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Now in our Twelfth!! non-stop, action packed year! Point of No Return Improv is a not-for-profit improv comedy group based in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Our PG-13 players perform at Quirk Cultural Center every other Saturday Night at 7:30 p.m. Right in front of you. Without a net. Admission is pay-what-you-can with a suggested price of $5.00. Plus we’re available for special fund-raising events as well. Upcoming 2013 Performances: June 1st June 15th July 6th July 20th August 24th ... Visit Website
Cleveland Play House presents A CHRISTMAS STORY, November 29 - December 22, 2013 in the Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare. One boy. One holiday wish. And a world that seems to be conspiring to make certain it doesn't come true. In honor of the 30th anniversary of the beloved film, we bring back one of the most popular shows in Cleveland Play House history in an all-new production. The perfect holiday treat for the entire family.
The entire family can spend an evening with Rudolph's long-lost cousins feeding the elk herd at Bonnie Brae's Farm in Wellington, about 50 miles southwest of Cleveland. A farm wagon, decked out in jingle bells, takes visitors out to the fields where the elk herd roam. Then, families can visit the barn with a decorated Christmas tree to receive a free hand made ornament. The spicy scented gingerbread village entertains guests who are munching free cookies and sipping hot chocola... Visit Website
This holiday season, Tower City presents a range of holiday events including The Toy Soldier and Fairy Godmother Holiday Show, the Holiday Express Train Ride, Bruce the Talking Spruce and the Mr. Kringle & Company Inventionasium.
Families can relax in their PJ's and enjoy the holiday film The Polar Express at the Great Lakes Science Center on multiple dates throughout the holiday season. Before the show, kids can enjoy festive snacks, experiments and, on certain dates, even sleep over at the Great Lakes Science Center. Dates: Dec. 6, Dec. 14, Dec. 21, Dec. 24
The elaborate 65-room Manor House at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens hosts its annual holiday celebration, Deck the Hall. This year's theme is "Heaven and Nature Sing." Rooms will be decorated with inspiration from nature and in heavenly fashion complete with harps and angels. Other festivities include live music and, new to this year, "Dazzle", a 10-minute, dramatic computerized lights program that plays three times each hour in the Great Garden. This sophisticated Christ... Visit Website
Visit the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland this holiday season for a nostalgic look back at "everything that is old is new again" featuring vintage Higbee department story holiday décor and beautiful displays inspired by seasons past. Illuminating the corner of Public Square, the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland will have surprises and unique promotional giveaways throughout December as well as a special holiday buffet menu. Don't miss your change to be a part of the historic Higbee holida... Visit Website
Karamu House presents a re-imagined version of A Christmas Carol in Christmas is Comin' Uptown. Visitors can watch as Dickensian characters dance, jive and swing to a Harlem beat in a modern twist to the classic tale.
Head to the December Days at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo + The RainForest to enjoy special seasonal activities including holiday crafts, live music, pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Wolf Lodge (Dec. 16-24 only), cookie decorating and more. (Closed Christmas day)
After Halloween, the spirits are put to rest at Ghostly Manor Thrill Center and the facility becomes a 3D North Pole adventure. The Christmas Winter Wonderland exhibit invites families to walk through the complex designed as the home of Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Visitors can take a once-in-a-lifetime "Snow Ride" in the XD 4D Motion Theater and stick around for the Christmas Light Show. Choreographed to seven songs over FM radio, visitors watch a 25-minute light show synchronized with more t... Visit Website
Every weekend from 11/29-1/5, experience a winter event of prehistoric proportions at Ice Age 2013 at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Ice Age includes live animal shows, a special kids-only holiday shop, ice sculpting demonstrations, winter activities and more.
The holidays can be made a little sweeter when dining inside a life-size gingerbread house at the Great Wolf Lodge in Sandusky. Visitors can find all of this and more during Snowland at the Great Wold Lodge where families can soak in the holiday spirit, splash in the heated water park and enjoy time together.
Visitors are invited to sing and play along in the indoor winter playland at Penitentiary Glen Reservation. On a life-sized game board guided by the familiar holiday song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas," visitors can take a turn to pop the dice, move along from space to space and discover through interactive play the many things that nature gives to us in the winter season. There also are family crafts, activity pages and scavenger hunts, as well as a classic board game exhibition. ...
The Greater Cleveland Aquarium will be transformed into an underwater winter wonderland, featuring larger-than-life decorations, twinkling lights, holiday crafts, live music and caroling. Guests of Greater Cleveland Aquarium's Winter Waterland can also meet SCUBA Claus as he dives into the Shark SeaTube exhibit.
