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Monday, July 24th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Art Exhibition, Visual Art, Free Event, Things to do in Cuyahoga Falls
    - IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition
    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Offers Area Artists the Opportunity to Participate in a Juried Floral Exhibition

    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, has invited all area artists to participate in, IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition, to be on display in CVAC’s gallery from June 26th – July 27th. This juried exhibition highlights works of art spanning across a plethora of differing artistic mediums. “Flowers have been utilized as a form of visual communication for centuries, its symbology reflecting both social changes and artistic innovations throughout time.” tells Danielle Dieterich, Director of CVAC. “This exhibition shall highlight the visual impact of flowers through a variety of different mediums.”

    Professional Artist Mark Giangaspero, native of Akron & Cuyahoga Falls will be jurying CVAC’s IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition. Giangaspero studied and taught under Jack Richards, of Jack Richards Studio on Front Street Mall in Cuyahoga Falls, until his untimely passing in 2014. After taking some time off, he recently began teaching again at CVAC this past spring on Monday afternoons. Giangaspero has shown and continues to show in National and International exhibitions such as McDonough Museum, the Butler Institute of American Art, Viewpoints at the Cincinnati Art Club, National Arts Club in New York and many others. His works “Mr. Richardson” and “Portrait of Chris” are in the Butler Institute of American Art Permanent Collection.

    Giangaspero selected one first-place winner, who shall receive a $150 cash prize, a second-place winner who shall receive a $75 cash prize and up to 5 honorable mentions. Awards will be distributed as the winners are celebrated during the IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition reception on July 14th from 5:30-7:00 PM. Patrons will have the opportunity to mingle with the artists, enjoy refreshments and hors d'oeuvres and purchase art during this free reception.

    In an effort to support the artistic development of today’s artists, CVAC is excited to continue showcasing the up-and-coming as well as established artists of today. Hosting upwards of ten open-call exhibitions a year, more than most art centers in Ohio, CVAC’s exhibitions continue to be competitive and well respected within the arts community.

    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center:
    The mission of the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center is to promote active interest, involvement and strengthened appreciation of fine and applied arts within a supportive community for individuals of all ages. It fulfills its mission by being a resource for the arts community with a large gallery, extensive classes in a variety of media, workshops conducted by renowned artists, a variety of competitive exhibitions, and a friendly place for artists of all levels to develop.
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center
    2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Front Desk 330.928.8092 cvac@cvartcenter.org
  • | 12:00pm - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Plein Air, Outdoors, National Park, Art Competition
    - Crooked River Plein Air
    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Offers Area Artists the Opportunity to Participate in a Plein Air Competition with a $500 Prize

    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, invites all area artists to participate in their Crooked River Plein Air Competition, taking place from July 22nd – July 28th. The participant submissions will then be on display at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center from August 1st – August 31st with a select few traveling to the exhibition spaces within the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall.

    Plein Air is a French term meaning outdoors and/or open air. It denotes a French style of impressionistic painting completed in an outdoor setting. The Crooked River Plein Air competition seeks to highlight Ohio’s Cuyahoga River and its watershed. Holding a Plein Air competition has been a tradition at CVAC for a number of years. However, this year they have elevated the structure of this competition to the artists advantage.

    Registration for this competition will be held on Friday July 21st at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM and Saturday July 22nd at CVAC from 10:00 AM – Noon. Registration cost is $75 for members of CVAC and $100 for non-members of CVAC.
    The Crooked River Plein Air competition kicks off with an Artist Get Together on Saturday July 22nd from 10:00 AM – Noon and offers three paint outs for participants during the competition time frame. Each paint out lasts 4 hours and is led by a seasoned subject matter expert/coach. This year the coaches are Dino Massaroni, Jack Mulhollen and Sally Heston. These paint outs are intended to support participating artists within a group environment in an outdoor setting (rain or shine).

    The winner of the CROOKED RIVER PLEIN AIR COMPETITION will win a $500 prize package, second-place will be awarded a $100 cash prize and third-place will take home a $50 cash prize. Up to 30 art works will be selected from this exhibition to travel to the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall exhibition space after the completion of CVAC’s exhibition.

    This exhibition shall display a painterly snap-shot of Ohio’s Cuyahoga River Watershed today, leaving a lasting lifetime impression of this time and place. To learn more or pick up a copy of the competition prospectus please visit CVAC in person or click for details

    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center:
    In an effort to support the artistic development of today’s artists, CVAC is excited to continue showcasing the up-and-coming as well as established artists of today. Hosting upwards of ten open-call exhibitions a year, more than most art centers in Ohio, CVAC’s exhibitions continue to be competitive and well respected within the arts community.

    The mission of the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center is to promote active interest, involvement and strengthened appreciation of fine and applied arts within a supportive community for individuals of all ages. It fulfills its mission by being a resource for the arts community with a large gallery, extensive classes in a variety of media, workshops conducted by renowned artists, a variety of competitive exhibitions, and a friendly place for artists of all levels to develop.
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center
    2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate, honor and appreciate our cousins.
     
