Coshocton to host summer events


COSHOCTON, Ohio — Coshocton is offering free, family-fun events in June, from balloons to corvettes to traditional Appalachian music

Hot air balloons

Visitors can enjoy the oldest hot air balloon event in Ohio — The Frontier Power 28th Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival June 5-7 at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds, 707 Kenilworth Ave.

Admission and entertainment are free. The event features midway attractions, craft booths, carnival rides, fireworks, photo contest, kiddie tractor pull, 5K race, flag ceremony, food vendors and many other family-oriented activities.

On Friday night, enjoy free musical entertainment from 6-9 p.m. by Timothy Paul and the fireworks display at 9:15 p.m.

Saturday night, Phil Dirt and the Dozers will perform from 7:30-9 p.m. and the balloon ‘Night Glow’ will be held at 9:15 p.m.

Balloon launches and fly-ins will take place (weather permitting) June 5 from 6-7:30 p.m.; June 6 from 6-7:30 a.m. and again from 6-7:30 p.m.; and June 7 from 6-7:30 a.m.

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The Corvettes at Roscoe Cruise-In will be held June 14. More than 200 corvettes will converge on the street in Historic Roscoe Village at this event hosted by the Classic Glass Corvette Club.

Spectator admission is free.

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Dulcimer Days

Coshocton County is also the host of Coshocton Dulcimer Days June 20-21 on the courthouse lawn.

Visitors to the event will enjoy music vendors, artists’ booths and traditional Appalachian music.

Admission and parking are free.

There will be a freewill offering for the Saturday night concert featuring dulcimer players Susan Trump of Newtonville, N.Y., and David Lindsey and family of Bennington, Okla.

Several music workshops will be held throughout the weekend with a charge of $15 each.

Workshops and the Saturday evening concert will be held at the Coshocton Presbyterian Church.

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