My Ohio Fun | October 13-15, 2017

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

FALL FOLIAGE DRIVE-IT-YOURSELF TOUR
Dates:  October 9-22, 2017

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.  For more information call 419-994-2519 or visit www.discovermohican.com

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ASHTABULA COUNTY 

ASHTABULA COUNTY COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL
Dates:  October 14-15, 2017
Times:  9am – 5pm
Location:  Downtown Village of Jefferson, Ohio
Admission: Free
Visit all the The Festival includes Official Souvenirs, Crafts, Entertainment, Demonstrations, a Farmers Market, a Quilt Show, Contests, a Parade, Kids Rides/Games, and Great Food!

Click here for more information about the festival and to view the covered bridge map.

Another fun trail located in Ashtabula County, Ohio is the Barn Quilt Trail. The trail is closing in on 100 barn quilts, making the trail one of the fastest growing in the United States.  For more information about the trail click here.

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CARROLL COUNTY

ALGONQUIN MILL FESTIVAL
Dates:  October 13-15, 2017 Held Rain or Shine
Time: All exhibits open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: At the Mill Complex, four miles south of Carrollton on State Route 332
Admission $8.00 per vehicle
Camping $15.00 Per Night (Thurs, Fri, Sat) – No pets please.
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CUYAHOGA COUNTY

BOO AT THE ZOO – Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Dates: October 13-15, 20-22, 27-29, 2017
Time: 5 – 9 PM
Location: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109
216-661-6500 | clemetzoo.com
Member Price: $10.50 at the gate, $9.50 online | Non-member Price: $11.50 at the gate, $10.50 online | Children under 2: Free
Cleveland’s favorite Halloween tradition is now sweeter! More treat stations, three weekends, unlimited 4-D Theater movies, carousel and train rides. Purchase your tickets online and save a dollar.

GEAUGA COUNTY

ANNUAL APPLE BUTTER FESTIVAL
Dates: October 14-15, 2017
Location: Century Village Museum
Geauga County Historical Society, 14653 E Park St., Burton, OH 44021
440-834-1492 | website
Admission:
Members free | Adults $8 | Ages 6-12 $5 | Under 6 free
Join us as we continue the tradition of making our fresh apple butter in a copper kettles right before your eyes.

 

LAKE COUNTY

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CORN AND PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
Dates: October 14-15, 2017
Times: 9 am – 5 pm
Location:  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 Corn & Pumpkin Festival. Help husk, shell and grind the corn or plow behind draft horses while younger visitors make handmade corn husk dolls and paint pumpkins.




 

LORAIN COUNTY

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OLD WEST PUMPKIN FEST
Dates: October 1-29, 2017 (wknds)
Times: 12 noon – 5pm
Location: Rockin’-R-Ranch
19066 East River Rd. (SR 252) Columbia Station
10 Minutes from Strongsville Mall
www.clevelandhayride.com

Bring the whole family to the best pumpkin patch and Fall Festival in Northeast Ohio. This is more than just the ordinary pumpkin patch… You’ll not want to miss out on this experience at Rockin R Ranch Old West Pumpkin Fest.

We are the best place for family fun and entertainment during the Fall season. We are open on weekends from 12 p.m. to 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays in the month of October.

We really spice up the fun for everyone and have various activities for your entire family, especially the younger children.

 

MAHONING COUNTY

FALL HARVEST AT THE VALLEY MARKETPLACE
October 12-14 2017
Location: 6121 South Avenue, Boardman, OH 44512
330.248.7034 | website

BBQ Chicken and Ribs, Pig Roast, Kettle Corn, Apple Cider, Fry Pies, Apple Danish & Homemade Applesauce (made on site). FREE horse drawn wagon rides. Hourly drawings.

 

FALL CELEBRATION AT WHITE HOUSE FRUIT FARM
Dates: October 1 – 29, 2017 (Saturdays and Sundays)
Time:  11am-5pm (weather permitting)
Location: 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.

PUMPKIN CARVING – Fellows Riverside Gardens
Dates: October 12, 13, 14, 2017 | 9:00am-3:00pm
Location: Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown
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Have fun helping to carve pumpkins for display at the Pumpkin Walk at Twilight on Sunday, October 15th. Carving area is in the Service Building which may be chilly, so dress in warm layers. Carving tools will be available or bring your own. While pumpkin supplies last.

OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS IN THE WOODS
Dates: October 14-15, 2017
Time: 10am-5pm
Location: Shaker Woods Grounds, 44337 County Line Rd, Columbiana, OH 44408
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Back for its 23rd year, Old Fashioned Christmas in the Woods returns to the Shaker Woods grounds October 14-15, and October 21-22, 10:00am-5:00pm. The woods will be transformed into a holiday wonderland. Each crafts person 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.

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

 

 




 

MEDINA COUNTY

4TH ANNUAL COUNTRY PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
Brunswick Historical Society
Dates: Saturday, October 14, 2017 | 10am-5pm
Sunday, October 15th | 10am-4pm
Location: Heritage Farm
4613 Laurel Rd., Brunswick, OH
Admission: FREE parking: FREE
Let the kids pick out a pumpkin while you enjoy some warm house cider and shop over 200+ vendors.
Live Music | Bakery | Free Face Painting | Produce | Crafts | Mums | Local Businesses | and much more.

