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Aug
10
Fri
Ohio Buckeye Classic Power of the Paint @ Marion County Fairgrounds
Aug 10 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Annual Ohio Buckeye Classic Power of the Paint is bringing back another weekend of tractor-filled fun! From an antique tractor show to tractor auction to a craft and flea market, there’s plenty going on to fill the whole weekend. There will be daily seminars, antique cars, even tractor parts for sale. Don’t miss out on watching Figure 8 Races, Tractor Pull,and the Buckeye Regional Cockshutt So-Op Show. It’s a farmers fantasy!

 

Aug
11
Sat
Summerail 2018 @ Marion Palace Theatre
Aug 11 all-day

Escape the summer heat and enjoy a day of high quality railroad photography. There will be multi-media digital presentations, all set to music and/or narration, which will run from 1-10 p.m.  There will be ample time for dinner (on your own) from approximately 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. A railroad show and sale will be set up in the May Pavilion in the same complex just west of the Palace Theatre from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

This magnificent venue provides ample seating and is conveniently located within walking distance of the Marion Union Station where heavy railroad traffic can be found. The Marion Union Station Association has excellent train watching facilities and historic displays at the station, including the restored AC interlocking tower.

Ohio Buckeye Classic Power of the Paint @ Marion County Fairgrounds
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Annual Ohio Buckeye Classic Power of the Paint is bringing back another weekend of tractor-filled fun! From an antique tractor show to tractor auction to a craft and flea market, there’s plenty going on to fill the whole weekend. There will be daily seminars, antique cars, even tractor parts for sale. Don’t miss out on watching Figure 8 Races, Tractor Pull,and the Buckeye Regional Cockshutt So-Op Show. It’s a farmers fantasy!

 

Annual Gary Squires Memorial Car Show @ Downtown Marion
Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Inspired by a free class for youths, local business owners hope to promote education and public safety at an event honoring former fire captain, Gary Squires. North Main Street will be closed for about four blocks, beginning at 9 a.m. Registrants will begin at noon until 3 p.m. More than 80 awards will be presented at 6 p.m. In addition to the car show there will be a 50/50 drawing and raffle prizes.

Aug
12
Sun
Sunday Buffet @ All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sunday Buffet every Sunday at All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility. Enjoy many delicious items off the buffet, including a variety of meats, pastas, vegetables, salad bar, desserts, and more! Groups are welcome, but please make a reservation.

Summer Concert Series @ Erickson Pavilion: McKinley Pavilion
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm

The 2018 Summer Concert Series will be at the Erickson Pavilion in McKinley Park throughout the summer. Bring a lawn chair, sit back, and enjoy the sounds of music in the park.

This concert will feature The Marion Concert Band.

All concerts, unless rained out, will be taking place every Sunday at 7 p.m. through August 12th. Concerts are free.

Aug
18
Sat
Annual Everett’s Train Show & Swap Meet @ Marion Union Station
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The show will feature train and craft vendors while the station and AC Tower will be open. We will be serving a light lunch at noon. Donations will be requested to defer the cost of the show. Dealer set-up starts at 8:00 am. A few vendor tables will be available at $15 each. There will be vendors in all of Marion Union Station’s indoor rooms. Enjoy trains passing nearly every hour and look inside the AC tower to learn more about Marion Union Station’s history.  For more details, call Everett at 740-341-1798. (Note that this event is run by a private party, not Marion Union Station Association.)

First Ladies Luncheon @ Tri-Rivers Career Center
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Step back in time to meet the first ladies’ of the White House throughout the years. This luncheon is an addition to the Marion County Historical Society’s Presidential Lunch & Dinners to specifically feature the ladies of the White House. Revel in learning about each one’s life while enjoying lunch with a first lady. Gather your friends for a lady’s-only lunch date! This is a fundraiser for the Marion County Historical Society.

 

Annual Fout/Price Memorial Car Show @ Marion International Flea Market
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Annual Fout/ Price Memorial Car Show will be held at the Marion International Flea Market. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Ohio Health/ Marion General Hospice through the Fout/Price Memorial Fund. Registration will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. with awards at 4:00 p.m. Entry fee per car is $10.00. Lunch will be served along with a swap meet, 50/50 drawing and lots of door prizes.

Aug
19
Sun
Sunday Buffet @ All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sunday Buffet every Sunday at All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility. Enjoy many delicious items off the buffet, including a variety of meats, pastas, vegetables, salad bar, desserts, and more! Groups are welcome, but please make a reservation.

Visitor's Guide

Traveling Ohio? The Marion County 2017 Visitors Guide is now available! View it online in a convenient flipview format, or order a print version at 800.371.6688.

Upcoming Events

Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Tri-Rivers Career Center
Step back in time to meet the first ladies’ of the White House throughout the years. This luncheon is an addition to the Marion County Historical Society’s Presidential Lunch & Dinners to specifically feature the Read more...
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Marion International Flea Market
The Annual Fout/ Price Memorial Car Show will be held at the Marion International Flea Market. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Ohio Health/ Marion General Hospice through the Fout/Price Memorial Fund. Registration Read more...
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility
Sunday Buffet every Sunday at All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility. Enjoy many delicious items off the buffet, including a variety of meats, pastas, vegetables, salad bar, desserts, and more! Groups are welcome, but please Read more...
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