Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…12/6-12/8

Holy Moly! My hands are tired from typing. Tons of fun this weekend. Enjoy this festive time of year!
Click here for all the details…www.cbus4kids.com/

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First Friday Storytime @ Blendon Woods12/6, 10-11 AM
4265 E Dublin Granville Rd.Join us for some stories about wildlife and nature!

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KidX: Teddy Bear Tidy Up @ Polaris Fashion Place12/6, 4:30-6 PM
1500 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus
Bring your teddy bear for a check-up! The Teddy Bear Doctors are here to help. They can fix minor repairs such as little tears and buttons. Bears will get a heart healthy seal of approval when they pass their inspection.

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Festival Of Lights-Pickerington12/6, 5-8 PM
70 Cross St, Suite B, Pickerington
Join us for a festival event at the pantry. Lights will be hung on the pantry and photographs will be taken in the life size snow globe pictured above.

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Westerville’s Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting Ceremony12/6, 5-9
21 S State St, Westerville
The City’s traditional Tree Lighting Ceremony is expanding into a full holiday celebration in Uptown Westerville on Friday, December 6 from 5-9 p.m.
New programming will take place in front of and behind City Hall and along W. College Ave.Activities include:A pony carouselPetting zooIce skating rink ($5 per half hour, skates provided; 12-9 p.m.)Meet and greets with holiday characters (Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Rudolph and the Grinch)Family-friendly music Horse-drawn carriage rides Seasonal crafts and games Special photo opportunities Free hot cocoa and cookiesChildren’s Holiday Gift Shop (inside City Hall Council Chambers)Food trucks The official Tree Lighting Ceremony will begin at 7 p.m.Families can visit with Santa and his elves from 6-7 p.m and 7:30-8:30 p.m. inside City Hall through the north entrance.Be sure to explore Uptown Westerville to see the decorated storefronts and finish some holiday shopping too. Learn more about the event, parking restrictions and road closures at www.westerville.org/treelighting

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Free Festive Fridays at Columbus Commons12/6, 5-8 PM
160 S High St, Columbus
Enjoy the festive lights at Columbus Commons from November 22 through January 5, EVERY DAY from dusk until to 11 pm. Stop by after a Downtown dinner to see more than 400,000 LED lights dazzle in the park, thanks to our wonderful partnership with the AEP Foundation.To sweeten the deal, Fridays from 5pm to 8pm in December will be a little extra festive, with free hot chocolate and carousel rides. Plus, you’ll hear the music of the season with musicians roaming around the park. You can find that extra bit of holiday cheer on these dates:Friday, December 6
Friday, December 13
Friday, December 20
While you’re traversing this glowing green space, take a photo and share it on Instagram using #CCHolidayLights!Free hot chocolate is available until supplies run out and carousel rides are weather permitting. Taquero Mad Street Food and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams will be open! Convenient parking is located under the park at 191 S. 3rd St, or directly across the street at 55 E. Rich St.For more information, visit the Columbus Commons website or https://www.columbusddc.com/projects/HolidayLights

