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24 – Geneva Grape Jamboree Review – Geneva, Ohio – Saturday, September 26, 2009

AUTHOR’S NOTE: There is an updated 2015 Review here – https://ohiofestivals.net/geneva-grape-jamboree-revisited/ ********************************************** Geneva, Ohio, not to be confused with Geneva-on-the-Lake, seems a rather quaint city. Surrounded by wineries and country roads, one wouldn’t expect a festival all that big. I mean, when you’re passing this… . …how big a festival would you expect? But I was REALLY happily surprised. . …

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23 – Lorain Latino Fest Review – September 20, 2009

One of Lorain’s best festivals is definitely the Lorain International Festival. A cornucopia of food brought together for a mass of hungry festival goers. It’s almost like a culinary Epcot Center where the World Showcase is squeezed together in 1/1000 the space. If in a group, you and your friends can split up, get various items and share your treasures …

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22 – Clinton Apple Fest Review – Sept. 20, 2009

After a long driving day Saturday, I had another 2-3 festivals to hit on Sunday. I wasn’t sure if I would be able to do it, but I remained optimistic. From Columbus, I figured I should take advantage of my location and take a slight detour on my way to the next festival in Clinton, Ohio (near Canton). So I …

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21 – Via Colori Festival Review – Columbus, Ohio – 9/19/09

*** AUTHOR’S NOTE *** The other festival referred to in this posting (which does not involve chalk drawings) is the Independents’ Day Festival. This is why it’s referred to as a “Quasi-Review” on the Festival Schedule Page. I arrived in downtown Columbus without a problem, eventually finding the 2 street blocks closed on Gay Street. As I went from one …

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20 – Pawpaw Festival Review – Lake Snowden, Ohio – 9/19/09

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I have 2 more current posts on this festival. To read my 2011 experience, you can go to https://ohiofestivals.net/52-pawpaw-festival-albany-september-17-2011/ To read my 2016 experience, you can go to https://ohiofestivals.net/ohio-pawpaw-festival-albany ********************************************* Before discussing my time at the Pawpaw Festival, allow me to briefly discuss what a fun state Ohio can be with its city names. I’ve already taken a …