All About Richland

Bubblepalooza On Tap At Two MRCPL Branches

16 Sep , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

We all know what bubbles are, but have you ever tried to describe one?

Wikipedia puts it this way: “A soap bubbles is an extremely thin film of soapy water enclosing air that forms a hollow sphere with an iridescent surface. Soap bubbles usually last for only a few second before bursting, either on their own or on contact with other object.

The Mansfield/Richland County Public Library invites you to explore the world of bubbles this month. Not only will participants be blowing bubbles and learning about different kinds of bubbles, but they will also learn a little about what makes a bubble a bubble. More…

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Sports

Honda Indy 200 This Weekend At Mid-Ohio

10 Sep , 2020  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

After working with the Ohio Governor’s office and local health officials to confirm a reschedule date, INDYCAR and Green Savoree Racing Promotions have released the details and protocols for limited spectator attendance at The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course set for this weekend, September 11-13.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that a variance to the Ohio Department of Health Director’s Order has been granted for a total up to 6,000 spectators to attend. Currently purchased event tickets and Mid-Ohio Season Race Passes will be valid for entry. A very limited number of tickets remain for sale at midohio.com on a first come, first serve basis. No tickets will be available for purchase at the gate during the race weekend. More…

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All About Richland

Act Now To “Spend Time With The Birds”

6 Sep , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

The Ohio Bird Sanctuary has extended its popular “Spend Time With The Birds” events into October. That’s the good news. The challenging news is that these opportunities are available by registration, and spots are filling quickly.

Taking place on Wednesday evenings from 5 PM until 6 PM, this is a chance for you and your family to view three of the Sanctuary’s birds up close and personal, out of their enclosures. More…

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All About Richland

Two New Shows Added To The “Ren Backlot”

2 Sep , 2020  

The Renaissance Theatre has added two September shows to its summer drive-in series called the “Ren Backlot.

These events consist of film screenings, sing-alongs, and live performances featuring local talent in the back parking lot of the theatre; food trucks and concessions are often on-site. The added concerts are Dancing in the Streets: The Motown Sound on September 11 and 12 at 8:30 PM, and When You Wish Upon a Star: Disney in Concert on September 25 and 26 at 8:00 PM. These additional concerts are part of the Avita Innovation Concert Series. More…

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History & Tourism

A Super September Is Here

1 Sep , 2020  

From our friends at Destination Mansfield – Richland County:

The Dog Days of Summer are coming to an end, which means it’s time to say hello to cooler temperatures and usher in Fall. On our September calendar, you’ll find some fan-favorite events, the chance to learn more about local history, and plenty of arts & entertainment.

Some fan-favorite events are still on the calendar! Tickets are officially on sale for the Acura Sports Car Challenge (Sept 25-27) at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Get ready to shop till you drop, the beloved Prairie Peddler Marketplace is still set for September and October (Sept 26-27, Oct 3-4) in Butler, Ohio. New guidelines will be in place to make sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable time at the festival. More…

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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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