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Pickerington Holiday Gathering12/6, 5-8 PM
The annual Pickerington Village Association’s Holiday Gathering will take place from 5-8pm on 12/6/2019 in the Village. Join neighbors & friends for a fun night in the Village!Activities include:- NEW THIS YEAR: Lighted Holiday Stroll. More than a block of holiday inflatables on West Columbus Street- 7:00 pm City Tree Lighting at the Gazebo- Pictures with Santa at David Beckham Photography- Hop-on/Hop-off Trolley Rides sponsored by Huntington Bank and Bus Rides sponsored Heartland Bank- Ice Carving demonstration sponsored by Kemba Financial – designs by World Ice Champions from Frost Lion- Reindeer Petting Area sponsored by Darlene Kuzmic, ERA Real Solutions- Horse Drawn Wagon Rides sponsored by Chesta (2 wagons this year)- Photo-op Giant Inflatable Snow Globe, Face Painting, Hot cocoa & coffee at the Food Pantry- Free Children’s Crafts at the Hair Boutique and Little Tigers Preschool- Free treat bags for kids at Monroe Salon & Spa- Cookie Decorating for kids at Porter’s Coffee House- Free Treats for kids and $1 charity drawing at 19 West Salon- Pizza Special at Romeo’s during our event – $5 for a Small Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza- Picktown Express train rides at 51 East Columbus Street
– Holiday Marketplace at Combustion Brewery in the Loft event space. Combustion will offer featured Holiday beers Naughty & Nice.- Children’s Holiday Craft & Cake Pops at Rob Forche Orthodontics- “Toys of the Decades” on display and for sale downstairs at 19 N Center St
– Free Children’s Games by Primrose School- upstairs at 19 N Center St
– Treats for kids at the Fire Department- Live Nativity display by Logos Bible Church. Hot cocoa & popcorn- Luminaries courtesy of our local Key Club students- Children’s stories at the museum, North Pole Village display in the lower level- Strolling carolers from Violet Baptist Church, Maranatha Church and Key Clubs from PHSC & PHSN- Obstacle Course for kids at Violet Community Cross Fit- Special $5 Paint & Take ornament at Picktown Art Works- Free Drawing at The Humble Crate- Mini Donuts and Kettle Corn for sale on the street

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A Night in Bethlehem at Westerville Christian Church12/6, 5:30-8:30 PM
471 E College Ave, Westerville
The town of Bethlehem is coming to Westerville Christian Church! This is a free, hands-on Christmas event for the whole family. Come to the town of Bethlehem, shop at the marketplace, travel to the stable and to talk with Mary and Joseph as they welcome the Christ child. It’s the very first Christmas and you’re invited to be a part of it. Come anytime. Plan for a 90 minute experience. This is an indoor event. Pre-registration requested.http://wcchurch.life/nib/

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Home for the Holidays Weekend 201912/6-12/8
20 E Winter St, Delaware
Main Street Delaware brings you a holiday to remember! FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6 // 6 – 9 p.m.:Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony6:30 pm
Join other families and feel the sense of love and community as we light our magnificent Christmas Tree at the corner of William and Sandusky Streets. Our tree lighting is a magical experience. Santa joins us at our tree lighting, helping us each year to flip the switch and light our tree.Other Friday night highlights include:Horse-drawn carriage rides $1 per person, over the age of 5Life-sized snow globeFrozen themed bounce houseVisits with SantaCarolers and live musical performancesMagic and kids activitiesShopping and store specialsSATURDAY, DECEMBER 7 // All Day: Dash for Dasher Scavenger Hunt 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Santa has lost Dasher! Explore downtown following Santa’s clues to find him and have fun along the way. Main Street Delaware will collect a voluntary monetary donation or a box of cereal for our local food pantries.Visit Santa at The Strand Theatre1 – 3 p.m.
Holiday Shopping Extravaganza! Shop our downtown stores with holiday specials, deals or snacks! Participate by getting a stamp at each store you make a purchase, turn in your card for a chance to win Chocolate Walk tickets!SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8 // 3 p.m.:Holiday Parade 3 p.m., stepping off from Mingo Park
The Post Office also be on hand to collect your letters to Santa along the parade route!Learn more at https://www.mainstreetdelaware.com/christmas-in-downtown/

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️Polar Express @ Gahanna Library12/6, 7-8:30 PM
310 Granville St. GahannaCelebrate this favorite holiday book by Chris Van Allsburg at our exciting after hours program. We’ll have stories, caroling, crafts, treats and more! Please register each person attending. Free, register online.

