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Flowering annuals and herbs in ATI Horticulture Garden and OARDC flowerbeds. 330-263-3700.


Orrville Firefighters Independence Day Celebration

See our website for a full list of festival events and times. Orr Park, Orrville Parade 7/1 7 PM. Fireworks 7/5 10:15 PM 330-684-5051 www.orrville.com

Fire in the Sky Girls 14U National Qualifier Softball Tournament

Orr Park, Orrville 330-684-5051 www.orrville.com

Fredericksburg Independence Day Parade

Line up starts at 9:30 AM at intersection of Fredericksburg and Graber Rds. Parade starts at 11 AM, "Wayne County's Biggest Small Town Parade." Ball games & food concession stands following the parade at the ball diamond. 330-749-7010

Wooster Community Fireworks

North of the Kinney Building on Burbank Rd. between Highland and Oldman Rd. Entertainment and concessions at the soccer complex. Kinney Property Activities 7 PM, Fireworks 10 PM 330-464-6305

Ohio Light Opera Community Pops Concert

The Ohio Light Opera Orchestra and Chorus perform at this annual pops concert. Bring your lawn chairs! Downtown Wooster 7-8 PM 330-262-6222 www.mainstreetwooster.org

Benefit Quilt Auction

Benefiting the Crippled Children's Bureau. Kidron Auction 9 AM 330-857-2641 or www.kidronauction.com

Cowboy Mounted Shooting

Watch these cowboys compete in timed shooting matches on horseback. Family-oriented club with members in wild west outfits. Wayne County Fairgrounds 10 AM 614-905-2008 www.nooutlaws.com

Orrville Fireworks Display

All attention will be focused on the skies above Orrville as they erupt into a fury of thunder! Orr Park, Orrville 10:15 PM 330-684-5051 www.orrville.com

Orrville Rotary Firecracker 5k Run/One Mile Walk

Benefiting community needs. Orrville Christian Church 8:30 AM 330-683-2000 www.rsraingsystems.com

Whiz Bang! Science Show

Have fun while learning about science. Dr. Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-bang Scientist, will encourage children to learn about science and will enrich the natural world experience. Free family fun. John Streeter Garden Amphitheater, Secrest Arboretum 7 PM 330-464-2148 http://secrest.osu.edu

Lehman's Summer Celebration

Lehman's Hardware 10 AM-3 PM 888-438-5346 www.Lehmans.com

Village of Shreve Homecoming Celebration & Fireworks

The Village of Shreve invites you to their Annual Homecoming Festival with fair type concessions, free entertainment, Salute to the Troops Friday night and a great firework display Saturday evening! Downtown Shreve area www.shreveohio.com

Open House County Line Historical Society

281 N. Market St., Shreve County Line Historical Society Fri 6-8 PM, Sat NOON-3 PM & 6-8 PM 330-496-4024 www.shreveohio.com/resources/county-line-historical-society

Field of Dreams Softball Game

Special Olympics softball game pairing up local business players with athletes from Nick Amster Workshop for a great night of baseball. Wooster Foursquare Gospel Church 6 PM 330-262-5735 www.woosterchamber.com

Walk in Rathburn Run

Enjoy the cool water on a hot day. See the ledges from below and catch some critters in the run. Wear footwear that can be 100% wet. Wooster Memorial Park 10:00AM 330-263-5207 www.friendsofwmp.com

Hartzler's Music Night

Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the evening outside listening to local musicians-weather permitting. Hartzler Family Dairy & Ice Cream Shoppe 7 PM 330-345-8190 www.hartzlerfamilydairy.com

Ohio Light Opera Party on the Patio

The Wooster Inn 6-7 PM 330-263-2345 www.ohiolightopera.org

Johnny Appleseed Festival

Festivities and rides at Apple Creek Village Park. 7/19-John Schmid entertains. Apple Creek Village Park Parade Sat at 3:30 PM 330-698-3571 www.applecreekhs.org

Family Bug Night & Insect Walk

Bring your flashlight and share in the excitement of seeing insects at night! Educational games-all ages welcome, fun for the whole family. Secrest Arboretum 8 PM 330-263-3723 http://secrest.osu.edu

Smithville Community Historical Society Open House

Mishler Weaving Mill, Village Blacksmith, Sheller House, Carriage Barn and Pioneer Log Cabin open for tours. Located along Main Street in Smithville. Only Mishler Mill and Reception Center are handicapped accessible. Smithville Historical Society & Mishler Mill 2-4:30 PM 330-669-9308 www.rootsweb.com/~ohschs/index.html

Guided Summer Walk

Walks call your attention to seasonal treasures. Dress for the weather. Seaman Orientation Plaza-Secrest Arboretum 10 AM 330-464-2148 http://secrest.osu.edu

Sleepwalker Festival

The Annual Sleepwalker Festival celebrates community, tradition, and family. Originated when merchants would stay open late and wear their nightclothes to work! The pajamas are gone but the festivities live on featuring festival foods, games, music and a car show. Downtown Rittman Parade Thu at 6 PM 330-925-4828 www.rittmanchamber.com

Parade of Homes

Annual tour of homes and newest home innovations. See website for times and locations. TBA Fri 3-8 PM, Sat 1-8 PM, Sun 1-6 PM 330-345-1293 www.whhba.com

Ohio Light Opera Ice Cream Social

Freedlander Theatre Lawn 6-7 PM 330-263-2345 www.ohiolightopera.org

Buckin' Ohio Rodeo & Western Experience

See website for times and events. 8154 Garman Rd., Burbank 4 PM 330-624-7205 www.buckinohio.com

Marshallville Antique Tractor Pull

One of the oldest pulls in the area. Marshallville Park 1 PM 330-855-1325

Mid-Ohio Mopars Car Show & Swap Meet

Dodge, Plymouth, and Chrysler Brand Classic Car Show, Car Corral & Swap Meet. Wayne County Fairgrounds 8 AM-4 PM 330-464-6613 www.midohiomopars.us

Wooster Community Band Concert

Enjoy a wonderful summer evening in Downtown Wooster featuring our own community band. Downtown Wooster 7-8:30 PM 330-262-6222 www.mainstreetwooster.org