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Fall Festival Weekend @ Delaware Ohio State Park
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 1 @ 8:00 am

Fall Fest Weekend: Haunted Trail, Campsite Judging, Costume Judging, Trick or Treat and more

Prairie Peddler Festival @ Prairie Peddler Festival
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Enjoy the fall outdoors in a beautiful country setting! Shop over 200 booths of artists and makers featuring holiday & home decor- primitive, country & farmhouse, handmade clothing, fragrances, bath & body. Shop for gourmet goods like honey, syrup, candies & savory snacks. This is a family fun event with live music, great food, and fall activities for the whole family!
Sept. 23-24 & Sept. 30-Oct. 1
$10 per person
$3- kids 6-12
Free Parking
No Pets
Visit for the details!
4th Annual Knox Foodies Food Truck Rally @ Mount Vernon Public Square
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Hold the Date!
We’re doing it again! Bringing Knox County an elite foodie experience. Food trucks, great good, music, artisan market, downtown merchants and more!
This event will be bigger and better than ever! Keep watching for more info.

Sundays on the Square @ Public Square / Downtown Mount Vernon OH
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Join us in beautiful downtown Mount Vernon, Ohio on the first Sunday of each month, May – October you can come and shop for unique gifts and products from local artists and makers. Enjoy music and delicious food from one of the food trucks. A great way to spend a beautiful Sunday afternoon in downtown Mt. Vernon. Check out page for details on vendors each month!
**P&W Marketing and Events is not responsible for accidents**
Game Night @ The Phoenix Brewing
Oct 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Enjoy board games? Like beer?
Well then, join us and Operation Fandom, for our monthly game night at the Phoenix. Game night happens every first Tuesday of the month! And this month Game Night is also sponsored by Athletic Brewing!
Meet Michelle from Athletic Brewing, and learn about their award-winning, and great-tasting near beers. Athletic Brewing offers a variety of non-alcoholic beers perfect for those New Year resolutions, Dry January, and designated drivers. Michelle will be here starting at 5:30 pm.
Game play will start at 6:30 pm with seating beginning at 5:30. All games must be concluded and cleaned up by 10 pm. Game selection will rotate monthly.
Basic rules:
1. Be welcoming to new players.
2. Feel free to bring your own games.
3. Please treat all games with respect and clean hands.
4. Outside food is welcome, outside drinks are not.
5. Clean up after yourselves. Put the games away and bus your glassware and trash.
6. 21 and over only please.
The Licking/Knox Goodwill Pony Express Horseback Riding Program
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Licking/Knox Goodwill Pony Express Horseback Riding Program will open rider registration for the fall session on August 15, 2023, at 10:00 am. Volunteer registration is open. Goodwill is very excited about being able to offer this beneficial program for children and young adults (ages 5-21) with disabilities in Licking and Knox Counties. Riding is an excellent form of recreation and socialization and helps to develop self-awareness, self-confidence, and self-discipline.

Riding sessions will be held September 19 – October 24, 2023 on Tuesday evenings, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Magic Meadows Stable in Heath, Ohio. There is a $25 fee per participant. To register, visit and click on the Pony Express ad.

For additional information about Licking/Knox Goodwill, please contact Lisa Baker, Vice President of Communications, at (740) 345-9861. Licking/Knox Goodwill Industries, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, CARF Accredited agency, providing training, employment, and support services for individuals with disabilities or other barriers to employment. For further information about services, please call (740) 345-9861 or visit

Barbie: Special Exhibit at the Doll Museum @ Worthington Historical Society
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Barbie: Special Exhibit at the Doll Museum

Barbie, the iconic Mattel doll whose popularity has spanned more than 60 years, is the center of attention at the Doll Museum. The exhibition will illustrate Barbie’s many careers (she had more than 200!), and her myriad fashion outfits, adventures and accessories (kitchen, rock band, camping tent, airplane, ’57 Chevy, etc.).

The Doll Museum is open Wed-Fri 1-4pm, and Saturdays 10-2pm. Members are free. Admission is $3 per person.

Barbie™ You can Be Anything™: The Experience @ COSI
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Barbie™ You can Be Anything™: The Experience

Barbie™ joins COSI to encourage kids to play out their dreams by exploring activities that inspire limitless potential. From career dolls to real-world role models, Barbie has been inspiring children since 1959. This exhibit is based on character traits of various Barbie dolls such as adventurer, nurturer, leader, creator and problem solver, and allows families to try on different Barbie careers, like pilot or wildlife photographer, while learning about the more than 200 careers Barbie has had over the years.

Wellness Walk at Kingwood Center Gardens @ Kingwood Center Gardens
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Program runs weekly, Wednesdays at 11 AM

During this 45-minute class, take in the natural beauty of Kingwood Gardens and breath-in the fresh air.  Dress with appropriate footwear as we will trek a 3/4-mile loop, ending with a 10-minute stretch session designed to improve muscle tone, flexibility, and range of motion.   After class you will leave feeling refreshed and restored in the mind body and spirit.

Please note: This is a weekly-offered class and not a series. Slots for each class will open up for enrollment the week prior. Please contact Kingwood Center Gardens with any questions at: (419)522-0211

Drop-ins welcome if space available.

Rummage and Bake Sale @ Gay Street United Methodist Church
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Gay Street UMC United Methodist Women in Faith will be holding a Rummage and Bake Sale in the church Fellowship Hall on:
Wednesday, October 4th from 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 5th from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.