St. Marys Ohio
Grand Lake St. Marys is a man-made impound located in northwestern Ohio primarily in Mercer County
with about 20% of its 13,500 acres in Auglaize County
. It inspired Grand Lake St. Marys State Park
located on the lake's northeastern shores.
The reservoir was created from 1837 to 1845 to aid in keeping the economically vital Miami-Erie Canal at a constant depth of five feet. At its completion, the lake was the largest of its kind in the world.
Fishing in the lake is good for bass, bluegill and crappie in the spring as well as yellow perch in the winter.
(St. Marys) Grand Lake St. Marys
08/18 Coming to The St. Marys area
Earth Day Indiana Festival Indianapolis IN April27 On the final Saturday of every April, thousands of Hoosiers head to downtown Indianapolis to attend one of the nation's largest Earth Day festivals. The Earth Day Indiana Festival combines 140 environmental and conservation exhibits with live music, special activities for kids and good food.
Redbud Trail Rendezvous Rochester IN April27-28 See living history of frontier Midwest America, historic camps, music and dance of the period, traditional crafts, food cooked over wood fires, blanket trading, tomahawk and muzzle-loading shooting contests. The village has 40 wooden booths, traditional crafts, blanket trading and muzzle loading shooting matches.
Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair Cincinnati OH May4 The Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair is a combination of nearly 50 local clay artisans who exhibits and sells their unique ceramic creations.
Smokin' on the Water - BBQ Festival By The Lake Liberty IN May4-5 Arts, Crafts, and Antiques of all kinds are permitted and desired. Lawn Equipment, Golf Carts, Personal Mobility Devices, Home Healthcare Products, ATVs, RVs, Vehicles, Boats, Outdoor Cooking Equipment, and Sporting Goods are also permitted and desired.
CincItalia the Cincinnati Italian Festival Cincinnati OH May17-19 Come early and be dazzled by CincItalia's Italian Auto Show and enriched by our traditional Italian Statue Procession.
Tri-state Bluegrass Festival Kendallville IN May24-27 The goal that the board of directors has tried to achieve at these festivals is to provide high quality and a variety of entertainment in a family oriented atmosphere that encourages jamming.