Island Green Week August 3-14, 2019 Details Below
If you had a good time during Island Green Week last year just wait to see what we have for everyone in 2019! Island Green Week 2019 is set for August 3-14. It will be a little longer this year to include the 100th anniversary of the burning of the Hotel Victory. Renee Market will be the chair of the event this year and will be forming a committee soon to work on next year’s fun. The Put-in-Bay Township Park District will be the lead entity with the Lake Erie Islands Conservancy, Lake Erie Islands Nature and Wildlife Center, the Ohio State University Stone Laboratory and other partners assisting with the planning of this growing green week. Renee will be looking for volunteers soon if you would like to help out this year.
Calendar of Events August 3-14, 2019
Middle Bass Island Poker Kayak Day
Saturday August 3 @ 12:00 p.m. on Middle Bass Island; Cost – $20 pre-registration $25 on site
Historic Lonz Winery Tours
Saturday August 3, Sunday August 4, and Saturday August 10, Sunday August 11. 11am to 4pm on Saturday, 11:00 am to 3:00pm on Sunday, Middle Bass Island; Cost – FREE
Historic Aquatic Visitor Center Tours & Wild Saturday Out-reach Program, Put-in-Bay
August 3, 7, 8, 9, 10 from 10am to 5pm; Cost – FREE
Lake Erie Islands Nature and Wildlife Center Tours
August 3 – 14 from 11am to 5 pm daily. Cost – $3.00 Adults, $2.00 Children 6-13yrs old, $2.00 Seniors, $8.00 for a family group
Forested Wetland Foot Bridge Dedication, Middle Bass Island
Sunday, August 4, 2:00pm. Cost – FREE
Monday August 5 and Tuesday August 6 from 11am to 4pm; Cost- $20.00 adult, under 18 FREE
Miller Boat Line Stargazing Cruise
Put-in-Bay *Pre-Purchase of Tickets Recommended Monday August 5 at 8pm; cost – Adults- $20, Kids – $10
The ferry cruise will leave from the downtown Miller Boat Line dock on Put-in-Bay at sunset. The stars will light up the sky as Cleveland State University instructor and astronomer, Jay Reynolds, will engage with the guests sharing information about the night sky, planets, and stars. Passengers will have an amazing opportunity to enjoy the show from outer space as the ferry boat travels around the Lake Erie Islands. Heineman Winery is donating wine. Delicious hors d’oeuvres will be donated by Frosty Bar, The Put-in-Bay Gazette, and Cameo Pizza. Bring your own chair. Proceeds will benefit the Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center. Tickets are available at the Wildlife Center on Meechan Rd., or by credit card over the phone at 419-285-3037.
Wild Tuesdays- “Fun with the Sun”
Tuesday August 6 from 1pm to 3pm at the Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center; Cost –FREE. The purpose of our Wild Tuesday programs is to educate visitors and residents about Ohio’s native wildlife by providing up-close and hands-on interactive experiences. Fun with the Sun will be presented by Astronomer Jay Reynolds from Cleveland Ohio. This is a really “wild” family event.
Lantern Tour of Historic Hotel Victory Grounds
Put-in-Bay Tuesday August 6 from 7:30pm to 9:00pm; Cost – FREE
5th Annual Pig Roast & Raffle
*Pre-Purchase of Tickets Recommended
Wednesday August 7 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Goat Restaurant; Cost – $15 Pre-Purchased $20.00 on site. Participants will be treated to a slow spit-roasted hog with corn and baked potatoes along with tasty sides donated by The Goat Soup and Whiskey. Popular island entertainers feature performances of favorite songs. There will be a silent auction with a variety of unique island prizes such as: a trip for two to Rattlesnake Island, Ferry Passes, a biplane ride, a five-course dinner for Four at a local restaurant, and hand-crafted art work. Raffle tickets will be available at the Goat Restaurant on the day of the event. The proceeds from this event will benefit the Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center. Tickets are available at the Wildlife Center on Meechan Rd., or by credit card over the phone at 419-285-3037.
Historic Gibraltar Island Tour
Thursday August 8 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm OR 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm; Cost – $5.00
Lake Erie Islands Historic Society Auction
Thursday August 8: viewing time 3:00pm to 5:00pm; live auction at 5:00pm at Heineman Winery on Put-in-Bay.
Painting at the Lonz Pavilion
Brushing up with History,
Middle Bass Island Friday
August 9 at 6:00pm Cost – $20.00.
Historic South Bass Island Lighthouse Tours
Saturday August 10 from 11am to 5pm at the South Bass Island Light on Put-in-Bay; Cost – FREE.
Kelleys Island Glacial Groove Tour and Geology Hike
Kelleys Island Saturday August 10 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm; Cost – FREE
Pitch Black Kayak, Put-in-Bay
Monday August 12 at 8:00pm. Cost – $10.00 *Pre-Purchase of Tickets Recommended
Painting on the Porch
Tuesday August 13 1:00pm until 3:00pm Cost – $20.00 *Pre-Purchase of Tickets Recommended
Meteor Shower at the Tower
Tuesday August 13 from 8:00pm until 12:00am Cost – FREE at The Lonz Pavilion, Middle Bass Island State Park
Rekindling Victory: A Historic Celebration
Wednesday, August 14 from 12:00pm until 6:00pm Cost – FREE