Candlelight Christmas at Malabar

(Malabar Farm)


This is a tour of the home of Pulitzer-prize winning author and dedicated conservationist Louis Bromfield while it is decorated for the holidays. Enjoy cookies, cider, and caroling and visit the gift shop. Also, yuletide craft making is available.

When: December
4,5,6, and 7 2003- 5-9 p.m.
Sunday, December 9 - 11-5 p.m.
Cost: Tour of house: $
4 adults; $2 children 6 -17
Where: Malabar Farm State Park, 4050 Bromfield Road, Lucas, Ohio


For more information, call (419) 892-2784

Directions: From Canton, take US 30 West through Wooster toward Mansfield. After State Routes 89, 60, and 511 and before 30 intersects with I-71 there will be a sign for Malabar Farm at State Route 603. Turn left (south) onto SR 603 and follow to Pleasant Valley Road. This takes you to the park entrance at Bromfield Road.

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Christmas Candlelightings

(Roscoe Village)

381 Hill Street

Coshocton OH, 43812

(740) 622-9310

(800) 877-1830

Fax - (740) 623-6555


The first three Saturdays in December are Roscoe Village Candle Lighting Ceremonies. Share in the tradition of lighting the Christmas tree and each guest lighting a candle as "Silent Night" is sung on December 6, 13 and 20, 2003. Throughout the weekend guests can enjoy a visit with Santa, strolling carolers, live arctic reindeer (December 6 only), chestnut roasting over an open fire, complimentary hot-mulled cider and cookies, open hearth cooking  demonstrations, candle light tours, and many other holiday festivities.


Dates - 12/6/2003 through 12/20/2003

Hours - Sat 6 PM-7:30 PM


Admission - Free

Christmas in Zoar

(Zoar Village)

State Route 212

P. O. Box 404

Zoar OH, 44697

(330) 874-4336

(800) 874-4336

Fax - (330) 874-2936


Celebrate the holidays in an old-fashioned German manner at the picturesque village of Zoar. The entire town is dressed for the season with evergreen roping, wreaths and bows. Take a peek at the inside of two private homes decorated in the traditional style. Learn about Zoar's Christmas customs at the Garden House and sample ginger cookies and cider at the Bakery. Purchase hand-crafted items for giving or decorating and ride a horse-drawn wagon around the narrow streets.


Dates - 12/6/2003 through 12/7/2003

Hours - Sun 12 PM-5 PM

Sat 10 AM-7 PM


Admission - Adults $6.00, Children $1.00

Christmas At The Hollow

(Quail Hollow State Park)

13480 Congress Lake Avenue

Hartville OH, 44632

(330) 877-1528

Fax - (330) 877-4165



Tour the historic Stewart Manor, decorated for an old-fashioned holiday. Enjoy refreshments, holiday crafts and entertainment, and visits with Santa. Registration is required. For info and to register, call (330) 877-6652.


Dates - 12/11/2003 through 12/14/2003

Hours - Sun 12 PM-5 PM

Thu 9 AM-5 PM

Fri 9 AM-5 PM

Sat 9 AM-9 PM


Admission - Adults $3.00, Children $3.00

Holiday Lantern Tours

(Hale Farm & Village)

2686 Oak Hill Road

Bath OH, 44210

(330) 666-3711

(800) 589-9703

Fax - (330) 666-9497


Shaping holiday traditions for the sixth consecutive year, Hale Farm & Village invites you back to the holiday season of 1848, and the crisp winter air of the Western Reserve. Using lantern light, as your guide, a 19th century traveler, will escort you to the town of Wheatfield where village residents invite you to share in their holiday customs, lore, and legends.


"Holiday Lantern Tours" take place Thursday -Sunday Evening, December 11th-22nd. The number of tours and times vary per night. Advance reservations and full payment are required. Program is recommended for ages 13 and older. Admission is $12.00 per person.


Dates - 12/11/2003 through 12/22/2003

Hours - Thu 6 PM-8:30 PM

Fri 6 PM-8:30 PM

Sat 6 PM-8:30 PM


Admission - Adults $15.00, Children $15.00