Coshocton

Colorful leaves fill the streets and the air gets a little bit cooler. Most excitingly though, there is so much to do. Whether you are nestled up in a log cabin sipping wine or trekking through the beautiful back roads on the Farm & Foliage Tour, you will end your day satisfied in Coshocton County. Here are the Top-8 things to do in Coshocton this fall:

 

1. Coshocton County Fair

Sept 29 – Oct 5/ Fabulous fair food mixed with entertainment and exciting rides? Count us in! Grandstand entertainment will feature harness racing, an OSTPA truck and tractor pull, rough truck contest, and moto cross racing. William Michael Morgan will perform Saturday in concert at 8 p.m. More entertainment may be found in the Rotary pavilion on a daily basis. General admission is $10 and does include the grandstand admisison.  >MORE 

2. Drinking Habits

Oct. 6-7, 13-15, 2-21/ROSCOE VILLAGE –  A Production of the Coshocton Footlight Players at the Triple Locks Theatre. With a play full of secrets, mistaken identities, and romances, you are sure to laugh out loud the whole time. Accusations, mistaken identities, and romances run wild in this traditional, laugh-out-loud farce. Two nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing have been secretly making wine to keep the convent’s doors open, but Paul and Sally, reporters and former fiancees, are hot on their trail. They go undercover as a nun and priest, but their presence, combined with the addition of a new nun, spurs paranoia throughout the convent that spies have been sent from Rome to shut them down. Wine and secrets are inevitably spilled as everyone tries to preserve the convent and reconnect with lost loves. >MORE

3. “Rallying the Homefront”

Oct. 7-Dec. 31/WWI Posters featured at the Johnson Humrickhouse Museum.  This special exhibit of American propaganda posters commemorates the 100th anniversary of the United States’s entry into WWI.There are over 100  posters displayed from the 1915-1919 period of World War 1 representing the propaganda efforts of the United States, Britain, France and Germany. A free tour on Nov. 5 at 4:30 p.m. will be presented by Mike Flak, curator of the exhibit.  His presentation will touch on the artists, printing techniques, need for the posters, and events that occurred during the war. >MORE

4. McPeek’s Mighty Maze

Thru Nov. 5 – Home of Coshocton’s Giant Corn Maze & Outstanding Family Fun  Catch a hayride to the maze. Then get lost in the stalks at Coshocton KOA’s Giant Corn Maze! Packed full of fun games for ages. 0 – 99 you are sure to find fall fun at McPeek’s Mighty Maze. The theme this year is Deep Sea Adventure. Camping is also available  >MORE 

Fall Harvest Big Band Dance

Oct. 14/At the Lake Park Dance Pavilion Saturday. Put on your dancing shoes and dance the night away in our beautifully restored 1930s big band dance hall. Visit www.coshoctonlakepark.com.

48th Annual Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival

Oct. 20-22/ Historic Roscoe Village The smell of fresh apple butter will draw you in while all the crafts, music, and activities will keep you all day long at this historic canal festival. Events throughout the weekend include Canal Town Journey Tours, eerie Spirit of Roscoe tours, canal boat rides, and activities for children. Also, the canal boat is running on Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. 3 p.m., & 4 p.m. The canal boat can be chartered on weekdays. Call 800-877-1830, ext. 20 for group rates/charters or go to www.roscoevillage.com.

Foliage & Farm Tour

Oct. 21-22 / This “Drive-It-Yourself” tour is a favorite as it highlights local agribusinesses and the beautiful fall colors of Coshocton County. Tour stops include Longhorn Beef Cattle Farm, a beautiful inland lighthouse, Heritage Vineyard Winery, Dairy Farm, Killbuck Creek Distillery, and more! Visit https://coshocton.osu.edu/.

Three Rivers Wine Trail in Coshocton County: Baltic Mill Winery, Heritage Vineyard Winery, Indian Bear Winery, Yellow Butterfly Winery, Raven’s Glenn Winery, & Rainbow Hills Winery

Enjoy a drive through the beautiful Appalachian foothills covered with autumn leaves and savor sweet distinct tastes of our six unique wineries on our wine trail. The Coshocton Crush Winery Tour is coming up November 3 & 4, 2017! Advanced tickets required. Learn more here.