Ashtabula Downtown  -
Calendar Of Events
 
 
Please join us for these coming events:
 
JULY 2014
 
July 4
Ashtabula County Family YMCA -FIRECRACKER
5K & 1 MILE FUN RUN, 9 a.m. at the Y
 
July 19
"My Neighborhood"- GAME DAY Fun for the whole family- come out and play basketball, corn hole, disc golf, kids games and more!  Clifford Kadon Presidential Park- W 58th & Madison 1:00- 3:00 pm

July 26
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series
ASHTABULA COUNTY JAZZ FESTIVAL featuring BUZZ CRONQUIST JAZZ SWINGTET. Performance at
7 p.m. Part of the "Great Music Without Barriers" program. 4901 Main Avenue. Call 992-8100 for more details.
 
July 26 & 27
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association- 
4th ANNUAL MULTI-CULTURAL FESTIVAL
A Cultural Sight, Sound & Taste Explosion!  Ethnic Parade, foods, music, dancers, entertainment, educational presentations, historical exhibits, special events for children.  Downtown Ashtabula Saturday, noon - 9 p.m., Sunday, noon - 6 p.m. www.downtownashtabula.com
 
July 27
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association- 
MULTI-CULTURAL 5K
Registration starts: 8 a.m., Run at: 9:00 a.m., $20 to register. www.downtownashtabula.com 

July 29
Ashtabula Senior Center - ACCOA PICNIC
For more info - 440-998-6750

AUGUST 2014
 
August 2
Ashtabula County Family YMCA
4-on-4 BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT
Walnut Beach.  Visit www.AshtabulaYMCA.org for details

Mariner Memorial Park Association
MMPA BASH @ Walnut Beach, 11 am to 7 pm. Vendors, Bounce House, Chinese Auction, Face Painter, Live Music:
Brock Taylor - 11 am to 1 pm
High Horse - 2 pm to 4 pm
Lyle Heath - 5 pm to 7 pm 

August 22
Ashtabula Senior Center - ALL COUNTY SENIOR PICNIC - For more info - 440-998-6750

August 22, 23, & 24
Ashtabula County Chamber of Commerce
6th ANNUAL WINE & WALLEYE FESTIVAL
Bridge St, Ashtabula Harbor. Walleye Pro-Am Tournament, 5K, Boat Parade, Car Show, lots of food, wine and live bands! www.ashtabulachamber.com
 
SEPTEMBER 2014
 
September 1-30
Ashtabula County District Library
NATIONAL LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH

September 20
Ashtabula County Family YMCA
YMCA ANNUAL DINNER & LOTTERY RAFFLE
Visit www.AshtabulaYMCA.org for details
 
OCTOBER 2014
 
October 5
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series
OBERLIN BAROQUE TRIO WITH GUEST SOLOIST KATHRYN MONTOYA Performance at 3 p.m. Part of the "Great Music Without Barriers" program. 4901 Main Avenue. Call 992-8100 for more details.
 
October 18
Christian Faith Academy
FALL FUNDRAISER -  at Jefferson Nazarene Church, Jefferson, OH. For more information call 440-998-3887.

October 25
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association TRICK OR TREAT ON MAIN AVENUE
Downtown Ashtabula. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. www.downtownashtabula.com.

October 31
Ashtabula Senior Center - HALLOWEEN PARTY
For more info - 440-998-6750

NOVEMBER 2014

November 11
Veteran's Day Ceremony 
Veterans Memorial Park - 10:45 a.m.
Main Ave., Downtown Ashtabula

November 21
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association
"AN ENCHANTED CHRISTMAS"
5TH ANNUAL TREE COMPETITION
Starting in - Cornelius Park 5:00 - 6:45 p.m. -
Followed by the
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE
Downtown Ashtabula at 7:00 p.m.

November 28, 29, & 30
Ashtabula County's Lights On The Lake
OPENING WEEKEND
Fri, Sat, & Sun 6:00-9:00 p.m.

DECEMBER 2014
 
December 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28
Ashtabula County's Lights On The Lake
Fri, Sat, & Sun. 6:00-9:00 p.m.

