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August 2017
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July 01, 2017 - September 30, 2017

Bonnybrook Farms' Chuck Wagon Dinner Ride

5pm-9pm Weekly

Bonnybrook Farms
3779 State Route 132
Clarksville, OH 45113
(937) 289-2500

Work up a hearty appetite before dinner with some "Fun on the Farm" Activities:
Clodhopper Golf • Giant Slingshots • Corn Hole • Horseshoe Hill with 80' Underground Slide
Friendly Farm Animals • Feed the Big Fish • Farmyard Play Area • Catch & Release Fishing Pond

When the dinner bell rings, enjoy a delicious "made from scratch" dinner of hickory smoked pulled pork and chicken, Nathan's hot dogs, fresh locally grown salads and sides, cake and cookies.

Dine in the post and beam Gathering Barn or on the back porch overlooking the farm pond.

After dinner, board the wagon for a ride down an abandoned country road to the old chuck wagon at Todd Fork Creek for dessert and s'mores around the campfire.

Admission Fee: Adults $40, Children 5-12 $28, 4 and younger free

August 01, 2017 - September 10, 2017

Everything Thomas

Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm | Sun: 12pm-6pm Daily

EnterTRAINment Junction
7379 Squire Court
West Chester, OH 45069 
(513) 898-8000

• marvel at the world's largest indoor train display with Thomas characters hidden throughout the display.
• bounce, climb and crawl in a spectacular children's play area with added Thomas coloring and crafts and the kids will love our Thomas the Train play tables.
• engineer your own locomotive on our hand-cranked train or ride our narrow gauge train ride (weather permitting)
PLUS ENJOY THE A-MAZE-N FUNHOUSE:
• Curtain Chaos – see how confusing a cornucopia of curtains can be
• Clown College – see amazing illusions that only a clown could dream up
• Outer Limits: Journey to the Black Hole – A Black Light area that will make you feel like a futuristic space traveler
• Mirror Maze - You can see everything and get nowhere in the region’s largest maze of mirrors

Admission Fee: $15.95

August 05, 2017 - August 05, 2017

2017 Lebanon Blues Festival

10am-11pm One Day

Downtown Lebanon, OH 45036
(513) 588-0321

Blues, BBQ, Classic Car Show & the Red Hot Blues Run all work together on the First Saturday in August in downtown Lebanon. This event is hosted by the Lebanon Opitmist Club. The festival is family friendly and offers a variety of blues music by well-known musicians. The beer garden offers an assortment of adult beverages for purchase. The City hosts a 5K, 10k and 15k run as well as a kids walk – proceeds benefit the city park system. The downtown shops are open and there are several craft booths incorporated in the event. 

Admission is Free!

August 12, 2017 - August 12, 2017

Meteor Shower Camp Out

4pm-All night One Day

Caesar Creek State Park
8570 East State Route 73
Waynesville, OH 45068 
(513) 897-2437

Watch the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower on the beach. Fun activities and star-gazing with the Cincinnati Astronomical Society. Camp on the beach for free that night. Registration opens at 4pm. Food and drinks available. All funds raised support the Nature Center.

Admission is Free!

August 12, 2017 - August 12, 2017

Girls' Night Out

4pm-9pm One Day

Downtown Lebanon
Broadway, Mulberry and Main Streets
Lebanon, OH 45036
(513) 228-2322

Don't miss this opportunity to get out and have fun on this "Girls-only" adventure in downtown Lebanon! Shopping, eating, and socializing. Participating merchants offer store specials, giveaways, refreshments and fun!

Pick up your Goodie bag with coupons and stuff your punch card at participating businesses for a chance to win!

Shops open until 9:00pm

Admission is Free

August 12, 2017 - August 20, 2017

2017 Western & Southern Open

Match times vary Daily

Lindner Family Tennis Center
5460 Courseview Dr. 
Mason OH 45040
(513) 651-0303

See the best men's and women's tennis players in the world compete in front of thousands of passionate fans every summer at the state-of-the-art Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason.

See website for ticket prices

August 19, 2017 - August 27, 2017

Day Out With Thomas

9am-5pm Daily

Lebanon, Mason & Monroe Railroad
127 South Mechanic St.
Lebanon, OH 45036
(513) 933-8022

Enjoy a train ride with Thomas, meet Sir Topham Hat, and much more!

