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FESTIVAL: Tipp City Mum Festival & Cruise-In | Sept. 22-24
The fun starts on Friday evening with a cruise-in in the historic district and continues Saturday morning with a parade at 10 a.m. and activities at City Park and in the downtown all day Saturday and Sunday. This includes live entertainment, a large vendor fair, a kid’s area with inflatables, plenty of food and more. LEARN MORE
 

Newton Market Place in Pleasant Hill | Sept. 22
Local growers, bakers and producers are joined by entertainers, food trucks and family activities from 5-8 p.m. at the Newton school parking lot. This is the final market of the season. Rum River Blend will perform from 5-6:30 p.m. and Josh Bledsoe & Brian Leingang will perform from 6:30-8 p.m. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Fort Loramie German Heritage Days | Sept. 22-23

This two-day event celebrates the German heritage of the residents of Fort Loramie. Featuring an authentic German polka band, German beer and food, good-natured competitions (beer barrel race, bean bag tournament, beer tray relay), as well German costume contests, this event brings our small community together under the big tent in Canal Park. LEARN MORE
 

FESTIVAL: St. Boniface Parish Oktoberfest in Piqua | Sept. 22-23

The festival includes German and American foods, music, a Beer Garden, cake wheel, games, raffles, a Kids Zone and more. Takes place Friday from 5-11 p.m. and Saturday from 4:30-11 p.m. on the Parish Grounds at 310 S. Downing St. For more information call (937) 773-1656.

 

I Hate Hamlet in Troy | Sept. 22-24

Troy Civic Theatre presents I Hate Hamlet. The play centers around actor Andrew Rally who "has it all – a hit TV series, beautiful girlfriend, a devoted agent, the chance to play Hamlet in Central Park, and the perfect NYC apartment.  However, as his life starts to fall apart, the ghost of John Barrymore is summoned during a séance.  Barrymore, fortified by champagne and ego, presses Andrew to accept the part and fulfill his actor’s destiny." Tickets are $16 and show times vary. LEARN MORE & GET TICKETS


FESTIVAL: New Bremen Pumpkinfest | Sept. 22-23
This is a great family festival with inflatables, pony rides, touch a truck and more, plus an artisan showcase, live music, lots of food and entertainment and more. LEARN MORE

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Carl Springer Memorial Tractor, Engine Show & Flea Market in Fletcher | Sept. 22-24
This power-packed weekend at Poor Farmer’s Campground includes a campground-wide flea market with food trucks, tractor pulls and kiddie tractor pulls and, new this year, a Human Tractor Pull! The public is welcome and admission is $1. Located at 7211 Lostcreek Shelby Rd. Reserve a campsite at www.poorfarmerrvs.com/campground.
 

Zion Lutheran Church Mum Festival Garage Sale | Sept. 22

The church located at the corner of Main and Walnut streets holds an annual garage sale indoors Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. At 5 p.m. on Friday a half price and $2 bag sale begins. All proceeds benefit Zion's outreach ministries. LEARN MORE

Fall on the Farm in New Carlisle | Weekends through Oct. 29

Evans Family Ranch, 11140 Milton-Carlisle Pike, offers Fall Farm Fun Fridays from 4-8 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $18 for those 12 and older, $16 for 4-11 year olds and free for those 3 and younger. Admission includes: wagon ride, corn maze, kiddie straw maze, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, farmfuntastic fun center and pumpkin blaster. LEARN MORE

Beer Tasting in Piqua | Sept. 22

As part of their Library Lounge Series entitled ”Back By Popular Demand”, the Friends of the Piqua Library will be presenting a Beer Tasting event with the Crooked Handle Brewery at 7 p.m. in the main lobby of the Piqua Library. One of Piqua’s newest businesses, The Crook Handle Brewery, will feature Jeff Pedro, owner, and Ken Starner, brewer, who will talk about the brewing process at the Crooked Handle and will offer four beers to taste. Admission is free but tickets are required and can be picked up at the Piqua Library, 116 W. High St. There is limited seating.

LIVE MUSIC: Thick N Thin and What the Taco? Food Truck in Bradford | Sept. 22

Enjoy music, drinks, and food from What the Taco? from 5-9 p.m. at Twenty One Barrels Hard Cider & Wine, 9717 Horatio-Harris Creek Rd. Thick N Thin will perform from 6-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: The Christopher Arellano Band in Piqua | Sept. 22

The Christopher Arellano Band will perform at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St., from 6:30-9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE


FESTIVAL: Indian Lake State Park Fall Festival in Lakeview | Sept. 22-24

Sponsored by the ILDC and Indian Lake State Park, this festival includes lots of food vendors and over 100 arts/crafts vendors in the C-area of Indian Lake State Park Campground. Parking and admission are free. Hours are 4-8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Friday Night Cruise-In with Rick Sylvester in Vandalia | Sept. 22

The Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd., hosts Friday Night Cruise-Ins from 4 p.m. to sunset every Friday through September. Open to all makes and models. Rick Sylvester will perform starting at 7 p.m. Food available for purchase and live entertainment. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Spungewurthy in Vandalia | Sept. 22

Spungewurthy will perform on the patio at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9 p.m. LEARN MORE

Troy City Skate Park Unite Event | Sept. 23
Enjoy free food, a Skate Jam, a Best Trick contest, prizes, produce raffles and a live and silent auction from 1-4 p.m. at the Troy City Skate Park, 99 N. Ridge Ave. Admission is free and all are welcome.

FESTIVAL: Prairie Days in Greenville | Sept. 23-24
This event focuses on the prairie way of life in and around 1780-1810 and features many crafts, games and trades of the time period, plus food (including apple cider slushies!), games and theater. Many crafts are free for children, with a select few requesting a small donation. LEARN MORE

 

FESTIVAL: Dayton Art Institute’s Oktoberfest | Sept. 23-24

The celebration kicks off on Friday with the Lederhosen Lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and the Preview Party from 7 to 11 p.m., followed by two full days of Oktoberfest fun, from noon to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets/admission is charged. LEARN MORE


Date Night Series “Sweetheart Adventure Challenge” in Covington | Sept. 23

Work with your date as a team to complete a slew of outdoor challenges. Afterwards enjoy treats from ReU Juicery & Organic Kitchen. Register and pay for this program at www.miamicountyparks.com.
 

Run for the Mums 5K in Tipp City | Sept. 23

The Annual Run For The Mums 5k is sponsored by Tipp Monroe Community Services and is held in conjunction with the Tipp City Mum Festival. Additional race information and registration information can be found at cantstoprunning.com.

Cherry Street Local Farmers' Market | Sept. 23

The market takes place on South Cherry Street between Main and Franklin streets in downtown Troy from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Find fresh local fruits and vegetables, flowers, baked goods, honey, maple syrup, artisans and live local entertainment. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival in Urbana | Sept. 23

​Celebrate Ohio’s Freshwater Shrimp Harvest at this annual festival taking place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. each Saturday. Get your fill of mouth-watering seafood selections while enjoying a live music stage, multiple vendors and activities for the whole family. Explore live displays of fish, frogs, turtles and other native critters. Swing by the fish farm market for a taste of gourmet smoked trout products. Participate in the Trout Feeding Frenzy, sand castle play zone and our famous sturgeon pool, where you can pet Ohio’s largest native fish. Battle to win the Shrimp Peeling & Eating Contest, take home a souvenir t-shirt and enjoy the country atmosphere at the farm! Freshly harvested shrimp will be for sale beginning Saturday morning (until sold out). An admission is charged. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: The Renaissance Festival in Harveysburg | Weekends Labor Day thru Oct. 29

Immerse yourself in a world of lively shows, tantalizing food & drink, and unique shops that transport you back in time to the days of knights and queens. Open from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sundays. This is a ticketed event. TICKETS & MORE INFORMATION

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VanDemark Farm/Lost Land Corn Maze in Sidney | Friday-Sunday through Oct. 29

A $12 bracelet includes The Lost Land Cornmaze (the largest in the region), unlimited miniature golf, one hayride and access to the petting zoo, BarnYard PlayZone and bonfire. For an extra fee, try the Giant Swing and Zipline. Concessions are available for purchase. Hours are 6-11 p.m. Friday; noon to 11 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday. Learn more at vandemarkfarm.com.

Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | Sept. 23

Takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday on the Square in downtown Sidney. LEARN MORE

Downtown Greenville Farmers' Market | Sept. 23

The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. LEARN MORE

Farmers Market at The Heights | Sept. 23

The market takes place at the Eichelberger Amphitheater, 8625 Brandt Pike from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. LEARN MORE

Goat Yoga in Pleasant Hill | Sept. 23

Join Goat Yoga LLC at The Exchange, 210 W. High St., for a morning of goat yoga from 10-11 a.m. The cost is $30 per person and kids under 12 are free with a participating parent. REGISTER

The Little Mermaid in West Milton | Sept. 23

Movie lovers of all ages are invited to The Milton-Union Library, 560 S. Main St., at 2 p.m. for "Cinema Saturdays" featuring "The Little Mermaid". LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: The Music of ABBA in Troy | Sept. 23

ARRIVAL from Sweden presents the world's greatest ABBA show at Arbogast Performing Arts Center, 500 S. Dorset Rd., starting at 7 p.m. TICKETS

LIVE MUSIC: Paul Cullen in Troy | Sept. 23

Paul Cullen will perform at Leaf & Vine, 108 W. Min St., starting at 9 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Until Rust in Piqua | Sept. 23

Until Rust will perform at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St., from 6-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Ryan Peters in West Milton | Sept. 23

Ryan Peters will perform at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd., starting at 6 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Cory Breth in Tipp City | Sept. 23

Cory Breth will perform at Chaffee's Brewhouse from 7-9 p.m. Located at 15 S. Second St. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Jack Arse in Piqua | Sept. 23

Jack Arse will perform at North Star Coffee Station, 655 N. Main St. from 3:30-5 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Jason Grieshop in Troy | Sept. 23

Jason Grieshop will perform at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St. from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Pandora Project in Vandalia | Sept. 23

Pandora Project will perform from 7-10 p.m. at Rip Rap Roadhouse. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Meltin John in Englewood | Sept. 23

Meltin John will perform at the Courtyard Lounge, 320 W. National Rd. from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 21 and over. $5 cover. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Ric Sexton in Huber Heights | Sept. 23

The free concert takes place at Eichelberger Amphitheater, 8625 Brandt Pike from 6-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: My Sister Sarah in Vandalia | Sept. 23

My Sister Sarah will perform on the patio at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9 p.m. LEARN MORE

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FESTIVAL: Simon Kenton Chili Festival in Urbana | Sept. 23
A full day of events (see HERE) includes the chili cook-off, plus cornhole tournaments, a parade, a children’s area, music, a pepper eating contest and more.