December 7
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series- KYODAI BRASS ENSEMBLE- "Christmas in Brass" Concert, Performance at 7:30 pm- Part of the "Great Music Without Barriers" 4901 Main Avenue. FMI Call 992-8100

December 7
Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony 
Veterans Memorial Park - 1:00 p.m.
Main Ave., Downtown Ashtabula

December 23
Ashtabula Senior Center - CHRISTMAS PARTY 
DENNIS FORD - For more info - 440-998-6750

APRIL 2015

April 4
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association -
8TH ANNUAL EASTER "EGGSTRAVAGANZA" -
Visit with the Easter Bunny and play games.
Activities start in Lance Cpl. Kevin M. Cornelius Park
and spread through Downtown Ashtabula -
from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
 
April 12-18
Ashtabula County District Library
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK



OUR EVENTS FROM 2012...
JANUARY 2012
January 1
Ashtabula County's Lights On The Lake- 6:00-8:00 pm
FEBRUARY 2012
February 14
Casa Capelli Restaurant - VALENTINE'S DAY SPECIALS-
For reservations call 992-3700
MARCH 2012
March 16 - 17
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association-
DOWNTOWN LAUGHS, Comedy Night, at
Casa Capelli Restaurant, Contact Oscar Tomasio
at 992-3700 for tickets
.March 25
St. Peter's Church- Omer Quartet- Performance at 2:00 PM part of the "Great Music Without Borders"
APRIL 2012
April 7
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association -
5TH ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT -
Visit with the Easter Bunny and play games.
Activities start in Lance Cpl. Kevin M. Cornelius Park
and spread through Downtown Ashtabula -
from 1:30 - 3:00pm.
April 14
Christian Faith Academy - COMMUNITY CARNIVAL,
2-5 pm.
MAY 2012
May 3
First Presbyterian Church- NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER WORSHIP SERVICE- Noon, Cornelius Park (Gazebo)
May 5
Casa Capelli Restaurant - CINCO DE MAYO TACO BAR -Call 992-3700 for details
May 13
Casa Capelli Restaurant - MOTHER'S DAY SPECIALS -For reservations call 992-3700
May 19
Ducro Funeral Services & Crematory- 6th ANNUAL ECHO TAPS WORLDWIDE- Greenlawn Memory Gardens
May 20
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series- NICHOLAS CIRALDO- Classical Guitarist- 2:00 pm. Call 992-8100 for more details
May 28
Memorial Day Parade - Veteran's Park, Main Ave.
10:45 Program, 12:00 Parade. For more info contact Rev. Leonard 997-7171
JUNE 2012
June 3, 10, 17, 24
First Presbyterian Church- SUMMER SUNDAY WORSHIP- 8:00 am at Lake Shore Park - Main Pavilion.
June 9-14
Ducro Funeral Services & Crematory- 3rd ANNUAL FIELD OF HONOR- Greenlawn Memory Gardens- Dedication Ceremony- June 9, Flag Burning Ceremony- June 14
June 14
Country Club Retirement Campus- Veteran's Appreciation Ceremony and Flag Day Celebration. Open to all veterans. Please join us in a special pinning ceremony to honor our veterans. Music and refreshments. 4:00 - 6:00 pm.
June 23-24
Beach Glass Festival - Bridge Street in the Ashtabula Harbor.
June 24
City of Ashtabula- BIG BANDS ON THE BEACH- Dan Zola Big Band- "Blessing of the Bands" by Father Raymond Thomas- National Anthem sung by Eric Slayton- Free- Open to the Public- Walnut Beach, Ashtabula- 4:00- 6:00 pm, Rain or Shine
June 28
ACMC Foundation- GOLF OUTING- Harbor Golf Club, Call 440-997-6607 for more details
JULY 2012
July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
First Presbyterian Church- SUMMER SUNDAY WORSHIP- 8:00 am at Lake Shore Park - Main Pavilion.
July 8
City of Ashtabula- BIG BANDS ON THE BEACH- Madison Jazz Project- National Anthem sung by Eric Slayton- Free- Open to the Public- Walnut Beach, Ashtabula- 4:00- 6:00 pm, Rain or Shine
July 22
City of Ashtabula- BIG BANDS ON THE BEACH- Prime Time Big Band- National Anthem sung by Eric Slayton- Free- Open to the Public- Walnut Beach, Ashtabula- 4:00- 6:00 pm, Rain or Shine
