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Labor Day Weekend at Charles Mill Lake Park

September 2, 2022 - September 5, 2022

Friday, September 2

7pm               Traveling Craft Kit – Watch for the gator traveling through the campgrounds with craft kits.

7:30pm          Family BINGO – Visit the Messerly Recreation Center for a night of family bingo, treats, and prizes!

8:45pm          Kids Labor Day Egg Hunt – Meet at the Messerly Recreation Center, bring a flashlight and let’s go hunting! Drawing for top prize.

Saturday, September 3

10:30-11am   End of Year Brunch – Enjoy scrambled eggs, sausage, potatoes, biscuits, juice, and coffee at the Messerly Recreation Center. Suggested donation is $2.00; cash only, while supplies last

12pm             Canvas Painting for Adults – Meet at the Messerly Recreation Center and paint an Iceland Puffin Scene with Linda Goodman! Cost is $6 and reservation is required at 419-368-6885, limited to 15.

1-4pm            Poker Paddle- Paddle around Charles Mill Lake to find poker stops and collect cards to compete for the best poker hand! Kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards welcome. Prizes will be awarded for the best and worst poker hands! Grand prize is a FREE kayak!! Registration is required at

2pm               Water Balloon Soccer – Play soccer with water balloons, dress to get wet! Ages 6-12. This event is taking place at the Main Camp and Eagle Point. For the Main Camp event meet at the playground area and for the Eagle Point event meet at the pool area.

3pm               Cornhole Tournament at Main Camp – Meet at the Main Camp cornhole area by playground at 2:45 to register your team! $3 per team, ages 16 and up. Prizes for the top three teams.

3:30pm         Cornhole Tournament at Eagle Point – Meet at Eagle Point cornhole area at 3:15 to register your team! $3 per team, ages 16 and up. Prizes for the top three teams.

8pm               Football Time – Watch the OSU vs. Notre Dame game at the Messerly Recreation Center. Enter the raffle drawing for a chance to win an OSU cornhole set and enjoy brats and hot dogs at half time.

Dusk     FIREWORKS Over the Lake – Enjoy a fireworks display over the lake from your boat or campsite! Sponsored by Donaldson Law Office. 

Sunday, September 4

10:15am       Non-Denominational Church Service at the Messerly Recreation Center.

12pm             Nature Time – Meet at the pool area to learn about animal footprints and make your own footprint!

1pm               Outdoor Yahtzee for Adults – Find a partner and play outdoor Yahtzee at the Messerly Recreation Center. Prize for top team.

2pm            Nate the Great Magic Show – Enjoy a magic show and balloon art with Nate the Great at the Eagle Point Shelter.

3:30-5pm      Carnival and Casino Games – Don’t miss this exciting event at the Messerly Recreation Center. Enjoy a wide variety of carnival and casino games for all ages and win prizes, 12 tickets for $2.

 5:30-10pm         Catfish Tournament – Find the biggest fish and or catch 3 fishes for top weight. Registration at SR 430 public launch ramp starting at 5pm. Cost is $15 per two-person team and additional $7.50 for big fish entry.

7:30pm           DJ Mr. Ed. – Enjoy DJ music with Mr. Ed. Song requests can be made! Try your skills at karaoke at the Eagle Point Shelter.


September 2, 2022
September 5, 2022
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Charles Mill Lake Park
1277A State Route 430
Mansfield, OH 44903


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