Weekend Roundup 10/8-10/10


More festive fun! Festivals, outdoor movie screening of the goonies, geekfest, touch a truck, knights, dinosaurs, harvest moon, bones mummies, and more!  Which exciting event will you choose? 

🎃Trail of Scarecrows

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 am-9pm

No matter what you love most about autumn, you’re sure to fall for the Trail of Scarecrows! Named “The Scarecrow Capital of Ohio,” Fairfield County has 14 communities displaying fantastic scarecrows during the entire month of October. Visit them all, vote for your favorite, and share your pics by using #FCScarecrows21

This self-guided experience is completely free, so don’t miss a single one of these cute and clever displays that celebrate the Autumn Experience in Fairfield County. 

More details on the Trail of Scarecrows challenge and voting coming soon.

https://facebook.com/events/s/the-2021-trail-of-scarecrows/260377799130103/

🙂The Festival for Good 2021 

Friday, October 8th, 4:30-9 PM

Gravity on Broad St. in Franklinton 

Have fun. Do good. 

-> Shop for good from local social enterprise vendors

-> Enjoy delicious food and drinks from 

local food trucks and breweries

-> Hear inspiring stories of social enterprise

-> Have fun with the entire family

This event is an open air, outdoors event and we want to be as safe as possible. Masks are encouraged. 

We’d love to know you’re coming. Sign up today for your FREE ticket and you’ll be automatically entered to win $100 in Festival cash. Simply click “Find Tickets” and register. 

About: 

Founded in 2016, the Festival for Good is dedicated to bringing Central Ohio consumers and local social enterprises together.

You and your family and friends will enjoy an open air festival featuring dozens of hand picked social enterprise vendors. 

These small businesses and entrepreneurs are dedicated to doing good in our community. Each has a story to tell and a mission to make real change one sale at a time. Find your favorite and spread the good by making a purchase

For more info www.festivalforgood.org

🎥Friday Flick-Goonies

Friday, 7:30 PM

Gather the family, load your car with blankets and snacks, and join us for a throwback drive-in movie experience featuring The Goonies! This event is free.

https://facebook.com/events/s/friday-flick-featuring-the-goo/403704091365449/

🤓Great Geekfest 2021

Saturday, All day

An interactive virtual Con for all ages!

Let your inner Geek run free with a whole day of online cosplay, panels, D&D, and so much more! We’ll be streaming the whole day on YouTube!! 

View the entire day’s lineup at our Great GeekFest page!


🗡Days of Knights @Alley Park

Saturday, 10-4 PM

Experience the sights, the sounds & the feel of the Middle Ages! 

Walk through a timeline encampment and come face-to-face with historically accurate re-enactors who portray knights, Vikings, archers, crusaders & more in this free, family-friendly educational event. See and touch arms and armor. Enjoy archery, cooking, and a variety of other hands-on demonstrations. See reproductions of medieval pottery, furniture, and clothing. Learn about the roles of women and religion in society, medieval foodways, crafting, and daily life.

Explore this amazing combination of history, education, and entertainment. Remember: this is not a Renaissance Festival; it is entertaining and educational history brought to life. Special activities for youths and adults are available throughout the weekend. Bring your family and friends and join us at Alley Park on October 9 & 10 to learn all about the Middle Ages!

https://facebook.com/events/s/days-of-knights/232356648949251/


🌳Acorn Adventure

Saturday, 10-11 am

Shale Hollow Park

Saturday, October 2, 10 – 11 A.M. Shale Hollow Park, Ages 8+ Join a Naturalist for a 1-mile hike and learn about the adventure every acorn goes on! From the mighty oak tree where they start their journey to the chemical defenses acorns use to protect themselves to the animals that eat them.

https://preservationparks.recdesk.com/Community/Calendar

🦖Dinosaur Storytime @Beanbag Books

Saturday, 10:30-11:15

Dinosaurs RAWRRRR!!!

Join us for a story time all about dinosaurs! We’ll read 3 or 4 picture books and then do a dinosaur craft or activity. We will have dinosaur dig kits for giveaways as well. All ages are welcome!

https://facebook.com/events/s/dinosaur-themed-story-time/3056957514627248/


🚜Touch a Truck

TOUCH-A-TRUCK COMMUNITY EVENT

Vehicles Galore To Wow You And More! 

EASE logistics and The Dublin Police Department invite all local families and friends, to join us Saturday, October 9th, from 11AM – 1PM, at EASE HQ (5725 Avery Rd., Dublin Ohio), for our first annual TOUCH-A-TRUCK Community Event!

Family Fun Activities and Complimentary Food! 

– Face Painting

– Balloon Artist

– Dump Truck Slide

– Food Truck 

– Complimentary hot dogs, popcorn, and cotton candy 

– Vehicles Galore (police cars, fire trucks, drones, city vehicles – and of course, TRUCKS! Will be on-site for you to explore, and experts available to answer all your questions!

