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October Calendar of Events

Katherine Ryder Published: October 1, 2011 8:23 AM

Oct. 1

Apple Festival at Shrock's Amish Farm

Where: Schrock's Amish Farm; 4359 SR 39, Berlin

For more information call 330-893-3051 or visit www.amishfarmvillage.com.

20th Annual Williamsburg Festival

Where: Pine Tree Barn; 4374 Shreve Rd., Wooster

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Step back 200 years in time to 18c Williamsburg. For two days the Pine Tree Barn is transformed into a bustling colonial village. Explore the market place with unique wares that surround the village square. Meet over 40 carefully selected artists who will demonstrate techniques of traditional craftsmen. Colonial militia encampment, "proper" food, and activities for kids.

For more information call 330-264-1014 or visit www.pinetreebarn.com.

Apple Dumpling Festival at Whispering Hills RV Park

Where: Whispering Hills RV Park; 8248 SR 514, Shreve

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Enjoy this family fun festival in the heart of Ohio's Amish Country featuring Ruth's famous apple dumplings!

For more information call 800-992-2435 or visit www.whisperinghillsrvpark.com.

Apple Butter Stirring at Amish Home at Yoder's

Where: Yoder's Amish Home; 6050 SR 515, Walnut Creek

For more information call 330-893-2541 or visit www.yodersamishhome.com.

Wooster AAUW and Kiwanis Used Book Sale

Where: Wayne County Fairgrounds

When: Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Thousands of new and used books, DVD's, videos, CD's, computer games, and puzzles at low prices. Friday " 1/2 price sale and Saturday " Bag Day; for more information call 330-262-9446.

WoosterFest

Where: Downtown Wooster

When: Noon-11 p.m.

Traditional Octoberfest celebration featuring entertainment, food, talent show, arts and crafts, children's activities, Biergarten, Winegarten, and more! For more information call 330-262-5735 or visit www.woosterchamber.com.

52nd Annual Wayne County Bandarama

Where: Triway Stadium

When: 7 p.m.

50th Anniversary celebration. Performances by all ten Wayne County High School marching bands plus the College of Wooster Marching Band. For more information call 330-345-6771 or visit www.tricountyesc.org.

Village of Shreve Garage Sales & Chicken BBQ

Where: Village of Shreve

Annual fall village wide sales. We're cleaning out our closets to make room for Christmas gifts! For more information visit www.shreveohio.com.

Uptown, Downtown, All-Around Town Yard Sale

Where: Orrville

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Plan to spend the day in Orrville. Over 100 residential yard sales plus sales at local merchants. See website for sale locations the week prior. For more information call 330-682-8881 or visit www.orrvillechamber.com.

9th Annual Autumn Discovery Day

Where: Secrest Arobretum-OARDC

When: 9 a.m.-Noon

Enjoy the beauty of autumn while shopping for trees and shrubs. For more information call 330-464-2148 or visit www.secrest.osu.edu.

Apple Festival Days

Where: Bauman Orchard

When: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Enjoy wagon rides into the orchard to pick your own apples. For more information call 330-925-6861 or visit www.baumanorchards.com.

Oct. 2

20th Annual Williamsburg Festival

Where: Pine Tree Barn; 4374 Shreve Rd., Wooster

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Step back 200 years in time to 18c Williamsburg. For two days the Pine Tree Barn is transformed into a bustling colonial village. Explore the market place with unique wares that surround the village square. Meet over 40 carefully selected artists who will demonstrate techniques of traditional craftsmen. Colonial militia encampment, "proper" food, and activities for kids.

For more information call 330-264-1014 or visit www.pinetreebarn.com.

Apple Dumpling Festival at Whispering Hills RV Park

Where: Whispering Hills RV Park; 8248 SR 514, Shreve

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Enjoy this family fun festival in the heart of Ohio's Amish Country featuring Ruth's famous apple dumplings!

For more information call 800-992-2435 or visit www.whisperinghillsrvpark.com.

Battle of Ohio ACHA College Hockey Tournament

Where: Alice Noble Ice Arena

Ohio college hockey teams will vie for the Battle of Ohio 5th Annual Trophy; for more information call 330-345-8686 or visit www.nobleice.com.

Oct. 4

123rd Loudonville Street Fair

Where: Downtown Loudonville

123rd FREE Street Fair in downtown Loudonville. Five days of FREE entertainment, exhibits, livestock shows and auctions, concessions, tractor and truck pulls, rides and more.

For more information call 419-994-4391 or visit www.loudonvillefair.com.

