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12th Annual Edible Book Festival At The Burton Public Library

| Published on March 13, 2014

Burton – The Burton Public Library will host the annual Edible Book Festival on Saturday, March 29  from 11 a.m. until noon.  The Edible Book Festival is celebrated world-wide every year on or around April Fool’s Day.  The object is to make an edible book, document it, and then eat …

Kent State University at Geauga Launches Public Lunch and Learn Series

| Published on March 13, 2014

Burton -  As part of their 50th Anniversary Celebration, Kent State University at Geauga will be hosting monthly luncheon talks.  All talks will be at noon and held in the William T. and Margaret R. Clark Commons at the Geauga Campus in Burton, 14111 Claridon Troy Road.

2014 Spring Tree and Fish Sale is here!

| Published on February 19, 2014
2014 Spring Tree and Fish Sale is here!

Though winter is definitely here, think spring with the Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District’s (SWCD) 2014 Spring Tree and Fish Sale!  This year the District is offering both “Conifer Seedling Packets” and “Root Production Method” (RPM) trees and plants.  The Conifer Seedling Packets are tree seedlings in packs of …

Burton Village Celebrates the Holidays

| Published on November 27, 2013

Burton – The Burton Chamber of Commerce will host Country Hearth Christmas Nov. 29 & 30, Dec. 1, 7 & 8 in Burton Village. The log cabin in the park will be the hub of activity over the five-day event offering horse drawn carriage rides. Come snuggle up to the …

Holiday Country Fair

| Published on November 6, 2013

Burton – Enjoy a day of holiday shopping in the country at a collaborative event featuring local talent, Amish craftsman and direct sales vendors. This event will take place at the picturesque Red Maple Inn at 14707 South Cheshire Street in Burton, Ohio.  It will run on Saturday, November 30th …

Century Village Museum’s Apple Butter Festival celebrates 65 years

| Published on October 9, 2013

Burton  – Geauga County Historical Society’s Century Village Museum will host one of the region’s most beloved autumn traditions with the 65th annual Apple Butter Festival Oct. 12-13.
Since 1948, the old-fashioned harvest festival has welcomed visitors to spend the day on the grounds of Century Village with the smell of …

GCRTA October Luncheon

| Published on September 23, 2013

The Geauga County Retired Teachers Association will meet on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 for a luncheon and meeting at Troy Community Center, 13950 Main Market Road (Rt. 422) Burton, Ohio.
Gathering time at 11:15 AM, followed by the business meeting at 11:30, and  lunch at 12:00.  The menu will consist of …

Geauga County Fair Band Celebrates 75 years

| Published on August 21, 2013

Burton – Geauga County Fair Band celebrates their 75th year as they perform at the 191st Great Geauga County Fair (GGCF) this Labor Day Weekend.  The band is the only all-volunteer fair band in Ohio and was organized by Cliff Rossiter after the 1936 fair. They first performed at the …

Annual Antique Power & Steam Exhibition

| Published on July 29, 2013

Burton – The Historical Engine Society will be holding their 43rd Annual Antique Power and Steam Exhibition July 26, 27, 28, 2013, at the Geauga County Historical Society’s Century Village Museum in Burton , Ohio .  On display will be demonstrations of various types of antique machinery, such as steam …

Saturday in the Country in Burton Village

| Published on June 24, 2013

Burton – Come and spend a Saturday in the Country in Burton Village.  The last Saturday of June through September, the beautiful Burton Square will be filled with crafters, artisans, antiques, collectables, farmers’ market, and Amish bake sale. This is not a flea market, it is an upscale event and …

Gardens Galore, Art and More

| Published on June 17, 2013

If you are a gardener, you don’t want to miss this event.  There’s so much going on and over 1500 perennials, trees, bushes, herbs, annuals….all donated by Master Gardeners, friends of Master Gardeners, arboretums and Master Gardener nursery friends.  Admission is free.  People from out of state have come each …

Burton Antiques Market Returns on June 8th With Over 400 Dealers

| Published on May 29, 2013

Burton – Don’t miss what promises to be one of the most exciting events of the antiques show summer season. Now celebrating its 52nd year, the Burton Antiques Market returns to the Geauga County Fairgrounds for the first of this year’s semi-annual shows on June 8th. With 400 of America’s …

