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5 Pumpkin Patches to put a smile on your gourd

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Carved, spiced, or baked into a pie—however you enjoy it, Fall belongs to the pumpkins. Though inclement weather earlier this year may affect prices and quantity of our favorite orange crop, that’s no reason to avoid patronizing local growers or pass on the perfect porch decoration.

Here are five of our top picks for the best places in town to get your pumpkin picking on.

Circle S Farms | 9015 London Groveport Rd. Grove City

Photo courtesy of Circle S Farms Facebook page.

Circle S is a true one-stop-shop for all things Fall. Come for the pumpkins (for sale in the Circle S shop, farmstand, or u-pick in the pumpkin patch) Stay for the the corn maze, kiddie hay bale maze, hay rides, and more. Visit circlesfarm.com/ for more, or visit them on Facebook.

Hours: 9am to 7pm seven days a week through the month of October.

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Hoffman’s Farm Market | 800 Hilliard-Rome Road, Columbus

The site of many a school field trip for the children of Hilliard and beyond, Hoffman farms is a can’t miss for their top-notch hay rides and famous wiener roasts. It’s also a pretty dang good spot to pick a pumpkin. Reach Hoffman’s Farm Market by phone at 614-878-5161, or on Facebook.

Pumpkin picking hours: 9am to 6 pm, seven days a week.

Kuhlwein’s Farm Market & Deli | 1859 Walker Rd Hilliard

With mazes of both corn and hay bale variety, you could get lost for hours at Kuhlwein’s. This farm market is a great place to grab a gourd for carving, and also serves those who prefer their pumpkin in pie form. Visit them on Facebook, or call (614) 876-2833.

Hours: Kuhlwein’s is closed on Wednesday, and open from 10am to 6pm every other day—except Saturday, when they close at 5pm.

Leeds Pumpkin Farm | 8738 Marysville Road, Ostrander

Photo courtesy of Leeds Pumpkin Farm’s Facebook page.

Our animal friends are the main attraction at Delaware’s Leeds Pumpkin Farm—aside from the pumpkins, of course. Along with the usual Fall attractions, visitors can enjoy cow train rides, pig races, and a goat walk.

For more information, including hours of operation, visit leedsfarm.com.

Schacht Farm Market | 5950 Shannon Rd. Canal Winchester

Rounding out our list is Schact Farm Market in Canal Winchester, a family-run farm with over 30 years of experience in the pumpkin game. This farm actually focuses on all things Harvested in the Fall, so when you pick your pumpkin with them, you can be sure you’re getting the best!

Visit schachtfarmmarket.com/ for all things Schacht.

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Want to get away? Southwest making it cheap

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Southwest Airlines is hoping that enough of you are close to feeling safe to leave the house for more than a trip to the grocery store. In a bid to jumpstart their flagging business, Southwest has announced some pretty steep ticket discounts - as low as $49 each way to a host of cities departing from Columbus.

Flights must be booked at least 14 days in advance and travel must happen between May 26 and August 31. Most expect Ohio's 14-day travel quarantine rule to expire by August but be sure to take that into account if you decide to hop on a plane.

Some of the cities and deals we have imagined for you include:

A long weekend in Atlanta: $118 per person roundtrip from Friday, Aug 14 - Sunday the 16th. Keep in mind, it's about 100 degrees in ATL this time of year so be sure to have access to a body of water if you go.

A patriotic, weekend protest in Washington DC: $98 per person roundtrip, 4th of July weekend. See the sights (if they're open to the public) and stand somewhere with a sign with whatever outrage you have in mind.

A long 4th of July beach weekend in Ft. Lauderdale: $198 per person roundtrip from July 3-6 and you can stay at this cute Airbnb apartment that's just one block from the beach for $88/night.

Vegas baby! You're going to have to forget the weekends if you want the great flight deal. But we found August 5-7 available for $198 a person. Plus you can get into the Bellagio for $139 /night right now as an added bonus. Two nights of debauchery, a little gambling and some of the best restaurants in America. What could go wrong?

Of course, traveling may be risky business for some people and this all assumes the respective cities and attractions re-open and are relatively safe. But if you just need to get away, it's probably never been cheaper.

See other flight options here.

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¡Ándale, check out these 12 Cinco de Mayo fiestas!

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It's hard to imagine a Cinco de Mayo without the traditional tequila-induced hangover. Even though you may not be able to sip those margaritas on a sunny patio or at the bar, local restaurants have figured out a way to help you celebrate at home - margaritas included. Here's the not-so-skinny on living out your tequila and enchilada-fueled dreams.

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In order to bring a bit of normalcy back, we've teamed up with @hornitostequila and @daiquiri_daze_popup to open our doors back up for the day and serve a limited offering of some of the faves for Cinco de Mayo. Offerings include but are not limited to our basic-cable famous salsas and Columbus' most missed margs. A party pack for four will include a Spotify playlist and that good Cosecha pebble ice that MIGHT JUST help to make you feel like you're celebrating on our patio. Online pre-orders will start sometime tomorrow at www.toasttab.com/cosecha-cocina/v3 and go to the day of. Walk-in’s are also welcome! Stay safe Columbus. We miss you dearly. Thank you so, so much for your continued support and we'll see you on the other side. Offerings: • Margaritas - Single (Comes with Salt, Lime, and Pebble Ice) - Traditional - Hornitos Reposado, Dry Curacao, Fresh Lime, Agave $8 - Next Episode - Hornitos SIlver, Dry Curacao, Hibiscus, Habanero, Lime $8 • Chips and Salsas $4 Koki's Chips, Roasted Tomato and Mint and Tomatillo-Avocado salsas Single/Extra Salsa $2 • Sage Margarita Jell-O Shot $2 • Cinco De Mayo Pack for 4 $40 (4) Margaritas of your choice, (2) Orders Chips and Salsas, (4) Jello-O Shots, Spotify Playlist, Ice, Limes, Salt, Super Cool Cactus Decanter • Chicken Tinga Taco Kit for 2 $20 (Pre-Order Only) Chicken Braised in Mild Red Chillies, Corn Tortillas, Avocado Salsa, Pickled Red Onion

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Flanagan’s has your Saturday night covered with unique drive-in concert

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With the usual slate of summer festivals and events cancelled due to the pandemic, we're going to have to get creative if we want to have any fun at all in the weeks to come. In that spirit, the team at Flanagan's Pub in Blacklick is hosting a special drive-in concert this Saturday, May 2, that offers a good time from the relative safety of your own vehicle.

Described as "Sonic, meets drive in movie, meets live concert" on the Flanagan's Facebook page, this special event running from 6PM-9PM on Flanagan's north lawn will feature live music from artist Brad Moore, with full service carry-out food from the pub also available.

Upon arrival, drivers will directed to the field north of Flanagan's parking lot. Attendants will be on hand aid with parking, and to ensure that a proper space is left between vehicles to promote social distancing. From there, servers wearing gloves and masks will deliver a single use menus to each vehicle and handle all carryout orders. Then, it's just a matter of kicking back to enjoy the show (but please take note: Flanagan's requests that all guests at this event remain in their vehicle at all times).

To aid in parking when you arrive, Flanagan's has produced this handy map:

Flanagan's is located at 3001 Reynoldsburg-New Albany Rd in Blacklick. For more information, visit Flanagan's on Facebook, or reach them by phone at (614) 855-7472.

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