Free horse-drawn wagon rides through the woods of Swine Creek Reservation promise lots of seasonal fun and smiles this October, with opportunities tailored to families, couples and individuals, and seniors. Enjoy the sights, sounds and scents of autumn on Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 21, 22, 28 and 29, with first-come, first-served wagon rides from 1 to 5 p.m. Timed passes will be distributed as guests arrive; each day’s final ride leaves at 4:30 p.m.
Wagon rides will also be available, along with many more free featured activities, during Jump Into Fall Days on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14 and 15, from 1 to 5 p.m. Additional family fun on these days will include hands-on fall activities for all ages, kayaking, fishing, face painting, balloon creations, a corn box, music, snack and lunch/dinner options for sale and more.
Seniors may also register for special wagon rides on Thursday, Oct.12 from noon to 3 p.m., complete with a free picnic lunch provided by the Geauga County Department on Aging and University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center. Senior Day: Fall Wagon Ride marks the end of outdoor Senior Days until spring. Watch fall and winter listings for indoor Senior Day: Lifelong Learners programs throughout the cold-weather months.
Swine Creek Reservation is located at 16004 Hayes Road in Middlefield. Registration is required for Senior Day at 440-286-9516 orwww.geaugaparkdistrict.org. Call 440-286-9516 with questions about any of the other events.
For more on Geauga Park District call 440-286-9516 or visit www.geaugaparkdistrict.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.
Meet the Artists
View Robert Kolcum’s watercolor and acrylic paintings of Nature and Northeast Ohio wildlife, as well as Wayne Mazorow’s stunning collection of Nature photography, and meet the artists themselves in The West Woods’ serene setting. This display of paintings and photographs will begin Friday, Oct. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. at a public Meet the Artists open house event and last through the end of the year, daily 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except holidays.
Meet the Artists are free, wheelchair-accessible events that include refreshments to enjoy. Call 440-286-9516 with questions. For more on Geauga Park District call 440-286-9516 or visit www.geaugaparkdistrict.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.