Chocapalooza! Celebrating Milton Hershey's BirthdayFri., Sept. 20—3:30 p.m.
Children, grades K-6, are invited to the Mentor Public Library to listen to stories about candy, play "Guess that candy!" and make a craft. Click here for more information.
Mentor High School Class of 1978 35th ReunionSat. Sept. 21—6 p.m.
The reunion takes place at Deekers Bar & Grille on Station Street. Click here for more information.
James A. Garfield and the Civil War Tour—A Civil War 150th Anniversary Program
Sat., Sept. 21—11 a.m.
This program explores James A. Garfield’s Civil War service to the Union and his roles at the battles of Middle Creek and Chickamauga. A 90-minute tour begins in the visitor center and then proceeds to the Garfield home and emphasizes Garfield’s time as a soldier. The cost is $15.00 per person. Reservations recommended. Call 440-255-8722 for more information.
Fall Harvest Festival & Antique Tractor Show
Sat. and Sun., September 21 & 22—9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The 23rd annual show features antique tractors, a three-acre corn maze, pony rides and more. Admission starts at only $4 for ages 2 to 11. Ages 12 to 59, $6; Seniors 60 and over, $5; children under 2 and Farmpark members are free. For more information about Fall Harvest Festival, or about Farmpark memberships visit lakemetroparks.com or call Farmpark at 440-256-2122 or 800-366-3276.
Strollers Babes—Fitness for Moms
Sat., Sept. 21—10 a.m.
Presented by the Mentor Parks and Recreation Department, Stroller Babes is a program on the Edward R. Walsh Park Walking Path in which mothers and their babies can both get a workout. "Strollers and resistance bands will enhance the workout, and your baby will have fun and be involved in the exercises too," according to the program description. Click here to register. View the Mentor Parks & Recreation newsletter for other activities.