Fairfield County Ohio Visitors and Convention Bureau
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Calendar of Events 2014 - July

Tuesday, Jul 02, 2013 -October 26, 2013
Lancaster Farmers Market
Location: See description below
Time: Tuesdays 3:30 - 6:30 PM, Saturdays 8 AM - Noon
Website: http://www.lancasterfarmersmarket.org
Organization: Lancaster Farmers Market Association
Contact: Lynne Schultz
Phone: (740) 569-4563

Market open Tuesdays and Saturdays through October. Saturday location: corner of Memorial Dr. and Wheeling St, Lancaster. Tuesday location, Kroger parking lot, 1141 E Main St., Lancaster.

Tuesday, Jul 02, 2013 -October 25, 2013
Bremen Farmers Auction
Location: 1511 Mt. Zwingli Rd, Bremen, Ohio 43107
Time: Tuesdays and Fridays at Noon
Organization: Bremen Farmers Auction
Contact: David Bailey
Phone: (740) 746-9674

Locally grown fresh produce, sold in individual and bulk lots. Every Tuesday and Friday at Noon.

Tuesday, Jul 02, 2013 -September 7, 2013
Ohio Glass Museum Exhibit: "Glass Across the Color Spectrum"
Location: Ohio Glass Museum, 124 W Main St, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: Tues.-Sun. 1-4 PM
Website: http://www.ohioglassmuseum.org
Organization: Ohio Glass Museum
Contact: Museum office
Phone: (740) 687-0101


Wednesday, Jul 03, 2013
Buckeye Lake BLASST Fireworks
Location: Buckeye Lake, Ohio
Time: 10:00 PM
Website: http://www.buckeyelakecivicassociation.org

Buckeye Lake’s annual spectacular fireworks show!

Thursday, Jul 04, 2013
Pickerington and Violet Township July 4th Celebration
Location: Victory Park, 100 Lockville Rd, Pickerington, Ohio 43147
Time: 4 - 11 PM (see details below)
Website: http://www.pickerington.net
Organization: City of Pickerington and Violet Township
Contact: Pickerington recreation Dept.
Phone: (614) 833-2211

Park opens 4 PM, Parade 6 PM, Opening Ceremonies 7:30 PM, Main Stage performances 8 PM and 10:30 PM, Fireworks 10 PM.

Thursday, Jul 04, 2013
Buckeye Lake 4th of July Boat Parade
Location: Lieb's Island, Buckeye Lake, Ohio
Time: 11:00 AM
Website: http://www.buckeyelakecivicassociation.org
Organization: Buckeye Lake Civic Association

Parade forms at 10:30 AM by Lieb’s Island, and begins at 11 AM. Parade travels east along the North Shore.

Friday, Jul 05, 2013 -August 16, 2013
Friday Night Bandstand
Location: Main & Broad Sts, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: 7:00 PM
Website: http://www.lancasterparks.com
Organization: Lancaster Parks & Recreation
Contact: Parks Office
Phone: (740) 687-6651

Free outdoor concert presented every Friday night through August 16. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. July schedule: 7/5 – Community Band, 7/12 – British Invasion, 7/19 and 7/26 – Lancaster Festival.

Saturday, Jul 06, 2013 -September 7, 2013
Downtown Saturday Cinema
Location: Main & Broad Streets, downtown Lancaster
Time: Movie begins at dusk (approx. 8:45 PM)
Website: http://www.destinationdowntownlancaster.com
Organization: Destination Downtown Lancaster
Contact: Leslee Hanson
Phone: (740) 653-8251

Free family-friendly movie downtown the first Saturday of each month through September 7. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. July 6: “Ice Age 3”

Sunday, Jul 07, 2013
Reality Dreams/Toys for Share Open Horse Show
Location: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: 9 AM
Contact: Karen Sarver
Phone: (740) 385-3431


Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 -September 26, 2013
Olde Pickerington Farmer's Market
Location: Olde Pickerington Village, 89 N Center St, Pickerington, Ohio 43147
Time: 4 PM - 7 PM
Website: http://www.pickeringtonvillage.com
Organization: Olde Pickerington Village Business Association
Contact: Maggie Arendt
Phone: (614) 321-8221

Local vendors with fresh produce and crafts. Market open Thursdays through September 26. Note: No market on July 4th.

