Fellows Riverside Gardens and Mill Creek MetroParks plan activities to celebrate winter. Visit www.MillCreekMetroParks.org or call 330-702-3000 for information on other events.
Winter Celebration, The Snow Garden: Fellows Riverside Gardens will host the celebration today through Dec. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Decorated trees and holiday florals enhance the D.D. and Velma Davis Visitor Center, where there also will be a Courtyard of the Snow Kingdom. The Shop in the Gardens offers unique holiday gift ideas. Fellows will be open Dec. 31 but closed Dec. 24 and 25. Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens are sponsoring the winter celebration.
Winter Nights: Twinkling lights and luminarias will brighten garden paths for wintry walks from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 9 with entertainment by Burke School of Irish Dance, Dec. 16 with entertainment by Struthers High School jazz band and Dec. 23 with entertainment by Sugartree Alley Steel Drums at Fellows Riverside Gardens. Warm up in the Davis Center with entertainment, cocoa and sugar cookies. Bring a nonperishable food item to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank. A gourmet sit-down dinner by The Georgetown is planned on winter nights. By reservation only, call 330-758-0811.
Santa’s Wintertime Barn: Santa will visit the MetroParks Farm with animal friends from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Children can make a holiday craft to take home. The Farm Gift Shop features unique holiday gifts ideas.