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June 

Lost Creek Garden & Antique Show in Troy | June 12

This show takes place at a private historic home in the countryside near Troy at 1058 Knoop Rd. It features antiques, country furniture, vintage garden accessories, flowers, herbs, plants, landscaping and more. Admission is $5. For details, call (937) 335-1904. The event starts Friday evening and then goes all day Saturday. Hours are 6-9 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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LIVE MUSIC Pearl Street at Moeller Brew Barn in Troy | June 11 & 12

Pearl Street will perform for two nights at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St. from 7-10 p.m.

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE in Casstown | now through June 12

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE in Ansonia | now through June 12

FESTIVAL Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival | now through June 12
Watch hot air balloons of all shapes, colors and designs land and take off above Coshocton while also enjoying food and entertainment. Learn more HERE.

Peter Rabbit 2 & Jumanji: The Next Level at the Sidney Drive-In | June 11 & 13
Peter Rabbit 2 starts at 9:35 p.m. and Jumanji at 11:15 p.m. Plan your visit HERE.

FESTIVAL Versailles Poultry Days | June 11-13
The town of Versailles will be taken over by thousands of visitors for it's annual chicken festival. Enjoy the arts & crafts show, Peddler's Market, flower show, baking contests, egg decorating contests and displays, talent show, "Little Miss Chick" contest, free live entertainment, kiddie rides, children's petting zoo, Grand Parade, antique & classic car parade, 5K Heritage Run, bike tour, golf scramble, softball and ultimate disk tournaments. Sunday night at dusk there will be a fireworks display. Don't forget about the food! Poultry Days is well known for its barbecue chicken, ice cream parlor and beer. Plan your visit at www.versaillespoultrydays.com.

FESTIVAL The Botkins Carousel | June 11-13
This is a small town festival with big city fun. Along with great live music on Friday and Saturday night (Karma’s Pawn and Tricky Dick and the Cover-Ups), there will be mechanical rides and games, a kids tractor pull, face painting and more. Food includes burgers, brats, ribeye and shredded beef sandwiches, sugar waffles and, on Sunday only, BBQ chicken dinners. Admission is free. Learn more HERE.

Montgomery County Fair | now through June 17

Plan your week at the fair at www.montcofair.com.

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LIVE MUSIC Canal Music Fest in Tipp City | June 12

Canal Music Fest has traditionally featured a tribute band, which is a musical act that looks, sounds and acts like the real thing. This year’s festival will take place on June 12 at City Park and will feature Stranger (80s tribute/cover band), plus Zach Nelson, Seconds 2 Surrender and Redman-Haas Band. The concert is free and there are concessions, including food and beer trucks. The show starts at 5:30 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC Florida Georgia Line with Nelly and Chase Rice on the Big Screen

in Sidney | June 12
Encore Drive-In Nights will present this show at drive-in theaters around the country, including Auto Vue in Sidney. The show starts at 9:35 p.m. and doors open at 8 p.m. Purchase tickets HERE.

Hotdogs in the Park in Piqua | June 12
Enjoy free hot dogs from Heart of Worship Outreach Ministries International from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mote Park, 635 Gordon St. There will also be live music and open air preaching. Donations are welcome.

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | June 12

The farmers market will run from June 12 through September 25 every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon on Cherry Street in downtown Troy. The market will feature fresh local food, artisans and food trucks. The entertainment for this week will be by Mora & the Boys.

FESTIVAL Multicultural Festival in Huber Heights | June 12

The festival will celebrate the diverse community with a free festival from 12-6 p.m. at the Eichelberger Amphitheatre. The festival will feature live entertainment, arts and crafts, educational opportunities and foods from different cultures.

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FESTIVAL Family Day at the Johnston Farm in Piqua | June 12-13
John Johnston’s family home will come alive from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday with games and activities enjoyed in days past by families like yours. You can make this an early Father’s Day gift since each dad or grandfather will be admitted free when accompanied by his family. Allow enough time to visit the Johnston’s home to learn how the family lived, take in the Historic Indian and Canal Museum to gain insight to the lives of the first people who called Ohio home, and don’t forget to include time in your day for a relaxing ride on the General Harrison of Piqua and relive the time when mules pulled boats and the world moved at four miles per hour at the end of a tow rope. Regular site admission applies. Learn more at www.johnstonfarmohio.com.

Native Plant Sale in Troy | June 12

Brukner Nature Center's plant sale takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 5995 Horseshoe Bend Rd. The sale will include a variety of native trees, shrubs and wildflowers for sale. This event will be held regardless of whether. Check or cash only.

LIVE MUSIC Rick Sylvester at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | June 12

Starts at 6 p.m. at 4199 S. Iddings Rd. Plan your visit at oldmason.com.

Poultry Days YOLO 5K | June 12

A Fun Run will take place at 8 a.m. and the 5K starts at 8:30 a.m. Both events take place at the Versailles Exempted Village Schools located at 280 Marker Rd. (east parking lot). Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female. To register and for more details visit www.YOLOorg.com.

Saturday Matinee & Saturday Night Skate at the 36 Skate Club in Piqua | June 12
A Saturday Matinee skate will take place from 2-5 p.m. Saturday with $5 admission and $3 for skate rental. Saturday Night skate is from 7-10 p.m. Admission is $7 and skate rental is $3. Located at 4845 W. US 36 in Piqua. For more information, call (937) 773-2841 or visit www.36skateclub.com.

Summer Wildflower Stroll at Shawnee Prairie Preserve in Greenville | June 12
Takes place from 10-11 a.m. and highlights the abundant wildflowers at the preserve. It is free. 

 

Back to Our Roots Antique Show in Dayton | June 12
This event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Learn more HERE.

Liberty Fair at Piatt Castle Mac-A-Cheek in West Liberty | June 13

Enjoy a 19th century Independence Day event on the grounds at Piatt Castle Mac-A-Cheek from 3-7 p.m. Sunday. Bring a picnic which, you can augment with tasty victuals popular in the past. Outdoor activities include learning to muster, observing a musket firing demonstration, playing games from the past, making thunderbolts and flying them from the Castle, attending a short performance about an 1840s Fourth of July celebration in West Liberty from a story by Donn Piatt, listening to live music, hearing a recitation of the Declaration of Independence and cheering to a cannon firing. Learn more at www.mywestliberty.com/events.html.

Sunday Matinee at the 36 Skate Club in Piqua | June 13
A Sunday Matinee skate will take place from 2-5 p.m. Sunday with $5 admission and $3 for skate rental. Located at 4845 W. US 36 in Piqua. For more information, call (937) 773-2841 or visit www.36skateclub.com.

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Bar BINGO at the EndZone Sports Lounge in Covington | June 15

Takes place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 601 E. Broadway St. Learn more HERE.

Trivia Night at Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy | June 16

Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

Trivia Night at 311 Drafthouse in Piqua | June 16

311 Drafthouse in downtown Piqua hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

Trivia Night at Wings in Vandalia | June 16

Wings Sports Bar & Grill hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday from 8-11 p.m.

Adult Skate at Skate World in Vandalia | June 16

Takes place from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at 333 S. Brown School Rd in Vandalia. Admission is $7 and skate rental is $4. Inline skates are $5. For more information, visit www.skateworldofvandalia.com.

 

Third Thursdays in Piqua | June 17
Come to downtown Piqua for live music, food, activities and fun from 5-8 p.m. June 17, as well as July 15 and Aug. 19. See a full list of activities for all ages HERE.    

 

Bar Trivia at the EndZone Sports Lounge in Covington | June 17

Takes place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Thursday at 601 E. Broadway St. Learn more HERE.

Family Skate Night at the 36 Skate Club in Piqua | June 17
Skate from 6:30-9 p.m. with $4 admission and $3 skate rentals. Located at 4845 W. US 36 in Piqua. For more information, call (937) 773-2841 or visit www.36skateclub.com.

Adult Skate at Skate World in Vandalia | June 17

Takes place from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at 333 S. Brown School Rd in Vandalia. Admission is $7 and skate rental is $4. Inline skates are $5. For more information, visit www.skateworldofvandalia.com.

FESTIVAL Rockford Community Days | June 17-19
Celebrating the bicentennial of Rockford (Mercer County), this event will feature music, food, fireworks, a car show, tractor show, parade, games and more. Learn more HERE.

LIVE MUSIC Ohio Dreamfest in Ansonia | June 17-20
The 5th Annual Ohio Dreamfest Music and Arts Festival, where friendly people come together for 4 days and nights full of amazing music from over 20 acts, art galleries, live artist, food, fire and flow performances, workshops, 20+ merchandise vendors, huge community fires and so much more. Purchase tickets and learn more HERE.

Piqua Community Farmer's Market | June 17

Find fresh local vegetables, baked goods, handmade crafts and more at this weekly market in front of Fort Piqua Plaza. It takes place from 3-6 p.m. and there are various special events and activities hosted throughout the season. See a full list of vendors and learn more at www.piquafarmersmarket.com.

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE Sherwood Neighborhood in Troy | June 17-19

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE Stonebridge Neighborhood in Troy | June 17-19

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Sculptures on the Square in Troy | June 18 through Oct. 4
The theme of Sculptures on the Square in Troy is “Taking Flight.” Guests to the downtown can walk around the community to enjoy this outdoor art display. It is free.

