Interested in the Masons during the Revolutionary War? A presentation on George Washington’s Distinguished Masons of the Revolution will be given at 10 am on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at the Ritter Public Library in Vermilion.

World Animal Foundation in Vermilion, Ohio offers feral cat traps on loan, at no charge, to individuals and groups for trapping and neutering feral cats. Educational materials and on-site instructions are also available. Signup to schedule a date and time to pickup traps. Additional information on TNR is available at

Live in or near Vermilion, Ohio? Join our cause and help make a difference locally and globally for the earth and animals. Volunteer at WAF's headquarters. Choose from a variety of volunteer options. Share your talents to make a difference for the earth and animals. Signup to receive additional details by email.

World Animal Foundation Canine Club Members meet once a month at Vermilion, Ohio area parks or World Animal Foundation's Earth & Animal Center and Dog Park for pack hikes and canine social events. Don't have a dog, walk one of ours! Signup to receive information by email on dates, locations and additional details.

March in the Woollybear Parade on October 10, 2021 in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce will be awarding Woollybear Awards to parade units that follow the Woollybear theme criteria. The best theme units will win: 1st place $300, 2nd place $150 and 3rd place $50. Plaques and bragging rights will also be awarded for the year.

The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce, partnering with FOX 8 Cleveland, is pleased to announce that the 2021 Woollybear Festival will be held Sunday, October 10th in Vermilion, Ohio. The Vermilion Fox 8 Woollybear Festival is the largest one day festival in the state of Ohio. Be a part of the fun as the annual Woollybear Parade & Festival takes over Vermilion, Ohio. The festival is held every year around October on a Sunday on which the Cleveland Browns have an away game.

World Animal Foundation Litter Cleanup Crew Volunteers meet once a month at Vermilion, Ohio area parks, cemeteries, and other public properties to cleanup litter. Friendly dogs are always welcome. You may also organize your own litter cleanup with friends and family and borrow our cleanup equipment.

Main Street Beach Yoga in Vermilion takes place May 31, 2021 to September 6, 2021 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:30 am to 9:30 am. Sunset Beach Yoga at Sherod Park in Vermilion takes place June 2, 2021 to September 1, 2021 on Wednesdays from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Full Moon Yoga at Sherod Park in Vermilion takes place Thursday, June 24; Friday, July 23; and Sunday, August 22, 2021.

The 8th Annual Cause 4 Paws will be held Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Pat O'Brien Chevrolet in Vermilion, Ohio from 9 am to 2 pm. A rain date is scheduled for the following Sunday, September 19th. This event and all proceeds will benefit Partners With Paws of Lorain County, Inc. as they financially assist over 25 animal rescue groups in and around Lorain County, Ohio. The event will feature a cruise-in, pet adoptions, music.

Yoga in the Park takes place at Vermilion River Reservation Bacon Woods Amphitheater on Wednesdays from 6 pm to 7 pm. Join Cindy, from Amherst HealthPlex, for a seated yoga class held in the beautiful Bacon Woods Amphitheater. This hour-long, outdoor class is ideal for beginners or someone who just wants to get out, stretch, and breathe among the oak trees.

All Washed Up, Vermilion’s Driftwood Art Contest, will return this summer! Participants of all ages will display their creations made of driftwood and other washed up items collected from the shores of Lake Erie. All Washed Up: Vermilion 's Driftwood Art Contest, hosted by Main Street Vermilion, will take place Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 8 am to 3 pm.

Chalk it Up! returns this summer on August 7, 2021 throughout Vermilion. Main Street Vermilion is looking forward to the return of Chalk it Up!, a display of beautiful chalk creations by local artists. Visit closer to summer for complete details on how you can participate as an artist or simply enjoy as a spectator. Watch as the roads and walks in Vermilion fill up with bright chalk drawings.