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June
8

Farmers Markets - Mansfield, OH - Haring Realty

One of the things our REALTORS® love most about the summer months is the opportunity to visit our area farmers markets and pick up delicious, fresh produce and other locally made items. There are plenty of great farmers markets in the Mansfield area. Here are a few of our favorites. 

  • NECIC North End Farmer's Market: 311 Bowman St., Mansfield, OH 44903
    The North End Farmer's Market has been around since 2014 and is a favorite among North End residents. Here you'll find plenty of fresh, healthy food and other products for sale. They also encourage small business growth by helping local residents launch their own farmers' market booths for a very low cost. 

    This market opens on June 6th and is held every Wednesday from 3 to 6 pm. When you head over to check it out, we suggest taking a drive around so you can get a look at some of the beautiful nearby Mansfield homes for sale.

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June
1

Blood Donor Day - Mansfield, OH - Haring Realty

Did you know that every human being on the planet has what it takes to be a hero? No matter how strong or fast you are, you can save the lives of countless strangers with the noble act of donating blood. This process is virtually painless and is so fast that you could complete it during your lunch break. If you'd like to donate blood, June offers the perfect opportunity to bleed for a worthy cause. This year's World Blood Donor Day falls on June 14th, and our REALTORS® invite you to learn more about this fantastic event.

In celebration and recognition of these everyday heroes, the World Health Organization created World Blood Donor Day in 2004. What started as an attempt to raise awareness for the growing demand for clean, safe blood has blossomed into an annual event that acknowledges the many selfless individuals who donate blood while also spreading education about the many crucial benefits of each blood donation provides.

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October
7

Mansfield, OH Halloween Events - Haring Realty

There's no doubt that autumn ranks among the most exciting times of year around Mansfield, with Halloween and harvest-themed events that the whole family will enjoy. Whether you're looking for the scariest haunted houses in the area or the perfect place to take the kids, you'll find it close to home in Mansfield. Our REALTORS® are here to help you scare up some fun with local fall events in the Mansfield area.

Frightfully Fun Halloween Events

  • Haunting at the Harvest – 4050 Bromfield Road, Lucas, OH 44843
    Lucas homes for sale
    make it easy to visit the historic Malabar Farms State Park, where you can experience the spooky fun of Haunting at the Harvest. Bring the whole family for a haunted hay ride and a hike through the park. There will be a special Halloween movie showing at the barn and plenty of family fun at the Visitor's Center.

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September
9

Mansfield's Wine & Ale Trail - Haring Realty

Are you ready to uncork some fun and discover what's on tap throughout Mansfield? Our REALTORS® encourage you to enjoy good wine, food, and brews on Mansfield's Wine & Ale Trail. This local experience is marked by nine independent wineries and breweries stretching throughout Mansfield, Galion, Lexington, Shelby, Ashland, and Bellville,

  1. The Phoenix Brewing Company — 131 N. Diamond St., Mansfield, OH 44902
    Phoenix Brewing Company
    helped revive Mansfield's craft beer scene with their great Ohio brews. Their deliciously dark Mortuary Series only rival Their flagship beers like the Danger City Brown Ale and Melinoe Blood-Orange Blond. Stop into their location just down the road from the best Mansfield homes for sale.

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August
19

Malabar Farm State Park
Malabar Farm State Park is one of Richland County's great outdoor treasures and a popular place for events throughout the year. During the summer, the farm hosts popular barn dances, local club meetings, car shows, paranormal nights, and so much more. This summer also features a special, one-time event that you won't want to miss – the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Malabar Farm State Park barn raising. Enjoy three full days of family fun and events at Malabar Farm, while celebrating a local landmark. Our REALTORS® love local fun, and we've got all the details on what to expect when you visit Malabar Farm.

Location: Malabar Farm State Park – 4050 Bromfield Rd., Lucas, OH 44838
Dates: August 31 – September 2, 2019

  • The History of Malabar Farm, a Local Landmark
    Malabar Farm State Park is one of the Mansfield area's most storied local destinations and continues making history to this day. The farm was established by Pulitzer-winning author Louis Bromfield, an Ohio native, in 1939. Bromfield purchased three local farms and combined them to form Malabar Farm. From that point forward, Bromfield would develop the farm, including the iconic barns, until his passing in 1956. Just as it is today, Malabar Farm was a working farm then, with healthy crop rotation, livestock, and a busy harvest season.