MULTI-CULTURAL FESTIVAL WEEKEND
July 27
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series- BILL DOBBINS- Jazz Concert- Call 992-8100 for more details
July 28-29
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association-
MULTI-CULTURAL FESTIVAL - Downtown Ashtabula.
Event will be held on Main Avenue and in Lance Cpl.
Kevin M Cornelius Memorial Park.
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Ethnic Parade 1:00 pm.
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm.
AUGUST 2012
August 5, 12, 19, 26
First Presbyterian Church- SUMMER SUNDAY WORSHIP- 8:00 am at Lake Shore Park - Main Pavilion
August 24, 25, & 26
Ashtabula Area Chamber of Commerce - WINE & WALLEYE FESTIVAL
August 26
City of Ashtabula- BIG BANDS ON THE BEACH- Tony Esposito Big Band- National Anthem sung by Eric Slayton- Free- Open to the Public- Walnut Beach, Ashtabula- 4:00- 6:00 pm, Rain or Shine
SEPTEMBER 2012
September 2
First Presbyterian Church- SUMMER SUNDAY WORSHIP- 8:00 am at Lake Shore Park - Main Pavilion
September 7
Country Club Retirement Campus- HOLISTIC HEALTH FAIR - 11:00 am - 6:00 pm. Discover the possiblities and learn about available resources for the wellness of mind, body, and spirit.
September 8-9
Crafts in the Park - 4th ANNUAL CRAFTS IN THE PARK - 11am-5pm Both Days. Over 100 quality crafters from Ohio & Pa to kick off the fall season of decorating. Join us in the Beautiful setting of Lake Shore Park.
FREE ADMISSION!!!
OCTOBER 2012
October 7
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series- ERIK ZUBER- Medal winner- Cleveland International Piano Competition- 2:00 pm. Call 992-8100 click here for more details
October 20
Christian Faith Academy- 4th ANNUAL SILENT AUCTION- 5:00 - 9:00 pm at 2710 State Road, Ashtabula,OH. For tickets call 440-998-3887.
October 27
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association - TRICK OR TREAT ON MAIN AVENUE -
Downtown Ashtabula. 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
October 27
Country Club Retirement Center - HALLOWEEN HOOT AND HAUNTED TRAIL - 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Food, games and spooky fun!
NOVEMBER 2012
November 11
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series- ANDREW SORDS- Violin & ELIZABETH DE MIO- Piano- Call 992-8100 for more details
November 15
Country Club Retirement Campus- ANNUAL HOLIDAY CHAMBER OPEN HOUSE, Enjoy award-winning wines, elegant hors d'oevres, desserts, and their famous chocolate fountain
November 16
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association -DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
Starting in - Cornelius Park 5:00 - 6:45 pm;
Followed by the ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE -
Downtown Ashtabula at 7:00 pm.
November 23-25
Ashtabula County's Lights On The Lake- OPENING WEEKEND- Fri, Sat, & Sun 6:00-9:00 pm
November 29
Country Club Retirement Campus - ANNUAL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE - 5:30 - 7:30 pm - Elegant hors' d'oeuvres, local wines, entertainment.
November 30
Ashtabula County's Lights On The Lake-6:00-9:00 pm
DECEMBER 2012
December 1-31
Casa Capelli Restaurant- Private rooms for holiday parties. Call 440-992-3700
December 1-2
Ashtabula County's Lights On The Lake-Sat & Sun 6:00-9:00 pm
December 7-9, 14-16, 21-23
Ashtabula County's Lights On The Lake-Fri, Sat, & Sun 6:00-9:00 pm
December 16
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series- HOLIDAY CONCERT- 7:30 pm-Call 992-8100 for more details
December 24-25
Ashtabula County's Lights On The Lake-Mon & Tues Holiday Hours 6:00-8:00 pm
December 28-30
Ashtabula County's Lights On The Lake-Fri, Sat, & Sun 6:00-9:00 pm
December 31
Casa Capelli Restaurant- NEW YEAR'S EVE Specials Call 440-992-3700 for reservations
Upcoming Events...
 
