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Sun. 14 Aug, 2016 - Sat. 20 Aug, 2016

Sun. 14 Aug, 2016

Dan Emmett Antique & Classic Car Show (Sun. 14 Aug, 2016 7:30 am - 4:00 pm)

DAN EMMETT ANTIQUE & CLASSIC CAR SHOW will be held at the 2016 Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival on Sunday, August 14, where proudly displayed vehicles sit in the midst of beautiful historic downtown Mount Vernon, Ohio. Registration is from 7:30 am – 1:00 pm on the square, the fee is $10.

Download the registration form here (coming soon)!

Free event tee shirts and dash plaques for the first 100 registrants. A companion motorcycle show is held at the same time. For more info, call 1-800-837-5282. Spectators are encouraged to ride motorcycle/scooter to the show and park on the square by the Motorcycle Show.

Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival (All day)

The 29th annual Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival celebrates the legacy of Daniel Decatur Emmett. This homegrown musician, composer, and founder of minstrelsy tradition is known world-wide as the author of "Dixie." Dan Emmett's life and career is honored through a varied format of performing and creative artists on four stages and all along South Main Street for the enjoyment of Festival goers of all ages.

Dan Emmett Flower Show (All day)

Knox County Garden Clubs Flower Show during Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival - Horticulture and Artistic classes open to world. Horticulture to amateur gardeners and artistic open to amateurs, professional and flower show judges- no fee

2016 Knox County Quilt Show (Sun. 14 Aug, 2016 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

2016 Knox County Quilt Show
August 12, 13 and 14 2016

Hours of showing:
Friday, Aug 12 12 pm- 8pm
Sat, Aug 13 10 am- 8pm
Sun, Aug 14 10 am- 4pm
Admission $3.00
Seniors 2.00
Children free 2/Adult Admission
Handicapped Accessible

There will be a Raffle Quilt made by the Knox County Quilt Guild. Portions of proceeds to benefit: Hospice of Knox County. Tickets will be available to purchase for Raffle.

Quarry Chapel Event: Sara Goslee Reed & Kerry Kean (Sun. 14 Aug, 2016 3:00 pm)

Ohio duo Sarah Goslee Reed & Kerry Kean will play & sing country, folk, Irish & fiddle tunes. Bring your family & friends to this free fun event at historic Quarry Chapel, corner of Quarry Chapel & Monroe Mills Roads outside of Gambier.

Doors open at 2:30 pm & show starts at 3. Bring a lawn chair in the event you cannot find seating in the Chapel. Parking is available in the front and rear stone parking lots. You may park head in on the grass along Monroe Mills Road. Please do not park along Quarry Chapel Road by the cemetery.

Mon. 15 Aug, 2016

There are no events on this day.

Tue. 16 Aug, 2016

Oldtime Farming Festival (All day)

The annual Oldtime Farming Festival is always held the third weekend of September. It takes a lot of hard work and commitment from our members and community to successfully pull this festival off. We, as members, put in countless hours in preparation and anticipation of the upcoming festival. We offer FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING AND FREE ENTERTAINMENT.

To name a few of the activities you can experience here: A town parade kicks off the festival at 10 a.m. on Saturday, complete with a Festival Marshal, an open to the world horticulture show, antique tractors & machinery, crafts, musical entertainment, magician, old-time demonstrations, historical displays, family farm exhibit, old fashioned games & contests with prizes, square dancing tractors (a must see), an old fashioned pie auction on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. (a big hit), and an awards ceremony at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.

WHERE ELSE IN CENTRAL OHIO CAN YOU FIND SUCH A DEAL?We hold the festival in the Community Memorial Park in Centerburg, Ohio which is located just north of town at the intersection of St Rt 314 and US Rts 3/36.

Wed. 17 Aug, 2016

There are no events on this day.

Thu. 18 Aug, 2016

There are no events on this day.

Fri. 19 Aug, 2016

Sat. 20 Aug, 2016

Color for a Cause 5K (Sat. 20 Aug, 2016 3:30 pm)

5K Run offered by the Teen Advisory Council (TAC) of New Directions. The Domestic Abuse Shelter and Rape Crisis Center of Knox County. The purpose of this run is to create awareness in the Knox County community about healthy relationships and continued work to end domestic/intimate partner violence and sexual assault. New Directions will join the community to build safe, respectful and loving relationships. 

The TAC is a group of passionate, informed local high school students who serve as ambassadors of healthy relationships in their schools and communities.

This is a family friendly event and runners of all ages and levels are invited to attend!  

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