Madison Chorale performs Christmas concert in Renaissance costumes

Madison Chorale performs at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 under the direction of founder Betty Jean Green at Trinity Lutheran Church at 6345 Chapel Road in Madison. Tickets cost $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and students. Children under age 12 are admitted free. The seasonal musical selections range from sacred to traditional to popular, and will be performed by volunteer vocalists from Ashtabula, Lake and … Continue reading Madison Chorale performs Christmas concert in Renaissance costumes

Time to jazz up the holiday music

Celebration Lutheran Church hosts a “Jazzy Christmas Concert” 4-5 p.m. Dec. 14 at 10621 Auburn Road in Chardon. The Gateway Band, a jazz “house band” of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Cleveland, will play and will add their jazz stylings to holiday festivities. A freewill offering for this concert — suggested donation of $7 per person — will be received with proceeds going to WomenSafe Shelter. Continue reading Time to jazz up the holiday music

Light Up Vermilion offers Christmas lights and shopping at night in a small town

Light Up Vermilion is 5-8 p.m. Dec. 5 at Main Street Vermilion at 685 Main Street in Vermilion. Stop at Main Street Vermilion first to pick up a cookie box courtesy of Kingston of Vermilion. As you visit participating merchants, you can fill the box with delicious treats. A scavenger hunt has answers hidden in shop window displays. You can even vote for your favorite … Continue reading Light Up Vermilion offers Christmas lights and shopping at night in a small town

Bethlehem Hills Christmas Light Park offers 40 displays totaling more than 2 million LED lights

A golf course transforms into a Christmas wonderland through Jan. 1 at Berkshire Hills Golf Course at 9760 Mayfield Road in Chesterland in Geauga County. The event includes a 1.25-mile drive through 240 rolling acres with lights computer chipped to enhance the experience. Featured displays include a Christmas carnival, candy cane village, an elaborate recreation of the Nativity scene, a salute to our armed services, … Continue reading Bethlehem Hills Christmas Light Park offers 40 displays totaling more than 2 million LED lights

Lighthouse collectors alert: New Christmas ornament introduced of Lorain lighthouse

The Jewel of the Port is a wooden three-dimensional rendition of Lorain Lighthouse that stands five inches high with a four-inch-by-four-inch base. The ornament is engraved with “Lorain, OH Harbor Lighthouse, The Jewel of the Port, Lake Erie 1917.” Each ornament costs $25 with $9.95 shipping and handling. To order an ornament, call 440-960-2301. The ornaments also are on sale at the eighth annual International … Continue reading Lighthouse collectors alert: New Christmas ornament introduced of Lorain lighthouse