FAMILY FUN NIGHT, 4-8pm Wednesdays, Ghostly Manor, Sandusky, with bounce houses, a jungle gym, skating and roller blading.
MIX CRUISE, Thursday May 25, Goodtime One, downtown Sandusky. Boarding at 5:30, depart at 6, back in port at 8:30. Free food, cash bar, prizes & fun party music.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: LEE DeWYZE, Thursday May 25, 8 pm, The Listening Room in OurGuest Inn & Suites, Port Clinton.
PORT CLINTON WALLEYE FESTIVAL, Thursday May 25-Monday May 29, Waterworks Park, downtown Port Clinton. THU 5/25: rides & food; FRI 5/26: opening ceremony at 5, Billy Likes Soda at 7pm; SAT 5/27: Skipper Buds Fishing Derby for the kids at 1, Matt Goodrich plays at 12, Russ Baum Duo at 3:30, Smalltown Throwdown at 7pm; SUN 5/28: 5K Run/Walk at 8am, Grande Parade at 1, Josh Boyd performs at 3, The Junk at 7; MON 5/29: Memorial Day Parade at 10am, Adam Darr & The Lone Rangers perform at 11. See a complete calendar at http://www.portclintonchamber.com/walleye-festival.htm.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: ABSOLUTE JOURNEY TRIBUTE with VELVET SHAKE, Rockin’ On The River, Friday May 26, 5:30-11pm, Black River Landing, Lorain.
CEDAR POINT SHORES OPENING WEEKEND, Friday & Saturday May 26 & 27, Cedar Point.
BREW AND BBQ, Cedar Point, Friday May 26-Monday May 29, featuring BBQ dishes, craft beer and live entertainment in FrontierTown.
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL, Friday May 26-Monday May 29, downtown Norwalk, back after a 13 year absence.
OHIO BIKE WEEK, Friday May 26-Sunday Jun 04, Sandusky, with events throughout Northern Ohio. Main events: FRI 5/26: Night Ranger concert 9:30 at Toledo HFD; SAT 5/27: 38 Special concert 9:30 at Broken Spoke Campground (Erie Co. Fairground), Happy Hour show with David Allen Coe, 6pm at Mad River HD; SUN 5/28: Owen Barker Memorial Scholarship Poker Run at Knuckleheads in Huron, John Michael Montgomery concert 9:30 at Broken Spoke Campground (Erie Co. Fairground), Happy Hour show with David Allen Coe, 6pm at Mad River HD; MON 5/29: Military ride to Camp Perry at 10am-Mad River HD; TUE 5/30: Mansfield Reformatory Ride from Mad River HD 9am; WED 5/31: Kelleys Island Stein Hospice Dice Run from Mad River HD at 10am, Ekoostik Hookah at Jack Daniels Barrel House Saloon in downtown Sandusky at 9:30; THU 6/1: Jesse James Dupree Ride to benefit medical costs for Madison Brenton at Mad River HD at 10am, Downtown Sandusky Block Party begins at 3pm, Disco Inferno at Jack Daniels Barrel House Saloon in downtown Sandusky at 9pm, Jackyl free concert on the street at 9:30; FRI 6/2: Pro Wrestling 7:15pm at Broken Spoke Campground (Erie Co. Fairground), Downtown Sandusky Block Party begins at 3pm, free Grand Funk Railroad show on the street at 9:30; SAT 6/3: Founders Day Motorcycle Parade from Roeder Racing in Monroeville to Sandusky Block Party 3pm, Mushroomhead show 11:15pm at Broken Spoke Campground (Erie Co. Fairground), Earthquakers, Midnight Special downtown. See complete list of events OhioBikeWeek.com
OWEN BARKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP POKER RUN, Sunday May 28, Knuckleheads Saloon, Huron. Registration 9am, First bike out 11:30, to benefit Bikers Against Abused and Neglected Children scholarship fund. Live music and motivational speaker after poker run.
ROLLING BIKE NIGHT, Tuesday May 30, 6-10pm, Rockin’ Horse Saloon, Rt 250 Sandusky, with live music and a chance to sign up to win a one-of-a-kind customized motorcycle from Rockin’ Horse Cycles & Saloon
OTHER THINGS GOING ON:
MARKSMANSHIP NIGHTS, with practice shooting at the Camp Perry in Port Clinton, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-8:30 pm through May 30.
CRUISIN’ ON THE SQUARE, Tuesdays, 5-8pm, Milan Town Square, with a DJ, door prizes and classic cars.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: THE DROWSY LADS, Friday May 26, 8:15 pm, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside
LIVE PERFORMANCE: MICHAEL SHIRTZ JAZZ @ 8 PRESENTS A NIGHT OF BRUBECK, Friday May 26, 8pm, Sandusky State Theatre
PORT CLINTON AREA COMMUNITY-WIDE YARD SALE, Friday May 26-Monday May 29 throughout Port Clinton.
OPEN HOUSE, Saturday May 27, 11 am-3 pm, Vermilion News Print Shop Museum
CARRONADE WEEKEND, Saturday May 27-Sunday May 28, Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial, Put-in-Bay
LIVE PERFORMANCE: ALWAYS ABBA, Saturday May 27, 8:15 pm, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside
VERMILION ARTS GUILD SPRING INTO SUMMER ART SHOW, Saturday May 27-Sunday May 28, 12-4pm, downtown Vermilion.
LIVE PERFORMANCE: THE GRASS ROOTS, Sunday May 28, 8:15 pm, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside.
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE, Monday May 29, Perkins Township, 9am from Ohio Veterans Home to Oakland Cemetary. Route 250 will be closed during the parade, and officers will be directing traffic. WATCH FOR HEAVY PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC ALONG THE PARADE ROUTE.
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE, Monday May 29, Perkins Township, Rt 250 to the Ohio Veterans Home.
MEMORIAL DAY PARADE, Monday May 29, downtown Fremont, 10am down Front Street
LAKESIDE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE AND CEREMONY, Monday May 29, 10:30 am, Lakeside. Immediately following the parade, a ceremony will take place near the Pavilion.
MEMORIAL DAY DEDICATION & PARADE, Monday May 29, Exchange Park, Vermilion. Veterans dedication at Exchange Park (8 am) and Maple Grove Cemetery (8:45 am). The Memorial Day Parade begins at 10:30 am (beginning at Liberty Ave. Victory Park. There will be a Memorial Day Ceremony at Victory Park following the parade.
SALUTE THE TROOPS MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY, Monday May 29, Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial, Put-in-Bay
ART WALK, Thursday Jun 01, 5-8 pm, Washington Park, downtown Sandusky, with unique art from 30+ artists.