News you can use about what’s happening in beautiful Aurora, Ohio
Save the Date: Please join The Wayside Workshop Furniture & Gift Company, The Secret Garden Antique Mall, and Abigail’s for our annual Holiday Open Houses on November 30th, December 1st and December 2nd. Help us ring in the holiday season at the corner of South Chillicothe Road and West Pioneer Trail as all 3 stores celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. We will all be featuring specials, refreshments and lots of holiday cheer. See each store for specific hours and specials. Mark your calendars!

“The Addams Family” is now playing at The Aurora Community Theatre through November 17th. Find out what happens when the Addams clan hosts a “meet the families” party for their daughter of darkness and her sweet, average true love and his parents. For tickets and more info, please visit

The 2nd Annual Furry Trick or Treat is November 3rd from 11:00am until 3:00pm at Ganley Chevrolet. This great cause is sponsored by Ganley Chevy and The Portage County APL. This event will feature adorable adoptable animals, refreshments, and trick or treating for the kiddos and the furbabies. Ganley Chevrolet is located at 310 West Garfield Road.
Thorncreek Winery has some great events coming up in the month of November. There are wine tastings, chocolate truffle making parties, live entertainment, painting classes, and Sunday brunches going on throughout November. Please visit for more info on all the fun events at Thorncreek Winery.

Get your knives and scissors sharpened at Heinen’s in Aurora. The Knife Sharpener, Kevin Noon, will be at Heinen’s on November 1st from 10:00am until 6:00pm. Prices vary for sharpening. Check out his web site @ for more info.

Then Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot will be held on November 22nd with registration beginning at 7:00am. The Mash Potato Mile begins at 8:00am and the 5K Walk/Run begins at 8:30am. All events begin and end at The Aurora High School @ 109 West Pioneer Trail. Please call 330-562-4333 or visit for more info.

Don’t forget to shop Aurora Farms Premium Outlets on Thanksgiving and Black Friday Weekend. Stores open on Thanksgiving Night at 8:00pm. You’ll enjoy savings all weekend long from your favorite stores.

Blessings to you and yours for a wonderful Thanksgiving. May your hearts be filled with thanks and giving.

Jane is the owner of The Wayside Workshop Furniture and Gift Company now located at 182 South Chillicothe Road. For more info on The Wayside Workshop, please call 330-562-4800 or visit or Workshop.