Activities on June 17 are:

4:30-5:00 PM – Social Time on Prouty Plaza
4:30-6:30 PM – Family-friendly Activities (related to flight) on the Courthouse Plaza

5:00-5:15 PM – Stage Presentation on Prouty Plaza

5:15 PM  – WACO Bi-Plane Fly Over

5:15-6:15 PM – Walking Tours of the Sculptures

5:30-7:00 PM – WACO Plane Train at The Library

7:30-9:00 PM – Concert on Prouty Plaza featuring Amber Hargett & The Who’s Who

LIVE MUSIC Amber Hargett and the Whos Who and Sculptures on the Square Kick-Off Event in Troy | June 18

A kick-off event will take place from 5:30-8 p.m. where the sculptures will be unveiled and guests will have the opportunity to meet the artists. Amber Hargett and the Whos Who will perform starting at 7:30 p.m.

 

Date Night Series: “Survival Trail” in Covington | June 18

You are lost in the woods, to survive, do you follow the creek to safety, or do you decide to stay in one place in hopes of being found? Should you eat those berries or should you eat those grubs? You and your date will test your knowledge as you make difficult choices along the trail to survive at Stillwater Prairie from 5-6 p.m. Tickets come with treats from ReU Juicery & Organic Kitchen. Lovers will encounter scenario signs that will describe a survival situation where an individual would have to make decisions that would ultimately decide their fate in the wilderness. Thankfully, you won’t have to decide if you need to resort to cannibalism because after you survive you can enjoy treats from ReU Juicery & Organic Kitchen. $5/couple - 1 Registration per couple. Register online HERE.

Friday Matinee & Friday Night Skate at the 36 Skate Club in Piqua | June 18
The Friday Matinee is from 1-3 p.m. Skate rental is $3 and admission is $3. Friday Night skate is from 7-10 p.m. Admission is $7 and skate rental is $3. Located at 4845 W. US 36 in Piqua. For more information, call (937) 773-2841 or visit www.36skateclub.com.

Karaoke at the EndZone Sports Lounge in Covington | June 18

Starts at 9 p.m. Follow the event and learn more HERE.

Rummage Sale in Troy | June 18

The United Methodist Women Rummage Sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at First Place, 16 W. Franklin St.

 

LIVE MUSIC Tunes at Noon at the Piqua Public Library | June 18

Enjoy piano music by Debbie Meek from noon to 1 p.m. every Friday in June inside of the library. It is free.

 

Princess Ball in Sidney | June 18

The perfect start for your Father’s Day weekend. Treat your daughter to an evening that will make her feel like a princess. Tickets are required and should be purchased in advance at Ron & Nita’s, 134 S Main Avenue in downtown Sidney or by calling the Gateway Arts Council at (937) 498-2787.

FESTIVAL Anna Homecoming | June 18-19
From 5 p.m. to midnight on Friday enjoy live music, a cornhole tournament, Bubble Ball, a cake wheel, 50/50 drawing and more. Return from 9 a.m. to midnight on Saturday for more live music, a volleyball tournament, rides, a hog roast, food trucks and more. See the full schedule HERE.

FESTIVAL Community Block Party in Sidney | June 18-19
Live music on two stages for the Sidney’s Got Talent Competition, food, a Kid’s Zone and more at this two-day event in downtown Sidney. Click HERE for more information and a full schedule of events.

FESTIVAL Summer Solstice Celebration in Peebles | June 18-20
This annual event takes place at the Soaring Eagle Retreat next to Serpent Mound and features guest speakers, vendors and more. Hours are 3-7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Learn more HERE.

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Vintage in the Village in Tipp City | June 19
Explore the streets of downtown Tipp City to discover vintage, antique and artisan treasures, as well as food trucks and activities from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. The event is free. Follow it on Facebook HERE.

Outside Arts & Crafts Trunk Show in Tipp City | June 19
During Vintage in the Village, stop by Rusty Harden Studio, 259 N. 4th St. to shop from 30 different artists set up outdoors. Admission is free. The rain date is June 26.

LIVE MUSIC Steely James at the Leaf & Vine in Troy | June 19

Steely James will perform at the Leaf & Vine in downtown Troy starting at 9 p.m., there is no cover charge.

West Milton Triathlon | June 19
This triathlon is made up of 3.5 miles of canoeing on the Stillwater River, five miles of running on the country roads that surround the river and 17 miles of biking. It starts at 8 a.m. and spectators can get a great view of the action from West Milton Community Park. For details on the race, click HERE.

Juneteenth Troy | June 19
Take part in a Celebration Walk from 3:30-4 p.m., followed by a festival from 4-7:30 p.m. in downtown Troy that includes food, entertainment and guest speakers. The celebration of Juneteenth marks the day that all slaves were liberated after the emancipation. The first year Juneteenth was celebrated was in 1866 three years after Abraham Lincoln signed the emancipation. This was due to the final slaves not being freed until 1866 in the state of Texas. Follow the event HERE.

LIVE MUSIC Scott Houchens at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | June 19

Starts at 6 p.m. at 4199 S. Iddings Rd. Plan your visit at oldmason.com.

FESTIVAL Celtic Fest in Waynesville | June 19
Live Celtic music, food, vendors and more from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Purchase tickets and learn more HERE.

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | June 19

The farmers market will run Saturdays through September 25 from 9 a.m. to noon on Cherry Street in downtown Troy. The market will feature fresh local food, artisans and food trucks.

BINGO in Conover | June 19
The A.B. Graham Memorial Center, 8025 E. St. Rt. 36 will host BINGO starting at 7 p.m. There will be 12 games and 1 speed round. The cost is $15 per person and daubers are available for purchase. Concessions will be available. For more information, call (937) 368-3700.

Bridges, Bikes & Blues in Preble County | June 19
Register for this event for $25 and take a ride to numerous covered bridges and other attractions, plus enjoy music, food and other entertainment. Learn more HERE.

Open Cockpit Bi-Plane Rides at WACO in Troy | June 19-20

The WACO Air Museum will offer biplane rides (for a charge) on June 19-20; Aug. 13-15; Sept. 17-19; and Oct. 16-17. To learn more and sign up, call the museum at (937) 335-9226 or order at www.wacoairmuseum.org.

Springfield Antique Show & Flea Market | June 19 & 20

The show features antiques, collectibles and a flea market. Hours are Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clark County Fairgrounds. Admission is $3 per person. Learn more HERE.

 

Saturday Matinee & Saturday Night Skate at the 36 Skate Club in Piqua | June 19
A Saturday Matinee skate will take place from 2-5 p.m. Saturday with $5 admission and $3 for skate rental. Saturday Night skate is from 7-10 p.m. Admission is $7 and skate rental is $3. Located at 4845 W. US 36 in Piqua. For more information, call (937) 773-2841 or visit www.36skateclub.com.

Summer Wildflower Stroll at Shawnee Prairie Preserve in Greenville | June 19
Takes place from 10-11 a.m. and highlights the abundant wildflowers at the preserve. It is free. 

 

Free Father's Day Breakfast for Dads in Tipp City | June 20

The Tipp City Eagles, 202 E. Main St., is serving a free Father's Day breakfast for all dads and $6 for their guests (children 3 and under eat free) from 9-11 a.m. There will also be bloody marys for dad and door prizes.

Sunday Matinee at the 36 Skate Club in Piqua | June 20
A Sunday Matinee skate will take place from 2-5 p.m. Sunday with $5 admission and $3 for skate rental. Located at 4845 W. US 36 in Piqua. For more information, call (937) 773-2841 or visit www.36skateclub.com.        

 

The Peach Truck Tour in New Carlisle | June 22

The Peach Truck will be at Meadow View Growers from 3:30-5 p.m. They will have 25 lb. boxes of peaches and 10 oz. bags of pecans available. Pre-order only, order at www.thepeachtruck.com/tour by June 17.

Bar BINGO at the EndZone Sports Lounge in Covington | June 22

Takes place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 601 E. Broadway St. Learn more HERE.

Troy Truck Yard in Troy | June 23

This is a free outdoor event with live music and food trucks from 6-9 p.m. in the rear parking lot of 18 E. Canal Street, behind Fire Station 1. Beverages from Moeller Brew Barn will be available for purchase. 

Trivia Night at Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy | June 23

Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

Trivia Night at 311 Drafthouse in Piqua | June 23

311 Drafthouse in downtown Piqua hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

Trivia Night at Wings in Vandalia | June 23

Wings Sports Bar & Grill hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday from 8-11 p.m.

Adult Skate at Skate World in Vandalia | June 23

Takes place from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at 333 S. Brown School Rd in Vandalia. Admission is $7 and skate rental is $4. Inline skates are $5. For more information, visit www.skateworldofvandalia.com.

The Peach Truck Tour in Tipp City | June 23

The Peach Truck will be at Menards from 4-5:30 p.m. They will have 25 lb. boxes of peaches and 10 oz. bags of pecans available. Pre-order only, order at www.thepeachtruck.com/tour by June 18.

LIVE MUSIC WOBA Concert in Troy | June 24
The City of Troy will be hosting a concert on Prouty Plaza on the Square. Watch for updates as plans unfold.

Piqua Community Farmer's Market | June 24

Find fresh local vegetables, baked goods, handmade crafts and more at this weekly market in front of Fort Piqua Plaza. It takes place from 3-6 p.m. and there are various special events and activities hosted throughout the season. See a full list of vendors and learn more at www.piquafarmersmarket.com.

Bar Trivia at the EndZone Sports Lounge in Covington | June 24

Takes place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Thursday at 601 E. Broadway St. Learn more HERE.

Family Skate Night at the 36 Skate Club in Piqua | June 24
Skate from 6:30-9 p.m. with $4 admission and $3 skate rentals. Located at 4845 W. US 36 in Piqua. For more information, call (937) 773-2841 or visit www.36skateclub.com.

