2014 OHIO - November & December 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2013 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009)
November 11-15, 2014
148th Annual National Grange Convention
Founded in 1867, the Grange was formed as a national organization with a local focus. Our members are given the opportunity to learn and grow to their full potential as citizens and leaders. Convention is open to the public for most events, however the Seventh Degree conferral ceremony and the opening of the convention are limited to only Grange members. Convention consists of daily sessions, committee meetings, workshops, a store, and an idea fair exhibit. Daily Grange Youth activities, Junior Grange activities, and activities for non-delegates. Convention sites are rotated around the country among the five Grange regions.
November 14-15, 2014 International Wine Festival - Fairfield, Ohio
The Grand Hall of The Oscar Event Center will come alive with wineries and oenophiles pouring wines from around the world. This is a chance to discover your perfect wines from over 90 wineries, plus experience food pairings by country. Raise your Jungle Jim’s wine fest glass to a great night. Upgrade your evening in style! Experience all of the benefits of the Grand Tasting, plus enjoy rest and relaxation in our Jungle Lounge complete with International "Dinner by the Bite," Exclusive Wine Sampling, and full access to the Oscar Pub.
November 14-16, 2014 Fabulous Food Show - Cleveland, Ohio
Spread out over 400,000 square feet of indoor space, this is the country’s largest presentation of fine food, fine art, craft breweries, wineries, restaurants and purveyors all under one roof! Taste, try & buy your way through the expansive show floor with over 450 exhibiting companies – including Free Admission to the By Hand Fine Art & Craft Fair. Watch nearly 100 live demonstrations on 6 stages by world renowned celebrity chefs and culinary professionals. COOK, ENTERTAIN and SAVE money like a pro this holiday season!
November 19-23, 2014 39th Annual Madrigal Feaste - Ashland, Ohio
A dinner theater based in sixteenth-century England, the Madrigal Feaste provides constant entertainment throughout the evening. The Ashland University Chamber Singers perform ceremonial music, Christmas carols, and madrigals while the Players present a new comedic play along with improvisational theatrics. Fanfare trumpeters, the Court Jester, and Butler round out the cast. Performer costumes are designed as authentic reproductions of period apparel, and the four-course meal culminates in flaming bread pudding, a traditional dessert. Vegetarian meals are available upon request at the time of purchase.
November 27, 2014 THANKSGIVING DAY - Nationwide
There are so many events on Thanksgiving Day they are to numerous to list. (4th Thursday in November).
December 4-6, 2014 Acres U.S.A. Conference - Columbus, Ohio
The annual Acres U.S.A. conference sets the standards for innovation and learning. It is where you find farmers and consultants from every side of eco-farming who come together to share their experience and expertise. Attend the non-stop event, learn the latest in cutting-edge technology and methods, and return home ready to make your farming operation the best it can be.
December 10, 2014 Terra Madre Day - Worldwide
A worldwide celebration of local food held every year on December 10. Through hundreds of diverse and unique events across the globe, together we show that a global food revolution grows from local roots.
December 13-14, 2014 Christmas Cookie Tour of Inns
Holmes County, Ohio
Spend either Sunday or Monday afternoon partaking in the merry festivities of the Christmas season. Visit several of Amish Country's finest inns and enjoy tours, music and demonstrations. Benefits local charities.
December 31, 2014 Annual Walleye Madness at Midnight
Port Clinton, Ohio
Port Clinton, the "Walleye Capital of the World" celebrates the New Year as a 20-foot, 600 pound fiberglass walleye drops from a crane at the stroke of Midnight. Live entertainment and street vendors.
December 31, 2014 First Night Marion Popcorn Pop n' Drop - Marion, Ohio
Everyone gathers in Busby Park to party and watch the giant popcorn ball drop at midnight. Music and various events throughout the evening.