Things to do…
Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70.
Amazing Bulbs- Saturday, September 29, 8:30 - 11:30am, Bulbs aren't just for spring- dare to dream beyond daffodils. Our display gardens manager will introduce you to a fantastic selection of plants- from exotic wonders like Persian Bells to the dainty charm of Greek windflowers.We'll look at bulbs for all seasons to create a showcase display every month of the year. Plus, get tips on how and when to plant, what maintenance is required and where to buy these beautiful bulbs. All participants will take home a very special bulb to tuck into their fall gardens, $20/$10 members, reservation required, meet at the Visitors Center
The grounds are open from dawn to dusk. The Visitors Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays and holidays. Call 740-323-2355 or 800-44-DAWES for information or visit www.dawesarb.org.
Gathering of Mustangs & Legends - Columbus. The Gathering will present three days of amazing aerial demonstrations and performances including an estimated 100 P-51 Mustang aircraft and additional World War II fighters/bombers, U.S. Air Force aircraft including the elite demonstration team known as the Thunderbirds and top civilian performers, Sept. 27 -30 at Rickenbacker International Airport. Marking the Mustangs 65th year in combat history, there are only approximately one percent of the original 15,868 Mustangs flying today; the majority of those planes will be here.
In addition to celebrating the history of the P-51 Mustang and Legends, The Gathering features a world-class air show celebrating Air Force Heritage past and present. WWII fighters that flewwith and against each other such as the P-40, P-63, P-47, P-38, ME-109, FW-190, and Spitfire are expected to be in attendance along with some of the country's top Air Show Performers at this incredible aviation celebration!
Tickets can be purchased on a daily basis for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. General Admission grants access to the event. Attendees must bring their own seating, if desired. Adult tickets start at $10. For more information go to www.gml2007. com.
Women and War - Denison University, Granville. The Beck Lecture Series together with the Laura C. Harris Symposium presents a poetry reading and lecture on Women and War by Karen Alkalay- Gut; 4.30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24, in Barney Davis Board Room (200 West Loop). Free and open to the public. Call 740-587-6207 to confirm information.
Body, Voice, and Spirit: Hindu Women, Goddesses and Possession - Denison University, Granville. Goodspeed Lecture Series presents Kathleen M. Erndl to speak on Body, Voice, and Spirit: Hindu Women, Goddesses and Possession; 4:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24, Burton D. Morgan Center lecture hall (150 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. Contact 740-587-6241 to confirminformation.
Baltimore Farmers' Market - Old Basil Firehouse. Buy fresh produce, baked goods, jams and jellies and crafts every Friday from 5 - 7 p.m. The old Basil Fire House is at the corner of West Market Street (Ohio 256) and North High Street. Free entertainment the last Friday of each month. Sponsored by the Baltimore Downtown Restoration Committee.
Lakewood Homecoming Parade - Hebron. A parade, pep rally and bonfireis set for Thursday, Sept. 27. The parade takes off from Kroger's at 7 p.m. to Evans Park for the rally with the football team and cheerleaders. US 40 will be closed in Hebron for the duration of the parade. Sponsored by the Hebron Business Association. Call (740) 928-6991 for more information.
Fall Frolic - Infirmary Mound Park, Granville. The Licking Park District welcomes renowned carriage clinician, Andy Marcoux, to the annual Fall Frolic, Sept. 29-30. Andy, owner and operator of Coachman's Delight, has been training and driving horses for over 14 years. He will be educating both novice and experience carriage enthusiasts about the art of carriage driving. Spectator admission is free! Witness the charisma of horse and driver as they attempt their skills at the cones course, scavenger hunt, clinics and more. Spectators will also enjoy watching the grace, ease and skills of the horses and drivers. For more information, call at (740) 587-2535.