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Search For City Christmas Tree Continues

30 Oct , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

The City of Mansfield has re-issued a call for a live Christmas tree to place on display at Richland Carrousel Park in downtown Mansfield during the upcoming holiday season.

If you have an evergreen tree you would like to donate please contact the Mansfield Street Department at 419- 755-9803.

Trees located within city limits are preferred. The City is requesting the tree be at least 30ft in height. In order for it to be successfully cut and removed the tree it must be accessible to the handling of equipment. More…

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Christmas In Central Park This Thursday

19 Dec , 2018  

Take a moment to spend some holiday time the old-fashioned way.

No, it’s not Bedford Falls from “It’s a Wonderful Life,” but it is an opportunity to join other area residents for some old-time Christmas traditions and fun.

“Christmas at Central Park” will take place this Thursday evening, December 20, in downtown Mansfield’s Central Park and centering on the gazebo. Beginning at 6PM, enjoy an evening of Christmas cheer featuring Santa Claus, hot chocolate, carols, and crafts.

The event, open to the public, is presented by the City of Mansfield Parks and Recreation Department.

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Send Us Christmas Eve And Day Service Times

18 Dec , 2018  

For our third Christmas, 1812Blockhouse will again be sharing time and locations for Christmas Eve services in Richland County. If you are aware of a service, please share that information with us prior to Friday at 5 PM by sending an email to: [email protected]


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Christmas Eve Events And Services

23 Dec , 2016  

UPDATED 12.22.2016

Following a list of church services and other events taking place this Saturday, Christmas Eve in Richland County. 1812Blockhouse will add to this list as the week progresses, and re-publish the on Thursday. More…


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Friday Night Brings Christmastime In The City

2 Dec , 2016  

We’ve had the parade, and Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday – now it’s time to official launch the Christmas season in Mansfield.

Christmastime in the City features a number of events happening throughout downtown Mansfield this Friday night. The highlight is the Official Christmas Tree lighting at 6:00 PM in front of Richland Carrousel Park. The lighting is sponsored by STARTEK and will include Mayor Theaker.

Other events that night include the following:

  • Carriage rides from 5- 8 pm at the carrousel
  • Reindeer on the Richland Carrousel lawn
  • Tiny Tim at 128 North Main Street will be open from Noon til 8 pm.
  • Richland Carrousel Park will have free hot chocolate, Pictures with Santa for $5.00 and Rides are 5 for $2, children under 2 ride for free
  • Check out Jeff Bell’s new art exhibit in the annex of Relax, It’s Just Coffee
  • What Goes Around is offering a gift with purchase and open until 8 pm
  • Main Street Books will host Ohio writer Les Roberts, best known for his Cleveland Mystery Novels
  • Element of Art will have live entertainment from Pioneer Performing Arts and new holiday gift ideas
  • ArtSpace 109 will having a Trunk Show featuring Weather Vane’s winter clothing line
  • Carrousel Antiques has new fall merchandise and will have wine and hors d’oeuvres and be open until at least 8:00pm
  • Don’t forget that the Squirrels Den is open until 8 pm.
  • City News SmokeRoom will host live music with band S’yVelt at 7pm with Drinks, Fun and Cigar Specials
  • Mind Body Align will host Stencil & Sip at 5pm at the Butterfly House
  • Little Buckeye Children’s Museum hosts their Christmas Party from 6-8pm with crafts, games, facepainting and refreshments

Christmas in the City is a magical time of candies, lights, and music #shophop #downtownmansfield #reindeerpettingzoo #carriagerides

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Rehearsals Begin Soon For Christmas Oratorio Performance

21 Sep , 2016  

Mid-Ohio Opera and St. Peter’s Music Series will be teaming up to present the Christmas Oratorio by Camille Saint-Saëns, December 11.

Chorus rehearsals will be starting the beginning of October, on Thursday nights from 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM at St. Peter’s. There are five choruses, in Latin, interspersed with solo, quartet, and quintet work by the soloists, accompanied by pipe organ. More…