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Island Green Week

August 7 - August 14

Island Green Week

Save the date for Island Green Week August 7-14, 2021. More details to come! 

 

 

 

Island Green Week Press Release 2020

Put-in-Bay, Ohio
Name of Event: Island Green Week
Hosted on: Put-in-Bay, Middle Bass Island
Dates: August 1st-8th, 2020
Phone: Renee Market 419-708-5798
Email: RBrasher3@gmail.com
Address: Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center PO Box 871 Put-in-Bay, OH 43456
Website Address: lakeerieislandswildlife.com

Island Green Week, 2020  is a celebration of natural beauty, ecology, and history and will run from August 1st August 8thThe Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center, Lake Erie Islands Conservancy, OSU’s Stone Laboratory, the Put-in-Bay Township Park District and the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society have collaborated to produce a  mixture of Ecotourism, Adventure Travel, Agritourism, and History sponsored by the Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce, the Put-in-Bay Gazette, Miller Boat Line, Jet Express, Park Hotel, Frosty Bar, Cameo Pizza, The Boardwalk, and Lake Erie Shores and Islands.    

Historic Lonz Winery Tours at Middle Bass Island on August 1, August 2 & August 8 (11am to 4pm on Saturday, 11:00am to 3pm on Sunday) Cost – FREE
Participants will be able to tour the iconic Lonz Winery Cellars, Lonz Boat House, and the grounds of the Lonz Mansion as well as Middle Bass Island State Park and the newly renovated Lonz Winery Pavilions. The Sonny-S Boat Line Inc. is available from the Boardwalk at Put-in-Bay to the main dock on Middle Bass. Sonny S. The Sonny S Ferry Prices are; One-way fares, CASH ONLY. Adults (13+)- $6.00, Children (6-12) $3.00, Children (under 6) Free.

Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center at Put-in-Bay on August 1, August 2, & August 8 (11am to 3pm) Cost – FREE
Although the inside is closed due to construction, the back porch will be holding free programming with displays on the unique geology of the island, pollinators, and salamanders. Gift shop items & Island Explorer Packs will also be available! This is a must do during Island Green Week! More days may be added depending on construction status. Visit http://lakeerieislandswildlife.com/ for updates and more information on events, school groups, or Nature Camp.

Island Explorer Packs at Put-in-Bay are available EVERYDAY! August 1 – Augut 8 Cost – $15.00
Take an adventure around the island with activities and experiences at every stop! They come with explore gear, Binoculars, compass, flashlight, colored pencils and more! Over 5 Stops designed to enchant your day on the island and learn about our unique wildlife and geology of the Lake Erie Islands. Comes in a reusable tote bag. Available at the online shop or call for curbside pickup at Nature Center 419-285-3037. Visit http://lakeerieislandswildlife.com/ for more information on events, school groups, or Nature Camp.

Lantern Tour of Historic Hotel Victory Grounds at Put-in-Bay on August 2 (7:30pm to 9:00pm) Cost – FREE
South Bass Island State Park will host a Lantern Tour of the historic Hotel Victory grounds. This family event will start with a beautiful sunset at South Bass Island State Park and end at the Hotel Victory Swimming Pool Pavilion. The tour will highlight various still-existing features of the Hotel Victory, a history of the grounds, and exciting facts about life at the Hotel. Tour provided by Naturalist and Island Resident Renee Market.

Eco-Tour at Put-in-Bay on August 3 (11am to 4pm) Cost- $10.00 adult, under 18 FREE
Participants will start at The South Bass Island Lighthouse for a tour of the grounds! Participants will receive tour booklets, several goodies, freebies, and coupons from island businesses at the first stop, then head to Jane Coates Wildflower preserve for a tour, and wildflower lesson. Hour break for lunch, followed by a cave tour, and a hike through Massie Cliffside Preserve. The day will end at Scheeff East Point Preserve with a wine and cheese plate, a group photo, and a bird talk. Discounts at several restaurants, reduced entrance fees at attractions, and coupons for gift shops will be given to Island Eco- Tour participants. Proceeds will benefit the Put-in-Bay Township Park District and will be used to maintain and preserve island parks. Tour Guides will be Renee Market and Sarah Cochran, both residents of Put-in-Bay, with years of insight, and natural resources education to share with all participants.

