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Welcome to Westerville WalletHub ranked Westerville #10 in its 2018 list of Best Places to Raise a Family. Westerville was named a Best Hometown by Ohio Magazine and has made lists of Happiest Suburbs, Friendliest Towns in Ohio and Best Places to Live. When you come here, you’ll see why.

Westerville is also a 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. In addition, a STEAM innovation center combines economic development, education and the arts, and is the only one of its kind in the country.

Whether you’re here for a lifetime or a day, you belong here in Westerville. Taste the wine, sample a brew, shop one of our unique, locally-owned stores or take a tour. You’re sure to find something here that will make you want to come back! 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 Grab a Bite . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Stay the Night . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Westerville Areas of Interest Maps. . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . 21 20 W. Main St. Westerville, Ohio 43081 800.824.8461 614.794.0401 www.visitwesterville.org www.facebook.com/VisitWesterville www.visitwesterville.org

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Westerville has an authentic small-town feel with a chic, modern flair. We’re situated in the midst of 6,000 acres of parkland but offer 1,300 hotel rooms within three miles, and are just 15 miles from Downtown Columbus and 12 miles from John Glenn International Airport! That’s why we’re a city within a park and so much more!


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 Planning & Development Department. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6650 Police Division Headquarters. . . . . . . . 901-6450 Service Department. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6740 Utility Billing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 901-6430 Westerville Senior Center. . . . . . . . . . 901-6560

Area Contacts John Glenn 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

Published by CityScene Media Group 1335 Dublin Rd., Ste. 101C Columbus, OH 43215 614-572-1240 Publishers of CityScene Magazine, Discover Grove City, Dublin Life Magazine, Healthy New Albany Magazine, Tri-Village Magazine, Pickerington Magazine, Westerville Magazine and HealthScene Ohio Magazine Kathleen K. Gill - President/CEO Gianna Barrett - Vice President/Sales Dave Prosser - Chief Creative Officer Garth Bishop - Managing Editor Amanda DePerro, Rocco Falleti, Jenny Wise - Assistant Editors Lydia Freudenberg - Contributing Editor Brenda Lombardi - Advertising Director Diane Trotta - 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 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.

Historic Uptown Westerville 614-794-0401 www.uptownwestervilleinc.com 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

The Hanby House 160 W. Main St. P.O. Box 1063 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 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.” A video presentation introduces the story of the family. Visitors are led through five rooms of antiques from the mid- to late 1800s, including Ben’s original flute, desk and sheet music. Stories around the Hanbys also connect with aviation history, Africa and the Titanic! The kitchen garden, maintained by the Westerville Garden Club, features plants that were used for household purposes between 1850 and The Hanby House

1890. Open weekends May-September from 1-4 p.m. Christmas Open House is the first Tuesday in December and the following Saturday. Groups and private tours welcomed March-December by appointment. See www.hanbyhouse.org for family history, calendar and contact information. Anti-Saloon League Museum 126 S. State St. 614-882-7277 x2160 www.westervillelibrary.org/AntiSaloon Prohibition in the U.S. gave rise to gangsters, bootlegging and jazz. The AntiSaloon 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 1-2 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. Just outside the museum stands a historical marker dedicated to “the first lady of cryptology,” Agnes Meyer Driscoll, who was inducted into the National Security Hall of Fame for her extraordinary code-breaking skills. 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

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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, is celebrated in the inspirational setting of First Responders Park. In addition to a sculpture, known as The Crossing, by Steve Geddes and Bob

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Austin E. Knowlton Center for Equine Studies

Moore, the park includes a piece of World Trade Center Steel measuring 18 feet tall and 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. 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 liberal arts and professional studies through its renowned Integrative Studies.curriculum.and its commitments to experiential.learning.and community.engagement. It.enrolls.approximately 2,400 undergraduate and 400 graduate students. Otterbein maintains a strong commitment to service in the Westerville community and beyond and offers a full schedule of community lectures, theater, music, art and sporting events. Otterbein’s 140-acre campus sits on the north end of.Temperance.Row.in the heart of Westerville and includes the historic Towers Hall, constructed in 1871. To learn more about.Otterbein,.visit www.otterbein.edu.

million equine complex that opened to students in fall 2009. The world-class facility is the first of its kind, combining horses, stables, pastures, education, community outreach and best use practices in a suburban setting. Members of the University’s Equestrian Team compete at the regional and national level. The facility hosts equine events in dressage, eventing and jumping with competitors from colleges across the country, including the Intercollegiate Dressage Association national horse show in 2015. In addition, the Department holds annual summer camps, which have educated local youths since 2009.

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 Otterbein University Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau

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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. Historic District behind the Westerville 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 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.

Westerville Community Center 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. . 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.

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Community Center 350 N. Cleveland Ave. 614-901-6500 For four years straight, the Westerville Community Center has been voted “Best Recreation Center” in Columbus Parent’s Best of Columbus and offers fitness equipment, indoor track, zero-depth pool, lap pool and lazy river as well as a climbing wall, indoor playground and meeting space.

Highlands Park Aquatic Center 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 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! Legacy Train Depot 115 E. Park St. The Westerville Legacy Train Depot is located at Hanby Park in the Uptown

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. Thomas James Knox Memorial Rink (Coming Spring 2018) Alum Creek Park South 535 Park Meadow Rd. The new outdoor, inline hockey rink will be an addition to the 30-plus acre Alum Creek Park South, which currently features skate ramps, a BMX track, a climbing feature and more. It will offer a central location for youth to be introduced to hockey as a team sport, providing space for community programming to develop the skills of players of all ages and create a public space for current players to sharpen their talents. 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


Sharon Woods Metro Park Photo courtesy of Michele Thomas

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 four 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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Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks in the Westerville Area

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. Inniswood Metro Gardens

Rocky Fork Metro Park 7180 Walnut St. 614-891-0700 www.metroparks.net Rocky Fork Metro Park opened in August 2015, and features more than 3 miles of walking trails that wind through woods and fields. There is a bridle trail, dog park, offleash trail for dogs, play area for kids and large shelter for family picnics. Enjoy sitting in the big wooden chairs as you look for wildlife in the open fields.

Blendon Woods Metro Park Photo courtesy of Carey Sherrill

Blendon Woods Metro Park 4265 E. Dublin-Granville Rd. 614-891-0700 www.metroparks.net Blendon Woods contains spectacular stream-cut ravines with exposed ripple rock sandstone and open fields surrounded by beech-maple and oak-hickory forests. The 653-acre park is a great place to see a variety of songbirds, waterfowl and other wildlife, especially the flock of wild turkeys meandering about in search of food. The 118acre Walden Waterfowl Refuge with its 11-acre Thoreau Lake provides a sanctuary for hundreds of birds, ducks and other wildlife. Open year-round, it features two elevated observation shelters with spotting scopes for viewing waterfowl. Visit the Nature Center and have a picnic at one of the reserveable or first-come, first-served picnic shelters. Winter activities include a skating pond, a cross-country ski trail and a kids’ sled hill.

