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Thurber House Special Event: My Strange and Spooky World with James A. Willis

  Thurber House Special Event: My Strange and Spooky World with James A. Willis

James A. Willis has been walking on the weird side of history for over 30 years. He will tell spooky and strange tales about the Buckeye State’s most unusual sightings and citizens—ghosts, monsters, UFOs, murderous villains, courageous heroes, and much more! Willis has authored more than a dozen books, including Ohio’s Historic Haunts: Investigating the […]

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Bats on the Boardwalk: Adult Discovery Hike

 

We’ll hike in Red Trabue and echo-locate bats using special adaptive equipment that translates the bats’ ultrasound frequencies into sounds we can hear! We’ll watch the bats hunt and see mother bats flying with their baby bats as the youngsters learn the ropes of bug catching.

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Travel: Geneva on the Lake – A Vacation Destination for over 100 Years

Randi Walle Randi Walle Travel: Geneva on the Lake – A Vacation Destination for over 100 Years

Located in Ashtabula County on Lake Erie, Geneva on the Lake has been a vacation destination for over a century. In 1795, the Connecticut Land Company purchased the territory along the lake from the state of Connecticut, and soon a group of surveyors set out to explore the land. After months surveying and mapping the […]

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Explore Ohio: Amish Country

Randi Walle Randi Walle Explore Ohio: Amish Country

Driving through the winding, hilly roads of Amish Country, it is immediately clear you are no longer in the fast-paced city. Farm animals that us city-dwellers rarely get to see in person inhabit almost every pasture. Crops and plants fill the fields. Clean laundry hangs on clothes lines. Horses and buggies traverse the roads. A […]

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Explore Ohio: Mohican State Park

Randi Walle Randi Walle Explore Ohio: Mohican State Park

Although there are several great metro parks located in Central Ohio, sometimes it is necessary to travel outside of the city limits for a little adventure. Located 90 minutes northeast of Downtown, Mohican State Park is the perfect destination. With over 1,100 acres, the park is full of limitless adventure. Hiking trails, waterfalls, covered bridges […]

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Explore Ohio: Cruise the Roads on a Motorcycle

Anne Evans Anne Evans Explore Ohio: Cruise the Roads on a Motorcycle

When the weather is nice, a motorcycle ride is a nice way to spend the afternoon. Seeing sights you may not usually see by car, getting out of the city for a nice break, or cruising around some of the popular strips down High Street in the Short North, or along Grandview Avenue. “There is […]

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Explore Ohio: Travel to Yellow Springs

Walker Evans Walker Evans Explore Ohio: Travel to Yellow Springs

Where can you find multiple independent book shops, boutique import stores and back-to-basics coffee bars? Where do people roam the street barefoot between head shops, tattoo parlors and pizza joints? Where can you find great hiking trails and outdoor activities just a stone’s throw from the city? If you guessed Portland, Oregon… then you’re technically […]

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