NEWS & UPDATE

Fremont CARES Small Business Relief Program

At last Thursday night’s City Council meeting, Fremont City Council unanimously passed a resolution creating the Fremont CARES Small Business Relief Program.  Attached you find info in regard to the program.  You can also visit the city’s website at www.fremontohio.org for additional information.  Any questions please contact the City of Fremont by emailing fremontcares@fremontohio.org.  Applications will be received until 4:00pm on October 1, 2020.

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Downtown Fremont Inc. to Host The Crop Circle & Farmers Market and The Crop Circle Event

Downtown Fremont Inc. will be hosting The Bellevue Hospital The Crop Circle Event on Friday, October 2 from 5-10pm. The Croghan Colonial Bank Farmers Market and Pottery Perfection “Done Your Way” Crop Circle Event will be happening on Saturday, October 3 from 9am-1pm.  Both events will be on Front Street.  Attendance to all will be free to the public.  The Crop Circle Event is an opportunity for Fremont and surrounding communities to watch or participate in fun, creative and curious activities.

Friday evening events consist of Neon Water Gun Paining with The Open House from 5-9pm on Front Street, Crop Circle Canvas Painting on the Street from 5-8pm and Paintable Alien Head $16 & Alien Gourds $25 with Pottery Perfection “Done Your Way” from 5-10pm. Other events include an Art Walk and Silent Auction from 5-9pm, Nick the Magician on the Streets from 6-9pm Kayak Glow Ride on the river with Kayaking Ohio from 6-9pm, and the finale a Bike Glow Ride with the Flatlanders Bicycle Club at 10pm meeting at Front and Garrison St. Get your glow packs in Downtown for $5 and Kids “Make your own Music” to go packets from 6-9pm. Calling All Artists to participate in the Art Walk to enter any piece(s) of art for $5 each which goes to 1st, 2nd or 3rd place or no entry fee if artist wants to donate the piece of art to be a part of the Silent Auctions with the proceeds going to Relay For Life of Sandusky County and the 2021 Crop Circle Event.

During the Farmers Market and The Crop Circle Event there will be Paintable Alien Head at $16 & Alien Gourds $25 with Pottery Perfection “Done Your Way” from 9am-1pm. Art Walk and Silent Auction from 9am-1pm, Nick the Magician on the Streets and interactive Chalk Art on the Street in Downtown Fremont. Farmers and vendors will be selling produce and unique items.

This event focuses on learning, creativity, fun, families, and celebrating what makes each of us unique.  Events will take place in Downtown Fremont.  Enjoy live art, local food and opportunities for everyone to join in!

Front Street will be closed 2pm on Friday, October 2nd until 10pm between Croghan and Garrison Streets and Saturday, October 3rd from Croghan Street to Birchard Avenue.

Farmers Market & “PARK”ing Event Vendor Line-up Map 9/19/2020 9am-1pm

Vendor Map for Saturday, September 19th, 2020 Croghan Colonial Bank Sunset Farmers Market and Sandusky County Park District “PARK”ing Event from 9am-1pm!  Our market is on Front Street from Croghan Street and extends to Ewing Street in front of Paramount Cinema due to Covid-19 guidelines.

During the market, people can explore the Sandusky County Park District parks by participating in the virtual tour of Name the Park? Park sheets can be picked up at the Downtown Fremont Inc. tent at the intersection of Front and Garrison. Walk around the market and visit each of the parks by checking out each of the list of clues to help you Name the Park. After visiting all  parks, completed and correct Name the Park sheet can be turned in to the Downtown Fremont Inc. tent to be entered into a drawing to win 100 Downtown Fremont Dollars.

Downtown Fremont Inc. to Host Auto Show Farmers Market & “PARK”ing Event

Downtown Fremont Inc. will be hosting the last of the season Fremont Federal Credit Union Auto Show on Friday, September 11th, 2020 from 5-8pm.  The Croghan Colonial Bank Farmers Market & the Sandusky County Park District “PARK”ing Event on Front Street on September 19th, 20201 from 9am to 1pm.  Attendance to the market will be free to the public.

Check-in for the Auto Show contestants will be on the day of the event on Front Street and judging will occur at 7:30 p.m. with trophies awarded shortly thereafter. Dash plaques will be given to the first 150 participants to check in and there will also be a 50/50 raffle.  This Auto Show is open to semi tractors, cars, low riders, trucks, motorcycles and more!

During the market, explore the 16 Sandusky County Park District parks by participating in the virtual tour of Name the Park?  Please pick up your parks sheet at the Downtown Fremont Inc. Tent at the intersection of Front and Garrison.  Walk around the market and visit each of the parks by checking out each of the list of clues to help you Name the Park.  After visiting all 16 parks, turn completed and correct Name the Park sheet to the Downtown Fremont Inc. tent to be entered into a drawing to win 100 Downtown Fremont Dollars.

Brady Parking Lot will be closed Thursday, September 10th from 11pm until Friday, September 11th at 9pm along with Front Street will be closed Friday from 2pm until 9pm from Croghan Street to Ewing Street, Garrison Street from Arch Street to Bidwell Avenue for the Auto Show.  Front Street is closed Saturday, September 19 from 6am to 2pm for the Farmers Market & “PARK”ing Event.