Columbus Recreation and Parks

Photo courtesy of Lisa Kreischer

Hoover Reservoir and Nature Preserve Operated by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department and Columbus Watershed Division

Rocky Fork Metro Park

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 the 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 Disk Golf Course. www.visitwesterville.org

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

goals to support entrepreneurs and startup businesses in a collaborative environment, connect education and business, and offer new opportunities for the community to engage with Otterbein.

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Otterbein University Theatre Box Office 614-823-1109 Department of Music 614-823-1508 Gallery Information 614-823-1792 The Point 614-823-2941 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 eras 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. The Point at Otterbein is a unique entrepreneurial ecosystem at Otterbein University and in the city of Westerville, with

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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 614899-9000 or visit www.westervillesymphony.org for concert dates and tickets.

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 614901-6512. Westerville Community Choir 614-648-8806 www.facebook.com/westerville communitychoir A community choir for everyone who wants to sing! Join us for community building, beautiful singing, performances and fun!

The Arts Council of Westerville Westerville Community Bands www.artscouncilofwesterville.com 614-890-6820 artscouncilwesterville@gmail.com www.westervillebands.org The Arts Council of Westerville (ACW) Although Westerville has had a continuing community band presence since 1869, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to encourage particthe current version of the ipation in and appreciation Westerville Community of the Arts in the WesterConcert Band (WCB) was ville area. ACW envisions established in January 1989, the arts as an integral part formed by core members of of the education and lifethe North American/Rocklong learning experience of well Concert Band. Now a healthy and vibrant comwith over 80 musicians, the munity. The Arts Council group is led by Music Diprovides venues to connect rector Larry Klabunde. The a wide variety of arts and WCB carries out its mission the community, such as to make music available to writers in the literary arts, everyone, regardless of in- Curtain Players Theatre   performance art including come and performs its concerts free of charge. The band’s season offers dance and theater, all forms and styles of music, and all visual arts. Membership entertainment for all ages. is encouraged and open to everyone, including artists, artisans, art groups, busiCurtain Players Theatre nesses and individuals that are friendly to 5691 Harlem Rd., Galena the arts. For further information, contact 614-360-1000 us via email. www.curtainplayers.org Situated in a charming historic building, once an old country church, Curtain Westerville Art League Players community theater is convenient- www.westervilleartleague.com The purpose of the Westerville Art ly located less than 20 minutes from each of the northeast suburbs of Columbus. League (WAL) is to bring together those The intimate and comfortable 78-seat ven- interested in art, to stimulate interest in ue is on the east side of the Hoover Reser- art and to promote art in the commuvoir (east of Westerville and north of New nity. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. on Albany). For more than 50 years, Curtain the fourth Tuesday of each month, SepPlayers has provided accessible and af- tember through May, at the Westerville fordable theatre experiences, accumulat- Public Library. The meetings are open ing awards for high-quality production, to the public. For more information, visit our website. direction and acting. www.visitwesterville.org


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.

101 Beer Kitchen 817 Polaris Pkwy. Westerville, OH 43082 614-776-4775 Seasonal, hand-crafted products alongside friendly service with uncomplicated, comfortable style. www.101beerkitchen.com City Barbeque 600 S. State St. Westerville, OH 43081 614-823-8890 Hand-rubbed, quality smoked meats and scratch-made sides. www.citybbq.com Delaney’s Diner 5916 Westerville Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-776-5788 American diner serving breakfast, lunch and brunch favorites, including Columbus favorite Pasta Salvi. www.delaneysdiner.com Duck Donuts 825 Polaris Pkwy. Westerville, OH 43082 614-896-6450 Donut shop. Coffee shop. Breakfast and brunch. www.facebook.com/duckdonuts. Columbus.OH Gena’s Restaurant 5947 S. Sunbury Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-895-0089 Home of the Greatest American Pecan Roll. Come in hungry to try Gena’s Pancake Challenge! www.genasrestaurant.com Giammarco’s Pizza and Pasta 6030 Chandler Court Westerville, OH 43082 614-895-8890 Every dish is made fresh to order. Join our spring to fall bocce league. www. giammarcos.com Giordano’s 2137 Polaris Pkwy. Columbus, OH 43240 614-852-4330 Featuring its famous stuffed deep dish, Italian-born, Chicago-raised pizza. www. giordanos.com Motorcoach friendly

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Great Asian Restaurant 1176 County Line Rd. Westerville, OH 43082 614-818-3939 Chinese, sushi, Asian fusion. www.great asianrestaurant.com Harry Buffalo 6150 S. Sunbury Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-794-1600 Serving Bison Burgers: leaner and meaner than chicken. Las Margaritas 706 N. State St. Westerville, OH 43082 614-568-0600 Fresh, authentic Mexican specialties. www.lasmargaritascolumbus.com Lucky House 56 E. Schrock Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-898-9860 Dine in, carry out. Sunday brunch buffet served 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. www.lucky houseohio.com Monte Carlo Italian Kitchen 610 W. Schrock Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-890-2061 Generously sized entrees to satisfy any appetite plus subs, pizza and kids’ dinners. www.montecarloitaliankitchen.com

City Barbeque Q2 China Bistro 472 Polaris Pkwy. Westerville, OH 43082 614-898-1988 Traditional family recipes and skillful creations prepared by experienced master chefs from the mainland of China. www. facebook.com/Q2Bistro 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

Panera Bread 782 N. State St. Westerville, OH 43082 614-797-9200

Time & Change Neighborhood Grill & Bar 1186 County Line Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-895-1329 Westerville’s best kept secret! www. facebook.com/TimeAndChangeBar

555 S. State St. Westerville, OH 43081 614-865-1212 We’ve achieved our goal: food without artificial preservatives, sweeteners, flavors or colors from artificial sources. www.panerabread.com

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

Pasquale’s Pizza & Pub 558 W. Schrock Rd. Westerville, OH 43081 614-882-6200 Authentic Italian cuisine, including pizza, salads, homemade pasta, subs and pastries. www.pasqualespastahouse. com/westerville

Yabo’s Tacos 7097 State Rt. 3 Westerville, OH 43082 614-212-4090 Mouth-watering tacos, homemade soups, fresh salads, bodacious burritos, including the Massive Yabo. www.yabos tacos.com/Westerville Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau

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B. Meza Wine Shop 48 N. State St. 614-259-3101 Wine tastings daily, unique wines from around the world. www.mezawineshop.com 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 Serving carefully crafted sandwiches, soups and salads and a deli counter where you can buy artisan meats, cheeses and breads. Home to Temperance Row Brewing Company. www.uptowndeliandbrew.com

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E. Red Apron Pizza 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. Espresso Air 25 N. State St. Travel the world one cup at a time! Come join us for coffee and teas, plus savory and sweet pastries. 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. Be sure to try the signature fish and chips. www.oldbagofnails.com H. Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Co. 15 N. State St. 614-800-4642 Featuring gourmet popcorn made the old-fashioned way to make sure each mouth-watering handful is fresh tasting and theater-good. www.shirleyspopcorn.com

