JUNE 11-AUG. 21 -- TRUMPET IN THE LAND Outdoor Drama, Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre, University Dr. NE, New Philadelphia. Story of frontier life in Revolutionary War era. Performances Mon.-Sat. 8:30-11 pm. (330-339-1132, www.trumpetintheland.com)
JUNE 11-SEPT. 4 -- TECUMSEH! Outdoor Drama at Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre, Chillicothe. Story of legendary Shawnee leader, Tecumseh & his fight to defend his homeland in 18th century Ohio. Performances Mon.-Sat. 8 m. (866-775-0700, www.tecumsehdrama.com)
JUNE 18--SEPT. 25 -- THE LIVING WORD, 6010 College Hill Rd., Cambridge. Fri. & Sat. 7:15-10:30 pm. Audiences are taken back to Old Jerusalem as the spectacular 400-ft. panoramic set comes to life. (740-439-2761, www.livingworddrama.org)
JUNE 26 -- OHIO NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MOTORCYCLE RACES, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Hwy., Lima. Features the country's top racers. 3:30-11 pm.(419-991-8124)
JUNE 26-27 -- OHIO VALLEY FRONTIER DAYS, historic Fort Steuben, 120 S. 3rd St., Steubenville. Celebrate Ohio frontier heritage with Native American re-enactors, arts/crafts, music, more. Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5. (www.oldfortsteuben.com, 866-301-1787)
JULY 1-4 --GNADENHUTTEN FIREWORKS FESTIVAL, Heck's Grove Park, Gnadenhutten. Events: Thurs., Queen Contest at Indian Valley High School; Fri. midway rides open 3-10 pm; Sat. Tomahawk Trot 5K (registration 7:30 am), car show 9 am-1 pm, parade 2 pm, midway 3-11 pm, games, contests, entertainment, fireworks 10 pm (raindate July 4th); Sun. community church service at Town Hall 10:30 am.
JULY 3 -- NEWCOMERSTOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT chicken barbecue and car show at the David Barber Civic Center, 1066 E. State St., Newcomerstown. Annual event. All proceeds used to purchase emergency equipment.
JULY 16-17-18 -- KIMBOLTON HOMECOMING, downtown Kimbolton. Theme "Along the Old Mill Stream - Wills Creek." Children's events on Fri.; parade & garden tractor pull Sat.; church service, car show on Sun. Much more - details to come.