Harvest Extravaganza in Greenville | Sept. 23-24
Food and shopping, including mums and pumpkins, handmade items, collectibles, primitives, antiques, country crafts, soaps and candles, vintage décor, boutiques, antiques, jewelry and more. There will also be live bluegrass music from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. More than 75 vendors will be set up. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at 5207 Weavers Ft. Jefferson Rd. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Country Applefest in Lebanon | Sept. 23-24

The festival features over 300 arts, crafts and food vendors, as well as live entertainment each day. The festival is located at the Warren County Fairgrounds, which offers ample free parking, and the festival is fully handicap accessible. Admission is $1. LEARN MORE
 

FESTIVAL: Germantown Pretzel Festival | Sept. 23-24

The Germantown Pretzel Festival is a free event that takes place in Veteran's Memorial Park, 190 W. Warren St. Enjoy a diverse selection of food, unique crafts, rides and live entertainment plus pretzels! 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Ohio Heritage Days at Malabar Farm State Park | Sept. 23-24

The 46th Annual Ohio Heritage Days will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy crafts, primitives, antiques, horse drawn wagons, antique tractors, food, live music, Civil War and living history camps. Also, an archaeological display in the Main Barn on Sunday. The event is free.

LIVE MUSIC: Steve Hackman’s Tchaikovsky X. Drake in Dayton | Sept. 23

The Dayton Philharmonic kicks off the 23-24 Rockin’ Orchestra Series with Steve Hackman’s Tchaikovsky X. Drake, at 7:30 p.m. at the Schuster Center, 1 W. Second St. Grammy-winner Drake’s melodies weave throughout Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony blending 19th-century symphony with 21st-century hip-hop. Arrive early and enjoy a free pre-show party with live entertainment with DJ JRK hosted by Dayton Metro Library. Call (937) 228-3630, or purchase tickets online at  daytonperformingarts.org/tickets.

End of Summer Cruise-In in Xenia | Sept. 23

Join the Greene County Parks & Trails Ranger Division for a summer cruise-in from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Caesar Ford Park, 520 S. Stringtown Rd. Bring out the classic cars, trucks, bikes, and all the family, for an evening fun as we fill Caesar Ford Park with oldies music, laughter, food, friendship and more. It is FREE to attend and each car participants will be eligible for great door prizes. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be cancelled. LEARN MORE

Yoga in Troy | Sept. 24

The Florence, 410 N. Elm St., holds a Sunday morning yoga class at 8 a.m. The cost is $15  for drop-in. LEARN MORE

Celebrating 175 Years of God’s Faithfulness in Troy | Sept. 24
Union Baptist Church will celebrate 175 years in the community (1848-2023) starting with a worship service at 10:30 a.m. (followed by a carry-in lunch) and a concert by The Morse Family at 2 p.m. The event is free and the public is welcome. The church is located at 1833 E. Peterson Rd.

LIVE MUSIC: Travis Crawford in Troy | Sept. 24

Live music from Travis Crawford at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St., from 4-7 p.m. LEARN MORE

Barn Brunch in Huber Heights | Sept. 24

The event includes vendors, food trucks and drinks from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 7125 Executive Blvd. This vendor event is also a fundraiser for the 2024 Star Spangled Celebration. Vendors will donate 10% of their proceeds towards next year's fireworks display. LEARN MORE

English Conversation Club in Troy | Sept. 25

Join the Troy library for English Conversation Club at 7 p.m. If you are an ESL adult that wants to practice your English or a native speaker who enjoys interacting with international people, come to the English Conversation Club. For adults. Additional sessions are scheduled including October 23, November 6, 20 & December 4, 18. The Troy-Miami County Public Library is located at 419 W. Main St. For more information, call the library at (937) 339-0502 or visit www.tmcpl.org.

Milkshake Monday in Pleasant Hill | Sept. 25

Every Monday at LOCAL Coffee and Cream, 210 W. High St., a featured milkshake flavor is 50% off. LEARN MORE

Yoga in Tipp City | Sept. 26

This free yoga class from Inhabit Yoga takes place every Tuesday morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St. Bring your yoga mat. First time attendees are asked to register HERE.

Yoga in Troy | Sept. 26

The Florence, 410 N. Elm St., holds Tuesday yoga classes at 5:30 a.m., 8:15 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. The cost is $15  for drop-in. LEARN MORE

Ohio Pint Day in Piqua | Sept. 26

Ohio Pint Day is a fundraiser at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St., that supports the mission of the Ohio Craft Brewers Association: to promote, preserve, diversify and unify Ohio’s craft brewing industry. Ohio Pint Day will take place at more than 180 participating breweries across the state. Craft beer enthusiasts are invited to purchase a limited-edition collectible pint glass available at the participating brewery taprooms. $1 from every glass will be donated to the OCBA. LEARN MORE

Family Night in Tipp City | Sept. 26

Families with children up to grade 5 are invited to attend Family Night from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St. There will be stories, fun activities to do together, exploration, and a hands-on craft. Registration is not required. LEARN MORE

Trivia in West Milton | Sept. 26

Test your knowledge on various categories with the Milton-Union Library, 560 S. Main St., at 6 p.m. This is for adults only. Register by calling (937) 698-5515.

Trivia Night in Piqua | Sept. 26

Referees Sports Bar, 311 N. Main St., hosts Trivia Night every Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night with Todd Moore in Huber Heights | Sept. 26

Todd Moore hosts trivia every Tuesday at Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 7 p.m. along with $2 domestic drafts until 9 p.m. LEARN MORE

Open Mic Night in Vandalia | Sept. 26

Musician Open Mic Night takes place at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., each Tuesday night from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

Fall Painting Paint Night in Fort Loramie | Sept. 26

Guests will paint a fall scene from 6-9 p.m. at Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St. The cost is $43 per person and includes instruction, supplies, and one drink of your choice. Pay at The Loramie Brewing bar to reserve your spot. LEARN MORE

Yoga in New Carlisle | Sept. 27

Inhabit Yoga hosts a free class at 6 p.m. at the New Carlisle Library on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Bring a mat and pre-register by calling (937) 845-3601 or emailing libraryladytillie@gmail.com. The library is located at 111 E. Lake Ave. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Doug Hart Solo Acoustic in Huber Heights | Sept. 27 

Every Wednesday from 7:30-10 p.m. Doug Hart performs acoustic at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE

Muster & Mingle Event in Tipp City | Sept. 27

All era veterans and their families are invited to the Muster & Mingle at the Tipp Center, 855 N. Third St., from 5-8 p.m. The event includes a meal and presentation from Concerned Veterans for America. LEARN MORE 

Music Bingo in West Milton | Sept. 27

Todd Moore hosts music Bingo at Sourmugs Tavern, 101 N. Miami St., from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

Half Off House Wines in Piqua | Sept. 27

Every Wednesday Scottish Thistle offers half off of house wines by the glass or bottle (they can send it with you if you don't finish it), or $5 off fine wines. Located at 110 W. High St. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: StillWild at Bike Night in Vandalia | Sept. 27

StillWild will perform from 6-9 p.m. at Rip Rap Roadhouse during Bike Night. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. LEARN MORE

Bar BINGO in Vandalia | Sept. 27

Bar BINGO takes place at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., each Wednesday night at 7 p.m. LEARN MORE


FESTIVAL: The Ohio Swiss Festival in Sugarcreek (Amish Country) | Sept. 28-30
Every fall since 1953, downtown Sugarcreek transforms into a lively Swiss village, celebrating the rich cultural heritage of Switzerland. From wine and cheese samplings to races, contests, and parades, the Swiss Festival offers something for everyone. There’s music, food, and entertainment each day of the festival, and parking can be found in various locations downtown. LEARN MORE

Yoga in Tipp City | Sept. 28

Inhabit Yoga hosts a yoga class outdoors under the pavilion at Cedar Springs Pavilion, 7951 S. Co. Rd. 25A, from 9:30-10:30 p.m. The cost is $15. SIGN UP

Yoga in Troy | Sept. 28

The Florence, 410 N. Elm St., holds a Thursday yoga class at 5:30 a.m. The cost is $15  for drop-in. LEARN MORE

Piqua Pub Crawl | Sept. 28

The Piqua bars and restaurants have joined forces to create a monthly reoccurring pub crawl. Each month will have a theme and this month finish at Liquid Lounge, the newest location on the crawl, in 70's attire. Get 4 out of the 5 locations stamped on your pub crawl card in order to be eligible to win a prize from each participating location. Make it to the ending spot (Liquid Lounge, 125 W. Ash St.) no later than 9 p.m. to be entered to win. LEARN MORE

SINGO in Troy | Sept. 28

Join Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St., every other Thursday from 7-9 p.m. for a night of musical bingo and a chance to win Brew Barn merch. LEARN MORE

Piqua Community Farmer’s Market | Sept. 28

Featuring local produce, baked goods and home items, this market takes place every Thursday from 3-6 p.m. through September. Admission is free and there are special events and promotions held throughout the season. Learn more at piquafarmersmarket.com

Food Truck Thursday in Pleasant Hill | Sept. 28

U Wanna Pizza Me food truck will be at Monument Park starting at 4 p.m. LEARN MORE

Bike Night in Piqua | Sept. 28

Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St., and Piqua Harley-Davidson are teaming up for a Thursday Bike Night from 6-8 p.m. Enjoy dinner, drink specials, giveaways, and live music with Shane and Rob of Until Rust, LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | Sept. 28

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

Thursday Night Trivia in Vandalia | Sept. 28

Little York Tavern hosts Trivia Night every Thursday at 7 p.m. LEARN MORE

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Antioch Shrine Circus in Troy | Sept. 29-Oct. 1
TROY - Hobart Arena will host the Antioch Shrine Circus at 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29-Oct. 1. The circus features equestrian precision, performing clowns, high-flying acts, thrilling motorized daredevils and death defying feats of human ingenuity. Doors open 1 hour prior to the start. The cost is $25 for adults; $15 for children 3-15; and free for children 3 and under. Purchase tickets HERE.

40th Annual Quilt Show in Greenville | Sept. 29-30
The 40th Annual Quilt Show will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Darke County Fairgrounds Youth Building, 800 Sweitzer Rd. The event will feature a large indoor quilt display, raffle (for a quilt), a vendor mall, door prizes and auction on Saturday, a Legacy Quilter Display featuring the work of Leola Crowell and food and booked goods available for purchase. Admission is $6. For more information, call Pam at (937) 529-6915.

