Lorain County Free Clinic steak fry helps bring affordable healthcare to the underserved

A 23rd annual Lorain County Free Clinic steak fry is 4-8 p.m. Oct. 18 at Amherst Eagles #1442 at 1161 Milan Ave. in Amherst. Music is available until 10 p.m. Cost is $25 per person with corporate sponsorship opportunities available. To buy tickets online or to make a donation, visit www.lcfreeclinic.org. The mission of Lorain County Free Clinic since 1986 is to bring accessible healthcare … Continue reading Lorain County Free Clinic steak fry helps bring affordable healthcare to the underserved

‘All aboard’ for the Great Berea Train Show

Folks of all ages are welcome to peruse operating trains and a new kid zone 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5 and 6 at the Great Berea Train Show at Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds at 19201 E. Bagley Road in Middleburg Heights. Free parking and handicap accessibility. Food is available on site. Door prizes also sweeten the event. Plus, the Great Lakes Science Center plans … Continue reading ‘All aboard’ for the Great Berea Train Show

Empty Bowls by the Lake aims to combat hunger

Handmade bowls created and donated share a cause: to combat hunger in Northern Ohio. A fundraiser is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 12 at the American Legion Post 211, 31972 Walker Road in Avon Lake. It benefits Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, Community Resource Services and Lorain County Community College Commodore Cupboard food bank. The eighth annual event begins by collecting … Continue reading Empty Bowls by the Lake aims to combat hunger

Vermilion Woollybear Festival draws a predictive crowd

Furry friends and activities will pack Vermilion streets 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 6 in downtown Vermilion. Planners expect more than 100,000 people for the annual event which began 47 years ago in Birmingham. Woollybears race, and people dress up as woollybears. The Woollybear Parade begins at 1:30 p.m. And be there for the final woollybear race and weather prediction based on the critter’s … Continue reading Vermilion Woollybear Festival draws a predictive crowd

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