Calendar

Schedule of Events
The Schedule of Events is produced quarterly and is the official schedule of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It is available in several formats:


2017 Spring Schedule of Events (Events listed are for March, April and May)

For a chronological listing of all Spring 2017 programs (without graphics and accompanying articles is available), click here.

Printed Copies:
Pick up your FREE schedule at our visitor centers. Click here for hours.

 

Music & Arts in the Valley
Cuyahoga Valley National Park offers a diverse selection of cultural activities all year. From art to concerts to dancing, your park is the destination for interesting and fun activities.
Click here to go to the Music & Arts in the Valley page
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Event Calendars

Opportunities for exploring the park and its neighbors are numerous. Whether you want to join a hike, learn about wildlife, ride the train, or attend a concert, you can find that information here.

Ohio & Erie Canalwayis a National Heritage Area - designated by Congress in 1996 - to help preserve and celebrate the rails, trails, landscapes, towns and sites that grew up along the first 110 miles of the canal.Click here to access this calendar.

Parknet Calendar below includes a comprehensive listing of events offered by the National Park Service at Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

 

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Civil War Lecture Series

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: G.A.R. Hall
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, March 23, 2017

    Explore alternative outcomes of this American conflict. Listen to experts detail historical aspects of this American conflict.

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    Alternative Spring Break

    • Location: Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $65
    Friday, March 24, 2017

    Are you a college student looking for a unique spring break experience? Discover CVNP and make a difference through service projects, guided hikes, and fun around the campfire.

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    Cuyahoga Valley National Park Concert

    • Time: 8:00 PM
    • Location: Happy Days Lodge unless noted
    • Fees: See listings for admission and location
    Friday, March 24, 2017

    Presented by the National Park Service and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Heritage Concerts celebrate our valley’s cultural legacy.

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    Breakfast and Lunch Along the Cuyahoga

    • Location: See description for locations and times.
    • Fees: $30/32 adult, $25/27 children ages 12 and under
    Saturday, March 25, 2017

    All aboard for a four-course meal catered by Creekside Restaurant

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    • Location: Rockside Station to Akron Northside Station
    • Fees: Day pass fee (coach): $15 adults, $10 children ages 3 - 12.
    Saturday, March 25, 2017

    View wildlife and scenery in the comfort of our climate-controlled train cars. Get on and off at any station. Spend a whole day exploring or just a few hours.

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    Mornings on the Saint Lucie

    • Location: See description for locations and times
    • Fees: $35 ages 21 and over
    Saturday, March 25, 2017

    Relax in the a luxury train car!

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Solo at Sarah's Vineyard

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Sarah's Vineyard: 1204 West Steels Corners Road, across from Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls 44223
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Enjoy the sounds of local musicians in our 1840s post-and-beam tasting room

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    • Location: Hale Farm & Village
    • Fees: Fee
    Saturday, April 1, 2017

    Play the role of fugitive slaves struggling to reach freedom in the North.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Spring Training

    • Location: See Description for times and locations
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 1, 2017

    Spring Training is a fitness series that starts with easy trails and gets harder. Fast pace.

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    Cuyahoga Valley Institute

    • Location: Hines Hill Conference Center
    • Fees: See description
    Sunday, April 2, 2017

    A series of adult education programs that provide a deeper understanding of the history, wildlife, and geography of CVNP.

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    • Location: Provided upon registration
    • Fees: See description
    Friday, April 7, 2017

    Learn how to be an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist

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    "Grape Escape" Wine-Tasting Train

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: See description
    • Fees: $60 - $96
    Saturday, April 8, 2017

    Sample five wines and hors d’oeuvres and enjoy the view as you travel through CVNP.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside Farmers' Markets - Old Trail School

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Old Trail School - 2315 Ira Road, Bath 44210
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 8, 2017

    Local farmers, food entrepreneurs, and artists bring their wares to these unique, producer-only markets.

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    Visit the Spicy Lamb Farm

    • Location: The Spicy Lamb Farm
    • Fees: See descriptions
    Saturday, April 8, 2017

    Enjoy spring activities at this Countryside Initiative farm.

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    Extreme Spring

    • Location: See description for locations and times
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, April 9, 2017

    A fast-paced hiking series.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Full Moon Walks

    • Location: See descriptions
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, April 9, 2017

    Explore your national park by the light of a full moon!

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    Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society

    • Location: See description
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    Monthly presentations, workshops, and other activities for photographers and those interested in photography.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Habitat Restoration - Invasive Plant Removal

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Location provided upon registration.
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    Join park staff in restoring CVNP’s ecosystem by removing invasive plants.

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    Volunteer Orientation

    • Location: Location provided upon registration
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, April 13, 2017

    Learn about CVNP’s mission, vision, and partners.

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    Bird Watching

    • Location: See description for times and locations.
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, April 14, 2017

    Venture outdoors with expert and novice birders.

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    "Ales on Rails" Beer-Tasting Train

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: See description
    • Fees: $50 - $94. Ages 21 and older.
    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    This fun trip includes a five-sample tasting of beers and appetizers as you watch the sun set.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Art @ M.D. Garage

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: M.D. Garage
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    Art @ M.D. Garage is a series of free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang, a volunteer group that promotes art in the Cuyahoga Valley.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Canalway Questing Begins

    • Location: See description
    • Fees: See description
    Saturday, April 15, 2017

    Set out on hidden-box adventures—called quests—in the Ohio & Erie Canalway!

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Countryside Local Food Swaps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: Visit cvcountryside.org
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017

    A place to benefit from a mutual exchange.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Lyceum Distinguished Speakers Series

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Happy Days Lodge
    • Fees: $8 adults, $3 children ages 3 - 12
    Friday, April 21, 2017

    In-depth and engaging content from experts in history, adventure, and the natural world.

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    Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Howe Meadow
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Come enjoy the local, seasonal bounty at the Countryside Conservancy’s producers-only farmers’ markets.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Day of Service - Earth day

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Provided upon registration.
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Help keep Cuyahoga Valley beautiful by participating in this Day of Service.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Hike Aboard!

    • Location: See description for locations and times
    • Fees: $3 per hiker (pay upon boarding)
    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Join a ranger for a one-way train ride followed by a challenging hike back to our cars.

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    Junior Ranger - Tracks, Scat and Fur

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Provided Upon Registration
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Get the lowdown on mammals.

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    Junior Ranger, Jr. - Bring on the Birds

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Location given upon registration.
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Find out some cool things about birds.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    National Junior Ranger Day

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Ledges Shelter
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Celebrate Junior Rangers with a day of FREE programming.

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  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park

    Recycled Rocks!

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    • Location: Ledges Shelter
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    On Earth Day, spend the evening exploring the "recycled" rocks along Ledges Trail.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141

Phone:

(330) 657-2752
This information line is answered by staff at Boston Store Visitor Center. Core hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and hours may be extended during peak season. Boston Store Visitor Center is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

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