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2015 Events
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Date

Description

August  
5, 12, 19, 26 Uptown Westerville Farmers Market, 3-6pm,  Church of the Messiah parking lot, corner of N. State and E. Home Streets. Seasonal produce, plants, flowers, confections, breads, meats, honey, syrup, jams, salsas and more are available. Home-grown, Home-made. All Ohio. www.marketwednesdays.com
 
5

Pancake Breakfast, 7-10am, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Bring your friends and family for breakfast including pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee and orange juice. Sponsored by Friendship Village of Columbus, first Wednesday of each month except December. Cost: $3.50. Open to the public.  614-901-6560
 

7, 14, 21

Uptown Friday Nights, Uptown Westerville. Participating shops stay open late. Enjoy different activities and music each week. www.shopuptownwesterville.com
 

8 Saturday Uptown Market, 10am-1pm, N. State and E. Home Streets in Uptown Westerville. Featuring fresh produce, artist wares, crafters, home parties and fundraising opportunities. Each Saturday through August 29th. www.facebook.com/saturdayuptownmarketllc
 
8 Community Concert Bands and Arts Festival, Noon-8pm, Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. Join the Arts Council of Westerville and local community concert bands and artists for a fun-filled day of music, art and food.
 
9 Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30pm, Amphitheatre at Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500
 
15 Saturday Uptown Market, 10am-1pm, N. State and E. Home Streets in Uptown Westerville. Featuring fresh produce, artist wares, crafters, home parties and fundraising opportunities. Each Saturday through August 29th. www.facebook.com/saturdayuptownmarketllc
 
16

Hanby House Kitchen Garden’s Tenth Anniversary Celebration, 1-4pm, Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. Hanby House invites you to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the kitchen garden, installed and maintained by the Westerville Garden Club. Take a tour of the garden and learn about the herbs and other plants used by families in the 1860s. Picture maps of the garden will be available. Hanby House will be open for tours and refreshements will be served. Dan Epley and the MEEK Quartet will provide entertainment.  
 

19 Sip & Sketch, 6:30-8:30pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday and third Wednesday of each month. Fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
21 Classic Movie Series, Dusk, Everal Barn at Heritage Park, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500
 
22 Saturday Uptown Market, 10am-1pm, N. State and E. Home Streets in Uptown Westerville. Featuring fresh produce, artist wares, crafters, home parties and fundraising opportunities. Each Saturday through August 29th. www.facebook.com/saturdayuptownmarketllc
 
22

Adoption Event, 1-3pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. CHA Shelter will have cats and dogs available for adoption. 614-882-8863 or www.CHAAnimalShelter.org.
 

25

Grand Opening Event: W.A.R.M. West Entrance Ribbon Cutting, 4-7pm, Westerville Area Resource Ministry, 150 Heatherdown Dr. Join W.A.R.M. as they celebrate the opening of a new public entrance in their recently acquired offices near State St. and I-270. Refreshments will follow. For more information contact Blythe Burtch at (614) 899-0196  Ext: 222.
 

26-Oct. 9

Te Busco (I Look for You) Exhibit, Frank Museum of Art, 39 S. Vine Street. presents collaborations between Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, Nobel Prize-winner for Literature in 1971; internationally recognized Chilean print and painting artists Nemesio Antúnez and Roser Bru; and renowned Chilean art workshop Taller 99. Open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Friday during the University’s academic year. Closed on holidays and University breaks. Reception: Thursday, Sep. 24, 4-6 p.m.; Gallery Talk by Chilean Artist Isabel Cauas begins at 4:30 p.m. For information call (614) 818-9716.
 

