Thursday, December 1, 2011

Lake County Holiday Happenings Tour - the main course

What if Christmas doesn't come from a store.  What if Christmas; perhaps means a little bit more.  These two lines from the classic Grinch story continue to be the theme as we look at some more family friendly holiday events that are free, unique or both. 

The Twelve Days of Winter Game -     December thru January 1, 2012       Penitentiary Glen
Take a turn, move along the life-sized game boards and discover through interactive play the many things that nature gives us in winter.  The exhibit is free and opens at noon daily. Special free activities are held on Saturday afternoons from 1-3pm.   For more information visit

Home for the Holidays -   December 1-2-3     Lake County History Center
Beautifully decorated in Victorian splendor, visitors may view the trimmings or make a purchase from the local crafters on site.  For more information call 440-639-2945

Spirit of the Season -  December 3      Veteran's Park  1 Liberty Street  Painesville
A parade begins this day of events.  Santa will visit and many holiday themed activities will be available for families young and old.  For more information visit

Downtown Willoughby Holiday Stroll and Tree Lighting     December 1-3
Stroll the downtown business district, visit the new welcome center, or sample the offerings from many local eateries.  For more information call 440-970-9644.

Wildwood Singers Holiday Performance -  December 9    Mentor Senior Center
This free concert will feature many of your favorite holiday classics.  For more information call 440-974-5735.

Serving up good will with Holiday Happenings - the dessert is our final installment.  Check back in a week for more family friendly holiday events.

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