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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. Barrel & Boar 8 N. State St. 614-300-5014 Family-friendly, low-country gastro pub serving Ohio craft beer and cocktails, burgers and barbecue entrees like shrimp and grits and crab cakes. Meats smoked daily. K. Koble Greek and Italian Grill 7 N. State St. 614-882-6366 Offerings range from authentic Greek cuisine to homemade Italian fare. Koble offers a full bar with craft beer and signature drinks, evolving with the seasons. 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. Seasonal seating on our beautiful patio. 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. thai grille.blogspot.com

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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. www.schneidersbakery.com 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. Enjoy local art on display year-round. www.javacentral.com R. Phatt Taco/Tostadalicious 20-F S. State St. 614-404-9326 Classic Mexican food, specializing in tostados, burritos, tacos and salads. Winner of the “Best Taco Bites in Columbus, Ohio” award. Promoting a healthy alternative with tasty, thoughtful foods, including vegan and gluten free. www. facebook.com/phatttaco

S. Westerville Grill 59 S. State St. 614-794-7200 Featuring homemade American diner standards like meat loaf and O. Good Vibes prime rib. Order breakWinery Koble Greek and Italian Grill fast all day or choose 2 S. State St. from fresh, half-pound 614-392-2202 Good Vibes Winery is the only urban burgers, a great selection of fresh as well as winery in Westerville, bringing the best of sandwiches including the Classic Reuben the world’s premier wine regions to Up- and Fried Bologna. www.facebook.com/ WestervilleGrill town. www.goodvibeswinery.com www.visitwesterville.org


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15. Atattooed / 16 S. State-Full service body art salon and jewelry

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T. Dairy Queen 84 S. State St. 614-899-2253 Locally owned since 1979. U. Cucinova 79 S. State St., 614-423-4282 Pizza, pasta or salad made from scratch and your creativity! www.cucinova.com Motorcoach friendly

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U. Rollies 79 S. State St., Ste. A Rolled ice cream originated in Thailand. We use a cold plate to stir-fry ice cream right before your eyes. All ice cream is made from fresh ingredients and cream made in-house. Additional ingredients are chopped and mixed in. www.rollies andboba.com

40. A Twist on Olives / 44 N. State, Brickwalk Shops Imported olive oils and Balsamic vinegars 41. Meza Wine Shop / 48 N. State Chic wine retailer, unique and affordable 42. Columbus Running Company / 50 N. State Athletic shoes, clothing and accessories

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V. Northstar Café 109 S. State St. 614-394-8992 “Best Power Lunch,” “Best Burger,” “Best Brunch,” “Best Organic,” “Best Vegetarian” and numerous other 2005-2016 Best of Columbus Awards from Columbus Monthly, Crave, 614 Magazine, Columbus Alive, Columbus CEO and Columbus Parent Magazine. www.thenorthstarcafe.com

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Stay the Night Choose a home-away-from-home that puts you close to Westerville and the other attractions central Ohio has to offer. Here is just a sampling of the lodging options available to you. The Westerville Visitors and Convention Bureau can help you find the right location to meet your needs.

Four Points by Sheraton 8505 Pulsar Place Columbus, OH 43240 614-844-5888 www.starwoodhotels.com

Holiday Inn Express 8670 Orion Place Columbus, OH 43240 614-781-6100 www.hiexpress.com

Hampton Inn & Suites/Easton 4150 Stelzer Rd. Columbus, OH 43230 614-473-9911 1-800-HAMPTON www.hamptoneaston.com

Homewood Suites by Hilton Columbus/Polaris 2045 Polaris Pkwy. Columbus, OH 43240 614-396-5100 www.columbuspolaris.homewoodsuites.com

Aloft 32 Heatherdown Dr. Westerville, OH 43081 614-899-6560 www.alofthotels.com

Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus/Polaris 8411 Pulsar Place Columbus, OH 43240 614-885-8400 www.hamptoninnpolaris.com

Ramada I-270 Exit 27 6767 Schrock Hill Court Columbus, OH 43229 614-890-8111 www.ramada.com

Embassy Suites Hotel 2700 Corporate Exchange Dr. Columbus, OH 43231 614-890-8600 www.columbus.embassysuites.com

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

Renaissance 409 Altair Pkwy. Westerville, OH 43082 614-882-6800 www.renhotels.com

Fairfield Inn & Suites (Marriott) 9000 Worthington Rd. Columbus, OH 43082 614-568-0770 www.fairfieldinn.com

Hilton Columbus/Polaris 8700 Lyra Dr. Columbus, OH 43240 614-885-1600 www.Hilton.com

Red Roof Inn 909 S. State St. Westerville, OH 43081 614-890-1244 www.redroof.com

Discover the new gem of Westerville with our cool modern lake house vibe. Options are endless with 222 guestrooms and 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, restaurant and lounge on the lobby level that flows outdoors where you can relax on our patio or warm by the fire. Live the life less ordinary‌ Uniquely Westerville. Uniquely Renaissance.

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Westerville’s Best Italian Cuisine Private Party Room and Professional Off-Site Catering Beautiful private outdoor patio with bar, bocce court and live music in the Summer

6030 Chandler Court, Westerville | 614.895.8890 | www.giammarcos.com

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19 McVay ES 20 Pointview ES 21 Early Learning Center/ Administrative Offices 22 Huber Ridge ES 23 Wilder ES 24 Hawthorne ES 25 Enrollment & Family Resource Center

1 Cambria Suites 2 HIlton Inn 3 Holiday Inn Express 4 Extended Stay Deluxe 5 Hilton Garden Inn 6 Candlewood Suites 7 Comfort Inn 8 Four Points By Sheraton 9 Homewood Suites 10 Hampton Inn & Suites 11 Fairfield Inn 12 Renaissance 13 Ramada 14 Aloft 15 Embassy Suites 16 Red Roof Inn 17Hampton Inn & Suites

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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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Calendar of Events

All dates, times and locations subject to change. Additional event information can be found at www.VisitWesterville.org.

April 3, 18 Sip & Sketch 6:30 p.m., Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. The Arts Council of Westerville and Meza Wine Shop host a casual art class featuring creativity and wine. Instructors teach techniques and encourage personalized expression. Fee includes materials and two glasses of wine. Register at www.mezawineshop.com. April 5-8, 12-14 Otterbein University Departments of Theatre and Dance and Music present Thoroughly Modern Millie 7:30 p.m. April 5; 8 p.m. April 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14; 2 p.m. April 8; Fritsche Theatre, Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. We’ll take you back to the height of the Jazz Age in New York City, when “moderns,” including a flapper named Millie Dillmount, were bobbing their hair, raising their hemlines, entering the work force and rewriting the rules of love. www.otterbein. edu or 614-823-1109. 7 Rocky Fork Dog Walking Club 9 a.m., Rocky Fork Metro Park, 7180 Walnut St. Walk 1.5 miles with your dog on the first Saturday of every month through October. A park staff member or volunteer will be on hand to walk with you and answer your questions about Metro Parks. www.metro parks.net or 614-895-6221. 8 Starry Night 2-6 p.m., Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. Get involved; contribute your data. Featuring more than 60 exciting hands-on activities for students in elementary and middle school, along with their families. New this year is an emphasis on “Citizen Science,” where participants will learn how to collect important data about their com-