Adult Skate at Skate World in Vandalia | June 24

Takes place from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at 333 S. Brown School Rd in Vandalia. Admission is $7 and skate rental is $4. Inline skates are $5. For more information, visit www.skateworldofvandalia.com.

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FESTIVAL New Knoxville Independence Day Celebration | June 25-26
Games of chance, beer and wine gardens, fun bands (Rockhouse and Hypnotix), fireworks and more. Plan your visit HERE.

LIVE MUSIC Treasure Island Concert "Johnny Cash Tribute" in Troy | June 25
Enjoy an outdoor concert with Terry Lee, as well as food trucks, beverages and more. It is free. Terry Lee Goffee will bring "The World's Greatest Johnny Cash Experience" to Troy. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Bring a chair or blanket for seating.

Self-Led Night Hike at Garbry Big Woods | June 25
Have you ever been curious about what happens in the park after dark? Come out for a self-led night hike. This fun self led night hike will introduce you to the creatures that are active when the sun sets! Be sure to bring your flash light! This leisurely night walk in the park will vary from .5 to 1.5 miles. One registration per family/group. Groups will be spaced out in 5-minute intervals. An email will be sent the day before to sign up for your time slot. To register, click HERE.

LIVE MUSIC Tunes at Noon at the Piqua Public Library | June 25

Enjoy piano music by Debbie Meek from noon to 1 p.m. every Friday in June inside of the library. It is free.

Ice Cream Social and Vendor Fair in West Liberty | June 25
Enjoy ice cream, music, food trucks, vendors and local shops at this event from 3-7 p.m. in downtown West Liberty. Learn more HERE.

Friday Matinee & Friday Night Skate at the 36 Skate Club in Piqua | June 25
The Friday Matinee is from 1-3 p.m. Skate rental is $3 and admission is $3. Friday Night skate is from 7-10 p.m. Admission is $7 and skate rental is $3. Located at 4845 W. US 36 in Piqua. For more information, call (937) 773-2841 or visit www.36skateclub.com.

Karaoke at the EndZone Sports Lounge in Covington | June 25

Starts at 9 p.m. Follow the event and learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL Maria Stein Country Fest | June 25-27
One of the most unique, power-packed festivals in western Ohio, the Maria Stein Country Fest will feature an Aquatic Acrobatic Show, tractor square dancing (you just have to see it), The Amazing Giants, go-kart races, raffles, food, dodgeball tournaments, a craft show, carnival rides and games and so much more. Admission is free. Plan your visit HERE.

Independence Day Family Value Weeks at Young’s Jersey

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Take advantage of a special Family Value wristband good for all day, unlimited family fun at Young’s Jersey Dairy. Play Udders & Putters miniature golf, batting cages, driving range, Moovers & Shakers, Cowvin’s Fast Slide, and Cowvin’s Kiddie Corral. Each wristband is good for all day fun on the date purchased. Wristbands are $16 (ages 12 & over) $10 (ages 11 & under) and can be purchased at Udders & Putters. Young’s is open regular hours through the holiday. Learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL Holy Angels Parish Picnic & Family Festival | June 25-26
This public event offers games of chance, live music and entertainment, children’s activities and games, food and beverages and more. Admission is free. Learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL Cy Young Days in Newcomerstown | June 25-27
This festival takes place in the hometown of baseball legend Cy Young and, along with many baseball-themed activities, includes a car show, parade, music, cornhole tournament, a midway, food and much more. Plan your visit HERE.

FESTIVAL Ohio Viking Festival in Cortland | June 25-27
This festival is quite a drive from Miami County (in the Cleveland area), and it costs money to get into, but if you’re into Vikings, it’s a must-see. Learn more at www.vikingfestohio.com.

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | June 26

The farmers market will run Saturdays through September 25 from 9 a.m. to noon on Cherry Street in downtown Troy. The market will feature fresh local food, artisans and food trucks.

LIVE MUSIC A Brother’s Revival in Sidney | June 26

If you love the music of The Allman Brothers Band, you will be amazed how A Brother’s Revival has recreated the energy, vibe and passion of performing this iconic music. The band will perform at 8 p.m. at the Historic Sidney Theatre, 120 W. Poplar St. Tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Learn more HERE.

Movie in the Park in Huber Heights “The Karate Kid” | June 26
Watch the Jaden Smith version of “The Karate Kid” at dusk at Thomas A. Cloud Park, 4707 Brandt Pike. It is free.

LIVE MUSIC Hucklebuck at the Leaf & Vine in Troy | June 26

Hucklebuck will perform at the Leaf & Vine in downtown Troy starting at 9 p.m., there is no cover charge.

Outdoor Flea Market at the Winery at Versailles | June 26

The Winery at Versailles will hold a flea market from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with 30-40 vendors featuring everything from used items, crafts and gifts. The event is free to attend ($1 for parking.) A consession stand will offer nachos, shredded chicken sandwiches, spinach artichoke and more. Held rain or shine. Children are welcome to attend the flea market, but all seating areas are 21 and up only.

LIVE MUSIC Rick Sylvester at Old Mason Winery in West Milton | June 26

Starts at 6 p.m. at 4199 S. Iddings Rd. Plan your visit at oldmason.com.

Project Appleseed Event in Piqua | June 26-27
Join the Piqua Fish & Game Club for a weekend of marksmanship instruction and hear the stories of our shared heritage as Riflemen. The event is from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days at 9344 Spiker Rd. For more information, call (937) 773-9549 or click HERE.

C&E Gun Show in Dayton | June 26-27
Takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. For more information and a $1 off admission coupon, visit www.montcofair.com/event/c-e-gun-show-june-2021.

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Fourth of July Celebration in West Liberty | June 26
The first Independence Day fireworks of the region take place at dusk at the Lions Club Ballpark.

 

Adelyn’s Rainbow Run in Troy | June 26
This fundraiser run takes place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Duke Park in Troy. 

The Village of Gettysburg Fireworks | June 26

Arrive starting at 8:30 p.m. and enjoy this free fireworks display at 8091 New Harrison-Bradford Rd. Follow the event HERE.

Summer Wildflower Stroll at Shawnee Prairie Preserve in Greenville | June 26
Takes place from 10-11 a.m. and highlights the abundant wildflowers at the preserve. It is free. 

Saturday Matinee & Saturday Night Skate at the 36 Skate Club in Piqua | June 26
A Saturday Matinee skate will take place from 2-5 p.m. Saturday with $5 admission and $3 for skate rental. Saturday Night skate is from 7-10 p.m. Admission is $7 and skate rental is $3. Located at 4845 W. US 36 in Piqua. For more information, call (937) 773-2841 or visit www.36skateclub.com.

Antique Show and Auction in Waynesville | June 27
This event will take place at Early Country Antiques, 185 High St. with the show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the auction at 1 p.m. There will be 30 antique dealers.

 

Sunday Matinee at the 36 Skate Club in Piqua | June 27
A Sunday Matinee skate will take place from 2-5 p.m. Sunday with $5 admission and $3 for skate rental. Located at 4845 W. US 36 in Piqua. For more information, call (937) 773-2841 or visit www.36skateclub.com.

An Evening on the Creek at Bear’s Mill | June 28
Paddle a canoe with a partner or solo-paddle a kayak down the Scenic Greenville Creek with naturalist guides from 6:30-9 p.m. Paddlers under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian paddling as well. If you have a paddler under the age of 10, please contact Bear’s Mill for details. Learn more at www.bearsmill.org.

Community Night for the Miami County Foundation in Troy | June 29

From 5-9 p.m. 20% of sales at Moeller Brew Barn in downtown Troy will benefit the Miami County Foundation.

Bar BINGO at the EndZone Sports Lounge in Covington | June 29

Takes place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 601 E. Broadway St. Learn more HERE.

Trivia Night at Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy | June 30

Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

Trivia Night at 311 Drafthouse in Piqua | June 30

311 Drafthouse in downtown Piqua hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

Trivia Night at Wings in Vandalia | June 30

Wings Sports Bar & Grill hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday from 8-11 p.m.

Adult Skate at Skate World in Vandalia | June 30

Takes place from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at 333 S. Brown School Rd in Vandalia. Admission is $7 and skate rental is $4. Inline skates are $5. For more information, visit www.skateworldofvandalia.com.

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July   

FESTIVAL West Milton July 4th Festival | July 1-4

Fireworks, carnival rides and the popular West Milton 4th of July Parade return to this year to West Milton Community Park. Follow the event on Facebook HERE as more details become available.

Steam Threshers Reunion in Versailles | July 1-4

Activities at this event include threshing, log sawing, plowing, antique tractor pull, steam engines, tractors, gas engines, flea market, food vendors and spark show every evening. Takes place at the J&M Ranch, 6129 Reed Rd.

Nacho Average Hot Dog Eating Contest in Piqua | July 2

The Baked Potato Food Truck and Crazy Martin’s will host a “spud dog” eating contest at 6 p.m. Contestants will have ten minutes to eat as many spud dogs as they can. The entry fee is $10 and the winner will receive half of the pot. For more information on registering click HERE.

Community Night Concert in Tipp City | July 2
Enjoy an outdoor concert next to The Hotel Gallery on Second and Main streets from 5-7 p.m. The concert is free. Bring a chair for seating.

FESTIVAL Liberty Days in Fort Loramie | July 2-4
Another power-packed festival in a great small town. There are carnival rides, sporting events and contests, games of chance and beer gardens, children’s activities and games, a tractor pull, fireworks and more. Learn more HERE.

