Fall is in the air and events are happening in Grove City. Join Grove City partners for events and activities throughout the fall. For more information about the following events, go to grovecityohio.gov unless otherwise noted.
The annual Minion Hunt returns. Seek out costumed Minions hidden in the Grove City Town Center. Find all 10 and turn in your card for a fun prize. Grove City Town Center. Learn more at grovecityohio.gov. The Visit Grove City Pumpkin and Pizza treks are underway. Stop at Visit Grove City, 3995 Broadway, to pick up a “Trek Guide” and enjoy adventures to local businesses for a limited edition tote or T-shirt.
Sept. 30-Oct. 2
Celebrate fall at Autumn Adventures with friends and family at a community-wide celebration while enjoying the nice weather while it lasts. Join Grove City Parks and Recreation and local partners that include businesses and community groups for a weekend filled with family-friendly activities, fun crafts, outdoor games, live entertainment and dining and shopping specials. Learn more at grovecityohio.gov.
Sept. 30-Oct. 2
Inaugural Pride Weekend: Pride in Grove City is hosting a block party, passport events and more to support the diversity in the community in various locations. Learn more at prideingc.org.
Sept. 30, Oct. 14, 28
Enjoy Friday evenings, 4-9 p.m., at the Heart of Grove City Food Trucks & Shop Hop. Travel on culinary adventures and enjoy specials from great establishments while you relax in the Town Center. Learn more at heartofgrovecity.org.
Oct. 1-2, 6-9
“Murder on the Orient Express”: A lavish trip through Europe quickly unfolds into a race against time to solve a murder aboard a train. Showtimes are set for 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays at the LTOB, 3981 Broadway in Grove City's Town Center. Learn more at ltob.org.
Oct. 1, 8
Grove City Community Club Fall Harvest Market: Get ready for fall, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays at the Grove City Community Club Fall Harvest Market in historic Grove City Town Center. Pick up farm-fresh produce, fresh-baked goods and a variety of gift and craft items and enjoy live entertainment at the Grove City Harvest Market, 3444 Park St. Call 614-875-9968 for additional information. Learn more at grovecitycommunityclub.org.
K-9 Rescue Dog Walk/Run: Walkers, runners and their canine friends are encouraged to participate in the free, K-9 Rescue Dog Walk/Run, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Breck Community Park, 3005 Demorest Road. Water stations are available along the route. Go to tedberryevents.com for additional information.
Old-Time Harvest Day: Step back in time and enjoy fall traditions, music and community as it was in Ohio during the mid-1800s from noon to 4 p.m. during the Old-Time Harvest Day at Century Village in Fryer Park, 4185 Orders Road. The Southwest Franklin County Historical Society and the city of Grove City provide an opportunity for families to connect with the community’s past.
Evans Center Health Fair: Join the Evens Center staff and health-care representatives at the Evans Center Health Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 4330 Dudley Ave. Meet with mental-health agencies, Central Ohio Office on Aging, the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program, Medicare insurance providers and more. Live life with the vibrancy that peace of mind can bring. Learn some things that can help your quality of life.
Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28
Visit Grove City Micro Events: Fridays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., during October, drop in to Visit Grove City, 3995 Broadway, for Tea Time Adventures with Alice in Wonderland, enjoy crafts and activities with Super Heroes, experience the Spooktacular Dog Selfie event and encounter the Día de los Muertos "Day of The Dead" food celebration. Learn more at visitgrovecityoh.com.
The final 2022 Grove City Fitness in the Park, is 9:30-10:30 a.m. Enjoy physical activity and healthful lifestyles with the Grove City YMCA, Mount Carmel and Grove City Parks and Recreation for a BodyPump class. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to join at in Town Center Park, 3359 Park St.
The Grove City Arts Council hosts a Sip & Shop Boutique, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the American Legion, 3363 McDowell Road. Event details are available online at festivalnet.com.
Oct. 8, 15, 22
Meet an Author: Get to know the authors of books written locally, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays at Visit Grove City, 3995 Broadway. Learn more at visitgrovecityoh.com.
Evans Center Craft Bazaar: Browse a variety of handmade crafts and works of art from local vendors at the Evans Center Craft Bazaar, 4330 Dudley Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Save money, support the community and enjoy lunch with local food trucks.
Chamber Foundation Fundraiser: The Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce annual fundraiser gala event, 6:30-10:30, raises funds for local scholarships. Enjoy dinner, dancing, raffles, silent auctions and entertainment at Aladdin Shrine Center, 1801 Gateway Circle. Learn more at gcchamberfoundation.org.
Haunted Readings, Treats and Crafts: Visit Grove City is hosting Haunted Readings, Treats and Crafts, noon-4 p.m. at 3995 Broadway. Learn more at visitgrovecityoh.com.
Boo of Broadway: The Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Boo Off Broadway, 1-4 p.m. A Grove City favorite with family-friendly Halloween fun in historic Town Center, Town Center Park, 3359 Park St. Learn more at gcchamber.org.
Beggars’ Night: The traditional Trick-or-Treat/Beggars’ Night is 6 to 8 p.m. rain or shine. Residents who choose to distribute treats should turn on their porch lights during this time. Learn more at grovecityohio.gov.
This article originally appeared on ThisWeek: Grove City October Events