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LIMA — With summer now in full swing, festival season has arrived once again. Below is a list of some of the festivals going on this week in our area.

Organizing a festival and want it listed? Send your information to Craig Kelly at ckelly@civitasmedia.com.


Riley Creek Festival

Today and Saturday

Various locations in Pandora

Festival highlights include a car show starting at 5 p.m. today on Main Street, an outdoor movie at dusk in the bank parking lot, a pancake and sausage breakfast at 7 a.m. Saturday at the bus garage, a parade at 10 a.m., a farmers market and craft show starting at 11:30 a.m. and BMX performers at 11 a.m. at the baseball diamond. For more information, go to villageofpandora.com.


Mercer County Banner Fair

Today through Thursday

Mercer County Fairgrounds

Highlights include Rodney Atkins in concert today, as well as other new and returning events. More information can be found at www.mercercountyohiofair.com.


Flag City Balloon Fest

Today and Saturday

Emory Adams Park

Along with hot air balloon and helicopter rides, there will be inflatables and carnival games for the kids, a car show, Civil War cannon demonstrations and a vintage baseball game. More information can be found at flagcityballoonfest.com.


Party at the Beach


Old Field Beach

There will be plenty of music at the beach with performances by The Reaganomics and Mustang Sally. The beach will be closed to the public that day, with gates opening at 11 a.m. Tickets are $15 at the gate and you must show identification to purchase and consume alcohol.


Want more fireworks? There will be plenty of chances to see them this summer. Festival organizers should submit details to info@limanews.com.

• Saturday — St. Marys Summerfest, 10 p.m.

• Aug. 31 — Moosestock, Celina

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