First Friday Family Game Night in Tipp City | July 2

The Downtown Tipp City Partnership hosts this event from 5-8 p.m. in the historic district.

Red, White & Boom! in Columbus | July 2
The “largest fireworks display in Ohio” takes place in downtown Columbus.

Independence Day Weekend at Poor Farmer’s Campground in Fletcher | July 2-4
A Light Parade, Patriotic BINGO, and more camping fun all weekend. Visit www.poorfarmersrvs.com to learn more, or call (937) 368-2449.

FESTIVAL "Lights Up The Night" Celebration in Pleasant Hill | July 3

The event will take place at the Newton Township Soccer Fields starting at 3 p.m. with a parade, followed by a car show, live music, local vendors, food and drink and fireworks. More details to come. Visit the village's Facebook page HERE for updates.

FESTIVAL Star Spangled Heights in Huber Heights | July 3
Starting at 10 a.m. with a parade at the Thomas Cloud Park, 12 p.m. flag ceremony, food truck rally, kid zone, live music, beer garden, and a petting zone, lasts until 10 p.m. Located at 4707 Brandt Pike. Fireworks are at 10 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC Pearl Street at the Leaf & Vine in Troy | July 3

Pearl Street will perform at the Leaf & Vine in downtown Troy starting at 9 p.m., there is no cover charge.

FESTIVAL Indian Lake Beach Spectacular and Fireworks | July 3
Enjoy a day of fun, food and music on the beach at Indian Lake State Park and stick around for fireworks over the lake at 10 p.m.

Butterflies of Darke County Stroll at Shawnee Prairie Preserve in Greenville | July 3
Takes place from 10-11 a.m. and highlights the different butterfly species found at the preserve and in Darke County. It is free. 

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | July 3

The farmers market will run Saturdays through September 25 from 9 a.m. to noon on Cherry Street in downtown Troy. The market will feature fresh local food, artisans and food trucks.

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FESTIVAL Piqua 4th Fest | July 4
Come to downtown Piqua from 3-9:30 p.m. on July 4th for this annual festival and stick around for fireworks at 10 p.m. There will be live music, food trucks and vendors. Learn more HERE.

City Fireworks & Food Trucks in Tipp City | July 4
Head to spacious Kyle Park to enjoy food and fun and fireworks at dusk.

LIVE MUSIC Rick K. Road Trip in Troy | July 4
This free show at Treasure Island Park in Troy takes place at 7:30 p.m. The band performs “high energy rock and roll from the 1960s through today.” There will be food trucks and beverages available.

6th Annual 4th of July Free the Mind/Anchor the Soul 5K Walk/Run | July 4

Help raise funds to break the stigma on mental health and promote suicide prevention. Cash prizes-Top Male & Female overall - $100 each, 2nd Place Male & Female $50 each. Teams over 7-receive a $3 discount ,the largest team receives a free Papa John's pizza coupon per member. Door prizes and top Male & Female prizes to be awarded per category. (Must be present to win) Enjoy snacks after the race and then join our community for the annual 4th of July parade and festival. Price $26 (non-refundable) plus registration fee, kids under 8 and under free (no Tshirt) with adult. Register before June 24th to receive Tshirt and sparklers. 7:45-8:45 registration and packet pick up day of race. To sign up and more details, click HERE.

LIVE MUSIC Lucky Lemonade Series: Paisha Thomas Quartet in Troy | July 6

The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center hosts their Lucky Lemonade Concerts this summer on Tuesdays in their courtyard at 7:30 p.m. This concert features Paisha Thomas Quartet. Paisha describes her style as “Miami County soul/funk/gospel”. Seating is limited to 40 guests and reservations are required. To reserve a free seat click HERE.

 

Adult Exploration Hike at Maple Ridge Reserve in Bradford | July 6
Join park district naturalist Sassafras Susan to discover the birds, plants and trees along the trail at Maple Ridge Reserve from 9-11 a.m. These hikes are a great opportunity to get out in nature and learn together. Walks last about two hours and are not strenuous or fast-paced. The event is free. 

Trivia Night at Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy | July 7

Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

Trivia Night at 311 Drafthouse in Piqua | July 7

311 Drafthouse in downtown Piqua hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

Trivia Night at Wings in Vandalia | July 7

Wings Sports Bar & Grill hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday from 8-11 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC Piqua Civic Band “An Adventure in Space and Time” | July 8
Takes place at 7 p.m. at the Piqua High School Auditorium.

LIVE MUSIC Country Concert in the Hills in Fort Loramie | July 8-10 

Alan Jackson, Jason Aldean, Luke Combs, Neal McCoy and many more return to this annual concert. Click HERE for tickets and details.

Watercolor for Beginners Class in Tipp City | July 8, 15 & 22

Participants will complete three paintings while learning about materials and techniques. The class takes place from 6-7:30 p.m. with instructor Rusty Harden. Supplies are provided and the cost is $48 for residents and $50 for non-residents. Click HERE to register.

Greenville Farm Power of the Past | July 8-11
Celebrate the agricultural heritage of Ohio with threshing & bailing demonstrations, tractor pulls, gas engine machines, antiques, classic tractors, draft tractors and equipment, flea market, food, music, and camping at the Darke County Fairgrounds. There are over 100 flea market and craft vendors on site during the weekend and a Sunday antique car show.

LIVE MUSIC Honey and Blue in Troy | July 9

The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center in conjunction with Troy Main Street bring the Fridays on Prouty series to downtown Troy. Honey and Blue is a mix of pop, blues and soul. They will perform a free concert at Prouty Plaza at 7:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair.

Movie Night at Lost Creek Reserve “Field of Dreams” in Troy | July 9
Hosted by the Miami County Park District, the park opens at 8:30 p.m. and the movie starts at dusk. Bring snacks and seating. The event is free but registration is required by clicking HERE.

Troy Skating Club Summer Competition | July 9-12
This annual event showcasing single and pair skaters, as well as a dance competition, will take place at Hobart Arena. Learn more at www.troyskatingclub.myshopify.com.

Dayton Air Show in Vandalia | July 10-11
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the U.S. Army Golden Knights, the Shockwave Jet Truck and many other performers take to the skies above Dayton International Airport. Plan your weekend at www.daytonairshow.com.

Bob Mikolajewski Memorial 5k in Piqua | July 10

The 12th annual memorial 5k will take place at Piqua High School from 8:30-10 a.m. Registration is $25 for adults and $10 for kids. All finishers will receive a medal and donuts from Dobo's will be provided. Sign up before July 3 to receive a free t-shirt. For more information, click HERE.

Red, White & Brew at Fairfield Commons in Beavercreek | July 10
This 4th annual event will take place from 6-10 p.m. at The Mall at Fairfield Commons. It will have a beer garden, live music, family friendly activities, a Kids Zone, food trucks and a fireworks display at 10 p.m.

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | July 10

The farmers market will run Saturdays through September 25 from 9 a.m. to noon on Cherry Street in downtown Troy. The market will feature fresh local food, artisans and food trucks.

Butterflies of Darke County Stroll at Shawnee Prairie Preserve in Greenville | July 10
Takes place from 10-11 a.m. and highlights the different butterfly species found at the preserve and in Darke County. It is free. 

LIVE MUSIC  Green Sands Acoustic at Moeller Brew Barn in Troy | July 11

Green Sands Acoustic will perform from 3-6 p.m. in the Beer Garden at Moeller Brew Barn in downtown Troy. There is no cover charge.

Bike Piqua Slow Roll | July 12
Enjoy a slow-paced community bike ride on the expansive (12 miles!) bike trail system in Piqua. Meet on Canal Place at 6 p.m., behind Susie’s Big Dipper.

LIVE MUSIC Lucky Lemonade Series: Someday Morning in Troy | July 13

The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center hosts their Lucky Lemonade Concerts this summer on Tuesdays in their courtyard at 7:30 p.m. This concert features Someday Morning, a four-piece band from Ohio. Seating is limited to 40 guests and reservations are required. To reserve a free seat click HERE

Wine Tasting in Tipp City | July 13

Join Tipp-Monroe Community Services from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Chaffee's Brewhouse for a flight of 4 wines and learn about food pairings to make the wine taste even better. A personal charcuterie board is included. The cost is $38 for residents and $40 for non-residents. Click HERE to register.

Trivia Night at Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy | July 14

Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

FESTIVAL Wapakoneta Summer Moon Festival | July 14-18
Celebrate the first steps on the Moon in Neil Armstrong’s hometown. Along with space-themed activities and events, the festival is known for its car show, crafts and food concessions and live entertainment. The Armstrong Air & Space Museum has many additional activities. Plan your visit HERE.

Trivia Night at 311 Drafthouse in Piqua | July 14

311 Drafthouse in downtown Piqua hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

Trivia Night at Wings in Vandalia | July 14

Wings Sports Bar & Grill hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday from 8-11 p.m.

Third Thursdays in Piqua | July 15

Come to downtown Piqua for live music, food, activities and fun from 5-8 p.m. July 15 and Aug. 19.

LIVE MUSIC Piqua Civic Band “American Heartland” | July 15
Takes place at 7 p.m. outside of the Fort Piqua Plaza.

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE Parkridge Neighborhood in Piqua | July 15-17
Streets are west of Sunset, on Park Ave., Dubois, Parkway Dr., Westview, Willshire, Britton, Carol, Beckert, Carlyle, and Clifton.

