What Should We Do This Weekend? August 31 – September 3, 2018 Labor Day Weekend!

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Looking for kid-friendly things to do Labor Day Weekend in Columbus, Ohio? Here are over 30 ideas!

What Should We Do Labor Day Weekend in Columbus, Ohio?

FRIDAY

10:30 AM – Read it, Make it, Eat it – Fly Guy at PARTY Like It’s Your Birthday – hear a story, make two crafts and a snack with the same theme! This week’s story is Fly Guy! $15/child.

11:00 AM – Columbus Greek Festival – this annual festival offers the chance to experience and learn about Greek dance, music and culture, taste Greek food and shop for cultural arts and crafts! Adults are $5 and children under 12 are free. Your admission ticket is good for the entire weekend!

4:00 PM – Obetz Zucchinifest at Fortress Obetz  – admission to this celebration of zucchini is free! Enjoy rides, concerts, entertainment, food, pageants, a cruise-in, parade, animals from the Columbus Zoo, COSI, Cincinnati Circus Company and more! Ride wristbands are $18.

5:00 PM – Sweet Corn Festival in Millersport – celebrate sweet corn with concerts, amusement rides, games, contests, prizes, concessions and more!

5:00 PM – Family Friday Night at COSI – beginning at 5:00 PM COSI offers reduced admission: $15 for adults and $10 for youth.

5:00 PM – $5 Pony Rides & Free Petting Zoo at Horse -N- Round Fun – anyone can take a pony ride for $5 and there will also be a free petting zoo!

6:00 PM – Free Concert at Columbus Commons – McGuffey Lane will play a free concert at Columbus Commons!

6:00 PM – Gahanna’s Great Outdoors Parks & Rec Party – this celebration includes live music, kayaking and canoeing, games, inflatables, food trucks, a campfire and a showing of COCO at dusk. This is a free event!

7:00 PM – St. Michael Festival – this festival takes place in Worthington and offers live music from several local bands plus a raffle, games, food, rides and more!

8:00 PM – Movie Under the Stars: The Big Year at Deer Haven Preserve – activities begin at 8:00 PM including live birds from Ohio Nature Education and a sunset hike! The movie begins at 9:00 PM.

8:00 PM – Rhythm on the River: BalletMet at The Scioto Mile – BalletMet dancers will perform excerpts from the 2018/19 season at this free event! Donatos pizza will be available for purchase.


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Danny resides in central Ohio with his beautiful wife, Carolyn, and his two sons. It has always been a long time dream to publish a books that would bring joy to the reader and spark a greater love of reading. When not writing, illustrating or teaching, Danny can be found enjoying the outdoors, cooking, playing with his two dogs, Harvey and Elmer, or wrangling one of the many chickens on the Kelley farm.

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SATURDAY

9:00 AM – Ohio Cup Vintage Baseball Festival at Ohio History Center – The Ohio Cup is one of the largest vintage base ball festivals in the country! Over 30 teams will play 1860’s style base ball this weekend! There will be activities for kids during the weekend!

9:00 AM – Westgate Farmers Market – enjoy vendors, live music, activities for kids and produce and a food truck!

9:00 AM – The Dublin Market at Bridge Park – shop for produce, fresh flowers, clothing, toys and enjoy food trucks and live music! Read: 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Dublin Market with Your Kids

11:00 AM – Columbus Greek Festival – this annual festival offers the chance to experience and learn about Greek dance, music and culture, taste Greek food and shop for cultural arts and crafts! Adults are $5 and children under 12 are free. Your admission ticket is good for the entire weekend!

11:00 AM – The Bugman at Franklin Park Conservatory – learn about and see insects up close with The Bugman!

11:00 AM – Obetz Zucchinifest at Fortress Obetz  – admission to this celebration of zucchini is free! Enjoy rides, concerts, entertainment, food, pageants, a cruise-in, parade, animals from the Columbus Zoo, COSI, Cincinnati Circus Company and more! Ride wristbands are $18.

11:00 AM – Sweet Corn Festival in Millersport – celebrate sweet corn with concerts, amusement rides, games, contests, prizes, concessions and more!

12:00 PM – Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival in Historic Downtown Canal Winchester – this festival includes canal boat rides, a parade, ice cream social, balloon artists, performers, a cruise in, quilt show, midway games and rides, live music and more!

