Delaware

City Of Delaware Holiday Briefs

24 Dec , 2018  

Christmas Office Hours and Collections:
City of Delaware offices closed at noon Monday, December 24 and remain closed Tuesday, December 25. Residential refuse will be collected Monday, and the “next day” schedule will be in place Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Questions concerning the collection schedule may be directed to the Customer Service Request Line at 740-203-1810 or pwcs@delawareohio.net.

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Life in Delaware County

Record Holiday Traffic Expected In Ohio, ODOT Says

23 Dec , 2018  

AAA is forecasting that a record-4.6 million Ohioans will travel more than 50 miles from home this holiday. More than 90 percent of those Ohioans will travel by vehicle.

The last time Christmas fell on a Tuesday, 2012, Ohio roads experienced a 37 percent increase in traffic volume, according to Ohio Department of Transportation traffic count stations.”We expect to see a lot of vehicles on Ohio’s highways this holiday season, especially between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. over the weekend before Christmas,” said Dave Gardner, manager of the ODOT Traffic Monitoring Section.

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Life in Delaware County

Christmas Is Around The Corner, Which Means So Is Christmas Tree Disposal

18 Dec , 2018  

Not to spoil the holidays, but just so that you are prepared we are sharing information about Christmas tree disposal in Delaware County ahead of time.

The City of Powell has shared news on the subject of disposal of Christmas trees after the holidays. According to the City website,

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Life in Delaware County

Soaring Sounds Of The Season This Sunday

12 Dec , 2018  

Enjoy incredible music performed by local voices and orchestra this Sunday as the Delaware Community Chorus performs the “Magnificat” of English composer John Rutter.

This holiday performance will include this piece, exquisite carols by Rutter, and delightful songs of the season.

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Life in Delaware County

Harlem Township Hosting Winter In The Park

8 Dec , 2018  

Boy, that man in the red suit gets around this time of year!

He’s traveled from Delaware to Powell to Polaris to Sunbury. Now, on Saturday, December 8, he will make an appearance in Galena at “Winter in the Park.”

This holiday happening takes place at the Harlem Township Community Park, 3858 State Route 605 in Galena.

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History/Tourism

List Of Outstanding Light Shows In Columbus Area Include Two In Delaware County

6 Dec , 2018  

Seeking to indulge in some uber-holiday lights? There are no less than twelve places in the Columbus area to “get your Christmas on.”

And two of them are right here in Delaware County.

As presented on the website of Experience Columbus, these locations provide great family fun. Locally, Butch Bando’s Fantasy of Lights at Alum Creek State Park and WildLights at the Columbus Zoo are included. More…

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Life in Delaware County

December’s First Friday Has A Cooking Theme

6 Dec , 2018  

Cold temperatures are the among the many reasons why staying home and shopping local makes incredible sense this holiday season.

And with its dozens of retailers, Downtown Delaware is the perfect place to get “that” present for “that” person. More…

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History/Tourism, Life in Delaware County

Holiday Home Tour Celebrates History

5 Dec , 2018  

The Northwest Neighborhood of Delaware, several square blocks of wonderful nineteenth and early twentieth century architecture, will be hosting its biennial Holiday Home Tour this weekend.

The 2018 edition will occur on Saturday, December 8 from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM. More…

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Schools

Classic Christmas Tale On Tap At WNHS

4 Dec , 2018  

The Theatre Department at Westerville North High School will be presenting a staple of holiday theatre repertoire this weekend.

As you know, “A Christmas Carol” is the story of one Ebenezer Scrooge and his travels from miserable miser to a man with Christmas in his heart. This rendition will feature some modern twists that are sure to please. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Delaware County To Welcome Ebenezer Duke

3 Dec , 2018  

Over the coming days, two lucky places in the county are going to be exposed to an interactive bit of holiday fun.

Ebenezer Duke,” a mini musical, 45 minute retelling of “A Christmas Carol” told through original songs, storytelling/acting, tap dance, and audience participation is coming to both the Orange Branch of the Delware County District Library and to the Sunbury Community Library. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Santa Is Making The Rounds At Polaris Fashion Place

2 Dec , 2018  

He’s a busy guy, that Santa. Over the next several days, he’ll be taking a breather from his duties at the North Pole and heading south to Polaris Fashion Place. More…

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Life in Delaware County

All Ohioans Are Invited To Celebrate At The Statehouse

1 Dec , 2018  

It’s that time of the year again to grab your entire family, friends and bring some holiday cheer to celebrate the Ohio Statehouse Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting.

This year’s celebration will take place Thursday, December 6 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. This free family-friendly event is open to the public. More…

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Powell/Lewis Center

Saturday Brings Holidays In Powell

30 Nov , 2018  

The City of Powell is hosting the annual Holidays in Powell this Saturday from 2 PM to 5:30 PM in the Municipal Building Council Chambers & East Room, 47 Hall Street. More…

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Delaware

This Weekend, Delaware Is “Home For The Holidays”

29 Nov , 2018  

This is the weekend when downtown Delaware comes alive with the sights and sounds of the season as Main Street Delaware presents “Home for the Holidays.”

It all begins at 6 PM on Friday near the intersection of William and Sandusky Streets, where carols will be sung before lighting of the community Christmas Tree. Visitors will also be able to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus, pet live reindeer, enjoy horse drawn carriage rides, and listen to carolers. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Sunbury To Celebrate Christmas On The Square

26 Nov , 2018  

This weekend finds Christmastime fun switched into high gear across Delaware County, and one place where activities will abound will be Sunbury.

Christmas on the Square takes place this Saturday afternoon and evening from 4 PM until 8 PM. More…

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