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🏻Holiday Character Breakfast – presented by Visit Gahanna @ New Life Church12/7, 8 AM-12 PM
3690 N Stygler Rd, Gahanna
Visit Gahanna’s popular annual Holiday Character Breakfast returns with a pancake breakfast, a performance by GHLS Theater Department, kids crafts and much more! (Note: Everyone entering must purchase a ticket, and all children must be accompanied by a paying adult.) Three seating times: 8:15 am, 9:30 am and 10:45. am. Buy tickets here: https://gahannaconventionvisitorsburea.thundertix.com/events/160921

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North Market Holiday Market12/7, 8 AM-1 PM
59 Spruce Street, Columbus
Join North Market merchants, farmers, and makers on the first Saturday in December for a festive holiday market!Shop both inside the Market House and outside on the plaza!North Market merchants will be open from 9:00am – 7:00pm with their usual offerings PLUS holiday specials and gifts!Local makers and farmers will be on site outdoors from 8:00am – 1:00pm. Outdoor Vendors include:*Thomas Family Orchard will bring seasonal apples & fresh apple cider.*Shady Grove Farms will feature locally grown produce, homemade jams and hand-poured candles & gifts.*Seibel Tree Farm will be on site selling Christmas trees & holiday decor (while supplies last).*Cason Pies will sell fresh baked pies, cookies & quick breads. *Coco Cat Bakery & Chocolates will offer their delicious Christmas cookies & hot chocolate.*The Sweater Lady has lovely handmade sweaters, jewelry & gifts.*Emily Ann’s Aprons sells handmade aprons & gifts.*Brewberry Wicks will have their handmade candles & gifts.*Jewelry by Cricket Jones will be on site with handmade jewelry from silverware and antique and recycled materials.*Arden Stones sells hand-made, natural stones jewelry.*Talcom Quinn will be selling jewelry & gifts.*Both Ends Candle Co. will have their candles available.*The Buttered Skin Care Company will bring their products and gifts.* SUNNY HUNNY provides whole plant medicine and body care.*North Market staff will be selling North Market merchandise & gift certificates. Holiday Special = Purchase $50 in North Market Gift Certificates and receive one free North Market Cookbook!!!!! (while supplies last)Entertainment & Activities:*Terrance Charles will be playing his saxophone from 9:00am-12:00pm
*Santa Claus – FREE for the kiddos to visit, say hello, and get your selfie with Santa! (Santa will be strolling throughout the Market.)*Kids’ craft: FREE Make and Take Christmas Ornament!*Hot Mulled Wine will be available for purchase*Enter to win $10K in doors and windows for your home from Renewal by Andersen!*and more!

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New Albany Indoor Farmers Market12/7, 9 AM-12 PM
200 Market Square, New AlbanyOur indoor season begins Saturday, November 2 from 9:00 a.m. – noon inside the beautiful Phil Heit Center for Healthy New Albany, 1500 West Main Street in New Albany, Ohio. The market will run one time per month on the first Saturday of the month, November through March. We strive to bring you locally produced products: honey, fresh & local produce, meat and poultry, salsas, baked goods, coffee, artisan goods, ice cream, eggs, pastas and sauces, etc. Live music and a warm, community atmosphere.

