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Homecomings, festivals, and family fun scheduled during August

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In Dellroy
The Dellroy Volunteer Fire Department annual Homecoming will be held Aug. 16.

The parade begins at 6 p.m.; line up begins at 4:45 p.m. Along with the parade, there will be kids games, kiddie tractor pull, inflatables, and a movie. Bingo, a dunk tank and a corn hole tournament are also planned and food stands will be open.
In Augusta

Hillbilly Garden Tractor Pullers benefit tractor pull Aug. 16 at Augusta Park on SR 9.

Weigh in begins at 11 a.m.; pulling at noon. Classes include: Kids, Stock, Modified, Hot Stock and Run What Ya Brung. Raffles, food, games during the event.

One hundred percent (not 10 percent as previously written) of proceeds go to Augusta Volunteer Fire Department.

For information, contact Sandy at 330-268-3151 or John at 330-417-8289.

In Leesville
The Leesville Lake Property Owners Association is sponsoring a game day Aug. 23 at 5480 Autumn Rd., SW, Carrollton.

Doors open at 2 p.m.; kitchen at 2:30 p.m.  Numerous activities are planned. Cornhole and horseshoe tournaments will be held. Cost is $10 per person/$20 team. Winner takes half. A turkey shoot is also planned. Cost is $5 per shot with winner takes half.

Foosball, ping pong and a pool table will be available. Door prizes will be awarded (must be present to win) and a 50/50 raffle held.

For more information, contact Erin Walker, vice president at 330-627-285 or visit www.facebook.com/LeesvilleLakePOA.

In Malvern
It is almost time once again for the Great Trail Festival at Malvern.

The 33rd annual festival will be held Aug. 23, 24, 30, 31 and Sept. 1.  A re-creation of the French and Indian era, the event is held one and a half miles south of Malvern on SR 43 near the famous Great Indian Trail. 

The festival is a special celebration of American Folk Art with contemporary and country crafting. Handcrafted gifts and keepsakes will be offered by exhibitors in Storybook Craft Village. Other highlights include: Olde time traditional music, Scottish Pipers, show fiddlers, and clog dancing. There will be historical lectures and demonstrations, “Logan’s Lament” mini drama, Rendezvous de la Grande Trace, Roane Grist Mill and a chance to view the buffalo herd.

Battle re-enactments will be held Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. The State of Ohio Tomahawk Throwing Championship will be held Sept. 1 at 1 p.m.

The Great Trail Festival is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Adult admission is $6, youth 10-18 $4, and children under 10 are free.  Group rates are available.  Pets are not permitted.

For more information, call 330-794-9100 or visit www.greattrailfestival.com.

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