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Grandma's Attic Garage & Garden Mini-Sale by Brownhelm Historical Association takes place at 1950 North Ridge Road in Vermilion, Ohio on Friday, April 23, 2021 from 10 am to 3 pm. Come on by the Historic Brownhelm School for a safe, socially distanced (hopefully outdoor) mini-sale featuring items for your garage and garden! All items have been donated. There are always treasurers to be found.

The spring season has arrived, offering many opportunities for Vermilion residents and visitors to help protect young wildlife. Each year, Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife offers this simple advice: enjoy wildlife from a distance and leave young animals alone. Wild animals are born to live their lives in the wild.

Environmentalism is an integration of the ideology and philosophy of protecting the health of the environment and the social movement resulting from it. Issues such as conservation, preservation, ecosystem restoration, and improvement of the natural environment are foremost on the agenda of environmentalists. Concerns and threats involving the Earth's biodiversity and ecology feature at the top.

Fruit trees can offer more return on effort than anything else in the garden. A single apple tree can produce up to 500 apples each season. Several fruit trees can offer 8 months of fruit for your family. Growing your own fruit saves you money, and ensures your fruit isn't laced with toxic chemicals.

Gardens yield tasty and healthful produce three out of four seasons a year. Examples of the many types of produce you can grow in your home or community garden include: fresh sweet corn, tomatoes, potatoes, sweet potatoes, lima beans, green beans, watermelons, pumpkins, cantaloupes, peppers, carrots, squash, zucchini, broccoli, herbs.

2021 3rd Thursday Music, Flowers & A Sunset offers free live music brought to you by Vermilion Chamber of Commerce in downtown Vermilion May 20th, June 17th, July 15th, August 19th, and September 16th. Stroll the sidewalks and browse the shops while listening to many wonderful genre’s of music from 6 pm to sunset. Thursday, May 20, 2021 6 pm - 8 pm.

The 2021 Vermilion Farmers Market is back and will run on Saturdays, July 3 through August 28, in Victory Park. Hours are 10 am to 2 pm. There’s plenty of free parking next to and near the Market. Within easy walking distance are plenty of shops and restaurants to enjoy, and just a few blocks north is Main Street Beach and one of the best views of Lake Erie anywhere. Fresh seasonal produce, herbs and flowers.

The Vermilion Arts Guild hosts seasonal shows featuring artwork that reflect the season. This year, the Arts Guild is hoping to bring back opening receptions to kick off each show. 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.

Each year Vermilion celebrates the summer with free outdoor concerts from 7 pm to 8:30 pm every Sunday July through August. Concerts are sponsored by the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce and held at beautiful Victory Park in historic downtown Vermilion (Rt. 60/Main and Ohio Street on the Village Green.) Bring your chair or blanket and listen to the music which changes weekly.

The Postcard Project features 15 big and beautiful, mural-sized recreations of vintage postcards that record local history and the nostalgic scenes that depict Vermilion as a long-time vacation destination. Enjoy a day downtown and all around Vermilion and see the award-winning Postcard Project for yourself. Stop in at Main Street Vermilion first.

Nothing is more iconic to the local landscape than the Vermilion Lighthouse, which looks out over Lake Erie at the foot of Main Street. There's a rich, deep history to this marvelous structure. A dedicated, ongoing effort seeks to preserve it for generations to come. Main Street Vermilion's Lighthouse Preservation Committee is dedicated.

Many gardeners grow perennial plants and flowers, enjoying their ornamental beauty year after year. But did you know there are a variety of perennial vegetables that can also be planted once and enjoyed for years to come? They are also among the healthiest veggies and are an inexpensive.