Civil War Days ushers folks back to mid-1800s at park near Vermilion

A second annual Civil War Days offers a glimpse into a fully costumed and outfitted era with soldier encampments 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22-23 at Mill Hollow Park of Vermilion River Reservation. The family-friendly event will help youngsters see and experience an authentic soldiers’ encampment while learning about the war. Demonstrations include period cooking, photography, medicine, uniforms, other clothing, artillery fire demonstrations, drinking … Continue reading Civil War Days ushers folks back to mid-1800s at park near Vermilion

Fall Classic Fest 2018 at Nelson Ledges

What: Fall Classic Fest 2018  Where: Nelson Ledges Quarry Park, 12001 Route 282, Nelson Ledge Road, Garrettsville When: Oct. 12-14  Why you should go: With a whole new array of classic rock bands, Fall Classic Fest 2018 will be a whole lot of fun. It may not be summer anymore, but you can come marvel in the fall colors, spend the whole weekend camping out and enjoying tons of music. … Continue reading Fall Classic Fest 2018 at Nelson Ledges

Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival returns Oct. 6-7

What:  49th annual Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival Where: 16534 Mayfield Road (at state Routes 528 and 322) in Huntsburg Township When: Oct. 6-7 Why you should go: It’s everything pumpkin and that’s the time of year it is! The event includes a pumpkin run, carved and decorated pumpkin show, baking contest, kings and queens contests, giant pumpkin show and classic car show, to name a few things … Continue reading Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival returns Oct. 6-7

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

FireFish arts festival emerges in Lorain

Dust off memories of FireFish Festival of days gone by, share the stories and then tuck them away. This year the arts extravaganza will blaze new expressions from talented youngsters and old masters wielding paint, metal, music, dance, food, fire and light both individually and in groups. The festival opens 4 to 11 p.m. Sept. 21 on Broadway Avenue between Erie Avenue and 5th Street … Continue reading FireFish arts festival emerges in Lorain