LIGHTS BEFORE CHRISTMAS, nightly through Dec 31, Sun-Thurs 3-8 pm, Fri-Sat 3-9 pm (Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day), Toledo Zoo, with dancing lights and 85 ft. Norway Spruce decorated with nearly 70-miles of lights.
MAGIC OF LIGHTS, a dazzling 1.5-mile drive-through holiday light show featuring more than 400 spectacular displays from the comfort of your own car. A portion of the proceeds benefits University Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. Open nightly through Jan 01 from Dusk-10pm, Victory Park Ohio, North Ridgeville.
‘DECK’ORATED FOR THE HOLIDAYS, Fri-Sat 10 am-4 pm, Sun 12-4 pm through the holiday season, Maritime Museum of Sandusky.
HOLIDAY LIGHTING CEREMONY, Friday Nov 24, 6 pm, Gazebo & Washington Parks, downtown Sandusky.
SCREENING OF ARTHUR CHRISTMAS, Friday Nov 24, 7:30 pm, Sandusky State Theatre, right after the downtown Sandusky lighting ceremony.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE, Friday Nov 24, 6-8 pm, Follett House Museum, Sandusky, with refreshments and holiday entertainment.
CHRISTMAS DANCING LIGHT SHOW, Friday Nov 24, 2017 – Dec 31, 6 pm-12 am nightly, Ghostly Manor Thrill Center, Sandusky, with a new show every 30 minutes.
CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE, Friday Nov 24-Sunday Nov 26, 10 am-5 pm, Ferguson Gallery, Marblehead.
FIRELANDS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, Friday Nov 24-Dec 31, 5-10 pm, Sawmill Creek Resort, Huron, with Santa & Mrs. Claus & hayrides weekends. Donations for non-profit agencies who put up displays. Ringing Swinging Silent Auction Saturday.
DOWNTOWN FREMONT HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING, Friday Nov 24.
SANTA COMES TO OBERLIN, Friday Nov 25, 6pm, Martin Luther King, Jr. Park.
WATERFRONT WINTERFEST, Saturday Nov 25, at 4-9pm, downtown Lorain, with a Reindeer petting zoo at Veterans Park, Santa arrives at 5pm at Veterans Park on the Red Express; entertainment at Veterans Park; 5:55pm, Santa flips the switch to light up Lorain and Veterans Park, followed by a visit with the kids at the Palace Theater from 6-9pm; Fire and Ice Tower at Veterans Park.
LIGHT UP NORWALK & SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY, Saturday Nov 25, 4pm–7pm, Uptown Norwalk
LIGHTS ON THE LAKE, Lakeview Park, Lorain, open nightly Saturday Nov 25-Dec 31.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: TIFFIN UNIVERSITY PRESENTS CHRISTMAS AT THE RITZ, Friday Dec 01, 7pm, Ritz Theater, Tiffin, featuring the Tiffin University Choirs, Concert Band, Gospel Choir, pop & commercial groups, Dance Team, and the TU Kids Choir, performing traditional and popular Christmas favorites.
OTHER THINGS GOING ON:
OXIDATION ART EXHIBIT, Carrington Arts, Sandusky, Tuesday-Saturday Nov 21-25, Tues-Thurs 12-5 pm, Fri-Sat 12-6 pm, featuring artist Paul Coleman.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: The Ohio State University Marching Band Concert, Friday Nov 24, 7:30 pm, Kalahari Resort, Sandusky
LIVE PERFORMANCE: X-Factor runner up Josh Krajcik, Friday Nov 24, 8 pm, The Listening Room in OurGuest Inn & Suites, Port Clinton
HAYES TRAIN SPECIAL MODEL TRAIN DISPLAY, Friday Nov 24-Jan 07, Mon-Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 12-5 pm (closed Christmas & New Year’s Day), Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Fremont.
DOT THE I, BLOCK THE M, a run/walk event through downtown Sandusky, with routes that make up the script Ohio and the block M, Saturday Nov 25, starting and ending at Cameo Pizza, Sandusky, 8:30am.
JESSIE SCHENK MEMORIAL TURKEY CHASE 5K, Saturday Nov 25, 10 am, Catawba Island Club Golf Course, a fundraiser for scholarships to Port Clinton students.
OSU VS. MICHIGAN TAILGATE PARTY & REVERSE RAFFLE, Saturday Nov 25, German’s Villa, Vermilion, with a chance to win cash.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: TOLEDO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, Grace Lutheran Church, Fremont, Thursday Nov 30, 7:30pm.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: EMILY KEENER AND THE MICKEY MOUSE CLUB CHRISTMAS CONCERT, Thursday Nov 30-Saturday Dec 02, Thurs 7 pm, Fri 7:30 pm, Sat 2 pm, McBride Arboretum at BGSU Firelands, Huron, presented by Caryl Crane Youth Theatre.