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Community Calendar 2013 Preview

For your advance planning as you set up your 2013 calendar, the following is a listing of some Ottawa County and environs events for 2013. To list your events through 2013 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or stop in at The Beacon office.

Jan 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Jazz Night, Slater's Madison Street Pub, Port Clinton

Jan 3- 6; Jan 10-13

"Almost Maine", Playmakers Civic Theatre, Port Clinton,

Jan 3-31, Tues and Thurs

Open Public Shooting, Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton

Jan 12

Winter Bird Watching, Magee Marsh, Oak Harbor

Jan 17- 21 

Progressive Insurance Mid-America Boat Show, I-X Center, Cleveland

Jan 20

Annual Gun Show & Sportsman's Swap Meet, Oak Harbor Conservation Club,  Oak Harbor

Jan 25-27

Halfway to Phlocking, Mr. Ed's Bar/Commodore Perry, Port Clinton

Jan 31

Group Therapy art instruction , Keith A. Fleming, 132 E. Second St., Port Clinton


Feb 2

Mardi Paws 2013, Catawba Community Hall. Port Clinton

Feb 3

Firelands Musical Arts Series: "Operaholics", Firelands Presbyterian Church, Port Clinton

Feb 5-28, Tues and Thurs

Open Public Shooting, Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton

Feb 15- 16

Paul Sikes and Marion Grace, The Listening Room., Port Clinton

Feb 22

Firelands Musical Arts Series: "Graffe String Quartet", Firelands Presbyterian Church,  Port Clinton

Feb 28

Group Therapy art instruction , Keith A. Fleming, 132 E. Second St., Port Clinton


Mar 5-28, Tue and Thurs

Open Public Shooting, Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton

Mar 8- 9

Chris Cavanaugh Live!, The Listening Room, Port Clinton

Mar 14-17 and 21- 24

“High School Reunion”, Playmakers Civic Theatre, Port Clinton

Mar 17

Firelands Musical Arts Series: "Sax 4th Avenue", Firelands Presbyterian Church, Port Clinton

Mar 28

Group Therapy art instruction , Keith A. Fleming, 132 E. Second St., Port Clinton

Mar 30

Easter Egg Hunt, East Harbor State Park, Marblehead


Apr 2-30, Tues and Thurs

Open Public Shooting, Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton

April 6

Port Clinton Chamber of Commerce Spring Soiree 

Apr 13

Early Bird Party, The Village Pump, Kelleys Island

Apr 19-20

Mr. Ed's 7th Annual Pajama Party, Mr. Ed's Bar & Grille, Put-in-Bay

Apr 20

Welcome Back Fish Fry, Bag the Moon Saloon, Kelleys Island

Family Fishing Day, East Harbor State Park, Marblehead

Apr 21

Firelands Musical Arts Series: "The Kentucky Wonder String Band", Firelands Presbyterian Church, Port Clinton

Apr 25

Group Therapy art instruction , Keith A. Fleming, 132 E. Second St., Port Clinton

Apr 27

27th Annual Red Cross Golf Scramble, Oak Harbor Golf Club

Earth Day and Junior Ranger Jamboree, Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, Put-in-Bay

Lakeside Spring Cleanup Day, Lakeside Chautauqua, Lakeside

Apr 30

Family Fishing Day, East Harbor State Park Lockwood Shelter Pond, Marblehead


May 2-30, Tues and Thurs

Open Public Shooting, Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton

May 3

United Way golf scramble, CIC, Port Clinton

May 3- 12

Biggest Week in American Birding

May 3- 4

Put-in-Bay Spring Fling 15th Annual Customer Appreciation Weekend, Island Club, Put-in-Bay

May 4, 11, 18, 25

Songbird Banding and Migration Program, Black Swamp Bird Observatory, Oak Harbor

May 4-5

The Wizard of Oz, Port Clinton High School Performing Arts Center, Port Clinton

May 4

Derby Day, Various locations, Kelleys Island

May 7

Blessing of the Fleet, Fox's Dock, Downtown Put-in-Bay

May 8

Spring Senior Day, Camp Perry, Port Clinton

May 9-12, 16-19

"Harmony Romances", Playmakers Civic Theatre, Port Clinton

May 10-11

4th Annual Best of Ohio Cornhole Tournament, Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center, Put-in-Bay

