Bicentennial car show, hog roast

The Newcomerstown Bicentennial car show and hog roast is set for Sunday, Sept. 15 at Newcomerstown High School, 659 Beaver St., Newcomerstown.

Registration is from 1 to 3 p.m. with awards presented at 5 p.m. Registration cost is $10 with dash plaques given to the first 50. The show will be held rain or shine.

Awards will be given to the top 25 and three top motorcycles.

Hog roast dinners will be available from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets are available from any Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee member, Baker's IGA or call 498-4545.

Dinner includes roast pork, two sides and a roll. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children (ages 12 and under).

Pit Stop Creamery will be on site with ice cream, chicken sandwiches and more.

All proceeds to benefit the 2014 bicentennial events.

'Victorian Tea Tyme'

The Ladies of the Newcomerstown Historical Society are presenting a "Victorian Tea Tyme," with an 1860s fashion show of many dresses of the era.

There will be musical entertainment from several local artists, a silent auction and many door prizes. A variety of tea delicacies will be served during the event. Guests will also be treated to a re-enactment of prohibitionist Carrie Nation and her followers, Wrech Sam Douglas' Saloon in Newcomerstown.

Join the fun and come dressed in your Victorian style dresses (optional).

The event will be Saturday, Sept. 14 at the Olde Main Street Museum in Newcomerstown.

Tickets are $25; call 498-7735 or stop at Olde Main Street Gift Shop to purchase tickets between Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m, and closed Mondays

Farmers market set

GNADENHUTTEN -- A farmers market will take place every Saturday at the Town Hall Square in Gnadenhutten from 8 a.m. to noon through the last Saturday in September.

There will be fresh produce, baked goods, eggs, honey, maple syrup, beef, sausage, jams and jellies, flowers, Avon, handmade crafts and more.

Yellow Flag Sales set

WEST LAFAYETTE -- Fall Season Yellow Flag Sales will be occurring in West Lafayette and surrounding areas on Friday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For questions, call Christie Maurer at 740-502-1286.

Firemen's Festival set

STONE CREEK -- The Stone Creek Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual Firemen's Festival on Saturday, Aug. 24.

The fun begins at 4 p.m. with car show with registration from 4 to 6 p.m. and awards at 7 p.m.; kiddie tractor pull at 5 p.m.; kid's inflatable fun and games for kids and adults at 6 p.m.

All proceeds benefit the Stone Creek Sirens projects and Stone Creek Fire Department.

Adult grief support group

COSHOCTON -- A weekly adult grief support group meets every other Friday at 11 a.m. in the Health Services and Hospice of Coshocton, 230 S. 4th St., Coshocton. The next meeting is set for July 5.

For information, call Mary at 740-623-7311, ext. 205.

Registration is not necessary but helpful.



Anyone or any organization wishing to correspond with the Newcomerstown Bicentennial Committee can use: The Newcomerstown Ohio Bicentennial Committee, P.O. Box 11, Newcomerstown, OH 43832.

Christ's Kitchen

Christ's Kitchen, located in the Fellowship Hall of the Christ United Methodist Church in Newcomerstown, serves dinner from 4 to 6:15 p.m. every Monday. The dining room is open from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

The meal is free but donations are accepted.

The church is located at 648 Oak St., Newcomerstown.

For information, call 498-8134.

Sonshine Boxes drop-off

Bob Pell's Nationwide Insurance office, located at 117 N. Bridge St., Newcomerstown, is a new collection site for items to be sent to soldiers serving our country. Items may still be donated at Riverside Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, also in Newcomerstown. Sonshine Boxes consist of anything a soldier might need such as personal hygiene items, games, movies, etc.

For information, call 498-7994.