FireFish Festival celebrates all the arts Sept. 20-21

FireFish Festival may be entering a 5th year of dynamic entertainment, but it’s always unique.  The free festival offers music, dance, fire and art 4-11 p.m. Sept. 20 and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 21 on Broadway Avenue between 5th Street and Erie Avenue in downtown Lorain. Expect the unexpected, and bring friends. The fest even includes free family art workshops. So check out … Continue reading FireFish Festival celebrates all the arts Sept. 20-21

Learn about shy, quiet, funny little creatures at Skunkfest 2019

Really, it’s not what you think. The 18th annual Skunkfest 2019 is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 at South Central Park at 7565 Avon Belden Road in North Ridgeville. This is a festival like no other, but it doesn’t have an odor. The skunks that visit skunkfest are descented, and many are bred for different colors such as apricot, lavender and brown, or … Continue reading Learn about shy, quiet, funny little creatures at Skunkfest 2019

Taste of Friendship is fundraiser for Mercy Health Foundation Lorain

A 15th annual Taste of Friendship offers culinary fare from the area’s best chefs. Dress in cocktail attire for the event at 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at Emerald Event Center at 33040 Just Imagine Drive in Avon. Tickets cost $75 per person or $130 per couple. Overnight accommodations are available at the Residence Inn by Marriott for a special price of $109 per night, and … Continue reading Taste of Friendship is fundraiser for Mercy Health Foundation Lorain

Stop by a Civil War era fashion show and brunch

“Threads of War: Fashion During the Civil War” is offered 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 11 in the upper level of Auburn Church by Century Village and Museum is at 14653 E. Park St. in Burton. The speaker is Molly M. Sergi, Ph.D., professor of history at Kent State University, Geauga Campus. Cost of $15 includes brunch and the Civil War fashion exhibit in … Continue reading Stop by a Civil War era fashion show and brunch

Join a monthly idea factory for foodies

Years ago women shared recipes and the latest news over the back fence as they hung the laundry or harvested vegetables in the garden. Since people still enjoy cooking and sharing great recipes, Domankas Library at 4125 East Lake Road in Sheffield Lake offers a cookbook book club 6:30-7:30 p.m. one day each month. This makes it easier to find others who enjoy reading cookbooks … Continue reading Join a monthly idea factory for foodies