12:00 PM – OSU v Oregon State at Ten Pin Alley – Ten Pin Alley is offering a fun way to watch the OSU games this season! The game will be playing on the screens above the bowling lanes and they are offering a special including discounted laser tag missions, drink specials, a tailgate menu and special prices on bowling! Read Ten Pin Alley Provides Family Friendly Fun in Hilliard

2:00 PM – Right Back at You at Gallant Farm Park – join a boomerang expert to learn how to throw a boomerang, fly a kite and more! Free for all ages!

5:00 PM – St. Michael Festival – this festival takes place in Worthington and offers live music from several local bands plus a raffle, games, food, rides and more!

6:00 PM – Hilltop Art Hop at Westgate BusinessWorks – visit the art galleries of the Hilltop including live music at Third Way Cafe, light refreshments and classes at Clay Street Ceramics! Related: 7 Ways to Give Back in Columbus by Doing Things You Already Do

SUNDAY

9:00 AM – Ohio Cup Vintage Baseball Festival at Ohio History Center – The Ohio Cup is one of the largest vintage base ball festivals in the country! Over 30 teams will play 1860’s style base ball this weekend! There will be activities for kids during the weekend!

9:00 AM – Splash Pad Weekend at Hocking Hills Adventures – take a road trip to Hocking Hills Adventures to check out their new splash pad and other water activities! There will be squirt gun wars, water balloon relays and more!

10:00 AM – Community Days at Franklin Park Conservatory – on the first Sunday of each month, the Conservatory is free for residents of Franklin County and the City of Columbus! You must show a valid ID. Read all about the new Children’s Garden here!

10:30 – Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival in Historic Downtown Canal Winchester – this festival includes canal boat rides, a parade, ice cream social, balloon artists, performers, a cruise in, quilt show, midway games and rides, live music and more.

11:00 AM – Obetz Zucchinifest at Fortress Obetz  – admission to this celebration of zucchini is free! Enjoy rides, concerts, entertainment, food, pageants, a cruise-in, parade, animals from the Columbus Zoo, COSI, Cincinnati Circus Company and more! Ride wristbands are $18. Brett Michaels is in concert at 9:00 PM.

12:00 AM – Columbus Greek Festival – this annual festival offers the chance to experience and learn about Greek dance, music and culture, taste Greek food and shop for cultural arts and crafts! Adults are $5 and children under 12 are free. Your admission ticket is good for the entire weekend!

12:30 PM – BIRD Tunnel PARTY at Glen Echo Ravine – free party in Glen Echo Park featuring DJ’s in the Bird Tunnel!

4:05 PM – Bob Evans Family Day at Columbus Clippers – 2 adults and up to 4 youth can get into Bob Evans Family Day at the Columbus Clippers for $25. Kids can run the bases after the game!

6:30 PM – Ice Cream Sunday! at Mona’s Eats + Treats – Realtor Tasha Braniff is hosting a celebration of back to school and Labor Day with free ice cream at Mona’s Eats + Treats until 8:30 PM! Read more about Mona’s Eats + Treats in 3 Places I Love to Take My Kids in Columbus: Nikki Seeley

MONDAY

10:00 AM – Labor Day Arts Festival at Northam Park – admission is free at this Arts Festival in Upper Arlington! Enjoy food vendors, arts and crafts, kids activities and more!

10:30 – Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival in Historic Downtown Canal Winchester – this festival includes canal boat rides, a parade, ice cream social, balloon artists, performers, a cruise in, quilt show, midway games and rides, live music and more

11:00 AM – Columbus Greek Festival – this annual festival offers the chance to experience and learn about Greek dance, music and culture, taste Greek food and shop for cultural arts and crafts! Adults are $5 and children under 12 are free. Your admission ticket is good for the entire weekend!

12:00 PM – Obetz Zucchinifest at Fortress Obetz  – admission to this celebration of zucchini is free! Enjoy rides, concerts, entertainment, food, pageants, a cruise-in, parade, animals from the Columbus Zoo, COSI, Cincinnati Circus Company and more! Ride wristbands are $18. Monday is Kids Day!

2:05 PM – Dime a Dog Night at Columbus Clippers – enjoy Sugardale hotdogs for $.10 a piece!

5:00 PM – St. Michael Festival – this festival takes place in Worthington and offers live music from several local bands plus a raffle, games, food, rides and more!

