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)

JULY 3-AUG. 14 -- "THE WHITE SAVAGE" Outdoor Drama, Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre, University Dr. NE, New Philadelphia. Frontier outdoor drama. Mon.-Sat. 8:30-11 pm. 330-339-1132, www.trumpetintheland.com)

JULY 19-25 -- CARROLL COUNTY FAIR, Carroll County Fairgrounds, 106 Kensington Rd. NE, Carrollton. (www.carrollcountyohio.com/fair)

JULY 23-25 -- COLUMBUS JAZZ & RIB FEST, Arena District and North Bank Park, Spring and Long sts., Columbus. Fri-Sat. 11-10; Sun. 11-8. (www.hotribscooljazz.org)

JULY 24-27 -- DRESDEN DAYS, downtown Dresden. Numerous vendors selling retired Longaberger baskets & accessories, jewelry, crafts, clothing, decor, pottery. Mon.-Sat. 10-5; Sun. 11-5. (www.dresdenohio.net)

JULY 25-31 -- KNOX COUNTY FAIR, Mount Vernon. (www.visitknoxohio.org)

JULY 28-AUG. 8 -- OHIO STATE FAIR, E. 17th Ave., Columbus. 9 am-10 pm each day. (www.ohiostatefair.com)

JULY 29-31 -- WEST LAFAYETTE HOMECOMING, West Lafayette. Lots of rides, contests, music, entertainment, food, parade Fri. 7 pm, 5K run Sat., much more. Details to come ...

JULY 30-AUG. 2 -- AKC DOG SHOW, Marion County Fairgrounds, 220 E. Fairground St., Marion. All breeds of dogs compete. 8 am-4:30 pm. (www.marioncountyfairgrounds.com)