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A CITY WITHIN A PARK...AND SO MUCH MORE!

Westerville Official 2016 Community & Events Guide

• What to See & Do • Come Out & Play • Grab a Bite

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Welcome to Westerville Modern and nostalgic all at once, Westerville is a place that embraces its heritage while working to shape the future. You’ll find relaxing places and opportunities for adventure with a smalltown feel just minutes from everything Columbus has to offer. It’s no wonder Westerville was chosen as a 2015 Best Hometown by Ohio Magazine. Westerville is also a great place for business development and expansion. With city-owned utilities including a community data center, the city provides an extensive infrastructure to support local businesses. Whether you’re here for a lifetime or a day, you belong here in Westerville – A City Within a Park and so much more! We’re 10 miles northeast of downtown Columbus and 10 miles north of the airport. It’s an easy trip to either Easton Town Center or Polaris Fashion Place Mall. Stop by our Visitors Center at 20 W. Main St., visit us on the Web at www.VisitWesterville.org or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/visitwesterville. 4

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CONTENTS What to See & Do. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Come Out & Play. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Explore the Arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Westerville Areas of Interest Maps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Grab a Bite. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Stay the Night. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Calendar of Events. . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Cover photo and photo this page by Gary Gardiner, TheGardinerGallery.com

20 W. Main St. Westerville, Ohio 43081 800.824.8461 614.794.0401 www.visitwesterville.org www.facebook.com/VisitWesterville www.visitwesterville.org


Important Contacts All numbers are (614) area code

City Contacts Fire/Medical/Police Emergency. . . . . . . . . . . 911 City Manager’s Office. . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6400 Clerk of Council. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6410 Finance Department. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6440 Parks & Recreation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6500 Westerville Community Center . . . . . . 901-6500

Welcome to Westerville

Planning & Development Department. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6650 Police Division Headquarters. . . . . . . . 901-6450 Service Department. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6740 Utility Billing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6430

Thank you for visiting the City of Westerville! Explore our nationally recognized parks and the charm of the Uptown district. Excellent public safety resources and municipal utility services help earn Westerville repeat designations as one of the best places to live in America. Visit us online:

Westerville Senior Center. . . . . . . . . . 901-6560

Area Contacts Port Columbus International Airport. . . 239-4083 COTA Bus Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228-1776 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital. . . . . 898-4000

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Westerville Main Post Office. . . . . . . . 882-2243 Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 882-8917 Westerville City Schools. . . . . . . . . . . 797-5700 Westerville Library. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 882-7277 Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau. . . . . . . . . . . . . 794-0401

Westerville’s Family Dentist Published by CityScene Media Group 1335 Dublin Rd., Ste. 101C Columbus, OH 43215 614-572-1240 Publishers of CityScene Magazine, Dublin Life Magazine, Healthy New Albany Magazine, Tri-Village Magazine, Pickerington Magazine and Westerville Magazine Kathleen K. Gill - President/CEO Gianna Barrett - Vice President/Sales Dave Prosser - Chief Creative Officer Garth Bishop - Managing Editor Hannah Bealer - Editor Amanda DePerro - Assistant Editor Amber Young - Advertising Director Julie Camp, Lauren Prehm - Advertising Sales Jamie Armistead - Accounting Manager Gary Gardiner - Contributing Photographer The information in this directory was gathered and carefully compiled to ensure accuracy. The Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau and CityScene Media Group cannot and do not guarantee the correctness of all information furnished to them, nor the complete absence of errors or omissions, hence, no responsibility for the same can be, nor is, assumed. Reproduction for commercial distribution of any material from this publication is strictly forbidden without written consent from the publisher.

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What to See & Do 1800s, including Ben’s original flute, desk and sheet music. The kitchen garden, maintained by the Westerville Garden Club, features plants that were used for household purposes between 1850 and 1890. Open weekends May-September from 1 to 4 p.m. Christmas Open House is the first Tuesday in December and the following weekend. Groups and private tours welcomed March-December by appointment. See www.hanbyhouse. org for family history, calendar and contact information.

Historic Uptown Westerville Historic Uptown Westerville 614-794-0401 www.visitwesterville.org Once known as The Dry Capital of the World, Westerville and its Uptown District have come a long way since the days of Prohibition. Uptown has retained its beauty and historic charm while gaining a vibrant mix of unique shops, restaurants, coffee houses, art galleries and convenient service businesses all within an easy stroll from nearby off-street parking. Uptown is home to the 72,000-square-foot Westerville Public Library, Otterbein University, the Hanby House Museum and the Temperance Row Historic District. Visit soon to enjoy this unique blend of old and new. The Hanby House     160 W. Main St. 614-891-6289, 1-800-600-6843 www.hanbyhouse.org Be sure to plan a tour of the Hanby House, recognized by the National Park Service as a significant Underground Railroad site. It was home to Bishop William Hanby, co-founder of Otterbein University, an abolitionist and 6

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a “conductor” on the Underground Railroad. His son, Benjamin, was the composer of more than 80 folk songs and hymns including “Darling Nelly Gray,” a popular song of the Civil War era, and Christmas favorite “Up on the Housetop.” The house is one of three United Methodist Heritage Landmarks in Ohio. A video presentation introduces the story of the family. Visitors are led through five rooms of antiques from the mid- to late

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Anti-Saloon League Museum 126 S. State St. 614-882-7277 x2160 www.westervillelibrary.org/AntiSaloon/ history.org Prohibition in the U.S. gave rise to gangsters, bootlegging and jazz. The Anti-Saloon League of America, headquartered in Westerville, was the group most responsible for the passage of the 18th Amendment. The Westerville Public Library’s Anti-Saloon League Museum is housed in the League’s old headquarters building and contains artifacts and temperance materials printed by the ASL. Westerville was once known as the “Dry Capital of the World.” The building also houses the Westerville Local History Center with displays, photographs and materials on Westerville, including assistance with Westerville genealogy research. The second floor is home to the John R. Kasich Congressional Collection consisting of documents, photographs and memorabilia donated by Governor Kasich. The Anti-Saloon League Museum and the Local History Center are open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Saturdays closed for lunch 1 to 2 p.m.). The Kasich collection is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Guided, self-guided and group tours are available, and researchers are welcome. www.visitwesterville.org


Temperance Row Historic District Vicinity of Park, Grove, Walnut and University streets 614-794-0401 The homes on Temperance Row were built in the early 1900s by the leaders of the Anti-Saloon League of America, who brought their headquarters to Westerville, known for years thereafter as the “Dry Capital of the World.” These crusaders were not only successful in achieving national Prohibition, but also in constructing some of the most architecturally interesting homes of their day and our own. The district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for its significance in local, state, national and architectural history. First Responders Park 374 W. Main St. 614-794-0401 Westerville’s history of community service dates back to 1860, when the city’s first fire department was formed. The dedication of fire, police and dispatch personnel, past and present, are celebrated in the inspirational setting of First Responders Park. In addition to a sculpture, known as The Crossing, by

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Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Studies 600 N. Spring Rd. 614-823-1517 www.otterbein.edu/equine Otterbein University, a leader in equine science education for more than 30 years, maintains a $5.2 million equine complex opened to students in fall 2009. The world-

Otterbein University 1 S. Grove St. 614-890-3000 www.otterbein.edu Otterbein University is a small, private university nationally recognized for its intentional blending of Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Studies liberal arts and professional studies through its renowned Integrative Studies cur- class  facility is the first of its kind, riculum and its commitments to ex- combining horses, stables, pastures, periential learning and community education, community outreach and engagement. It enrolls approximately best use practices in a suburban 2,400 undergraduate and 400 graduate setting. Members of the Universistudents. Otterbein maintains a strong ty’s Equestrian Team compete at the commitment to service in the Wester- regional and national levels. The ville community and beyond and of- facility hosts equine events in dresfers a full schedule of community lec- sage, eventing and jumping with tures, theater, music, art and sporting competitors from colleges across the events. Otterbein’s 140-acre campus country, including the Intercollesits on the north end of Temperance giate Dressage Association national Row in the heart of Westerville and horse show in 2015. In addition, the includes the historic Towers Hall, con- Department holds annual summer structed in 1871. To learn more about camps, which have educated local youths since 2009.  Otterbein, visit www.otterbein.edu.