28-Sept 18 Transformation, Monday-Friday Noon-5pm, David Myers Art Studio and Gallery, 7 W. Main St. Featuring the art of Brian Morrissey, Sidney Shaffner and Laura Emler. Opening, August 28, 6-9pm during the Mount Carmel St. Ann's 4th Friday. www.davidmyersart.com
 
28 Mount Carmel St. Ann's 4th Friday Dog Days of Summer, 6-9pm, Historic Uptown Westerville. Spend the 4th Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville during 4th Fridays! Enjoy 100-plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids' activities extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! Explore the vendors featuring dog-related products and services and talk to rescue groups about finding your new best friend. Enjoy fun activities you and your pooch can do together! www.visitwesterville.org
 
29 Saturday Uptown Market, 10am-1pm, N. State and E. Home Streets in Uptown Westerville. Featuring fresh produce, artist wares, crafters, home parties and fundraising opportunities. Each Saturday through August 29th. www.facebook.com/saturdayuptownmarketllc
 
29

Byron Stripling with pianist Bobby Floyd, 7-9:30, Java Central 20 S. State St. Enjoy the opportunity to hear these acclaimed musicians in Westerville! www.java-central.com  

   
   
   
   
September  
1 Sip & Sketch, 6:30-8:30pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday and third Wednesday of each month. Fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Uptown Westerville Farmers Market, 3-6pm,  Church of the Messiah parking lot, corner of N. State and E. Home Streets. Seasonal produce, plants, flowers, confections, breads, meats, honey, syrup, jams, salsas and more are available. Home-grown, Home-made. All Ohio. www.marketwednesdays.com
 
2

Pancake Breakfast, 7-10am, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Bring your friends and family for breakfast including pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee and orange juice. Sponsored by Friendship Village of Columbus, first Wednesday of each month except December. Cost: $3.50. Open to the public.  614-901-6560
 

4, 11, 18

Uptown Friday Nights, Uptown Westerville. Participating shops stay open late. Enjoy different activities and music each week. www.shopuptownwesterville.com
 

7 Last Day of the Season at Highlands Park Aquatics Center, 11am-3:30pm, Highlands Park,  245 S. Spring Rd. Doggie Swim will follow from 4:30-7:30pm. 614-901-6500 or www.westerville.org
 
7

Run 4 the Health of It, 9am, Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave. Central Ohio Primary Care will host its annual Labor Day event  http://www.copcp.com/foundation/run-4-the-health-of-it
 

11 9/11 Observance, 11:30am, First Responders Park, 374 W. Main St.
 
12

9/11 Heroes Run, 9am, Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. Honor the Fallen by Challenging the Living. Benefiting the Travis Manion Foundation. www.911heroesrun.org
 

12

Baby Bargain Boutique, 9am-Noon, Buy or sell good usable maternity clothes, children’s clothing, toys and furniture for children ages 6 and under. Parking for event is at the Sports Complex with shuttle service available. To Buy: The doors open promptly at 9 a.m. Admission - a non-perishable food item which will be donated to a local food bank. Be prepared to purchase loads of great bargains for your baby or toddler or expecting mother! To Sell: Call 614-901-6500 for more information. No commercial vendors please.
 

13 Cops & Kids Day, 10:30am-2:30pm, Hoff Woods Park, 556 McCorkle Blvd. This event is designed to provide children of all ages the opportunity to interact with law enforcement officers and see, touch and learn about the equipment these agencies utilize, such as helicopters, cruisers, K-9, mounted patrols, S.W.A.T., bike patrol and D.A.R.E. The first 1,000 children will receive a Cops and Kids Day giveaway item. Don't forget to dunk a cop! Admission and refreshments are free. 614-901-6893
 
13 The Great Westerville Food Truck Fest 2015, Noon to 7pm, Nationwide Children's Hospital Close to Home Center, 455 Executive Campus Dr., visible from County Line road and Cleveland Ave. Enjoy food truck fare while becoming aware of hunger issues within our own community and helping solve that problem by packaging nutritional meals to be distributed in Westerville. proceeds benefit the Westerville Area Resource ministry. Learn more by visiting www.facebook.com/thegreatwestervillefoodtruckfest or by calling W.A.R.M at 614-899-0196.
 