Veterans Helping Veterans

| Published on May 1, 2013

Burton – Veterans helping Veterans. Stuff our vehicles on Memorial Day, May 27 either uptown in Burton or at the open house at the American Legion Atwood Mauck Post 459, following the Memorial Day service at 11 am. Items will be for our Veterans in hospitals, nursing homes. Veterans’ Wish …

Berkshire Jr/Sr High School Honor/Merit Roll – Third Grading Period

| Published on April 24, 2013

Seventh Grade Honor Roll
Karsten Bergmeier, Aiden Burkley, Jeffrey Burnett, Logan Byler*, Alexis Caponi*, Alli Dingman, Natalie Girolamo, Catherine Lillibridge, Hailey Long*, Asya Martin, Samuel Martinjako, Max McClintock, Christopher Morgret, Amy Pfiester, Richard Reed*, Nicholas Romask*, Ian Semler, Jack Squire*, Amber Taraska, McKenna Tucek, Emily Young
Seventh Grade Merit Roll
Zachary Budin, Seth …

Honor WWII Veterans at a Tribute Dinner; Dance the night away at a USO-style dance at Century Village Museum

| Published on April 14, 2013

Burton – As part of its planned commemoration of World War II, the Geauga County Historical Society is inviting the Geauga County community to join its World War II veterans for a tribute dinner Saturday evening, May 25. Following the dinner, guests are invited to “swing” back to the 1940s, …

It’s Easter Egg Hunt Time

| Published on March 23, 2013

Burton – Its Easter Egg Hunt time once again in Burton Village. Burton Village’s annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, March 30, 2013 in the park on the south end of the square. The hunt will start with the sound of an air horn  promptly at 11:00 …

Italian Garden Comes to Burton

| Published on February 6, 2013

Burton – Italian food is one of the most popular ethnic foods in America, and Tim Weiss knows how to make it. With over 15 years of experience, you might say Weiss has marinara in his veins. He started the Italian Garden Restaurant in Garrettsville in 1997. He eventually sold …

Century Village Museum Unveils Plans for an Exciting World War II Tribute Event

| Published on February 6, 2013

Burton – The Geauga County Historical Society’s Century Village Museum has announced plans to step back to 1941 for an event to honor the area’s World War II military veterans and those who supported the war effort at home.
The event, Remembering Our World War II Veterans, will commemorate the era …

Geauga Fresh Farmers Market 2013 Annual Organizational Meeting Scheduled

| Published on January 16, 2013

Burton – The Geauga Fresh Farmers’ Market will hold its 2013 Annual Organizational Meeting on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at the OSU Extension office – Patterson Center on the Geauga County Fairgrounds at 14269 Claridon-Troy Rd. in Burton. The meeting will start at 9:00AM and refreshments will be served. Those …

GCRTA Luncheon

| Published on January 16, 2013

The Geauga County Retired Teachers Association will meet on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 for a luncheon and meeting at the Bond Building in Century Village, 14653 East Park Street, Burton, OH  44021.

Annual Chess Tournaments At Burton Public Library Begin February 2nd

| Published on January 10, 2013

Burton – The Friends of the Burton Public Library will hold their annual Chess Tournaments on all Saturdays in February at the Library.
All tournaments will begin at 10 am and are broken down by age group as follows:
February 2nd  is for  students in grades K through 5.
February 9th is for …

Judge Grendell Appoints New Park Board Commissioner

| Published on January 9, 2013

Geauga County – Geauga Park District is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicholas J. Fischbach as Park Board Commissioner. Mr. Fischbach, sworn in the morning of Friday, December 28, 2012 in the offices of Probate/Juvenile Court Judge Tim Grendell, will commence his term of service beginning January 1, 2013 …

New Year, New You Programs At Burton Library

| Published on January 3, 2013

Burton Public Library announces four “New Year, New You” programs in January.  The first is New Year, New You: Makeovers on Wednesday, January 9 at 1 p.m.   Limited to 6 lucky ladies, you will leave with your “new look” and personalized color scheme from Mary Kay.  No products will …

December Programs At Burton Public Library

| Published on November 20, 2012

Burton – The Burton Public Library announces four upcoming programs for adults.  On Saturday, December 1 at 11 a.m., local author Patrick Hartory will discuss his book Your Ageless Mind.  Mr. Hartory offers great advice on how to keep our minds nimble as we age.  He will have signed copies …

