Audition for a murder-mystery

Friends of the Metro Parks in Lorain County sponsor a 15th annual Murder Mystery Production at the Carlisle Visitor Center at 12882 Diagonal Road in LaGrange. Auditions are 7 p.m. Jan. 7 and show dates are May 8, 9, 15,16, and 17 at the visitor center. No experience is necessary. Auditions include a cold reading from script. For information call 216-544-3865. Photo courtesy of Metro … Continue reading Audition for a murder-mystery

Holiday Lights at Lorain County Metro Parks

An annual Holiday Lights tradition sets a glow in the winter landscape Nov. 23-Dec. 30 at Carlisle Visitor Center in LaGrange. A half-mile paved loop trail around the visitor center at 12882 Diagonal Road in LaGrange offers decorated trail stations with themes from classic holiday songs or movies to whatever local businesses and groups create. Little Green Choo Holiday Express runs daily Nov. 23 to … Continue reading Holiday Lights at Lorain County Metro Parks

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

Halloween Fair offers family-friendly and spooky fun at Carlisle Reservation

Halloween is a big deal each year at Lorain County Metro Parks Carlisle Reservation in LaGrange. Check out what is planned this year at the Halloween Fair. The family-friendly trail opens 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., with a spooky trail open 7 to 10 p.m., on Oct. 12-13, 19-20, and 26-27. The cost is $3 per person, with children ages 3 years and younger admitted free. … Continue reading Halloween Fair offers family-friendly and spooky fun at Carlisle Reservation

Horse-drawn hay wagon rides and corn maze planned at Carlisle Reservation

It’s all about togetherness in the outdoors as Lorain County Metro Parks presents horse-drawn hay wagon rides and a corn maze. The rides happen from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 15 through Oct. 7 at the Equestrian Center of Carlisle Reservation at 13630 Diagonal Road in LaGrange. Also, a special Friday evening Sunset Celebration, including fall hay wagon rides and corn … Continue reading Horse-drawn hay wagon rides and corn maze planned at Carlisle Reservation