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“TECUMSEH!” Offers Independence Day Celebration Package

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The July 4th weekend celebration will not be overlooked by the Scioto Society’s outdoor drama “TECUMSEH!”. Three special nights will be featured by the outdoor drama, with one of those being the Chillicothe July 4th Fireworks in Yoctangee Park.

Military Appreciation Night, Friday July 1
On this special evening, all veterans and active military will be admitted for FREE along with one guest.  Free military tickets are available by calling the box office at 740-775-0700.  Valid ID will be required at the time of pick up.  The Tecumseh Alumni Association will be holding a cookout for veterans prior to the event, beginning at 6PM.  The cookout is free to all veterans and active military and admittance will be granted with your ticket for the evenings show.

$7.04 Ticket Night, Sunday July 3
Tickets start at just $7.04 for this special Independence Day eve performance!  Get tickets quick, and this show will very likely sell out!

Chillicothe’s July 4th Celebration

Join The City of Chillicothe, The Chillicothe Noon Rotary Club, Adena Health Systems and Tecumseh, as we present Chillicothe’s biggest July 4th celebration in decades!  All events are FREE.

Start your day in Yoctangee Park with Chillicothe Community Day, hosted at Bolmer Field.  Food trucks, free hot dogs, face painting, bounce houses and more.  12-6. Then get ready for the biggest fireworks display Chillicothe has seen in years.  Best viewing areas are on the flood wall in the park.

“Tecumseh!” Ready For Year 50

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TECUMSEH! Returns for it’s 50th year in 2022 and tickets are on sale now for all shows, June 16-Sept 4.  Scioto Society CEO Brandon Smith says- “Shows regularly sold out last year, so make your plans now!” 

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The outdoor drama isn’t the only thing happening this year at Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre. “Southern Ohio Axe throwing returns this summer, with a new setup, and all the old familiar fun!  Book your tickets in advance for this unique family experience!  Throwing is available from 5pm until showtime every day”, according to Smith.

Backstage tours are offered every day at 3:45, 4:30 and 5:15.  Get a behind the scenes look at how the magic is made on our stage, get to meet the actors, and see our weaponry demonstrated.  A great option for those with kids.

Smith says the Movies on the Mountain series returns as well.  
“The Ross Chillicothe Convention and Visitors Bureau and The Scioto Society Present: Movies on the Mountain! Our brand new state of the art projector combines with the largest movie screen in Ross County for six beautiful evenings of outdoor movie magic! Tickets are limited, so buy them in advance to secure your spot! Refreshments will be available throughout the evening.”

The schedule of movies for 2022 are:
July 17-  The Blair Witch Project
July 24- Creepshow
July 31- Friday the 13th
August 14- Cabin in the Woods 

Buy the full package here and save $7!  All movies start at 9:00 pm, so it’s dark enough to see the screen.

If bluegrass is your thing, Scioto Society has that covered too with the 2022 Boomin’ Bluegrass Festival featuring: The Steep Canyon Rangers.

“We’ll kick the evening off at 5:30 with Logan Halstead, Jerry Salley will entertain you with stories of his songs and more beginning at 6:15, Cincinnati Ohio natives Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle will heat it up at 7:15 and then Grammy winners The Steep Canyon Rangers will close the evening out at 8:30!  Several crafters from around Southern Ohio will be on hand through the evening and snacks and drinks will be available all night.  Doors open at 5pm.”



Tecumseh Tickets On Sale For 50th Season

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Tickets for the 2022 season of the outdoor drama “Tecumseh!” are now on sale on the Scioto Society website.

The drama will be in its 50th season in 2022, having started in 1973. They took off the 2020 season due to the pandemic.

The 2022 season is slated to open on June 16th and will run through September 4th.

“Tecumseh!”, which is produced by the Scioto Society, tells the story of the legendary Shawnee leader as he struggles to defend his sacred homelands in the Ohio country during the late 1700’s.

For tickets dates and other information, go to our link to the Scioto Society’s website. CLICK HERE:

Holidays on the Mountain Now Freed Admission, Donations Will Be Accepted

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News from Sugarloaf Mountain: Holidays on the Mountain is now a free event.

“After hearing from numerous people in the community that they simply didn’t have extra money to do a holiday event with their families, we’ve decided to make this a free event” explained Brandon Smith, President/CEO of The Scioto Society in a news release Saturday morning.

Previously, the producers of Tecumseh charged $20 per car for admission for the event. While admission to the remainder of the event will be free, donations will be accepted.

The event continues through Sunday and next weekend from 12pm-6pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Holidays on the Mountain” is something new at Sugarloaf Mountain, featuring The Timberworks Lumberjack Show with shows at 1pm, 3pm, and 4:30pm daily.

Smith adds “Enjoy seasonal food and drinks, try your hand at axe throwing with Southern Ohio Axe Throwing, enjoy classic holiday movies, shop our gift shop for unique gifts and more.”

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