A gin & tonic for the holidays

Enjoy the delightfully smooth and refreshing Hendrick’s Gin, made with infusions of cucumber and rose petals, in this seasonal gin and tonic. This recipe is provided by William Grant & Sons. Holiday Hendrick’s & Tonic 1 part Hendrick’s Gin 3 parts tonic water Garnish with cranberry and cucumber Combine all ingredients in highball, garnish with cranberry and cucumber. Continue reading A gin & tonic for the holidays

‘The Little Mermaid’ takes the stage at CVLT

What: “The Little Mermaid” Where: Chagrin Valley Little Theatre, 40 River St., Chagrin Falls When: Through Dec. 16 Why you should go: Director Michael Rogan and a cast of over 40 actors (and one dog), have brought Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” to life. For those not familiar with the movie, some notes from a news release: Based on the Hans Christian Andersen tale, THE LITTLE … Continue reading ‘The Little Mermaid’ takes the stage at CVLT

A ruby red, holiday festive cocktail

Shake things up with this classic martini with holiday spirit. This ruby red cocktail not only looks festive but is delicious too, thanks to the clean and crisp taste of Reyka Icelandic Vodka. This recipe is provided by William Grant & Sons. Cran-Spiced Martini 2 parts Reyka Vodka 1 part cranberry 100 percent juice ¾ part vanilla spiced syrup (recipe below)* Combine all the ingredients … Continue reading A ruby red, holiday festive cocktail

Take a ride on a Santa Train

A Santa Train presented by Lorain and West Virginia Railway offers a nostalgic holiday view of rural Northeastern Ohio. The railway station decorated for the season offers warm hot chocolate in the vintage building at 46485 State Route 18 in Wellington. The  train ride lasts about 50 minutes on a round trip of about 3 miles with a chance to visit with Santa. All children … Continue reading Take a ride on a Santa Train

Thou hath no reason to fear Shakespeare

An introduction to performing Shakespeare for youth in grades 6-12 begins from 6 to 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at French Creek Nature Center in Sheffield Village. The emphasis is on language and emotion, with some scene work and verse analysis. But they promise the class is “no pressure.” Sign up for the 3-week class by Nov. 28 by calling 440-949-5200 ext 226, or by visiting … Continue reading Thou hath no reason to fear Shakespeare