Weekend Roundup 9/24-9/26

A taste of Fall weather, ahhh!  How about some activities to go along with it?  What will you choose?

CRT Magical Forest

THE GREAT PUMPKIN HUNT IS NOW ON!

I Spy with my little eye the CRT Magical Forest.

 Now open free from dawn until dusk daily. Bring your little ones and check out our magical forest. It is filled with fairytale friends and mystical fun. 

https://www.crtrealtors.com/blog/23/Crt+Magical+Forest+%5B+Now+Open+%5D

Facebook Live Family Storytime

Friday, September 24

10:00am – 10:30am

Visit our Facebook page for a live storytime featuring books, songs and rhymes.

https://events.columbuslibrary.org/event/5525640

Indian Lake Fall Festival

SEP 24 AT 4 PM EDT – SEP 26 AT 4 PM EDT

Join us for the 40th annual Harvest Festival co-sponsored by the Indian Lake Development Corporation and Indian Lake State Park on Sept 24, 25 and 26th. Over 100 arts and crafts vendors plus food vendors are located in the C-area of Indian Lake State Park Campground. Lots of hand made crafts, re-purposed furniture, mums, great good and drinks and baked goods are for sale. Free admission and Free parking. 

Vendors are open 

Fri 9-24 4 pm to 8 pm 

Sat 9-25 10 am to 6 pm 

Sun 9-26 10 am to 4 pm

https://fb.me/e/3OLr3aV4s

Fun Fridays – In-Person @Bexley Public Library

Stop by the BPL parking lot for delicious food, live music from Trio Fa2, and voter registration with the LWV. Music will be from 5-6 PM, and the food trucks will be available from 5-7 PM.

https://www.bexleylibrary.org/event/5432385

Glow Disc Golf @Glacier Ridge Metro Park

Friday , September 24th, 7:30 PM EDT – 9:30 PM EDT

Enjoy playing disc golf after dark. Baskets on the Glacier Ridge Metro Park disc golf course will be illuminated!

Bring your own discs for play, and bringing a flashlight or headlamp is recommended. Glow necklaces for participants, and a small number of disc lights will be available to borrow.

No need to register. Free and fun! 

https://fb.me/e/2soGQ9Som

North Market Downtown Farmers’ Market

SATURDAY AT 8 AM EDT – 12 PM EDT

DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET

8:00am – 12:00pm

The North Market Downtown Farmers’ Market returns! With a list of growers, makers, and artisans, the original farmers’ market in central Ohio will offer product that complement what’s inside the historic North Market. Live music and local organizations will also set up each week to offer entertainment, educational information, and fun activities. For more than 140 years, guests have been coming to North Market to support local merchants, farmers and makers. We are proud of our heritage in the community and happy to be home to great events, such as the original farmers’ market in central Ohio.

The Loyalty Program is also returning this year! Guests will have a chance to win monthly prizes and a grand prize based on regular attendance at the farmers’ market. Pick up a card at the North Market Downtown info table and bring it back to get stamped every Saturday. Prizes will range from gift cards, North Market items and farmers’ market items.

https://fb.me/e/1dfJQAUvB

Fallapalooza

SATURDAY AT 9 AM EDT – 6 PM EDT

Kick off fall with a fun filled weekend of pumpkins, pansies and cooler temperatures. Explore the haunted maze, enjoy amish foods, as well as many other fun activities.

On Saturday, enjoy treats from Mr. Rays food truck.

https://fb.me/e/SVf8fJiW

A Visit from the Farm @Miller Park Library

Saturday, September 25: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Drop by to see some animal friends from “Bring the Farm to You” including chickens, ducks, rabbits, turkeys, sheep, goats, and a pig. Weather permitting as this will be an outdoor event. (Ages 2+)

https://ualibrary.libnet.info/event/5376470

Annual Fire Expo & Muster

SATURDAY AT 10 AM EDT – 3 PM EDT

Please join the State Fire Marshal’s office and the Central Ohio Antique Fire Apparatus Association for this free event featuring antique fire trucks, a fire memorabilia flea market, fire safety demos, activities for children and adults, and much more!

