An annual highlight of autumn, the Lakeside Marblehead Lighthouse Festival welcomed thousands of visitors into the community of Lakeside Chautauqua for children’s games, pumpkin decorating, arts & crafts vendors, a farmers’ market and even a clambake dinner. Down the road, the Marblehead Lighthouse was open for visitors to climb. The sun was out Saturday, despite…

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Bridge Street closes and the lake takes over during this fundraiser for Historic Ashtabula Harbor. Dress up as a sailor, pirate, mermaid, sea creature or something super creative to enjoy live music, food trucks, street vendors and participating businesses.  The evening includes a costume contest with prizes, the first-ever glow party and deals and iscounts…

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Sample more than 200 imported and domestic wines, including island wines from Put-in-Bay Winery and Heineman’s Winery on South Bass Island at the 14th annual Put-in-Bay Winery. Sample tickets are $1 each, sold at the door. Most samples are $2–$5. You buy bottles to take home and also bid on a silent auction, to benefit…

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A family-friendly celebration of bacon, beer and live bands at the East Bank of the Flats. The proceeds will benefit the Hunger Network.

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Take a free tour of the Port Clinton Lighthouse, the last remaining timber frame pier light on Lake Erie, during the second annual Port Clinton Lighthouse Festival.   Hear docents explain the importance of the pier light to local navigation. Climb the wooden spiral staircase to the lantern room and view the fully functioning fifth-order…

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Bay Days Festival features live music, kids activities, carnival rides, a children’s bike/trike/wagon parade, magic show, and more.  Wednesday, July 4, 2018   11:30 AM  ~ Children’s Bike, Trike and Wagon Parade – meet at Gazebo 12 Noon – 10:30 PM  ~ Booths and Rides Open 12 Noon – 5 PM ~ $19 One Price Ticket…

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X marks the spot at the 10th annual Pyrate Fest at Put-in-Bay. Talk like a pirate — and dress like one too — for costume contests, kids programs, a pirate skirmish, cannon demonstrations and cardboard boat races. The brig Niagara will even be in port.

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