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    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • Temporary Bridge Installed at Brandywine Creek

    A temporary bridge has been installed over Brandywine Creek and visitors will be able to complete the Brandywine Gorge Trail, during good weather. The bridge may be flooded and impassable during heavy rains. Caution signs are in place. More »

  • Trail Closures

    Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure.

  • Road Closures

    Quick Rd is closed from Akron Peninsula Rd to Pine Hollow Trailhead in Peninsula, from Wednesday, 7/16, for 6 weeks. Detours posted. Hines Hill Rd is closed from Tuesday, 7/29 through Tuesday, 8/12 for resurfacing from I271 to the Boston Township Line. More »

  • Riverview Road Repaving and Closure

    Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15.Road is open with single lane closures. Riverview Rd is closed from Boston Mills Rd to the Cuyahoga Cty line starting Mon, 7/14 for for 3 weeks. Detours posted. More »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 06/11/2014, 07/09/2014, 07/23/2014, 07/30/2014, 08/06/2014, 08/13/2014

    Location: Howe Meadow - family events begin at 5:30 p.m. | Map Time: 6:30 PM Fee Information: Donations to support this series will be accepted at each event. Contact Name: Cultural Arts Hotline Contact Phone Number: 330-650-4636 ext. 228
Music in the Meadow series

Grab a blanket and a picnic dinner and bring your family to hear FREE music in the national park! The festivities begin with lawn games and a musical craft. The concert series is presented by the National Park Service and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga National Park with support by AudioTechnica, the Lloyd L. & Louise K. Smith Memorial Foundation, and Woodsy's Music. 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.

Concerts are cancelled during severe weather, unless otherwise noted. Call 330-650-4636 ext. 228 after 2 p.m. for an update.

Wednesday, June 11 - Concert cancelled due to forecast of rain and severe storms!
The Womacks
Since their debut in 2010, The Womacks have captivated audiences with their spot-on vocal harmony, tight musicianship, and neo-classic songwriting. This unique Americana folk/rock quartet from north-central Ohio delivers beautiful three-part vocal harmony and sincere lyrical insights on life.

Wednesday, July 9
Pitch the Peat
Pitch the Peat is a dynamic four-piece Celtic ensemble with roots in County Clare, Ireland. The band delights in exploring the common threads in their vast repertoire, ranging from traditional Irish to contemporary music.

Wednesday, July 23
Mo' Mojo
Mo' Mojo is a hard-driving, high-energy "Party-Gras" Band that celebrates the music of New Orleans. They jam their own originals, play staple hits from zydeco kings, and sing in French on rowdy Cajun numbers.

Wednesday, July 30 - Rescheduled concert!
Carlos Jones & the P.L.U.S. Band
Since 1998 Carlos Jones & the P.L.U.S. Band have featured soulful roots reggae with infectious rhythms and creative percussion. Their repertoire includes original songs, recognizable covers, and traditional Rastafarian Nyabinghi drum chants.

Wednesday, August 6
Cletus Black Review
Fronted by an award-winning guitarist/vocalist, the five-piece Cletus Black Revue has been grabbing live audiences' attention for over a decade. The band excites with their unique blend of rock, blues, jazz, and pop music.

Wednesday, August 13
Tylan & Ingrid and The Laura Love Duo
In celebration of the 2014 Gay Games, join us for this special two-act extended concert. Americana duo Ingrid Elizabeth and Tylan Greenstein kick off the spirited evening. Next, the Laura Love Duo blends funk, folk, pop, bluegrass, jazz, and country. Additional support provided by the National Park Foundation and The Gay Community Endowment Fund of the Akron Community Foundation. If there is inclement weather, the concert will move to Happy Days Lodge and free same-day tickets will be available to www.conservancyforcvnp.org.