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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January 28 is National Plan For Vacation Day

National Plan For Vacation Day is January 28, 2020 when Americans are encouraged to plan their vacation days. According to the US Travel Association, 768 Million vacation days went unused last year and 55% of Americans left vacation time on the table in 2018 and we think that’s just sad. If you plan your vacation days, you’re more likely to use them, so don’t let that paid time off go to waste. Sit down with your calendar and let’s plan a trip to Mansfield and Richland County, Ohio!...

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October Happenings and Events

Fall is in the air and we can smell those hot Apple Donuts by just thinking about them. October is full of great events like Prairie Peddler Festival, Fall Flicker at Kingwood Center Gardens, and the Ohio State Reformatory’s terrifying Blood Prison. Here’s a list of festivals, fall fun, frights and more events you’ll find on this month’s calendar....

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September Happenings and Events

September signifies the start of fall, but here in Richland County, September also brings various activities to fill your autumn calendar. From the Oktoberfest at The Phoenix Brewing Co. to the Malabar Farm Barn Dance, there are happenings for all ages. Enjoy the crisp air with this month’s festivals and fairs or experience the fine arts Richland County has to offer....

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More Events Close Out an Impressive August in Richland County

The long-awaited 25th Anniversary of “The Shawshank Redemption” may be over, but this month still has so much fun left to offer. Three exciting events, the Heart of the City Cruise In (Aug. 24) at Central Park, Dirt Million (Aug. 22-24) at Mansfield Motor Speedway, and the Mansfield Barber Expo (Aug. 25) at the Ohio State Reformatory, will close out an impressive August in Richland County....

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Five Insta-Worthy Spots in Richland County that are #Iconic

Mansfield and Richland County, Ohio has some pretty great angles, so we put together a list of the most iconic places you must snap on your next visit. Make sure to get our good side – these are some of the most insta-worthy spots in Richland County!...

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July Happenings and Events

As summer ramps up and temperatures rise, can’t-miss events around Richland County emerge. The opportunities are diverse: music lovers, car buffs, and arts aficionados alike will be pleased by the area’s many offerings, including the Inkcarceration Music and Tattoo Festival, the Honda Indy 200, and the 35th Annual Great Mohican Pow-Wow....

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Americas Rallycross makes its Midwest Debut

A brand new event will feature racing on the asphalt and dirt of a purpose-built track this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Americas Rallycross (ARX) makes its Midwest debut during the Cooper Tires ARX of Mid-Ohio, June 8-9, in Lexington, Ohio. Featuring 600 bhp cars launching from 0-60 mph in less than 1.9 seconds, fans in the Midwest will now experience the most emphatic form of motorsports in North America up close and personal....

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June Happenings and Events

As June arrives, we welcome sunshine, warm weather, and summer vacation! Whether you’re visiting Mansfield or opting for a relaxing staycation, there are plenty of events to fill your schedules, like a paranormal women’s retreat, a Bluegrass Americana Music Festival, motorsports events, and the annual Miss Ohio Pageant....

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May Happenings and Events

May is here and it brought a flurry of activity with it! The first weekend of the month was packed with events, but here’s what’s going on throughout the rest of May. Festivals, special exhibits, and a racing world championship are on deck, but what are you going to put on your calendar?...

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