Community and Local Events

Streetsboro Ohio is located near all the hottest events. From festivals to fairs to concerts we put you near all the action. There is so much to do all year round.

DECEMBER 2014

December 1-21, 2014

The Polar ExpressTM will be offered Friday, November 14 - Sunday, December 21, 2014 departing from Rockside Station in Independence and Northside Station in Akron. The trips will depart at 7 pm for a two-hour round trip. Matinees departing at 12 pm will be offered on Saturdays and Sundays in December. There will be no trips on November 17-19, and 26-27. View full list of event dates/times here.

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
1630 West Mill Street
Peninsula, Ohio
800-468-4070
www.cvsr.com

 


December 1-23, 2014

A Christmas Carol

Playhouse Square

1501 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 771-4444
www.playhousesquare.com

 


December 1-28, 2014

Holiday Legends & Traditions
(holiday closings: 11/27, 12/24-25, 12/30-31)
Santa visitation day:
December 6, 2014
(noon until 3:00 pm with paid admission)

Self-guided holiday tours:
Wednesday – Saturday
12 noon – 3:30 pm
Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 pm
(last tour begins one half hour before closing)
Admission: $8/adults; $6/senior citizens;
$2 students
Children 12 & under free w/adult admission.

Guided tours by appointment.
Group tours/rates upon request.
Call for detailed information:
330.972.6909
website



December 1-31, 2014

Entangled
Fiber to Felt to Fashion
"Entangled: Fiber to Felt to Fashion," an invitational exhibit highlighting felted materials, will run from May 8, 2014, to Feb. 16, 2015, at the Kent State University Museum's Higbee Gallery. "Entangled" is co-curated by Dr. Sherry Schofield, current associate director of Kent State's Fashion School, and Missouri-based artist Sharon Kilfoyle.

Kent State University Museum

Rockwell Hall, Kent (Corner of E. Main & S. Lincoln St.)
(330) 672-3450
website

 



December 1-31, 2014

Glow - Cleveland Botanical Garden's winter spectacular and one of Cleveland's most celebrated holiday traditions - returns for its third year bigger and brighter than ever before.

Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays · 10am - 6pm
Wednesdays & Fridays · 10am - 9pm
Sundays · Noon - 6pm
Christmas Eve & New Year's Eve · 10 am - 3 pm
Closed Mondays, Christmas & New Year's Day

$16/non-member adult
$12/non-member child
FREE for Garden members
For more info click here

Cleveland Botanical Garden
11030 East Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio 44106
(216) 721-1600 
www.cbgarden.org

 


December 1-31, 2014
(Cuyahoga County)

Chalet Toboggan Chutes

November 28 - March 8

Chalet Recreation Area ∙ Mill Stream Run Reservation

Enjoy Northeast Ohio's tallest and fastest winter thrill ride. The twin 700-foot long refrigerated ice toboggan chutes operate with or without snow. Take advantage of extended hours during the holidays, December 21 through January 4, which give families and friends more time down the chutes. And, new for this year, riders will be able to track their speed as they plunge down the chutes. Look for the digital time display at the bottom of the hill showing your speed. For more information, hours and admission, visit clevelandmetroparks.com.

 


December 1-31, 2014
(Summit County)
Deck The Hall
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Hours: 5-8PM, Last admission is at 8PM however estate remains open until 9PM
Members: $14.00 Adults, $6.00 Youth, 5 and under: Free
Non members: $18 Adults, $8 Youth, 5 and under: Free

Bring the whole family to enjoy one of Ohio's largest and most spectacular holiday celebrations, Deck the Hall. Deck the Hall features our fantastic light show animated to music and (new this year) is Gingerbread Land in Playgarden.
For more info website.

