My Ohio Fun | October 19-21, 2018

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:  thru October 9-22, 2018

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

Local Visitor Information:
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ASHTABULA COUNTY

BRANT’S APPLE ORCHARD TRAIL OF TERROR!
Date: October 20, 2018
Time: 7PM-11PM
Location: Brant’s Apple Orchard, 4749 Dibble Rd, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004
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One night only! Your night starts with a haunted hay ride through the orchard, only to be dropped off at the wooded trail for a 1/2 mile hike filled with terrors. $10 / person. Sponsored by Brant’s Apple Orchard, proceeds benefiting thJefferson HS Model UN.

GHOST WALKS
Dates: October 19, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM-8PM
Location: Eerie Harbor Ghost Walk
1009 Bridge Street, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004
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CRAFT MAPLE FESTIVAL 2018
Date: October 20, 2018
Time: 11AM-3PM
Location: Ashtabula County Fairgrounds Expo Center, 127 N Elm St., Jefferson, Ohio
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For more fun things to do in Ashtabula County visit the Ashtabula County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

 

 

COSHOCTON COUNTY

APPLE BUTTER STIRRIN’ FESTIVAL
Dates:  October 19-21, 2018
Times: Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Place: Historic Roscoe Village, Whitewoman Street, Coshocton, Ohio 43812
www.roscoevillage.com

Smell the fresh apple butter simmering over an open fire as you stroll through the street, lined with over 100 craft and food vendors, and listen to the tunes of bluegrass and music from days gone-by. Events throughout the weekend include Living History Tours, “Spirit of Roscoe” Lantern tour (offered at 7:00pm on Friday & Saturday only, Reservations are recommended), Canal boat rides, and a children’s activity area.

Admission cost is $5.00 for guests 12 years and older. This fee includes admission to the Living History Buildings. Members of the Roscoe Village Foundation and children under 12 get in free. Parking is free.

FALL FOLIAGE & FARM TOUR 2018
Date: October 20, 2018 | 10AM-5PM
October 21, 2018 | Noon – 5PM
Location: Coshocton, Ohio 43812
Contact: 740-622-2265
For more information click here.

It is time once again for the 48th Annual Coshocton County Fall Foliage and Farm Tour. The drive-it-yourself tour will be held Saturday, October 20 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 21 from 12:00 Noon until 5:00 p.m. This year’s tour will highlight northeast Coshocton County. There will be plenty of opportunities for participants to have an up-close experience with agriculture along the tour route.

CUYAHOGA COUNTY

BOO AT THE ZOO – Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Dates: October 19-21 & 26-28, 2018
Time: 5 – 9 PM
Location: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109
216-661-6500 | clemetzoo.com

• Cleveland’s sweetest Halloween tradition
• Treat stations presented by Wayside Furniture
• Unlimited 4-D Theater movies, carousel and train rides
• Hay Maze, Monster Mash dance party and more

 

ERIE COUNTY

4th ANNUAL APPLE PEAK
Date: October 20-21, 2018
Time: 10 am-4 pm
Location: Quarry Hill Orchards
8403 Mason Rd., Berlin Heights, OH 44814
This event is free and open to the public.  Quarry Hill Orchards has teamed up with local and regional favorites to bring a full day of flavors, engaging activities, and unique keepsakes for all ages.  Pick your own apples, wagon rides through the orchards, live music, hiking in adjacent Edison Woods Metropark, local eats and drinks, shopping with local vendors, storytelling with our local library, children’s homesteading demos, rope making, painting, and much more.  You won’t want to miss this signature event! 

PUMPKIN PALOOZA
Date: October 20, 2018
Time:  5-7PM
Location: Milan Museum, 10 Edison Dr., Milan, OH
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Enjoy pumpkin decorating, pumpkin bowling, a pumpkin labyrinth, costume contest, and much more! NEW for 2018 – watch the team from Ice Creations carve spooky, creepy and cool pumpkins from 5-7! Don’t forget the outdoor showing of Hocus Pocus begins at dusk! All activities are FREE!

ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE
Dates: October 20-21, 2018
Time: 11am-5pm
Location: Burnham Orchards
8019 State Route 113, Berlin Heights, OH 44814
Phone: 419.588.2138 | website
Saturday Live Music By:Chad Hoffman
Sunday Live Music By: The Half Naked Monkeys
Saturday and Sunday Launching Pumpkins from a Pneumatic Pumpkin Launcher, benefiting Disable American Veterans, The Giving Tree w/Fox 8 & Rainbow Babies & Children Hospital .
Activities for Children, Hay Rides, Scarecrow Making, Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch,Pick Your Own Apples, Balloon Making, Face painting, and Much More

HAUNTED SANDUSKY BAY WALK
Dates: October 21, 2018
Location: Downtown Sandusky, Ohio
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$5/per person

This tour covers some of Sandusky’s historical buildings and their pasts including mysterious occurrences, murders, and ghost sightings. The walk lasts approximately one hour. Please wear comfortable shoes. This event is not advised for young children due to the graphic nature of the subject matter. Proceeds benefit the Maritime Museum of Sandusky. Please email sanduskymaritime@bex.net or call to reserve a spot. Tours may be rescheduled due to inclement weather.

