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    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • Valley Picnic Area Park Lot CLosed - Plateau Trail Loop Affected

    Valley Picnic Area Parking Lot is closed for the replacement of the damaged culvert on the Plateau Trail, from dusk on Monday, September 22 to 5 p.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014. Access to Plateau Trail is via the Oak Hill Trailhead. Loop unavailable.

  • Other Closures

    Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure. Plateau Trail Bridge, north of Valley Picnic Area is closed. No detours. Plateau & Oak Hill trails are open. 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
Mouths of Babes (formerly 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.