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August
5

Mansfield Shawshank Redemption Anniversary
This year marks the 25th anniversary of The Shawshank Redemption, the beloved 1994 film that was shot almost entirely in and around Mansfield, Ohio. Our REALTORS® are very excited to welcome the anniversary celebration to Mansfield on August 16-18, not only because it's one of our favorite movies of all time, but also because it gives us a chance to revisit some of our favorite Mansfield landmarks that appeared in the film!

Celebrate 25 Years of The Shawshank Redemption
Mansfield Courthouse Sign

The Shawshank Redemption 25th Anniversary Weekend takes place in Mansfield August 16-18, 2019. Tickets are on sale now, providing an immersive experience that includes touring the filming sites and getting to meet some of the cast and filmmakers. Events include: 

  • A screening of the Shawshank Redemption at the Renaissance Theatre, where the movie originally premiered in 1994.

  • Exclusive Shawshank Reception and Actor Autograph Session at the Ohio State Reformatory, the historic prison that stood in for Shawshank in the film.

  • Background Actors Panel, featuring extras and background actors who have fascinating stories to tell about the film. 

  • Shawshank Authors Panel and Production Panel, featuring unique insights from the writers and production team behind the movie. 

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May
9


Mansfield — are you ready to rock this summer? Join our REALTORS® for the Final Friday Concert Series in the Brickyard District. This five-event concert series will take place at The Brickyard on the last Friday of the month between May and September. Party each night with your family, friends, and neighbors as you dance to live music, sample delicious food and celebrate summer the Mansfield way.

2019 Final Friday Brickyard Series

Where: The Brickyard – 24 E. Temple Ct., Mansfield, OH 44902
When: The Last Friday of Each Month

  • May 31, 2019 | 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM
  • June 28, 2019 | 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM
  • July 26, 2019 | 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM
  • August 30, 2019 | 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM
  • September 27, 2019 | 5:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Parking: Free guest parking is available. All metered spaces are free after 4 PM Monday through Friday, as well as all day on Saturday and Sunday. There is also free parking available at the Municipal Parking Lots located on 4th Street and Main Street and 3rd Street & Diamond Street.

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December
3

Mansfield Ohio Homes Herlihy Christmas House
If you enjoy decorating for the holidays, you'll love the festive splendor of the Herlihy Christmas House. This private family home in Mansfield is adorned with thousands of lights, hundreds of Santas, trains, villages, Disney-themed displays, and over 25 decorated Christmas trees. This private collection of holiday decorations has been cultivated for decades, with some pieces dating back more than 50 years!

Each decoration is hand-placed by family members and volunteers who carry on the tradition that began all the way back in 1987. It only takes one visit to the Herlihy Christmas House to see why it's has become a favorite tradition among our REALTORS® and Mansfield residents of all ages.

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November
27

Mansfield Ohio Christmas Events

Our REALTORS® are already gearing up for all of Mansfield's Christmas events, and we want you to do the same too. That's why we are making a list (and, yes, we're checking it twice) of the top holiday events in our community you won't want to miss. Tour decorated mansions, see a play, take a sleigh ride, and cut your own Christmas tree right here in Mansfield, Ohio.

  1. Start Your Christmas Shopping at the Carrousel District
    W. 4th St. and N. Main Street, Mansfield, Ohio 44902

    The Carrousel District has over 50 shops and eateries located in our Downtown. Perfect for crossing off a few names from your list, you'll find everything from antique and retro shops to chocolatiers and cigar stores.

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October
1

Mansfield Haunted House
Is Halloween your favorite holiday of the year? If you love all things spooky, scary, and sensational, then there are few better places to be than Mansfield for the Halloween season this year. In addition to all of the local events going on throughout October to celebrate Halloween, Mansfield is home to one of the most stunning haunted "houses" in the entire country. The Ohio State Reformatory – a beautiful, historic prison loaded with stories from across the centuries – is the site of the annual "Escape from Blood Prison" haunted house. It's the perfect way to get your adrenaline flowing during the spooky season, and our REALTORS® have all of the haunted details on this popular, local event.

Spooky, Spectacular Fun in Haunted Mansfield 

Escape from Blood Prison: The Annual Haunted House - the Ohio State Reformatory
Dates/Times: September 28 – November 4, 2018 – Gates Open at 6 pm
Location: 100 Reformatory Rd., Mansfield, OH 44905

The Haunted History of the Ohio State Reformatory

The Ohio State Reformatory was designed by architect Levi T. Schofield, with the first stones for the spectacular structure being laid in 1886. While you definitely won't find it on the list of Mansfield homes for sale, the Ohio State Reformatory did serve as a sort of home throughout its working life. The prison housed some of the most dangerous criminals in Ohio, and ghost stories were very common even before the prison became a well-known historic site.

