All About Richland

It’s Fair Week In Richland County

5 Aug , 2018  

The Richland County Fair begins today and ends on Saturday, and during that six days a wide range of events, entertainment, rides, shows, and contests will greet visitors to the Fairgrounds. The first Fair took place on October 26, 1849, just the one day, at what is now the intersection of South Main and Lexington Avenue. More…

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History & Tourism

Time For An Awesome August

21 Jul , 2018  

August is just around the corner, and so is even more summer fun! The Destination Mansfield-Richland County Calendar of Events is full of everything from ballet to blueberries to boating.

The month of August has a fair and festival for everyone. More…

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History & Tourism

Summer Road Trip: Visit Infinity Mirror Rooms

20 Jul , 2018  

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance of the Mansfield area. We call these “Summer Road Trips.” Of course, we regularly feature the many extraordinary places to visit right here in Richland County and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard. More…

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Richland Rocks: And Also Minerals And Gems

7 Jun , 2018  

It’s time to get out those rock collections and see what’s missing!

The Richland Lithic and Lapidary Society will be holding its Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Bead, & Fossil Show on June 9 and 10 at the Richland County Fairgrounds’ Arts and Crafts Building. More…

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Area Easter Egg Hunts Continue National, Local Traditions

25 Mar , 2018  

UPDATE: MARCH 25: As promised, we have updated the list of Richland County Easter Egg hunts and festivities. See below.

The traditional White House Easter Egg Roll in Washington, D.C. will be held on Monday, April 2 this year. This event has been held since 1878. You can read about the history of the Roll here on the website of the White House Historical Association.

Locally, Easter Egg hunts are mentioned in Mansfield newspapers of the early twemtieth century, primarily hosted by churches, organizations, and individuals. More…

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Schools

Malaboo At Malabar Tonight

19 Oct , 2017  

Food, door prizes and classroom activities will be on tap during Malabar Intermediate School’s annual “Malaboo” math and literacy celebration on Thursday, October 19.

Many students will join staff in Halloween costumes. More…

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Ohio’s Top Fall Festival Is This Weekend And Close To Home

12 Oct , 2017  

When Travel & Leisure Magazine recently chose the top Fall Festival in each state, the Ohio selection was very much close to home.

It’s the award winning The Great Pumpkin Glow at Kingwood Center Gardens, now in its 7th year. More…

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Scary Symphony For Families

10 Oct , 2017  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its second concert of the 2017-2018 OhioHealth Symphony Series, “Scary Symphony” on Sunday, October 22 at 3 PM at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield, Ohio. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the event will feature a program of classic and popular “spooky” music played by the orchestra. Guests are invited to attend the concert in costume. More…

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Have A Family Friendly Fall In North Central Ohio

7 Oct , 2017  

The great folks at Destination Mansfield – Richland County have great ideas for enjoying the beauty and bounty of the local fall season.

Fall has come to Richland County and the family-friendly fun is ongoing! Enjoy all the classics like pumpkins and corn mazes. Go someplace new like The Barnyard or try something different like a Halloween Campout. Just treats, no tricks! See the list below for some community favorites. More…

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The Circus Is Coming To Town

6 Oct , 2017  

The roundtop will be going up at the Richland County Fairgrounds’ Fairhaven Hall a week from Saturday as the Garden Brothers Circus comes to Mansfield.

The Garden Brothers Circus is celebrating 100 years entertaining families throughout North America. See ‘Motorcycle Madness,’ which has motorcycle daredevils somersaulting and spinning in a big Globe of Doom; Chinese Acrobats, the Human Slingshot, Racing Camels, crazy comedy with Circus Clowns, daring aerialists; cirque artists. More…

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Last Chance To Visit Ribbit The Exhibit

25 Sep , 2017  

There’s only a few more days to experience Ribbit the Exhibit at Kingwood Center Gardens, which closes on October 1. The exhibit showcases 18 fanastical frog sculptures. Tickets may be purchased here.

Here are a few social media posts which show several of the frogs in their “natural” habitat. Be sure to catch this wonderful exhibit! More…

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Master Illusionist Coming To The Ren

23 Sep , 2017  

Next month, the Renaissance Theatre welcomes a legendary escape artist and one of the most awarded illusionists in history.

Jay Owenhouse will appear in Mansfield for one night only, October 7, in “Family Magic!,” an intimate evening of grand illusions. The show has been voted by audiences and critics alike as “One of the Top 10 Live Shows in America.” More…

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History & Tourism

Ohio Heritage Days Festival At Malabar Farm

21 Sep , 2017  

Take a trip to the past this weekend as Malabar Farm State Park hosts the 41st Annual Ohio Heritage Days Festival and In the Spirit of Friends Antiques & Primitives Show.

From 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM both Saturday and Sunday, the Festival will include crafts, antiques, primitives, antiques tractors, horses, food, live music, a Civil War & Buck Skinners Camp, and archaeological displays (Sunday only). More…

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Downtown

September Begins And Ends At The Carrousel

30 Aug , 2017  

Next month starts off and ends with events at downtown Mansfield’s Richland Carrsouel Park.

On Saturday, September 2 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, come on down and join community leaders in enjoying a celebration marking the 26th anniversary of the Carrousel (yes, that’s 26 years!). More…

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