Halloween Weekends Camping at Hueston Woods State Park | Sept. 29-30
Come out for Halloween fun all weekend long at the Hueston Woods State Park campground. Join in spooktacular games and programs. Enter the costume and site decorating contests. Walk the campground for trick or treat and take a not-so-haunted hayride through the campground to see the decorations. Book your campsite today. BOOK

 

LIVE MUSIC: Friday Night Cruise-In with Scott Houchens in Vandalia | Sept. 29

The Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Rd., hosts Friday Night Cruise-Ins from 4 p.m. to sunset every Friday through September. Open to all makes and models. Scott Houchens will perform starting at 7 p.m. Food available for purchase and live entertainment. LEARN MORE

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FESTIVAL: Minster Oktoberfest | Sept. 29-Oct 1

The best in German food, music, dancing, arts and crafts, entertainment and more, plus a parade at 2 p.m. on Sunday. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night at the Winery in West Milton | Sept. 29

Starting at 7 p.m. Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd., will host Trivia Night. LEARN MORE

Chocolate Walk (ticketed event) in Piqua | Sept. 29

Mainstreet Piqua's annual Chocolate Walk takes place from 3-7 p.m. This ticketed event will allow you to walk around Downtown Piqua, visiting the many participating businesses, and receive a chocolate treat at each stop. Some treats you’ll enjoy on the spot. Others you’ll be able to take home. Tickets are $20 per person and are available for purchase from Winans Chocolates + Coffees at 310 Spring St. and Readmore’s Hallmark at 430 N. Main St. in downtown Piqua. Winans Chocolates + Coffees is the first tour stop, where you will pick up your Chocolate Walk bag. LEARN MORE

College and Career Fair in Piqua | Sept. 29

Edison State representatives will be available to discuss the 100+ programs and the opportunities students have to continue their education after graduating. University representatives will answer questions about admission requirements, campus life, transfer options, tuition costs, and financial aid. Area businesses will speak about the skills needed to succeed, preferred education and career field opportunities. Military representatives will also be available. Takes place at Edison State Community College, 1973 Edison Dr., from 9 a.m. to noon. REGISTER

LIVE MUSIC: Rick Sylvester in Troy | Sept. 29

Live music from Rick Sylvester at Moeller Brew Barn, 214 W. Main St., from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Carmen Clouse in Englewood | Sept. 29

Carmen Clouse will perform at the Courtyard Lounge, 320 W. National Rd. from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 21 and over. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Latter in Vandalia | Sept. 29

Latter will perform on the patio at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9 p.m. LEARN MORE

Taylor Swift Trivia & Karaoke in New Carlisle | Sept. 29

Takes place at the New Carlisle Library, 111 E. Lake Ave. at 5 p.m. All ages welcome. LEARN MORE

Music Bingo in Greenville | Sept. 29

Todd Moore hosts Music Bingo at Sloopy's, 1240 Russ Rd., starting at 7 p.m. Make a reservation by calling (937) 548-0019. LEARN MORE

Hayride and Trick or Treat at Stillwater Beach in Bradford | Sept. 30
Campground kids go Trick or Treating around the campground and there will be costume contests, site decorating and pumpkin decorating (prizes will be awarded), plus a hayride. Activities take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Located at 8408 Versailles-SE Rd. For more information, call (937) 448-2382 or click HERE.

Oktoberfest in Troy | Sept. 30

Long Shots, 2315 S. Co. Rd. 25A, will celebrate Oktoberfest from noon to 10 p.m. with beer, competitions, food, games, live music (from 2-10 p.m.) and more. Games and competitions will include Weenie Dog races, stein holding competitions, beer relays and sausage eating competitions. Free to attend. LEARN MORE

Cherry Street Local Farmers' Market | Sept. 30

The market takes place on South Cherry Street between Main and Franklin streets in downtown Troy from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Find fresh local fruits and vegetables, flowers, baked goods, honey, maple syrup, artisans and live local entertainment. LEARN MORE

Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | Sept. 30

Takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday on the Square in downtown Sidney. LEARN MORE

Downtown Greenville Farmers' Market | Sept. 30

The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. LEARN MORE

Farmers Market at The Heights | Sept. 30

The market takes place at the Eichelberger Amphitheater, 8625 Brandt Pike from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. LEARN MORE

AMAZE-ing Fall Fest in Bradford | Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Free family activities, food trucks and a corn maze at 9993 Children's Home Rd. from 1-6 p.m. The cost for the corn maze is $5. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Quiet Riot in Versailles | Sept. 30
Quiet Riot will perform at BMI Indoor Speedway. TICKETS

LIVE MUSIC: Amanda Livingston in West Milton | Sept. 30

Amanda Livingston will perform at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd., starting at 6 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Doug Hart in Piqua | Sept. 30

Doug Hart will perform at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St. from 6-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: BiliRubin Blues Band in Piqua | Sept. 30

BiliRubin Blues Band will perform at North Star Coffee Station, 655 N. Main St. from 3:30-5 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Premium Blend in Huber Heights | Sept. 30

The free concert takes place at Eichelberger Amphitheater, 8625 Brandt Pike from 6-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Big Mother in Vandalia | Sept. 30

Big Mother will perform from 7-10 p.m. at Rip Rap Roadhouse. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Back Burn in Englewood | Sept. 30

Back Burn will perform at the Courtyard Lounge, 320 W. National Rd. from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 21 and over. $5 cover charge. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: More Than Zero in Vandalia | Sept. 30

More Than Zero will perform at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Authorized Personnel in Yellow Springs | Sept. 30

Live music from Authorized Personnel at Peach's Grill, 104 Xenia Ave., from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. LEARN MORE

Singles Dance in Greenville | Sept. 30

Takes place at the VFW, 219 N. Ohio St. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the dance takes place from 8-11 p.m. The band will be Road Kill. Membership not required and married couples are welcome. Call (937) 548-4004 for more information.

Life at the Front: World War II Living History Event in West Liberty | Sept. 30
Become a witness to history through demonstrations, skirmishes and conversations with reenactors representing U.S. Troops, German Soldiers, and members of the French Resistance at this event at Piatt Castle from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The chateau-like appearance of Mac-A-Cheek Castle offers a transformative setting for learning about life on the Front in occupied France presented by The Greater Ohio Living History Association, WWII Mech Forces HQ. The event is free. LEARN MORE

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FESTIVAL: Thompson’s Fall Fest in Tipp City | Oct. 1

Black Star Farm will present Thompson’s Fall Fest from 1-5 p.m. at 5904 Troy-Frederick Rd., outside of Tipp City. The event will feature the following vendors: Black Star Farm, Shady Acre Goods, Pine Grove Living, Bee’s Boba & More, Harmony’s Cupcakes, Crazy Train Creations, The Rooted and Raised Company, Just Peachy Earrings and HC & Co. MORE INFORMATION

LIVE MUSIC: Tippecanoe Community Band Concert | Oct. 1
Enjoy a free fall concert at 3 p.m. at the Tipp Center, 855 N. 3rd St.


VanDemark Farm/Lost Land Corn Maze in Sidney | Friday-Sunday through Oct. 29
A $12 bracelet includes The Lost Land Cornmaze (the largest in the region), unlimited miniature golf, one hayride and access to the petting zoo, BarnYard PlayZone and bonfire. Concessions are available for purchase. Hours are 6-11 p.m. Friday; noon to 11 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday. Learn more at vandemarkfarm.com.

FESTIVAL: Champaign County Historical Society Oktoberfest in Urbana | Oct. 1
Taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 809 E. Lawn Ave., the museum will be open to explore and the grounds will be full of crafters and artists selling hand-thrown pottery, candles, wreaths, holiday décor, pumpkins, woodcrafts, scented oils, bath bombs and much more. Admission is $3. For more information, call (937) 653-6721. LEARN MORE

Corn Maze at Lost Creek Reserve in Troy | through Oct. 29
The maze is free to visit from 8 a.m. to sunset daily, except for during Fall Farm Fest on Oct. 14-15. Located at 2385 St. Rt. 41. To confirm it is open, call (937) 335-6273.
 

Native Plant Sale in Dayton | Oct. 1
The 2nd Street Market will host this event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dayton-area native plant nurseries will be selling perennials, grasses, tress and shrubs.

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Fall Farm Family Fun at Young’s Jersey in Yellow Springs | through Oct. 29
From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, pick your own pumpkins and explore Cowvin’s Corny Maze + Playland, putt-putt and more. Stop by the café for pumpkin ice cream and donuts. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Ohio Renassiance Festival in Harveysburg | Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 29
Immerse yourself in a world of lively shows, tantalizing food & drink, and unique shops that transport you back in time to the days of knights and queens. Open from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sundays. Admission applies. LEARN MORE


Jack O’Lantern Junction in West Chester | through Oct. 31
EnterTRAINment Junction dresses up for Halloween and hosts spooky and fall-themed activities for guests. LEARN MORE

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Yoga in Tipp City | Oct. 3

This free yoga class from Inhabit Yoga takes place every Tuesday morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St. Bring your yoga mat. First time attendees are asked to register HERE.

Fiber Arts Group in Troy | Oct. 3

Knit, crochet, or stitch at the Troy-Miami County Public Library from 1-2:30 p.m. Bring your own fiber arts project to the library, ask for advice from others in the group, and get inspired for your next creation. Supplies will be on hand for beginners who would like to learn. No registration is required. Additional sessions are scheduled for October 17, November 7, 21 and December 5. Call the library at (937) 339-0502 ext.110 for more information. The library is located at 419 W. Main St.

Banned Book Bingo at Troy Library (for teens) | Oct. 3

To mark Banned Books Week, join the library for a special BINGO game that celebrates some of our favorite books at Troy-Miami County Public Library at 6:30 p.m. You'll be marking off book covers instead of numbers and letters. Hear the history of why some books have been challenged and win fun prizes, and also snacks. Younger patrons are welcome to attend when accompanied by a parent. Registration is required. Reserve a spot at www.tmcpl.org/libcal. The library is located at 419 W. Main St. For more information, call the library at (937) 339-0502 or visit www.tmcpl.org,

Muster & Mingle Event in Tipp City | Oct. 3

All era veterans and their families are invited to the Muster & Mingle at the Piqua Center, 987 E. Ash St., from 5-8 p.m. The event includes guest speaker Dave Short with the Veteran's Memorial Museum Foundation. LEARN MORE 

Cinemaniacs at Troy Library (for teens) | Oct. 3

Teens in grades 6-12 can come to the Troy Library at 3:30 p.m. for the monthly movie, The Goonies (1985- PG 1 hour and 54 min) and popcorn. No registration is required. The Troy-Miami County Public Library is located at 419 W. Main St. For more information, call the library at (937) 339-0502 or visit www.tmcpl.org.

Trivia Night in Tipp City | Oct. 3

Join Chaffee’s Brewhouse, 15 S. Second St., from 6:30-8 p.m. for their monthly Tuesday Trivia. The host keeps it fun with a variety of categories. All team sizes welcome as well as kids. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Piqua | Oct. 3

Referees Sports Bar, 311 N. Main St., hosts Trivia Night every Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. LEARN MORE

Open Mic Night in Vandalia | Oct. 3

Musician Open Mic Night takes place at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., each Tuesday night from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night with Todd Moore in Huber Heights | Oct. 3

Todd Moore hosts trivia every Tuesday at Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 7 p.m. along with $2 domestic drafts until 9 p.m. LEARN MORE


Adult Nature Discovery Hike in Piqua | Oct. 4
The Miami County Park District will host this hike from 9-11 a.m. at Garbry Big Woods Sanctuary, 2540 E. Statler Rd.
 

Yoga in West Milton | Oct. 4

Join Megan for yoga at the Milton-Union Library, 560 S. Main St., at 6 p.m. This is an adults only program, all ability levels welcome. Mats can be provided if you don't have one to use. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Rick Sylvester in West Milton | Oct. 4

Live music from Rick Sylvester at Sourmugs Tavern, 101 N. Miami St., from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Doug Hart Solo Acoustic in Huber Heights | Oct. 4

Every Wednesday from 7:30-10 p.m. Doug Hart performs acoustic at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE

 

Half Off House Wines in Piqua | Oct. 4

Every Wednesday Scottish Thistle offers half off of house wines by the glass or bottle (they can send it with you if you don't finish it), or $5 off fine wines. Located at 110 W. High St. LEARN MORE


Art 4 Everyone in Piqua | Oct. 5
This event at The Orrmont Estate Clubhouse features art stations of various mediums, led by local creatives, with activities and art-learning opportunities for all ages. Each station will feature a different discipline of the arts, with the freedom to experiment with these various art forms. Participants will experience hands-on art opportunities with these differentiating art practices and take home their own creations. A buffet-style dinner will be included with your admission, and a cash bar will be open and available to all attendees. The event takes place from 5-9 p.m. For tickets, call (937) 773-9630. LEARN MORE

Butterfly Walk at Stillwater Prairie Reserve in Covington | Oct. 5
Join the Miami County Park District for this guided walk from 2-4 p.m. at 9750 St. Rt. 185. It is free.

