Ohio's fall-tastic festivals

Ohio's fall-tastic festivals

A man cooks a basket of corn on the cob at a festival.

Johnny Appleseed Festival

With crisp breezes and colorful foliage, autumn in Ohio is prime time for festivals. Check out the homespun fun and hearty food at these fiber and apple events.

49th Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival

Local organization serves up apple specialties on Lisbon’s historic village square. Sept. 17-18, 2016, Lisbon. 330-424-1803; Website

43rd Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival

Enjoy splendid country scenery and scrumptious Apple Butter Barbecue Ribs. Sept. 24-25, 2016, at Mapleside Farms, Brunswick. 330-225-5577; Website

Athens Area Fiber Faire

“Ewe” will not be disappointed by its array of fiber classes and fiber-related merchandise. Oct. 1-2, 2016, at Athens Community Center, Athens. Website

Sauder Village Fiber Arts Fest

Watch spinning, weaving, crocheting, and tatting demonstrations. Oct. 1-2, 2016, at Sauder Village, Archbold. 800-590-9755; Website

Johnny Appleseed Festival

A big red barn and other historic buildings set the stage for old-fashioned craft demonstrations and making apple butter and cider. Oct. 1-2, 2016, at AuGlaize Village & Farm Museum, Defiance. Website

Autumn Fiber Festival

Shop for everything from raw fibers to finished fiber goods. Oct. 15, 2016, at the Ashland County Fairgrounds, Ashland. Website