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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    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, April 26, 2017

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

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    Civil War Lecture Series

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: G.A.R. Hall
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, April 27, 2017

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

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    Dinner in the Valley

    • Time: 6:00 PM
    • Location: See description
    • Fees: See description
    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Enjoy a meal featuring local foods in a gorgeous park setting.

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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, April 28, 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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    Art @ M.D. Garage

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: M.D. Garage
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 29, 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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    Bird Watching

    • Location: See description for times and locations.
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Venture outdoors with expert and novice birders.

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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, April 29, 2017

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

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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 29, 2017

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

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    • Location: Rockside Station to Akron Northside Station
    • Fees: Day pass fee (coach): $15 adults, $10 children ages 3 - 12.
    Saturday, April 29, 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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    Fossil Exploration

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Everett Covered Bridge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Join a fossil-hunting expedition.

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    Mornings on the Saint Lucie

    • Location: See description for locations and times
    • Fees: $35 ages 21 and over
    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Relax in the a luxury train car!

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    Ramp Up Peninsula

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Location: Heritage Farms
    • Fees: $5 ages 13 and older, free ages 12 and under
    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Spend the day honoring the ramp.

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    Spring Training

    • Location: See Description for times and locations
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 29, 2017

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

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    Summer Camp 2017 Open House

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, April 30, 2017

    Great opportunities for youth entering grades 4 - 11 to explore the environment. Come meet our friendly camp staff and tour our facilities.

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    Early Evening Hikes

    • Location: See descriptions
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, May 3, 2017

    Early Evening Hikes are a midweek chance to get your legs moving.

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    Family Weekend

    • Location: Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center
    Friday, May 5, 2017

    Join us for a weekend retreat of hiking and learning.

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    Visit the Spicy Lamb Farm

    • Location: The Spicy Lamb Farm
    • Fees: See descriptions
    Friday, May 5, 2017

    Enjoy spring activities at this Countryside Initiative farm.

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    "Grape Escape" Wine-Tasting Train

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: See description
    • Fees: $60 - $96
    Saturday, May 6, 2017

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

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    Junior Ranger - Painting in the Park

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Provided upon registration
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    Spend an afternoon in the park.

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    Extreme Spring

    • Location: See description for locations and times
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 7, 2017

    A fast-paced hiking series.

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    Full Moon Walks

    • Location: See descriptions
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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

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    Habitat Restoration - Invasive Plant Removal

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Location provided upon registration.
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, May 11, 2017

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

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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, May 13, 2017

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

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    Hike Aboard!

    • Location: See description for locations and times
    • Fees: $3 per hiker (pay upon boarding)
    Saturday, May 13, 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, Jr. – Air in Motion

    • Location: Provide upon registration.
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 13, 2017

    Come investigate things that move.

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    Countryside Local Food Swaps

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: Visit cvcountryside.org
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017

    A place to benefit from a mutual exchange.

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    Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society

    • Location: See description
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

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

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    Annual Spring Bird Census

    • Time: 7:30 AM
    • Location: NPS Park Headquarters
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Venture outdoors with expert and novice birders.

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    Day of Service - River Day

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Provided upon registration
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    This annual event provides the opportunity to celebrate, protect, and restore our National Heritage River, the Cuyahoga.

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    Day Out With Thomas

    • Location: visit cvsr.com
    • Fees: visit cvsr.com
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Take a 35-minute train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine.

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    Cuyahoga Valley Institute

    • Location: Hines Hill Conference Center
    • Fees: See description
    Sunday, May 21, 2017

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

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15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141

Phone:

(330) 657-2752

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