(WKBN) – The summer season is coming to the Valley, which means fun and festivities out in the community.
Do you know of a scheduled event or an update on the status of an event that we’ve missed? Submit your information here.
Below is the list of events in the Valley and where they currently stand:
Shaker Woods Festival
Aug. 13-14, 20-21, 27-28
44337 Countyline Rd, Columbiana, OH 44408
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Spinning Your Wheels for Suicide Prevention
Friday, Sept. 2 at 4 p.m.
Bricker’s Cafeteria, 116 E. 6th St.
Wheel on down for a cause! Austin’s Army & FOP 210 is hosting a car show to help raise awareness for Suicide Prevention! Registration from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. All vehicles are welcome.
First Fridays on Fifth
Every Friday during the summer in downtown East Liverpool.
This includes a live band, beer and wine sales, concessions, vendors, crafts, and local businesses will be open late. These are held on the First Friday of the month during the summer. There won’t be one due to the all-class reunion in July.
Weekly Yoga in Thompson Park
Every Monday from 7-8:15 p.m.
Thompson Park Amphitheater in East Liverpool
All are invited! The setting offers an open fresh air environment surrounded by the prana of beautiful trees, and the support of a roof that offers shade and rain protection during class.
Columbiana County Fair
225 Lee Ave., Lisbon, OH
For a list of events and pricing, go to www.columbianacountyfair.com.
Johnny Appleseed Festival
Find more information on the event’s Facebook page.
Saturday, Aug. 13
For more information and a schedule of events, go to www.freedfest.com.
Summer Concerts in the Park
6000 Kirk Rd., Austintown, OH
All concerts are 7-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, weather permitting
A schedule of acts is available on Austintown Township’s website.
Broadway Recovering Services Car Show
Saturday, Aug. 20, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Caffe Capri Italian Bar and Grille, 8000 Market St.
This event, free and open to the public, will have games, a 50/50 raffle and food available to purchase from Caffé Capri. Attendees interested in showcasing a vehicle will need to pre-register on the Eventbrite page for $10. Trophies will be awarded to the Best In Show, Best Classic American Muscle, Best Modern American Muscle (2000 and up), Best Import/Tuner, Best Exotic and Best Truck/Jeep/Off-Road/Specialty.
This fundraiser will help Broadway Recovery Services as it expands recovery housing, adding on two additional houses.
Cruise-In at the Holiday Inn Boardman
Every Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
7410 South Ave. Boardman
Family Night in the Park
Several nights throughout the summer from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
375 Boardman-Poland Rd.
The free family event and music begins at 6:30 p.m. Bring your blankets, and lawn chairs to enjoy local bands, movies, entertainers, bounce houses and wagon rides.
Saturday, July 30 – Band: Backbeat; Movie: Lion King
Saturday, August 13 – Band: No Funk No Justice; Movie: Encanto
Aug. 31 – Sept. 5
For a list of events and pricing, go to www.canfieldfair.com.
Mill Creek MetroParks Farm
The barns at the MetroParks Farm are currently open for the season for the public for viewing the animals daily from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., with extended hours until 6 p.m. from June to October.
The farm is located at 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Rd.
Steel Valley Cluster Dog Show
Thursday, Aug. 4 – Sunday, Aug. 7, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The show includes conformation Breed Judging, Obedience, Rally, Dock Diving, Steel Valley Disc Dogs UpDog Challenge, 4-6 Months Puppy Competition and Junior Handler Competition.
Numerous vendors will also be present
More infomation is available at steelvalleycluster.org.
Poland Community Safety Day Cookout
Aug. 6, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Poland Township Park
Trustees will be grilling food for the community. There will be an opportunity to learn about the local safety and emergency services. A helicopter will be landing for tours.
Sweet Corn Festival
Aug. 6, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Countryside Fruit Farms of Lowellville/Poland
Corn shucking contest, corn hole, music, vendors, prizes and more. The event will be held rain or shine.
Summer Concert Series at the Gazebo
Aug. 11 – Mr. Robert Noble
The music starts at 6 p.m. Bring your own chair.
Krakusy Society Polish Festival
Aug. 27 from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.
St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church, 764 5th St.
Come join the Free Polish Krakusy Society of Youngstown, Ohio for the Annual Polish Festival on Saturday, August 27 as this event is now replacing the summer picnic. All proceeds benefit the building of the new Krakusy Hall in Poland.
3rd Annual Bellotti Op Til Valhalla Bike Run
Saturday, Aug. 6, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Youngstown Harley-Davidson at 5700 Patriot Blvd.
Bike Run offers participants a fun-filled day while raising awareness for veteran suicide and funding for a great cause.
Beer, BBQ, live music, 50/50, charity auction, free coffee and breakfast (until 10:30 a.m.)
$20 per rider, $5 per passenger
Kickstands up at 12 p.m.
