3RD THURSDAY MUSIC, FLOWERS & A SUNSET

Looking for something to do on a Thursday evening? Stroll through historic downtown Vermilion while being serenaded. Vermilion has become known throughout the region for its fabulous 3rd Thursday Music, Flowers & A Sunset concerts which take place May through September. Experience the warmth of the sun and the cool breeze from Lake Erie as the beautiful flowers are in full bloom in Vermilion. There is an exciting array of free musical entertainment for you with well over a dozen bands scattered throughout Harbour Town. Many local musicians provide music for your listening enjoyment in several different locations, including rock, jazz, pop, country, oldies, ethnic, gospel and much more! Do some shopping, grab something to eat or enjoy some great ice cream and be a part of this fantastic event each Third Thursday of the month. Mark the third Thursdays on your calendar - May through September - for Vermilion's 3rd Thursdays. It is a celebration of music, flowers and a sunset in beautiful Vermilion, Ohio. Brought to you by the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call (440) 967-4477, [email protected] or visit www.vermilionohio.com.

MEMORIAL DAY IN VERMILION

Memorial Day ceremonies take place in Vermilion, Ohio annually. A Vermilion Veterans Dedication takes place at Exchange Park, on the corner of Main Street and Liberty Avenue, at 8:30 am. At 9:15 am a Veterans Dedication takes place at Maple Grove Cemetery at 8303 Cemetery Road. The Memorial Day Parade kicks off in downtown Vermilion at 10:30 am at Liberty Avenue; ending at Victory Park. At 11 am a Memorial Day Ceremony will be held in Victory Park at the corner of Main Street and Ohio Street. A luncheon will follow at Vermilion Amvets, 1517 State Road. For additional information, call (440) 967-9681.

THE SHORTEST PARADE IN TOWN

Brownhelm Memorial Day Parade, “The Shortest Parade in Town”, takes place on Sunday Memorial Day Weekend. Parade participants begin to gather at 1:30 pm. The parade leaves promptly at 1:45 pm to march to the Brownhelm Cemetery. Gather at the corners of North Ridge and Claus Road (South). The Amherst American Legion leads the parade, followed by the BHA wagon, Brownhelm 4-H Club, antique cars, tractors and more; all are welcome! At the Veterans Memorial site there will be a short ceremony honoring area veterans. All are welcome to join in the parade or view at the Brownhelm Cemetery.

VERMILION COMMUNITY PRAYER GATHERING

Vermilion Community Prayer Gathering "Day of Prayer" takes place in May 5, 2022 at Victory Park in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. The is held at the Victory Park gazebo (corner of Ohio Street and Main Street). Hosted by the Vermilion Ministerial Association and the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce, this is a free community event. Brought to you by the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call (440) 967-4477, [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.

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.