1:00 pm13:00

Mandie's Homemades - Make & Take

Want to learn how to make your own all-natural, health and beauty products?  Intrigued and interested in incorporating essential oils into your household and lifestyle, but not sure where to start?  Sign up for "Mandie's Homemades Make-N-Take" class.  You will make 3 Wellness Products: Deodorant, Room Spray, and Essential Oil or Magnesium Body Butter.    

There will be an informative portion of the class that offers guidance and tips on moving toward a chemical free lifestyle.  Enjoy refreshments, snacks and good company.  Cost is $29 per person, and you will be taking home 3 of Mandie's tried and true products.

Visit to register and pay online or send a check with student name to ECO Center, 1757 County Rd. 59, Caledonia, OH 43314.  The first 10 people to register online will have access to tickets with a $4 discount - select "Early Bird Make & Take."

Learn & Treats Costume Party
12:00 pm12:00

Learn & Treats Costume Party

Trick or Trick with Educational Flare!

Visit several stations within the wooded trail to answer age appropriate science questions in exchange for yummy treats.  This activity will be included in the price of admission and will run from 12 pm - 2 pm..  

Wear your costumes for a discounted admission rate.


ECO Haunted Trail
Oct 30

ECO Haunted Trail

WARNING - Scares ahead! 

October 21, 22, 28, and 29 (8 - 11 pm). Recommended age - 10+.  All guests under 12 years old must be accompanied by a parent.

What scares you?  

As you stroll through the darkness with only a lantern, you will come face to face with your biggest fears.  You will twist and turn through our 3-acre wooded trail and a portion of our corn maze.  Visitors watch your back, you’ll never know which way the terror will hit you.  You may find out you have more phobias than you originally thought...

To honor our intended thrill and fear factor, no more than 4 people will be permitted to enter the haunt experience at one time.  Unlike most ECO Center events, our haunt is not recommended for children under 10 years old or for the faint of heart. Enjoy our great outdoor space if you dare...

WARNING:  All patrons enter at their own risk. Owners & sponsors are not responsible or liable for any harm incurred on the premises and visitors will be asked to sign a general liability lien waiver before entering. This attraction contains high impact scares and strobe lights which may not be suitable for people with heart conditions or prone to seizures. Attraction may include the use of fog juice as well as spraying water. Sorry, NO pregnant women, infants, or children being carried will be allowed entry. Not recommended for children under 10.

You can purchase tickets in advance by clicking here:  Please call in advance for group rates.

We will be screening vintage horror films and have a bon fire.  Feel free to stay and enjoy the movie and bon fire that is included with the general admission price.(WEATHER PERMITTING).

Cash or Checks only - sorry we do not accept credit cards at this time

NO REFUNDS. Please be aware, we DO NOT give refunds for unused tickets or patrons and/or children who are too scared to go through.

Boy & Girl Scout Day - Free Admission
12:00 pm12:00

Boy & Girl Scout Day - Free Admission

Boy and Girl Scouts get into the Fall Festival *FREE.  Just have them put on their vests/uniforms and come enjoy a day at ECO Center on us.  

*Each scout must be accompanied by a paying adult.  

ECO Center Fall Festival - Saturdays & Sundays
Oct 30

ECO Center Fall Festival - Saturdays & Sundays

Join us for our 3rd annual Fall Festival.  Bring the kids and enjoy a day outdoors!  Enjoy our outdoor activities and learning opportunities and take home a pumpkin, mum, or other seasonal decoration.  Food and drinks are available for purchase at the concession stand located inside the barn.  

The Fall Festival features two mini zip lines, a playground made with up-cycled materials, a petting zoo, chicken run, pumpkin patch, tricycle track, tile slide, butterfly garden, an interpretative trail, wooded fire pit, barrel train ride, straw fort, a giant corn box and opportunities for outdoor learning. 

Saturdays (11:00 am - 5:00 pm) 

Sundays (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Admission Details
Guests 3-55: $8
Kids 2 and under: Free
Adults 55+: $5
Parking: No charge

Last admission at 4:15 pm.
Mini Zip Lines: Exclusively for guests under 5' in height.

