Get tips on Great Lakes fly fishing in Vermilion

Author Jerry Darkes offers tips and tricks for tying flies for steelhead trout fishing in a series of three workshops at the Carriage Barn at Vermilion River Reservation of Lorain County Metro Parks at 51211 North Ridge Road in Vermilion. Darkes has plied the waters for more than 40 years. Come willing to learn, and bring a fish story to swap. * Session one: 6-8 … Continue reading Get tips on Great Lakes fly fishing in Vermilion

Talk and walk turkey in Avon Lake

Gather a rafter of family and friends 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at Kopf Family ReservationΒ at 32649 Electric Blvd. in Avon Lake. Talk and Walk: Wild Turkey includes an indoor wild turkey discussion. Then hike the 2-mile paved trail through 162 acres of woodlands and accept a call to answer turkey trivia along the way. For information about the free event call 440-387-8107, and get ready … Continue reading Talk and walk turkey in Avon Lake

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

Holiday in Who-ville is theme at Miller Nature Preserve

An Avon rendition of a tale of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” by Dr. Seuss fills a conservatory at Miller Nature Preserve with colors and decorations worthy of the friendly feasting village. Characters such as Cindy Lou Who, the Grinch, and possibly even Max will greet guests as the storyline weaves through the conservatory with activities and fun for all. The Who-ville display runs 10 … Continue reading Holiday in Who-ville is theme at Miller Nature Preserve

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