COATS FOR CARING, Saturday Dec 7, 11 am-2 pm, Sandusky Mall Center Entrance, presented by Mix 102.7 WCPZ, Coast Country 100.9 WMJK, 1450am WLEC, and Vacationland Federal Credit Union. The VLFCU cuBe will be in the center entrance of the Sandusky Mall, collecting coats, hats, scarves, gloves and other warm apparel for adults and children. Items will be cleaned by The Laundry Center on Perkins Ave. in Sandusky, and distributed to needy families by Jobs and Family Services Offices in Erie and Huron County.
NORTHERN LIGHTS AND WINTER BRIGHTS, Sandusky Bay Pavilion, downtown Sandusky, with a holiday light display, through Dec 31, 5-10pm nightly.
FIRELANDS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, 5-10 pm nightly Nov 29 through Dec 31, Sawmill Creek Resort, Huron, featuring displays from over 30 local, non-profit organizations. Hayrides on Friday Nov 29, or Saturdays through Dec 21, 6-8:30pm. Ringing Swinging Silent Auction Friday Nov 29, 6-10pm, with auction items, including a trip to Mexico, and an after-party with Ron Howard and Cruisin’.
GHOSTLY MANOR CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW SPECTACULAR, Nov 29 - Dec 31, 6 pm-12 am, Ghostly Manor Thrill Center, Sandusky. Free choreographed Christmas Light Show plays every 30 minutes.
WINTER WONDERLAND 3D FAMILY WALK-THROUGH, Nov 29 - Dec 31, Sun-Thurs 12-8 pm, Fri-Sat 12-10 pm, Ghostly Manor Thrill Center, Sandusky. A magical 3D trip to the North Pole and visit Santa and his helpers from the comfort of the cozy indoor family entertainment complex. Closed on Christmas Day.
CLYDE CHRISTMAS FEST, Friday Dec 6, 6pm, downtown Clyde, beginning with the annual "Northern Lights" parade followed by the grand entrance of Santa Claus.
HOLIDAY GALA AND WINE TASTING, Friday, Dec 6, 6–8:30pm, Merry Go Round Museum, Sandusky, featuring local wines, hors d’oeuvres, carousel rides and entertainment to benefit the Humane Society of Erie County.
ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS IN DOWNTOWN FREMONT, all day Friday Dec 6 & Saturday Dec 7, downtown Fremont. Saturday features Christmas in the streets, family activities and holiday shopping events.
MAIN STREET PORT CLINTON COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS, Saturday, Dec 7, downtown Port Clinton. 10 am-4 pm: Christkindl Market with artists and artisans; 2:30-4 pm: Santa will be available for photos and wishes; 4:30 pm: Christmas parade; and 5 pm: Christmas tree lighting at Adams St. Park.
FIRELANDS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY POPS SHOW, Sunday Dec 8, 7 pm, Sandusky State Theatre, featuring the Firelands Symphony, vocalist Diane Penning, and local high school choirs.