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What's Happening in the Lake Lakengren Area This Month?

Updated: Jun 14

While June always brings a “boatload” of water activities for residents in the Lake Lakengren community, you’ll find plenty of things in this month’s list of events to add even more enjoyment to the coming weeks!


June 1, 2022

 

Lane Libraries:

ADULT WRITING CONTEST


Wednesday, June 1, 2022 – Sunday, July 31, 2022*

*Winners chosen August 15


Lane Libraries System-Wide Event, SR5

Hamilton – Fairfield - Oxford


Calling all adult writers! This contest is for you! Enter your original short story or poem for a chance to win a prize (Amazon gift cards, valued from $15 - $50). Entries will be accepted from June 1 – July 31. Winners will be chosen on August 15th. Email your submission as an attachment to: adultswrite@lanepl.org. or more information and guidelines for submissions, visit https://www.lanepl.org/adultswrite/.


June 2, 2022

 

A & E Summer Concert Series:

GREEN DE VILLES


Thursday, June 2 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT


Lakengren Marina 679 Lakengren Dr, Eaton, OH 45320


Andrew Gaydosh & Associates and Worley's Stump Grinding & Country Store proudly present Lakengren A & E’s Summer Concert Series at the Marina. Come dance and sing the night away with a different band every other Thursday night, plus Friday, June 24, and Friday, August 5. Molokini’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice will be available at every concert. Visit the Green de Villes Facebook page to learn more about this week’s band.


Additional sponsors include: All About Carts-Ohio, Wings ETC, Molokini’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice, Hafle/Crank, Solutions Auto Detailing, Off the Top Salon, North Star Roofing, and Tobias Electric.


Uptown Music Concert THE KLABERHEADS


Thursday, June 2 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT


Memorial Park, Uptown

Oxford, OH 45056


Join the Klaberheads at Memorial Park on June 2nd and see why they are considered the band for ALL SEASONS! From August through October, the Klaberheads will be found leading the charge at your nearest Oktoberfest beer tent. But the rest of the year finds the band performing at all types of venues. From crowd participation numbers to polkas with a twist, from Big Band classics to rock ’n roll, the Klaberheads are accomplished musical entertainers that bring a high-energy connection to the audience.


For more information, visit Uptown Music Concert – Klaberheads or call 513-523-8687.


June 3, 2022

 

The Willys Jeep Rally 2022:

JEEPIN’ AT THE WOODS!


Friday & Saturday, June 3-4 @ 9:00 AM EDT


Hueston Woods Lodge

5201 Lodge Road, College Corner OH 45003

The Willys Jeep Rally is not your ordinary Jeep show; in addition to viewing vintage and modern Jeeps on display, you can watch rare converted Jeeps being put to work as backhoes, trenchers, post-hole diggers, and more! All Jeeps are welcome at this multifaceted Rally, and beyond the Jeeps there are loads of recreational opportunities at Hueston Woods State Park. The two-day Rally boasts a Swap Meet, Live Demos, Parade, Jeep Tour, Door Prizes, Banquet, Guest Speaker Jim Allen, Awards, and much more. Visit The Willys Jeep Rally 2022 to view the complete schedule of events and/or register to attend.



Friday Night Lights: Summer Movie Series

THE MITCHELLS VS THE MACHINES


Friday, June 3 @ Dusk


OCAC Pavilion

10 South College Avenue, Oxford, OH 45056


OCAC’s feature movie this month is The Mitchells vs the Machines (2021-PG), an animated comedy/adventure about a quirky family’s road trip. When the Mitchell family members suddenly find themselves in the middle of a robot uprising, they must rally together in order to save humanity from being captured. Admission is free; free popcorn and snacks are also available. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and drinks (alcohol is prohibited). Movie run time is 1 hour, 54 minutes. For more information, visit Friday Night Lights: Summer Movie Series or call (513) 524-8506.


June 4, 2022

 

RETURN OF THE PREBLE COUNTY COMIC CON®


Saturday, June 4 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT


The Star Theatre 310 North Barron Street, Eaton OH 45320



The Preble County District Library will be kicking off their 2022 Summer Reading Challenge with this epic, FREE, fourth annual event! Join comic enthusiasts for a day full of family fun and pop culture excitement! The Comic Con® event is for all ages and will feature artists and vendor tables, tabletop gaming, a cosplay contest, a community fan art display, games, prizes, and much, much more! Everyone wanting to take part in the popular Cosplay Contest by dressing up as their favorite character from a movie, book, or video game, can access the contest form here. Visit Return of the Preble County Comic Con® for details and updates regarding this event.

