These are some fun things to do that our editors found.  Check back often because our list is always changing, we update it every day!

Apr
21
Sat
Licking County Beer and Wine Tour
Apr 21 all-day

Tickets available until April 19.   A day of exploring by bus some great food and beverages.

Apr
22
Sun
Import Face-Off @ National Trails Raceway
Apr 22 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Bravo!! @ Midland Theatre
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bravo!! @ Midland Theatre | Newark | Ohio | United States

Central Ohio Youth Ballet and the Newark Granville Youth Symphony will perform.

Open Mic @ Tony's Bar
Apr 22 @ 9:00 pm
Open Mic @ Tony's Bar | Newark | Ohio | United States

Sign ups start at 9, all art forms welcome.

Apr
24
Tue
Open Mic @ The Bootlegger at Thirty One West
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm
Open Mic @ The Bootlegger at Thirty One West | Newark | OH | United States

All genres invited. Music, poetry, spoken-word, and comedy are welcome! Sign-ups start at 7pm, performances at 8pm. 15-minute slots.

Open Mic with Dave & Davey McCandlish @ Muddy Creek Saloon
Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm
Open Mic with Dave & Davey McCandlish @ Muddy Creek Saloon | Heath | Ohio | United States

All musical types are welcome! Come let your band, group or solo act be heard.. and maybe even land a gig at the Saloon!

Tuesday Night Trivia @ Moe's Original BBQ (upstairs)
Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bring a team or join one, prizes include a Moe’s gift card.  $5 bottles of wine during trivia, and of course BBQ and full bar available. Upstairs.

Apr
25
Wed
Drinks for a Cause @ Buckey Lake Brewery
Apr 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Appetizers from the Chef Shack will be provided by North Valley Bank. There will be a raffle for a goody bag containing a t-shirt and hat from the Brewery, along with a portable phone charger, insulated tumbler, and more from North Valley Bank. Raffle tickets are $5 for one ticket or $20 for five tickets. 50% of the proceeds from the sales of the specialty brew Peach Pale Ale and 100% of the proceeds from the raffle will go to United Way of Licking County for their 50 campaign!

Live Trivia w/ Dan n Randy @ Papa Boo's
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Karaoke with DJ Candance @ The Laid Back Saloon
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm
Trivia Night @ The Bootlegger at Thirty One West
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm

Go head to head with Thirty One West hosts.  We have the best music round in the history of trivia.  Winners receive 4 tickets to the show of their choice.

Wings & Strings with Andy Carlson @ Moe's Original Bar B Que
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm
Apr
26
Thu
Live Entertainment @ Barrel & Boar
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm
Live Entertainment @ Barrel & Boar | Newark | Ohio | United States

Call or email to see who’s playing.

Karaoke @ The Bootlegger at Thirty One West
Apr 26 @ 9:00 pm
Karaoke @ The Bootlegger at Thirty One West | Newark | OH | United States

Karaoke every Thursday from 8pm to Close.

Karaoke with Treyva @ Muddy Creek Saloon
Apr 26 @ 9:00 pm
Apr
27
Fri
Historic Tour @ Licking County Historic Jail
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Historic Tour @ Licking County Historic Jail | Newark | Ohio | United States

Take a historic stroll through the jail with a knowledgeable tour guide and learn the history of this beautiful structure.   Tickets available at the door,  children under 12 are  FREE.  Collectible merchandise available for purchase.

Sweets on the Square @ Licking County Court House Square
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sweets on the Square @ Licking County Court House Square | Newark | Ohio | United States

More than 25 participating members of the Downtown Newark Association will have sweet treats and sweet deals for each ticket holder for this event. Each ticket holder will receive a FREE Downtown Newark tote bag with ticket purchase.

Concert featuring Ensemble in Residence ETHEL @ Swasey Chapel Denison University
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm
Concert featuring Ensemble in Residence ETHEL @ Swasey Chapel Denison University | Granville | Ohio | United States

Also featuring Denison University’s Wind Ensemble and Chamber Singers

Cash on Delivery @ Licking County Players
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm
Cash on Delivery @ Licking County Players | Newark | Ohio | United States

A comedy directed by Destin Richardson

T-100.3 HD welcomes Mo Pitney @ Thirty One West
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
T-100.3 HD welcomes Mo Pitney @ Thirty One West | Newark | Ohio | United States

T-100 and Thirty -One West welcome Crub Records Artist Mo Pitney and special guest Cliff Cody back to the ballroom.

WAR @ The Midland Theater
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm
WAR @ The Midland Theater | Newark | Ohio | United States

“Our mission was to spread the message of brotherhood and harmony”…..this still rings true

DJ Aaron Boland @ The Beach House Pub
Apr 27 @ 9:00 pm
Apr
28
Sat
Barefoot McCoy @ Buckeky Lake Winery
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Be Our Guest! A Disney Revue @ Burke Hall, Recital Hall Denison University
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm

This event on April 29 will be at 3 pm.

“Move Moved Moving” @ Denison University Doane Dance Performance Space
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm – Apr 30 @ 9:00 pm

Visiting artist Molly Shanahan and Denison University Professor and Choreographer Sandra Mathern.

This event on the 29th is at 2 pm.

