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The 49th Annual Antiques, Collectibles & Artisan Show, a one day event, takes place on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 10 am to 5 pm in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. This original market event offers a selection of antiques, collectibles, vintage linens, a wide variety of beautiful jewelry, baked goods, homemade jarred items, and fresh from the farm produce.

Fireworks are meant to represent “bombs bursting in air”—and to dogs and cats, that’s exactly what they sound like. When animals hear the cracks and booms in the sky, many of them panic and jump over fences, break chains, or even break through glass windows in an effort to escape the terrifying sounds. Many animals who run in fear are never found.

Lake Erie water levels have reached an all-time high, beating records set in 1986 by a quarter-inch, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In May Lake Erie averaged 574.3 feet over sea level, which is about 30 inches above normal. Several months of wet weather, including a significant snowpack.

Vermilion Rotary is again sponsoring free Learn To Swim lessons for the youth of Vermilion, Ohio. Two sessions are scheduled at the Vermilion Community Pool. The dates are: June 10 - June 14 and July 8 - July 12. Registration forms are available at Vermilion City Hall.

The Festival of the Fish, with this year's them being Hawaiian Luau, will feature live entertainment, a parade, fireworks, a downtown festival, and contests June 14th through June 16th. The City of Vermilion celebrates the Festival of the Fish every year Father's Day weekend. Join in this celebration of the sea.

The monthly average water level on Lake Erie for 2019 is now nearing record levels set in May of 1986, according to the National Weather Service. This spring has brought very saturated conditions to much of the Great Lakes region. According to the US Army Corps of Engineers May report.

An area business owner has donated a unique and artistic stone wall and steps to Brownhelm Lakefront Park to provide easy access to the Lake shore. Bill Votruba, owner of BVC Erosion Control, was approved by the Brownhelm Township Board of Trustees to work on the base at the Brownhelm Lakefront Park.

An amendment to the Vermilion Golf Cart Ordinance passed a third reading at the Vermilion City Council meeting on October 1, 2018. The amendment adds motorized utility vehicles and side-by-sides to the ordinance, making them street legal if they are compliant with the State of Ohio’s requirements.

Move over L.A., Miami and Honolulu! 10 winners of USA Today's Best Coastal Small Town contest include Vermilion, Ohio. Each town, with a population of fewer than 25,000 people as of the last census, offers uncrowded, unpretentious and affordable seaside fun in small packages that prove bigger isn't always better.

Living by the beach is the ultimate dream for many Americans. In order to determine the best beach towns in America, WalletHub compared 205 cities across six key dimensions: 1) Affordability, 2) Weather, 3) Safety, 4) Economy, 5) Education & Health and 6) Quality of Life, splitting the sample.

The Lorain County Commissioners released a comprehensive Lakefront Connectivity Plan on May 2, 2018. Proposed development projects in several communities along Lorain County’s 23 miles of lakefront are detailed in the plan. Vermilion’s east entrance on Route 6 is the site of a proposed lakefront park.