Sand Castles to Honey, this weekend find family fun in Lake County Ohio.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Lake County is pulling out all the stops with family fun for everyone. Starting with “The Ultimate Beach Party!”
HEADLANDS BEACH FEST
Date: Saturday, July 17, 2021
Location: 9601 Headlands Road, Mentor, OH
The “ultimate beach party” features all-day entertainment, hands-on activities, food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, and is highlighted by the Ohio Master Sand Competition.
MILK & HONEY WEEKEND
Dates: July 17-18, 2021
Location: Lake Farmpark
8800 Euclid Chardon Rd., Kirtland, OH 44094
Explore the world of milk and honey. Learn how milk becomes cheese, butter, or delicious ice cream and watch the production process with opportunities to sample some of the products from our dairy. Learn about bees and their role in pollination, how honey is harvested, and pollinator-friendly plants as well as how bees contribute to many products that we use in our daily lives. Demonstrations, garden tours, and sampling will continue throughout the weekend.
DADDY LONG LEGS – Rabbit Run Theater
Show Dates: June 25, 26, 27,
July 1, 2, 3, 8,,9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Rabbit Run Theater
5648 W. Chapel Rd., Madison, OH 44057
Based on the classic novel by Jean Webster, Daddy Longlegs is a heartwarming Cinderella story about a witty and winsome young woman and her mysterious benefactor. In the spirit of Jane Austen, The Brontë Sisters and “Downton Abbey”, this delightful musical features music and lyrics by Tony Award-nominated composer/lyricist, Paul Gordon (Jane Eyre), and Tony-winning librettist/director, John Caird (Les Misérables).
30TH ANNUAL WILLOUGHBY ARTSFEST
Date: Saturday, July 17, 2021
Time: 10am – 6pm
Location: Downtown Willoughby
The Willoughby ArtsFest is located in the heart of Historic Downtown Willoughby. Erie and Center Streets, Euclid Avenue, and Wes Point Park will be shut down and filled with artists.
EASTLAKE-WILLOUGHBY OFFSHORE GRAND PRIX
Dates: July 16-18, 2021
Location: The Chagrin Marine Marina
226 E Island Dr., Eastlake, OH
For more information visit Offshore Powerboat Association.
PIRATE OUT OF WATER AT FAIRPORT HARBOR – An Outdoor Art Exhibit
Dates: June 26 – September 19, 2021
Location: 3rd Street, Fairport Harbor 44077
The art exhibit will be on display from June 26 through September 19th along the streets in town featuring over 40 pirates. There will be plenty of photo ops, so bring your family, friends and children.
FAIRY DOORS: MAGICAL GARDEN GATEWAYS
Dates: The exhibit runs through August 29, 2021
Location: Holden Arboretum
9550 Sperry Rd. Kirtland, Ohio 44094
For more information and/or purchase tickets click here.
The Holden team worked with 22 regional artists to create woodland and garden creations for elusive fairies who chose the botanical garden and the arboretum as their summer home.
PAINESVILLE PARTY IN THE PARK LITE 2021
Date: July 17, 2021
Time: Noon – 11pm
Location: Painesville Square. Painesville, OH
For more information click here.
VISIT A LIGHTHOUSE
FAIRPORT HARBOR MARINE MUSEUM AND LIGHTHOUSE
The Lighthouse and Marine Museum will be open on Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays and all Legal Holidays from Memorial Day Weekend thru mid-September.
Public Hours are 1:00pm – 4:00pm.
Location” 129 Second St., Fairport Harbor, OH 44077
440.354.4825 | fairportharborlighthouse.org
Preservation fee charged and includes admission to museum, grounds and Lighthouse Tower.
Future Lake County events:
Wonderstruck – July 24-25, 2021
Kirtland Strawberry Festival – August 5-7, 2021
Vintage Ohio – August 6-7, 2021
Painesville Township Family Fun Day – August 28, 2021 (11am-4pm)
Article by: D. Rock, MyOhioFun.com
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Banner photo credit: Lake Metroparks
***Disclosure: I receive compensation from Rabbit Run Theater for promotion of their venue. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.***