Special Events

Enjoy the following special events sponsored by the Lorain County Metro Parks. For more information please call 1-800-LCM-PARK or view the latest Arrowhead online.


Havok the Peregrine Falcon at Carlisle Visitor Center
Date: April 8
Times: Every half hour, beginning at 4:00pm
Location: Pine Tree Picnic Area & Burrell Homestead,
French Creek Reservation
Cost: $5 per person

Face your fears and test your courage as you play the role of a pre-Civil War slave travelling the Underground Railroad. Hoping to escape to freedom, rather than being caught by bounty hunters and sold to the Deep South, you encounter potential friends and foes along the way. French Creek Theatre re-enactors will provide dramatic and emotion-evoking performances fit to leave a lasting impression, blending arts with historical educational content.



Havok the Peregrine Falcon at Carlisle Visitor Center
Dates: April 8 - May 7
Times: Daily, Noon-6pm
Location: Carlisle Reservation
Cost: $3 per person, Children under 3 years are free

In celebration of our 60th Anniversary, we're paying homage to our former exhibit events and more. We encourage you to join us in taking a step back in time!

With an outdoor dino trail, an indoor dino discovery area and activities, this Dinosaurs! event is perfect for the whole family. The exhibit will span all the Carlisle Visitor Center area and will even include food from some of your favorite local food trucks on the weekends. Please click the button below to visit the exhibit's page for more detailed information, times and a map of the grounds.


Music under the stars


2016-2017 Season: September 2016 - August, 2017
Performances: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
Cost: $10 - $18 per ticket
Location: French Creek Nature & Arts Center

Theatre has the privilege and the power to reach us exactly where we are in our lives. In hope or hardship, in revelry or wretchedness, our own experiences are reflected in the stories onstage. Seeing the semblance of ourselves in other characters can help us make sense of life’s complexities, finding what we stand for; or sometimes we’re simply reminded what a wonder life is, giving us cause to celebrate. French Creek’s 2016-2017 Season features the fun and the fearless, the playful and the provocative, offering audiences an extraordinary breadth of theatrical performance to enjoy and connect with. Keeping that in mind, we present to you our 2016-2017 French Creek Theatre season. See you at the theatre!

Purchase tickets to any of this season's shows by visiting the French Creek Theatre website or by calling 440-949-5200.

2015-2016 Season

Performance: Date: Tickets:
Curious George: The Golden Meatball Sept. 23 - Oct. 2 *No longer available*
Jekyll & Hyde Oct. 14 - 30 *No longer available*
All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten Nov. 11 - 20 *No longer available*
White Christmas: The Musical Dec. 2 - 18 *No longer available*
Death of a Salesman Jan. 13 - 29 *No longer available*
The Velveteen Rabbit Feb. 10 - 19 *No longer available*
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Mar. 3 - 19 *No longer available*
Bloom Mar. 31 - Apr. 9 Purchase Tickets
Parade May 5 - 21 Purchase Tickets
Pure Imagination June 25 Purchase Tickets
Our Town July 14 - 23 Purchase Tickets
Willy Wonka Aug 11 - 13 Purchase Tickets



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