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Hoopla Days at Old 42 Antiques & Vintage Marketplace on Saturday, August 5.


Join Old 42 Antiques & Vintage Marketplace on Saturday, August 5 for Hoopla Days.

Hilary Frambes, Plain City’s own award winning artist and the owner of Laughing Dog Studio will be creating an original work of chalk art in the parking lot between 11 am to 2 pm.

Professional drone photographer, Aaron Lewis, will take photos at 3 pm, including a large group photo of everyone in a circle gathered around Hilary Frambes and her chalk mural.

Plain City native Eric Chin will be performing acoustic music on the covered front porch.

Additionally, there will be outdoor vendors, as well as indoor vendors selling antiques, jewelry, vintage items, and more.

Food and dessert trucks will also be set up in the parking lot. Lemon shake ups will be available.

To find out more, visit their Facebook page HERE. For more information, you can call: 614-873-0277 or email info@old42.com

Old 42 Antiques & Vintage Marketplace is located at 8690 US 42 in Plain City (where the Dutch Kitchen used to be located next to the Jonathan Alder Junior High School).

Music in the Park Features the Shrine Jazz Band on Sunday, July 30 at 7 pm.


Join the Shrine Big Band Jazz on Sunday, July 30 at 7 pm in Pastime Park, 344 North Chillicothe Street.

Plain City’s Music in the Park continues their season with this wonderful Free concert that will feature Big Band and Swing Music provided by the Shriners.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and meet in the Gazebo area of the park. You can make a voluntary donation to the Plain City Music in the Park program at intermission.

For more information and the entire summer concert schedule, go to: www.pastime-music.com

Here is a listing of the schedule for rest of July, August, and September:

July 30, Sunday, 7 pm, Shrine Big Band Jazz.

August 6, Sunday, 7 pm, Lower London Street Dixieland Band, featuring 1920’s and dixieland music.

August 13, Sunday, 7 pm, Emerald City Swing Orchestra is Central Ohio’s premier Big Band and is regularly featured at the Emerald City Ballroom for dance sessions.

August 27, Sunday, 7 pm, Trombone Plus will delight the jazz enthusiasts with trombones, drums, brass, and a piano.

September 10, Sunday, 6 pm, Shrine Concert Band will perform patriotic and family oriented music.

September 3, Sunday, 6 pm, Rain date for performances cancelled previously due to the weather.

For more information and the remaining schedule for the rest of the summer, you can also visit the Village of Plain City’s web site HERE.

“Rally in the Alley” During the “Dawg Days” of July and Watch The Reaganomics “Rock the Clock,” too!



If you are looking for a way to enjoy the summer heat instead of loathing it, there are some fun activities in Plain City on Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22 to take your mind off the hot weather.

First off is The Dawg Daze Festival on both Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22 in Pastime Park. from 12-6 pm on Friday and 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, check out flea market vendors, as well as crafts artists, and antique dealers. Additionally, there will be carnival rides on Friday from 3-9 pm and on Saturday from 12-9 pm.

The Grand Parade through downtown will take place at 2 pm on Saturday, July 22.

Chris Clark, from Jan and Tony’s Pizza, is generously awarding $100 to the best float, display, or artistic endeavor in the parade. There will also be an award of $50 to second place and $25 to third.

All kids participating in the parade (either on floats, bikes, or little cars) will receive a special prize just for being involved. Please be at the north entrance of Pastime Park at 1:00 pm if you plan to be in the parade. Line up begins at 1:30 pm.

Admission to Pastime Park is free. The Dawg Daze Festival is being sponsored by The Plain City Events Committee. 


The Rally in the Alley behind the Ol’ 42 Grubhouse, 138 West Main Street, will feature food, music, beer, and wine, as well as giveaways from 5-9 pm on Saturday, July 22. Jordan Ranly will be the featured musician. The music usually gets underway around 6 pm.

There will be a final Rally in the Alley on Saturday, August 19 with Byrd Manning providing music.

UPCO is sponsoring the Rally in the Alley Saturdays each month during the summer to bring people in to uptown Plain City.

To find out more, visit the Ol’ 42 Grub House web site HERE or the Uptown Plain City Organization (UPCO) web site HERE.


Additionally, Pioneer Pizza will be featuring a “Rock the Clock” event on Saturday, July 22 from 6-11:30 pm. For the location of “Rock the Clock,” see the map below (intersection of 161 and Chillicothe Street).

From 6-7:30 pm, The Scott Hunter Band will perform. From 8-11 pm, The Reagonomics will take the stage. This event is being sponsored by Pioneer Pizza, Honda Marysville, Impact60, and the Ohio Premier Soccer Club.

Plain City will be filled with music and laughter on Saturday thanks to the Ol’42 Grubhouse and Pioneer Pizza.



68th Annual Steam Show and Reunion will Feature John Deere!


The 68th Annual Meeting of the Miami Valley Steam Threshers will take place from Thursday, July 13 to Sunday, July 16 in Pastime Park in Plain City. This year, the 2017 show will feature John Deere.

As always, the Grand Parade through downtown Plain City will take place on Friday, July 14 at 6 pm. There will also be lawnmower races on Friday night and truck and tractor pulls on Saturday and Sunday.

The Ohio Village Muffins will play against the Plain City Baseball Association coaches on Friday at 7 pm.

General admission is $5 at the gate. Thursday is $2 admission for senior citizens. Children 12 and under are admitted FREE with an adult. Annual membership is $15 and includes two show passes.

For information, visit the Miami Valley Steam Show web site HERE.

For a complete schedule, go HERE.

Additionally, please visit the Plain City Lions Club booth at the Steam Show for their sausage sandwiches and bratwursts. The Lions stand is a huge charitable money maker for the Plain City Club and allows them to carry out their good deeds throughout the year. All of the money raised at the Steam Show goes back into the local community.

The Lions Club Stand is open from 6 am to 10 pm and they also serve breakfast. You can get pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy, and eggs (any way you like them).


Plain City Historical Society’s Annual Meeting will Feature Steven Branam of “The Appleseed Project.”


On Tuesday, June 27, join the Plain City Historical Society for an evening with Speaker Steven Branam of “The Appleseed Project” at Der Dutchman restaurant. The program by Mr. Branam, called “Three Strikes of the Match,” will tell the real story of April 19, 1775 when Paul Revere made his famous ride and The American Revolution began.

Social hour and registration will get under way at 6:00 pm. Dinner will be served at 6:30 pm.

The cost for this entertaining event is $20 per person, which includes dinner, dessert, drink, your gratuity, and, of course, a lot of fun.

Print out the reservation form below (double click on it and then print) and either drop it off at the Historical Society, 111 West Main Street in Plain City, during business hours (Tuesday 10 am to noon, Thursday noon to 3 pm, Saturday 10 am to noon) or mail your form to: PO Box 82, Plain City, OH 43064

Checks should be made out to: Plain City Historical Society.

The deadline for reservations is June 20.

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