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 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 featuring great food and a huge display of vehicles. All proceeds used to purchase emergency equipment.
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 9-10 -- GLASS-BLOWING at CANAL DAYS, Canal Fulton Glassworks, 215 Market St. W., Canal Fulton. 12 noon-6 pm both days. (www.canalfultonglassworks.com)
JULY 9-11 -- GREAT MOHICAN INDIAN POW-WOW, Mohican Reservation Campgrounds & Canoeing, 23270 Wally Rd., Loudonville. Over 40 native crafters/traders show & sell. 10-6 each day. (1-800-766-2267 or www.mohicanpowwow.com)
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!
JULY 17 -- NIGHT OF THUNDER, National Trails Raceway, 2650 National Rd. SW, Hebron. 9 am-11 pm. Thundering jet funny cars, semi with three jet engines, wild-wheeling Chevy rebellion jets. (740-928-5706, www.nationaltrailraceway.com)
JULY 19-25 -- CARROLL COUNTY FAIR, Carroll County Fairgrounds, 106 Kensington Rd. NE, Carrollton. (www.carrollcountyohio.com/fair)