           

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Art Exhibition, Visual Art, Free Event, Things to do in Cuyahoga Falls
    - IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition
    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Offers Area Artists the Opportunity to Participate in a Juried Floral Exhibition

    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, has invited all area artists to participate in, IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition, to be on display in CVAC’s gallery from June 26th – July 27th. This juried exhibition highlights works of art spanning across a plethora of differing artistic mediums. “Flowers have been utilized as a form of visual communication for centuries, its symbology reflecting both social changes and artistic innovations throughout time.” tells Danielle Dieterich, Director of CVAC. “This exhibition shall highlight the visual impact of flowers through a variety of different mediums.”

    Professional Artist Mark Giangaspero, native of Akron & Cuyahoga Falls will be jurying CVAC’s IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition. Giangaspero studied and taught under Jack Richards, of Jack Richards Studio on Front Street Mall in Cuyahoga Falls, until his untimely passing in 2014. After taking some time off, he recently began teaching again at CVAC this past spring on Monday afternoons. Giangaspero has shown and continues to show in National and International exhibitions such as McDonough Museum, the Butler Institute of American Art, Viewpoints at the Cincinnati Art Club, National Arts Club in New York and many others. His works “Mr. Richardson” and “Portrait of Chris” are in the Butler Institute of American Art Permanent Collection.

    Giangaspero selected one first-place winner, who shall receive a $150 cash prize, a second-place winner who shall receive a $75 cash prize and up to 5 honorable mentions. Awards will be distributed as the winners are celebrated during the IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition reception on July 14th from 5:30-7:00 PM. Patrons will have the opportunity to mingle with the artists, enjoy refreshments and hors d'oeuvres and purchase art during this free reception.

    In an effort to support the artistic development of today’s artists, CVAC is excited to continue showcasing the up-and-coming as well as established artists of today. Hosting upwards of ten open-call exhibitions a year, more than most art centers in Ohio, CVAC’s exhibitions continue to be competitive and well respected within the arts community.

    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center:
    The mission of the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center is to promote active interest, involvement and strengthened appreciation of fine and applied arts within a supportive community for individuals of all ages. It fulfills its mission by being a resource for the arts community with a large gallery, extensive classes in a variety of media, workshops conducted by renowned artists, a variety of competitive exhibitions, and a friendly place for artists of all levels to develop.
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center
    2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Front Desk 330.928.8092 cvac@cvartcenter.org
  • | 12:00pm - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Plein Air, Outdoors, National Park, Art Competition
    - Crooked River Plein Air
    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Offers Area Artists the Opportunity to Participate in a Plein Air Competition with a $500 Prize

    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, invites all area artists to participate in their Crooked River Plein Air Competition, taking place from July 22nd – July 28th. The participant submissions will then be on display at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center from August 1st – August 31st with a select few traveling to the exhibition spaces within the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall.

    Plein Air is a French term meaning outdoors and/or open air. It denotes a French style of impressionistic painting completed in an outdoor setting. The Crooked River Plein Air competition seeks to highlight Ohio’s Cuyahoga River and its watershed. Holding a Plein Air competition has been a tradition at CVAC for a number of years. However, this year they have elevated the structure of this competition to the artists advantage.

    Registration for this competition will be held on Friday July 21st at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM and Saturday July 22nd at CVAC from 10:00 AM – Noon. Registration cost is $75 for members of CVAC and $100 for non-members of CVAC.
    The Crooked River Plein Air competition kicks off with an Artist Get Together on Saturday July 22nd from 10:00 AM – Noon and offers three paint outs for participants during the competition time frame. Each paint out lasts 4 hours and is led by a seasoned subject matter expert/coach. This year the coaches are Dino Massaroni, Jack Mulhollen and Sally Heston. These paint outs are intended to support participating artists within a group environment in an outdoor setting (rain or shine).

    The winner of the CROOKED RIVER PLEIN AIR COMPETITION will win a $500 prize package, second-place will be awarded a $100 cash prize and third-place will take home a $50 cash prize. Up to 30 art works will be selected from this exhibition to travel to the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall exhibition space after the completion of CVAC’s exhibition.

    This exhibition shall display a painterly snap-shot of Ohio’s Cuyahoga River Watershed today, leaving a lasting lifetime impression of this time and place. To learn more or pick up a copy of the competition prospectus please visit CVAC in person or click for details

    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center:
    In an effort to support the artistic development of today’s artists, CVAC is excited to continue showcasing the up-and-coming as well as established artists of today. Hosting upwards of ten open-call exhibitions a year, more than most art centers in Ohio, CVAC’s exhibitions continue to be competitive and well respected within the arts community.

    The mission of the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center is to promote active interest, involvement and strengthened appreciation of fine and applied arts within a supportive community for individuals of all ages. It fulfills its mission by being a resource for the arts community with a large gallery, extensive classes in a variety of media, workshops conducted by renowned artists, a variety of competitive exhibitions, and a friendly place for artists of all levels to develop.
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center
    2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
  • | 6:00pm - 11:00pm | Local Events
    - Ratatouille, the loveable rat who just wants to cook! Come check it out during our movies in the park series this summer.

    Every Tuesday we have:
    The Old Brooklyn Farmers' Market
    Old Brooklyn Families Group activities
    Trifles & Trivialities Trivia
    Sibling Revelry Brewing Beer Garden
    Food Trucks (City Grow Green Machine & Honey Hut Ice Cream)
    And of course the feature film at dark!