Stargazing Event at Put-in-Bay on August 3 (8pm) Cost – $15
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. Telescopes will be provided to offer guests an amazing opportunity to enjoy the show from outer space. Bring your own chair, beverages, and food and gather at the PIB Softball Field (across from the school). 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. *Pre-Purchase of Tickets Recommended

Tour of Historic Hotel Victory Grounds at Put-in-Bay on August 4 (1:30pm to 4:30pm) Cost – FREE
South Bass Island State Park will host a Tour of the historic Hotel Victory grounds. This family event will start at the beautiful cliffs of South Bass Island State Park and end at the Hotel Victory Swimming Pool Pavilion. The tour will highlight various still-existing features of the Hotel Victory, a history of the grounds, and exciting facts about life at the Hotel. Tour provided by Naturalist and Island Resident Renee Market.

8th Annual Pig Roast To Go & Online Raffle at Put-in-Bay  on August 5 (6:00pm to 9:00pm) at the Goat Restaurant; Cost – $15 PICK UP ON SITE $18 DELIVERY
Participants will be treated to a slow spit-roasted hog with tasty sides donated by local restaurants. There will be an online auction with a variety of unique island prizes such as: Ferry Passes, a biplane ride, gift certificates at local restaurants, and hand-crafted artwork. 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. *Pre-Purchase of Tickets Recommended

Painting at the NATURE CENTER – Sunny Days Ahead at Put-in-Bay on August 6 (6:00pm) Cost – $20.00
Come to the beautifully renovated Nature Center Back Porch for an evening of painting and nature. We will supply the materials and Mother Nature will supply the subject matter. Island artists will guide you to capture your subject on canvas. This event is open to ages 13+. BYOB 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.

Painting at the Lonz Pavilion – Brushing up with History at Middle Bass Island on August 7 (6:00pm) Cost – $30.00
Come to the beautifully renovated Lonz Pavilion for an evening of painting and history. We will supply the materials and Mother Nature will supply the subject matter. Island artists will guide you to capture your subject on canvas. This event is open to ages 13+. BYOB event. The Sonny-S Boat Line Inc. is available from the Boardwalk at Put-in-Bay to the main dock on Middle Bass. Sonny S. The Sonny S Ferry Prices are: One-way fares, CASH ONLY. Adults (13+)- $7.00, Children (6-12) $3.00, Children (under 6) Free.

Historic South Bass Island Lighthouse Tours on August 8 (11am-5pm) Cost: FREE
Tour the South Bass Island Lighthouse, grounds, learn about its history, and se beautiful views including the Monarch Watch certified butterfly garden. On the National Register of Historic Places, this lighthouse is sure to impress.

The following businesses have generously donated discounts, please support them during your visit to Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Island.
Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands- http://www.shoresandislands.com
Heinemans Winery www.heinemanswinery.com
Park Hotel- https://www.parkhotelpib.com
Miller Boat Line- https://millerferry.com
Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce- http://www.visitputinbay.com
The Boardwalk- http://the-boardwalk.com
Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory- https://stonelab.osu.edu
Island Bike Rental- http://www.ibrcarts.com/public/bike_cart_rental
Put-in-Bay Gazette- pibgazette@frontier.com
Put-in-Bay Historical Society- http://www.leihs.org
Jet Express- https://jet-express.com
E’s Golf Cart- https://www.esputinbaygolfcarts.com
Ohio State Parks- http://parks.ohiodnr.gov
Frosty Bar- http://frostys.com
Cameo Pizza- http://pitinbaycameopizza.com

Transportation Discounts
E’s Golf Cart Rental–  $10 off day rental, August 1-8th. For discount mention Island Green Week.
Miller Boat Line – Discount to participants for passengers for Put-in-Bay and Middle Bass Islands.
Island Bike Rental-  $20 off day golf cart rental at the Jet Express and Lime Kiln Dock, Put-in-Bay on Monday  to Friday ONLY. Mention Island Green Week.

Island Lodging Partner Discount
Park Hotel August 3-6 Sunday through Thursday ONLY. Buy 2 weekday nights get 1 night FREE. THIS DISCOUNT CAN ONLY BE RESERVED BY PHONE 419.285.3581. Mention Island Green Week.
Commodore Resort Hotel August 3, 4, and 5th, 10% off all lodging. This Discount can only be reserved by PHONE: 419-285-3103, must mention Island Green Week to receive discount.

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August 7
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August 14
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Organizer

Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center
Phone:
419-285-3037
Website:
http://lakeerieislandswildlife.com/

Venue

Put-in-Bay
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