Miracle on Main Street in Amherst is Dec. 7

Holidays in quaint Americana offer a special glow to the heart when people smile and say, “Welcome,” and really mean it. That happens in Amherst. Find out for yourself as Miracle on Main Street Dec. 7 in downtown Amherst packs an evening full of bustle beginning with Steele High School Madrigals singing at 5:45 p.m. at the town hall at 206 S. Main St. At … Continue reading Miracle on Main Street in Amherst is Dec. 7

2018 Ohio Statehouse Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting

What: The Ohio Statehouse Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting Where: Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 Why you should go: The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board makes its pitch in a news release: The festival marks the beginning of the holiday season on Capitol Square and throughout central Ohio. The indoor ceremony will take place in the Statehouse … Continue reading 2018 Ohio Statehouse Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting

Celebrate the holidays in the old, old-fashioned way at Vermilion River Reservation

An old-fashioned holiday at Mill Hollow offers pioneer holiday festivities re-enactments at the Benjamin Bacon House. The free event presented by Lorain County Metro Parks is 3 to 8 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Carriage Barn of Vermilion River Reservation at 51211 North Ridge Road in Vermilion. Activities in the Carriage Barn include hearth-side cooking demonstrations, live holiday … Continue reading Celebrate the holidays in the old, old-fashioned way at Vermilion River Reservation

Winter Solstice Celebration 2018 planned at Geauga Park District

What: Winter Solstice Celebration 2018 Where: The West Woods, 9465 Kinsman Road When: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 21 Why you should go: It is the longest night of the year, why not make the most out of it during this annual celebration? First enjoy some cookies and hot cider indoors while listening to festive music performed by the Pilgrim Brass Choir. There will also be free solstice-themed craft … Continue reading Winter Solstice Celebration 2018 planned at Geauga Park District

Take a closer look at baby birds with author and illustrator Julie Zickefoose

Julie Zickefoose, author and illustrator of “Letters from Eden,” “The Bluebird Effect,” and “Baby Birds: An Artist Looks into the Nest,” presents her experiences as an artist capturing growth of nestlings. Zickefoose speaks 1:30 to 4 p.m. Nov. 10 as part of a Jack Smith Speaker Series in the Black River Room of Carlisle Reservation of Lorain County Metro Parks at 12882 Diagonal Road in … Continue reading Take a closer look at baby birds with author and illustrator Julie Zickefoose