Gaetano’s Underworld Blues Band, 7 p.m. Thursday, Rehm Gazebo, Lower Orr Park, 400 N. Elm St. Donations will be accepted throughout the concert season as the music is provided by donations from residents and businesses. Patrick Farms Concessions will have a food truck at the event.
fried fish, 5-7 p.m. Friday, hosted by the New Pittsburg Lions Club, 9400 New Pittsburg Lions Park, Hiner Road. Fish, ham, coleslaw, apple sauce, macaroni and cheese, bun, dessert and drink. Recommended price $12, child $6.
Travel Tribute Concert, E5C4P3, 7pm-10pm Friday, Ashland County Fairgrounds. Tickets cost $15 and can be purchased at the convention office. There will be food trucks and a beer garden.
Disney’s Aladdin Jr., Wayne County Performing Arts Council Presents Disney’s Aladdin Jr. at Fisher Auditorium 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster, Friday, June 10 and 17 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 11 and 18 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 19 at 7 p.m June, at 2pm Buy tickets at the door or www.wacpac.org. Reserved seat tickets are $10 each and family four-packs are $30. For more information, visit www.wacpac.org or call 330-464-1721 or 818-298-7308.
Greater Mohican Audubon Society Bird Walk, 9am-11am Saturday, Barnes Preserve, Wooster. Meeting point at the pavilion at the main parking lot. Take binoculars. For more information, call 330-347-7602.
Square dancing and line dancing, 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, Smithville High School Cafeteria, 200 Smithie Drive, Smithville. Sponsored by Wayne County Rural Youth; $5 donation. Public and all ages are welcome. No previous dance knowledge necessary. Basic Square Dance Lessons at 6.45pm Stocksdale Band with Dave Kick Calling.
HRN fire brigade field day, 9 p.m. Saturday, Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds. Firefighters’ Fair where firefighters from across the state compete in friendly competitions. Firefighting activities for kids where kids ages 5-12 can imitate their heroes. Admission is free. The opening ceremony will take place at 9:00 am and the first event will start at 9:30 am. For more information Jeff Mizer of Mizer Marketing at 330-432-6706 or Kate Schweitzer of HRN at 330-763-1204 or visit HRNFirefighterFieldDay.com.
County Line Historical Museum Open House, second Saturday of the month (June 11), 12-3 p.m., 281 N. Market St., Shreve. Disabled parking behind the museum, entrance into the alley at East Robinson Street. adults $2; Children up to 12 years free. For more information, call 330-464-4382 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
secret garden fair, 9am-4pm Saturday, Secret Arboretum, 2122 Williams Road, Wooster. The judged event will promote handmade arts and crafts, plants and food. Applications are accepted. A printable form is available at www.friendsofsecrest.com/garden-fair. Master gardeners lead tours through the arboretum grounds. For more information visit www.friendsofsecrest.com or contact Merry Gentry at email@example.com or 330-461-4160.
strawberry social, Tuesday, 4:30-8:30 p.m., at Christmas Run Park, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Wooster. Strawberry shortcrust pastry sundae with ice cream from the Hartzler family cheese dairy. Admission tickets are $5. For more information, email the Kiwanis Club of Wooster at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (330) 439-2093.
concert & cruise in, Saturday, June 17, 4:00pm – 10:30pm, downtown Wooster. Featuring classic and street rod cars. The event is free. Live music from the Airchiefs with classics from the 60s. For more information, call Main Street Wooster at 330-262-6222 or email email@example.com.
pancake and sausage breakfast, Saturday, June 18, 6-11 p.m., Winesburg Fire Department. All you can eat. The cost is by donation. City flea markets are the same day.
run walk & roll, Saturday, June 18, 9:30 a.m., Wooster Soccer Complex. The event draws attention to the cycle path system in and around Wooster. A poker run takes place along the trail. Cost is single adult, $10; Family of up to four $20 and additional family members $5 each. Registration can be made at www.woosteroh.com/recreation, by calling the Wooster Recreation Department at 330-263-5207 or by visiting the Wooster Community Center.
Civil War History Day in Smithville, Saturday, June 18, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Events include Civil War re-enactments. All historic buildings are open, live music, food truck, vintage baseball game and strawberry festival in the plaza. Visit the history society’s Facebook page or sohchs.org for more information and the schedule of events.
Dancing under the stars, June 17th and 18th, Berlin Park. The Holmes Center for the Arts is hosting a Summer Art Series in partnership with the Holmes County District Public Library and Berlin Merchants. Dancing Under the Stars will feature three dance-told children’s stories – Cinderella, Thumbelina and the Selkies. Food trucks will be in attendance for the park’s opening at 6:00 p.m., followed by a free children’s hour at 7:15 p.m. with garden games, crafts and story hours hosted by the library. Tickets are $5 for children under 12 and $10 for adults when purchased in advance. Tickets are $15 at the gate. For more information and tickets, please visit Holmescenterforthearts.org.
shrek the musical, Saturday, June 18, Friday, June 24, and Saturday, June 25, 2 p.m., Sunday, June 19, and 26, Ohio Theater, Loudonville Performed by the Loudonville Theater and Arts Co and Committee, tickets are $15 for Adults, $12 for adult seniors, $10 for students and free for children 4 and under (subject to space availability). All seats are reserved seats only. Advance tickets are available at www.theohiotheatre.com and at the Ohio Theater box office at 419-994-3750. Remaining tickets are available at the box office one hour before each performance.
Classic car, antique and collection car fairSunday, June 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Stan Hywet Hall, 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. Tickets for the Father’s Day Car Show are available in advance only and must be purchased prior to the event at stanhywet.org or by calling Stan Hywet Ticketing at 330-315-3287. No tickets will be sold at the event. Tickets are $16 for adults and $8 for youth ages 3 to 17. Children under 2 years old are free.
chicken grill, Friday, June 24, 4:00-7:00 p.m., Salvation Army Women’s Fund. Wayne County Fair style half chicken, applesauce, fries, bun, biscuit and drink for $13. Proceeds benefit Coats for Kids.
butterfly releaseSunday, June 26, 2:00 p.m., Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster. As a way to remember and honor loved ones. Visit www.ohioshospicelifecare.org for more information.
The Wayne County Historical Society The eight-building campus is open every Saturday, with tours at 1, 2, and 3 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults; free for children under 14 years. Special exhibits include Votes for Women!, Apron Strings, and A Season of Quilts: Spring. The Historical Society is located at 546 E. Bowman St., Wooster. The car park entrance is on Spink Street just north of Bowman. For more information, visit waynehistoricalohio.org or call 330-264-8856.
Northern Ohio Railroad Museum, 5515 Buffham Road, Seville, open Saturdays through September 28th from 10am to 4pm. On the second and fourth Saturday of the month (weather permitting), ride a historic 1914 trolley car, the Shaker Heights Rapid Transit Car 12, on the museum’s demonstration railway. Tram rides are scheduled every hour on the hour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adult and youth tickets are $4; children ages 6-12, $2; and under 5 years free. Visit www.northernohiorailwaymuseum.org for more information.