Events

 

Volunteer Corp

Meets the third Saturday of every month at 10am in the Visitor's Center

Bromfield Book Club 

Meets the first Monday of every month at 6pm in the Visitor's Center

Spinning & Weaving Guild

Meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6pm in the Visitor's Center.

Volunteers at Malabar Farm serve the park and the Malabar Farm Foundation prior to and during events and on planning committees. If you love Malabar and want to give back, this is the group for you!

Hosted in partnership with the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library, this popular group is a catalyst for conversation regarding the writing of Louis Bromfield and similar authors/topics. 

One of the oldest friends-groups to the park, the Spinning and Weaving guild has a long history of providing unique experiences and crafts to park visitors and it's members.

2019 Meeting Dates

January 19

February 16

March 16

April 20
(Appreciation Breakfast at Angelwoods Hideaway Bed & Breakfast)

May 18

June 15

July 20

August 17

September 21

October 19

November 16

December - No Meeting: Happy Holidays

2019 Meeting Dates

January 7 

February 4

March 4

April 1

May 6 

June 3

July 1

August 5

September 9

October 7

November 4

December 2

2019 Meeting Dates

January 8 

February 5

March 5

April 2

May 7 

June 4

July 2
(Lexington Senior Center)

August 6

September 10

October 8

November 5

December 3
(Lexington Senior Center)

For more information about the Malabar Volunteer Corp call the park office at 419-892-2784

For more information about the Bromfield Book Club call the park office at 419-892-2784 or contact the Lucas or Butler Branch Libraries:
Lucas:     419-892-2576

Butler:     419-883-2220

For more information about the Malabar Farm Spinning & Weaving Guild call Guild President, Victoria Cochran at
419-892-2929

Event Dates & Times:
April 26, 27, 28

 

Event Description:
"Pick Your Path" with activities that promote outdoor fun and nature!

Visit www.mohicanwildlifeweekend.com for a full list of participating locations and activities!

Malabar's Activities:

 

Wildflower Hike     Call to Register!
Saturday 8:30am - 10am
Wild Edibles Walk     FULL! No Openings! Saturday
11am - 1pm
Vernal Pool Study
Saturday 11am-12:30pm
Mushroom Hike     FULL! No Openings!
Saturday 2pm-4pm
Wildlife Barn Dance Saturday
7pm-10pm
Mushroom Hike     FULL! No Openings!
Sunday
10am-12pm
Birding Hike     Call to Register!
Sunday
1pm-3pm
Coffee & Canvas     Call to Register! Sunday  1pm
Grass Caterpillar Children's Activity
Saturday & Sunday

12pm-4pm

Family Scavenger Hunt Saturday & Sunday 

12pm-4pm

       

Event Price:
FREE

 

 

Registration for this event is full!

 



Event Dates & Times:
April 27th
7pm - 10pm

 

Event Description:
Continuing a Bromfield tradition, Square & Line Dancing with live music and caller. Beginners are welcome!

Food Concessions provided by the Ohio Bird Sanctuary Jr. Naturalists

 

Event Price:
$1.00 Donation Requested at the door for ages 12+

 

 

Thank You to our sponsor

 

Event Dates & Times:
May 25
7pm - 10pm

 

Event Description:
Continuing a Bromfield tradition, Square & Line Dancing with live music and caller. Beginners are welcome!

Food Concessions provided the by Malabar Farm Foundation

 

Event Price:
$1.00 Donation Requested at the door for ages 12+

Event Dates & Times:
May 4 & 5
10am - 4pm

 

Event Description:
A weekend of sharing our rich history and raising awareness of Richland County's wide range of historical resources and destinations.

Visit www.richhistoryalliance.org for specific location and activity information.

 

Event Price:
Price varies based on activity

 

Malabar's Activities:

Old Fashioned Film Feature Saturday
6pm-8pm
Night Haunt     Call to Register!
Saturday
8pm-Midnight
Malabar Spinning & Weaving Guild Demonstrations Saturday & Sunday
12pm - 4pm
Ceely Rose House - Timeline Walk-thru
Saturday & Sunday
10am - 4pm
Viewing of The Man Who Had Everything
Saturday & Sunday
12pm - 4pm
The Bromfield Cup - Vintage Base Ball Tournament Sunday Noon-5pm
Basket Weaving Workshop     Call to Register Sunday 1pm

Event Dates & Times:
May 4
6 pm

Movie: "It All Came True" based on Louis Bromfield's story "It All Came True"

 

Event Description:
It's movie night at Malabar Farm!
Snack on popcorn and sip hot chocolate in the Main Barn while watching Bromfield's books take life on the big-screen.

