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Local Events Calendar

Escape Rooms hosted by Samaritan Works Inc.

Start date: January 5, 2018

End date: January 28, 2018

Parkwood School
315 West Russell Road
Sidney, Ohio 45365

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If you love a challenge this activity is for you!!!  Escape rooms are the new craze you won’t want to miss out on!!

There are six rooms and three mysteries available.  The mysteries are set in the Wild West, an FBI safe house and a school.

Time slots can be reserved for Fridays from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturdays from 12:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., and Sundays from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  The rooms will also be open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 15th.  Reservations can be made online at or by calling (937)638-4586.  Admission is $15.00 per person per mystery.  Reservations are encouraged, but not required.

Come out and support Samaritan Works Inc., a faith-based, nonprofit organization devoted to leading substance abusers to a successful recovery.



Stand By Me

Start date: February 1, 2018

End date: February 1, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Historic Sidney Theatre
120 West Poplar Street
Downtown Sidney

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Come enjoy the movie, Stand By Me at the Historic Sidney Theatre.

After learning that a stranger has been accidentally killed near their rural homes, four Oregon boys decide to go see the body. On the way, Gordie Lachance (Wil Wheaton), Vern Tessio (Jerry O’Connell), Chris Chambers (River Phoenix) and Teddy Duchamp (Corey Feldman) encounter a mean junk man and a marsh full of leeches, as they also learn more about one another and their very different home lives. Just a lark at first, the boys’ adventure evolves into a defining event in their lives.

Tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased in advance.



The Gateway Arts Council Proudly Presents: Maureen McGovern

Start date: February 11, 2018

End date: February 11, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Sidney High School
1215 Campbell Road
Sidney, OH 45365

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With a career spanning over three decades, Maureen McGovern has earned a reputation for being one of America’s most popular artists. She will no doubt give a breathtaking performance at the Sidney High School Auditorium February 11th at 7:00 p.m. 2018. McGovern became world renowned with the #1 chart-topping, Academy Award-winning, gold record “The Morning After”, from The Poseidon Adventure. You won’t want to miss it!

Contact: Ellen Keyes     Phone: 937.498.2787

Three Little Pigs

Start date: March 10, 2018

End date: March 10, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Cameo Theater
304 South West Street

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Once upon a time, there were three little pigs: Salty Bacon Pig, Porkella Chop Pig, and Hamuel Bone Pig. They had each set out to seek their fortune and build a home when they encounter the Big Bad Wolf. But unlike the familiar fairy tale, is the Wolf really bad? Maybe there are things going on we don’t know about… Learn what really happens in one of CCT’s most popular touring shows – full of laughter, fun, and audience participation!

Tickets: Adults – $6.00, Children (12 and under) – $4.00 

Spring Fling Fine Art Exhibit

Start date: March 23, 2018

End date: April 30, 2018

Gateway Arts Council Gallery
216 N. Miami Ave.
Sidney, OH 45365

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Fine artists from throughout western Ohio and eastern Indiana are invited to enter their work in the art exhibit. The Spring Arts Event will open with an awards reception on March 23rd and run through April 30th at the Gateway Arts Council Gallery. Along with traditional visual arts competition and exhibit, Gateway will add a culinary arts and literary arts competition.

Additional details about entering and attending the show can be viewed at

Contact: Ellen Keyes     Phone: 937.498.2787

Easter Egg Hunt on the Square

Start date: March 24, 2018

End date: March 24, 2018

11:00 a.m.

Downtown Sidney
110 W Court St
Sidney, OH 45365

Children through the 5th grade search far and wide around the Historic Court House for hidden eggs. **There is no need to arrive early. The hunt will not begin until 11:00 a.m. sharp. ** We will gather for announcements and then allow the kids to begin the hunt!

There will be 4 age groups:
Ages 1-2
Ages 3-5
Ages 6-8
Ages 9-11

Contact: Amy Breinich     Phone: 937.658.6945

The Gateway Arts Council Princess Ball

Start date: April 13, 2018

End date: April 13, 2018

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Lehman High School
2400 St. Marys Avenue
Sidney, OH 45365

Join us for a night of glittering princess magic for little girls and their fathers or father figures. The Gateway Arts Council proudly presents the 2018 Princess Ball at Lehman High School. The ball will last from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and will provide music, refreshments, and a raffle which will feature special items including a grand prize. Tickets can be purchased at Ron & Nita’s, Gateway Arts Council office, and by calling 937.498.2787.

Ticket prices are $10 for a father and daughter or $15 for a father and daughters.


