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Upcoming Festival Weekend: October 19-22, 2017

Welcome back, Festival Fans! Although there are still some fantastic festivals coming up, they are definitely dwindling down in numbers. In the next few weeks, you’ll notice craft shows and bazaars taking over, especially since events are starting to move indoors.  This will carry us to nearly the end of the year. For those of you who are more interested …

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41.) FireFish Festival Review – Lorain – October 7, 2017

Along Broadway in downtown Lorain… …a band performance (Exotic Fruit Club)… …a fashion show (Jevon Terance)… …and  spoken word performed by Hazel Chapman (Tracy Chapman’s mom) were occurring only a stone’s throw from each other. Welcome to the FireFish Festival… …where the city’s location along Lake Erie and the Black River (water)… …merged with its heritage of steel (fire) (FireFish …

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Upcoming Festival Weekend: October 12-15, 2017

Good morning, Festival Fans! Just as a reminder, please take note there there is a holiday listing of festivals, fairs and shows called… …the Ohio Fall into the Holidays List. This listing merges all fairs, shows and festivals with themes that include the remaining seasons and holidays. For example, you will find pumpkin festivals, Halloween festivals, holiday craft shows, and …

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40.) Sts. Peter and George Egyptian Fall Festival Review – Westlake – October 7, 2017

The grounds got lively at Sts. Peter and George Coptic Orthodox Church… …as the Egyptian Fall Festival was underway. Near the drive-thru station, guests could find the main entrance… …where they could find arrows pointing to various attractions… …such as Pharoah’s Feast, where food selections included… …kobeiba, cheese pies… …macaroni bechamel… …and a beautiful koshari bar to add to your …

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Upcoming Festival Weekend: October 5-8, 2017

Pumpkin and Holiday lovers, rejoice! Now that we are officially into October, it’s time to bring back… …the Ohio Fall into the Holidays List. This listing merges all fairs, shows and festivals with themes that include the remaining seasons and holidays.  For example, you will find pumpkin festivals, Halloween festivals, holiday craft shows, and Oktoberfests! Just a nice way to …

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Upcoming Festival Weekend: Sept. 28 – Oct. 1, 2017

  Fall festivals are here! Even though the number of festivals has decreased, there are still some important and great festivals to check out this weekend.  We are now in fall festival season, filled with farm festivals, backwood festivals with 19th century craftsmen and artists, tons of apple butter, plenty of pumpkins… …and even a Roadkill Cook-Off in West Virginia. …

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39.) Ohio Wizard of Oz Festival Review – Macedonia – September 23, 2017

Across the pond in Longwood Park… …a vendor booth landed on a witch’s sister… …and, boy, was the witch mad! Fortunately, that didn’t stop any festival goers from coming and enjoying… …the first Ohio Wizard of Oz Festival. As organ grinder music filled the air… …festival goers shopped among booths with clothing and crafts… …eventually noticing that Karen Kutoloski‘s booth …

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38.) Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival Review – Cleveland – September 17, 2017

The Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival took place in Lincoln Park… …and was divided into “villages” along pathways that ran from the gazebo. The artist village, for example, brought metal art and fabrication (Rust, Inc.)… …jewelry… …paintings… …and sun-inspired decor… …whereas the cultural village was where you would find fair trade vendors (INTO)… …and organizations that reflect diversity (United Church …

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37.) Harvest of the Arts Review – Wellington – September 17, 2017

I originally went to Wellington… …because I thought Harvest of the Arts was a festival… …with food, which it had… …vendors, which it had… …and music, which it hadn’t apparently had in over 5 years. This was a craft show (not a festival)… …with dog-decorated bags… …cool holiday soaps… …cooler owls made of recycled materials (What a Hoot)… …and all …