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Events for 2016

January 10th: Sunday 2:00 - 4:00pm at the church in Arlington, OH


Events for 2015


(*) Denote BSDC Events, other events are for information only)

More Events will be listed as I get complete information


ADT at Windy Knoll Farm, Sullivan, OH, Great Lakes Area Driving Series, January 9-10, the second event February 27-28, and the third March 27-28

* January 11th, BSDC: Meeting at the Good Hope Lutheran Church, On State Route 68 next to the school, Arlington, Ohio

*February 8th, BSDC: Meeting at the Good Hope Lutheran Church Arlington, Ohio from 2-4p.m.

February 15th, Information booth at the Findlay Swap Meet, Findlay College Western Equitation Arena, on Route 68

*March 8th, BSDC: Meeting at the Good Hope Lutheran Church , 300 S. Main Street, Arlington, Ohio from 2-4 p.m. 

March 11th: Carriage & Draft Auction, Carriages at 1:00pm, Mt Hope, OH (Draft auction March 10 - 13) 

April 9th - 12th: Equine Affaire, Columbus, OH, (Bob Giles Driving)

April 19th: Clinic with Mary Thomas

*May 16:  The Overland Inn Stage Coach historical site, hosted by Julie, MaryAnn and Travis Emmons’s  McCutchenville, Ohio. Arrival at 10:30 a. Potluck at noon.

May 25th (*CANCELLED)Memorial Day in Kenton, OH. Carriage display around the courthouse celebrating 150 years. If you have a vehicle made in Kenton it would be great to display, restored or not. Parade at 10:00 display noon until 3:00.

June 13: Field Trip to Kruse Automotive and Carriage Museum, Auburn, IN, more information soon. Auburn Museum event. Meet at the museum for a guided tour at 10:00 a.m., lunch after.

June 20 & 21 All Breeds Carriage Driving Event, Randolph, OH

June 26 - 28: CAA Carriage Festival & Horse Show, KHP, Lexington, KY

June 28: Drive at Richwood Fairgrounds, hosted by Bakers, Potluck at 1 pm

July 11 – Wyandot County Historical Society Ice Cream Social, BSDC bring carriages for display before noon. 130 S 7th St, Upper Sandusky, OH 43351 Near the intersection of S 7th St and W Johnson St

July 18: Field Trip Lafferty Funeral Museum, Horsedrawn Hearse Collection

July 25: Drive Host by Hayhurst in Bowling Green, OH

 July 25th noon till?    Ronald and Sharon Hayhurst First ever drive
Address:  13521 S. Dixie Hwy
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
The easiest way to locate us from the North or South of Bowling Green- is off of the 75 take the route 6 exit to the West one mile and exit off at S Dixie Hwy (Mail Street).  As you come off the route 6 off ramp you are facing our pasture beside the hotel along route 6.  The hotel you are facing is our front neighbor.  Go through their parking lot to the gate in back to enter our yard.   (N W corner of rt 6 and S. Dixie Hwy)
We will begin at noon with a fire pit lunch and optional fishing and boating.
We will provide; paper products, Hot dogs, buns, mustard, catchup, onions, pop and lemonade.
You are being asked to provide a side dish or dessert to share.  Bring your hot dog forks to cook over the fire with, your pole and bate (NO minnows please) for fishing with and a lawn chair to sit on.  We have BIG rocks in the fire ring to sit on also, but chairs are softer. We have 6 acres of well stocked ponds containing large mouthed bass, bluegill, perch and some 75 pound white amours-(That you’ll see but never catch).
The drive will start between 1:30 and 2PM.  The route map will be given out during lunch.
Hope to see you here!  All are welcome.  The roads are flat (No hills) so the drive is rated easy.

*August 8: Saturday August 8th, BSDC Non- horse picnic. Boat rides start at 10:00am with Gary and Connie Gillfillan. At noon they will have the potuck, followed by more boat rides. There is also a big flea market around there. The address for your GPS is: 10950 Cherokee Drive, Lakeview, OH Park on grass area to your rightl. If you need directions call their cell 567-674-0151


August 22 is the drive at Unger Park, 1303 Nevada Road, Bucyrus, Ohio 44820.  Hosts for the drive are Peggy Graham, Mary Elliott, Linda Spears, and Sandy and Larry Young.  Potluck will be at noon and drive to follow.  The drive is on paved roads 4.1 Miles (or longer) with SMV sign required.  Water is available.
Directions to get there are: 
From the west, go to Bucyrus on Route 330  (Note: The bridge at Oceola on 330 is closed so it will be necessary to take new 30 to the first Bucyrus exit for 330). After you cross the railroad tracks take an immediate right onto Nevada Road.  The parking area is .7 mile on the left.
Coming from the square in Bucyrus go west on Mansfield Road (Route 330) for . 5 mile, before the railroad tracks you will come to Nevada Road, turn left onto Nevada Road.  The parking area is .7 mile on the left. 
Questions call Peggy at 419-563-4692 or Sandy at 419-569-5389

*September 20: Parker Covered Bridge Drive, Upper Sandusky, Ohio arrival at 10:30 am, potluck at noon, port-a-potty provided, hosted by Julie Emmons’s

*September 27: Coon Hunters & Rural Drive:7575 TR131, Tiffin, Ohio, joint drive with BSDC & WRCA. Hosted by, Roger & Susan Murray, & Kim & Joe Mack assisting. Arrival time at 11:30 a.m. with a Potluck at 12:00.

October 6 - 11: National Drive, KHP, Lexington, KY. Contact Christy Warrington at

October 25: Hay Ride at their farm hosted by Mary Elliott & Linda Spears, Galion, OH

*November 14, Annual Banquet with Auction. 5:00 Social hour, 6:00pm Potluck Good Hope Lutheran Church, On State Route 68 next to the school, 300 S Main Street, Arlington, OH

December 12th: Christmas on the Farm in Kenton, Ohio, Noon until 4 p.m. meet around noon if bringing a vehicle or sleigh.