Community Calendar

Nov
17
Fri
Butch Bando’s Fantasy of Lights @ Alum Creek State Park Campgrounds
Nov 17 2023 @ 5:30 pm – Jan 1 2024 @ 9:30 pm
Sunday-Thursday: 5:30pm – 9:00pm
Friday + Saturday 5:30pm – 10:00pm

Locally Owned + Family Operated Holiday Light Show

Nov
20
Mon
Conservatory Aglow  @ Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Nov 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us at Conservatory Aglow for a magical experience as the gardens and interior biomes transform into a wonderland of lights. Explore the Conservatory displays, including favorites such as the ornament trees, the Whirly Tree by Tork Inc., the life-size gingerbread house, and the magical train display of the Paul Busse Garden Railway. This year, we also have an ice rink for you to enjoy! Take advantage of this magical family-friendly event, Conservatory Aglow, starting November 18th.

11-18-202301-07-20245-9PM NIGHTLY AND 5-10PM FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS IN DECEMBER

DURING CONSERVATORY AGLOW, THE CONSERVATORY CLOSES AT 4PM AND REOPENS AT 5PM

Reserve your tickets now!

Join us as the gardens and interior biomes transform into a wonderland of lights and experiences. Explore captivating new displays, including mesmerizing lights synchronized with holiday melodies, immersive light installations, outdoor illuminated games, a lively dance celebration, and a retreat to festive igloos for an assortment of tabletop games.

These fun new additions are featured alongside returning favorites, including the ornament trees, the Whirly Tree by Tork Inc., the life-size gingerbread house, and the magical train display of the Paul Busse Garden Railway.

Please note: The Conservatory will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Autumn Lights @ Cherry Valley Hotel
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Autumn Lights will be displayed October 4 – November 22 from dusk until 10 PM nightly in the Cherry Valley Hotel Main Courtyard. Guests can stroll around the path and marvel at red, yellow, and orange lights, highlighting the signature botanical gardens with spectacular ponds, waterfalls, and a gazebo. In addition, guests are encouraged to relax and spend time with loved ones at Craftsman Kitchen & Terrace, where they can view the lights while enjoying a chef-crafted meal.
During Autumn Lights, join us for a one-of-a-kind autumn igloo experience. Guests can reserve one of our four new and improved heated igloos, with comfortable seating and blankets to snuggle under, with a backdrop of botanical gardens with spectacular ponds, waterfalls, and the warm red and orange glow of our Autumn Lights display.
Nov
21
Tue
Conservatory Aglow  @ Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us at Conservatory Aglow for a magical experience as the gardens and interior biomes transform into a wonderland of lights. Explore the Conservatory displays, including favorites such as the ornament trees, the Whirly Tree by Tork Inc., the life-size gingerbread house, and the magical train display of the Paul Busse Garden Railway. This year, we also have an ice rink for you to enjoy! Take advantage of this magical family-friendly event, Conservatory Aglow, starting November 18th.

11-18-202301-07-20245-9PM NIGHTLY AND 5-10PM FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS IN DECEMBER

DURING CONSERVATORY AGLOW, THE CONSERVATORY CLOSES AT 4PM AND REOPENS AT 5PM

Reserve your tickets now!

Join us as the gardens and interior biomes transform into a wonderland of lights and experiences. Explore captivating new displays, including mesmerizing lights synchronized with holiday melodies, immersive light installations, outdoor illuminated games, a lively dance celebration, and a retreat to festive igloos for an assortment of tabletop games.

These fun new additions are featured alongside returning favorites, including the ornament trees, the Whirly Tree by Tork Inc., the life-size gingerbread house, and the magical train display of the Paul Busse Garden Railway.

Please note: The Conservatory will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

BINGO Night @ Nocterra Brewing Co.
Nov 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Bingo Nights are coming soon! Mark your calendars. 6 weeks. Tuesday nights. Nov 14 – Dec 19. 6:30P-8P.
Our #bingo emcees will keep the numbers popping with several rounds of games and plenty of fun prizes. If you order food from the Trail Magic Kitchen, you’ll get an extra bingo card and double your chances of winning. Plus, you can win tickets towards our end-of-season grand prize raffle to be drawn on the final night.
Got to be in it to win it!
Autumn Lights @ Cherry Valley Hotel
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Autumn Lights will be displayed October 4 – November 22 from dusk until 10 PM nightly in the Cherry Valley Hotel Main Courtyard. Guests can stroll around the path and marvel at red, yellow, and orange lights, highlighting the signature botanical gardens with spectacular ponds, waterfalls, and a gazebo. In addition, guests are encouraged to relax and spend time with loved ones at Craftsman Kitchen & Terrace, where they can view the lights while enjoying a chef-crafted meal.
During Autumn Lights, join us for a one-of-a-kind autumn igloo experience. Guests can reserve one of our four new and improved heated igloos, with comfortable seating and blankets to snuggle under, with a backdrop of botanical gardens with spectacular ponds, waterfalls, and the warm red and orange glow of our Autumn Lights display.
Nov
22
Wed
Barbie: Special Exhibit at the Doll Museum @ Worthington Historical Society
Nov 22 @ 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
Nov 22 @ 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
Nov 22 @ 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.

Conservatory Aglow  @ Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Nov 22 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us at Conservatory Aglow for a magical experience as the gardens and interior biomes transform into a wonderland of lights. Explore the Conservatory displays, including favorites such as the ornament trees, the Whirly Tree by Tork Inc., the life-size gingerbread house, and the magical train display of the Paul Busse Garden Railway. This year, we also have an ice rink for you to enjoy! Take advantage of this magical family-friendly event, Conservatory Aglow, starting November 18th.

11-18-202301-07-20245-9PM NIGHTLY AND 5-10PM FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS IN DECEMBER

DURING CONSERVATORY AGLOW, THE CONSERVATORY CLOSES AT 4PM AND REOPENS AT 5PM

Reserve your tickets now!

Join us as the gardens and interior biomes transform into a wonderland of lights and experiences. Explore captivating new displays, including mesmerizing lights synchronized with holiday melodies, immersive light installations, outdoor illuminated games, a lively dance celebration, and a retreat to festive igloos for an assortment of tabletop games.

These fun new additions are featured alongside returning favorites, including the ornament trees, the Whirly Tree by Tork Inc., the life-size gingerbread house, and the magical train display of the Paul Busse Garden Railway.

Please note: The Conservatory will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.