Area events for Fourth of July weekend


By Tara Jones - tjones@limanews.com



The fireworks display during last year’s Star Spangled Spectacular held at Faurot Park. The Lima News file photo

The fireworks display during last year’s Star Spangled Spectacular held at Faurot Park. The Lima News file photo


LIMA — Just because the Fourth of July has passed doesn’t mean the area still isn’t booming with celebration.

See the list below for a roundup of the Independence Day events continuing through the weekend.

Old Fashioned Farmers Days: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Van Wert County Fairgrounds. Events also at Van Wert County Historical Museum.

• Today: Games 11 am., Kids Ole Fashioned Cow Milking 4 p.m., kids tractor pull 6 p.m., tug-a-truck 7 p.m., ’50s music 7 to 9 p.m.

• Saturday: Antique tractor pull 9 a.m., games noon to 6 p.m., Paw Patrol and PJ Mask characters 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., fiddler/banjo/harmonica contest 2 p.m., Amarillo Sky 8 p.m.

Freedom Days Picnic: 4 to 11 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Lake Shore Park, Celina.

• Today: Rides 4 to 10 p.m., 2 Dudes Acoustic 4 p.m., The Band Cheyenne 5 p.m. Wendell Mobley with Ashley Clark and Exploit 9 p.m. to midnight.

• Saturday: Fishing derby 9 to 10:30 a.m., volleyball tournament 9 a.m., rides noon to 10 p.m., Poker Run noon, cornhole tournament 1 p.m., Cherry Blonde 1 to 4 p.m., Clowns Around 1 to 4 p.m., The Distance 5 to 8 p.m., fireworks 10 p.m.

• Sunday: Rides 1 to 5 p.m., Big Ginga Band 1 to 4 p.m., Clowns Around 1 to 4 p.m.

PatriotFest: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Ohio City Community Building.

• Live music, games for kids and adults, food, speakers.

Beach Spectacular and Fireworks: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Old Field Beach, Indian Lake.

• Beach Baby and Toddler Contest at noon, Indian Lake’s Got Talent, car show, fireworks 10 p.m.

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The fireworks display during last year’s Star Spangled Spectacular held at Faurot Park. The Lima News file photo
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/07/web1_fireworks-RP-007.jpgThe fireworks display during last year’s Star Spangled Spectacular held at Faurot Park. The Lima News file photo

By Tara Jones

tjones@limanews.com

Reach Tara Jones at 567-242-0511.

Reach Tara Jones at 567-242-0511.

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