May 11

International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD)

Black Swamp Bird Observatory, Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, and Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Oak Harbor

Cedar Point Amusement Park Opening Day, Sandusky

Lakeside Annual Plant Sale, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

May 12

Mother's Day Brunch, Wesley Lodge, Lakeside

May 16-19

19th Annual Lake Erie Walleye Fishing and Golfing Seminar Weekend, Commodore Perry Inn & Suites, Port Clinton

May 18

Firelands Musical Arts Series: "Knific Jazz", Firelands Presbyterian Church, Port Clinton

VFW 2480 Armed Forces Day Rockin Bluegrass Festival, VFW Memorial Park,  Port Clinton

Island Wide Garage Sale, Downtown Put-in-Bay

Victoria Weekend, Downtown Put-in-Bay

May 23-27

Port Clinton Walleye Festival, Water Works Park, Port Clinton 

May 24

Oak Harbor Chamber Golf Outing, Oak Harbor Golf Club, Oak Harbor

May 25-27

4th Annual Salute to the Troops, Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, , Put-in-Bay

May 25

Summer Opening Ceremony and Rhythmic Circus, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

May 27

Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies, Lakeside and Marblehead

May 26-Sept. 15

Drive-In Church, Mon Ami Historic Restaurant Parking Lot, Port Clinton

May 28

Opening day of Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society Museum, Marblehead

May 28-Aug. 30 Mon-Fri, June 8, 13, Aug. 10, Sept. 14, Oct. 12

Marblehead Lighthouse Tours,  Marblehead


Jun 1-30

The Amazing Grape Race, Wineries along the Lake Erie Shores & Islands Wine Trail 

Jun 2

Rally on the Rock, DeRivera Park, Downtown Put-in-Bay

Jun 5-Jul 24, Wed

Gibraltar Island Science & History Tour, Put-in-Bay

Jun 5

Ohio Bike Week "Dice" Run, Various locations, Kelleys Island 

Jun 6-Jul 25, Thurs

Stone Lab Guest Lecture Series, Put-in-Bay

Jun 6-10

Phlocking of the Phaithful, Mr. Ed's Bar, Put-in-Bay

June 8; Aug 23-24

Village Wide Garage Sale Days, Village of Oak Harbor 

Jun 7-9

106th Annual Mills Trophy Race, Put-in-Bay

Jun 7-9 

9th Annual South Bass Island Kayak Rendezvous, South Bass Island State Park, Put-in-Bay

Jun 8

5K Run/Walk in the Park, East Harbor State Park, Marblehead

Port Clinton Arts & Crafts Festival, Madison Street, Port Clinton

Jun 9

31st Annual 5K & 10K Walk/Run, Kelleys Island

Jun 10- Jul 23, Mon & Tues

South Bass Island Lighthouse Tours, Put-in-Bay

Jun 12-Jul 27, Wed & Sat

Aquatic Visitors Center Tours, Put-in-Bay

Jun 15, 2013

Dog Parade, DeRivera Park Gazebo, Downtown Put-in-Bay

Jun 16

Jose DeRivera Founder's Day, DeRivera Park, Downtown Put-in-Bay

Jun 18

Draw Me In, Ida Rupp Library, Port Clinton

Jun 21

Classic Car Show, Hotel Lakeside Lawn, Lakeside

Jun 22-23

Mulberry Creek Herb Fair,  Mulberry Creek Herb Farm,., Huron 

Jun 22

140th Chautauqua Season opening, Lakeside

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Two Man Group, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Farmer’s Market, Flat Iron Park, Oak Harbor

Return of the Mayfly, Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, Put-in-Bay

Jun 23

23rd Annual Chick Schaffner Memorial Golf Outing, Catawba Island Club, Port Clinton

Portage River Festival, Depot Park (Ory Park), Elmore

Jun 23-28

Arts on Erie, Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, Put-in-Bay

Jun 28-Jul 1

Put-in-Bay Pyrate Fest, DeRivera Park, Downtown Put-in-Bay

Jun 28-30

St. Joseph Catholic Church Summerfest, James Park, Marblehead

Jun 29

Amy Grant, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside


Jul 3

Independence Day Celebration, Riverbank in Downtown Oak Harbor

Jul 4

Put-in-Bay 4th of July Celebration. Naturalization and delayed enlistment ceremony , parade, United States Army Band Performance, reenactment of the laying of the cornerstone of Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, fireworks, Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, Put-in-Bay

