The 12th Annual Main Street Vermilion Ice-A-Fair is a day-long family event filled with glistening sculptures, ice carving demos and more! More than 60 ice sculptures will appear at 11 a.m. up and down Main Street and Liberty Avenue, the heart of downtown Vermilion. Take time to shop the stores along the route In between…

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Bonfires, food and drink, and a giant burning snowman warms up the end of winter in Port Clinton — on Leap Day this year! Enjoy live entertainment and craft beer.  Share:

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Wintry family fun on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, between the Great Lakes Science Center and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame + Museum. Ice displays are set up on the walk way between the Science Center, Rock Hall, Harbor Verandas and Nuevo Cleveland. In addition, the Great Lakes Science Center and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame &…

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The Progressive Cleveland Boat Show starts Thursday, the biggest in a decade. More than 450 boats will fill the I-X Center, which also offers a host of other activities. You can try scuba diving, get some fishing tips and groove to Put-in-Bay musicians. You can grab a beer and sip lobster bisque while admiring vintage…

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Hot tubs, food and drink, and a giant burning snowman warms up the end of winter in Port Clinton. Enjoy live entertainment and craft beer.    Share:

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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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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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Sunsets, icicles, blustery waves, lighthouses and blue skies have made for some marvelous photos of Lake Erie this winter. RocktheLake has received more than 75 photos in our first-ever Winter Beach photo contest. You’ve got one more week to enter. Meanwhile, see the submissions here on cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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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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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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