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Things to do in Lake County, Ohio

July 23rd, 2014

Weather or Not

Lighthouses originated to provide guidance to mariners navigating the sea or large inland waterways such as the Great Lakes.  Each shining light served as a focal point toward which to steer and often as a warning of rugged terrain and the water’s edge. But many lighthouses also serve an important role in detecting or warning...   READ MORE

July 17th, 2014

Happening this weekend in Lake County

There is always something exciting happening in Lake County, Ohio! Here’s a quick list of your “Must See” in Lake County this weekend. Civil War Reenactment – held a James A. Garfield National Historic Site featuring over 100 reenactors. Youngsters can enlist in the Garfield Mini-Militia and learn how to drill, march, and handle a...   READ MORE

July 16th, 2014

Food and Fun at Classic Park

One of our true gems here in Lake County is Classic Park and the Lake County Captains, a Class A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.  Every game is so much fun!  If you are of a “certain age,” you may even say it is baseball like it used to be.  Promotions at every game, regular...   READ MORE

July 14th, 2014

Gathering of Eagles XVIII Air Show

This Saturday and Sunday, the Lost Nation Airport in Willoughby, Ohio will host The Gathering of Eagles XVIII Airshow presented by the United States Aviation Museum. Gates open to the public at 10am on both days, and early bird photographers can have access as early as 8am on Sunday. The theme for this year’s show...   READ MORE

July 9th, 2014

Vintage Ohio Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Courtesy of Ohio Wine Producers Association The first of its kind Ohio wine and food event will celebrate its 20th anniversary this August 1st and 2nd in beautiful Lake County. Colorful tents, rolling hills, picnic tables, and groves of tall oaks provide a tranquil setting for the festivities. Vintage Ohio is the most acclaimed summer...   READ MORE

July 9th, 2014

Know Poe at Mentor Public Library

We love our summer reading programs, and we’ll never stop doing them. But we wanted something more—something to remind people just how much they love reading and cinema and art. And we wanted to include the entire community. That’s when we struck on the idea of Poe—as in Edgar Allan Poe, the inventor of the...   READ MORE

July 8th, 2014


Founded in 1840, Ohio’s smallest county is perhaps the State of Ohio’s largest when one combs the annals of early American history. From its early Native American days to the era of the Western Reserve, history abounds throughout our county. This month your challenge is to recall some interesting historic facts about Painesville. Test your...   READ MORE