Velvet Ice Cream at Ye Olde Mill (Utica)

April – October, 2017
Since 1970, Velvet’s Ye Olde Mill has been a destination serving up delicious ice cream, food and memories. Join us in Utica to spend a day surrounded by ice cream! Each year, more than 150,000 come to Licking County Ohio to be at one with nature and get their fill of the freshest ice cream they’ve ever tasted at Ye Olde Mill. With 20 picturesque acres of rolling hills and thick forests, Ye Olde Mill provides the perfect setting for family fun, reunions, weddings and more.

TIME: see website
LOCATION: Velvet Ice Cream Co. at Ye Olde Mill (map)
CONTACT: Phone:(800)589-5000  
WEBSITE: www.velveticecream.com

The Living Word Outdoor Drama

June 16 – September 23, 2017
This nationally recognized drama brings to life the passion of Jesus Christ. The 400-foot set was researched, making it an authentic representation of Old Jerusalem. With nearly a half million visitors, we pray and hope that you too will come and witness Ohio’s Only Outdoor Passion Play this summer.
BECAUSE HE LIVES!

TIME: Friday & Saturday, 7:30 pm – 10 pm
LOCATION: Living Word Ampitheatre (map)
CONTACT: Phone: (740)439-2761  
TICKETS: click here for tickets
WEBSITE: www.livingworddrama.org

Selah – David Pendleton

June 24, 2017
For the past 19 years, the music and ministry of Selah has inspired and encouraged audiences with their timeless and worshipful songs of hope. With over 4 million album and single units sold, this 8-time-Dove-Award winning trio comprised of Todd Smith, Allan Hall, and Amy Perry have set a standard for Christian Music that transcends multiple genres. David brings to his show a cast of comedic characters including lovable but blunt Aunt Tilly, a 94 year-old spinster; the classic quick-witted trouble maker, Mack Elroy; the dopey yet adorable hound dog, Buford; and the slightly misguided albino vulture, Vern.

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

Lodging & Shopping

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Ashland Ohio Balloonfest

June 29 – July 1, 2017
27 years of high flying fun! Balloonfest promises to be an outing with the entire family in mind. Everyone will enjoy the colorful Ashland skies as the hot air balloons fill the air for this memorable weekend. Delight yourself in the festivities! Each year you attend you will have a new experience to treasure for years to come. Entertainment, music, shows, 5K Run/Walk and an assortment of food vending is all part of the nonstop activities.

TIME: visit website
LOCATION: Freer Field (Ashland) (map)
WEBSITE: www.ashlandohioballoonfest.com

Doughty Run School Auction

Doughty Run School Auction 2July 8, 2017
This annual auction features many quilts, wall hangings, furniture, crafts and lots of consignments. And don’t forget the yummy food- BBQ Chicken, Root Beer Floats, Kettle Popcorn, Homemade Ice Cream and much more! There will also be a bake sale, door prizes and flea market.

TIME: Breakfast available at 7:00 AM, Auction begins at 8:30 AM
LOCATION: Wise School, between Berlin and Charm, Ohio (map)
WEBSITE: www.allevents.in/org

The Gospel Harmony Boys in concert

August 2, 2017 & September 12, 2017
Enjoy the classic gospel sound of this Christian Music Hall of Fame quartet. The Gospel Harmony Boys were organized in Huntington, WV in 1952, by Harold Lane, a member of the Southern Gospel Hall Music of Fame. Throughout their half century history, this group of professional men has been given many honors and has attained many goals. These include the distinction of being the first gospel quartet to ever appear on live network television as the guest of Dave Garroway on NBC’s “Today Show” in the early 1950s. They also hosted the nation’s first weekly scheduled gospel music television program that was regular viewing for a million fans in West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Virginia for nearly two decades. The GHB still can be seen on TV by way of their videos and guest appearances on several popular shows.

TIME: 7 pm   
LOCATION: Ohio Star Theater (map)
CONTACT: Box Office (855) 344-7547
WEBSITE: www.ohiostartheater.com

Lexington Blueberry Festival

August 17-20, 2017
The Lexington Blueberry Festival, held at Lexington Community Park, is Ohio’s only festival of its kind! Family fun abounds with popular events such as the 5K Run/Walk, Parades, Blueberry bash, kids games, pageants, various rides and craft vendors, and many live entertainment. It’s a four day event centered around blueberry foods and games and topped off with fireworks Saturday night. Admission & parking are free!

TIME: see website
LOCATION: Lexington Community Park (map)
CONTACT:(419)884-1797  
WEBSITE: www.lexblueberryfest.com

Baltic Homecoming

August 18-20, 2017
Parade, Food, Music, Softball, Volleyball, Games for the Kids, Bingo, Ice Cream, Cornhole, Auction. Come join the fun at the Baltic Community Park!


LOCATION: Baltic Community Park (map)
WEBSITE: www.facebook.com

Prairie Peddler

September 23-24 & September 30-October 1, 2017
A Handmade Marketplace featuring over 180 artisan booths, live music, festival food, horse-drawn wagon rides, artist demonstrations and hands-on crafting for kids.

TIME: see website
LOCATION: Prairie Peddler(map)
CONTACT: (740)417-9136  
WEBSITE: www.prairietown.com

Woosterfest

September 29-30, 2017
We are gearing up for the 2017 Woosterfest! We are excited for this downtown community festival. We hope you plan to join us for what promises to be a great time!
FEATURING
• Live Entertainment • Food Concessions • Kinderplatz • Biergarten • Winegarten • Art & Craft Vendors • Beer Stein Race • Cornhole Tournament • Farmer’s Market • Cruise In • Wooster’s Own Talent Show
TIME: Friday, 12 – 11, Saturday, 11 – 11
LOCATION: Downtown Wooster (map)
CONTACT: (330)262-5735  
WEBSITE: www.woosterchamber.com/events

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

Christmas Time in the City (Mansfield)

December 1, 2017
Enjoy Christmas Time in the City in the historic Carrousel District. Festivities will begin at 5:00pm with a reindeer petting zoo, photos with Santa, carriages rides, Christmas caroling, light displays at the Brickyard, and more! At 6:00pm, Mayor Theaker will join the crowd for the Christmas Tree Lighting. He will light the 50foot tree at Richland Carrousel Park. After the tree lighting, guests can visit the Tiny Tim Shoppe or go on a Historic Church Tour. Downtown businesses will be open late for the December Shop Hop and will have special events, including entertainment and holiday deals!

TIME: 5:00 pm
LOCATION: Downtown Mansfield(map)
WEBSITE: www.mansfieldtourism.com

Christmas in Baltic

December 16,2017
Baltic Community Christmas at the Baltic Fire Station. Food line starts serving at 4:30 pm. Cost is by donation. Santa arrives at 6 pm.

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LOCATION: Baltic Community Park (map)
WEBSITE: www.facebook.com