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Frankenstein (play) at Haunted Mountain in Chillicothe | Oct. 5-28
This all-inclusive evening starts with an escape room at 6 p.m., followed by a performance of Frankenstein at 7:30 p.m. by the same people that present Tecumseh at the same location each summer. At 9 p.m., take a walk down the Haunted Trail and then enjoy an evening film on the big screen. Show take place Thursday through Saturday. Learn more at hauntedmountain.org.
 

Local Author Patricia Simmons at Troy Library | Oct. 5

New local Author Patricia Simmons will discuss her new Faith-based Sci-Fi Romance Novel at 6:30 p.m. at Troy-Miami County Public Library, 419 W. Main St. She will read excerpts from her book "Hope Ignites," and answer questions on the novel. Books will be available to purchase. For adults. No registration is required. For more information, call the library at (937) 339-0502 or visit www.tmcpl.org.

LIVE MUSIC: Danny Schneible in Piqua | Oct. 5

Danny Schneible performs at Referees Sports Bar, 311 N. Main St., every first Thursday of the month from 6-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | Oct. 5

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

Food Truck Thursday in Pleasant Hill | Oct. 5

U Wanna Pizza Me and Rolling Oasis food trucks will be at Monument Park starting at 4 p.m. LEARN MORE

Drum Circle in Piqua | Oct. 5

Drum Circle takes place every first and third Thursday of the month from 6-7 p.m. at North Star Coffee Station, 655 N. Main St. All are welcome, grab a drum (or bring your own) and play. LEARN MORE

High School Anime Club at Troy Library | Oct. 5

High School Anime Club takes place from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Troy-Miami County Public Library, 419 W. Main St. Cosplay is highly encouraged, snacks provided.  For teens in grades 9-12. No registration is required. For more information, call the library at (937) 339-0502 or visit www.tmcpl.org.

First Friday: Adopt a Shelter Pet Night in Troy | Oct. 6

Grab a bite to eat, shop with your favorite small businesses, and check out some of the adorable animals available for adoption with the Miami County Animal Shelter from 5:30-8 p.m. LEARN MORE


Harvest Beer Crawl in Tipp City | Oct. 6
Purchase tickets for $25 in advance or $30 at the door and enjoy 10 tastings of curated beer, cider and seltzer options. Purchase tickets at downtowntippcity.org.

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FESTIVAL: Heritage of Flight Festival in New Carlisle | Oct. 6-8

Things start with a Classic Car Cruise-In on Friday night, which includes live entertainment. Things continue Saturday with a Parade of Planes on Main Street at 11 a.m. See modern and historical aircraft move down the street. After the parade, enjoy a carnival with rides, games, food and entertainment. Plan your visit at heritageofflight.com.

Owls & Howls Night Hike in Covington | Oct. 6
The Miami County Park District will lead this hike through Stillwater Prairie Reserve Rangeline, 7790 N. Rangeline Rd. in search of owls from 7-9 p.m.
 

Creature from the Black Lagoon Movie in Troy | Oct. 6

Friday Night Movies at the Hayner Center features classic movies with an introduction to the film, café style seating, popcorn, and soda. All films are free and open to the public at start at 7 p.m. Parents are encouraged to check each film’s rating. Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is located at 301 W. Main St.


Haunted Wagon Rides at Young’s Jersey in Yellow Springs | Fridays & Saturdays in October
Designed for families with children, the Haunted Wagon Ride & Scary Stories takes place from 7:30-10 p.m. both evenings and includes the wagon ride through the monster-filled cornfield to the Storytelling Theatre. The cost is $17 for those 6 and older. LEARN MORE
 

After Dark: Cosplay at Troy-Miami County Public Library (for teens) | Oct. 6

Teens in grades 6-12 can come to the Troy Library for TMCPL After Dark: Cosplay from 6-8 p.m. There will be pizza, snacks, and activities. Registration is required. Reserve a spot at www.tmcpl.org/libcal. The Troy-Miami County Public Library is located at 419 W. Main St.


Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Expo in Dayton | Oct. 6-8
This show opens at 10 a.m. each day at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. LEARN MORE
 

50th Harvest Moon Campout at Pike Lake State Park | Oct. 6-7

Join Pike Lake State Park for a weekend full of Halloween delights. Activities include forgery, a bean supper, live music, a craft and bake sale, Sweets Walk, marksmanship contest, face painting, kids crafts, Trick or Treat, costume/cabin/campsite decorating and judging, the Smokey Bear Obstacle Course and Haunted Island and a Food Truck Extravaganza. All are welcome, including campers for the weekend. The main activities take place from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. LEARN MORE


Ohio One Stop Shop Hop (Quilts) at the Nutter Center | Oct. 6-7
Takes place in the McClin Gym from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Find quilt shops and finished quilts. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Vinyl Countdown in Vandalia | Oct. 6

Live music from Vinyl Countdown at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

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Fall Open House at Bear’s Mill in Greenville | Oct. 7-8
Celebrate fall with French market bean soup, cornbread, cider, apple dumplings and live music. There will also be grain grinding demonstrations with the miller at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Learn more at bearsmill.org.

2023 Lockington JEEP Invasion | Oct. 7

The Lockington Volunteer Fire Department will host this event from noon to 4 p.m. at 10363 Museum Tr. Rd. in Lockington. Categories available to enter are classic pre-1995 stock 1995 to present 2 modified. Registration is $10 and takes place from 10 a.m. to noon. There will also be a 50/50 drawing, music and food trucks. All proceeds benefit the fire department.

Chili Cook-Off in Piqua | Oct. 7
Be The Frontline Ministries and St. John’s Lutheran Church will host their first-ever Chili Cook-Off from noon to 4 p.m. at the church at 248 Wood St. in Piqua. Proceeds will benefit the Lockington Volunteer Fire Department. The public is invited to judge the winner based on color, aroma, texture, flavor and heat during these hours.

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Brumbaugh Fruit and Fun Farm in Arcanum | Saturdays and Sundays in October
Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, an admission of $12 (3 and under are free) gets you access to corn mazes, Monster Mountain, the Rug Rat Tunnels, Storybook Forest, the Pumpkin Express and more. Located at 6420 Arcanum-Hollansburg Rd. For more information, call (937) 692-8084. LEARN MORE
 

Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience in Dayton | Oct. 7
The Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience is a free adventure festival celebrating the outdoor lifestyle and culture. The multi-day event features competitions, live music, food trucks, gear shopping, pro-athlete shows, activities to try, camping, and much more. This is a dog-friendly event with an off-leash dog park, dog activities, dog shows and supervised pooch parking so you can explore and try new activities. Takes place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Eastwood MetroPark.


West Carrollton Community Garage Sale | Oct. 7
Takes place throughout the community.

FESTIVAL: Chocolate Festival in Dayton | Oct. 7
This free indoor festival at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds allows guests to visit professional chocolatiers, food trucks, local craft and food vendors, a free Kids Zone with games and prizes, entertainment on the festival stage and more. LEARN MORE

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Pumpkin Glow at Lake Loramie State Park | Oct. 7
Enjoy all of the jack-o-lanterns while taking a short hike along the Lakeview Trail from 7:30-8:30 p.m. This hike will start at the Nature Center where you can pick up a map to where the jack-o-lanterns are located. It is free. LEARN MORE

Champaign County Flea Market in Urbana | Oct. 7-8, Nov. 4-5 & Dec. 2-3
This two-day event features vendors who bring a unique blend of antiques, arts and crafts for sale and takes place at the Champaign County Fairgrounds. Admission is $2. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. LEARN MORE
 

Scholastic Chess Tournament in West Liberty | Oct. 7
​Learn about the history, iconography, and rules of this ancient game at an event offering workshops lessons, opportunities to play with giant chess pieces and the excitement of supporting students competing in a tournament in the setting of a castle. This free event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Piatt Castle Mac-A-Cheek. LEARN MORE


Devil’s Staircase AMA Pro Hillclimb in Oregonia | Oct. 7-8
This is two days of non-stop action kicking off on Saturday with dirt drags, grudge racing and various motorcycle games and continuing on Sunday with the famous hillclimb races. Tickets are required and camping is available for $10. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Jeans ‘n Classics: Music of Queen in Dayton | Oct. 7
Jeans ’n Classics joins the Philharmonic for an amazing musical night paying homage to the legacy of Queen and front man Freddie Mercury at 7:30 p.m. at the Schuster Center. Tickets start at $23.50. LEARN MORE
 

Farmers Market at The Heights | Oct. 7

The market takes place at the Eichelberger Amphitheater, 8625 Brandt Pike from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Downtown Greenville Farmers' Market | Oct. 7

The market takes place in front of the Darke County Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Great Sidney Farmer’s Market | Oct. 7

Takes place from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday on the Square in downtown Sidney. LEARN MORE


Into the Arachnid-Verse in Greenville | Oct. 7
Explore some of the common spiders in Ohio at this free program at Shawnee Prairie Preserve from 2-4 p.m.

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LIVE MUSIC: Stephen Pearcy of RATT in Versailles | Oct. 7
This musical legend will perform at the BMI Event Center, 791 E. Main St., at 7 p.m. TICKETS
 

LIVE MUSIC: The Doo Wop Project in Troy | Oct. 7

The tight harmonies and melodies of the Temptations to Maroon 5 delivered by Broadway’s finest perform live at Arbogast Performing Arts Center, 500 S. Dorset Rd., starting at 7 p.m. TICKETS

 

LIVE MUSIC: Mike Sedmak in West Milton | Oct. 7

Mike Sedmak will perform at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd. from 6-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Route 88 in Englewood | Oct. 7

Route 88 will perform at the Courtyard Lounge, 320 W. National Rd. from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. There is a $5 cover. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Sweet Pain the Ultimate Tribute to KISS in Greenville | Oct. 7

Live music from Sweet Pain at Sloopy's, 1240 Russ Rd., starting at 9 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Big Mother in Vandalia | Oct. 7

Big Mother will perform at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Nick Mitchell in Vandalia | Oct. 7

Nick Mitchell will perform from 7-10 p.m. at Rip Rap Roadhouse. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. LEARN MORE


Eddie B. Teachers Only Comedy Tour in Dayton | Oct. 7
Eddie B. soared to new heights by creating his own opportunity starting with his series of comical videos titled “What Teachers Really Want to Say.” In a matter of hours, those videos sparked the attention of educators all over the country when they realized that they were not alone and finally had someone to joke about the things they were reluctant to say out loud. He’ll be at Victoria Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Ticket start at $40. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Buckeye Furnace Fall Festival in Wellston | Oct. 7

The annual Buckeye Furnace Fall Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 123 Buckeye Park Rd. Come enjoy the day listening to live Bluegrass entertainers, Red Brush, while browsing and shopping with 50+ vendors and taking part in many games and competitions, including pie eating, hog calling, skillet toss, beard contest, baking contest and auction. Lots of activities for kids too, including pumpkin decorating, sack races, duck pond, bobbing for apples and petting zoo. There will also be lots of great food on hand. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Holmes County Antique Festival in Millersburg | Oct. 7-8
Two days of markets, arts and crafts and demonstrations in Amish Country, plus live music, a Grand Parade, food and more. Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. LEARN MORE

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Paw Patrol Skate in Piqua | Oct. 7

36 Skate Club, 4845 W. US Rt. 36, hosts skating with Paw Patrol from 2-5 p.m. Admission is $6 and skate rental is $4. LEARN MORE

 

Sportscard Spectacular in Troy | Oct. 7-8

The show takes place at the Miami County Fairgrounds, 650 N. Co. Rd. 25A Building 610, and features 100 tables of dealers with modern, vintage, Pokémon, wax, supplies, comics, toys and more. Admission is free. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

Goat Yoga in Bradford | Oct. 7

Goat Yoga takes place from 11-12 p.m. in the vineyard at Twenty One Barrels Hard Cider & Wine, 9717 Horatio-Harris Creek Rd. Tickets are $40 and limited. 21 and over only. Tickets include a glass of wine, cider or slushy of your choice. Bring your mat or towel for yoga. TICKETS


Village BINGO in Pleasant Hill | Oct. 8
The Village of Pleasant Hill Council will host public BINGO from 2-4 p.m. at the Newton School Cafeteria. Entry fee is one non-perishable item(s).
 

