It will not be just an eventful weekend in Greater Cincinnati, but also in West Chester and Liberty Township. From touring the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting to celebrating the fall season at EnterTRAINment Junction or at Niederman Family Farm there is plenty to do close to home.
Friday night lights – Lakota West will be playing in its biggest game in recent memory when it plays at Colerain at 7:30 p.m. Both teams enter the game unbeaten and the winner will be in sole possession of first place in the Greater Miami Conference. Meanwhile, Lakota East will try to get back to its winning ways when it hosts Fairfield at 7:30 p.m.
Liberty Twp. firefighters’ fish fry – An all-you-can-eat fish fry will benefit the Liberty Township Firefighter’s Association this Friday. It runs from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lakota East Freshman Campus, 7630 Bethany Lane in Liberty Township. Besides fish, diners can opt for a four-piece chicken dinner. Both entrees come with fries, coleslaw, hush puppies and drinks.
Treats on the Streets Fall Fest – Families can celebrate Halloween a little early this Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Streets of West Chester. Fall Fest will feature a costume contest, prizes, trick-or-treat bag decorating, a magician, cup cake decorating, pumpkin decorating, a princess station and costumed characters.
Tour the National VOA Museum – With the recent completion of some significant construction work, the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting re-opened for tours in July and will provide another opportunity for the public to tour the West Chester landmark this Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Those unfamiliar with the museum will be surprised to learn how much history is in West Chester.
West Chester Veterinary Care open house- West Chester Veterinary Care (WCVC) will host its fourth annual open house, pet adoption and dog costume contest from noon until 4 p.m. this Saturday. Like in previous years, door prizes will be passed out throughout the event and additional prizes will be awarded for the costume contest. WCVC is located at 8897 Eagle Ridge Ct, just off of Lakota West Drive.
Halloween attraction opens at EnterTRAINment – EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester opened its newest holiday attraction, “Jack-O-Lantern Junction,” in late September. The attraction, which is family friendly, will be available every day through Oct. 31 to celebrate Halloween. The attraction features a walk-through trick-or-treat maze with ghosts, skeletons and cobwebs. It also features an indoor pumpkin patch, multiple treat stations and a talking pumpkin. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Niederman Family Farm fall activities – Every fall, Niederman Family Farm in Liberty Township has been a fall hot spot for local residents. The farm features a large corn maze and a long hayride, which stops halfway through at a pumpkin patch. In the evening, gather around a bon fire pit and cozy up with family and friends for stories, a weenie roast and s’mores. You can even take home fresh kettle corn, cotton candy, caramel apples and plenty other fall treats. The family farm is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturdays and from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Check www.niedermanfamilyfarm.com for weekday hours.
Model Train Show at Lakota West – Train layouts of all gauges will be on display this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, at Lakota West High School for the 45th Annual Model Railroad Show. The show runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., both days, at the West Chester Township school, 8940 Union Centre Blvd. More than 250 retailers will have tables of merchandise and there will be free engine check-ups.