Area Happenings in Ashland, Wayne counties: Art, music, produce, food and rummage sales

Main Street Music, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday through Oct. 14, pavilion downtown Wooster. Free outdoor concerts. Enjoy live music of every genre and a fun time with a DORA drink or dinner-to-go. Thursday, Edward Aquino; Friday, Robert A Tomassetti; Saturday, Thomas Neptune Band. See the full schedule here:

Rummage Sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Shreve United Methodist Church Activity Center, corner of Main and Church Streets. Proceeds benefit mission projects.

Golden Giving Benefit, 3-9 p.m. Friday, 11464 Steiner Road, Rittman. The annual Apostolic Christian Village Golden Giving Benefit includes a barbecued chicken and rib dinner, silent auction and bake sale. Proceeds benefit residents of the Apostolic Christian Village, 10680 Steiner Road, and those who care for them.

Downtown Wooster Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, downtown Wooster. Shop locally for the freshest picked produce, organic eggs, meat and poultry, honey, home-baked goods, fresh-cut flowers, wine tastings, artisanal crafts and more! Lead sponsor, E&H Ace Hardware, will have free tasty samples at their grilling station. Free live music by Ten Penny Bit 9-11 a.m. at the pavilion. For more information, email:

ART in the PARK, 10 a.m-noon, Saturday, 201 N. Mill St., Fredericksburg. "WALK in the WORDS" is the theme for this year's Art in the Park, sponsored by Simply Hand Made and the Fredericksburg Community Library. Art activities for all ages, using items and inspiration from nature. Free of charge. Look for the tents set up in the grassy area near the parking lot of Fredericksburg Presbyterian Church, across the street from Simply Hand Made. Touch-A-Truck event will be there.

Monster Fest, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Canton Downtown Double Tree by Hilton, 320 Market Ave. S.,Canton. Meet authors, researchers, investigators, filmmakers and podcasters who specialize in subjects such as Bigfoot, paranormal phenomena and UFOs. Monster Fest is presented by Small Town Monsters. The event will have a large vendor hall as well as live podcast recordings, guest speaker lectures and movie screenings. Tickets are available at

Wayne County Fair-style BBQ Chicken Drive-Thru, 10:30 a.m. until sold out, Saturday, Shreve Auto Repair, 298 N. Market St., Shreve. Benefits the County Line Historical Society of Wayne/Holmes. Meal includes 1/2 chicken only or 1/2 chicken dinner with green beans and ham, apple sauce and roll and butter. Enter the drive-thru off of Robinson Street.

Asi Matathias and Matthew Graybil, 7-9 p.m., Saturday, Wayne Center for the Arts, 237 S. Walnut St.Wooster. For more information and to purchase tickets visit

Rummage Sale, 3-8 p.m. Thursday, June 8; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, June 9; and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 10, Ashland County Fairgrounds. A fundraiser for the Ashland County Cancer Association.

Sherry Kaufman will be back for the second annual Secrest Garden Fair with her Tossed and Found silverware wind chimes, spindle bird feeders and fairy garden accessories.
Sherry Kaufman will be back for the second annual Secrest Garden Fair with her Tossed and Found silverware wind chimes, spindle bird feeders and fairy garden accessories.

Secrest Garden Fair, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, June 10, Secrest Arboretum, 2122 Williams Road, Wooster. Garden-themed arts and crafts, the event will include activities for kids, a plant sale, and local food trucks. Three free workshops − on herbs, wildflower photography and flower arranging − plus guided tours through the arboretum.

Kingwood 5K Run and Walk, 9 a.m. Saturday, June 10, front of Kingwood Hall mansion in Mansfield. The chip-timed 5k will allow participants to enjoy a beautiful course within Kingwood’s gardens and along the B&O bike trail. The 5k is open to all abilities and ages. Check-in and registration begin at 7:45 a.m. Registration is $25 and can be completed at or by mail to Doug Heestand, 431 Edgewood Road, Mansfield 44907. Questions may be sent to To be guaranteed an official race shirt, register by May 31. Walk-up registration is $30 on race day.

Drive-Thru Chicken Barbecue, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 10, St. John’s Evangelical Covenant Church, 8670 State Route 39, Millersburg. By donation. Choose chicken only or the chicken meal, which includes baked beans, applesauce, cookie and water.

Carry-Out Chicken Barbecue, 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, June 16, Moreland UMC, 138 E. Moreland Road, Wooster. Donations accepted. Chicken by Marty Hershberger, with green beans, applesauce and roll.

Arts in the Garden, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 17, Five Oaks Mansion, 210 Fourth St., Massillon. The annual Massillon Woman’s Club arts and crafts show.

Ohio Vintage Truck Reunion, June 24-25, Ashland County Fairgrounds, hosted by Ohio Chapters of the American Truck Historical Society. Show hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Hundreds of vintage trucks, trucking memorabilia display, truck model contest, swap meet, on-site camping, slow race, jake-off, light show, truck swap meet, country convoy. Donations to Ashland Food Bank and Shriner’s Transportation Fund appreciated. Contact Dan Laity,, 419-332-8352,

Inaugural Dragway 42 Music Festival, Friday, July 28, and Saturday 29, Dragway 42, featuring Ted Nugent, Cheap Trick, and performances by Big & Rich, Steven Alder and Warrant. Tickets can be purchased at - two-day, single day and camping site with and without electric will be available.


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