 Animal Feed: $0.25 / handful

Payment Options: Cash or Check. Sorry we do not accept credit cards.

No Smoking or Pets permitted on grounds - Thank you for your cooperation!


2:00 pm14:00

Toxic Free Household Cleaners - DIY


Save hundreds of dollars a year and keep those toxic chemicals off your clothes, dishes, and skin.  Come learn just how easy it is with simple planning, good recipes, and a little time, to produce your own cleaning products.  This class with show you fail proof tips and proven recipes to phase out some or all of your current cleaning supplies and even routines.  Instructor, Emily, loves to share tips and a passion for "Do It Yourself" living. Throw out the chemicals, save the bottle, and get prepared for a cleaner, healthier and less expensive household.

Class includes:

  • 2-hour instruction

  • recipe/tip packet

  • 2 - 8-oz jars of your non-toxic cleaning agent of choice (dish washing detergent, laundry soap, hand soap, scrubbing agent etc)

  • refreshments

  • snacksou can purchase tickets online or by mailing a check made payable to ECO Center 1757 County Rd. 59, Caledonia, OH 43314.

Soy Candle Making Class
2:00 pm14:00

Soy Candle Making Class

ECO Center's DIY Soy Candle Making Class: 

Experience a hands-on, behind the scenes look at how to make your very own soy wax candles.  Class participants will try their hand at every step of the scented candle-making process, guided by our experienced instructor Ashlee.  

This class is intented to teach you a new hobby, give you legs to start your own side business, or to provide an enjoyable afternoon out.  

The ticket price includes:

  • materials and supplies to produce two self-poured 8 oz candles with a fragrance of your choice

  • snacks

  • refreshments

You can reserve your seat online or by mailing a Check made payable to ECO Center 1757 CR 59, Caledonia OH 43314.  Remaining balance can be paid via check or cash on the day of the event.

2:00 pm14:00

Rain Barrel Workshop - Learn, Make, & Take

Make & Take a Barrel – $65.

This includes the class, supplies, & guided instruction on barrel construction. You will leave with a ready to install rain barrel.  There are 25 spots available.  Reservations can be made on a first come first serve basis.  Click here to purchase online tickets:

Watch & Learn – $5.

This includes the class & observation of rain barrel construction. No supplies or barrel included.

WHEN: Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM (EDT) 

WHERE:  ECO Center - 1757 County Road 59 Caledonia, OH 43314

You can also reserve your seat and barrel by mailing a check to ECO Center, 1757 County Rd. 59, Caledonia, OH 43314.

11:00 am11:00

2016 Community Earth Day Celebration

Community Earth Day Event:

Location: ECO Center (1757 County Rd. 59, Caledonia, OH 43314)

Admission: Free

Activities: All ECO Center attractions, all-day hands-on learning lessons, rain barrel raffle, food from All Occasions Catering, local vendors, livestock, and s'mores!

Partners: Marion and Morrow County Recycling and Litter Prevention programs 

Date: Saturday, April 23

Time: 11 am-3 pm

Jun 21

ECO After School

Please join us to celebrate your child's 2014-2015 school year and kick off the summer. General admission is $6/guest (ages 3 years+). Come spend the day with us while you enjoy our outdoor activities (zip lines, playground, goat feeding, interpretive trail, s'mores, barrel train ride, giant corn box, and much more outdoor fun). Visit our Facebook Page or Home Page for a $3.00 off group coupon.

11:00 am11:00

Free Community Earth Day Event

  • ECO Center LLC

Theme:  BEE the Good!  Earth Day 24/7/365

What to Expect:

Guest Speakers, Local Honey & Maple Syrup, Handmade Crafts & Skin Care Products, Door Prizes, Vendors, Local Businesses, Promotional Items, Recycled Art Show, Environmental Education Activities, Food & S'mores, Rain Barrel Workshop & Raffle, Mini Zip Lines, Fire Pit, Interpretive Trail, Petting Zoo, Giant Corn Box, Barrel Train Ride, Live performance from Sideshow 1:00 -3:00 pm.  All Occasions Catering will providing complimentary lunch 11 am-1 pm.