Trunk or Treat in Huber Heights | Oct. 8

Takes place from 1-4 p.m. at Thomas Cloud Park, 4707 Brandt Pike. The event includes Zombies, Villains and Heroes Walk, and decorated cars and tents distributing candy to children. LEARN MORE


Ghost Hike at Malabar Farm State Park | Oct. 8, Oct. 15, Oct. 22 & Oct. 29
Explore the haunted history of this farmstead from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Recommended for adults. LEARN MORE

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FESTIVAL: Bradford Pumpkin Show | Oct. 10-14
One of the longest running and longest lasting festivals in Miami County, the Bradford Pumpkin Show features midway rides and games, lots of food vendors, daily parades, a car show, pageants, live music, kiddie tractor pulls, a cheerleading competition and much more. It is open at 4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 1 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. Saturday. Admission is free. See the full schedule at bradfordpumpkinshow.org.

LIVE MUSIC: Alice Cooper at Hobart Arena in Troy | Oct. 10
Alice Cooper will bring his new songs and hits to Troy at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling (937) 339-2911 or HERE.

Yoga in Tipp City | Oct. 10

This free yoga class from Inhabit Yoga takes place every Tuesday morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St. Bring your yoga mat. First time attendees are asked to register HERE.

Chopped at Troy-Miami County Public Library (for teens) | Oct. 10

Join the library at 3:30 p.m. for Chopped. Teams of teens will compete in three rounds - Salad, Entrée, and Dessert. Each round, a team will be Chopped. Who will be left? For teens in grades 6-12. Parents are welcome to come watch. Registration is required. Reserve a spot at www.tmcpl.org/libcal. The Troy-Miami County Public Library is located at 419 W. Main St. For more information, call the library at (937) 339-0502 or visit www.tmcpl.org.

Trivia Night in Piqua | Oct. 10

Referees Sports Bar, 311 N. Main St., hosts Trivia Night every Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night with Todd Moore in Huber Heights | Oct. 10

Todd Moore hosts trivia every Tuesday at Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 7 p.m. along with $2 domestic drafts until 9 p.m. LEARN MORE

Open Mic Night in Vandalia | Oct. 10

Musician Open Mic Night takes place at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., each Tuesday night from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: PHISH at the Nutter Center | Oct. 10-11

Two nights of PHISH at 7:30 p.m. each evening. TICKETS


Annual Ghost Tours in Sidney | Oct. 11-12
Past residents of Sidney and Shelby County share their stories with the living. Presented by the Shelby County Historical Society, tickets can be purchased for this event by calling (937) 498-7653.

Portal to Piqua’s Past “Early Photography” | Oct. 11
Focusing on historical events in Piqua, join Jim Oda as he discusses “Early Photography.” Takes place at 7 p.m. in the first floor Louis Room and is free.

Overdue for a Brew: History & Hope Cleveland Beer in Tipp City | Oct. 11

Join the Tipp City Library as beer writer David Nilsen talks Cleveland's long history of brewing beer and the modern Cleveland craft beer scene. Plus taste some examples from Cleveland breweries. Takes place from 6:30-7:45 p.m. This free event is 21 & up only and you must register. Contact the library at (937) 667-3826 to register. LEARN MORE

Book Art Class in West Milton | Oct. 11

Register and join Katie at the Milton-Union Library, 560 S. Main St.,at 1 p.m. to upcycle old books into a book witch. REGISTER

Trivia in West Milton | Oct. 11

Trivia Night with Todd Moore at Sourmugs Tavern, 101 N. Miami St., from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Doug Hart Solo Acoustic in Huber Heights | Oct. 11

Every Wednesday from 7:30-10 p.m. Doug Hart performs acoustic at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE

Half Off House Wines in Piqua | Oct. 11

Every Wednesday Scottish Thistle offers half off of house wines by the glass or bottle (they can send it with you if you don't finish it), or $5 off fine wines. Located at 110 W. High St. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Fort Loramie | Oct. 11

The Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St., hosts Trivia Night from 7-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

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Food Truck Thursday in Pleasant Hill | Oct. 12

Timeless Taco food truck will be at Monument Park starting at 4 p.m. LEARN MORE

Bish Cooperative in Greenville | Oct. 12
Community members are invited to set up and sell (and the public to purchase) baked goods, produce, crafts and more from 4-7 p.m. at the Bish Discovery Center, 404 N. Ohio St. For more information, call (937) 548-0165.


Huber Heights Community Garage Sale | Oct. 12-15
Takes place throughout the entire community.

Seeds of the Prairie Hike in Greenville | Oct. 12

During this nature hike through Turkeyfoot Preserve, 3986 Bishop Rd., discover the multitude of ways our native prairie plants develop and disperse their seeds, all while basking in that golden hour glow. Takes place from 6-7:30 p.m. and is free.
 

Coffee & Conversation: a Senior Social in Troy | Oct. 12

Join the Troy-Miami County Public Library from 9:30-10:30 a.m. for Coffee & Conversation: a Senior Social. Meet other adults, and discuss current events and community happenings. Additional sessions are scheduled monthly including November 9, and December 14. Registration is appreciated, but drop-ins are welcome. Reserve a spot at www.tmcpl.org/libcal. The library is located at 419 W. Main St. For more information, call the library at (937) 339-0502 or visit www.tmcpl.org.

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | Oct. 12

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

The Haunted Shelter at Poor Farmer’s Campground in Fletcher | Oct. 13-14
The shelter at Poor Farmer’s Campground transforms into a haunted house that’s open to the public from 9-11 p.m. on Oct. 13-14 and Oct. 20-21. Admission is $10 per person. The campground is located at 7211 N. Lost Creek-Shelby Rd. For more information, call (937) 368-2449.
 

Campfire Stories at Shawnee Prairie in Greenville | Oct. 13

Enjoy a crisp autumn evening by joining Park Naturalists Mitchell and Mandy for a good ol' fashioned campfire. Bring a camp chair, your imagination and a sense of humor as you listen to stories, play games and make campfire treats. The program is free and takes place from 6:30-9 p.m.


Extreme Halloween Egg Hunt (for adults) in Xenia | Oct. 13

Participants use a flashlight to find eggs that contain prizes at Caesar Ford Park, 520 S. Stringtown Rd. The cost is $7 and you must bring your own flashlight. Prizes are awarded at the end of the night and no one under 18 is allowed at the event. Registration takes place between 6:30-7:30 p.m. and the hunts take place from 7-10 p.m. For more information, call (937) 562-6440. LEARN MORE
 

Downtown Sidewalk Sales in Sidney | Oct. 13-14
Downtown businesses bring their merchandise to the streets and visitors are encouraged to shop, dine and sightsee in the historic district. 


Downtown Sidney Chocolate Walk | Oct. 13
For $25, participants tour downtown businesses and sample different chocolates at each location, while also taking advantage of special offers and promotions.

LIVE MUSIC: Steve Worley in West Milton | Oct. 13

Steve Worley will perform at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd. from 6-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Jamie Suttle (full band) in Vandalia | Oct. 13

Live music from Jamie Suttle at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Finding Melissa in Englewood | Oct. 13

Finding Melissa will perform at the Courtyard Lounge, 320 W. National Rd. from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. LEARN MORE

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Boo in the Bog at Cedar Bog in Urbana | Oct. 13-14
Reservations are recommended for this not-so-scary hike around Cedar Bog Nature Preserve’s boardwalk trail (pictured above from the nature preserve's Facebook page), lined with glowing pumpkins and other surprises. The event takes place from 7-9 p.m. both nights and the cost is $6 per person. For reservations, call (937) 484-3744. Cedar Bog is located at 980 Woodburn Rd. LEARN MORE
 

Boos, Books & Barks at the Park in New Carlisle | Oct. 13
Best Friends Pet Assisted Therapy will host Trick-or-Treat along the Tecumseh Trail from 4:30-6 p.m. with Trick-or-Treat, a costume contest, and a StoryWalk. Costumes are welcomed, but not required. Takes place at Smith Park, 801 W. Jefferson St. This event is free and pre-registration is not required. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Chillicothe Halloween Festival | Oct. 13-15

This festival celebrates the fun of Halloween and offers a wide variety of vendors, food, live entertainment,  inflatables, contests and more (almost all Halloween themed), plus a Ghost Walk and Coffin Races. It takes place at Yoctangee Park and is free. Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. LEARN MORE


FESTIVAL: Lebanon Oktoberfest | Oct. 13-14
German music, beer, food and entertainment in historic downtown Lebanon. LEARN MORE

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2023 Parade of Homes | Oct. 14-15
Tour 17 beautiful homes throughout Miami, Shelby and Darke counties from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, plus additional virtual tours online at the 2023 Parade of Homes, hosted by the Western Ohio Home Builders Association and presented by MinsterBank. The homes will be announced on Oct. 6 LEARN MORE

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Fall Celebration at the Johnston Farm in Piqua | Oct. 14

Take a ride along the Miami and Erie Canal on a fall afternoon (12:30, 2:30 and 4 p.m.), enjoy activities and demonstrations, tour the historic home and museum and explore the historic site from noon to 5 p.m. Regular site admission applies. Located at 9845 N. Hardin Rd. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Harvest Days in Piqua | Oct. 14

Head to historic downtown Piqua for old-fashioned fall fun, including a tractor show, a costumed dog parade, pumpkin painting, craft vendors, music and food trucks, a kid’s corn pit, mini golf and a Merchant Fall Open House. Takes place from noon to 6 p.m.