The Gateway Arts Council Proudly Presents: Rockapella

Start date: April 15, 2018

End date: April 15, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Sidney High School
1215 Campbell Road
Sidney, OH 45365

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Rockapella is an American a cappella musical group formed in 1986 in New York City. They sing original vocal music and a cappella covers of pop and rock songs. You will not want to miss out on this excellent group Sunday, April 15th 2018 at 7:00 p.m. located in the Sidney High School Auditorium. It will be a night of great music and entertainment!

Contact: Ellen Keyes        Phone: 937.498.2787

Hidden Spaces, Secret Places Tour

Start date: April 24, 2018

End date: April 25, 2018


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If you’ve ever been curious about some of the historic buildings in Downtown Sidney, this is an event you won’t want to miss! The tour will feature both finished and unfinished spaces. Come see the transformations!

Contact Amy Breinich at Sidney Alive for more information and tickets. 937.658.6945.

The Twenty-Ninth Annual Buckeye Farm Antiques Show

Start date: May 25, 2018

End date: May 27, 2018

9:00 a.m. until Dark

Shelby County Fairgrounds
655 S Highland Ave.
Sidney, OH 45365

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Starting Friday and ending Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, the Buckeye Farm Antique’s will present their twenty-ninth annual show. Bring your family for a full day of fun. This years show will feature International Harvester equipment and International Made Engines. That isn’t all this show has to offer. There will be numerous events such as: A Craft and Flea Market, Shingle Mill, Threshing & Corn Shredding, Parts Area, Blacksmith, Sawmill, Primitive Crafts, Wood Sculpture, and even an Antique Tractor Pull. Live entertainment each night. Kids will enjoy the Kiddie Tractor Pull and variety of fun activities.

The Shelby County Fairgrounds is located at the 175 exit 90 (Turn East).

For more information call 937-726-2485


Start date: May 29, 2018

End date: June 3, 2018

419 West Pike St.
Jackson Center, Ohio 45334

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Alumapalooza is a six-day annual event held at the Airstream factory in Jackson Center. Each year Alumapalooza is different, but generally includes camping, seminars, entertainment, door prizes, gifts, factory tours, a group meal or two, and unlimited socializing.

Liberty Days Festival

Start date: June 29, 2018

End date: July 1, 2018

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Fort Loramie Youth Park
14708 Ventura Blvd
Fort Loramie, OH 45845

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The Fort Loramie Liberty Days festival is great family fun with rides, games, and food suited for all ages. Live music each evening.

Contact: Village of Fort Loramie     Phone: 937.295.3088

Country Concert 2018

Start date: July 5, 2018

End date: July 7, 2018

See web site for daily schedule

7103 State Route 66
Fort Loramie, Ohio 45845

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The Shelby County Fair

Start date: July 23, 2018

End date: July 29, 2018

See web site for schedule

655 South Highland Ave
Sidney Ohio, 45365

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The annual Shelby County Fair is an absolute must go. Take your friends and family to enjoy the games, rides, and of course that scrumptious fair food! Featured throughout the week are tractor pulls, derbies, live entertainment, and much, much more.

Contact: Jerry Shaffner    Phone: 937.492.7385


Civil War Living History Weekend & Reenactment

Start date: September 15, 2018

End date: September 16, 2018

See web site for schedule

Tawawa Park
12 Tawawa Dr
Sidney 45365

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This Civil War Living History weekend will feature Union and Confederate reenactment soldiers, battle scenes, military and civilian encampments. Scheduled hour-long major battles will be presented along with Union/Confederate skirmishes sporadically each day. Cannon and rifle fire will add to the realism and drama of these experiences. Also planned for the weekend is a series of educational programs that will feature first-person accounts as well as a number of educational presentations about the war.
Contact: Tilda Phlipot Phone: 937.498.1653



2018 preHoliday Shop Hop

Start date: November 7, 2018

End date: November 10, 2018

Participating retailers to be announced!

The Angels in the Attic Craft Show, Sidney Visitors Bureau, Sidney Alive, and the Sidney-Shelby County Chamber of Commerce are working together to organize a “Shop Hop” of specialty stores and boutiques in the Sidney area.  The “Shop Hop” will run in conjunction with the Angels in the Attic Craft Show, an annual event held at Ross Historical Center in downtown Sidney.

HOW IT WORKS:  Customers will pick up a “Shop Hop” card at any of the participating businesses.  The customer will then need to visit a required number of shops.  Once you have met the requirement, he/she will turn in the card and will be entered into a drawing for a grand prize.

Mark your calendars!! More information to come!

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