Daytrip & Weekend Getaways

September is a wonderful time to Visit Coshocton, Ohio! Just a short drive from Columbus, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh, Coshocton is perfect for a day trip or weekend getaway.

The Flint Ridge Knap-In is coming to Coshocton County Fairgrounds September 1 – 4, 2023! This popular event attracts skilled flintknappers from around the country. During the weekend, attendees can watch flintknapping demonstrations, participate in workshops and classes, and browse vendors selling flint and related supplies. The Flint Ridge Knap-In is a great opportunity to learn more about the ancient art of flintknapping, see skilled artisans at work, and connect with others interested in archaeology, history, and primitive skills. For more information, visit Flint Knappers.

The Sip and Stay Thursday Package is a great way to safely experience local wine and beer in Coshocton County. Available only on Thursdays throughout September and October, this affordable package includes a standard room and free hot breakfast for two guests at Coshocton Village Inn & Suites, vouchers to four locations, and transportation provided by Cork & Tap Excursions. Guests will visit Wooly Pig Farm Brewery, Raven’s Glenn Winery & Restaurant, Baltic Mill Winery, and YOLO Winery. Reserve your package, call Coshocton Village Inn & Suites at 740-622-9455. Availability is limited. Details may be found at VisitCoshocton.com.

Coshocton’s Three Rivers Wine Trail includes seven wineries and a brewery, all within a scenic drive of one another. Get a friend to be your DD on this self-driven trail, or hire Cork & Tap Excursions to drive while you enjoy the Wine Trail! Be sure to pick up a free passport and have it signed at each location to earn your FREE exclusive Three Rivers Wine Trail T-shirt! Each location is individually owned, so that hours will vary. Follow the Three Rivers Wine Trail Ohio Facebook and Instagram to catch the Wine Trail Weekend Lineup posted every Thursday; all the live music, food trucks, and special events will be listed there.

Historic Roscoe Village has something for everyone along its charming brick-lined street. The Living History Tour is a can’t-miss experience when visiting Coshocton. This self-guided walking tour immerses you in the history of an early Ohio and Erie Canal town. Kids of all ages can try vintage craft-making like candle dipping, weaving, and rope making as a part of their tour experience. The village is also filled with locally owned shops, restaurants, and a nationally accredited museum to complete the day. Historic Roscoe Village’s Fall Homeschool Days are September 7 – 8, 2023. Kids can spend the day meeting the blacksmith, broom-maker, doctor, doctor’s wife, weaver, and teacher. The day also includes visiting the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, five different crafts, and a Monticello III Canal Boat ride. Details may be found at RoscoeVillage.com.

Beer Maze and Wine Your Way Out at Coshocton KOA are annual favorites for the over-21 crowd. These exclusive events take tasters through the twisty rows of McPeek’s Mighty Maze’s 5-acre corn maze. In hidden corners, discover the secret treasures of the maze: Ohio-made craft beer or Ohio-made wine! You may never want to find your way out. Finish the night with food trucks, live music, and your favorite beer/wine at the cash bar. The Beer Maze is one day only, September 9, 2023. www.beermazeohio.com.

Wine Your Way Out is September 16, 23, and 30. www.wineyourwayout.com.

Our Town Coshocton’s last 2023 Summer Concert series concert is on September 17, with 7 Bridges, an Eagles Tribute Band. The concert is free to the public.

For those looking ahead to cooler weather and fall colors, save these dates for upcoming events in Coshocton County:

  • Harvest Days at Schumaker Farms: Every Saturday & Sunday in October
  • McPeek’s Mighty Maze: October 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival: October 20 – 22
  • Fall Farm & Foliage Tour: October 21 – 22
  • Roscoe Christmas & Candlelighting Ceremony: December 2 & 9

VisitCoshocton.com has all the details about events, attractions, shopping, and dining. Call today to request your free information package at 800-338-4724.

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