New Paris Applefest – New Paris, Ohio – My Experience

2023 DATE: September 8-10, 2023This post documents my experience on September 23, 2018. It was a beautiful Sunday morning in New Paris… …perfect for grabbing a freshly brewed cup of coffee (Baker’s Brew)… …and exploring the AppleFest. Right away, the colorful barn quilts and towels caught my eye… …while other … Read more

53.) Quaker Day Craft and Community Festival Review – Plainfield, Indiana – September 22, 2018

On the grounds of the Plainfield Friends Church… …the Quaker Day Craft and Community Festival was taking place… …with plenty of shaved ice (Frigid Frog) and inflatables for the kids… …an enormous car show for the automobile aficionados… …and a craft show that ran along the sidewalks… …with seasonal decor… … Read more

45.) Dragon on the Lake Review – Lake Orion, Michigan – August 25, 2018

Through this gate… …you can find Lake Orion… …a place where teams practice on boats… …equipped with dragon heads… …for a Dragon Boat Festival called… …Dragon on the Lake. But while other dragon boat festivals took place in the racing area during the race… …most of this festival’s activities occurred … Read more

Signal Tree Fest – Akron, Ohio – My Experience

This post documents my experience on August 11, 2018. If you followed the music to Akron’s Lock 3 Park… …you could find a celebration called the Signal Tree Fest… …a festival FOR Akron (Buckeye Clothing Company)… …ABOUT Akron (and not really about the Signal Tree itself)… …and BY the people … Read more

Creston Ox Roast – Creston, Ohio

The Creston Ox Roast is a community festival that offers games and activities for kids and has a popular ox roast on Saturday. 2023 DATE: August 11-12, 2023Location: Creston Community ParkCreston, OH 44217Website: https://www.crestoncommunityserviceclub.org/2021-fish-fry-and-ox-roas.html **** This post documents my experience on August 10, 2018 when the festival was called the … Read more

Shreve Swamp Fest – Shreve, Ohio

The Shreve Swamp Fest is a community festival named after the nearby Killbuck Marsh area, known as “Shreve Swamp.” The festival has local food trucks, vendors, games and activities (ie climbing wall), a car show and live entertainment. 2023 DATE: June 15-17, 2023Location: Downtown ShreveWebsite: https://www.ofea.org **** This post documents … Read more

Olde Canal Days Festival – Canal Fulton, Ohio

The Old Canal Days Festival takes place in downtown Canal Fulton where there is a large variety of vendors, food options, multiple stages of music entertainment and a carnival with rides and games. 2023 Date: July 6-7, 2023Location: Downtown Canal FultonWebsite: http://cityofcanalfulton-oh.gov/events/olde-canal-days-festival/ **** This post documents my experience on July … Read more