Canal Visitor Center Closure
Canal Visitor Center will be closed for construction, starting Monday, May 6, 2013. It will reopen with new exhibits in early 2014.
Riverview Road Closure
Riverview Rd from the Cuyahoga Falls line north to the Peninsula line will be re-paved, beginning the week of April 22. Expect delays. Flaggers will direct traffic. Final resurfacing and striping will take place following the Memorial Day holiday.
Bald Eagle Closure in Effect
RR tracks, and 30 foot right of way on either side, are closed to all foot traffic from the Rt. 82 Bridge at Station Rd, north to the RR tracks at. The Cuyahoga R. downstream of the Brecksville Dam to the Fitzwater Rd Bridge is closed to water activities.
Grab a blanket and a picnic dinner and bring your family to hear FREE music in the national park! The celebration begins with lawn games and a musical craft. The concert series is presented by CVNP and the Conservancy with promotional support by AudioTechnica. Alcohol prohibited. Donations to support this series will be accepted at each event. Howe Meadow, 5:30 p.m. family activities, 6:30 p.m. concert begins.
After the concert, cap off your evening with a ranger-led walk or Twilight Talk with a Ranger.
Concerts are cancelled during severe weather. Call the Cultural Arts Hotline at 330-650-4636 ext. 228 after 2 p.m. for an update.
Wednesday, June 13
The two founding members of the high-energy band Brigid's Cross bring an eclectic mix of music to the stage. Their performances seamlessly blur the lines between Celtic, folk, country, and rock. Take two talented vocalists with fabulous harmonies; add fiddle, keyboards, bodhran, and percussion; and the result is great entertainment!
Wednesday, June 27
Alex Bevan has been sharing his voice, guitar, music, and stories with audiences for more than 30 years. First known as the "Skinny Little Boy" from Cleveland, Ohio, Alex has made a name for himself with recordings that span the gamut from folk to folk rock and pop to children's educational music.
Wednesday, July 11
Creating rhythms with everything from body parts to buckets, HeartBEAT Afrika performs a captivating mixture of street percussion, traditional African drums, song, storytelling, theatre, and dance.
Wednesday, July 25
Carlos Jones & the PLUS Band
Carlos Jones & the PLUS Band delivers soulful roots reggae with infectious rhythms and creative percussion. Their repertoire includes original songs, recognizable covers, and traditional Rastafarian Nyabinghi drum chants!
Wednesday, August 8
The Wanda Hunt Band
Wanda Hunt has been gracing the Akron area with her powerful voice for more than 20 years. Add a seven-piece band-each member with decades of musical experience-to her outstanding vocals and you have an amazing evening of old-school rhythm and blues.
Wednesday, August 22
This Americana band features timeless stories, traditional instruments, and soulful vocals that weave together to create an edgy and energetic tapestry of love, life, laughter, and song. Hey Mavis is CVNP House Concert host Ed Caner, his wife, Laurie Michelle Caner, and other great regional musicians.