The 17th Annual Italian Festival at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Youngstown scheduled for Thursday,July 23 - Sunday, July 26 on the parish grounds. Hours are 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm on Saturday, and 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm on Sunday. There will be food, an Italian auction, craft vendors, a dunk tank with popular locals, dancing, kids games, and much more.
The Garden Party at Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek MetroParks is scheduled for Friday, July 31st, at 6:00 pm. Enjoy the beauty of the gardens, a fresh and seasonal menu, and musical entertainment by Geo C and the Storm. More information and tickets available at 330-740-71-16, or at FriendsOfFellows.org.
The Harvey S. Firestone Festival of the Arts is a juried event held at Firestone park in Columbiana on Saturday, August 1, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. This event includes handmade arts and crafts, antique vendors, a Farmer's Market, a children's area, an antique and vintage tractor display, with local musical entertainment and food concessions offered throughout the day. Admission is free.
The Friends of Beaver Creek State Park present the Beaver Creek State Park Car Show & Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, July 19. The Car Show is from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at
Pioneer Village in the Park. The Pancake Breakfast is from 8:00 am - noon at the red barn. There's more information at friendsofbeavercreekstatepark.org
The McD's Sock Run, sponsored by Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mahoning Valley & Western Pennsylvania, takes place on Sunday, September 27. The Kid's 1/2 Mile Run starts at 2:30 pm. The Adult 5 K Run/Walk starts at 3:00 pm. More information at 330 502-0112 or email@example.com.
Animal Charity of Ohio is presenting the "Rover Race" 3K walk and 5K fun run in Mill Creek Park in Youngstown, at the Wick Recreation Area on Saturday, October 3rd, at 9:00 AM. The race is for all ages and pets are welcome. The cost is $15 for children and $20 for adults. Registration and more information is available at 330-501-1109, and at animalcharityofohio.org .
The St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church annual Greek Summerfest takes place on Thursday, July 9, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm; Friday, July 10 & Saturday, July 11, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm; and Sunday, July 12, Noon - 6:00 pm. The Greek Summerfest features Greek music, and lamb and chicken dinners all four days, fish dinners on Friday only, and much more.
The Downtown JazzFest in downtown Youngstown features saxophonist Paul Taylor on Saturday, July 11 at 7:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Covelli Centre Box Office, or at Giant Eagle Ticketmaster Outlets - $8 in advance and $10 day of show. The show will be held rain or shine.
The City of Ashtabula presents the Big Bands on the Beach Summer Concert Series at the Walnut Beach Concession Stand area in Ashtabula, on Sunday, July 5, 4:00 - 6:00 pm, featuring the Don Disantis Band with saxophonis Ed Michaels, performing Big Band tunes from the 1930s and '40s. It is free and open to the public.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s Young Leaders Advisory Board presents "The Amazing History Race" on Friday, June 26th at 5:00 PM. The race begins at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal Street in Downtown Youngstown. The final clue will lead to a party at secret location with snacks and beverages included. Independent transportation is required and there is a $5 event fee per person. More information and registration is available at 330-743-2589 or mahoninghistory.org.