Events

 

Volunteer Corp

Meets the third Saturday of every month at 10am in the Visitor's Center

Bromfield Book Club 

Meets the first Monday of every month at 6pm in the Visitor's Center

Spinning & Weaving Guild

Meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6pm in the Visitor's Center.

Volunteers at Malabar Farm serve the park and the Malabar Farm Foundation prior to and during events and on planning committees. If you love Malabar and want to give back, this is the group for you!

Hosted in partnership with the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library, this popular group is a catalyst for conversation regarding the writing of Louis Bromfield and similar authors/topics. 

One of the oldest friends-groups to the park, the Spinning and Weaving guild has a long history of providing unique experiences and crafts to park visitors and it's members.

2019 Meeting Dates

January 19

February 16

March 16

April 20
(Appreciation Breakfast at Angelwoods Hideaway Bed & Breakfast)

May 18

June 15

July 20

August 17

September 21

October 19

November 16

December - No Meeting: Happy Holidays

2019 Meeting Dates

January 7 

February 4

March 4

April 1

May 6 

June 3

July 1

August 5

September 9

October 7

November 4

December 2

2019 Meeting Dates

January 8 

February 5

March 5

April 2

May 7 

June 4

July 2
(Lexington Senior Center)

August 6

September 10

October 8

November 5

December 3
(Lexington Senior Center)

For more information about the Malabar Volunteer Corp call the park office at 419-892-2784

For more information about the Bromfield Book Club call the park office at 419-892-2784 or contact the Lucas or Butler Branch Libraries:
Lucas:     419-892-2576

Butler:     419-883-2220

For more information about the Malabar Farm Spinning & Weaving Guild call Guild President, Victoria Cochran at
419-892-2929

Event Dates & Times:
July 28
Noon - 4pm

 

Event Description:
Guests will travel back to a bygone era with a Sunday Drive to the park to enjoy the cars, music and some old fashioned foods!

 

Event Price:
Entrance Fee for those entering a car only - Call Victoria Cochran at 419-892-2929.

FREE to the Public

 

 

 

 

 

Event Dates & Times:
August 3 
10am - Noon (Kid's Farm Fun Day)
1pm - 3pm (Fishing Derby)

 

Event Description:
Children have a chance to learn about agriculture with Hands-On activities and Children's games from 10am-12pm and a fishing derby from 1pm-3pm (Some fishing poles and bait provided).

 

Event Price:
FREE

 

Food Concessions Available

Event Dates & Times:
August 3
7pm - 10pm

 

Event Description:
Continuing a Bromfield tradition, Square & Line Dancing with live music and caller. Beginners are welcome!

Food Concessions provided by the Malabar Farm Foundation

 

Event Price:
$1.00 Donation Requested at the door for ages 12+

 

 

Event Dates:
August 16 - 18

 

Event Description:

Join the park in celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Shawshank Redemption. 

Stay tuned for more event details!!

 

Visit www.shawshanktrail.com/events/25th-anniversary-2019 for details about area events!

Event Dates & Times:
August 17 
8pm - Midnight

 

Event Description:
Dare to Explore the "normal to paranormal" while exploring murders, cemeteries and haunted houses. End the night with hot dogs and s'mores while sharing stories around the campfire.

Pre-Registration is Required
Call 419-892-2784

 

Event Price:
$30 per person
Not recommended for ages 17 and under.

Event Dates:
August 31 - September 2

 

Event Details:
This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the fondly remembered barn raising. Celebrate the occasion with activities pertaining to the history of barns and Bromfield Traditions! 

Stay tuned for more event details!

Event Dates & Times:
September 28 and 29
10am-4pm

Event Description:
Crafts, primitives, antiques, antique tractors, horses, food, live music, Civil War and 18th Century Living History Camp; Archaeological displays (Sunday only).

Event Price:
FREE

 

Bringing cash is suggested as some vendors may/may not accept credit cards or checks.

Event Dates & Times:
September 28
7pm - 10pm

 

Event Description:
Continuing a Bromfield tradition, Square & Line Dancing with live music and caller. Beginners are welcome!

Food Concessions provided by the Malabar Farm Foundation

 

Event Price:
$1.00 Donation Requested at the door for ages 12+

Event Dates & Times:
October 18 & 19
7pm - 10pm

October 21st
12pm-3pm

 

Event Description:

Guests will experience a haunted hay-ride and hike around the harvest fields of Malabar, a special movie in the barn and family activities at the Visitor's Center! 

Food Concession Available

 

Event Price:
$3/Person for the hay-ride

 

 

Event Dates & Times:
October 19
7pm

MOVIE TO BE DETERMINED

 

Event Description:
It's movie night at Malabar Farm!
Snack on popcorn and sip hot chocolate in the Main Barn while watching Bromfield's books take life on the big-screen.

Food Concessions provided by the Malabar Farm Foundation

 

Event Price:
FREE

 

 

Event Dates & Times:
October 19
8am - 12pm

 

Event Description:
Enjoy a healthy hiking day with friends, family and pets and view the autumn site at Malabar.
Sign in at the Visitor's Center; Maps and refreshments will be available in the Visitor's Center Conference Room.

This event is sponsored by the Richland County Health Department
For more information call 419-774-4772.

 

Event Price:
FREE

Event Dates & Times:
October 19
11am - 1pm

 

Event Description:

Hike the trails at Malabar through colorful paths while learning about the science behind color-change with a Malabar Naturalists. 

 

Event Price:
FREE - Preregistration is required!

Call 419-892-2784

Event Dates & Times:
October 26
7pm - 10pm

 

Event Description:
Continuing a Bromfield tradition, Square & Line Dancing with live music and caller. Beginners are welcome!

Food Concessions provided by the Malabar Farm Foundation

 

Event Price:
$1.00 Donation Requested at the door for ages 12+

 

Event Dates & Times:
November 2 & 3
10am-5pm

 

Event Description:
Learn open-hearth cooking skills by cooking an entire Thanksgiving meal using fresh foods and cast iron cookware.
*No Pets allowed; not recommended for children ages 13 and under.
 

Event Price:
$30 per Person

Pre-Registration is Required and will begin April 1st.
Call 419-892-2784.

Event Dates & Times:
November 9
10am - 5pm

 

Event Description:
Learn open-hearth cooking skills by cooking an entire Thanksgiving meal using fresh foods and cast iron cookware. Then, explore the history of Malabar Farm with a guided tour of the Big House. *No Pets allowed; not recommended for children ages 13 and under.
 
 

Event Price:
$35 per Person

Pre-Registration is required and will begin April 1st.
Call 419-892-2784.

Event Dates & Times:
December 6, 7, 13, & 14      5pm-9pm 
December 8 & 15     12pm-5pm 

Event Description:
Tour Louis Bromfield's Big House all decked out for the Holidays!
Enjoy freshly baked cookies and hot cider; you may even see Santa Claus himself.


Event Price:
$5 - Adult (ages 18+)
$3 - Child (ages 6-17)
Ages 5 and under FREE

No Registration is required