Thursday

Sept. 26

Ales and Asanas - Studio Rise and Uniontown Brewing Company are combining two loves for one happy hour workshop at 5:30 p.m. Join Rebecca Zickefoose for a vinyasa flow surrounded by the scent of hops. Get your yoga on and then enjoy a flight of some of Ohio's finest craft brews at Uniontown Brewing Co. Pre-registration is recommended, as space is limited. The cost is $20. Visit studioriseyoga.com/workshops to sign up.

Friday

Sept. 27

Coffee With a Cop - Officers from the Ashland Police Division and community members will come together in an informal space to discuss community issues, build relationships and enjoy a free cup of coffee. September’s Coffee with a Cop is hosted by Tim Hortons, located at 1185 E. Main St., Ashland, between 7:30-9 a.m.

Bluegrass at the Greens - Enjoy live music from 6-8 p.m. at the Greens Bistro and Pub in Brethren Care’s Wellness and Community Center.

Connected - The Ohio State Mansfield Theatre presents the contemporary comedy "Connected" as its first show of the 2019-2020 season. This new comedy by Lia Romeo presents a series of interrelated short stories in which a young girl's most embarrassing moment goes viral, a recent high school grad must choose between real life and role-playing games, two girls spend Saturday night endlessly searching for the perfect party and a teacher is accidentally wooed by her student on a dating site. Performances are: tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m. and Monday at 7:30 p.m. in Founders Auditorium. This show contains limited strong language. Tickets for the 2019-2020 Theater Season productions are available by calling (419) 755-4045. Tickets are also available in the 45 minutes before each show at the Founders Auditorium box office window. General Admission is $8 and senior citizens, students, faculty and staff of Ohio State Mansfield and NC State are $6.

The Snow White Variety Show - The Mohican Youth Theatre production of "The Snow White Variety Show" will be staged tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors and free for children 4 years old and younger (as long as space is available.) All tickets are reserved seating only. Pre-sale tickets are available online at theohiotheatre.com and at the Ohio Theatre Box Office at (419) 994-3750.

Saturday

Sept. 28

Walk For Life & 5K Fun Run - Walk for Life is an annual community fundraising event that benefits the work of Ashland Pregnancy Care Center. The walk and and 5K Fun Run is about 2 miles. Starting at Ashland Corner Park, check-in for the 5K Fun Run is at 7 a.m. and the run starts at 8 a.m. When you pre-register, there is a $25 sponsorship per runner required. The required sponsorship increases to $50 on the day of the event. This is a self-timed, unofficial 5K and there will be no medals awarded, but prizes will be given to fundraising walkers and runners based on their individual fundraising. Runners will receive a free T-shirt upon registration. Check-in for the walk starts at 8:15 a.m. and the walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Walkers also receive a free T-shirt with a sponsorship of $25. Visit ashlandcarecenter.org for more information on pre-registration.

Bird Walk - Visit Byers Woods at 9 a.m. for a bird walk with the Ashland County Parks District.

Airplanes and Helicopter Rides - MATA: Missions at the Airport will offer airplane rides for $25 and helicopter rides for $30. From 9 a.m.-6 p.m., the day will include flight demonstrations, children's activities, food and music. The event continues on Sunday from 2-6 p.m. For more information, e-mail jim_elder@JAARS.org or call (330) 635-4802.

Ohio Heritage Days Festival - Visit Malabar Farm State Park for the Ohio Heritage Days Festival today and Sunday. The event includes crafts, primitives, antiques, antique tractors, horses, food, live music, Civil War demonstrations and an 18th Century Living History Camp. Plus, enjoy archaeological displays on Sunday. The event is free, but be sure to bring cash for food and vendor purchases. The event runs 10 a.m.-4 p.m. both days.

Autism Awareness Walk-A-Thon - The 14th annual Autism Awareness Walk-A-Thon will take place at the Richland County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will include food, a bounce house, raffles, arts and crafts and children’s activities. Call Debbie at (419) 589-8762 or e-mail aawdeb@yahoo.com for more information.

