Hi there, hallow wiener
The city of Kent will host the “Hallow-Wiener Story Stroll,” a Halloween-themed, self-guided stroll/story by way of downtown till Oct. 31.
The family-friendly story begins at Pink Letter Days, 144 E. Essential St., the place printed maps can be accessible. A map can be accessible on-line at mainstreetkent.org.
The story progresses with pages displayed in enterprise home windows in downtown Kent. Alongside the best way, guests can take pleasure in purchasing, treats and heat drinks. Contributors are inspired to decorate up in Halloween costumes, act out the story, and take footage alongside the best way.
All visitors who full the story and signal the web visitor e book can be entered in a drawing to win an autographed copy of “The Hallo-Wiener,“ by Dav Pilkey.
The occasion promotes literacy and advantages the Tough Riders Learn program in Kent.
Blissful mad science
The Cincinnati Museum Heart will turn into the BOO!seum from 10 a.m. to Four p.m. Saturday and on Oct. 31.
Saturdays on the BOO!seum will characteristic a pumpkin scavenger hunt, Halloween-themed science experiments and a few of the museum’s resident creepy crawlies, together with Madagascar hissing cockroaches, snakes and extra. Costumes are inspired.
Costumed museum employees will lead a fancy dress parade across the fountain exterior at 10:30 a.m. and can host a Monster Mash dance celebration at Three p.m. every Saturday.
Themed treats will be accessible, with tips offered by museum educators.
The celebration is included with museum admission, $14.50 for adults, $13.50 for senior residents and $10.50 for kids ages 3-12.
For extra info, go to cincymuseum.org/saturdays-at-the-booseum.
The Blue verses the grey days of winter
On Saturday, guests to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums in Fremont can expertise what life was like for Hayes’ Civil Struggle regiment, a long time earlier than he grew to become president.
Civil Struggle re-enactors will give free infantry demonstrations on the grounds and can supply afternoon and night lantern excursions of a Civil Struggle winter camp, just like the these of Hayes’ 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Guests will see huts like these utilized by the regiment in winter.
Excursions are restricted to eight individuals and individuals should put on face masks and hold 6 toes away from different family teams or attendees.
Youngsters’ Day occasions start at 11 a.m. The final tour leaves at eight p.m.
For extra particulars, costs and an entire schedule of occasions, go to rbhayes.org.
All aboard, ho ho ho!
The Dennison Railroad Depot Museum will host Polar Categorical prepare rides Dec. 4-6 and Dec. 11-13 this 12 months, with the assist of the Genesee and Wyoming Railroad.
The prepare experience is predicated on the beloved e book of the identical identify, and takes households on a magical Christmas journey to the “North Pole.”
The experience consists of cookies and milk, video games, Christmas and Polar Categorical characters and a studying of the story.
At Santa’s workshop, the jolly previous elf himself will board the prepare and go to with every youngster in the course of the return journey, presenting every with a silver sleigh bell from his reindeers’ harness.
Tickets start at $52 and can be found now. For extra info, an entire schedule or reservations name 740-922-6776 or go to dennisondepot.org/polar-express.
— Steve Stephens