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Holiday Activities at Oakland Nursery (All locations)Columbus Garden Center Events (1156 Oakland Park AvenueColumbus, OH 43224)
*Horse-drawn carriage rides! Saturdays & Sundays noon – 4 pm starting November 30 through December 15.
*A Reindeer will visit Oakland on Saturday, December 14 from 12 – 3 pm! This is sure to be a favorite with your kids!*Breakfast with Santa!  Saturday, December 21 from 9 – 11 am. You can visit with Santa. Please call the store for more details.*Elsa & Anna, The Princesses from the ‘Tundra’ up North! Saturday, December 21st from 12 noon – 2 pm. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the magic.Delaware Garden Center Events (25 Kilbourne Road Delaware, OH 43015)
*Kids’ Activities on the weekends starting November 30 from noon – 4 pm: Many different special guest appearances on the weekends including caricature artist, balloon artist, and face painting. Please call the store for more details.*Musical Entertainment on the weekends starting November 30 – December 15 with various local artists.*Mr. & Mrs. Claws on some weekends!Enjoy pics with these ‘Santa Lizards’ from the Reptile Zoo.Dublin Garden Center Events (4261 West Dublin-Granville Road Dublin, Ohio 43017)
*Horse-drawn carriage rides: Sat. & Sun. noon – 3 pm November 30 – December 15.*The kids can enjoy cookies and hot chocolate with Santa! Sat. & Sun. noon – 3:30 pm starting November 30.*Bring your dog to have a picture with Santa! Sat. & Sun. noon – 3:30 pm starting November 30 (Please call the store for more details.)*Breakfast with Santa! Saturday, December 21 from 9:30 – 11:30 am. Please call the store for detailsNew Albany Garden Center Events (5211 Johnstown Road New Albany, Ohio 43054)
*Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides: Saturday & Sunday from noon – 4 pm November 30 & December 1, December 7, 8, & 15 while 9 am – 3 pm December 14.
*Free Popcorn and Holiday Cookies on the weekends starting November 30.*Musical Entertainment from the New Albany High School Music Department: A Capella Singers on Dec. 7 & 8; Jazz Band on Dec. 14; Strings on Dec. 15. All performances will be 1 – 2 pm.*Breakfast with Santa! Saturday, December 14 from 8 – 11 am.

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Christmas in the Gardens @ Hoover Gardens12/7
182 N Sunbury Rd, Westerville
The first 3 weekends in December, we will be serving hot chocolate & cookies, painting ornaments and visiting with the Grinch! Activities begin at 10, with the Grinch visiting from 11-4. Parents can enjoy extra discounts on all the beautiful indoor Christmas items on display. Also check out the beautiful arrangements of fresh greens, trees, poinsettias, Christmas cactus and so much more. Pets are always welcome in our establishment, and the Grinch is happy to pose with them as well!!

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🏻Dickens of a Christmas at Ohio Village12/7 and 12/8
A 19th-century holiday celebration through the lens of Charles Dickens. Learn how Christmas was celebrated, interact with Scrooge, meet Santa Claus, hear caroling, and make holiday crafts.

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🏻Visits with Santa @ Ohio Herb Center12/7, 9 AM-1 PM
110 Mill St, Gahanna
Join us the first two Saturdays in December to see our favorite jolly old elf. The Ohio Herb Center is the perfect place to get your cherished holiday pictures taken with the big guy! After your pictures, make and take home some festive treats. Then visit the gift shop where you can do some shopping while you wait for your photos. There is no better way to get into the holiday spirit. PARKING: Coming to see Santa on December 14? Note that South Mill St. will be CLOSED in the morning for the Santa Race 5K. We suggest that you enter the Creekside District from the North (Cherry Bottom Rd. or E. Johnstown Rd.) and park in one of these locations: (a) The Creekside Parking garage (N. Mill St.), (2) the public parking lot at the corner of Town & High Streets, or (3) Jefferson Elementary School. 

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Cheryl’s 2019 Annual Holiday Party12/7
646 McCorkle Blvd, WestervilleYou are invited to our Annual Holiday Party on 12/7 from 10am-4pm!Schedule of events: 10am – noon: Visit with Santa! #santalovescheryls
Noon – 1pm: Frost a cookie with Mrs. ClausAll day:-Secret Santa Shop– Little ones, bring your lists and our special elf will help you shop! Prices range from $2 – $15 per gift! Pssst, your gifts will fit in the freezer until Christmas….-48 cookies only $29.99 (regularly $59.99)-Doughballs, cut-out dough, & frosting tubs 50% off-Come see our NEW Holiday gifts and cookies, enter raffles, & other surprises!

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Holiday Happiness 201912/7, 10 AM-2 PM
Don’t miss our 48th annual holiday celebration featuring music, crafts, displays and a visit from Santa. Visit https://ualibrary.libnet.info/event/2830056 for the complete schedule of entertainment and activities.

