Ross-Chillicothe Convention & Visitors Bureau
Upcoming Events in Ross County
May 17th - May 24th, 2019
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Ross County Historical Society
Death of a Civil War Hero: The final Days of Chillicothean, Joshua Woodrow Sill, featuring historian and author Dan Masters of Perrysburg, Ohio. 
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Southern Ohio Forest Rally
The Southern Ohio Forest Rally takes over southern Ohio. The event began on Thursday, May 16th and continues through Saturday, May 18th. The event will take place in areas of Chillicothe, McArthur and Portsmouth this year. You can obtain a Spectator Guide at host hotels, sponsor sites, and on the Rally's website. 
The Ross County YMCA presents their monthly Flick-n-Float on Friday, May 17th. This month's featured film is Disney's "The Emperor's New Groove". This event is open to members & non-members while spaces are available. Registration is preferred to ensure a spot for your family. 
Annual Spring Gathering
The Friends of Lucy will present the annual Spring Gathering on Saturday, May 18th at Lucy Hayes Heritage Center. Enjoy a lunch catered by Sunroom at the Brick with live entertainment during the event. Reservations are required for this event. To register contact the the Lucy Hayes Heritage Center. 
Adult Kayak Lessons
Salt Creek Kayak Adventures will be providing free adult kayak lessons on Saturday, May 18th. This is a great opportunity to learn something new! Participants will float around one area with instructors who will provide tips on getting in the boat, paddling techniques, and what to watch out for. 
Big Top Bainbridge
The circus is coming to Bainbridge on Friday, May 17th and Saturday, May 18th. Join the Paxton Theatre for a variety of big top fun including circus stunt show, side show, vintage calliope, face painting, historic side show display, and much more. Tickets are available by visiting the Paxton Theatre's website. 
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Coming Up in May / June

May 4th - May 19th: AMGS Heirloom Plant Sale
May 24th - May 26th: Feast of the Flowering Moon
May 24th - May 26th: Go Free Yourself Escape Room Opening Weekend
May 24th: Boogie on the Blacktop
May 35th: OUC Memorial Day Weekend Bazaar
May 30th: Chillicothe Paints Opening Night / Fireworks Extravaganza

June 2nd: AMGS Father/Daughter Tea
June 6th: Pizza Fest
June 8th: Chillicothe Challenge
June 9th: Kill the Hill
June 9th: MCM Summer Kick Off Block Party
June 13th - Sept. 1st: Tecumseh Outdoor Drama
June 15th: The Big Night Out: Bourbon & Bubbles Fundraiser

Check out all these events and many more by visiting our Calendar of Events
The mission of the Ross-Chillicothe Convention and Visitors Bureau is the growth and prosperity of area economic development through tourism. The Bureau's primary focus is to assist, attract and educate residents, travelers, and partners. It will function as an economic driver of the hospitality industry in general through promotion of extended or overnight visits to the areas of Chillicothe and Ross County, Ohio.

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