16 Sip & Sketch, 6:30-8:30pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday and third Wednesday of each month. Fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
17

Uptown Ladies Night, 7-9pm, Amish Originals, 48 N. State St. This is the third year for this increasingly popular event featuring many Uptown Merchants. Enjoy food, drinks, fun and friends! Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM), will again be collecting items for their food pantry as admission to the event.  Confirmed vendors include *asterisk, A Twist on Olives and Pure Roots, amongst others.  Grab a friend and join us for cocktails and wine, hors d’oeuvres, music and a laid-back, fun evening!

614-891-6257.

 
 
18 Getting Students Involved in Public History, 7:30pm, Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Paul LaRue presents as part of the Westerville Historical Society meeting. Free and open to the public. www.westervillehistory.org
 
25 Mount Carmel St. Ann's 4th Friday Fall Fest, 6-9pm, Historic Uptown Westerville. Spend the 4th Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville during 4th Fridays! Enjoy 100-plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids' activities extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! Celebrate the coming of fall with Fall Fest/School Daze. The WVCB will showcase the diverse education opportunities and the achievements of local students, including the students, staff and academic excellence of Westerville City Schools. www.visitwesterville.org
 
25-Oct 15 3rd Annual Artists of Parkside Village, Monday-Friday Noon-5pm, David Myers Art Studio and Gallery, 7 W. Main St. Opening, September 25, 6-9pm during the Mount Carmel St. Ann's 4th Friday. www.davidmyersart.com
 
25-26 Otterbein University Homecoming, www.otterbein.edu.
 
26

Adoption Event, 1-3pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. CHA Shelter will have cats and dogs available for adoption. 614-882-8863 or www.CHAAnimalShelter.org.
 

26

Otterbein University Craft Bazaar, 10am-4pm, Towers Lawn, 1 S. Grove St. All crafts are handmade.
 

27 An Evening with the Tuohys, meet the real Blindside Family, 7:30pm, The Southern Theatre in Downtown Columbus. The real life family from the movie the Blind Side will be in Columbus for a special event to raise much needed dollars, while having a fun evening of entertainment and laughter. The family will share stories about how one random act of kindness changed not only one man’s life, but their entire family’s and many, many others. 100% of the funds raised will be donated to the Huckleberry House and the Star House, as well as other Making it Happen Foundation projects. Click here for ticket information and further details. The more seats that are filled, the more kids that are helped!
 
October  
1 Dancing with the Survivors , 6:30-10pm, Monaco's Palace & Catering, 4555 Cleveland Ave., Columbus. Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Westerville is teaming up with The Pink Fund for a special dance party! The evening will feature local breast cancer survivors and/or a family member dancing in honor of a breast cancer survivor paired with professional Fred Astaire dancers performing ballroom dances while raising money for The Pink Fund. Proceeds from the evening will be used to provide financial assistance to breast cancer patients in active treatment who qualify according to The Pink Fund's guidelines in Ohio. We invite you attend this event to spectate and cheer on our dancers. Tickets are available for purchase at: http://dancingwiththesurvivors.com/westerville-ohio/. For more information about our dancers and this event visit http://dancingwiththesurvivors.com/ or The Pink Fund at www.thepinkfund.org.

 

4 Ned Moser Apple Butter Festival, 1-5pm, Grounds of McVay Elementary, 270 Hempstead Rd. Sponsored by the Westerville Lions Club.
 