 
 
Multi-Cultural Festival Committee Meeting
Email downtownashtabula@outlook.com for meeting dates and times
 
 
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Please feel free to attend a committee meeting (or two).  Everyone has their own special talent, and new people bring different perspectives!!  We are always looking for people who "Believe in Ashtabula". 
 
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The ADDA is resolving to continue efforts in 2014 for revival of the
City of Ashtabula.
 
Our resolution will be guided by:
Action to revitalize our Downtown.
Seeking partners-to build a sense of community.
Hope fuels us to keep working.
Teamwork makes the impossible possible.
Ambition...a dream with a V8 engine (according to Elvis Presley!).
Big Thinking creates big improvements.
Upbeat attitude recharges us to keep moving forward.
Laughter...Got to have it...can be found at "Downtown Laughs" and other events.
Ashtabulans working together can make it all happen!
 
EVENTS FROM PREVIOUS MONTHS...
JANUARY 2014
January 1 - 31
Michaels Furniture Company
ANNUAL JANUARY SALE
12 Months Same as Cash, 993-6266
January 1
Furniture Towne 
NEW YEARS DAY SALE
January 18
"My Neighborhood"
WINTER FUN DAY
Horse drawn wagon rides, snowman contest, games, hot chocolate.  Presidential Park (W 58th & Madison) 1-3 pm
FEBRUARY 2014
February 8
"My Neighborhood"
JUNGLE TERRY
Come out and see the performance- show starts at 1 pm
St. Peter's Church
MARCH 2014
March 21 & 22
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association
"DOWNTOWN LAUGHS"
Comedy Night featuring local talent. 
For more info visit:
APRIL 2014
April 6
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series- LYNOS STRING QUARTET- Performance at 2:00 pm- Part of the "Great Music Without Barriers" Call 992-8100 for more details
April 13-19
Ashtabula County District Library
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK
April 19
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association -
7TH ANNUAL EASTER "EGGSTRAVAGANZA" -
Visit with the Easter Bunny and play games.
Activities start in Lance Cpl. Kevin M. Cornelius Park
and spread through Downtown Ashtabula -
from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
MAY 2014
 May 17
Greenlawn Memory Gardens 
8th ANNUAL "ECHO TAPS WORLDWIDE" 
Armed Forced Day - Honoring Our Veterans
Hosted by American Legion Post #743.  
10:30 a.m. at Greenlawn Memory Gardens.
May 26
Memorial Day Events
Veterans Memorial Park,
Main Ave., Downtown Ashtabula
10:45 a.m. - Laying of the wreaths & Program
12:00 p.m. - Parade
JUNE 2014
 June- August
Ashtabula County District Library
SUMMER READING PROGRAM
June 14
ACCAA Head Start/Early Head Start- FATHER'S DAY CARNIVAL- Noon-3:00 pm. 6920 Austinburg Road, Ashtabula. Carnival on Father's Day weekend to celebrate the men in our lives and provide fun activities for families with young children.  (Funded by Ohio Commission on Fatherhood.)  FMI-Kerry at 993-7716. Rain date 6/28/14
 June 17
Ashtabula Senior Center - SENIOR "SENIOR" PROM
For more info - 440-998-6750
June 28
Christian Faith Academy - 2ND ANNUAL "RUN TO THE SON" 5K & 1 MILE FUN WALK/RUN

