Site logo

Category: News

May 17
Stay Home & Puzzle

VIRTUAL PUZZLES TO ENJOY AT HOME! Does all this time at home have you missing some of your favorite Fairfield County neighborhoods and attractions? Explore the beauty of Fairfield County from the safety and comfort of your home through our new virtual puzzles! Simply click one of the puzzles names below to start your puzzle […]

May 17
Stay Home and Color

Does all this time at home have you missing some of your favorite Fairfield County neighborhoods and attractions? Explore the beauty of Fairfield County from the comfort of your home through our new coloring pages! Simply click one of the coloring page names below, print and color. Have fun! Jet Ski at Buckeye Lake Kitty […]

Mar 18
Ways to Stay Safe and Support Small Businesses, Each Other

There are a lot of ways to stay safe AND support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly the hard-hit restaurants, bars, and breweries, that can no longer serve dine-in customers. Many establishments in Lancaster and greater Fairfield County are getting creative with their offerings and trying new things they hadn’t done before. Ale House […]

Mar 12
Fun Things to Do Near Columbus this Weekend

Want to get out of the city this weekend and try something new? We have some ideas that won’t require a long drive or much pre-planning. Saturday, March 14, is a great day to visit Fairfield County! Head off to tour the county’s last remaining opera house while enjoying craft beer, mead, and cider tastings. […]

Mar 07

At Visit Fairfield County, the safety and well-being of our visitors and residents is our top priority. We are committed to supporting our community and will continue to follow the recommendations of our local leaders and the CDC in order to keep Fairfield County as safe as possible. We are closely monitoring the spread of […]

Mar 05
Explore Lithopolis’ Breweries, Rock Mill, and Historic Castle-Like Library

Lithopolis may be a small town of less than 2,000 people, but it has sights and experiences that bring visitors from all over. The town, located 25 minutes southeast of Columbus, is not only home to the famous Honeyfest, but also a host of restaurants, breweries, neat shops, a restored grist mill, and a library […]

Jan 30
Spend an Evening Celebrating General Sherman’s 200th Birthday

The Fairfield County Heritage Association is hosting a 200th birthday party for Lancaster’s most famous son, General William Tecumseh Sherman, and the celebration will probably be unlike any other you’ll attend in your lifetime. “Because you only turn 200 once,” says Tammy Drobina, executive director of the association. The party will be held from 6 […]

Dec 19
Immersive, Walk-Through Nativity Captures First Christmas

Ever imagine what it might have been like to experience the birth of Jesus Christ? Or take a walk through the streets of Bethlehem during Biblical times? The First United Methodist Church in Lancaster spent nearly 20 years perfecting an immersive walk-through, indoor nativity scene at the Crossroads Ministry Center complete with the sites, sounds, […]

Dec 12
Find unique, handmade gifts at Miss Molly’s in Lancaster

Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this business has closed. The recently-expanded Miss Molly’s Mercantile & Confectionary is an ideal place to check off some Christmas lists and also satisfy a sweet tooth. In November, two of Lancaster’s neighboring shops — one specializing in baked treats and the other in all-things handmade, joined forces after the two […]

Dec 05
Experience Pickerington’s Olde Village Holiday Gathering

For one night in December, the Olde Village in Pickerington will be transformed into a holiday wonderland — a place where visitors can shop for gifts at local artisan markets, be mesmerized by an ice carver, and ride in a horse-drawn wagon. And if you’re just looking for Santa, he’ll be there too, along with […]