munity and the natural world. Free and open to the public. www.westervillepartners foreducation.org or 614-406-7267. 10 Drafts ‘n Crafts The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. This adults-only activity on the second Tuesday of every month combines a painting or craft activity paired with one of the Draft Room’s varieties of craft beer. To register, visit www.draftroomcbus.com/events. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com. 11 Red Noise 8 p.m., Battelle Fine Arts Center, Riley Auditorium, 170 W. Park St. Otterbein University’s contemporary music ensemble. This performance is free and open to the public. www.otterbein.edu 15 Sunday Family Funday The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. Free crafts for kids of all ages from Arts in Uptown and beer specials for the grownups. No registration necessary. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com. 15 String Orchestra 7 p.m., Battelle Fine Arts Center, Riley Auditorium, 170 W. Park St. Free and open to the public. Presented by the Otterbein Department of Music. www. otterbein.edu 16 Westerville Concert Band and Otterbein Wind Ensemble 8 p.m., Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. Admission is free, donations accepted. For more information on the Westerville Concert Band and Otterbein Wind Ensemble Joint Concert and other performances by the Westerville Community Bands, visit www. westervillebands.org.

21 Metro Five-0: Level 2: Wildflower Walk Inniswood Metro Gardens, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Identify and discuss some common wildflowers on a walk with an educator. Age 50 and older. Garden entrance. www.inniswood.org, 614-895-6216 22 Westerville Symphony with Otterbein Combined Choirs: Masterworks III 5 p.m., Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. The Westerville Symphony is proud to partner with the Otterbein University Combined Choirs to present this concert focused on two great works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. www.westervillesymphony.org 27 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Spring into the Arts 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Get ready for an exciting kick-off to the largest series of festivals in central Ohio! We’re bringing in the barricades for a party in the street to celebrate art and how it shapes our world. Enjoy 140 street vendors, food trucks, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and more! www. visitwesterville.org, 614-794-0401 27-May 19 The Joy of Spring Noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St. This annual exhibit features the art of studio artists and Parkside Village artists.  Artists’ reception Friday, April 27, 6-9 p.m. www. davidmyersart.com 28 Westerville Crew Spring Regatta 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Hoover Reservoir, Sunbury Road at Walnut Street Westerville Crew is proud to present our spring regatta, the Hoover, a fast-paced and exciting rowing juniors sprint race/regatta.

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We welcome all junior rowing teams and spectators! We will have food trucks and plenty of action to watch. www.westervillecrew.org or 614-747-3571. 28-29 Otterbein University Graduation Graduate commencement May 28, undergraduate commencement May 29, Rike Center, 170 Center St. 29 Children’s Garden Day: Caterpillar Crawl Inniswood Metro Gardens, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Discover the wonders of caterpillars at this annual event. Learn what plants attract them and the benefits to your garden habitat. Participate in family-friendly gardening activities including crafts and planting. Sisters’ Garden. www.innis wood.org, 614-895-6216

May 1, 16 Sip & Sketch 6:30 p.m., Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. The Arts Council of Westerville and Meza Wine Shop host a casual art class featuring creativity and wine. Instructors teach techniques and encourage personalized expression. Fee includes materials and two glasses of wine. Register at www.mezawineshop.com. 2, 9, 16, 23 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. 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 16th Annual Westerville Community Prayer Breakfast 7-8:30 a.m., Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. For information and tickets contact Cheryl Wooten, 614-899-0196 or cheryl@warmwesterville.org, or visit www.warmwester ville.org. 4-20 Curtain Players Theatre presents Exit the King 8 p.m. May 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19; 2 p.m. May 6, 20; Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Rd., Galena In Ionesco’s most accessible Absurdist drama, it’s King Berenger’s dying day and also the last day of the universe. Everything is falling apart, from his own palace to the very physics of the solar system. Will his commands to restore order be enough? Or will we fade into the mist? Suggested for audiences ages 13 and older. www.curtainplayers.org 5 Charmed Life Magical Scavenger Hunt 5 p.m., Uptown Westerville This adults-only scavenger hunt will begin at Uptown on Main, 64 E. Main St., and con-

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tinue throughout Uptown Westerville. Tickets are available at www.artsinuptown.com. 5 An Artful Affair 7-10 p.m., The Lakes Golf & Country Club, 6740 Worthington Rd. Art auction and social gathering to benefit the Westerville Education Foundation and its grants program for innovative programming in the Westerville City School District. Event website: www.artfulaffair.info or 954-651-9553. 5, 6 Inniswood Spring Plant Sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Inniswood Metro Gardens, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Perennials including hostas, hellebores, ferns, herbs and a select groups of annuals. Come discover must-have new varieties along with old favorites. Sponsored by Inniswood Volunteers, Inc. and the Herb Society of America, Central Ohio Unit. www.innis wood.org, 614-895-6216 8 Drafts ‘n Crafts The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. This adults-only activity on the second Tuesday of every month combines a painting or craft activity paired with one of the Draft Room’s varieties of craft beer. To register, visit www.draftroomcbus.com/events. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com. 11 Uptown Friday Night: Arts in Uptown 6-7:30 p.m., Uptown Westerville Twelve-plus pop-up locations of free art activities for kids in Uptown Westerville. www.artsinuptown.com 12 Westerville Garden Club Plant Sale 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Masonic Lodge, 130 S. State St. Annual plant sale: annuals, perennials, vegetable plants, garden art and much more! www.westervillegardenclub.com 12 Run for Heroes 9 a.m., Sharon Woods Metro Park, 6911 Cleveland Ave. A four-mile run/walk to benefit the USO of Central and Southern Ohio and #22 Kill, nonprofit organizations that dedicate their time and effort to active military, their families and veterans through various programs and events. Registration starts at 8 a.m., and the race begins at 9 a.m. Parking is at Chase across the street, and the race will start and finish at the Sledding Hill entrance. Children under five are free and strollers are welcome. Sign-up is $25. Registration information and details about the race can be found at www. Racepenguin.com/events/run-for-heroes. Package pickup will be available the weekend before at Sharon Woods. 12, 13 National Public Gardens Weekend 1-4 p.m., Inniswood Metro Gardens, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Celebrate public gardens by visiting Inniswood. Meet a volunteer at the Gardens Entrance and receive a free gift for your garden. Gardens Entrance. www.innis wood. org, 614-895-6216

