Mt. Sterling Summer Jam Festival – My Experience

This post documents my experience on June 18, 2022. As karaoke started up in the beer garden… …the entertainment stage was being set up just down the street… …getting things ready for another evening of music at the Summer Jam Festival in Mt. Sterling. Rides filled the streets… …and they … Read more

Waynesville Street Faire

The Waynesville Street Faire takes place downtown on a Saturday each month from June through September. Vendors line the street with handmade items, art, clothing and more with food trucks on one end of the block and live entertainment on the other. The Street Faire offers a great reason to … Read more

Heart of Ohio USA Days – Centerburg, Ohio – My Experience

This post documents my experience on June 17, 2022. I headed to Centerburg, Ohio’s geographical center… …to celebrate the Heart of Ohio USA Days Festival. Right away, I noticed a nicely sized vendor area… …where vendors offerings included fresh fudge and chocolate (Chocolate and More)… …beautiful soaps made from goat’s … Read more

Roche de Boeuf Festival – Waterville, Ohio – My Experience

2023 DATE: September 23, 2023This post documents my experience on September 25, 2021. AUTHOR’S NOTE: “Roche de Boeuf” means “rock of beef” or “buffalo rock” and refers to a large limestone rock formation/island in the Maumee River. It was once a sacred meeting site for Native Americans and, while there … Read more

Sunbury Sizzle and Sounds – Sunbury, Ohio – My Experience

2023 DATE: August 19, 2023AUTHOR’S NOTE: This post documents my experience on August 21, 2021, but I also visited this festival in 2011, which you can read about at… https://ohiofestivals.net/49-sunbury-sizzle-and-sounds-august-27-2011/ **** It had been 10 years since I’d last rode into Sunbury… …for their annual Sizzle and Sounds festival… …and, … Read more

22.) Howell Melon Festival Review – Howell, Michigan – August 27, 2019

On the Howell Carnegie Library lawn… …the Rotary Club of Howell was selling something rather special and delicious… …ice cream made from official Howell melons… …in celebration of their annual Melon Festival. The Melon Festival took place in downtown Howell, with the majority running along W. Grand River Avenue… …where … Read more