OUR EVENTS FROM LAST YEAR...
JANUARY 2013
January 1 - 31
Michaels Furniture Company
ANNUAL JANUARY SALE
12 Months Same as Cash
January 1
Furniture Towne - NEW YEARS DAY SALE
FEBRUARY 2013
MARCH 2013
March 15 - 16
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association -
"DOWNTOWN LAUGHS", Comedy Night, at
Casa Capelli Restaurant, Contact Oscar Tomasio
at 992-3700 for tickets
March 30
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association -
6TH ANNUAL EASTER "EGGSTRAVAGANZA" -
Visit with the Easter Bunny and play games.
Activities start in Lance Cpl. Kevin M. Cornelius Park
and spread through Downtown Ashtabula -
from 1:30 - 3:00 pm
APRIL 2013
April 7
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series- SALZEDO HARP DUO- Performance at 2:00 pm- Part of the"Great Music Without Barriers" Call 992-8100 for more details
MAY 2013
May 12
Casa Capelli Restaurant - MOTHER'S DAY SPECIALS -For reservations call 992-3700
May 19
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series- CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA TRIO- Performance at 2:00 pm- Part of the"Great Music Without Barriers" Call 992-8100 for more details
May 27
Memorial Day Events
Veterans Memorial Park,
Main Ave., Downtown Ashtabula
10:45 a.m. - Laying of the wreaths & Program
12:00 p.m. - Parade
JUNE 2013
June 1-30
Casa Capelli Restaurant & Catering
OPEN HOUSE SPECIAL FOR 50 - $299. 
Call 992-3700
June 8 - 14
Greenlawn Memory Gardens 
4TH ANNUAL FIELD OF HONOR FLAG DISPLAY 
To honor all that have served in the armed forces, in law enforcement, as a fireman or other first responder. 
Opening Ceremony - June 8 at 11:00 a.m.,
Taps & Gun Salute daily at 7:00 p.m., 
Flag retirement ceremony - Friday, June 14 at 6:00 p.m. 
June 17
Ashtabula County District Library-
KICK OFF -SUMMER READING PROGRAM -
11:00 a.m, FREE - Call 997-9341 to register.
June 25
Ashtabula County District Library
SUMMER READING PROGRAM 
Magician Russ Gordon 
2:00 p.m., FREE - Call 997-9341 to register.
JULY 2013
July 1-15
Casa Capelli Restaurant & Catering
OPEN HOUSE SPECIAL FOR 50 - $299. 
Call 992-3700
July 26
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series
ASHTABULA COUNTY JAZZ FESTIVAL featuring BILL DOBBINS. Performance at 7:30 p.m.
Part of the "Great Music Without Barriers" program. 
Call 992-8100 for more details.
July 27-28
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association
MULTI-CULTURAL FESTIVAL 
A Cultural Sight, Sound & Taste Explosion!  Ethnic Parade, foods, music, dancers, entertainment, educational presentations, historical exhibits, special events for children.  Downtown Ashtabula
Saturday, noon - 9 p.m., Sunday, noon - 6 p.m.
AUGUST 2013
August 6
Ashtabula County District Library
SUMMER READING PROGRAM
"Dig into Reading Concert with Conductor Jack" 
2:00 pm, FREE - Call 997-9341 to register.
August 12
Ashtabula County District Library
SUMMER READING PROGRAM
GRAND FINALE - 11:30 am, FREE
Call 997-9341 to register.
August 23, 24, 25
Ashtabula County Chamber of Commerce
5th ANNUAL WINE & WALLEYE FESTIVAL
Bridge St, Ashtabula Harbor
SEPTEMBER 2013
September 1-30
Ashtabula County District Library
NATIONAL LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH 
Casa Capelli Restaurant and Catering
10% off on all Christmas Parties booked by 9/30/2013. (Alcohol not included).  Contact Oscar at 992-3700.
September 29
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series
OBERLIN FACULTY TRIO.  Performance at 2:00 p.m. Part of the"Great Music Without Barriers" program. 
Call 992-8100 for more details.
OCTOBER 2013
October 19
Christian Faith Academy
FALL FUNDRAISER - Appetizers/Auction/Dinner at Jefferson Nazarene Church, Jefferson, OH. 
For more information call 440-998-3887.
October 19
"My Neighborhood"
HARVEST FESTIVAL - Food, games, fun!  Presidential Park (W 58th & Madison) 1:00- 3:00 p.m.
October 26
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association
TRICK OR TREAT ON MAIN AVENUE
Downtown Ashtabula. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
NOVEMBER 2013
November 11
Veteran's Day Ceremony 
Veterans Memorial Park - 10:45 a.m.
Main Ave., Downtown Ashtabula
Greenlawn Memory Gardens 
VETERANS DAY TRIBUTE CEREMONY
A special tribute ceremony honoring those who have served our country.  Conducted by N. Kingsville American Legion Post #743. 
4:00 p.m. at the Greenlawn Mausoleum Chapel.
November 22
Ashtabula Downtown Development Association
DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
Starting in - Cornelius Park 5:00 - 6:45 p.m. -
Followed by the
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE
Downtown Ashtabula at 7:00 p.m.
AFTER PARADE ON MAIN
Join Main Avenue merchants and restaurants for specials and entertainment after the parade!
November 29, 30, December 1
Ashtabula County's Lights On The Lake
OPENING WEEKEND
Fri, Sat, & Sun 6:00-9:00 p.m.
DECEMBER 2013
December 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29
Ashtabula County's Lights On The Lake
Fri, Sat, & Sun. 6:00-9:00 p.m.
December 7
Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony 
Veterans Memorial Park - 1:00 p.m.
Main Ave., Downtown Ashtabula
December 7
"My Neighborhood" Christmas Dinner
St. peter's Church - 1:00- 3:00 p.m.
FMI and to RSVP just dial 2-1-1
December 8
St. Peter's Church Fine Art Series- KYODAI BRASS ENSEMBLE- "Christmas in Brass" Concert, Performance at 7:30 pm- Part of the "Great Music Without Barriers" 4901 Main Street FMI Call 992-8100
December 31
Casa Capelli Restaurant and Catering 
NEW YEAR'S EVE Specials.
Call 440-992-3700 for reservations
 
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