12, 26 90 Minute Birding Blendon Woods Metro Park, 4265 E. Dublin-Granville Rd. Meet at the Nature Center to go birding on the second and fourth Saturday of each month this spring. Join a naturalist or volunteer for 90 minutes to walk one mile or less and go where the most birds have recently been reported in the park. Some binoculars and bird checklists will be available. www.metroparks.net or 614895-6221. 18 Uptown Friday Night: Rock the ’Ville 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville Multiple Uptown businesses present live music. www.facebook.com/RockTheVilleUptown/ 19, 26 Westerville Saturday Farmers’ Market 9 a.m.-noon, Grove Street on the Otterbein University campus Join our community gathering to support and access locally grown food and farm products through a direct connection with farms, nurseries and bakeries.  20 Sunday Family Funday The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. Free crafts for kids of all ages from Arts in Uptown and beer specials for the grownups. No registration necessary. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com. 20 Westerville Concert Band Spring Concert 4 p.m., Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mount Royal Ave. The Westerville Concert Band will present its annual spring concert featuring the music of composer James Swearingen with a world premiere. www.westervillebands.org 20 Evening Garden Walk 6 p.m., Inniswood Metro Gardens, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Join us for a relaxing stroll through the Gardens. Gardens entrance. www.inniswood.org, 614-895-6216 24 Party at the Creek 6-8 p.m., Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Explore nature, tour scene green spaces and waterways, and have family-friendly fun! Local nature and environmental groups will be on hand, along with boater safety demonstrations, food, entertainment and more! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 25 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Back to Nature 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville It’s the largest series of festivals in Central Ohio! We close State Rt. 3 through Uptown Westerville to bring you 140 street vendors, food trucks, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and more! Look for live animals and information about spending time in the great outdoors during Back to Nature! www.visitwesterville.org, 614-794-0401

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25-28 Field of Heroes Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave. The Field of Heroes is a spectacular visual display of 3,000 American flags. The 3’ x 5’ flags stand 8 feet tall in perfect rows and columns across a field of green. The field is set up so that visitors can walk among the flags, reading dedications and reflecting upon their personal heroes. To purchase a flag to honor your hero or for more information, visit www.fieldofheroes.org. 25-Sept. 14 The Art of Intuition III Noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St. Featuring the abstract art of David Myers and the studio artists. Opening reception Friday, May 25, 6-9 p.m. www.davidmyersart.com 26 Westerville City Schools Commencement 10 a.m. South, 2 p.m. North, 6 p.m. Central, Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave.

June 1 Lions Club Annual Chicken Dinner 4-7 p.m., American Legion Post 171, 393 E. College Ave. All proceeds benefit Lions’ philanthropic programs. www.westervillelions.org 1 Uptown Friday Night: Pop Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Westerville Saturday Farmers’ Market 9 a.m.-noon, Grove Street on the Otterbein University campus Join our community gathering to support and access locally grown food and farm products through a direct connection with farms, nurseries and bakeries. 3 Baby Bargain Boutique 9 a.m.-noon, Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. Buy or sell usable maternity clothes, children’s clothing, toys and furniture. Parking for event is at the Sports Complex with shuttle service available. www.westerville.org, 614-901-6500 3 Inniswood Garden Society Annual Meeting & Public Presentation 2-4 p.m., Inniswood Metro Gardens, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Speaker Brie Arthur: “Foodscape Revolution – Perennials.” Free and open to the public. www.inniswood.org, 614-895-6216 4 U.S. Open Qualifier for Golf 7 a.m.-7 p.m., The Lakes Golf & Country Club, 6740 Worthington Rd. This qualifier event is hosted by the Lakes Golf and Country Club and is open to the public. There is no cost to follow golfers as a spectator on the course at a close proximity. Food and beverages are available on a cash basis. Free parking. 614-882-2582

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UPCOMING EVENTS Westerville Community Prayer Breakfast supporting WARM Thursday May 3, 6:30-8:30am Westerville Community Center. A morning celebrating fellowship, prayer and community. 2018 theme is Unity, Pray for America. Westerville Area Kids Lunch Club May 29 - August 10 various locations. FREE program; children 18 and under at risk of hunger. Nutritious meals and activities during the summer recess from school.

The Great Westerville Food Truck Fest - supporting WARM September 9, 12-7pm Admission is FREE. Gourmet Grub, Community Service Project, Live Entertainment, All day kids activities. Donations accepted throughout the day. Special Feature! Cops & Kids Next door 12-4pm! Westerville Sports Complex Admission is FREE. Designed to provide children the opportunity to interact with the law enforcement community.

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5, 20 Sip & Sketch 6:30 p.m., Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. The Arts Council of Westerville and Meza Wine Shop host a casual art class featuring creativity and wine. Instructors teach techniques and encourage personalized expression. Fee includes materials and two glasses of wine. Register at www.mezawineshop.com.

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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. All Ohio. With a season roster of 20-plus vendors, UWFM features organic, chemical-free and conventionally grown produce; a choice

9 Taking Tea with Mary Elizabeth Bowser (portrayed by Revonne Hammond) 10 a.m.-noon, Hanby House Museum, 160 W. Main St. Mary was born about 1839 in Virginia. She is a slave in the northern-sympathizing Van Lew household of Richmond. She’ll share her experiences as a slave in the South working as a spy for the North. Reservations are required by calling 614-891-6289 or emailing hanby house@yahoo.com. $20/person, not recommended for children.

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8 Uptown Friday Night: Arts in Uptown 6-7:30 p.m., Uptown Westerville Twelve-plus pop-up locations of free art activities for kids in Uptown Westerville. www.artsinuptown.com

9 Westival: Concert Band and Arts Festival Alum Creek Park North and Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. A full day of music by concert bands from around xentral Ohio, original works of art by local artists, hands-on art for kids and a variety of food trucks. Free admission. Co-sponsored by Arts Council of Westerville and the Westerville Community Concert Band. 10, 17, 24 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 12 Drafts ‘n Crafts The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. This adults-only activity on the second Tuesday of every month combines a painting or craft activity paired with one of the Draft Room’s varieties of craft beer. To register, visit www.draftroomcbus.com/events. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com. 15 Uptown Friday Night: Rock the ’Ville 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville Multiple Uptown businesses present live music. www.facebook.com/RockTheVilleUptown/ 16 Columbus Children’s Festival 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. Come play at Kidslinked.com’s seventh annual Columbus Children’s Festival presented by Meijer. Enjoy free admission for a day filled with a fun run/walk, pancake luau breakfast, soccer tournament, youth sports tournaments and fitness activities, bounce park and fun zone attractions, ice cream-eating test, fashion contest, food truck fest, giveaways, entertainment, and more! www.kids linked.com

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17 Sunday Family Funday The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. Free crafts for kids of all ages from Arts in Uptown and beer specials for the grownups. No registration necessary. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com.

