Annual MACC Fest to feature audience directed show

Friday, May 19th, the Marion Area Counseling Center will hold its 7th Annual Dinner and Auction featuring a number of well known local stars of the stage; Ann Schertzer, Kristi Wink, Jon Garnes, Dustin Rawlins, and Shadowbox Live Comedian Clay Vansickle. The entertainment troupe will perform requests from the audience on a variety of suggestions […]

Annual museum and membership rummage sale at Heritage Hall this weekend

The Marion County Historical Society is having a Museum and Membership Rummage sale on Saturday April 15, 2017 from 9-5 PM. The sale will be held in the auditorium at Heritage Hall and also in the parking lot behind the museum, weather permitting. A Members Only Presale will be held on  Friday April 14  from […]

Popcorn Festival holding Purse Bingo and Poppin’ Pinz fundraisers

The 2017 Marion Popcorn Festival Miss Wee Pop Pageant Purse Bingo Fundraiser will be held Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Marion Moose, 374 North Main Street. For a donation of $10, you will receive bingo cards for 16 games; additional cards may be purchased. This event will start at 2:00 p.m., with doors opening at […]

Organizers cancel annual Cupcake Wars over lack of bakers

Despite having record presale tickets for attendees to the TWIG IV Marion Board of Realtors Cupcake Wars, the event will not go on as scheduled on March 14 at 7 p.m. The event was to be held at the new Barn at All Occasions Catering in Waldo this year. After turning bakers away in past […]

Auditions set for vaudeville show

The Marion County Historical Society is seeking volunteer performers, age 10-60, to perform in a Vaudeville Show to be presented at the Time Travellers’ Faire on May 6, 2017. Auditions will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6-8 PM, in the auditorium of the Heritage Hall Museum. Singers should prepare a selection from classic […]

Community Foundation, United Way came together for Giving Tuesday effort

Last Tuesday, November 29, 2016, was a global day of giving known as Giving Tuesday. Locally, Marion Community Foundation and United Way of Marion County partnered to raise funds, to the tune of $5,228. The partnership between the two organizations sought to increase support for United Way in two ways—long-term via gifts to the United […]

Several craft shows planned for Saturday

There are several craft shows planned around the area for Saturday, November 12, 2016. 3rd Annual Fall Into Christmas Craft Extravaganza is Saturday, November 12, 9am-4pm at American Legion Post 162, 531 Bellefontaine Avenue in Marion. Over 25 Vendor/Crafters to help you get into the Holiday Spirit and your Christmas Shopping done early. The Pleasant […]

Hoping to raise $18k, local radio manager to stay on air for 48 hours

In an attempt to raise enough money to keep them on the air through 2017, the manager of WDIF-LP 97.5 FM is going to broadcast live downtown at Nathan’s Barbershop on the corner of Prospect and Center Street for 48 hours straight starting Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 5:00pm. They are calling it “The 48 […]

Marion Historical Society hosting two nights of “Dinner with the Presidents”

On October 22 and November 5, 2016 at the META Solutions (TRECA) building on Delaware Avenue in Marion, the Marion County Historical Society will present their 7th annual season of Dinner with the Presidents. Guests will dine on presidential favorites and have the opportunity to discuss life in the White House with former United States […]

Ohio Valley Christmas Craft Show seeking vendors for 2016 event

November 6, 2016, the 27th annual Ohio Valley Christmas Craft Show will be held on the Marion County Fairgrounds in Marion. Show starts at 10 am till 4 pm for this one day show. The show will feature exhibitors from all over Ohio selling hand crafted, one of a kind items like; primitive and rustic […]