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Family Fun Around Ohio the Week of 10/9

Posted by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 10:00 AM
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Did you feel that chill in the air this week? Did you get out and enjoy the Fall weather? Well it's Tuesday and that means my weekly event roundup! So as always, please feel free to add an event near you in the comments. I am sure there are many things to get out and enjoy this week now that pumpkin patches, hayrides, and Halloween season are in full effect!  I hope everyone is having a terrific week. 


Ohio, Jefferson

Kid's Pumpkin & Magic Train

Dates: October 6, 2012 - October 28, 2012
Location:
161 E Jefferson St
Jefferson, OH
Ashtabula County

Description: Enjoy fall foliage during an hour long ride powered by first generation diesel. Magician entertains in each coach along with Freddie the Hobo. Popcorn for the kids with a pumpkin to take home. Saturday & Sunday only during October with departures at 1:00

Ohio, Lancaster

Fairfield County Fair

Dates: October 7, 2012 - October 13, 2012
Location:
157 East Fair Avenue
Lancaster, OH
Fairfield County

Phone Number: 740-653-3041
Description: a variety of attractions including truck, tractor, and horse pulls, demolition derbies, concerts, bands, and horse races. There is also a large assortment of exhibits and rides for all ages.
Event Hours: Gates open at noon on the 9th open at 7am each day for the rest of the fair

Ohio, Bowling Green

Scarecrow Workshop and Contest

Dates: October 8, 2012 - October 9, 2012
Location:Historical Center
Bowling Green, OH
Wood County

Description: Bring your ideas and props to the Park District scarecrow building workshop; they will provide the stuffing. When it is done you can either take it home or enter it in the SCARECROW CONTEST.

Ohio, Columbus

Taste of Gahanna Halloween Party

Dates: October 11, 2012 - October 11, 2012
Location:Aladdin Shrine Center
Columbus, OH
Franklin County


Description: Taste unlimited food samples from some of the best restaurants in the Gahanna area at this delicious culinary celebration, Costume Contests
Event Hours: 6 to 9pm
Admission: 25.00 to 30.00
Parking: Free

Ohio, Columbus

Professional Bull Riders

Dates: October 12, 2012 - October 12, 2012
Location:Nationwide Arena
Columbus, OH
Franklin CountyEvent Hours: 8pm


Ohio, Kirtland

Halloween Hayrides

Dates: October 12, 2012 - October 27, 2012
Location:Lake Metroparks Farmpark
Kirtland, OH
Lake County

Description: feature a narrated hayride along a trail filled with family-oriented thrills, chills, and adventures. Many "fright" sites will leave you with goose bumps or giggles! Then, as you wonder down a haunted trail through Festival Field past more fright sites, b
Event Hours: Friday 6:30 AM to 9:00 PM Saturday 6:30 AM to 9:00 PM

Ohio, Waynesville

Ohio Sauerkraut Festival

Dates: October 13, 2012 - October 14, 2012
Location:
Main Street
Waynesville, OH
Warren County

Phone Number: 513-897-8855
Event Hours: Sat. 9 to 8pm Sun. 9 to 6pm

Ohio, Oak Harbor

Oak Harbor Apple Festival

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Dates: October 13, 2012 - October 14, 2012
Location:Downtown
Oak Harbor, OH
Ottawa County

Phone Number: 419-898-0479

Ohio, Jefferson

Covered Bridge Festival

Dates: October 13, 2012 - October 14, 2012
Location:Ashtabula Fairgrounds
Jefferson, OH
Ashtabula County

Phone Number: 440-576-3769
Description: Family oriented festival, tour 17 covered bridges, crafts, entertainment, farmers market, quilt show, contests, souvenirs, antique engines, cars and tractors, parade, children's activities, good food. Office is open year round. Free driving tour map avail

Ohio, Akron

Boo at the Zoo

Dates: October 13, 2012 - October 14, 2012
Location:
Akron, OH
Summit County

Event Hours: Fri, 5:30-8 pm, Sat- Sun, 3-8 pm

Ohio, Akron

Harvest Festival

Dates: October 13, 2012 - October 14, 2012
Location:Hale Farm & Village
Akron, OH
Summit County

Description: Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of fall, Jump into hay piles, taste apple butter & cider and soak up the last of the season

Ohio, Canton

HALLoween Family Fun Day

Dates: October 13, 2012 - October 13, 2012
Location:Pro Football Hall of Fame
Canton, OH
Stark County

Description: enjoy fun and frightful characters in costumes, balloon artists, face painters, a petting zoo, crafts, games and more.Kids, age 12 and under, are encouraged to dress up in their best costume to enjoy the third annual fun filled event.


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by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 10:00 AM
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BengalsN.Browns
by Member on Oct. 10, 2012 at 9:02 AM

So many great things going on this week.

I love Boo at the Zoo

parkersmama08
by Jerra on Oct. 10, 2012 at 11:00 AM

Toledo has Little Boo at the Zoo coming up, I think Oct 15th

i.heart.myboys
by Amber on Oct. 10, 2012 at 1:22 PM
Sounds fun! We are going to Leeds Farm on Saturday with my parents.
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