There are many fun festivities that Central Ohio has to offer each fall
By Sarah Shroyer,’15
Lynd Fruit Farm
There are a variety of activities to enjoy at Lynd Fruit Farm. According to the Lynd Fruit Farm website the farm is located in Pataskala Ohio, 20 minutes east of Columbus. The 300 acre fruit farm opens the orchards on weekends for apple and pumpkin picking. Lynd’s market on Morse Rd. & St. Rt. 310 opened July 18, 2013 and closes early November. Delicious fruits and vegetables can be purchased at the market. More fall fun is available at the SuperMaze, where families and friends can enjoy the Corn Maze, campfires, scrumptious food and the famous barrel train. Post-season warehouse sales provide another opportunity to get sale prices on produce after the market is closed.
Circle S Farms
Located in Grove City, Circle S farms offers another fun opportunity to enjoy autumn. According to the Circle S Farms website, during October, the farm opens at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 7:00 p.m. The weekday group admission includes activities such as a hayride, a hay bale cave, corn and sunflower mazes and a petting zoo. The hayrides start at 9:00 a.m. and run until dusk. Admission also includes a pumpkin and snacks such as a donut and apple juice. On Saturdays and Sundays, the Pumpkin Café opens. The Pumpkin Café offers bakery and gourmet food.
Lehner’s Pumpkin Farm
According to the Lehner’s Pumpkin Farm website, the farm is located in Radnor, Ohio and has many activities that everyone would enjoy. There are various children’s activities such as a barrel train and a play barn. There is also a petting zoo for visitors of all ages to enjoy. For the older visitors there are 40-acres of pumpkins and gourds, where visitors can pick their own produce. There are also various pie pumpkins, colorful pumpkins and giant squash. There are free hayrides on the weekends from 12 to five p.m. and an eight-acre corn maze. Another fun activity the farm offers is a well-stocked gift shop. There are unique and reasonably priced decorations, purses, soaps and more. Lastly, there is D&S Kettle Corn and concessions available.