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🏻Free Lazarus Santa’s Workshop12/7, 12-6 PM
50 W Town St, Columbus
Do you remember visiting the Lazarus department store, waiting wide-eyed to sit on Santa’s lap? On Saturday, December 7 from 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Mr. Claus himself will be making a comeback at the very place many Columbus residents affectionately recall making seasonal expeditions to see him: The Lazarus Building. In addition to cellphone photos with the big man and some of our favorite characters, your little elves can kick-start the holiday season with face painting and crafts led by the OSU Urban Arts Space. We’ll also be collecting toys to donate to the Franklin County Children Services Holiday Wish program. But that’s only the beginning! Head over to Columbus Commons to enjoy the 400,000+ LED light display starting at 5:00 pm. Continue the celebration with free carousel rides, hot chocolate and holiday music!This classic holiday experience will take you back to the hey-day of the Lazarus department store when the season beckoned thousands of shoppers in an era before Cyber Monday.Easy and convenient parking is available at the Columbus Commons Main Garage located at 55 E Rich Street or the Underground Garage located at 191 S. Third Street. Learn more: https://www.columbusddc.com/projects/HolidayLights

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2019 Trolley Hop December 7 noon – 4pm
12/7, 12-4 PM
480 E Town St, Columbus
Trolleys will transport you to 11 different sites in the Discovery District to enjoy holiday festivities. Santa will be at the Topiary Park Gatehouse from 12 – 4pm. 

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Christmas Is Coming @ Slate Run Farm12/7, 1-3,Help decorate the farmhouse in Victorian style. String popcorn and make an ornament to decorate our tree or take home.

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34th Annual Christmas Candlelight Walking Tour12/7, 1-9 PM
There is no better way to get into the holiday spirit than in the quaint, New England-style village of Granville. This year marks the 34th Anniversary that the Village of Granville has entertained thousands of visitors and residents at the Christmas Candlelight Walking Tour. Stroll along the streets lined with live Christmas trees aglow with sparkling lights. Find special gifts at unique shops, and dine in a variety of restaurants. Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride, holiday music at area churches, or visit our museums and businesses that host special events.http://granvillecandlelightwalkingtour.com

🧝🏼‍♂️The 12 ELVES of Dublin-Historical Dublin1 N High St, Dublin
Enjoy this fun family tradition! Beginning on December 7th at 1:00pm
Details:Pick up your Elf hunt Card at any of the participating locationsVisit each location and hunt for our mischievous little elves. Take time to shop at our many wonderful small business’s for your Holiday needs! Each child will receive a small toy or treat when they succeed!Have your card marked to confirm your visitComplete all 12 locations ( Between 12/7 and 12/21) Drop off your completed cards at any location and you will be entered into a drawing for a fantastic Grand Prize Basket!PARTICIPATING LOATIONS:Boho 72 BoutiqueTerra Art GalleryDublin Toy EmporiumExtravagiftsOur CupCakeryDean Insurance GroupCutler Real Estate-Jean Ann Conley and Shilpa GuptaClose Connection- Keller Williams Consultants RealityWinan’s Coffee and ChocolatesBiologico BeautyStarbucks
Johnson’e Real Ice CreamPLEASE NOTE! The event times listed are general hours. When you pick up your card -each location will have its business hours listed for your convenience!