20, 27 Family Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 21 Prohibition Walking Tours 6:30 p.m., Anti-Saloon League Museum, 110 S. State St. They will begin in the Anti-Saloon League Museum and be a stroll up State Street with guides painting a fascinating picture of Westerville’s long and dynamic dry history, debunking myths and sharing little-known stories. Tours will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end in the heart of Uptown. The tours are free. Registration is required through the Westerville Public Library website. www.westervillelibrary.org 22 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Safety Fest 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Safety Fest is the perfect way to learn safety tips from the people who know. Join the Westerville Divisions of Police and Fire for fun activities and information for kids and adults. We close State Rt. 3 through Uptown Westerville to bring you 140 street vendors, food trucks, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and more! www.visit westerville.org, 614-794-0401 29 International Mud Day Noon-2:30 p.m., Blendon Woods Metro Park, 4265 E. Dublin-Granville Rd. Enjoy muddy play at one of our Mud and Madness obstacles. Buckets and trowels provided, or bring your own. We’ll provide water to clean you up! Follow signs in the park for location. www.metroparks.net or 614-895-6221. 30 Jazz at the Amp 6 p.m., Alum Creek Park North Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Live jazz in an inviting outdoor setting, featuring local and nationally-known acts. Sponsored by Westerville Parks and Rec, SEMM Foundation and Jazz 98.5 FM. www. jazzattheamp.org

July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 3, 18 Sip & Sketch 6:30 p.m., Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. The Arts Council of Westerville and Meza Wine Shop host a casual art class featuring creativity and wine. Instructors teach techniques and encourage personalized expression. Fee includes materials and two glasses of wine. Register at www.mezawineshop.com. 4 Rotary Club of Westerville Independence Day Celebration 8 a.m., 5K Rotary Run & Walk; 9:15 a.m., Rotary Children’s Run at www.visitwesterville.org


Alum Creek Park North; 1 p.m., Rotary Parade and WARM Community Food Drive (food will be collected along the parade route – south on State Rt. 3 from St. Paul Church to Electric Avenue, ending at Westerville South High School; celebration concludes with a 104.9 The River Simulcast  fireworks display at 10 p.m. All day, concerts at Westerville South High School  featuring  Bon Journey, Ruff Creek, Yours for the Taking and Inner Vision starting after the parade. Weather permitting, there will be bounce houses for the kids. This is central Ohio’s destination spot for our nation’s birthday! For more information, visit www.westervillerotary.com. 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. 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. Check for special holiday hours on July 4. www.marketwednesday.com

7, 14, 21, 28 Westerville Saturday Farmers’ Market 9 a.m.-noon, Grove Street on the Otterbein University campus Enjoy meeting local farmers and producers while having access to fresh, sustainably-grown products. Westerville Saturday Farmers’ Market is brought to you in partnership with Uptown Westerville Inc., Otterbein University and the city of Westerville to celebrate our agricultural heritage and promote the flavor and freshness that our local farmers produce and join our community gathering to support and access locally grown food and farm products through a direct connection with farms, nurseries and bakeries. 7, 14, 21, 28 Jazz at the Amp 6 p.m., Alum Creek Park North Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Live jazz in an inviting outdoor setting, featuring local and nationally-known acts. Sponsored by Westerville Parks and Rec, SEMM Foundation and Jazz 98.5 FM. www. jazzattheamp.org

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10 Drafts ‘n Crafts The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. This adults-only activity on the second Tuesday of every month combines a painting or craft activity paired with one of the Draft Room’s varieties of craft beer. To register, visit www.draftroomcbus.com/events. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com.

11, 18, 25 Family Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 13 Uptown Friday Night: Arts in Uptown 6-7:30 p.m., Uptown Westerville Twelve-plus pop-up locations of free art activities for kids in Uptown Westerville. www.artsinuptown.com 14-15 Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce Music and Arts Festival 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Heritage Park, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. Celebrating its 45th year, this annual community tradition anticipates a  weekend of inspiring art from local and national artists. Enjoy two days of art with the perfect soundtrack from over a dozen bands and entertainers. Admission: $1. Free for those under 18. www.westervillechamber.com, 614-882-8917 15 Sunday Family Funday The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. Free crafts for kids of all ages from Arts in Uptown and beer specials for the grownups. No registration necessary. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com. 19 Prohibition Walking Tours 6:30 p.m., Anti-Saloon League Museum, 110 S. State St. They will begin in the Anti-Saloon League Museum and be a stroll up State Street with

St. Paul the Apostle Parish 313 North State Street, Westerville, Ohio 43082 OUR MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:00 p.m.; Sunday Masses at: 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:15 p.m. & 5:00 p.m. Mon - Fri Masses celebrated at 6:40 a.m. & 8:30 a.m. ; Sat Morning Mass is celebrated at 8:30 a.m. Confessions are on Saturdays from 2:30-3:30 p.m., other times by appointment. The church is open daily from 6:00 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. for prayer. Parish Office: (614) 882-2109 Parish email: stpaulchurch@stpacc.org Parish website: www.stpaulcatholicchurch.org Prayer Line: stpaulprayerline@stpacc.org The mission of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Parish is to imitate Christ’s life through worship, education, community, hospitality, outreach, service, and evangelization in the tradition of St. Paul. www.visitwesterville.org

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guides painting a fascinating picture of Westerville’s long and dynamic dry history, debunking myths and sharing little-known stories. Tours will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end in the heart of Uptown. The tours are free. Registration is required through the Westerville Public Library website. www.westervillelibrary.org 20 Touch a Truck 10 a.m.-noon, Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave. www.westerville.org, 614-901-6500 20 Uptown Friday Night: Rock the ’Ville 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville Multiple Uptown businesses present live music. www.facebook.com/RockTheVilleUptown/ 21 16th Community Ties Bicycle Tour Registration and start 6:30-9 a.m. for 31-, 62- and 100-mile rides, family ride registration and start 10 a.m., Northside Fellowship, 6841 Freeman Rd. This ride of 31, 62 or 100 miles (or 8-mile family ride) benefits completion of the Ohio to Erie Trail through Delaware County by 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. Family ride starts at 10 a.m. and is primarily on the Ohio to Erie Trail. $30 pre-registration, $40 day of registration. Family ride $35 pre-registration, $45 day of registration. www.dcft.org, 614-256-7815

22 28th Annual WesterFlora Garden Tour 1-7 p.m., throughout Westerville This year’s theme is Garden Surprises. Select gardens will feature musicians, singers and artists. Public welcome, free of charge. Brochures for the 2018 tour will be available online approximately two weeks before the tour, including entertainment information, and printed copies will be available at the WVCB, 20 W. Main St. For more information, visit www.westerflora.com. 27 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: World Bazaar 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville We’re celebrating customs, cultures and cuisine at the largest series of festivals in central Ohio! We close State Rt. 3 through Uptown Westerville to bring you 140 street vendors, food trucks, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and more! www. visitwesterville.org, 614-794-0401 29 Tapestry of a Town Walking Tour 1-5 p.m., Uptown Westerville Join the Westerville Habitat Partnership on a fascinating journey through Westerville history, including the Anti-Saloon League Museum, private residences and other locations important to the fabric of our town. Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity. www.tapestry ofatown.org

August 1, 8 Family Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 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. Home-grown. 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.market wednesday.com 3 Uptown Friday Night: Pop Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville www.facebook.com/shopuptownwesterville 4, 11, 18, 25 Westerville Saturday Farmers’ Market 9 a.m.-noon, Grove Street on the Otterbein University campus Enjoy meeting local farmers and producers while having access to fresh, sustainably-grown products. Westerville Saturday Farmers’ Market is brought to you in partnership with Uptown Westerville Inc., Otterbein University and the city of Westerville to celebrate our agricultural heritage and promote the flavor and freshness that our local farmers produce and

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17 Uptown Friday Night: Rock the ’Ville 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville Multiple Uptown businesses present live music. www.facebook.com/RockTheVilleUptown/

4 Jazz at the Amp 6 p.m., Alum Creek Park North Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Live jazz in an inviting outdoor setting, featuring local and nationally-known acts. Sponsored by Westerville Parks and Rec, SEMM Foundation and Jazz 98.5 FM. www. jazzattheamp.org

19 Sunday Family Funday The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. Free crafts for kids of all ages from Arts in Uptown and beer specials for the grownups. No registration necessary. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com.

