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Lance Horwedel performs solo acoustic on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 6 pm to 9 pm at Paper Moon Vineyards in Vermilion, Ohio. Lance Horwedel has been a musician and performer for 32 years. He has performed in the bands Hipster, The End, Rumours, Dazey Chain and Legends of Rock. Influences include Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Joe Walsh, Black Sabbath, The Police, and good old CKLW am gold.

The 12th Annual Main Street Vermilion Ice-A-Fair is almost here! Visit downtown Vermilion on Saturday, February 1, 2020 for a day of fun, ice sculptures and more. The day begins with chocolate! Ritter Public Library’s open the doors to their 2020 Chocolate Festival at 10 am. Sample a wide variety delicious chocolate confections and vote for the next Chocolate Champion of Vermilion.

Join in the annual Winter Days festival at the Vermilion River Reservation. Winter Days, hosted by Lorain County Metro Parks, takes place on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 11 am to 3 pm at Vermilion River Reservation, 51211 North Ridge Road, Vermilion, Ohio. Enjoy all winter has to offer with activities including sleigh rides, ice carving demos, cooking demos and more.

Professional Home Business Show is coming to German's Villa in Vermilion, Ohio on Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 10 am to 3 pm. Enjoy a Sunday afternoon with your family and friends while shopping your favorite home vendors, including: Scentsy, Paparazzi, Pampered Chef, Chalk Couture, Perfectly Posh, Ceramics, Tastefully Simple, Younique, Norwex.

Time to dig out your best chocolate recipe! Friends of Ritter Public Library's annual Chocolate Festival is Saturday, February 1 during Vermilion's Ice-A-Fair. The public is invited to sample delicious homemade treats for just 50 cents a taste, then vote for their favorite and help crown the new Chocolate Champion.

Enjoy a movie matinee without driving out of town - every first Monday of the month. Ritter Public Library introduces a new movie every first Monday. A specially selected movie will be screened at 1 pm in the Community Room – a blockbuster, classic, even a documentary. Check the calendar for titles at

Erie Shore Watercross Tour Championship, hosted by Erie Shore Watercross Tour and Erie Shore Wave Runners, will take place on Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 11 am to 6 pm in Vermilion, Ohio. This will be free to spectators from Main Street Beach and outside the safe coast zone in the water. Launching in Summer 2020, the Erie Shore Watercross Tour will test riders.

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.

Dollar Tree will be opening in Vermilion, Ohio in January at 4723 Liberty Avenue in South Shore Plaza. Dollar Tree is a national company with thousands of stores located in shopping centers and malls in all 48 contiguous states. Dollar Tree specializes in offering customers products they need at extreme values. Every single item is only $1 (or less).

Second Harvest is the regional nonprofit committed to fighting hunger. Working together with a vast network to acquire, gather, and distribute nutritious food, Second Harvest helps feed tens of thousands of people throughout Lorain, Erie, Huron and Crawford counties. For every $1 donated Second Harvest can provide 5 meals to those at risk for hunger.

Spend time with your local Natural Resources Officer and learn about safe boating while taking an Ohio Boating Education Course. Winter is the perfect time to take a boating course so that you are prepared to hit the water this spring. Anyone born on or after January 1, of 1982, is required to take a boating course, and for those that aren’t mandated it is a great opportunity to learn.

Literature Through the Ages: Women in Fiction takes place on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 from 7 pm to 8 pm in the Endowment Room at Ritter Library. The novels of Alcott, Austen, Bronte, Woolf, and Morrison -to name a few- have endured, maintaining their role as canon in the world of fiction. As modern publishing has changed, and the amount of authors being published today increase expentially.