Sept./Oct. 2022

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Autumn Adventures in Grove City, Ohio

Whether you’re looking to be active outdoors, take a shopping trip or dig into great food and drink, this central Ohio city has an experience to match.

Food, Shopping, Stays and more in Ohio’s Amish Country

From getaway stays and comfort food to local history and great shopping, these destinations offer classic tastes of the simple life alongside new favorites.

Ohio Arboretums and Botanical Gardens to Visit this Fall

Autumn is a perfect time to explore the variety of arboretums and botanical gardens across our state.

Ohio’s Most Unusual Museums

From a Guinness World Record-setting assemblage of troll dolls to a hall of fame that celebrates the age-old trade of barbering, take a tour of these quirky museums.

Food + Drink

1487 Brewery, Plain City

Inspired by a love for the brews and beer gardens of Germany, Ben King and Thomas Garbe have replicated that sense of community and authenticity in Plain City.

4 Ohio Wineries to Visit During Harvest Season

These destinations from different regions of Ohio are fall favorites that offer a flavor of what the state’s winemakers are growing and crafting.

5 Columbus Restaurants to Visit This Fall

Try autumn-inspired fare, from pumpkin pancakes to artfully prepared seasonal produce to a campfire classic in drink form.

Benny & Babe, Marietta

Food truck founders Ben and Amy Postlethwait took over a historic downtown Marietta property to create Benny & Babe.

Sleepy Bee Cafe, Cincinnati

A quest to find fresh and local breakfast foods led to the creation of Sleepy Bee Cafe. Now, its founders have four locations across Cincinnati.


‘American Myth & Memory: David Levinthal Photographs’ in Dayton

Artist David Levinthal’s intriguing photography merges American myth and memory. It is the focus of a fall exhibition at the Dayton Art Institute.

‘Art of Soul!’ at National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center

This annual juried exhibition celebrates the Black experience with this art show featuring works in a variety of mediums built around the year’s theme. 

‘Ohio: The Start of it All’ in Lancaster

A fun exhibition examining our state’s interesting and entertaining “firsts” comes to the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio

BalletMet Presents ‘Dracula’

As this annual Columbus fall tradition returns Oct. 28 through Nov. 5, BalletMet artistic director Edwaard Liang talks with us about its ongoing appeal with audiences.

Ohio Fall Arts Preview 2022

Save the date for these museum exhibitions, performances and festivals happening across the state this season.

Ohio Life

How Ohio Stadium’s Opening Ushered in a New Era of Sports

The Horseshoe was dedicated on Oct. 21, 1922. The moment marked the rise of both Ohio State Football and the construction of new stadiums across the nation.

Jack Pine Studio’s Beautiful Glass Pumpkins

Southeast Ohio-based artist Jack Pine crafts these pieces in the form of one of the most recognizable symbols of the harvest season.

James A. Garfield Memorial, Cleveland

A massive and ongoing restoration of the James A. Garfield Memorial at Cleveland’s Lake View Cemetery is bringing the towering tribute back to its original 1890 splendor.

Live Well Ohio: Sept./Oct. 2022

Learn how to help the kids in your life develop a healthy relationship with food, and get advice for protecting your bones and joints as you age. 

Neil Armstrong Returns to Wapakoneta

On Sept. 6, 1969, the first man to walk on the moon returned to his hometown for a hero’s welcome. Comedian Bob Hope and Gov. James Rhodes joined him.

Ohio Finds: Anna Pottery’s Famous Pig Liquor Flasks

Few objects commemorate Cincinnati’s days as Porkopolis, but brothers Cornwall and Wallace Kirkpatrick poked fun at the city’s reputation. 

Seth Breedlove's Search for the Unexplained

The Small Town Monsters founder and filmmaker discusses his love for exploring American myths and lore.