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July
9

Mansfield Ohio Motorsports Heaven
These days, when it comes to real estate, moving fast is usually much better than moving slowly.

If you want to buy the home of your dreams, you need to keep up the pace. Our REALTORS® help you make it happen by giving you expert guidance at every turn. That means you can explore Mansfield homes for sale, choose the right one for you, and close the deal with the help of our team at Haring Realty.

When you decide to move to Mansfield, you'll have the chance to enjoy exciting motorsports any time you feel the need for speed. Mansfield is home to its own motor speedway and sports car course, so it attracts plenty of racing enthusiasts to our community.

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July
2

Shelby Ohio Bicycle Days
There's lots of fun to be had by every member of your family at Shelby Bicycle Days! Mark your calendars, and make plans to join the activities at Black Fork Commons park in Shelby July 12 - 14. Whether you're a local, a visitor to the area, or someone interested in buying one of many great Shelby homes for sale, this action-packed festival is an exciting way to enjoy the friendly atmosphere and charm of our community.

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June
26

Ontario Ohio July 4 Festival
Since Independence Day is just around the corner, there's really no place like home to celebrate special holidays with family and friends. Ontario, Ohio is no exception. Our REALTORS® know that when it comes to celebrating, Ontario ranks second to none. Read on to find out what you'll love most when you buy one of our homes for sale in Ontario.

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June
19

Ashland Ohio Balloonfest
Ashland, Ohio is a small town with something for everyone. You can shop the boutiques, attend a symphony, or camp out in the forest. You'll love the cafes, ballets, and country fairs. If you're planning a summer tour of Ashland homes for sale, be sure to make time in your schedule for the Ashland Balloonfest.

Our REALTORS® know you'll love the Balloonfest. It's a wonderful event for meeting local families, getting to know the community, and enjoying a day of high-flying fun. Here's what you need to know.

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June
1

Mansfield Vintage Peddler
Mansfield, Ohio is a hidden gem with lots of exciting things to do. Your whole family will enjoy the Arts Center, the Little Buckeye Children's Museum, and the peacock collection that lives in a tycoon's garden. You can visit the "Shawshank Redemption" movie location featured on Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures," the Biblewalk Wax Museum, or Westinghouse's first working American robot, built here in 1939.

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February
19

Mansfield Phoenix Brewing Company
Craft brewing has taken the world by storm, creating a vibrant culture of creative and exciting local beers. Though there are countless craft breweries spread all throughout the country, each one reflects the character and traditions of its local community.

Mansfield, Ohio is no stranger to the craft brewing craze.

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December
12

Spending time having fun with your kids is a great way to create family memories when you move to a new city.  Winter officially arrives in Mansfield on December 21 and our REALTORS® have a long list of family-friendly activities in our community to share with you. One great way to get the most of winter in our neck of the woods is to hit the slopes at Snow Trails Ski Resort.

Mansfield Ohio Winter Family Fun

Nestled in the Possum Run Valley, Snow Trails is situated in one of the coldest spots in the region, a great place for making and maintaining a solid layer of snow. The resort opened its doors in 1961, making it the first ski resort in Ohio. It's still one of our favorites, and if you love skiing, snowboarding or tubing, you'll find everything you need to have fun in Mansfield.

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December
4

Mansfield Christmas Tree Farms
The end-of-year holiday season is a great time to look for a new home. If you've set your heart on a family-friendly community, Mansfield homes for sale have a lot to offer. Mansfield is just one of the warm and wonderful communities in the area. You'll also find exciting home choices in Loudonville, Ontario, and Ashland. As you tour regional homes, you can get to know each community by participating in seasonal activities. Christmas tree farms are a local tradition you're sure to enjoy.

Our REALTORS® live and work in the area. We enjoy the pure excitement of finding a Christmas tree on a farm and claiming it as our own. It's one of our favorite things to do in the Mansfield area and we want to share it with you. We've created a guide to local farms where you can have your own Christmas tree hunting adventure.

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October
31

Wayne's Offers Mansfield Families Fall Fun  

Mansfield Ohio - Waynes Country Market
Mansfield, Ohio comes alive in fall. As the leaves change and the air turns crisp, you'll find no shortage of fun ways to enjoy the season throughout Richland County. Our REALTORS® know all the best places to experience autumn in the Mansfield area—and Wayne's Country Market, located at 2440 Lexington Avenue in Mansfield, is a local favorite.

