DREAM CRUISE Zoom to downtown Ashland on Saturday for the eighth annual Dream Cruise and Car Show, and check out some cool cars, trucks and motorcycles. All of the proceeds from the registered cars goes to "Shop With a Cop." New this year, children can race slots cars, and at 5 p.m., Main Street Ashland will host an after-party at PNC Park, featuring food trucks from Charcoal Mafia, Flamingo Jack's Food Truck and Grants Guac and Roll, live entertainment from the County Line band and a cash bar. And on Cleveland Avenue, just a short walk away from the cars, is the Associated Charities' Kids Fest with games, hot dogs, a silent auction and raffle. All proceeds go to children in need of back-to-school supplies in Ashland County.
PARADE OF FLXIBLES The biannual Parade of Flxibles will run through Loudonville on Saturday at 10:15 a.m. Buses will be driven from the campground to the Loudonville High School campus via South Mount Vernon Avenue, with the parade staging at the school. The parade will run from west to east on Main Street through the downtown, then turn right on South Market Street in Central Park with the buses heading back to the campground. After the parade, the public is invited to an open house at the Mohican Adventures campground where you can see the interiors of the buses that were driven in the parade. The open house will run until 4 p.m.
BAND SHELL Cellocentric is a unique instrumental group that blends acoustic guitar, cello and bassoon for an unusual sound and innovative interpretations of a variety of musical styles and original material. The lineup is Doug Wood on guitar, Arleigh Savage on bassoon and Carolina Borja on cello. The band will play at 8 p.m. tonight at the Myers Memorial Band Shell. On Sunday, take a trip back to the 1960s, when Motown Sounds of Touch plays the band shell at 8 p.m. This Motown tribute band has shared the stage with industry greats like The Temptations, Rick Springfield, Al Green and Ray Charles. Touch members have also written songs for the Jackson 5 and Michael Jackson.
POW-WOW Help preserve a rich heritage with the 2018 Great Mohican Indian Pow Wow, running Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day at the Mohican Reservation Campground. First held in the mid-1980s and now in its 34th year, the Pow Wow is one of the most enduring events in the Mohican Area. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for children 6 to 12 years old, with discounts for groups and multi-day ticket purchases. For advanced sale tickets and more information on group sales, visit MohicanPowWow.com. Tickets also can be purchased at Creative Outlet in downtown Loudonville. The Pow Wow includes music, dance, storytelling, singing, sales of Indian made crafts, jewelry and other artifacts and serving of Indian foods.
FRIDAY THE 13TH Don't stay at home with the covers over your head. Have fun on this unlucky holiday with some ghostly tours. Visit the Lessons In Fear in Perrysville from 8-11 p.m. for $15 per ticket. Or go back in time with Landoll Mohican Castle's Friday the 13th Ghost Walk, as you embark on an hour-long guided haunted history tour of Heyd Cemetery. The walk begins at 8:30 p.m. Plan to arrive at the castle lobby 10 minutes early. A limited number of tickets are available at $25 each. Buy online at landollsmohicancastle.com or call 419 994-3427 ext. 0.