 

Trunk of Treasures Flea Market in Troy | July 16-18
This flea market with goods and food is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day at the Miami County Fairgrounds. Presented by the Miami County Ag Society. A 4-H BBQ will also be taking place on Saturday.

LIVE MUSIC Shanon Clark and the Sugar in Troy | July 16

The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center in conjunction with Troy Main Street bring the Fridays on Prouty series to downtown Troy. Shanon Clark and the Sugar blends folk, pop, Americana and more. They will perform a free concert at Prouty Plaza at 7:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair.

LIVE MUSIC Dueling Pianos in Sidney | July 16

Two pianos, lots of music and fun. This show will take place at 8 p.m. at the Historic Sidney Theatre, 120 W. Poplar St. For tickets and more information, click HERE.

Date Night Series “Slice of Nature” in Covington | July 16

Take a peaceful walk with your date to the picnic area at Stillwater Prairie Reserve in Covington. Feel free to BYOB. There at your picnic you will enjoy 2 slices of your favorite pie. Then enjoy the path aside the pond reflecting the sunset. The event, hosted by Miami County Parks, starts at 5 p.m. Register HERE.

LIVE MUSIC Sabbath: The Black Sabbath Experience and Grinder: A Tribute to Judas Priest in Vandalia | July 16

This free concert will take place at 8 p.m. at Wings Sports Bar & Grille in Vandalia. Follow the event and learn more HERE.     

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | July 17

The farmers market will run Saturdays through September 25 from 9 a.m. to noon on Cherry Street in downtown Troy. The market will feature fresh local food, artisans and food trucks.

LIVE MUSIC Rusted Reserve at the Leaf & Vine in Troy | July 17

Rusted Reserve will perform at the Leaf & Vine in downtown Troy starting at 9 p.m., there is no cover charge.

Butterflies of Darke County Stroll at Shawnee Prairie Preserve in Greenville | July 17
Takes place from 10-11 a.m. and highlights the different butterfly species found at the preserve and in Darke County. It is free. 

Kids Triathlon in Troy | July 18
Children ages 4-14 can swim (at the Troy Aquatic Center), bike and run this event for a chance to win prizes. Register at www.speedy-feet.com. For more information, call Cheryl at (937) 216-3078.

LIVE MUSIC Springfest in Yellow Springs | July 18
Featuring Guided By Voices (only show in Ohio in 2021), Parquet Courts, Andy Shauf and more, this music festival takes place starting at 11:30 a.m. on the front lawn of Antioch Hall. Tickets start at $35. Learn more at springsfestival.com.

LIVE MUSIC Lucky Lemonade Series: Berachah Valley in Troy | July 20

The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center hosts their Lucky Lemonade Concerts this summer on Tuesdays in their courtyard at 7:30 p.m. This concert features Berachah Valley, a traditional southern Ohio bluegrass band. Seating is limited to 40 guests and reservations are required. To reserve a free seat click HERE

Trivia Night at Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy | July 21

Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

Trivia Night at 311 Drafthouse in Piqua | July 21

311 Drafthouse in downtown Piqua hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

Trivia Night at Wings in Vandalia | July 21

Wings Sports Bar & Grill hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday from 8-11 p.m.

The Peach Truck Tour in Tipp City | July 21

The Peach Truck will be at Menards from 4-5:30 p.m. They will have 25 lb. boxes of peaches and 10 oz. bags of pecans available. Pre-order only, order at www.thepeachtruck.com/tour by July 16.

LIVE MUSIC Piqua Civic Band “Kids’ Stuff” | July 22
Takes place at 7 p.m. at the Piqua High School Auditorium.

Bats of Ohio in Greenville | July 22
There 11 species of bats in Ohio and they serve as important insect control especially in agricultural areas. Use the most up-to-date bat echolocation equipment and technology to listen to what bats are found flying around Shawnee Prairie Preserve. Get to know our only flying mammals during this free family program.

Legendary Annie Oakley Sidewalk Sales in Greenville | July 22-24
The biggest sales of the year line the streets of downtown Greenville during The Legendary Sidewalk Sales, inconjunction with Annie Oakley Days and The Gathering at Garst.

LIVE MUSIC The Fries in Troy | July 23

The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center in conjunction with Troy Main Street bring the Fridays on Prouty series to downtown Troy. The Fries are known for their covers of 60s, 70s and 80s songs. They will perform a free concert at Prouty Plaza at 7:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair.

FESTIVAL History Alive at the Johnston Farm in Piqua | July 23-34
Come experience Living History at its finest from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. More than sixty of the very best, carefully selected, reenactors will gather at the Johnston Farm & Indian Agency to present an historical timeline of the years 1748 (Pickawillany) – 1862 (Camp Piqua). These years mark the period of the greatest historical significance for this land. The events that took place and the people involved all had great impacts on the course of both America and Ohio’s history. A wide variety of camps, civilian and military demonstrations, and numerous activities will take visitors back to some of the most exciting times this place has ever seen. A Friday evening lantern tour of the camps will give visitors a different look at life during these times. The Johnston Home, the Indian and Canal Museum, and the canal boat General Harrison of Piqua all will help visitors visualize a time long past. This is truly a don’t miss event. Regular site admission applies. Learn more at www.johnstonfarmohio.com.

FESTIVAL Annie Oakley Festival in Greenville | July 23-25
A family-friendly festival featuring live entertainment including western arts, cowboy mounted shooting, musical performances, a parade, food booths, crafts and vendors and much more. Takes place at the Darke County Fairgrounds. Learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL Celina Lake Festival | July 23-25
Live entertainment and a “huge” fireworks display over Grand Lake St. Marys on Friday night and games, carnival rides, food and more music and fun the rest of the weekend. Learn more HERE.

Self-Led Night Hike at Maple Ridge Reserve in Bradford | July 23
Have you ever been curious about what happens in the park after dark? Come out for a self-led night hike from 9-11 p.m. This fun self-led night hike will introduce you to the creatures that are active when the sun sets. Be sure to bring your flash light! This leisurely night walk in the park will vary from .5 to 1.5 miles. One registration per family/group. Groups will be spaced out in 5-minute intervals. An email will be sent the day before to sign up for your time slot. To register, click HERE.

Build Your Own S’More Hop & Vendor Fair in West Liberty | July 23
There will be outdoor vendors, a live DJ, food trucks and more in downtown West Liberty from 3-7 p.m. Learn more HERE.

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FESTIVAL The Gathering at Garst in Greenville | July 24-25
Experience this exceptional event held outside on the beautiful grounds of Garst Museum in Greenville. Featuring juried artists, antique dealers, garden exhibits, skilled historical craftsmen, along with musical performances and unique food vendors.  A living history encampment with participants from the French and Indian War through the Civil War is staged nearby. Carriage rides are offered both days on the tree lined street bordering the Garst grounds. Visit Garst Museum's comprehensive collection of Annie Oakley memorabilia, local Native American Indian artifacts, and the history of The Treaty of Greene Ville. Plan your weekend HERE.

Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | July 24

The farmers market will run Saturdays through September 25 from 9 a.m. to noon on Cherry Street in downtown Troy. The market will feature fresh local food, artisans and food trucks.

LIVE MUSIC Eric Jerardi at Indian Creek Distillery in New Carlisle | July 24
Enjoy blues music by Eric Jerardi and food from Lilia’s Outside Café during this Summer Nights at the Stillhouse concert at Indian Creek Distillery, 7095 Staley Rd. The event takes place from 6-11 p.m. and there is a $15 cover charge. The event is BYOB and BYOChairs. For more information, call (937) 846-1443.

Paddle the Greenville | July 24

Paddle a canoe with a partner or solo-paddle a kayak down the Scenic Greenville Creek with naturalist guides! Paddlers under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian paddling as well. If you have a paddler under the age of 10, please contact Darke County Parks for details.

LIVE MUSIC Jerry Mullins at the Leaf & Vine in Troy | July 24

Jerry Mullins will perform at the Leaf & Vine in downtown Troy starting at 9 p.m., there is no cover charge.

Butterflies of Darke County Stroll at Shawnee Prairie Preserve in Greenville | July 24
Takes place from 10-11 a.m. and highlights the different butterfly species found at the preserve and in Darke County. It is free.

 

The Shelby County Fair | July 25-31
This will be the 161st fair and includes everything from a Pig & Cat Scramble and Diesel Drag Racing to a demolition derby, a dog agility show, music by Nashville Crush and more. See the full schedule of events HERE

LIVE MUSIC  Alyssa Hanson Duo in Troy | July 27
Performing soul and funk, the Alyssa Hanson Duo will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center in downtown Troy. The concert is free. Learn more at www.troyhayner.org.

Trivia Night at Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy | July 28

Buffalo Wild Wings in Troy hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE in Versailles |July 28-31

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Trivia Night at 311 Drafthouse in Piqua | July 28

311 Drafthouse in downtown Piqua hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday starting at 7 p.m.

Trivia Night at Wings in Vandalia | July 28

Wings Sports Bar & Grill hosts Trivia Night every Wednesday from 8-11 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC Piqua Civic Band “The Seventies” | July 29
Takes place at 7 p.m. at Fountain Park.

LIVE MUSIC REO Speedwagon at The Rose in Huber Heights | July 30

REO Speedwagon will perform starting at 7 p.m. at The Rose Music Center in Huber Heights. Get tickets HERE.

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Cherry Street Local Farmers Market in Troy | July 31

The farmers market will run Saturdays through September 25 from 9 a.m. to noon on Cherry Street in downtown Troy. The market will feature fresh local food, artisans and food trucks.

