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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
  • | 7:05pm - 9:05pm | Sports and Recreation
    Firestone Stadium
    1575 Firestone Parkway Akron OH 44301

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
  • | 7:05pm - 9:05pm | Sports and Recreation
    Firestone Stadium
    1575 Firestone Parkway Akron OH 44301
  • - 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
  • | 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
  • | 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Anniversary, Boy Scouts, Reunion, Medina, BSA, Troop, 501, Community, Anniversary, Scouting
    - Boy Scout Troop 501 invites all current and past Troop 501 families to join them at their 90th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, July 29 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at Medina United Methodist Church on Foote Road. During this special event, troop alumni will have a chance to celebrate 90 years of service and leadership in the community, visit with old friends, view Troop 501 memorabilia displays, and enjoy a dessert reception following the ceremony. Later that evening, the troop invites everyone to the House Reserve on Lake Road, or "the cabin" as members know it, for a bonfire and fellowship.

    Giving back to the community has always been an important part of the Troop 501 experience. Troop 501 is responsible for lighting the luminaries each night of the annual Candlelight Walk Festival on the Square in downtown Medina. They also take part in placing American flags on the graves of service men and women at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman and Spring Grove Cemetery in Medina each Memorial Day. Troop 501 takes part in the Adopt-A-Highway program as well, tending to a portion of Pearl Road / Route 42 in Medina. They are also known for their annual Spring Mulch Sale.

    Founded in 1927, Troop 501 is Medina's oldest and largest Boy Scout troop and is a unit of the Great Trail Council of Akron, Ohio (Chippewa District), and chartered through Medina United Methodist Church.

    For more information, contact Troop 501 at Troop501@outlook.com or click for details.
    Medina United Methodist Church
    4747 Foote Road Medina OH 44256
    BSA Troop 501 Medina 330.321.2451 Troop501@outlook.com

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

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
  • | 7:35pm - 9:35pm | Sports and Recreation
    Firestone Stadium
    1575 Firestone Parkway Akron OH 44301
  • | 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

Thursday, August 3rd, 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
  • | 7:05pm - 9:05pm | Local Events
    Firestone Stadium
    1575 Firestone Pkwy Akron OH 44301
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - August 3rd-6th. Grant Park, Chicago, IL. Music festival started in 1991 by Perry Farrell. Today's Lollapalooza spans more than 115 acres, a diverse array of more than 130 artists, multiple stages and lots more! Annually, the last weekend in July or first weekend in August.
     
           

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