Be transported way back in time in a historical road show tour

Six historical societies in southern Lorain County collaborate on a road show tour 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29. Visitors receive a stamp at each location on a journey steeped in local history and museum treasures. Guests may start at any location, but must watch for signs at each location: • Belden Historical Society on the NE corner of SR 303 and SR 83 … Continue reading Be transported way back in time in a historical road show tour

Be prepared with giggles for a ‘Corny Pirate Adventure’

Lake Metroparks Farmpark unveiled a corn maze theme of ‘Corny Pirate Adventure’ through Oct. 13 at 8800 Euclid-Chardon Road in Kirtland in Lake County. To get in the groove of the event, peruse an article by Chad Felton of The Willoughby News-Herald: Lake Metroparks Farmpark has ‘Corny’ pirate adventure on display Borrowing from the historical story of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, a hero of the … Continue reading Be prepared with giggles for a ‘Corny Pirate Adventure’

Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelit Tour

What: Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelit Tours Where: Cleveland History Center, 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland When: Dec. 22 Why you should go: Come experience the Hay-McKinney mansion by candlelight. You will get to explore the house and experience Christmas traditions, Victorian fashions, and Dickensian ghosts and superstitions. Each tour ends in the historic dining room with hot cider and a cash bar. Two times for the 45-minute tours … Continue reading Ghosts of Christmas Past Candlelit Tour

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