Wednesday , 17 August 2022
LOCAL NEWS

Things To Do

FIND OUT WHAT’S HAPPENING AS WE HEAD INTO THE WEEKEND EVERY FRIDAY MORNING AT 9:10 ON THE SHORES & ISLANDS MORNING SHOW WITH CHUCK, STEVE AND TROY; AND FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT 12:20 WITH THE LAKE ERIE SHORES & ISLANDS WELCOME CENTER.  CLICK ON THE LOGO TO SEE THEIR CALENDAR, COMPLETE WITH LINKS TO EVENTS AROUND THE AREA.

OTHER EVENTS:

HURON COUNTY FAIR, Aug 15-20, Huron County Fairground, Norwalk. GRANDSTAND EVENTS: Monday 7pm Pig Scramble; Tuesday 7pm Matt Maher performs; Wednesday 6:30pm OSTPA Tractor Pull with Semis; Thursday 7pm Motocross Races; Friday 7pm Rough Truck Competition; Saturday 6pm Demolition Derby

GAZEBO CONCERT, Aug 16, 7pm, with Pantasia Steel Drum band at downtown Sandusky Gazebo.

NORWALK’S FIRST MARKET IN THE PARK, Aug 16, 4pm, Suhr Park

3RD THURSDAY MUSIC, FLOWERS AND A SUNSET, Aug 18, downtown Vermilion, with live music and merchant specials throughout town.

THIRD THURSDAY, Aug 18, 5-9pm, Ely Square, with live music from Jeremy the DJ, Madison Pruitt and Da Land Brass Band, food trucks.

MOJO & THE BAYOU GYPSIES, Lange Trust Summer Series show, Aug 19, 7:30 pm, Jackson St. Pier, Sandusky

MIKE ALBERT & THE BIG “E” BAND, Aug 19, 7:30 pm, Steele Memorial Bandstand, Lakeside

BIG SPLASH RAFFLE, Aug 19-20, Fri 5-9 pm, Sat 12-5 pm, Sandusky Bay Pavilion, Sandusky, with Buckshot at The Bash Before Splash, and more than $250,000 in cash and prizes including cars and motorcycles Saturday.

ANNUAL CORN ROAST FUNDRAISER, Aug 20, 12pm, Sandusky VFW Post 2529, with games, music, food and contests, all raising money for veterans charities and others.

C-47 “HAIRLESS JOE” AIR ADVENTURE RIDES, Aug 20, Liberty Aviation Museum, Port Clinton, with rides in the standard military aircraft that operated from every continent in the world during World War II.

PORT CLINTON LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL, Aug 20, 11 am-5 pm, Water Works Park, Port Clinton, with a wooden boat show, a plein air art program and kite-flying.

SUPER BEATLE FEATURING DAN MOYER AS JOHN LENNON AT BOPPIN’ ON THE BASIN, Aug 20, 7:30 pm, Huron Boat Basin Amphitheatre, Huron.

FREMONT ROTARY BLUES, Brews & Brats, Aug 20, 5pm, downtown Fremont, a fundraisers for the Rotary Club of Fremont.

SUNSET BEACH FEST, Aug 20, 5:30-8:30, Lakeview Park & Beach, Lorain, with free beach games, family activities, live music, food & beer for purchase, free paddling on the lake and campfire on the beach!

FREE SCREENING OF HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, Aug 20, 2pm Lorain Palace Theatre

TOUR OTTAWA WILDLIFE DRIVE, Aug 20-21, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, north of Oak Harbor

GEMSTONE DISCOVERY DAY, Aug 21, 10 am-4 pm, Seneca Caverns, Bellevue

HALUPKI FESTIVAL, Aug 21, 11:30 am – 6 pm, Holy Assumption Orthodox Church, Lakeside Marblehead, an ethnic festival with halupki, perogies, kelbasa, home baked goods, polka music, art and craft vendors.

HUGHES, HALL AND DENNY AT LIVE AT THE LIGHTHOUSE, Aug 21, 7-8:30 pm, Main Street Beach Lighthouse, Vermilion

RUSH TO THE CRUSH, Aug 21, 9 am, Firelands Winery, Sandusky, a 5-Mile run and 2-Mile Wine Sprint and Walk all benefiting the Humane Society of Erie County

POOL POOCH SPLASH & SWIM, Aug 21, 2:30pm, Ernsthausen Rec Center, Norwalk

MOVIES BY THE BAY, Aug 22, 7 pm, Jackson Street Pier, with a free screening of Sing and Sing 2

THE SANDUSKY COUNTY FAIR, Aug 22-28, Sandusky County Fairgrounds, Fremont.
Monday Fremont Speedway Races 7:30 PM & Winged 305 Sprint Cars & Vintage Car Races
Tuesday Micro Wrestling 7:00 – 9:00 PM; Junior Fair King & Queen Contest 6:30
Wednesday Chicken – Lamb – Calf Scrambles 7:00 PM
Thursday KOI Drag Racing 7:00 PM
Friday Tracy Byrd Concert 7:00 PM
Saturday Demo Derby 6:00 PM
6:00 PM KIDS POWERWHEELS, with 80’s & New Semi-Stock; Full-Size Trucks; Compact; Mini Truck; Lawnmower; Windshield.

LORAIN COUNTY FAIR, Aug 22-28, Wellington.
RUSSELL DICKERSON Monday, August 22, 8:00 p.m.
NIGHT RANGER Tuesday, August 23, 8:00 p.m.
OSTPA TRUCK PULL Wednesday August 24, 7:00 pm
NTPA GRAND NATIONAL PULL Friday August 26, 6:30 p.m.
COMBINE DERBY & PICK-UP TRUCK DERBY Saturday August 27, 7:00 p.m.
DEMOLITION DERBY Sunday August 28, 4:00 pm

VERANDAH CONCERT SERIES AT THE HAYES PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUMS, Aug 24, 6:30 pm, Fremont, with the North Coast Big Band, performing tunes of the World War II era

BASH ON THE BAY 5, Aug 24-25, Put-in-Bay Airport, with Brad Paisley, Jake Owen, Blanco Brown, Paulina Jayne, The Hubie Ashcraft Band on Wednesday and Zac Brown Band, Chris Janson, Morgan Evans, TBD, David Graham & The Eskimo Brothers on Thursday

AN ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH CRYSTAL BOWERSOX & EMILY KEENER AT THE PARTY AT THE PIER, Aug 25, 7 pm, Jackson Street Pier,
Sandusky

ART WALK, Aug 25, 5 – 8 pm, downtown Port Clinton, with booths, tables, easels and more for artists to showcase their work along Madison and Second Street downtown.

VENDOR GAME NIGHT, Aug 25, 6-8:30 pm, Klingshirn Winery, Avon Lake, with sought-after vendors & merchandise, great prizes, 50/50 raffles, lots of shopping and fun!

CEDAR POINT NIGHTS, nightly through Aug 21, 7-11 pm, with dancing, games, fire pits, and glow beach party on Cedar Point Beach, along with a Dine in the Dark experience.

SPLASH ON THE LAKE ART SHOW, through Sep 04, Main Street Vermilion Arts Gallery, with sunsets, beaches and plenty of beach glass jewelry.

POSTCARD PROJECT, through Jul 25, 2023, Main Street Vermilion, featuring 15 big and beautiful, mural-sized recreations of vintage postcards that record local history and the nostalgic scenes that depict Vermilion as a long-time vacation destination.

 

 

 

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