Charity League of Shelby County 2017 Annual Holiday Craft Show

Start date: November 11, 2017

End date: November 11, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Lehman Catholic High School
2400 St. Marys Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365

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You won’t want to miss the Annual Craft show held at Lehman High School!!

Over the years, the show has raised nearly $300,000 to provide clothing for the children of Shelby County.

Do some Christmas shopping and come out and support a wonderful cause!


Questions:  Contact Jodi Danzig, 2017 Craft Show Chair at




Backstage tours planned at Historic Sidney Theatre

Start date: October 19, 2017

End date: October 19, 2017

7:00 p.m.

Historic Sidney Theatre
120 West Poplar Street
Sidney, OH 45365

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This tour will showcase the renovations to date and offer a public re-light of the iconic Sidney marquee.

The tour is FREE!!!

Reservations are strongly recommend.   Group tours will be offered by appointment only.

Reservations can be made by calling the Theatre Office at 937-498-1921, online at , or in person Monday thru Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 120 West Poplar Street.

preHoliday Shop Hop

Start date: November 8, 2017

End date: November 11, 2017


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 the Ross Historical Center in downtown Sidney.

HOW IT WORKS: Customers pick up a “Shop Hop” card at any participating business and visit at least 10 of the 16 shops listed on the card between Nov. 8th and 11th. At each shop, the card is stamped with a distinct mark. Once the customer has visited the required number of shops, he/she turns in the card and is entered into a drawing for a grand prize.

Participating area retailers include:

Allison’s Custom Jewelry, Angels in the Attic Craft Show, Believe Art From the Heart, Bliss and Bloom, CR Designs, Ernst Sports, From the Barn Gifts & More, Gallery 2:TEN, Interiors by Alice, Ivy Garland, Re:Vive Home Decor & More, Rebel & Rose, Ron & Nita’s, The Window Guy, Threads, and Wiford Jeweler’s.


Count Your Blessings Alpacas

Start date: September 30, 2017

End date: September 30, 2017

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

680 Doorley Road
Sidney, OH 45365

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There will be many activities including:

petting, feeding and leading alpacas

alpaca obstacle coarse

door prizes

hay ride

Enjoy food and refreshments and listen to the music by Jeff Newland

Free Admission!!!!

Shelby Soil and Water Conservation District’s Forestry Field Day

Start date: October 22, 2017

End date: October 22, 2017

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ryan and Erika Kemper Farm
6620 Patterson Halpin Road
Sidney, OH 45365

  • Hike the Woodland Trails
  • See a Portable Sawmill in Operation
  • Watch Wood Carvers Perform their Magic
  • Enjoy a Honey Bee Display
  • Visit a Woodland Soil Pit Exhibit
  • Complete a Woodland Crafts for kids
  • Candy Scramble for the kids @ 2:15 p.m.
  • Visit with Smokey Bear @ 2:30 p.m.
  • Visit with a representative from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources
  • Learn about habitat improvement from a Pheasants Forever Wildlife Biologist
  • Enjoy complimentary hot dogs, apples, and beverages while supplies last.

An Ohio Department of National Resources forester will be onsite to walk the woods and answer questions about timber management, dying ash trees, and tree identification.

For more information watch the Sidney Daily News, visit our website at, Facebook or call our office at 937-492-6520, ext. 3

Food Truck Rally & Battle of the Bands

Start date: September 30, 2017

End date: September 30, 2017

11:00 a.m.- 10:00 p.m.

Shelby County Fairgrounds
655 S Highland Avenue
Sidney, OH 45365

First annual food truck rally and battle of the bands.  Featuring four bands, hourly cash drawings, split the pot, activities for the kids and beer garden.  Headline band is Karma’s Pawn.  Come out and vote for your favorite band.  Winner takes cash prize for most votes.


Sidney-Shelby County Adventure (Orienteering) Race

Start date: October 1, 2017

End date: October 1, 2017

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tawawa Park
Geib Pavillion
12 Tawawa Drive
Sidney, Ohio 45365

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Family & Short Sprint Race – start anytime you want 12-2 p.m.

Wheel Chair event – start anytime you want 12-2 p.m.

Long Sprint Race – start anytime you want 12-2 p.m.

Or, 3 hour Championship Race – mass start at 12 Noon.

Cost to participate is $4 per individual or $5 per team, group, or family.

Contact Joe Ratermann at for more information.


Gateway Arts Council Coffeehouse

Start date: July 27, 2017

End date: July 27, 2017

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Gateway Arts Council
216 North Miami Ave
Sidney, OH 45365

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Join the Gateway Arts Council for a coffeehouse style event July 27th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Enjoy coffee, tea, live entertainment and the photographs of Terry Glass. This event will be held at the Gateway Arts Council.

Contact: Ellen Keyes     Phone: 937.498.2787

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

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