Port Clinton Area 4th of July Celebration. Community Band concert , parade, ice cream social, fireworks

Children’s Bike Parade and 4th of July Parade, fireworks, Lakeside

Jul 5-6

East Harbor Independence Day Celebration, East Harbor State Park, Marblehead

Jul 5

Cirque Zooma Zooma, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Jul 6

Freedom Concert, Perry's Victory Visitor Center, Put-in-Bay

The Grass Roots, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Jul 7

3rd Annual 1-mile Walk to Remember with Compassionate Friends, East Harbor State Park, Marblehead

Amazing Kite Flight, Derby Pond/Waterworks Park, Port Clinton

Jul 8

The First Shot Ceremony, National Pistol and Rifle Matches, Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton

Jul 9-Aug 3 

National Marches, Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton

Jul 10

Lakeside Garden Tour, Lakeside

Jul 11

Sunset Cruise, Jet Express Boat Line, Port Clinton

I-LYA Power Boat Regatta, Put-in-Bay

Jul 12

The Texas Tenors, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Jul 13

The Spinners, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Nature and Nautical Sale, Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society Museum, Marblehead

Jul 13-14

7th Put-in-Bay Cup Soccer Challenge, McCann Field, Put-in-Bay

Jul 14

National Trophy Individual Pistol Match, Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton

Port Clinton Women's Club Arts & Crafts Festival, Lakeview Park,  Port Clinton

33rd Annual Racoon Run, Lakeside

Jul 15-21

Ottawa County Fair, Ottawa County Fairgrounds, Oak Harbor

Jul 16

Draw Me In Budding Artist Reception, Ida Rupp Public Library, Port Clinton

Jul 19

The American Red Cross Club Red Summer Gala, “Boogie Woogie Bugle Girls of Company Red”, Liberty Aviation Museum, Port Clinton

Christmas in July at the Bay, Downtown Put-in-Bay

Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign for Christmas in July, various locations

Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Jul 19-20

East Harbor Christmas in July, East Harbor State Park, Marblehead

Jul 19-21

Islandfest, parade and fireworks, Memorial Park, Kelleys Island 

Jul 20

The Ohio State University Alumni Band Concert, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Jul 21

Wooden Boat Show & Plein Air Art Festival, Hotel Lakeside Lawn and Dock, Lakeside

Jul 21- 25

I-LYA Junior Sail Regatta, Put-in-Bay

Jul 25

Lakeside Women's Club 58th Annual Tour of Homes, Lakeside

Jul 25-27

Lakeside Craft and Art Show, Lakeside

Jul 27

Farmer’s Market, Flat Iron Park, Oak Harbor

David Cassidy, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Jul 30

National Trophy Individual Rifle Match, Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton

Jul 31

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra Opening Night, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside


Aug 1

The National Trophy Rifle Team Match (NTT) is a National Trophy Match. 

Aug 1-4

I-LYA Senior Sailing Races, Put-in-Bay

Aug 1-2

Deepwater Sailing Races, Put-in-Bay

Aug 2

The Kingston Trio, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Senior Picnic at Lakeview Park, Port Clinton

National Trophy Infantry Team Match, Camp Perry Training Site, Port Clinton

Aug 3

Port Clinton Chamber of Commerce Car Show , downtown Port Clinton 

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra with Pointe of Departure Ballet, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Aug 3-4

Arts in the Park, Lakeview Park, Port Clinton

Aug 5-6

Kelly Miller Circus, Pavilion Park, Kelleys Island 

Aug 9

Barber Shop Quartets Concert, Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, Put-in-Bay

Aug 10

9th Annual Conservation Day, East Harbor State Park, Marblehead

The 5th Dimension featuring Florence LaRue, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Museum Auction, Niagara Event Center, Put-in-Bay

