Are you bold enough to embark on the Underground Railroad?

Before you answer, maybe extra information would help with the decision of whether to stay with what you know, or go, go, go. An underground railroad and abolitionist history walk is 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 17, 24 or 31 embarking from near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street and Lorain Street in Oberlin. The stories … Continue reading Are you bold enough to embark on the Underground Railroad?

Join a Yarn Club and learn how to knit or crochet with friends

Have you seen rows of fabulous yarns at a craft store and wanted to create something beautiful with them? Bring a set of size 9 or 10 knitting needles or a size G or H crochet hook to learn how to knit or crochet at a Yarn Club 10 a.m. to noon August 17 and 24 at the library at 351 W. Sixth St. in … Continue reading Join a Yarn Club and learn how to knit or crochet with friends

It will ‘Mean Everything to Nothing’ when Manchester Orchestra plays Agora in December

It’s Manchester Orchestra’s turn to play the nostalgia card. A consistent maker of catchy hard-rock albums, the group from Atlanta is going on a tour in the fall to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of their second studio album, the excellent “Mean Everything to Nothing.” That jaunt will bring the group — whose more recent efforts include 2014’s “Cope” and 2017’s “A Black Mile to the … Continue reading It will ‘Mean Everything to Nothing’ when Manchester Orchestra plays Agora in December

Horse lovers saddle up and ride

Geauga Park District offers opportunities for educational horseback trail rides. An annual Trail Horse Nature Challenge featuring a 1-to-2-hour challenge course is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 24 at the West Woods at 9465 Kinsman Road in Russell Township. Then a Horseback Riders: Amish Buggy Training and Trail Ride is 9:30-11 a.m. Sept. 14 at Swine Creek Reservation 16004 Hayes Road in Middlefield Township. Riders can … Continue reading Horse lovers saddle up and ride

Plein air painting and drawing workshop dabbles outside historic Moore House

Photo courtesy of Metro Creative Connection. All levels of artists are welcome to practice traditional plein air painting and drawing 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 17 in the back yard of the Moore House owned by Lorain Historical Society at 309 W. 5th St. in Lorain, according to a website at lorainhistory.org. An instructor will give advice. Use viewfinders to find your composition and observe. Acrylic paint, … Continue reading Plein air painting and drawing workshop dabbles outside historic Moore House