FireFish Festival celebrates all the arts Sept. 20-21

FireFish Festival may be entering a 5th year of dynamic entertainment, but it’s always unique.  The free festival offers music, dance, fire and art 4-11 p.m. Sept. 20 and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 21 on Broadway Avenue between 5th Street and Erie Avenue in downtown Lorain. Expect the unexpected, and bring friends. The fest even includes free family art workshops. So check out … Continue reading FireFish Festival celebrates all the arts Sept. 20-21

Generous Helpings is a culinary event in Lorain County

Join others who care about hunger and food insecurity at a fundraiser for Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those less fortunate. Generous Helpings is 5-8 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Nordson Food Distribution Center at 5510 Baumhart Road in Lorain. Tickets cost $80 each or 2 for $150. Order tickets online at tickets.secondharvestfoodbank.org, or call 440-960-2265. … Continue reading Generous Helpings is a culinary event in Lorain County

Groove to tunes at outdoor venues in Lorain for free summer music concerts

Everything from Elvis to polka to folk jazz is offered this summer at concerts in Lorain County Metroparks. Check out lineups at www.metroparks.cc/. A Summer Patio Concert Series runs 6:30-8 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from June through September at Miller Nature Preserve at 2739 Center Road in Avon. Food and beverages are available at the beautiful Orchid Cafe on site. Music Under … Continue reading Groove to tunes at outdoor venues in Lorain for free summer music concerts

Laugh Out Lorain is comedy event to honor veterans

A comedy show hosted by Lorainite and comedian Angel Isaac honors veterans. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. May 25 at Spectrum Catering Center at 713 S. Fifth St. in Lorain. Tickets cost $12 each at www.spectrumcateringlorain.com. The show headliner is Bill Squire of The Alan Cox Show on 100.7 WMMS. The show also features comedian Chris Harvey of … Continue reading Laugh Out Lorain is comedy event to honor veterans

Sizzling time at Bacon Fry in Lorain

What: Annual Bacon Fry When: 4 p.m. June 13 Where: Hungarian Friends Society at St. Lads Picnic Grounds, 4221 Clinton Ave., Lorain. Why go: If you love bacon, or “szalonna” in Hungarian, then there’s no other place to be. In addition to bacon, attendees can enjoy foods such as sausage, Lesco, paprikas potatoes and break langos, to name a few. How much: Admission is $12, … Continue reading Sizzling time at Bacon Fry in Lorain