Main Street Amherst would like to thank Lighthouse Insurance for being a sponsor of this year's Lolly the Trolley Light Tour.
Lighthouse Insurance Agency is a full-service independent insurance firm. Their independent status is a great advantage for their customers. They have the flexibility to work with many different companies to meet the individual needs of their customers and get them the best competitive rates available. For more information, please call (440) 984-3463 or visit www.lighthouseinsranceamnerst.com
Come to Amherst and experience the quaint, small town feeling of a charming community with a distinctive business district, unique architecture, and a historic downtown that characterizes nineteenth century America.
Main Street Amherst has been designed to promote all aspects of the downtown business district by improving economic management, strengthening public participation, recruiting new businesses, rehabilitating buildings, and making downtown a fun place to visit.
Volunteers are always needed to help reach our goals! No amount of time or energy is too small. There are many different ways for you or business to be involved. Check out the Community Calendar for various committee meetings and events to learn more.
December General Supportership Meeting
The next General Supportership Meeting will be held on Thursday, December 5 at the Main Street Community Center. The meeting begins at 9:00am and last one hour. All are welcome to attend! Come and learn what's happening in Amherst! Minutes from the November General Meeting are now available online.
Miracle on Main Street
Kick off the holiday season with this free, family-friendly event! The parade kicks off at 6:00pm from the Amherst Library and heads down Park Avenue to Town Hall. From 6:30 to 8:00pm stop by the Main Street Community Center for photos with Santa, crafts, snacks, train displays, Santa Secret Shop and more! Warm yourself with some extra holiday cheer at our many downtown shops and restaurants, which will be open late and alive with the spirit of the season.
Special Thanks to all of our wonderful Parade and Santa's Helper Sponsors: Amherst Fire Department, Amherst Public Library, Chris Schiefer Insurance, Dovin & Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, Jenkins & Bevan Insurance, EMH Regional Healthcare System, First Federal Savings of Lorain, First Merit Bank, Hot Dog Heaven, KeyBank, McArthur & Sons, Peck & Peck Accountants, Premier Toyota Scion, Rehabilitation Consultants, Peter Stamatis, Thome Farms and Zilch Florists.
If your group, business or organization is interested in particpating in the parade, please submit our registration form. If your child would like to participate in the event, please submit our Elf Application.
Lolly the Trolley
Lolly the Trolley tickets are now available! Trolley rides will be Wednesday, December 18th. The rides are $5 per person and are available for 4 shifts: 6:00pm, 7:30pm & 8:15pm (the 6:45pm ride is already sold out). Get your tickets now by calling Main Street Amherst between 9am-3pm at 984-6709. Voice mails will be returned in the order they call. Seats are limited!! A big thank you to our sponsors of this event - CenturyLink and Lighthouse Insurance!
Amherst Lip Dub Video
The long awaited is now available on YouTube. Be sure to share this YouTube link with all of your family and friends in order to spread the word that Amherst is a wonderful place to live, work and play!