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December 2015

Coats for Caring

Sandusky Mall, 4314 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky


Dec 5, 2015

11 am-2 pm

For the eighth year, BAS Broadcasting stations Mix 102.7 WCPZ, 1450 AM WLEC, and Coast Country 100.9 WMJK will be conducting the Coats For Caring drive at The Sandusky Mall. Along with VacationLand Federal Credit Union, the local stations will be taking coats, warm clothes, hats, and gloves for children and adults.

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Erie County Board of DD 7th Annual Santa's Workshop

Erie County Board of DD, 4405 Galloway Rd., Sandusky

Dec 5, 2015

9 am-12 pm

$5/adult, $3/senior and children 12 & under; children 3 years and under free

Enjoy fun, festive activities for all. Crafts, appearances by Santa Claus, cookies & stories with Mrs. Claus, door prizes, and annual forum information. Pancake breakfast with Santa sponsored by Sandusky Lions Club and Friends of DD.

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Firelands Musical Arts Series: "Young Artists from Cleveland Institute of Music"

Firelands Presbyterian Church, 2626 E. Harbor Rd. (SR 163), Port Clinton


Dec 5, 2015

7:30 pm

$15/person, students/children free

Amber Fasquelle, mezzo soprano and Andrew Rosenblum, piano. Sponsored by Roth & Bacon Attorneys at Law.

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Fremont Flea Market

Sandusky County Fairgrounds, 712 North St., Fremont


Dec 5, 2015 - Dec 6, 2015

Sat 9 am-4 pm, Sun 9 am-3 pm


Inside and outside vendors. Free admission and free parking.

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Holiday Kick-Off

Depot Park, 353 Ottawa St., Elmore


Dec 5, 2015; Dec 3, 2016

7:30 am-4 pm


Pancake breakfast, children's games and scavenger hunt, holiday craft vendors, children's crafts, story time with Mrs. Clause, free pictures with Santa, Bethel Church Hayrides with Christmas carol sing-along, and contests.

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Holiday Open House

Mon Ami Restaurant and Historic Winery, 3845 E. Wine Cellar Rd., Port Clinton


Dec 5, 2015

12-3 pm

Featuring a guest appearance by Santa and his elves. Children age 2-12 can build a Gingerbread House with the chefs from 10 am-2 pm ($5). Visit the wine shop and enjoy holiday beer and wine tasting in Jimmie's Bar.

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James Ranke Special Winter Show

Reel Bar, 461 Catawba Ave., Put-in-Bay


Dec 5, 2015

9 pm

Helping fight off cabin fever on the island with a special winter performance.

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Kids Gingerbread Workshop

Maritime Museum of Sandusky, 125 Meigs St., Sandusky


Dec 5, 2015

10-11 am & 1-2 pm


Get into the holiday spirit with this festive food workshop! Kids can choose to make an edible 'Mermaid Castle' or a 'Caribbean Hut' with a boat dock. Pre-registration required for both sessions.

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Lakeside Community Christmas Dinner

Wesley Lodge, 510 Central Ave., Lakeside

419.798.4461 ext. 0

Dec 5, 2015

5:30 pm

$20/adult, $8/child (age 5-12)

The evening will include a punch reception with a visit from Santa Claus at 5:30 pm, dinner buffet at 6:15 pm, and live entertainment with Port Clinton High School a capella group "Touch of Class" at 6:45 pm. Dinner will feature beef tenderloin, chicken Marsala, roasted red potatoes, green beans, dinner rolls, fruits, cheeses, bread pudding, coffee, water, and punch. A children's menu will include macaroni and cheese, chicken nuggets, and apple sauce. Reservations with payment are required by Dec 2.

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Let There be Peace

Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky


Dec 5, 2015

7:30 pm


Don't miss one of the region's most popular holiday traditions as the Terra Choral Society presents its annual holiday concerts with the Chamber Arts Orchestra and Strings Ensemble, special performances by the Broadway Performing Arts Center Dancers, Terra Ethnic Percussion Ensemble, and guest appearances by regional high school choirs/ensembles and the Sandusky Repertory Theatre Company.

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