(Zoar, Ohio) – The Zoar Community Association will be hosting a Bicycle Fun Ride to benefit Historic Zoar Village on October 10 starting at 11 am.
This leisurely and scenic bike ride will take you through Historic Zoar Village, on the new Wilkshire Trail, into the recently revamped Downtown Bolivar, to historic Fort Laurens, and down the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath, finally ending at the Canal Tavern of Zoar located near the Canal Lands Park. Visitors will be given a guide with historic information on several stops on the 11- mile bike trek. Each stop will also provide a ticket that will be used to enter a drawing at the Canal Tavern of Zoar. Some stops will have instant small prizes or tokens.
After the bike ride, visitors can pick up a pre-ordered German Lunch or a Chicken BBQ lunch. Meals can be taken to go or eat on the Canal Tavern of Zoar patio area in view of the Tuscarawas River.
To-go meals can be purchased without the bike ride option. German lunches include bratwurst, sauerkraut, and German potato salad. Chicken BBQ meals include a half chicken and a side dish. Meals will be given by drive-thru style. To-go lunches will be available between 11:30 am and 2:30 pm. Please call ahead for lunch orders at 330-874-3011.
Ticket prices are as follows: $30 per adult for bike ride and lunch; $20 per adult for a bike ride only; $15 for adult lunch only; $5 children for a bike ride and includes hot dog lunch.
Parking will be provided at the Canal Tavern of Zoar at 8806 Towpath Road, Bolivar, OH 44612.
All proceeds from the bike ride and to-go dinners will support the operation and preservation of Historic Zoar Village. For more information please call 330-874-3011. Tickets can be purchased by calling 330-874-3011 or by visiting https://historiczoarvillage.eventbrite.com
Historic Zoar Village and the Zoar Bakery are open for guided tours Wednesday- Saturday from 11-4 and Sundays from 12-4. The Zoar Store is open Wednesday- Saturday from 10-5 and Sundays from 12-5.