Board of Public Affairs Minutes MISSION STATEMENT It is the mission of the Village of Marblehead to provide fair and accessible government to its residents, to provide beneficial services within the scope of the budget, to enhance the quality of life in the Village through beautification programs, and to ensure that residents and visitors alike continue to experience a safe and enjoyable environment. VanKirk called the meeting to order in the meeting room of the Fire Station at 7:
Recreational boating of every kind, jet skis, canoeing, and sail boats adorn the Vermilion harbor, where ship building was once the major industry.
On summer nights, residents and visitors congregate on the large deck at Main Street Beach to watch boats sail back and forth in front of the beautiful Lake Erie sunset and enjoy the Mystic Belle, a small paddle wheeler, offering rides on the Vermilion River.
Musicians entertain in numerous outdoor locations in the downtown area. Art galleries offer continuously changing exhibits. Vermilion is home to two golf courses, a history museum, cooking school, lighthouse and a vineyard. Located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, the area offers all the calm and relaxation of a coastal vacation as well as many exciting and diverse amusements to please the whole family.
From amusement parks, to museums, to watersports, to natural areas and more - everyone will find a great reason to Explore the Shore Next Door! Our 16 block Historic Downtown Vermilion serves as the Central Business District CBDwhich consists of City Administration Offices and Municipal Court, many retail businesses, professional offices, waterfront restaurants, marinas, and cultural entertainment and activities.
The City of Vermilion is located just 35 miles west of Cleveland with world class cultural activities and within close proximity of InterstateState Route 2, US Route 6, State Route 60, State Routeand rail, water, and air transportation.
Cedar Point, the most popular tourist destination in Ohio, is only minutes away to the west and ferry services provide hi-speed passenger service to Kelleys Island and Put-in-Bay. Just outside Vermilion you'll discover gently rolling hills of picturesque countryside.
The area is known for its many orchards, wineries, alpaca farms and roadside fruit and vegetable stands. The Woollybear Festival is a one-day gathering that draws overvisitors to our city and includes the longest parade in Ohio.
The Festival of the Fish, held each June, is a three-day event drawing visitors to take part in our celebration of the sea. Third Thursdays provide an array of live music for your listening enjoyment in several different locations throughout town.
The Vermilion Farmers Market offers locally grown produce and products, local cottage industry products, art, and local crafted items. Watch as the roads and walks along Vermilion's Main Street fill up with bright chalk drawings created by local artistic talent at Chalk it Up!
Outdoor movies and concerts are offered all summer long. Christmas in July celebrates winter in summer with Santa arriving by riverboat. Santa returns by way of the Christmas tree ship, Vermilion's re-enactment of the Rousse Simmons, in December.
Celebrate Pioneer Days with food, an open fire, crafts, demonstrations, music entertainment, and touring the historic Benjamin Bacon Homestead of The Annual Vermilion Ice-A-Fair is a day-long winter event for the entire family filled with glistening sculptures, ice carving demos and more!
Art shows are planned throughout the year. The area's largest vineyard and winery is located on Vermilion's South Side. Walk through the original settler Benjamin Bacon's house, built in The museum features themes of daily living and puts an emphasis on the community life, including the profound effect the railroad had on the economy and on people's lives.
The Vermilion Area Archival Society stores and indexes archival materials for research from the Vermilion area and provides assistance, as well as monthly programs, regarding the history and records of the area.
The Arts Guild features rotating exhibits of a new Artist of the Month, as well as special art shows and events. A wealth of art galleries abound in the Harbour Town district. The Vermilion Opera House, built in in the Vermilion Town Hall, is being restored to house a premier performing arts center featuring high quality touring performers, local theater, music and community events.
Ritter Public Library, which is the jewel of our community, provides cultural events, plays, speakers, book clubs, and educational programs to all levels of our community. Meeting and housing space is provided for the many non-profit activities and events in town.
Vermilion Ohio Community Events Calendar Experience Our Village Harbour Town is home to dozens of retail shops, restaurants, professional businesses, marinas, accommodations and tourist activities.
Visit Harbour Town by car or boat. Downtown public docks are within walking distance of a museum, dozens of boutiques, art galleries and fine dining. Harbour Town is also home to a beach and several parks.
Enjoy the sandy beach, recreational boating of every kind, jet skis, canoeing, sailing and more where ship building was once the major industry. Harbour Town features events and entertainment throughout the year including sidewalk entertainment, artists, grand parades, festivals and bazaars.
Summer months feature outside music and movies and weekly events. Winter offers an array of holiday activities and fabulous shopping bargains. It doesn't get any better for rail buffs than Vermilion's historic downtown, with at least 5 trains racing through town every hour.
The railroad action in Vermilion is virtually non-stop, and no other railroad town offers a more beautiful location in a picturesque town on the shores of Lake Erie.History.
Mosquito Lake State Park lies in Bazetta and Mecca townships in the center of Trumbull County. In , the Connecticut Land Company offered for sale a 17,acre tract of land named Bazetta Township. The Jet Express Ferry Boat offers late night service to and from the Lake Erie Islands of Put-in-Bay and Kellys Island and Cedar Point.
The Jet Express Ferry is the only ferry that operates late night and departs and drops off in downtown Put-in-Bay Ohio. History. Mosquito Lake State Park lies in Bazetta and Mecca townships in the center of Trumbull County.
In , the Connecticut Land Company offered for sale a 17,acre tract of land named Bazetta Township. Lake Erie Hotel, lake Erie Resort, Lake Erie Cottages.
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South Beach Resort Hotel & Cottages is located near the Lake Erie Islands, Cedar Point, Put In . Kelleys Island is located in the western basin of Lake Erie about four miles north of Marblehead and twelve miles from Sandusky on the Ohio mainland.
Nov 19, · The Cedar Cottage is the perfect place to stay for your getaway to Kelleys Island, Ohio. This beautiful newer 3-bedroom cottage is situated on 1/2 acre of wooded land with plenty of amenities.