June 9, 2022

 

Uptown Music Concert:

CINCI/BRASS INTENSIVE


Thursday, June 9 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT


Memorial Park, Uptown

Oxford, OH 45056


Musicians attending the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Summer Brass Institute will be performing in Oxford as part of the Institute’s training program. The week-long institute prepares brass section instrumentalists for highly selective pre-professional fellowship and scholars’ programs. For more information about this free performance, visit Uptown Music Concert-Cinci/Brass Intensive.


PAINT & SIP WITH ROBERT COVENEY


Friday, June 10 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT


Preble Arts

207 E Main St, Eaton OH 45320


Create your own beautifully painted charcuterie board! This 2-hour PAINT & SIP event includes step-by-step guidance from art instructor Robert Coveney. All materials and a glass of wine will be included. Join the class for a fun art evening! Wine, beer and charcuterie boards will be available for purchase. To register, visit Paint & Sip with Robert Coveney.


Oxford Community Arts Center:

MY NOSE TURNS RED – 2nd Friday Celebration


Friday, June 10 @ 7:30 PM EDT*

*Gallery Reception at 6:00 PM


OCAC, First Floor Galleries & North Parlor

10 South College Avenue, Oxford, OH 45056


Celebrate a new month of the fine and performing arts at OCAC’s 2nd Friday Celebration sponsored by The Elms Hotel and Jack & Sally Southard. June's very talented artists include Reyne Davis, Gini Maddocks, and Della Reams. The 2nd Friday performance will be “My Nose Turns Red.” Through the art of the theatrical clown and the one-ring circus, My Nose Turns Red cultivates a supportive environment that inspires youth to challenge themselves, develop essential life skills, and engage audiences. OCAC is excited to announce that My Nose Turns Red will also offer two youth summer camps beginning June 13. Visit 2nd Friday Celebration for more information.


June 11, 2022

 

KIDS’ FISHING DERBY – “Catch Me If You Can”


Saturday, June 11 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT


Hammer Lake Hammer Drive, Eaton OH 45320


Kids up to the age of 14 (accompanied by an adult) are invited to enter the Lakengren A&E Kids’ Fishing Derby at Hammer Lake. Registration will begin at 9:00 am, with fishing starting at 9:30 and ending at 11:00 am. There are lots of prizes to be awarded, and a free lunch will be provided afterward. This event is being sponsored by Andrew Gaydosh & Associates, Bass Club, and Tobias Electric. For more information about the event, visit the A&E Kids’ Fishing Derby Facebook page.



HUESTON WOODS ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR


Saturday & Sunday, June 11-12 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT


Hueston Woods State Park, Doty Pioneer Farm

6924 Brown Rd, Oxford, OH 45056


Held on the grounds of the Pioneer Farm at Hueston Woods State Park (four miles north of Oxford), this unique event supports the educational outreach of the Oxford Museum Association. The regional art and high-quality crafts are all original and include: paintings and prints, photography, floral arrangements, stained glass, yard sculpture, jewelry, soaps and candles, gourd carvings, pottery, furniture, clothing, Christmas ornaments, baskets, rugs, and rock engravings.


Tours of the 1836 Doty Homestead and the 1840s Pioneer Barn will be available throughout the event and food service is offered on the grounds. Food vendors will be available and bands will perform during the fair. Admission is $4.00 for adults; children under 12 FREE. For more information or to download an Application Form, visit Hueston Woods Arts & Crafts Fair.


June 12, 2022

 

BROADWAY TUNES AND ALL THAT JAZZ III


Sunday, June 12 @ 2:00 PM EDT


Richmond Civic Theatre

1003 East Main Street, Richmond, IN 47374


Join the Richmond Jazz Orchestra and selected vocalists for an afternoon of Broadway’s finest tunes! Featuring songs from Lion King, Wicked, West Side Story, Hamilton, and more, this promises to have entertainment for the entire family. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit RCT-Broadway Tunes and All That Jazz III.


June 16, 2022

 

Uptown Music Concert:

THE BLUE LEAF’S


Thursday, June 16 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDT


Memorial Park, Uptown

Oxford, OH 45056


The Blue Leaf’s offer a classic rock experience like no other, offering music that spans multiple decades. They perform classic tunes of the 60s, 70s, and 80s, including music from The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Eagles, Chicago, The Who, Queen, Billy Joel, The Police, and many more! For more information about this FREE performance, visit Uptown Music Concert-The Blue Leaf’s.


A & E Summer Concert Series

THE FUNKYARD DOGS


Thursday, June 16 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT


Lakengren Marina 679 Lakengren Dr, Eaton, OH 45320


Andrew Gaydosh & Associates and Worley's Stump Grinding & Country Store proudly present Lakengren A & E’s Summer Concert Series at the Marina. Come dance and sing the night away with a different band every other Thursday night, plus Friday, June 24, and Friday, August 5. Molokini’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice will be available at every concert. Visit The Funkyard Dogs to learn more about this week’s band.


