2017-11-11 / News

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Dawes Arboretum - Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70.

Speaker Series: Lighten Up for the Holidays – 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 11. Recommended donation is $2 per person. Shari Gallup from the OSU Extension Office will share practical ways to lighten up your favorite recipes for a healthier holiday season.

Clay Victorian Holiday Ornaments – from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 11. Cost: Non-members - $30; Members - $25. Paint and decorate a trio of ornaments to adorn your holiday display. These Victorian-inspired decorations are hand-crafted by local clay artist, Mary Grace Robertson. You’ll take home a star, a snowflake and a cone, perfect for displaying springs of greenery or flowers.

Grafting the Right Way – from 8 to 11 a.m. or 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, November 17. Cost: Nonmembers - $40; Members - $3. In this hands-on workshop, The Arboretum’s Propagator instructs participants on the art and science of grafting to ensure future success in reproducing plants at home. Rootstock and scion wood are provided; attendees may bring their own scion wood, if appropriate rootstock is available. All participants take home their own grafted material to nurture. This workshop is appropriate for ages 14 and above. Children must be supervised by an adult.

Green Friday Walk – from 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday, November 24. Don’t sit around or go holiday shopping – relax outdoors on a nice leisurely stroll as you walk off all the turkey, stuffing and pie you enjoyed on Thanksgiving Day! Traverse paved and unpaved trails as well as uneven terrain with the Executive Director, Luke Messinger. Dress for the weather. This program is free however we do request registration.

A Landscape for the Ages – from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 2. Cost: Non-members - $10; Members – Free. There are sometimes events that change the course of things for many years. What are some events that have occurred in the past that have helped evolve The Dawes Arboretum into the institution it is today? This PowerPoint lecture will cover collection history and development, storms, insect invasions and other factors that have had, or could have, great impact in the future development of The Arboretum.

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. For more information visit www.dawesarb.org

Granville Farmers Market - Granville. The market now moves indoors to the Granville Elementary School auditorium. Hours are 9:30 to noon on Saturdays. All kinds of good thing to eat and drink.

Junk Bash Vintage Boutique: Holiday Market - Ohio Expo Center. Junk Bash Vintage Boutique from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, November 10 and Saturday, November 11, is a marketplace for all things handmade, small-batch, rusty, dusty, awesome. Our community of makers, artisans, junkers, and shopkeepers share in the American story, where keeping vintage, handmade, and craft goods alive is our mission! If you are a vintage and handmade enthusiast with a hankering for well-curated shopping, Junk Bash Vintage Boutique is the place for you. It’s where DIY’ers come to party and shop, at this one-of-kind market that celebrates a shared lifestyle led by lovers of vintage and small-batch. With everything from good junk to artisans, this two day mecca of all the things you love can’t be missed. Cost: $8 per day; 14 and under free with paying adult - Cash and checks only at the door. For more information visit junkbash.com

Veterans Day Recognition Assembly - Lakewood Middle School. Join the students and staff of Lakewood Middle School in recognizing America’s heroes at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, in the Lakewood Middle School gymnasium.

All veterans, families and friends are welcome!

Chicken & Noodle Benefit Dinner - Buckeye Lake Fire Department. Help Buckeye Lake Police Officer Andy Davis and his family have a great Christmas. Stop by from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Buckeye Lake Fire Department for a delicious meal. Menu is chicken noodles, mashed potatoes, green bean, cole slaw, dessert and drinks. Cost is a donation. Sponsored by the Buckeye Lake Firefighters Association.

Ohio National Poultry Breeders Show - Ohio Expo Center. The Ohio National Poultry Breeders Show features approximately 5,000 birds and their dedicated owners in this extensive national show from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11 and 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12. Cost: $5. For more information visi http:// www.ohionational.org

Mid-Ohio Cluster Dog Show - Ohio Expo Center. This confirmation show, sponsored by four kennel clubs, will include approximately 2,000 dogs each day, representing more than 150 breeds, from all over the United States and Canada. Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 through Sunday, Nov. 19. Cost: Thursday and Friday - Free; Saturday and Sunday - Adults - $5, Children (under 12) - $2; Seniors - $3; Family (2 adults and any amount of children) - $12. For more information visit http:// centralohiokennelclub.com

Ohio Chinese Lantern Festival - Ohio Expo Center. A celebration of Chinese culture returns to the Ohio Expo Center November 17 through January 7, with more lantern displays, more culture programs and more fun! Get ready to experience Columbus in a whole new light with exquisite lanterns, amazing nightly performances, and various handicrafts demonstrations!

