Back from a week of visiting Christmas Markets in Europe, serving up good will with family friendly events that are unique and oftentimes free continues to be the goal. Here is another sampling of upcoming events that may pique your interest.
Concert Series - December 19 Painesville United Methodist Church 71 N. Park Place
A touch of jazz, a touch of festive cheer returns to Painesville this week. The Burning River Brass return with time honored carols and a Big Band Nutcracker in this holiday concert performance. For more information, call 440-354--3642 or visit www.pumconline.org.
Along the Tannenbaum Trail - Dec. 16&17 A Wine Trail Experience
Visit Northeastern Ohio Wineries in this event. You get a 16" Christmas Tree and decorate it along the way with wine themed ornaments. For more information, call 1-800-227-6972.
Visit Santa in his house - Wes Point Park - Downtown Willoughby
Santa will be coming to town on Wednesday thru Friday evenings 5-7:45p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 2-4:45p.m. Stop by and share in the moment as holiday wishes become known.
Gifts from the Heart of Nature - thru December 30 Holden Arboretum 9-5p.m.
The Corning Visitor Center is the site of this unique shopping experience. If shopping is not your main goal, you can always explore the wintery outdoors on the surrounding arboretum trails. For more information, visit www.holdenarb.org.
Menorah Lighthing - December 20 Mayfield Village GazeboMayfield Village will host its Menorah Lighting Ceremony at 7p.m. at the Menorah near the Gazebo. For more information, call 440-461-2210.