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Warsaw to have annual Parktoberfest

| October 10, 2013

WARSAW – The Parktoberfest 2013 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off will be Saturday, Oct. 12, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the River View Community Park in Warsaw. Admission is free!

Chili was enjoyed by all at the 2012 Parktoberfest.

Chili was enjoyed by all at the 2012 Parktoberfest.

Come celebrate the fall and support the park. The River View Park Board invites everyone to come sample the chili entries from local residents, and find out who will claim the title of “Parktoberfest Chili Champion 2013”!

Admission is free, but for a $5 donation, you will be able to sample as many of the chili entries as you like. Each paid patron will receive a voting token to support your favorite entry, and the cook with the most tokens will be crowned at the end of the competition. The popular vote winner will receive a $200 cash prize sponsored by Northpointe Dental, Zanesville. There will also be a “Judges’ Choice” winner. They too will receive a $200 cash prize sponsored by Fischer Funeral Home, Warsaw/Danville.

For those 21 years of age and older, come visit our Beer Garden.  A variety of beers will provided to anyone with a valid photo identification. Age verified wrist bands will be issued at the main gate.

Some other highlights of the day include: Bratwurst, Hot Dogs, Water, and Soft Drinks served by the River View Park Board

Open camp-fire, bring a chair.

All proceeds benefit the River View Community Park and Pool.

For entry forms or questions, call 824-3600 or visit www.warsawohio.us.

Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12, also will be your first opportunity to get scared at Hells Hollow. The haunted trail in Plainfield is open from 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in October and Nov. 1-2. Admission is $8, but if you think you are brave enough, you can get more information at www.hellshollow.net.

Be sure to share details on your fall activities with us by e-mailing them to [email protected].

More fall community events

Hells Hollow: 8 to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19, Oct. 25-26, and Nov. 1-2, in Plainfield at 93 and 541. Price is $8 per person and group rates are available. For more details, visit www.hellshollow.net.

Spirit of Roscoe Tour: Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19, Historic Roscoe Village. For information, call 622-7644 ext. 12. Tickets may be purchased at the Roscoe Village Visitor Center. Learn about the spirited canal town through stories of long ago personalities, significant events and curiosities. Hear about Roscoe’s firebug, the tragedy at the hotel, the danger and humor of being a post boy, the atrocity of a bloody Bible and more.

Apple Butter Stirrn’ Festival: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, Historic Roscoe Village. Admission is $5, which includes the leisure tour. Parking also is free. For information, call 622-7644 or visit www.roscoevillage.com. The event features more than 100 talented artisans and crafters and celebrates the sights, sounds and scents of autumn.

Coshocton County Fall Foliage and Farm Tour: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20. This drive-it-yourself tour highlights local agribusiness and fall color in Coshocton County and this year will focus on Southeastern Coshocton County. The tour will begin with the first stop and map pickup at The Animal Boutique & Villas, located just off U.S. Route 36, three miles east of Coshocton across from the Super Wal-Mart. Tour maps will be available at this first stop on Saturday between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 3 p.m. The tour is free, but donations are appreciated. If you would like additional information regarding the 2012 Coshocton County Fall Foliage and Farm Tour, contact Tammi Rogers, OSU Extension – Coshocton County, 724 S. Seventh St., Room 110, Coshocton, OH 43812-2362; phone: 622-2265; fax: 622-2197; e-mail: [email protected]; or visit coshocton.osu.edu.

The Hall of Horror: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19-20, Friday through Sunday, Oct. 25-27, and Thursday, Oct. 31, in the 4-H building at the fairgrounds. It opens at 7:30 p.m. and closes at 11 p.m., with the last ticket being sold at 10:45 p.m. each night.

Pumpkin Decorating Party: Alpha Bits & Bytes will hold a family pumpkin decorating party from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, on the back patio at 1330 S. Sixth St. Paints, carving tools and clean up will be provided. Take your own pumpkin. There will be prizes, refreshments and games. Reservations for the free event are requested by calling 575-4474.

Third annual Pumpkin Walk: 7:30 to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26, Clary Gardens, 588 W. Chestnut St. For information, call Chris Campbell at 622-6524 ext. 2; e-mail [email protected]; or visit www.clarygardens.org. Individuals, families, businesses and schools are invited to participate in this fun fall festival. Light refreshments will be available. All proceeds from this event will go toward the continuing development of the children’s garden.

Community Howl-O-Ween Dog Party: Noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, at the dog park in front of Kids America. There will be a costume parade, prizes for costumes, refreshments and raffles. The event is sponsored by Dogs N Style. For information or raffle tickets, call 610-8666.

Hallowine Party: 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, Shawnee Springs Winery, 20093 County Road 6. For information, call 623-0744 or visit www.shawneespringswinery.com.

Trick or Treat: Coshocton – 5 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31

Trick or Treat Gathering: Alpha Bits & Bytes will hold its second annual Trick or Treat gathering from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. Individuals wishing to distribute candy to costumed children may set up a spot on the back patio. Decorations are encouraged for a Halloween feel. A parade of costumes will take place at 7:30 p.m. with prizes awarded. Magic The Gathering players participating in free play from 4 to 8 p.m. who come dressed as their favorite character will have the chance to win intro decks or fat packs. To reserve a spot, call 575-4474.

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