Black Cultural Weekend
Friday, Aug. 19 through Sunday, Aug. 21
Phelps Street City Hall
Vendors will be open from noon to 11 p.m. each day. There will be live musical entertainment throughout the day. Attendees should bring chairs each night.
B&O Night Market
From 4-8 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays, June through September
B&O Station and Boxcar Lounge, 534 Mahoning Ave.
In partnership with Youngstown CityScape, it will help to provide access to local foods and artisan-made products. The market is SNAP-eligible and working to become a produce perks location to further expand access to healthy, locally-grown food.
Brier Hill Italian Fest
Thursday, Aug. 18 – Sunday, Aug. 21 (4 p.m. – midnight Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. – midnight Saturday, and 1 p.m. – midnight Sunday)
Calvin and Victoria Streets, Youngstown
Games, food, table vendors and live Italian music.
Cocktails and Canvases
Sunday, Aug. 7, from 2-4 p.m.
Concept Studio, 217 W. Federal St.
Sip on summertime cocktails while emerging yourself in a sea of your own creativity. Admission is 21+ and $35 per person. Tickets and more information here.
Community Event Series:
The 2022 edition of the Premier Bank Community Event Series will continue its tradition of hosting programming focused on community interest, with local performers and other summer favorites. The series will kick off at the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre on May 5.
The schedule is as follows:
- September 16 – Night Out For Neighborhoods feat. 76 Degrees West (Doors: 6:30 p.m., Showtime: 7:30 p.m.)
Concert and fundraiser for local neighborhood watch organizations (Buy tickets here).
- October 2 – Ohio Nonviolence Week Parade
Mahoning Valley Sojourn to The Past’s annual Ohio Nonviolence Week Parade.
North Jackson Community Safety Day
Saturday, Aug. 13, from noon to 4 p.m.
10613 Mahoning Ave., North Jackson
The event includes Touch-a-Truck, a bounce house and kids’ identity kits.
Summer Movie Series:
The movies will be shown from June 20 through August 15 on the lawn of Wean Park, located at 229 E. Front St. Each movie starts at 9 p.m. Monday. If there is a rain-out, it will be shown at 9 p.m. Tuesday.
The schedule is as follows:
- Aug. 8 — Hocus Pocus
- Aug. 15 — School of Rock
Greater Youngstown Italian Fest
Downtown Youngstown, Central Square
Largest Italian-American celebration in the tri County area featuring two stages of entertainment and delicious food and wine and beer for you to enjoy.
August 20, from noon to 3 p.m.
Covelli Centre — Wean Park
Family dog show
St. Maron Maronite Catholic Church Festival
From 4-11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21
1555 S. Meridian Rd.
This two-day event features homemade Lebanese food, a premium bar, live music, dancing, children’s games, giant inflatables and raffles. Live music will be performed by The House Band on Saturday and The Vegas Band on Sunday. Admission and parking are free.
For more information and a complete event schedule, visit www.stmaronyoungstown.org/festival.
Stop 25 Reunion on Jacobs
Saturday, Aug. 6
There will be a live band performance by the “Beck WARD Experience” featuring Billy Beck and Rickey Ward of The Ohio Players and a car show at Johnson Park, also known as Bailey Park, from noon until 6 p.m.
Lynn Britt will provide kids’ games provided from 1 to 3 p.m. at Stop 25, located at the corner of Jacobs and Wardle Avenue.
Route 7 60-mile Garage Sale
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3
Brookfield will be participating in the garage sales, which take place 60 miles along Route 7. Those who want to register for a table at the green can register at the township administration building before August 29, or call 330-448-4500 for more information.
Steel Valley Woofstock 5
Sunday, Aug. 14 at the Tiffany Banquet Center
Featuring food and music including the Labra Brothers. Raffle baskets to raise money for emergency vet services.
More information is available on their website.
Trumbull County Fairgrounds
The event includes a car show, open dirt track, Barbers and hair stylists, Rockabilly bands, American Motor Drome wall of death motorcycle thrill show and more. There will also be a panel jam charity auction that benefits “It’s About the Warrior Foundation.”
Free admission for all those who actively serve and protect, (military, police, fire, EMTs, etc.).
St. Patrick Church’s Parish Festival
Aug. 4 and 5 ( 6-11 p.m.), August 6 (5-11:30 p.m.) and Aug. 7 (1-11 p.m.)
225 N. Main St.
Free admission. Food, games, rides, live entertaiment and a large basket raffle. There is also a chance to win the grand prize raffle of a 2022 Trailblazer LT or $20,000.
30th annual LaBrae Cruisin’ with the Vikings Car Show
Sunday, August 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a parade at noon
Bascom Elementary School, 1001 N. Leavitt Rd
The event includes a car, truck and bike show with prizes. There will be a community parade and ’50s and ’60s music.
