What’s Happening in Delaware County?


State Route 37 culvert work next week

The Ohio Department of Transportation will be conducting a culvert replacement project on State Route 37 between Burnt Pond Road and Tyler Road next week. That stretch of roadway will be closed in both directions at 8 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 23 and reopen at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27.

Homecoming at OWU this weekend

Ohio Wesleyan University will celebrate homecoming Friday through Sunday, Oct. 20 to 22. This year marks the 175th anniversary of the university. Various groups will be hosting reunions. The Battling Bishops Tailgate is scheduled for noon on Oct. 21 at Selby Stadium ahead of the football game against Denison. The men’s and women’s soccer and rugby teams and women’s field hockey team have home matches that weekend. For information about homecoming activities, visit www.owu.edu.

Evening with George at the library

The Friends of the Delaware County District Library will host an Evening with George at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1 at the main library, 84 E. Winter St. Library Director George Needham will provide an update about the library and answer questions from those in attendance. Tours of the library will be available. Refreshments will be served. For information about Friends of the Delaware County District Library, visit www.delawarelibraryfriends.org.

Historical Corn at Gallant Farm

Preservation Parks presents Historical Corn on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. at Gallant Farm. Learn about the history of this important plant and how use and cultivation have changed through the years. Admission is free. Gallant Farm is located at 2150 Buttermilk Hill Road, Delaware. For information, call 740-524-8600, ext. 5, or email contactparks@preservationparks.com.

This weekend at The Strand

Mountain Between Us (PG-13): Friday, 5 p.m., 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m.

Flatliners (PG-13): Friday, 5:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m.; Saturday, 2:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m.; Sunday, 1:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m.

For information, visit thestrandtheatre.net or call 740-363-4914.

Great GeekFest at DCDL

The Delaware County District Library is hosting the Great GeekFest, a comic-con event, on Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Delaware Main Library, 84 E. Winter St. The event will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, visit www.delawarelibrary.org.

Boo at the Zoo starts Friday

Boo at the Zoo returns for Halloween, beginning Friday, Oct. 20. The “merry-not-scary” event will be open Oct. 20-22 and Oct. 27-29. Following is the schedule for Boo at the Zoo: Friday, 5 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Special regions will be dressed up for Halloween. For information, visit columbuszoo.org.

Trick or Treat Trail at Deer Haven Park

Preservation Parks invites guests to the Trick or Treat Trail on Sunday, Oct. 22 at Deer Haven Park. Come in costume to gather treats from characters along the s-p-o-o-k-y trail from 1 to 4 p.m. There will be pumpkins to decorate, hayrides to enjoy, & visitors can vote to decide the winner of the build a scarecrow contest. Admission is free. Deer Haven Park is located at 4183 Liberty Road, Delaware. For information, call 740-524-8600, ext. 5, or email contactparks@preservationparks.com.

Friends of the Library anniversary

Friends of the Delaware County District Library is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The final celebration will be held Sunday, Oct. 22 at Powell from 2 to 4 p.m. There will be refreshments, games, and face painting. The public is welcome. For information, visit delawarelibraryfriends.org.

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