    More info: click for details
    Loew Park
    4741 W 32nd St Cleveland OH 44109
  • | 7:05pm - 9:05pm | Sports and Recreation
    Firestone Stadium
    1575 Firestone Parkway Akron OH 44301
  • - First Pitch at 7:10PM

    Go Indians!

    Progessive Field
    2401 Ontario Street Cleveland OH 44115

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Art Exhibition, Visual Art, Free Event, Things to do in Cuyahoga Falls
    - IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition
    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Offers Area Artists the Opportunity to Participate in a Juried Floral Exhibition

    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, has invited all area artists to participate in, IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition, to be on display in CVAC’s gallery from June 26th – July 27th. This juried exhibition highlights works of art spanning across a plethora of differing artistic mediums. “Flowers have been utilized as a form of visual communication for centuries, its symbology reflecting both social changes and artistic innovations throughout time.” tells Danielle Dieterich, Director of CVAC. “This exhibition shall highlight the visual impact of flowers through a variety of different mediums.”

    Professional Artist Mark Giangaspero, native of Akron & Cuyahoga Falls will be jurying CVAC’s IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition. Giangaspero studied and taught under Jack Richards, of Jack Richards Studio on Front Street Mall in Cuyahoga Falls, until his untimely passing in 2014. After taking some time off, he recently began teaching again at CVAC this past spring on Monday afternoons. Giangaspero has shown and continues to show in National and International exhibitions such as McDonough Museum, the Butler Institute of American Art, Viewpoints at the Cincinnati Art Club, National Arts Club in New York and many others. His works “Mr. Richardson” and “Portrait of Chris” are in the Butler Institute of American Art Permanent Collection.

    Giangaspero selected one first-place winner, who shall receive a $150 cash prize, a second-place winner who shall receive a $75 cash prize and up to 5 honorable mentions. Awards will be distributed as the winners are celebrated during the IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition reception on July 14th from 5:30-7:00 PM. Patrons will have the opportunity to mingle with the artists, enjoy refreshments and hors d'oeuvres and purchase art during this free reception.

    In an effort to support the artistic development of today’s artists, CVAC is excited to continue showcasing the up-and-coming as well as established artists of today. Hosting upwards of ten open-call exhibitions a year, more than most art centers in Ohio, CVAC’s exhibitions continue to be competitive and well respected within the arts community.

    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center:
    The mission of the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center is to promote active interest, involvement and strengthened appreciation of fine and applied arts within a supportive community for individuals of all ages. It fulfills its mission by being a resource for the arts community with a large gallery, extensive classes in a variety of media, workshops conducted by renowned artists, a variety of competitive exhibitions, and a friendly place for artists of all levels to develop.
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center
    2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Front Desk 330.928.8092 cvac@cvartcenter.org
  • | 12:00pm - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Plein Air, Outdoors, National Park, Art Competition
    - Crooked River Plein Air
    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Offers Area Artists the Opportunity to Participate in a Plein Air Competition with a $500 Prize

    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, invites all area artists to participate in their Crooked River Plein Air Competition, taking place from July 22nd – July 28th. The participant submissions will then be on display at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center from August 1st – August 31st with a select few traveling to the exhibition spaces within the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall.

    Plein Air is a French term meaning outdoors and/or open air. It denotes a French style of impressionistic painting completed in an outdoor setting. The Crooked River Plein Air competition seeks to highlight Ohio’s Cuyahoga River and its watershed. Holding a Plein Air competition has been a tradition at CVAC for a number of years. However, this year they have elevated the structure of this competition to the artists advantage.

    Registration for this competition will be held on Friday July 21st at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM and Saturday July 22nd at CVAC from 10:00 AM – Noon. Registration cost is $75 for members of CVAC and $100 for non-members of CVAC.
    The Crooked River Plein Air competition kicks off with an Artist Get Together on Saturday July 22nd from 10:00 AM – Noon and offers three paint outs for participants during the competition time frame. Each paint out lasts 4 hours and is led by a seasoned subject matter expert/coach. This year the coaches are Dino Massaroni, Jack Mulhollen and Sally Heston. These paint outs are intended to support participating artists within a group environment in an outdoor setting (rain or shine).

    The winner of the CROOKED RIVER PLEIN AIR COMPETITION will win a $500 prize package, second-place will be awarded a $100 cash prize and third-place will take home a $50 cash prize. Up to 30 art works will be selected from this exhibition to travel to the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall exhibition space after the completion of CVAC’s exhibition.

    This exhibition shall display a painterly snap-shot of Ohio’s Cuyahoga River Watershed today, leaving a lasting lifetime impression of this time and place. To learn more or pick up a copy of the competition prospectus please visit CVAC in person or click for details

    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center:
    In an effort to support the artistic development of today’s artists, CVAC is excited to continue showcasing the up-and-coming as well as established artists of today. Hosting upwards of ten open-call exhibitions a year, more than most art centers in Ohio, CVAC’s exhibitions continue to be competitive and well respected within the arts community.

    The mission of the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center is to promote active interest, involvement and strengthened appreciation of fine and applied arts within a supportive community for individuals of all ages. It fulfills its mission by being a resource for the arts community with a large gallery, extensive classes in a variety of media, workshops conducted by renowned artists, a variety of competitive exhibitions, and a friendly place for artists of all levels to develop.
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center
    2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
  • | 7:05pm - 9:05pm | Sports and Recreation
    Firestone Stadium
    1575 Firestone Parkway Akron OH 44301
  • | NATL - Government
    - On this date in 1947, President Truman signed legislation unifying the two branches of the armed forces into the Department of Defense. The branches merged were the Army and the Navy. The Air Force was separated from the Army at the same time and made an independent force.
     
