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 www.riffegallery.org 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, www.gahanna.gov)
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, www.victorianhouse.org)
NOV. 28-JAN. 1 -- GUERNSEY COUNTY COURTHOUSE HOLIDAY MUSIC & LIGHT SHOW, Wheeling Ave., Cambridge. Holiday lights and music nightly, Dickens Christmas. (wwwdowntowncambridge.com)
DEC. 1-30 -- FALL WILDERNESS HIKNG EXTRAVAGANZA, The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot. Beautiful trails to hike all year round. Tues.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5. (www.wildernesscenter.org, 877-359-5235)
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, www.roscoevillage.com)
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 pm.
DEC. 5-6 -- CHRISTMAS AT ZOAR, Zoar Village, SR 212, Zoar. Crafters, carolers, cooks, culinary treats for the season, holiday shopping. Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5. (www.ohiohistory.org, 800-874-4336)
DEC. 6 - COSHOCTON COMMUNITY CHOIR CHRISTMAS CONCERTS, McKinley Auditorium, Coshocton High School, Cambridge Rd., Coshocton. Concert time: 3 pm and 7:30 pm. Featuring 100-voice adult choir, 70-voice children's choir & 60-voice teen choir singing sacred & secular choral music, conducted by Charles R. Snyder, founder of the choirs. Admission: $8 adults, $5 children. Tickets available at the door or call Lee Bown, 740-622-3960.