Things To Do Near Pickerington, Ohio – August 2013

Just minutes away from Columbus, Ohio lies Pickerington, a location that allows residents a convenient mixture of urban and rural life. The city itself has over 150 acres of park land, including five distinctive parks specifically constructed to provide quiet relaxation, a day of family recreation, a Friday Night Flick, or music in the amphitheater. Community and nearby Metro Parks with their scenic views and playgrounds for children make Pickerington the perfect place for family fun. And you won’t be hot this August if you take time to visit the city’s seasonal community outdoor swimming pool! The city’s proximity to the state capital also affords residents and visitors tons of fun options for family fun or a night on the town.

Here are some of the upcoming events for Pickerington and surrounding areas:

Open House/Historical Museum

Where: Pickerington-Violet Twp Historical Society, 15 E Columbus St, Olde Pickerington Village, OH 43147

When: Weekly on Saturdays

What: See tools, toys, fashions, furniture, photos, and more from days gone by. The Museum also features a Gift Shop with books, prints, notecards and Pickerington logoed merchandise. Museum admission is free!

Olde Pickerington Farmers’ Market

Where:  89 N Center Street (at Town Square Drive) in Olde Pickerington Village

When: Weekly on Thursdays

What: Area farmers, bakers and artisans gather on Thursdays to offer fresh produce, fruit, home-baked goods, crafts and more. Olde Pickerington Village shops and restaurants also are open during the market. Sponsored by the Olde Pickerington Village Business Association (OPVBA).

Friday Night Flicks

Where: Upper Sycamore Creek Park at the Amphitheater at the end of Hereford Drive.

When: Friday, August 2, 2013

What: Showing of the film National Treasure; Sponsored by Fairfield Federal.

15th Annual Concert Series

Where: The King Arts Complex, 867 Mount Vernon Avenue Columbus, OH. 43023

When: Thursday evenings in August, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

What: Join the King Arts Complex for the 15th Annual Heritage Concert Series.  It has become the summer community event reminiscent of the iconic “Coming Home Festival” on Mount Vernon Avenue.  Performances from local, regional and national musical artists will keep it hot with Jazz, Classical R&B, Inspirational and Blues!  Bring a blanket or lawn chair, and relax in the beautiful, breezy ambiance of Mayme Moore Park.  A Food Court and reserved tables on the Patio available. Admission is free!

Friday Night Flicks

Where: Upper Sycamore Creek Park at the Amphitheater at the end of Hereford Drive.

When: Friday, August 16, 2013

What: Showing of the film The Odd Life of Timothy Green; Sponsored by Fairfield Federal.

For more information on upcoming events in Pickerington, Ohio, click here!

To learn more about the city of Pickerington, check out their site here.

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