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Looking for something to do in October - check out this list from the Lima/Allen County Visitors Bureau

So much to do!
Upcoming events for Lima/Allen County
Contact the Lima/Allen County Convention & Visitors Bureau for details!

Lima Lantern Tours offer an October diversion

Lima Lantern Tours are planned in October. Here's the details.

October 5-6 and 19-20, 2012
Historical Cemetery Tours
October 6 & 20, 2012

Each evening will feature a walking tour at 6:30 p.m. and a horse drawn wagon ride at 7:30 p.m.

Special October 19 & 20, 2012 7:30 p.m.: Horse Drawn Tours with James A. Willis author of Weird Ohio and Founder of the Ghosts of Ohio Paranormal Research Group! For more information on Weird Ohio and James Willis, visit www.ghostsofohio.org

Here's the list of area haunted events in October - there's one in Lafayette

The Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce announces that severa "haunted" events take place in the area in October. Here's their list:

Haunted Town Hall
101 High St.

Open 7:30 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, from Sept. 21 through Oct. 31.

ONU presents Alice Tan Ridley in concert Oct. 6


The Ohio Northern University Freed Center for the Performing Arts presents Alice Tan Ridley in concert with the ONU Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 8:30 p.m. The ONU Symphony will be under the direction of Lloyd Butler.

Ridley, who began her career singing in the New York subways, gained acclaim through her YouTube videos and was nicknamed the “New York City Subway Idol.” In 2002, she won the Fox talent show “30 Seconds to Fame” with her soulful rendition of “Midnight Train to Georgia.”

The Campaign (R) starts Friday at Ada Theatre

The Campaign, rated R, will start Friday at the Ada Theatre, accoding to James Curlis, owner.

Show times are:
Friday and Saturday, 7 and 9 p.m.
Sunday through Thursday, 7 p.m.

Click for the trailer

Plot Summary: When long-term congressman Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) commits a major public gaffe before an upcoming election, a pair of ultra-wealthy CEOs plot to put up a rival candidate and gain influence over their North Carolina district. Their man: naïve Marty Huggins (Zach Galifianakis), director of the local Tourism Center.

It's Bingo on Thursdays in October

Ada Bingo plays on Thursdays at the Alumni N-men’s Building in downtown Ada. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; Bingo begins at 6:55 p.m. Ada Bingo uses new, radio-controlled electronic machines, as well as, traditional paper packages. Proceeds from Ada Bingo benefits the Ada Lion's Club and Ada Music Boosters.