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Events May 2018

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Tuesday, May 01, 2018 - May 31, 2018
Pickerington Winter Farmer's Market
Location: The Loft, 80 W. Church St., Pickerington, OH 43147
Time: 4:00 PM-7:00 PM
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Organization: PVA
Contact: Janis Francis
Phone: 614-681-1440
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Diverse assortment of vendors from microgreens to grass-fed beef and granola. 

Held on Thursdays at The Loft, above Combustion Brewery & Taproom.



Friday, May 04, 2018 - May 5, 2018
Vintage & Made Spring Market
Location: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E. Fair Ave., Lancaster, OH
Time: Friday 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Website/Facebook: https://thevintageandmademarket.com/
Organization: Vintage & Made Market
Contact:
Phone: 614-296-1621
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Hosted each May and Sept, the Vintage & Made Market brings together 100+ Makers and Vintage Pickers to the beautiful setting of the Fairfield County Fairgrounds and the 100 year old round barn. We bring food trucks, live music, and the best products in the midwest. Join us this May 4th and 5th for our Spring Market.



Friday, May 11, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Community Days
Location: Fairfield County Fairgrounds, 157 E. Fair Ave., Lancaster, OH
Time: Friday 4:00 PM-10:00 PM, Saturday 12:00 PM-10:30 PM, Sunday 12:00 PM-6:00 PM
Website/Facebook: http://www.communitydaysfestival.org/
Organization: West Side United Neighbors Block Watch
Contact: Eric Keener
Phone: 740-654-9248
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This free festival features a car show, a Civil War encampment, live bands, amusement park rides, arts & craft shows, games, and lots of food!



Saturday, May 12, 2018
Historical Aircraft Squadron Open House and Fly-In
Location: Fairfield County Airport, 3266 Old Columbus Rd, Carroll, Ohio 43112
Time: 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Website/Facebook: http://www.historicalaircraftsquadron.org/
Organization: Historical Aircraft Squadron
Contact: Museum Office
Phone: 740-653-4778
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Free airplane rides for kids (7 to 17 yrs), free admission, free museum tours, free parking. Pancake breakfast fundraiser starting at 8 AM, lunch served, lots more.



Saturday, May 12, 2018
Fun Bus Trip to Zoar
Location: Starts and ends at Georgian Museum, 105 E Wheeling, Lancaster
Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Website/Facebook: https://www.fairfieldheritage.com
Organization: Fairfield County Heritage Association
Contact: Tammy Drobina
Phone: 740-654-9923
Details:

A Fun Bus trip to Zoar is being sponsored by the Fairfield Heritage Association. Visit Zoar’s historic buildings and enjoy their Maifest being held that day. Lunch on your own at Lockport Brewery in Bolivar, then on the way home we’ll stop at the JE Reeves Museum and Carriage House in Dover.  $45 per person, includes transportation and all admission costs.  (Lunch not provided.) Reservations required, call 740-654-9923 to sign up. Limited seating.



Saturday, May 12, 2018
MayFest
Location: Olde Pickerington Village
Time: 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Website/Facebook: http://pickeringtonvillage.com/index.php
Organization: Pickerington Village Association
Contact: Peggy Portier
Phone: 614-595-5867
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The annual Chocolate Hop expands to include handmade craft vendors as well as food and business vendors on W. Columbus Street. Live music in the gazebo at the corner of W. Columbus and Center Streets. The Chocolate Hop will be from noon to 2pm. Make a $5 donation and get a map of all the business locations around the Village where you’ll receive a little chocolate treat. Limited number of maps. Donate in advance to guarantee your map.



Saturday, May 12, 2018
Downtown Lancaster Saturday Cinema
Location: Main & Broad Streets, downtown Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: Movie begins at dusk (approx. 8:30 PM)
Website/Facebook: http://www.destinationdowntownlancaster.com/
Organization: Destination Downtown Lancaster
Contact: Michelle Storts
Phone: 740-277-6607
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Free movie downtown the second Saturday of each month through August 11. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.



Sunday, May 13, 2018
Swing in Spring with the Nostalgics Big Band
Location: Victoria Opera House 101 S Main St, Baltimore, OH 43105
Time: 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Website/Facebook: https://victoriaoperahouse.org/
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Contact:
Phone: 614-450-0237
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Under the musical direction of Dr. Charles Hildreth, the Nostalgics warm your heart with renditions of your favorites from the American Songbook and excite you with the unforgettable songs of the “big band” swing era, including those recorded by Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Les Brown, Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Woody Herman, Count Basie and others.



Saturday, May 19, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Creating the Illusion: Costumes and Characters from the Paramount Archive
Location: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 East Main Street, Lancaster, OH 43130
Time: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 AM-4:00 PM, Sunday 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Website/Facebook: http://www.decartsohio.org/
Organization: Decorative Arts Center of Ohio
Contact:
Phone: 740-681-1423
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From May 19 to August 12, 2018, the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio will bring the magic of Hollywood to Lancaster with its second exhibition of the year, “Creating the Illusion: Costumes and Characters from the Paramount Archive.” The exhibition is curated by Randall Thropp, Paramount Pictures costume archivist.

Costumes from the films “Coming to America,” “Forrest Gump” and “Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation” are among the many films that will be featured in this exhibition that showcases memorable characters from more than modern-day Paramount Pictures films.

The exhibition was inspired by the book, “Creating the Illusion,” by Jay Jorgensen and Donald Scoggins. Forty-two costumes culled from the Paramount Archives will be on display in this colorful exhibition.



Thursday, May 24, 2018
Special Screening of "Green Grass of Wyoming"
Location: Skyview Drive-In Theater
Time: Dusk
Website/Facebook: https://www.fairfieldheritage.com
Organization: Fairfield County Heritage Association
Contact: Tammy Drobina
Phone: 740-654-9923
Details:

A special screening of “Green Grass of Wyoming,” parts of which were filmed at the Lancaster fairgrounds, will be held to celebrate its 70th anniversary. The movie had its world premiere in Lancaster on May 25, 1948 and now, almost 70 years to the day, the Skyview Drive-In and Fairfield County Heritage Association have partnered so a new generation can enjoy it. Show starts at dusk, there is no admission cost for this special event.
 



Monday, May 28, 2018
Pickerington American Legion Memorial Day Celebration
Location: Pickerington, Ohio
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Organization: PVA
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