08/02 – 08/03
Vintage Ohio Wine Festival
1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lake Metroparks Farmpark
The most acclaimed summer wine and food festival festival between the Appalachians and Rockies will be celebrating its 19th anniversary. Annually, over 30,000 wine and food lovers travel to the beautiful gounds of the Lake Metroparks Farmpark in Kirtland, Ohio to taste exceptional regional wines, learn a little, sample an incredible range of fine cuisine and enjoy the area’s best musical talent. Three stages will feature jazz, reggae, oldies and light rock from the time the doors open through the last hour.
Gate price is $30, advance tickets are $25
For more info: 800-227-6972 or www.ohiowines.org
Northeast Running Cross Country 3 Part Series
Penitentiary Glen Reservation
A 3 part cross country series. 5K race and a 1 mile fun run. First 3 Tuesdays in August.
08/09 – 08/10
5:00 pm – 10:00 am
Civic Center Amphitheater
You don’t have to travel far to get a real feel for camping! You bring the tents and we will supply the food and fun! Check in and tent set up begins at 5:00 pm on Friday. We roast hot dogs, make a craft, go swimming and even watch a movie before its lights out!
Willoughby Hills Flea Market
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Campbell Park (Behind City Hall)
FREE ADMISSION! FREE PARKING!!
Lots of Vendors – With Large Variety of Items! Antiques, collectibles, furniture, books, plants, crafts, clothing, toys, appliances and more! Come Find Your Treasures!
Rain date: Sunday, August 11th)
Contact us if you are interested in becoming a vendor at: Recreation@WilloughbyHills-OH.gov
Lake County History Center Bags ‘n Bones
10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Lake County Historical Society
Rib Cookoff with Competition between local restaurants with trophies, and bragging rights. There will also be a rib cookoff between the Lake County Fire Fighters and the Lake County Police Department, with prizes and bragging rights. Cornhole Competitions with prizes. A family fun day event with “good eats,” and good fun. Sign your organization up early for these events.
See our first Responders Exhibt and other new exhibts
North East Running Cross Country Series Part 2
Penitentiary Glen Reservation
5K Cross country run and a 1 Mile fun run. Part 2 of a 3 part series
08/13 – 08/18
Lake County Fair
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Lake County Fairgrounds
August 13 – 18, 2013 Delighting residents each year for over 90 years. The six-day event features livestock, live entertainment, a midway of rides, and lots of fair food, just to name a few attractions. Including a parade, live entertainment, horse shows, tractor pulls, livestock sales and competition, midway rides, and a host of fair food vendors.
Chalk Art Contest
9:30 am – 11:00 am
Civic Center Park Bike Path
Mentor School District children are invited to share their artistic talents with the community at this contest. Prizes are awarded in four age groups: 5 – 7, 8 – 10, 11 – 12, and 13 – 16.
08/16 – 08/31
The 39 Steps
8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Rabbit Run Theater
A play by Patrick Barlow and John Buchan
A wild comedy based on Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller! The dashing Richard Hannay is pulled into a tale of intrigue after the authorities mistakenly accuse him of murder. He encounters over 150 characters, all of which are performed by three actors! Fast, funny and brilliantly conceived, you’ll find yourself guessing and laughing at every moment in The 39 Steps!
Last Stop Willoughby
8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Day opens at the Willoughby Outdoor Market. Downtown Willoughby’s Retail Merchants sidwalk sales open at 10:00am. Downtown Willoughby’s Restaurants serve outside 12:00pm-6:00pm for The Taste of Willoughby. Entertainment in the gazebo runs all day. Parade at 2:00pm. The Kidzone has arts, crafts and games. Day ends with a mover under the trees.
North East Running Cross Country Series Part 3
Penitenitary Glen Reservation
5K Cross country run and a 1 Mile Fun run. Part 3 of a 3 part series.
Skyhoundz World Qualifier
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Mentor Civic Center
Spend the day and watch top notch canine’s get their Frisbee on! This is an all day event
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Willoughby Hills Fire Department
Bring the entire family to see the fire trucks, ambulances, police vehicles, Service Department trucks, medical helicoptor, military vehicles and much more! There will be food and lots of fun for everyone!
08/24 – 08/25
Celtic Feis 2013
12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Old Firehouse Winery
“The Landing” Lakefront Market Place, adjacent to the Old Firehouse Winery. Northeast Ohio’s largest Scottish and Irish Festival, now in its 25th year. Entertainment, food & merchandise vendors. Music starts Sat & Sun at noon. Gate admission.
12th Mentor Cruise In
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mentor Civic Center Park
Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For pre-1988 vehicles. Vintage motorcycles & newer vehicles are welcome! Limited number of goodie bags & dash plaques for the cruisers. Free admission and parking. Day of Event phone number: (440) 255-100