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October 2017

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Travel

The haunted wagon rides provide a seasonally appropriate chill on Saturday evenings, but there’s a full day of fun here, from pumpkin picking to a petting zoo.

Ready to take in the sights, sounds and scents of harvest season? Visit these Ohio farms this autumn. 

Hayrides and corn mazes are just the start of Paul Fleitz’s fall destination that focuses on kids and contributions from his own family.

Fashion is always on display in Columbus, but HighBall is one of its biggest weekends.

This Stark County winery and craft brewery pulls out all the stops every autumn, with attractions that range from an 8-acre corn maze to a pumpkin cannon.

In Michigan’s wine country, you’ll find a wealth of vineyards  — nearly all perfect for taking in the state’s vibrant fall colors. Here are three recommendations to get you started.

Animals and lots and lots of kid-focused activities make the  20-acre Great Pumpkin Fun Center at Ralph and Janice Jutte’s family farm a must-visit spot this time of year.

Food + Drink

Branch out from traditional preparations thanks to these Ohio chefs’ surprising and delicious creations. 

Fall fun for all — Polaris Fashion Place is more than an excellent destination for shopping.

Bill Holdsworth, plant breeder at Rupp Seeds in Wauseon, shares how to use six of the more unusual winter squash varieties. 

While shopping for pumpkins, don’t forget to pick up some late-season apples. Terry Gram of Arrowhead Orchard shares how to use four varieties he grows.

Arts

The Dayton native has been recognized with seven Emmy Awards for her television work, including her hit CBS series, “Mom.”

Donald Rosenberg, former Cleveland Orchestra music reviewer for The Plain Dealer and author of The Cleveland Orchestra Story: “Second to None,” shares the ensemble’s recordings he loves most.

 

 

To celebrate the Cleveland Orchestra’s 100th season, we look back at those who lifted it to worldwide acclaim.  

A new exhibition features vibrant works borne of the political turmoil of late 19th-century Paris.

Ohio Life

Ohio hospital systems share how research into how we screen for breast cancer and treat the disease has improved patient outcomes.

Documentary filmmaker Seth Breedlove tells the stories of small-town America through elusive creatures that have become the stuff of legend.

During the 19th century, our state was a hotbed of spiritualism camps and parlor seances that contributed to the creation of the famous talking board we know today.

Every autumn, painter Jeanette Paras of Dublin creates giant tributes to some of America’s favorite pop culture figures.