Whats going on near Scioto County the Weekend of June 30th-July 2nd into the July 4th Holiday

If your looking for some family friendly fun this weekend I have compiled a list of local events for the pre-4th of July celebrations.

ACE HardwareIf you like a good yard sale here is the thing for you…

When: Wednesday June 28th – Friday June 30th during store hours from 8 am-5:30 pm

What: Vandervort’s ACE Hardware is having a huge yard sale.

Where: ACE Hardware, Portsmouth Location 1532 Gallia St Portsmouth OH 45662.


Rubyville Community Church Annual 4th of July Celebration…

When: Sunday July 2nd Starting at 7:30 pm

What: Rubyville Community Church’s Annual 4th of July Celebration kicks of with several guest speakers followed by the huge Firework show.

Where: Rubyville Community Church 5365 OH-139 Portsmouth OH 45662

Greenup Fireworks

City of Greenup Independence Day Fireworks…

When: (Saturday July 1st was the planned date but due to impending weather it has been rescheduled to) Sunday July 2nd Starting at 5:30 pm

What: The Greenup 1st Baptist Church will be having a puppet show, following that J.C. Fuller will perform and to finish off the evening music will be Against the Grain until the Fireworks begin around 9:45 pm. There will also be a parade at 7 pm, the Line up with begin at 6 pm in front of Brooks Callihan Dental Office.

Where: City of Greenup Kentucky in the City Park

Portsmouth Fireworks

Portsmouth City 4th of July Celebrations…

When: Monday July 3rd- Tuesday July 4th

What: Monday,  at 4 pm the Midway rides will open on Front St.  Tuesday, at 5 pm the riverfront and court st will open. Food & Beverages will be available. 6 pm Donnie Smith & Midnight Blue will play followed by Social in Tents at 7:30 pm, Doc Roc and the Remedies at 9 pm and ending with the Firework display at 10 pm.

Where: Downtown River Front Portsmouth OH 45662

Summer Motion

Ashland’s 2017 Summer Motion…

When: Friday June 30th- Tuesday June 4th

What :

June 30, Friday (open at 4 p.m.)

  • Food Vendors
  • Basketball Skills Challenge, 9 a.m. or 5:30 p.m., cccrsllc.com (registration information)
  • Local Musicians (Country/Classic Rock), 6 p.m.
  • 6 p.m. — Split Decision
  • 7 p.m. — Midnight Ride
  • 8 p.m. — Carrier
  • 9 p.m. — Terry Hall
  • Craft & Specialty Booths
  • Carnival/Inflatables/Games

July 1, Saturday (open at 9 a.m.)

  • 10K Race, download race form here
  • Car & Motorcycle Show, view event promotion here
  • Food Vendors
  • Basketball Skills Challenge, 9 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. cccrsllc.com (registration information)
  • Wiffle Ball Home Run Derby, 1 p.m. @ 17th St. ball field
  • iHeart Country Music Showdown Final, 1 p.m.
  • Craft & Specialty Booths
  • Meet the Mountain Monsters-the Appalachian Investigators of Mysterious Sightings (AIMS), view promotion here
  • Watermelon Eating Contest, 3 p.m.
  • Carnival/Inflatables/Games
  • Local Musicians, 6 p.m. (Bluegrass Headliner: Turning Ground)
  • 6 p.m. — Red Brush Band
  • 7 p.m. — Evan Maynard and Friends
  • 8 p.m. — Joe Freeman Band
  • 9 p.m. — Turning Ground

July 2, Sunday – (open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

  • Food Vendors
  • Local Musicians, starting at 2 p.m. (Gospel)
  • 2 p.m. — Keeton Cole and Biederman
  • 3 p.m. — Nancy Banfield
  • 4 p.m. — Christ Temple Brotherhood Choir
  • Craft & Specialty Booths
  • Carnival Rides/Inflatables
  • Train Rides

July 4, Tuesday – (gates open at 5 p.m.)

  • Food Vendors
  • Patriotic Program
  • Nationally known Music Entertainment
  • Specialty Booths
  • Carnival/Inflatables/Games
  • Fireworks
  • Nationally Known Music Entertainment
  • Kelsie May, 7 p.m.
  • Patriotic Program, 8 p.m.
  • Headliner: Lonestar, 9 p.m., lonestarnow.com
  • Fireworks, 10:15 p.m.

Where: Ashland’s Central Park, Ashland KY 41101

Dogwood Pass

A walk back in time to the old west right here in Southern Ohio…

When: July 1st – 4th 11 am to 6 pm

What: Dogwood Pass the local Wild West town hidden in Beaver Ohio, will be open for Touring of the town, Gem mining, Horse rides for kids, food and drinks will be available. (There may even be a shoot out or two) Admission $8, kids 6 & under FREE.

Where: Dogwood Pass, Old West Town 722 Adams Rd Beaver, OH 45613


Don’t forget to check out the many area flea markets that go on every weekend such as Wheelersburg~ Open Thursday from daylight until 12 pm and Saturday daylight until 12 pm, which takes place in the huge lot across from the Lowe’s building, 23 Southbound flea market open Friday-Sunday 9 am-5 pm located at 1439 US 23 Piketon OH 45661 as well as the Hillbilly flea Market open Thursday-Sunday 9 am-5 pm located at 277 Russell Rd in Ashland KY 41101.

You can always find great antiques and specialty shops in the Boneyfiddle district of Portsmouth as well check local listings for dates and times of various shop openings.


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