Friday, September 29, 2017

Events in Gallia County September 29 - October 8




**Events are subject to change. Please call and plan ahead**

French Art Colony Fall Classes
Tuesday’s and Thursday’s
Between 4:00pm – 8:00pm

French Art Colony
530 First Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-3834

Tuesday’s Classes:
Storytime Creation – ages 2 to 5 years old – 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Kids Art – ages 5 to 12 years old – 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday’s Classes:
Pre-Ballet – ages 3 to 5 years old – 4:15pm to 5:00pm
Ballet – ages 5 to 12 years old – 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Jazz – ages 5 to 10 years old – 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Theatre – ages 8 to 18 years old – 7:00pm – 8:00pm
For more information, please call the French Art Colony at 740-446-3834

Country Night at Colony Club
September 29
7:30pm

Colony Club
418 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Stop by the Colony Club for Country Night! Featuring Chuck Perry, Dillon Wade Jarrell and Nick Clagg. Enjoy a great evening with dinner and music.

Bat Stained Glass Class
September 30
11:00am
$60
Ages 12+

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

Start decorating for Halloween with this adorable stained glass bat! All tools and materials are provided. For more information or to register for a class, please visit www.theartisanshoppe.org

Wildcat Blingo Night
September 30
Doors open at 5:00pm
Games at 6:00pm

Hannan Trace Elementary
9345 State Route 218
Crown City, OH 45623

$20-20 games. 2 special games, concessions, pick your own prizes! All prizes valued $30 or more! This bingo will benefit Hannan Trace 4th/5th grade BETA Club.

Thirty One Bingo, Spaghetti Dinner, and Vendor Fair
October 1
Vendor Fair begins at 1:00pm
Bingo begins at 2:00pm

River Valley High School
8779 State Route 160
Bidwell, OH 45614

$20-20 games with 3 special games. Door prizes. Vendors including: Paparazzi Jewelry, Queen’s Designs, Momma Ducks Creations, Thirty One, Scentsy, Avon, LulaRoe, LipSense, Mary Kay and so much more. This event is to benefit the family of Bridget Murphy/Cline for burial and monument expenses.

Wilton Royal Icing Cake Decorating
Dates: September 28th, October 5th, 12th, 19th
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Ages: 13+
Price: $40 (if you have a kit) $60 (if you need a kit)

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

This class/price is for all four dates. Learn how to create professional - looking flowers and designs made from royal icing. We will cover making roses and rose buds, pansies, violets, basketweave, and Cornelli lace. Also, we will work with brush embroidery. Piping royal icing appliques and decorative borders are also included in class. For more information or to register for the classes, please visit www.theartisanshoppe.org

Washington Elementary Fall Carnival
October 5
Games 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Auction at 6:30pm

Washington Elementary
Fourth Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Fun and games for the whole family! Great auction items to bid on!

Gallia County Weekend Trader
October 6 (full weekend October 6-8)
9:00am – 6:00pm

2372 Jackson Pike
Bidwell, OH 45614

Free admission and parking. Vendors-We have both indoor and outdoor. Indoor we have 1 table and two table spots as well as 10x10 floor space spots. Outdoor we have one day vending, 12x20, 14x17, and 10x30 Spots. We have canopy and table rentals available. We have over 200 lots in total available. Camping spots are available with room for set up. Come by and check us out! To book a vendors spot, please call or text 304-638-7599.

FIRST FRIDAY
October 6
6:00pm – 9:00pm

Downtown Gallipolis
Second Avenue from Court Street to Locust Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631

This will be the final First Friday of the 2017 season. Look for the businesses with the lights outside. Some have music, giveaways, food, specials, and so much more! Fun for the whole family!

Gallia County Weekend Trader
October 7 (full weekend October 6-8)
9:00am – 6:00pm

2372 Jackson Pike
Bidwell, OH 45614

Free admission and parking. Vendors-We have both indoor and outdoor. Indoor we have 1 table and two table spots as well as 10x10 floor space spots. Outdoor we have one day vending, 12x20, 14x17, and 10x30 Spots. We have canopy and table rentals available. We have over 200 lots in total available. Camping spots are available with room for set up. Come by and check us out! To book a vendors spot, please call or text 304-638-7599.

French 500 Swap Meet & Car Show
October 7
9:00am – 5:00pm

Gallia County Fairgrounds
189 Jackson Pike
Gallipolis, OH 45631

General Admission is $5, Kids 12 & under FREE. Vendors-$10 set up fee.
Buy-Sell-Trade Auto-Motorcycles-Boat-RV-ATV & More
Car Show: Trophies for Top 25 - $10 entry fee. Car Show starts at 12:00pm. Registration from 9:00am-11:00am.
Burn Out competition starts at 3:30pm, entry fee $5
Door Prizes every Half Hour! Camping Available! Live Music! Concession Stands! 50/50 Drawing (must be present to win)
Sponsored by NAPA Auto Parts and Graham’s Towing & Auto Repair
For more information: Vendor & Camping Call Travis Fisher at 740-645-6635
Car Show: Call Brad Watson at 740-645-2680

Jack-O-Lantern Stained Glass Class
October 7
11:00am – 3:00pm
Price: $60
Ages: 12+

Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

Start decorating for Halloween with this adorable jack-o-lantern! All tools and materials are provided for this class. For more information or to register for a class, visit www.theartisanshoppe.org

Hunter Education Class
October 7 from 12:00pm-5:00pm
October 8 from 1:00pm-6:00pm
FREE

Gallia County Gun Club
Buck Ridge Road (across from Abbyshire)
Bidwell, OH 45614

The Gallia County Conservation Club is holding a Hunter Education Class on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 12-5pm and Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 1-6pm at the Gallia County Gun Club. This class is for Ohio residents and any non-residents. Youth 10 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult. Both days required for certification. Refreshments will be provided both days and everything is FREE of charge. You may register online at the ODNR website or arrive 15 minutes early on Saturday to get registered

Hannan Trace Fall Carnival
October 7
Doors open at 4:00pm

Hannan Trace Elementary
9345 State Route 218
Crown City, OH 45623

Fun and games for the whole family. Auction starts at 6:00pm.

Fall Festival
October 7
 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Gallipolis City Park
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio is starting a new Fall Festival fundraiser in the Gallipolis City Park. If we get a good response, we would love to have this event every year.
These are the activities we are hoping to have at this first Fall Festival!
- Scarecrows provided by individuals and businesses to line the sidewalks (similar to the Gallipolis In Lights Christmas trees)
- Costume contests (people and animals)
- Haunted house walk through sponsored by local groups/businesses
- Pie baking contest
- Pie eating contest
- Pumpkin carving
- Pumpkin painting
- Farmers Market vendors
- Trunk or treat
- Professional festival pictures by Swords Photography
Please contact us if you'd like to be involved or help! More details coming soon

Gallia County Weekend Trader

October 8 (full weekend October 6-8)
9:00am – 6:00pm

2372 Jackson Pike
Bidwell, OH 45614

Free admission and parking. Vendors-We have both indoor and outdoor. Indoor we have 1 table and two table spots as well as 10x10 floor space spots. Outdoor we have one day vending, 12x20, 14x17, and 10x30 Spots. We have canopy and table rentals available. We have over 200 lots in total available. Camping spots are available with room for set up. Come by and check us out! To book a vendors spot, please call or text 304-638-7599.

 

Gallia County Convention & Visitors Bureau
441 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
(740) 446-6882
(800) 765-6482

www.visitgallia.com

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

First Day of Fall in Gallia County




Can you smell it? That crisp fall air? Fall has returned to Gallia County and there is always so much to jump into during this time of the year from the Bob Evans Farm Festival in October to grabbing some pumpkin frozen yogurt at Sprinkle & Pop. Don't miss your chance to visitgallia this fall!



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The Home Place Mercantile: The 2017 Reader's Choice winner for Best Antiques in the Tri-County area. This shop smells like fall and whether you are looking for fine antiques, hand crafted décor, or vintage collectibles, you will certainly find something to top off your fall decorations! Click here to learn more about the Home Place!





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Boardroom46: Looking for a fun activity for the family or a girls night out? Book your painting session at Boardroom46 and create a one-of-a-kind sign. Be sure to check out their fall options, click here for more details!





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Shake Shoppe: Apple Cider Slushies' are a local favorite that go perfectly with your lunch or dinner at this tasty restaurant in downtown Gallipolis! Click here!












Gallipolis City Park: Grab a downtown walking guide at the GCCVB or at one of our brochure boxes located in the park. Follow the guide to take a stroll and learn about the history of Gallipolis and the meaning of the many monuments in the park.
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Sprinkle & Pop: Browsing downtown Gallipolis is made complete by creating your perfect sweet treat at Sprinkle & Pop. Coffee, cheesecake, frozen yogurt, gourmet popcorn and more!


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Willow Wood Antique & Craft Mall: With a large variety of antiques, collectibles, home décor, hand crafted items, furniture and much much more, you'll be sure to find that perfect fall piece! Click here to view their website!

Raccoon Creek County Park: Prefer an autumn hike? Three trails to choose from, fitness trail, natural gorge trail, deer hollow trail. Enjoy the fall foliage!

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Twinkleberries Coffee and Bake Shoppe: Pumpkin Spice! Find tasty fall inspired treats here! Try the pies, drinks and more!

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French 500 Flea Market: Snack on kettle corn as you search for hidden treasures at French 500 Flea Market located at the Gallia County Fairgrounds. There is something for everyone.
Admission is free.
Upcoming Fall Events!

*New* Gallipolis Fall Festival: Visit the Gallipolis City Park on October 7th from 4pm-8pm for vendors, kids activities, contests and more! Click here for more details! Admission to the festival is free!

Bob Evans Farm Festival: The 47th annual Bob Evans Farm Festival will be held October 13-15th from 9am-5pm! The Farm Festival offers a wide range of entertainment, one-of-a-kind handmade arts and crafts, farm contests, delicious local food, children’s activities, demonstrations and musical performances. Admission: $5 for adults; 5 and under are free

Rockets Over Rio: Don't miss one of the best fireworks shows! Join the Village of Rio Grande on October 14th at 9:30 pm! Admission is free!



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