Geauga Happenings
October 14, 2021 by Staff Report

Mayfield United Methodist Church, 7747 Mayfield Road, Chester Township, is hosting a rummage sale...

Fall Rummage Sale

Oct. 14 and 15

Mayfield United Methodist Church, 7747 Mayfield Road, Chester Township, is hosting a rummage sale. Admittance is free.

Hours are Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Early bird entrance at 8 a.m. Thursday is $10. All proceeds benefit missions.

Free Fresh Produce

Oct. 16, 9-11 a.m.

Newbury United Community Church will host a fresh produce giveaway at the church located at 14961 Auburn Road.

Cleveland FoodBank provides the service to low income Geauga County residents. Please bring ID and bags.

Family Fun Fallout

Oct. 16, 4-7 p.m.

Word of Grace is hosting its Family Fun Fallout harvest festival and chili cook-off. Join for good food, live music, kids games, a pumpkin race, costume contest and inflatables. The church is located at 9021 Mayfield Road in Chester Township.

Audubon Visits Pa. Bluffs

Oct. 17, 9:30 a.m.

Blackbrook Audubon Society will look for migrating songbirds and raptors at Erie Bluffs State Park. Meet in the parking lot at 11122 West Lake Road, Lake City, Pa. Dress for the weather and bring lunch.

For more information, email

Audubon Highlights the Galapagos

Oct. 19, 7 p.m.

Blackbrook Audubon Society will host photographer Alan Studt and Gale Franko as they present the “Amazing Galapagos” at Penitentiary Glen, 8668 Kirtland-Chardon Road in Kirtland.

Participants can attend the program in person or register on the event page of to receive a link to view the program live online.

For more information, email

Good Deeds Program

Oct. 20, 6 p.m.

The Good Deeds Program returns to meeting in-person at Metzenbaum Center, 8200 Cedar Road, Chester Township.

The free informational program is designed to inform individuals about how to hold their assets while living to avoid the cost and time associated with the probate court process later. Volunteer attorneys are available to discuss individual estate situations

To register, call Cheryl at 440-279-1840.

Outreach Spaghetti Dinner

Oct. 21, 6-7 p.m.

Christ Presbyterian Church offers free outreach spaghetti dinners the third Thursday of each month. Dinners are drive-thru only. The church is located at 12419 Chillicothe Road in Chester Township.

Maple Leaf Hosts Clambake

Oct. 23, 3-8 p.m.

Maple Leaf Community Residences will host an old-fashioned clambake at SNPJ farms located at 10946 Heath Road, Kirtland. There will be food, fun, live music, Chinese raffle, sideboards and 50/50 raffle. Tickets are $50 per person with a cash bar. Buy tickets online at or by phone, 440-279-4444 by Oct. 14.
Maple Leaf provides housing for adult Geauga County residents with developmental disabilities. Clambake proceeds will benefit its Raise the Roof fund.

Chardon VFW Clambake

Oct. 23, 5:30-7 p.m.

Chardon VFW Post 6519’s annual clambake will be held at the post located at 752 Water St. Cost is $30 per person for one dozen clams and half a chicken dinner with sides, and $10 for an extra dozen clams by preorder only. There will be a $500 drawing. Only 100 tickets will be sold, which are available in the canteen.

For information, call 440-285-3699.

Trunk or Treat

Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m.

Geauga County Sheriff’s Office hosts Trunk or Treat at the Geauga County Safety Center, 12450 Merritt Road, Chardon.