Local Tourist: The Month of October 2018

Posted October 31, 2018 by shooting in Cincinnati, Personal / 25 Comments

Happy Halloween, and welcome back to another Local Tourist. If you’re new, this is where you can link up any past blog posts about events you attended or places you went in your hometown (AKA: show us how you were a local tourist this month). Dara from Not In Jersey and I link up every last WEEKDAY of the month, so if you don’t have anything for October, link up next month!

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The Month That Was October 2018…

* On Sunday, October 7, my sister and I attended a library event where we got to decorate cupcakes in honor of the new season of Doctor Who…hence the night sky look! And yes, I count library events as local tourist events; so as you you can see, a lot of things go with this link-up! Mine are first, and my sister’s are second (the more purple ones).


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It’s Doctor Who day!! While I’m still in the middle of 11, I am so excited that 13 is finally a woman! ?? My sister and I decorated these Doctor Who cupcakes at the library today- mine are first, hers are second and more purple. ? They are made to look like the night sky with the various icing colors and fun sprinkles- some even in the shape of stars! ⭐️ What do you think? Any other Doctor Who fans? Or do you just like the cupcakes? ? They are super yummy!!! ? * * * * * #nomnom #doctorwho #tardis #cupcakedecorating #cupcakes #library #librarylove #yum #creating #nightsky #nightskycupcakes #doctorwhofandom #bbcamerica #doctorwhobbc #doctorwhofan #thirteenthdoctor

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* On Wednesday, October 10, I attended a Bullet Journal class at another library. I actually shared a few of the pages I designed in another post, so you can check that out here: Bullet Journal 101.

*On Friday, October 12, I went to a murder mystery dinner at the Cincinnati Zoo with a friend. The food was really good and the actual “murder mystery” was fun! I did a whole up write up of that event already as well: Murder Mystery Dinner at the Zoo!

*On Saturday, October 13, I went to Burger Farm for their Fall Festival. It was a lot of fun having my nieces and nephew around this year – they all had a really nice time. You can read more about that here: Burger Farm in Cincinnati Ohio.

*On Sunday, October 14, I went back to the Ohio Renaissance Festival with my parents and my sister. We all really loved it!

*On Thursday, October 18, my mom and I went to a library event and made Halloween candy jars. I think they turned out really cute, and I’d love to make more for upcoming holidays! What do you think?

*On Saturday, October 20, my parents, sister, and I went to King’s Island and attended their Halloween Haunt. Unfortunately, it was really windy so a lot of rides weren’t working- I don’t ride a ton, but even the ones just my sister likes weren’t going on. We didn’t stay too long, but it’s still fun to go at least once every Fall!

*On Thursday, October 25, my mom and I went to ANOTHER library event where a chef came and showed us how to make some fun Halloween treats. We even got to try all of them, which is always nice – my favorite was probably the punch!

*On Sunday, October 28, my mom and I met up with my brother’s family at King’s Island for the The Great Pumpkin Fest. It was chilly, but we all had a really good time – the kids got some fun goodies and candy, and they also got to ride a lot of rides with either no or minimal wait times. so win-win for them! It was the last day of the Halloween festivities, so I’m glad we were able to make it there with the kids.

*On Monday, October 29, my sister and I went to a book event for author Lois Lowry and were even able to get a book signed! I’ll have more on this in a future post, but it was great!

Whew, that’s a busy October! Definitely a lot of library events in there. November should be a bit slower on that front, but still 2-3 events I believe. I’m also linking up with What’s New With You!

Anyway, do you have any fun Local Tourist posts to share?

If you don’t, feel free to comment on what fun things you did in October!


25 responses to “Local Tourist: The Month of October 2018

  1. candy

    I have made the candy jars before and enjoy going to the library as well. I read your bullet journal because I am in to all kinds of journaling.

  2. You really did a lot of fun sounding stuff this month! So awesome that you had so many options in your area. I especially love the things your library offers.

  3. Wow, you did do a lot of events in October, and they all sound fun! I’d love to go to a murder mystery event one of these days- they sound like a blast. πŸ™‚

  4. Samantha @ Fabulous Fabris

    Wow!! That’s an eventful month. Those cupcakes look awesome πŸ™‚

    We keep saying we want to do a murder mystery dinner, they sound like so much fun.

  5. You did so many fun things this month! I really need to be better about checking to see what my library (and other nearby branches) offers–I’m sure there are fun events. The chef event sounds like a blast!

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