Things to do…
Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70.
Nuts & Drupes of Seed Propagation Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 – 11:30 a.m. This class provides the knowledge to propagate from seed a large diversity of native and non-native woody trees, shrubs, groundcovers and vines. During the class, students canvas the grounds for seeds of many unusual and rare plants in our collections and, after a brief discussion of the specific pre-treatments required for seed propagation, enjoy the process of rearing plants from seed at home.
The grounds are open from dawn to dusk. The Vistors Center is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays and holidays. More more information vist www.dawes arb.org
Queen of the Lake II cruises - North Shore boat ramp, Buckeye Lake. Take a relaxing cruise on beautiful and historic Buckeye Lake at 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through October. $10 per person with children 5 and under, free. For more information visit buckeyelakehistory.org
65th Annual Sweet Corn Festival - Millersport. The Millersport Lions Club presents the 65th Annual Sweet Corn Festival August 31 thru September 3. The Grand Parade starting at 6 p.m. kicks off the festivities. Entertainment features national recording stars Joe Diffie at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2 and John Michael Montgomery at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3. More rides have been added to the Midway this year plus lots of great food from local non-profit organizations. Entertainment nightly plus corn eating contests and antique tractor pulls. Free admission; parking on the grounds is $10. For a complete schedule visit www.sweetcornfest.com
Drumming Circle At Flint Ridge - Brownsville. Come out Sunday, Aug. 28 from 1-4 p.m. and listen to the beat or join in with you own drum. Various vendors will be present. Free admission.
21st Annual Licking County Prayer Breakfast - Newark. Licking County Prayer Partners hosts the annual prayer breakfast on Friday, Sept. 9, at Adena Hall at COTC/OSU. Doors open at 6:00 am for breakfast, with the program running 6:30-7:45. Please join us for “Let Freedom Reign” by speaker Chad Hovind $15 per person. For reservations call 740-587-1200 ext. 110.
Fall Hookahville 2011 - Thornville. Fall Hookahville re- turns September 2-5 featuring ekoostik hookah, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Little Feat, Perpetual Groove and many more at Legend Valley Music Center in Thornville, just off of I-70. Visit www.legendvalley.net for more information.