In the mood for a chili cookoff?

A 3rd annual chili cookoff is 2 p.m. Jan. 26 at Newbury Station campus of Geauga County Public Library at 14775 Auburn Rd, Newbury Township, OH 44065. There are two ways to participate. Either register and prepare your best recipe to join the competition, or bring your appetite. Please register for this free event. Photo courtesy of Metro Creative Connection Continue reading In the mood for a chili cookoff?

‘Game of Thones’ leave you needing a drink? Consider Winter Is Coming Charity Ball Crawl in Tremont

OK, you didn’t love last year’s finale to HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” We get it. (Seriously, believe us. We GET it.) But you enjoyed waiting for winter to come — the journey through the eight seasons of the smash-hit fantasy drama series offered a lot more good than bad. The finale was … frustrating. But don’t get mad — have a drink. On Feb. 1, … Continue reading ‘Game of Thones’ leave you needing a drink? Consider Winter Is Coming Charity Ball Crawl in Tremont

Winter Days Festival returns to Vermilion River Reservation

A family oriented Winter Days Festival is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 25 at Vermilion River Reservation at 51211 North Ridge Road near Vermilion. Get ready with layers of warm clothes and socks, boots, coats, hats and fuzzy mittens! The free event features a sled dog meet and greet at Shelter #1; Fireside cooking demonstrations at the Carriage Barn; horse-drawn sleigh rides, free with … Continue reading Winter Days Festival returns to Vermilion River Reservation

‘Noon Year’s Eve’ helps families celebrate across generations

You know how it is. Grandma and Grandpa don’t want to stay up until midnight. The pork and sauerkraut tradition can wait for the next day. The kiss at midnight? Why not celebrate that a few hours early. It’s just as sweet. And the little ones are better left in bed for the real countdown to midnight, toasts and all. For an early bird twist … Continue reading ‘Noon Year’s Eve’ helps families celebrate across generations

Uncorked: Cleveland Wine Festival coming in January

What: Uncorked: Cleveland Wine Festival Who’s running the show?: Uncorked Wine Festivals and Adoption Network Cleveland: The Ohio Family Connection Where: Great Lakes Science Center (601 Erieside Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44114) When: Saturday January 11, 7-11 p.m. What’s the deal?: According to the official Facebook event page: “Uncorked Wine Festivals is adding a new stop for this event….. Cleveland! Join us Saturday January 11th 7-11 p.m. at … Continue reading Uncorked: Cleveland Wine Festival coming in January