           

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Art Exhibition, Visual Art, Free Event, Things to do in Cuyahoga Falls
    - IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition
    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Offers Area Artists the Opportunity to Participate in a Juried Floral Exhibition

    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, has invited all area artists to participate in, IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition, to be on display in CVAC’s gallery from June 26th – July 27th. This juried exhibition highlights works of art spanning across a plethora of differing artistic mediums. “Flowers have been utilized as a form of visual communication for centuries, its symbology reflecting both social changes and artistic innovations throughout time.” tells Danielle Dieterich, Director of CVAC. “This exhibition shall highlight the visual impact of flowers through a variety of different mediums.”

    Professional Artist Mark Giangaspero, native of Akron & Cuyahoga Falls will be jurying CVAC’s IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition. Giangaspero studied and taught under Jack Richards, of Jack Richards Studio on Front Street Mall in Cuyahoga Falls, until his untimely passing in 2014. After taking some time off, he recently began teaching again at CVAC this past spring on Monday afternoons. Giangaspero has shown and continues to show in National and International exhibitions such as McDonough Museum, the Butler Institute of American Art, Viewpoints at the Cincinnati Art Club, National Arts Club in New York and many others. His works “Mr. Richardson” and “Portrait of Chris” are in the Butler Institute of American Art Permanent Collection.

    Giangaspero selected one first-place winner, who shall receive a $150 cash prize, a second-place winner who shall receive a $75 cash prize and up to 5 honorable mentions. Awards will be distributed as the winners are celebrated during the IN BLOOM: A Floral Exhibition reception on July 14th from 5:30-7:00 PM. Patrons will have the opportunity to mingle with the artists, enjoy refreshments and hors d'oeuvres and purchase art during this free reception.

    In an effort to support the artistic development of today’s artists, CVAC is excited to continue showcasing the up-and-coming as well as established artists of today. Hosting upwards of ten open-call exhibitions a year, more than most art centers in Ohio, CVAC’s exhibitions continue to be competitive and well respected within the arts community.

    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center:
    The mission of the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center is to promote active interest, involvement and strengthened appreciation of fine and applied arts within a supportive community for individuals of all ages. It fulfills its mission by being a resource for the arts community with a large gallery, extensive classes in a variety of media, workshops conducted by renowned artists, a variety of competitive exhibitions, and a friendly place for artists of all levels to develop.
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center
    2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Front Desk 330.928.8092 cvac@cvartcenter.org
  • | 12:00pm - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Plein Air, Outdoors, National Park, Art Competition
    - Crooked River Plein Air
    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Offers Area Artists the Opportunity to Participate in a Plein Air Competition with a $500 Prize

    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, invites all area artists to participate in their Crooked River Plein Air Competition, taking place from July 22nd – July 28th. The participant submissions will then be on display at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center from August 1st – August 31st with a select few traveling to the exhibition spaces within the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall.

    Plein Air is a French term meaning outdoors and/or open air. It denotes a French style of impressionistic painting completed in an outdoor setting. The Crooked River Plein Air competition seeks to highlight Ohio’s Cuyahoga River and its watershed. Holding a Plein Air competition has been a tradition at CVAC for a number of years. However, this year they have elevated the structure of this competition to the artists advantage.

    Registration for this competition will be held on Friday July 21st at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM and Saturday July 22nd at CVAC from 10:00 AM – Noon. Registration cost is $75 for members of CVAC and $100 for non-members of CVAC.
    The Crooked River Plein Air competition kicks off with an Artist Get Together on Saturday July 22nd from 10:00 AM – Noon and offers three paint outs for participants during the competition time frame. Each paint out lasts 4 hours and is led by a seasoned subject matter expert/coach. This year the coaches are Dino Massaroni, Jack Mulhollen and Sally Heston. These paint outs are intended to support participating artists within a group environment in an outdoor setting (rain or shine).

    The winner of the CROOKED RIVER PLEIN AIR COMPETITION will win a $500 prize package, second-place will be awarded a $100 cash prize and third-place will take home a $50 cash prize. Up to 30 art works will be selected from this exhibition to travel to the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall exhibition space after the completion of CVAC’s exhibition.

    This exhibition shall display a painterly snap-shot of Ohio’s Cuyahoga River Watershed today, leaving a lasting lifetime impression of this time and place. To learn more or pick up a copy of the competition prospectus please visit CVAC in person or click for details

    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center:
    In an effort to support the artistic development of today’s artists, CVAC is excited to continue showcasing the up-and-coming as well as established artists of today. Hosting upwards of ten open-call exhibitions a year, more than most art centers in Ohio, CVAC’s exhibitions continue to be competitive and well respected within the arts community.

    The mission of the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center is to promote active interest, involvement and strengthened appreciation of fine and applied arts within a supportive community for individuals of all ages. It fulfills its mission by being a resource for the arts community with a large gallery, extensive classes in a variety of media, workshops conducted by renowned artists, a variety of competitive exhibitions, and a friendly place for artists of all levels to develop.
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center
    2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
  • - First Pitch at 12:10PM

    Go Indians!

