December 2017

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December 2017

Sun. 3 Dec, 2017

49th Annual Gambier Craft Sale (Sun. 3 Dec, 2017 11:00 am - 3:30 pm)

Over 90 Artists and Craftspeople from all over Ohio selling their goods INDOORS. FREE admission, parking, and raffle, plus handicap accessable. There is something for eveyone of all ages at reasonable prices. HOMEMADE Calkes, Cookies, Breads, Fudge, Jams, Honey, Kettle Corn, Candies, and Animal Treats. HANDMADE Glass, Wood, Jewelry, Art, Photos, Personal/Pet/Child/Doll/Pet items, Puzzels, Toys, Furniture. Holiday/non-holiday items and decor.

Messiah (Sun. 3 Dec, 2017 7:00 pm)

The MVNU Choral Union will present the 50th annual presentation of Handel's Messiah. The 160-voice Choral Union includes the combined choirs of MVNU and community singers.

The program is FREE and open to the public. Donations will be accepted. Parking is available from Martinsburg Road and Campus Drive.

Sat. 9 Dec, 2017

Fire and Ice (Sat. 9 Dec, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Make plans to join Knox County Park District for this spectacular, magical event!  Close to 600 luminaries will light your paths to Honey Run Waterfall and the Kokosing State Scenic River.  Honey Run Waterfall is one of Knox County's most spectacular natural gems and is absolutely mesmerizing with the hundreds of candle-lit snowflake bags.  Please stay for holiday treats and enjoy a roaring bonfire!  Be sure to bring a canned food item(s) for the Food For The Hungry drive.  Deposit your food gift in the bin provided.  The Knox County Park District thanks you for your generosity to our neighbors and friends!

Sat. 16 Dec, 2017

Holiday Wreath Workshop (Sat. 16 Dec, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Relax and celebrate the season while you create your very own Holiday wreath.  All materials will be provided.  Space is limited - call now to save your seat.  Call 740-427-5052 or email [email protected] to register.


Materials fee for Members $20, Non-members $25.

Sun. 17 Dec, 2017

Christmas Bird Count (Sun. 17 Dec, 2017 7:00 am - 1:00 pm)

For over 100 years the Audubon Society has organized the Christmas Bird Count to track long term trends in bird populations.  Help the BFEC monitor birds in Knox County, covering Mt. Vernon, Gambier, Apple Valley, and Fredericktown.  Volunteers are needed to count birds at home feeders, or in the field along roads and trails.  Lunch provided at noon for all participants.  Call 740-427-5052 or email [email protected] to register.

Tue. 19 Dec, 2017

Knox County Farmers Breakfast (Tue. 19 Dec, 2017 8:00 am)

Please join us for farm and agricultural discussions. Monthly meetings are as follows:


February 21– Grain Aeration– Custom Agri Systems


March 21– Drones in Agriculture– OSU Extension


April 18 Top 10 Farming Apps– Ag Info Tech


May 16Social– Review of the Planting Season


June 20 Manure Application


July 18- Biosecurity


August 15– Cover Crop Uses and Benefits


September 19– Woodland Management 


October 17– Social– Review of the harvest


November 21– Agricultural Easements