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Let The Fall Color Begin

30 Sep , 2017  

As shorter days and cooler nights signal the onset of autumn, Ohio’s forest canopies begin their color transformation. Seeking that first glimpse of fall color – the leaves changing to strong reds, vivid yellows and bold oranges – is a favorite fall activity for many people who live in or visit the Buckeye State. Throughout the fall color season, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with TourismOhio, will help people find the best locations to view and enjoy the beautiful colors that accompany the beginning of fall in Ohio.
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All About Mansfield

Concert To Feature MSO And High School Choruses

29 Sep , 2017  

The Mansfield Symphony Chorus will once again partner with several area high school choruses to present the sixth annual “Sing Out! A Choral Celebration” concert on the stage of the Renaissance Theatre, as a part of the OhioHealth Symphony Series. The concert will take place on Sunday, October 8 at 6 PM. More…

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All About Mansfield, Downtown

Phoenix Brewing Company Featured In National Funeral Publication

28 Sep , 2017  

It would come as no surprise to many readers that the unlikely combination of craft beer and former mortuaries can go hand in hand. After all, one of the premier craft beer establishments in all of Ohio sits in downtown Mansfield and in one such building.

This idea reached a wide audience this week with a feature story on the Phoenix Brewing Company published by ConnectingDirectors.com, which bills itself as the “premier progressive online publication for funeral professionals.” More…

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St. Peter’s Unveils 2017-2018 Music Series

27 Sep , 2017  

On any given summer evening, the setting sun-lit twin steeples of St. Peter’s Church crown the downtown Mansfield skyline.

In a similar way, the annual series of musical offerings from the Parish shines by providing area residents with the best of classical and related fare. The just announced 2017-2018 St. Peter’s Music Series is ambitious and amazing for a community of Mansfield’s size. More…

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Teddy Bear Concerts Begin

26 Sep , 2017  

The Renaissance Theatre announces the first of its three Teddy Bear Concerts in the 2017-2018 Mechanics Bank Education Series.  The concert is entitled the “Three Little Wolves” and features an original script by Michael Thomas performed by Renaissance Theatre actors and musicians from the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra. The performance will be held on Sunday, October 15 at 2:30 PM. More…

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Promenade And Do-Si-Do

25 Sep , 2017  

This fall, you have an opportunity to join in fun which has captivated local dancers for almost 50 years.

The Johnny Appleseed Square Dance Club is completing its first half century in bringing together Western Square Dance enthusiasts for Saturday evening dances from October through May. And, beginning on October 5 with an introductory session on September 28, a multi-week instructional course is available. More…

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All About Mansfield, History & Tourism

Chief Harper To Be Inducted Into Civil Rights Hall Of Fame

24 Sep , 2017  

Former Mansfield Police Chief Lawrence Harper, who passed away last year, will be among those honored by induction into the Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission has announced.

The ceremony will take place on October 5 in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium. Harper is one of four inductees, the other being Lieutenant Colonel Gilbert H. Jones, the Marching Mothers and Children of the 1954 Hillsboro Fight for Integration, and Moses Fleetwood Walker. More…

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Schools

Two Hundred Fourth Graders Head To Ohio’s National Park

23 Sep , 2017  

Malabar Intermediate School’s fourth-graders will answer the call of the wild next week when they visit Cuyahoga Valley National Park near Akron.

Ten classes totaling approximately 210 students will participate. Their field trip will be paid for by a grant from the Every Kid in a Park initiative sponsored by the National Park Foundation. Four fourth-grade classes will travel to the park on Monday, four more on Tuesday and two on Wednesday. More…

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Get Your Fall Pond Fish Right Here

22 Sep , 2017  

Fall is right on the doorstep, and the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District is taking the occasion to offer fish for sale during its 2017 Fall Pond Fish Sale.

Offerings include Bluegills, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Hybrid Bluegill, Redear Bluegill, Channel Catfish, and White Amur. Fathead Minnows are also available. 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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Schools

New Year, New Orchestra Teachers For Mansfield Schools

20 Sep , 2017  

The new academic year brings fresh faces to the music programs at three Mansfield schools.

Ashley Rudd – Malabar Intermediate School

When she submitted her application for the position of orchestra teacher at Malabar Intermediate School, Ashley Rudd began with a statement about her teaching belief. More…

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History & Tourism

Oktoberfest At Mohican

20 Sep , 2017  

A beautiful outdoor setting, live music, 100 varieties of beer, food and more could only mean one thing. Oktoberfest has returned to Mohican! The Friends of Wolf Creek Grist Mill will host the largest fundraising event of the year on Saturday, September 30, from noon until 11:00 PM. This incredible fundraiser is full of food, raffles, beer, wine, games and entertainment. More…

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