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2014 Events
All Events Subject to Change

 

Date

Description

September  
Through Oct. 10

House + Wife, Artist: Evelyn Davis-Walker, Miller Gallery, Art and Communication Building, 33 Collegeview Rd. A sabbatical exhibition examining the identity of housewives and the homes they cared for, as depicted through advertisements from 1930 to 1960. Reception: Thursday, Sept. 18, 4-6 p.m. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Closed on holidays. For information call (614) 823-1792.
 

Through Dec. 12

Ink Mountains: Traditional Chinese Brush Paintings by C.Y. Woo, The Frank Museum of Art, 39 S. Vine St. Selections from a generous donation of C.Y. Woo’s art given by Lois and Al Augur and by T.H. Woo. Museum hours are 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Friday during the University’s academic year. Closed on holidays and University breaks. For information call (614) 818-9716.
 

October  
1 Pancake Breakfast, 7-10:30am, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Join us for some home cooked pancakes at the Senior Center. Spend some time with friends and enjoy a great breakfast on the first Wednesday of each month except December. $3.50/person. 614-901-6560
 
1,8,15,22,
29
Uptown Westerville Farmers Market, 3-6pm, corner of North State and East Home Streets. Seasonal produce, plants, flowers, confections, breads, meats, honey, syrup, jams, salsas and more are available. www.marketwednesday.com
 
4, 11, 18, 25 Live Music at Java Central, 7-10pm, 20 S. State St. Each Saturday. www.java-central.com or 614-839-0698
 
4

Westerville North Marching Band Invitational, WNHS Stadium, 950 County Line Rd.  Strike up the bands! About a dozen high school marching bands are expected to compete, and WNHS will perform its halftime show.  The public is invited to attend, and event sponsors are being sought. Sponsorships must be received by Aug. 31; contributions may be tax-deductible.  Get information on times, tickets and sponsorships at the band's website, www.westervillenorthbands.org  -- click on "Westerville North Invitational" then on "Information." The event is coordinated by Westerville North Music Boosters, which is an IRS 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
 

5 6th Annual Ned Mosher Apple Butter Festival, 1-5pm, Grounds of McVey Elementary, 270 Hempstead Rd. Sponsored by the Westerville Lions Club. Demonstrations of apple butter making and tasting as well as apple cider making will be done by the Lions near the log cabin. There will be old fashioned games and crafts for the children to enjoy. There will be free log cabin tours plus pulled Pork sandwich meals with apple sauce and cider at $8 a meal and apple butter and apple cider will be available for purchase. Donations will be accepted to help with the cost to replace the wood shutters on the windows and to do other maintence needed. Part of the proceeds will be used to fund Lion’s mission of providing services for those who need help who have issues relating to their sight. Admission to the Apple Butter Festival is free. The community is invited. Contact Debbie Bennati phone 614-599-0308 for more information.
 
5, 12, 19, 26 Sunny Sundays in the Herb Garden, 1:30-3:30pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Herb Garden, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Herb Society members will be in the Herb Garden to answer visitors’ questions. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
6-Dec. 12

Images from Nowhere Artist: Nicholas Warndorf, Fisher Gallery, Roush Hall, 27 S. Grove St.  Nicholas Warndorf, Otterbein alumnus, uses fragments to create a larger picture of place, time and narrative. Reception: Thursday, Oct. 30, 4-7 p.m. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. Closed on holidays. For information call (614) 823-1792.
 

7 Sip & Sketch, 6pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday of every month. $20 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.
 
16 Ham & Bean Dinner, 4;30-6:30pm, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Open to the public. 614-901-6560
 
19

Inniswood Historical Tour, 2pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Celebrate Inniswood's 30-year Anniversary with a historical tour of Inniswood with the Public Gardens Manager.  Learn the history of the property and gardens. Meet at the Garden Entrance.
 

17-19

Dracula Presented by Westerville South Thespians, October 17 at 7:00 p.m.; October 18 at 7:00 p.m.; and October 19 at 2:00 p.m. Westerville South Auditorium, 303 S. Otterbein Ave. Steven Dietz’ Dracula is a classic piece of theatre that restores the suspense of Bram Stoker's classic novel to the stage. As Count Dracula begins to exert his will upon the residents of London, they try to piece together the clues of his appearances - in a valiant attempt to save themselves from a hideous fate. Rich with both humor and horror, this play paints a wickedly theatrical picture of Stoker’s famous vampire. Filled with plenty of blood and special effects, this play is sure to entertain and delight audiences 6th grade and up.
 