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 -July 13, 2013
Tour de Cause
Location: Ohio University-Lancaster, 1570 Granville Pike, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: Various start times - see website
Website: http://www.tourdecause.org
Organization: The Lancaster Cause
Contact: Ron Burris
Phone: (740) 503-2155

A bicycle tour through Fairfield County’s covered bridges. Choose from 6 possible rides, starting at Ohio University-Lancaster. Fully suported rest stops, breakfast and lunch provided. Kickoff event Friday night before the ride – live entertainment, food and drinks.

Saturday, Jul 13, 2013 -November 4, 2013
Bremen Area Historical Socety Museum Exhibit - "Boomtown to Beatles"
Location: Bremen Museum, 161 Carter St, Bremen, Ohio 43107
Time: Open Saturday and Sunday 2 PM - 6 PM.
Website: http://www.bremenareahistoricalsociety.org
Organization: Bremen Area Historical Society
Contact: Terry Borah
Phone: (740) 569-4457

“Boomtown to Beatles – 1934-1964. Photographs, heirlooms, toys and dolls, household items, clothing, glassware and more. Event contiues until November 4.

Sunday, Jul 14, 2013
Ohio Corvette Club Alliance Corvette Gathering X
Location: Main Street, downtown Lancaster
Time: 10 AM - 3 PM
Website: http://www.ohiocorvettecluballiance.org
Organization: Ohio Corvette Club Alliance
Contact: Dan Singer
Phone: (740) 687-1234

Hundreds of corvettes in downtown Lancaster. Vendors, seminars, door prizes, family events. Special evening event and road trip Saturday night before the gathering.

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 -July 27, 2013
Lancaster Festival
Location: Various locations
Time: Various times
Website: http://www.lancasterfestival.org
Organization: Lancaster Festival
Contact: Festival Office
Phone: (740) 687-4808

10-day celebration of music and the arts. Headliners: July 20 – Michael Bolton, July 27 – Crystal Bowersox. Over 70 events throughout the area, many free.

Friday, Jul 19, 2013 -August 18, 2013
Lancaster Festival ArtWalk Exhibit
Location: Main Library, 219 N Broad St, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: Gallery open during regular library hours
Website: http://www.fcdlibrary.org
Organization: Fairfield County District Library
Contact: Library office
Phone: (740) 653-2745

Exhibit runs through August 18. Third floor gallery in the Main Library.

Friday, Jul 19, 2013
Lancaster Festival ArtWalk
Location: Downtown Lancaster
Time: 6 - 10 PM
Website: http://destinationdowntownlancaster.com
Organization: Destination Downtown Lancaster
Contact: Leslee Hanson
Phone: (740) 653-8251

Tske in historic downtown Lancaster as you walk to over 40 businesses displaying artwork by local and regional artists. Free event.

Sunday, Jul 21, 2013
Reality Dreams/Toys for Share Open Horse Show
Location: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E Fair Ave, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: 9 AM
Contact: Karen Sarver
Phone: (740) 385-3431


Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 -July 25, 2013
Festival Tea at The Georgian (Tuesday & Thursday)
Location: Georgian Museum, 105 E Wheeling St, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Time: 4 PM
Website: http://www.fairfieldheritage.org
Organization: Fairfield Heritage Association
Contact: Office
Phone: (740) 654-9923

Teas offered on Tuesday and Thursday are the same theme. Please reserve space on one date only. Advance reservations required.

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 -July 27, 2013
Pickerington Violet Festival
Location: Victory Park, Pickerington, Ohio 43147
Time: Various times each day
Website: http://www.violetfestival.org
Organization: Pickerington Violet festival
Contact: Festival President
Phone: (614) 524-4758

Fun for all ages. Carnival rides, food vendors, community parade, car and bike show and much more. Featured entertainment: July 26 – Jo Dee Messina. July 27 – Survivor.