5, 12, 19 Sounds of Summer Concert 6:30-8:30 p.m., Alum Creek Amphitheatre, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500. 7 National Night Out 6-9 p.m., Citywide

20 First Day of Classes Otterbein University 24 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Dog Days of Summer 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Celebrate man’s best friend at the largest series of festivals in central Ohio! We close

State Rt. 3 through Uptown Westerville to bring you 140 street vendors, food trucks, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and let you and your canine companions enjoy some fun activities together! www.visitwesterville.org, 614-794-0401

September 1 Family “Fun”raiser Time TBA, Uptown Westerville Help Arts in Uptown continue fun family arts activities in Westerville. www.artsin uptown.com

7, 22 Sip & Sketch 6:30 p.m., Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. The Arts Council of Westerville and Meza Wine Shop host a casual art class featuring creativity and wine. Instructors teach techniques and encourage personalized expression. Fee includes materials and two glasses of wine. Register at www.mezawineshop.com. 10 Arts in Uptown Festival 5-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville Theater performances, dance, music and art in pop-up locations throughout Uptown Westerville. Free! Rain date: Sept. 14. www. artsinuptown.com 11 Taking Tea with President Lincoln (portrayed by Robert Brugler) 10 a.m.-noon, Hanby House Museum, 160 W. Main St. President Lincoln will share anecdotes and insights of life in the White House. Reservations are required by calling 614-891-6289 or emailing hanbyhouse@yahoo.com. $20/person, not recommended for children. 14 Drafts ‘n Crafts The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. This adults-only activity on the second Tuesday of every month combines a painting or craft activity paired with one of the Draft Room’s varieties of craft beer. To register, visit www.draftroomcbus.com/events. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com. 15 First Day of School Westerville City Schools 16 Prohibition Walking Tours 6:30 p.m., Anti-Saloon League Museum, 110 S. State St. They will begin in the Anti-Saloon League Museum and be a stroll up State Street with guides painting a fascinating picture of Westerville’s long and dynamic dry history, debunking myths and sharing little-known stories. Tours will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end in the heart of Uptown. The tours are free. Registration is required through the Westerville Public Library website. www.westerville library.org

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1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Westerville Saturday Farmers’ Market 9 a.m.-noon, Grove Street on the Otterbein University campus Enjoy meeting local farmers and producers while having access to fresh, sustainably-grown products. Westerville Saturday Farmers’ Market is brought to you in partnership with Uptown Westerville Inc., Otterbein University and the city of Westerville to celebrate our agricultural heritage and promote the flavor and freshness that our local farmers produce and join our community gathering to support and access locally grown food and farm products through a direct connection with farms, nurseries and bakeries. 4, 19 Sip & Sketch 6:30 p.m., Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. The Arts Council of Westerville and Meza Wine Shop host a casual art class featuring creativity and wine. Instructors teach techniques and encourage personalized expression. Fee includes materials and two glasses of wine. Register at www.mezawineshop.com. 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. 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.market wednesday.com 7 Uptown Friday Night: Pop Uptown 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville www.facebook.com/shopuptownwesterville 9 Cops & Kids Day Noon-4 p.m., Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave. 9 The Great Westerville Food Truck Fest benefiting Westerville Area Resource Ministry Noon-7 p.m., Nationwide Children’s Hospital Close to Home Center, 455 Executive Campus Dr. Admission is free! Gourmet food, live music, children’s entertainment. www.warm westerville.org 11 9/11 Observance Noon, First Responders Park, 374 W. Main St. 11 Drafts ‘n Crafts The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. This adults-only activity on the second Tuesday of every month combines a painting or craft activity paired with one of the Draft Room’s varieties of craft beer. To register, visit www.draftroomcbus.com/events. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com.

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14 Uptown Friday Night: Arts in Uptown 6-7:30 p.m., Uptown Westerville Twelve-plus pop-up locations of free art activities for kids in Uptown Westerville. www.artsinuptown.com 15 Uptown Untapped 6-10 p.m., Uptown Westerville Join us for a craft beer tasting on the streets on the home of Prohibition. Local restaurants and music will also be featured. 16 Sunday Family Funday The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. Free crafts for kids of all ages from Arts in Uptown and beer specials for the grownups. No registration necessary. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com. 20 Prohibition Walking Tours 6:30 p.m., Anti-Saloon League Museum, 110 S. State St. They will begin in the Anti-Saloon League Museum and be a stroll up State Street with guides painting a fascinating picture of Westerville’s long and dynamic dry history, debunking myths and sharing little-known stories. Tours will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end in the heart of Uptown. The tours are free. Registration is required through the Westerville Public Library website. www.westervillelibrary.org 21 Uptown Friday Night: Rock the ’Ville 6-8 p.m., Uptown Westerville Multiple Uptown businesses present live music. www.facebook.com/RockTheVilleUptown/ 21-Oct. 18 The Sixth Annual Artists of Parkside Village Exhibit Noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St. Featuring the original works of the talented residents of Parkside Village Senior Living Community. Opening Reception Sept. 21, 6-9 p.m. www.davidmyersart.com 28 Mount Carmel St. Ann’s 4th Friday: Farm in the City 6-9 p.m., Uptown Westerville Our planet and the farmers on it work hard to make sure there is enough food for your plate. Find out how it gets there from the Franklin County Farm Bureau and have fun in the process! We close State Rt. 3 through Uptown Westerville to bring you 140 street vendors, food trucks, live entertainment, kids’ activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and more! www.visitwesterville.org, 614-794-0401 30 Community Culture Celebration 1-5 p.m., Oasis City Church, 975 Eastwind Dr. www.westerville.org or 614-901-6500.

