Halloween/fall harvest events
Groveport Heritage and Preservation Society, History Comes Alive at the Groveport Cemetery, 2 to 3 p.m. Nov. 1 at Heritage Park, 555 Wirt Road. Costumed docents will lead a tour through the cemetery for ages 5 and older. Participants will learn about gravestones and their meanings through hands-on activities. There is no fee for the activity, which qualifies for Scouting requirements. Another program will be offered from 4:30 to 6 p.m. that day, with costumed docents portraying past residents and relating what life was like in Groveport in the 1800s. There is no fee.
Columbus Historical Society, "A Wicked Evening," Fundraiser and book launch celebration of Wicked Columbus, Ohio by David Meyers and CHS board member Elise Meyers Walker, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Jeff Lafever, CHS executive director, and Dr. Pablo Hernandez, 1610 Hawthorne Park. Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, viewing of "Wicked" artifacts will be featured, along with a presentation from the authors at 6:30 p.m. For reservations, visit columbushistory.org.