Special Events

2018 Special Events

Jeep Davis 5K Run and Walk-Saturday, September 1:  8:30 a.m.

The Jeep Davis 5K Run and Walk is a fundraiser to help support youth sports in the Barberton Community.  In honor of the late Glenn "Jeep" Davis, U.S. Olympian, 3 time gold medal winner, the race is a flat and fast course beginning on at Lake Anna Park, running through town and the Barberton Community Foundation Sports Complex and ending back at beautiful Lake Anna Park.  Registrants receive a dry fit t-shirt, a beer and  slice of East of Chicago pizza.  Registration is $25 before August 25, $30 through race day.  Register online:  https://ohiochallengeseries.enmotive.com/events/register/jeep-davis-memorial-5k

Labor Day Celebration and Fireworks - Saturday, September 1

Saturday, September 1 - Jeep Davis 5K Run and Walk, Musical Concerts, Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

The Labor Day Parade will take place on Monday, September 3 at 10:00 a.m.  Parade Entry Form:  /DocumentCenter/View/2378

Paper Shredding Event-Saturday, September 8:  9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

ReWorks is offering a FREE confidential shredding event, open to Summit County residents and businesses at the Barberton Community Foundation Sports Complex , 841 Wooster Rd. W.  Summit County residents are invited to bring up to 10 file boxes or shopping bags of documents.  Participants are asked to remove and reuse binder clips, rubber bands, hanging file folders, binders, paperclips, report covers and plastic items.  Staples are fine.  All shredded documents will be recycled into new products.  For more information, please visit:  http://www.summitreworks.com/ or call 330-374-0383.

28th Annual Mum Festival-Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and 30 :  10:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy the beautiful chrysanthemums along with family entertainment, arts & crafts, food, water ski shows, kids activities and more!

Fall Family Fun Night-Saturday, October 6:  4-7 p.m.

Fall fun with hayrides, face painting,inflatables and food available for purchase.  Held at the BCF Sports Complex.

Lake Anna Park Holiday Lighting-Saturday, November 24:  6:00 p.m.

Winter Wonderland Festival:  5:00 - 8:00 p.m. For more information on the festival:  https://www.barbertonareajaycees.com/wwl-home 

Please call 330-861-7118 for lighting information.

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