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Central Ohio Fall Farms and Festivals

ICYMI: Central Ohio Fall Farms and Festivals


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A Complete List of Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals in Central Ohio

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Fall is so fun! Here’s a list of area and fall festivals and pumpkin patches in Columbus and Central Ohio! Make sure to take time to to squeeze out every last drop of this glorious season!

Fall Festivals and Pumpkin Patches in Columbus and Central Ohio

Please check the link for each farm for specific details on pricing, dates and times! I will update this page as more info becomes available!

Branstool Orchards

peach picking at Branstool Orchard

Location: 5895 Johnstown Utica Rd, NE, Utica, OH 43080
Phone: 740-892-3989
Features: Peach, apple and pumpkin picking, farm market with fresh produced and local goods! See our trip to Branstool Orchards here.

Cherry Hawk Farm

Location: 16220 Springdale Rd., Marysville, OH 43040
Phone: 937-642-6442
Features: Apple picking throughout the fall and a sunflower field!

Circle S Farms

Location: 9015 London Groveport Rd. Grove City, OH 43123
Phone: 614-878-7980
Features: Fall Fun Days feature hayrides, pumpkin picking, farm market, petting zoo, corn and sunflower mazes, bale cave and more!

Circleville Pumpkin Show

Location: 159 East Franklin St., Circleville, OH 43113
Phone: 740-474-7000
Features: This famous local celebration of pumpkins features lots of live music, story times, parades, pumpkin carving, a baby parade, big wheel races, food and craft vendors, rides and anything pumpkin you can imagine! Taking place October 17-20, 2018.

deMonye’s Greenhouse, Inc.

deMonye's Greenhouse

Location: 2500 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH 43219
Phone: 614-252-6046
Features: This is a kid-friendly haunted maze that is open the whole month of October (1st-31st)! Kids get to pick a pumpkin, plant a pansy and do other fall crafts! Read about our visit to deMonye’s here!

Dill’s Greenhouse

Location: 5800 Rager Rd., Groveport, OH 43125
Phone: 614-836-3700
Features: Fall festivals happen select Friday nights and Saturdays and Sundays throughout October. Hayrides, corn maze, fire pit and hotdogs and s’mores for roasting (bring your own or purchase there), straw maze, sand box, pumpkins, games and activities!

Dupler’s Pumpkin Land

Location: 5766 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, OH 43056
Phone: 740-323-2514
Features: Straw maze, giant slide, haunted room, pumpkins, gourds, corn shocks, mums, halloween accessories, bunnies and goats!

Emswiler Farms

Location: 13329 Morse Rd., SW, Pataskala, OH 43062
Phone: 614-355-5432
Features: Hosts the annual Pumpkinpalooza on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM which includes hayrides, live entertainment, bounce houses, face painting, a pumpkin patch, music, crafts, food and more!  Benefits Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Farm at Walnut Creek

The Farm at Walnut Creek

Location: 4147 County Road 114, Sugarcreek, OH 44681
Phone: 330-893-4200
Features: Hosts festival weekends that include special activities like a corn box, sheep shearing, basket weaving, horseshoeing, a pumpkin slingshot and more! See our visit to the Farm at Walnut Creek here.

Freeman’s Farm

pumpkins at Freeman's Farm

Location: 6142 Lewis Center Rd., Galena, OH 43021
Phone: 740-548-7866
Features: For six weekends in September and October, there will be hayrides, kettle corn, campfire foods, scarecrow making, a petting zoo and apple butter making! Admission is free, but there is a charge for some activities. See our visit to Freeman’s Farm here.

Hendren Farm Market

Location: 14595 Johnstown-Utica Rd., Johnstown, OH 43031
Phone: 740-325-7224
Features: Large corn maze, pumpkin picking, produce market and baked goods!

Hidden Creek Farms

Location: 581 S. Galena Rd., Sunbury, OH 43074
Phone: 740-815-9371
Features: Fall festivals are Saturdays and Sundays and offer a hayride, pumpkin picking, pumpkin painting, fall decorations, food, pony rides, slide, kids play barn, corn pit, farm animals, straw maze, and more!

