The 15th Annual North American Sea Glass Festival is coming to the shores of Lake Erie, at Sawmill Creek Resort.  The location will expand festival offerings and provide fun activities before and after the festival! The event runs 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Where to find beach glass on Lake Erie…

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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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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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Laurie and Bud Vinch used to roam the beaches of Lakewood until the street lights came on, pocketing cool rocks and beach glass. For years, the siblings deposited their treasures in buckets and bins. And decades later, when their mom decided to sell their childhood home, the basement was stuffed with treasures. Laurie had so…

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As soon as Amy Lauria gets home from work, she puts on her “play clothes,” calls her dog and heads to the beach. She and Grace, a pit bull mix, walk for an hour each day, as she collects driftwood, stones, metal, beach glass and trash, anything she can find to make into art. “I…

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