17-18

The Cemetery Club, 8pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. Three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands' graves. Ida is sweet tempered and ready to begin a new life; Lucille is a feisty embodiment of the girl who just wants to have fun; and Doris is prim and a bit judgmental. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are $17 for Adults and $15 for Seniors and students. 614-360-1000 or visit their website.
 

19

Westerville Symphony Ron Lykins Masterworks Series I, 5pm, Fritsche Theatre
at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. The 2014-2015 season gets off to a wonderful start as the Symphony celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of Finnish composer Jean Sibelius with a performance of his endearing First Symphony, Symphony No.1 in E minor, Op 39. Also featured on this program are French classics from Hector Berlioz, his Roman Carnival Overture, and Maurice Ravel, the charming suite of pieces from his Mother Goose ballet. Tickets are $25. Click Here! to order tickets or call (614) 899-9000.
 

20-Dec. 12

Beneath the Surface Artist: Jim Bowling, Miller Gallery, Art and Communication Building, 33 Collegeview Rd. A sabbatical exhibition of sculpture exploring the impact of pattern and texture on narrative told through the human form. Reception: Thursday, Oct. 23, 4-7 p.m. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Closed on holidays. For information call (614) 823-1792.
 

21

Ross Leadership Institute Series, 7:30am, Room 114 of Roush Hall, 27 S. Grove St. Otterbein University is hosting this professional development opportunity that is free and open to the public. The Ross Leadership Institute​ is dedicated to raising the quality of leadership in business, education, nonprofit and government organizations. By bringing together proven leaders we provide focused responses to critical leadership needs through a variety of resources; including leadership developments programs, courses, ​consulting, coaching, and presentations, including coordinating and guiding an organization's overall leadership development efforts. One-hour sessions featuring some of central Ohio’s top leaders will also be held on November 18, 2014 and January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, July 21, and August 18, 2015. Up-to-date speaker and topic information can be found at www.otterbein.edu/rossleadershipinstitute.
For more information about the series, email Debbie@RossLeadership.com.

 

23-26

Westerville Central Presents Fools, a classic comic fable by Neil Simon, 7:30 p.m. on October 23, 24, and 25; and at 2:00 p.m. on October 26.  7118 Mt. Royal Avenue. Tickets cost $6. It was first written as a jab at Simon’s ex-wife. He said, “I thought I’d write a show so bad, that when it flopped, I wouldn’t have to pay her as much.” Little did he know that in years to come, this silly fable about a town cursed with ignorance and the young man who sought to change that, would be gracing the stages of high schools, community playhouses, and regional theaters throughout the United States. Fools is intended for all audiences and runs approximately an hour and forty five minutes.
 

24-25

The Cemetery Club, 8pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. Three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands' graves. Ida is sweet tempered and ready to begin a new life; Lucille is a feisty embodiment of the girl who just wants to have fun; and Doris is prim and a bit judgmental. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are $17 for Adults and $15 for Seniors and students. 614-360-1000 or visit their website.
 

24 Midnight Madness, 6pm-Midnight, Uptown Westerville. Free wagon rides, music and entertainment as well as family friendly Halloween activities. Wear your costume and trick or treat in the stores. www.shopuptownwesterville.com
 
25 Fun, Funky, Fabulous Arts & Crafts Bazaar, 10am-3pm, Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mt. Royal Ave. Shop among 100 inspirational crafters that will bring you stylish, contemporary items for you, your home and your family.  Admission is $2, kids are free. Strollers welcome.  www.warhawkacademicboosters.org
 
25

Helping Harvest Festival of Sharing, 10am-12pm, Otterbein Community Garden, 390 N. Spring Rd. Sponsored by the Otterbein University Center for Community Engagement. The event is free and open to the public with parking available at Heritage Middle School. This family-friendly event will have activities and treats for all ages, including fall crafts, a farmers market, apple cider and donuts, educational stations and children’s games. Otterbein’s Community Garden is divided into plots that are cultivated by a variety of community groups, including schools, neighborhood associations, veteran’s groups, senior citizen living communities, immigrant communities and Otterbein student groups. These gardeners are welcome to use gardening tools and water provided at the site. Some of the produce is donated to food pantries to feed members of our community. For additional information or questions, please contact Otterbein’s Center for Community Engagement at cce@otterbein.edu or 614-823-1272. 
 

