Tuesday, August 31, 2010

112. Johnny Appleseed Festival at Mapleside

September 18 & 19 - The 37th Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival
Crafters, entertainment, food, corn maze, children's activities, apple pie, apple fritters, apple dumplings and Bag Your Own Apples.

(Admission: Adults: $3, Ages 7-12: $1; Ages 6 & under free)

The annual Johnny Appleseed Festival is the official kick off to the apple harvest season at Mapleside Farms. It features 100 craft exhibits, a corn maze, horse drawn wagon rides through the apple orchards, stage bands, pony rides, fun activities for the kids, an outdoor barbecue with apple butter BBQ ribs, apple pie, apple dumplings, caramel apples and the first Bag Your Own Apples of the season. Also on the property is a rustic, country restaurant serving home cooked food, the Farm Market & Bakery, the Gift Shop and the Deli & Cafe and Ice Cream Parlor.

294 Pearl Road
Brunswick, OH 44212-1198

Monday, August 30, 2010

111. Rosby Berry Farm

It's that time of the year, get some yummy berries with the kids!

Always check online or by phone just before coming to pick. We may close for a day or part of a day if there are no more ripe berries available to pick or during adverse weather conditions. Otherwise we are open:
Monday - Friday: 9 AM - Dusk
Saturday & Sunday: 9 AM - 3 PM
The raspberry picking season runs until Halloween.



42 E Schaaf Rd
Cleveland, OH 44131-1202
(216) 351-0850

Sunday, August 29, 2010

110. Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo 
October 21-24 & 28-31, 2010  6 - 9 p.m

Ticket Prices
  • Ages 2 and up:

    • $6 in August
    • $7 in September
    • $8 in October
  • Children under age 2 are free and do not require a ticket.
Designed for a younger audience, Boo offers eight nights of scare-free fun.
Boo at the Zoo is a neighborhood of safe Halloween entertainment, with a spooky delight on every corner including animals on exhibit each evening. Happy haunts include: The Creepy Crawly Critter Animal Show, the Monster Mash Dance Party, the Not-So-Haunted Greenhouse, the Jack-O-Lantern Express Train Ride, the Halloween Hay Maze, magic shows, jugglers, stiltwalkers, musical entertainment and much more. Each child receives a complimentary treat bag. Kids and adults are encouraged to wear fun (not scary) costumes. The only scary part of this event is missing out... buy your tickets today!

Get tickets early this event sells OUT!!!


3900 Wildlife Way
Cleveland, OH 44109
(216) 661-6500


Tuesday, August 24, 2010

109. Pro-Football Hall of Fame

The Hall of Fame’s exhibits include many interactive displays that younger visitors seem to enjoy. The most popular is located on the lower level of the museum where children can complete a pass in our throwing cage, play EA Sports Madden Football, test their knowledge in our trivia challenge, and more.

Open Daily - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Closed Christmas Day)
Extended Summer Hours - 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day)

2010 Admission Rates
Adults - $20.00
Children (14 and under) - $14.00
Senior citizens over 62 - $16.00
Children (5 and under) - FREE


2121 George Halas Dr NW
Canton, OH 44708

Monday, August 23, 2010

108. Halloweekends

FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS, AND SUNDAYS September 17 through October 31, 2010

Halloweekends promises to offer more thrills and fun than ever before. Check out spooky musical performances, monster midway invasions, haunted houses and its ever-popular scream-worthy collection of rides. Event runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 

One Cedar Point Dirve
Sandusky, Ohio 44870

Sunday, August 22, 2010

107. Cleveland National Air Show

Sept. 4 - 6: Head to Burke Lakefront Airport to experience the Cleveland National Air Show with three days of aerial thrills highlighting aerobatic champions, military demonstrations, and flybys.

Advance Adult: $19 ($21 at gate)
Advance Youth: $12 ($14 at gate) Ages 6-11
*Ages 5 and under free for General Admission ONLY

1501 N. Marginal Road, Burke Lakefront Airport
, OH, 44114

Thursday, August 19, 2010

106. Sun Party with the Cuyahoga Astronomical Association

Join the Cuyahoga County Astronomical Association to examine our closest star through a special solar-viewing telescope. Held rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, join us inside the library and learn about the sun and how telescopes work. Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 1 p.m.


Parma South Branch
2121 Snow Road, Parma 44134

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

105. Chalk Festival

Saturday, September 18, 2010,  11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 19, noon–5:00 p.m

Children and adults enjoy this annual event where community members join professional artists in using the walkways around the Fine Arts Garden as a colorful canvas. Begun in 1990, our festival is a modern expression of a Renaissance tradition from 16th-century Italy, in which beggars copied paintings of the Madonna by Raphael and his contemporaries, using chalk on the plazas outside cathedrals. Watching the chalk artists and enjoying the entertainment is free.  

Chalk Your Own PicturesLarge square and 24-color box of chalk: $16
Small square and 12-color box of chalk: $8

More Info!

11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Monday, August 16, 2010

104. Yankee Peddler

My husband and I have gone to this every year since we started dating, it's fun and the food is YUM!!  Step back in time 200 years and visit pioneer America with master artists and crafters setting up rustic shops along streams and amid lovely wooded dales, with foods and snacks cooked over open fires, and with non-stop entertainment across the 75-acre grounds. Keep up to the hour and follow events with the Town Criers. Visit with the militia and mountain men, or learn crafts with hands-on instruction. Visit with the master crafters and artists while they demonstrate the way they transform nature into something unique for you and yours. The thirty-eighth annual Yankee Peddler Festival will be held at Clay's Park in Canal Fulton, OH. The festival will take place September 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, and 26, 2010 from 10:30am until 6:00pm.

