Things to Do in Amish Country

There’s plenty of things to do in Ohio Amish Country. Here you’ll find a comprehensive list of events for the Holmes County, Ohio area including festivals, shows, dinner theaters, music and concerts, shopping, parades, and more.

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Amish Country Theater (Walnut Creek)

Amish-Country-TheaterFebruary 11 – December, 2017
Live theater in Ohio’s Amish Country! The remarkable venue that hosts these hilarious productions is a 12,000 sq. ft. theater with a 325-seat auditorium designed to trigger your imagination by creating the illusion that youState Of The Art Theater are stepping into an authentic Amish barn—except this barn features state-of-the-art sound, lighting, and effects. As a result, audiences experience the production at the highest level. The climate-controlled theater features comfortable movie theater-style seating and easily accommodates wheelchairs and scooters. Hungry patrons may even purchase homemade treats and desserts at the “Barnyard Fixin’s” stand just outside the theater adjacent to the box office. Make sure you arrive early to shop around in the “Hen House” and take home a souvenir from the show!

TIME: visit website
LOCATION: Amish Country Theater – Walnut Creek, Ohio (map)
CONTACT: 1-888-988-7469
WEBSITE: www.amishcountrytheater.com

The Confession Musical (Sugarcreek)

The-Confession-MusicalAugust 29 – November 4, 2017
The captivating journey of a young Amish woman who is caught in the middle of secrets, scandal, and plot-twisting surprises. It’s a brilliant love story, with plenty of laughs, and an at-the-edge-of-your-seat mystery all wrapped into one. Come see what happens when the plain, not-so-plain, and downright extravagant lives converge in the hit musical, The Confession.

TIME: visit website   LOCATION: Ohio Star Theater (map)
CONTACT: Box Office (855) 344-7547
WEBSITE: www.ohiostartheater.com

Mennonite Girls Can Cook – A New Comedy (Sugarcreek)

mennonite-girls-can-cookSeptember 6 – November 4, 2017
Watch the excitement, confusion, and just plain frantic fun when a small town cable cooking show, hosted by two Mennonite women, attracts the attention of a Hollywood producer. This ideal recipe for hilarity will make you laugh your spatulas off as these lovely ladies gear up for the “Big Time,” and do their best to deal with their starstruck neighbors competing for their own fifteen minutes of fame. This brand new one-act play mixes faith, food, and friendship into a comedy that really sizzles! Inspired by the popular blog and subsequent cookbook Mennonite Girls Can Cook, by Lovella Schellenberg and the authors of the Mennonite Girls Can Cook blog. As always, groups are welcome at our shows! Discounts available for groups of 20 or more.

TIME: visit website   LOCATION: Carlisle Inn Sugarcreek Ohio (map)
CONTACT: Carlisle Inn Box Office (855) 344-7547
WEBSITE: www.ohiostartheater.com

“The Spirit of Roscoe” Tour

October 20-21, 2017
Hear about Roscoe’s firebug, the tragedy at the hotel, and the horrible tale of the blood-stained Bible. Sense the fear of the cholera epidemic and experience the danger and humor of being a post boy. Join us in this evening lamp lit tour…..if you DARE! The Spirit of Roscoe Tour will be available on Thursday thru Saturday each week in October at 1:00 PM. The Spirit of Roscoe Lantern Tour is available by RESERVATION ONLY on Friday and Saturday of the Apple Butter Festival.

TIME: 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Roscoe Village (map)
CONTACT: 740-622-7644
WEBSITE: www.roscoevillage.com/spirit-of-roscoe-tour

Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival (Roscoe Village)

Roscoe Village Apple Butter Stirring FestivalOctober 20-22, 2017
The Apple Butter ‘Stirrin’ Festival is host to a wide variety of artisans and crafters, this invitational festival celebrates the sights, sounds and scents of autumn. Smell the fresh apple butter simmering over an open fire as you stroll through the street to the tunes of bluegrass and music from days gone-by. You’ll also find raffles and contests to enter.

TIME: Friday and Saturday
LOCATION: Roscoe Village Coshocton Ohio (map)
WEBSITE: www.roscoevillage.com

Baltic Fall Harvest Fest

October 21, 2017
Annual Fall Harvest Fest in Baltic. There will be a pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. by the Baltic Fire Department. The 5k Walk/Run will begin at 9 a.m. (registration at 8 a.m.) From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., there will be music, games, inflatables, hayrides, pumpkin decorating and more! Food includes pulled pork, apple dumplings, pizza, ice cream, popcorn, and pumpkin pie!

LOCATION: Baltic Park (map)
WEBSITE: www.traveltusc.com

Baddow Pass Benefit Breakfast & Silent Auction


October 28
Come join us for a great breakfast and silent auction. Breakfast includes: eggs, hash browns, fried corn mush, sausage gravy and biscuits, pancakes, sausage patties, sausage links, coffee, hot chocolate, orange juice, and donuts.

TIME: 6:30-11:00 a.m.   LOCATION: Glenmont (map)
CONTACT: (330) 377-4098

Geurnsey County Courthouse Christmas Lights & Music (Cambridge)

November 1, 2017 – January 7, 2018
The courthouse comes alive nightly with thousands of pulsating lights synchronized to holiday music. This magnificent 1881 building jumps into the 21st Century as it is bathed in colored lights, 36 animated light displays, and 15,000 lights outlining the building. The display is computer controlled with 364 electrical circuits meticulously synchronized to a holiday soundtrack, with a total of 30,000 lights.

TIME: 5:30pm – 9:00pm Nightly    LOCATION: Downtown Cambridge, Ohio (map)
WEBSITE: www.dickensvictorianvillage.com

Our Christmas Dinner – A Holiday Musical (Sugarcreek)

our-christmas-dinnerNovember 9 – December 16, 2017
This not-so-traditional, sports-centered, laughter-filled Christmas dinner features favorite Christmas carols and original songs, too. Brought to you by the same team behind our other three hit musicals, The Confession, Half-Stitched, and Josiah for President, Dan Posthuma, Wally Nason, and Martha Bolton. As always, groups are welcome at our theater! Discounts available for groups of 20 or more.

TIME: visit website   LOCATION: Ohio Star Theater (map)
CONTACT: Box Office (855) 344-7547
WEBSITE: www.ohiostartheater.com