts and crafts. Admission is $10 for adults and free for children ages 12 and under. The cost includes a wristband that provides access to all tents, events, demonstrations and museum buildings. Wristbands can be purchased at the Zoar Store & Visitors Center or at one of the outdoor admission booths. For more information, visit www.historiczoarvillage.com or call 330-874-3011.
Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale, Aug. 6-7, Wayne County fairgrounds, Wooster. Proceeds benefit worldwide missions of the Ohio Central Committee. For more information, call Brenda LaTulippe at 330-933-6372.
Concert & Cruise-In, 6:30-9 p.m., Friday, Aug. 20, downtown Wooster. There will be food vendors; businesses and restaurants will be open. Car show is 6:30-9 p.m. For information call 330-262-6222 or email [email protected]
Kingwood Center Gardens, 50 N. Trimble Road, Mansfield, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. through October; Kingwood Hall self-guided tours, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The first Monday of every month is Free First Monday. For more information visit kingwoodcenter.org or call 419-522-0211.
Medina Square County Farmers’ Market, downtown Medina, Saturdays through Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information call 330-722 6186, email [email protected] or visit www.medinafarmersmarket.com.
Second Fridays: Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St., Akron, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; galleries, refreshments with special prices; free admission. Advanced online reservations are recommended, but walk-ups welcome. Current exhibitions: Totally Rad: Bold Color in the 1980s, through Sept. 19; Totally Radical: Art and Politics in the 1980s, through Sept. 18; Akron Art Mail, through Oct. 15; Making Your Mark, through Aug. 8. For tickets or more information visit akronartmuseum.org.
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, tours Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; the last admission is at 4:30 p.m. For more information visit stanhywet.org. Stan Hywet is located at 714 N. Portage Path, Akron.
Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli concert, Dec, 2, 7 p.m., Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland. Tickets, which start at $79, will go on sale May 3. For ticket information, go to RocketMortgageFieldHouse.com or call 888-894-9424.
Machine Gun Kelly concert, Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m., Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland. For tickets or more information, go to RocketMortgageFieldHouse.com or call 888-894-9424.