The bike show and barbecue will take over Wheeling Avenue

Choose one of the events happening in and around the area to fill your week. Whatever you choose to do, I’ll highlight attractions, activities, and festivals right here, every week. From local music and shows to options for those of you who don’t mind traveling a bit, there’s something for everyone. Be sure to check all activities as cancellations may occur. Events listed are June 9-18.

Friday

45th Annual Art in the Square. Organized by the Artists and Craftsmen of Noble County, spend a summer evening in Caldwell Square enjoying art, music and food. Vendors will have booths and food will be available for purchase. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. This is a free family event. For more information, call 614-620-8535. Noble Count Courthouse Square, 260 Courthouse, Caldwell.

Saturday

Fabulous 50’s Fling. Nestled in Amish country, the quaint town of Sugarcreek will take you back to the good old days during this car show and fun weekend. This car show will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Live music by The Belairs will be on for your entertainment. There are no admission fees. It’s a family event. For more information, call 330-267-9710. Sugar Creek.

June 18

National Road Bike Show and BBQ Fest. Nothing says summer more than seeing Wheeling Avenue lined with motorcycles with the smell of barbecue wafting through the air. Join Cambridge Main Street which hosts the annual bike show and barbecue festival. Craft vendors and more will be set up, along with a crest sewing station and a stripes station. A hot dog tasting contest will also take place. Several food trucks will be present at the event, offering barbecues and other options. Tracy Lingafelter, BFH Blues Band, Rattlebox and Lock 17 are scheduled to perform at the event. This is a free and family event. The festival will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, call 740-439-2238. Wheeling Avenue, Cambridge.

As highlighted in last week’s column:

  • Friday. Black Diamond Music and Arts Festival. The headliner this year is Elle King, with performances from Marty Stuart, Elvie Shane and the Kentucky Headhunters, to name a few. Children 12 and under are free. The festival is due to take place on Friday and Saturday. For more information, visit the festival website or the event’s Facebook page. Tickets range from $85 to $350. Hocking College, 3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville.
  • Saturday. Touch A truck. Guernsey Hospice’s annual Touch A Truck event allows children of all ages to explore a variety of vehicles and meet the people who build, protect and serve our community. The first hour will be without horn for sensitive people. There is no admission fee, but donations will be accepted. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call Hospice Guernsey at 740-432-7440. Deerassic Park, 14250 Cadiz Road, Cambridge.

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Maria R. Newman