25 Adoption Event, 1-4pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The fourth Saturday of every month, CHA Shelter will have cats & dogs available for adoption.
 
26

The Cemetery Club, 2pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. Three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands' graves. Ida is sweet tempered and ready to begin a new life; Lucille is a feisty embodiment of the girl who just wants to have fun; and Doris is prim and a bit judgmental. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are $17 for Adults and $15 for Seniors and students. 614-360-1000 or visit their website.
 

26 Inniswood Halloween Party, 2-4pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Education Pavilion, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Join us at this annual event for families with live animals, crafts, and activities. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
28 Heartland Presents A Safe Halloween Spooktacular, 6:30-7:30pm, Heartland of Uptown Westerville, 140 Old County Line Rd. Enjoy a costume contest with prizes, spooky music and plenty of candy and treats. Free and open to the public. 614-882-1511
 
30 Westerville Community Trick or Treat, 6-8pm, Citywide.
 
30 Heartland Presents A Safe Halloween Spooktacular, 6-8pm, Heartland of  Westerville, 1060 Eastwind Dr. Enjoy a costume contest with prizes, spooky music and plenty of candy and treats. Free and open to the public. 614-895-1038
 
31-Nov. 1

The Cemetery Club, 8pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. Three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands' graves. Ida is sweet tempered and ready to begin a new life; Lucille is a feisty embodiment of the girl who just wants to have fun; and Doris is prim and a bit judgmental. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are $17 for Adults and $15 for Seniors and students. 614-360-1000 or visit their website.
 

November  
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Live Music at Java Central, 7-10pm, 20 S. State St. Each Saturday. www.java-central.com or 614-839-0698
 
1 Mark Twain Craft Bazaar, 10am-3pm, Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. Visit Facebook Page.
 
1 The Anticipations, 8 pm, Old Bag of Nails, 24 N. State St. Otterbein's student rock ensemble, will perform on the third floor of the Westerville Old Bag of Nails Restaurant and Pub. Free.
 
2

The Cemetery Club, 2pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. Three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands' graves. Ida is sweet tempered and ready to begin a new life; Lucille is a feisty embodiment of the girl who just wants to have fun; and Doris is prim and a bit judgmental. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are $17 for Adults and $15 for Seniors and students. 614-360-1000 or visit their website.
 

4 Sip & Sketch, 6pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday of every month. $20 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.
 
5 Pancake Breakfast, 7-10:30am, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Join us for some home cooked pancakes at the Senior Center. Spend some time with friends and enjoy a great breakfast on the first Wednesday of each month except December. $3.50/person. 614-901-6560
 
6 Otterbein University Jazz Concert, 8 pm, Old Bag of Nails, 24 N. State St. A small group showcase concert, this performance will feature the student combos of Karl Wohlwend, Chris Berg and Richard Lopez. Free and open to the public.
 
7 Early Music Ensemble and The Red Noise, 8 pm. Riley Auditorium, Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Otterbein's Early Music Ensemble will join forces with contemporary music ensemble The Red Noise for an eclectic presentation of the old and the new. Free and open to the public.
 
8 Rotary Honors Veterans 5k Walk/Run, 9am 5k Run/Walk, Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. Proceeds to benefit a Veteran's Organization to be announced and the Rotary Club of Westerville. For more information visit: www.westervillerotary.com
 
8

Boots, BBQ and the Buckeyes, 6pm, Weiler Barn, 5265 Hoovergate Lane. Watch the Buckeyes vs. Michigan State game on two big screens while enjoying a delicious BBQ dinner and drinks. Proceeds benefit the the Westerville Education Challenge's mission to provide anti-bullying education to each Westerville freshman. Your $35.00 ticket includes dinner, drinks and football game viewing. Each ticket covers the cost for one freshman to attend the Challenge Day program at his/her high school. Tickets and more details can be found at the new WEC website.
 

