Events Happening the Weekend of October 14-16, 2016

Get out and explore Ohio this weekend.  So many great fall events are happening.  Below is just a sample of some of those events.

ASHLAND COUNTY

fall2016x175FALL FOLIAGE DRIVE-IT -YOURSELF TOUR
Dates:  thru October 23, 2016
To view tour map click here.
Experience the beauty of Mohican Country during a drive-it-yourself tour through the Mohican State Park. Take a hike on the trails, enjoy many historical sites and visit the local shops in the Mohican area.  mohicanlogo2

For more fun things to do in Mohican Country visit the Discover Mohican.

 

 

CUYAHOGA COUNTY 

spookypoochSPOOKY POOCH PARADE
Date:  October 15, 2016
Time: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: Kauffman Park, 15450 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107
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The 7th Annual Spooky Pooch Parade is Saturday October 15, 2016. The Downtown Lakewood area filled with proud pet owners parading their dogs in this favorite event. The only one of its kind in the region, Spooky Pooch attracts pet lovers from all over Northeast Ohio. RAIN OR SHINE Join in the fun as dogs of all shapes and sizes dressed in their finest Halloween fashions strut their stuff in the heart of Lakewood’s business district.

 

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BOO AT THE BAY
Date:  October 15, 2016
Time:  12pm-4pm
Place:  Maritime Museum of Sandusky, 125 Meigs St., Sandusky
419.624.0274
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Participate in pirate and Halloween-related activities, games, crafts and more! Held at the Maritime Museum and the Sandusky Bay Pavilion and hosted by Maritime Museum.

 

GEAUGA COUNTY

falldaysJUMP INTO FALL DAYS
Dates:  October 15-16, 2016
Times: 1pm-5pm
Place:  Geauga Park District, Swine Creek Reservation, Woods Edge Shelter
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Celebrate autumn with hands-on activities for all ages: free horse-drawn wagon rides, kayaking, fishing, face painting and balloon creations, harvest bounty treats for sale and much more. Wagon rides are first come, first served 1-4 PM. Partially wheelchair/stroller accessible.

 

LAKE COUNTY

FALL HARVEST WEEKEND – Corn and Pumpkins
Dates: October 14-15, 2016
Times: 9 am – 5 pm
Place:  Lake Metroparks Farmpark
8800 Euclid Chardon Rd. (Rt6), Kirtland, OH 44094
www.lakemetroparks.com

Lake Metroparks Farmpark continues a tradition of celebrating the harvest season with four weekends of fall harvest activities! In addition to the popular corn maze, live farm animals, kid’s crafts and harvest demonstrations, visitors can join us for any or all of the uniquely themed weekends during Fall Harvest Weekends.

lcvb-11-logovis-bur11x175For more fun things to do in Lake County visit the Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

 




 

LORAIN COUNTY

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OLD WEST PUMPKIN FEST 
Dates: September 24-October 30, 2016
Times: 12 noon – 5pm
Place: Rockin’-R-Ranch
19066 East River Rd. (SR 252) Columbia Station
10 Minutes from Strongsville Mall
www.clevelandhayride.com

Rockin R Ranch’s Old West Pumpkin Fest-

More than just pumpkins, Fall fun for everyone. All day long unlimited activities for one low price. Unlimited hayrides, pony rides, live costume character show, NEW 3-D house & more.

There’s so many fun things to do at the Old West Pumpkin Fest this Fall season. With one low general admission price you can ride ponies all day, take as many hayrides down the pumpkin patch hayride trail to the pumpkin patch, Play on the Caterpillar Crawl, Paint your pumpkins, get your face painted, explore the Old West Town, jump on the Straw Mountain, check out our NEW 3-D House, Slide down the Large Pumpkin Slide, Pet the animals, picture spots and places to explore, NEW “Milk the Cow” Animatronic and much more. Spend the whole day making memories at Rockin’-R Ranch Old West Pumpkin Fest. The best part of the day is the Live Kids Stage Show. Featuring Special Costume characters your child would know and love. Visit the Rockin R Ranch for fall family fun and pumpkins.
We also have food concessions, pumpkins, produce, gem mining, NEW Duck Pond, and souvenirs available.

 

MAHONING COUNTY

christmaswoods2CHRISTMAS IN THE WOODS
Date:  October 15-16, 2016
Times:  10am – 5pm
Place:  Shaker Woods Grounds
44337 County Line Rd, Columbiana, OH 44408
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Back for it’s 22nd year, Old Fashioned Christmas in the Woods returns to the Shaker Woods grounds October 15-16. The woods will be transformed into a holiday wonderland. Each craftsperson will be demonstrating their unique skills and creating hand-crafted holiday gift items right before your eyes. Craftspeople include woodworkers, floral designers, blacksmiths, potters, tole painters, basket weavers and many others. Plenty of delicious food. Live entertainment will make it an event for the entire family. For information call 724-774-6341.

