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:

2016 - 2017 Winter Schedule of Events (Events listed are for December, January and Feburary)

Check back for a chronological listing of all Winter 2016 - 2017 programs (without graphics and accompanying articles is available).

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.

Special Use Permit Calendar: In addition to National Park Service programs, CVNP issues Special Use Permits to other user groups for events in various park locations. To ensure you are aware of events that may result in high visitor use of an area or impact parking availability, we are including a list ofSpecial Use Permit events here.

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

 

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    • Location: Multiple locations
    • Fees: Visit cvsr.com for ticket information
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016

    Wear pajamas to hear a reading of The Polar Express as we journey to the North Pole.

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    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, November 30, 2016

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

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    • Location: Visit cvsr.com for times and locations.
    • Fees: Visit web site for fee information.
    Thursday, December 1, 2016

    Journey to the North Pole on The Polar Express™.

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    Peninsula Candlelight Walk

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Peninsula, OH
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, December 1, 2016

    Celebrate the holidays with a traditional candlelight walk throughout the Village of Peninsula.

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    Bird Watching

    • Location: See description for times and locations.
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 3, 2016

    Venture outdoors with expert and novice birders.

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    Christmas in Peninsula

    • Location: Peninsula, OH
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 3, 2016

    Holiday memories for the entire family are made here.

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    Countryside Farmers' Market

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Old Trail School
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 3, 2016

    Live music, chef demonstrations, and family activities add spice to shopping for local produce.

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    Holiday Lantern Tours

    • Location: Hale Farm & Village
    • Fees: $20 per person; $15 WRHS members; $12 children ages 3 - 12
    Saturday, December 3, 2016

    Walk with lantern in hand through the village and discover seasonal traditions and lore.

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    Solo at Sarah's Vineyard

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Sarah's Vineyard
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    Enjoy the sounds of local musicians in the tasting room

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    • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: Hines hill Conference Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, December 8, 2016

    Members are invited to gather for a holiday celebration.

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    Off the Beaten Path Hikes

    • Location: See description for times and locations.
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, December 10, 2016

    Hike off-trail to explore the park's hidden gems.

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    Cuyahoga Valley House Concerts - Ed Caner

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Hines Hill Conference Center
    • Fees: $10 general public, $8 Conservancy members.
    Sunday, December 11, 2016

    Violinist/fiddler Ed Caner serves as both musician and host for this series of intimate house concerts.

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    Winter Warm-ups Hikes

    • Location: Times and locations vary - see descriptions
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, December 11, 2016

    Warm up as you explore CVNP’s more challenging trails.

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    Trailblazers Informational Meeting

    • Location: Happy Days Lodge
    • Fees: Free
    Monday, December 12, 2016

    Trailblazer Volunteers Needed!

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    Full Moon Hikes

    • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: See description for locations
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, December 13, 2016

    Full Moon Hikes let you experience the beauty of spring nights without a flashlight. Trails vary. Leisurely pace.

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    • Location: Happy Days Lodge
    • Fees: See description
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016

    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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    Festival of Lights

    • Time: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: $30 per person ages 12 and older, $25 for Conservancy members, $10 children ages 5 - 11
    Thursday, December 15, 2016

    Learn why many cultures observe seasonal days of celebration during December.

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    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Canal Corners Farm & Market
    • Fees: $12 adults, $8 children 12 and under
    Saturday, December 17, 2016

    Enjoy a production of Dickens' novella along with carols, hot cocoa. baked goods, and Christmas cheer.

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    Snowshoe Hikes

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Kendall Lake Shelter
    • Fees: Snowshoe Rental fee
    Saturday, December 17, 2016

    Enjoy the serenity of winter in the Cuyahoga Valley by snowshoe!

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    The Spicy Lamb Farm - Away in the Manger

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: The Spicy Lamb Farm
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, December 18, 2016

    Stop by and see the sheep.

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    Countryside Local Food Swap

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Visit cvcountryside.org for location.
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, December 20, 2016

    Swaps are gatherings of cooks, bakers, brewers, and growers.

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    Cookie Burner

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: NPS Headquarters
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, December 28, 2016

    Burn off the holiday cookies and calories.

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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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