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Lorain Hospital once again was awarded an ‘A’ in the fall Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing the hospital’s achievements providing safer health care. This is the second time this year the nationally recognized rating organization has awarded Mercy Health – Lorain Hospital with an ‘A’ grade. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization.

One of the big community events done annually by the Vermilion Fire Company is Santa on the Fire Truck. Observing Covid-19 and safety protocols, this holiday season the children of Vermilion will still be able to see Santa drive through their neighborhood in a fire truck.

The Vermilion Arts Guild Holiday Show & Sale, hosted by Main Street Vermilion and Vermilion Arts Guild, runs from Saturday, November 7 through Sunday, December 20th at 685 Main Street in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. The Holiday Show & Sale is filled with great gift ideas as well as beautiful works that depict the season. Shop for original paintings, prints, photography, jewelry, pottery, textiles, cards.

The special red mailbox is out at Main Street Vermilion in downtown Vermilion and waiting to collect Christmas wishes. Letters and notes can be added anytime up until Christmas Eve when they will be mailed to the North Pole just in time for Santa to read them all! Letters To Santa Mailbox is hosted by Main Street Vermilion.

Kingston of Vermilion has created a fun holiday scavenger hunt around downtown Vermilion, in and out of the shops. You’ll learn a thing or two about a business, business owner or a little piece of Vermilion history while you’re having fun. Pick up your clues at Main Street Vermilion in downtown Vermilion.

The Vermilion Arts Guild will host last minute shopping days this holiday season. Original artwork, photography, jewelry, crafts, pottery, ornaments, cards and might be a last minute gift but it will be made by a local talent. The Vermilion Arts Guild: Last Minute Shopping Day takes place December 21, 11 am to December 23, 3 pm.

Light Up Vermilion, hosted by Main Street Vermilion, takes place Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 5 pm to 8 pm. Enjoy an evening of extended shopping hours and beautiful window displays, lights, decorations and frills. Our local business owners have created beautiful window displays for your enjoyment as you stroll around town. They want your vote, too!

Main Street Vermilion, in downtown Vermilion, is collecting games and activities that will bring Kingston of Vermilion residents some fun and enjoyment as they patiently isolate and miss their family and visits from the community. From now until December 19th, Main Street is collecting puzzles (300 pieces), adult coloring books, colored pencils, crossword puzzles, word search books.

Santa is coming to town! Social distancing Santa will be in the window of Encore Shoppe in downtown Vermilion on Sundays November 29th, December 6th, 13th & 20th from 2 pm to 4 pm. Encore Shoppe is located at 5487 Liberty Avenue in downtown Vermilion, Ohio.

Bacon House Museum Open House takes place on Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 1 pm to 3 pm at Vermilion River Reservation. Step back-in-time to the 19th century as you enjoy a self-guided tour of the historic Bacon House Museum! Information and kid-friendly activity sheets will be provided and Mill Hollow Staff will be present to answer your questions. Pre-register per 30 minute time block for tour.

Kingston The Lion's Birthday takes place at Kingston Residence of Vermilion on Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 3:30 pm to 5 pm, hosted by Kingston of Vermilion and Kingston Residence of Vermilion. Celebrate! It's Kingston the Lion's Birthday. Join Kingston Residence of Vermilion's parking lot for a cupcake! Enter to win a gift basket buy grabbing a free ticket on Eventbrite!

“Understanding Military Land Bounties, Pensions, and Service Records for the Revolutionary War” will be presented by Eric E. Johnson, military genealogist, author, and member of SAR. This presentation is sponsored by The Sons of the American Revolution, Firelands Bicentennial Chapter. The Public is invited to attend virtually or in person.