FESTIVAL: Boos & Brews Festival in Sidney | Oct. 14
This free event takes place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Downtown Revitalization District and includes Trick or Treat, costume contest, family activities and more. LEARN MORE
 

Hayner Distilling History with Walking Tour and Tasting in Troy | Oct. 14

The Museum of Troy History and Hayner Distilling present the History of Hayner Distilling with Walking Tour and Tasting from 1-4 p.m. Tickets to the fundraising event are $25. Travel back in time to 1866 when Hayner began along the banks of the Great Miami River. Take a short walking tour of Hayner buildings still standing and the remnants of buildings long gone. The event concludes on the second floor of a 115 year old Hayner Distilling building with a presentation and bourbon tasting from Hayner Distilling (non alcoholic drinks and snacks will also be available). GET TICKETS

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FESTIVAL: Fall Farm Fest in Troy | Oct. 14-15

Presented by the Miami County Park District, this two-day festival takes place at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. St. Rt. 41 (east of Troy) from noon to 5 p.m. both days. Guests can take a hayride or walk down Scarecrow Lane, paint pumpkins, enjoy outdoor children’s games, eat from a number of food vendors, enjoy live music, browse craft and exhibits, and so much more. Admission is free, except for pony rides and the corn maze and corn shooter activity. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Midnight at Moonville in McArthur | Oct. 14
Do you believe in ghosts? You just might after spending a night in the haunted Moonville Tunnel. Midnight at Moonville is a one-day Halloween-themed event featuring dramatic storytelling, wagon rides, regional craft vendors, souvenirs, historical presentations, music performances, roaming spooks, and much more. The event will end with an interactive demonstration of paranormal investigation techniques hosted by a respected research group. The event takes place from 3 p.m. to midnight at the Moonville Tunnel (in the middle of the woods in the middle of nowhere). Parking will be at 71815 Shea Rd. There will be a $10 parking charge per vehicle, but most activities and entertainment are free. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Yellow Springs Street Fair | Oct. 14
250+ vendors, 65 shops and eateries and more from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., plus the Music & Beer Fest from noon to 7 p.m. Free admission. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Sauerkraut Festival in Waynesville | Oct. 14-15
More than 450 craft vendors from 25 states bring handmade goods to historic downtown Waynesville, plus 60 food vendors to choose from. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. LEARN MORE

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Partial Solar Eclipse in Ohio | Oct. 14

If the conditions are right for the viewer, at noon today, and lasting until about 2 p.m., about 40 percent of the Sun will be overtaken by an annular eclipse. LEARN MORE

Partial Solar Eclipse at Armstrong Air & Space Museum in Wapakoneta | Oct. 14
While many in Ohio are gearing up for the total solar eclipse in 2024, a partial annular solar eclipse will be happening as well. Join the Armstrong Air & Space Museum as they go into the fascinating science behind this rare phenomenon, including a free kids activity. Takes place 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. LEARN MORE

Gem City Feis Celtic Dance Competition in Troy | Oct. 14

Presented by Friends of the Celtic Academy. Competition begins at 8:30 p.m. and doors open to the public at 7:30 p.m. at Hobart Arena, 255 Adams St. LEARN MORE

Farmers Market at The Heights | Oct. 14

The market takes place at the Eichelberger Amphitheater, 8625 Brandt Pike from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. LEARN MORE


Grandma Gatewood Fall Colors Hike in Hocking Hills | Oct. 14

Meet with state park naturalists at the Old Man's Cave Visitor Center for a strenuous 6-mile hike that includes roughly 3-miles of the Grandma Gatewood section of the Buckeye Trail. Guests will be traversing the section that runs from Old Man's Cave to Cedar Falls and returning on the Gorge Overlook Trail. This hike does include several hills and steps. Bring along a cool drink and celebrate the season's colors with us. It is free and takes place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

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Halloween Cruise-In & Trunk or Treat at Poor Farmer’s Campground in Fletcher | Oct. 14
Decorate your vehicle for Halloween and bring candy for Trick or Treaters at this free Halloween Cruise-In and Trunk or Treat event. The cruise-in takes place from 4-8 p.m. and Trunk or Treat is from 6-8 p.m. Stick around until 9 p.m. and, for a small fee, enter the Haunted Shelter, if you dare. The campground is located at 7211 N. Lost Creek-Shelby Rd. For more information, call (937) 368-2449.

Star Wars: A New Hope Film with Orchestra in Dayton | Oct. 14-15

In this intergalactic epic, Luke Skywalker joins forces with an unlikely cast of characters to restore peace to the galaxy. Luke discovers his destiny during the struggle, which includes a rescue mission to save Princess Leia from the evil Empire. The Philharmonic performs John Williams’ Academy Award-winning score live, accompanying the film on the big screen. Tickets start at $23.50. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Rick Sylvester in West Milton | Oct. 14

Rick Sylvester will perform at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd. from 6-9 p.m. LEARN MORE


Cracked Egg Extreme Hunt (55 and older) in Xenia | Oct. 14
Black eggs are hidden in the woods after dark. All have candy, some have prizes. Find as many as you can! The cost is $7. Registration takes place from 7-8 p.m. with the hunt lasting until 10 p.m. This is for people 55 and older only. For more information, call (937) 562-6440.

FESTIVAL: Enon Apple Butter Festival | Oct. 14-15
Enjoy apple butter the old-fashioned way, plus lots of other food, crafts and gifts, demonstrations, music and entertainment and more. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday in downtown Enon. It is free. LEARN MORE

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Huber Heights | Oct. 14

Bites in the Heights food truck rally, Kohlbacher's Cruise-In and the outdoor showing of Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark takes place from 2 p.m. to dark at The Rose Music Center, 6800 Executive Blvd. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Vandalia | Oct. 14

Scott Houchens will perform from 7-10 p.m. at Rip Rap Roadhouse. Located at 6024 Rip Rap Rd. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Natalie Uhlenhake in Fort Loramie | Oct. 14

Live music from Natalie Uhlenhake at the Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St., from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Party Punch in Vandalia | Oct. 14

Live music from Party Punch at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

Singles Dance in Greenville | Oct. 14

Takes place at the VFW, 219 N. Ohio St. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the dance takes place from 8-11 p.m. The band will be Locking Up Otis. Membership not required and married couples are welcome. Call (937) 548-4004 for more information.

Newark Earthworks Open House in Heath | Oct. 15

During the Newark Earthworks Open House, visitors are invited to explore and experience fully all three segments of these ancient, expansive earthworks built masterfully by American Indians thousands of years ago. The site will be open daylight to dusk, with staff on site to answer questions from noon to 4 p.m. There is no registration or reservations needed for tours. Activities will be held at the Great Circle and Octagon. Guided tours are offered at 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. LEARN MORE


Dayton City Market | Oct. 15
Described as an “everything fall” market, find pumpkins, apple cider slushies, caramel apples and more. Join a complimentary workout class at noon. Enjoy live music, shop local artisans, clothing boutiques, and local food vendors. Takes place from noon to 5:30 p.m. at RiverScape, 237 E. Monument Ave.

FESTIVAL: Donut Fest in Cincinnati | Oct. 15
Pay a $20 admission fee and enjoy 8-10 samplings of donuts, coffees and beers. LEARN MORE

Lindsay Marie Memorial Feis Celtic Dance Competition in Troy | Oct. 15

Presented by Friends of the Celtic Academy. Competition begins at 8:30 p.m. and doors open to the public at 7:30 p.m. at Hobart Arena, 255 Adams St. LEARN MORE


Adult Skate in Piqua | Oct. 15

36 Skate Club, 4845 W. US Rt. 36, hosts adult skate from 6-9 p.m. Admission applies and skate rental is $4. LEARN MORE

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Halloween Costume Judging and Parade in Tipp City | Oct. 16
Children of all ages meet at the school on Dow Street to parade through town in their costumes. After the parade, participants are invited downtown to enter a costume judging contest and play games. Takes place in the evening and is free. LEARN MORE
 

Book Art Class in West Milton | Oct. 16

Register and join Katie at the Milton-Union Library, 560 S. Main St., at 6 p.m. to upcycle old books into a book witch. REGISTER

Christian Music Skate Night in Piqua | Oct. 16

36 Skate Club, 4845 W. US Rt. 36, hosts skating with Christian music playing from 6-8 p.m. Admission is $4 and skate rental is $4. LEARN MORE

Yoga in Tipp City | Oct. 17

This free yoga class from Inhabit Yoga takes place every Tuesday morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St. Bring your yoga mat. First time attendees are asked to register HERE.

Trailing Moms & Tots at Charleston Falls in Tipp City | Oct. 17
Bring your child 0-5 for a hike and nature exploring from 10:30-11:30 a.m. All caregivers are welcome, as are young siblings.

 

To Kill a Mockingbird in Dayton | Oct. 17-22
All rise for Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork at Mead Theater. TICKETS
 

Succulent Party with Lemon Meringue Floral Boutique in Sidney | Oct. 17

Lemon Meringue Floral Boutique will host a Succulent Party at Murphy's Craftbar + Kitchen, 110 E. Polar St., from 6-8 p.m. Guests can grab dinner and drinks then head to the party room to build a succulent planter. LEARN MORE

Fiber Arts Group in Troy | Oct. 17

Knit, crochet, or stitch at the Troy-Miami County Public Library from 1-2:30 p.m. Bring your own fiber arts project to the library, ask for advice from others in the group, and get inspired for your next creation. Supplies will be on hand for beginners who would like to learn. No registration is required. Additional sessions are scheduled for November 7, 21 and December 5. Call the library at (937) 339-0502 ext.110 for more information. The library is located at 419 W. Main St.


Poe in the Parlor at the Hayes Presidential Library & Museum in Fremont | Oct. 17
The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums will remember the legacy of Edgar Allan Poe by hosting Poe in the Parlor in the Hayes Home. Guests will enjoy a dramatic live reading of some of Poe’s work set against the dark ambiance of a Victorian mansion in the evening. Hayes Home Guide Kent McClary will be the reader. Tickets are required and can be purchased online at rbhayes.org. Tickets are $10 for non-members and $8 for Hayes Presidential members. Takes place at 6:30 p.m. REGISTER
 

Trivia Night in Piqua | Oct. 17

Referees Sports Bar, 311 N. Main St., hosts Trivia Night every Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. LEARN MORE

MadTree Tap Takeover in West Milton | Oct. 17

Join Sourmugs Tavern, 101 N. Miami St., as they let MadTree Brewing of Cincinnati take over the taps from 5-8 p.m. They'll have free pint glasses with MadTree purchases and plenty of MadTree Swag to give away. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night with Todd Moore in Huber Heights | Oct. 17

Todd Moore hosts trivia every Tuesday at Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 7 p.m. along with $2 domestic drafts until 9 p.m. LEARN MORE

Open Mic Night in Vandalia | Oct. 17

Musician Open Mic Night takes place at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., each Tuesday night from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

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FESTIVAL: Circleville Pumpkin Show | Oct. 18-21
One of the largest festivals in Ohio (pictured above courtesy of the festival), enjoy daily parades, giant pumpkins, concerts, exhibits, tons of food, games and rides, and much more. LEARN MORE

Yoga in West Milton | Oct. 18

Join Megan for yoga at the Milton-Union Library, 560 S. Main St., at 6 p.m. This is an adults only program, all ability levels welcome. Mats can be provided if you don't have one to use. LEARN MORE

Josh Gates Live! An Evening of Ghosts, Monsters and Tales of Adventure in Dayton | Oct. 18

Join explorer, author, and intrepid investigator Josh Gates from Discovery Channel’s smash-hit series “Expedition Unknown” and Syfy’s “Destination Truth” for a spooktacular evening of adventure! Josh will share lore and legends from his most spine-tingling expeditions. From cases involving puzzling paranormal encounters to reports of cryptozoological creatures, Josh transports his audience into the world of the unexplained and keeps them on the edge of their seats. He will be at Victoria Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $40. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Doug Hart Solo Acoustic in Huber Heights | Oct. 18

Every Wednesday from 7:30-10 p.m. Doug Hart performs acoustic at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE

Half Off House Wines in Piqua | Oct. 18

Every Wednesday Scottish Thistle offers half off of house wines by the glass or bottle (they can send it with you if you don't finish it), or $5 off fine wines. Located at 110 W. High St. LEARN MORE

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Rocky Horror Picture Show in Sidney | Oct. 19-21

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky." Show times are 7:30 p.m. each evening, plus a noon performance on Oct. 21. Tickets are $20 for adults and $16 for children. A dinner show, for $50, will be offered Saturday evening. Learn more at sidneytheatre.org.