LIVE MUSIC Brit Floyd in Huber Heights | July 31
This world-class Pink Floyd tribute show starts at 8 p.m. at the Rose Music Center. Get tickets at www.rosemusiccenter.com.

August   

LIVE MUSIC Blackberry Smoke in Huber Heights | Aug. 1
With The Allman Betts Band and Spirit of the South Tour at the Rose Music Center. Get tickets at www.rosemusiccenter.com.

Adult Exploration Hike at Greenville Falls in Covington | Aug. 3

Join park district naturalist Sassafras Susan to discover the birds, plants and trees along the trail at Greenville Falls Reserve from 9-11 a.m. These hikes are a great opportunity to get out in nature and learn together. Walks last about two hours and are not strenuous or fast-paced. They are free.


National Night Out in Sidney | Aug. 3
Joining forces with local first responders to promote police-community partnerships; crime & drug prevention, safety, and neighborhood unity this event includes fun family activities and food. It is free.

 

LIVE MUSIC Swing Era Band in Piqua | Aug. 5
The Swing Era Band will be a guest performer with the Piqua Civic Band at 7 p.m. at the Piqua High School Auditorium.

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE World’s Longest Yard Sale Rt. 127 | Aug. 5-8
Spanning six states along U.S. Route 127 (including in Darke County), the “World’s Longest Yard Sale” passes through Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama.

LIVE MUSIC Canoegrass Music & Camping Event in Houston | Aug. 6-7
This outdoor music, boating and camping event takes place at Masters Outdoor Retreat. See this year’s musical lineup and purchase tickets at canoegrass.com.

LIVE MUSIC Community Night Concert in Tipp City | Aug. 6
Enjoy an outdoor concert next to The Hotel Gallery on Second and Main streets from 5-7 p.m. The concert is free. Bring a chair for seating.

First Friday Putt Putt in Tipp City |
Aug. 6
Take part in this outdoor putt putt tournament when downtown Tipp City businesses, restaurants and pubs each build and host holes for the public to enjoy.

LIVE MUSIC Keith Sweat in Huber Heights | Aug. 6
The one and only Keith Sweat at the Rose Music Center. Get tickets at www.rosemusiccenter.com.

FESTIVAL Brick Street Block Party ad Car Show in Arcanum | Aug. 6-7
Takes place from 4-10 p.m. in downtown Arcanum with a car show, music, food and more.

FESTIVAL Lebanon Blues Festival & Car Show| Aug. 6-7
Starts with two bands and fun on Friday night in historic downtown Lebanon and continues Saturday with 8 blues bands, your favorite foods, and a deluxe beer garden and more. Also, gaze at over 150 classic cars in the Blues, BBQ, and Bumpers Car Show. Learn more HERE.

 

Evening on the Canal at Johnston Farm in Piqua | Aug. 7
Join the Johnston Farm & Indian Agency for an evening that takes you back to the time the world moved at four miles an hour at the end of a towrope. Begin with a hearty meal served in the Education Center overlooking the Miami and Erie Canal. After dinner, board the General Harrison of Piqua for a twilight journey on the canal that is always full of surprises for each passenger. This is a reservation-only event, so call early to book your passage for this popular once-a-year opportunity. The cost is $35 for adults and $30 for children 6-12. Learn more at www.johnstonfarmohio.com. The evening starts at 6:30 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC Motown Sounds of Touch in Troy | Aug. 7
Enjoy Old School and Motown sounds at 7:30 p.m. at Treasure Island Park in Troy. The concert is free and there are food trucks and beverages available to purchase.
 

LIVE MUSIC Sonny Moorman at the Leaf & Vine in Troy | Aug. 7

Guitarist and performer extraordinaire, Sonny Moorman will perform at the Leaf & Vine in downtown Troy starting at 9 p.m., there is no cover charge.

Car Show & Cruise-In in Findlay | Aug. 7

This annual event takes place 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. in downtown Findlay with a cruise-in from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Registration is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL Defiance Balloonfest | Aug. 7
Hot air balloon rides, night glow events, live music, a kid’s zone, food and a marketplace highlight this event. Bring a lawn chair! Parking and admission is $10. Learn more HERE.

Bike Piqua Slow Roll | Aug. 9
Enjoy a slow-paced community bike ride on the expansive (12 miles!) bike trail system in Piqua. Meet at Washington School at 6 p.m.

Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing at Serpent Mound | Aug. 12
This will take place at the Soaring Eagle Retreat next to Serpent Mound from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL All Ohio Balloon Fest in Marysville | Aug. 12-14
This large festival not only features awesome hot air balloons and night glows, but a huge musical lineup. Music this year includes The British Invation, Bon Journey, Cliff Cody and headliner Cole Swindell. Ticket prices apply. Learn more HERE.

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE Buy-Way Yard Sale on the Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30 in 11 counties in Ohio) | Aug. 12-14
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Miami County Fair | Aug. 13-19
Fair food, animals, rides, concerts, harness racing and so much more! See the full schedule at www.miamicountyohiofair.com.

Movie Night at Lost Creek Reserve “The Lion King” in Troy | Aug. 13
Hosted by the Miami County Park District, the park opens at 8:30 p.m. and the movie starts at dusk. The event is free but registration is required by clicking HERE.

 

FESTIVAL IH Scout Show and Truck Nationals in Troy | Aug. 13-15
This annual event takes place at the WACO Air Museum in Troy and includes antique cars and trucks, food trucks, activities for all ages, displays and more. It takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. 

FESTIVAL Bremenfest in New Bremen | Aug. 13-15

A great hometown festival with a large parade, fun games and challenges for kids, live music, lots of food and more. Learn more at www.bremenfest.com.


Open Cockpit Bi-Plane Rides Available at WACO in Troy | Aug. 13-15

The WACO Air Museum in Troy will offer biplane rides (for a fee) on Aug. 13-15; Sept. 17-19; and Oct. 16-17. Packages are $200 and $350 and can be split between two passengers. To reserve a spot and to learn more, call the museum at (937) 335-9226 or visit www.wacoairmuseum.org/sunny.

FESTIVAL Coshocton Sunflower Festival | Aug. 13-15
Features over 4 acres and 30 varieties of sunflowers. Pick and cut, sample and shop. Learn more at www.coshoctonsunflowerfestival.com.

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FESTIVAL Down a River, Down a Beer in Piqua | Aug. 14
Enjoy craft beers and a canoe float on the Great Miami River, food, live music, a silent auction and more from 6-10 p.m. in Piqua. Learn more at www.downariverdownabeer.com.

LIVE MUSIC The Doug Hart Band at Indian Creek Distillery in New Carlisle | Aug. 14
Enjoy blues and rock music by The Doug Hart Band and food from Smokin’ Barrels Food Truck during this Summer Nights at the Stillhouse concert at Indian Creek Distillery, 7095 Staley Rd. The event takes place from 6-11 p.m. and there is a $15 cover charge. The event is BYOB and BYOChairs. For more information, call (937) 846-1443.

Intro to Geocaching at Garbry Big Woods Reserve | Aug. 14

People all over the world are taking part in geocaching. What is geocaching? It is an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device to hide and seek containers, called "geocaches". From 1-3 p.m. at Garbry Big Woods in Piqua learn about this family friendly activity. A park naturalist will be on hand to teach participants all about the technology needed and how to find your first cache. It is free.


Prairies in Their Prime at Shawnee Prairie Preserve in Greenville | Aug. 14
Takes place from 10-11 a.m. and explores the lush prairies found at the preserve. It is free. 
 

LIVE MUSIC Danny Schneible at the Leaf & Vine in Troy | Aug. 14

Danny Schneible will perform at the Leaf & Vine in downtown Troy starting at 9 p.m., there is no cover charge.

FESTIVAL Dayton Potato Festival | Aug. 14
Paying homage to the potato and everything that can be placed on top of it, this festival will take place from noon to 8 p.m. at Courthouse Square in Dayton. Admission is free.

LIVE MUSIC Party at the Beach at Indian Lake | Aug. 14
This ticketed event at Old Field Beach at Indian Lake State Park will feature music by Parrots of the Caribbean, Lt. Dan’s New Leg Band and Cory Farley. Order tickets and learn more at www.visitindianlakeohio.com/party.

FESTIVAL Englewood Art Festival | Aug. 14-15

The festival is a free 2-day festival at Centennial Park with art tents, food trucks, live music, a 5k race, parade, and car show. Parking is also free. To follow the event, click HERE.

Art on the Lawn in Yellow Springs | Aug. 14
The Village Artisans will host Art on the Lawn, a Fine Arts and Crafts Festival, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Learn more at villageartisans.org.

FESTIVAL Germanfest Picnic in Dayton | Aug. 14-16
The finest in German food, entertainment and merchandise. Learn more HERE.

The Great Mid-West Train Show in Dayton | Aug. 14-15

This two-day train show will take place at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Learn more at www.trainshow.com.

FESTIVAL Summer Gazebo Party in Fort Loramie | Aug. 15
Come to downtown Fort Loramie for live music, food trucks, a beer tent, kid’s activities and more. Free admission.

Third Thursdays in Piqua | Aug. 19

Come to downtown Piqua for live music, food, activities and fun from 5-8 p.m.

 

The Great Darke County Fair | Aug. 20-28

Often named one of the best county fairs in Ohio, this one has it all, rides, food, animals, concerts and much  more. Plan your visit at www.darkecountyfair.com.