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Historic Dublin Holly Days12/7, 1-5 PM
1 N High St, Dublin
Kick off the season with Holly Days in Historic Dublin!Join us for this Free Family Event!1:00p-5:00p on Saturday, December 7th

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🏻Visit with Santa -Dublin Toy EmporiumLive Ice Carving demonstration in Bri Hi SquareFree Kids Crafts and Activities Live Art and Craft Demonstrations -Terra Art GalleryMeet Buddy the Elf and Jovie at ExtravagiftsLetters to Santa with Mrs Clause- Our CupCakeryGingerbread House Display-proceeds benefit the ACSCoast Wine House-Open House Open House and Holiday Specials-Boho 72 BoutiqueThe 12 Elves of Dublin Hunt beginsStrolling Carolers , Holiday Shopping! Tree lighting @ 5pm

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Rocky’s Olde Fashioned Christmas Party and open House12/7, 1-3 PM
9734 Jug St NW, PataskalaIt’s Rocky’s favorite time of the year and he wants to celebrate the holidays with you at his annual Olde Fashioned Christmas Party!This fun holiday event is free for all to attend featuring snacks, activities and a festive photo opportunity with Rocky the Therapy Horse. Come dressed for the weather and meet the entire herd of Therapy Horses. All proceeds from the raffle items, sponsors and donations for the event will support Rocky’s care for 2020. Rocky helps PBJ Connections provide mental health services to children, adults and families through horses counseling and nature.

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Holidays in Powell12/7, 2-6 PM
47 Hall St, PowellThe City of Powell is hosting the annual Holidays in Powell event from 2-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 in the Municipal Building Council Chambers & East Room, 47 Hall Street.Admission to the event is free and includes crafts, activities and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Guests must in line by 5 p.m. to visit with Santa Claus.Join Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and Mayor Jon Bennehoof at 6 p.m. in Village Green Park as they illuminate the City’s Christmas Tree.

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Victorian Christmas Open House12/7, 2-5 PM
157 E William St, Delaware
Nash House Holiday Open HouseSaturday, December 7, 2-5pm and Sunday, December 8, 3:30-5:30pm
Located at 157 East William Street, this beautiful 1878 Victorian house will be festively decorated for the holiday season. Refreshments will be served. Come wander through a 19th Century home and enjoy the splendor of festive Victorian Christmas decorations throughout the house. View the elegant furnishings of a home built in the 1870s. The Decor and Art on the walls from the 1800s and early 1900s are not to be missed.The Nash HouseThis brick Italianate-style house overlooking Delaware’s East William Street was built in 1878 for Thomas and Mina Slattery. The home is named for William Henry Nash and his wife Emeline who purchased the home in 1885 and remained a Nash family residence for until 1954. At that time, Miss Pauline Nash presented the house to the Delaware County Historical Society.The Nash House is furnished in the Victorian period with donated furnishings that have a direct connection to Delaware County. The period pieces range from an ornately carved desk crafted by OWU Art Professor Dorthea Graham to a 1928 General Electric Refrigerator. The furnishings and reproduction wallpaper make this home a showplace of the elegant Victorian era.https://delawareohiohistory.org/victorian-christmas-open-house-2019/

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2019 Cookie Walk12/7, 3-6 PM
The 2019 Main Street Christmas Event will once again be presented by the Pataskala Lions Club on Saturday, December 7. The Cookie Walk will be from 3pm – 6pm, followed by the Lighted Christmas Parade at 6pm. This event will be held downtown Pataskala on Main Street.Limited to the first come-first serve 400 families. 100% of the proceeds are donated to the Storehouse for Jesus Food Pantry. Guests will be asked to make a minimum $10 donation per family, then will do a walking tour of more than 50 local businesses collecting a cookie from each stop. There are tons of free activities, and entertainment experiences along the way! For more information please visit the Main Street Christmas – Pataskala Facebook Page.

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WINTER EVENING ON THE FARM @ Gallant Farm12/7, 3-7 PM
2150 Buttermilk Hill Road, Delaware
Join us for old-fashioned winter fun at Gallant Farm. Participate in seasonal activities that farm families enjoyed in years past. Enjoy live music while you warm up by an open fire, sipping hot beverages and sampling homemade cookies. Drop in early and stay throughout the evening. Free, all ages. Holly Jolly Train at Creekside12/7, 4-6 PM
Enjoy a ride on a small train and enjoy the festive decorations at Creekside.

