Ohio

Apple Butter Stirring Festival

Oct. 15-17/COSHOCTON – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at historical Roscoe Village. Celebrating the 50th Golden Anniversary this year. Featuring musical entertainment on an open stage, craft and food vendors lining the streets, and tours of the historic buildings that tell the tales of Roscoe’s early years along the Ohio & Erie Canal in the 1800s. Children’s activities.  The horse-drawn canal boat is offering its last runs of the season at nearby Lake Park on Saturdays and Sundays at 1, 2, 3 & 4 p.m. through Sunday, October 17. No visit to Roscoe Village is complete without a stop at the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, located in the center of the village. With captivating exhibits of American Indian history, East Asian artifacts, historic Ohio and more, the museum showcases collections from its 90-year history and beyond. >MORE

Jack-O-Lantern Junction

Thru Oct. 31/WEST CHESTER – Located at Entertrainment Junction. Indoor, climate-controlled family Halloween celebration in a kid-friendly, themed environment. Main Street holiday decorations; walk through trick-or-treat maze with no-scare ghosts, skeletons, cobwebs, and multiple treat stations with a variety of candies for kids; Halloween crafts, talking pumpkin, Halloweenville miniature animated display; two outdoor train rides (weather permitting). All other Entertrainment Junction attractions are open, including the world’s largest indoor model train display; Open Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sundays noon-6 p.m. Attraction pricing starts at $9.95; kids 2 and under free; free parking; (513) 898-8000; (877-898-4656). >MORE

Play at Playhouse

Oct. 23-Nov. 14/CLEVELAND – One-person performance, “Where Did We Sit On The Bus?” During a third-grade lesson on the Civil Rights movement and Rosa Parks, a Latina child raises her hand to ask the question. Her teacher can’t answer This autobiographical solo show follows that kid from her childhood to adulthood, as she explores her family’s history, her identity as a first-generation American, and what the world will be like for her future children. Featuring live music that brings together Latin beats, hip-hop, and looping,  >MORE