 

LAKE COUNTY

wilboox175WILL-O-BOO
Dates: October 20, 2018
Times: Noon – 4PM
Place:  Downtown Willoughby
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Bring your goblins for an afternoon of spooky fun in Downtown Willoughby! Trick-or-treat in your favorite stores and see all of the great merchandise available! For more information call 440-975-6176

AN EVENING WITH EDGAR ALLAN POE
Dates: October 19-20, 2018
Location: James A. Garfield National Historic Site
8095 Mentor Ave., Mentor, Ohio
(440) 255-8722 | www.nps.gov

We are thrilled to let you know that we’ll be hosting the incredible David Keltz in October of this year for the ninth consecutive year of “An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe” here at James A. Garfield NHS! Poe was a favorite author of James and Lucretia Garfield, and no one brings the “master of the macabre” to life better than David Keltz!

This year’s Poe event are Friday-Saturday, October 19-20. (6:00pm & 7:30pm each day).
As always, tickets will go on sale on October 1.
More details to come soon, including which Poe stories David will perform along with the epic poem “The Raven.”

 

For more fun things to do in Lake County visit the Remarkable Lake County 

 

 




 

LORAIN COUNTY

OLD WEST PUMPKIN FEST
Dates: Sept. 22 – Oct. 28 (Every Sat & Sun)
Times: Saturdays and Sundays from 12 noon – 5pm
Location: 19066 East River Rd. (SR 252) Columbia Station
10 Minutes from Strongsville Mall
440-236-5454 | clevelandhayride.com

Saturdays and Sundays from 12 noon – 5pm

Pumpkin Festival Includes Unlimited activities for 1 low price
Unlimited hayrides, New frontier trail, New Kids Super Slide, pony rides, live costume character show, petting farm, Children’s Haunted House in 3D (no live actors), etc.
We also have food concessions, pumpkins, produce, gem mining, Duck Pond, and souvenirs available.
Zombie Paint Ball Hunt in 3D

 

LUCAS COUNTY

LITTLE BOO AT THE ZOO
Dates: October 20-21, 2018
Place: The Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way, Toledo OH 43614
419.385.4040 | website

Pumpkin Path is when the Halloween fun really comes alive at the Toledo Zoo! In addition to costumed trick or treating for all ages, there will also be games, artistic pumpkin carving demonstrations, bounce houses and magic shows to entertain all the ghosts and goblins from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. both days! For more information, please visit toledozoo.org/pumpkinpath. Separate fee.

MAHONING COUNTY

HALLOWEEN BASH
Date: October 20, 2018
Time: 4pm-6pm
Location: Mill Creek MetroParks

Dress in your Halloween finest for a family friendly Halloween party! Music, dancing, games, snacks, costume competition, and more. Adults must be accompanied by a child! Register/pay at Ford Nature Center by 10/17. $3 R, $5 NR. Late registration and walk-ins (if space allows) $5 R, $7 NR

For more information or to register, call Ford Nature Center at 330.740.7107 or visit our website at millcreekmetroparks.org.

FALL CELEBRATION AT WHITE HOUSE FRUIT FARM
Dates: October 20-21, 2018
Time:  11am-5pm (weather permitting)
Location: White House Fruit Farm
9249 Youngstown-Salem Rd., Canfield, OH
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Join us for harvest season! Horse drawn wagon rides, play area, pumpkin pavilion, food vendors, petting zoo, pony rides, live music and more. Don’t miss a weekend!

 

OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS IN THE WOODS
Dates: October 20-21, 2018
Time: 9am-5pm
Location: Shaker Woods Grounds, 44337 County Line Rd, Columbiana, OH 44408
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More than 200 quality craftspeople and artisans will gather at the festival on October 13-14 and 20-21, 2018. In a manicured, wooded setting, juried costumed crafters will have their booths decorated in an old-fashioned holiday theme.
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

WILD WEST WEEKEND
Dates: October 20-21, 2018
Times: Saturday 10am to 10pm | Sunday 10am to 6pm
Location:  Mapleside Farms, 294 Pearl Road, Brunswick, OH 44212
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Step back in time with us as we explore the old frontier days when you loaded the kids into a covered wagon for a trip to the village… 
…Pumpkin Village that is! 

