Events

Wild Malabar Hike

Join in on the 13th Annual - 2014 Mohican Wildlife Weekend. Accompany Malabar Farm park Naturalist, Tom Bachelder,  while enjoying the scenic trails of Malabar.

Event Date:
Saturday, April 26, 2014 10 a.m.

Location:
Malabar Farm State Park
(meet at the Visitors Center)

For more information, please see our event listing for the Mohican Wildlife Weekend.

Mohican Wildlife Weekend

Event date:
April 25, 26, 27 2014

Individual Price:
Free

Many activities about wildlife, nature, birds and history of the Area presented at many different locations throughout the Mohican area.

Saturday & Sunday Only:
House Tours - 12pm, 2pm, 4pm

Wagon Tours - 1pm, 3 pm
Enjoy the beauty of the Malabar Farm Landscape while listening to an in-depth talk about Bromfield's farming practices from former Malabar Farm Foundation President, David Greer.

Udder Nonsense 5k Walk-Waddle-Run

Event Date:
April 26, 2014 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The 2nd Annual Malabar Farm Udder Nonsense 5k is a family-friendly, pet-friendly, non-competitive & cow-themed 5k that allows you to Walk, Waddle or Run the scenic grounds of Malabar Farm for fun and fresh air. Staggered start times begin promptly at 9:00am and go every 30 minutes until 11:00. Entrance fees include an “Udder Nonsense” t-shirt, a goody bag and lots of silly activities, for kids and adults, throughout the farm. Join us for the 3.1 miles, arts & crafts, concessions, tours of the Big House, and animals in the barn! Stay in the area to enjoy the Mohican Wildlife Weekend activities and the Malabar Farm Barn Dance. For a complete listing of activities, please go to www.mohicanwildlifeweekend.com

Registration Fees

All participants (age 11 and up)--$20.00 ($30.00 after April 23)Children 10 and under—Free (T-shirts can be purchased at the event for $12)Team/Family Registration per runner (Teams of 5 or more)--$18.00 each (Each should complete their own form)

Sign up for the Udder Nonsense 5k Walk-Waddle-Run.

Wildlife Barn Dance

Event date:
Saturday, Apr 26, 2014 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Individual Price:
$1.00 donation at the door

Location:   

Malabar Farm State Park

  • Live music and caller.
  • Round and Square dancing
  • Beginners welcome!
  • Food available
  • 7PM-10PM
  • Main Barn

An Author's Inspiration: A Booklovers Guide to Louis Bromfield

Event Date:
May 4, 2014 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Description:
Hike to areas of the farm that were inspirations for Bromfield's books.

Malabark in the Park

Event date:
May 17, 2014 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Individual Price:
Free

Many fun filled doggie activities, demonstrations, competitions, and displays.

  • Pooch Parade for all breeds, featuring Bromfield's beloved boxers.
  • Food available and vendors selling dog products.
  • Fee charged for some activities

Call 419-892-2929 or Contact: mffspecialevents@yahoo.com

Spring Plowing Days

Event date:
May 17 & 18, 2014
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Individual Price:
Free

Watch as local Draft Horse Club demonstrate their plowing skills and fun contests at Working Farm area.

  • Free event

May Night Haunt

Event date:
May 17, 2014 8:00 pm – 12:00 pm

Individual Price:
$30.00

Dare to explore the "normal to the paranormal" murders, cemeteries, haunted houses, hot dogs & S'mores and stories around the campfire.

  • Pre- Registration required
  • Call 419-892-2784
  • Fee- $30.00 each- not recommended for children under 17
  • Meet at Visitor Center

May Barn Dance

Event date:
Saturday, May 24, 2014 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Individual Price:
$1.00 donation at the door

Location:
Malabar Farm State Park

  • Live music and caller.
  • Round and Square dancing
  • Beginners welcome!
  • Food available
  • 7PM-10PM
  • Main Barn

June Night Haunt

Event date:
June 14, 2013 8:00 pm – 12:00 pm

Individual Price:
$30.00

Dare to explore the "normal to the paranormal" murders, cemeteries, haunted houses, hot dogs & S'mores and stories around the campfire.

  • Pre- Registration required
  • Call 419-892-2784
  • Fee- $30.00 each- not recommended for children under 17
  • Meet at Visitor Center

Arts in the Park Festival

Event date:
July 12 & 13, 2014
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Individual Price:
Standard House Tours - $4
Standard Wagon Tours - $2

Location:
Malabar Farm State Park

A weekend to celebrate all arts: Tours of Louis Bromfield's home, fine art vendors, Chautauqua presentations, music, fiber arts demonstrations, and children's art activities.

