VERMILION RIVER WATERSHED OPEN HOUSE
The Vermilion River Watershed Open House will take place April 6, 2024 from 11 am to 6 pm in Vermilion, Ohio featuring nature and wildlife exhibits, including birds of prey and watershed wildlife by award winning “Back to the Wild” - a Wildlife Rehabilitation & Nature Education Center. View eagles, owls, snakes and other rescued wildlife. The event takes place in the VOL Community Center at 3780 Edgewater Boulevard in Vermilion. Additional exhibitors include Vermilion Tree Commission, Vermilion In Bloom, Lorain County Woodcarvers, Erie County Health, Beaver Creek Watershed Association, Western Reserve Land Conservancy, Lorain County Metro Parks, Erie MetroParks, Ohio Environmental Council, Sea Grant, Ritter Library, Common Ground, Erie County Recycling, Ohio Clean Marina, Lake Erie Shores & Islands, and Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The event and parking are free, with food and beverages available for a donation. Held in the Vermilion-on-the-Lake Historic Community Center, donations benefit the ongoing efforts to preserve and promote the log cabin built in 1919, and support Back to the Wild wildlife refuge.. For dates and details, visit www.volohio.org.
VERMILION IN BLOOM GARDENER'S FAIR
CHOCOLATE & WINE WALK
The Vermilion Chamber Chocolate & Wine Walk takes place in April. Tickets are on sale at www.vermilionohio.com. These make gifts. Get them fast; this event sells out usually a month in advance or sooner. Shop, wine and dine, and explore downtown Vermilion, Ohio. Take a stroll through downtown Vermilion while sampling chocolate treats and/or wine as you visit the quaint shops. Visit every participating business and have them sign the participation map to be entered into the grand prize drawing. Plus, every $10 you spend at a participating business gets you another chance in the grand prize drawing...just show your receipts when you turn in your completed map. Brought to you by the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call (440) 967-4477, email [email protected] or visit www.vermilionohio.com.
VERMILION ART SHOWS & RECEPTIONS
The Vermilion Arts Guild hosts seasonal shows featuring artwork that reflect the season. The Vermilion Arts Guild, a program of Main Street Vermilion, is a collective of local artists and craftsmen working together to provide opportunities that promote and identify Vermilion as an exciting art community. Gallery shows feature watercolors, acrylics, oils, mixed media, photography, jewelry, potters, fiber art, wood and hand-crafted items. Original art is a great gift. You'll find a wonderful selection here along with scenes that celebrate the season. The gallery location is 685 Main Street in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. Main Street Vermilion is located at 685 Main Street in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. Call (440) 963-0772 or visit www.mainstreetvermilion.org for more information.
COMMUNITY ART SHOW
Main Street Vermilion's Arts Guild presents a Community Art Show in April at Ritter Public Library in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. An Opening Reception also takes place. A program of Main Street Vermilion, the Vermilion Arts Guild is a collective of local artists and craftsmen working together to provide opportunities that promote and identify Vermilion as an exciting art community. For additional details and an artist's application visit www.mainstreetvermilion.org/artsguild.
VERMILION POSTCARD PROJECT
The Postcard Project features 15 big and beautiful, mural-sized recreations of vintage postcards that record local history and the nostalgic scenes that depict Vermilion as a long-time vacation destination. Enjoy a day downtown and all around Vermilion and see the award-winning Postcard Project for yourself. Stop in at Main Street Vermilion first for your keepsake Tour Guide (a $5 suggested donation). Postcards 1 through 10 are walkable throughout the historic downtown district. Postcards 11-14 are located along the eastern corridor of town and can be viewed on foot or by car. Postcard 15 is located 4.8 miles west of downtown at Beulah Beach, where the grounds are open to the public and the view of the lake is a wonderful way to end your day in Vermilion. This is the perfect social distancing activity, outdoors and spread out! Main Street Vermilion is located at 685 Main Street in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. Call (440) 963-0772 or visit www.mainstreetvermilion.org for more information.