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December in Northeast Ohio is OH so much fun and #HappyinCLE!

December in Northeast Ohio is OH so much fun!

You can't say there isn't holiday spirit in Northeast Ohio! Here is our list to bring all the things that the kids and I would do if we had unlimited time and money.  Some are free, most are not, but all are guaranteed* to be good fun. Don't forget to check out the calendar at the bottom!

* I do not really guarantee anything and do call before going

Our Top Picks for December!

By far one of my favorites.  Last year I was given the honor to judge the gingerbread house competition and they are amazing.  We can't wait to go this year!  Besides and incredible gingerbread house display and Christmas trees from local garden clubs but they have evening hours to see the amazing lights and breakfast with Santa on Decemeber 7 and 8

Holiday Lantern Tours at Hale Farm & Village (@WRHS

Transport guests to the Christmas season during the year 1863. This holiday favorite is a 90-minute lantern-lit evening tour held December 7, 13-15 and 18-23.

Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit

There are so many brilliant plays with Christmas themes but I really want to see Law & Order: Fairy Tale Unit at the Beck Center in Lakewood.  Yes, there is the Christmas Story at the Allen Theater but come on... what a title!


Cedar Lee Theater Sunday, December 15th at 11 AM (showing in 2D) Wednesday, December 18th at 7 PM (showing in 3D)

Or see it live

Moscow Ballet’s celebrated Great Russian Nutcracker 

Cleveland's Music Hall on Saturday, December 7th, at 3:00 PM.

Looking for outdoor fun? The Ice Rink at Wade Oval is open till March.

Light Up Lakewood on December 7 and Holiday CircleFest at Wade Oval on December 8 are my two favorite Christmas festivals.

Ice Age 2013 - December 1st - January 5th, 2014

Tired of the Christmas and Holiday stuff?  Looking for something else to do during the holiday break then this is for you and while in the area check out the The Crawford Auto Aviation Collection exhibit Setting the World in Motion

There is so much more!  Check out my pinterest and calendar below


What's on your list?

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**Fine Print: All events are add at my own discretion but Western Reserve Historical Society has given me a family membership to facilitate reviews. Opinions are 100% my own. If you would like to be added to this list or to become a sponsor feel free to contact me.

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