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October
4

Haunted Homes in Mansfield
It's October, and you know what that means. Leaves are changing color, everything is pumpkin spice, and it's time for haunted houses. Though some people don't quite get the thrill of haunted houses, there's something enticing about the idea of getting a scare – as long as it doesn't get out of hand.

In Mansfield, Ohio, family, friends, and neighbors go all out on their haunted house shenanigans.  Mansfield is the county seat of Richland County. Home to about 75,000 people, with more than 124,000 in the Greater Metro Area, it is known as the "heart of Ohio." For many brave souls, it is also the heart of Halloween!

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September
11

Sylvester Stallone Escape Plan 3 to Film at Mansfield's Ohio State Reformatory

Mansfield Welcomes Hollywood Back

When you think of filming sites for some of the most beloved movies ever made, does the city of Mansfield, Ohio spring to mind? It should! In addition the everyday pleasures of living in Mansfield, you'll find that the streets of our city have been walked by some of the biggest stars that Hollywood has to offer, and blockbuster season is about to return to our corner of Ohio with the production of a new Sylvester Stallone film in the city. Our REALTORS® are ready for lights, camera, action, and we've got all the details on why Mansfield is a true Hollywood hot-spot.

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August
21

Downtown Mansfield Hosts Heart of the City Cruise-In

Mansfield Heart of the City Cruise In

One of Ohio's most popular car shows is returning to the Mansfield area this Saturday, August 26. You've still got time to polish up your ride for the big show. The Heart of the City Cruise In – presented by the Downtown Mansfield organization – is always one of Mansfield's most well-attended special events, in part because it grows bigger and better with each passing year. There are activities during the show for every member of the family, to go along with all of the great food and community fun you'll enjoy throughout the day. Our REALTORS® are here to give you the inside scoop on what to expect from this year's Heart of the City Cruise In.

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August
18

6 Mansfield Wineries You Won't Want to Miss

6 Mansfield Wineries
When many Americans think of wine and beer production, California comes to mind. However, Mansfield, Ohio residents know a different story.  Before prohibition, Ohio was a major wine and beer producer. While local companies don't produce nearly as much wine and beer as they did in decades past, a new generation of vintners and brewers are re-establishing lost winery and brewery traditions.

Our REALTORS® want to share information about a few of the wineries and breweries in the Mansfield area. They are important to our local economy and they provide exciting refreshment, dining, and entertainment alternatives for people owning homes in Mansfield.

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August
8

Richland County Fair Mansfield Ohio
Nothing says summer in Ohio more than going to a local county fair. Whether it's the 3-Cs (carnival rides, cotton candy and cattle) you like or the feeling of camaraderie experienced by attending a community event, county fairs come alive with attractions and activities for all ages. The Richland County Fair in Mansfield, Ohio is no different.

Toward the end of every summer, the Richland County Fair provides the perfect place to catch up with old friends and make some new ones too. There are fair events geared toward every member of the family, and our REALTORS® are excited to share all of the attractions at this year's Richland County Fair.

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July
20

Kingwood Garden Centers
A big beautiful garden can be the heart of your summertime fun. You can stroll among colorful flowers and listen to birds sing early morning songs. Your family can share a leisurely picnic in the grass or sip lemonade beneath a luxurious shade tree.

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May
1

Malabar Farm Ideal Location for the Entire Family


Malabar Farm Luces

Tucked away among the green, rolling hills of Lucas, Ohio, Malabar Farm State Park is a beautiful, historic site with fun activities for the whole family. The story of Malabar Farms began in 1939, when accomplished author Louis Bromfield moved back to the Mansfield, Ohio area and began working on the property. By 1942 Malabar Farm was fully operational, and it has been an important part of the community ever since. Today, the farm is a popular destination for local families looking for a day of fun, along with many visitors to the Richland County area.

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April
27

Mansfield Ohio Family-Fun Things to Do
There is a long laundry list of pros and cons when moving your entire family to a new city.  You most likely have a lot of questions about everything from homes for sale and schools for the kids to things to do for your entire family.  The good news is that if you are relocating to Mansfield, Ohioour real estate agents at Haring Realty have the answers for you.  Our sales associates make it their mission to not only help you find the perfect home, but also the perfect town, city or neighborhood for your lifestyle. So if you're looking for fun, family-friendly activities in Mansfield, Ohio, we have got a few ideas for you:

  1. Ride a Historic Carrousel
    The Carrousel District in downtown Mansfield offers seemingly endless rows of unique shops, eateries and attractions. Its centerpiece is a 1930s carousel, still in operation, which was the first carousel to be built in the United States.

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