6 Sip & Sketch, 6:30-8:30pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday and third Wednesday of each month. Fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
7, 14, 21, 28 Uptown Westerville Farmers Market, 3-6pm,  Church of the Messiah parking lot, corner of N. State and E. Home Streets. Seasonal produce, plants, flowers, confections, breads, meats, honey, syrup, jams, salsas and more are available. Home-grown, Home-made. All Ohio. www.marketwednesdays.com
 
7

Pancake Breakfast, 7-10am, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Bring your friends and family for breakfast including pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee and orange juice. Sponsored by Friendship Village of Columbus, first Wednesday of each month except December. Cost: $3.50. Open to the public.  614-901-6560
 

11

PNC Presents: Gavin George - Live on Your Screen, 5:00pm, Cowan Hall at Otterbein University, 30 S. Grove St. This innovative program creates an inviting and interactive environment for patrons to experience symphonic music while providing easy access to the concert material through technology. The featured artist, Gavin George, is a young piano prodigy from Newark, Ohio. Gavin’s performance of Rachmaninoff's 1st piano concerto will be streamed live on the Internet, increasing the scope of potential listeners, and we will invite people in and out of the concert hall to participate in our live Twitter listening guide! www.westervillesymphony.org
 

15

Ham and Bean Dinner, 4:30-6:30pm, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St.  Open to the public. 614-901-6560 or www.westerville.org
 

21 Sip & Sketch, 6:30-8:30pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday and third Wednesday of each month. Fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
23

Midnight Madness, 6-Midnight, Uptown Westerville. Free wagon rides, music and entertainment as well as family friendly Halloween activities Uptown. Come in your costume to trick or treat in the stores! www.shopuptownwesterville.com
 

24

Adoption Event, 1-3pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. CHA Shelter will have cats and dogs available for adoption. 614-882-8863 or www.CHAAnimalShelter.org.
 

24

Westerville Central Arts & Crafts Bazaar, 10am-3pm, Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mount Royal Ave.  www.warhawkacademicboosters.org
 

November  
3 Sip & Sketch, 6:30-8:30pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday and third Wednesday of each month. Fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
4

Pancake Breakfast, 7-10am, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Bring your friends and family for breakfast including pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee and orange juice. Sponsored by Friendship Village of Columbus, first Wednesday of each month except December. Cost: $3.50. Open to the public.  614-901-6560
 

7

Rotary Honors Veterans 5k Walk/Run 9 am 5k Run/Walk, Alum Creek Park North. Proceeds to benefit a Veteran's Organization to be announced and the Rotary Club of Westerville. For more information visit www.westervillerotary.com
 

13

Evening of Elegance, 6pm, Villa Milano, 1630 Schrock Rd. The Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce presents this annual events featuring a live and silent auction. www.westervillechamber.com 
 

18 Sip & Sketch, 6:30-8:30pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday and third Wednesday of each month. Fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
20 The Triumphant Oberlin-Wellington Rescue of 1858, 7:30pm, American Legion Hall, 393 E. College Ave. As part of the Westerville Historical Society's Annual Meeting, members of the Kelton House Underground Railroad Community Advisory Committee will perform. The presentation is free and open to the public. Visit www.westervillehistory.org for more information on dinner reservations.
 
21 Picture an Old Fashioned Christmas, Noon-4pm, Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. Take your family back in time by having your photo taken in the hanby House parlor by the Christmas tree. You can choose from available 1860s costumes too! With the sitting fee, the photos are yours to use or print however you like. Fun for families, classmates and friend. Appointments are suggested, but walk-ins are accepted. Hanby House will begin taking reservations in mid-October at 614-891-6289 or hanbyhouse@yahoo.com.
 
21

Adoption Event, 1-3pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. CHA Shelter will have cats and dogs available for adoption. 614-882-8863 or www.CHAAnimalShelter.org.
 

28 Small Business Saturday, Uptown Westerville. Shop small and see what locally-owned businesses have to offer. www.shopuptownwesterville.com
 
29 Music In the Atrium, 2pm, Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. A variety of free concerts will be held on the Sundays between Thanksgiving and Christmas. 614-882-7277 or www.westervillelibrary.org
 
December  
TBA

Generations Performing Arts Center Presents Westerville Christmas Spectacular, for more information contact Angie at 614-794-3298.
 

