Fifth Ice Fest set to offer more cold fun on MLK Day at North Coast Harbor

Baby, it’s cold … ish outside? As the time I clack-edy-clack on this keyboard, I’m just in from a bike ride in almost 50-degree weather, and we Northeast Ohioans can’t exactly complain about this weather … yet. (If there’s an upside to a warming planet, this is it.) Still, we’re bound to have some below-freezing days in our near future, and the organizers of the … Continue reading Fifth Ice Fest set to offer more cold fun on MLK Day at North Coast Harbor

Sledding extravaganza at a metro park

Bring friends and your own sled and take sledding to the next social level 1-4 p.m. Dec. 27 at Bacon Woods sledding hill at Vermilion River Reservation. Free hot chocolate will be in a concessions area along with a crackling campfire. Vermilion River Reservation is at 51211 North Ridge Road, Vermilion. For information call 440-967-7310. Photo: Metro Creative Connection Continue reading Sledding extravaganza at a metro park

Hootie & the Blowfish set July date at Blossom with Barenaked Ladies

Remember the days when we thought Darius Rucker, now a country-music star, was some dude named Hootie and the rest of the guys in his rock band were The Blowfish? Man, simpler times. Also, that was a long time ago, Rucker in the last decade and a half charting nine No. 1 singles on country radio. Well, Hootie & the Blowfish are set to blow … Continue reading Hootie & the Blowfish set July date at Blossom with Barenaked Ladies

Buckeye Country Superfest brings George Strait, Blake Shelton to Columbus in June

It feels like a lifetime away, but it will be warm again. For many of you, the summer months mean outdoor country concerts. And while Northeast Ohio is sure again to get its fair share, you may want to think about a little road trip on June 8. That’s the date of next year’s Buckeye Country Superfest in Columbus. In a recent press release, concert … Continue reading Buckeye Country Superfest brings George Strait, Blake Shelton to Columbus in June

Take a ride on a Santa Train

A Santa Train presented by Lorain and West Virginia Railway offers a nostalgic holiday view of rural Northeastern Ohio. The railway station decorated for the season offers warm hot chocolate in the vintage building at 46485 State Route 18 in Wellington. The  train ride lasts about 50 minutes on a round trip of about 3 miles with a chance to visit with Santa. All children … Continue reading Take a ride on a Santa Train