    Progessive Field
    2401 Ontario Street Cleveland OH 44115
  • | 4:30pm - 9:00pm | Local Events
    - Musical Guest: Kinsman Dazz Band

    Edgewater LIVE presented by Cuyahoga Community College will kick off at 4:30 p.m. on the Centennial Plaza at the new Edgewater Beach House with performers from the Tri-C Creative Arts Program. Then from 6 - 9 p.m., this region's favorite headlining acts perform on the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority Main Stage. Grab a bite to eat from a rotating lineup of more than a dozen local food trucks each week, and enjoy a new view on happy hour from the second level of the Beach House featuring spectacular views of Lake Erie and Cleveland's skyline. The 2017 Edgewater LIVE season will come to a close, August 10.
    Edgewater Park
    Cleveland Metroparks Cleveland Cleveland OH 44102
  • | 7:00pm - 8:00pm | Local Events
    - Experience a staged reading of the emotional journeys of crossing borders—both literally and metaphorically—and what it means to be an immigrant and an American. Director Marc Moritz has assembled a cast of actors to perform the stories, which are sure to be provocative, moving, heart-wrenching and funny. This event is part of CAC's Arts & Culture in the Square!
    Public Square
    1 Public Sq -p Cleveland, OH
  • | 7:05pm - 9:05pm | Sports and Recreation
    Firestone Stadium
    1575 Firestone Parkway Akron OH 44301
  • | 9:00pm - 2:00am | Local Events
    - RVDIOVCTIVE makes it's Cleveland debut!!!

    We've teamed up with hometown heroes, TanZ Produced, to bring out our good buddies, Golf Clap, who have been absolutely on fire this year. We're bringing out residents Devon James & WILL OB to round out the night which is promised to be full of goods times and debauchery.

    And if you know how we roll, then you already know.... this is a FREE PARTY!!!

    See you on the dance floor!!!
    Magnolia Cleveland
    1167 Front Ave, Cleveland OH 44113
  • - A special remembrance of the veterans of the Korean War, and especially those of the US and allied combatants who made the ultimate sacrifice in Korea. The display of the US flag is encouraged on this day.
     
           

Friday, July 28th, 2017

  • | 12:00pm - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Plein Air, Outdoors, National Park, Art Competition
    - Crooked River Plein Air
    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Offers Area Artists the Opportunity to Participate in a Plein Air Competition with a $500 Prize

    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, invites all area artists to participate in their Crooked River Plein Air Competition, taking place from July 22nd – July 28th. The participant submissions will then be on display at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center from August 1st – August 31st with a select few traveling to the exhibition spaces within the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall.

    Plein Air is a French term meaning outdoors and/or open air. It denotes a French style of impressionistic painting completed in an outdoor setting. The Crooked River Plein Air competition seeks to highlight Ohio’s Cuyahoga River and its watershed. Holding a Plein Air competition has been a tradition at CVAC for a number of years. However, this year they have elevated the structure of this competition to the artists advantage.

    Registration for this competition will be held on Friday July 21st at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM and Saturday July 22nd at CVAC from 10:00 AM – Noon. Registration cost is $75 for members of CVAC and $100 for non-members of CVAC.
    The Crooked River Plein Air competition kicks off with an Artist Get Together on Saturday July 22nd from 10:00 AM – Noon and offers three paint outs for participants during the competition time frame. Each paint out lasts 4 hours and is led by a seasoned subject matter expert/coach. This year the coaches are Dino Massaroni, Jack Mulhollen and Sally Heston. These paint outs are intended to support participating artists within a group environment in an outdoor setting (rain or shine).

    The winner of the CROOKED RIVER PLEIN AIR COMPETITION will win a $500 prize package, second-place will be awarded a $100 cash prize and third-place will take home a $50 cash prize. Up to 30 art works will be selected from this exhibition to travel to the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall exhibition space after the completion of CVAC’s exhibition.

    This exhibition shall display a painterly snap-shot of Ohio’s Cuyahoga River Watershed today, leaving a lasting lifetime impression of this time and place. To learn more or pick up a copy of the competition prospectus please visit CVAC in person or click for details

    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center:
    In an effort to support the artistic development of today’s artists, CVAC is excited to continue showcasing the up-and-coming as well as established artists of today. Hosting upwards of ten open-call exhibitions a year, more than most art centers in Ohio, CVAC’s exhibitions continue to be competitive and well respected within the arts community.

    The mission of the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center is to promote active interest, involvement and strengthened appreciation of fine and applied arts within a supportive community for individuals of all ages. It fulfills its mission by being a resource for the arts community with a large gallery, extensive classes in a variety of media, workshops conducted by renowned artists, a variety of competitive exhibitions, and a friendly place for artists of all levels to develop.
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center
    2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
  • | 5:00pm - 11:00pm | Local Events
    - Night Market Cleveland is a dynamic nighttime experience connecting people to the distinctive community, culture and creativity of the St Clair Superior, Campus and Asiatown districts, and designed to animate a creative economy, spark interest and inspire further exploration.

    NMCLE is an authentically Asian, and uniquely Cleveland experience. The series is a balanced mash-up of farmer’s market, meets maker market, meets food festival, meets entertainment series, with each aspect pulling from local and regional talent and treasure.

