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Upcoming Events for Ohio

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September 22-24London

Farm Science Review
Molly Karen Farm

This is one of Ohio’s premier agricultural events and in the middle of all the activity is the Utzinger Memorial Garden. This was named after Dr. Utzinger, a former professor at Ohio State University. The gardens are maintained by the Master Gardeners of Clark County. During the show, there are programs taking place every hour beginning at 10 a.m. and going until 2 p.m. A variety of topics are presented from fungi to berry growing. Ask the Master Gardeners your gardening questions. Thursday is grilling day with locally grown produce cooked by a local caterer for you to sample. Visit or contact OSU Extension Clark County at 937-521-3860.

September 26-27 •  Barberton

Barberton Mum Fest
Lake Anna Park

Lake Anna Park will explode with 20,000 colorful chrysanthemums at the 25th annual Mum Fest. The event includes water ski shows, canoe races, ice and sand sculptors, entertainment and food vendors. Free admission. Sponsored by the City of Barberton Beautification Program, Aris Horticulture and the Barberton Community Foundation. Contact Lisa McLean at 330-848-6653 or email

October 2-3Cambridge

Cambridge October Fall Festival
Historic Downtown Cambridge

Celebrate the fall season with your favorite traditions. Activities include a street fair of craft vendors, music, dancing, a beer garden and a new car show. Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., call 740-439-2238.

October 3- November 15Columbus

Scary Plants
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Nationally exhibited artists from Villafane Studios carve humorous, weird and wild characters and display them in theCardinal Health Gallery. Monday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission cost $13. Visit or call

October 16-18Coshocton

Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival
Historic Roscoe Village

Host to a wide variety of artisans and crafters, this invitational festival celebrates the sights, sounds and scents of autumn. Smell fresh apple butter simmering over an open fire as you stroll through the street to the tunes of bluegrass, country, gospel and tunes from days gone by. You’ll find unique contests to enter, outdoor demonstrations and strolling characters. Special feature includes a Spirit of Roscoe tour, and lots of children’s activities. Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., call 800-877-1830 or visit

October 17Cleveland

Rustic Twig Furniture Workshop presented by Bim Willow
Cleveland Botanical Gardens

Bim Willow is an artisan and author on rustic willow furniture. He will introduce the history of this art and will guide participants in building their own artistic creation for their garden. Choose your project at the time of registration. Bring a hammer,pruners and leave with finished furniture — no prior building experience required. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Visit



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