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Winter can be cold and snowy and keeping the family entertained can some times be a challenge. This blog post is to help everyone come up with some ideas on what to do around Ross County as a family. OUTdoor WINTER Recreation Winter has given us snowfall that we haven’t seen in a couple of […]

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2017 is wrapping up and soon we will be ringing in 2018. So this feature on our blog post, we’re going to focus on looking back through 2017. Looking Back at 2017 There’s many things to celebrate in 2017. Over the past year, Ross County has commemorated the centennial of Camp Sherman, Bainbridge’s Fall Festival […]

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Today’s the first day of December! The last month of 2017 – where has this year gone? Many days were spent enjoying the mild winter, the beautiful spring and summer, and we’re still enjoying the fall weather. It’s been a very busy year for Ross County Tourism, a full year with a new hotel, several […]

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Autumn has been a very busy time in Ross County this year. In October, we celebrated 50-years of the Fall Festival of Leaves in Bainbridge, experienced the birth of a new festival with the Chillicothe Halloween Festival, plus all of the new and returning events and activities in September and October. It’s definitely been a […]

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This weekend (October 13th – 15th) is one of the biggest Halloween weekends in Ross County. Many events are using Friday the 13th as the kickoff for their activities – what a perfect date for kick-off of Halloween events! With this blog post, we’re just focusing on Halloween events but if Halloween isn’t your ideal […]

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Chillicothe’s newest attraction is geared toward the children, but their parents will have just as much fun! The Mighty Children’s Museum held their Grand Opening on October 4th with a ribbon cutting ceremony to make it official. So let us share with you what you’ll experience when you visit the Mighty Children’s Museum. What is […]

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Although the official start of autumn isn’t until September 22nd some leaves are already changing colors and slowly making their descent to the ground. Before weekends are spent raking them up, check out what’s coming up for the season that will provide you and your family with lots of weekend enjoyment. Fall & Halloween events Tar […]

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Labor Day weekend is upon us! Many consider this the last weekend of summer, and the unofficial start of fall (the official start is September 22nd). There’s plenty of fall activities coming up and delicious fall menus to excite your palate. I’ve seen posts about pumpkin flavored items already creeping into my social media feeds. […]

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The 73rd Annual Ross County Fair is currently underway and that means school age children are close to wrapping up their summer vacations. Many of the local school districts go back in session for the 2017-2018 school year next week. Parents may be looking forward to the school year, but students are trying to figure […]

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Ross County’s next festival takes place this weekend with the Frankfort Sunflower Festival just 13 miles northwest of downtown Chillicothe in downtown Frankfort, Ohio. Celebrate the summer (and sunflowers) during this event that features live musical entertainment, crafts, concessions, contests and more. music / entertainment The Frankfort Sunflower Festival opens Friday night at 5pm. Beginning […]

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You have probably heard about Camp Sherman Days, a nine-day commemoration of Camp Sherman and its role in World War I. Beginning on July 1st and continuing through July 9th, the Camp Sherman Days event will take you to various locations around Chillicothe and Ross County to give attendees a glimpse at how the Camp […]

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As of Wednesday, June 21st at 12:24am the summer solstice occurred and officially moved the northern hemisphere into the summer season. Folks here in southern Ohio may not be able to tell much of a difference with such a mild winter and warm spring so we’ve already begun our summer activities. Regardless of technical terms […]

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