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May

WAYNE COUNTY CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Please check the SPECIAL listings for more events

Flowering trees and shrubs in the Secrest Arboretum, OARDC. Hybrid azalea and rhododendron from mid to late May. Open during daylight hours. Free admission. 330-263-3700

5/2

Wooster Concert Band

The Wooster Concert Band, featuring College of Wooster students and faculty as well as community members, will present their annual spring concert. Gault Recital Hall, College of Wooster 7 PM 330-263-2419

Website: www.wooster.edu

5/4-5/6

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 Fri 7:30 PM, Sat & Sun 10 AM 330-466-1625

Website: www.nooutlaws.com

5/5

Lehman's May Daze Customer Appreciation Sale

Delicious goodies from our pantry department. Our way of saying thank you to our customers. Lehman's Hardware 9 AM-6 PM 800-438-5346

Website: www.Lehmans.com

5/5

Wooster Noon Lions Flea Market

Large flea market with over 100 vendors. Wayne County Fairgrounds 8 AM-3 PM 330-804-7776

Website: www.facebook.com/woosternoonlionsclub

5/6

Wayne County Coin Club Show

40 Dealers buying and selling coins, collections, and currency. Wooster High School 9 AM-3:30 PM 330-263-0477

5/9-5/13

Rise Above Traveling Exhibit

Joint effort of the Wayne County Commissioners and the Wayne County Airport along with the Shreve American Legion Post 67, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1081 and Rolling Thunder. Pancake Breakfast on May 12th. See website for details. Wayne County Airport 330-669-9212

Website: www.wayneairport.org

5/11

Sounds of Downtown

Spend a relaxing evening in Downtown Wooster listening to street musicians. Downtown Wooster 6-8 PM 330-262-6222

Website: www.mainstreetwooster.org

5/11

ARTrageous

Join us for an evening of art, demonstrations, food and drink. Wayne Center for the Arts 7-10 PM 330-264-2787

Website: www.wayneartscenter.org

5/12

Wayne County Airport Pancake Breakfast

Held in conjunction with the Rise Above Traveling Exhibit. Pancakes by Smithville Ruritans. Wayne County Airport 7 AM-2 PM 330-669-9212

Website: www.wayneairport.org

5/12

Wayne County Truck and Tractor Pullers Spring Pull

Wayne County Fairgrounds 1PM 330-317-0398

Website: www.wcttp.com

5/12

Civil War Living History Day

Annual Civil War Camp held on the front lawn of the library and includes Civil War music, an encampment, and a visit with President and Mrs. Lincoln. Wayne County Public Library 10 AM-3 PM 330-345-5547

5/12

Plant Discovery Day

In and around Fisher Auditorium-OARDC. A premier plant and art sale with hard-to-find plants for the home and landscape. Walking tours, auctions, Bug Zoo, food vendors. Auction benefits Secrest Learning and Resource Center . Secrest Arboretum-OARDC 9 AM-1 PM 740-485-0129

Website: http://secrest.osu.edu

5/12

Lehman's Antique Tractor Engine Show

We're filling our parking lot with antique tractor engines of all shapes and sizes at this show, a favorite of our founder, Jay Lehman. Lehman's Hardware 10 AM-4 PM 800-438-5346

Website: www.Lehmans.com

5/12

Apple Creek Historical Society Open House

5/13

Scot Symphonic Band Commencement Concert

The College of Wooster's Scot Symphonic Band will present this year's Commencement Concert during graduation weekend.. McGaw Chapel, College of Wooster 8:15 PM 330-263-2419

Website: www.wooster.edu

5/13

Senior Music Hour

This concert will feature several College of Wooster seniors performing music on various instruments for their last time before graduating. Gault Recital Hall, College of Wooster 4 PM 330-263-2419

Website: www.wooster.edu

5/16

Music on Market: "Buddy Greene"

American Roots artist, song-writer, harmonica virtuoso and writer of the Christmas classic, Mary Did You Know? Free-will offering collected. Wooster United Methodist Church 7 PM 330-262-5641

Website: www.facebook.com/MusiconMarketWooster

5/19

Spring Depot Fest

Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Orrville Depot. Orrville Depot Museum NOON- 4 PM 330-683-2426

Website: www.orrvillerailroad.com

5/19

Wayne County Mini Maker Faire

A festival of hobbies, inventions, projects and experiments. Free participation and attendence. A celebration of the Maker Movement. The University of Akron Wayne College 10 AM-3 PM 330-684-8722

Website: https://waynecounty.makerfaire.com

5/19

Performance Series: "Jericho Road Gospel"

Sonnenberg Village 7 PM 330-857-9111

Website: www.kidronhistoricalsociety.org

5/19

Marshallville Antique Tractor Pull

One of the oldest pulls in the area. Marshallville Park 1 PM 330-855-2212

Website: www.facebook.com/marshallvillepullersofficial

5/20

Smithville Community Historical Society Open House, Antique Power Show & Vintage Baseball Game

Featuring the Hit-N-Miss Engine and highlighting our recent donations. Only Mishler Mill and Reception Center are handicapped accessible. Vintage Baseball game Smithville Stars VS Canal Fulton Mules. Smithville Historical Society & Mishler Mill 1:30-4 PM 330-669-9308

Website: www.rootsweb.com/~ohschs/index.html

5/20

Mayfest Benefit Brunch

Sponsored by Women's Advisory Board of The College of Wooster. Kittredge Hall, College of Wooster 10:30 AM-1 PM 330-264-7584

5/21-5/27

Firearms Industry Super Shoot

World's largest bench rest match. Kelbly Rifle Range, 7222 Dalton Fox Lake Rd., Nort 8 AM-6 PM 330-683-4674

Website: www.kelbly.com

5/25

Sounds of Downtown

Spend a relaxing evening in Downtown Wooster listening to street musicians. Downtown Wooster 6-8 PM 330-262-6222

Website: www.mainstreetwooster.org

5/26

Lehman's Dutch Oven Gathering

A popular event held on the Lehman's grounds. You will find yourself surrounded by the finest cast iron cooks at this annual event. Lehman's Hardware 10 AM-4 PM 800-438-5346

Website: www.Lehmans.com

5/26

Buckin' Ohio Pro Bull Riding & Western Experience

Join Buckin' Ohio for a real Western Experience-fun for the whole family. See website for times and events. 8154 Garman Rd., Burbank 4-9:45 PM 330-624-7205

Website: www.buckinohio.com

5/26-5/27

Great Lakes Fiber Show

Sales booths with fiber-related supplies and fiber art workshops. Skein and garment competition, fleece sale, food and more. Wayne County Fairgrounds Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sun 10 AM-4 PM 740-686-2172

Website: www.greatlakesfibershow.com

5/26-6/16

Exhibit: Eddie Adams "Vietnam"

Pulitzer Prize winning AP photographer's stunning work from his documentation during the Vietnam War will be on display to coincide with Memorial Day. A reception will be held on May 26th and the center will be open limited hours on Memorial Day. Note that the images depict war and may be disturbing for some. Wayne Center for the Arts Daily, 330-264-2787

Website: www.wayneartscenter.org