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Local Events Calendar

Shelby County Historical Society Presents: Historic Barns of Ohio

Start date: April 24, 2021

End date: April 24, 2021

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location
Sidney-Shelby County Senior Center
304 South West Avenue
Sidney, OH

The Shelby County Historical Society welcomes author and artist Robert (Bob) Kroeger for a palette knife barn painting demonstration accompanied by stories of historic barns he’s painted throughout Ohio. Signed copies of Robert’s book will be available for purchase and the painting he creates will be raffled.

To learn more about Robert, you can follow him on Facebook.

10:00 a.m. to Noon – Painting Begins

Noon to 1:00 p.m. – Barn Story Experiences

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. – Book Signing & Raffle

* health related guidelines for events will be followed


SIDNEY ALIVE PRESENTS: Kentucky Derby Affair on the Square

Start date: May 1, 2021

End date: May 1, 2021

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location
Shelby County Court Square
109 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, OH

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We are bringing the Kentucky Derby to Downtown Sidney! Get your hats and bow ties ready for a fantastic event! Enjoy games, derby-themed food, the DORA, “betting” on your favorite horse, and raising money for downtown Sidney!

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Gateway Arts Council Presents: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Start date: May 9, 2021

End date: May 9, 2021

7:00 p.m.

Location
Sidney High School Auditorium
1215 Campbell Road
Sidney, Ohio 45365

Web Site & Tickets

Get into the swing of things with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy! Celebrating  25 years and countless appearances in film and television—including a remarkable seven appearances on The Tonight Show, the Super Bowl XXXIII halftime showDancing With the Stars, and performances for three U.S. Presidents—this nine-piece band takes music to the next level with a high-octane, deliriously fun show, fusing together jazz, blues, swing, and more!

 


The 32nd Annual Buckeye Farm Antiques Show

Start date: May 28, 2021

End date: May 30, 2021

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

More Information

Starting Friday and ending Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, the Buckeye Farm Antique’s will present their thirty second annual show. Bring your family for a full day of fun. This years show will feature Ford and Fordson Canadian Made Gas Engines, Massey Harris, Massey Ferguson, Ferguson, and Wallis. You will also enjoy the Craft and Flea Market, Shingle Mill, Parts Area, Blacksmith, Wood Sculpture, and Blacksmith. The Tractor Pull is Saturday and Car-Truck-Motorcycle Show on Sunday. Public COVID guidelines will be followed.

For more information call 419-230-8529


The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market – Opening Day

Start date: May 29, 2021

End date: May 29, 2021

8:00 a.m. til Noon

Location
Sidney Alive
109 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio

Join us every Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to Noon! The market is “the place to be” on Saturday mornings throughout the season.  Crafters offer a large variety of homemade items, and farmers bring their freshest produce to tantalize your taste buds.  Fresh baked goods and jams and jellies are always a crowd pleaser.  Plants and flowers are abundant.  Shop early for your best selection.

 


Jackson Center Community Days

Start date: June 3, 2021

End date: June 6, 2021

Location
Carnival Square
101 E Pike Street
Jackson Center, OH 45334

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This fun-filled family event is not to be missed. Attendees will enjoy the street carnival, live bands, plenty of great food, games, kiddie rides, a parade, and more. JC Community Days is a weekend of family fun you don’t want to miss!

 


The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market

Start date: June 5, 2021

End date: June 26, 2021

8:00 a.m. til Noon

Location
Sidney Alive
109 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio

Join us every Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to Noon! The market is “the place to be” on Saturday mornings throughout the season.  Crafters offer a large variety of homemade items, and farmers bring their freshest produce to tantalize your taste buds.  Fresh baked goods and jams and jellies are always a crowd pleaser.  Plants and flowers are abundant.  Shop early for your best selection.

 


WOBA – The Western Ohio Bicycle Adventure

Start date: June 19, 2021

End date: June 20, 2021

See GOBA/WOBA Web Site

Location
Shelby County Fair Grounds
655 S Highland Avenue
Sidney, OH

Web Site

You’ve heard about GOBA. Allow us to introduce you to WOBA. The Western Ohio Bicycle Tour is a one-time event with a participation limit of 500 riders. Participants will visit Sidney, Wapakoneta, Versailles and Troy. Because of COVID related restrictions and a desire to keep our riders safe, the traditional GOBA ride is being suspended until 2022. The tour this year will follow a hub-and-spoke route format, with cyclists riding 50-mile loops on each of the seven days. Riders will have their vehicles available throughout the week and drive from overnight town to overnight town at the end of each day’s ride. Participants will arrive in Sidney on June 19th or early morning June 20th to begin the the first leg of their adventure. The week long outing this year will conclude in Troy on June 26th.

GOBA Facebook Link


Gateway Arts Council Presents: Neil Diamond – “Sweet Caroline Tour”

Start date: June 27, 2021

End date: June 27, 2021

7:00 p.m.