Date Night Series “Sunset Canoe” at Stillwater Prairie in Covington | Aug. 20

Spend the evening with your special someone at Stillwater Prairie Reserve for this months Date Night! Test your paddling skills with a short canoe ride on Stillwater Prairie pond. After some time paddling around the pond together enjoy the view of the setting sun and your favorite beverage (BYOB). Please feel free to bring a picnic basket of goodies to enjoy with your date or you may add on a charcuterie box for an additional $10 at check out. Charcuterie trays will have Aged Gouda, Manchego and Whipped Lemon Herb Goat Cheese accompanied by Peppered Salami, Sopressata and traditional Pepperoni. Also, included are crackers, mixed nuts, cherry preserves, olives, pickles, fresh celery and carrots. Charcuterie provided by Charcuterie by Marie Couples will be social distanced by time slots. Time slots sign ups will be emailed to participants on August 18th One registration per couple. The fee for Date Night is $10. Register HERE.

Amazing Downtown Race in Sidney | Aug. 20
Teams race through the downtown for a chance to win prizes! Registration is required by visiting www.sidneyalive.org.

 

Night Lights: Moths of Darke County | Aug. 20
The night time flyers of the insect order Lepidoptera can be just as bright and showy as their day time cousins. Few people know their magnificence though because it's a late night endeavor! Join naturalist and volunteer Lepidopteran experts on this magical journey of attracting moths to night lights and discovering their beauty from 9-11 p.m. at Eidson Woods Preserve.

 

LIVE MUSIC Steely James at the Leaf & Vine in Troy | Aug. 21

Steely James will perform at the Leaf & Vine in downtown Troy starting at 9 p.m., there is no cover charge.

LIVE MUSIC Randy Bachman & Burton Cummings in Huber Heights | Aug. 21
At the Rose Music Center. Get tickets at www.rosemusiccenter.com.

LIVE MUSIC Dayton PorchFest | Aug. 21
Takes place in the St. Anne’s Hill district in Dayton from 1:30-6:45 p.m. Dozens of bands and performers at dozens of locations. Learn more HERE.

LIVE MUSIC Rock Piqua! Concert | Aug. 21

Come to downtown Piqua for live music, food trucks and beverages, starting at 10 a.m. and lasting until 11 p.m.

 

Springfield Antique Show & Flea Market | Aug. 21-22

The show features antiques, collectibles and a flea market. Hours are Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clark County Fairgrounds. Admission is $3 per person. Learn more at www.springfieldantiqueshow.com.

FESTIVAL 2021 Rail Festival at Carillon Park | Aug. 21-22
Live steam engines, model train displays, historical exhibits, railroad vendors, free miniature train rides, food and more. From 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission applies. Learn more at www.railfestival.com.

Honoring Our Veterans and 1st Responders Pow Wow in Sidney | Aug. 21-22
Traditional Native American Pow Wow takes place at 655 S. Highland Ave.

Rockin’ River Duck Drop in Piqua | Aug. 21
Adopt a rubber duck for a chance to win $1,000 during this annual event on the Great Miami River in Piqua. 3,000 ducks will be dropped. Adopt a duck at www.mainstreetpiqua.com.

 

FESTIVAL Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival | Aug. 21-22
Live music, corn-on-the-cob eating contests, sweet corn meals, craft vendors and more. Learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL Donut Jam in Troy | Aug. 27
In preparation for The Tour De Donut Ohio event in Troy on Aug. 28, come to downtown Troy from 5-10:30 p.m. for music, drinks and fun.

FESTIVAL Clifton Gorge Music & Arts Festival | Aug. 27-28
Music and arts festival with vendors, demonstrations, dancing, a children’s area and more. Admission is free. Learn more HERE.

Self-Led Night Hike at Garbry Big Woods in Piqua | Aug. 27
Come out for a self-led night hike from 8:30-10:30 p.m. This fun self led night hike will introduce you to the creatures that are active when the sun sets! Be sure to bring your flash light! This leisurely night walk in the park will vary from .5 to 1.5 miles. One registration per family/group. Groups will be spaced out in 5-minute intervals. An email will be sent the day before to sign up for your time slot. Register HERE.

 

Lunch & Learn in Tipp City | August 27

Join educators and ambassadors from Brukner Center at the Tipp City Library for a complimentary lunch provided by StoryPoint in Troy and a presentation " Insect & Insectivores" from noon to 1 p.m. Discover these six-legged creatures and learn about their habitats, body parts and metamorphosis. During this prestation you will meet a box turtle, a big brown bat plus some insects. Click HERE to register.

The Tour De Donut Ohio in Troy | Aug. 28
This is Ohio’s largest one-day cycling event. Learn more and sign up at www.thetourdedonut.com.

 

Tipp City Trans Am Cruise-In | Aug. 28
The Trans Am Club of America and Ohio Firebirds host this event along the streets of historic downtown Tipp City from 5-9 p.m. Vehicle registration is from 5-7 p.m. and the cost is $10. The public is welcome for free and can enjoy a 50/50 drawing, live DJ and drinks and food at local eateries and pubs.

 

LIVE MUSIC Jerry Mullins at the Leaf & Vine in Troy | Aug. 28

Jerry Mullins will perform at the Leaf & Vine in downtown Troy starting at 9 p.m., there is no cover charge.


150-Year Celebration of Piatt Castle in West Liberty | Aug. 28
Details are being put together for this special event. Learn more at www.piattcastle.org.

Dancing with the Piqua Stars | Aug. 29
This event pairs local residents with dance instructors to raise money for the Piqua Arts Council. It takes place from 6-10 p.m. at Romer’s in Piqua.

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LIVE MUSIC Community Night Concert in Tipp City | Sept. 3
Enjoy an outdoor concert next to The Hotel Gallery on Second and Main streets from 5-7 p.m. The concert is free. Bring a chair for seating.

Terror Town III in Williamsburg | Sept. 3-Nov. 6
Get in the Halloween spirit very early at this unique ghost town/haunted house in nearby Williamsburg. Purchase tickets and learn more at allhallowsevellc.com.

FESTIVAL West Liberty Labor Day Festival | Sept. 3-6
A parade, food trucks, displays, antique equipment and vendors make up this annual celebration in West Liberty. Admission and parking are free. Learn more at www.westlibertylions.org.

LIVE MUSIC Tippapalooza in Tipp City | Sept. 4
Enjoy the very best in local music and songwriting at this annual event at Eagles Park. Along with music, enjoy food, drinks and family fun. Learn more at www.tippapalooza.com.

 

LIVE MUSIC Molly Hatchet in Versailles | Sept. 4

Legendary band Molly Hatchet will perform at BMI Speedway. For tickets and info, visit www.bmikarts.com/Calendar-of-Events_bc_4.html.

 

LIVE MUSIC John Legend in Huber Heights | Sept. 4
Local sensation John Legend at the Rose Music Center. Get tickets at www.rosemusiccenter.com.

 

LIVE MUSIC Country Legends Concert in West Liberty | Sept. 4
This lineup features Clay Walker, John Michael Montgomery, Confederate Railroad, Julia Cole, Dave Liles Band and The Overdrive Band. For tickets ($35), visit www.countrylegendscs.com/tickets-1.

FESTIVAL Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington | Sept. 4-6
Visit a period encampment, enjoy local foods and desserts, listen to live music and more. Admission is free.

FESTIVAL Ohio Renaissance Festival in Waynesville | Weekends Sept. 4-Oct. 31
Travel back in time and see jousting, sword fighting, eat turkey legs, watch jugglers and so much more. There will be many special events throughout the season, including Feast of Fools, Romance Weekend and Tricks or Treats. Purchase tickets and learn more at www.renfestival.com.

FESTIVAL Alumapalooza in Jackson Center | Sept. 7-12
Alumapalooza is an annual event held at the Airstream, Inc. factory in Jackson Center. Each year Alumapalooza is different, but generally includes camping, seminars, entertainment, door prizes, gifts, factory tours, a group meal or two, and unlimited socializing. All brands of RVs are welcome to come to Alumapalooza. Learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL Pony Wagon Days in St. Paris | Sept. 9-11
A small town festival with unique parade, plus vendors, music, food and more. Learn more at www.ponywagondays.com.

Tunnel to Towers 9/11 Mobile Exhibit in Troy | Sept. 10-12
This traveling exhibit will be at the Miami County Fairgrounds with the public invited to stop by throughout the weekend.

Annual Piqua Fine Art Exhibition | Sept. 10-Oct. 1
Features around 200 works of art and can be seen at The Apple Tree Gallery in downtown Piqua.

FESTIVAL Balloon Fest in Urbana | Sept. 10-11
Takes place at Historic Grimes Field, 1636 N. Main St. and features balloon launches and glows, a wing and pizza eating contest, a flying lab, plus music, food trucks, a beer garden and children’s activities. Click HERE for more information.

FESTIVAL Springboro Oktoberfest | Sept. 10-11
Authentic German food, games, music, dancing and family fun at the Springboro United Church of Christ, 5 W. Mill St. Admission is $3 per guest and free for children 12 and under. Plan your visit HERE.

LIVE MUSIC Troy Porchfest | Sept. 11

Stroll through historic neighborhoods in Troy and listen to dozens of musicians and bands perform on porches and yards from 1-7 p.m., plus enjoy food and additional activities at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center and Troy-Miami County Public Library. Learn more at troyhayner.org/porchfest.

Wildflower Walk at Garbry Big Woods in Piqua | Sept. 11
Join a park district naturalist and take a leisurely hike at Garbry Big Woods to discover what fall wildflowers are in bloom from 10 a.m. to noon. The program is free.

COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE in New Knoxville | Sept. 11

Paddles, Pedals & Pints in Sidney | Sept. 11

Featuring Sidney’s Great Miami Riverway trailhead, this event will include a bike ride, river canoe/kayak trip and more! Watch for details at www.sidneyalive.org.
 

LIVE MUSIC Slaughter with special guest Vixen in Versailles | Sept. 11

This duo will perform at BMI Speedway. For tickets and info, click HERE.

LIVE MUSIC Collectibe Soul and Better Than Ezra in Huber Heights | Sept. 11
At the Rose Music Center. Get tickets at www.rosemusiccenter.com.

FESTIVAL St. Paris AppleFest | Sept. 11-12
Enjoy a street fair with craft vendors, apple-based foods and cooking contests, food vendors, games, a parade, a car and tractor show, battle of the bands and more. Follow the event HERE.

Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival in Urbana | Sept. 11, 18 & 25

Celebrate Ohio’s Freshwater Shrimp Harvest for three Saturdays straight in September from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Get your fill of mouth-watering seafood selections while enjoying a live music stage, multiple vendors and activities for the whole family. Explore live displays of fish, frogs, turtles and other native critters. Swing by the fish farm market for a taste of gourmet smoked trout products. Participate in the Trout Feeding Frenzy, sand castle play zone and our famous sturgeon pool, where you can pet Ohio’s largest native fish. Battle to win the Shrimp Peeling & Eating Contest, take home a souvenir T-shirt and enjoy the country atmosphere at the farm. Freshly harvested shrimp will be for sale beginning Saturday morning (until sold out). For more information, visit www.fwfarms.com/festival.

FESTIVAL Miami Valley Sports Festival | Sept. 11-13
The Miami Valley Sports Festival is a celebration of athletics, health and wellness. Athletic events represented include Powerlifting, Martial Arts, Taekwondo, Strong Man, Kung Fu, Jiu Jitsu, Bodybuilding,  Double Deadlift, Arm Wrestling, 5K, Youth "Best of Dayton" Athletic competition and so much more. Register and purchase tickets at www.miamivalleysportsfestival.com.

An Art Affair on the Square in Urbana | Sept. 11
This is a multi-arts festival featuring an artists’ market, juried art show, demonstrations, exhibits, children’s activities, food and more. It takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL Beavercreek Popcorn Festival | Sept. 11-12
Popcorn, music, vendors, kid’s activities and more. Plan your visit HERE.

Winans to Winans Half Marathon in Miami County | Sept. 12
This race starts at the Miami County Courthouse and winds through the scenic countryside to the Winans Hometown Store in downtown Piqua. It begins at 8 a.m.

 

Mellow Yellow Walk at Cedar Bog in Urbana | Sept. 12
Cedar Bog Nature Preserve in Urbana will host self-guided tours from noon to 2 p.m. The cost is $5 per person. Naturalists will be located along the trails to answer any questions. Learn more at www.cedarbognp.org.

Bike Piqua Slow Roll | Sept. 13
Enjoy a slow-paced community bike ride on the expansive (12 miles!) bike trail system in Piqua. Meet at the Candlewood entrance on Candlewood Blvd. at South Street at 6 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC ZZ Top in Huber Heights | Sept. 14
Texas rock at the Rose Music Center. Get tickets at www.rosemusiccenter.com.

FESTIVAL WACO Celebration & Fly-In in Troy | Sept. 17-19
See vintage WACO aircraft, enjoy food trucks, historical displays, museum tours, children’s activities and more from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day in Troy. Learn more at www.wacoairmuseum.org.

FESTIVAL WWII Tribute & Reenactment in Lewisburg | Sept. 17-19
See Axis and Allies reenactors, battles, living history, a USO Show, swing dancers, a “Live Radio” play, antique vehicles, entertainment, food and much more. Takes place from 1-8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at 261 E. Clay St. in Lewisburg. Admission is free.


Open Cockpit Bi-Plane Rides Available at WACO in Troy | Sept. 17-19

The WACO Air Museum in Troy will offer biplane rides (for a fee) on Sept. 17-19 and Oct. 16-17. Packages are $200 and $350 and can be split between two passengers. To reserve a spot and to learn more, call the museum at (937) 335-9226 or visit www.wacoairmuseum.org/sunny.

FESTIVAL Vandalia Oktoberfest | Sept. 17-18
Games of chance, German food, music and entertainment, crafts and more. Learn more at www.vandaliasistercities.org.

Dayton Home & Garden Show | Sept. 17-19
This annual event with home and garden ideas, vendors and more will take place at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.

FESTIVAL Ohio Pawpaw Festival in Albany | Sept. 17-19
Everything pawpaw (Ohio’s state fruit), from a paw paw cook-off and eating contest to vendors, live entertainment, food trucks and a beer garden, a marketplace (with plenty of paw paw merchandise) and more. Learn more at ohiopawpawfest.com.

FESTIVAL Preble County Pork Festival | Sept. 17-19
Food, entertainment and arts and crafts, plus pig races at the Preble County Fairgrounds! Learn more at porkfestival.org.

FESTIVAL Taste of Piqua Festival | Sept. 18
This festival has arts and craft vendors, live music, a children’s area, a painting competition and lots of food, plus craft beers. It takes place in downtown Piqua from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Date Night Series “Adventure Challenge” in Covington | Sept. 18
Work with your date as a team to complete a slew of outdoor challenges at Stillwater Prairie Reserve. Afterwards enjoy treats from ReU Juicery & Organic Kitchen. Register for a timeslot HERE.

Tawawa Park Cruise-In in Sidney | Sept. 18
Join in for the 4th Annual Tawawa Park Cruise-In. This year the Cruise-In is being held in conjunction with the Traveling Vietnam Wall Tribute and Field of Crosses being held at Custenborder Field. Golf carts will be available to shuttle visitors between the two parks for your convenience. Takes place from noon to 4 p.m.

LIVE MUSIC Yellow Springs PorchFest | Sept. 18
Walk around historic Yellow Springs listening to dozens of bands, solo artists and other musicians from noon to 7 p.m. Learn more at ysporchfest.com. Admission is free.

LIVE MUSIC Illumination Festival in Greenville | Sept. 18
Illumination Festival is a Christian music festival at the Darke County Fairgrounds bringing the best Christian music and activities to the area!

Waynesville Fall Fest | Saturdays and Sundays starting Sept. 18-19
From the Wildwater Mining Co. play area and Big Camel Mini Golf to the Not-So-Spooky Walking Trail and Ghost Town Village (for children), this is a unique place to enjoy fall fun. Learn more at www.waynesvillefallfest.com.

LIVE MUSIC Restless Heart in Sidney | Sept. 19
The Gateway Arts Council presents Restless Hearts, a Nashville-based country with decades of hits and tours at 7 p.m. Order tickets and learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL Tipp City Mum Festival | Sept. 24-26
Start the festival with a car cruise-in in the downtown on Friday evening and come back Saturday morning at 10 a.m. for the parade before heading to City Park for food, music, vendors and a children’s play area. Plan your visit at www.tippcitymumfestival.org.

FESTIVAL St. Boniface Oktoberfest in Piqua | Sept. 24-25
Carnival rides and games, games of chance, food and special dinners, live music and entertainment and more. Free admission.

FESTIVAL New Bremen Pumpkinfest | Sept. 24-25
A fun small town festival with games, music, food, beer trucks, dancing, arts and crafts booths and a large children’s area. Learn more at www.newbremenpumpkinfest.com.

Fall Open Houses in West Liberty | Sept. 24-25
Discover unique decorating ideas or start your Christmas shopping early. You will find home decor, antiques, baked goods and sweet treats, gift items, new and thrift clothes, books and more. Takes place both days in downtown West Liberty.

Self-Led Night Hike at Lost Creek Reserve in Troy | Sept. 24
Come out for a self-led night hike from 7:30-9:30 p.m. This fun self led night hike will introduce you to the creatures that are active when the sun sets! Be sure to bring your flash light! This leisurely night walk in the park will vary from .5 to 1.5 miles. One registration per family/group. Groups will be spaced out in 5-minute intervals. An email will be sent the day before to sign up for your time slot. Register HERE.

FESTIVAL Prairie Days in Greenville | Sept. 25-26
Apple butter cooking over the fire; pioneers in and around the Log House; vendors displaying their wares; tall-tales being spun; crafts to make... must be Prairie Days! This event focuses on the prairie way of life in and around 1780-1810 and will feature many crafts, games and trades of the time period. Many crafts are free for children and with a select few requesting a small donation. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Shawnee Prairie Preserve. Admission is free. Learn more HERE.

FESTIVAL Festival of Flight in Fairborn | Sept. 25
This is a celebration of the innovative and world-changing aviation heritage in Dayton. It will take place on the grounds of Wright State University and includes live entertainment, fun aviation-themed experiences, food trucks and a kid’s zone. Learn more at festivalofflight.org.

FESTIVAL Simon Kenton Chili Festival | Sept. 25
Cookers begin making their chili at 8 a.m. Along with being able to sample and vote for the different chilies, visitors can enjoy a beer garden, Hoopla and Pet parades, a children’s area, cornhole tournaments, a pepper eating contest and more. Plan your visit at chilicookoffofurbana.com.

FESTIVAL Germantown Pretzel Festival | Sept. 25-26
Along with all things pretzels, guests can enjoy carnival rides, arts and crafts, live music, lots of other kinds of food and more. Plan your visit at pretzelfestival.com.