  • Picnic food available for sale

For more information call   419-892-2784  -or-  419-892-2929

Liberty Barn Dance

Event date:
Saturday, July 5, 2014 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Individual Price:
$1.00 donation at the door

Location:
Malabar Farm State Park

  • Live music and caller.
  • Round and Square dancing
  • Beginners welcome!
  • Food available
  • 7PM-10PM
  • Main Barn


July Night Haunt

Event date:
July 12, 2013 8:00 pm – 12:00 pm

Individual Price:
$30.00

Dare to explore the "normal to the paranormal" murders, cemeteries, haunted houses, hot dogs & S'mores and stories around the campfire.

  • Pre- Registration required
  • Call 419-892-2784
  • Fee- $30.00 each- not recommended for children under 17
  • Meet at Visitor Center

Kids Farm Fun Day

Event date:
August 2, 2014 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Individual Price:
Free
Details:
Spend the day down on the Farm enjoying the activities of the 2014 Kids Farm Fun Day! It will begin at 10 a.m. and run through 3 p.m.
  • Children's Games :    10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Farm themed games for kids ages 4 -12.                           
  • Fishing Derby:    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
    Children ages 4 - 12 are invited to test their fishing abilities. Please bring your own pole; bait will be provided.
  • Summer Barn Dance to follow:    7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
    Our summer barn dance will be held in the Main Barn. There will be live music and a caller. Dancers of all skill levels are welcomed.
In addition to these special events, we will also have our regularly scheduled House and Wagon tours.
 

 
For more information call:
419-892-2784 or 419-892-2929
 

Summer Barn Dance

Event date:
Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Individual Price:
$1.00 Donation at the door

Location:
Malabar Farm State Park

  • Live music and caller.
  • Round and Square dancing
  • Beginners welcome!
  • Food available
  • 7PM-10PM
  • Main Barn

August Night Haunt

Event date:
August 9, 2014 8:00 pm – 12:00 pm

Individual Price:
$30.00

Dare to explore the "normal to the paranormal" murders, cemeteries, haunted houses, hot dogs & S'mores and stories around the campfire.

  • Pre- Registration required
  • Call 419-892-2784
  • Fee- $30.00 each- not recommended for children under 17
  • Meet at Visitor Center

38th Annual Ohio Heritage Days Festival and In the Spirit of Friends Antique and Primitive Show

Event dates:
September 27 & 28, 2014
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Individual Price:
Free

Location:
Malabar Farm State Park

Crafts, Primitives, Antiques, antique tractors, horses, food, live music, Civil War & Buck skinners Camp, Archeological displays on Sunday

  • Free event

Heritage Barn Dance

Event date:
Saturday, September 27, 2014 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Individual Price:
Free$1.00 donation at the door

Location:
Malabar Farm State Park

  • Live music and caller.
  • Round and Square dancing
  • Beginners welcome!
  • Food available
  • 7PM-10PM
  • Main Barn

Annual Fall Dinner Theatre

Event Dates:
October 4, 5, 11, 12, 2014


Location:
Malabar Farm


Call 419-892-2929 for information.

Fall Hike for Health

Event date:
October 11, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Individual Price:
Free

Enjoy the beauty of Fall with a hike through Malabar Farm sponsored by the Richland Co. Health Department, refreshments served after completing hike.

  • Meet at Visitor Center.
  • Call 419-774-4761 for info

Harvest Barn Dance

Event date:
Saturday, October 25, 2014 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Individual Price:
$1.00 Donation at the door

Location:
Malabar Farm State Park

  • Live music and caller.
  • Round and Square dancing
  • Beginners welcome!
  • Food available
  • Free -7PM-10PM
  • Main Barn

Hearthside Cooking Workshops

Event Dates:
November 1 & 2, 2014

Both days:

 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Learn open hearth cooking skills by cooking an entire Thanksgiving meal using farm-fresh foods and cast iron cookware. 


 Must pre-register!

Call 419-892-2784 for details

Holidays Around the World & Back Home to Malabar

Saturday November 29, 2014
Sunday November 30, 2014

Every Hour beginning at 1:00 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Visit Louis Bromfield's Big House decorated for the holidays. Enjoy piano music, international food, visit with Bogart and Bacall and Bromfield family friends. Take home international recipes and a commemorative hand-made ornament.

Prices:
$25 single
$40 couple
Groups of 10 or more $20 per person

Must pre-register by calling Victoria at 419-892-2929


Candlelight Holiday Tours

Event date:
Friday, Dec 5, 2014 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, Dec 6, 2014 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunday, Dec 7, 2014 12:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Individual Price:
$5.00 for adults
$3.00 for children

Location:
Malabar Farm State Park

  • December 5th, 6th, 12th &13th - 5pm-9pm
  • December 7th & 14th - 12am-5pm
  • Tour Louis Bromfield's Big House all decked out for the holidays while enjoying freshly baked cookies and hot cider.
  • Fee - $5 for adults, $3 for children