    At its core, the event series was designed to energize a often-overlooked corner of Cleveland by creating a place where the diverse people and cultures of Cleveland can come together to experience life at night!

    Night Market Cleveland is open to the public and free to attend.

    Kid-friendly, Family-friendly, Pet-friendly.
    Night Market Cleveland
    E 21st St, Cleveland OH 44114
  • | 6:30pm - | Local Events
    - Come read your poetry at Poison Berry Bakery’s open mic poetry night! Are you shy about reading your poetry to others? Give it a shot! Have you read so many times it feels as routine as hand washing? Read in a new spot! Don't write poetry? Then come listen while enjoying delicious vegan treats and a latte!

    Writers are welcome to read 1-3 poems so that everyone who wants to read can have a chance! We will have a sign-up sheet available at the counter. After everyone's read, there will be a final call for anyone who still wants to share! Some months will feature published writers in the area and/or writers on tour (this includes self-published). If you're interested in showcasing your poetry or other writing at Poison Berry Bakery, please inquire by emailing Pam Barrett at deadpanpam@gmail.com.
    Poison Berry Bakery
    12210 Larchmere Blvd, Cleveland OH 44120
  • | 8:10pm - | Sports and Recreation
    - First Pitch at 8:10PM

    Go Indians!

     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - This war is also known as the First World War or the Great War. It was a global war originating in Europe that began on July 28th,1914 and lasted until November 11th,1918. The assignation of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife by a Serbian nationalist is what provoked this war. Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, which was the formal beginning of the war.
     
           

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

  • | 8:00am - | Charity, Fundraiser, poker run, memorial run, motorcycle
    - In memory of GySgt. Gilbert, proceeds will be used for travel support of immediate families of wounded or injured military members on active duty during combat or training.

    Stage: AMVETS POST #176, Richfield, Ohio
    Registration: 8AM - 10AM
    Colors: 10AM
    Parade Start
    Dinner: 4PM

    Tickets: $15 presale - $20 at the door

    Admission Includes:
    - breakfast
    - poker run
    - dinner
    - entertainment
    - door prizes
    - 50/50 and raffle

    AMVETS POST #176
    3944 Wheatley Rd Richfield OH 44286
  • | 9:00am - 12:00pm | Local Events
    - Join the Cleveland APL and Cleveland Browns for the Inaugural Cleveland APL Dawg Walk at FirstEnergy Stadium, home of the Cleveland Browns on Saturday, July 29!

    Bring your dog(s) to FirstEnergy Stadium from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on July 29 to walk the Main Concourse during this rain or shine event. Dogs and their families will walk the concourse, check out local vendors and even take a photo on the field! With a purchase of a “human” ticket to the Cleveland APL Dawg Walk, you will also receive a complimentary ticket to a 2017 Cleveland Browns Home Game.

    Please note: You can only purchase “human” tickets in advance online. All $5 dog tickets must be purchased day of the event (credit card and cash accepted) and the proceeds from the dog tickets will be donated to the Cleveland Animal Protective League.
    Parking will be available at the stadium on the day of the event for anyone who purchased a ticket online. Must have proof of purchase to park on-site.

    Potty Places and Hydration Stations will be available on-site for pets.

    To purchase your “human” tickets, visit: click for details
    FirstEnergy Stadium
    100 Alfred Lerner Way Cleveland OH 44114
  • | 12:00pm - 8:00pm | Local Events
    - The nation's largest Country Crawl is coming to Cleveland on Saturday July 29th! Grab your cowboy hats, daisy dukes, flannels, and boots, and get ready to party!

    What you get:
    - 16oz color changing Country Stadium Cup for all your drinks!
    - Drink and food specials at participating bars!
    - Lanyard for access to specials and entry to bars!
    - An amazing crowd of country fans celebrating the best of country music!

    Participating Bars:
    Wild Eagle Saloon (Registration 12pm-4pm)
    2nd & High
    Barley House
    Bar Louie
    City Tap
    Dive Bar
    The Corner Alley (12p-6p only)
    Velvet Dog
    Wilberts
    More coming soon!

    Tickets start at $15 and go up as the event gets closer! Get yours today! Must be 21 years old or more, all sales final, no refunds. Event goes on rain or shine!
     
           
  • | 3:00pm - 5:00pm | Local Events
    - Attendees will engage in the act of “building” stories using giant word blocks. The large word blocks will inspire or inform a creative response that will build the story. The stories will then be written on chalkboards, allowing people passing through the Square to join the story. This event is part of CAC's Arts & Culture in the Square!
    Public Square
    1 Public Sq Cleveland, OH
  • | 7:00pm - 10:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Parrots of the Caribbean, Solon OH, Festival, Concert, Rides, Contests, Beer & W
    - 19th Annual Solon Home Days Festival ~ Ocean Adventure!
    3-Day Festival ~ July 28th - 30th

    Saturday, July 29th from 7-10pm
    Featuring the
    PARROTS OF THE CARIBBEAN!

    This Weekend-Long City Festival has something for everyone! Parade, Pancake Breakfast, 6th Annual Closest-to-the-Pin Contest for golfers, 8th Annual Cornhole Tournament, Lawn Mower Races, 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk, K-9 Demos, Caricatures & Face Painting, Boys & Girls Duck Dash, Rides, Petting Zoo, Food Vendors, Beer & Wine Garden, plus Great Music & Entertainment… WOW!

