Antique engines on display
ANTIQUE ENGINES TO BE SHOWCASED: The Historical Engine Society will be holding its 44th annual Antique Power and Steam Exhibition from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Friday to Sunday at the Geauga County Historical Society’s Century Village Museum in Burton.
On display will be demonstrations of various types of antique machinery, such as steam engines, stationary and portable gas engines, tractors, excavating and construction equipment, grain threshing, sawmilling, cars and trucks, and blacksmithing. There will also be a parade of machinery through downtown Burton on Saturday and Sunday, children’s rides on Murphy’s Railroad, and open house tours of Century Village’s restored homes and shops.
For more information, call 440-669-2578, 330-544-4438, or www.historicalengine.org. The event is held in cooperation with the Geauga County Historical Society.
KRAFTY KIDS PART OF SHOW: The Krafty Kids started by Olivia Davis and Emily Adkins will be part of a craft show from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Thomas Church, state Route 82 in Vienna. The event will include various crafters.
BENEFIT TO RAISE AWARENESS: Maria Martuccio and her family are hosting a classic car show fundraiser Cruisin’ PHora Cure starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown. They will be celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Martuccio’s pulmonary hyertension diagnosis and raising awareness of the rare disease which is life threatening with no cure.
The fundraiser will include a basket raffle, 50-50 raffle, dunking booth, inflatable slide and rides.
FESTIVAL BEGINS: The 16th annual Youngstown Mount Carmel Festival will be held Thursday to Sunday on the church grounds, 343 Via Mount Carmel Way. Opening ceremonies are 7 p.m. Friday. Two $1,000 scholarships will be presented. There will be a wine contest, food, auction, rides and games,
BALLOON EVENT FOR KIDS: The Brookfield Library Branch will present Balloonology Workshop at 2 p.m. today, when participants will learn how clowns turn balloons into cool animals and crazy hats. Tess Shimko will share her twisting expertise and children will take part in hands-on activities.
The program is for children ages 6 to 12. Registration is required by calling 330-448-8134.