What: The Ohio Wizard of Oz Festival, focusing on the classic film, play,and novel “The Wizard of Oz.” No ruby slippers are necessary for this experience.
Where: Longwood Park, 1566 E. Aurora Road, Macedonia
When: 1 to 6 p.m. Sept. 28; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 29; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 30
Why you should go: The Wizard of Oz festival brings the wonderful world of Oz to Northeast Ohio. Patrons can enjoy attractions such as a costume contest, a 5K Dorothy Dash, a marionette show and breakfast with Dorothy.
How much: Tickets are $7 at the door. Tickets are $5 with a donation of two cans of food for a food drive for the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank.
How to get more information: Visit wizardofozohio.com