The popular Woodcarvers Gathering is on hiatus till the first Tuesday in April, April 7th at 6:00 PM when it will resume.
Oil Barons Ball Tickets Still Available
Thought you missed out on tickets for the fantastic fantasy evening, the Oil Barons Ball? The deadline for ticket purchase has been extended to April 6th. This is a fantastic fantasy evening with a delicious dinner,(choice of 3 entrees) and fine wines, beautiful music, a silent auction and a live auction. The featured band is One Hit Wonders, playing 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's music for dancing. All of this takes place at Atwood Lake , just outside Dellroy on Rt. 542.
Think about experiencing the lives of J.R. and Sue Ellen Ewing for this one night! Black-tie attire (including your best 10-gallon hat) are encouraged but not required. This is an opportunity to mix and mingle and make new business and social contacts.
For more detailed information, go to our website, and also follow  us on Facebook. You can also call the Carroll County Arts Center at 330-627-3739.

Oil Barons Ball Set for April 11

The third annual Oil Barons Ball at Atwood Lake Resort is scheduled for Saturday, April 11, 2015. This fantasy evening will include a delicious dinner with fine wines and beautiful music, a live auction and silent auction, great music for dancing.

Black-tie attire, cowboy boots and a 10-gallon hat are encouraged, but not required. There is also a themed art show, "The Heart of Carroll County", that will be on display and the art work will be for sale. Guests will have the opportunity also to pick a "People's Choice".

This will be a festive atmosphere as you mix and mingle making new business and social contacts. Chesapeake will be honored for their generous donation to Carroll County Arts.

Sponsorship and auction donor opportunities are available as well as the opportunity to be an Oil Barons Ball patron. A portion of event tickets will be income tax deductible. Auction and sponsor donations are fully income tax deductible. Carroll County Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All donors and sponsors are invited to put a small gift or discount coupon in the gift bag each guest will receive.

Tickets will be available for purchase online this year. Ticket purchase deadline is March 25th. For more information, call the Carroll County Arts Center at 330-627-3739 or go to our website, and also follow us on Facebook.
Oil Barons Ball Art Show
The theme for the Oil Barons Ball Art Show is "The Heart of Carroll County". This year artists are challenged to present an image that comes from the heart and expresses what Carroll County means to and inspires each one.

All fine art mediums will be accepted with the exception of photography, computer-generated art and three-dimensional art. All entries must be framed and wired for hanging and cannot exceed 24" x 36" framed. There is a limit of three entries per artist. Saw-tooth hangers will not be accepted.

All work must have been completed in the past year and not have been entered in a previous Oil Baron's Ball contest. All art work will be screened for acceptance and artists will be contacted if work is not accepted.

Deadline for art work is Sunday, April 5, 2015 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Artists are requested to deliver their artwork to the main entrance at Atwood Lake Resort in Dellroy, Ohio. If special drop-off arrangements need to be made, please call the Arts Center at 330-627-3739.

There will be no special categories for oil, watercolor, etc. Each work will be judged against the other. The show is open to all artists 18 and older.  Awards will be given for 1st place ($100); 2nd place ($75); 3rd place ($50); People's Choice ($100). Entry fees are $5.00 per entry for CCA members (limit of 3); non-members $10.00 per entry (limit of 3). Checks should be made payable to Carroll County Arts (CCA). There will be a 30% commission retained by CCA on all work sold.

A copy of the entry rules and labels for paintings to be entered can be obtained at the Carroll County Arts Center or downloaded from

 Malvern Library


The Malvern Branch of the Carroll County District Library is located at 710 East Porter Street.  For information about the programs and other services of the Malvern Branch Library, call 330-863-0636, or visit their website at

 Let’s Help


The Carroll County Animal Protection League

Build Its Shelter!

Members of the Carroll County Animal Protection League (CCAPL) are working hard to raise funds for a shelter where they can “love and care for domestic animals until the pets acquire their forever homes."

You can help this important cause by supporting its events:



Membership in the CCAPL is only $15 for adults, or $5 for a juniors (under age 18). Send your membership donation to Carroll County Animal Protection League, P.O. Box 353, Carrollton, OH 44615-0353

Become a Donor

Send a donation to Carroll County Animal Protection League, P.O. Box 353, Carrollton, OH 44615-0353. Or, go to the group’s website at or and use Paypal to make your donation. The group is a non-profit, charitable organization and all donations are income tax deductible.

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