1. Travel

New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix + Family Day

Celebrating families for the 14th year

By

New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix + Family Day
New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix and Family Day

The New Albany Classic Invitational Grand Prix & Family Day

Sunday, September 25, 2011
$15 per person ages 13 and up
Wexner Home in New Albany
New Entrance on Route 605, just south of Old E. Dublin Granville Road  

The event draws 15,000 residents each year to the home of Abigail and Leslie Wexner and is designed to celebrate healthy families.  This will be the event's 14th year and features family activities, a headline concert featuring Big Time Rush and an internationally-sanctioned grand prix show jumping competition featuring Olympic equestrians.

Other great activities include arts and crafts, carnival rides, wall-climbing, racing pigs in the Ham Bone Express and opportunities to meet members of various Ohio State University sports teams, the Columbus Blue Jackets and Columbus Crew.

A new attractions include dog agility demonstrations by the Columbus All Breed Dog Show Group and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will provide an archery truck for kids and a zip line platform. All proceeds from the event benefits the Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence.

The schedule for the event is as follows:

10 a.m. - Gates Open
  11 a.m. - Tween Brands Concert at The Classic begins
  2 p.m. - Welcoming Ceremonies at the John G. McCoy Show Field
  2:30 p.m. - Grand Prix
  5 p.m. - Event Concludes

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.