9 Westerville Concert Band Fall Concert, 3pm, Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mt. Royal Ave. FREE! www.westervillebands.org
 
9 Otterbein University String Orchestra, 8pm, Grace Lutheran Church, 100 E. Schrock Rd., Westerville. Free and open to the public.
 
11 Veterans' Day Breakfast, 8:30am, Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. 614-901-6560
 
13

Pursuits of a Modern Apothecary, 7pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Innis House. Lily Shahar Kuning, of Boline Apothecary, discusses how to find herbal sources locally and prepare them for use in products.  Sponsored by Herb Society of America, Central Ohio Unit.
 

14, 15 Opera Theatre: Dido and Aeneas, 8pm, Riley Auditorium, Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Students of Otterbein's Opera Theatre program will perform Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" along with the one-act opera "La Serva Padrona" by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi. This production will feature live orchestral accompaniment performed by members of the Otterbein String Orchestra and Early Music Ensemble. $10 general admission, $8 faculty, staff and senior citizens, $5 students.
 
14 Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce Evening of Elegance 2014 "A Night in Old Havana", 6-11pm, Villa Milano, 1630 Schrock Rd. Take a trip to old Havana for a night with the smooth sounds of Cuban jazz and food stations full of Cuban inspired dishes while supporting the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce's largest fundraiser of the year. This is not the black tie type event you've been accustomed to. Think resort casual, Panama Jack, Tommy Bahama and the bright colors of a sunset over the Gulf. For more information or to register, visit the event page.
 
15 Meet the Author, 10am, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Innis House, 950 S. Hempstead Rd. The Inniswood Garden Society presents author Nancy Ross Hugo and learn more about her new book, "Windowsill Art: Creating One-of-a-kind Arrangements to Celebrate the Seasons."
After her presentation, copies of her new book plus tools, including vases and clippers, will be available for sale. This program presented free of cost thanks to the generosity of the Inniswood Garden Society.
 
16 Opera Theatre: Dido and Aeneas, 2pm, Riley Auditorium, Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Students of Otterbein's Opera Theatre program will perform Henry Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" along with the one-act opera "La Serva Padrona" by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi. This production will feature live orchestral accompaniment performed by members of the Otterbein String Orchestra and Early Music Ensemble. $10 general admission, $8 faculty, staff and senior citizens, $5 students.
 
18

Ross Leadership Institute Series, 7:30am, Room 114 of Roush Hall, 27 S. Grove St. Otterbein University is hosting this professional development opportunity that is free and open to the public. The Ross Leadership Institute​ is dedicated to raising the quality of leadership in business, education, nonprofit and government organizations. By bringing together proven leaders we provide focused responses to critical leadership needs through a variety of resources; including leadership developments programs, courses, ​consulting, coaching, and presentations, including coordinating and guiding an organization's overall leadership development efforts. One-hour sessions featuring some of central Ohio’s top leaders will also be held on January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, July 21, and August 18, 2015. Up-to-date speaker and topic information can be found at www.otterbein.edu/rossleadershipinstitute.
For more information about the series, email Debbie@RossLeadership.com.

 

19 Otterbein University Percussion Ensemble, 8pm. Riley Auditorium, Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Free and open to the public.
 
20

Westerville YP Job Fair, 4-7pm, Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. Are you looking to take the next step in your professional career?  The purpose of the Westerville Young Professionals Job Fair is to match young professional candidates to local business needs. Our mission is to help attract and retain the young professional talent in Westerville and Central Ohio. The YP Job Fair will also highlight additional amenities that are important to young professionals including places to live, eat, and play! The event is free and open to the general public. The Job Fair also includes two breakout sessions: The importance of networking and networking groups as well as Resume writing & interviewing. For more information about the job fair, how to exhibit and/or sponsorship opportunities, contact Erin Glaser at eglaser@westervillechamber.com or (614) 882-8917.

 

21

Otterbein University Piano and String Chamber Ensembles, 8pm, Riley Auditorium, Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Free and open to the public.
 

22

Picture An Old Fashioned Christmas, Noon to 4:30pm, Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. Start a new holiday tradition 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 friends. 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.
 