Reminder for 9/11/20 Auto Show

Just a friendly reminder that Friday, September 11th from 5-8pm is the Auto Show in Downtown Fremont.

Brady Parking Lot will be closed for NO PARKING from Thursday, September 10th at 11pm to Friday, September 11th at 9pm.
Front Street will be closed for NO PARKING from Friday, September 11th from 2pm to 9pm from Croghan Street to Ewing Street.
Garrison Street will be closed for NO PARKING from Friday, September 11th from 2pm to 9pm from Bidwell Avenue to Arch Street.
Please let your customers, employees and tenants know about this to avoid any towing.

Sunset Farmers Market & Downtown Block Party Event Vendor Line-up Map 9/5/2020 4-8PM

Vendor Map for Saturday, September 5th, 2020 Croghan Colonial Bank Sunset Farmers Market and The Garrison Downtown Block Party Event from 4-8PM!  Our market is on Front Street from Croghan Street and extends to Ewing Street in front of Paramount Cinema due to Covid-19 guidelines. The Garrison Restaurant will be having a Hog Roast on Garrison Street in front of the restaurant during the Farmers Market.  Meats and sides available for purchase. Come and see all we have to offer!

📣📣 CALLING Creative People 📣📣

Downtown Fremont Inc. have received a Rural LISC Creative Placemaking Initiative Grant in partnership with Great Lakes Community Action Partnership to create 5 metal benches with designs.

Submit your design(s) to be painted on a bench by Tuesday, September 8 at 5pm by dropping off at Downtown Fremont Inc. office 315 Garrison Street, Facebook message our page or email marketing@downtownfremontohio.org.

Voting will happening on Thursday, September 10 on our Facebook Page. Top 5 designs with the most LIKES will be chosen.

All supplies for benches will be paid for along with a $200 artist commission from the grant.

Downtown Fremont Inc. to host Sunset Farmers Market & Downtown Block Party

Downtown Fremont Inc. will be hosting the Croghan Colonial Bank Farmers Market & The Garrison Restaurant Downtown Block Party  Event in the evening on September 5, 2020 from 4pm to 8pm.  The event will be on Front Street in Downtown Fremont from Croghan Street to Ewing Street.  Attendance to the farmers market will be free to the public.

During the Farmers Market, The Garrison Restaurant will be hosting an evening Hog Roast with sides on the street of Garrison Street.  The hog roast will consist of meats and sides to bring a Block Party feel while enjoying our spectacular sunset farmers market of 70+ vendors who showcase delicious produce and unique items for sale.  This is a great opportunity to bring your entire family down to enjoy a night market with yummy dinner options.

While in Downtown Fremont, stop by the Downtown Fremont Inc.’s tent at the Front and Garrison intersection to pick up the Bernadine Stetzel mural and Fremont’s Diverse Box of Crayon’s mural to have interactive activities to do with the whole family.  This is a great way to enjoy the art we have to make our downtown special.

Front Street will be closed Saturday from 2pm to 9pm from Croghan Street to Ewing Street for the event.

Downtown Fremont Inc. also has many more free events planned in the upcoming months, so stay tuned and follow us on social media.

Farmers Market & Things that GO Event Vendor Line-up Map 8/15/2020

Vendor Map for Saturday, August 15, 2020 Croghan Colonial Bank Farmers Market and Triple J Towing Things that GO Event from 9-1!  Our market is on Front Street from Croghan Street and extends to Ewing Street in front of Paramount Cinema due to Covid-19 guidelines.  Scavenger Hunts can be picked up at the Triple J Towing tent in the Front and Birchard intersection.  Visit the Things that GO exhibits in the Brady Parking Lot to see, take pics and broaden your knowledge on these different machines by getting up close and personal.  Find the clue at each machine to complete your scavenger hunt.  Turn in completed scavenger hunts to the Downtown Fremont Inc. tent at the Front and Garrison intersection to be entered into a drawing for 100 Downtown Fremont Dollars.  Come and see all we have to offer!

Downtown Fremont Inc. to Host Farmers Market & Things that GO Event

Downtown Fremont Inc. will be hosting the Croghan Colonial Bank Farmers Market and Triple J Towing Things that GO Event on Front Street on August 15, 2020 from 9am to 1pm.  Attendance to the market will be free to the public.  Event goes on Rain or Shine.

Things that GO Event is the opportunity for young and old to get up close and personal with all of their favorite things that GO.  This event will feature bikes, street sweeper, tow truck, boat, excavator, tractor and many more.  Come down to Downtown Fremont for great photo opportunities along with the chance to see these big machines.

While at the market, please stop by the Downtown Fremont Inc. tent at the Front and Garrison intersection to pick up your Things that GO Scavenger Hunt.  Take your Scavenger Hunt sheet around and visit all the Things that GO to win 100 Downtown Fremont Dollars.

Front Street will be closed 6am until 2pm from Croghan Street to Ewing Street for this event.  Covid-19 guidelines will be followed with social distancing.  Masks are required to be worn by all at the market.

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