History & Tourism

Richland County Is Ready For 2020: Here Are Some Can’t Miss Events

4 Jan , 2020  

The 2020 calendar is filling up fast! Here are 7 events that are happening in our community in just the first half of the year. Make sure not to miss these cool local opportunities! 1 – Ski Carnival: February 22-23 The 59th Annual Ski Carnival at Snow Trails is an epic weekend of winter fun, spectating, racing, brats and beer – an annual tradition since the very first season at Snow Trails! Read More

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All About Richland

Pro Wrestling Event Comes To Richland County

13 Dec , 2019  

Live Pro Wrestling is returning to Mansfield on Saturday, December 14 at the Richland County Fairgrounds Arts & Crafts Building (750 N. Home Road) for the American States Wrestling Alliance (ASWA) WINTER REUNION 2019. Doors open at 6:00 PM with a 7:00 PM bell-time. Advance ticket holders may enter at 5:30 PM. Read More

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All About Richland

North Lake Park Offers Holiday Events

10 Dec , 2019  

The Mansfield City Parks and Recreation Department has been consistently offering creative, family-friendly events designed to draw the public into the local parks. The following are being offered during the remainder of December, both of which are being held at North Lake Park: Read More

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All About Richland, Downtown

Two Visitors Will Be On Hand As Mansfield Welcomes The Holidays

6 Dec , 2019  

Two guests will be visiting downtown Mansfield on Friday night. Who are they? Here’s a hint - one of them will be wearing red and white and the other has been known to wear a crown. December 6 is not only the monthly First Friday Shop Hop in downtown Mansfield, it’s also the official kickoff to the holiday season. This annual community gathering is full of holiday fun and spirit. Read More

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All About Richland, Shelby

Polar Xpress Returns To Delight Children And Residents Alike

23 Nov , 2019  

The annual Moments of Christmas Magic, including the kickoff for the Ashland Railway’s Polar Xpress train, is coming to Shelby on Sunday, November 24. Youngsters have a lot to look forward to as many activities are planned for the yearly festive event. Beginning at 1:00 PM, attendees can participate in pictures with Santa and other Christmas characters, ice sculpting, and cookie decorating, and much, much more. Read More

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Bellville

Christmas Arrives In Bellville During First Week Of December

18 Nov , 2019  

Two events during the first week of December are certain to have folks in the southern half of Richland County feeling in the holiday spirit. On Thursday, December 5 at 7 PM, the annual Yule Log Lighting will take place near the Bellville Bandstand downtown. The community Christmas Tree will also be lit and word has it that a certain jolly man in a red suit will be on hand. Read More

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All About Richland

Can’t-Miss Holiday Events

12 Nov , 2019  

It cannot be denied that winter is on its way! Luckily, here in Richland County there is a long list of holiday events to help warm us up during this coldest of seasons. Calendars are getting tighter, but you’ll definitely want to squeeze in these free family festivals, musical performances, and one last trip to your favorite attraction as they’ve decked the halls for the Christmas season. This list is courtesy of our friends at Destination Mansfield - Richland County. Read More

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History & Tourism

November Calendar: A Few Frights Left Before the Holidays Set In

31 Oct , 2019  

Our friends at Destination Mansfield - Richland County have assembled a list of November events, designed to start getting you in the holiday spirit. Musicals, concerts, candlelight holiday tours, and even the Polar Xpress are on their way! Read More

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All About Richland

November’s First Friday: Owls, Goats, Ponies, And Ice Cream!

29 Oct , 2019  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. is hosting its monthly First Friday Shop Hop in the historic downtown this Friday, November 1. This month, several merchants will participate in First Friday Shop Hop. This event will include live music, live art, dancing, ice cream, and more! Over the past few years Downtown Mansfield has seen significant growth in retail and development, First Friday Shop Hop is the perfect opportunity to find your favorite new spot. Read More

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All About Richland, Downtown

Monsterfield Masquerade Maps

25 Oct , 2019  

This weekend is the annual Monsterfield Masquerade in downtown Mansfield. Trick-or-Treat is from 11 AM to Noon on Saturday and the Parade steps off at Noon. Below you will find links to both the parade map and the trick-or-treat map. Click either for a full-sized image. Read More

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History & Tourism

History In South Park: Gallery

6 Oct , 2019  

The gathering at the Blockhouse in South Park continues on Sunday from 10 AM until 4 PM. This event is free to the public, and includes tours of the historic Blockhouse and “new” Log Cabin, as well as musket and cannon demonstrations, 18th century cooking, blacksmithing, and bagpipes! The event is presented by Richland Early American Center for History (REACH). Read More

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All About Richland

Camp With A Harvest Moon And Halloween

22 Sep , 2019  

Pleasant Hill Lake Park, which straddles the border between the counties of Richland and Ashland, offers trails, boating, fishing and hunting. Visitors may also choose to camp in one of the many campsites. Local 1812Blockhouse readers, however, may feel it’s easier to make their way home and sleep in their own bed. We encourage you to re-think that plan. Two family-friendly campout events have been organized at Pleasant Hill Lake Park for the month of October, offering a variety of activities for campers and a chance to spend a few nights in the great outdoors. Read More

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History & Tourism

Malabar Hosts Heritage Days Festival

20 Sep , 2019  

Celebrate the harvest season at the 43rd annual Ohio Heritage Days Festival at Malabar Farm State Park. Hosted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), this popular festival is one of Ohio’s largest free outdoor craft and living-history festivals. This family event will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 28-29, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Read More

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All About Richland, Shelby

Happening This Fall At The Shelby YMCA

20 Sep , 2019  

It’s starting to feel a bit less like summer, which means fall is almost here. The Shelby YMCA, 111 W Smiley Avenue, has scheduled several events for a fantastic fall: Read More

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