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Adams County Events for 2008

 

February 2008
23thCabin Fever Arts Festival - SSCC South Campus Appalachian Center, Sponsored by the Appalachian Artisans Guild, Contact, Bootsie Robison, 937-587-2394

March 2008
1st
- Adams County Amish Bird Symposium - 9:30 am -3:30 pm, Yoder Log Homes, 250 person maximum. Contact: Chris Bedel, Cin. Mus. Center ’s Edge of App., eoa@bright.net or 544-2880.
22nd - Children’s Easter Egg Hunt - Rain Date: Mar. 29. Children’s Home. Contact: Sharon Rivers 544-2511.

April 2008
12th - Wildflower Hike – 1-3pm, Serpent Mound, Peebles. Contact: Keith Bengtson 587-2796.
18th – 20th - Third Annual Wildflower Pilgrimage of Southern Ohio, Choose among over two dozen field trips to botanical hotspots in southern Ohio (HIGHLAND, ADAMS, PIKE, AND ROSS CO) over a three day period. Optional Evening programs and catered meals. Presented by the Arc of Appalachia Preserve System with many co-sponsors. For registration form and trip details, please visit www.highlandssanctuary.org or call 937-365-0101.
25th – 27th Spring Bass Tournament Mineral Springs Lake Resort, Peebles. Visit http://www.mineralspringslakeresort.com/ or call for more information 937-587-3132.
26th - Native American Technology: Textiles & Cordage – 1-4pm, Serpent Mound, Peebles. Contact: Keith Bengtson 587-2796.
26th  - Bentonville Anti Horse Thief Society Banquet - 7pm. Bentonville. Contact: Verna Naylor 549-3360.

May 2008
2nd
4th - Flora-Quest, Shawnee Park and Forest & The Edge of Appalahia. To learn more: www.flora-quest.com
3rd - The Marvel of Birds - 10-Noon & 1-2pm, Serpent Mound, Peebles. Contact: Keith Bengtson 587-2796
3rd - Donkey Basketball at the Jefferson Community Center - Blue Creek. Contact: Susan May 544-5751 or Donna Dillow 544-5666
3rd - 4th - Adams County Trade Days- Adams County Fairgrounds, 868 Boyd Ave, West Union . Contact: Connie McDonald 937-549-3897 or Nathan Vogel 513-256-8370.
9thWheat Ridge Amish School Benefit Auction & Supper – Supper at 4pm & Auction at 5pm, Ridge Way Lumber. Contact 544-7566.
9th - 11th - Country Garden Mother’s Day at GoodSeed Farm – 8am-6pm, GoodSeed Farm, 200 Storer Rd, Peebles. Contact: Steve Boehme 587-7021 or steve@goodseedfarm.com.
10th - Ohio Brush Creek Sweep  – Along Ohio Brush Creek. Contact: Bill Wickerham, 544-5121
16th & 17th - Roush Insurance Agency Celebrates 70 Years Open House   – 313 E Main St, West Union. Contact: Glenna Grooms 544-3123.
17th - Scioto Brush Creek Sweep  – Along Scioto Brush Creek. Contact: Bill Wickerham, 544-5121
17th - Native American Technology: Gardening - 11-4pm, Serpent Mound, Peebles. Contact: Keith Bengtson 587-2796. 
23rd, 24th, & 26th - Miller’s Memorial Day Sale - Unity. Contact: Miller's 544-8524.
25th -Celebrating 100 Years of the Serpent Mound Tower - 11-4pm, Serpent Mound, Peebles. Contact: Keith Bengtson 587-2796
28th -  June 1 - Kinfolk Landing Days - Manchester. Contact: Jane Wilson 549-4074.
29th - June 1 - West Union Village Carnival – West Union. Contact W.U. Chief of Police, Roy Stricklett, 544-2512.

