‘All aboard’ for the Great Berea Train Show

Folks of all ages are welcome to peruse operating trains and a new kid zone 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5 and 6 at the Great Berea Train Show at Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds at 19201 E. Bagley Road in Middleburg Heights. Free parking and handicap accessibility. Food is available on site. Door prizes also sweeten the event. Plus, the Great Lakes Science Center plans … Continue reading ‘All aboard’ for the Great Berea Train Show

Vermilion Woollybear Festival draws a predictive crowd

Furry friends and activities will pack Vermilion streets 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 6 in downtown Vermilion. Planners expect more than 100,000 people for the annual event which began 47 years ago in Birmingham. Woollybears race, and people dress up as woollybears. The Woollybear Parade begins at 1:30 p.m. And be there for the final woollybear race and weather prediction based on the critter’s … Continue reading Vermilion Woollybear Festival draws a predictive crowd

Enjoy autumn splendor the old-fashioned way

Free horse-drawn wagon rides tool through Swine Creek Reservation beginning 1-5 p.m. Oct. 5 and 6 during Jump Into Fall Days at 16004 Hayes Road in Middlefield Township. New this year, a Homespun Market Oct. 5 features locally produced handmade items for purchase. The rides continue 1-5 p.m. Oct. 12, 13, 19 and 20 on a first come, first served basis with a final departure … Continue reading Enjoy autumn splendor the old-fashioned way

FireFish Festival celebrates all the arts Sept. 20-21

FireFish Festival may be entering a 5th year of dynamic entertainment, but it’s always unique.  The free festival offers music, dance, fire and art 4-11 p.m. Sept. 20 and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 21 on Broadway Avenue between 5th Street and Erie Avenue in downtown Lorain. Expect the unexpected, and bring friends. The fest even includes free family art workshops. So check out … Continue reading FireFish Festival celebrates all the arts Sept. 20-21

Pack up the gang for a 38th annual Village Peddler Festival at Farmpark

A 38th annual Village Peddler Festival is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 14 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at Lake Metroparks Farmpark at 8800 Euclid-Chardon Road in Kirtland. Ticket windows and Farmpark open at 9 a.m. both days. The 175 artisans and craftsmen offer handmade accessories, decor, furniture, harvest and gourmet food. Live Bluegrass and Folk music features Silver String Band. … Continue reading Pack up the gang for a 38th annual Village Peddler Festival at Farmpark