46th Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival at Mapleside Farms

What: 46th Annual “Johnny Appleseed Festival” Where: Mapleside Farms 294 Pearl Rd, Brunswick, Ohio 44212 What’s the big idea?: A celebration of Johnny Appleseed’s 245th birthday. When: September 21 and 22, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. What’s the plan?: Two days of entertainment, handmade crafts, accompanied with various mouth-watering foods and drinks. What else?: Mapleside Farms wants you to know that “Pumpkin Village will be open … Continue reading 46th Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival at Mapleside Farms

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

Try West African drumming and dance

Engage in the arts community by attending two sessions of West African drumming and dance 5-6 p.m. Sept. 5 and 12 at Lorain Library at 351 Sixth St. in Lorain. Learn about music, rhythms and languages of the Ivory Coast. Then, join instructor Sogbety Diomande in a performance Sept. 21 at the FireFish Festival in downtown Lorain. FireFish Festival is a very arts intensive, free … Continue reading Try West African drumming and dance

Pack up the gang for a 38th annual Village Peddler Festival at Farmpark

A 38th annual Village Peddler Festival is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 14 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at Lake Metroparks Farmpark at 8800 Euclid-Chardon Road in Kirtland. Ticket windows and Farmpark open at 9 a.m. both days. The 175 artisans and craftsmen offer handmade accessories, decor, furniture, harvest and gourmet food. Live Bluegrass and Folk music features Silver String Band. … Continue reading Pack up the gang for a 38th annual Village Peddler Festival at Farmpark