Hoover Gardens

Location: 182 Sunbury Rd, Westerville, OH 43081
Phone: 614-568-0603
Features: Hosts an annual Fallapalooza on September 22-23, 2018 that includes a silent auction, fortune teller, bounce houses, pumpkin painting, haunted maze, food truck, cotton candy and more!

Jacquemin Farms

Corn bin at Jaquemin Farm

Location: 7437 Hyland Croy Rd., Plain City, OH 43064
Phone: 614-873-5725
Features: Pumpkin picking, fresh produce, caramel apples, slushies and October weekends feature a Kiddie Playland area with a straw maze, grain boxes, and giant air toys. They are also open on weekdays without the air toys and cost of admission is just $2. See our visit to Jacquemin Farms here!

Kuhlwein’s Farm Market

Location: 1859 Walker Rd., Hilliard, OH 43026
Phone: 614-876-2833
Features: Pumpkin picking, maze, petting zoo, fresh produce, deli sandwiches and ice cream!

Lawrence Orchards

Location: 2634 Smeltzer Rd., Marion, OH 43302
Phone: 740-389-3019
Features: Apple picking, pumpkins, fresh produce, farm-made products, apple cider, and more. Also hosts Applefest on September 29, 2018 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Legend Hills Orchard

Location: 11155 Reynolds Rd, Utica, OH 43080
Phone: 740-892-2498
Features: Pick your own apples, farm market, pumpkins and gourds for sale, fresh apple cider, home grown produce and Christmas trees!

Leeds Farm

Pumpkins at Leeds Farm

Location: 8738 State Route 36, Ostrander, OH 43061
Phone: 740-666-2020
Features: Open six weekends only: Sept. 22 – Oct. 28, plus Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 with hayrides, farm animals, farm pond, pumpkins and gourds! Back 40 Barn Pass admission includes Pumpkin Jumps, John Deere combine slide, mountain slides, Big Zip and mini zip lines, rolling tubes, straw forts, pig races, pedal carts, the biggest corn box in Ohio, and more! See 15 Things to Do at Leeds Farm!

Lehners Pumpkin Farm

Location: 2920 St. Rt. 203, Radnor, OH 43066
Phone: 740-595.3207
Features: There is a really long list of activities going on throughout all of the weekends in October including food, hayrides, barrel rides, giant legos, corn maze, mini golf, slides, pumpkin picking and tons more! Open on weeknights, too!

Lohstroh Family Farms

Location: 15632 SR 56 SE.,Mt. Sterling, OH 43143
Phone: 740-869-4208
Features: Hayride to pick your own pumpkin is offered on the weekends in October plus a farm market with edible and decorative delights! There’s also a corn maze ($3), caterpillar crawl, haystack, graffiti barn wall, photo frames and animals to see on the farm. There is a food trailer available.

Lynd Fruit Farm

Location: 9393 Morse Rd SW, Pataskala, OH 43062
Phone: 740-927-8559
Features: Pick your own apples and pumpkins, giant corn maze, farm market, barrel train, fun zone, bounce house, wagons rides and more!

The MAiZE at Little Darby Creek

Location: 8657 Axe Handle Rd., Milford Center, OH 43045
Phone: 937-349-4781
Features: Huge corn maze opens September 15 and is open Friday – Sunday. Admission to the maze also includes cow train, barnyard bouncer, petting zoo, kiddie maze, ball zone, slides, laser tag, pedal carts, kids fun barn, tether ball and more! Hayrides are also available!

Miller’s Country Gardens

Location: 2488 St. Rt. 37 West, Delaware, OH 43015
Phone: 740-363-5021
Features: Hay ride, pumpkin picking, corn maze, fresh produce, animal barn!

Oakland Nursery

Location: Several locations listed here
Phone: Columbus location: 614-268-3511
Features:  Hosts an Annual Fall Festival (October 13 & 14, 2018) which features sales, door prizes, special guests, events, and all-you-can-carry pumpkins!

Orchard and Company

apple picking at Orchard and Company

Location: 7255 US HWY 42 North, Plain City, OH 43064
Phone: 614-873-0510
Features: apple picking, fishing, Fall festival weekends  happen on Saturday and Sundays from September 8-October 28, 2018 from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM and feature hay rides, corn pit, farm animals, barrel train rides, pedal car track, tire climb, zip line, gem mining and more! Read about our Plain City Apple Picking Adventures!

