Vermilion Ohio News #Announcements

Santa is in the Santa House greeting children after arriving By Icebreaker at 11 am on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at East Exchange Park in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. Santa is in the House at Exchange Park in downtown Vermilion, Ohio on Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 11:15 am to 3 pm, and 4 pm to 6 pm. Santa is in the House at Exchange Park in downtown Vermilion, Ohio on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 11 am to 3 pm.

Vermilion E&R Church offers a free Kids' Clothing Boutique. The Kids' Clothing Boutique is open the second Tuesday of each month from 1 pm to 4 pm, and the fourth Tuesday of each month from 5 pm to 7 pm. Helping our community, the free Kid's Boutique offers free children's clothing.

Bring a smile to a child. The Vermilion Post Office is hosting an Annual Toy Drive. Donate a new toy valued at $5 or more and receive an entry for a chance to win prizes. Kids can also meet Mel The Talking Mailbox as they drop off their letters to Santa. Donations are being accepted from November 29, 2019 to December 18, 2019. Winners will be drawn at the close of business day on Thursday, December 19, 2019.

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.

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

Each December, on National Wreaths Across America Day, Wreaths Across America’s mission to Remember, Honor, and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreathlaying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,600 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states.

Main Street Vermilion announces the winners of the Light Up Vermilion window display contest: First Place was Swan Creek Candle, Vermilion. Their bright and cheery window featuring the Dancing Santa earned them their 2020 Main Street business membership and $125 in cash. Second Place was Tiffany's Flowers. Her festive, beautiful decoration was rewarded with a $100 prize.

A Veterans Breakfast, hosted by Kingston of Vermilion, takes place on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 9 am at Kingston of Vermilion, 4210 Telegraph Road in Vermilion, Ohio. Join the Veterans Breakfast to celebrate and recognize our amazing veterans. Breakfast is sponsored by Kingston of Vermilion. Veterans, family, friends and children are all invited.

Test drive a Ford and earn $20 for Grace Community Kitchen in Vermilion, Ohio. Take a spin in a new Ford vehicle on Sunday, December 8 from 11 am to 5 pm at Liberty Ford Lincoln Vermilion. For every test drive taken, Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to Grace Community Kitchen...for a total of $6,000. Grace Community Kitchen is a community wide grassroots endeavor to provide hot, nutritious meals.

Vermilion is dressing up for the holidays! Light Up Vermilion! takes place on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 5 pm to 8 pm in Downtown Vermilion, Ohio. During the 5th annual Light Up Vermilion, local businesses invite you in for extended shopping hours, festive window displays, and activities that will fill the evening. Here’s what’s in store for you and your family: Stop at Main Street Vermilion first.

Start your holidays off with the sounds of the season at Ritter Public Library Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 7 pm during the town-wide "Light Up Vermilion" event. Friends of Ritter present the Vermilion Music Association's concert band with a traditional program of favorite melodies. The concert is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.

The 2019 Coat Drive has been extended by Insurance Partners Seibert Keck. Drop off new and gently used coats, hats and gloves up until December 6th at Insurance Partners, 5237 Liberty Avenue in Vermilion, Ohio. A coat alone can’t solve poverty, but it can change a child’s life for the better. For some kids, a brand-new winter coat is more than a coat.