Ashland County Farm Tour - Visit area farms in this free, public event from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. today and 12:30-6 p.m. Sunday. Each stop will have various family-fun activities. For complete details on what activities are available at each farm, view the tour booklet on ashland.ofbf.org. You can also pick up a booklet at any of the stops during the Farm Tour. The first stop is the Ashland County Park District, 675 County Road 1754, Ashland. Popcorn and Moore Vending will be available. The next stop is Atterholt Farms at 408 Township Road 2252, Jeromesville. Cattlemen’s Food Trailer will be featured. Mohican Gardens at 374 Ohio 95, Loudonville, is the next stop. This stop will be open only on Sunday. Snacks and drinks will be offered by the Women’s Guild of the Mohicanville Community Church. Next up is the Gaelic Glen Alpacas at 2287 County Road 2175, Perrysville. This stop will close at 5 p.m. on both days. The Exclusively Yours catering truck will be on site. The Ugly Bunny Winery at 16104 Ohio 39, Loudonville, will have wine tastings available for purchase on Saturday only. A full menu of appetizers, panini sandwiches and pizza is available. Finally, Ayers Farm at 820 OH-39, Perrysville. Ice cream available for purchase.

Oktoberfest at Wolf Creek Mill - Enjoy nearly 100 foreign and domestic beers, wine, live music and food at Oktoberfest at the Wolf Creek Mill from noon to 11 p.m. Food will be available for purchase from multiple vendors. Live music will be performed in the afternoon by Steve Brownwell and in the evening by the Rutherford County Band. The Ohio State football game will be playing on the big screen. There will also be a Stein Hoisting Competition. Feel free to bring your own lawn chairs. Admission is $5 for adults 21 and up (purchased online or at the gate with valid identification) and $1 for ages 10-20. Children under 10 are free. Visit wolfcreekmill.org for more information.

Meet and Greet with Brian Shaw - Meet the world’s strongest man. Brian Shaw will be at the Warehouse Gym from noon until 3 p.m. The cost is $20 at the door or purchase any of the Redcon1 products the gym will have on hand that day.

Juried Ohio Watercolor Society Exhibition - The 42nd Annual Juried Ohio Watercolor Society Exhibition will be on display at the Mansfield Art Center at 700 Marion Avenue. The "Meet the Artists" reception is today from 1-4 p.m. The exhibition of watercolors will be at the Mansfield Art Center through October 27.

Movie Matinee House - Watch "Pokemon Detective Pikachu" in the Stockwell Meeting Room of the Ashland Public Library at 2 p.m. After ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, his 21-year-old son, Tim, decides to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is a wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth Detective Pikachu. The movie runs 1 hour and 44 minutes.

Creepy Car Show - Mohican Haunted Schoolhouse will host its first Rat Rods and Hearses, a creepy car show. Registration is $5, and runs from 2-4 p.m. The first 50 to register receive a keychain and a discounted ticket to the haunted schoolhouse. Awards will be given to the best costumes at 5 p.m. and car awards will follow at 6 p.m. The event includes food, refreshments and music.

Ashland Elks 100th Anniversary - Help the Ashland Elks celebrate its 100th anniversary from 3-10 p.m. The party includes a festival-style lineup of bands, food trucks, a beer tent, tours of the recently renovated lodge, cake and more at the Elks lodge #1360 on Center Street. Visit ashlandelks.com/100th for a full schedule.

United Way’s Oktoberfest - The United Way of Ashland County will host its Oktoberfest at Redwood Hall on the Ashland University campus from 5:30-10 p.m. The evening includes Bingo, brats, beer, music and live auction. Tickets are $30 and include dinner and 14 Bingo tickets. Visit uwashlandoh.org/event/oktoberfest for more information.

Ashland Symphony Orchestra Concert - The Ashland Symphony Orchestra will open its 50th concert season with "From Sea to Shining Sea" at 7:30 p.m. at the Robert M. and Janet L. Archer Auditorium. Neos Dance Theatre will perform original choreography by Ashland’s own Robert Wesner. Ticket holders are invited to gather at 6 p.m. in the Little Theatre Lobby for a pre-concert reception of light hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $24 for adults, $21 for seniors and $5 for children and students and may be purchased at the ASO office by calling (419) 289-5115 or the Ashland University Box Office at (419) 289-5125, both located at 331 College Ave, or online at ashlandsymphony.org. Season ticket packages are also still available.