Anyone who has ever wished to be a Cowboy or Cowgirl is encouraged to wear their full cow-riding getup. Hats are a must, but boot spurs are optional.

SEVILLE SPOOKTACULAR 2018
Date: October 20, 2018
Time: 5PM-8PM
Location: Center and Main St., Seville, Ohio 44273

Get all costumed up and join us in Downtown Seville for our adult-centric Spooktacular! Adult trick or treat, costume contest, pet parade and costume contest benefitting the Medina County SPCA, zombie dancers, local Seville ghosts, and a beer tent featuring Millersburg Brewing Company! A thank you to our event sponsor, Seville Animal Hospital!
Facebook event page.

 

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

 

RICHLAND COUNTY

HAUNTING AT THE HARVEST
Dates/Times: October 19th & 20th | 7pm – 10pm
October 21st | 12pm-3pm
Location: Malabar Farm State Park
4050 Bromfield Rd, Lucas, OH 44843
419.892.2784 | website

Guests will experience a haunted hay-ride and hike around the harvest fields of Malabar!  Families can also find fun-fall activities!

Food Concession Available | Event Price: $3/Person

THE 2018 GREAT PUMPKIN GLOW
Dates: October 20-21, 2018
Location: Kingwood Center Gardens
50 N Trimble Road, Mansfield, Ohio 44906
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The Great Pumpkin Glow is back! Join us October 20th and 21st for our annual fall celebration with nearly 2,000 lit pumpkins, harvest decorations, hay rides, food trucks, live music, Scarecrow Row, Lil’ Carvers Carnival and more!

Tickets are $6 online and $8 at the gate. Children 6 and under are free. Buy your tickets now at www.kingwoodcenter.org

SANDUSKY COUNTY

Historic Sandusky County Jail Tour
Date: October 24, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM and 6:30 PM
Location: 622 Croghan Street, Fremont, Ohio 43420
Tickets required – $5
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Ever wonder what early jail life was like? This tour answers all your questions! The 1-hour guided tour includes the historic 1892 Sandusky County jail that has ties to President Rutherford B. Hayes, the 1840’s Dungeon located underneath the Sandusky County Courthouse and the Gallows Exhibition Hall featuring the gallows used for the last hanging in Sandusky County. Hear exciting stories of some of the colorful criminals that resided in the jail while learning the significance of this rare and historic structure.

For more fun things to do in Sandusky County visit the Sandusky County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

 

 

STARK COUNTY

SPOOKY SCIENCE
Date: October 19-20, 2018
​Time: 4:30-8:30 pm
Location: Beech Creek Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve
​11929 Beech St NE, Alliance, OH 44601
Admission: $8 per person, $6 per person for Beech Creek Members, free for ages 0-2 | www.beechcreekgardens.org

Mix up your own science experiments including glow-in-the-dark slime, take a hay ride, dig up bones, watch the mad scientist, and get up-close with reptiles and woodland animals! Spooky Science teaches people in a fun and creative environment about all the things in nature that can “spook or creep” you out, like spiders, snakes, and bats. Celebrate the fall season in a fun and unique way by bringing the whole family to Spooky Science at Beech Creek Gardens! For more information, visit beechcreekgardens.org.

SUMMIT COUNTY

BOO AT THE ZOO 
Dates: October 20-21, 2018
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!

WAYNE COUNTY

KIDRON BEET FESTIVAL
Date:  October 20, 2018
Times:  10am-4pm
Location: Sonnenberg Village, 13515 Hackett Rd. Kidron
Celebrate the beet at this unique festival with music, food, and Red Beet Contest with judging at 11 AM.

GHOST WALK THROUGH HISTORY
Dates: October 19-20, 2018
Times: Fri. 6:30 PM Sat. 5-9 PM
Location: Wayne County Historical Society
Come enjoy an evening of family fun as we take a ghost walk through history!  330-264-8856 | Facebook page.

 

RAMSEYER FALL FESTIVALramseyerx175
Dates:  October 20-21, 2018
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.

 

WOOD COUNTY

GEOCACHE-N’-CANDY!
Date: October 23, 2018
Time: 5:30-7PM
Location: W.W. Knight Nature Preserve – Wood County Park District, 29530 White Rd, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
Register here.

Dress in your spookiest costume and embark on this high-tech hunt for tricks and treats at the property of William Windus Knight! Touch-screen GPS units provided. Dress for the weather and for walking in rough terrain during brief self-guided exploration. Costumes encouraged! Suggested age for GPS use is 8 and up. Parents/Guardians encouraged to use GPS while guiding children who search for geocaches if children are unable to use GPS. Flashlights encouraged.

 

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

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