 

MEDINA COUNTY FALL FOLIAGE TOUR
Dates:  October 14-15, 2017
Times:  Noon to 6pm
Location:  Medina County, Ohio

More than 8,000 people travel every October to see Medina County at its best. The 2017 Medina County Fall Foliage Tour is a Drive-It-Yourself tour of farms, historic and educational stops, festivals and other sites that help inform the public about the diversity of agriculture, historical heritage and the rural way of life in beautiful Medina County.

As a drive-it-yourself tour, pick the stops that the family wants to visit. Be sure to enjoy the fall foliage and the relaxing country drive.

Click here to view the 2017 Fall Foliage Tour Map.

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OTTAWA COUNTY 

PUT-IN-BAY OKTOBERFEST
Date:  October 14-15, 2017
Time: The festival is open 11:00 am to 7:00 pm Saturday and noon to 5:00 pm on Sunday.
Location: The festival is held under tent in DeRivera Park on the corner of Delaware Avenue and Hartford Avenue in Downtown, Put-in-Bay.
For more information view MillerFerry.com
Many island restaurants serve a large variety of German food, including: brats, weinerschnitzel, sauerkraut, potato pancakes, spätzle, apple dumplings, German Chocolate cake, cabbage rolls and sauerkraut balls. The festival also includes a selection of island wines from Put in Bay’s Heineman Winery, German beers and German music. Get a discount when you buy the 2-day pass.

Need transportation to the Island? Miller Ferry can get you to all the festivities.  Click here to learn more.

STARK COUNTY

THE MASSILLON ZOMBIE WALK – 10th Anniversary!
October 14, 2017 | 5pm-10pm
No registration is required and the event is open to the public.
Kids activities will be located inside the Massillon Museum beginning at 5:00 PM. Vendors will be found in Duncan Plaza as well as 1st Street from 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM.
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Thriller Performance and Zombie Walk
The Zombie Walk kicks off at 6:00 PM in Duncan Plaza with the highly anticipated performance of Michael Jackson’s Thriller. Encore performances of the popular dance will be at 7:00 PM on the Massillon Public Library lawn and a final performance on 1st Street with New Wave Nation at 7:30 PM.

SUMMIT COUNTY

harvestlgHARVEST FESTIVAL 
Dates: October 14-15, 2017
Times: 10am – 5pm
Location: Hale Farm and Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath, Ohio 44210
Admission: $10 adults; $5 youth 3-12; members free
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Nestled in Cuyahoga Valley, the arrival of fall creates spectacular scenery at Hale Farm & Village. Guests are invited to our annual Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 7, 8, 14, and 15. This family-friendly event offers seasonal experiences such as cider press demonstrations, apple butter churning demonstrations, meeting with Johnny Appleseed, pumpkin painting, and more! In addition to these autumn-themed activities, the artisans at Hale Farm & Village will be creating handcrafted at Hale items, and our 30+ historic buildings will be open to experience.  READ MORE.

AKRON ZOO – BOO AT THE ZOO
Dates: October 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, 2017
Time: 11:30 am – 7:30 pm
Location: Akron Zoo
500 Edgewood Avenue,Akron, Ohio
330-375-2550 | www.akronzoo.org
Dress your little ghosts and goblins in their costumes for everyone’s favorite non-scary Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo. Use your candy passport to find all the treat stations at the zoo!

 




TUSCARAWAS COUNTY

FALL FESTIVAL AT THE FARM AT WALNUT CREEK
Dates:  October 13-14, 2017
Time:  8:30 AM-8PM
Location: 4147 County Road 114, Sugarcreek, Ohio 44681
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Take your chance at our famous pumpkin slingshot, let your children play all afternoon in the giant corn box, or watch our Percheron Draft Horses as they press sorghum cane stalks to make molasses. Take a lunch break by enjoying barbeque chicken, baked beans, noodles, desserts and more. And don’t forget to take a peaceful, cool, horse drawn wagon ride through the farm to feed animals such as giraffes, zebras, bison, and much more!
GENERAL ADMISSION:
Adult……………………$11.75 | Children (2 – 12)………$8.75
Seniors………………….$8.75 | Group Rates (15+)……$7.75

ADMISSION WITH WAGON RIDE:
Adult……………………$16.75 | Children (2 – 12)……..$11.75
Seniors…………………$11.75 | Group Rates (15+)…..$10.25

 

WAYNE COUNTY

WAYNE COUNTY FARM TOUR
Dates:  October 14-15, 2017
Times:   Sat 11 AM-6 PM, Sun 1-6 PM*
Location: Wayne County, Ohio
Admission:  Free
Spend the day in beautiful rural Wayne County on a self-drive tour of area farms and agricultural businesses while enjoying the fall colors.
Click here for the 2017 Farm Tour Stops.

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Dates: October 7, 2017
Time: 8AM-5PM
Location: Bauman Orchards
161 Rittman Ave., Rittman, OH 44270
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Live music, pony rides, hay maze, petting zoo, 50 cent hayrides, hot dogs, apple cider, homemade carmel apples, donuts and kettle corn.

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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