October 2, 17 Sip & Sketch 6:30 p.m., Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. The Arts Council of Westerville and Meza Wine Shop host a casual art class featuring creativity and wine. Instructors teach techniques www.visitwesterville.org


and encourage personalized expression. Fee includes materials and two glasses of wine. Register at www.mezawineshop.com. 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. Home-grown. 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.market wednesday.com

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4 Dancing with the Survivors Time TBA, Crowne Plaza Columbus North-Worthington, 6500 Doubletree Ave., Columbus Fred Astaire Dance Studio’s fundraiser for the Pink Fund. Breast cancer survivors or caregivers interested in being one of the Star dancers for the 2018 Dancing with the Survivors event should contact Jennifer at 614-325-1481. 6, 13 Westerville Saturday Farmers’ Market 9 a.m.-noon, Grove Street on the Otterbein University campus Enjoy meeting local farmers and producers while having access to fresh, sustainably-grown products. Westerville Saturday Farmers’ Market is brought to you in partnership with Uptown Westerville Inc., Otterbein University and the city of Westerville to celebrate our agricultural heritage and promote the flavor and freshness that our local farmers produce and join our community gathering to support and access locally grown food and farm products through a direct connection with farms, nurseries and bakeries. 7 Fire Prevention Week Open House 1-4 p.m., Fire Stations 111 (400 W. Main St.), 112 (727 E. Schrock Rd.), 113 (355 N. Spring Rd.) www.westerville.org, 614-901-6600 7 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. 9 Drafts ‘n Crafts The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. This adults-only activity on the second Tuesday of every month combines a painting or craft activity paired with one of the Draft Room’s varieties of craft beer. To register, visit www.draftroomcbus.com/events. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com. 13 Taking Tea with Harriet Tubman (portrayed by Dr. Annette Jefferson) 10 a.m.-noon, Hanby House Museum, 160 W. Main St. Harriet Tubman will share her recollection of helping fugitive slaves, working with John www.visitwesterville.org

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Brown and serving as a Union nurse, scout and spy. Reservations are required by calling 614891-6289 or emailing hanbyhouse@yahoo.com. $20/person, not recommended for children.

ativity and wine. Instructors teach techniques and encourage personalized expression. Fee includes materials and two glasses of wine. Register at www.mezawineshop.com.

of the composer who gave us “Up on the Housetop.” Continuous music in the parlor. hot cider and cookies served. www.hanby house.org or 614-891-6289.

18-21, 25-28 Westerville Pumpkin Glow Heritage Park, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. The autumn woods of Heritage Park will come alive like never before as 5,000 jack-olanterns light up a half-mile path with scenes to delight kids and adults. Timed tickets will be available at the Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave., or online at www.westerville.org. Sponsored in part by Westerville Parks and Recreation and the Westerville Parks Foundation. 614-901-6500

13 Drafts ‘n Crafts The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. This adults-only activity on the second Tuesday of every month combines a painting or craft activity paired with one of the Draft Room’s varieties of craft beer. To register, visit www.draftroomcbus.com/events. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com.

7 Tree Lighting Ceremony 7 p.m., City Hall, 29 S. State St. Live holiday music, candle lighting ceremony, a visit by the jolly man himself and much more.

21 Sunday Family Funday The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. Free crafts for kids of all ages from Arts in Uptown and beer specials for the grownups. No registration necessary. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com. 26 Magical Midnight Madness 6 p.m.-midnight, Uptown Westerville Join us for a magical evening and celebration of a wizardly world in historic Uptown Westerville. www.uptownwestervilleinc.com 26-Dec. 24 The Annual Studio Artists Exhibit & Sale Noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, David Myers Art Studio & Gallery, 7 W. Main St. Featuring the art of David Myers and the studio artists. Original art, photographs, lithographs, notecards and gift certificates.  www.davidmyersart.com 27 Westerville Central High School Arts & Crafts Bazaar 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mount Royal Ave. Admission: Adults $3, children free. 31 Trick-or-Treat/Beggar’s Night 6-8 p.m., Citywide

November 3 Rotary Honors Veterans 5K Walk/Run 9 a.m. 5K Run/Walk, Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. Proceeds to benefit a veterans’ organization to be announced and the Rotary Club of Westerville. For more information, visit www.westervillerotary.com. 3 34th Annual Mark Twain Craft Bazaar 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Westerville North High School, 950 County Line Rd. More than 150 unique artists from throughout Ohio and welcomed 2,000 patrons last year. All items are beautifully hand-crafted. The annual Craft Bazaar is sponsored by the Mark Twain Parent Teacher Association. All proceeds directly benefit the students of Mark Twain Elementary School. www.face book.com/marktwaincraftbazaar 6, 21 Sip & Sketch 6:30 p.m., Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. The Arts Council of Westerville and Meza Wine Shop host a casual art class featuring cre-

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17 Columbus STEM & Arts Expo 9 a.m.-2 p.m., The Point at Otterbein University, 60 Collegeview Rd. www.kidslinked.com, 614-794-0401 17 Picture an Old Fashioned Christmas Noon-4:30 p.m., Hanby House Museum, 160 W. Main St. 18 Sunday Family Funday The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. Free crafts for kids of all ages from Arts in Uptown and beer specials for the grownups. No registration necessary. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com. 24 Small Business Saturday Uptown Westerville

December 1 Taking Tea with Clement Clark Moore (portrayed by Ron St. Pierre) 10 a.m.-noon, Hanby House Museum, 160 W. Main St. Theologian Moore will tell the inspiration for his beloved Christmas poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas” (more popularly known as “’Twas the Night Before Christmas”). For this tea, we’ll forgo the tea history and share the story of Ben’s Christmas song “Up on the Housetop.” Reservations are required by calling 614-891-6289 or emailing hanbyhouse@ yahoo.com. $20/person, not recommended for children. 1 W.A.R.M.-Rotary Holiday Food Drive 9 a.m.-noon The Rotary Clubs of Westerville, Otterbein  Rotaract Club members and alumni, the high school Interact Clubs and 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 the following drop-off locations: W.A.R.M. central office at 150  Heatherdown Dr., the Westerville School District Administration Building at 936 Eastwind Dr. and Westerville Area  Kroger stores. For more information, visit www.westervillerotary.com or www. warmwesterville.org. 4 Hanby Christmas Open House 6:30-9 p.m., Hanby House Museum, 160 W. Main St. The smell of hot cider, the sound of Christmas music, the twinkle of light – all add up to holiday memories. Visit the decorated home

8 Hanby Christmas Open House 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The smell of hot cider, the sound of Christmas music, the twinkle of light – all add up to holiday memories. Visit the decorated home of the composer who gave us “Up on the Housetop.” Continuous music in the parlor. hot cider and cookies served. www.hanby house.org or 614-891-6289. 9 Westerville Children’s Christmas Parade 614-794-0401 11 Drafts ‘n Crafts The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. This adults-only activity on the second Tuesday of every month combines a painting or craft activity paired with one of the Draft Room’s varieties of craft beer. To register, visit www.draftroomcbus.com/events. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com. 14 Progressive Christmas Concert 7-9:15 p.m., Uptown Westerville Three Uptown Westerville churches host concerts featuring choirs and other music. Caped guides with lanterns load participants from one church to the next. Proceeds benefit Westerville Habitat Partnership. www. westervillehabitat.com, 614-794-0401 16 Sunday Family Funday The Draft Room, 570 W. Schrock Rd. Free crafts for kids of all ages from Arts in Uptown and beer specials for the grownups. No registration necessary. Sponsored by www.artsinuptown.com. 21 Uptown 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.uptownwestervilleinc.com 27 Phil Brown Basketball Classic 10 a.m., Otterbein University Rike Center, 170 Center St. The boys and girls basketball teams from Westerville Central, North and South high schools play other area teams. All proceeds benefit Westerville athletic programs. Game times are  10 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1:30 p.m.,  3:15 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. For more information, visit www.westervillerotary.com.

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2018 Westerville Community & Events Guide  
2018 Westerville Community & Events Guide