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
714 North Portage Path
Akron, Ohio
330-836-5533

 



December 16-23, 2014


Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
Deck the Hall-Christmas Around the World:
December 4-7, 11-14, 16-23, 26-30
Time: 5-8pm
Location: All Estate
714 North Portage Path
Akron, Ohio
330-836-5533
www.stanhywet.org

 


December 17 -20, 2014

Holiday Tour of Perkins Stone Mansion
550 Copley Road, Akron
Time: 1pm -4pm

330.535.1120
website


December 19-23, 2014
(Summit County)

Holiday Lantern Tours
December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hale Farm & Village continues its tradition of Holiday Lantern Tours this year. Enjoy a 90-minute, lantern-lit tour of the grounds at Hale Farm. During the tour, you'll learn about the historic holiday traditions of the Hale family, enjoy holiday treats, and sing Christmas carols in the Meetinghouse. During the hours of Lantern Tours, guests can also shop at the Hale Marketplace for locally-made and unique holiday gifts!

Reservations are required.

Hale Farm and Village
2686 Oak Hill Road
Bath, Ohio 44210
330-666-3711
www.wrhs.org

 


December 20-21, 2014

Singletary House Museum

Breakfast & Pictures with Santa
Reservations strongly suggested
$10 for 1 child, $2 per additional child
$7 per adult

935 Singletary Drive
Streetsboro, Ohio 44241
330.221.8766
website

 


December 20-21, 2014

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Akron Zoo
500 Edgewood Avenue
Akron, Ohio
330-375-2550
www.akronzoo.org

 


December 26-30, 2014


Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
Deck the Hall-Christmas Around the World:
Time: 5-8pm
Location: All Estate
714 North Portage Path
Akron, Ohio
330-836-5533
www.stanhywet.org

 

December 31, 2014

First Night Akron

December 31, 2014 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy New Year's Eve ice skating and fireworks at Lock 3. 
Kids Fireworks show 9:00 p.m.
Countdown to Midnight Fireworks Show 11:45 a.m.

For more information website.




JANUARY 2015


January 1-31, 2015

Entangled
Fiber to Felt to Fashion
"Entangled: Fiber to Felt to Fashion," an invitational exhibit highlighting felted materials, will run from May 8, 2014, to Feb. 16, 2015, at the Kent State University Museum's Higbee Gallery. "Entangled" is co-curated by Dr. Sherry Schofield, current associate director of Kent State's Fashion School, and Missouri-based artist Sharon Kilfoyle.

Kent State University Museum

Rockwell Hall, Kent (Corner of E. Main & S. Lincoln St.)
(330) 672-3450
website

 


January 1-31, 2015

Chalet Toboggan Chutes

November 28 - March 8

Chalet Recreation Area ∙ Mill Stream Run Reservation

Enjoy Northeast Ohio's tallest and fastest winter thrill ride. The twin 700-foot long refrigerated ice toboggan chutes operate with or without snow. Take advantage of extended hours during the holidays, December 21 through January 4, which give families and friends more time down the chutes. And, new for this year, riders will be able to track their speed as they plunge down the chutes. Look for the digital time display at the bottom of the hill showing your speed. For more information, hours and admission, visit clevelandmetroparks.com.

 

January 15-19, 2015

MidAmerica Boat Show
1 I-X Center Dr., Cleveland

In Cleveland for five days only, this value-driven sale will showcase hundreds of the latest pontoon boats, jet boats, cabin cruisers, sailboats, the newest gear and tackle and more. Whether you like fishing, sailing, cruising, skiing, wakeboarding, or just want to pick up parts and accessories to enhance a boat already owned, the show will have something for everyone, including newly expanded hours to give showgowers more to shop!
For more info website.


Cleveland Winter Beerfest
Cleveland Convention Center Downtown
Cleveland, Ohio

For more information view website.

 

January 16-17, 2015

Annual Firefighters Chili Challenge
Lock 3 Akron

Friday: 11a.m. - Until chili runs out
Akron Police and Fire Departments compete
against 4 others for the honor of Best Chili.

Saturday: 11a.m. - 8 p.m.
The winning chili from Friday's competition will compete
against Whitey's Chili. Come down to Lock 3 and place
your vote! All proceeds benefit Akron Childrens Burn Unit.

For more information view website.


January 16-18, 2015

Cleveland Outdor Adventure Show
1 I-X Center Dr., Cleveland

For more info website.

 

January 17, 2015

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
2015 "Ales on Rails" Beer-Tasting Excursions
Saturday, February 1st
IPA's
Departing Rockside Station
7-9 pm

For more info view website.

