Featured upcoming events in the Lima area


Taste of Celina

From 5 p.m. Thursday

The Taste of Celina Block Party & Car Show will feature a number of restaurants including The Anchor, The James Watson House, Sidecar, Friendly Markets, Speakeasy Steak & Ale House, C-Town Wings, Fritz’s Hog Wild BBQ, Celina Manor Cafe, Bella’s Italian Grille and Brew Nation. Food tickets are $1 each. The menu for each restaurant is available online at celinamercer.com/events/.

AIP 2022 Photography Exhibition Launch

Friday midday

The 2022 AIP Photography Exhibit at the Riverside Art Center, 3 W. Auglaize St. in Wapakoneta will begin July 8 at noon and end Saturday, August 6 at 5 p.m. An awards ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, July 15. .

Scott Stevens performs at the Niswonger

From 7:30 p.m. Friday

Singer and songwriter Scott Stevens will sing at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Van Wert. For a sample of his music, visit scottstevensmusic.com.

Cridersville Firefighters Jamboree

6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday

The Cridersville Firefighters Jamboree offers a number of events including a Friday car show and children’s tractor pull and parade, Color Run 5K obstacle course and mud race, dinner with chicken, as well as a petting zoo and a scavenger hunt for children. In the afternoon there will be games for children and in the evening there will be a beer tent and live music. For a detailed list of events, visit villageofcridersville.com/firemans-jamboree.

Summer Moon Festival

From Tuesday on

Commemorate Armstrong’s moon landing at Wapakoneta’s Summer Moon Festival upon his return, starting Tuesday, July 12. Sample the food, sample the shops, and enjoy local entertainment during “Wapakoneta by Moonlight,” watch the “Miss Summer Moon” pageant, and check out the new 50th anniversary exhibit at the museum. For a list of activities, visit summermoonfestival.com/celebration/.

OTHER EVENTS

• Community Cleanup with Library: Thursday 12-4 pm, Auglaize County District Public Library, 203 Perry Street, Wapakoneta.

• Lima Family YMCA Kid’s Golf Outing: Beginning at 8:00 am Saturday, Hidden Creek Golf Club, 6245 Sugar Creek Road, Lima. On-site registration: $70 (individuals) or $280 (team of four).

• Gomer Welsh Museum open, 2-4 pm, Sundays, 7365 Gomer Road, Gomer.

• “All Abilities Sports Camp”: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (check-in opens at 4:30 p.m.) Friday and 9 a.m. to noon (check-in opens at 8:30 a.m.) Saturday, Stadium at Coldwater High School, 310 N. Second St., Coldwater.

Stock Photo | The news from Lima

Stock Photo | The news from Lima

Stock Photo | The news from Lima

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