The Annual If Tombstones Could Talk Cemetery Walk takes place October 8, 2023 at Brownhelm Cemetery from 3 pm to 5 pm. As you stroll through the Brownhelm Cemetery you will walk back in time and meet some of Brownhelm’s earliest pioneers and residents. Costumed re-enactors share their life stories in a program that “brings history life!"
Join Brownhelm Historical Association for the annual cemetery walk at the historic Brownhelm Cemetery and meet many early Brownhelm residents (new ones added each year!) This event started in 2014 and has gained a lot of popularity.
The event is free and great for families!
Tours last approximately one hour and will start at 3 pm and run every 10 minutes with the last tour leaving at 5 pm. Please space out your arrival so you don’t have to wait long!
There is no rain date for the cemetery walk.
Brownhelm Cemetery is located at the corner of North Ridge and Sunnyside Road. This free event is hosted by Brownhelm Historical Association, 1940 North Ridge Road in Vermilion, Ohio.
Historical Brownhelm Cemetery is the resting place of early settlers and prominent residents of the area.
For more information, visit www.brownhelmhistory.org.
A $100 prize will be awarded for the best car/group combo.
From kitchenware and household goods, to antiques, tools, and furniture, you’re sure to walk out with an armful (or car load!) of treasures. BHA is also putting on its fall plant sale, so definitely stop by to stock up on beautiful foliage for your yard! Please note that everything will be half price on Saturday and BHA will also be holding a $2/bag or $5/box sale the following Monday, October 2nd, at 10 am.
The Brownhelm Historical Association (aka BHA) was formed in March 1993 as an organization dedicated to preserving the rich history of the people, places and events of the area. Over the past 30 years the BHA has managed to reclaim and/or restore the Lost Cemetery on Lake Rd. in Vermilion, the German Reformed Church on Claus Road, and the Historic Brownhelm School and Museum on North Ridge Rd. The group regularly puts on community events and historical programs. The BHA meets on the first Wednesday of each month except for January, July, and August.
Boil, boil, toil and trouble....BOO! Get into the Fall Season beginning with a Halloween Bash on Friday, October 27, 2023 at German's Villa in Vermilion. Doors open 6 pm!
Tickets are only $40 for a rattling good time - spookily delicious dinner and shake-n-rolling fun music featuring "The Leading Edge Horn Band" with hits from the 60s 70s and 80s! Best costume contest and don't forget to visit the Psychic, Lana!
Tickets are available at www.germans-villa.com (events/tickets) or call (440) 967-1770. Join in a very ghoulie time!
German's Villa is located at 3330 Liberty Avenue in Vermilion, Ohio.
Start your holiday shopping at German's, and start your holiday season off right! Admission is only $2.00!
German's Villa is located at 3330 Liberty Avenue in Vermilion, Ohio.
Vermilion, Ohio's Woollybear Parade
The History Of Woollybear
Woollybear Festival Area
Woollybear Festival Parking
World's Greatest Kids Race
Queen's Festival Breakfast
WOOLLY BEAR FACTS
No need to pack your coolers as a concession stand for refreshments will be available. There is a $3 port fee.
Life vest are highly recommended!
The talk will focus on adult books from the biggest publishing companies and some aspects of self-publishing. If your friends and family have said, "That's a book!", this entertaining and inspiring talk is for you.
Brandi Larsen is a writer, speaker, and coach building a more inclusive publishing landscape. Her work at Penguin Random House helped create NYT bestsellers and her journalism pieces earned Emmy nominations. Her talks about publishing, leadership, and purpose inspire audiences from Zoom to Harvard. She serves as President Emeritus for Literary Cleveland and writes books and essays. Brandi is the co-writer of NYT-recommended UNCULTURED: A Memoir, from St. Martin's Press. BrandiLarsen.com.
Registration is required.
Naval history is rich in the culture and tradition of tattoos. Tattoos have been a part of the Navy for centuries and each one tells a story. Sailors get them for different reasons, at different places on their bodies, and done in different styles.
In this presentation, we will discuss the ways in which tattoos and Navy culture intertwine, how they are part of Navy traditions, and view the many styles of Navy tattoos.
