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Cuyahoga Falls welcomes Festa Italiana
Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Falls welcomes Festa Italiana

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- The ninth annual Festa Italiana will take place July 21-23 at Falls River Square. Festa Italiana will feature authentic Italian cuisine, wine and Peroni Beer, bocce and morra games, live music and grape stomping.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

2017 Entertainment Schedule

July 21 Amphitheater Stage: 5-7 p.m.: Silver Creek (Rock and Blues) 8-11 p.m.: Hard Day's Night (Beatles tribute) Midway: 5-8 p.m.: Mike Trecaso (accordion) 7-10 p.m. Tuscan Trio July 22 Amphitheater Stage: 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Father, son artists converge in new show
Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Father, son artists converge in new show

Father Jim Weckbacher, who works with clay and fire, and his son James, the observer and documenter, come at it from different ways to present a unified theme for their exhibition, "It's the Nature of Things, A Father & Son Exhibition," now open in the Summit Artspace Transition Gallery.

Take a bite out of boredom at shark-infested Fin Fest
Jul 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Take a bite out of boredom at shark-infested Fin Fest

Even before dinosaurs roamed the earth, sharks prowled its oceans. The myths, mystery and big budget movies focused on these 400-million-year-old apex predators from the deep fuel our imaginations, but there is much more to revere than to fear about these "jaw-some" creatures.

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Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Creation Education Museum opens doors in Copley

Akron Fossils & Science Center (AFSC), a 501-c(3) nonprofit science center located at 2080 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Copley, has opened its new Creation Education Museum.

Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Concerts in the Metro Parks

Five July concerts are sure to delight park visitors in Munroe Falls, Norton and Akron: Friday Night Concert: Latin Jazz Orchestra -- July 7, 7 p.m., Goodyear Heights Metro Park / Main Entrance, 2077 Newton St., Akron.

Faith and spirits soar for 'Unashamed' Building 429
Jun 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Faith and spirits soar for 'Unashamed' Building 429

TWINSBURG -- With a 15-year career that has featured a spiritual outreach to fans, Building 429 will bring their inspiring performance to Twinsburg's Rock the Park summer concert series June 30.

From Staff Reports
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Carlos Jones & P.L.U.S. Band play free concert at Howe Meadow

BRECKSVILLE -- Grab a blanket and a picnic dinner and come out to this national park for a free concert June 21 by reggae group Carlos Jones & the P.L.U.S. Band. The band will play at Howe Meadow, 4040 Riverview Road in Peninsula.

From Staff Reports
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Concerts in the Metro Parks

Five July concerts are sure to delight park visitors in Munroe Falls, Norton and Akron: Friday Night Concert: Latin Jazz Orchestra -- July 7, 7 p.m., Goodyear Heights Metro Park / Main Entrance, 2077 Newton St., Akron.

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Active military, first responders get free admission to aquarium

Looking for something to do on the Fourth of July before the backyard barbecue? The Greater Cleveland Aquarium is open with free parking until 4 p.m. on July 4. The aquarium is open until 5 p.m. and the last tickets will be sold at 4 p.m.

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Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Year's first 'Brew at the Zoo' event set for Saturday

The Akron Zoo will host its first of three Brew at the Zoo events this year on June 17, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. with a 1980's theme. The zoo is offering a new VIP ticket this year with special perks.

Muggles called to race, walk in Kent Potterfest 5K Fun Run
Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Muggles called to race, walk in Kent Potterfest 5K Fun Run

The Kent Potterfest planning committee is excited to announce the addition of the "Run Like You Stole from Gringotts" 5K Fun Run to the Kent 2017 schedule of events. The race is sponsored by Marathon Financial Services (http://www.marathonfin.com/), supporter of Main Street Kent.

Active military, first responders, get free admission to Cleveland Aquarium July 4
Jun 7, 2017 3:09 PM

Active military, first responders, get free admission to Cleveland Aquarium July 4

Looking for something to do on the Fourth of July before the backyard barbecue? The Greater Cleveland Aquarium is open with free parking until 4 p.m. on July 4. The aquarium is open until 5 p.m. and the last tickets will be sold at 4 p.m.

Year's first 'Brew at the Zoo' event set for Saturday
Jun 7, 2017 2:53 PM

Year's first 'Brew at the Zoo' event set for Saturday

The Akron Zoo will host its first of three Brew at the Zoo events this year on June 17, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. with a 1980’s theme. The zoo is offering a new VIP ticket this year with special perks.

From Staff Reports
Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Drop in for 'Drop Dead!' at Chagrin Valley Little Theater

CHAGRIN FALLS -- Drop in on Chagrin Valley Little Theatre's production of "Drop Dead!" and help solve the murder mystery.

From Staff Reports
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Experience Rubber City Pop Culture Fest this weekend

The first Rubber City Pop Culture Fest will be May 26-28 at the historic Goodyear Hall, 1201 Ohio 18, Akron. The group organizing the event wanted to bring a family-friendly charity driven event to the Akron area. The event is over 20 years in the making.

'Battle of the Bands' Thursday at Rocksino
May 17, 2017 3:54 PM

'Battle of the Bands' Thursday at Rocksino

Admission is free for those age 21 and older to the“Hard Rock Rising Battle of the Bands” finals at8 p.m. onMay 18.

May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Stow Orchestra in concert May 20

The Stow Symphony Orchestra announces its spring concert offering. Under the baton of Music Director Darrell Lee Music, the concert will be performed at the Tallmadge Alliance Church, 1155 East Ave, Tallmadge, on May 20 at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature G.F.

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May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Jazz, blues fest in Akron this summer

The Rubber City Jazz & Blues Festival will host a four-day festival from Aug. 24-27 in downtown Akron. This is the second year the festival has taken place. The festival is a free, family-friendly event that includes many well-known local and national artists sharing their talent.

May 3, 2017 12:00 AM

Arts for All fest offers 'Something to Celebrate' May 4

Organizers expect nearly 1,000 participants, with and without disabilities, at the 35th annual Arts for All Festival May 4 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds (Building 23), 19201 Bagley Road in Berea. The event runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.