Saturday, July 21. Fair in the Square 9:00 to 1:00. The Medina County Fair Board will present an Old Time County Fair on the Square which will recall the first county fairs that were held in the park. It will feature farm animals from the county’s 4H groups, old time farm equipment, historical displays about the Fair, kids’ games and a huge modern farm tractor.
Saturday, July 28. 10:03 a.m. 9-11 Memorial Dedication at Fire Station #1 at North Huntington and West Reagan Parkway.
Saturday, August 4. In the 1818 Old Town Graveyard by St. Paul’s at 1:00 p.m. The Friends of the Medina Cemetery will present an historical walk that will focus on the graves and stories of early pioneers in keeping with our Bicentennial celebration.
Sunday, August 12. 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. During the annual Affair on the Square, displays and presentations will focus on Medina becoming a city and the community’s growth in 50’s & 60’s.
Saturday, August 18, 2018, 1:00 p.m. Medina Library. A lecture will be presented on the history of transportation in Medina including early pioneer travel, the development of roadways, the advent of the railroad, the completion of I-71 and Freedom Field.
Saturday, August 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Public Square Park. Medina Fest! A day-long celebration of all things Medina! Bicentennial programs will be presented as a part of Main Street Medina’s programming. Follow medina200.com for details.
September 6, 7, and 8: Spirits of the Past will present a special Bicentennial program. Tours begin behind the County Administration building each night. Check medinacountyartscouncil.org or medinahistorical.com for times
Sunday, September 30 on the Middle Stage at Medina High School, 1:00 p.m. The History of the Medina City Schools and its students will be presented by local authors/ historians Gloria Brown and Roger Smalley.
Saturday, October 20, 2018, in the Medina Library 1:00 p.m. The long history of Manufacturing and Industry in Medina will be the focus in a program partnership with the Greater Medina Chamber of Commerce. Additional events may be added to this recognition of our business history.
The Restoration of the Square will be celebrated – The Bicentennial Committee and the Community Design Committee will provide programming. Details to be announced.
We will celebrate the present with the recognition of Medina’s growth in population, community amenities, schools and our overall quality of life. This may be accomplished with lectures, public displays and speeches. Details coming soon at www.medina200.com.
The Candlelight Walk parade will focus on Medina’s sense of place; the real world life the community offers set in our picturesque historic town. The entire community is invited to be involved with the parade and the festivities.
On the actual anniversary date of the founding of the community (November 30) a ticketed dinner dance will be held as a concluding event to the Bicentennial Celebration. Location: Williams on the Lake. Details to be determined.