Additional sponsors include: All About Carts-Ohio, Wings ETC, Molokini’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice, Hafle/Crank, Solutions Auto Detailing, Off the Top Salon, North Star Roofing, and Tobias Electric.



June 18, 2022

 

COMMUNITY FUN FEST


Saturday, June 18 @ 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT


Historic Downtown Eaton Intersection of Rt 127 & Rt 35, Eaton, OH 45320


Downtown Eaton Inc is hosting its first “Community Fun Fest,” with a carnival/street fair atmosphere. Enjoy an afternoon of midway games, special performers from the Cincinnati Circus Company, vendors, food trucks, a children’s inflatable ride, and more! Celebrate summer with fun, food, neighbors, music, and kid-friendly excitement. Admission is FREE. Visit Downtown Eaton Community Fun Fest for more information.


TOO GOOD TO WASTE


Saturday, June 18 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT


Oxford Lane Library

441 S Locust Street, Oxford, OH 45056


As part of Oxford Lane Library’s Garden Series, Lynn White from Butler County Soil and Water Conservation District will teach the basics and benefits of composting. This is a great learning opportunity for anyone interested in turning their food waste into compost. Vermicompost (worm composting) will also be on the agenda. Age Group: Adult.


For more information or to register, visit Too Good to Waste.


June 23, 2022

 

Uptown Music Concert: MY BROTHER'S KEEPER

Thursday, June 23 @ 7:00 PM EDT

Oxford Memorial Park 2 E High Street, Oxford OH 45056


My Brother's Keeper is a progressive bluegrass band from Cincinnati that draws inspiration from rock, gospel, bluegrass, and everything in between. My Brother's Keeper consists of brothers Benjamin, Titus, and Joshua Luckhaupt on guitar, mandolin, and fiddle respectively. Wyatt "Sawmill" Murray completes this ensemble on the upright bass. Unique and exciting, My Brother's Keeper has brought their fresh blend of original acoustic music to fans all over the United States. For more information visit My Brother’s Keeper Band.


June 24, 2022

 

A & E Summer Concert Series

DYSLEXIC FUNK


Friday, June 24 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT


Lakengren Marina 679 Lakengren Dr, Eaton, OH 45320


Andrew Gaydosh & Associates and Worley's Stump Grinding & Country Store proudly present Lakengren A & E’s Summer Concert Series at the Marina. Come dance and sing the night away with a different band every other Thursday night, plus Friday, June 24, and Friday, August 5. Molokini’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice will be available at every concert. Visit Dyslexic Funk to learn more about this week’s band.


Additional sponsors include: All About Carts-Ohio, Wings ETC, Molokini’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice, Hafle/Crank, Solutions Auto Detailing, Off the Top Salon, North Star Roofing, and Tobias Electric.


June 25, 2022

 

Preble County District Library: 3rd ANNUAL GENEALOGY & HISTORY FAIR


Saturday, June 25 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT


Preble County Room

450 South Barron Street, Eaton OH 45320


The Preble County Room’s 3rd Annual Genealogy & History Fair will highlight area genealogy resources. Local history organizations throughout the area are invited to give researchers a single event to get acquainted with research opportunities and network between the organizations. To add another layer to the Genealogy Fair, local vendors specializing in historical crafts and materials restoration will be participating. Visit Genealogy & History Fair for more information.

June 26, 2022

 

Preble Players & RJO Present:

BROADWAY ON BARRON


Sunday, June 26 @ 2:00 PM EDT


The Star Theatre

310 Barron Street, Eaton, OH 45320


Local talent takes the stage on June 26th as the Preble Players join with the Richmond Jazz Orchestra to bring you this special performance. Enjoy the music of great musicals, both recent and past, as the jazz orchestra along with Preble Players’ vocalists deliver an exciting afternoon of Broadway’s finest tunes! For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Broadway on Barron. General admission tickets are also available at Eaton Floral or at the door for $10 each. The doors open at 1:00 PM.


June 30, 2022

 

A & E Summer Concert Series

THE WORLEY BOYS


Thursday, June 30 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT


Lakengren Marina 679 Lakengren Dr, Eaton, OH 45320


Andrew Gaydosh & Associates and Worley's Stump Grinding & Country Store proudly present Lakengren A & E’s Summer Concert Series at the Marina. Come dance and sing the night away with a different band every other Thursday night, plus Friday, June 24, and Friday, August 5. Molokini’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice will be available at every concert. Visit The Worley Boys to learn more about this week’s band.


Additional sponsors include: All About Carts-Ohio, Wings ETC, Molokini’s Hawaiian Shaved Ice, Hafle/Crank, Solutions Auto Detailing, Off the Top Salon, North Star Roofing, and Tobias Electric.

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