Delaware County Notebook

Delaware County fair opens Saturday

The Delaware County Fair opens Saturday, Sept. 16 and runs through Saturday, Sept. 23 at the fairgrounds located at 236 Pennsylvania Avenue in Delaware. For information, visit

Parade of Homes ends this weekend

The BIA Parade of Homes ends this weekend. Tours of nine new homes at Cheshire Woods in Berkshire Township will be available through Sunday. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For information, call 614-891-0575 or email [email protected]

Farmers Market in Powell

The Greater Powell Area Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 16. The market is located at 240 N. Liberty Street in Powell. For information, visit

All aboard for railroad fun

The Delaware County Model Railroaders Group will host an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17 at Sandel Legacy Trail, 168 S. Vernon Street, Sunbury. For information, visit or call 740-524-8600.

Powell Street Market is Sunday

The Powell Street Market is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 17. The market will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Powell. Visitors can shop from 100 local vendors and crasftmen. Food trucks and pony rides will be available. For information, visit

Block party at Delaware Co. Board of DD

The Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities is hosting a Block Party on Sunday, Oct. 8. This event will commemorate 50 years of Ohio County Boards of Developmental Disabilities. Admission is free. The block party will run fron 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the board headquarters, 7991 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center. RSVP at or call 740-201-5810.

Hunger Walk set for Oct. 8

The Delaware CROP Hunger Walk is planned for 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. at the Hamilton-Williams Campus Center at Ohio Wesleyan University. Last year’s walk raised $9,812 to help hungry people in the U.S. and around the world through the work of Church World Service, an interdenominational organization which has been doing walks since 1969. Twenty-five percent of proceeds remain in the local community. This year’s local recipient is People in Need Inc. For information, contact Rev. Philip Wilden at Asbury United Methodist Church, 740-363-3611.

Habitat plans orientation

Habitat for Humanity of Delaware & Union Counties will hold an orientation session for new volunteers from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at its office, 305 Curtis St. This is a brief informative meeting with an overview of Habitat and its volunteer options. To register, visit the website at For information, call Linda Warren at 740-363-9950, ext. 222.

Homeownership info from Habitat

Habitat for Humanity of Delaware & Union Counties will hold a homeownership informational meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21 at the Delaware Township Hall. The meeting includes an overview of Habitat and the process of filling out an application to become a homeowner. For information, visit or call Kathy Crosbie at 740-363-9950, ext. 231.

Great Geek Fest at DCDL

The Delaware County District Library is hosting the Great Geek Fest, 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