Pigeon Roost

Location: 4413 National Rd. SW, Hebron, OH 43025
Phone: 740-928-4925
Features: PumpkinFest is open Tuesday through Sunday, from September 15 through October 31, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Includes a pumpkin patch, farm animals and The Great Pumpkin Fun Center with giant slides, mazes, a fort, play areas, and tons more! Weekends include wagon rides, face painting, crafters and concessions!

Smith Farm Market

Farm Market Photo

Location: 3341 Winchester Pike, Columbus, OH 43232
Phone: 614-235-2014
Features: Seasonal produce and flowers, pumpkins, gourds, cider, and a bakery!

Renick’s Family Market

Location: 14080 US Highway 23, Ashville, OH 43103
Phone: 740) 983-3096
Features: Pumpkin patch, produce and home made goods, food, donuts, apple cider, cider slush, occasional special events as well!

Young’s Dairy

Location: 6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd., Yellow Springs, OH 45387
Phone: 937-325-0629
Features: Ice cream, a petting zoo, mini golf, pick your own pumpkins, Cowvin’s Corny Maze, and more! An Annual Fall Festival (October 6 & 7, 2018) includes activities like making pumpkin holes and caramel apples, cow milking demonstrations, activities and more!

Yutzy’s Farm Market

slides at Yutzy's Farm Market

Location: 6010 Converse Huff Rd., Plain City, OH 43064
Phone: 614-873-3815
Features: Pumpkins, baked goods, fresh produce, bulk goods, deli, playground and farm animals on site! See our visit to Yutsy’s here.

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What Should We Do this Weekend? August 24-26, 2018

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Over 35 family-friendly events happening this weekend in Columbus, Ohio!

FRIDAY

9:00 AM – Gala U-Pick, Feel the Love! at Lynd Fruit Farm – kick off the fall harvest season with Gala apples at Lynd Fruit Farm! U-Pick is available Friday, Saturday and Sunday this weekend!

10:00 AM – Summer Book Sale at Upper Arlington Public Library – shop thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, magazines and more for $.25 to $2 each! The sale goes on through August 26th!

11:00 AM – Apple Picking – Gala Apples at Cherry Hawk Farm – Gala apples are ready for picking at Cherry Hawk Farm! August 24, 25 and 26!

11:00 AM – Food Truck Fridays Extended Edition at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio – check out the food trucks in front of the main entrance at Ronald McDonald House. 10% of all sales are donated to RMHC. This week’s trucks include The Angry Wiener, Mixing Bowl Asian Grill & Kona Ice Little Buckeye!

5:00 PM – $5 Friday Pony Rides & Free Petting Zoo at Horse -N- Round Fun – ride a horse for $5 and enjoy a free petting zoo!

5:00 PM – Grand Reopening at City Folks Farm Shop – meet the new owners of City Folk’s Farm Shop, sample local foods, play City Farm Bingo for prizes, meet community partners and more!

6:00 PM – St. Joan of Arc Festival – this three day festival begins on Thursday night and runs through Saturday night. There will be rides, games, food music and more! There is no admission fee to the festival.

6:00 PM – Creekside Live: Soul Kitch’n w/ The Andy Shaw Band – Creekside Live is a free, outdoor concert! This week will feature Soul Kitch’n with The Andy Shaw Band.

6:00 PM – 4th Friday in Uptown Westerville – Westerville’s 4th Friday is all about Dogs this month! There will be pet-focused vendors, a Fox Hunt scavenger hunt, pet photos, treats, and more fun activities!

Related: Playdate in Uptown Westerville

6:00 PM – 4th Fridays on the Lawn at Westerville Public Library – enjoy a family-friendly event on the front lawn of the library during 4th Friday in Uptown Westerville! This month’s activity is a Dog Wash! Bring your dog for a bath!

SATURDAY

9:00 AM – The Dublin Market at Bridge Park- shop local farmers, artisans, vendors and more while enjoying live entertainment! Read 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Dublin Market with Your Kids.

10:00 AM – Hulk Size School Supply Drive at Charity Newsies – Feld Entertainment is giving away one ticket voucher  to Marvel Universe Live! to the first 100 people who donate four of the requested school supply items! (See link for list.) Families can receive up to two vouchers in exchange for at least 8 items donated.

