Community Event Calendar

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July 14
Car Wash

There will be a car wash at the Syracuse Fire Department. Proceeds benefit the Syracuse skate park.

July 16
Battle of Buffington Island Memorial Service

The memorial service will be held at the Buffington Island Memorial Park at 11 a.m. The event is hosted by Cadot-Blessing #126 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Music will be presented by Steve Free.

July 16-17
Meigs Trade Days

Gates open for the public at 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. There will be a flea market and craft show both days. No admission. Food vendor will be on site. Camping is available with special events for campers. Weekend camping is $35. Contact Tara Roberts at 740-416-5506 or Wendi Miller at 740-416-4015.

July 25
Broad Band Meeting

The Buckeye Hills Regional Council Broadband Committee will meet at Buckeye Hills Regional Council, 1400 Pike Street, Marietta, on Monday, July 25, 2022, at 1 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the Affordable Connectivity Program and digital initiatives of the Appalachian Regional Commission. Questions regarding this meeting should be directed to Ryan Collins, Broadband Coordinator, at [email protected] or 740-336-2042.

July 30
Bitanga’s Martial Arts Super Show

Held at the Blakslee Center in Middleport at 7 p.m. The show will consist of many fun and intriguing martial arts performances performed by students of Bitanga’s Martial Arts Center. For more information visit Bitanga’s Facebook page.

August 1
Community Pool Party

The Meigs County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a free community pool party at the Syracuse London Pool on August 1 from 6-8 p.m. Special guest Rockin Reggie will be playing music along with games and prizes as well. Kona Ice will be there with the first 100 guests receiving a free Kona Ice. Admission is free.

August 4
Hope for Recovery Forum

There will be a Hope for Recovery Forum at 6:30 p.m. at the Rock Church, 1305 37th Street, Parkersburg, West Virginia. Coplin Health Systems is partnering with the RCORP Implementation I grant to promote this opportunity. The community is invited to participate in this opportunity to have a conversation about the overdose crises in the region. This event will host a panel of experts, as well as individuals from the region who are thriving in recovery.

August 4-5
Big Bend Blues Bash

Big Bend Blues Bash at the Pomeroy Levee and Court Grill tickets for Friday are $25 each and Saturday is $35 each. VIP tickets are available online at This is the 21st year for the event.

August 5-6
Production of Never Ending Story

Wolfe Mountain Entertainment presents “The Never Ending Story” with two nights of the production at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $10. Tickets and more information can be found at

August 6-7
Fire Department Hosted Yard Sale

The Tuppers Plains Fire Department will hold a Community Yard Sale at 42040 Main Street in Tuppers Plains from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Food and drinks available for a donation. Those wishing to set up can rent a lot for $20 for 10×10 space. For more information contact Kristen or Josh 740-667-6163.

August 6-7 and August 13-14
Little Shop of Horrors Production

The River City Players will present the summer musical “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Blakeslee Center in Middleport. For more information see the River City Players Facebook page.

August 15-20
Meigs County Fair

The Meigs County Fair will return with harness racing, livestock shows, demo derby, rodeo and more. For more information visit the Meigs County Fair Facebook page or

Vacation Bible School

Victory Baptist Church VBS
Victory Baptist Church in Middleport Ohio will hold Might God Vacation Bible School July 11-15, 2022 from 6-8 p.m. every night. There will be a Bible lesson, food, games and crafts. Everyone gets a bag of goodies.

VBS at First Southern Baptist Church
The First Southern Baptist Church, 41872 Pomeroy Pike, Pomeroy, Ohio will be having a VBS from July 14-16. The theme is Hayday.

The Racine United Methodist Church will hold a Food Truck Party VBS on July 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. DJ Cupcake and Top Chef are excited to see all the kids for another food truck party. They will be learning about Jesus feeding the 5,000, playing games, making crafts, eating lunch, enjoying time with friends. At the end of the day from 2-3 p.m. there will be a water slide and Kona Ice. See the Racine United Methodist Facebook page for more information to register.

VBS at Forest Run UMC
VBS will be held Thursday, July 28, Friday, July 29, and Saturday, July 30 at 6-8:30 p.m. each evening. Thursday and Friday will be full VBS evenings, whereas Saturday will have a lesson and will be a family fun community evening with a cookout, bounce house from Meigs Inflatables, face painting, balloon animals, and fun. VBS serves children ages 0-12, and everyone is invited to our family fun community evening. We are located at Forest Run United Methodist Church at 43712 Forest Run Road Racine, Oh 45771.