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Museum Gift Shop Holiday Open House on November 12, 2017 from 10 am - 4 pm

Our Museum Gift Shop Elves have been hard at work to find a wonderful selection of locally handcrafted, Made in the USA items for your holiday gift-giving.

Join us on November 12th from 10 am - 4pm to see all of the wonderful new items in stock, including Lorain Lighthouse Suncatchers, Lorain Lighthouse Pottery Ornaments, Pottery Mugs and Serving Trays and Lorain Lighthouse Christmas Cards.  Light refreshments will be available throughout the day.

We are taking orders for our 2018 Calendar that features 15 paintings by Lorain artist Peggy Asensio.  These paintings were showcased in our Women's History Month Exhibit (March, 2017) entitled In The Hands of Women.  Through this series of paintings, Peggy highlights the diversity and complexities of women's lives of all ages.  Calendars are available for pre-order through Oct. 25th by calling the Lorain Historical Society at (440) 245-2563 or by sending an e-mail to  These specially designed calendars are $14.95 each, and Members of the Lorain Historical Society will receive a 10% discount.  Shipping is also available, beginning at $6.50, depending upon the quantity ordered and shipping destination.  Payment required to pre-order.

We also have Lorain and nautical-themed gifts, historical books and DVD's, books by Lorain authors, home accessories, etched glassware, art prints, jewelry, t-shirts, kids toys, games and books, as well as our ever-popular Lorain Afghan.

To assist in your shopping schedule, we will have extended Saturday hours from 10 am - 3 pm from November 18 through December 23.

We encourage you to shop early, as we expect that some of our hand-crafted items are going to be hot items!