Thrill-seekers and winter sports enthusiasts get ready! The Cleveland Metroparks Toboggan Chute Season opens the day after Thanksgiving (11/29) at the Cleveland Metroparks Chalet in Strongsville (weather permitting).
As one of Cleveland's only outdoor ice-skating rinks, The Rink at Wade Oval opens Thanksgiving weekend and runs through March 17th, free of charge. The perfect complement to the multiple holiday events in University Circle, take the family ice skating in beautiful Wave Oval Park in University Circle all holiday season long. On Wednesdays throughout December, The Rink at Wade Oval will feature outdoor concerts, movie nights and Skate with Santa.
Finish up your holiday shopping! Only 4 days left till Christmas! This large show will feature nearly 100 artists and crafters selling their original handmade items! Admission is $3 to the public, children under 12 are free. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Columbus non-profit Pets Without Parents. The show is still currently accepting vendors. For more information on how to become a vendor please email email@example.com. Or visit www.avantgardeshows.com. Also, be sure to connect wi... Visit Website
Bring your little rockers in to the Hard Rock Cafe Cleveland to meet Santa, eat a delicious breakfast and take home a fun bag of holiday goodies! Breakfast with Santa will be held Saturday, December 14th and also Saturday, December 21th with a 9:00am seating time. Gift bags will be given to children 10 and under. Bring in your camera so you can capture your little rockers magical moment with Santa! Space is limited, so contact the Hard Rock Cleveland Sales Office: 216-344-3859 or cleveland_sale... Visit Website
Cut your own, pre-cut, & balled and bulap trees. Colorado Blue & Norway Spruce, White & Scotch Pine, Cannan & Fraiser Fir. Wreathes, Roping, Swags, Boughs, Bows , Maple Syrup & Candy. Free Tree shaking and baling available. Rhodes Sisters Christmas Trees 12020 Clay Street Huntsburg, Oh 44046 1-440-636-5498.
Enjoy a production of Dickens' groundbreaking novel accompanied by carols, hot cocoa, and Christmas cheer. Dress warmly. Fee: $12 adults, $8 children 12 and under. Canal Corners Farm & Market, 6 - 8 p.m. For more information and reservations, call 216-401-5131 or visit www.lanterntheatreohio.com.
Holiday Art Sale Saturday,December 21,(6-8pm) JoAnn DePolo Studios & Gallery 26719 Brookpark Ext. North Olmsted,OH 44070 LOOKING FOR UNIQUE GIFTS? Choose from a variety of fine art on sale with paintings and computer sculptures by JoAnn DePolo including jewelry, framed prints, photography and original paintings, created by Studio Artists: Anne-Marie Bock, Rita Hassett, Colleen Ward and the Come & Create Painting Class. Artist Kevin Eberhardt has opened his studio in our gallery. Kevin ... Visit Website
Come prepared for a cold, soggy adventure on the edges of the Beaver Marsh. This 3-mile hike may be shortened depending on conditions. Ira Trailhead, 9 - 11 a.m. Sturdy waterproof shoes and drinking water are recommended.
Berea Animal Rescue Friends (ARF) will host its annual Pet Photos with Santa at Petco stores and Camp Bow Wow Strongsville every weekend in December up until Christmas. For a $10 donation, pet owners will receive a beautiful 4×6 color print of a perfectly-posed portrait of their favorite pet. ARF has the best, most realistic Santa in town, and all proceeds benefit the animals of ARF. Visit www.bereaanimalrescue.com for this year's event dates and some favorite sample photos. Dates and lo... Visit Website
Help bring some light into the longest night of the year on this popular evening walk. Explore roots of our modern holiday celebrations derived from ancient traditions associated with the winter solstice and, inside the Nature Center, enjoy hot beverages and traditional holiday music and sing-alongs by the accomplished Pilgrim Brass Choir. Primarily outdoors, so dress warm! Free shuttle provided from nearby parking areas.
Donkey, Princess Fiona, and everybody's favorite ogre come to life on the TrueNorth stage this holiday season for Shrek the Musical. In a faraway kingdom things get ugly when Shrek, an unsightly ogre, shows up instead of a handsome prince to rescue the feisty Princess Fiona. Throw in a donkey with an attitude, an evil lord with a short temper, and a dozen other fairy tale misfits and you've got the kind of musical mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily there's one on hand...that great green og... Visit Website