Brownhelm Memorial Day Parade, “The Shortest Parade in Town”, takes place on Sunday, May 26, 2019, Memorial Day Weekend.
Parade participants begin to gather at 1:30 pm. The parade leaves promptly at 1:45 pm to march to the Brownhelm Cemetery.
Gather at the corners of North Ridge and Claus Road (South). The Amherst American Legion leads the parade, followed by the BHA wagon, Brownhelm 4-H Club, antique cars, tractors and more; all are welcome!
At the Veterans Memorial site there will be a short ceremony honoring area veterans with a talk by Brownhelm Historical Association member Eric Rivet.
All are welcome to join in the parade or view at the Brownhelm Cemetery.
Looking for something to do on a Thursday evening? Stroll through historic downtown Vermilion while being serenaded. Vermilion has become known throughout the region for its fabulous Third Thursday Music, Flowers & A Sunset concerts which take place May through September.
Experience the warmth of the sun and the cool breeze from Lake Erie as the beautiful flowers are in full bloom in Vermilion. There is an exciting array of free musical entertainment for you with well over a dozen bands scattered throughout Harbour Town. Many local musicians provide music for your listening enjoyment in several different locations, including rock, jazz, pop, country, oldies, ethnic, gospel and much more!
Do some shopping, grab something to eat or enjoy some great ice cream and be a part of this fantastic event each Third Thursday of the month. Third Thursday gets better each year. There’s plenty of parking, lots of flowers to enjoy, artwork to browse, and a sunset over Lake Erie that is sure to please.
Bring your family, friends, neighbors and visitors for a fun time. Then let’s all head to the beach for one of our beautiful sunsets!
Mark the third Thursdays on your calendar - May through September - for Vermilion's Third Thursdays. It is a celebration of music, flowers and a sunset in beautiful Vermilion, Ohio.
Brought to you by the Vermilion Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call (440) 967-4477, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.vermilionohio.com.
Pride Day in Brownhelm is Saturday, May 18 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. In an effort to keep Brownhelm beautiful, consider volunteering at the Brownhelm Cemetery to help clean it up from the long winter and high winds as we prepare for the Memorial Day Parade on May 26 and for the Gravestone Preservation Workshop on June 8 and June 9.
Bring gloves, a rake and a willingness to help beautify this historic graveyard.