An August- August – IT IS ALL ABOUT THE LAKE

August 6, 2009 at 9:21 pm Leave a comment

lighthouse reflectionPhoto Mark Teleha

Lorain Lighthouse Tours
August 7th and 14th
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased in advance. Call the Black River Historical Society at (440) 245-2563 M-F 10am-4:30p, or Sun 1-4:30pm.

Tours will depart from Riverside Park for regularly scheduled tours. During festivals, we’ll depart from both Riverside Park and Black River Landing. Ticket holders should arrive 15 minutes early. Those who need to purchase tickets the day of, please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure to check availability. Cash and checks are accepted.

Visit the Port of Lorain Foundation, Inc. for more information.
08-06-water-taxi photo Mike Challender

Black River Nature Tours – MORE DATES ADDED

Rick Novak, Executive Director, Lorain Port Authority

The Lorain Port Authority in partnership with the Lorain County Metro Parks announces the BLACK RIVER NATURE TOURS for 2009!
A variety of wildlife can be seen on the tours, including osprey, eagles, herons and deer. Lorain Port Authority staff and Lorain County MetroParks naturalists will provide information on wildlife, flora and fauna, and landmarks of interest during the cruises.

The shuttle departs Wednesdays and Thursdays in June, July and August at approximately 6:30pm from the Black River Landing dock located near the International Flagpoles. Please arrive 15 minutes early to ensure an on-time departure.

Friday evening tours will also be running – no naturalist will be available.

Parking is available throughout the festival site.

Please contact the Lorain Port Authority at (440) 204-2273 for $12 tickets and reservations. Passengers must be at least 30 lbs to come onboard.

Private tours may be booked by calling the Lorain Port Authority at (440) 204-2273.

Bring your cameras and binoculars to enjoy the sights!

Do the Right Thing: Back to School Picnic _ August 15th

Cel Rivera, Police Chief, City of Lorain

The Do the Right Thing: Back to School Picnic will be held on August 15, 2009 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Black River Landing.
There will be plenty of fun activities at the picnic including food, entertainment, and school supplies.

This event is sponsored by the following:
Lorain City Schools,
Lorain Police Department,
The Morning Journal,
Fligner’s Food Market,
Lorain County Community College,
Lorain Police Auxiliary, and
United Steelworkers of America Local 1104, 1104-1 and 2354.


August 22nd at 7:00 pm. CLEVELAND POPS

Cleveland Pops ConcertAugust 22, 7pm
Lakeview Park

Lorain County Metro Parks, the City of Lorain and the Morning Journal are excited to announce that the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, under the direction of Carl Topilow, are performing on Lakeview Beach August 22 at 7pm. The concert is free so bring a blanket or chair and end the summer on a high note!

The Cleveland Pops Orchestra has delighted audiences since 1995 with popular contemporary American music that appeals to all musical tastes. They recently made their debut on national television as they were featured in Smuckers Presents Hot Ice, Cool Sounds on NBC on Christmas Day. The Cleveland Pops Orchestra has a wide collection of songs that include Broadway show tunes, movie scores, jazz, big band and swing songs. It will be an entertaining and exciting concert for all ages to enjoy!

Enjoy a magical evening with the Cleveland Pops Orchestra on Lakeview Beach. The concert is free and isa fun and engaging experience for all ages! Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the music and the sunset. Call (440) 458-5121 for more information

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