Rent a kayak. Hunt for beach glass. Fish. We can all get our blue mind on this summer on Lake Erie, even if we don’t own a boat. See the full list of possibilities on cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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Shop more than 80 coastal artists from across the United States and Canada. Plus, enjoy: Fun and informative lecture series Live music Wine tasting Collector area Bottle/shard ID exhibit Antique bottle collections Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  You can even take a bus from Cleveland. Share:

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At the 10th Annual Beach Glass Festival, nearly 100 vendors and artisans take to the streets of the Historic Ashtabula Harbor to offer their collections of Beach Glass, jewelry, artwork, handbags, and clothing. Experience a great selection of restaurants and boutique shops along the waterfront with views of the active Bascule Lift Bridge every half…

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Want to know where on Lake Erie you can try a dragon boat, find beach glass or eat with a view of the water? Us, too. Which is why RocktheLake created its Where To page. 9 Lake Erie festivals you won’t want to miss in summer 2018 Check it out for lists of: Beaches with…

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Join beach glass collector and jewelry designer, Beth Lampe Martin, to create your own banner wrap pendant. All supplies are provided, including tools and required materials. Each class is limited to 10 students, and you must register in-person, in advance, at the Avon Lake Public Library check-out circulation desk. Share:

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Learn how to hunt for beach glass during a stroll along Lake Erie. Program is for 12 and older.  In case of inclement weather, meet in the Avon Lake Public Library Waugaman Gallery. Share:

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Lake Erie is a bastion of beach glass. Collecting beach glass (or sea glass, if you find it at the ocean) is meditation for thousands of beachcombers, who walk the shores hoping to find treasure: a rare pattern of sea pottery, a red sliver or purple jellybean of glass. A couple of reasons for the…

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I got the Great Lakes map tote at the top of my Christmas wish list. What about you? Anglers, did you find a fishing lure in your stocking, or a new rod under the tree? Boaters, did you get a fun new tube to pull, or a handy cooler for days out on the water?…

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Amy Lauria makes Christmas trees. Little green trees made of beach glass and big ones made with discarded metal and driftwood. White and aqua glass and different sized rocks — anything Lauria finds while walking on the beach. We featured Lauria on RocktheLake in September. We revisited Lauria in the midst of the holiday season…

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