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Civil War Reenactment at the Ohio Village

The Ohio Village is hosting Union and Confederate soldiers this weekend. Soldiers will be throwing down camp on opposite ends of the village and will reenact a battle complete with horses, cannons, and gun fire. We went last year and had a blast. The reenactors did a fabulous job playing their chosen soldier parts – [...]

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Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival in Gahanna

Summer means JAZZ! and Gahanna knows how to do it with their Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival. They are celebrating 16 years of music and have made it a family-friendly event offering a paddle boatload of kids activities. Check out the information below for a schedule of activities and music that is sure to entice [...]

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Marmon Valley Farms in Zanesville, OH

Have you taken your child horseback riding? Marmon Valley Farms in Zanesville offers trail rides for children as young as six years old. We went with a slew of little girls, and I was impressed by how Marmon catered to children. The riding instructor gave easy to follow instructions, they offered ponies and horses (depending [...]

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Anthony Thomas Factory Tour

Do you like chocolate? For many of us that question is a hands down and resounding YES! And, if it is a “yes” or just that you want to do something interesting and educational one morning with your children, tour the Anthony Thomas Factory out in Hilliard. The factory is located just south of the [...]

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Luke the Juggler

My son recently turned five, and I wanted to do something special for his birthday. He said he wanted to invite his preschool friends and some other people he frequently plays with, so I had the guest list. He said he wanted a “Thomas” birthday, so I had the theme (thank you Pinterest for some [...]

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Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Okay, okay, so we’ve gone to Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium for years, but I haven’t written about it. I am not sure why, but I guess I figured everyone knew about it or had gone to see the awesomeness. Well, I decided to write about it this year because *just in case* [...]

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Crafty Gift Idea: Thanks to City Folks Farm Shop

City Folks Farm Shop is a little shop in the Beechwold/Clintonville area full of supplies for those interested in things such as beekeeping, canning, bird watching, or chicken keeping. The shop focuses on natural, eco-friendly products. They also offer intro classes that focus on urban homesteading, in addition to workshops where patrons can make herbal [...]

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