Spend Your Holiday Weekend in Mill Creek MetroParks

Kick off your holiday weekend with the Black Friday Sale at the Mill Creek Golf Course Golf Shop on Friday, November 29, 2019. Stop in from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. to purchase your favorite golfer something special for next season.

On Saturday, November 30 and Sunday, December 1 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. visit Lanterman’s Mill for Olde Fashioned Christmas at Lanterman’s Mill. Sponsored by 21 WFMJ/WBCB, guests will be able to see Lanterman’s Mill dressed in holiday finery for this traditional, family-friendly, free event. Taste chestnuts roasted on an open fire, watch artisans demonstrate old fashioned crafts, purchase unique handcrafted gifts, and enjoy festive entertainment. To share the holiday spirit with others, bring a new hat, scarf, or pair of mittens to decorate a “Giving Tree.” Donated items will warm up children in need this winter.

On Sunday, December 1 head over to the MetroParks Farm for Santa’s Winter Barn from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Santa will make an appearance with some of his animal friends from around the world as he gets his reindeer ready for that big night. Come sit in his sleigh for a holiday picture and make a holiday craft to take home. The family-friendly free event is held in the unheated barn, so please dress for the weather. There is a $1 cash only fee for the children’s holiday craft.

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Boulder climbing approved behind Bears Den Cabin in Mill Creek Park

People who like to climb boulders can now do it legally in an area of Mill Creek Park.

The park’s board of commissioners unanimously approved boulder climbing around an outcrop of boulders behind Bears Den Cabin.

It’s the only section of the park where boulder climbing will be allowed.

The idea was proposed by the Ohio Climbers Coalition in September.

A study was done to determine if any endangered plants would be harmed.

When the study came back negative, the decision was made to approve boulder climbing.

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