1 Sip & Sketch, 6:30-8:30pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday and third Wednesday of each month. Fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
1

Christmas Open House, 7-9pm, Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. Decorations, refreshments, special music and a step back in time. 614-891-6289. www.hanbyhouse.org
 

4

Westerville Tree Lighting Ceremony, 7pm, Westerville City Hall, 21 S. State St. Carols, candles and family fun! 614-901-6500
 

5-6, 12-13, 19-20 Home for the Holidays, extended shopping hours and fun holiday activities in Uptown Westerville, weekends leading up to Christmas. www.shopuptownwesterville.com
 
5 Holiday Craft Bazaar, 9am-3pm, American Legion Hall, 393 E. College Ave. The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit #171 presents its annual holiday bazaar featuring vendors and crafters. For vendor information, call 614-891-0171.
 
5

W.A.R.M/Rotary Holiday Food Drive, 9am-Noon. The Rotary Clubs of Westerville, Otterbein  Rotaract Club members and alumni, the High School Interact Clubs  & Westerville Area Resource Ministry volunteers will be collecting canned food donations for those in need again this holiday season. The service groups will be collecting in areas of the city as well as accepting donations of non-perishable food and cash at the following drop-off locations:Drop-off locations W.A.R.M office, 150 Heatherdown Drive, Westerville City Schools Admin Building, 936 Eastwind Drive and area Kroger Stores.  For more information visit: www.westervillerotary.com  or www.warmwesterville.org.
 

5 18th Annual Gingerbread Cottage Craft Show, 10am-3pm, Westerville South High School, 303 S. Otterbein Ave. www.gingerbreadcottage.org or contact@gingerbreadcottage.org 
 
5, 6

Christmas Open House, 1:30 to 4:30, Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. Decorations, refreshments, special music and a step back in time. 614-891-6289. www.hanbyhouse.org
 

6 Rudolph Run 5K Run/Walk, 1:30pm, Brooksedge Boulevard to Schrock Rd to State Route 3, North to County Line Road. Lead the way just like Rudolph during this seventh annual event, which precedes the Children's Christmas parade. 614-794-0401
 
6 Westerville Children's Christmas Parade,1:45, Brooksedge Boulevard to Schrock Rd to State Route 3, North to County Line Road. Welcome Santa during this annual family event, which immediately follows the Rudolph Run.
 
6, 13, 20 Music In the Atrium, 2pm, Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. A variety of free concerts will be held on the Sundays between Thanksgiving and Christmas. 614-882-7277 or www.westervillelibrary.org
 
7-12

Snowflake Castle, 9-Noon and 5-8pm, Everal Barn at Heritage Park, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. Stop by Santa's Workshop for this 31st Annual event. Children work with elves to make their very own wooden toy, visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and can enjoy trains, face-painting and a gift shop. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required.  614-901-6560
 

11

Progressive Christmas Concert, 6:30-8:45pm, Uptown Westerville. Enjoy sights and sounds of the season as three Uptown Westerville churches each host a 25-minute concert featuring choirs and other music. Caped guides with lanterns will lead participants from one church to the next (van transportation is also available). for tickets and information, call 614-794-0401
 

13 Westerville Symphony Presents Sounds of the Season, 5pm, Battelle Fine Arts Center at Otterbein University, 30 S. Grove St. The Westerville Symphony's annual Sounds of the Season concert is favorite family holiday tradition. Assistant conductor Jim Bates leads a chamber orchestra through a rousing program of holiday-themed classical works old and new, and other Yuletide favorites, including popular audience sing-alongs. www.westervillesymphony.org
 
16 Sip & Sketch, 6:30-8:30pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday and third Wednesday of each month. Fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
January

2016

17-18

January 17 and 18, 2016 - Phil Brown Basketball Classic Otterbein University Rike Center - The girls and boys basketball teams from Westerville Central, North and South High Schools will each play other Ohio basketball teams.  The girls will play on January 17 and the boys will play on January 18. Game times are 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm. All proceeds benefit Westerville Athletic Programs. For more information visit: www.westervillerotary.com.
 

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