Don’t Miss these 2018 Summer Events

Staff Blogger: Gretchen Colon, Senior Vice President of Advancement & Communications

We’ve planned special summer events for you and your family to meet new friends and support Lakeside at the same time. These opportunities are right around the corner, and tickets are going fast. Read below to find out how to reserve your spot and purchase tickets today!

LWBS Pirate Adventure Dinner
6 p.m. Thursday, June 28
Schrock’s Marina

Join the Lakeside Wooden Boat Society (LWBS) for a swashbuckling celebration. The celebration begins with appetizers and refreshments and dinner and dancing to follow. Dressing in your finest pirate attire is encouraged, but not required. This fundraising event supports LWBS programming and future waterfront needs identified by the Lakeside Master Plan.

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Lakeside Summer Social
5-9 p.m. Sunday, July 15
Catawba Island Club

Join your friends for a social gathering reminiscent of these Lakeside summer gatherings. The evening will include a dinner buffet and music along the beautiful Lake Erie shore. Dress for the evening is cool and casual. All proceeds from this fundraising event will be split between repairs to the Steele Memorial Bandstand/Gazebo, Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus and the new 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Family Entertainment Series in Hoover Auditorium.

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5k Raccoon Run & One-Mile Fun Run
7:30 a.m. Sunday, July 29
Orchestra Hall

Walkers, joggers and runners of all ages will take to the streets of Lakeside for the 38th Annual 5k Raccoon Run and One-Mile Fun Run. Early registration (prior to Friday, July 14) is encouraged.

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Prayer Breakfast with André Thornton
8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3
Wesley Lodge

Lakeside welcomes André Thornton, former Cleveland Indians’ first baseman, as keynote speaker of the 2nd Annual Prayer Breakfast. He will bring inspiration to all by speaking on his testament to his Christian faith despite experiencing a family tragedy. This popular event sold out last year, so register early!

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Luncheon with André Thornton
12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3
Wesley Lodge

After a mid-morning lecture on “Walking Worthy & Pleasing unto the Lord,” André Thornton will share reflections of his baseball career at a special luncheon. There is limited space, so register today!

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Lakeside Symphony Candlelight Showcase
8-10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8
Select Lakeside Homes

Ticket holders will enjoy a unique evening home tour through the streets of Lakeside with candlelit paths to each home, which will feature small symphonic ensembles of Lakeside Symphony Orchestra musicians. Proceeds help support the orchestra.

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Farm to Table Dinner
6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10
Hotel Lakeside Lawn

This unique event, in partnership with local farmers and restaurants, will bring fresh ingredients for a spectacular meal along Ohio’s Most Beautiful Mile.

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