Jackson Farmer's Market

Jackson Township’s Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market opens July 12. This favorite Farmer’s Market is open on every Thursday afternoon from 3-6 p.m. through Oct. 4. It’s held at North Park, 7660 Fulton Road NW. Local farmers and vendors offer fresh flowers, vegetables, fruits, herbs, honey and much more.

Soap Box Derby

The All American Soap Box Derby championship race week is July 15-21. The week's festivities lead up to Race Day, when the anxious champions prime their race cars for a chance at the winner's circle. Race Day activities kick off with a spectacular opening ceremony. Visit http://aasbd.soapboxderby.org/race-week/race-week-schedule.aspx for complete details.

Island Party

The Massillon Museum is holding its annual Island Party from 6 to 11 p.m. July 20. The party is a free event and includes its traditional pig roast on the museum’s lawn by volunteers. A Caribbean supper of pork sandwiches, jerk chicken, hot dogs, fruit skewers, and chips will be offered for sale.  The cash bar will offer beer (including Jamaican Red Stripe), frozen island drinks, wine, water, soft drinks, and juice. Purchase of food and drink with either cash or credit.

Dog Days

Dog Days at Spring Hill, 1401 Spring Hill Lane NE, Massillon, 1 to 4 p.m. July 15. Spring Hill has gone to the dogs, just for one day. Spring Hill and Stark County Humane Society are teaming up to help local animals find forever homes.