Visit Kelleys Island with Road Scholars

Road Scholar Put in BayThe Lake Erie Islands Nature and Wildlife Center Road Scholar program will be taking a group to Kelleys Island on Thursday, May 24, 2018. There are extra seats available for the trip to Kelleys for $20. The boat will leave the Boardwalk Dock at 8 a.m. and leave Kelleys Island at 4 p.m. to return.  If you wold like to go, please text Susan Byrnes at 419-341-8769 or e-mail her at byrnespib “at” Scholars

Lake Erie Sunrise Sets Weekend Color Palette

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Caryl Fox captured this fantastic view of Kelleys Island this morning!

National Weather Service Cleveland OH
944 AM EDT Fri Nov 4 2016
and a dry stable airmass will dominate across Northern Ohio and
NWR PA through the weekend and into Monday. Temperatures will
moderate slowly through the period beginning Saturday from the
upper 50s to lower 60s, and reaching mostly the lower to mid 60s
by Monday.

Road Scholars Travel to Kelleys Island for Natural Wonders Expedition

Under the guidance of Lisa Brohl, Susan Byrnes, and Dianne Smith, Road Scholars (visiting Put-in-Bay this week) boarded the ferry “Sonny-S” on a picture-perfect morning to participate in birding, glacial groove examination, and observation of other environmental features unique to Kelleys Island in Lake Erie.  Naturalist Pat Hayes, ornithologist Tom Bartlett, and Kelleys Island historian Leslie KorenkoRoad Scholars provided extensive and illuminating information during the day’s tour.  A scrumptious Perch luncheon was served by the PATMOS Christian Camp on Long Point.  PiBDaily photographer Donna Steinbach captured some of the highlights in the photos below.

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Kelleys Island Music Festival Taking Shape for 2015

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2nd Annual Kelleys Island Music Festival
Saturday June 27, 2015

1st Choice Staging Main Stage (partial list)

All day special guest Emcee, Bill Martin, Fox 8 Cleveland lead anchor.

Half Moon Jack (headline slot)
(if you remember, they stole the entire day last year and look forward to doing the same this year)

The Roadhouse Band (country rock and 80’s rock)
with special guest, Bill Martin, on guitar along with additional female vocalist all the way from New York(Ohio native), Katie Phrogner will be performing 5 duets with Roadhouse lead singer, Heather Chandler.

Colin Dussault Blues Project (you know them and love them)

Ragged Glory (Neil Young Tribute Band)

The Westies (fun upbeat rock)

Yellow Delicious (party band)

The Burnt River Band (Blues ‘n’ Boogie)

Jack Daniels Barrel House Saloon Acoustic Side Stage

David Lester

3G ( Grandfather Boe, son Ronnie, grandson RJ)

Steve Brownell

Some of last years favorites mixed with some new comers. We’re taking baby steps to build the festival and keep it with regional Lake Erie Island acts. Many requested major national acts and touring acts, but to keep this thing growing, we’re staying in the budget!

There is ONE MORE VERY VERY special act that we can not release to this line-up until February 1, 2015.

Sunday June 28

Still working on details
but in the works…..oldies….jazz… grass and more!

Amazing new details in the works for this year all around that we’ll release as the months go by.

Official KI Music Fest poster coming out Monday….and we hope you share to spread the word!

New Music Fest website will be launched January 1, 2015!

Thanks for your continued support of the ‘Rockin’ the Rock’ Music Fest!