Events September 2018

Frontier Spirit 1799

Lithopolis Honeyfest
Saturday, Sep 01, 2018
Millersport Sweet Corn Festival
Location: Historic Lions Park, 2900 Chautauqua Blvd, Millersport, Ohio 43046
Time: Wednesday-Friday 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Organization: Millersport Lions Club
Contact: Lions Club
Phone: 740-467-2640

Get ready for this fun festival that you are sure to find ear-resistable! Bring your family and friends to discover more than 20 midway rides and games, tractor pulls, food, parades, and more. Compete in one of the fun contests that are held throughout the week. 

Monday, Sep 03, 2018
Labor Day Lions Club Fish Fry
Location: Victory Park, Pickerington, OH 43147
Time: 10:00 AM
Organization: Pickerington Lions Club
Phone: 614-321-8221

Parade at 10:00 AM and Fish Fry at 11:00 AM.

Friday, Sep 07, 2018 - September 8, 2018
12th Annual Lithopolis Honeyfest
Location: W. Columbus St., Lithopolis, Ohio 43130
Time: Friday 3:00 PM-7:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Organization: Lithopolis Honeyfest
Contact: Festival Commitee
Phone: 614-829-7355

See observation hives and the bee beard, meet the American Honey Princess, and more. Two stages of live music. Shop for an array of honey products direct from the hive. Free admission, parking and shuttle.

Sunday, Sep 09, 2018
Corvette Gathering
Location: 124 W. Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Organization: Ohio Corvette Club Alliance
Contact: Dan Singer
Phone: 740-687-1234

Largest corvette show in Ohio! Sunday-car show in historic downtown Lancaster. Free admission for spectators, door prizes, silent auctions, music, food, and lots more.

Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 - December 23, 2018
Imagining a Better World: The Artwork of Nelly Toll
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Phone: 740-681-1423

As a Jewish girl, Nelly Toll was in secret hiding with her mother during the Second World War in Poland. Her artwork depicts her real and imagined world during the Nazi occupation. She dreamed through her watercolor paintings, which showed her hope and imagination through an unfathomable hardship.

“The historical backdrop of World War II and occupied Poland provides context for Nelly’s personal narrative and illustrations; but this is not an exhibition about the Holocaust,” says Alexandra Nicholis Coon, executive director of the Massillon Museum, the organization traveling the exhibition. “Rather, it is a powerful story of surviving even the darkest of times through imagination, hope, and love.”

Today, Dr. Toll uses her personal experience as a platform to address bullying, emphasizing the importance of exercising compassion for all people. Toll’s most complete collection of original artwork will be on display at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio from September 15 to December 23, 2018.

Sunday, Sep 23, 2018
Downtown Lancaster Fall Festival
Location: Various Locations in Downtown Lancaster, OH 43130
Organization: Destination Downtown Lancaster

A full day of celebrating everything Fall! Food trucks, live music, kids activities, and lots more. 

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Frontier Spirit 1799
Location: Alley Park, 2805 Old Logan Rd. SE, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM

FRONTIER SPIRIT 1799 Experience the trials and tribulations that the first settlers in the Ohio Territory endured as they fought for and carved out a home. Frontier Spirit 1799 showcases the events and lives of these settlers featuring 5 or 6 scenes from early Fairfield county in an outdoor theater. You’ll laugh, cry and learn of the price paid for what we now know as Lancaster, Ohio.

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Frontier Spirit is a step back into time that can be enjoyed by all ages. A tent village shows the life of the early settlers with demonstrations by skilled craftsmen of cooking, soap making, blacksmithing, spinning, weaving and more. The large marquis tent provides a place for music by many musicians on various period instruments, speeches by local dignitaries and various skits. Games and activities for children are also part of the village entertainment.

Concessions are available at very reasonable prices, with snacks, drinks and food-including bean soup cooked in iron kettles over an open fire. The village is open from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm both days. A church service by a circuit preacher is featured at 9:00 am on Sunday morning. Bring the family and enjoy a little bit of living history. This is a free event, but donations are greatly appreciated.

In case of rain, the theater may close but the village is always open.