Food Concessions provided by the Malabar Farm Foundation

 

Event Price:
FREE

 

 

Event Dates & Times:
May 4th
8pm-Midnight

 

Event Description:
Dare to Explore the "normal to paranormal" while exploring murders, cemeteries and haunted houses. End the night with hot dogs and s'mores while sharing stories around the campfire.

Pre-Registration is Required
Call 419-892-2784

 

Event Price:
$30 per person
Not recommended for ages 17 and under.

 

Event Dates & Times:
May 18 and 19
1am - 4pm

Event Description:
Watch as Central Ohio Draft Horse Association members demonstrate their plowing skills and fun contests at the working farm area.


Event Price:
FREE

Event Dates & Times:
June 15
8pm - Midnight

 

Event Description:
Dare to Explore the "normal to paranormal" while exploring murders, cemeteries and haunted houses. End the night with hot dogs and s'mores while sharing stories around the campfire.

Pre-Registration is Required
Call 419-892-2784

 

Event Price:
$30 per person
Not recommended for ages 17 and under.

 

Event Dates & Times:
July 6 
7pm - 10pm

 

Event Description:
Continuing a Bromfield tradition, Square & Line Dancing with live music and caller. Beginners are welcome!

Food Concessions provided by the Malabar Farm Foundation

 

Event Price:
$1.00 Donation Requested at the door for ages 12+

Event Dates & Times:
July 20
8pm - Midnight

 

Event Description:
Dare to Explore the "normal to paranormal" while exploring murders, cemeteries and haunted houses. End the night with hot dogs and s'mores while sharing stories around the campfire.

Pre-Registration is Required
Call 419-892-2784

 

Event Price:
$30 per person
Not recommended for ages 17 and under.

Event Dates & Times:
July 28
Noon - 4pm

 

Event Description:
Guests will travel back to a bygone era with a Sunday Drive to the park to enjoy the cars, music and some old fashioned foods!

 

Event Price:
Entrance Fee for those entering a car only - Call Victoria Cochran at 419-892-2929.

FREE to the Public

 

 

 

 

 

Event Dates & Times:
August 3 
10am - Noon (Kid's Farm Fun Day)
1pm - 3pm (Fishing Derby)

 

Event Description:
Children have a chance to learn about agriculture with Hands-On activities and Children's games from 10am-12pm and a fishing derby from 1pm-3pm (Some fishing poles and bait provided).

 

Event Price:
FREE

 

Food Concessions Available

Event Dates & Times:
August 3
7pm - 10pm

 

Event Description:
Continuing a Bromfield tradition, Square & Line Dancing with live music and caller. Beginners are welcome!

Food Concessions provided by the Malabar Farm Foundation

 

Event Price:
$1.00 Donation Requested at the door for ages 12+

 

 

Event Dates:
August 16 - 18

 

Event Description:

Join the park in celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Shawshank Redemption. 

Stay tuned for more event details!!

 

Visit www.shawshanktrail.com/events/25th-anniversary-2019 for details about area events!

Event Dates & Times:
August 17 
8pm - Midnight

 

Event Description:
Dare to Explore the "normal to paranormal" while exploring murders, cemeteries and haunted houses. End the night with hot dogs and s'mores while sharing stories around the campfire.

Pre-Registration is Required
Call 419-892-2784

 

Event Price:
$30 per person
Not recommended for ages 17 and under.

Event Dates:
August 31 - September 2

 

Event Details:
This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the fondly remembered barn raising. Celebrate the occasion with activities pertaining to the history of barns and Bromfield Traditions! 

Stay tuned for more event details!

Event Dates & Times:
September 28 and 29
10am-4pm

Event Description:
Crafts, primitives, antiques, antique tractors, horses, food, live music, Civil War and 18th Century Living History Camp; Archaeological displays (Sunday only).

Event Price:
FREE

 

Bringing cash is suggested as some vendors may/may not accept credit cards or checks.