Celebrate the holidays in the old, old-fashioned way at Vermilion River Reservation

An old-fashioned holiday at Mill Hollow offers pioneer holiday festivities re-enactments at the Benjamin Bacon House. The free event presented by Lorain County Metro Parks is 3 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Carriage Barn of Vermilion River Reservation at 51211 North Ridge Road in Vermilion. Activities in the Carriage Barn include hearth-side cooking demonstrations, live holiday … Continue reading Celebrate the holidays in the old, old-fashioned way at Vermilion River Reservation

Ohio’s first bicycle film festival coming to Akron

What: REEL Cycling Film Festival Where: Highland Square Theatre, 826 W. Market St., Akron When: 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 4. Doors opens at 1:30. Why you should go: The festival aims to showcase some of the world’s best short films with bicycle themes, according to a news release from its organizers, the NorthEast Ohio Safe Trails & Roads initiative. Their goal is to “build a greater … Continue reading Ohio’s first bicycle film festival coming to Akron

Spend an evening with Corks For A Cause

What: Corks For A Cause Where: Fowler’s Mill Golf Course, 13095 Rockhaven Road, Chester Township When: 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 17 Why you should go: Enjoy an evening of wine and beer sampling with appetizers, all for a good cause. The annual fundraiser is hosted by Geauga Family YMCA, with the featured program LiveSTRONG.  A ticket purchase includes admission, five different types of appetizers (buffet style), five wine tastings, five … Continue reading Spend an evening with Corks For A Cause

Horse-drawn hay wagon rides and corn maze planned at Carlisle Reservation

It’s all about togetherness in the outdoors as Lorain County Metro Parks presents horse-drawn hay wagon rides and a corn maze. The rides happen from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 15 through Oct. 7 at the Equestrian Center of Carlisle Reservation at 13630 Diagonal Road in LaGrange. Also, a special Friday evening Sunset Celebration, including fall hay wagon rides and corn … Continue reading Horse-drawn hay wagon rides and corn maze planned at Carlisle Reservation

Authentic Greek food in the spotlight during festival in Lorain

In a category of trying something new, a 2018 Greek Food Festival provides a great reason this weekend to visit St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Lorain.   The festival features authentic Greek food, a gyro drive-thru, a room full of Greek pastries, Greek dancing and a silent auction. Live music sets the stage for fun inside and out. The festival is 11 a.m. to … Continue reading Authentic Greek food in the spotlight during festival in Lorain