Christmas Corner

Downtown Columbus Family Favorite Free Hidden Gem Seasonal

State Auto’s life-size Nativity scene  is awe-inspiring in its beauty, simplicity When I first moved to Columbus in the late ’80s, one of my top holiday joys was touring the Christmas displays in the downtown area. A favorite stop was the Nativity scene located at the State Auto Insurance Co., 518 E. Broad St. The life-size figures depicting the happenings…


Columbus Zoo and Aquarium: Wildlights

Animals Columbus Zoo & Aquarium Outdoor Play Seasonal

Wild animals plus millions of lights makes visit to zoo merry, bright The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is making the holiday season even brighter this year with its “green” Wildlights display, running now through early January. It’s one of the best ways for central Ohio families to spend a holiday evening if it’s not raining or too frigid outside. The…


Pigeon Roost Farm

Family Favorite Hebron Road Trip Seasonal

Pick pumpkins, pet animals, play outdoors Nothing says autumn like a well-groomed pumpkin patch. When the calendar turns to October, I always go looking for a place to pick up a few jack-o-lanterns to be. This year my family discovered Pigeon Roost Farm, along Rt. 40 in Hebron, Ohio. Seeing my 2-year-old daughter’s face light up as she wandered among…