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Steve Geddes and Bob Moore, the park includes a piece of World Trade Center Steel measuring 18 feet tall, 4 feet wide and weighing 2.3 tons. This piece was part of the federal investigation into the collapse of the towers. It once spanned the 98th-101st floors on the north face of WTC 1, which was struck by a 767 aircraft at 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Millstone Creek Park

Boyer Nature Preserve

Highlands Park Aquatic Center

Come Out & Play Westerville is situated in the midst of 6,000 acres of parkland, which includes city parks, metro parks and a Columbus reservoir. Whatever outdoor activities you enjoy, you’ll find them in one of our beautiful nature areas.

Alum Creek Park North 221 W. Main St. Alum Creek Park North is the City’s first park, dedicated in 1936. It includes an amphitheater, a shelter house, a cabin for the Boy Scouts, basketball courts, sand volleyball and a playground. This spring will bring a replacement playground complete with slides, a simulated rock-climbing wall, a large play-web, Neos 360, a rope bridge, a timber trail bridge and a kids-only clubhouse. The Kiwanis train and swing set will be repositioned to create a fun, safe play area for children of all ages. Boyer Nature Preserve 452 E. Park St. Boyer is a unique site that has so much to explore in its diverse and natural habitat. It is rare to find wetlands in the middle of a suburban neighborhood. The central pond has a lot of interesting wetland plants and wildlife species. The Annual Make a Difference Day is held here to clear out invasive plants species. Community Center 350 N. Cleveland Ave. 614-901-6500 For four years straight, the Westerville Community Center has been voted “Best Recreation Center” in the Columbus Parent Best of Columbus Awards and offers fitness equipment, an indoor track, a zero-depth pool, a lap pool and a lazy river as well as a climbing wall, indoor playground and meeting space. Highlands Park Aquatic Center 245 S. Spring Rd. 614-901-POOL Stay cool by the pool in Westerville. The four-year-old aquatic center is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend and features a slide tower with both a speed

Westerville Parks & Recreation www.westerville.org/parks www.acitywithinapark.com Come out and play with the Westerville Parks and Recreation Department, where you can discover the natural beauty of Westerville among a variety of park landscapes or discover something about yourself in more than 2,000 recreation and leisure programs offered annually. Our award-winning department offers a variety of services and programs to residents and visitors of all ages and abilities. Westerville Parks and Recreation maintains an extensive park system – including more than 29 miles of leisure paths and trails. For a complete list of Westerville parks, visit www.westerville.org/parks. Otterbein Lake 8

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Millstone Creek Park 745 N. Spring Rd. Millstone Creek Park was voted “Best Outdoor Playground” in the 2014 Columbus Parent Best of Columbus Awards. This inclusive park offers a nature play area, sports fields, a shelter with family restrooms, access to the Westerville Bike & Walkway and a boundless playground. The all-access structure gives everyone the ability to enjoy the park. From ramps to hard-framed swings and a feature called the AeroGlider, there are many elements specially placed to accommodate different physical limitations. Otterbein Lake Along Alum Creek leisure path, near Main Street and Collegeview Road 614-794-0401 In 2003, a group of volunteers began the journey of turning a dirt quarry into a beautiful wildlife-friendly lake. Today, an overlook allows safe fishing and lake observation. Waterfowl and many species of turtles are just some of the wildlife you might see as you follow the bike path until it crosses Alum Creek via an historic iron truss bridge. www.visitwesterville.org

Inniswood Metro Gardens 940 S. Hempstead Rd. 614-895-6216 www.inniswood.org Inniswood Metro Gardens was once the 37-acre estate of sisters Grace and Mary Innis. Today, Inniswood is a 121-acre scenic botanical garden and nature preserve that is a continual source of inspiration for central Ohioans of all ages. Streams and woodlands filled with wildflowers and wildlife provide a majestic backdrop to the beautifully landscaped gardens and lawns. Inniswood Metro Gardens is free and open daily throughout the year from 7 a.m. to dark. Visitors will enjoy the seasonal beauty of the gardens and natural areas as they stroll along the trails and paved pathways. 

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Sharon Woods Metro Park 6911 Cleveland Ave. 614-891-0700 www.metroparks.net With 761 acres of forests and open fields, Sharon Woods is a place of quiet beauty on Westerville’s western border. Families will enjoy the playground areas and picnic shelters. Bicyclists and joggers will enjoy the park’s 4 miles of paved trails. Those seeking a quieter walk can explore the 320-acre Edward S. Thomas State Nature Preserve or loop around the 11-acre Schrock Lake on nearly 3 miles of gravel nature trails. Numerous seasonal pools associated with the swamp forest communities are present and provide critical spring breeding habitat for amphibians and other wildlife.

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Legacy Train Depot 115 E. Park St. The Westerville Legacy Train Depot is located at Hanby Park in the Uptown Historic District behind the Westerville Public Library and Anti-Saloon League Museum. The Train Depot is adjacent to the 325-mile continuous on- and off-road Ohio to Erie Trail that connects Cleveland to Cincinnati through the cities of Columbus and Westerville. Resembling a typical train station from years gone by, it serves trail users with trail head parking, year-round family restrooms and a fireplace. Slightly north of the Train Depot along the Westerville recreational path, the sheds of Cellar Lumber feature a 100-foot-long, 16-foot-tall community mural. The Mural on the Path displays positive images of healthy living, diversity, unity and hope for all to enjoy.

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Columbus Recreation and Parks Hoover Reservoir and Nature Preserve Operated by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department and Columbus Watershed Division Columbus Recreation and Parks 1111 E. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43205 614-645-3300 www.columbusrecparks.com Hoover Reservoir Park offers over 4,700 acres of peaceful and serene landscape on the eastern edge of Westerville. The park and lake provide guests with a range of recreational activities including picnicking, hiking, boating and fishing. For bird-watching enthusiasts, the park offers a wide variety of bird types ranging from common to rare. This includes frequent sightings throughout the year of the American Bald Eagle. The park also features the 27-hole Brent Hambrick Memorial Disc Golf Course. Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau

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slide and body slide, a zero entry toddler and leisure pool with a children’s slide, a spray playground, a lazy river, and an eight-lane, 25-meter pool with a diving well. Highlands Park Aquatic Center was voted “Best Outdoor Municipal Pool” in the 2014 Columbus Parent Best of Columbus Awards. Visitors are welcome!


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Curtain Players Theatre  

Explore the Arts Westerville boasts a rich arts community. Check our Calendar of Events beginning on page 21 for more information.

