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Square Fair - PUT ON HOLD UNTIL 2016. Northwest Ohio's premiere three-day arts festival with food, continuous entertainment, farmers market, fine arts and crafts, children's art park and stage, and special events. Held in Town Square in downtown Lima. Expected to bring in thousands of patrons. Some big name acts to perform!

Address: Town Square , Lima, Ohio
Ph: (419) 222-1458 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: squarefair@woh.rr.com
Web: www.squarefairlima.com

February

16 - 17 Lima Mid-Winter Powwow - Whether you are Native American by birth, or you are interested in Native American culture, you will enjoy this weekend of Native American arts, crafts, food, dancing and singing.  The Public is invited, drums by invitation, all dancers welcome.

Grand entry is Saturday at 1:00 and 6:00 p.m. and Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

Address: UAW Hall, 1440 Bellefontaine Ave. , Lima, Ohio
Ph: 419-203-0377 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tbirddesigns@zoomtown.com
Web: www.lima-allencvb.com
Fee: Adults $5; Age 5-12 is $3; Over age 62 is $3. Under age 5 Free.

March

17 CIAO Pasta Dinner - Formerly known as the UNICO Dinner, always on Palm Sunday.  Carry out or eat in. Thousands come from all over the state to partake in this festival and dinner honoring Italian Heritage. Great Italian music, food, desserts and more available!   12:00 noon - 6:00 p.m.

This annual pasta dinner is a Lima tradition and benefits Italian Charities.  Enjoy great pasta and entertainment at the Civic Center or take some home to enjoy.  Don't miss this year's feast!

Address: Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center, 7 Town Square , Lima, Ohio
Ph: (419) 224-5222 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.limaciviccenter.com

May

4 Annual Scrabble Run Classic Car and Bike Show - Ohio Cycleworx will sponsor the Annual Classic Car and Bike Show to Benefit Family Promise of Lima, Ohio. There will be a Benefit Ride, Car Show, Door Prizes and Activities for the whole family. The car show registration begins at 9:00am. Vendors, live music and radio broadcast will be on site. All proceeds will benefit Family Promise of Lima.

Address: 4150 Elida Rd. Lima, Ohio , Lima, Ohio
Ph: 419-331-2333 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 419-331-2222
Email: ohiocycle@hotmail.com
Web: ohcycle.com
Fee: $20 Entry Fee

10 - 12 Annual Spring 4-wheel Jamboree Nationals - Watch as 4x4's rumble and roar right before your eyes! See these amazing trucks from across the country. Event brings in visitor's from all over the nation. This is a three day monster truck show, and not the view with a telescope kind, but the up close and meet the drivers kind. There is rock crawling, mud runs, mud drags, rough truck, burn out comp, bikini comp, truck show and a vender sales event. Anything truck or truck related its there.

Address: Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Highway , Lima, Ohio
Ph: (317) 236-6515 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.4wheeljamboree.com

24 - 26 Pigmania State Championship BBQ Competition and Festival - 3 day festival. Fun for the whole family. Kids zone. Beer Garden. Crafts. games. pony rides. bouncy houses. face painting.

Address: 2750 Harding Hwy , Lima, Ohio
Ph: 614-223-1530 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.pigmaniabbq.com
Fee: $5, 12 and under free

June

22 Ohio National Championship Motorcycle Races - Thousands come from all over the state to see these spectacular motorcycle races. Large event that is growing year after year. Don't miss out! 3:00 pm

Address: Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Highway , Lima, Ohio
Ph: (419) 991-1491 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.allencountyfair.org

July

2 Star Spangled Spectacular - Freedom 5K Run/Walk, Pavilion Stage Entertainment, Free Kids' Zone, Parade of Colors, Main Stage Entertainment and more.  A fun day for the entire family that draws a huge crowd. Awesome and Spectacular Fireworks with the Lima Symphony Orchestra performing at 10:00 p.m.

Address: Faurot Park, Collett St. & Woodlawn Ave. , Lima, Ohio
Ph: (419) 223-1010 (Always call and confirm events)

2OH0501010e069 - Lima Beard's Buggy Shop Annual Car Show - Car show starts about noon and features swap meet, cruise, nationally known judges, live music, refreshments available for purchase on site.
Music with Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass from about 7 til ?: Lightning fast instrumentals, close harmonies, entertaining novelty songs, plus trick fiddling with Roadie LaPew, the fiddling Polecat.

Address: 265 E Kildare , Lima, Ohio
Ph: 419-788-1988 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free but daonation appreciated

12 - 13 Northwest Ohio Rib Cook-Off - Let the sauce run down your chin as you and thousands of others rush to this popular event to sample, "the best of the best" ribs in Northwest Ohio.
Expanded this year to a two-day event!  5 Live Bands!  10 Restaurants!
Amateur BBQ Contest!

Address: Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Highway , Lima, Ohio
Ph: (419) 228-7141 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.allencountyfair.org

August

3 Rally Point River Ride - This ride is a fundraiser to benefit Rally Point Youth Center. The route choices 20/50/100 are suitable for families to experienced riders. There will be rest stops, lunch, music, sag service, recovery massages, and a friendly atmosphere.

Address: Ottawa Metro Park, 2632 Ada Road, Lima, OH 45801 , Lima, Ohio
Ph: 419-234-8817 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rallyup@myway.com
Web: rallyup.org
Fee: $35.00 (bike club members - $5.00 off)

10 Road Rebels Classic Car Cruise In - 50s & 60s music, various classic car & motorcycle awards, door prizes and a 50/50 drawing! Proceeds from the Road Rebels Classic Car Cruise In events are donated to various local charities. 2 - 6 p.m.

