Oakland Nurseries Fall Festival – Columbus, Delaware, Dublin, New Albany

The Fall Festival at Oakland Nursery offers kids’ games, pig racing, a petting zoo, music and food. Oakland Nurseries are in Columbus, Delaware, Dublin and New Albany 2023 DATE: October 7-8, 2023Locations: See website for addresses in Columbus, Delaware, Dublin and New Albany.Website: https://www.oaklandnursery.com/page/sales-and-events/ **** This post documents my experience … Read more

Luckey Fall Festival – Luckey, Ohio

2023 DATE: September 22-24, 2023Location: Adams St between Krotzer Ave and Gilbert RdLuckey, OH 43443Website: https://luckeyfallfestival.com/This post documents my experience on September 25, 2021. In the Village of Luckey’s Basic Park… …the annual Fall Festival was taking place… …offering decorated pumpkins… …wood carvings… …and all sorts of interesting items. At … Read more

The Summer Market – Lorain, Ohio

The Summer Market is a great shopping festival where vendors range offer everything from clothing and purses to home decor and furniture. A nice selection of items, plus food vendors, live music and more at Black River Landing in Lorain. 2023 DATE: July 21-22, 2023Location: Black River Landing, LorainWebsite: https://thesummermarket.com/ … Read more

Russian Maslenitsa-Pancake Festival – Cleveland, Ohio – My Experience

This post documents my experience on March 1, 2020. Just before Eastern Orthodox churches entered the Lenten season… …Cleveland’s Russian community came together at the Russian Cultural Garden of Cleveland… …to celebrate Maslenitsa… …a holiday of pagan origin that bids farewell to Lady Maslenitsa, representative of the winter… …and hello … Read more

Cleveland Kurentovanje Festival – Cleveland, Ohio

The Cleveland Kurentovanje Festival is a Slovenian Festival where lamb-skinned wearing Kurents ring bells to scare the winter away. Music, food and fun for all. 2024 DATE: February 10, 2024Location: Slovenian National Home6417 St Clair AveCleveland, OH 44103Website: https://www.clevelandkurentovanje.com/ **** I first visited this festival in 2014, which you can … Read more

Christmas in the Village – Plymouth, Ohio – My Experience

This post documents my experience on December 7, 2019. At the annual Christmas in the Village… …downtown Plymouth was particularly festive. Skaters glided across an ice-less rink… …kids played in a miniature castle (Castle Playhouse by Gary)… …and pretended to be king… …adults drank in the spirits of the holidays… … Read more