Otterbein University    Theatre Box Office 614-823-1109 Department of Music 614-823-1508 Gallery Information 614-823-1792 www.otterbein.edu Renowned for its Department of Theatre and Dance, Otterbein stages many productions including plays, musicals and a dance concert for the community in the Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall and the Campus Center Theatre each year. The Department of Art displays art by students, faculty, the University Collection and visiting exhibits in the Miller Gallery, 33 Collegeview Rd.; Fisher Gallery in Roush Hall, 27 S. Grove St.; and the Frank Museum of Art, 39 S. Vine St. Be sure to visit the rotating Historic Costume Collection on the second floor of Roush Hall, which features garments donated by alumni and friends representing different area’s from history.  Permanent exhibits on campus include the Presidents’ Gallery, a historical and artistic display of all the University presidents, on the second floor of Towers Hall, 1 S. Grove St., and the Otterbein History Wall on the third floor of Roush Hall. The Department of Music also offers public performances of opera, symphony, marching band and student choral groups. 10

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Westerville Symphony 614-899-9000 www.WestervilleSympony.org The symphony is comprised of approximately 80 professional and semi-professional musicians under the direction of Maestro Peter Stafford Wilson. A big city performance in a small town atmosphere awaits you! Up to three Masterworks Series concerts are held annually. Call 614-899-9000 or visit www.WestervilleSymphony.org for concert dates and tickets. Westerville Community Bands 614-890-6820 www.westervillebands.org Though Westerville has had a continuing community band presence since 1869, the current version of the Westerville Community Concert Band (WCB) was established in January 1989, formed by core members of the North American/Rockwell Concert Band. Now with over 80 musicians, the group is led by Music Director Larry Klabunde. The WCB carries out its mission to make music available to everyone, regardless of income and performs its concerts free of charge. The band’s season offers entertainment for all ages.

Curtain Players Theatre   5691 Harlem Rd. Galena, OH 614-360-1000 www.curtainplayers.org Situated in a charming historic building, once an old country church, Curtain Players community theater is conveniently located less than 20 minutes from each of the northeast suburbs of Columbus. The intimate and comfortable 78-seat venue is on the east side of the Hoover Reservoir (east of Westerville and north of New Albany). For more than 50 years, Curtain Players has provided accessible and affordable theater experiences, accumulating awards for high-quality production, direction and acting. Westerville Parks and Recreation Civic Theatre 614-901-6512 www.westerville.org The Westerville Parks and Recreation Civic Theatre is a community-based theatrical experience that gives residents an opportunity to explore and live the arts. For more information on how to get involved and show dates, please call 614-901-6512. The Arts Council of Westerville artscouncilwesterville@gmail.com The Arts Council of Westerville (ACW) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to encourage participation in and appreciation of the arts in the Westerville area. ACW envisions the arts as an integral part of the education and lifelong learning experience of a healthy and vibrant community. The Arts Council provides venues to connect a wide variety of arts and the community, such as writers in the literary arts, performance art including dance and theater, all forms and styles of music, and all visual arts. Membership is encouraged and open to everyone including artists, artisans, art groups, businesses and individuals  friendly to the arts. For further information, contact us via email. Westerville Art League www.westervilleartleague.com The purpose of the Westerville Art League (WAL) is to bring together those interested in art, to stimulate interest in art and to promote art in the community. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month, September through May, at the Westerville Public Library. The meetings are open to the public. For more information, visit our website. www.visitwesterville.org


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29. Pure Roots Boutique + Gallery / 18 N. State Handmade and locally grown gifts

28. The Cabinet Maker / 6 N. State-Handcrafted cabinets

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33. Captivating Canines / 12 E. Main Toys, treats, food, collectibles for dogs and cats

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4. Corbin’s Saloon / 39 W. Main Historical Site

5. Westerville Bike Shop / 29 W. Main A small, honest bike shop

6. David Myers Art Studio / 7 W. Main Original art, private art instruction

7. Aumiller Gun Shop / 1 W. Main Full service gun shop

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3. Morgan’s Treasure Custom Jewelry / 31 N. State Bridal sets, custom jewelry, diamonds, repairs

2. Buckeye BrewCraft / 33 N. State Supplies for beer and wine making

1. Music and Arts / 43 N. State Instruments, lessons, rentals, repairs

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Art/Communication Department Collegeview Center Clements House /President’s Home Otterbein Police Sigma Delta Phi Tau Epsilon Mu Center for Student Success Tau Delta Hanby House Dunlap-King Hall The Commons on Park St. Service Department Womens Club Thrift Shop Battelle Fine Arts Center Science Center 155 W. Home St/Theme 162 W. Home St/Theme 154 W. Home St/Theme 146 W. Home St/Theme Memorial Stadium Davis Hall Davis Annex

BY NUMBER Pi Beta Sigma (64) Pi Kappa Phi (36) Psychology Department (29) Rike Physical Education Building (26) Roush Hall (32) Science Center (15) Scott Hall (57) Service Department (12) Sigma Alpha Tau (27) Sigma Delta Phi (5) Soccer Field (60) Softball Field (24) Student Affairs Office (49) Tau Delta (8) Tau Epsilon Mu (6) Tennis Courts (59) The Commons on Home St. (54) The Commons on Park St. (11) Theta Nu (51) Towers Hall (31) Womens Club Thrift Shop (13) Zeta Phi (63)

146 W. Home St/Theme (19) 154 W. Home St/Theme (18) 155 W. Home St/Theme (16) 162 W. Home St/Theme (17) 25 W. Home Street Hall (61) 46 W. Home St/Theme (52) Art/Communication Department (1) Austin E. Knowlton Center (66) for Equine Science Baseball Field (25) Battelle Fine Arts Center (14) Business Office/HR (62) Campus Center (44) Career Planning (45) Cellar House/Marketing (34) Center for Student Success (7) Chapel (47) Clements Hall (48) Clements House/President’s Home (3) Clements Recreation Center (23) Clippinger Hall (40) Collegeview Center (2) Community Engagement (42)

Courtright Memorial Library (30) Cowan Hall/Fritshe Theatre (38) Davis Annex (22) Davis Hall (21) DeVore Hall (55) Dunlap-King Hall (10) Engle Hall (58) Epsilon Kappa Tau (41) Eta Phi Mu (33) Financial Aid (46) Frank Museum of Art (65) Garst Hall (56) Hanby Hall (50) Hanby House (9) Hancock House/Advancement (37) Health Center (53) Howard House/Alumni (35) Kappa Phi Omega (43) Lambda Gamma Epsilon (39) Mayne Hall (28) Memorial Stadium (20) Otterbein Police (4)

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Career Planning Financial Aid Chapel Clements Hall Student Affairs Office Hanby Hall Theta Nu 46 W. Home St/Theme Health Center The Commons on Home St. DeVore Hall Garst Hall Scott Hall Engle Hall Tennis Courts Soccer Field 25 W. Home St. Hall Business Office/HR Zeta Phi Pi Beta Sigma Frank Museum of Art Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Science

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Grab a Bite Quaint eateries and coffee houses, old-fashioned family dining, sport pubs and more. When it comes to meal time, let your visit to Westerville be an opportunity to branch out! Here are just a few of the many options right here in Westerville. day. Our ovens are fired all day long in the tradition of the European neighborhood bakery, where the creation of freshly baked breads is measured by the hour, not by the day. www.panerabread.com