beecher_halloweenTHE HALLOWEEN SHOW
Dates:  October 15, 22, & 29, 2016
Time:  2pm – 3pm
Place:  Ward Beecher Planetarium
Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
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All the teachers are sick so it’s up to Holly, a student witch, to go to the annual Halloween Conference. What if she gets lost? No problem. A friend, Jack O’Lantern, shows Holly how to use the stars to find her way around the night sky. The two explore a few Halloween superstitions and Holly learns how to say “Happy Halloween” in cat, bat and goblin. The history and traditions of Halloween are presented in a fun, non-scary style, making this show ideal for all ages.

bus2016_1FALL CELEBRATION AT WHITE HOUSE FRUIT FARM
Dates: October 1 – 30 (Saturdays and Sundays)
Place: White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown-Salem Rd., Canfield, OH
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Enjoy horse drawn wagon rides, a petting zoo, the Pumpkin Pavilion and Gift Market, Lutz Greenhouse’s gifts and mums, “Portraits by the Lake”, food vendors, kettle corn, and caramel apples. Fresh apples, apple cider, specialty foods, and fudge inside the market, and a Donut Express porch. *Pumpkin Pavilion and Gift Market is open during the market’s regular hours of operation.

mahoninglogoFor more fun things to do in Mahoning County visit the Mahoning County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

 

 




 

MEDINA COUNTY

maplside_superheroSUPERHERO WEEKEND
Dates: October 14-16, 2016
Times: Saturday 10am to 7pm, Sunday 10am to 6pm
Admission: Adults $12, 55 and older $6, children 2 and under are free.
Place: Mapleside Farms, 294 Pearl Road, Brunswick, OH 44212
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We cordially invite all Super Heroes to join the fun on the farm! Kids of all ages will want to wear their favorite super hero costume and meet the REAL superheroes themselves! There will also be a special contest for “Best Super Hero Costume” so make sure your favorite little guys and girls are decked out in their most “super heroey” gear! You can see why this is going to be a SUPER MAGICAL weekend.

medinalogolgFor more fun things to do in Medina County visit the Medina County Convention and Visitor Bureau.

 

 

SUMMIT COUNTY

BOO AT THE ZOO 
Dates: October 15-16, 2016
Times: 11:30am-7:30pm
Place: Akron Zoo, 500 Edgewood Ave., Akron
Admission: Tickets for Boo at the Akron Zoo are $12 for trick-or-treaters and $9 for observers. Akron Zoo member observers are $2.
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The event includes 12 themed treat stations kids can trick-or-treat at, including a new treat station. This safe and non-scary event allows visitors to enjoy festive decorations and light displays throughout the zoo, while visiting the animals. The zoo is only open for Boo at the Zoo on the days of the event.

Favorite themed trick-or-treating stations returning include the witches, construction, enchanted forest, trains and more. New this year is a holiday themed station, highlighting the zoo bringing back their holiday lighting event, Wild Lights, for the holidays. Visitors will be able to enjoy all the zoo’s animals and experiences like the carousel, train and more.

 

TUSCARAWAS COUNTY

DRACULA – Trumpet in the Land
Dates:  October 14-15, 2016
Times: 8pm
Admission: $18 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under and can be reserved in advance by calling 330-364-5111
or 330-339-1132.
Place:  Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre, New Philadephia, OH
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“The Atwood Area Fall Festival reaches a wide audience with food, music, homemade crafts, hands-on displays, entertainment, interpretive demonstrations, exhibits, and so much more. In cooperation with the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District, the Atwood Area Fall Festival Committee Inc. coordinates all the weekend’s activities.”

 

WAYNE COUNTY

KIDRON BEET FESTIVAL
Dates:  October 15, 2016
Times:  10am-4pm
Place:  Sonnenberg Village, 13515 Hackett Rd., Kidron
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Celebrate the beet at this unique festival with music, food, and Red Beet

ramseyerx175RAMSEYER FALL FESTIVAL
Dates:  October 15-16, 2016
Times:  Sat 11 AM-7 PM, Sun 1-6 PM
Place: Ramseyer Farms, 4000 Ramseyer Lane, Wooster, OH  44691
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Visit Ramseyer Farm’s two giant corn mazes, farm animals, scenic hayrides, pedal cart track, Corn Crib Chute, and thousands of pumpkins!

waynelogoweb2012For more fun things to do in Wayne County visit the
Wayne County Convention and Visitors Bureau website.

 

 

WINERY TOURS

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NORTHCOAST GRAPEVINE TOURS 

It is finally here – harvest time at the wineries!! It also happens to be the best time of the year for a winery tour! The grapes are ripe on the vine and ready to be picked, others are being pressed filling the air with their wonderful aroma. What better way to spend an Autumn day touring Ohio’s scenic countryside, drinking wine, while overlooking vineyards that have a beautiful backdrop of red, yellow and orange colors!! You even have your own tour guide to do the driving for you!

Contact Northcoast Grapevine Tours to reserve your seats soon, as dates are filling up. Call 440-282-6598 or email us at info@northcoastgrapevinetours.com

 

For more even more events happening around Northern Ohio visit NorthernOhioTourism.com.

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