    On Saturday, July 29th, from 7-10pm, as Cool Breezes float in, over this Ocean-Themed Festival, the Stage Lights-up with the “Parrots of the Caribbean!” It’s a High Energy Tropical-Rock Concert that’ll put you into an Island State of Mind, with their “Salute to Jimmy Buffett!” Performing many of Jimmy & Friends biggest songs, plus fan-favorite Originals, & stage-show Antics! Don your Favorite & Brightest Island wear for the Festival, to become part of the Sights & Sounds of this nights Entertainment!

    Laugh, Sing, Dance, & Jump into Conga Lines, cause as the Parrots like to say… “Life is what YOU make it & We make it FUN!”

    Location: Solon Community Park’s Front Parking Lot
    Address: 6679 SOM Center Rd., Solon, OH 44139
    Info: click for details
    Please Visit the Sponsorship Page & Support the Many Fine Sponsors that make this Festival possible!

    Event Dates & Times: Fri. 7-28: 5-10pm, Sat. 7-29: 12:30-10pm, Sun. 7-30: 2-7:30pm

    Visit the Parrots of the Caribbean @: click for details
    Solon Community Park
    6679 SOM Center Rd. Solon OH 44139
  • | 7:10pm - | Sports and Recreation
    - First Pitch at 7:10PM

    Go Indians!

     
           
  • | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - Kent Potterfest click for details
     
           
  • - Flannery's Pub is turning 20 years old, and we're inviting all of Cleveland to come celebrate with us! Saturday, July 29th will be an all day festival of drinking and music. We'll have tons of entertainment, prizes, & giveaways.

    The short version: July 29th: An All Day, All Night Party. 'Nuff Said.

    #FlansTurns20

    click for details
    Flannery's Pub
    323 Prospect Ave E, Cleveland OH 44115

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

  • | 2:10pm - | Sports and Recreation
    - First Pitch at 2:10PM

    Go Indians!

     
           
  • | 3:00pm - 7:00pm | Local Events
    - We are back! And ready to serve up some tasty vegan pies, Pizza Pies!!

    New menu coming soon!
    Poison Berry Bakery
    12210 Larchmere Blvd, Cleveland OH 44120
  • - Flannery's Pub is turning 20 years old, and we're inviting all of Cleveland to come celebrate with us! Saturday, July 29th will be an all day festival of drinking and music. We'll have tons of entertainment, prizes, & giveaways.

    The short version: July 29th: An All Day, All Night Party. 'Nuff Said.

    #FlansTurns20

    click for details
    Flannery's Pub
    323 Prospect Ave E, Cleveland OH 44115
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enter First Quarter phase at 11:23 AM, EDT.
     
           

Monday, July 31st, 2017

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, #visual art #free event
    - Crooked River Plein Air
    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Offers Area Artists the Opportunity to Participate in a Plein Air Competition with a $500 Prize

    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, invites all area artists to participate in their Crooked River Plein Air Competition, taking place from July 22nd – July 28th. The participant submissions will then be on display at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center from August 1st – August 31st with a select few traveling to the exhibition spaces within the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall.

    Plein Air is a French term meaning outdoors and/or open air. It denotes a French style of impressionistic painting completed in an outdoor setting. The Crooked River Plein Air competition seeks to highlight Ohio’s Cuyahoga River and its watershed. Holding a Plein Air competition has been a tradition at CVAC for a number of years. However, this year they have elevated the structure of this competition to the artists advantage.

    Registration for this competition will be held on Friday July 21st at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM and Saturday July 22nd at CVAC from 10:00 AM – Noon. Registration cost is $75 for members of CVAC and $100 for non-members of CVAC.
    The Crooked River Plein Air competition kicks off with an Artist Get Together on Saturday July 22nd from 10:00 AM – Noon and offers three paint outs for participants during the competition time frame. Each paint out lasts 4 hours and is led by a seasoned subject matter expert/coach. This year the coaches are Dino Massaroni, Jack Mulhollen and Sally Heston. These paint outs are intended to support participating artists within a group environment in an outdoor setting (rain or shine).

    The winner of the CROOKED RIVER PLEIN AIR COMPETITION will win a $500 prize package, second-place will be awarded a $100 cash prize and third-place will take home a $50 cash prize. Up to 30 art works will be selected from this exhibition to travel to the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall exhibition space after the completion of CVAC’s exhibition.

    This exhibition shall display a painterly snap-shot of Ohio’s Cuyahoga River Watershed today, leaving a lasting lifetime impression of this time and place. To learn more or pick up a copy of the competition prospectus please visit CVAC in person or click for details

    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center:
    In an effort to support the artistic development of today’s artists, CVAC is excited to continue showcasing the up-and-coming as well as established artists of today. Hosting upwards of ten open-call exhibitions a year, more than most art centers in Ohio, CVAC’s exhibitions continue to be competitive and well respected within the arts community.

    The mission of the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center is to promote active interest, involvement and strengthened appreciation of fine and applied arts within a supportive community for individuals of all ages. It fulfills its mission by being a resource for the arts community with a large gallery, extensive classes in a variety of media, workshops conducted by renowned artists, a variety of competitive exhibitions, and a friendly place for artists of all levels to develop.
     
