AUG 15-OCT. 11 -- HOME-GROWN ART, Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, 300 N. Whitewoman St. (Roscoe Village) Coshocton. Exhibit featuring artwork by local artists, deceased or living elsewhere, who call Coshocton their hometown. (740-622-8710,

SEPT. 17-19 and 24-26 -- 21st ANNIVERSARY GOSPEL SING, Spring Valley Campgrounds, 8000 Dozer Rd., Cambridge. Free admission. Refreshments available. Bring a lawn chair. (740-432-3787 for more info.)

SEPT. 19 - FIREMEN'S FALL FESTIVAL, West Lafayette. 6 am-7 pm. Pancake breakfast, 5K walk/run, crafts, corn hole tournament, MedFlight visit at noon, entertainment throughout the day. Also, blow-up rides for kids, food all day, contests including apple pie baking & pumpkin carving. (740-545-9992)


SEPT. 26-27 -- 22nd Annual SOAKUM FESTIVAL, Heritage Park, Noble County Fairgrounds, Caldwell. Celebration of Frontier Life. Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5. (740-732-4023,

OCT. 9-11 -- FRONTIER APPLE FESTIVAL, downtown Newcomerstown. Food, contests, festival royalty, parade Sat. 5 p.m., more. (740-498-5420)

OCT. 10-11 -- 15th ANNUAL APPLE BUTTER DAYS, Historical Park & Museum, 352 S. Cherry St., Gnadenhutten. Apple butter cooked over an open fire, for sale throughout the event. Saturday: games, kiddie rides, concession stand. Sunday: sausage/pancake breakfast 8-12 noon, 9th annual car show starting at 9 a.m. with registration, concession stand. ( or 740-254-4143)