Scroll down the page to see many local events happening this month.   Please confirm dates and times with Event holder.  Some events will charge admission fees, which are not shown on this listing of events.   Where possible, telephone numbers and web sites links have been provided for your convenience in contacting the Event holder.

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Holidays and Observances:
May 10Mother's Day
  
May 25Memorial Day
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All Month Geauga Park District Programs
Too many programs to list individually here.   Phone: 440-286-9516   Visit www.geaugaparkdistrict.org for more information.   Enter your zip code, then see the page of programs at various Park locations for the month.   If you want to use a Zip Code close to Goodwin House, use "44021".   Very worthwhile!   Click on the link to take a look!
   
1st, 2nd, and 3rd
Opening / Closing Times vary. Generally 10 am to 11 pm.
The Geauga County Maple Festival - Chardon
Many activities: Rides, Battle of the Bands, Pancake Tent in the Square, Lumberjack Competition, Arts & Crafts, Bathtub Races, Maple Syrup Auction, Baking Contest and much more. For more information, call   (440) 286-3007 or visit www.maplefestival.com.   Note different opening and closing times each day.
   
2nd, 3rd, 4th
8:00 pm Fri & Sat
2:00 pm Sun
Geauga Lyric Theatre - "The Odd Couple ~ Female Version"
All the classic humor of Neil Simon's original is here, but with a hilarious female twist. Instead of a poker party Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for a night of Trivial Pursuit!   For details, call the Box Office 440-286-2255, or business office:   440-285-770 or visit www.geaugatheater.org
   
7th
6:00 pm
Fiber Friends' Spin-Ins at Burton Library
Bring your spinning wheel, knitting, or other handwork and join our group on the 1st Thursday of every month
Call (440) 834-4466 or visit www.burton.lib.oh.us
   
9th
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mother-Daughter Tea at Century Village
Mothers, daughters, and friends of all ages will love sharing a delightful and nostalgic spring tea at Century Village.   For details, call(440) 834-1492 or visit Century Village Historical Museum - Geauga County Historical Society
   
10th
5:00 to 7:00 pm
Fish Fry at American Legion
Atwood-Mauck American Legion Post 459 at 14052 Goodwin Ave.  Burton   440-632-3481.   Or visit Sharon Gingerich's complimentary website for the local American Legion
   
15th, 16th, 17th
8:00 pm Fri & Sat
2:00 pm Sun
Geauga Lyric Theatre - "The Odd Couple ~ Female Version"
All the classic humor of Neil Simon's original is here, but with a hilarious female twist. Instead of a poker party Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for a night of Trivial Pursuit!   For details, call the Box Office 440-286-2255, or business office:   440-285-770 or visit www.geaugatheater.org
   
16th
Evening
Swing Dancing featuring Sophisticated Swing
Dancing at Century Village.   For details, call(440) 834-1492 or visit Century Village Historical Museum - Geauga County Historical Society
   
Wednesdays
Beginning Mid-May 5:00 to 8:00 pm
Antique and Vintage Car Cruisin' with Tom N Jerry's and Coffee Corners
Car Cruisin' Vintage and Antique Cars. Sponsored by Tom N Jerry's Restaurant (great hamburgers) and Coffee Corners. Music, food, prizes, all on Main Street in Burton. Weather permitting. More information:   (440) 834-1330
   
22nd, 23rd, 24th
8:00 pm Fri & Sat
2:00 pm Sun
Geauga Lyric Theatre - "The Odd Couple ~ Female Version"
All the classic humor of Neil Simon's original is here, but with a hilarious female twist. Instead of a poker party Ms. Madison has invited the girls over for a night of Trivial Pursuit!   For details, call the Box Office 440-286-2255, or business office:   440-285-770 or visit www.geaugatheater.org
   
23rd
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Book sale at Burton Public Library supporting the Friends Of The Library.
For more info: telephone 440-834-4466 or visit www.burton.lib.oh.us
   
23rd
All Day
Geauga Lake's Wildwater Kingdom Opens!
Water-lovers can "dive into" the 2008 summer season on Saturday, May 23.   For more info: telephone 330-562-8303 or visit www.wildwaterfun.com
   
23rd & 24th
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Civil War Re-Enactment at Century Village
Transport back in time to the Civil War battlefield of North vs. South, as a complete Civil War encampment transforms the Century Village property. Delight as characters from history stroll the property, and whole families immerse themselves in authentic period dress and living quarters.   For details, call(440) 834-1492 or visit Century Village Historical Museum - Geauga County Historical Society
   
30th
Daybreak to
5:00 pm
The Great Geauga Antiques Market
This is the BIG Antique Market - held twice a year.   Admission charged.   For more info: telephone (440) 440-632-9399 or visit www.geaugaantiquesmarket.com/