Location
Sidney High School Auditorium
1215 Campbell Road
Sidney, OH 45365

Web Site & Tickets

Experience the ultimate Neil Diamond Tribute! This show features the #1 Neil Diamond performer in the world, Jay White. Each expression of every Neil Diamond song, sung by Jay White evokes the power and the passion of the American musical icon.

For over 25 years Jay White has performed all over the world, while reflecting the stage persona of this Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Legend. Validation came from a Las Vegas Riviera Showroom headliner, sparking national interest and recognition. In 2008 Jay was cast by Director Ron Howard to play Neil Diamond in the Academy Award Nominated film “Frost/Nixon”, and in 2012, was cast as the lead in a musical drama entitled “Beautiful Noise”. Jay has appeared on the “Tonight Show” with Legends in Concert, while Leeza Gibbons of “Entertainment Tonight” wrote: “Jay is uncanny and truly amazing!” White is also honored to have performed for First Lady Nancy Reagan, was a celebrity presenter at the world televised Miss Universe Pageant, received a 2003 “Outstanding Performance Award”, all while rubbing elbows with Hollywood celebrities like Kevin Bacon, William Shatner, and James Spader.

 


The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market

Start date: July 3, 2021

End date: July 31, 2021

8:00 a.m. til Noon

Location
Sidney Alive
109 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio

Join us every Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to Noon! The market is “the place to be” on Saturday mornings throughout the season.  Crafters offer a large variety of homemade items, and farmers bring their freshest produce to tantalize your taste buds.  Fresh baked goods and jams and jellies are always a crowd pleaser.  Plants and flowers are abundant.  Shop early for your best selection.


Country Concert – 40th Anniversary

Start date: July 8, 2021

End date: July 10, 2021

See Web Site for Schedule

Location
7103 State Route 66
Fort Loramie, Ohio 45845

Web Site

July 8th, 9th, & 10th will once again deliver another amazing Country Concert experience.  Luke Combs, Alan Jackson, Jason Aldean, Jon Pardi, Cody Johnson, Neil McCoy, Justin Moore, Riley Green, Lorrie Morgan, Hardy, Morgan Wallen, Jo Dee Messina, Deana Carter  and many more will perform on TWO big stages! Coolers and lawn chairs are welcome. FREE re-entry. For more information regarding tickets, camping, RV rentals, and hotels, visit www.countryconcert.com or call 937.295.3000.

 


The Shelby County Fair

Start date: July 25, 2021

End date: July 31, 2021

See web site for schedule

Location
655 South Highland Avenue
Sidney, OH

Web Site

Attending the 161st Shelby County Fair is an absolute MUST. Join your friends and family to enjoy the games, rides, and of course that scrumptious fair food! Featured throughout the week is a Pig & Calf Scramble, Diesel Drag Racing, Demolition Derby, Team Zoom Dog Agility Show, Tractor Pulls, Jr. Fair exhibits, the All American Petting Zoo, and music by Nashville Crush, Orbison Hill, and the T-102 Country Star Playoffs.

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Phone: 937.492.7385           Email:  info@shelbycountyfair.com


National Night Out

Start date: August 3, 2021

End date: August 3, 2021

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Location
Sidney Alive
109 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio

Over 37.8 million people in more than 16,000 communities will join forces to promote Police-Community Partnerships; crime, drug & violence prevention; safety; and neighborhood unity. Join us on the Shelby County court square to celebrate our local heroes.


The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market

Start date: August 7, 2021

End date: August 28, 2021

8:00 a.m. til Noon

Location
Sidney Alive
109 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio

Join us every Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to Noon! The market is “the place to be” on Saturday mornings throughout the season.  Crafters offer a large variety of homemade items, and farmers bring their freshest produce to tantalize your taste buds.  Fresh baked goods and jams and jellies are always a crowd pleaser.  Plants and flowers are abundant.  Shop early for your best selection.


50th Anniversary of the Sidney High School “30 and 0 + 50 years”

Start date: September 3, 2021

End date: September 3, 2021

7:00 p.m.

Location
Sidney Memorial Stadium
750 South Fourth Avenue
Sidney, Ohio

This game commemorates the most significant local sports achievement of Sidney’s 200 years, 30 straight football wins during the three perfect seasons of 1968/69/70. Team members will be introduced at the game with Tipp City.

Tickets can be purchased through Sidney High School Sports Box Office


The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market

Start date: September 4, 2021

End date: September 25, 2021

8:00 a.m. til Noon

Location
Sidney Alive
109 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio

Join us every Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to Noon! The market is “the place to be” on Saturday mornings throughout the season.  Crafters offer a large variety of homemade items, and farmers bring their freshest produce to tantalize your taste buds.  Fresh baked goods and jams and jellies are always a crowd pleaser.  Plants and flowers are abundant.  Shop early for your best selection.


