Feeling superstitious? It may be Friday the 13th this weekend, but there’s nothing unlucky about these fun events! Enjoy a little time uptown, before heading out to the fairgrounds NEXT weekend for the Union County Fair. As always, let us know in the comments if we missed anything! –Theresa

Friday, July 13

Chalk the Block at the Memorial Health Pavilion

Grab your chalk and your creativity and head to Partner’s Park with Marysville Art League to chalk the block Friday afternoon. This year’s theme is “Be Kind, Be You,” and word on the street is they’re offering prizes to the best artists in each age group!

Run 4 Kids at Honda Marysville

This annual 5K race raises money for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Last year’s event raised over $20,000 benefiting pediatric brain cancer research, so grab your sneakers and get ready to run for kids! You can sign up for the race here.

Friday Nights Uptown in Uptown Marysville

It’s time for another Friday night uptown! Come out and enjoy all your favorite local food vendors and live music from Columbus band SWAGG. The festivities kick off at 6 p.m.

The Reaganomics at Benny’s Pizza

It’s time again to party on the patios at Benny’s with 80’s-inspired local band The Reaganomics! This event has generated a ton of buzz already, so it’s sure to be a lively, fun time.

Saturday, July 14

Pottery Workshops at Marysville Art League

Marysville Art League is hosting a pair of pottery workshops on Saturday afternoon. You can choose a piece of pottery and paint it yourself or create your own wind chimes from clay. Prices vary, and more info can be found here.

Food Fight at the Union County Farmers Market

It’s time for the next round of this friendly culinary competition! Local chefs will face off to create dishes from farmers market finds and mystery ingredients. Come for the excitement of a cooking contest, stay for the fun of the farmers market.