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December 2014

Pet Photos with Santa

Sandusky Mall - Center Court, 4314 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky

419.626.8574 ext. 121

Dec 2, 2014 - Dec 3, 2014; Dec 1, 2015

4-6 pm

Sandusky Mall welcomes all pet owners for a special photo session with Santa! All pets must be on a leash or in a carrier.

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Family Fun Night

Ghostly Manor Thrill Center, 3319 Milan Rd. (US 250), Sandusky


Dec 3, 2014; Dec 10, 2014; Dec 17, 2014

4-8 pm

Enjoy the indoor playground, bounce houses, and skating rink (with choice rental) for only $5. With each admission, receive 2 FREE slices of pizza and a pop. Expect a visit from Santa!

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Introduction to Aromatherapy

Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison St., Port Clinton


Dec 3, 2014

6:30-8 pm


Learn an introduction to Aromatherapy and enjoy a night of scents. Linda Green, certified herbalist and aromatherapist, will teach the history, uses and contraindications of 12 essential oils. She will explain carrier oils and give a demonstration on blending as well as give ideas for making holiday gifts with essential oils. Each person will have the opportunity to make a one-ounce blend to take home. Registration is required.

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Jazz Night

Slater's Madison Street Pub, 111 Madison St., Port Clinton


Dec 3, 2014; Dec 10, 2014; Dec 17, 2014; Dec 24, 2014; Dec 31, 2014

7-10 pm

Wine, pasta, and live jazz music featuring the Bob Smik Trio and special guests.

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Wonderful Watercolors

Osborn MetroPark - Frost Center, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron.


Dec 3, 2014

9:30 am-12:30 pm

$60/person (four-week session), $15/person (one session)

Learn to paint watercolors following step-by-step directions and demonstrations by instructor Clela Stelnicki. Please register by calling Clela at 440.371.5637 or send an email to A supply list will be provided by the instructor.

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Christmas Dinners at Spiegel Grove

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont


Dec 4, 2014; Dec 6, 2014; Dec 3, 2015 - Dec 5, 2015

6:30-10 pm

$250/person ($175 is tax deductible)

Enjoy an enchanted holiday dining experience in the home of a U.S. President. This elegant evening features a six-course Victorian feast modeled on State Dinners served during the administration of 19th President Rutherford B. Hayes. Guests are treated to a horse-drawn carriage ride, costumed staff, period entertainment, and more.

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Gingerbread Making Class

Culinary Vegetable Institute, 12304 SR 13, Milan


Dec 4, 2014

6:30 pm


Chefs will teach mixing, baking, sheeting, icing and decorating. Guests will learn the difference between gingerbread cake and cookies along with baking techniques such as textures, rising, and crumbling. Reservations are required.

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The Listening Room Local at The Loft

The Loft at Cielo Grande, 117 Madison St., Port Clinton


Dec 4, 2014; Dec 11, 2014; Dec 18, 2014

7 pm

Free with two-drink or one-tapas plate purchase

Enjoy amazing tapas, great drinks, and some of northern Ohio's best singer-songwriters in a listening room environment. There will be special guests each week!

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A Night of Comedy

Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky


Dec 5, 2014

8 pm


Featuring Johnny Dam with headliner David Kaye.

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First Friday Fundraiser

Tre Sorelle Cioccolato, 634 Columbus Ave., Sandusky


Dec 5, 2014

10 am-5 pm

The first Friday of each month will be dedicated to the community. 10% of the sales on the first Friday will be split between a school and a community organization. Dec 5: Sandusky/CASA.

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