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. 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. 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. 9-11 -- 39th ANNUAL ALGONQUIN MILL FESTIVAL at the Mill Farm, St. Rt. 332, south of Carrollton. Quality crafters/demonstrators, old-fashioned foods, children's activities area, pioneer village setting, musical entertainment, numerous attractions. 9-5 daily. Admission: $8 per vehicle. (1-877-727-0103,

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)