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)
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)
SEPT. 23-25 -- 22nd ANNUAL FALL GOSPEL SING, Spring Valley Campgrounds, 8000 Dozer Rd., Cambridge. Numerous gospel singers/groups, presented by Guernsey Gospel Jubilee Assn. Thursdays 5 pm; Fridays "Gospel Bluegrass Night" 6 pm; Saturdays 11:30 am. Free admission. Bring lawn chair. Concessions available. For campsites call 740-439-9291.
SEPT. 20-26 -- TUSCARAWAS COUNTY FAIR, fairgrounds, Dover.
SEPT. 23-26 -- 47TH ANNUAL BARNESVILLE PUMPKIN FESTIVAL, Barnesville. Opening ceremony Thurs. 5 pm. Pumpkins, crafts, live music, quilt show, Giant Pumpkin Parade Sat. 2 pm, car show Sun. 9-3:30, more.
SEPT. 25-26 -- SOAKUM FESTIVAL, Noble County Fairgrounds, Caldwell. Celebration of frontier life including apple butter making, cider making, Civil War artifacts, more. Admission: $3 per person (children 3 & under free). Hours: Sat. 10-5; Sun. 11-5. Also, Quilt Daze II featuring over 100 quilts in Floral Hall, admission $2 per person.
SEPT. 29-OCT. 2 -- 57th OHIO SWISS FESTIVAL, Sugarcreek. Rides, music, food, wine/cheese tasting from local cheesemakers & Ohio wineries, kiddie parade Fri. 2 pm, Grand Parade Sat. 2 pm. (www.sugarcreekohio.org)
OCT. 1-3 -- ATWOOD FALL FESTIVAL, 4956 Shop Rd. NE, Mineral City. Entertainment includes bands, cloggers, ventriloquist, jugglers. Children's activities, lumberjack show, Ohio Wagon Train, much more. Admission: $5 per person ($10 weekend pass), children under 14 free. Fri. & Sat. 9-9; Sun. 9-5. (www.atwoodfallfest.org)
OCT. 1-3 -- OFFICIAL PAUL BUNYAN SHOW, Guernsey Co. Fairgrounds, Old Washington. Live equipment demos, lumberjack competitions, educational seminars. Fri.-Sun. 8-5. (888-388-7337, www.ohioforest.org)
OCT. 1-6 -- COSHOCTON COUNTY FAIR, fairgrounds, Coshocton.
OCT. 5-9 -- 122nd LOUDONVILLE FREE STREET FAIR, downtown Loudonville. Free admission. Entertainment, exhibits, food, rides, more. (www.loudonvillefair.com)
THRU OCT. 9 -- "DRACULA" at Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre, University Dr. NE, New Philadelphia. Fri. & Sat. 8-10 pm. (330-339-1132, 330-364-5111, www.trumpetintheland.com)
THRU OCT. 16 -- HAUNTED HILLS GHOST EXPRESS, Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, 33 Canal St., Nelsonville. (800-967-7834, www.hvsry.org)
THRU OCT. 29 -- GUERNSEY COUNTY FARMER'S MARKET, Courthouse Square, 801 Wheeling Ave., Cambridge. Fri. 9 am-1 pm. Produce, flowers, herbs, maple syrup, honey & more. (www.downtowncambridge.com)