Plans are well underway for the first Annual Buckeye Lake Fest. Organizers hope to once again make Buckeye Lake the “Playground of Ohio” June 10-12. The Fest at Buckeye Lake Village’s Ryan-Braden Park will feature six amusement rides from Albanese Amusements and a wide variety of great food from five food operations. There will be face painting, balloons and tie-dyed tee shirts for kids. Popular local band will provide live music from 6 - 8 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday evenings. Organizers are hoping to provide a fireworks show from Phantom Fireworks of Kirkersville at dusk on Saturday evening. The Fest runs from 4-9 p.m. on Friday, noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Fest committee members are from left to right: Courtney Cattran, Hayleigh Carper, Kristen McCollister, Cheyenne Fox, Sydney Graham, Jessica Fox and John Sproat. Courtesy photo.