Barber Shop Quartets Concert , Middle Bass Town Hall, Middle Bass Island

Aug 13 

Roundhouse Bar Bartender Olympics, Roundhouse Bar, Put-in-Bay

Aug 16

Lockwood Bi-Centennial Weekend, East Harbor State Park, Marblehead

The Diamonds, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Aug 16-18

Appetite for the Arts, Liberty Aviation Museum, Port Clinton

Aug 17 

Gem Beach Rocks, Gem Beach, Catawba Island 

Kelleys Island Homecoming, parade, pet competition, Village Park, Kelleys Island 

Peach Social, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Marblehead

"Battle at the Bay" Volleyball Tournament, McCann Field, Put-in-Bay

Aug. 18

Holy Assumption Orthodox Church Halupki Festival, Marblehead

Aug 21

“Civil War Voices” musical, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Aug 23

Happy Birthday Commodore Perry!, Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, Put-in-Bay

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra Closing Night Concert, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside

Aug 24 

Farmer’s Market and Village-Wide Garage Sales, Oak Harbor

Lion’s Perch Festival, James Park, Marblehead

Lakeside Antique Show, Wesley Lodge, South Auditorium and Wo-Ho-Mis Lodge, Lakeside

Aug 25

5-Iron Classic Golf Tournament, Saunders Resort Golf Course, Put-in-Bay

Fledge to Pledge: A Bird Walk for Non-Birders, Magee Marsh, Oak Harbor

Aug 29-Sep 2

Tall Ships Challenge® Great Lakes 2013. Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the major military events of the War of 1812 that took place in the Great Lakes, Tall Ships will dock in the communities of Catawba Island, Port Clinton, Kelleys Island, Middle Bass Island, Put-in-Bay, and in several Canadian ports including Leamington, Kingsville, Amhurstburg, and Windsor. There will be a Tall Ship Bicentennial Parade on Sept 1 and a re-enactment of the Battle of Lake Erie featuring the Tall Ships on Sept 2. Various Locations in Ohio and Canada

Aug 30-Sep 10

Put-in-Bay Historical Weekends, Various Locations, Put-in-Bay

12-day celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie history, art and music, commemoration of Perry's naval victory and 200 years of peace among the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. A War of 1812 military encampment and 1,200 Boy Scouts camp at Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial.

Aug 31

The Regency Benefit Ball, Niagara Event Center, Put-in-Bay

Fireworks, Lakeside

The War of 1812 in Music and Dance, Perry's Victory Visitor Center, Put-in-Bay


Sep 1

Glacial Glimpses, Glacial Grooves, Kelleys Island 

Sep 2

Battle of Lake Erie-Bicentennial Celebration, Put-in-Bay. 

Lakeside VFD Spaghetti Dinner, Lakeside

Sep 3, 15, 16, 22, 23, 28, 30 

Auto Tour, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Oak Harbor

Sep 3

"The Battle of Lake Erie From All Perspectives", Perry's Victory Visitor Center, Put-in-Bay

Sep 3, 9

War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration, Various Locations, Put-in-Bay

Sep 4

"The Untold Stories and Myths About the War of 1812", Perry’s Victory Visitor Center, Put-in-Bay

Sep 5

"Tecumseh and the Native Americans in the War of 1812", Perry’s Victory Visitor Center, Put-in-Bay

Sep 6

"War of 1812 in Film", Perry’s Victory International Peace Memorial, Put-in-Bay

"Patriots in Petticoats and Civilians in the War of 1812", Perry’s Victory Visitor Center, Put-in-Bay

Sep 7

Harbor Illumination: Lights of Peace, Put-in-Bay

Treasure Island Day, Island-wide garage sale, Kelleys Island 

Art in the Park, DeRivera Park, Put-in-Bay

War of 1812 Grand Parade, Put-in-Bay

War of 1812 Fashion Show,  Put-in-Bay

Grub 'N Suds, Depot Park, Elmore

Sep 7-8

Revolution3 Triathlon, Cedar Point, Sandusky

Sep 8

Patriotic Music by Local Favorites, Put-in-Bay

Sep 9

Intergenerational War of 1812 History Day, Perry's Victory Visitor Center, Put-in-Bay

Schools and senior citizen centers are invited to visit and learn about the War of 1812.

