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Arts in the Park completes another year

05-08-2015 Hits:51

Arts in the Park completes another year

August 2-3 the Port Clinton Artists’ Club’s Art in the Park overtook Lakeview Park. Hundreds of people enjoyed arts, craft and food vendors over the weekend at the park. Awards were...

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Egret tree

04-08-2015 Hits:124

Egret tree

Egrets sitting in the trees along Salem Carroll Rd. in Oak Harbor close to sunset.

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Fishing on the up side

02-08-2015 Hits:180

Fishing on the up side

Doug and Lori Brown owners/partners at Channel Grove Marina with daughter Morgan Brown and friend Joe Strippoli caught these Walleye with Capt. Erik Bosley on Eye Hunter II.The 2015 Lake...

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Captain Howdy performing at Riverfront Live!

Captain Howdy — a two-man acoustic guitar show featuring Jerry Baum and Spencer Marugg of Port Clinton — will take the stage at Riverfront Live! at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The free summer concert series takes place weekly under the canopy on North Jefferson Street with the Portage River as a backdrop.
The Captain Howdy Show features iconic songs that most people know the words to, from popular classic and modern-day artists. Audiences of all ages find it easy to sing along and have fun. This acoustic guitar show covers favorite songs from bands such as Alice In Chains, Bad Company, Beatles, Bill Withers, Bob Dylan, Bob Seger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Eagles, Elvis Presley, Eric Clapton, Hank Williams Sr., Harry Chapin, Jackson Brown, Jeff Healey, John Denver, John Melloncamp, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Led Zeppelin, Matchbox 20, Neil Young, Paul Simon, Pink Floyd, Poison, Stone Temple Pilots, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Willie Nelson, Gordon Lightfoot, The Boxtops, Old Crow Medicine Show, Oasis and others.
Visit the Captain Howdy Facebook page or www.CaptainHowdyBand.com for info, performance announcements, videos and more.
The free Riverfront Live! Outdoor Summer Music Program is sponsored by Main Street Port Clinton.  For a complete schedule of performers for the 2012 season, visit www.historicportclinton.com

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Stone Laboratory welcomes new research coordinator

Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory recently hired Justin Chaffin, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Toledo, as its new research coordinator. He will manage on-site research, the Lab’s Research Experience for Undergraduates, and some of the laboratory renovations currently in progress, along with teaching classes and supporting the lab’s outreach and education efforts. Chaffin is also heavily involved in Stone Lab’s monitoring and research of harmful algal blooms and nutrient levels in Lake Erie, a topic he has focused on throughout his academic career.
“Justin will be coordinating the lion’s share of our research and the REU program here at the lab,” says Matt Thomas, Stone Laboratory manager. “He’ll also be our on-site limnologist, playing an instrumental part with the renovation of the analytical laboratory, and with HAB monitoring.”

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Wooden Boat Show, Art Festival coming to Lakeside

A collaborative effort blending the craftsmanship of the Lakeside Wooden Boat Society and the artistic expression of the Plein Air Art Festival will create one of Lakeside’s most unique weekends of the Chautauqua season from July 20-22.
This three-day event begins on Friday when plein air artists arrive at Lakeside to paint outdoor landscapes. The term “en plein air” means painting “in the open air.” The festival will host more than 30 plein air artists from across the Midwest. Guests are invited to watch them paint.
There will be opportunities to purchase artwork with the addition of the Open Air Gallery, located on the pedestrian walkway of Walnut Avenue, between Second and Third Streets in Lakeside. The Open Air Gallery will be open preceding the 8:15 p.m. Hoover Auditorium performance from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

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