10:00 AM – Gala U-Pick at The Orchard and Company – pick apples at the farm from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday! Read about our visit to The Orchard and Co. in Plain City Apple Picking Adventures!

10:00 AM – Fire Safety Storytime at Cover to Cover Books for Young Readers – an Upper Arlington fire fighter and paramedic will read and talk about fire safety! Kids can also get up close to a fire engine and medic truck!

10:00 AM – HOOT 90: Aliens at Gateway Film Center – watch family-friendly short films, enjoy activities in the lobby and music by the Shazzbots! This month’s theme is Aliens!

10:00 AM – Mud & Madness at Blacklick Woods Metro Park – navigate a muddy obstacle course for the whole family! The course is 1.5 miles long and you’ll want to bring your own towels!

Related: Read about the kid-friendly Nature Center at Blacklick Woods Metro Park!

10:00 AM – Little Adventurers: Flying Science at Gallant Woods Park – kids can explore nature with hands on activities and arts and crafts! This is a free program for ages 0-5 accompanied by an adult!

10:30 AM – Our Village Special Event: Mini Striders Class with FIT4MOM Upper Arlington – bring your own push toy to this “Mini Strides” workout! This is a free event with FIT4MOM Upper Arlington.

11:00 AM – Back 2 School Bash! at Briggs Road Baptist Church – enjoy back to school fun including free school supplies, corn hole, kick ball, food, snow cones, first responders, music and more! Supplies will be given out on a first come, first served basis.

12:00 PM – Metro Parks Climbing Festival at Scioto Audubon Metro Park – the two-day Climbing Festival includes climbing clinics, competitions, vendors, food vendors and more! The day ends with a showing of the movie The Goonies and there is the option to camp overnight!

12:00 PM – Urban Scrawl 12 at 400 West Rich – attend this festival to watch murals being created in the Franklinton Arts District! There will be food trucks and beverages, DJ’s and local artists!

12:00 PM – Story time with Cinderella! at Barnes and Noble Pickerington Ohio – enjoy a magical story time with Cinderella at Barnes and Noble in Pickerington.

12:00 PM – Summer Fest at Fresh Thyme Farmers Markets – celebrate summer at all Fresh Thyme Markets locations. There will be an outdoor market, live entertainment, food and sampling!

2:00 PM – Project SKD – The Amazing Learning Race at Columbus State Delaware Campus – this event is a scavenger hunt for the whole family that involves completing a service project together! The event is free but registration is required.

3:00 PM – Back to School Bash at Dublin Village Center – support Dublin Bridges with a Back to School Bash! There will be food, music, giveaways and more!

5:00 PM – Grandview Hop – enjoy live music, food trucks, local shopping, art, fun activities in more on Grandview Avenue!

6:00 PM – Blank & Brush Block Party III at Blank Slate Coffee – enjoy food trucks, live music, art vendors and more at the final Block Party of the summer!

7:00 PM – Summer’s End Campfire Adventure at Blendon Woods Metropolitan Park – make s’mores around the fire and play in the Natural Play Area. Meet at the Nature Center.

7:15 PM – Summer Movie Series at The Topiary Park – the final movie of the summer in Topiary Park is Arrival. The movie begins at dusk and the food truck Tortilla will be on site.

9:00 PM – Movie Series – The Goonies at Scioto Audubon Metro Park – watch the movie The Goonies as part of the Metro Parks Climbing Festival! Meet at the climbing wall.

SUNDAY

10:00 AM – National Dog Day at Rocky Fork Metro Park – take your dog for a 1.5 mile walk to celebrate National Dog Day! There will be training opportunities as well!

11:00 AM – German Village Makers Mart – this is a family-friendly and pet friendly event! Enjoy an outdoor artisan market featuring local artists, designers and growers!

2:00 PM – Monarch Butterfly Release Party at Sticky Fingers Ice Cream Parlor – join Preservation Parks at Sticky Fingers Ice Cream Parlor as live Monarch Butterflies are released into the wild! Learn about the lifecycle of monarchs! This is a free event!

2:00 PM – 2018 Bexley Local Author Festival! at Bexley Public Library – meet local authors, discover new books and get your books signed by the author!

Related: Two Fun Libraries for Columbus Kids featuring Bexley Public Library

4:00 PM – Birdshack – Live Jazz in the Park at Havenwood Park – enjoy a free jazz concert in the park including a food truck!


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