Ghosts and History Converge in Burton

| Published on October 22, 2012

Burton – On Saturday October 20th and Saturday, October27th  2012, Century Village, in the center of Burton in Geauga County will be the site of an historical Ghost Tour.  This is the sixth year for the Ghosts Of Burton Historical Tour, and the third year the venue is the historical …

2012 Apple Butter Festival Seeks King and Queen of the Core

| Published on September 15, 2012

Burton – The 64th Annual Apple Butter Festival comes to Century Village Museum Oct. 13 and 14. This year, for the first time, fans of this Geauga County tradition will be able to compete for the titles of festival King and Queen.
Participants in the king and queen contest will earn …

The Great Geauga County Fair, where Families Create Memories

| Published on September 1, 2012

Burton -  The kids are back in school but there is still plenty of time to get in that last summer hurrah. This weekend I know the perfect place: The Great Geauga County Fair in Burton is a place where you can create family memories that last a lifetime.

The Bird Tornado Strikes Again

| Published on August 23, 2012

See something you’ll never forget, then notice it for years to come – guaranteed!
Witness the annual phenomenon of hundreds of chimney swifts swirling tornado-like and then plummeting into an old chimney en route to South America – an unforgettable spectacle by all accounts.
The Bird Tornado Strikes Again will be presented …

Raccoon County Music Festival is set for Aug. 18 in Burton

| Published on August 9, 2012

Burton – Traditional music – bluegrass, old-time, blues, folk, polka and more – will be the centerpiece of a day-long festival on Saturday, Aug. 18 in the Geauga County village of Burton.

Historical Engine Society Antique Power Exhibition

| Published on July 20, 2012

Burton – The Historical Engine Society will be holding their 42nd Annual Antique Power and Steam Exhibition July 27, 28, 29, 2012, at the Geauga County Historical Society’s Century Village Museum in Burton,Ohio.  On display will be various types of antique machinery, such as steam engines, gas engines, tractors, excavating …

Burton Ohio Antiques Market Returns On June 9 With Over 400 Dealers

| Published on May 30, 2012

Burton – Don’t miss what promises to be one of the most exciting events of the antiques show summer season.  Now celebrating its 51st year, the Burton Antiques Market returns to the Geauga County Fairgrounds for the first of this years’ semi-annual shows on June 9th.   With 400 of …

Ohio Chautauqua sponsors support old-fashioned, smart entertainment in Geauga County

| Published on May 30, 2012

Burton – The 2012 Ohio Chautauqua is on track to bring its traveling tent festival to Geauga County this summer thanks to the financial support of nine corporate and non-profit sponsors.

“Christopher Columbus” Sets Course for Geauga County

| Published on March 29, 2012

Burton – “Christopher Columbus” will land on the shores of Northeast Ohio aboard the Nautica Queen April 12 at 8:30 AM, and begin an adventure to Geauga County that will highlight Ohio Chautauqua and its stop at Century Village Museum in Burton this summer. With his journey east, “the explorer” …

Adopt A Garden At Century Village

| Published on March 22, 2012

Burton – Geauga County Historical Society’s Century Village in Burton, Ohio is eagerly seeking dedicated, interested gardeners to join its volunteer gardening team for the coming year.  Gardeners will have the opportunity to “adopt” and tend their favorite garden from a choice of 25+ available plots.  Garden choices range in …

Inkjet cartridge recycling at the Burton Public Library

| Published on January 23, 2012

Burton – The Burton Public Library is now collecting empty inkjet cartridges for recycling.  Cartridges can be deposited in a collection box located in the front lobby of the library.  Simply place your old cartridge in a plastic sandwich bag and deposit it in the collection box. Both businesses and …

Start of sugaring season in Pancake Town USA

| Published on January 23, 2012

Burton – Even though winter has been reluctant to arrive, plans are underway to begin making pure Geauga County maple syrup in Burton Village.  The Burton Chamber Of Commerce will hold the 4th Tree Tapping Ceremony Saturday February 11, from 10 to 4.  It’s a great time for the entire …

A Christmas Tea

| Published on November 7, 2011

Burton – Usher in your holiday season at the elegant Friends of WomenSafe Christmas Tea.  Enjoy nibbling on dainty sandwiches, freshly-baked scones with clotted cream and jam while hearing the life story of Amelia Earhart and shopping a Chinese auction offering a variety of enticing certificates, baskets and unique items.  …