City Barbeque City Barbeque 600 S. State St. Westerville, OH 43081 614-823-8890 Hand-rubbed, quality smoked meats including beef brisket, pulled pork and St. Louis-style ribs, and scratch-made sides like corn pudding, southern-style green beans and baked beans with brisket. www.citybbq.com Giammarco’s Pizza and Pasta 6030 Chandler Court Westerville, OH 43082 614-895-8890 Every dish is made fresh to order. Our menu has something for everyone. Live music in our bar 2 times a week in the winter and outside on our beautiful patio 3-4 times per week in the summer. Join our spring to fall bocce league. www. giammarcos.com Harry Buffalo 6150 S. Sunbury Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-794-1600 Serving bison burgers: leaner and meaner than chicken. MCL Restaurant & Bakery 76 E. Schrock Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-818-1700 Home-cooked foods including succulent meat, hearty vegetables, healthy salads, fresh-baked breads and homemade desserts. www.mymclmeal.com Panera Bread 782 N. State St. 555 S. State St. Westerville, OH 43082 Westerville, OH 43081 614-797-9200 614-865-1212 Panera Bread uses only the highest-quality ingredients, baked fresh every

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Pasquale’s Pizza & Pub 558 W. Schrock Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-882-6200 Pasquale’s serves authentic Italian cuisine, including pizza, salads, homemade pasta, subs, and pastries. www. pasqualespastahouse.com/westerville The Rusty Bucket 400 Polaris Pkwy. Westerville, OH 43082 614-890-3663 “Upbeat, fun and great food” describes this friendly neighborhood tavern. www. myrustybucket.com Sunny Street Café 644 N. State St. Westerville, OH 43082 614-899-6113 Delicious breakfast and lunch served all day. Friendly staff and warm, cozy environment! www.sunnystreetcafe.com Time & Change Food, Sports & Spirits 1186 County Line Rd. Westerville, OH 43082 614-895-1329 Westerville’s best kept secret! Wendell’s Pub 925 N. State St. Westerville, OH 43081 614-818-0400 The Wendell’s menu features fresh and flavorful dishes to satisfy even the most discerning palates. www.wendells.net Yabo’s Tacos 7097 State Rt. 3 Westerville, OH 43082 614-212-4090 Yabo’s fresh, fabulous menu offers mouth-watering tacos, homemade soups, fresh salads and bodacious burritos, including the Massive Yabo.

Uptown Westerville Restaurants See Location Map on Page 11 A. ZenKidz Play Cafe and Coffee Shop 43 E. Home St. 614-890-7529 Children’s indoor play place, coffee house and birthday parties. B. Meza Wine Shop 48 N. State St. 614-259-3101 Wine tastings daily, unique wines from around the world. C. Whit’s Frozen Custard 46 N. State St. 614-392-0802 Whit’s Frozen Custard is made fresh daily. We offer vanilla, chocolate and a flavor of the week. You can choose from many different toppings. www.whitscustard.com D. Uptown Deli and Brew 41 N. State St. 614-891-BEER A European-inspired deli featuring imported artisanal meats and cheeses. Try the local favorite “State & Main” sandwich featuring house-made corned beef and pastrami, topped with coleslaw on rye. Walk toward the back to check out Temperance Row Brewing Co. www.uptown deliandbrew.com E. Red Apron Pizza (formerly Dough Boys) 10 E. Main St. 614-818-2697. Family owned and operated. Home of the 20” Pizza. Fresh-made pizza, salads and subs. www.redapronpizzaco.com F. Heavenly Cup 25 N. State St. 614-392-2261 A quaint, community-based coffee shop located in the old Holmes Hotel on the corner of State and Main streets, serving everything from brewed coffee to smoothies, and delicious pastries to pair with your favorite beverage. www.heavenly-cup.com G. Old Bag of Nails Pub 24 N. State St. 614-794-6900 Named after the London pub where Paul McCartney met first wife Linda Eastman, this cozy, uniquely British pub features weekly specials. www.oldbagof nails.com H. Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Co. 15 N. State St. 614-800-4642 Featuring gourmet popcorn made the oldfashioned way. www.shirleyspopcorn.com www.visitwesterville.org


I. Asterisk Supper Club 14 N. State St. 740-516-1594 Afternoons: Relax at our teahouse. Evenings: Converse over cocktails. Always: Eat well. Comfort food from scratch. An inclusive spot with an exclusive feel. www. asterisksupperclub.com J. 8 on State Bistro 8 N. State St. 844-283-4448 Approachable upscale dining in the heart of Uptown Westerville, offering modern American cuisine with a nod to the building’s historic past. K. Koblé Greek and Italian Grill 7 N. State St. 614-882-6366 Offerings range from authentic Greek cuisine to homemade Italian fare. Koblé offers a full bar with craft beer and signature drinks. www.koblegrill.com L. Graeter’s Ice Cream 1 N. State St. 614-895-0553 A staple of Historic Uptown Westerville, Graeter’s serves up a wide selection of gourmet ice creams and candies. www.graeters.com

M. Jimmy V’s Grill and Pub 1 S. State St. 614-865-9090 Featuring original specialty recipes and modern adaptations of Mediterranean/ American cuisine, in the heart of Historic Uptown Westerville. www.jimmyvspub.com N. Thai Grille 15 E. College Ave. 614-865-4515 The menu features traditional Thai fare, such as pad Thai and curries, but the specialty is grilled meats served with Thai-inspired sauces. www.thaigrille.blogspot.com O. Good Vibes Winery 2 S. State St. 614-392-2202 Good Vibes Winery is the only urban winery in Westerville, bringing the best of the world’s premier wine regions to Uptown. P. Schneider’s Bakery 6 S. State St. 614-882-6611 Award-winning bakery where the locals go. A favorite of Otterbein University students for decades.

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Q. Java Central Coffee, Cafe + Gallery 20 S. State St. 614-839-0698 Large, comfortable coffee house featuring custom roasted gourmet coffee and espresso, as well as specialty drinks, fresh-baked muffins and scones, and lunch offerings such as sandwiches and wraps. Live music every weekend. www.java-central.com R. 2 Chicks and a Cookie 20 S. State St. 614-423-7316 We take your ideas and make them into a custom cookie. www.2chicksandacookie.com S. Westerville Grill 59 S. State St. 614-794-7200 A classic American diner serving breakfast all day as well as homemade comfort food dinner in a fun ’50s setting. www. facebook.com/WestervilleGrill T. Dairy Queen 84 S. State St. 614-899-2253 Locally owned since 1979. U. North Star Café Across from the library Coming fall 2016.

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Hilton Garden Inn 8535 Lyra Dr. Columbus, OH 43240 614-846-8884 www.HiltonGardenInn.Hilton.com

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Calendar of Events

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1-3 Otterbein University Opera Theatre presents First Encounters: Edouard Manet Meets Berthe Morisot Riley Auditorium at Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. www.otterbein.edu 2 Serving Our Seniors Day 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Westerville South High School, 303 S. Otterbein Ave. www.westerville.org  5-April 19 Three by Me Art Exhibit Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m., David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St. Featuring works by artists from the Westerville South International Baccalaureate Art Program. Artists’ reception Friday, April 8 from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery. www.davidmyersart.com  6 Westerville Community Forum: Heroin Awareness 6:30-8:30 p.m., Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. Sponsored by the Westerville Division of Police. 7-16 Otterbein University presents Fiddler on the Roof Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. www.otterbein.edu  10 Starry Night 2-6 p.m., Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. Starry Night is a free art and science festival for K-8 students in the Westerville vicinity. This family learning festival offers a wealth of hands-on activities for families. Sponsored by Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Westerville Partners

