Rebel Run returns to the fairgrounds on Friday


LIMA – Rebel Run, the classic car, truck and motorcycle event, returns for its 42nd run at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Highway in Lima this Friday and Saturday.

Doors open at 8 am on both days. The rebel race ends its activities at 8 p.m. on Friday and at 6 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is $ 5, children 12 and under are admitted free.

Vintage racing cars are on display at 5 p.m. on Friday and 1 p.m. on Saturday. With Neon, Burn Out, Muffler Rap and Flame Throwing events.

There will be more entertainment including the People’s Choice Awards, food vendors and camping sites are available. Registration and more details can be found on the Rebel Run website at

Other events in the area include:

Solo exhibition at Old Barn Out Back: 6:30 p.m. Friday at 3175 W. Elm St., Lima. Chris Brokamp of Brother Believe Me performs live on the Old Barn Out Back patio.


Neighborhood party at Mercy Health: 11 am to 1 pm Saturday at St. Rita Medical Center parking lot, 751 W. Market, Lima.

Admission is whatever food you choose to purchase. Join the fun in the parking lot of the new higher medical education building on the Mercy Health campus for a free, family-friendly community block party. With Stedic Music, a bike rodeo for kids, food trucks, a bounce house, community vendors and more. Additionally, the Mental Health and Recovery Services Council will honor our first responders with a voucher for a free meal from our on-site food trucks.

Delphos Optimist Canal Days Pancake and Sausage Lunch: 7 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Delphos Town Center Social Tent (during Canal Days). Admission is $ 8 with children under 10 admitted for $ 5.

Lima City Center – Chalk Walk 2021: 10 am to 5 pm Saturday at 144 S. Main Street Suite 201, Lima. Free entry. Register online at for your little piece of the sidewalk and create something beautiful and unique. Get creative with friends and family or go solo.

The top three chalk works of art will win downtown giveaways and gift cards. All participants must register online and have completed their art by Sunday, September 19 at 11 a.m. Judging will take place on Sunday afternoon and the winners will be announced on Facebook and our website. ArtSpace / Lima will be the welcome location and participants can stop for optional registration and free chalk pickup. ArtSpace will also offer an artistic activity for children.

FitGod Youth Fitness Boot Camp: 12:00 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Bradfield Community Center, 550 S. Collet St., Lima. To free. Register at, 419-228-7766 or [email protected]

On Sunday:

Fur tail Cultivate: 11 am-5pm Sunday at 19407 St. Rt. 117, Waynesfield. Admission is $ 10 for children aged 3 to 17 and $ 5 for adults. Grandparents and seniors are admitted free.

Each weekend is a different theme. Sunday is sponsored by Bobcat and includes driving an excavator. There will be some fall fun for families on the farm. Hayrides, a giant jumping pad, pedal tractors, straw forts, goat walks, rabbit tunnels, climbing walls, a squash box, ziplines, slides, a mining station, tire rides and a sit-n-zip.

The King’s Auto Show: Sunday noon to 5 p.m. at the Faurot Park Pavilion, S. Cole & Park Drive, Lima. Free entry. The car registration is $ 15 and includes a free t-shirt.

The eighth edition of the King Car and Motorcycle Show will feature Elvis impersonator Richie Crouch with special guest Barney Fife. The event will also include live music, raffles and awards for the best vehicles. The profits go to the Salvation Army.

William Maze from Lima walks with his two sons, JJ Maze, 8, and William Jr, 7, to the Rebel Run auto show held in 2019 at the Allen County Fairgrounds. “This is the first time for the boys,” Maze said.

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