Summer Fun at the Eastwood Mall
- Tuesday for Toddlers: Beginning June 14 and taking place at 11 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, kids between 2 and 5 years old are invited to enjoy summer crafts, snacks and a storytime, sponsored by Books-A-Million.
- Niles Arts/Crafts Festival: Saturday, Aug. 6. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Stevens Park. Come shop over 30 Vendors with a wide variety of arts & crafts. Food, art themed games for the kids & live music with Diane Drapcho.
For more information about summer events, visit www.eastwoodmall.com.
River Rock at the Amp
Saturdays, May 28 – Sept. 3 (Fins to the Left performs Friday, July 1)
River Rock at the Amp classic rock concerts take the stage rain or shine at the Warren Community Amphitheatre. The Amp is located in downtown Warren, along Millionaires’ Row and adjacent to the Courthouse Park overlooking the Mahoning River.
Concert times are from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Gates open at 5 p.m.
All tickets are general admission and are always available online (until ONE WEEK before a concert) and at the gate at the concerts. Tickets are $8, $10 or $12 per person depending on the concert. Children ages 12 and under are admitted free with an adult to all concerts.
You can find a schedule of acts and more information on River Rock at the Amp’s website.
Packard Summer Concert Series
Sunday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21 7 p.m.
All concerts are free and open to the public
MERCER COUNTY, PA
SkyDrive PA, 496 Old Ash Rd. Mercer, Pa.
This event will feature educational presentations, helicopter rides, large formation skydives and more. SkyDive PA will also be making a record attempt for crowds to watch.
This event is free to the public. Attendees should bring a lawn chair.
On Friday, August 5, the skydiving will begin at 11 a.m. On Saturday, August 6, and Sunday, August 7, the skydiving will begin at 8 a.m. On Saturday and Sunday, the final skydives of the evening will have special landings at Libations Winery.
Helicopter Rides are available on Saturday starting at 2 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The cost per individual for the helicopter rides is $40.
Hermitage Arts Festival
From noon to 9 p.m. (fireworks at 9:15 p.m.) Saturday, July 30 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 31
Rodney White Olympic Park
All-day live music, art, food and more.
Interested vendors should complete an application. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hermitage Farmer’s Market is moving to a monthly Night Market. Along with growers and artisans, there will be food trucks and live entertainment.
The first market is from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, July 14.
Interested vendors, food trucks and musicians should email their name, contact information and business information to email@example.com
Jefferson Township Fair
51st annual fair.
Tuesday August 9-Sunday, August 14-Sunday.
Fair opens at 5 p.m. It will be at Jefferson Township Municipal Grounds on Lamor Road. Firemen’s parade is at 7 p.m. Tuesday
Downtown Sharon Farmers Market
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturdays, starting July 9 through October
3:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays, starting July 13 through October
LTI’s Sharon Campus, 200 Sterling Ave.
Food and produce for sale, as well as live music, food trucks and activities for children.
Sharon Summer Children’s Carnival
Saturday, Aug. 6, from 6-8 p.m.
Sharon Tiger Stadium
This event is free for kids 2-12 and includes games, a petting zoo, fair food and more. It is created as a summer event for Sharon’s kids.
Transfer Fair Kids Festival Sponsored by Brown’s Towing
Saturday, Aug. 27 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Transfer Harvest Home Fair, Harvest Home Road
Free kids’ festival with games and prizes
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page
The Transfer Harvest Home Festival
Tuesday, August 23-Sunday, August 28
The official opening is at 6 p.m. The parade will start at 6:15 p.m. and the demolition derby is at 7 p.m.
It’s all happening at Kiwanis Community Park on Edgewood Drive Extension in Transfer.
LAWRENCE COUNTY, PA.
Lawrence County Fair
Aug. 15-20, Lawrence County Fairgrounds, 464 Midway Rd., New Castle
Grandstand fan favorites like Rodeo and Demolition Derby as well as rides & games, food and exhibits plus much more! Week-long Agricultural Show-Case of livestock exhibits, farm & home products, machinery & allied equipment, along with agricultural, sustainable living & homemaking educational activities. Family-based entertainment: Music Concerts, Truck & Tractor Pulls, Rodeo, Demolition Derby, Gospel Entertainment, local high school bands and dance troupes.
Western PA Balloon Quest
Aug. 3-7, Scotland Meadows Park, 304 S. Scotland Lance, New Castle
A hot air balloon galore event! See the sky sprinkled with hot air balloons (weather permitting), Thursday night see the “Balloon Glow” where the balloons dance to music along with amusements, live entertainment, food, and more!
Hill-Con Paranormal Convention
Aug. 13, 11 a.m. to 3 a.m., Haunted Hill View Manor, 2801 Ellwood Rd., New Castle
The event includes speakers, vendors, readings, tours and more.
Summer events at Volant Mills (550 Main St.):
July 30: Flower Power
Aug. 13: 15 Miles of Treasures Yard Sale
Aug. 27: Sunflower Saturday