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Dovin & Reber Jones Funeral and Cremation Center is pleased to offer a wide variety of both on-going and seasonal events. We invite you to return often to see what’s coming up on our calendar. If you’d like to keep up-to-date, we invite you to visit our social media pages.

November Events

    Sunday, November 26, 2017 : 12:00 AM to Sunday, December 31, 2017 : 12:00 AM

    Drive through Lakeview Park to see the light displays. The lights will be on every night beginning November 25 through the end of December. Then join us inside the Sunset Terrace at Lakeview for some hot chocolate, cookie decorating, a craft and a photo opportunity with Santa! Be sure to bring your own camera!
    Santa Visits

    Santa visits are 5:00-7:00pm November 25, 26, 29 and December 2, 3, 6 & 8.

  • Holiday Lights
    Monday, November 27, 2017 to Saturday, December 30, 2017

    Holiday Lights
    Dates: November 27 - December 30
    (*Special Hours on Dec. 24: 5-8pm*)
    Time: Sundays - Thursdays: 6:00 - 9:00pm
    Fridays & Saturdays: 6:00 - 10:00pm
    Location: Carlisle Visitor Center,
    Carlisle Reservation
    Cost: FREE!
    *We do ask for a non-perishable food item to be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank

    Join us at the Carlisle Visitor Center as we light up the night with our annual Holiday Lights program! The event takes place this year from November 24 through December 30. Hours are 6–9 pm Sundays through Thursdays, and 6–10 pm Fridays and Saturdays, special hours for December 24, for the trail only from 5-8pm (building and train closed on Dec 24). The event is closed on December 25 There will be no Little Green Choo rides available from December 26th through the 30th, although the building will be open and both trails will be available as walking trails on those days.

    Admission to all aspects of this program are free, but we are asking everyone to bring one, non-perishable food item that will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank. We will also host a “Wildlife Giving Tree” with items needed to care for the animals of Carlisle and other LCMP facilities; from our resident raptors and reptiles to wild songbird visitors.

    Please make time to visit this event with your family that has been called by visitors “inspiring and fun for the whole family” as well as a “wonderful experience!” Walk the ½ mile paved loop trail around the Visitor Center to see decorated trail stations themed to represent various classic holiday movies and songs. These stations are conceived and decorated by many creative Lorain County businesses, organizations and agencies. The Little Green Choo Holiday Express will also be running daily November 27th through December 23rd; offering rides through another decorated trail display. There will be no Little Green Choo rides available from December 26th through the 30th, although the building will be open and both trails will be available as walking trails.

    Inside the Carlisle Visitor Center, refreshments will be offered for a small fee, courtesy of Friends of Metro Parks daily except for December 24th and 25th. Most evenings we will be playing classic holiday movies for you to enjoy while warming up from the outdoors. Various evening entertainment will be conducted on Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday evenings.

December Events

    Friday, December 15, 2017 : 12:00 AM to Saturday, December 16, 2017 : 12:00 AM

    Holiday Lights
    Date: December 15 & 16
    Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm (both days)
    Location: Carriage Barn at Vermilion River Reservation

    Join us at our Annual Holiday Barn Market to find so many unique gifts from local arts and crafts vendors. Also enjoy the beautifully decorated Carriage Barn, warm up by the toasty fire and free refreshments! The Holiday Barn Market is a wonderful shopping experience for all.

    Saturday, December 16, 2017 : 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Date: Saturday, December 16
    Time: 9:00 am
    Location: Sunset Terrace at Lakeview Park
    Cost: $15 adults/$10 kids 5 & under
    (Under 2 years free)

    Join Santa for Breakfast at the Sunset Terrace at Lakeview Saturday December 16th at 9:00am. Tickets are $15 adults/$10 kids 5 & under (Under 2 years free) and include breakfast buffet, carriage ride around Lakeview Park, activity for the kids, and one family photo with Santa.

    Reservations required, reserve your seats by calling 440-458-5121.