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10 A Joyful Noise: Otterbein String Orchestra 7 p.m., Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 100 E. Schrock Rd. www.otterbein.edu 14-16 Westerville North High School presents As You Like it Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. www.westervillenorth.com  15 Taste of Westerville 7-10 p.m., Crowne Plaza Columbus North, 6500 Doubletree Ave., Columbus $50 per person. Features 25-plus food vendors, beer and wine tastings and a silent auction. www.westervillechamber.com  16 Shredding Day 9 a.m.-noon, Hoff Woods Park, 556 McCorkle Blvd.  www.westerville.org  22 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Uptown Alive 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville! Enjoy 100-plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! April’s Uptown Alive showcases the history, shopping, dining and art that give life to Uptown. www.visit westerville.org  23 Hoover Invitational Rowing Regatta Hoover Reservoir, Sunbury Road at Walnut Street Hosted by the Westerville Rowing Association. A total of 900 high school-aged rowers on 25 teams from the state of Ohio, contiguous states and Canada will compete. www.westervillecrew.org

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Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday 23 Adoption Event 1-3 p.m., Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. CHA Shelter will have cats and dogs available for adoption. 614-8828863 or www.chaanimalshelter.org.   22-23 Westerville South High School presents Big Fish 7 p.m. April 22-23, 2 p.m. April 24, Westerville South High School, 303 S. Otterbein Ave. Tickets are $6. General seating and can be purchased at the door or by calling 614-7977777. www.wshstheatre.wikispaces.com   24 OutRun Autism 5K 9 a.m., Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. www.columbusrunning.com  24 Westerville Symphony presents Masterworks 3 5 p.m., Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. Maestro Gayle Walker presents a program that captures the power that orchestral compositions have in exulting spiritual awareness. Mozart’s “Regina Coeli” is a work seldom performed, but it uses an old and popular folk hymn to power

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28-29 Senior Center Garage Sale 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. www.westerville.org  28-May 1 Westerville Central High School presents Shrek the Musical 7:30 p.m. April 28-30, 2 p.m. May 1, Westerville Central High School Theatre, 7118 Mount Royal Ave. Tickets are $10. www.centraltheatre. wikispaces.com  29 2nd Annual 2 Red Shoes Family Scavenger Hunt 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville $5/person goes toward providing shoes for kids involved in WARM’s Summer Lunch Program. Last year, this event provided 35 pairs of shoes! Let’s double it this year! www.2redshoes.org 

May 1-Sept. 26 Ohio Abolitionists Artifacts Display Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. Bishop William Hanby was part of a large network of abolitionists in Ohio working toward the end of slavery. Beginning May 1, Hanby House in Westerville will have a special exhibit of artifacts from Ohio abolitionists, particularly John Brown. See these special pieces, on loan from Ohio History Connection, on Saturdays and Sundays between 1 and 4 p.m. through September. Check the website www.hanbyhouse.org for more details and special events. Admission is $3/ adult, $2.50/senior, $1/child.  1-June 17 The Joy of Spring Art Exhibit Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m., David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St. Featuring works by studio artists and Parkside Village artists. www.davidmyersart.com  1-31 Westerville Art League Spring Show Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Artist Reception May 8 from 1-4 p.m. Open to the public. 4, 11, 18, 25 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m., corner of North State and East. Home streets Each Wednesday, May through October. Fresh-picked. Fresh-baked. Home-grown. Home-made. All Ohio. With a season roster of 20-plus vendors, UWFM features organic, chemical-free and conventionally grown produce; a choice selection of artisan foods, meats, poultry and eggs; and flowers and plants. www.marketwednesday.com  5 14th Annual Westerville Community Prayer Breakfast Registration, 6:30 a.m.; event, 7-8:30 a.m.; Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. $25/person. Call the Westerville Area Resource Ministry at 614-899-0196.

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6 Uptown Friday Night – Cruise in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Union Savings and Home Street parking lots. The first Friday of the month, Uptown merchants invite car owners to show off their vehicles, classic or not. Stores stay open until 8 p.m. on Friday nights in Uptown Westerville, May through September! www. shopuptownwesterville.com  6-22 Curtain Players Theatre presents The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Rd., Galena The Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy from the author of Our Town. 614360-1000 or www.curtain players.org.  7 Meet the Author: Anthony Doerr Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St.  Memorial Day Parade Author of All the Light We Cannot See, winner of 2015 Pulitzer Prize for oping our nation and the world. Otterbein Fiction. For details and tickets, visit www. Archivist Stephen D. Grinch will have the anthonydoerr.eventbrite.com. 614-882-7277  honor of introducing you to some of these remarkable women, and telling you why we or www.westervillelibrary.org.  still hold them in such high esteem. Open to the public. www.westervillehistory.org or 13 Uptown Friday Night – Art in Uptown information@westervillehistory.org. 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The second Friday of the month, Uptown Merchants stay open until 8 p.m. 20 Uptown Friday Night – Unplugged and feature artist events.  www.shopup 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The third Friday of the month, Uptown townwesterville.com  merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and fea14 Westerville Community Band Spring Concert ture musicians on the street and in various venues. www.shopuptownwesterville.com  3 p.m., Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mount Royal Ave. 26 Party at the Creek www.westervillebands.org 6-8 p.m., Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. Explorations of nature, tours of scenic 20 Women at Otterbein: An Historical Overview green spaces and waterways, and fami7:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., Westerville Public ly-friendly fun are the featured themes of Library, 126 S. State St.  Otterbein University was the first college Party at the Creek. Local nature and enin the nation to be founded as a co-edu- vironmental groups will be on hand, in cational institution. The first graduating addition to boater safety demonstrations, class consisted of two women, Sarah Miller canoeing, food and entertainment. www. and Mary Katherine Winter.  Women have westerville.org or 614-901-6500.  played important roles in how Otterbein was developed, and the women of Otter- 22 Honor Flight Jukebox Revue bein have played important roles in devel- Time TBD, Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. Tickets are $10. Free for veterans and active duty military. www.HonorFlight Columbus.org

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27 Art Umbrella Event All weekend, Uptown Westerville Umbrellas painted by local artists will be on display this weekend and next, and will be bid/raffled to raise money to promote the arts in Uptown. Contact Debbie Bennati at debennati@aol. com for more information. www.visitwesterville.org

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27 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Back to Nature 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville! Enjoy 100plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! May’s Back to Nature brings the great outdoors to you with ideas and opportunities to get out and get active this spring and summer. www.visitwesterville.org 27-30 Field of Heroes 24 hours a day between 1 p.m. May 27 and 1 p.m. May 30, Westerville Sports Complex, 325 North Cleveland Ave. “A Tribute to Women in the Military” is the theme of the Westerville Sunrise Rotary’s eighth presentation of the Field of Heroes over the Memorial Day weekend. Over 5,000 poppies will join 3,000 eight-foot-tall flags to remember and honor and re-connect with the true meaning of the Memorial Day. The tribute to women in the military will feature the special display of poppies, a Sunday evening ceremony in recognition of their service throughout our country’s history and an education center. Other annual weekend events include opening and closing ceremonies, a free Saturday evening concert, the nightly playing of “Taps” at sunset, a 5K run/walk, and other related activi-

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ties. For more information about the 2016 Field of Heroes, including the program schedule, visit www.fieldofheroes.com. 28 Hoover Sailing Club 1-4 p.m., Hoover Reservoir at County Line Road, 4250 Smothers Rd. Bring your family and friends. Take a free sailboat ride on one of our fleet boats. We’ll supply the life jackets. Enjoy our beautiful shaded lawn with play area and spectacular views of Hoover Reservoir. Free. Open to the Public. Weather permitting. www.hooversailingclub.com   28 Adoption Event 1-3 p.m., Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. CHA Shelter will have cats and dogs available for adoption. 614-8828863 or www.chaanimalshelter.org.   29 Field of Heroes 5K Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave. Voted Best Run event in central Ohio, the Field of Heroes 5K is scenic and inspiring, leading runners/walkers towards the finish line of over 3,000 American flags.  Visit  www.fieldofheroes.org/ race.htm to register.   

