All About Richland

The Sweet Smell Of Maple In The Air

22 Feb , 2020  

It’s almost time for the annual Malabar Farm Maple Syrup Festival. This event, which has been held continuously since 1977, always occurs on the first two weekends in March. This free festival is a great opportunity for families and friends to step back in time, learn, and enjoy the history of Ohio syrup making at Malabar Farm State Park.

The festival includes demonstrations of sugaring techniques from the early days, when Ohio was home to Native Americans, through present day. A self-guided tour of the sugar camp and sugarhouse will reveal the evolution of sugaring equipment and how maple sap is transformed into maple syrup. More…

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All About Richland

Saturday Is Family Friendly Bird Day

14 Feb , 2020  

This Saturday, Gorman Nature Center (GNC) in Mansfield is offering a Family Friendly Bird Day full of activities to engage and excite kids and adults alike. This is a great wintertime opportunity to connect with nature! Here are the planned activities: More…

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All About Richland

Upcoming Nature Events To Put On Your Calendar

4 Feb , 2020  

The Richland County Park District has a lot of great events planned for 2020 at Gorman Nature Center in Mansfield. Most of the events are free and designed for the whole family. We are lucky to have such a great space in our backyard – make sure to mark your calendar for some of these fun and educational programs! More…

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History & Tourism

February Outdoor Fun and Indoor Coziness

28 Jan , 2020  

February will be cold. If you like cold weather, then we have some great outdoor activities to tell you about. And if the cold is not your thing, we also have plenty of indoor events to give you something to look forward to during this chilly time of year. With the help of Destination Mansfield – Richland County, here’s a list of things to check out in the upcoming month: More…

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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! 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. 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: 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. 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. 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. 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. 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! 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. 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. More…

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