2018 Willoughby ArtsFest will feature over 140 artists

What: 27th annual Willoughby ArtsFest Where: downtown Willoughby When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 21 Why you should go: The Willoughby ArtsFest is one of my favorite festivals in Northeast Ohio. This year’s event will feature over 140 juried artists, musical performances, food and a Kid’s Studio, according to the event website. You’ll definitely find something you love and want for your home or … Continue reading 2018 Willoughby ArtsFest will feature over 140 artists

Alpaca yoga an awesome way to relax and recharge

If you’ve heard of goat yoga, you probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that alpaca yoga also is a thing. It’s no secret that I love alpacas, as does my good friend Danielle. So when she saw Vintage Alpacas in Brooklyn Heights was hosting an alpaca yoga event, she immediately bought us tickets. We went in May to the first in a summer series of yoga … Continue reading Alpaca yoga an awesome way to relax and recharge

Mentor On Tap & Uncorked is a great way to taste Ohio-made beer and wine

What: Mentor On Tap & Uncorked Where: Mentor Civic Center Park, 8600 Munson Road, Mentor When: 5 to 11 p.m. June 23. Doors open at 4 p.m.  Why you should go: Ohio beer. Ohio wine. Live local music. Food trucks.  I’ve mentioned before in this space how great beer festivals are, and I stand by that comment. If you’re just starting to learn about craft … Continue reading Mentor On Tap & Uncorked is a great way to taste Ohio-made beer and wine

Parade the Circle brings colorful fun to University Circle

Are you looking for something to do this weekend? That’s free? And family-friendly? And fun? And full of color? Look no further than Parade the Circle, the annual parade of art, music and community at University Circle. The Cleveland Museum of Art event is June 9 at Wade Oval in University Circle. In addition to the parade, the fun includes entertainment, activities and food in Circle … Continue reading Parade the Circle brings colorful fun to University Circle

Heinen’s, Platform partnering in Bragging Rights Homebrew Competition

Calling all Cleveland-area home brewers! Heinen’s and Platform Beer Co. have partnered to find the best home-brewed summer beer, and the prize is pretty fantastic: The winner’s beer will be canned and sold in Heinen’s stores in August. Judges are looking for a summer brew that will be evaluated based on creativity, technical brewing, appearance, aroma, flavor and overall impression. Details on judging at Heinen’s … Continue reading Heinen’s, Platform partnering in Bragging Rights Homebrew Competition