Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Quilting workshops enhance skills and appreciation for the art of quilting

Bonnie McCaffery - featured artist at Quilts 2014
Quilting workshops and lectures are offered to heighten an appreciation for the art of quilting throughout Quilts 2014. Workshops led by featured and regional quilt artists offer people of all ages and quilting abilities a chance to discover and improve on a wide variety of quilting techniques.
The Quilts 2014 program guide provides important information pertaining to all aspects of the show. Included is the listing of the Featured artists' workshops, dinner/lectures and regional artists workshops. Also included are the Quilts 2014 Exhibitor Calendar and Entry Form.
Register today for quilting workshops and dinner/lectures during Quilts 2014.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

UPDATE: Paving project at Chapin Forest Reservation

Entrance and first parking lot at the Rt. 306 entrance to be paved 11/14 - 11/15.
Access to park closed to Rt. 306 entrance during project

The entrance and first parking lot at Chapin Forest Reservation, located at 9938 Chillicothe Road (Rt. 306), will be paved Thursday, November 14 and is scheduled to be completed Friday, November 15. There will be no vehicular access to the park through the Rt. 306 entrance while work is in progress. The entrance and parking lot is scheduled to re-open on Saturday, November 16, weather dependent.

Visitors may park and enter Chapin Forest Reservation through the Hobart Road entrance at 10381 Hobart Road. This entrance offers trails that reach all destinations in the park including the scenic overlook. The picnic areas, shelters, and playground located off the Rt. 306 entrance may also be accessed by trail.

Hobart Road Entrance: Take I-90 to Rt. 306 south. Go four miles and turn right (west) onto Chardon Road (Rt. 6). Go one mile and turn right (north) onto Hobart Road. Go ½ mile to the park entrance located on the right (east).

For more information or to check access updates, visit lakemetroparks.com or call 440-639-7275.