Oct. 5

123rd Loudonville Street Fair

Where: Downtown Loudonville

123rd FREE Street Fair in downtown Loudonville. Five days of FREE entertainment, exhibits, livestock shows and auctions, concessions, tractor and truck pulls, rides and more.

For more information call 419-994-4391 or visit www.loudonvillefair.com.

Oct. 6

The Kingsmen Quartet

Where: Amish Door Village; 1210 Winesburg St., Wilmot

Founded in 1956, this gospel sextet has spent 55 years inspiring others through their passion for God and music. Their dedication paid off in 2008 when they were inducted into The Christian Music Hall of Fame. Tickets are $38 and include a bountiful meal.

For more information call 888-264-7436 or visit www.amishdoor.com.

123rd Loudonville Street Fair

Where: Downtown Loudonville

123rd FREE Street Fair in downtown Loudonville. Five days of FREE entertainment, exhibits, livestock shows and auctions, concessions, tractor and truck pulls, rides and more.

For more information call 419-994-4391 or visit www.loudonvillefair.com.

National Fire Prevention Week

Where: Wayne County Historical Society

Tour the firehouse and learn about fire safety; for more information call 330-264-8856 or visit www.waynehistorical.org.

Oct. 7

Charm Days

Where: Charm Merchants; SR 557, Charm

Since 1983, Charm Merchant Days has been an annual event. Each year Charm Days is held on Friday and Saturday on the second weekend of October. During the two day bargain shopping, participating merchants offer discount prices and specials to help celebrate the occasion. Since the second year of Charm Days, a great attraction is the drawing for a Grand Prize of $1000.00, sponsored by the merchants. The registration to win also includes chances for prizes from each place of business. Other activities included: a two day benefit bake sale; a flea market on Saturday; yard sales throughout the town; a school benefit including old fashioned chili and fry pies. On Friday evenings, an old time fiddling program is held. An auction with donations of items from area residents & businesses is held on Saturday.

A Wooly Worm Derby has been getting exciting attention during the past years. On Friday afternoon, the lower grade children of Charm School have been competing with their favorite caterpillar crawling up a string. Saturday morning, a horse fun show is held on the south end of town.

Since 1991, a pie contest has been held on Saturday and the pies are all sold at auction after judging. All the money raised at the yearly auction is placed in the Charm Community Share-N-Care Fund, which is the local charity helping people in need.The final attraction of the day on Saturday is the prize drawing of all participating merchants and the announcement of the lucky winner of the $1000.00.

For more information visit www.visitcharm.com.

123rd Loudonville Street Fair

Where: Downtown Loudonville

123rd FREE Street Fair in downtown Loudonville. Five days of FREE entertainment, exhibits, livestock shows and auctions, concessions, tractor and truck pulls, rides and more.

For more information call 419-994-4391 or visit www.loudonvillefair.com.

Enchanted Forest

Where: The Wilderness Center, Wilmot

When: 6:30 and 7:30

Fireflies will lead your family to meet the creatures of the forest at this educational non-scary event. For more information call 330-464-2148 or visit www.secrest.osu.edu.

Wilderness Walk

Where: The Wilderness Center; 9877 Alabama Ave SW, Wilmot

When: 10 a.m.

Join a naturalist on the first Wednesday of every month for a walk on our trails. See what's interesting today! All ages. Free.

For more information call 330-359-5235 or visit www.wildernesscenter.org.

Oct. 8

Holmes County Antiques Festival

Where: Historic Downtown Millersburg

The Holmes County Antique Festival is a yearly fall festival which takes place in HDM. Enjoy two days of markets, arts and crafts, and demonstrations on the Square. Join us for the 5K race on Saturday at 9 a.m. near the Courthouse. Enjoy the antique and classic car parade and show at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. On Sunday, enjoy the Grand Parade at 2 p.m. Both days, walk through the historic village, enjoy the continuous entertainment and great food and view the downtown window museum. Visit our Grand Victorian House which has been featured on HGTV.

For more information call 330-674-6781 or visit www.holmescountyantiquefestival.org.

Apple Butter Stirring at Amish Home at Yoder's

Where: Yoder's Amish Home; 6050 SR 515, Walnut Creek

For more information call 330-893-2541 or visit www.yodersamishhome.com.

Octoberfest at Heini's Gourmet Market

Where: Heini's Gourmet Market; 1019 W. Main St., Sugarcreek

For more information call 330-852-3500 or visit www.heinisgourmetmarket.com.

Enchanted Forest

Where: The Wilderness Center, Wilmot

When: 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Fireflies will lead your family to meet the creatures of the forest at this educational non-scary event. For more information call 330-464-2148 or visit www.secrest.osu.edu.