*SUPPORT THE DUBLIN FOOD PANTRY! Canned-food donations for the Dublin Food Pantry are encouraged! 

https://easelogistics.com/touch-a-truck

🌾🌕Harvest Moon Festival @Infirmary Mound Park, FREE!

Saturday, October 9th @ 12 pm – 4pm

Come celebrate fall with us at the Festival and experience what life was like back in the 1840’s at the Rendezvous. 

Eat: The Festival will have food trucks Hogg Head’s BBQ, Tibetan Momo, and Rising Sun Coffee. So you can fill up with lunhc or grab some pumpkin spice coffee and hot chocolate as you enjoy the festival. Plus there will be live apple butter making – the first 150 people get to take home a jar! 

Listen: The Bluegrass band Open Highway will play from noon to 3PM.

Do:  Touch-a Tractor, bounce houses, climbing wall, bungee trampoline, kite flying, bubble making, crafts, archery, games, and other activities. 

Learn: The Rendezvous features re-enactors in period dress throughout their encampment. 

Ohio School of Falconry will do a falconry demonstration from 3PM – 4 PM.

The ‘Bugman’ will be on hand with live bugs. Will you be brave enough to hold a tarantula?

https://facebook.com/events/s/harvest-moon-festival/1563335864004839/

🌱Wild Saturday@Green Haven Living

Between 1-3 PM, visit with our Wildlife Ambassadors from the Ohio Wildlife Center.  Learn how to peacefully coexist with our wild neighbors.  A portion of all online or in-store sales from 10-5 on Wild Saturday will be donated to the Wildlife Hospital, which received a record 8105 patients in 2020.  Enjoy a visit with the animal ambassadors, support local wildlife conservation and shop local.  

https://facebook.com/events/s/wild-saturday-wildlife-conserv/1405527999781745/

🗡Days of Knights @Alley Park

Sunday, 10 AM-4 PM

Experience the sights, the sounds & the feel of the Middle Ages! 

Walk through a timeline encampment and come face-to-face with historically accurate re-enactors who portray knights, Vikings, archers, crusaders & more in this free, family-friendly educational event. See and touch arms and armor. Enjoy archery, cooking, and a variety of other hands-on demonstrations. See reproductions of medieval pottery, furniture, and clothing. Learn about the roles of women and religion in society, medieval foodways, crafting, and daily life.

Explore this amazing combination of history, education, and entertainment. Remember: this is not a Renaissance Festival; it is entertaining and educational history brought to life. Special activities for youths and adults are available throughout the weekend. Bring your family and friends and join us at Alley Park on October 9 & 10 to learn all about the Middle Ages.

https://facebook.com/events/s/days-of-knights/232356645615918/


👍🏻Sunday Funday-Oktoberfest

12-6 PM

Oktoberfest is a kid-friendly event with games, music, food, drinks and shopping. Come celebrate fall in Old Worthington!

https://facebook.com/events/s/sunday-funday-oktoberfest/391155172584252/

🎃Trunk or Treat @Capital Kia

Sunday

Join us for the FREE Family Event to benefit Mid-Ohio Foodbank. Come in costume, collect candy from various trunks and get photos with Captain America and Cinderella. Please bring a non perishable food item. Columbus Humane will be on site handing out to go dog treats. And we’ll have showcases from Rising Sun Black Belt Karate,  For the Love of Dance, Steps of Grace and Future Gymnastics Academy #CapitalCares

https://facebook.com/events/s/trunk-or-treat/160743349547254/

🦴Blendon Bones

Sunday, 1-3 PM

Looking for a bone-ified great time this weekend? I can feel it in my bones – you’ll ulna want to be at Blendon Woods this weekend! Tibia honest, this bone-headed idea for an event will be a humerus osteoblast that will leave you bone-tired. So don’t be a lazy bones – come see our fantastic display of skeletons and taxidermy and meet Blendon staff member, Olivia G, to admire her spine-chilling good work!

https://facebook.com/events/s/blendon-bones/1184173845440112/


👻Westgate Mums and Mummies

Sunday, 1:30-3:30 pm

Come enjoy a free, fun, Fall/Pre-Halloween Family afternoon in Westgate Park!

Buy locally grown Fall garden MUMS in full color from Friends of Westgate Park.  

Costume Parade and Contests:

-PETS at 2:15pm

-CHILDREN at 2:45pm (In order: 1. Babies, 2. Kids, 3. Family/Group, 4. Best In Show Award)

*Please be signed in at registration table before judging times.

Following the costume contests are:

-Games and Activities inside and outside

-Hot Dogs and Apple Cider

-Tree trunk or Treat 

Click “GOING” or “Interested” to stay updated and receive reminders from Facebook.  ALL creatures and critters welcome!

https://facebook.com/events/s/8th-annual-mums-and-mummies/559083378673895/

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