Weekend Wednesday: Memorial Day Weekend 2013

Welcome to Buckeye Honda’s Weekend Wednesday, where we highlight some local events happening this weekend.

For this Memorial Day Weekend we have something for everyone!  Take a look and if you attend one of the events let us know in the comments, on our Facebook page or tweet us with the hashtag #buckeyeweekend!


Columbus Alive Summer Concert Series Kick-Off at the Columbus Commons.  

If you have not been to The Columbus Commons then you owe it to yourself to take the trip to Downtown Columbus and experience this fantastic timthumbarea.  Kick off the Columbus Commons season with a free concert featuring local bands. Blankets and chairs are welcome; please leave coolers at home. Beverage and food concessions will be on site, including Mini Jeni’s, Late  Night Slice Commons Cafe, Ajumama, Burrito Bus, Cheesy Truck, and Tatoheads.

7:15-8:00 Angela Perley & the Howlin’ Moons

8:30-9:15 Way Yes

9:45-10:45 EYE


Bloom Township Firefighters Fish Fry

bloomfireMonday, May 27th 10am – 6pm

Ticket Pricing: Fish dinners cost $6 to $12.

 The Bloom Township Firefighters Fish Fry will celebrate 75 years. Don Ewell will be the Grand Marshal of the parade. A memorial ceremony will be held at the Lithopolis Cemetery. There will also be a car show, live bands, crafts show and more.

Held is Downtown Lithopolis, OH this is a Family friendly event for all ages.  Parking is Free!  Bring the family out for a great small town experience!


Night of Light – TWIG 14 Fundraiser

Monday, May 27 @ 7:30

Ticket Pricing: Purchase Lanterns for $20lights

 TWIG 14 will present their Night of Light celebration with hundreds of floating lanterns on Rising Park pond to honor and memorialize loved ones at sunset. Lanterns will be available to purchase and may be customized with your personal message. Attendance is not required but welcomed at the ceremony. To purchase lanterns or make a donation please download our flyer. Find out more information on their Facebook page or contact Mary Ann Boone at 740-654-5704.

Moonshine Festival

New Straitsville, Perry County, Ohio

Main Street
May 23 – 27, 2013

moonshineLocated in the rolling hills of Southeastern Ohio, the festival features a variety of events including a working Moonshine Still Display, local history museum, flea market vendors, moonshine burgers, moonshine pie, moonshine doggies, carnival rides and games, good food, souvenirs, talent show, Cruise-In, and 2 parades concluding with the Grand Parade on Memorial Day. Back by popular demand at the Moonshine Festival we will have a Garden Tractor Pull, a GardenTractor Demo Derby and a Pedal Pull.
2013 Moonshine Festival Entertainment includes: Thursday evening: David Wayne Nashville Artist
Sat evening: Johnny Hiland (fastest guitar player in the world) and Tim McDonald with special guests Curt Guisinger and Audie Wykle
Sunday evening: Jeannie Kendell with special guest Haley Watson.

Open 5pm Thursday/Friday, and 11am Saturday/ 12 noon Sunday/Monday.


Outdoor Activities At Some of Our Local Parks

May 25 (Sat) Wetland Critters Display 

4-6pm. You get to see and touch live critters from the wetland and learn about why wetlands are important. Meet Springhouse Program Area. All ages. Not Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Chestnut Ridge Metro Park, Phone: 614-508-8111metroparks

May 25 (Sat) Trail Treats

1pm. Hungry Take a 1.5 mile walk in search of plants along the trail that are edible. Meet Buzzards Roost Picnic Area. Ages 6 and up. Not Wheelchair Accessible.

Cost: Free Event

Contact: Slate Run Metro Park, Phone: 614-508-8111

May 25 (Sat) Spring Campfire

630-8pm. You bring the goodies to roast – we will provide the beverages. And everyone will have a wonderful late spring evening around a fire. Meet Glacier Knoll Picnic Area.

Cost: Free Event-Register

Contact: Pickerington Ponds Metro Park, Phone: 614-508-8111

Have a Great Weekend!!

BuckeyeHonda BLACK

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