Civil War Days ushers folks back to mid-1800s at park near Vermilion

A second annual Civil War Days offers a glimpse into a fully costumed and outfitted era with soldier encampments 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22-23 at Mill Hollow Park of Vermilion River Reservation. The family-friendly event will help youngsters see and experience an authentic soldiers’ encampment while learning about the war. Demonstrations include period cooking, photography, medicine, uniforms, other clothing, artillery fire demonstrations, drinking … Continue reading Civil War Days ushers folks back to mid-1800s at park near Vermilion

Ohio Statehouse ready for Halloween season tours

COLUMBUS >> The Ohio Statehouse is preparing for its annual ghostly celebration of state history and legend. Ticket sales are underway for the Haunted Statehouse tours, featuring staff members and costumed volunteers leading visitors on a family-friendly excursion through the state capital’s dimly lit limestone corridors. This year’s event includes an updated tour route, new stories and what the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board calls “recently found evidence … Continue reading Ohio Statehouse ready for Halloween season tours

Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival returns Oct. 6-7

What:  49th annual Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival Where: 16534 Mayfield Road (at state Routes 528 and 322) in Huntsburg Township When: Oct. 6-7 Why you should go: It’s everything pumpkin and that’s the time of year it is! The event includes a pumpkin run, carved and decorated pumpkin show, baking contest, kings and queens contests, giant pumpkin show and classic car show, to name a few things … Continue reading Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival returns Oct. 6-7

‘Stay Tuned’ at the Rock Hall resonates with music and TV fans of all ages

Music has this incredible way of transporting you mentally, psychologically and emotionally back to where you were the first time you heard a song, or where you listened to an album on repeat, or when you had a crush on the singer for that one band. Turns out, TV can do that, too. With the help of music, of course. The Rock & Roll Hall … Continue reading ‘Stay Tuned’ at the Rock Hall resonates with music and TV fans of all ages

IngenuityFest rocking ‘FuturePast’ this year as it celebrates art, tech in Cleveland

It’s hard to believe IngenuityFest is entering its teen years. I remember when the affair was just a baby, an ambitious affair seeking to showcase the intersection of art and technology in Northeast Ohio. The 13th annual IngenuityFest rocks and rolls Sept. 28 through 30 at the Hamilton Collective, 5401 Hamilton Ave., in the St. Clair-Superior neighborhood. The affair promises a range of performances and … Continue reading IngenuityFest rocking ‘FuturePast’ this year as it celebrates art, tech in Cleveland