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Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade!12/7
7232 E Main St, Reynolds-burg
The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner and we have exciting events planned to welcome the holiday season. Join us for a parade, caroling, crafts, letters to Santa and the lighting of the City tree. Parade will begin at 4:15 pm starting at Cypress Alley down Main Street through Old Reynoldsburg to City Hall. After the parade make your way to City Hall for photos with Santa and his elves. The City of Reynoldsburg’s Mayor will lead the community in lighting the City’s Christmas tree at 6:00 pm. PARADE: 4:15 pm
CAROLING: 5:30 pm
TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY: 6:00 pm

🦌Photo shoot with Santa’s Reindeer Comet12/7, 5-8 PM
62 E Cherry St, Sunbury,Come and join us for our 2nd Annual Photo opportunity with Santa’s Reindeer Comet! This is a FREE event that will be hosted the evening of Christmas on the Square in Sunbury, Ohio. 

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🏻2019 Pataskala Lions Club Lighted Christmas Parade12/7, 6-8 PM
This will be the 23rd Annual Pataskala Lions Club Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 7! The Pataskala Lions Club are looking for parade entries to make this the best year yet!The rules are simple:FREE to EnterMUST HAVE LIGHTSPlease don’t throw candy (parade is at night and children difficult to see if they run in the road).HAVE FUN!!3 $100 CASH PRIZES FOR THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:⭐️Best Use of Christmas Lights⭐️Most Christmas Spirit⭐️Judge’s ChoicePlease visit the following link to register:https://drive.google.com/open?id=1q_Rs28cqxcpDsgBPCO0ycosxfXUBQCQV-qcPBEIUaTg
Don’t Forget to Visit with Santa in the Gazebo after the paradeParade will line up in the Washington Auto Parts / Goodwill Parking Lot at 5:00PM. Parade will start promptly at 6PM.Parade Route: Turn left (south) on Oak Meadow Dr. Turn left (east) on St. Rt. 16. Turn right (south) on St. Rt. 310 Main Street. End at Mill Street.
⭐️Signs of Christmas Performance at State Auto’s Christmas Corner12/7, 8-8:30 PM
518 E Broad St, Columbus
Get ready for Christmas carols- American Sign Language style!We’re Signs of Christmas, a non-profit group who performs (well… signs) Christmas carols in the Columbus area every holiday season. Our mission is to spread deaf and hard-of-hearing awareness through the beauty of America Sign Language. Swing by State Auto’s Christmas Corner to hear some of your favorite holiday tunes, dance, and perhaps learn some fun Christmas signs. 

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Winter Farmers Market! Gahanna12/8, 1-3
425 S Hamilton Rd, Gahanna
Come one, come all to the most Joyous market of them all!We’re hosting our second winter market in a little less than 6 days and we want you to be there. We’ll have a lot of amazing vendors, most of which you can see below, just in time for your holiday shopping. Remember to think local this holiday season, and come on down!5th Sense – ChimichurriCarousel Watergardens – Winter squash, beets, kale, potatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, honey, maple syrup, etc.Double TT Ranch – Pastured pork, chicken, etc.Florentine Legacy – Pasta sauce and Italian DressingHuckleberry Homestead – Pies, Specialty bread, etc.Ingram Acres – Granola, etc.Martha’s Bath and Body – Soap, lotion, lip balm, body oils, deodorant, etc.Mayhem Foods – Salsa, chips, etc.Ohio City Pasta – PastaOhio Farm Direct CheeseQuickie dips – Dips, dry rubs, no bake dessert mixes (gluten free options available)Simple Times Mixers – cocktail mixersSue’s Herbs & Jellies – jams, jellies, chutneys, fruit buttersTantakuna LLC – soaps, crafts, etcThat Mushroom Guy – Mushrooms.The Finest Edge, LLC – Knife Sharpening (Bring your own knife)TOF Apiaries – Honey.Twin Oak Farms LLC – Beef.Waffle Hub – Liege Waffles.Watson’s Acres Farm – Lavender items, candles, bath salts.White Oak Handmade – Handmade signs

