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2014 Events • official results

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Concerts & More at the Glen: An Evening Entertainment Series
Enjoy an evening surrounded by nature at Penitentiary Glen Reservation’s outdoor amphitheater. Bring a lawn chair. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase. Indoor facilities are available in case of inclement weather. Alcoholic beverages permitted on site for this concert.
Free admission. No registration necessary.

Concert: Boy = Girl (Paul Kovac & Jen Maurer)
Bluegrass to traditional Americana music
Friday, September 19 • 7 to 8:30 pm


Corn Maze
Lake Metroparks Farmpark
Open through October 19, 2014, Tuesday through Sunday • 11 am to 4 pm
Farmpark admission applies

The corn is growing tall at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, creating the perfect setting to explore the three-acre corn maze. How’s your sense of direction? Here’s a chance to test your skill as you “walk the stalk” through multiple twists and turns in the three-acre corn maze at Lake Metroparks Farmpark. To help guide you along the way, trivia questions are posted throughout the maze. Only the correct answer will help you proceed to the correct path.
Farmpark admission applies.


Fall Art Show

Nature from Three Perspectives
Penitentiary Glen Reservation
Open through October 12, 2014 • FREE • 9 am to 5 pm

Discover the nature of art from a feminine perspective in this multi-media show featuring Jaymi Zents, Britta Franz and Lisa Ruschman; three talented local artists, each with her own unique interpretation of the world around us. This show is a journey of creative expression you won’t want to miss.


Fall Harvest Weekends
Lake Metroparks Farmpark • 9 am to 5 pm
Farmpark admission applies

September 20 & 21 Antique Tractor Show
September 27 & 28 Music Weekend
October  4 & 5 Apples
October 11 & 12, 18 & 19 Corn & Pumpkins


Lessons Learned…the Legacy of the Passenger Pigeon
Penitentiary Glen Reservation
September 28, 2014 • Noon to 4 pm

Can you imagine a flock of a million birds, darkening the sky for days? This September marks the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon. Join us for a free afternoon of family-friendly activities that celebrate the legacy of this bird.


Barnyard BBQ Bash
Lake Metroparks Farmpark
October 4, 2014 • 5 to 9 pm
Fundraiser for the education programs at Lake Metroparks Farmpark
Tickets required


Autumn Open House
Penitentiary Glen Reservation
October 5, 2014 • FREE • Noon to 4 pm

Enjoy the sights, smells and tastes of autumn in Northeast Ohio. Journey through fall colors on miniature steam trains, 1 to 3 pm weather permitting, get creative with a craft, learn how wildlife prepares for the coming season and hike one of the many park trails. The Nature Store will be open.


Halloween Hayrides
SOLD OUT


Magical Whooloween

SOLD OUT


The Wild Days of Winter Game - A Taste of Nature
Penitentiary Glen Reservation
November 22, 2014 through January 4, 2015 • FREE • Noon to 5 pm
Open Christmas Eve noon to 3 pm; closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Play along on the magical indoor winter wonderland at Penitentiary Glen Reservation. Get in the action of The Wild Days of Winter on a life-sized game board. Take a turn and move along from space to space, and discover through interactive play the many things that nature gives to us in winter. Activity pages, crafts, refreshments available. Snowshoe rentals weather permitting. Visit the Nature Store for all your holiday shopping needs.


Dryland Sled Dog Challenge
DATE CHANGE
Saturday & Sunday, November 22 & 23, 2014
Lake Metroparks Farmpark

The Dryland Sled Dog Challenge features a sanctioned race with prizes awarded in each category. Join mushers and their teams from the United States and Canada as they compete for the best time over a two-mile course. Enjoy the excitement of dogs and humans working together. Take time to meet the dogs and handlers and discover this exhilarating sport open to all breeds of dogs. Regular Farmpark admission applies.

Click here for information about the Trailbreakers Sled Dog Club of Ohio and the Dryland Sled Dog Challenge or call 440-645-3483 or 440-256-2122 x3063.


Farmpark Toy Workshop
November 28 through 30 • 11 am to 3 pm

Children (ages 2 through 11) select from a wall full of wooden toys the one they want to build and sit down with one of Santa’s elves to put the toy together, complete with drills, power screwdrivers, and of course hammer and nails. The children then paint and glitter their new toy. Regular Farmpark admission applies.


Country Lights
Lake Metroparks Farmpark
November 28, 29, 30 and December 3 through 23, 2014 • 5 to 9 pm
$10 per person ages 2 and older (when purchased in advance*)

Build a wooden toy in Santa’s Workshop, enjoy a wagon ride through thousands of lights; visit Santa in his sleigh, wander through model train and old fashioned toy displays; visit with Farmpark animals, and enjoy special presentations. Dinner and snacks available in the Café; no reservations required.
*Tickets must be purchased in advance; tickets sales begin November 7 for Lake County residents and Farmpark members (joined on/before 10/31/14). Out-of-county visitors may order beginning November 12.


Farmpark Toy Workshop
December 26 through 30 • 11 am to 3 pm
December 31 • 11 am to 2:30 pm

Children (ages 2 through 11) select from a wall full of wooden toys the one they want to build and sit down with one of Santa’s elves to put the toy together, complete with drills, power screwdrivers, and of course hammer and nails. The children then paint and glitter their new toy. Regular Farmpark admission applies.

Official results

22nd annual Lighthouse Triathlon / Paddle Triathlon official results

Lake Metroparks 2014 Northcoast Senior Games official results

 

 
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