22 Adoption Event, 1-4pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The fourth Saturday of every month, CHA Shelter will have cats & dogs available for adoption.
 
23

Otterbein University Concert Choir, 7pm, Westerville Community United Church of Christ, 770 County Line Rd. The Otterbein University Concert Choir, under the direction of Gayle Walker, will perform repertoire to be featured on the group's upcoming tour to Ireland. Free and open to the public.
 

23

Family Craft Workshop, 2-4pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Innis House. Create holiday gifts with family and friends.  Materials provided. Bring a bag to help carry your creations home.
 

29 Small Business Saturday: Shop small and see what locally-owned businesses have to offer. Enjoy special activities in Uptown shops.
 
December  
1-6 Snowflake Castle, 9-11am and 1-3pm each weekday, plus 5-8pm Wednesday-Friday, Saturday hours are 1-4 and 6-9pm. Everal Barn, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. Stop by Santa's Workshop for this 30th 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. Reservations required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 614-901-6560.
 
2 Sip & Sketch, 6pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday of every month. $20 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, 6, 7 Hanby Christmas Open House, 7-9pm Dec. 2nd, 1:30-4pm Dec. 6th and 7th. Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. Decorations, refreshments, special music and a step back in time. 614-891-6289.
 
3 Otterbein University Wind Ensemble, 8pm, Fritsche Theatre, Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. Free and open to the public
 
5 Jazz Showcase, 8pm, Fritsche Theatre, Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. Otterbein's Jazz Ensemble and Opus One vocal ensemble will perform holiday jazz and more. $5 adults. Students, free.
 
5 Westerville Tree Lighting Ceremony, 7pm, Westerville City Hall, 21 S. State St. Carols, candles and family fun! 614-901-6500.
 
5,6 Westerville Christmas Spectacular, presented by Generations Performing Arts Center. For more information contact Angie at (614) 794-3298
 
5-6

The Match Girl's Gift, 8pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. Christmas Eve: 1898. The streets of New York City bustle with activity as a light snow begins to fall...one almost overlooks the ragged little girl huddled by the steps of the picturesque mansion. With the help of her grandmother, Lizzie dreams of the things that might be possible were she to dare enter the majestic house and encounter the seemingly happy family within. This condensed retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic will inspire your holiday spirit with a heartwarming story of one little girl's triumph over despair. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are $17 for Adults and $15 for Seniors and students. 614-360-1000 or visit their website.
 

6, 13, 20 Home For The Holidays, Historic Uptown Westerville. Extended shopping hours and
a variety of activities will take place in the Uptown shops during the weekends leading up
to Christmas.
www.ShopUptownWesterville.com
 
6

16th Annual Gingerbread Cottage Craft Show,10am - 3pm, Westerville South High School, 303 S. Otterbein Ave. www.gingerbreadcottage.org or contact@gingerbreadcottage.org
 

6

Choral Ensembles, 2pm, Fritsche Theatre, Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St., Westerville; The Otterbein University Department of Music will present a choral concert featuring Camerata, Otterbein Vocal Ensemble, Women’s Chorale, and Otterbein Singers under the direction of faculty members Elizabeth Barrett, Dennis Davenport, and Karen Eckenroth. The program will feature a variety of holiday and standard choral music. Free and open to the public.
 

6-7

"Miracle on Our Street",True Meaning Christmas Production by Westerville Church of the Nazarene, 6pm, 355 Cherrington Rd. Evening includes Puppets by Mr. L, drama, Leap of Faith Dance Company and Music by 3 Days Wait. This is a FREE event for all ages. For more information visit: www.tmcp.info
 

6-13 W.A.R.M. - Rotary Holiday Food Drive, The Rotary Clubs of Westerville, Otterbein  Rotaract Club members and alumni, the High School Interact Clubs, Boy Scouts & W.A.R.M. 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 four drop-off locations: W.A.R.M. central office at 175 East Broadway, and at each of the three Westerville Area Kroger stores on Maxtown Rd, E Schrock Road and Sunbury Road locations. The drop-off locations will be open from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. For more information visit: www.westervillerotary.com or www.warmwesterville.org.
 
