3RD THURSDAY MUSIC, FLOWERS & A SUNSET
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.
COMMUNITY ART SHOW
Main Street Vermilion's Arts Guild presents a Community Art Show April 21 to May 15, 2023 at Ritter Public Library in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, April 21, 2023 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. 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.
THE SHORTEST PARADE IN TOWN
The Shortest Parade in Town” is happening once again on the Sunday before Memorial Day in Brownhelm Township. This one-of a-kind parade is small town America at its best! Parade participants line up by 1:30 pm with the parade leaving at 1:45 pm to head to the Brownhelm Cemetery. Participants should gather at the corners of North Ridge and Claus Road (south). The Amherst American Legion leads the parade followed by the Brownhelm Historical Association wagon, Brownhelm 4-H Club, antique cars, tractors and more! At the Veterans Memorial site, a short ceremony honoring our Veterans will follow. All are welcome to join in the parade or the presentation at the Brownhelm Cemetery.
The Shred Truck, provided by Lorain County Commissioners and Lorain County Solid Waste Management, will be in the E & R Parking Lot, 752 Grand Street, Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 9 am to 12 pm. Please make sure you enter on Ohio Street. The parking lot will not be accessible on Grand. When you bring your documents to the truck they will be taken out of the bag or box you brought them in and dumped into a bin to be lifted into the truck. You will be asked to take back the container you brought the documents in.
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.