This free event is family friendly and open to the public. Parking is also free, and food concessions will be available for purchase.

https://fb.me/e/1q42O0JnV

44th Annual Ohio Heritage Days @Malabar Farm State Park

SATURDAY AT 10 AM EDT – 4 PM EDT

Revisit the days of old and join us for the 44th Annual Ohio Heritage Days Festival. Enjoy educational presentations, an 18th century living history camp, hand-made crafts and antiques, Civil War re-enactments, wagon rides, vintage tractor display, food, music and more. Barn dance on Saturday and archeological displays on Sunday. This FREE event is from 10am – 4pm both days.

https://fb.me/e/1T8kxQjeP

Pupper Palooza

4100 Columbia St, Hilliard, OH 

SATURDAY AT 11 AM EDT – 4 PM EDT

We are hosting a Pupper Palooza for our community! We were excited to host an in person event this year to bring dog lovers together. The event will include vendors, adoptable dogs, refreshments, raffles to enter to win, a fall themed photo area, and kids crafts! We hope to see you there!

https://fb.me/e/1IEO2UwY3

Shepherd’s Fest @Shepherd’s Corner

Saturday September 25th, from noon to 3:00 pm

Join us at our annual open house, this year’s Shepherds Fest is a no cost event!

Including: Feed & meet out sheep and Maggie Francesca Llama!

Walk the meditation trail and labyrinths. And more! We’ll even have some of our 2021 site made maple syrup as well as honey from our bees available for purchase!

***Visitors when inside our barn or in close proximity to others please wear your mask. Masks are most essential in times when physical distancing is difficult, including indoors or in crowded areas. We ask that you join us in this healthy practice when participating in this community event.***

The Grandview Hop – September 2021

SATURDAY AT 5 PM EDT – 9 PM EDT

The Grandview Hop is Grandview’s summertime night market and evening stroll, hosted on the last Saturday of each month throughout the summer!

Thousands of attendees join us during each event – which are all free to attend and open to all ages. The Hop takes place as a block party along Grandview Avenue (with street closures from 1st Ave to 3rd Ave), from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mark your calendar to join us:

• Saturday, August 28, 2021

• Saturday, September 25, 2021

What is The Grandview Hop? Join us during the summer for a Night Market buzzing with live music, local shopping, awesome art, delicious food, and fun activities for all to enjoy on the last Saturday of the month in June, July, August, and September. You’ll find unexpected gifts like hand-crafted clothing and jewelry, handmade paper and leather goods, savory foods, funky accessories, home decor, and art galore. Food trucks, live entertainment, activities for kids (of all ages) and more!

The Grandview Hop is hosted every month by the Columbus Young Professionals Club in partnership with the City of Grandview Heights, Destination Grandview, Wright-Patt Credit Union, Endeavor Brewery and a bunch of truly amazing community partners. It’s always free to attend. Join us! 

https://fb.me/e/13TxTZyvM

Community Bonfire

SATURDAY AT 6 PM EDT – 8 PM EDT

The annual Powell Community Bonfire presented by the Powell Police Department and Liberty Township / Powell Fire Department will be held from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 in Village Green Park, 47 Hall Street.

Enjoy live music on the McClurg Properties Stage and complimentary hotdogs, apple cider and donuts. Check out yard games on the Village Green lawn, the roaring bonfire and police and fire vehicles on site.

https://fb.me/e/1aJYvMwe1

Outdoor Movie Night: Labyrinth (1986)

SATURDAY AT 7:30 PM EDT

Join us for this 80’s classic by creators Jim Henson and George Lucas, starring David Bowie. Wear your favorite 80’s costumes!

730pm Free Popcorn

8pm Movie starts (approx)

We’ll have some fun activities to do while we wait for the movie to begin at dark. We’ll bring the popcorn, you bring some seating. Please dress for the weather. Bring blankets if the night is chilly.

Rain date is Saturday, October 2.

