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)

AUG. 12-15 -- DAN EMMETT MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL, downtown, 1 Public Square, Mount Vernon. Celebration of Daniel Decatur Emmett, author of "Dixie," "Turkey in the Straw" & more. Musicians perform bluegrass, country, folk, Christian, rock-n-roll. Car show, Civil War re-enactment, more. Thurs. & Fri. 11 am-11 pm; Sat. 10 am-midnight; Sun. 10 am-5 pm. (800-837-5282, www.danemmettfestival.org)

AUG. 13-15 -- KNOX COUNTY QUILT SHOW, YMCA Sports Center, 200 W. Chestnut St., Mount Vernon. Features over 200 items. Fri. noon-6 pm; Sat. 8 am-5 pm; Sun. 9 am-4 pm. (www.visitknoxohio.org)

AUG. 13-15 -- TUSCARAWAS COUNTY ITALIAN-AMERICAN FESTIVAL, downtown Dover. Italian heritage celebration. Fri. & Sat. 11 am-11 pm, Sun. 1-10 p.m. (www.tuscitalianamerican.org)

AUG. 14 - OHIO & ERIE CANALWAY CLASSIC 5K RACE, Navarre Community Center, 99 Canal St., Navarre. 5K race along historic Ohio & Erie Canal and Tuscarawas River. 7-10:30 am. (330-477-3552, www.ohiochallengeseries.com)

AUG. 14-29 -- DAWES ARBORETUM ANNUAL ART SHOW, Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd. NE, Newark. Oil paintings, watercolor, photography, sculpture. Sat. 8-5, Sun. noon-5. (www.dawesarb.org)

AUG. 14-OCT. 30 -- 66TH ANNUAL OHIO SHOW at Zanesville Museum of Art, 620 Military Rd., Zanesville. Juried exhibition open to all Ohio artists/artisans. (740-452-0741, www.zanesvillemuseumofart.org)

AUG. 21 -- FAMILY DAY/NATIONAL AVIATION DAY AT NATIONAL MUSEUM OF U.S. AIR FORCE, 1100 Spaatz St., Wright Patterson AFB (Dayton). Construct & fly your own egg-carton glider. 10 am-3 pm. Free. (www.nationalmuseum.af.mil)

AUG. 28 -- GOSPEL IN THE VALLEY, Rocky Fork Recreation, 74989 Rocky Fork Rd., Kimbolton. Southern Gospel music. Free. 1-5 pm. (740-498-4614, www.rockyforkrec.com)