The magical world of Harry Potter is coming to Ohio.
Ohio-Made Getaways is hosting “A Magical Getaway: Celebrating Potter Palooza” in Lancaster on Aug. 3 and 4. Fairfield County District Library’s community-wide celebration of 20 years of Harry Potter is a two-day getaway with plenty of fun activities for wizards and muggles of all ages.
Lancaster is less than two hours from Dayton. Guests pick up a Marauder’s Map at the visitors center at 205 W. Main St. The festival includes:
• A wizarding costume contest at the library on 2 p.m. at 219 N. Broad St.
• Wizard Rock Band Tonks & the Aurors concert at 3 p.m. at the Downtown Bandstand at 3 p.m. on Friday
• Quidditch Demonstration at Rising Park at 203 E. Fair Ave. at 10 a.m. on Saturday
• Hogwarts Herbology class, where you will create and tend to your very own magical mandrake plant to take home and watch grow
• Visit Ollivander’s Wand Shop at the First Presbyterian Church (222 N. Broad St.)
• Art and Clay offers a“Mischief Managed” dinner plate painting project with a fun and simple design
• Two Broke Artists lead a Harry Potter Youth Painting Class.
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