June

1-July 31 Westerville Art League Exhibition Quest Conference Center, 8405 Pulsar Place

1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m., corner of North State and East. Home streets Each Wednesday, May through October. Fresh-picked. Fresh-baked. Homegrown. Home-made. All Ohio. With a season roster of 20-plus vendors, UWFM features organic, chemical-free and conventionally grown produce; a choice selection of artisan foods, meats, poultry and eggs; and flowers and plants. www.marketwednesday.com 2 Otterbein Summer Theatre presents Brighton Beach Memoirs Times TBA, Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. 614-823-1109 or boxoffice@otterbein.edu. 3 Uptown Friday Night – Cruise in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Union Savings and Home Street parking lots. The first Friday of the month, Uptown merchants invite car owners to show off their vehicles, classic or not. Stores stay open until 8 p.m. on Friday nights in Uptown Westerville, May through September! www.shopuptownwesterville.com 3 43rd Annual Westerville Lions Club Chicken Dinner 4-7 p.m., American Legion Hall, 393 E. College Ave. Drive-through dinner available. All proceeds benefit Lions’ philanthropic programs.

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Westerville Community Band Festival 3 Young Professionals Uptown Shuffle Uptown Westerville. Amazing Race-style scavenger hunt with local businesses in the Uptown area. www.westervillechamber.com 4 Baby Bargain Boutique 9 a.m.-noon, Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. 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 nonperishable food item, which will be donated to a local food bank. Be prepared to purchase loads of great bargains for your baby, toddler or expecting mother! To sell: Call 614-901-6500 for more information. No commercial vendors, please. 4, 11, 18, 25 Saturday Uptown Market 10 a.m.-1 p.m., corner of North State and East Home streets Featuring locally grown products, food vendors, artists, crafters and direct selling companies. Each Saturday through Aug. 27. www.facebook.com/saturdayuptown marketllc  4 Westerville Community Band Festival Noon-9 p.m., Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. The Arts Council of Westerville, Westerville Concert Band and Westerville Parks and Recreation Department and are pleased to host this second annual festival featuring a full day of continuous music from 8-10 of the best community bands in central Ohio, including the host, Westerville Concert Band. In between bands, amazing small groups will perform. Enjoy displays from top local artists, including the Westerville Arts League, giving you the opportunity to purchase hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind fine arts and craft items. Food trucks will be available and kids will enjoy the park’s playground. For more information please contact Phyllis Self at self_phyllis@yahoo.com or Larry Klabunde at laklabunde@gmail.com.

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5 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville. org or 614-901-6500.

23-Sept. 16 The Art of Intuition Art Exhibit Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m., David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St. Featuring the abstract art of David Myers and the studio artists. Artists’ reception Friday, July 22, 6-9 p.m. www.davidmyersart.com 

10 Uptown Friday Night – Art in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The second Friday of the month, Uptown Merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature artist events.  www.shopuptownwesterville.com 

25-26 Relay for Life of Westerville 3 p.m. opening ceremonies, ending at 9 a.m. Sunday, Westerville North High School stadium, 950 County Line Rd. Relay For Life will honor cancer survivors and caregivers with an exclusive dinner following the opening lap. Register as a team or an individual at www.relayforlife.org/westerville or call 800-2272345. Call Alex Weddell at 888-227-6446 x3002 with questions. 

12 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 15 Family Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500.

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

16-25 Otterbein Summer Theatre Production TBA Times TBA, Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. 614-823-1109 or boxoffice@otterbein.edu.

26 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500.

17 Uptown Friday Night – Unplugged 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The third Friday of the month, Uptown merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature musicians on the street and in various venues. www.shopuptownwesterville.com

July

18 8th Annual Honor Flight Pancake Breakfast 7:30-10:30 a.m., American Legion Hall, 393 E. College Ave. Cost is $6 per person. Free for veterans and active duty military. 19 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 22 Family Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 24 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Safety Fest 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville! Enjoy 100-plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! June’s Safety Fest is the perfect way to learn safety from the people who know. Join the Westerville Division of Police and fire for fun activities and information for kids and adults. www.visitwesterville.org

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1 Uptown Friday Night – Cruise in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Union Savings and Home Street parking lots. The first Friday of the month, Uptown merchants invite car owners to show off their vehicles, classic or not. Stores stay open until 8 p.m. on Friday nights in Uptown Westerville, May through September! www.shopuptownwesterville.com  2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Saturday Uptown Market 10 a.m.-1 p.m., corner of North State and East Home streets Featuring locally grown products, food vendors, artists, crafters and direct selling companies. Each Saturday through Aug. 27. www.facebook.com/saturdayuptown marketllc  2 Pride and Spirit of America 5 p.m., Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mount Royal Ave. Tickets: $10, veterans and current military admitted free. For more information, call Generations Performing Arts Center at 614-794-3298.  3 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500.

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4 Rotary Club of Westerville Independence Day Celebration 8 a.m., 5K Run & Walk; 9 a.m., Rotary Children’s Run at Alum Creek Park; 1 p.m., Rotary Parade and WARM Community Food Drive. Food will be collected along the parade route: north on State Rt. 3 from Heatherdown to County Line Road; Concert at Westerville South High School featuring McGuffey Lane and others starting at 5 p.m.; fireworks at 10 p.m. A day of family fun to celebrate our nation’s birthday, featuring one of the largest parades in central Ohio! For more information, visit www.westervillerotary.com.   6, 13, 20, 27 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m., corner of North State and East. Home streets Each Wednesday, May through October. Fresh-picked. Fresh-baked. Home-grown.

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Home-made. All Ohio. With a season roster of 20-plus vendors, UWFM features organic, chemical-free and conventionally grown produce; a choice selection of artisan foods, meats, poultry and eggs; and flowers and plants. www.marketwednes day.com  6 Family Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 7-23 Otterbein Summer Theatre presents A Grand Night for Singing Times TBA, Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St.  614-823-1109 or boxoffice@ otterbein.edu. 8 Uptown Friday Night – Art in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The second Friday of the month, Uptown Merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature artist events.  www.shopup townwesterville.com  8 Uptown Musical Showcase 7-11 p.m., various locations in Uptown Westerville, special VIP party on the third floor of Old Bag of Nails from 9-11 p.m. All-Access VIP Weekend Wristbands available for $25; includes access to VIP party, two-day entry to Festival grounds and more! VIP Wristbands available for purchase at Old Bag of Nails, Chamber office and Heartland Bank, or call Malcolm Kates at 614-882-8917. Sponsorship and group packages available. 9-10 Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce 43rd Annual Music & Arts Festival 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Heritage Park, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. Over 150 fine arts and crafts people from around the country, 15 food vendors, live entertainment on two stages, youth entertainment and activities, and so much more! The Music & Arts Festival offers something of interest for every age group! $1 admission, free for ages 16 and under. www.westervillechamber.com or 614-901-882-8917. 10 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 13 Family Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 15 Uptown Friday Night – Unplugged 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The third Friday of the month, Uptown merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature musicians on the street and in various venues. www.shopuptownwesterville.com 

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17 25th Annual WesterFlora Garden Tour 1-7 p.m. Admission is free. WesterFlora has been voted by Garden Club of Ohio as Ohio’s “Best Residential Garden Tour” for the last three years! Attendees travel from

Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market throughout Ohio and beyond with an average of 500 to 800 individuals attending each year. Approximately 12 Westerville gardens are featured. The garden tour experience is enhanced with artists painting and musicians performing. For more information, visit www.westerflora.com.   17 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 20 Family Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 21 Ice Cream Social 7 p.m., Westerville Public Library front lawn, 126 S. State St. Face painting, storytimes and family fun. 614882-7277 or www.westervillelibrary.org.  22 Touch a Truck 10 a.m.-noon, Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave.  614-901-6500 or www.westerville.org.   22 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: World Bazaar 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville! Enjoy 100-plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! Explore customs, cultures and cuisine during July’s World Bazaar. www.visitwesterville.org.   23 14th Community Ties Bicycle Tour Registration 7-9 a.m., Northside Fellowship Church, 6841 Freeman Rd.  This ride of 31, 62 or 100 miles (or an 8-mile Family Ride) benefits completion of the Ohio to Erie Trail through Delaware County with Delaware County Friends of the Trail. Includes well-marked roads and trails through scenic countryside, route maps, SAG, multiple snack stops with homemade cookies, and a healthful, delicious, locally grown and catered lunch. Registration for Family Ride for parents and minor children starts at 10 a.m.; families ride primarily on the Ohio to Erie Trail. Individual rider $25 pre-registration, $35 day of registration. Family Ride $30 pre-registration, $40 day of registration. www.dcft.org or 614-256-7815.   www.visitwesterville.org


23 Adoption Event 1-3 p.m., Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. CHA Shelter will have cats and dogs available for adoption. 614-882-8863 or www.chaanimalshelter.org.   24 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 27 Family Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 28-31 Parks and Recreation Civic Theater presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid 7 p.m. July 28-30, 2 p.m. July 31, Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mount Royal Ave. Tickets can be purchased for $10 at the Community Center. www.westerville.org  or 614-901-6500. 31 Tapestry of a Town Walking Tour 1-5 p.m., various locations Join the Westerville Habitat Partnership on a fascinating journey through Westerville history. You’ll weave your way through the Anti-Saloon League Museum, Hanby House, private residences and other locations important to the fabric of our town. www.tapestryofatown.org   31 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500.

August

2 National Night Out 6:30-9 p.m., city-wide This event is designed to heighten crime- and drug-prevention awareness, generate support for local anti-crime programs, and promote neighborhood pride. Participating neighborhoods host block parties with activities including potlucks, karaoke, face painting, raffles, police car rides and appearances by WPD officers. 614-901-6472 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m., corner of North State and East. Home streets Each Wednesday, May through October. Fresh-picked. Fresh-baked. Homegrown. Home-made. All Ohio. With a season roster of 20-plus vendors, UWFM features organic, chemical-free and conventionally grown produce; a choice selection of artisan foods, meats, poultry and eggs; and flowers and plants. www.marketwednesday.com  3 Family Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 5 Uptown Friday Night – Cruise in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Union Savings and Home Street parking lots. The first Friday of the month, Uptown merchants invite car owners to show off www.visitwesterville.org

their vehicles, classic or not. Stores stay open until 8 p.m. on Friday nights in Uptown Westerville, May through September! www.shopuptownwesterville.com  6, 13, 20, 27 Saturday Uptown Market 10 a.m.-1 p.m., corner of North State and East Home streets Featuring locally grown products, food vendors, artists, crafters and direct selling companies. Each Saturday through Aug. 27. www.facebook.com/ saturdayuptownmarketllc  6 2nd Annual Warrior Hoops Alumni Classic 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. This annual tournament will feature former varsity players from throughout Westerville North’s strong history – potentially dating back to its origins in 1975! Friends, family and the community are encouraged to attend this free event, which will include raffles and concessions to help support WNHS athletics. Corporate and local small-business sponsors are welcome! For additional information, please contact Eric Shearer at 614-7833851 or via email at eshearer@vorfin.com.

19 Uptown Friday Night – Unplugged 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The third Friday of the month, Uptown merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature musicians on the street and in various venues. www.shopuptownwesterville.com   26 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Dog Days of Summer 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville! Enjoy 100-plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! Featuring vendors with

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7 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 12 Uptown Friday Night – Art in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The second Friday of the month, Uptown Merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature artist events.  www.shopup townwesterville.com  13 Rock the ‘Ville Noon-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville On this last Saturday before school starts, Uptown will feature rock music by all ages of artists. This event will take place in businesses and on the streets. www.shopuptownwesterville.com 

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dog-related products and services and rescue groups with adoptable dogs. www.visit westerville.org    27 Adoption Event 1-3 p.m., Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. CHA Shelter will have cats and dogs available for adoption. 614-882-8863 or www.chaanimalshelter.org.    

September

2 Uptown Friday Night – Cruise in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Union Savings and Home Street parking lots. The first Friday of the month, Uptown merchants invite car owners to show off their vehicles, classic or not. Stores stay open until 8 p.m. on Friday nights in Uptown Westerville, May through September! www.shopuptownwesterville.com  7, 14, 21, 28 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m., corner of North State and East. Home streets Each Wednesday, May through October. Fresh-picked. Fresh-baked. Home-grown. Home-made. All Ohio. With a season roster of 20-plus vendors, UWFM features organic, chemical-free and conventionally grown produce; a choice selection of artisan foods, meats, poultry and eggs; and flowers and plants. www.marketwednesday.com  9 Uptown Friday Night – Art in Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The second Friday of the month, Uptown Merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature artist events.  www.shopup townwesterville.com  11 The Great Westerville Food Truck Fest Noon-7 p.m., Nationwide Children’s Hospital Close to Home, 455 Executive Campus Dr. Free admission. A full day of family time featuring live music, children’s activities, a variety of food truck vendors and a community food-packing service project that will benefit our hungry neighbors in need. 15 Ladies Night Out 7-9 p.m., starting at Amish Originals, 38 N. State St. Enjoy an evening of food, fun and shopping with Uptown Westerville Merchants! Amish Originals sponsors this fourth an-

nual event. Admission is non-perishable food items for WARM’s food pantry. Call 614-891-6257 for more information. 16 Madame X, Code-Breaking Cryptanalyst Agnes Meyer Driscoll 7:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m., Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Meyer lived in Westerville and attended Otterbein College from 1907-1909.  In 1911, she received a B.A. degree from Ohio State University. She was fluent in English, French, German, Latin and Japanese. In early 1935, Agnes Driscoll led the attack on the Japanese M-1 cipher machine (also known to the U.S. as the ORANGE machine), used to encrypt the messages of Japanese naval attaches around the world. Travis Risner will explain how a Westerville resident successfully spied on the Japanese military during World War II – without leaving her office – and see how encryption works. Open to the public. www.westervillehistory.org or information@westervillehistory.org. 16 Uptown Friday Night – Unplugged 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville The third Friday of the month, Uptown merchants stay open until 8 p.m. and feature musicians on the street and in various venues. www.shopuptownwesterville.com  18 Cops & Kids Day Noon-4 p.m., Hoff Woods Park, 556 McCorkle Blvd. Free!   23-Oct. 19 The 4th Annual Artists of Parkside Village Exhibit Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m., David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St. Featuring the original works of the talented residents of Parkside Village. Artists’ reception Friday, Sept. 23 from 6-9 p.m. in the gallery. www.davidmyersart.com  23 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Fall Fest 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville! Enjoy 100-plus street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more! The

