NOV. 12--JAN. 17 -- QUILT NATIONAL '09 at Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery, 727 E. Main St., Columbus. Exhibition produced by Dairy Barn Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center of Athens, OH. Free admission. Visit for more information.

NOV. 13-JAN. 4 -- WINTER WONDERLAND AT CREEKSIDE PARK, 123 Mill St., Gahanna. Festive light displays & decorations. 9 am-9 pm daily. (614-342-4250,

NOV. 14-22 -- WARTHER'S 16TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL, Dover. "A Show of Trees and Trains" from 11 am-8 pm (Nov. 22, 11-5) Admission: $4 adults, children under 12 free. Children's tree decorating workshops Nov. 21, 11 am-2 pm, $25 per child, register at 330-602-0778.

NOV. 20 - MIRACLE ON MAIN STREET/SANTA PARADE, Main St., Coshocton. Holiday light spectacular at 5 pm, Holiday Parade at 6 pm, followed by Main St. merchants serving cookies/beverages in block party/open house atmosphere. (

NOV. 21-DEC. 31 -- 2009 HOLIDAYS AT THE MANSION, Victorian House Museum, 484 Wooster Rd., Millersburg. Mon.-Thurs. 1-4 pm. Fri.-Sun. 1-8 pm. (330-674-0022, 888-201-0022,

NOV. 21-22 -- INTERGALACTIC BEAD & JEWELRY SHOW, Fairfield Convention Center, Tori's Station, 74 Donald Dr., Fairfield. 10 am-5 pm both days. Admission: Sat. $5, Sun. $4 (children 12 & under free). Exhibitors offer wide selection of quality & unique beads, classes. (

NOV. 22 - BUCKINGHAM HOUSE BOUTIQUE, Veterans Park, 6th & Main streets, Newark. Artisans, crafters, vendors. 12 noon-4 pm. Free admission. (740-345-4898 or

NOV. 27 - HOLIDAY BAZAAR AT LAKE PARK, SR 83, Coshocton. Over 60 tables of crafts, holiday decor, baked goods & more. Lunch stand available. (740-622-7528)

DEC. 5, 12 & 19 -- CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHTING, historic Roscoe Village, Coshocton. Traditional Christmas tree lighting 6 pm, "Silent Night" sung as each lights their candle. Activities throughout the day include art with Santa Claus from 12 noon-2 pm free of charge, horse-drawn surrey rides 1-4 pm for $4 per person, tours, hot mulled cider, cookies, more. (740-622-9310, 1-800-877-1830,

DEC. 5 - NEWCOMERSTOWN'S CHRISTMAS PARADE. Mark your calendars & make plans to attend! Santa Claus will be in town!

DEC. 5 - WEST LAFAYETTE'S "CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE." Lions Club pancake breakfast at West Lafayette United Methodist Church at 8 am; Club Aries Holiday Craft Show at Ridgewood High School (Johnson Street) 9 am-2 pm; Santa Claus in West Lafayette at 1 p.m.