Weekend Roundup 10/22-10/24

Better late than never.
Find your family fun through nature, Halloween fun, and more!  

🍁Harvest Festival-Bexley 

Friday 6-8 PM

Join us at Jeffrey Park for our annual Harvest Festival! At this event, you’ll enjoy an enchanted walk, corn maze, bonfire, games, magicians, food and so much more. This free community event is suitable for all ages!


πŸ‘»Vineyard Church Trunk or Treat

Join us for a FREE family Halloween Party for all ages on Friday October 22nd from 6:30pm-8:30pm. We will start our evening with a Trunk-or-Treat in the parking lot at 6:30-7:15 and move inside where we have games & activities for kids, food and drink for purchase, a dance party and hayrides. Dress in your best costumes and bring your kiddos to celebrate some safe family fun this holiday! We have measures to keep you and your family safe considering social distancing guidelines and encourage wearing masks while inside the building.


πŸ‘πŸ»MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY! @Boyer Nature Preserve

Saturday, 9 AM-12 PM

We’ll be working alongside FACT- Friends of Alum Creek and Tributaries to continue removing the invasive shrub, honeysuckle, and tree, callery pear, from Boyer Nature Preserve in Westerville. 

We’ll have snacks, refreshments, tools, and gloves. Please bring your own tools and gloves if you have them to limit contact among volunteers. 

Based on past experience, we highly recommend non-cotton clothing, as it’s seed season and they’re prone to sticking to soft/loose clothing. 


πŸ‘»2nd Annual Trunk or Treat @

Peace Lutheran Church

Bring your kids, grandkids, family, friends to our 2nd Annual Peace Lutheran Trunk-or-Treat event! No need to RSVP. It is open to the community and will be held on Saturday, October 23rd from 10am to Noon. We are looking for LOTS of people to sign up to decorate a trunk! Come and join us for a fun outdoor event!


πŸŽƒPumpkin Parade @Tremont Library

10:30 AM-12:30 PM

Come dressed in your costume for this special annual Halloween storytime. After a few stories, we will parade around the library and pick up treats along the way. Parade starts at 11 am. All ages.


🐩Spooky Pooch Parade

Saturday 1-4 PM

Celebrate Halloween with your furry friends at the 2nd Annual Spooky Pooch Parade, Saturday (10/23) from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Dress your pet in their best costume and join us for this fall, family favorite!


πŸ’€Historic Happy Halloween Candy Trail

Dress up your little Ghouls for a Frightfully good Time! The Historic Dublin Candy Trail.Saturday October 23rd  From 2-5pm 

See Dorothy, the Witch and Scarecrow too! Stop in for a family picture at the Selfie Station. Pets are welcome to stroll along! DORA hours begin at 1:00pm

Stay tuned for Locations Maps and more!

Free candy while supplies last!


πŸ‘»Trunk or Treat-New Albany

Join New Albany Parks and Recreation as we host our first ever Trunk or Treat! Wear your best costume and trick or treat through our parking lot to play games and get candy from various local organizations.

Planning on attending? Parking in the Green Zone will be UNAVAILABLE for those attending. The path from Red to Green will be decorated for this event, so we encourage you to park in the Red Zone (7875 Peter Hoover Road, New Albany, OH 43054) and walk 

WHAT: Ghostly Golden Retrievers and Spooky Spaniels invade Huber Park at the 2nd Annual Spooky Pooch Parade

WHEN: Saturday, October 23, 2021, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Huber Park

The afternoon will include:

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Registration  β€“ Free to participate. All participating dogs and other pets must register. 

1:15 p.m. Rude Dog K-9 Training Demo

1:30 p.m. Southern Ohio Flying K-9’s

2:15 p.m. Rude Dog K-9 Training Demo

2:30 p.m. Southern Ohio Flying K-9’s

3:00 p.m.: Pet Parade – Strut your festive pet through the beautiful tree-lined path at Huber Park

3:30 p.m.: Winners Announced – Pet costumes will be judged with prizes given to the best dressed in the following categories:

-Best Group


-Most Creative


Don’t miss the activities for the kids as well. Look for the pet caricature artist, special performers, food vendors, selfie station, and more!

Food Drive:

We will be collecting non-perishable non-expired FOOD AND PET FOOD items to help our fellow neighbors in need. 

With each donation, residents can take photos with the Stormtroopers and other special guests courtesy of Ohio Garrison 501st Legion. 

This popular community event takes place rain or shine!


🍁An Evening on the Farm – Slate Run Historical Farm

Saturday, 5-6:30 PM

Enjoy a campfire and warm cup of cider while joining in family activities and enjoying the Farm as the sun sets. Bring your own S’more makings and some chairs if you want to sit and enjoy the fire.


πŸ‚Autumn Lantern Stroll

Saturday 6:30 PM

Old-fashioned candle lanterns will light your way on a 1-mile self-guided hike through the State Nature Preserve. 

Meet at the Schrock Lake Restrooms.


πŸ’€Graveyard Hike -Battelle Darby

Sunday 11 AM-1 PM

Take a 4-mile off-trail hike to prehistoric Native American and pioneer burial grounds


πŸŽƒTrick or Treat Trail @Gallant Woods

Sunday 1-4 PM

All Ages. Children! Come in costume to gather treats from characters along the enchanted nature trail. Decorate pumpkins, enjoy a hayride, view insects with The Bug Man, get close to Ohio’s nocturnal birds of prey with Ohio Nature Education (ONE), vote for your favorite scarecrow, and visit Gallant Farm across the road. It’s all free!


πŸ’€Halloween Party

Get your little ghouls and goblins ready! The annual CHCA Halloween party will be held on Oct 24thfrom 3:00-5:00 p.m. We will use a similar setup tolast year. Individually bagged candy, snacks, crafts, and game prizes will be available as a walk through event around the picnic tables at Selby Park Shelter

House. The shelter house itself will not be open during the event. As always, our wonderful sponsor Cynthia

MacKenzie and Cymack Real Estate will be hosting a pumpkin patch out in the field. Stop by for Halloween fun, and don’t forget to take a picture in the pumpkin patch!

Masks are strongly encouraged. I mean, it is Halloween after all πŸ™‚


πŸ“ŒPlease note-Events can be changed by hosts, please check the event before attending. I try my best to provide up to date information. Please stay safe and do what you feel is most comfortable for your family with COVID-19 risks.