Charm Days

Where: Charm Merchants; SR 557, Charm

Since 1983, Charm Merchant Days has been an annual event. Each year Charm Days is held on Friday and Saturday on the second weekend of October. During the two day bargain shopping, participating merchants offer discount prices and specials to help celebrate the occasion. Since the second year of Charm Days, a great attraction is the drawing for a Grand Prize of $1000.00, sponsored by the merchants. The registration to win also includes chances for prizes from each place of business. Other activities included: a two day benefit bake sale; a flea market on Saturday; yard sales throughout the town; a school benefit including old fashioned chili and fry pies. On Friday evenings, an old time fiddling program is held. An auction with donations of items from area residents & businesses is held on Saturday.

A Wooly Worm Derby has been getting exciting attention during the past years. On Friday afternoon, the lower grade children of Charm School have been competing with their favorite caterpillar crawling up a string. Saturday morning, a horse fun show is held on the south end of town.

Since 1991, a pie contest has been held on Saturday and the pies are all sold at auction after judging. All the money raised at the yearly auction is placed in the Charm Community Share-N-Care Fund, which is the local charity helping people in need.The final attraction of the day on Saturday is the prize drawing of all participating merchants and the announcement of the lucky winner of the $1000.00.

For more information visit www.visitcharm.com.

123rd Loudonville Street Fair

Where: Downtown Loudonville

123rd FREE Street Fair in downtown Loudonville. Five days of FREE entertainment, exhibits, livestock shows and auctions, concessions, tractor and truck pulls, rides and more.

For more information call 419-994-4391 or visit www.loudonvillefair.com.

Amish Door's Harvest Fest

Where: Amish Door Villag; 1210 Winesburg St., Wilmot

Celebrate the harvest season with activities that include old fashioned games, a giant corn play box, a straw bale maze, pumpkin painting, hayrides and a blacksmith exhibit. Admission is free.

For more information call 888-264-7436 or visit www.amishdoor.com.

Leisure Birding with the Greater Mohican Audubon Society

Where: Seaman Orientation Plaza " Secrest Arboretum

Free program-birders of all skill levels welcome; for more information call 330-464-2148 or visit www.secrest.osu.edu.

Fall Rail Excursion

Where: Orrville Depot

When: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Day long fall colors trip from Orrville to Medina; for more information call 330-683-2426 or visit www.orrvillerailroad.com.

Troutman Vineyards Winery Harvest Festival

Where: Troutman Vineyards

When: Noon-9 p.m.

Celebrate the end of the harvest with grape stomping and family fun. For more information call 330-263-4345 or visit www.troutmanvineyards.com.

National Fire Prevention Week

Where: Wayne County Historical Society

Tour the firehouse and learn about fire safety; for more information call 330-264-8856 or visit www.waynehistorical.org.

Shreve Tractor Parade

Where: Shreve School

When: 10 a.m.

Antique, new and unusual tractors and implements welcome. Great parade for those who love tractors! For more information visit www.shreveohio.com.

Wayne County Farm Tour

Where: Southwest Wayne County

When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Spend the day in beautiful rural Wayne County on a self-drive tour of area farms and agricultural businesses while enjoying the fall colors. For more information call 330-263-7456 or visit www.waynecountycvb.org.

Oct. 9

Holmes County Antiques Festival

Where: Historic Downtown Millersburg

The Holmes County Antique Festival is a yearly fall festival which takes place in HDM. Enjoy two days of markets, arts and crafts, and demonstrations on the Square. Join us for the 5K race on Saturday at 9 a.m. near the Courthouse. Enjoy the antique and classic car parade and show at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. On Sunday, enjoy the Grand Parade at 2 p.m. Both days, walk through the historic village, enjoy the continuous entertainment and great food and view the downtown window museum. Visit our Grand Victorian House which has been featured on HGTV.

For more information call 330-674-6781 or visit www.holmescountyantiquefestival.org.

Wayne County Farm Tour

Where: Southwest Wayne County

Spend the day in beautiful rural Wayne County on a self-drive tour of area farms and agricultural businesses while enjoying the fall colors. For more information call 330-263-7456 or visit www.waynecountycvb.org.

Oct. 10

Country Harvest Festival

Where: P. Graham Dunn; 630 Henry St., Dalton

Featuring over a dozen local artisans and farmers bringing their wares to share. Grab a hot cider, participate in a few seminars and take a hay ride to a straw maze. For more information visit www.pgrahamdunn.com.

Oct. 11

Country Harvest Festival

Where: P. Graham Dunn; 630 Henry St., Dalton

Featuring over a dozen local artisans and farmers bringing their wares to share. Grab a hot cider, participate in a few seminars and take a hay ride to a straw maze. For more information visit www.pgrahamdunn.com.

