June Happenings and Events

Now that Ohio has started to open, both virtual and in-person events are now returning to our calendar. Many of our member businesses have had to close their doors during the quarantine, but we couldn’t be more excited to support them as they reopen their doors to the public....

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Clean is the New Green

Everyone used to talk about their “green” initiatives. Now we’re all talking about our “clean” initiatives. As the tourism industry opens, one segment at a time, our museums, attractions, restaurants, hotels, shops, and recreation options are armed with robust cleaning procedures and are getting ready for visitors and locals alike....

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Some Things We’re Famous For…

Many people know about Mansfield’s deep roots in Hollywood, history, and hauntings, but the list of places and events that set this city apart sprawls far beyond these three categories. A talented robot, a biblical wax museum, and a hand-carved carrousel are just some of the attractions! Mansfield is undeniably special, but if you need more evidence as to why read on!...

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March Happenings and Events

March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb in many cases. This month will hopefully bring spring and warm weather back to Richland County! Check out this list of activities to do in all kinds of weather, from the outdoor Maple Syrup Festival to a variety of live indoor shows and performances....

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Celebrate Galentine’s Day in Mansfield, Ohio

Galentine’s Day is the unofficial holiday dedicated to celebrating gal pals.  Usually celebrated on February 13th, Galentine’s Day was first created by the television character Leslie Knope of Parks and Recreation. Celebrating female friendship doesn’t have to be a made-up holiday! Grab your best girlfriends. Destination Mansfield- Richland County has planned a Galentine’s Day itinerary for you. Our itinerary includes brunch, exploring Downtown Mansfield, plenty of shopping, spots to play, and dinner. We have also included other options and alternatives, depending on the personalities of your girlfriends....

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A Day in Lexington: A Growing Community of Families

Founded in 1812, Lexington has been known locally as “A Growing Community of Families” for a long time. A great place to raise a family; the Lexington Local School District is rated highly year after year and the village is ranked the 15th safest community in the US in the category of under 5,000 residents. What started out as a bedroom community, has grown out of that classification with the addition of businesses large and small. Lexington Mayor, Brian White says of the village: “We’re still a Community of Families, but it’s not just about us.” The Lexington community sees themselves as part of the diverse tapestry of communities across Richland County. “We have to work together to move Richland County Forward.”...

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