Sunday

Sept. 29

Sundae Sunday - Grab your favorite sundae or float during the worship service at 11 a.m. at Red Haw United Methodist Church and stay after for the church potluck (no table service needed) from noon to 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome for this community celebration. The church is located at 1101 County Road 175 in Red Haw.

Suicide Prevention and Awareness Walk - The third annual Suicide Awareness & Prevention Walk will begin at the John C. Myers Convocation Center on Ashland University's campus. Registration and check-in runs from 1:30-2 p.m. After opening remarks and instructions at 2 p.m. the walk begins at 2:15 p.m. Immediately following the Walk, resources, soup and bread and fellowship will be offered. The event is sponsored by the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Ashland County.

The Great Bike Stampede - This free and public event from 1 to 4 p.m. at Freer Field includes a safety check on children’s bikes by the Ashland Bike Company. There also will be several skill stations, including a "stop on a dime" competition, a slow race, coasting competition and paper boy challenge, where riders will ride parallel to a target and attempt to throw a newspaper closest to the target.

Ashland County Farm Tour - See Saturday listing.

Ohio Heritage Days Festival - See Saturday listing.

Airplanes and Helicopter Rides - See Saturday listing.

Tuesday

Oct. 1

Loudonville Street Fair - Loudonville hosts a big fair that is truly an old-fashioned, family-oriented event. The fair includes five days of free admission, entertainment, exhibits, livestock shows and auctions, free power pulls, rides, a wide variety of food and more. The fair begins at 3 p.m. today, and the hours for Wednesday through Oct. 5 run from noon to 10 p.m. Parts of State Routes 3 and 60 are closed during the event. For more information, call (419) 994-4391 or visit LoudonvilleFair.com.

Paris to Pittsburgh - The National Geographic documentary film "Paris to Pittsburgh" will be shown at 7 p.m. in Ashland University's Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium as part of the College of Arts & Sciences’ biennial Symposium Against Indifference, which is focusing on "Liberty and Responsibility." Co-sponsored by the Ashland Center for Nonviolence, the free, public event will also include a panel discussion immediately following the film’s screening with Craig Hovey, director of the Ashland Center for Nonviolence; Patricia Saunders, associate professor of Biology; and William Vaughan, professor of Philosophy.

Patty Martens of the Seville Historical Society - Martens will portray Anna Swan Bates, the world-famous Seville giantess at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1 in the meeting room of the West Salem Library. Dressed in period clothing, "8-foot-tall Swan" will tell about her childhood in Nova Scotia and her life as a circus curiosity at this free presentation put on by the West Salem Historical Society. Swan still holds the world record for having the heaviest baby ever born.

Wednesday

Oct. 2

Loudonville Street Fair - See Tuesday listing.

LOOKING AHEAD

The Ashland Regional Ballet will host its 32nd annual Choreography Showcase at Opus Rehearsal Hall on 2nd Street in Ashland Oct. 4-5 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 adults and $8 for students and senior citizens. Tickets are available at the studio and at the door as supply lasts. Seating is limited and the Opus Rehearsal Hall is not handicap accessible.

Pleasant Hill Lake will host a fun-filled fall weekend of camping Oct. 4-5. The event includes fall harvest-themed events, hayrides, movie, children’s games, karaoke, barbecue pork roast, music, a campfire program, outdoor cooking and more. Visit https://pleasanthillpark.mwcd.org for a complete schedule.

S’mores Fun With Mom is an outdoor event at Pathfinder Farms on Oct. 5 from 3-7 p.m. for mothers and sons 5-12 years old. The day will include archery, pole fishing, pumpkin carving, hiking, dinner and s’mores. Space is limited. The cost is $20 for a mom and son, and $5 for each additional son. Register online at pathfinderfarms.org by Sept. 29. 

— To have an event listed in the Out & About calendar, call 419-281-0581, Ext. 259, or email lifestyle@times-gazette.com. Please send in items at least one week in advance.