Oct. 12

Country Harvest Festival

Where: P. Graham Dunn; 630 Henry St., Dalton

Featuring over a dozen local artisans and farmers bringing their wares to share. Grab a hot cider, participate in a few seminars and take a hay ride to a straw maze. For more information visit www.pgrahamdunn.com.

Oct. 13

Country Harvest Festival

Where: P. Graham Dunn; 630 Henry St., Dalton

Featuring over a dozen local artisans and farmers bringing their wares to share. Grab a hot cider, participate in a few seminars and take a hay ride to a straw maze. For more information visit www.pgrahamdunn.com.

Oct. 14

Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival at Roscoe Village

Where: Roscoe Village; 600 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton

What would October in Coshocton County be without the annual Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival? The festival has grown in size over the past couple of years, and the Roscoe Village Foundation expects a record number of artisans, crafters, demonstrators and other vendors. Bring the entire family, because there's something for everyoneeducational demonstrations, contests, the spelling bee, a children's activity area, musical entertainment, raffles, lots of great food and so much more! Expect Civil War-themed presentations and portrayals throughout the festival. The candlelit "Spirit of Roscoe" tour will be offered Friday and Saturday evenings during the Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival, and the "Civil War: On the Home Front" tour will be offered as a self-guided tour Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

For more information call 800-877-1830 or visit www.roscoevillage.com.

Country Harvest Festival

Where: P. Graham Dunn; 630 Henry St., Dalton

Featuring over a dozen local artisans and farmers bringing their wares to share. Grab a hot cider, participate in a few seminars and take a hay ride to a straw maze. For more information visit www.pgrahamdunn.com.

Sugarcreek Fall Garage Sales

Where: Village of Sugarcreek

For more information visit www.villageofsugarcreek.com.

Oct. 15

Apple Butter Stirring at Amish Home at Yoder's

Where: Yoder's Amish Home; 6050 SR 515, Walnut Creek

For more information call 330-893-2541 or visit www.yodersamishhome.com.

Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival at Roscoe Village

Where: Roscoe Village; 600 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton

What would October in Coshocton County be without the annual Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival? The festival has grown in size over the past couple of years, and the Roscoe Village Foundation expects a record number of artisans, crafters, demonstrators and other vendors. Bring the entire family, because there's something for everyoneeducational demonstrations, contests, the spelling bee, a children's activity area, musical entertainment, raffles, lots of great food and so much more! Expect Civil War-themed presentations and portrayals throughout the festival. The candlelit "Spirit of Roscoe" tour will be offered Friday and Saturday evenings during the Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival, and the "Civil War: On the Home Front" tour will be offered as a self-guided tour Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

For more information call 800-877-1830 or visit www.roscoevillage.com.

Marshallville Historical Society 9th Annual Buckets & Beans Car Show

Where: Blacksmith Shop, Marshallville

Fall Car Show with Bean Soup and Fried Bologna Sandwiches served on the side! For more information call 330-855-2212.

Country Harvest Festival

Where: P. Graham Dunn; 630 Henry St., Dalton

Featuring over a dozen local artisans and farmers bringing their wares to share. Grab a hot cider, participate in a few seminars and take a hay ride to a straw maze. For more information visit www.pgrahamdunn.com.

Sugarcreek Fall Garage Sales

Where: Village of Sugarcreek

For more information visit www.villageofsugarcreek.com.

Oct. 16

Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival at Roscoe Village

Where: Roscoe Village; 600 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton

What would October in Coshocton County be without the annual Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival? The festival has grown in size over the past couple of years, and the Roscoe Village Foundation expects a record number of artisans, crafters, demonstrators and other vendors. Bring the entire family, because there's something for everyoneeducational demonstrations, contests, the spelling bee, a children's activity area, musical entertainment, raffles, lots of great food and so much more! Expect Civil War-themed presentations and portrayals throughout the festival. The candlelit "Spirit of Roscoe" tour will be offered Friday and Saturday evenings during the Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival, and the "Civil War: On the Home Front" tour will be offered as a self-guided tour Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

For more information call 800-877-1830 or visit www.roscoevillage.com.

Smithville Community Historical Society Open House

Where: Smithville Historical Society & Mishler Mill

When: 1:30-4 p.m.

Mishler Weaving Mill, Village Blacksmith, Sheller House, Carriage Barn and Pioneer Log Cabin open for tours. Located along Main Street in Smithville. Only Mishler Mill and Reception Center are handicapped accessible. For more information call 330-669-9308 or visit www.rootsweb.com/~ohschs/index.html.