Sidney Alive Presents: Paddles Pedals & Pints

Start date: September 11, 2021

End date: September 11, 2021

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

Location
Downtown Sidney
109 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, OH

Facebook Event Info.

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Vietnam Traveling Wall and Field of Crosses

Start date: September 15, 2021

End date: September 19, 2021

10:00 a.m.

Location
Custenborder Park
449 Riverside Drive
Sidney, Ohio

Facebook Link

-The AVTT-TWF Traveling Wall is a replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.  Accompanying the Vietnam Wall this year will be the Field of Crosses, surrounded by flags.  There will be 1000 crosses, each will have military dog-tags with the names of US soldiers that have perished while on active duty between 1975 and today.  Please join us to honor these men and women.

Please check back for more details!


Gateway Arts Council Presents: Restless Heart

Start date: September 19, 2021

End date: September 19, 2021

7:00 p.m.

Location
Sidney High School Auditorium
1215 Campbell Road
Sidney, OH 45365

Web Site & Tickets

For over 30 years, Restless Heart has been dominating the country music scene. This Nashville-based country outfit has been bringing their hit country tunes to stages all over the world for several decades and can be compared to fine wine—it only gets better with age. Restless Heart has enjoyed one of the most successful careers in country music history, thrilling fans with blockbuster songs that are now considered country classics such as “The Bluest Eyes in Texas,” “Wheels,” “That Rock Won’t Roll,” “I’ll Still Be Loving You,” “A Tender Lie” and “Why Does It Have To Be Wrong Or Right?” With six consecutive No. 1 hits under its belt, the group has seen four of its albums certified “gold” by the RIAA, has won dozens of awards from many organizations, including the Academy of Country Music for Top Vocal Group of the Year, and in addition received six Grammy and multiple CMA nominations. Few bands can have as impressive of careers as Restless Heart and continue to perform, but these country musicians can’t be slowed down. No matter where they step on stage, fans go wild, as this country outfit cranks out some of the greatest country hits in music history know, how to put on an awesome show.

 


The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market

Start date: October 2, 2021

End date: October 9, 2021

8:00 a.m. til Noon

Location
Sidney Alive
109 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio

Join us every Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to Noon! The market is “the place to be” on Saturday mornings throughout the season.  Crafters offer a large variety of homemade items, and farmers bring their freshest produce to tantalize your taste buds.  Fresh baked goods and jams and jellies are always a crowd pleaser.  Plants and flowers are abundant.  Shop early for your best selection.

Farmers Market

The 28th Annual Buckeye Farm Antiques Swap Meet

Start date: November 5, 2021

End date: November 6, 2021

Friday 8 a.m. til Dark | Saturday 8 a.m. til 5 p.m.

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

More Info

Tractor parts and related items, Crafts, and a Flea Market will be featured.  Refreshments available.

Come and get the parts you need for your winter restoration project!

Phone: 419-230-8529


Gateway Arts Council Presents: Jefferson Starship

Start date: November 14, 2021

End date: November 14, 2021

7:00 p.m.

Location
Sidney High School Auditorium
1215 Campbell Road
Sidney, OH 45365

Web Site & Tickets

Between 1974 and 1984, Jefferson Starship released eight gold and platinum selling albums, twenty hit singles, sold out concerts worldwide, and lived out legendary rock and roll escapades. Ciao Med Spa presents today’s Jefferson Starship, who remains dedicated to breathing new life into the living catalog of the Jefferson legacy, going to the edge, pushing the sonic boundaries and staying true to the original spirit of the music, on and off stage. Times have changed, but the music remains as relevant as ever. Massive hits like” White Rabbit”, “Somebody to Love”,” Volunteers”, and “We Built This City” continue to reverberate in pop culture today.

 


Downtown Sidney Holiday Lights Grand Illumination

Start date: November 24, 2021

End date: November 24, 2021

6:00 p.m.

Location
Shelby County Courthouse
100 East Court Street
Sidney, Ohio

Join us for the Grand Illumination of the Holiday Lights in downtown Sidney! Come early and stay late to dine and visit our shops! The lighting will take place at 6:00 p.m. sharp with a short program just before the magic happens. Spectators are asked to gather on the courthouse square to see the lighting. Programming will take place primarily on the East side of the courthouse lawn with lights being visible all around the square. We can’t wait to kick off the holiday season with you!


Winter Wonderland Parade

Start date: December 4, 2021

End date: December 4, 2021

6:30 p.m.

Location
Sidney Alive
109 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, OH 45365

See our downtown all dressed up for the holidays and enjoy and wonderful evening parade, complete with Santa & Mrs. Claus! The reason for the season Lighting ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. with the parade stepping off at 7:30 pm. Spectators, please remain on the sidewalk during the parade for everyone’s safety!

 


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