Things to do…
Dawes Arboretum – Ohio 13, three miles north of I-70.
Night Hike- Friday, January 18, 6 – 8 p.m. Experience The Arboretum at night! Kids and adults are welcome to attend the hike through collections, woodlands and trails on one of our most popular programs. Free, meet at the Visitors Center Deck.
Shrubs: Best for the Midwest- Saturday, January 19, 10 a.m. – noon. A discussion and colorful picture presentation highlighting the best performing deciduous and evergreen shrubs and their use in the landscape. $20/$10 members, reservation required, meet at the Visitors Center.
Grafting the Right Way- Saturday, January 26, 8:30 a.m. – noon. The Arboretum’s propagator, Richard Larson, shows you how to graft plants the right way for success in reproducing your own plants in this hands-on class. Rootstock and scion wood provided so you can take home your own grafted woody plant. $30/$20 members, reservation required, meet at the Zand Education 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.
Story Time – Buckeye Lake. Buckeye Lake Library is hosting Preschool Story Time on Mondays at 11 a.m. from January 7 to February 11. This story time is aimed at children ages three to fiveand includes stories, songs, finger plays, puppets and crafts. Each session lasts approximately 45 minutes. Story time is free of charge and open to the public. Visit the Buckeye Lake Library at 41 West First Street or call 740.928.0472 for more information.
Blues Master Scott Ainslie – Denison University, Granville. Music historian, author, master of the blues Scott Ainslie is deeply grounded in the many traditions of the blues. His performances reflectboth his knowledge of and passion for the blues. Blues Revue Magazine notes. His guitar playing is well-roundedit’s always as strong rhythmically as it is melodically, and it’s always inventive. Even better, Ainslie can really sing. Scott Ainslie performs at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, at Burke Recital Hall (240 West Broadway). The performance is free and open to the public.
Caney Creek Band – Buckeye Lake. The Christian Charity Church invites you to join us Sunday, Jan. 19, 7 to 9 p.m. for the Caney Creek Band, 5179 Walnut Road (Ohio 79) across from the police department, also Gospel music every Friday night 7 to 9 p.m. (and open mic), contact (740) 281-9771.
C&W Association – Newark. The Newark Chapter of the Ohio
Country and Western Music Association meets Sunday, Jan. 13, 1 p.m. in the
Grotto Hall on Waterworks Road. Music by Bill Gage and Friends at 2 p.m.
followed by the Staff Band and members. Food and beverages available, donation
jar at the door, for more information, call (740) 345-4346 or (740) 323-2715.