6, 13, 20, 27 Live Music at Java Central, 7-10pm, 20 S. State St. Each Saturday. www.java-central.com or 614-839-0698
 
7 Westerville Sertoma's Rudolph Run 5K Run/Walk, 1:30pm, Brooksedge Blvd to Schrock Rd., to State Route 3, north to County Line Rd. Lead the way, just like Rudolph during this 6th annual event which precedes the Children's Christmas parade. 614-794-0401
 
7 Westerville Sertoma Children's Christmas Parade, 1:45pm, Brooksedge Blvd to Schrock Rd., to State Route 3, north to County Line Rd. The Westerville Sertoma invites you to welcome Santa during this annual family event, which follows immediately after the Rudolph Run. 614-794-0401
 
12 Pet Photos With Santa Paws, 5-8pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. CHA All proceeds benefit CHA Animal Shelter. Click Here! for more information.
 
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1.      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). Participating churches include First Presbyterian on W. College Ave., Church of the Master at Grove and Main Streets and Church of the Messiah on N. State St. Tickets are $10 for adults (high school-aged and younger are free) and will be available at the member churches of the Westerville Habitat Partnership, the Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau and at the door before the first concert. 614-794-0401

 

12-13

The Match Girl's Gift, 8pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. Christmas Eve: 1898. The streets of New York City bustle with activity as a light snow begins to fall...one almost overlooks the ragged little girl huddled by the steps of the picturesque mansion. With the help of her grandmother, Lizzie dreams of the things that might be possible were she to dare enter the majestic house and encounter the seemingly happy family within. This condensed retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic will inspire your holiday spirit with a heartwarming story of one little girl's triumph over despair. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are $17 for Adults and $15 for Seniors and students. 614-360-1000 or visit their website.
 

13 Pet Photos With Santa Paws, 11am-3pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. CHA All proceeds benefit CHA Animal Shelter. Click Here! for more information.
 
14

The Match Girl's Gift, 2pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. Christmas Eve: 1898. The streets of New York City bustle with activity as a light snow begins to fall...one almost overlooks the ragged little girl huddled by the steps of the picturesque mansion. With the help of her grandmother, Lizzie dreams of the things that might be possible were she to dare enter the majestic house and encounter the seemingly happy family within. This condensed retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic will inspire your holiday spirit with a heartwarming story of one little girl's triumph over despair. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are $17 for Adults and $15 for Seniors and students. 614-360-1000 or visit their website.
 

14 Westerville Concert Band Holiday Concert, 3pm, Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mt. Royal Ave. FREE! www.westervillebands.org
 
14

Westerville Symphony Sounds of the Season, 5pm, Riley Auditorium at the Battelle
Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. The Westerville Symphony’s annual “Sounds of the Season” concert is a favorite holiday tradition for hundreds of local families. Associate Conductor Dr. Jim Bates leads a smaller chamber orchestra through a rousing program of holiday-themed classical works and other Yuletide favorites including popular audience sing-a-longs.  Tickets are $25. Click Here! to order tickets or call (614) 899-9000.
 

19-20

The Match Girl's Gift, 8pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. Christmas Eve: 1898. The streets of New York City bustle with activity as a light snow begins to fall...one almost overlooks the ragged little girl huddled by the steps of the picturesque mansion. With the help of her grandmother, Lizzie dreams of the things that might be possible were she to dare enter the majestic house and encounter the seemingly happy family within. This condensed retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic will inspire your holiday spirit with a heartwarming story of one little girl's triumph over despair. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are $17 for Adults and $15 for Seniors and students. 614-360-1000 or visit their website.
 

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The Match Girl's Gift, 2pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. Christmas Eve: 1898. The streets of New York City bustle with activity as a light snow begins to fall...one almost overlooks the ragged little girl huddled by the steps of the picturesque mansion. With the help of her grandmother, Lizzie dreams of the things that might be possible were she to dare enter the majestic house and encounter the seemingly happy family within. This condensed retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic will inspire your holiday spirit with a heartwarming story of one little girl's triumph over despair. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are $17 for Adults and $15 for Seniors and students. 614-360-1000 or visit their website.
 

27 Adoption Event, 1-4pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The fourth Saturday of every month, CHA Shelter will have cats & dogs available for adoption.
 
   
 

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