Entertainers from The Cincinnati Circus Company will provide circus-style entertainment both Friday and Saturday nights.
The event will also feature carnival rides, a zipline, an archery range, mobile fishing, inflatables, a midway, food trucks, concessions, stilt-walkers, face painting, balloon artists, craft booths and more. The Lions Club will host a beer garden both days.
Event is Sept. 23 in Middletown
3. 500 Women March Against Heroin in Middletown
Middletown resident Pat Herndon, 67, her good friend, Josephine Gates, 65, and other women have organized what they call: “This Means War! 500 Women March Against Heroin” on Saturday in Middletown.
There will be keynote speakers and marchers are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and wear military attire.
In its 11th year, the event not only offers a chance to experience Miami University Natural Areas, but also to raise funds for 4 Paws for Ability, an organization that provides trained service dogs to people with disabilities.
Money will be raised based on the number of miles hiked during the event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 4824 Oxford Road, Oxford. Hikes of one, three and five miles are available for participants, with the goal a total of 2,000 miles hiked that day.