Thursday, October 5, 2017

Gallia County Events Oct 6th - Oct 15th




2017 Gallipolis Christmas Parade REGISTRATION

Now – November 17

Parade will be December 2 at 1:00pm



Downtown Gallipolis

Second Avenue

Gallipolis, OH 45631



Mark your calendars! You don’t want to miss this parade! Participants will line up and lead the parade down Second Avenue to the beautiful City Park. Citizens will line the streets to see the area Royalty, Fire Departments, Churches, organizations, groups, High School Bands, and of course SANTA. For more information or to register to participate in the parade, please visit www.visitgallia.com or call 740-446-6882



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.



Gallipolis 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.



Comedy Night at Rio

October 9

8:00pm



The Berry Fine Arts Auditorium

University of Rio Grande

Rio Grande, OH 45674



Join Lori Graves as she headlines a night of funny at The Berry Fine Arts Auditorium that includes; Featured performer Karen Goldman Jaffe, Andy Frampton, Amber Falter, Carlin Hagerty.



Young Living Essential Oils 101

October 10

5:00pm – 7:00pm

FREE

Ages: All ages but adult must be present if you are under 18 years old



The Artisan Shoppe & Studio

300 Second Avenue

Gallipolis, OH 45631



Walk-ins are welcome or you can RSVP for free on our website. Do you want to learn how to kick toxic chemicals out of your home? I'll walk you through the basics of essential oils step-by-step and give easy, simple, and affordable tactics that anyone can benefit from using the best essential oils on the planet. Gear up for a fast-paced, ground-up class on everything oils! It is time to kick the chemicals in your home to the curb and embrace a life of vibrant wellness! For more information about the class, or to register, please visit the website at www.theartisanshoppe.org



Savvy Minerals Makeup Class

October 10

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Price: $5

Spots: 8

Ages: 12+ (under 18 must have an adult present)

Minimum signed up to have class: 4



The Artisan Shoppe & Studio

300 Second Avenue

Gallipolis, OH 45631



Women shouldn’t have to compromise their well-being for beauty. We are excited to share the new Savvy Minerals Makeup line by Young Living! It is a game changer as it empowers women of all ages to look their most beautiful without the risk of harmful chemicals. Join us October 10th, 7:00- 9:00 pm to experience a makeover yourself! Note: mascara is expected to be released this summer, but is not available at this time. Students may want to bring their own mascara to finish the look. This class is limited to 12 seats, $5.00 each. Ages 12 and up, under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Four student Minimum. Any questions? Contact Lori Cody: Text 740-645-5152, call 740-379-9116, or email lori.scentsabiltiy@gmail.com.



Wilton Royal Icing Cake Decorating
Dates: October 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



Green Elementary Fall Carnival

October 12

5:00pm



Green Elementary

113 Centenary Church Road

Gallipolis, OH 45631



Doors open at 5:00pm. Fun and games from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. Auction begins at 7:00pm



French 500 Flea Market

October 13 (full weekend of October 13-15)

9:00am – 5:00pm



Gallia County Fairgrounds

189 Jackson Pike

Gallipolis, OH 45631



Free Admission and parking. They offer vendor booths inside and outside. Something for everyone from antiques, to crafts, collectibles, seasonal décor and so much more.



47th Annual Bob Evans Farm Festival

October 13 (full weekend of October 13-15)

9:00am – 5:00pm

$5 Admission; Children 5 and under Free



Bob Evans Farm

10854 State Route 588

Rio Grande, OH 45674



Join us in Rio Grande, Ohio, for the 47th annual Bob Evans Farm Festival! 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. In addition to the original Bob Evans Restaurant and food tent on site, the Bob Evans Farm Festival offers traditional fare including bean soup and corn bread, kettle corn, pies, apple dumplings, ice cream and Ohio-made cheeses and trail bologna, as well as other treats. Vendors include both concession and food items for sale. The Bob Evans Farm Festival truly is a family affair with crafts, demonstrations and activities that are fun for guests of all ages. Enjoy performances from lumberjacks and chainsaw carvers, meet furry friends from the Columbus Zoo, and farm demonstrations including herding by Alan Miller's Border Collies and cow milking with the Laurel Valley Creamery. Join us in the Kids' Farmyard Fun area for face painting, a hay bale maze, game tent, kiddie train rides, corn pile and more!. Those looking to compete can test their strength at the Pedal Tractor Pull or various contests throughout the festival. ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

Friday

11:30a.m. - Mad River Railroad

1:30p.m. - The Rarely Herd

3:30p.m. - Flatt Lonesome



For more information about the scheduled events, please contact the farm office at 1-800-994-3276 or visit www.bobevans.com



Gallia County Weekend Trader

October 13 (full weekend of October 13-15)

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.



Monster and a Movie – presented by Gallipolis Jr Woman’s Club

October 13

First movie at 6:30pm



Gallipolis City Park

300 Second Avenue

Gallipolis, OH 45631



Come for a night of fun and movies in the park. Charlie Brown and the Great Pumpkin will start at 6:30pm followed by Hocus Pocus at 7:00pm. Popcorn is provided. Bring your blankets or chairs!! Open to the public, children must be accompanied by an adult. Children are encouraged to wear their costumes!! FREE ADMISSION!



Squire Parsons Gospel presented by JOY 990AM

October 13

7:00 p.m.