Address: Eagles Club Aerie #370, 800 W. Robb Ave , Lima, Ohio
Ph: 419-302-3480 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free and open to the public. $10 Fee to enter a vehicle.

16 - 24 Allen County Fair - One of Ohio's largest county fairs with huge acts to perform in concert! Great food and rides galore! A true family event, thousands come from miles around to participate in this ever-growing fair.

Address: Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Highway , Lima, Ohio
Ph: (419) 228-7141 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.allencofair.org

September

7 TV-44 Annual Benefit Auction - Christian TV station WTLW TV-44 1844 Baty Road Lima will have its annual benefit auction at 9AM.
Trips will go at noon
Vehicles at 2PM
Garage Sale 9-1,
Boutique with prepriced items 9-1
Lunch will be available.
Come and enjoy the day under the big top!

Address: 1844 Baty Road , Lima, Ohio
Ph: 419-339-4444 ext 162 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 419-339-1736
Email: sketner@wtlw.com
Web: www.wtlw.com
Fee: Free

13 Springview Manor Annual Car show - 15 dash plaques to the first 15 and 5 trophies!! No entry, but bring canned good to benefit Our Daily Bread or cash is acceptable. Nice show with food and beverages available. 50/50 drawings and plenty of giveaways. 4:00 pm. Located on Spring St between Collett and Jameson.

Contact Kelli for more info at 419-979-2472 or 419-227-3661

Address: 883 W Spring St , Lima, Ohio
Ph: 419-227-3661 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: kelli.delong@springviewmanorhc.com
Fee: Donation

October

28 - 29 Tri-State Gun Show at the Allen County Fair Grounds - Don't miss this show featuring guns, knives, hunting equipment and associated collectibles - both old and new - for purchase.  The Tri-State Gun Show has been a regular at the Allen County Fairgrounds in Lima  for several years due to its popularity with collectors and hunting enthusiasts from miles around.

Address: Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Highway , Lima, Ohio
Ph: (419) 647-0067 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.allencountyfair.org

5 Fabulous Fall Craft, Vendor and Family Fair - A family oriented event with Kids Coloring Contests & prizes, Food, Desserts, Arts & Crafts, Shopping, Super Heroes Meet & Greet Captain America, Supergirl, Batman and Batgirl (tickets are $5 for 4 people) Face Painting, Kettle Corn, D.A.R.E. with *FREE* ID/DNA identification cards, American Township Fire Dept with fire engine and fire safety demos, Door Prizes, 50/50 & more!

Bring a canned good for 1 Door Prize ticket - 1 per person - Donated to West Ohio Food Bank - Let's donate TONS -

Trying to get 4 bikes donated for a *FREE* kids raffle - Each child who attends gets a FREE ticket for a chance to win 1 of 4 bikes - MUST be present to win

Address: Learning Castle Childcare 1251 N Cole Street, , Lima, Ohio
Ph: 4192364134 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: locketdesigner16761@gmail.com
Web: www.facebook.com/events/1539203299662560/
Fee: FREE admission

November

2 - 3 Tri-State Gun Show at the Allen County Fair Grounds - Don't miss this show featuring guns, knives, hunting equipment and associated collectibles - both old and new -  for purchase.  The Tri-State Gun Show has been a regular at the Allen County Fairgrounds in Lima for several years due to its popularity with collectors and hunting enthusiasts from miles around.

Address: Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Highway , Lima, Ohio
Ph: (419) 647-0067 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.allencountyfair.org

9 Bath PTS Fall Craft Show - Always the 2nd Saturday in November. 9 am - 3 pm. Concessions available all day.
Sponsored by Bath Parent Teacher Society.

Address: Bath High School, 2850 Bible Rd., Lima, OH , Lima, Ohio
Ph: 419-234-0409 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: cbodine@woh.rr.com
Web: www.lima-allencvb.com
Fee: Admission: $1:00; Children under 12 admitted free.

16 Christmas Craft Show - Don't miss this Christmas craft show, where craft vendors come from all over the state to show and sell their unique items for that special someone this holiday season. This is a large event that attracts people from all over!

Address: Allen County Fairgrounds,2750 Harding Highway , Lima, Ohio
Ph: (419) 648-3747 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.allencountyfair.org
Fee: $3

December

27 - 1 Christmas Tree Festival - Annual holiday festival with wonderful live music, dozens of beautifully-decorated themed Christmas trees submitted by various organizations, baked goods, and a holiday bazaar with many items for sale.

Address: Allen County Museum & MacDonell House, 620 W. Market St. , Lima, Ohio
Ph: (419) 222-9426 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.lima-allencvb.com

30 - 1 Tri-State Gun Show at the Allen County Fair Grounds - Don't miss this show featuring guns, knives, hunting equipment and associated collectibles - both old and new - for purchase.  The Tri-State Gun Show has been a regular at the Allen County Fairgrounds in Lima for several years due to its popularity with collectors and hunting enthusiasts from miles around.

Address: Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Highway , Lima, Ohio
Ph: (419) 647-0067 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.allencountyfair.org

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The Shay Locomotive Display

A restored narrow-gauge geared locomotive, known as the Shay Locomotive, was built in 1925 by the Lima Locomotive Works and is located at the Allen County Museum Complex.

For a period of almost 70 years, the Lima Locomotive Works built 2,761 Shay locomotives, the last in 1945

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Artspace Lima

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Lima Locos

The Lima Locos is a locally-owned and supported baseball team and is part of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League. The Locos play a 40 game schedule, with 20 of those at home, against teams from Euclid, Sandusky, Columbus and Grand Lake Celina. This wood bat league is one of 15

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Allen County Memorial Hall

Historic Memorial Hall was built in 1908

Lima, OH Civic Centers

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