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6 Things to Do in October

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Classic car shows, movies at the park and Halloween spooks are just a few of the items on this month's 'must do' list of events and activities.

1. 20th Annual Classic Country Car Show

October 7, 2012
Sunday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Free
Big Walnut High School
555 South Old 3C Highway, Sunbury, 43074

From the Website:20th Annual Country Car Show hosted by Sunbury-Galena Rotary Club. New location this year at Big Walnut High School in Sunbury, Ohio. Judging starts at noon and trophies awarded once judging complete in categories of Favorite Hot Rods, Originals and Trucks. Dash Plaques to first 200 and Goodie Bags to first 300 cars registered. Live DJ, vendors, door prizes and great food provided by Relay for Life teams.

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2. Fabulous Fridays: Fun and Free Karaoke

August 24 - December 28, 2012
Friday 7-9 p.m. Held the fourth Friday of the month
Free
Wyandotte Winery
4640 Wyandotte Dr., Columbus, 43230
614-476-3624

From the Website:Stage fright - forget it! Everyone in the winery will back you up! Fun and free Karaoke! No reservations required, no cover charge.

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3. Conversations & Coffee: Laurie Van Balen

October 18, 2012
Thursday noon-1 p.m.
Free
Cultural Arts Center
139 W. Main St., Columbus, 43215
614-645-7514

From the WebsiteConversations & Coffee is a weekly program that brings together artists and those who love art in a relaxed, casual setting. You bring a sack lunch; we'll provide the coffee.

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4. Movies in the Park: The Hunger Games

October 6, 2012
Saturday at dusk
Free
Columbus Commons
160 S. High St., Columbus, 43215

5. Dueling at the Dock Epee Fencing Tournament

October 6, 2012
Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Free
Santa Maria
Battelle Riverfront Park, 25 Marconi Blvd., Columbus, 43215
614-645-0351

From the Website:Epee one touch tournament takes place on the docks in front of the ship. The final duel is held on the quarter deck of the ship for the winners of the tournament. If weather is bad the event will either be moved inside at another location or cancelled.

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6. 4th Annual Spooktacular at The Depot

October 14, 2012
Sunday 1-4 p.m.
Free
The Depot Conference Center and Rail Museum
921 Old Henderson Rd., Columbus, 43220
614-324-5945

From the WebsiteLittle goblins of all ages will enjoy a ghoulish afternoon of fun for the entire family at The Depot Rail Museum when they visit treat stations sponsored by AAA of Ohio, Zettlers Hardware, The Golf Village of Gahanna, and Costume Holiday House while touring decorated train cars and a restored train depot. All are welcome and encouraged to dress in costume.

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