Monday, June 15, 2009

June 15 thru 21 Put-in-Bay

This week at Put-in-Bay summer really gets going! On Thursday June 18th our friends from QFM 96 radio station in Columbus Ohio return for the annual Breakfast Club at Put-in-Bay. Friday morning enjoy a live broadcast featuring the Wags & Elliot show from the Boardwalk Restaurant on the waterfront, downtown Put-in-Bay. The event is sponsored by the Jet Express Ferry, The Boardwalk Restaurant and the official lodging headquarters for the event is the Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center. For reservations call 1-888-742-7829 or visit the resort's on line website for booking.

One Saturday June 20th, join the Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers for their 20th annual Rib Cook-Off at the Skyway restaurant from 11 to 5 pm. Local restaurants compete for the rib king title along with great side dishes. Mingle with former and current Cleveland Browns players along with The Bone Lady, Big Dawg, Mobile Dawg, Charlie's Fryes and Brownie the elf. Guest's will be available to sign autographs and take pictures.

Local restaurants compete for honors as Put-in-Bay's best BBQ Ribs. Your entry includes drawings for fantastic door prizes. There will also be a raffle for some great Cleveland Browns prizes, including game jerseys. Games and prizes, children 11 and younger are admitted FREE!Official Lodging headquarters are the Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center, The Edgewater and the Bay Lodging Resort for reservations call 1-888-742-7829

Sunday June 21st is the Five Iron Classic sponsored by EZ Go Golf Carts. This annual event held at Saunders golf course on Put-in-Bay challenges golfers by using only a 5 iron and a putter. Go for the gold with a $10,000.00 hole in one prize!Entry is $120 per team and includes lots of prizes, greens fees, and player's kit, picnic lunch (steak, burgers, and dogs), all beverages, etc. First tee time is 9 am and final tee time is 6:00 PM.

Hole prizes include golf bags, clubs, golf balls, poker chip set, head covers, golf gloves, putters, apparel and more. 17-piece right hand golf set for chipping contest winner, includes clubs, putter, stand bag and iron covers.

Don't forget the Jet Away Get Away packages sponsored by the Jet Express Ferry and three of Put-in-Bay's top hotels. This affordable family getaway package is one of the best values of the season.

Your package includes:

A room that sleeps up to 4 people or 6 people

FREE breakfast for your entire group at the Put-in-Bay Resort

A FREE overnight golf cart rental

Over $100.00 in discount coupons for the islands favorite restaurants and attractions when you purchase your Jet Express tickets to Put-in-Bay from either the Port Clinton or Sandusky departure points!

Rooms that sleep 4 are $159 ( A $260.00 package Value)

Rooms that sleep 6 are $199 ( A $310.00 package Value)

Rooms and suites are limited! This Special is available Sunday thru Thursday nights in May thru July 1st. To make your reservations call the Put-in-Bay Reservation Center at 888-742-7829

Not valid with any other offer. Valid on new reservations only. $100.00 discount coupons with be distributed upon your departure from either Sandusky or Port Clinton Jet Express terminals.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Put-in-Bay June 12-13 Weekend

The annual Phlocking of the Phaithful parrot head weekend rolls into town June 12-13 celebrating the music of Jimmy Buffett. Hosted by the Commodore Resort, the
Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center and the Island Club home rentals Over 1500 Jimmy Buffett fans will enjoy three days and nights of music, poolside parties, and great live entertainment all day and night!

Also this weekend, Put-in-Bay will celebrate the founding of the island village of Put in Bay by Jose DeRivera. Founder's Day means great food and lots of fun for the entire family. This event is held in DeRivera Park downtown across from the Edgewater Hotel from 11 am to 5 pm. Ray Fogg will perform a free concert from 12:30 to 2 pm. Mr. Balloon will make a new collection of zany balloon characters for kids of all ages and there will also be a magician. The Put-in-Bay Hog Roasters will provide a roast beef picnic lunch.

Shop for bargains at one of the many sale tables and pick up information on one of our non-profit groups that rely on the support of our community and visitors. This is a great family event!

On Sunday June 14th, Bring the family and the dog for the sixth annual Put-in-Bay Pooch Parade to benefit Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church. $10 entry fee per pooch. There will be many prizes for the cutest, smallest, largest, most talented, individual best dressed, group best dressed, dog & owner look-a-like and most unique. Each entrant receives a "doggy goodie bag". Registration begins at 1 pm at the DeRivera Park gazebo.

Overall this is one of the biggest family oriented weekends at Put-in-Bay so hop aboard the Jet Express and head for the Bay!

Monday, June 1, 2009

Put-in-Bay Ohio Bike Week

Bikers participating in the 2009 Ohio Bike Week's North Coast Thunder Rally will enjoy a tour of Put-in-Bay and participate in a scavenger hunt and a poker run starting at 2:00 pm June 7th departing from the Put-in-Bay Resort. Afterwords, a Hog Roast will be held at the Put-in-bay Resort on Sunday starting at 4:00 PM. All participants are welcome to enjoy Put-in-Bays only award winning pool at the Put-in-Bay Resort and a great dinner.

More than 500 bikes are expected to make the trip to Put-in-Bay, South Bass Island. The Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center is the host hotel for the event and will be offering secure paved parking for bikers and their families. For additional information on Put-in-Bay Ohio bike week visit or call 1-888-742-7829 for the Put-in-Bay Reservation Center.