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Marblehead Peninsula Lions Club Perch Festival on August 23

The Marblehead Peninsula Lions Club in conjunction with the Danbury High School Athletic Boosters will be holding their 22nd Annual Perch Festival on August 23, at James Park from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  A parade will kick off the event at 10 a.m. The Firelands Physician Group will be sponsoring live music featuring the Third Degree Band.  Perch sandwiches and other local foods will be served.  Other attractions include:  craft vendors, flea market booths, car show, games, children's activities, and free Quarry tours will take place at 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 p.m.  The John Petz Magic Show which is scheduled at 12 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. and the St. Vincent's Life Flight landing at 2:30 p.m.  In addition, multiple raffle drawings as well as 50/50 raffles will be held all day with the grand prize drawing taking place at 4 p.m.

Fundraisers such as the Perch Fest enable us to provide for community members in need of eye examinations, glasses, reading assist machines, establishing a scholarship fund for a local graduating senior, and developing support and funding for many student programs.

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Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society

A huge thanks to Sue Hartman for revamping our website for the Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society marbleheadlighthouseohio.org.  Not only has she included updated information, calendars and photographs, but a PayPal feature has been added to accommodate monetary issues.  Now business, family and individual memberships, renewals, donations, and commemorative brick purchases can now be made via PayPal through the website.  We're so excited!

Karen Salzgeber
MLHS Secretary

 

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Desdemona’s Art Gallery has moved to historic Marblehead building

Desdemona’s Art Gallery is celebrating its grand re-opening on Friday, July 25, in downtown Marblehead as a roster of talented local artists brings a fresh look to the traditional galleries of the region.

Owner Bailey VanKirk and gallery founder Laura Brown Egan, both oil painters, feature their works at the gallery. Desdemona’s is also home to more than two dozen local artists who produce work that ranges from exciting nautical jewelry to photography, watercolors, stained glass and wood creations. 

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