Cost: Online: $15 - Adults; $12 - Children Under 18; please refer to the event website for other discount tickets; Onsite Box Office Hours nightly from 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm starting November 17; performances are included in festival admission.

Hours: 5 p.m. -10 p.m. nightly; performance times: Sunday- Thursday, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 6:30 p.m., 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. For more information visit ohiolanternfestival.com/

Natural Thanksgiving Centerpiece Class - Infirmary Mound Park, Granville. Come and get creative from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, at the James Bradley Senior Center at the Infirmary Mound Park. Our instructor will teach you how to use natural objects and greens found in the park, as well as traditional floral arrangement techniques, to make your own Thanksgiving centerpiece. Cost: $10. Registration is required.

Ohio Mopar Expo - Ohio Expo Center. It is your last chance to get out before the end of the season! Pick up that winter time project or those needed parts and accessories to keep your car in top shape from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. Cost: Early Bird - $10 (7 am - 10 am); General Admission - $5 (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.). Visit https://www.facebook.com/ JeffJohnsonMotorsports

Christmasfair - Ohio Expo Center. Christmasfair returns for its 31st year Saturday, Nov. 18 and Sunday, Nov. 19. Christmasfair is a holiday market featuring 150 artists and crafters with unique, handcrafted items....pottery, folk art, paintings, stained glass, jewelry, photography and much, much more.! It’s the perfect place to find unique, made in America gifts and items for your home. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $6. For more information visit :http://christmasfairartsandcrafts.com/

United Ford Owners Presents Fall Super Swap Meet - Ohio Expo Center. The largest fall Ford meet in the USA! The giant all Ford Swap Meet and Car Corral Nov. 25 - 26, is brought to you by the United Ford Owners Car Club. Browse acres of Ford Motor Company products and related parts - new, used, aftermarket, Mustang, 5.0, 4.6, highperformance, classic, restoration, literature, NOS, trim, vintage, collectibles, die-cast and Fords for sale. Four buildings, 1,000+ vendor spaces. You can’t see it all in one day! Hours: Saturday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost: $8 Adults; 12 and under free. For more information visit http://www.fallsuperswap.com

Scott Antique Market - Ohio Expo Center. The amazing indoor Scott Antique Market Nov. 25 and Nov. 26, features aisles upon aisles of one-of-a-kind antiques and collectible items available for sale. Hours: Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. FREE! For more information visit http://www.scottantiquemarket.com/

Columbus Winterfair - Ohio Expo Center. The Columbus Winterfair returns Dec. 1 - 3, with fine arts and crafts. Browse the holiday artists’ market and find unique and beautiful handcrafted items for the home, office or gift giving. Artists from across the nation will be showcasing their traditional and contemporary crafts including ceramics, wood, glass, painting, metals, fiber, jewelry, photography, sculpture and more. Hours: Friday and Saturday - 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: Adults - $7; Youth (12 and under) - Free (note: ticket is valid all three days). For more information visit http:// winterfair.org/


Doubt: A Parable - OSUNewark. Equity Actor Susan Pingleton* will make a special appearance in the play Doubt: A Parable by playwright John Patrick Shanley set to open at the Black Box Theater on November 9 on the shared campus of The Ohio State University and Central Ohio Technical College. She will be playing the role of Sr. Aloysius Beauvier. In this brilliant and powerful drama, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the 12-year-old male students.

Performances are at 8 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 9 and will run through Sat., Nov. 11 and again Nov. 16-18. Additionally, there will be two matinees at 2 p.m. on Sundays, Nov. 12 and 19. All performances are held at the Black Box Theater in LeFevre Hall located on the Newark campus at 1199 University Drive, Newark, OH 43055. General admission is $10 and student tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the door.

Milllersport Community Theatre Cabaret Show - Millersport. Millersport Community Theatre presents a free Cabaret Show at 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 11, in the Millersport Elementary Cafeteria. Donations will be accepted and desserts and beverage will be provided. Plan to come to enjoy and relax with a evening of great music and a fun time.

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