In the blink of an eye we find ourselves approaching the end of summer, but the festivals and concerts are still coming! Grab your calendar and be sure to schedule in as many events as possible to soak of the final month of summer!
Legacy 5 at Hartville Kitchen – August 2
Legacy Five has enjoyed more success in their short career than many groups experience in decades. In their first ten years, Singing News magazine, Southern Gospel music’s leading fan and trade publication, has nominated Legacy Five for some 75 Singing News fan awards. They have also had 2 Dove Award nominations.
Harvest Festival at Zoar Village – August 2 & 3
Celebrate bringing in the last load of the harvest at the 41st Annual Harvest Festival and Antique Show. Peruse the booths of over sixty high-quality antique dealers and see period craftspeople demonstrate their skills. Enjoy the juried craft show and the art show, exhibit, and sale. Tour the scenic village including all the historic house museums. Enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride plus food and more fun! $8/adult. Children 12 and under FREE. Saturday, 10-6, Sunday, 10-5.
Canal Fulton Bicentennial Celebration – August 3
It’s the big one! Join Canal Fulton in celebrating 200 years of rich heritage at St. Helena Heritage Park. Free family fun, live entertainment, Car, Truck & Tractor Show, spectacular fireworks, huge Electric Light Parade, Tethered Hot Air Balloon rides, contests, tournaments, Canal Boat rides with music, exhibits and much, much more.
Ryan Humbert at Gervasi Vineyard – August 5
Enjoy a summer evening concert “Tangled up in Dylan: The Music of Bob Dylan” at the beautiful Gervasi Vineyard Pavillion starting at 8 PM. Purchase tickets online.
Hartville Art & Music Fest – August 9
Historic Downtown Hartville sidewalks and businesses will be filled with art exhibits, dance classes, demos, crafter booths, a kids’ craft zone, face painting, sidewalk chalk art, a photo booth, food trucks, live music and more!
Warrior Dash – August 9 & 10
Warrior Dash is the world’s largest obstacle race series, held on the most rugged terrain in more than 50 locations across the globe. Participants earn their Warrior helmet by tackling a fierce 3 – 4 mile course and 12 extreme obstacles. After conquering the Battleground, Warriors celebrate with turkey legs, beer steins and live music at a post-race party that’s in a league of its own!
38th Annual Grecian Festival – August 13 – 17
Greek Cuisine, pastries, culture and history. Free admission, parking and entertainment. Sponsored by Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. Visit the AGORA gifts shops for jewelry, music and souvenirs. Fun for the whole family. Credit Cards Accepted. Indoor air-conditioned venue.
R&B Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony - August 24
The 2nd Annual R&B Music Hall of Fame Indicuction Ceremony is coming to Canton! Watch as more than ten R&B greats are inducted, and enjoy entertainment from: The Kinsman Dazz Band, Enchantment, The Dynamic Superiors, The Delfonics, and The Sweet Impression!
Stark County Fair – August 26 – September 1
The 165th Annual Stark County Fair is held at the Stark County Fairgrounds in Canton. Enjoy a Country concert, truck and tractor pulls, demolition derbies, band shows, harness racing, daily concerts and entertainment, barns, animals, exhibits, fair food and more! Free parking on fair grounds. One of Ohio’s largest and longest-running agricultural fairs!
and one more moving into September…
Yankee Peddler Festival – September 7 – 22
Step back into Early Colonial Days during this truly American event. For three weekends in September, Clay’s Park is transformed into the 18th century with musical and stage performers, traditional arts and crafts and the smell and taste of early colonial cooking. Step back in time as you walk through the wonder of the Yankee Peddler grounds, and enjoy the arts, crafts, food and entertainment that have become famous.
This is only a sample of the events going on in August in Canton/Stark County! Be sure to check our events calendar for a Full Listing of Events! Enjoy your final month of summer!