Registration is required.
The 2024 Solar Eclipse will span the continental United States approximately from Texas to New York. The path of maximum totality will cut across Ohio, especially Lorain County.
The physics and geometry of an eclipse will be explained, including the relative motion of the Moon, Earth, and Sun. Also covered will be the importance of this particular eclipse. Safe watching and sources of information will be provided.
Presenter, Craig H. Williams, NASA Glenn Research Center.
Shop Small Saturday: takes place November 25, 2023. Shop Small Saturday is an American Express/FedEx event that encourages people locally and all across American to support small, local businesses, the very heartbeat of our downtown. This is a wonderful opportunity to get a jump start on Christmas shopping, meeting local business owners and investing your dollars back into the community.
Shop the Vermilion Arts Guild Gallery first. You’ll find original artwork, prints, photography, pottery, fabric art, jewelry, cards and more.
Get a jump start on your holiday shopping. Shop small. Shop local. Shop Vermilion.
Trick-or-treating in Vermilion takes place October 31, 2023 from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. Children in costumes will travel from house to house asking for treats. Turn on your porch light to participate.
Ritter Public Library book discussion groups serve as a forum for readers to come together to talk about books and share the reading experience with others. It is a chance for the participant to have a voice and hear the voices of others.
Ritter Reads group is hosted at the library on the third Tuesday of each month and is a discussion based on sharing books you have read and to learn what others are reading. In a sense, it is readers’ advisory among participants.
Join Ritter Public Library to share what you are reading! Engage in open discussion about what you are enjoying (or maybe what you wish you would have liked better), what book you cannot stop thinking about, what character you have been inspired by, or what you have been driven to learn more about! Gather some new ideas for your next read, perhaps explore a new genre, connect with other readers and enjoy lively conversation.
Shake, Rattle & Stroll takes place this October in Vermilion, Ohio. No bones about it, Vermilion shops and restaurants are stirring up some fun for your October visits.
This October, Vermilion shops, restaurants and stores create a whole month of “skelefun" and you’re invited!
Local businesses adopt silly skeletons that you’ll find in windows, stores or storefronts, all dressed up, ready to surprise and make you laugh.
Bring yourself, your friends and family to Vermilion throughout October for dining, shopping and strolling around town to see how creative our business owners can be. It’s free, fun and sure to put you in the mood for Halloween.
Visit www.mainstreetvermilion.org/bones for more information.
Every month, the Genealogy Resource Sharing Group meets at Ritter Public Library in downtown Vermilion to discuss resources and share tips. Bring your current project and your laptop and join in on the second floor. Library computers will also be available for use.
Ritter Library is located at 5680 Liberty Avenue in downtown Vermilion. Visit ritterpubliclibrary.org for details. Call (440) 967-3798 for more information.
Join Ritter Public Library every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6 pm in the Community Engagement Room for a classic movie. Come, sit back, and enjoy a classic film! Ritter will provide the popcorn and the movie. Check the lineup at ritterpubliclibrary.org.
Ritter Public Library is located at 5680 Liberty Avenue in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. Call (440) 967-3798 for more information.
Copies of each month's book are available at Ritter Public Library's main desk to check out.
Brewed Awakening is located at 5485 Liberty Avenue in downtown Vermilion, Ohio.
3rd Thursdays Music, Flowers & A Sunset offers free live music brought to you by the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce in downtown Vermilion May through September on the third Thursday of the month. Stroll the sidewalks and browse the shops while listening to many wonderful genre’s of music from 5 pm to 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. Third Thursday gets better each year. There’s plenty of parking, lots of flowers to enjoy, artwork to browse, and a sunset over Lake Erie that is sure to please.
Bring your family, friends, neighbors and visitors for a fun time. Then let’s all head to the beach for one of our beautiful sunsets!
Mark the third Thursdays on your calendar - May through September - for Vermilion's Third 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.
The event will feature food trucks and vendors, 50/50 raffles and basket raffles. Animal rescue organizations will be on site, with some animals available for adoption.
Brought to you by the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call (440) 967-4477, email [email protected] or visit www.vermilionohio.com.