 

January 17, 2015

Chardon Tomorrow WinterFest 2015
Let's celebrate Chardon's status as the Snow Capital of Ohio! 
Time: (2:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
2-7 pm – Free activities on the Square including horse-drawn wagon rides, Ice sculpturing demos, sled dog racing,hot cider and more! The grand finale starts at 5:30 pm with the lighting of the spectacular Fire & Ice tower.

Historic Chardon Square
PO Box 1063, Chardon, OH 44024
Phone Numbers
(440) 273-3077
http://www.chardontomorrow.org

This event is free and open to the public.
Parking - On the Square and surrounding area

 

January 17-18, 2015 Guys and Dolls
Time: 8:00 pm 
E.J. Thomas Hall - The University of Akron
198 Hill St.
Akron, OH 44325
330.972.7570
website 
January 22-25, 2015

NARI Home Improvement Show
1 I-X Center Dr., Cleveland
Find out what's trending now with interior and exterior home improvements. Get the freshest remodeling and renovation ideas from hundreds of top industry experts and exhibitors. All under one roof at the 34th annual NARI Home Improvement Show. The home improvement event of the year! Brought to you by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, Greater Cleveland.
For more info website.

 

January 24, 2015

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad
2015 "Grape Escape" Wine-Tasting Excursion

Saturday, January 24th
7 - 9 pm
Heading South for the Winter!
Departing Akron Northside Station

For more info view website.

FEBRUARY 2015



February 1-15, 2015

Entangled
Fiber to Felt to Fashion
"Entangled: Fiber to Felt to Fashion," an invitational exhibit highlighting felted materials, will run from May 8, 2014, to Feb. 16, 2015, at the Kent State University Museum's Higbee Gallery. "Entangled" is co-curated by Dr. Sherry Schofield, current associate director of Kent State's Fashion School, and Missouri-based artist Sharon Kilfoyle.

Kent State University Museum

Rockwell Hall, Kent (Corner of E. Main & S. Lincoln St.)
(330) 672-3450
website

 

Cleveland Museum of Natural HistoryFebruary 1-28, 2015
(Cuyahoga County)

Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age Exhibit
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive
Cleveland, Ohio  44106
216.231.4600 or 800.317.9155
www.cmnh.org
Cleveland Metroparks
February 1-28, 2015
(Cuyahoga County)

Chalet Toboggan Chutes

November 28 - March 8

Chalet Recreation Area ∙ Mill Stream Run Reservation

Enjoy Northeast Ohio's tallest and fastest winter thrill ride. The twin 700-foot long refrigerated ice toboggan chutes operate with or without snow. Take advantage of extended hours during the holidays, December 21 through January 4, which give families and friends more time down the chutes. And, new for this year, riders will be able to track their speed as they plunge down the chutes. Look for the digital time display at the bottom of the hill showing your speed. For more information, hours and admission, visit clevelandmetroparks.com.

 

February 20 - 21, 2015 Toughest Monster Truck Tour

Friday, February 20, 2015 - 7:30pm - Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 7:30pm

Catch Big Trucks and Big Excitement when the Toughest Monster Truck Tour comes to the Covelli Centre.

Location:
Covelli Centre
229 East Front Street
Youngstown OH 44503
www.covellicentre.com
tickets: 330-746-5600, option 3, or ticketmaster.com

 

MARCH 2015

Cleveland Museum of Natural HistoryMarxg 1-31, 2015
(Cuyahoga County)

Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age Exhibit
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
1 Wade Oval Drive
Cleveland, Ohio  44106
216.231.4600 or 800.317.9155
www.cmnh.org
March 18-29, 2015

Cleveland International Film Festival
Tower City Cinemas
Cleveland, OH

For more information www.clevelandfilm.org

 

APRIL 2015

April 30, 2015
Jack Hanna's Into the Wild LIVE!
Time: 7:00 pm 
E.J. Thomas Hall - The University of Akron
198 Hill St.
Akron, OH 44325
330.972.7570
website 
   
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More events will be listed as we become aware of them.
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