Cash on Delivery @ Licking County Players
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm
Cash on Delivery @ Licking County Players | Newark | Ohio | United States

A comedy directed by Destin Richardson

Dread Engine with special guest Jawdust @ Muddy Creek Saloon
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Dread Engine with special guest Jawdust @ Muddy Creek Saloon | Heath | Ohio | United States

5.00 Cover for 21+ and 10.00 for 18-20
MUST HAVE ID TO ENTER . With a unique Electonica / Rock / Metal hybrid sound, Dread Engine is a band that brings high energy and fresh perspective to the “mashup” genre.

John Popper @ Thirty One West
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
John Popper @ Thirty One West | Newark | Ohio | United States

Founding Member of Blues Traveler

Apr
29
Sun
Turn Off Your Screen Week @ Infirmary Mound Park
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

5th Annual OUTDOOR ADVENTURES KICKOFF includes

Bungee Trampoline

Rock Climbing Wall

Disc Golf Course

Canoe and Kayak

Bounce House

Crafts

Food and More

 

 

 

Be Our Guest! A Disney Revue @ Burke Hall, Recital Hall Denison University
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm

This event on April 29 will be at 3 pm.

Open Mic @ Tony's Bar
Apr 29 @ 9:00 pm
Open Mic @ Tony's Bar | Newark | Ohio | United States

Sign ups start at 9, all art forms welcome.

Apr
30
Mon
New Music Ensembel and Jazz Combo Concert @ Burke Hall, Recital Hall Denison University
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm
May
1
Tue
Open Mic @ The Bootlegger at Thirty One West
May 1 @ 7:00 pm
Open Mic @ The Bootlegger at Thirty One West | Newark | OH | United States

All genres invited. Music, poetry, spoken-word, and comedy are welcome! Sign-ups start at 7pm, performances at 8pm. 15-minute slots.

Open Mic with Dave & Davey McCandlish @ Muddy Creek Saloon
May 1 @ 8:00 pm
Open Mic with Dave & Davey McCandlish @ Muddy Creek Saloon | Heath | Ohio | United States

All musical types are welcome! Come let your band, group or solo act be heard.. and maybe even land a gig at the Saloon!

Tuesday Night Trivia @ Moe's Original BBQ (upstairs)
May 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bring a team or join one, prizes include a Moe’s gift card.  $5 bottles of wine during trivia, and of course BBQ and full bar available. Upstairs.

May
2
Wed
Live Trivia w/ Dan n Randy @ Papa Boo's
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Karaoke with DJ Candance @ The Laid Back Saloon
May 2 @ 8:00 pm
Trivia Night @ The Bootlegger at Thirty One West
May 2 @ 8:00 pm

Go head to head with Thirty One West hosts.  We have the best music round in the history of trivia.  Winners receive 4 tickets to the show of their choice.

May
3
Thu
Live Entertainment @ Barrel & Boar
May 3 @ 7:00 pm
Live Entertainment @ Barrel & Boar | Newark | Ohio | United States

Call or email to see who’s playing.

Cash on Delivery @ Licking County Players
May 3 @ 8:00 pm
Cash on Delivery @ Licking County Players | Newark | Ohio | United States

A comedy directed by Destin Richardson

Karaoke @ The Bootlegger at Thirty One West
May 3 @ 9:00 pm
Karaoke @ The Bootlegger at Thirty One West | Newark | OH | United States

Karaoke every Thursday from 8pm to Close.

May
4
Fri
Farmers Market @ Canal Market District next to Licking County Historic Jail
May 4 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Farmers Market fare, sometimes food trucks, sometimes music, always enjoyable.

Cash on Delivery @ Licking County Players
May 4 @ 8:00 pm
Cash on Delivery @ Licking County Players | Newark | Ohio | United States

A comedy directed by Destin Richardson

DJ Aaron Boland @ The Beach House Pub
May 4 @ 9:00 pm
Flashlight Tour @ Licking County Historic Jail
May 4 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Flashlight Tour @ Licking County Historic Jail | Newark | Ohio | United States

LIGHTS OUT!!   You’ll  be guided through the jail with nothing but a flashlight to light your way.   Hear the murder,  mayhem,  and ghost stories that aren’t discussed on any other tour!

Karaoke with Treyva @ Muddy Creek Saloon
May 4 @ 9:00 pm
Saving for Vegas @ Muddy Creek Saloon
May 4 @ 9:00 pm
May
5
Sat
Great Granville Garage Sale @ Village of Granville Ohio
May 5 all-day

Register in person at Granville Village Office – 141 E Broadway, Granville

Granville Chamber of Commerce – 125 Broadway, Granville

Granville Recreation Center – 130 North Granger

Register by phone – Kathy Scott, Licking County Coalition for Housing (587)345-1970 x 229

Registration cost benefit the Licking County Coalition for Housing

Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl @ Downtown Newark Ohio
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cinco de Mayo Pub Crawl @ Downtown Newark Ohio | Newark | Ohio | United States

Buy and wear the commemorative Pub Crawl t-shirt to receive drink/food/prize specials at Barrel & Boar Newark, Buckeye Winery, Elements Local Bistro, Moe’s Original Bar B Que Newark, Ohio, Palumbo’s Italian Market, Park Place Bistro, Sand Hollow Winery Speakeasy & The Bootlegger.

T-shirts will be for sale for $10 on Monday, April 2 and will be available for purchase at the Chamber office, 50 West Locust Street in Newark or Buckeye Winery, 25 North 3rd Street, Newark.

Cash on Delivery @ Licking County Players
May 5 @ 8:00 pm
Cash on Delivery @ Licking County Players | Newark | Ohio | United States

A comedy directed by Destin Richardson