It’s Christmas year-round at Castle Noel, an indoor Christmas wonderland created by Mark Klaus. A fantasy museum for all ages, Castle Noel boasts the world’s largest private collection of Christmas movie props, along with animated window displays of New York City’s Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s. Imagine yourself on a holiday float July 27 when the Euclid Beach Rocket Car will be giving rides. 260 S. Court St., Medina, 330-721-6635, castlenoel.com
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Ho, ho, ho — let the sweet honey and holiday spices flow. Coordinate your festive pastels as Great Lakes Brewing Co. goes full luau for their Christmas Ale in July event July 25. Step up for an exclusive summer batch of Christmas Ale ($6) and pig roast ($16-$19) on the patio. Brewster Santa will also be on the scene for photos and festivities. 2516 Market Ave., Cleveland, 216-771-4404, greatlakesbrewing.com
Don’t leave your taste buds at home. Mason’s will be defending Ohio City from the summer heat with a Christmas movie night featuring Home Alone July 26. Enjoy winter ice cream creations in flavors such as eggnog, coal (black vanilla), peppermint bark, coquito, mulled wine and hot chocolate ($4.50 for two scoops). Don’t miss savory treats such as Puerto Rican chicken ($2.50) and pork ($3) skewers. 4401 Bridge Ave., Cleveland, 216-762-1095, masonscreamery.com
Ohio City Galley
The season of giving comes early as Ohio City Galley partners with Random Acts of Kindness Everywhere (RAKE) and Near West Intergenerational School for a summer Christmas charity event July 25. With the help of Bounty Rum, wintery drinks will get a hot remix, such as chilled coconut eggnog, naughty or nice spiced rum cocktail and Santa’s Miami Vice ($10 each). A dollar from every purchase will go towards charity, so drink for good tidings. 1400 W. 25th St., Cleveland, 216-525-9933, ohiocitygalley.org
Platform Beer Co.
Platform Beer Co.’s Half Christmas celebration July 25 will offer limited draft amounts of holiday flavors such as Esther, its Belgian Christmas ale ($5) and Holiday Donut Cookie ($6). In addition to Brewnuts doughnuts ($3), there will be a variety of treats from CLE Cookie Dough. Come fashionably early, as the first 100 guests will also receive a free Holiday Donut Cookie coffee mug. 4125 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, 216-202-1386, platformbeer.co
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