Fifth Annual Kids Safety Day in Burton

| Published on September 10, 2011

Friends of CASA for KIDS of Geauga County will present its fifth annual Kids’ Safety Day at Century Village in Burton on Saturday, September 10th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Held on the beautiful grounds of Century Village near Burton Square (Rtes. 87 and 168), this free event is …

Great Geauga County Fair Promises Family Fun Over Labor Day Weekend

| Published on August 27, 2011

Burton – The Great Geauga County Fair is Ohio’s oldest fair, featuring more than 65 performers, acts, shows and contests, including the annual Fair King & Queen Contest. It’s an ideal family-friendly destination over Labor Day weekend, September 1-5, 9 a.m. to midnight daily.
Since 1823, Geauga County residents of all …

Best Show In Town: Live From Burton Wetlands

| Published on August 12, 2011

Burton – Enjoy an evening insect concert as cricket/katydid specialist and musician Dr. Lisa Rainsong introduces us to members of the Burton Wetlands insect orchestra.
Insect Orchestra: Nature’s Musicians will be presented on Friday, August 26 – 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Burton Wetlands Nature Preserve, 15681 Old Rider Road, …

Customer Service is Alive and Well at Hill Hardware

| Published on July 18, 2011

Burton – In these days when good customer service is hard to find, David and Mary Anne Lamppert are keeping the concept alive and well at Hill Hardware.  Hill Hardware is a place where people who want to fix things can go to find the parts they need.  Items are …

History Meets Fine Dining At the Welshfield Inn

| Published on July 10, 2011

Burton – Herbert Hoover once said “The supreme purpose of history is a better world.”  As each generation grows older, history does become more important as it connects us to our roots and grounds us in our present.  Northeast Ohio is full of history and one such historic place is …

Burton Village Welcomes Three News Stores

| Published on June 19, 2011

Burton – Three new distinctive shops recently opened in Burton Village.  Each one is unique and offers shoppers something special.
Talk became action when four friends working at a restaurant decided to turn their love of vintage and period pieces into a business.  Off Center was born.  The four, Chrysti Clark, …

Burton Classic Car Cruise Nights Return

| Published on May 22, 2011

Burton – Remember the days when a car was a thing of beauty and American- made?  When every fall you anxiously waited for the new models to be unveiled?  When an American- made car was parked in every driveway?Step back in time to the glory days of American cars every …

EcoWater/Servisoft of Middlefield Celebrates Customer Appreciation Day

| Published on May 20, 2011

Burton – EcoWater/Servisoft of Middlefield is celebrating their seventh annual Customer Appreciation Day and Open House on Saturday, June 4th from 9 am until 2 pm.  They are located at 14299 Kinsman Road in Burton, just one mile east of Burton Square.  This year will mark their 46th year in …

Bridging the Transition Gap for Students with Disabilities

| Published on April 14, 2011

Burton – On May 4, from 6 – 8  p.m. come in and learn successful high school-to-college transition strategies for young people with disabilities.  Find out the five key transition skills that you need to have, know the differences between high school and college, eligibility requirements and accommodation descriptions.  Plus, …

Balloon Launch in Burton for Autism Awareness

| Published on April 10, 2011

Burton – UN declarations and Presidential proclamations have made April 2 World Autism Awareness Day. According to President Obama’s proclamation, autism spectrum disorders or ASDs currently affect nearly one percent of children in the US; the statistics vary, but some numbers say that 1 in 110 children …

KSU Nursing Health & Wellness Fair

| Published on April 2, 2011

Burton – The senior nursing students in Community Health Nursing at Kent State University at Geauga planned and implemented a community health and wellness fair on Wednesday, March 16th at the Geauga Campus in Burton. Several community agencies participated, including:  the Department on Aging with a balance screening, Visiting Angels, …

Amish Countryside Bakery

| Published on February 27, 2011

Burton – Do you long for the taste of real homemade baked goods made with fresh ingredients from scratch?  If so, Countryside Home Bakery located at 17075 Mumford Road is the place to go.  Countryside Home Bakery offers many different types of baked goods such as breads, dinner rolls, pies, …

2011 Division III Chess Tournament Results

| Published on February 27, 2011

Burton – Division III of the annual Friends of the Burton Public Library Chess Tournament was completed Saturday, February 19, by 7 participants from northeast Ohio.
One player, Nathan Ferris, a 12th grade Perry High School student won all four of his games and the first place medal.
Two players scored three …