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

Enjoy the sounds of the season in a Christmas concert by high school choirs

Lorain Community Music Theater hosts an annual Festival of Carols Christmas Concert 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at Lorain High School Performing Arts Center at 2600 Ashland Ave. in Lorain. Area high school choirs performing include Firelands, Lake Ridge Academy, Lorain, Oberlin, Vermilion and Oberlin Choristers. Tickets cost $5 per person, payable at the door, which opens at 7 p.m. The Performing Arts Center is on … Continue reading Enjoy the sounds of the season in a Christmas concert by high school choirs

Santa train of Lorain and West Virginia Railway offers nostalgic memories, old and new

Santa will visit with riders on the L&WV Railway vintage passenger train that pulls out precisely on time from the train station at 46485 State Route 18 west of Wellington. Dates available for the train rides include Nov. 29, 30; Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 15. The train leaves the station at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Fridays, and at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., … Continue reading Santa train of Lorain and West Virginia Railway offers nostalgic memories, old and new

Elf helpers and kids will make memories of a lifetime

A Farmpark Toy Workshop is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 and Dec. 26 to 29 at 8800 Euclid Chardon Road (Route 6), Kirtland. Children ages 2-12 select a wooden toy to build with Santa’s elves. Then the kids paint and decorate the toy. It’s a glowing photo opportunity. The cost is $2 per toy with paid regular Farmpark admission, first … Continue reading Elf helpers and kids will make memories of a lifetime

Model train show chugs along Nov. 9

A North East Train Society hosts a model train show in memory of Bob Orlando 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at Highland Heights Community Center at 5827 Highland Road. Operating layouts include O gauge, HO scale, and N scale. New and old trains will be available to buy, sell or trade, as well as parts, repair manuals, price guides, books, model building supplies, … Continue reading Model train show chugs along Nov. 9