FREE – No tickets necessary



Ariel Opera House

426 Second Avenue

Gallipolis, OH 45631



JOY 990 AM Radio is pleased to present gospel artist Squire Parsons. Squire Parsons, a native of West Virginia was raised in a Christian home and was introduced to gospel music by his parents. His father, Squire Parsons, Sr., was a choir director in their home church and taught shaped note gospel music. Squire has served as interim music director, church soloist, elementary school music teacher, high school band director and in 1975 he became the baritone singer for the Kingsmen Quartet. In 1979 Squire went into solo ministry. Joy 990 Since 1978, Squire Parsons has been nominated by the SINGING NEWS’ fans for “Favorite Baritone”, “Favorite Gospel Songwriter” and “Favorite Gospel Singer”. He was named “Favorite Baritone” in 1986 and 1987. In 1986, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995 – “Favorite Gospel Songwriter”. In 1988 he was named “Favorite Southern Gospel Male Singer”. A love offering will be accepted.



French 500 Flea Market

October 14 (Full weekend of October 13-15)

9:00am – 5:00pm



Gallia County Fairgrounds

189 Jackson Pike

Gallipolis, OH 45631



Free Admission and parking. They offer vendor booths inside and outside. Something for everyone from antiques, to crafts, collectibles, seasonal décor and so much more.



47th Annual Bob Evans Farm Festival

October 14 (full weekend of October 13-15)

9:00am – 5:00pm

$5 Admission; Children 5 and under Free



Bob Evans Farm

10854 State Route 588

Rio Grande, OH 45674



Join us in Rio Grande, Ohio, for the 47th annual Bob Evans Farm Festival! 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. In addition to the original Bob Evans Restaurant and food tent on site, the Bob Evans Farm Festival offers traditional fare including bean soup and corn bread, kettle corn, pies, apple dumplings, ice cream and Ohio-made cheeses and trail bologna, as well as other treats. Vendors include both concession and food items for sale. The Bob Evans Farm Festival truly is a family affair with crafts, demonstrations and activities that are fun for guests of all ages. Enjoy performances from lumberjacks and chainsaw carvers, meet furry friends from the Columbus Zoo, and farm demonstrations including herding by Alan Miller's Border Collies and cow milking with the Laurel Valley Creamery. Join us in the Kids' Farmyard Fun area for face painting, a hay bale maze, game tent, kiddie train rides, corn pile and more!. Those looking to compete can test their strength at the Pedal Tractor Pull or various contests throughout the festival. ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

Saturday

11:30 a.m. - Julie Reeves Band

1:30 p.m. - The Joseph Sisters

3:30 p.m. - McGuffey Lane





For more information about the scheduled events, please contact the farm office at 1-800-994-3276 or visit www.bobevans.com



Gallia County Weekend Trader

October 14 (full weekend on October 13-15)

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.



Color Me Happy: Adult Coloring Class

October 14

10:00am


Bossard Memorial Library

7 Spruce Street

Gallipolis, OH 45631

740-446-7323



Adults, please join other coloring enthusiasts for Bossard Library's Color Me Happy: Adult Coloring program. Enjoy genial conversation, soothing music, and light refreshments. Coloring sheets and pencils/pens will be provided. Please feel free to bring your own supplies if you would like. This event is free and open to adults ages 18 and up.

  

River Valley Middle School Fall Festival

October 14

5:00pm



River Valley Middle School

8785 State Route 160

Bidwell, OH 45614



Dinner will be from 5:00pm – 7:00pm with BINGO from 6:00pm – 7:00pm. The Auction will begin at 7:00pm.



Rockets Over Rio

October 14

9:30pm



Rio Grande, OH

Rio Grande University Campus/Bob Evans Farm



Come out and see one of the best firework displays known to man! This display is put funded by donations from community members!



French 500 Flea Market

October 15 (full weekend of October 13-15)

9:00am – 5:00pm



Gallia County Fairgrounds

189 Jackson Pike

Gallipolis, OH 45631



Free Admission and parking. They offer vendor booths inside and outside. Something for everyone from antiques, to crafts, collectibles, seasonal décor and so much more.



 47th Annual Bob Evans Farm Festival

October 15 (Full weekend of October 13-15)

9:00am – 5:00pm

$5 Admission; Children 5 and under Free



Bob Evans Farm

10854 State Route 588

Rio Grande, OH 45674



Join us in Rio Grande, Ohio, for the 47th annual Bob Evans Farm Festival! 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. In addition to the original Bob Evans Restaurant and food tent on site, the Bob Evans Farm Festival offers traditional fare including bean soup and corn bread, kettle corn, pies, apple dumplings, ice cream and Ohio-made cheeses and trail bologna, as well as other treats. Vendors include both concession and food items for sale. The Bob Evans Farm Festival truly is a family affair with crafts, demonstrations and activities that are fun for guests of all ages. Enjoy performances from lumberjacks and chainsaw carvers, meet furry friends from the Columbus Zoo, and farm demonstrations including herding by Alan Miller's Border Collies and cow milking with the Laurel Valley Creamery. Join us in the Kids' Farmyard Fun area for face painting, a hay bale maze, game tent, kiddie train rides, corn pile and more!. Those looking to compete can test their strength at the Pedal Tractor Pull or various contests throughout the festival. ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE
Sunday 

9:15 a.m.  - Congregational Singing Led by Aaron & Clark Walker

10:00 a.m. - Worship Service Message by Bob Powell

12:30 p.m. - Johnny Staats & the Delivery Boys

2:00 p.m. - The Church Sisters

3:30 p.m. - Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out



For more information about the scheduled events, please contact the farm office at 1-800-994-3276 or visit www.bobevans.com



Gallia County Weekend Trader

October 15 (full weekend of October 13-15)

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.


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