Spend a fun-filled day in the park at Cahoon in June

Cahoon in June, a day featuring artisans and antiques, music, food and fun takes place in Cahoon Memorial Park in Bay Village on June 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shop for unique, one-of-a-kind items created by dozens of quality vendors, just in time for Father’s Day. There will be live music and a children’s activities tent with old-time games and craft. Enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by a variety of food vendors, or take home a little something for dinner. Food vendors are Ironwood Café, Weber’s Premium Custard, Zog Dogs and Celestial Treats Lemonade.     

Visitors to the event can take a guided bus tour of the historic sites of Bay Village for $5. Buses leave every hour, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Rose Hill Museum and the adjacent Reuben Osborn Learning Center will be open to guests.

The Friends of the Bay Village Kennel booth will feature Mickey and Minnie Mouse. There will be a pet costume contest with celebrity judges, music and prizes at 1 p.m., sponsored by Love-a-Stray. Several pet rescue groups will be represented at the event, including: Just Dogs! Gourmet, R.E.A.L. Rottweiler Rescue, Cosmo’s Buddies, Golden Retrievers in Need, Purrfect Companions, Pet People, Island Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary, Value Pet Care, Camp Bow Wow, Erie Shore Greyhound Adoption of Ohio, Hand in Paw Dog Training, Canines for Independence and Muttley Crew.

Community organizations taking part in the event are: Lake Erie Nature and Science Center, Friends of WomenSafe, Heartworks (Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities), U.S.D. 1812, D.A.R., Bay Village Branch Library, the Bay Village Green Team, the Village Bicycle Cooperative and the Westlake | Bay Village Observer.

Admission to the show and parking is free. Bring the family to spend a fun-filled day in the park at the historic center of Bay Village, on the shores of beautiful Lake Erie. Cahoon Memorial Park is at the intersection of Cahoon and Lake roads. Phone 440-835-2718 for information. Proceeds from the event go towards the Bay Village Historical Society scholarship fund and towards the maintenance of Rose Hill Museum and the Reuben Osborn Learning Center.

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Volume 4, Issue 12, Posted 9:48 AM, 06.12.2012