July 3 – Fireworks in Defiance at dusk, Pontiac Park, Kingsbury Park or the Fort Grounds in Defiance.
July 3-4 – Delphos Kiwanis July 4th Celebration, Stadium Park, Delphos
July 3-6 – Old Fashioned Farmers Days, Van Wert County Fairgrounds Van Wert; visit www.oldfashionedfarmersdays.com
July 4 – INDEPENDENCE DAY
July 4 – Annual Firecracker Century Bike Tour, Jubilee Park in Van Wert, 7:30 a.m.; visit www.vanwert.com/museum
July 4 – Fountain Park Concert Series 7 p.m., Fountain Park downtown Van Wert, Lima Symphony Pops Orchestra
July 9-13 – Paulding County 4-H Camp
July 9 – Paulding County Hospital Foundation’s Dr. Mark Teets Memorial Golf Tournament at Auglaize Golf Club, contact 419-399-1138.
July 11 – Summer Concert Series, “Red White and The Blues” at 7 p.m. at Herb Monroe Community Park in Paulding
July 12 – Big Boys Toys Car Show at 3-8 p.m. in Antwerp, call 419-258-2727 for information
July 23-Aug. 3 – Ohio State Fair, Columbus, www.ohiostatefair.com
July 24 – The Paulding County Township Association’s fish and chicken fry, 5-7 p.m., at the county extension building
July 25-27 – Grover Hill Summer Fest at Welcome Park
July 26 – Payne Relief 5K; for information, visit the Payne Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook page or email email@example.com