Vermilion Ohio News #Announcements

The 2020 Vermilion Chamber Chocolate & Wine Walk takes place Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 11 am to 5 pm in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. The event has become so popular the Chamber increased ticket sales to a 600 limit. 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.

Beginning Watercolor Class, hosted by Main Street Vermilion and Vermilion Arts Guild, takes place on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 10 am to 12 pm at Main Street Vermilion, 685 Main Street in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. Designed for anyone interested in learning basic watercolor techniques.

Main Street Vermilion is working on securing a grant opportunity through the Heritage Ohio Main Street Program. This 50% reimbursement grant covers new signage, interior and exterior improvements (including apartments), and technical services (architects/consultants). The process is far easier than the county grant program.

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.

The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce announces the 2020 Festival of the Fish will offer a flavor of New Orleans with a Mardi Gras Celebration June 19th - 21st. An amazing entertainment line-up will be offered. The full schedule of events will be released at a later date. Start planning for a Mardi Gras theme for the Fish Fest.

Vermilion In Bloom Ladies Night at Martino's International Cafe takes place on Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 7 pm to 9 pm. Enjoy soup, salad and a glass of wine with a $10 donation to Vermilion In Bloom to support Vermilion's beautification programs. Martino's is located on Liberty Avenue in front of Giant Eagle in Vermilion, Ohio.

Paint-A-Slate, hosted by Brownhelm Historical Association, takes place on Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 1 pm to 3 pm at Mill Hollow & Bacon Woods Reservation in Vermilion, Ohio. The Brownhelm Historical Association, in partnership with the Lorain County Metro Parks, is offering the annual Paint-A-Slate event once again. Bring the whole family out for a free, fun, crafty event.

Calling all brides and grooms. The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce presents 2020 Destination Vermilion Bridal Show on February 23rd from noon to 3 pm at the Vermilion on the Lake Clubhouse. This is your one-stop bridal show to help plan your special day. All registered brides and grooms receive a free swag bag full of goodies

Did you get some technology for Christmas? Ritter Library is happy to help. Get comfortable using technology. Bring your smartphone, tablet or ereader every Thursday at 10 am. Ritter Public Library is located at 5680 Liberty Avenue in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. Call (440) 967-3798 for more information.

A New Years Eve party, with NEXT STAGE, takes place on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 from 7 pm to 1 am at Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) in Vermilion, Ohio. Ring in the new decade live music, food, party favors and a cash bar. Tickets are $10. Bring a dish. The VFW is located at 7576 Poorman Road in Vermilion, Ohio.

The Rob Webb Show takes place at The Old Prague Restaurant and Bar in downtown Vermilion, Ohio on December 26, 2019 from 8 pm to 11 pm. Join Rob Webb on Thursday nights for a mix of music and stand up comedy. Comedians are welcome to join; contact Rob if you're interested! The Old Prague Restaurant and Bar is located at 5586 Liberty Avenue in Vermilion, Ohio.

The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with the Vermilion Salvation Army, adopted over 100 Vermilion children this holiday season to ensure they would not go without on Christmas morning. The Adopt-A-Family program of the Salvation Army provided the Chamber with information on Vermilion families, their children's ages, first names, and a wish list made up of three items they would love to have under the Christmas tree.