History/Tourism

Sea Lions And Harbors Seals Are Delaware County’s Newest Residents: Video

23 May , 2020  

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is proud to announce the arrival of 10 California sea lions and four harbor seals in another milestone marking that the Zoo’s newest region, Adventure Cove, is edging toward completion.

Accompanied by Columbus Zoo staff and a marine mammal veterinarian, the seals and sea lions traveled from Florida and safely arrived at the Zoo on Sunday, May 17  at approximately 6:20 AM. The seals (one male, three females) and sea lions (six males, four females) are settling in well in a behind-the-scenes area of the facility, where they will have the opportunity to begin exploring their new surroundings as final phases of adjacent areas of the Adventure Cove region are completed. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Tap Into The Season At Camp Lazarus

21 Feb , 2020  

It’s time for the 2020 Maple Fest at Camp Lazarus, a family event full of food and fun.

The event takes place on March 7 and again on March 14 from 9 AM to 4 PM. More…

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History/Tourism

Visit The Zoo For Free

24 Jan , 2020  

This year, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will continue its tradition of offering free admission on President’s Day.

The offer will be valid during operating hours (10 AM to 4 PM) on February 17. Standard parking fees ($10 per vehicle, free for Zoo members) will still apply. More…

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Life in Delaware County

A Wonderful Winter At Preservation Parks

4 Jan , 2020  

What is full of great ideas for close-to-home winter fun and can be accessed with a couple of clicks?

If you guessed the Winter 2019-2020 Program & Events Guide from Preservation Parks, you’re excactly correct. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Powell Parks & Rec Class Guide Available; Registration To Open

29 Dec , 2019  

Does your child aspire to be a chef, video game creator, soccer star, or ballet dancer? Check out an array of classes this upcoming winter and spring to help build their skills in the newly-released City of Powell Parks & Recreation Guide. Check out several classes for adults as well. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Zoo Salutes Families On Veterans Day

9 Nov , 2019  

To honor our veterans and the sacrifices made to serve our nation, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will host its “Veterans Free Day at the Zoo” event on Monday, November 11. During this special event, military personnel, both past and present, and their immediate family can enjoy free admission to the Zoo for the day. More…

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Life in Delaware County

ODNR Encourages You To Go Leaf Peeping

6 Oct , 2019  

Even if you are not planning to go on a hike or pack up a tent and camp out this fall, you can take advantage of the easiest way to welcome fall with almost no effort required: leaf peeping. Leaf peeping is, simply put, just the act of looking at leaves to observe the color change that takes place during fall. This activity is so popular that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), in partnership with Ohio. Find It Here., maintains a Fall Color Forecast to help people find the best locations to view and enjoy the beautiful colors that accompany the onset of fall in Ohio. More…

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History/Tourism

Fun Ideas for an Ohio Mini Vacation This Fall

18 Sep , 2019  

Just in time for cooling temperatures and vibrant foliage, Ohio. Find It Here and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) are teaming up to launch the Fall in Ohio microsite  – an easy-to-navigate online resource perfect for locals and visitors seeking leaf-peeping tips, incredible fall color views, quintessential festivals and must-see attractions. Delaware County is very very much included in the mix. More…

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History/Tourism

Summer Road Trip: Travel Ohio’s Newest Water Trail

9 Aug , 2019  

This year we’re continuing our weekly look at unique festivals, events, and attractions that are within an easy driving distance. We call these “Summer Road Trips.” Of course, we regularly feature the many extraordinary places to visit right here in Delaware County and encourage our readers to get out and experience what is on offer in our own backyard.

Today we’re turning our attention to a place where the beauty of nature joins opportunities for the whole family. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Experience Delaware County After Dark And In The Wild

28 Jul , 2019  

Do things that go “bump in the night” put you on edge? Do you know what goes on after dark in the wilds of Delaware County?

Here’s a chance for your family to open your eyes and ears to that experience by visiting the Ohio Wildlife Center after the lights go out for a Family Night Hike. Find out what animals love things a little bit darker. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Corn, Corn, And More Corn

26 Jul , 2019  

Not all corn may have been knee-high by the Fourth of July this year, but the crop is catching up and there will be plenty on hand as the 2019 edition of the Ashley Corn Show kicks off on Thursday, August 1.

Presented by American Legion Post 518, the Corn Show brings three days of fun. There will be sweet corn, of course, as well as Otterbacher Carnival Rides and Games, the Elm Valley Firefighters Food Booth, and local community booths as well. Come watch the FFA Kiddie tractor pull, and register to participate in a Cob-Tossing Contest! More…

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