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Things to do in Lake County, Ohio

January 29th, 2018

Are You Getting Your Vitamin ’N’ this Winter

As we reach the halfway point to our winter season, this important question comes to mind. Are you getting enough Vitamin ’N’ this winter? ’N’ is for nature! April 2016 saw the release of a book Vitamin ’N’ by Richard Louv. A nY times bestseller, Louv made the claim that mixing your day-to-day life with...   READ MORE

January 4th, 2018

Remarkable Lake County OH 2018

Welcome to Remarkable Lake County OH! Where the Lake Erie shore meets with rustic hills, heritage destinations, delicious wines, and two of Ohio’s Top 10 Beaches (Fairport Harbor and Mentor Headlands). Lake County is also home to the James A. Gar eld National Historic Site, the Grand River Valley Region (Ohio’s Premier Wine Country), some...   READ MORE

December 11th, 2017

December Holiday Memories Still Await You!

Father Time was first mentioned in 1559 and appeared in a Thomas Nobbes illustration in 1638 but has been around in many cultures for thousands of years. He appeared in Greek/Roman mythology as part of a pagan week long Harvest Festival. During the Saxon Rule in England he was known as King Frost or King...   READ MORE

December 6th, 2017

Holiday Happenings in Lake County

With the chilly Lake Erie breeze in the air and peppermint mochas becoming part of our daily routines, we know that the holidays are officially in full swing. In Lake County, OH we have an abundance of fun activities happening this month to help celebrate! The Steele Mansion: Visit the Steele Mansion to fill your...   READ MORE

October 30th, 2017

Concord Township’s Schools Legacy

As Concord Township marches to its bicentennial year in 2022, it is appropriate to look back and recall its early beginnings. In 1795 The Connecticut Land Company purchased 3 million acres in what become known as The Western Reserve, an area of land extending through Pennsylvania and into Ohio. By 1798 the government allocated $2,600...   READ MORE

October 27th, 2017

2017 Winegrowers of the Grand River Valley Turkey Trot

Turkey Trot Saturday, November 4th Noon-5 p.m. – A progressive food & wine tasting event. Join us for an afternoon at Debonne’ Vineyards, Ferrante Winery, Grand River Cellars, Laurello Vineyards, and St. Joseph Vineyards tasting fine wines paired with dishes from your Thanksgiving dinner. Let the wineries help you pick out the perfect wines for...   READ MORE

October 18th, 2017

Fast Facts -The Girdled Road

Girdling – cutting through into sap-wood around the entire circumference of the tree causing the tree to die, making felling easier – a common pioneer and Native American practice of the era. 1797 -a route was proposed from the western Pennsylvania line to the Cuyahoga River parallel to and south of what is now Route...   READ MORE