• The Wallace Family Learning and Innovation Center, 115 E. North St., Sidney, is open Monday-Friday from 1-5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon.

• Packer Historical Center, 112 W. Main St., Anna, is open Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.

• The Pony Wagon Historical Museum, 510 Washington St., St. Paris, will be open from 1-4 p.m. on Sundays, Sept. 24, Oct. 8 and Oct. 22.

• Auglaize County’s 175th Anniversary Committee will host the exhibit “Eastern Auglaize County: OPEN FOR BUSINESS” at the White Memorial Library, 108 E. Wapakoneta St., Waynesfield, through the end of September. The library is open Mondays and Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thursdays from 1-7 p.m.; and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon.

• The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum is honoring Coshocton’s advertising art history in a special exhibit, Advertising Art of Coshocton, opening Sept. 23 to Dec. 31. The exhibit features specialty-advertising items made in Coshocton from the 1890s through the 1950s. The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from noon to 4:00 P.M. and Sundays are free admission to Coshocton County residents. The museum is located at 300 N. Whitewoman St., in Historic Roscoe Village, Coshocton, Ohio. Roscoe Village offers many attractions, including a living history tour through restored buildings, numerous shops, restaurants, and more. For more information, contact JHM at 740-622-8710 / email: [email protected], or visit the website at

• Martial arts classes teaching karate and jujitsu will be held for children aged 6 through adults at the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA. For days, times and cost, visit

• Kinetics classes are available at the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA and include: Mommy & Me; Pre-School Gymnastics; Youth Gymnastics; Pre-Team Gymnastics; Acrobatic Gymnastics; Cheerleading classes; Tumbling classes; and Competitive Gymnastics Team. For days, times and cost, visit

• Aquatics classes are available at the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA and include: Water Discovery/Exploration; Preschool Swim Lessons;Youth Swim Lessons; Competitive Swim Team; Adult Swim Lessons; and Private & Semi-private Lessons available. For days, times and cost, visit

• Brukner Nature Center’s Summer Art Exhibit runs through Sept. 17. Savannah Freeman, a self-taught block print maker who loves upcycling, the environment and working with her hands is the featured artist. The exhibit is open during the Interpretive Building hours: Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, 12:30–4 p.m. BNC Members are free and nonmembers are just $2.50 per person. Any prints purchased will be ready for pick-up at the end of the show. Proceeds from this show will support theWildlife Ambassador program at Brukner Nature Center.

• Homeschool Nature Club for 5 – 11 year-old homeschooled students at Brukner Nature Center for a morning or afternoon of discovery on the third Wednesday of the month. Staff naturalists have developed hands-on fun and educational lesson plans, using live wildlife and outdoor exploration. Classes in the morning are from 10 a.m.-noon and afternoon from 1-3 p.m. Cost for BNC Members: $5 per child each month and nonmembers: $8 per child each month. Registration is required and payment is non-refundable. Pre-registration guidelines begin Monday, Aug. 7. Call Monday – Friday at 937-698-6493 or email [email protected]. Wait for an email to confirm the child is pre-registered for the chosen time/months (see above). You will then have 3 days to mail a check. For a list of topics and additional details, visit the website at

• Buckner Nature Center’s Winter Arts & Crafts Show vendors applications are open. The deadline to apply is Monday, Sept. 11, by 5 p.m. BNC’s Winter Arts & Crafts Show will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. All entries will be juried, with the most unique, natural or “green” crafts selected by Friday, Sept. 15. For more information, contact us at [email protected], stop by to pick up a registration form or download one from thee website at All proceeds from the event benefit the wildlife programs.


Lake Loramie Fall Harvest Festival will feature food, crafts, tractors and entertainment. Flag raising ceremonies will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, and 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. A Jungle Island Petting Zoo will be open Saturday from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Tractor Parade planned for Saturday from 10-11 a.m.


• Art & Arches, at Historic Sidney Theatre, 120 W. Poplar St., Sidney. Art opening and silent auction, Friday at 5:30 p.m.; screening of “45365” movie at 7 p.m.; film reception with the Ross Brothers, 8:30 p.m.; “Top Gun” with Shadow Cast, 9:30 p.m. Saturday festival kicks off at 10 a.m. with artist booths and workshops; activities such as face painting, chalk art, mural painting, button making, food trucks and more. Indoor activities begin at 2 p.m. with film workshop by the Ross Brothers at 2 p.m.; Sidney Dance Company, 3 p.m.; Mike Welch at 4 p.m.; Dayton Poetry Slam at 5 p.m.; Sidney High School marching band at 6 p.m.; Planet of the Little Green Men at 8 p.m. and Silent Disco at 9 p.m. Tickets are available at VIP package is $100 which includes all paid events, reception and heavy hors d’oeuvres and open bar. All events package is $40 for adults and $30 for students. Individual tickets are $20 for the Silent Disco, $10 for the concert and $12 for “Top Gun.”


• The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market is held from 8 a.m. to noon at the Shelby County Court Square, 100 E. Court St., Sidney.

• The Piqua-Caldwell Historic District Association (PCHDA) will be hosting its seventh annual Fall Mum Sale on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023, starting at 9:30 a.m. on the corner of North Downing and Ash Streets in downtown Piqua. Mums will be available in an assortment of colors for $11 each. The plants will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis and pre-sale orders can be placed at

• Bingo Night at A.B. Graham Memorial Center, 8025 E. State Route 36, Conover. Doors open at 6 p.m. with bingo starting at 7 p.m. There will be 12 games and one speed round. the cost is $15 per person with daubers available for $2. Concessions will be available.