           
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Front Desk 330.928.8092 cvac@cvartcenter.org
  • | 5:35pm - 7:35pm | Sports and Recreation
    Firestone Stadium
    1575 Firestone Parkway Akron OH 44301
  • | 6:00pm - 11:00pm | Local Events
    - Kick off the final month of summer with a movie under the stars... SING!

    Every Tuesday we have:
    The Old Brooklyn Farmers' Market
    Old Brooklyn Families Group activities
    Trifles & Trivialities Trivia
    Sibling Revelry Brewing Beer Garden
    Food Trucks (City Grow Green Machine & Honey Hut Ice Cream)
    And of course the feature film at dark!

    More info: click for details
    Loew Park
    4741 W 32nd St Cleveland OH 44109
  • | 7:00pm - | Local Events
    - Story Club is an open mic for true stories and was voted "best bar event" by Thrillist Cleveland. We're thrilled to start this second installment of our Cleveland show at Forest City Brewery! We have three open mic slots so you can share your story! Open mic sign up starts at 7PM and open micers are given 8 minutes (1300 words) in which to tell their true tales. If more than 3 people sign up we'll draw names for the slots. Entrance is free, and this evening's suggested $10 donation helps to support local charities. At the end of the show the audience votes for their favorite story of the night, and that story is published in Story Club Magazine! click for details
    THE BOTTLEHOUSE BREWING COMPANY
    2050 Lee Road Cleveland Heights OH 44118
  • | 7:10pm - | Sports and Recreation
    - First Pitch at 7:10PM

    Go Indians!
     
           
  • | 7:35pm - 9:35pm | Sports and Recreation
    Firestone Stadium
    1575 Firestone Parkway Akron OH 44301
  • | 9:00pm - 12:00am | Local Events
    - Perform some of your favorite timeless Disney classics! Registration starts promptly at 9pm

    Drink Specials include:
    $5 Cinderella Glass Slippers & $5 Jasmine Jewels
     
           
  • | Shopping, birds, nature, outdoors, gardening
    - Trade in an Old Feeder; Get 20% OFF a New One

    Do you have a bird feeder that has seen better days? A feeder that birds think twice before they visit? Well, trade up during our Feeder Swap. We offer a variety of feeders, and we can help you find the one that will accommodate the birds in your yard.

    Any old feeder qualifies for Feeder Swap and repairable feeders will be donated to local schools and nature centers.
    Wild Birds Unlimited of Cuyahoga Falls
    597 Howe Avenue Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
    Wild Birds Unlimited of Cuyahoga Falls 330.922.4990 CuyahogaFallsOH390@wbumail.com
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Celebrate this special day by going out with your girlfriends, to a movie, out to eat or shopping.
     
           

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

  • | 10:00am - 5:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, #visual art #free event
    - Crooked River Plein Air
    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Offers Area Artists the Opportunity to Participate in a Plein Air Competition with a $500 Prize

    The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, invites all area artists to participate in their Crooked River Plein Air Competition, taking place from July 22nd – July 28th. The participant submissions will then be on display at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center from August 1st – August 31st with a select few traveling to the exhibition spaces within the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall.

    Plein Air is a French term meaning outdoors and/or open air. It denotes a French style of impressionistic painting completed in an outdoor setting. The Crooked River Plein Air competition seeks to highlight Ohio’s Cuyahoga River and its watershed. Holding a Plein Air competition has been a tradition at CVAC for a number of years. However, this year they have elevated the structure of this competition to the artists advantage.

    Registration for this competition will be held on Friday July 21st at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC), 2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM and Saturday July 22nd at CVAC from 10:00 AM – Noon. Registration cost is $75 for members of CVAC and $100 for non-members of CVAC.
    The Crooked River Plein Air competition kicks off with an Artist Get Together on Saturday July 22nd from 10:00 AM – Noon and offers three paint outs for participants during the competition time frame. Each paint out lasts 4 hours and is led by a seasoned subject matter expert/coach. This year the coaches are Dino Massaroni, Jack Mulhollen and Sally Heston. These paint outs are intended to support participating artists within a group environment in an outdoor setting (rain or shine).

    The winner of the CROOKED RIVER PLEIN AIR COMPETITION will win a $500 prize package, second-place will be awarded a $100 cash prize and third-place will take home a $50 cash prize. Up to 30 art works will be selected from this exhibition to travel to the Cuyahoga Falls City Hall exhibition space after the completion of CVAC’s exhibition.

    This exhibition shall display a painterly snap-shot of Ohio’s Cuyahoga River Watershed today, leaving a lasting lifetime impression of this time and place. To learn more or pick up a copy of the competition prospectus please visit CVAC in person or click for details

    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center:
    In an effort to support the artistic development of today’s artists, CVAC is excited to continue showcasing the up-and-coming as well as established artists of today. Hosting upwards of ten open-call exhibitions a year, more than most art centers in Ohio, CVAC’s exhibitions continue to be competitive and well respected within the arts community.

    The mission of the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center is to promote active interest, involvement and strengthened appreciation of fine and applied arts within a supportive community for individuals of all ages. It fulfills its mission by being a resource for the arts community with a large gallery, extensive classes in a variety of media, workshops conducted by renowned artists, a variety of competitive exhibitions, and a friendly place for artists of all levels to develop.
     
           
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Front Desk 330.928.8092 cvac@cvartcenter.org

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