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Upcoming Festival Weekend: April 19-22, 2018

Happy Day, Festival Fans! And it IS a happy day as there are many more festivals to celebrate in Ohio and among her stately neighbors. Earth Day is a big reason for this with a nice amount of Earth Day festivals going on in a few of the states. But there are some really awesomely themed festivals going as well, …

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Upcoming Festival Weekend: April 12-15, 2018

Happy Day, Festival Fans! There’s a few more festivals this weekend in Ohio with the promise of twice as many festivals next weekend and over three times the weekend after. The festival dawn is upon us! And it’s not only happening in Ohio.  Festivals in all the surrounding states are growing in numbers. I can’t tell you how excited I …

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Upcoming Festival Weekend: April 5-8, 2018

Happy (Greek) Easter Weekend, Festival Fans! Ohio’s festivals numbers still aren’t there yet (almost), but there is still a nice amount of Ohio shows and out-of-state festivals this weekend. Let’s take a closer look at these together… In Ohio, we have a Starry Night Family Festival in Westerville along with shows that cover a spectrum of interests, such as Sewing, …

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Upcoming Festival Weekend: March 29 – April 2, 2018

Happy Easter Weekend, Festival Fans? As many of you run around for chocolate eggs and plastic straw, you may be overlooking the squirt guns and pussy willow branches necessary for this weekend’s most important festival… …Dyngus Day. Occurring on Easter Monday (you won’t have to miss out on the ham and lamb cake), the festival brings people together in the …

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Upcoming Festival Weekend: March 22-25, 2018

Ready for new experiences, Festival Fans? This weekend, why not head up to Deerfield, Michigan for the Testicle Festival? At the festival, the American Legion prepares fried bull testicle slices, chicken gizzards, and baked beans and it’s all very delicious.  Seriously, if you were ever curious about Rocky Mountain Oysters, this is a great first tasting of the dish. Check …

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Upcoming Festival Weekend: March 15-18, 2018

Happy St. Patrick’s Day Weekend, Festival Fans! St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, making it easier for everyone to make it to a nearby Irish celebration without having to call off work.  I’m sure there will be plenty of corned beef, bagpipes, Guinness and Irish accent attempts galore (mine isn’t half bad after a pint or two). …

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Upcoming Festival Weekend: March 8-11, 2018

How are things going, Festival Fans? Both kids and grownups have a lot to enjoy this festival weekend. For the kids, we have some Maple Syrup festivals in Bath, Lucas and Oxford.  There are also a Kids’ festival (Dublin), an Easter festival (Cincinnati) and a kid-friendly time slot at the Dublin Blarney Bash. Adults, meanwhile, can find delight in quite …

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Upcoming Festival Weekend: March 1-4, 2018

Greetings, Festival Fans! Now that March is here, I think it’s a good time to return to weekly Upcoming Festival posts. Not only are there more festivals popping up each weekend, but I’m finding out about new festivals every day.  That’s why it’s important to keep these posts timely and current so that you don’t miss on any great festivals! …

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1.) Mac N Cheese Throwdown Review – Cleveland – February 17, 2018

When I arrived at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland… …it wasn’t too difficult to find my way to the Mac N Cheese Throwdown. I just followed the signs through doorways… …and down corridors… …and I was there in no time – and before everyone else. I got here super early because I was one of four tasting judges (photo …