Third Thursdays in West Milton | Oct. 19
This community event takes place in the downtown from 5-8 p.m. and offers live music, craft vendors and food trucks, plus shops stay open late. It is free to attend.
 

2nd Annual Wine Festival in Troy | Oct. 19

Long Shots, 2315 S. Co. Rd. 25A, will host the Wine Festival from 5-8 p.m. Ticket price includes the option to sample up to 30 different wines and a custom Long Shots wine glass. Tickets are presale only and the cost is $45.

Food Truck Thursday in Pleasant Hill | Oct. 19

U Wanna Pizza Me food truck will be at Monument Park starting at 4 p.m. LEARN MORE

Paint Night at Piqua Library | Oct. 19

Join the Piqua library for a paint night on every third Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m.  Registration is required for this adult only program and space is limited to 10 participants. The library is located at 116 W. High St. REGISTER

Boardom Therapy in Troy | Oct. 19

Grab your friends or come meet some more, and 'bust your boredom' playing board and card games at Troy-Miami County Public Library from 3:30-4:30 p.m. There will be snacks too. For teens in grades 6-12. No registration is required. The library is located at 419 W. Main St. For more information, call the library at (937) 339-0502 or visit www.tmcpl.org.

Stretch and Dance Hour in Piqua | Oct. 19

Join this free class from 10:30-11:30 p.m. at the Piqua Center, 987 E. Ash St. on the third Thursday of the month this fall. Patrice Link will teach stretching exercises and group line dancing. Appropriate for all ages, everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be provided. For more information call Kathy at Piqua Manor at (937) 418-7624. 

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FESTIVAL: Fall Festival of Leaves in Bainbridge | Oct. 19-22
This picturesque small town in the Appalachian foothills hosts this annual fall festival with a car show, carnival with midway and rides, craft vendors, a flea market and much more. Even better, there are four scenic drives to take in the surrounding countryside that showcase the area’s brilliant fall foliage. LEARN MORE

Halloween Campout at Indian Lake State Park | Oct. 19-21
Register to camp at the state park campground and enjoy pumpkin archery, a pumpkin patch, movie, Trick-or-Treat, pumpkin and campsite decorating contest, golf cart decorating contest, kids fear factor, hayrides and a haunted hayride in the woods. LEARN MORE

Dirt Track World Championship at Eldora Speedway | Oct. 19-21
The winner of this race receives $100,000! LEARN MORE

Drum Circle in Piqua | Oct. 19

Drum Circle takes place every first and third Thursday of the month from 6-7 p.m. at North Star Coffee Station, 655 N. Main St. All are welcome, grab a drum (or bring your own) and play. LEARN MORE

Adult Paint Night at the Piqua Library | Oct. 19
Join the Piqua Library for a paint night on every third Thursday from 6-8 p.m.  Registration is required HERE.

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | Oct. 19

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

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FESTIVAL: Fairborn Halloween Festival | Oct. 20-22
A festival for Halloween-lovers, come to downtown Fairborn for Halloween and fall themed fun, including craft vendors, food and entertainment, plus everything offered by Foys Halloween Store (including a haunted house) and other unique downtown merchants. Opens at 4 p.m. on Friday evening and closes at 6 p.m. Sunday. LEARN MORE

FESTIVAL: Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival at Roscoe Village | Oct. 20-22
This festival at historic Roscoe Village in Coshocton offers homemade apple butter, live music, free crafts for kids, 100 plus craft and food vendors, canal history, Spirit Tours, and more, plus the shops and restaurants in the 19th century village. Admission is $5 in advance or $8 at the gate. LEARN MORE
 

Garrison Ghostwalk in Perrsyburg | Oct. 20-21 & Oct. 27-28
Embracing the darker months in the post-harvest of early Ohio, this is an evening of entertainment through storytelling. Guests are slowly guided into Fort Meigs by candlelit lanterns to find five watch fires, each hosted by a storyteller. Audiences will be gripped by the ghastly tales of the Fort’s twisted past. Themes only appropriate for the howls of late October. Registration is required. REGISTER

Jeff Dunham: Still Not Canceled at the Nutter Center | Oct. 20
The show starts at 7 p.m. TICKETS
 

LIVE MUSIC: Liars for Hire in Vandalia | Oct. 20

Live music from Liars for Hire at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE


Outdoor Escape Room at Shawnee Prairie in Greenville | Oct. 21

Using nature as the puzzle pieces, along with a creative storyline, participants utilize a series of skills and riddles to solve each puzzle. Each team will be given the opportunity to explore bird calls, geocaching, tracking, stars, weather, tree/plant identification. Time slots are available fro 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. To reserve a spot, call (937) 548-0165.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Amy Grant in Troy | Oct. 21

Amy Grant will perform live at Arbogast Performing Arts Center, 500 S. Dorset Rd., starting at 7:30 p.m. TICKETS

 

Springfield Antique Show | Oct. 21-22
Browse through countless tables of antiques, collectibles, crafts and more from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Clark County Fairgrounds. A small admission is charged. LEARN MORE

Halloween Campout at Poor Farmer’s Campground in Fletcher | Oct. 21
Decorate your campsite for the weekend and take part in a costume contest and Trick or Treat around the campground from 6-8 p.m. Plus, for a small fee, enter the Haunted Shelter at 9 p.m., which is also open to non-campers. The campground is located at 7211 N. Lost Creek-Shelby Rd. For more information, call (937) 368-2449.
 

Kailee Rue Designs Art Class in Tipp City | Oct. 21

Kailee Rue Designs will host a "Bring Your Pumpkin Art Class" at the Tipp Center, 855 N. Third St., from 10 a.m. to noon. The cost is $20 and reservations can be made by calling (937) 524-3965. 

Haunted Woods at Brukner Nature Center | Oct. 21-22 & 28

Enjoy a kid-friendly evening, geared specifically for kids preschool–elementary age, filled with guided walks, live wildlife and costumed characters. Trail guides will lead groups along the luminary-lit trail, stopping at 6 stations along the way so you and your family can learn about the wild creatures of the night (bring your flashlights). Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling (937) 698-6493 or emailing info@bruknernaturecenter.com. The cost is $5 per person for BNC Members and $7 per person for nonmembers. Children ages 2 and under are free.  

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Murder Mystery Dinner in Sidney | Oct. 21
A real-life game of Clue complete with dinner and more. Takes place at 330 E. Court St. from 5:30-9 p.m. Tickets range in price from $30-$40. For more information, contact Sidney Alive at (937) 658-6945.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Queensryche with Sacred Warrior in Versailles | Oct. 21
This show will take place at BMI Event Center, 791 E. Main St., at 7 p.m. TICKETS

 

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in West Milton | Oct. 21

Scott Houchens will perform at Old Mason Winery, 4199 Iddings Rd. from 6-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: My Sister Sarah in Vandalia | Oct. 21

Live music from My Sister Sarah at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., starting at 9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

Farmers Market at The Heights | Oct. 21

The market takes place at the Eichelberger Amphitheater, 8625 Brandt Pike from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

Sports Collectibles Show in Piqua | Oct. 21-22

Featuring almost 50 tables throughout the Piqua Center, 987 E. Ash St., with dealers showcasing sports cards, collectibles, memorabilia, comic books and other sports-themed items for the NFL, MLB, Ohio State and many more. The event also features food trucks, mobile axe throwing and live music. Takes place Saturday 11a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m. LEARN MORE


Fall Family Adventure at Wegerzyn Gardens in Dayton | Oct. 21

Search for gnomes and enjoy crafts in the Children’s Garden, follow a self-paced nature walk featuring nature knowledge through the prairie, and hear ethnic folk tales in a magical place. You'll visit a great spider display, enjoy live music and a magician and a walk through the beautiful gardens. Goodie bags and wrapped refreshments for all. The free event takes place from 4-7 p.m. at 1301 E. Siebenthaler Ave.
 

Adult Tabletop Gaming in Piqua | Oct. 21
Do you love all things Supernatural and Buffy? Join the Piqua Library for a new type of role playing system known as Monster of the Week, and come become a monster hunter! Registration is required. Sign up and learn more HERE.

 

Apple Fest at Lake Loramie State Park Campground | Oct. 21
Registered campers and the public can attend this event from noon to 3 p.m. Learn about the different types of apples and their uses. Make a caramel apple. Bring your own homemade apple pie for the apple pie contest. Play some apple games. LEARN MORE


C&E Gun Show in Dayton | Oct. 21-22
Takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Admission is charged. LEARN MORE

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Fall/Halloween Property Decorating Contest & Gathering in Pleasant Hill | Oct. 22
Village and township residents are invited to pick up a voting ballot at the Library Parking Lot on Rt. 48 and vote for the most creative, best light and decorations and overall appearance. Judging takes place from 6-7:30 p.m. and the winners will be announced at 8 p.m. with refreshments provided.
 

Halloween Costume Contest and Skating in Piqua | Oct. 22

36 Skate Club, 4845 W. US Rt. 36, hosts skating with a Halloween Costume Contest from 2-5 p.m. Admission applies and skate rental is $4. LEARN MORE

Trick or Treat at Piqua Center | Oct. 23

Kids can Trick or Treat at the Piqua Center, 987 E. Ash St., from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to the Scariest, Funniest and Cutest Costumes (ages 12 and under) as well as the Best Decorated Table (for those handing out candy). LEARN MORE

English Conversation Club in Troy | Oct. 23

Join the Troy library for English Conversation Club at 7 p.m. If you are an ESL adult that wants to practice your English or a native speaker who enjoys interacting with international people, come to the English Conversation Club. For adults. Additional sessions are scheduled including November 6, 20 & December 4, 18. The Troy-Miami County Public Library is located at 419 W. Main St. For more information, call the library at (937) 339-0502 or visit www.tmcpl.org.

 

Yoga in Tipp City | Oct. 24

This free yoga class from Inhabit Yoga takes place every Tuesday morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St. Bring your yoga mat. First time attendees are asked to register HERE.


Boo! on the Moon in Wapakoneta | Oct. 24
Grab your masks and candy bags and head to the Armstrong Air & Space Museum for their annual Boo! on the Moon Halloween event taking place from 5-7 p.m. at 500 Apollo Dr. Guests have the opportunity to walk around the museum’s spooky galleries and collect candy from staff members, along with other fun, family friendly activities and games. LEARN MORE
 

Murder Mystery Dinner in West Milton | Oct. 24

Murder mystery lovers are invited to a pizza dinner at the Milton-Union Library, 560 S. Main St., at 6 p.m. Guests will use provided materials to figure out the mystery. Guests are also encouraged to bring a side dish to share with others. Registration is required. REGISTER

Trivia Night in Piqua | Oct. 24

Referees Sports Bar, 311 N. Main St., hosts Trivia Night every Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night with Todd Moore in Huber Heights | Oct. 24

Todd Moore hosts trivia every Tuesday at Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 7 p.m. along with $2 domestic drafts until 9 p.m. LEARN MORE

Open Mic Night in Vandalia | Oct. 24

Musician Open Mic Night takes place at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., each Tuesday night from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

Operation Veteran Caregiver Support Event in Tipp City | Oct. 25

All era veterans and their families are invited to the Invite a Vet Celebration at the Tipp Center, 855 N. Third St., from 5-8. The event includes a sponsored dinner and guest speaker. 

