Thursday, October 02, 2014

Gallipolis In Bloom Fall Planting Day

Gallipolis In Bloom Fall Planting Day

Saturday, October 25th 11:00 am

Gallipolis City Park

Fall Canoe Float

2014 Raccoon Creek Water Trail Associate Fall Canoe Float

Sunday, October 5th at 10:00 am

Join the Raccoon Creek Water Trail Association as they float down Raccoon Creek to the Ohio River! The float will be about 5 miles long (2-3 hours) and paddlers of all skill levels and children (accompanied by an adult) are welcome.

Paddlers can bring their own canoe or reserve one (limited number available).

They will meet where State Route 218 crosses Raccoon Creek near Thivener at 10:00 am. There is roadside parking along SR 218. The take out is at the State Route 7 bridge. RCWTA will provide shuttles back to the parking area after the float. Dress for the weather and bring lots of water and a lunch!

To RSVP and for more information and detailed directions, contact Molly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 740-707-6655.

French Art Colony Mini-Crafters: Miniatures Exhibit

October 3-26, 2014 ~ FAC Mini-Crafters: Miniatures Exhibit
Free Admission

This month's exhibit features FAC Mini-Crafters: Miniatures Exhibit. The exhibit can be seen at the French Art Colony, 530 First Avenue, Gallipolis. 

Gallery hours are Tuesday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 - 5:00 pm.

For a complete list of workshops, exhibits and classes, contact the FAC at (740) 446-3834. 

Ohio Valley Symphony Silver Celebration, Jay Campbell, Cello

October 4, 2014 ~ Silver Celebration, Jay Campbell, cello
Tickets: $12.00; $24.00
The Ohio Valley Symphony celebrates its 25th Anniversary at the Ariel-Dater Hall, 426 Second Avenue. Praised by The New York Times for his “electrifying performances” which “conveyed every nuance,” American cellist Jay Campbell is the First Prize Winner of the 2012 CAG Victor Elmaleh International Competition. This spellbinding artist combines eclectic musical interests and a diverse spectrum of repertoire, which has led to collaborations with musicians ranging from Elliott Carter and Pierre Boulez to David Lang and John Zorn to members of Radiohead and Einsturzende Neubauten. Performance begins at 8:00 pm

For more information, call (740) 446-2787.

French Art Colony's 50th Anniversary Celebration

October 4, 2014 ~ French Art Colony’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
VIP $25.00; Reserved $15.00

The French Art Colony will present “Rick K and the Allnighters” in concert at the Berry Fine & Performing Arts Center, University of Rio Grande.  The concert is part of the FAC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration.  Rick K and the Allnighters are known as America’s most exciting show band, offering music from the 1950s through today.  Their concert is like a road trip – a high speed, cross country, tour of rock’s greatest hits.  The performance begins at 8:00 pm

For more information, call (740) 446-3834.

Team BassXtreme Classic Tournament

October 4 & 5, 2014 ~ Team BassXtreme Classic Tournament

$130.00 per team
Tournament hours 7:15 am or safe light.  Weigh in at 4:00 pm.  1st Place $5,000.00; 2nd Place $2,500.00; 3rd Place $1,750.00; 4th Place $1,250.00; 5th Place $800.00; 6th Place $500.00; 7th Place $400.00 (Payout based on 50 boat field). Mandatory registration on Friday, October 3, at Our House Museum, 6:00 pm

For more information visit


October 10, 11, 12, 2014 ~ 44th Annual Bob Evans Farm Festival

Admission $5.00 Adults; $3.00 children 6-18;
Free children 5 & Under

This annual celebration of the harvest season attracts thousands with its entertainment, traditional arts & crafts, farm contests, food, children’s activities and demonstrations.  A weekend of fun for friends and family of all ages, the Bob Evans Farm Festival (held at the Bob Evans Farm, 10854 St. Rt. 588, Rio Grande, Ohio) offers a taste of yesteryear.  Festival is 9:00 am-5:00 pm daily

For more information call, (800) 994-3276.  

French 500 Flea Market ~ October 10th, 11th & 12th

October 10, 11, 12, 2014 ~ French 500 Flea Market & Farm Market
Free Admission  

The French 500 Flea Market is located at the Gallia County Jr. Fairgrounds, 189 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis.  Vendors are located inside and outside.  You will never know what hidden treasure you will find along with fresh produce and fresh baked goods.  Admission and Parking are free.  Open daily 8:00 am-5:00 pm, held every second full weekend monthly April-December (except August).

For more information, call (740)446-4120.

Little Texas

October 11, 2014 ~ “Little Texas”
Admission $10.00

The Shelterhouse Amphitheater at Bob Evans Farm, 10854 St. Rt. 588, Rio Grande, Ohio, will come alive with American’s Favorite Rockin’ Country Band, “Little Texas”!  Performance begins at 7:30 pm. Free Parking and Primitive Camping.  Rain or shine.  Bring Lawn Chairs.  No coolers in Stage Area. 

For more information, call (800) 994-3276.

Rockets Over Rio

October 11, 2014 ~ “Rockets Over Rio”
This annual event lights up the sky in Rio Grande.  Fireworks are set off in the Bob Evans Hall parking lot at the University of Rio Grande.  Rain or Shine beginning at 9:30 pm. It is sponsored by the Village of Rio Grande.  For more information, call (740) 245-5822.

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