Groove to tunes at outdoor venues in Lorain for free summer music concerts

Everything from Elvis to polka to folk jazz is offered this summer at concerts in Lorain County Metroparks. Check out lineups at www.metroparks.cc/. A Summer Patio Concert Series runs 6:30-8 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from June through September at Miller Nature Preserve at 2739 Center Road in Avon. Food and beverages are available at the beautiful Orchid Cafe on site. Music Under … Continue reading Groove to tunes at outdoor venues in Lorain for free summer music concerts

Holiday in Who-ville is theme at Miller Nature Preserve

An Avon rendition of a tale of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” by Dr. Seuss fills a conservatory at Miller Nature Preserve with colors and decorations worthy of the friendly feasting village. Characters such as Cindy Lou Who, the Grinch, and possibly even Max will greet guests as the storyline weaves through the conservatory with activities and fun for all. The Who-ville display runs 10 … Continue reading Holiday in Who-ville is theme at Miller Nature Preserve

Check out a lumberjack demonstration in Avon

Jack Riese and Pat Holbert carve a tree stump with a chainsaw and plenty of imagination. Riese began about 40 years ago by carving telephone poles with chisels into to totem poles inspired by an interest in Native American culture. Watch them chip away at what is until it becomes what it will be in the hands of artists. The lumberjack demonstration is 1 to … Continue reading Check out a lumberjack demonstration in Avon

Stroll at L’Amour du Vin and taste food and wine in Avon

The 21st annual L’Amour du Vin offers savors, flavors and great company while benefiting the Arthritis Foundation. Billed as the premier strolling food and wine event, L’Amour du Vin is 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 26 at Avon Oaks Country Club at 32300 Detroit Road in Avon. The event includes raffles, a silent auction, an exclusive VIP lounge with specialty cocktails, additional tastings and more. … Continue reading Stroll at L’Amour du Vin and taste food and wine in Avon

14th annual Taste of Friendship set for Sept. 7 in Avon

The area’s best chefs converge on Emerald Event Center at 33040 Just Imagine Drive in Avon for a 13th annual Taste of Friendship 2018 presented by MercyHealth Foundation of Lorain. The event from 6-10 p.m. Sept. 7 includes tasting great food from 23 restaurants, wine and craft beer, a Moscow Mule Bar and a silent auction to support the Mercy Health system. Tickets cost $75 … Continue reading 14th annual Taste of Friendship set for Sept. 7 in Avon