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

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

Explore Fairport Harbor and support local businesses with Harbor Pop Up Market

What: 2018 Harbor Pop Up Market Where: 301 3rd St, Fairport Harbor When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 22 Why you should go: Support local businesses, find vintage items and learn more about Fairport Harbor while enjoying a day of shopping and entertainment at the town’s scenic Memorial Park. Gathered will be local artisans makers, and collectors of all things vintage. Don’t worry if shopping makes you … Continue reading Explore Fairport Harbor and support local businesses with Harbor Pop Up Market

Local Author Fair part of Indie Author Day at Chardon Library

What: Geauga County Public Library is merging its fourth annual Local Author Fair with Indie Author Day, an event where aspiring writers, published authors, library professionals, publishers and literary marketers come together to create community around local, independent authors all across North America. Where: Chardon Branch of GCPL, 110 E. Park St. When: noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 13 Why you should go: Attendees will learn … Continue reading Local Author Fair part of Indie Author Day at Chardon Library

Get your fill of perch and pilsner at Conneaut festival

What: Perch & Pilsner Festival, sponsored by the Conneaut Area Chamber of Commerce Where: Conneaut Township Park, 480 Lake Road When: Sept. 8 and 9. Check out the entertainment page of the festival’s website for more information about events planned during the festival. Why you should go: “The Perch & Pilsner Festival is bringing a fresh, new social event to the Ashtabula County lakefront,” according … Continue reading Get your fill of perch and pilsner at Conneaut festival