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.

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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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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.

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Lake Erie is a marvel in the ice. And despite the cold, we know you lake lovers are exploring the shore, taking photos with frozen fingers. So show them off. Enter up to three photos in RocktheLake’s inaugural Winter Beach photo contest. Check out cleveland.com/rock-the-lake for the full rules and the entry form. Meanwhile, enjoy…

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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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The cold is back, after Wednesday’s rain. And Lake Erie will get wild. There’s a small craft advisory through Friday. Take a look at the National Weather Service Forecast, from Avon Point to Willowick. Friday: West-southwest wind 18 to 23 knots, with gusts as high as 30 knots. A chance of snow showers, mainly before…

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Bring the whole family for this free event between Great Lakes Science Center and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame + Museum. Almost 30 ice displays will be set up, along with fun family activities. Plus, the Science Center and Rock Hall will offer free admission.  Slide down the North Coast Harbor Ice Slide   Character Meet &…

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Gleaming yachts, 40 feet long, tricked out with endless seating, fancy kitchens, and rows of outboard engines. Outboards are everywhere at the 2019 Progressive Cleveland Boat Show, from fishing boats to nearly million-dollar power yachts. See the full story at cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Plus, see seven of the most luxurious, largest, most impressive (and most expensive boats)…

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