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Westerville Christmas Children’s Parade12/8, 2:30 PM
Celebrate the Holidays at the Westerville Christmas Children’s Parade on December 8, 2019 starting at 2:30pm. Members from The Real Ohio Ghostbusters, The Dayton Ohio Ghostbusters, The Black Swamp Ghostbusters will join The Columbus Ghostbusters. Members will be walk alongside Ectos from each group, including our new Ecto GMC and new Ecto 110.

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🏻Santa in the Red Caboose12/8, 3-6 PM
5274 Norwich St, HilliardSanta Claus is coming to town! Join us in the Historic Village at Weaver Park as we host Santa and his Elves in the Red Caboose.This is an outdoor event, please dress for the weather. As always, this event is FREE and open to the public!

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🏻”Signs” of Christmas Performance12/8, 4-4:30
55090 Karl Rd.
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season as the “Signs” of Christmas Choir performs a variety of musical selections in American Sign Language (ASL). For all ages.

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Sunset Bison Walk @ Battelle Darby12/8, 4-5 PM
1415 Darby Creek Dr.Enjoy the sunset as we locate the bison in their winter pasture. All Ages. Meet us at the Nature Center 

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German Village Makers Market – Village Lights Edition12/7, 4-8 PM
1108 City Park Ave, Columbus
Join us during Village Lights for outdoor market at the corner of City Park and Thurman Ave featuring over 60 local artists, designers, growers, and bakers. Food trucks, home goods, apparel, personal accessories and more! Free, dog and family friendly. 

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Frozen Princess Holiday Ball of Columbus12/8, 5-7 PM
7227 N High St, Worthington
Buy 2 tickets get one free or Buy 5 and get 2 free !!! Tickets Paulettes Princess Parties go to event page !!!!Happy Holidays !!! Celebrate the new movie ” Frozen 2″ with a musical extravanganza !!! Be greeted by beautiful piano music and some of the cutest elves as you walk into the magical atrium inside The Shops at Worthington Place, which will be transformed into a winter wonderland. A unique theatre in the round concept will surround the magnificent tree. Close your eyes and who appears but the Snow-Queen and Princess in their new beautiful costumes to take you on a musical journey Don’t let the cold bother you, because hugs from the smiling snowman will warm your hearts as you enjoy his hilarious antics with the one and only Kristof !!! Your heart will be full as you see your favorite princesses adorned in the most spectacular handcrafted holidays gowns singing and dancing to their songs and lots of holiday favorites. Wait there is more …. Mrs Claus will be there with some special holiday friends for a interactive story and a holiday sing a long! As the concert ends, more fun begins with a holiday ball to dance the evening away with all the characters. Mrs. Claus will deliver any letter you bring directly to Santa , you can even sit on her lap and tell her what you would like this holiday season! Bring your camera to capture all the smiles and warm hugs.The Frozen Holiday Princess Ball is a one of a kind event not produced anywhere in the mid-west. All cast members are local talented singers, dancers and actors. Paulettes Princess Parties is a local company that is proud to produce and present this amazing event. Paulette has also produced Cinderellas Royal Wedding and Ball, Belles Royal Wedding and Ball, and The Enchanted Princess Balls of Columbus . SUPPORT LOCAL TALENTSupport our local charities: Proceeds of our Snow White Wishing Well will go to the Ronald McDonald House of Central Ohio and Make a Wish of OhioSO LET IT GO and Grab your tickets!! One show ONLY and it will sell out quickly !!!Questions ???? call Mrs Claus at 614-395-6330
The Frozen Holiday Princess Ball , Sunday Dec 8th , 5-7pm inside the Shops at Worthington PlaceBoth Adults and children need tickets , this will be enjoyed by everyone!!! Babes in arms do not need tickets.

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