Spend the holidays with The Little Mermaid

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Willoughby – The Fine Arts Association (FAA) invites families to spend the holidays with them for their production of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” The production opens Thanksgiving weekend, Friday, Nov. 24 and runs through Dec. 17, with performances on Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.

Garfield Garden Club

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The Garfield Garden Club of Mentor will meet Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 8125 Mentor Ave. in Mentor for a business meeting and lunch. The 1 p.m. program will feature Phyllis Mihalik of the Geauga County Extension Service speaking on composting for a garden. The program is open to the public. The group meets the third Tuesday of the month at Faith Lutheran Church, 8125 Mentor Ave. from September to June. For further information call 440-256-4505 or 440-255-6819.

Folk style songs and instruments

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WILLOUGHBY - The Women’s Committee of The Fine Arts Association will present “Folk-Style Songs & Instruments” Nov. 8. Bill Schilling will perform folk songs with unique instruments such as the banjitar, banjulele, dulcimer and more.

St. Gabe hosting craft boutique

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Concord Township – St. Gabriel School Parent Teacher Union is hosting its annual Christmas Craft Boutique Friday, Nov. 10, 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 11, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Come and experience vendors and the high quality of craftsmanship of over 100 inspired artisans. Get a head start on Christmas shopping with unique, one of a kind gifts. Admission is $3 for 18 and older. Students and veterans are free.
For more information, contact Denise Anzlovar at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Have a spooktacular time at Black Cat Ball

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MENTOR - The best costume party around returns Saturday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. at LaMalfa, 5783 Heisley Rd. in Mentor. The Black Cat Ball is a benefit for the Lake Humane Society. Anyone who enjoys a night of fun and costumes, all to help save lives, is invited to attend.

Oktoberfest comes to Painesville railroad museum

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PAINESVILLE -The Painesville Railroad Museum, 475 Railroad St., will host an Oktoberfest Oct. 14 with authentic German brats and krauts, German potato salad and beer. Hamburgers, hot dogs, pop and water will also be available.

Kids invited to enter art exhibit

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MENTOR – Ralph Waldo Emerson noted that “Every artist was first an amateur.” So, too, every amateur was first a child. In an effort to encourage and celebrate the artistic aspirations of children, Gallery One announces its Call for Entries for the Sixth Annual “Cold Nose - Warm Art™” kids’ art exhibit and competition.

Collectible toy show at Lakeland

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KIRTLAND - North East Ohio Collectible Toys will host the Antique Toys and Diecast Show Oct. 21 at Lakeland Community College, AFC Auxiliary Gym, 7700 Clocktower Dr., Kirtland.

Have a spooktacular time at Black Cat Ball

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MENTOR - The best costume party around returns Saturday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. at LaMalfa, 5783 Heisley Rd. in Mentor. The Black Cat Ball is a benefit for the Lake Humane Society. Anyone who enjoys a night of fun and costumes, all to help save lives, is invited to attend.