Sidney is located in western Ohio in Shelby County
(of which it is the county seat) about 50 miles west-northwest of Columbus
and 35 miles north of Dayton
on the banks of the Great Miami River. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 19,197, an increase of 487 since 1990.
Outdoor recreation usually center around activities at Grand Lake St. Marys and Grand Lake St. Marys State Park about 20 miles northwest of town and Indian Lake and Indian Lake State Park 20 miles to the northeast.
Shelby Oaks Golf Course is made up of three 9-hole courses which can be mixed or matched into three unique 18-hole combinations. The semi-private organization has an open guest policy.
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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.
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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.
Mentone Egg Festival Mentone IN May30-June1 The three-day event features entertainment, games, food, a parade in the downtown area, a play area for kids, and a huge car, truck, motorcycle and tractor show. All entertainment events are free. Flea markets and crafters line the main street in our downtown.
Hoosier Hills Fiberarts Festival Franklin IN May31-June1 A celebration of all the fiberarts! You'll find plenty of fabulous natural fibers from the vendors at Hoosier Hills Fiberarts Festival.