June 2008
14th
- Corn Hole Tournament, Camp Bingo, & Dance Mineral Springs Lake Resort, Peebles. Visit http://www.mineralspringslakeresort.com/ or call for more information 937-587-3132.
14th - Ohio River Sweep – 9am-Noon. Rome Yates Landing, Manchester Riverfront, Aberdeen, Ripley, Higgensport, and Wrightsville.
21st - Zane Trace Antique Car Show - Registration 9am-Noon, Courthouse Square, West Union. Contact: Kenneth Moore 544-3094.
21st - Summer Gospel Concert with Joy Jones Mineral Springs Lake Resort, Peebles. Visit http://www.mineralspringslakeresort.com/ or call for more information 937-587-3132.
21th - Summer Solstice Sunset Celebration - 8pm, Serpent Mound, Peebles. Contact: Keith Bengtson 587-2796.
23rd-27th - Traditional Skills Workshop - 9-11:30am, Appalachian Gateway Center , Fincastle. SSCC Contact: SSCC 1-800-334-6619 (Ohio) or 937-695-0307, Ext. 3520 or 3570.
28th-29th - 35st Country Run For Fun-Ramblin’ Relics Car Show - 9–3:30pm, Adams County Fairgrounds. Contact: Russ Grooms 544-2228.

July 2008
4th - Fourth of July Celebration Lion’s Parade & Celebration in West Union – 9am line up. Starts at 10am next to Wayside Inn. Contact: Jud Paul 937-544-1464.
4th – 6th - July 4th Carnival & Fireworks - July 5th Corn Hole Tournament Mineral Springs Lake Resort, Peebles. Visit http://www.mineralspringslakeresort.com/ or call for more information 937-587-3132.
12th - Reptile Day - Noon-5pm, Serpent Mound, Peebles. Contact: Keith Bengtson 587-2796.
13th - 19th - 117th Annual Adams County Fair - Adams County Fairgrounds , West Union . Contact: Susan May 544-5751.
25th- 26th - Indian Artifact Show - Fri., Noon-10 & Sat., 8-3:30pm, Riverbarn, Manchester. Contact: Steve Lewis (days) 549-4093 or Mike Evans (evenings) 549-1877.
26th - Adams County Genealogy Society Annual Reunion - Noon-4pm, Heritage Center, West Union. Contact: ACGS, 544-8522 (Thursdays or Saturdays, 12-4).

 

August 2008
8th – 10th Shawnee Butterfly Adventure - Shawnee Park and Forest. 740-858-6652
TBA - Community Summer Carnival Sponsored by the Adams County Christian School - Adams County Christian School, West Union. Contact: Michelle Daniels 544-5502.
16th - All American Festival - All Day, Sinking Springs. Contact: Nina Couser 588-3484.
16th - 13th Annual Marine Corps League 5-K Race and Walk - 8:30am, West Union Elementary. Contact: Dan Blanton 544-6031.
28th - 30th, & Sept. 1st - Miller’s Labor Day Sale - Unity. Contact: Miller's 544-8524.
29th - Sept. 1st - Caramel Festival - Winchester. Contact: Leona Inskeep 695-0950.
30th - 11th Annual Amish School Benefit Cookout - Unity. Contact: Miller's 544-8524.

September 2008
6th - Archaeology 101 - 11-5pm, Serpent Mound, Peebles. Contact: Keith Bengtson 587-2796.
TBA - Adams County Junior Fair Beef Barbeque - 5-7:30 pm, Adams County Fairgrounds. Contact: Corbett Phipps 544-2336.
5th – 7th - Bentonville Harvest Festival - Fri., evening; Sat., all day; & Sun., 10:45 for Church services, Bentonville. Contact: Sue Naylor 549-3360.
11th- 14th - 40th Peebles Old Timers Days – Contact: Rick Cunningham 587-3078.
17th- 20th - Seaman Fall Festival – Seaman. Contact: Doris Bailey 386-2083.
20th - Sedimentary, My Dear Watson – Ohio Geology - 11-5pm, Serpent Mound, Peebles. Contact: Keith Bengtson 587-2796.
20th - Mineral Springs Fall Harvest Gospel Concert Mineral Springs Lake Resort, Peebles. Visit http://www.mineralspringslakeresort.com/ or call for more information 937-587-3132.
26th - Wheat Ridge Amish School Benefit Auction & Supper – Supper at 4pm & Auction at 5pm, Ridge Way Lumber. Contact 544-7566.
27th - 5th Annual Chili Fest – Rain date: Oct 4th, 10-2pm, On the Square in West Union, West Union Beautification Committee. Contact: Judy Kirker 544-4338.
27thHog Roast & Camp Bingo – Mineral Springs Lake Resort, Peebles. Visit http://www.mineralspringslakeresort.com/ or call for more information 937-587-3132.

