APR. 24-JUNE 19 -- ART QUILTS & TEXTILES by Susan Nash, local artist, at Zanesville Museum of Art, 620 Military Rd., Zanesville. (740-452-0741, www.zanesvilleartcenter.org)

MAY 1 -- ARBOR DAY FESTIVAL, Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd. NE, Newark. Variety of activities, displays, kid's crafts, more. 10-4. (800-443-2937, www.dawesarb.org)

MAY 1 -- NEWARK TROUT DERBY, TJ Evans Park, 1480 Mt. Vernon Rd., Newark. All ages, all levels of skill enjoy this annual fishing competition. 8 am-2 pm. (740-670-7788)

MAY 1-2 -- PIONEER DAYS AT THE MILL, Wolf Creek Pine Run Grist Mill, S.R. 3 S., Loudonville. Crafters, live entertainment, encampments, more. Noon-5 pm both days, (www.wolfcreekmill.org)

MAY 1-2 -- TRI-STATE GUN SHOW, Allen Co. Fairgrounds, Harding Hwy., Lima. Guns, knives, hunting equip., old & new merchandise. Sat. 8:30 am-4 pm, Sun. 8:30 am-3 pm. (419-647-0067)

MAY 1-20 -- DOGWOOD TRAIL TOURS throughout Knox County, Mount Vernon. Drive-it-yourself, daily 9 am-8 pm. (740-392-6102, www.visitknoxohio.org)

MAY 8 -- CANTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CLASSICAL SERIES - POWER & PASSION, Umstattd Hall, Canton McKinley High School, 2323 17th ST. NW, Canton. Season finale featuring Mozart's "Requiem" with John Adams' "Wound Dresser." 8-11 pm. (330-452-2094)

MAY 8 -- MAY HERB DAY, Creekside Plaza & Gahanna Historical Society Settlement, 123 Mill St., Gahanna. Artisans, crafts, demos, tours, children's activities, foods. 9-4. (614-475-3342, www.gahannahistory.org)

MAY 8 -- OHIOANA BOOK FESTIVAL: CELEBRATING OHIO'S AUTHORS, Ohioana, 274 E. First Ave., Columbus. Annual literary event featuring noted Ohio writers. 10 am-4:30 pm. (614-466-3831, www.ohioanabookfestival.org)

THRU MAY 31 -- 10th ANNUAL ANTIQUE MOTORCYCLE EXHIBIT "ON THE ROAD AGAIN" at National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. Antique motorcycle show featuring Harley Davidsons, Chiefs, BMWs & NSUs 1908-80. Tues.-Sat. noon-5 pm. (330-394-1899, www.packardmuseum.org)

JUNE 24-27 -- CY YOUNG DAYS FESTIVAL in Newcomerstown. Mark your calendars and plan to attend this annual three-day event!