Oct. 18

5th Annual Girls' Night Out at Pine Tree Barn

Where: Pine Tree Barn; 4374 Shreve Rd., Wooster

Join the Pine Tree Barn for a special night just for the ladies. Mini makeovers, light hors d'oeuvers and beverages.

For more information call 330-264-1014 or visit www.pinetreebarn.com.

Girls' Night Out!

Where: Pine Tree Barn & farm

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Join the Pine Tree Barn for a special night just for the ladies. Mini make-overs, light hors d'oeuvers and beverages. For more information call 330-264-1014 or visit www.pinetreebarn.com.

Oct. 20

Clues: The Butler's Belfry

Where: Amish Door Village; 1210 Winesburg St., Wilmot

The butler did it! Or was it Miss Black or Bleu? Boddy Manor is all a-bustle in this frenzy-filled mystery packed with haunting hilarity and interactive intrigue. Tickets are $38 and include a bountiful meal.

For more information call 888-264-0022 or visit www.victorianhouse.org.

Oct. 21

Clues: The Butler's Belfry

Where: Amish Door Village; 1210 Winesburg St., Wilmot

The butler did it! Or was it Miss Black or Bleu? Boddy Manor is all a-bustle in this frenzy-filled mystery packed with haunting hilarity and interactive intrigue. Tickets are $38 and include a bountiful meal.

For more information call 888-264-0022 or visit www.victorianhouse.org.

Oct. 22

Live Original Music at the Winery

Where: Troutman Vineyards

When: 6-8 p.m.

Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy live music while sipping some great Wayne County wines. For more information call 330-263-4345 or visit www.troutmanvineyards.com.

Jumpin' Pumpkin' Train Ride

Where: Orrville Depot

When: Noon-4 p.m.

Halloween train rides and track car rides. Tour Railroad Museum. For more information call 330-683-2426 or visit www.orrvillerailroad.com.

Triway Music Boosters Fall Craft Show

Where: Triway High School

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Get a jump on your holiday shopping at our annual craft show benefiting the Triway Music Program. Lunch available. For more information call 330-601-0505.

Indian Band Revue

Where: Rittman Stadium

When: 7 p.m.

Marching band festival featuring selected high school bands from Northern Ohio. For more information call 330-927-7151.

Clues: The Butler's Belfry

Where: Amish Door Village; 1210 Winesburg St., Wilmot

The butler did it! Or was it Miss Black or Bleu? Boddy Manor is all a-bustle in this frenzy-filled mystery packed with haunting hilarity and interactive intrigue. Tickets are $38 and include a bountiful meal.

For more information call 888-264-0022 or visit www.victorianhouse.org.

Woopex 2011

Where: Ida Sue School

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Wooster Stamp Club welcomes visitors to our annual stamp show and exhibition. For more information call 330-262-5378 or visit www.woosterstampclub.com.

Oct. 23

Woopex 2011

Where: Ida Sue School

The Wooster Stamp Club welcomes visitors to our annual stamp show and exhibition. For more information call 330-262-5378 or visit www.woosterstampclub.com.

Oct. 28

Halloween at the Mansion

Where: Victorian House Museum; 484 Wooster Rd., Millersburg

Celebrate Halloween at century old Victorian House. Tour the historic home and view the festive decorations. Friday, Oct. 28, the house will be host to a "psychic fair." Stop by and have your future read. Saturday, Oct. 29, Central Ohio Paranormal Research Group will update visitors with the latest paranormal activity information.

For more information call 330-674-0022 or visit www.victorianhouse.org.

Oct. 29

BOO in the "Burg

Where: Historic Downtown Millersburg

Join us in HDM for our annual Halloween Ghost Walks, Halloween at the Victorian House Mansion, Moonlight Madness sales, carriage rides, face painting, and MORE in the downtown shopping district and Courthouse lawn!

Halloween at the Mansion

Where: Victorian House Museum; 484 Wooster Rd., Millersburg

Celebrate Halloween at century old Victorian House. Tour the historic home and view the festive decorations. Friday, Oct. 28, the house will be host to a "psychic fair." Stop by and have your future read. Saturday, Oct. 29, Central Ohio Paranormal Research Group will update visitors with the latest paranormal activity information.

For more information call 330-674-0022 or visit www.victorianhouse.org.

Halloween Ghost Walks

Where: Historic Downtown Millersburg

For more information call 330-674-3955 or visit www.historicdowntownmillersburg.com.

Elaine Arnold's Holiday Boutique

Where: 1052 Perkins Dr., Wooster

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Silk florals, Christmas arrangements and wreaths. Ornaments, penny rugs, and handmade greeting cards. For more information call 330-264-9686.


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