City of Bay Village Events

Bay Village Kiwanis Annual Christmas Tree Sale

Now until Sun., Dec. 16 (unless sold out earlier). Fridays 4-7 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Price List: Fraser Fir, Pink Ribbon, 6-7 ft. $60; Fraser Fir, Green Ribbon, 7-8 ft. $70; Fraser Fir, Orange Ribbon, 9-10 ft. $140; Colorado Spruce, Yellow Ribbon, 6-7 ft. $45; Douglas Fir, Blue Ribbon, 6-7 ft., $45

Please note the tag toward the top of tree is the correct color for the type of tree. Ribbon at base is for height only. Delivery can be arranged within an 8-hour period in the area. Out of town deliveries will require a fee of $10.

Proceeds benefit community service projects and programs.

Bay Village Schools Student Vocalists and Musicians Holiday Concert Schedule

All concerts at Bay High Auditorium, 7 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)

Wed., Dec. 5, BMS 5/6 Vocal; Thurs., Dec. 6, Normandy 2nd Grade; Sun., Dec. 9, Bay High Choral (3 p.m.); Mon., Dec. 10, Bay High Choral (tickets $7 adults, $5 senior citizens and students, children 5 and under free.); Thurs., Dec. 13, Orchestra Grades 4-8; Sun., Dec. 16, Bay High Orchestra (3 p.m.); Wed., Dec. 19, Bay Middle 7/8 Vocal; Thurs., Dec. 20, Bay High Band

Our holiday music events have become cherished traditions as audiences clamor to hear our wonderful student vocalists and musicians perform during the holidays. Our Bay High choral students sing from a tree-shaped riser. The students’ glowing candlesticks (battery) create an aura that leaves the audience inspired and uplifted, and the audience is welcome to join in the singing of holiday favorite songs!

Bay Theater Presents A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Adapted for staged reading and directed by Preston Postle. Sat., Dec. 8, 2 p.m. at O’Neill Healthcare, 605 Bradley Rd. and Sun., Dec. 9, 3 p.m. at BAYarts, 28795 Lake Rd. and 6 p.m. at Knickerbocker Apartments, 27100 Knickerbocker Rd.

Free admission, free will offerings accepted.

“All the World’s A Stage(d) Reading” Series, A Bay Village Community Theater Project, www.baytheater.org

Bay Village Women’s Club Christmas Luncheon

Thurs., Dec. 8 at Westwood Country Club, Social Hour 11:30 a.m. Luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Members and Guests (men are welcome) $29.00 (includes valet parking)

BAYarts Holiday Shop

Avoid the lines and shop local this holiday season! The entire first floor of BAYarts Huntington House is transformed into a decorated winter wonderland that features the work of over 100 local artists offering jewelry, tote bags, mugs, ornaments, soaps, candles, framed artwork, holiday cards, holiday décor, apparel, Bay Village logo wear, & more. Be sure to also stop by the Fuller House for coffee, tea, hot chocolate and baked goods. Open through December. 28795 Lake Rd.

Season of Gratitude with The Gathering Place

Nov. 17 – Dec. 22, 2018

BAYarts will partner with The Gathering Place to present small original works for sale by local artists and members of the community. The theme is gratitude and the holidays are the perfect time to celebrate all we cherish. The proceeds from the sale of this work will go to benefit The Gathering Place. The Gathering Place offers a wide variety of programs addressing the emotional, spiritual, physical and social needs of individuals and families currently coping with the impact of a cancer journey.  www.touchedbycancer.org 

If you are interested in submitting materials or artwork, please contact Karen Petkovic: karen@bayarts.net

BAYarts Holiday Trunk Show

Dec 6 from 6-9 pm

BAYarts brings together several of your favorite local vendors for a night of shopping, cocktails and friends. Featured artists bring a special selection of handmade goods to this event. The Holiday Shop in the Huntington House will be open extended hours during the Trunk Show.

Village Project Lush & Lovely Floristry Holiday Wreath Making Workshop

Thurs., Dec. 6, from 6 – 8 p.m. Deck your hall – or door – with a beautiful new wreath! Join Lush & Lovely Floristry in our craft room for a festive evening of wreath making. Over the course of two hours you will be given the tools and techniques to create beautiful, fresh holiday door décor to last the whole season through.