October 2008
4th - 31th Annual Miller's Anniversary Customer Appreciation Day - Unity. Contact: Miller's 544-8524.
4th - Flea Market Mineral Springs Lake Resort, Peebles. Visit http://www.mineralspringslakeresort.com/ or call for more information 937-587-3132.
4th - Native American Technology: Food Preparation & Harvest - Noon-5pm, Serpent Mound, Peebles. Contact: Keith Bengtson 587-2796.
4th & 5th8th annual Old Fashion Draft Horse, Mule, and Pony Field Days – All day, Glen-Dale Park, 2915 Fawcett Road, 6 miles south of Peebles, OH. Contact: Dale Grooms 937-544-3123 or 937-587-3293.
10th – 12th - 3rd Annual Wheeling Sportsman Deer Hunt  -  Annual Banquet on the 10th, West Union Fire Dept. Building. Adams County Long Beards. Contact: Eugenia Grooms 937-549-4078 or Kevin Willett 937-544-2721.
11th - Native American Technology: Hunting, Fishing, & Trapping - 11-5pm, Serpent Mound, Peebles. Contact: Keith Bengtson 587-2796.
11th & 12th - 21st Old Thyme Herb Fair - 10-5pm. Lewis Mountain Herbs & Everlastings, Manchester. Contact: Judy Lewis 549-2484.
12th - Jack Roush Day - 12-5pm. Manchester. Contact: Buster Rurark 549-3628.
25th - Trick or Treat, Haunted Campground Mineral Springs Lake Resort, Peebles. Visit http://www.mineralspringslakeresort.com/ or call for more information 937-587-3132.
25th - Make A Difference Day - Manchester. Contact: Cornelia Dettmer 549-3330.

November 2008
TBA
- Jefferson Twp Fire Department Chili and Bean Donation Supper and Auction – 4-7pm. Jefferson Twp Fire House, Blue Creek. Contact: Lawrence Shivener 544-3813.
11th - Veterans Day Parade – 2:00pm. Lineup at 1:30pm. West Union. Contact: Kenneth Moore 544-3094.
28th & 29th - Miller's Thanksgiving Day Sale - Unity. Contact: Miller's 544-8524.
28th - Dec. 24th - Miller's Christmas Tree Farm – Open daily, 10-5:30pm. West Union. Contact: Eileen Miller 544-2220.

December 2008
6th
 - Holiday Heritage Sale - 10am–5pm, Appalachian Gateway Center & South Campus of SSCC. Contact: SSCC 800-334-6619 (Ohio Res. only) or 937-695-0307.
TBA - Christmas Reflections – 5-8pm, Woolard Elem. Gym, Manchester. Contact: Freddie Jenkins 549-1685. 
TBA - Peebles Christmas Celebration – 6pm, Lighting of the village Christmas tree & other events. Downtown Peebles. Contact: Ruth Smalley 587-2417.
TBA Christmas Thyme At Lewis Mt. - 10-6pm, Lewis Mt. Herbs & Everlastings, Manchester. Contact: Judy Lewis 549-2484.
13th - Edge of Appalachia Christmas Bird Count, Edge of Appalachia, West Union. Contact: Chris Bedel, Cin. Mus. Center ’s Edge of App., eoa@bright.net or 544-2880.
21st - “Lighting of the Serpent” – Sunset, Celebrate the Winter Solstice at Serpent Mound. Help Volunteers light over 700 luminary candles that will outline the effigy mound. Contact: Delsey Wilson 937-205-0094.
26th, 27th, 29th, 30th, 31st, & Jan. 1st - Miller's Clearance Sale - Miller’s Bakery & Furniture, Unity. Contact: Miller's 544-8524.  

(Information obtained from Adams County Chamber of Commerce Web Site)


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