Ohio River Sternwheel Festival

Warm recollections are made in Marietta, home of the Ohio River Sternwheel Festival. One by one, from up waterway and down, the sternwheelers arrive. They go to The Riverboat Town to have some great ol’ molded fun at the occasion of the year – the Ohio River Sternwheel Festival. The celebration happens every year – dependably the end of the week after Labor Day. The yearly occasion is a Marietta “must-see” as tens of paddle water crafts line the bank of the Levee for this diversion filled end of the week.

The Ohio River Sternwheel Festival was the brainchild of Harry Robinson and Captains Gene Fitch and Bob Limle. The main Ohio River Sternwheel Festival occurred the end of the week after Labor Day 1976. This celebration was held to urge tourism to the Marietta zone and additionally save the riverboat legacy for which our region is outstanding.

Throughout the years, this celebration has developed massively, drawing in an expected 100,000 individuals to the Marietta region amid the end of the week. Notwithstanding the 30-35 authentic sternwheel boats that line the stream bank, we offer an entire few days of free, quality, family oriented entertainment and the best firecrackers anyplace. A portion of the other events that occur amid the end of the week include: Children’s Activities; Coronation of Queen Genevieve, with grants awarded; Little Miss and Little Mr. Sternwheel Pageant; Sunday Sunrise Service; Rollin’ Oldies Car Show, and a Photo Contest.

September 7th-9th Marietta, OH

72nd Springfield Art Museum Juried Member’s Exhibition

Springfield Museum of Art keeps on mounting changing shows and works from its changeless gathering while at the same time connecting new crowds and building solid associations with historical center individuals and local gatherings through presentation related open projects. Network interest for craftsmanship classes at the Center for the Arts area drove the Museum to frame an association with Clark State Community College’s Department of Continuing Education and Wittenberg University to offer network workmanship classes in the previous workmanship focus school space. Exhibition hall individuals get a markdown on educational cost for classes offered by Clark State at Springfield Center for the Arts.

Presently in its multi year, Springfield Museum of Art’s Annual Juried Members’ Exhibition keeps on developing – in the quantity of members, as well as in the quality, assorted variety, and expansiveness of mediums spoke to. While the works differ incredibly, all epitomize the creative soul of experimentation, opportunity of articulation, and investigation of medium-and the utilization of shading this year, in all cases, is extraordinary.

Hillard Ohio Art’s Council Local Filmmakers Festival September 29th 2018

Last year, they shared 15 great short films from local filmmakers with an enthusiastic audience and esteemed panel of judges. It was such a great experience, they are ready to do it again!

The festival wants only short films, between three and fifteen minutes. This gives us the opportunity to showcase more films from local filmmakers.  There are prizes for the top three best films. These are as selected by the panel of judges. Also there is the prize for the Audience Choice winner, where our viewers pick the best film.

The Hilliard Arts Council non-profit organization. Their goal is to enhance the cultural vitality of the city by inspiring, enlivening and educating citizens all through the magic of the arts.
Their work includes producing community theatrical productions throughout the year. This includes a larger musical in the summer, providing entertainment for the annual July 4th activities. They also put on a summer concert series.

National Tractor Pull, Bowling Green OH

The National Tractor Pull has turned into a universal occasion! This is a heart-beating, fearsome three-day occasion of boisterous extreme and pleased machines and the mechanics who assemble them. On the off chance that you have ever respected a tractor or truck, at that point this is your occasion. Unrecorded music exhibitions, sustenance, drinks thus substantially more! Ear plugs are a smart thought for youthful ones. Check the site for particular posting, costs and times Gear up for an extraordinary occasion. Full Pull!

The NTPC is advanced by the Northwestern Ohio Tractor Pullers Association (NWOTPA), the veritable spine of the titles. The NWOTPA was contracted as the Wood County Tractor Pullers in the spring of 1962. There were around 20 individuals, all inhabitants of Wood County, Ohio. In August of 1962 the main speed pull was presented at the Wood County Fairgrounds.

A unique long level base sled was fabricated that was intended for men to advance on as it passed by. Men were arranged on the two sides of the track and ventured on the sled as it passed by. The tractor that pulled the most distant was proclaimed the champ. Numerous issues happened with this kind of pulling, particularly men leaving the track amid the occasion and the tractors going too quick for men to venture on.

Rocking the bowling alley Green Ohio, August 16, 17, 18 2018

Kelly’s Island Homecoming

Homecoming is an occasion supported by KILA (the Kelleys Island Landowners Association) and fills in as an end of the week for the individuals who love this island to return and appreciate fun, sustenance, and amusement. Without precedent for a long time, this occasion will most recent two days. All Homecoming occasions will happen at the Kelleys Island Pavilion, situated on Addison St.

Homecoming commences on Friday night. From 5-9pm, participants will discover musicians, treat trucks, and recreations for kids.

On Saturday, the fun starts with a procession down Lakeshore Drive at 11am. The procession begins at the old Neumann Ferry dock. Anybody can enter the motorcade and anything that moves considers a buoy! There will likewise be a specialty reasonable, sustenance trucks, a manikin appear, inflatables, confront painting, a ricochet house, and unrecorded music (Frank and Dean Rat Pack from 12:30-2:30, Fat City from 2:30-4:30pm) in the Pavillion. From 12-4pm, there will be brew, sustenance, sellers, and amusements, similar to the renowned lager slide! The lager slide amusement will turn 42 this year! Champs get free lager. There will likewise be a pie-eating challenge, a twinkie-eating challenge, and marshmallow golf!

Also, on Saturday, any Estes School graduated class show at Homecoming will have the chance to be in a gathering picture at the school at twelve.

There will likewise be a quiet sale and yearly pool. Tickets are $20/each and KILA will just offer 500 tickets.

First prize – $2500

Second prize – $1000

Third prize – $500

Fourth prize – $250

Fifth prize – $100

Continues from the ticket deals go to KILA’s yearly “Enhance the Island” venture, which is TBD. Before, KILA has supported five new lights in Memorial Park and repaired the Pavillion. Every year, the association looks to discover new undertakings that not just enhance the nature of island encounter not only for guests, but rather occupants also.