We’ll provide the snacks, you provide the beverage! Class participants receive a coupon good for 10% off purchases in our Project Shoppe the day of class. Please note: Class sizes are kept small for individual instruction – 12 maximum. 18 and older.

$95. Class price is per person. 27378 W. Oviatt Rd.

Bay Village Recreation Dept. Presents: Holiday Fun Night!

Fri., Dec. 7, 6:30-8 p.m. Free for residents. Games, visit with Santa, dancing, crafts, face painting, balloon maker and more!

BAYarts: A Winter Wonderland: Murder Mystery

Sat., Dec. 8 from 7-10 p.m.

A grown up night out with festive food by Gertz Culinary, libations and an interactive mystery to solve. FEATURING local actors and a Holiday Sing-a-long. 21 & over please. Limited tickets. Tickets on bayarts.net

Holiday Market at Project Shoppe

Thurs., Dec. 13 at 6 – 9 p.m. Still trying to find the perfect gift? Finish your Christmas shopping with us and some of our favorite local vendors:

  • Minor Details CLE
  • Ellie Jane Bags
  • Coastal Cleveland
  • Premier Jewelry
  • Mae and Mellon Bows and more . . .

Village Project, 27378 W. Oviatt Rd.

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center Solstice with Santa

Fri., Dec. 14 from 6 – 8:30 p.m.

Celebrate the magic of winter and the beauty of the universe! We’ll take a lantern hike through Huntington Reservation, create a craft to decorate your home, make a special treat for wildlife in your backyard, encounter live animals and visit Schuele Planetarium to learn about the solstice. Enjoy hot cocoa near the cozy, crackling fire and be sure to bring your cameras – Santa will make an appearance in the Log Cabin! Please dress for the weather.

Dinner is provided. For all ages. Please note: This event is likely to sell out. We recommend registering in advance by visiting  www.lensc.org or calling 440-871-2900. $15/adult; $10/child age 2 and up; 1 and under are free (includes dinner). 28728 Wolf Rd.

Bay Village Community Band Yuletide Celebration

Fri., Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m., Bay Village Middle School, 27725 Wolf Rd. FREE

Bay Recreation Department HOLIDAY CUPCAKES

Sat., Dec. 15 from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. For ages 5+. Come learn how to decorate cupcakes and bring some home to share! Fee: $28 (NR: $48)/session at the Bay Lodge, 492 Bradley Rd. Call 440-871-6755 with any questions. Click here to register.

BAYarts – Kid’s Shopping Day

Sun., Dec. 16 from 12-5 pm. Always festive and always fun. Your little ones can pick out special gifts for their family with the help of our personal shoppers. Free gift wrapping. 28795 Lake Rd.

December Trash/Recycling Reminder

Trash/Recycling will be delayed one day due to the Christmas holiday. Trash/Recycling will be collected on Wed., Dec. 26. Light strands may be dropped off for recycling during the Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Fri., Dec. 28 at the Bay Village Service Garage from 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Christmas tree pick-up will run from Dec. 26 until Feb. 1. Place your live tree at the curb; remove all ornaments, lights, and as much tinsel as possible. Please DO NOT bag the tree – it is going to the Westlake/Bay compost facility.

Holiday Caring and Sharing 2018

An annual Bay Village tradition to help Bay Village families in need.

There are two ways to help:

Cash Donation for:

  • Emergency funds for residents in financial need. The city will pay up to $250 to a resident in financial crisis for utility bills, rent/mortgage or medical expenses.

Donations to Adopt-a-Classroom:

  • The average teacher in the U.S. spends $500 of his/her own money on school supplies each year, so this year we are adopting the Westerly School in Bay Village, grades 2 and 3.
  • Each classroom will be provided with requested school and project supplies that they would go without if not for donations.
  • Contact Leslie Selig (899-3409) for requested supplies, or a cash donation is always welcome and we do the shopping for you!

Drop off donations by Dec. 12 at the Bay Village Senior Center, 300 Bryson Lane.

Sponsored by the City of Bay Village Department of Community Services

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