Posts Tagged ‘winter’

Cleveland Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge challenges thousands of jumpers throughout the state to take the plunge for Special Olympics Ohio!  The jump into Lake Erie supports 21,000 Special Olympics athletes in Ohio, through fundraising. Donations help provide year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.  10 a.m. Registration  Noon-12:30 p.m. – Costume contest  12:30…

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See ice boats on Lake Erie

Wonder what it’s like to speed across a frozen Lake Erie, icy wind in your face? Members of the Toledo Ice Yacht Club showed us what it’s like. See the full story at cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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Vermilion Ice-A-Fair

The 11th Annual Main Street Vermilion Ice-A-Fair is a day-long family event filled with glistening sculptures, ice carving demos and more! You’ll find more than 30 shops, restaurants and pubs open to welcome visitors, plus Jolly the Snowman and Pete the Penguin. Add a visit to Ritter Public Library to experience Friends of Library Chocolate…

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Go ice boating on a frozen Lake Erie

You can sail — on ice. The Toledo Ice Yacht Club is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The club has more than 200 members and expects about 50 boats on the Maumee Bay this weekend, as part of its annual Winterfest. From far off, the boats may look like sailboats, but up close they…

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Watch the Cuyahoga River freeze

The polar vortex of 2019 has frozen Lake Erie to about 80 percent ice. The extreme cold has frozen the Cuyahoga River, too. And you can watch it on our Music Box Supper Club bridge cam. Watch the timelapse video on cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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Bye-bye, polar vortex: Lake Erie marine forecast Feb. 1-3

The polar vortex is whirling away, and temperatures will rise above freezing this weekend. See the full National Weather Service forecast, from Avon Point to Willowick. Friday: Variable winds 5 knots or less. A chance of snow, mainly before noon. Waves 1 foot or less. High of 21. Friday night: Variable winds less than 5 knots…

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