Ticket prices for the 2010 Yankee Peddler Festival are $2.50 for children ages 6 through 11, $9.00 for adults ages 12 through 59, and $8.00 for seniors ages 60 and above. Children 5 and younger are admitted free. You may purchase tickets at any of the festival gates with either cash or a personal check. We are unable to accept credit or debit cards for ticket purchases at the festival, so please plan accordingly as the nearest ATM is in Canal Fulton. 



13190 Patterson Rd
North Lawrence, OH

Sunday, August 15, 2010

103. Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is first and foremost a family event. We have worked hard to ensure that families can come out and enjoy the festivities without putting a pinch on their pocketbooks. For this reason, children under 12 are admitted free. We have also added to the menu food that kids love to eat, like pizza, hot dogs, corn dogs and lemonade. In addition, we've come up with a host of educational and fun activities just for kids.   

    Friday, Sept. 3rd:       5:00p.m. to midnight
    Saturday, Sept. 4th:   12:00p.m. to midnight
    Sunday, Sept. 5th:     12:00p.m. to midnight
    Monday, Sept. 6th:    12:00p.m. to 9:00p.m
General Admission: $8
Children 12 and Under: FREE


164 Eastland Rd
Berea, OH 44017

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

102. Classic Car Cruis-in

Our Classic Car Cruis-in at Grace Church in Middleburg Heights is a cruisin' place to be each Thursday night from May 6 to September 30, 2010.  Voted in the top 10 cruises in NE Ohio by Cruisin’ Times Magazine, we have cruisin’ food at bargain prices, including fresh-grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, chips, deserts and beverages.  We have some groovy oldies music too,  so… we’d love to have you come out to see some classic cars and make some cool new friends.

More INFO!
7393 Pearl Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

101. Browns Training Camp

Love football? Bring the kids down for FREE!  They pass out tickets for free autographs for the kiddos!  Check out the website for the full schedule.

More INFO!

76 Lou Groza Boulevard
Berea, OH 44017-1269

Idea Provided By:  Andrea Ciavarelli

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

100. Chardon Kids Fest 2010

Thursday, August 12th, 2010
2:00pm to 10:00pm
Chardon Kids Fest is a Day of Safe Fun and Activities for Kids of All Ages
Featuring Games, Fun, and Food, kickball, chalk-drawing, DIY cupcakes (yum!!)

537 Water Street
Chardon, OH 44024-1146

Sunday, August 8, 2010

99. Cuyahoga County Fair

August 9-12, 2010 at the Fairgrounds in Berea.  Free parking.  

Animals, Rides, Contests, Food, Jungle Bob, Antiques, Music, Art, Science Exhibition, Camel Rides, Haunted Houses, Fireworks Saturday night!!!

Admission: Adults $6, Kids 5-12 $5  Children under 5 FREE! Kids Thursday kids 5-16 only $2!


164 Eastland Rd
Berea, OH 44017

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

98. Twins Days

The Festival is only open to the public on Saturday and Sunday.  Admission is $3 a person.

Saturday Night: Jungle Terry, Talent Shows, Magicians and Music!
Sunday:  Polka, Karate, Music!



Monday, August 2, 2010

97. Bug City Bug Fest

Saturday August 14
11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Garfield Park Nature Center  

Visitors of all ages will be introduced to the cool world of insects!  Learn what insects do, why they are important and even what they taste like!
Tour the Bug House to view a wide variety of bug exhibits from Ohio to Africa. Enjoy bug cooking demonstrations, bug recipes, crafts and more at the Culinary Bugstitute.  Or, head over to the Art District for ‘buggy’ music with Gary Lee and class is in session with Dr. Insecta.
Experience Bug SafariLand and enjoy the great bug hunt, the ant trail and the must-do activity for kids – the Mealworm 500, where kids can watch the mealworms race to the finish line!
“Buzz” over to the B & B Area to view a variety of butterflies and bee exhibits, or visit Buggywood for bug bingo and puppet shows.
Walk down Predator Alley, where visitors can view the little bug city and see live animals provided by Lake Erie Nature & Science Center.
Families can also take rides on the Bug Express Train ($1/person).
Children can obtain passports to be stamped at a variety of learning activity stations on their Bug City tour.  After filling their passports, kids can receive their own key to “Bug City.”
And, grab a curbside seat for the Bug City Parade at 1 p.m., followed by a cookie celebration (while suppli

Broadway Avenue

Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125

(216) 341-3152

Idea Provided By:  Patty McClure Whitaker

96. Stan Hywet Hall Family Fun Days

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
August 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 28
September 2, 11, 18, 25
Staff will lead outdoor recreational activities for all ages and abilities. Games rotate throughout the season and include giant chess and checkers in the Great Garden, bocce ball, clock golf, ultimate Frisbee, badminton, kickball, horseshoes, relay races, scavenger hunts, cornhole, parachutes, trail walks and giant bouncing balls.

$8 adults, $4 ages 6-17, free for members of Stan Hywet and ages 5 and under.


Stan Hywet Hall
714 N. Portage Path, Akron.
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