Upcoming Events

May 29, 2017
  • Memorial Day at the Chesterhill Produce Auction

    Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm   Chesterhill Produce Auction, 8380 Wagoner Rd, Chesterhill, OH 43728, USA 
    Description:

    Spend your memorial day eating good food with even better friends! Join us for a community potluck at 3:00 PM, and stick around to stock up on some fresh, local spring produce with the auction at 4:00 PM.

     
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June 3, 2017
  • Saturday at the Chesterhill Produce Auction

    Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm   Chesterhill Produce Auction, 8380 Wagoner Rd, Chesterhill, OH 43728, USA 
    Description:

    Join us for our very first Saturday at the CPA! Come on out for a day full of strawberries, early summer produce and locally made wood products! The Country Cooking Cart will be open with hot food and drinks for sale all day. And, as always, we will have baked goods and handmade crafts for sale in the Country Store. The auction begins at noon, so bring the whole family for this fun, free spring event!

     
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June 10, 2017
  • Rural Action Annual Meeting

    Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm 
    Description:

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June 11, 2017
  • Hocking River Canoe Float

    Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm   Hocking River Canoe Float 
    Description:

    6 mile float on the Hocking River with a locally sourced lunch and educational activities. Canoes available. Registration required. $20 per person suggested donation.

     
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June 12, 2017
  • Rural Action Sunday Creek Watershed Camp (Ages: 7-10)

    Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm 
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June 15, 2017
  • Harrison County Riparian Workshop with Middle Tuscarawas River Watershed

    Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm   TBD 
    Description:

    Rural Action will be working with Harrison Soil and Water Conservation District and the Norma Johnson Center to host a Riparian Workshop! This event will cover information including how to identify unhealthy riparian zones, what practices create healthy riparian buffers, and what native plant covers can help stabilize stream banks and reduce sedimentation. Join us and receive a free packet of riparian seed mix along with a brochure outlining key points to a healthy stream buffer! Refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau. Please call (330) 859-1050 for more information.

     
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June 27, 2017
  • Rural Action Sunday Creek Watershed Scientist Camp (Ages; 11-14)

    Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm 
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July 3, 2017
  • Independence Day at the Chesterhill Produce Auction

    Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm   Chesterhill Produce Auction, 8380 Wagoner Rd, Chesterhill, OH 43728, USA 
    Description:

    Kick off the Independence Day Holiday early with us in Chesterhill! This potluck brings out some of the best recipes of the year, and we will be roasting corn for all, as fresh and sweet as it gets! Make your favorite dish to share and join us for the afternoon. The potluck starts at 3:00 PM and the produce auction starts at 4:00 PM.

     
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July 10, 2017
  • Monday Creek Kids Camp

    Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm   New Straitsville Shelter House 
    Description:

    Cost $50. Scholarships may be available. Ages 8-12. New Straitsville, Ohio. Time - 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. Learn about our environment through hands on educational activities and field trips to places such as The WILDS, Hocking College Nature Center, and the Wayne National Forest.

     
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July 29, 2017
  • Lake & Land Festival

    Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm   Atwood Lake Park, 9500 Lakeview Rd, Mineral City, OH 44656, USA 
    Description:

    Join Rural Action at the Lake and Land Fest! This one-day celebration will engage a diverse audience in hands-on demonstrations, educational workshops, and family-friendly activities that reinforce the messages of natural resource conservation and outdoor recreation. The event will be a collaboration of efforts from local non-profits, MWCD, SWCD’s, ODNR, and more.

    Entrance to the event will be free with a valid Lake and Land voucher and the park’s normal rate without. We hope to see you on the beach for this year’s Lake and Land Fest.

     
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August 12, 2017
  • Saturday at the Chesterhill Produce Auction

    Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm   Chesterhill Produce Auction, 8380 Wagoner Rd, Chesterhill, OH 43728, USA 
    Description:

    It's peak tomato season! Get out your jars and cans! It's time to preserve this summer sweetness for the whole year long! Expect to see a brimming floor full of fresh, local produce and an array of locally made wood products! The Country Store and Country Cooking Cart will both be open with homemade baked goods, gifts, hot food, cold drinks and much more! Bidding begins at noon - bring out the whole gang for this fun, free summer event!

     
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September 4, 2017
  • Farmer Appreciation Day at the Chesterhill Produce Auction

    Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm   Chesterhill Produce Auction, 8380 Wagoner Rd, Chesterhill, OH 43728, USA 
    Description:

    Labor Day is Farmer Appreciation Day at the CPA. We are so grateful for everything our farmers do for us. The fresh food they grow is what brings us all together. Join us for a community potluck at 3:00 PM followed by a produce auction at 4:00 PM.

     
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September 23, 2017
  • Pie Day at the Chesterhill Produce Auction

    Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm   Chesterhill Produce Auction, 8380 Wagoner Rd, Chesterhill, OH 43728, USA 
    Description:

    Bring your best for this special event at the CPA! Pie day is a chance to show off your baking skills while supporting the auction. Bring two of your favorite homemade pies, one for the tasting competition and one to be auctioned off. The Pie auction will be a fundraiser for the CPA with the proceeds of each pie going toward retiring the land and waterline debt. We will have prizes for First, Second and Third place pies! We will also be auctioning a few wood products and, as always, fresh, local produce! Bidding begins at noon!

     
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October 26, 2017
  • Closing Day at the Chesterhill Produce Auction

    Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm   Chesterhill Produce Auction, 8380 Wagoner Rd, Chesterhill, OH 43728, USA 
    Description:

    Help us celebrate a great auction season with our Closing Day Community Potluck and Auction! Bring a dish and a friend and stock up on the late fall harvest! Potluck begins at 3:00 PM and auction begins at 4:00 PM.

     
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October 27, 2017
  • Monday Creek Fall Tour

    Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm   Monday Creek Office 
    Description:

    Visit a restoration project, historical site, and natural area. Lunch Provided.

     
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November 4, 2017
  • Fall Consignment at the Chesterhill Produce Auction

    Time: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm   Chesterhill Produce Auction, 8380 Wagoner Rd, Chesterhill, OH 43728, USA 
    Description:

    Come one, come all! Buyers and sellers alike are invited to our season's biggest event! Bring the family out for the day to find handmade wood products such as tables, chairs, bookcases, antiques, bed frames and so much more! Find the hidden treasures of Morgan County and beyond at this absolute auction!

    Anyone is welcome to sell their own items on consignment such as tools, furniture, books, toys, farm equipment, picture frames, kitchen appliances, and other household items! Send us a list of what you're bringing (and better yet, a picture too!) and we can advertise them for free! Just send us a message on facebook, email tomr@ruralaction.org or call us at 740-677-4047.

    We will be accepting consignments out at the auction (8380 Wagoner Rd, Chesterhill, OH) from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 3rd and 7:00 a.m - 9:00 a.m on Saturday, November 4th. The sale starts at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 4th and everything must go! This is a family friendly event open to the public and will have hot food and drinks for sale at the Country Store.

     
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