Sep 10

Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial Ceremony, Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial, Put-in-Bay. The official ceremony commemorating the Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial Celebration on the actual anniversary date of the naval battle. Activities include a wreath lying at the actual battle site, the Battle of Lake Erie Commemoration Parade featuring the United States Navy, United States Sea Cadet Corps, Parks Canada re-enactors, and Native American, and First Nation representatives, regional marching bands and invited guests. The official commemoration ceremony will begin on the steps of the Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial following the parade. The official ceremony will include a military fly-over and the rendering of honors by the United States Navy personnel. The President of the United States, the Secretary of Navy, and foreign dignitaries have been invited as guest speakers. 

Sep  11

Port Clinton Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing 

Sep 13-Oct 27, Fri-Sun

HalloWeekends, Cedar Point, Sandusky 

Sep 14 

Kayak Poker Paddle, Kelleys Island State Park, Kelleys Island

New Years Eve at the Bay, Various locations, Put-in-Bay

Stone Lab Open House, Aquatic Visitor's Center, Put-in-Bay

Sep 15

Hike the Dikes: Butterflies, Magee Marsh Sportsmen's Migratory Bird Center, Oak Harbor

Sep 18-20

Put-in-Bay Road Races Reunion 5, Various Locations, Put-in-Bay

Sep 19-21 

Feathers and Foliage Bird Festival, Various locations, Kelleys Island 

Sep 19-22

Midwest Birding Symposium, Lakeside

Sep 21

5K at Put-in-Bay, The Boathouse, Put-in-Bay

Winefest, The Kelley's Island Wine Company, Kelleys Island

35th Annual Put-in-Bay Fire Department Clambake, Put-in-Bay Fire Station, Put-in-Bay

Peace Drum and Dance Festival, Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, Put-in-Bay

Half-way to St. Patty's Day at the Bay, Various locations, Put-in-Bay

Sep 28

Farmer’s Market, Flat Iron Park, Oak Harbor

Put-in-Bay Tailgate Weekend, Various Locations, Put-in-Bay


Oct 4-Oct 6 

Buckeye Island Hop, Aquatic Visitor's Center, 360 Bayview Ave., Put-in-Bay

Oct 4-5, 11-12

East Harbor Halloween Campout, East Harbor State Park, Marblehead

Oct 5

Island Wine Festival, DeRivera Park, Put-in-Bay

Port Clinton Senior Center Annual Chili & Soup Cook Off, Port Clinton

Oct. 12-13

Oak Harbor Apple Festival, parade, car show, downtown Oak Harbor

Oct 12

Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival, Lakeside Chautauqua and Marblehead Peninsula

Island Oktoberfest, DeRivera Park, Put-in-Bay

Oct 19 

"The Wake" at the Roundhouse, Roundhouse Bar, Put-in-Bay

OcTogaWeen, Various locations, Kelleys Island

Oct. 26

Port Clinton Chamber of Commerce Halloween Hoopla , downtown Port Clinton

Halloween at the Bay, various locations, Put-in-Bay 

Farmer’s Market, Flat Iron Park, Oak Harbor


Nov. 3

Port Clinton Senior Center 10th Annual Fall Big Dance, Port Clinton

Nov. 7

Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign kickoff breakfast, Port Clinton

Nov. 18

Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign begins, various Ottawa County locations

Nov. 20

Chicken Dinner, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Marblehead

Nov. 23

Ottawa County Stars Dance for CASA, Camp Perry Conference Center, Oak Harbor

Nov. 30

Jessica Schenk Turkey Chase 5k run/walk, Catawba Island Club, Port Clinton


Dec. 6 

Senior Resources Holiday Open House & Resource Fair, Riverview Health Care Campus, Oak Harbor

Dec 7

Olde Fashion Christmas, Adolphus Kraemer Park, Downtown Oak Harbor

The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting®, Children’s Memorial, Lakeview Park, Port Clinton

Lakeside Community Christmas Dinner, Lakeside

Port Clinton Chamber of Commerce Community Christmas, downtown Port Clinton 

Dec 9

Nate's Annual Breakfast with Santa Benefit, 1812 Food and Spirits/Rosie's Bar & Grill, Port Clinton

Dec 29 

Put-in-Bay Volunteer Fire Dept. 5 Alarm Texas Hold'em, Put-in-Bay Fire Dept, Put-in-Bay

Dec. 31

Walleye Madness, downtown Port Clinton

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