Lake Erie East Coastal Gazette

In This Issue:

Quilts 2017
Doc Howard’s Distillery Now Open
The Bridges of Madison County
Valentines’s Day Prix Fixe Dinner
Dinner Series in the Wine Cave
Farmer Monday

Winter on Lake Erie

Arts and Culture

The Bridges of Madison County
February 3 – 19

Lakeland Civic Theatre presents The Bridges of Madison County, a Tony Award-winning musical. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling (440) 525-7134. Read More

Songs For A New World
February 10 – 25

Songs for a New World is the third production in a collaborative theatrical season between Rabbit Run Theater and Lake Erie College. It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice… or take a stand… or turn around and go back. Read More

21st Annual One Act Festival
February 10 – 28

The One Act Festival is back by popular demand with this season’s funny, poignant and brilliant original 10-minute plays. For mature audiences; tickets are available online. Read More

President’s Day at Garfield NHS
February 20

February 20 is President’s Day, and what better way to celebrate than visiting a presidential home? James A. Garfield National Historic Site will be open for a FREE day of tours of the Garfield home, trivia, kids activities, crafts, and more! Read More

Food and Wine

Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinner
February 10 – 14

Join us at Quail Hollow for a special Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe Dinner Friday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 14. Menu features four courses of delicious offerings. Each couple will receive one glass of champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries. Read More

Dinner Series in the Wine Cave at Grand River Cellars
February 20

This very special dinner will include a delicious four course menu paired with award winning wines. Owner Cindy Lindberg will also feature a wine that has been stored in the wine library for years. Reservations are required. Read More

Outdoor Fun

Farmer Monday
February 20

On Farmer Monday, bring the children to experience life on the farm – making ice cream, meeting newborn animals and more at Lake Metroparks Farmpark. Children participate in hands-on activities and snowshoeing is scheduled throughout the day in addition to the regular Farmpark daily activities. Read More

Lake Metroparks Quilts 2017

February 17 – March 29

Quilts 2017 is the 26th annual showcase of quilts hung at Lake Metroparks Farmpark. Explore more than 200 beautiful quilted works, including traditional bed quilts, contemporary wall art and apparel. Surround yourself in the color and talent of this annual exhibit while admiring quilters’ handiwork. Enhance your appreciation for the hours of work put in by artists as you read the story behind each quilt. The artist’s name, the name of the quilted piece and judging information are also displayed.

Enchanted Stars by 2017 Featured Artist Megan Hollingshead

Enchanted Stars by 2017 Featured Artist Megan Hollingshead

As you explore gorgeous works of art on display, be sure to vote for your favorites for the People’s Choice award! Lake Metroparks Farmpark is located at 8800 Euclid Chardon Rd. in Kirtland, Ohio. Regular admission fees apply.


Doc Howard’s Distillery Now Open

Doc Howard's DistilleryAt Doc Howard’s Distillery it is all about flavor. Every step of their production has been carefully crafted and controlled by the outcome – taste! In the distillation process, only the highest quality and best flavor profiles of the distillate are used in their production. Opened in late 2016, Doc offers a wide variety of whiskey and bourbon, as well as spiced and golden rum.

The staff at Doc Howard’s has the expertise needed to create any spirit to your liking in a return to traditional times when spirits were locally produced and consumed. Come and enjoy Doc Howard’s spirits at 3645 Lane Road, Suite 203 in Perry, Ohio. Doc’s is open for business Friday through Sunday. Call (440) 567-5287 to schedule a private tour. Tastings and bottles available for purchase.


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