Big Meadows Picnic Area. Big Meadows is at the back of the park. After you enter the park, take the main road down the hill. At the bottom of hill, take the ROAD on the LEFT. Park in the lot with playground. Meet near restrooms.

https://fb.me/e/LYYGDVfm

Movie Night, Drive-In-Star Wars: The Force Awakens

September 25, Gates will open at 7:15pm by Reynoldsburg Parks and Recreation

Movie will begin at Dusk

All movies will be shown at Civic Park.

These events will be a traditional Drive-In experience.  

No pre-registration is required.

Fallapalooza @Hoover Gardens & Gift Center

SUNDAY AT 9 AM EDT – 6 PM EDT

Kick off fall with a fun filled weekend of pumpkins, pansies and cooler temperatures. Explore the haunted maze, enjoy amish foods, as well as many other fun activities.

On Saturday, enjoy treats from Mr. Rays food truck.

https://fb.me/e/SVf8fJiW

Mill Street Market (the Gahanna Flea Market)

SUNDAY AT 9 AM EDT – 4 PM EDT

Gahanna’s longest standing tradition! Come find what you are looking for, antiques, crafts, art, food products, direct sales, clothing, vintage goods, etc.

https://fb.me/e/16Ac5zG91

2021 Dublin Pet Fair @Coffman Park

SUNDAY AT 12 PM EDT – 4 PM EDT

Welcome to the annual Dublin Pet Fair! Come out to see all the pet rescues/shelters with adoptable pets and bring your shopping bags to shop all of our vendors for some great products for your pets and yourselves. The Southern Ohio Flying K9s will be there hosting an Up Dog Competition again this year. They are a real crowd pleaser! Rascal Unit will be doing a low cost wellness clinic this year too! Don’t forget to bring your well behaved dogs and come have a tail wagging good time with us. For more info contact dublinpets@att.net or call 614-792-5903

https://fb.me/e/4x6LPWdGU

Fall Festival@Reynolds Municipal Park

Sunday 1 PM EDT

Bring the family for an afternoon of fun celebrating the autumn season in Hilliard!

Fall Festival will feature games, live music by country musician Lee Gantt, pumpkin decorating, food trucks and more!

Here’s what we have planned for this year:

• Inflatables & games

• Horse & wagon rides

• Bring the Farm to You petting zoo

• Homestead games by Bring the 

Farm to You

• Chalk artist demonstration

• Body art airbrush tattoos

• Clogging performances

• Axe throwing

• Turtle Lady viewing exhibit

• Pumpkin patch & decorating ($)

• Face painting

• Balloon twisting

Grab a bit to eat from these food trucks:

• Yummy Kettle Corn

• Funnel Frenzy

• Tropical Chill

• Cheesy Truck

• Angry Weiner

• The Tasty Good

https://fb.me/e/10tc736XC

Bison bison @Battelle Darby Nature Center

SUNDAY AT 2 PM EDT

Not a cow, not a buffalo, it’s a bison! Join us for a 1-mile hike as we learn about this 2,000 lb mammal. Meet us at the Nature Center – 1415 Darby Creek Dr. Galloway, OH 43119

https://fb.me/e/Jnqb6QoS

Pawpaw Prowl @Sharon Woods Metro Park

SUNDAY AT 2 PM EDT – 3:30 PM EDT

Take a 1.5-mile walk in the forest to search for Ohio’s state native fruit. Samples provided at the end of the program.

Meet at the Apple Ridge Bulletin Board.

https://fb.me/e/2OoOqzuVC

Music in the Gardens: High Street Stompers @Inniswood Metro Gardens

Sunday 3-5 PM

Enjoy an outdoor concert by local dixieland band, High Street Stompers. Some seating available; bring a blanket or lawn chair to view the concert from the turf.

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Read Aloud at the Nature Center @Homestead Metro Park

SUNDAY AT 4 PM EDT

Join us at the Nature Center from 4-5pm for a read aloud/ author meet and greet, followed by a scavenger hunt! All ages welcome.

https://fb.me/e/1eKfo37IV


Please 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.

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