Music Bingo in West Milton | Oct. 25

Todd Moore hosts music Bingo at Sourmugs Tavern, 101 N. Miami St., from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Fort Loramie | Oct. 25

The Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St., hosts Trivia Night from 7-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

Half Off House Wines in Piqua | Oct. 25

Every Wednesday Scottish Thistle offers half off of house wines by the glass or bottle (they can send it with you if you don't finish it), or $5 off fine wines. Located at 110 W. High St. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Doug Hart Solo Acoustic in Huber Heights | Oct. 25

Every Wednesday from 7:30-10 p.m. Doug Hart performs acoustic at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd. LEARN MORE

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Countywide Trick or Treat in Miami County | Oct. 26

Trick or Treat/Beggar's Night will take place from 6-8 p.m. throughout Miami County. 

Village of Pleasant Hill Trick-n-Treat & Parade | Oct. 26

Village Trick-n-Treat takes place from 6-8 p.m. A Halloween parade begins at 7:45 p.m. at the Newton High School with costume judging immediately following.

Piqua Pub Crawl Halloween-Style | Oct. 26
Put on your Halloween costume and bounce around five different locations in downtown Piqua for a chance to win prizes and more. LEARN MORE
 

Trick or Treat at Garbry Ridge & Piqua Manor in Piqua | Oct. 26

All are welcome to Trick or Treat at the two facilities; Garby Ridge, 1567 Garbry Rd., from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and Piqua Manor, 1840 W. High St., from 4:30-5:30 p.m. LEARN MORE


Misery: The Play in Dayton | Oct. 26-Nov. 4
Misery follows successful romance novelist Paul Sheldon, who is rescued from a car crash by his “number one fan,” Annie Wilkes, and wakes up captive in her secluded home. While Paul is convalescing, Annie reads his latest book and becomes enraged when she discovers the author has killed off her favorite character, Misery Chastain. Annie forces Paul to write a new Misery novel, and he quickly realizes Annie has no intention of letting him go anywhere. The irate Annie has Paul writing as if his life depends on it, and it does. Takes place at the PNC Arts Annex. Tickets start at $28.50. TICKETS

Pumpkin Glow in Xenia | Oct. 26-28
The trails of Caesar Ford Park will be lined with hundreds of hand-painted (black light paint) pumpkins covering everything from cartoons to music to horror shows, animals, and more. Once illuminated with the black light, the pumpkin comes to life! Black light flashlights are available for loan, but attendees are encouraged to bring their own. A food vendor will be onsite cooking up festive holiday treats and Halloween music will fill the air at this unique seasonal event. The free event takes place from 6-9 p.m. each night.

Food Truck Thursday in Pleasant Hill | Oct. 26

U Wanna Pizza Me food truck will be at Monument Park starting at 4 p.m. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Scott Houchens in Huber Heights | Oct. 26

Live music from Scott Houchens every Thursday at the Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 8:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

Trick-or-Treat and Halloween Spooktactular in West Liberty | Oct. 26

Enjoy costume contests, pumpkin carving, carnival games and inflatable games starting at 4:30 p.m. on East Columbus Street and then Trick-or-Treat in the community from 6-7:30 p.m.

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Fall Harvest Party in Troy | Oct. 27

Join We Love Birthday Parties at the North Elm Collective, 410 N. Elm St., for this free family-friendly event. Wear your costumes or just come as you are. There will be games, treats, crafts, a bouncy house and more all indoors.

RSVP on Facebook HERE by clicking on “going”.

Vintage Market Days in Xenia | Oct. 27-29
Themed “Shiny and Bright,” this upscale vintage-inspired market takes place at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center. Admission is charged. LEARN MORE
 

Dracula: Bloodlines in Dayton | Oct. 27-29

Dracula: Bloodlines returns to haunt the Victoria Theatre! The ballet transports audiences to 15th-century Transylvania and tells the story of how the noble Prince Vlad became the infamous vampire Dracula. Karen Burke’s thrilling choreography and Austin Jaquith’s eerie score – performed live by the Philharmonic – sets the scene for a ghastly Halloween weekend. Takes place at Victoria Theatre. Tickets start at $23.50. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: The Rogues in Fort Loramie | Oct. 27

Live music from the Rogues at The Loramie Brewing Co., 17 N. Main St., from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

Holiday Bazaar in Piqua | Oct. 28

Garbry Ridge will host a unique, one-stop shop for all of your holiday needs from a variety of local vendors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The facility is located at 1567 Garbry Rd. 


LIVE MUSIC: 80s Tribute Show in Versailles | Oct. 28
R5C4P3 The Journey Tribute and Hot Blooded The Foreigner Tribute will perform a dual concert at BMI Event Center. TICKETS

Autumn Paddling at Lake Loramie State Park | Oct. 28
Darke County Parks is hosting a canoe and kayak trip along the channels of Lake Loramie with naturalist guides. Paddlers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The activity takes place from 1-4 p.m. To sign up, call (937) 548-0165.

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Downtown Merchant's Trick or Treat in Tipp City | Oct. 28

Children can dress up in their costumes and Trick or Treat at downtown Tipp City merchants and restaurants from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is free.

Boo Bash "Superhero Camp" at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center | Oct. 28
Children and their families can enjoy hands-on Halloween activities and decorations at the Hayner mansion. There will be superhero games, crafts, superhero training, an obstacle course, fun photo opportunities and a performance of Superhero School. This is a free event. LEARN MORE 

Hometown Halloween in Troy | Oct. 28

Visit downtown Troy for Hometown Halloween where you can enter a costume contest and go Trick or Treating with local merchants. Festivities begin with a costume contest and costume parade hosted by the Troy Noon Optimists in the parking lot of the Hobart Government building. Then, beginning at 10 a.m., participants will be able to Trick or Treat with downtown merchants. It is free. LEARN MORE

Halloween Happening at Lost Creek Reserve in Troy | Oct. 28
Register today to enjoy a Jack-o-Lantern Walk and Animal Trick or Treat in the woods. Kids are encouraged to wear costumes and to bring a flashlight and candy bag. The cost is $10. Call (937) 335-6273 for more information.

 

LIVE MUSIC: Halloween Party with Finding Melissa in West Milton | Oct. 28

Join Sourmugs Tavern, 101 N. Miami St., for Halloween fun with live music from Finding Melissa starting at 8 p.m. Wear your costumes and win prizes for best costumes. No cover charge. LEARN MORE


Hauntfest on Fifth in Dayton | Oct. 28
Dress up and enjoy this giant Halloween party in the Oregon District in downtown Dayton.
 

RIP Run 5K in Piqua | Oct. 28
This 5K through a graveyard takes place at 5:30 p.m. at Fountain Park. Registration is $15 or $20 with a shirt. Register in advance at cantstoprunningco.com or at 4 p.m. day of.

Fall at the Fairgrounds in Springfield | Oct. 28-29

The vendor show takes place indoors at the Clark County Fairgrounds, 4401 S Charleston Pike. This is a homemade hand-crafted show featuring over 140 booths of arts & crafts plus plenty of food and sweets.
Admission is $3 and there is no admission fee the last hour of each day. Takes place Saturday from  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. LEARN MORE

Farmers Market at The Heights | Oct. 28

The market takes place at the Eichelberger Amphitheater, 8625 Brandt Pike from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. LEARN MORE

 

LIVE MUSIC: Cory Breth in Piqua | Oct. 28

Cory Breth will perform at Crooked Handle Brewing Co., 123 N. Main St., from 6:30-9:30 p.m. LEARN MORE


Autumn Games & Halloween Customs in West Liberty | Oct. 28
Have fun with nature at Piatt Castle Mac-A-Cheek as children used to do by making toys and decorations using grains and playing games with acorns. Hear spooky stories set in dark and scary spaces. Help us scare the ghosts by coming in costume. The event ends with Trick-or-Treat and the glow of a bonfire. The event is free and starts at 4 p.m. LEARN MORE   

Day of the Dead Carnival & Chili Cook-Off at Lake Loramie State Park | Oct. 28
Campers and the public can join the festivities as the park celebrates Day of the Dead from noon to 3 p.m. at the camp playground. There will be face painting, paper marigold making and a Day of the Dead Parade. A chili cook-off (for campers only) will take place from 3-4 p.m.
 

Rock the Rec Halloween Party in Vandalia | Oct. 28

This free Halloween-themed community event will have food trucks, hayrides, a cider garden, Trick-or-Treat, live music, inflatables, mobile axe throwing, kid’s activities, Halloween costume judging, many craft vendors and more. All ages welcome. Takes place from noon to 7 p.m. at the Vandalia Sports Complex; near the baseball concession stands. Food trucks will include: Timeless Tacos, Wholly Smokes BBQ, Buckeye Burgers, Kona Ice, Big Poppin', Cupzilla, Steaks and Cakes, I Heart Ice Cream, Lazy Baker Pizza Maker and  Fifty5 Rivers Cold Brew. LEARN MORE

LIVE MUSIC: Halloween with North Lindsey in Sidney | Oct. 28

North Lindsey will perform at KB's Tap House, 111 S. Ohio Ave., starting at 8 p.m. Halloween costumes encouraged. LEARN MORE

Singles Dance in Greenville | Oct. 28

Takes place at the VFW, 219 N. Ohio St. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the dance takes place from 8-11 p.m. The band will be Smithville South. Membership not required and married couples are welcome. Call (937) 548-4004 for more information.

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Witches Day Out in Tipp City | Oct. 29
Wear a witch hat for special surprises at each participating business in downtown Tipp City and enjoy a food truck, special sales, free tarot readings and more from noon to 4 p.m. LEARN MORE
 

Music in the Park at Stillwater Prairie Reserve in Covington | Oct. 29
Join the Miami County Park District for a fall evening of music from 7-9 p.m. at 9750 St. Rt. 185. It is free.

Yoga in Tipp City | Oct. 31

This free yoga class from Inhabit Yoga takes place every Tuesday morning from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Tipp City Library, 11 E. Main St. Bring your yoga mat. First time attendees are asked to register HERE.

Halloween Trivia in West Milton | Oct. 31

Adults are invited to a special Halloween themed trivia night at the Milton-Union Library, 560 S. Main St., at 6 p.m. The winning team or individual will win a prize. Registration is required. REGISTER

Trivia Night with Todd Moore in Huber Heights | Oct. 31

Todd Moore hosts trivia every Tuesday at Brick Tap & Tavern, 7113 Taylorsville Rd., starting at 7 p.m. along with $2 domestic drafts until 9 p.m. LEARN MORE

Trivia Night in Piqua | Oct. 31

Referees Sports Bar, 311 N. Main St., hosts Trivia Night every Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. LEARN MORE

Open Mic Night in Vandalia | Oct. 31

Musician Open Mic Night takes place at Wing's, 7902 N. Dixie Dr., each Tuesday night from 7-10 p.m. LEARN MORE

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