Admission Fee $20

August 19, 2017 - August 19, 2017

Fortune Tellers' Tea

12pm-5pm One Day

Glendower Historic Mansion
105 Cincinnati Ave.
Lebanon, OH 45036 
(513) 932-1817

  As part of our "Gatherings at Glendower" series, join us at Glendower Historic Mansion, when the mansion’s third owner, the Grand Dame of Lebanon, Ladora Scoville Owens, hosts a Gypsy Fortune Tellers Tea. Ladora owned Glendower from 1904 to 1940 during the heyday of Spiritualism and gypsy fortune tellers. She’s invited you to an afternoon tea buffet and to meet her special guests, the “Gypsy Fortune Tellers.” Guests will enjoy a tour of the mansion and a variety of tea sandwiches and tea cookies while sipping iced tea . Advance purchase required.

Admission Fee $30
cash or credit, must pay in advance

August 19, 2017 - August 19, 2017

2017 Healthy Kids Triathlon

Registration: 7:30am | Race: 8:30am One Day

Countryside YMCA
1699 Deerfield Rd.
Lebanon, OH 45036
(513) 932-1424

Online registration is now open for the annual Healthy Kids’ Triathlon to be held at Countryside YMCA on Sat. Aug. 19 at 8:30am. Area youth can swim, bike, run and cross the finish line as champions.

“The Healthy Kids’ Triathlon gives the youth and families of our community an opportunity to grow closer together encouraging good health and fostering connections through fitness, sports, and fun,” said Countryside YMCA Aquatics Director Holly Colón.

Ages 6-8 will swim 50 meters, bike a 5k, and run 1k. Ages 9–11 will swim 100 meters, bike 7k and run a 1.5k. Ages 12–14 will swim 150 meters, bike a 10k, and run a 2.5k. All swims will take place in the Countryside YMCA Outdoor Pool; bike rides will take place on the Countryside/Lebanon Bike Trail and the cross country running route is on Countryside YMCA outdoor fields and the Hewitt P. Mulford Nature Trail. Youth will be on YMCA property for the entire event.

Registration and check in start at 7:30am on race day, and the race begins at 8:30am. The $30 entrance fee covers a participant t-shirt, finisher’s medal, goody bag and admission for themselves and one adult to the Family Fun-Fest immediately following the event. The entry fee also allows each child, if they choose, to have a parent in the pool during the swim event.
Proceeds from the Healthy Kids’ Triathlon support the YMCA’s Annual Campaign, which funds socially responsible programs such as the Lebanon City School Begin-to Swim Program.

Entrance Fee $30

August 26, 2017 - November 05, 2017

Hidden Valley Fruit Farm Festivals

Times vary | See website for details Weekly

Hidden Valley Fruit Farm
5474 N St Rt 48
Lebanon, OH 45036 
(513) 932-1869

Maybe it's because we are a fruit farm, but we just love to celebrate and showcase our own fruit as it comes into season and ripens!

Our festivals are times for fun with the whole family with train rides, hayrides, homemade treats and desserts, as well as plenty of fresh homegrown apples!

Mark a place in your calendar and plan to celebrate with us, these family-fun events!

2017 EVENTS:

Strawberry Spectacular: June 3-4
Berry Blast: July 1-2
Peach Daze: Aug. 5-6
The Grape Escape: Aug. 26-27
Family Fun Days: Sept. 2-3 & 9-10
Apple Daze: Sept. 16-17
Family Fun Days: Sept. 23-24 & Sept. 30-Oct. 1
Ohio Cider Fest: Oct. 7-8
Fall Fun Days: Oct. 14-15 & 21-22
Pumpkin Days: Oct. 28-29
Fall Fun Days: Nov. 4-5 

August 26, 2017 - August 27, 2017

Charm At The Farm - Summer Market

Sat: 10am-6pm | Sun: 10am-4pm Daily

Charm At The Farm Vintage Market
4953 Bunnell Hill Rd.
Lebanon, OH 45036
charmatthefarm@gmail.com

Charm at the Farm is an open-air vintage market located on a 56-acre farm in quaint Lebanon, OH, just north of Cincinnati. The best local artisans and shops are coming together exclusively at Charm at the Farm to create an exciting, outdoor shopping experience like no other. This innovative market provides rustic gifts, furniture, and home decor all in one vibrant place, just three weekends a year!

Buy tickets online in advance at charmatthefarm.com. Follow Charm on Facebook and Instagram @charmatthefarm.

September 01, 2017 - September 04, 2017

Labor Day Weekend Camp Out

All Weekend! Daily

Caesar Creek State Park Campground
9000 Center Road
Wilmington, OH 45177
(513) 897-2437

A fun-filled weekend of activities. Canoeing, kayaking, Stand up paddle boarding, archery and more. 

Admission is Free!