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

October

2 Ned Mosher Apple Butter Festival 1-5 p.m., McVay Elementary School, 270 S. Hempstead Rd. Apple cider pressing, apple butter making and samples. Banjo playing and – new this year – antique flea market tables. Come have a pulled pork sandwich and enjoy a tour of the 1860s log cabin. Contact Debbie Bennati at debennati@aol. com for additional info.    5, 12, 19, 26 Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m., corner of North State and East. Home streets Each Wednesday, May through October. Fresh-picked. Fresh-baked. Home-grown. Home-made. All Ohio. With a season roster of 20-plus vendors, UWFM features organic, chemical-free and conventionally grown produce; a choice selection of artisan foods, meats, poultry and eggs; and flowers and plants. www.marketwednesday.com  8 Columbus Fall Classic Rowing Regatta Hoover Reservoir, Sunbury Road at Walnut Street Hosted by the Westerville Rowing Association. www.westervillecrew.org   22 Adoption Event 1-3 p.m., Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. CHA Shelter will have cats and dogs available for adoption. 614-882-8863 or www.chaanimalshelter.org.   25-Dec. 24 Annual Studio Artists Exhibit & Sale Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, noon-5 p.m., David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St. Featuring the art of David Myers and the studio artists. Original art, prints,

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notecards and gift certificates. Artists’ reception Friday, Nov. 11, 6-8 p.m. in the gallery. www.davidmyersart.com 28 Midnight Madness 6 p.m.-midnight, Uptown Westerville A Halloween tradition for decades, Midnight Madness features free wagon rides plus trick or treating in the stores. Family -friendly event where you can show off your  Halloween finest, while enjoying the ambiance of our historic Uptown district. www.shopuptownwesterville.org   28 Night at the Library 6-8:30 p.m., Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Join us for this after-hours event. Actors will provide clues in a play and participants will use their puzzle-solving skills as they move around the library and gather information to solve a mystery. Free and open to the public. 614-882-7277.  

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5 Rotary Honors Veterans 5K Walk/Run 9 a.m., 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.org.  5 Holly-Day Bazaar 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Westerville Community United Church of Christ, 770 County Line Rd. 40-plus vendors with jewelry, American Girl doll clothes, puppets, knitted items, crocheted items, scroll saw-cut wood items, jams and jellies, mesh wreaths, OSU items, and Christmas ornaments. Also represented are Tupperware, Origami Owl, Mary Kay, Scentsy, Candles and Avon.  Other features include raffle baskets, a shop for children and a cafe serving hot chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, snacks, cookies and sweet treats. The bazaar offers an exceptional variety of home-baked cookies, pies, breads and cakes at the Bake Sale. www. westervillecucc.org/holly-day-bazaar   11 Evening of Elegance 6-11 p.m., location TBD Join the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce for a delicious dinner, live and silent auction, and so much more! www. westervillechamber.com  19 Picture an Old Fashioned Christmas Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. Have your family photo taken in the decorated parlor of antebellum Hanby House.  Wear your own holiday finery or use available period costumes. Photos are saved to a souvenir flash drive and leave with you to be made into greeting cards or framed photos. Sitting fee of $30/ group. Reservations recommended: by phone at 614-891-6289, or by email at hanbyhouse@yahoo.com.  

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UPCOMING EVENTS Westerville Community Prayer Breakfast supporting WARM Thursday May 5, 6:30-8:30am Westerville Community Center. A morning celebrating fellowship, prayer and community. 2016 theme is Wake Up America.

The Great Westerville Food Truck Fest supporting WARM September 11, 12-7pm Admission is FREE. Gourmet Grub, The Service Event, Live Entertainment, All day kids activities. Donations accepted throughout the day.

Westerville Area Kids Lunch Club May 31 - August 12 various locations. FREE program; children 18 and under at risk of hunger. Nutritious meals and activities during the summer recess from school.

Share Bac A Pac Weekend Backpack program. Healthy foods and snacks to children at risk of hunger on non-school days during school year.

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27 Music in the Library Atrium Sundays, 2-3 p.m., 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.  

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December

2, 3 Westerville Tree Lighting Ceremony 7 p.m., City Hall Courtyard, 21 S. State St. Carols, candles and family fun! 614-901-6500.

Tree Lighting Ceremony 20 The Great Hopewell Road: Ohio’s Ancient Superhighway 2 p.m. dessert buffet and presentation, doors open at 1:45 p.m., Fellowship Hall of Messiah United Methodist Church, 51 N. State St. The Great Hopewell Road was a set of parallel earthen walls built around the time of Christ. They began at the monumental Newark Earthworks and ran southwest in a remarkably straight line. Dr. Bradley Lepper, curator of archaeology for the Ohio History Connection, shares the discovery of the Great Hopewell Road. The dessert buffet is open to the public for an admission fee, but reservations are strongly encouraged as seating is limited. www. westervillehistory.org or information@ westervillehistory.org.   26 Adoption Event 1-3 p.m., Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. CHA Shelter will have cats and dogs available for adoption. 614-882-8863 or www.chaanimalshelter.org.   26 Small Business Saturday Uptown Westerville Shop small, shop local on this national day. Meet the merchants who give you personalized help every day of the year. www. shopuptownwesterville.com  

2, 3 Westerville Christmas Show 6 p.m. Dec. 2; 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 3; Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mount Royal Ave. Presented by Generations Performing Arts Center. Tickets $20, available Oct. 1 at www.tututix.com/Gen-Pac.   2, 9, 16, 23 Home for the Holidays in Uptown Westerville Uptown businesses stay open until 8 p.m. every Friday until Christmas. Enjoy luminaries that line the street as you shop. www.shopuptownwesterville.com  3 19th Annual Gingerbread Cottage Craft Show 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Westerville South High School, 303 S. Otterbein Ave. www.gingerbreadcottage.org or contact@gingerbreadcottage.org.  3 Rotary/WARM Holiday Food Drive Donation pickup starts at 9 a.m. Westerville Rotarians are collecting non-perishable food on Saturday, Dec. 3. Watch for bags to be delivered during the weekend of Nov. 26! Those wishing to drop off donations can do so from 9 a.m.-noon at the following locations: W.A.R.M. main office at 150 Heatherdown Dr., the Schrock Road Kroger and the Maxtown Road Kroger store. Donations will benefit the Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM), a nonprofit organization that helps families in need in the Westerville City School District year round. 614-899-0196.

4, 11, 18 Music in the Library Atrium Sundays, 2-3 p.m., 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. 6, 10, 11 Christmas Open House at Hanby House 7-9 p.m. Dec. 6, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Dec. 10 and 11, Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. Enjoy festive holiday decorations while touring the 1850s home of the Hanby family, listening to live music and sampling refreshments. Who knows, you might even hear “Up on the Housetop,” composed by Benjamin Hanby! Admission is $3/adult, $2.50/senior, $1/child.  9 Progressive Christmas Concert 6:30-8:45 p.m., 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 more information, visit www.westervillehabitat.com. For tickets and information, call 614-794-0401. 16 3rd Annual Ice Sculpture Tour Uptown Westerville Uptown Merchants display ice sculptures created by “Rock on Ice.” The illuminated sculptures are placed by 5 p.m. on Friday night and are out all weekend, weather permitting. Take a fun nighttime tour and see them while they last. www. shopuptownwesterville.com 28 Phil Brown Basketball Classic Otterbein University Rike Center, 160 Center St. The girls’ and boys’ basketball teams from Westerville Central, North and South high schools will play three other teams. All proceeds benefit Westerville athletic programs. For more information, visit www.westervillerotary.com. 

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