With Christmas just around the corner, are you still searching for the perfect present? Give the gift of happiness this holiday season, and take a look at our list of Lakeside-inspired gift ideas…

1. Lakeside Gift Cards
Lakeside offers Gift Cards as a way to pay for Daily, Weekly or Partial Day Chautauqua Passes, and even Season Passes! Gift Cards are available to purchase in values of any amount. For details, contact Tyler Wilkie at (419) 798-4461, ext. 349 or accounting@lakesideohio.com. To ensure delivery prior to Christmas, please order by Dec. 13.

2. Hotel Gift Certificates
Hotel Lakeside and Fountain Inn gift certificates are available for next year. Gift certificates are valid for one year from the date of purchase. For details, contact Steve Koenig at (419) 798-4461, ext. 343 or skoenig@lakesideohio.com. To ensure delivery prior to Christmas, please order by Dec. 13.

3. Honor a Loved One
gift in honor of a loved one is a special way to pay tribute to their love of Lakeside. The gift can celebrate milestones – the birth of a child, wedding or anniversary – or remember a loved one. When making a tribute gift, make note of the loved one being honored or remembered. If you provide the mailing address, the person being honored, or the family contact of the person being remembered, will receive a hand-written note. For details, contact Alana Tarry at (419) 798-4461, ext. 246 or atarry@lakesideohio.com.

4. Lakeside Heritage Society Books
To celebrate the history of Lakeside, the Lakeside Heritage Society is selling books this holiday season. These books can be purchased by calling (419) 798-5519 or sending a check with a list of items requested and the address for delivery. Please send checks to the Lakeside Heritage Society, 324 W. Third St., Lakeside, Ohio 43440. Prices include tax, and mail orders are charged postage and handling. For more information, visit lakesideheritagesociety.com or contact manager@lakesideheritagesociety.org.

5. “A Lakeside Christmas” Shopping, Dec. 7
Join us on Saturday, Dec. 7 for “A Lakeside Christmas,” a day filled with children’s activities, family-friendly entertainment, sleigh rides, shopping, dining, holiday movies and much more! Festivities will be held in conjunction with the Marblehead Merchants’ “Village Lights,” an event that highlights local shops and restaurants on the peninsula. It’s the perfect time for holiday shopping.

One more thing…
Do you use Amazon Smile for your holiday shopping?
This year, give back to a charity you love while shopping online. When you shop using Amazon Smile, Amazon donates 0.5% of your purchase to the non-profit of your choice. Visit smile.amazon.com, and select ‘Lakeside Association’ to start earning money for your favorite non-profit.