The nature walk lead by guides at the Black Swamp Conservancy
The results are in and for the 16th consecutive year, Cedar Point® amusement park/resort in Sandusky, has been voted the “Best Amusement Park in the World”. The popular vacation destination won this coveted award at Saturday night’s annual Golden Ticket Awards ceremony in Santa Cruz, CA. Cedar Point has earned the top honor every year since the inception of the Golden Ticket Awards in 1998.
Black Swamp Conservancy and the Toledo Symphony are collaborating to bring music and nature together at Meadowbrook Marsh on Sept. 8th at 2 p.m. This concert is free and open to the public. There will also be guided nature walks of the preserve beginning at 12:30. Those attending are asked to park at the Dempsey Fishing Access on E. Bayshore Road. A free trolley service will begin at 11:30 am to shuttle attendees from the parking area to the preserve and back. The concert will take place rain or shine. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets, no formal seating will be provided.
On Saturday night, the Navy Band Great Lakes played at Waterworks Park. The performance started with the firing of cannons on the lake shore and was filled with patriotic marches and tributes to fallen soldiers. Director Lieutenant Patrick Kevin Sweeten was presented with a commemorative bicentennial pin at the concert.