Music & Arts in the Valley


Call the Cultural Arts Hotline at 440-546-5998 after 2 p.m. the day of an event for up-to-date ticket availability and severe weather cancellations.


 

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Concert Series

From lively folk concerts to outdoor jam sessions, there's something for every music enthusiast! The series is made possible thanks to the generous support of Cascade Auto Group and Ohio Arts Council.

Admission

Ticket prices vary by concert at Happy Days Lodge. Advance sales available at 330-657-2909 option 4, or at forcvnp.org/concerts.

Howe Meadow

Grad a blanket and a picnic dinner and bring your family to hear FREE music in your national park. 5:30 p.m. family activities, 6:30 p.m. concert. Alcohol is prohibited.

 
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Carlos Jones & the P.L.U.S. Band | WED JUN 21 | Free!

For almost 20 years, this band has delivered soulful roots reggae to northeast Ohioans.

Located at Howe Meadow; 5:30 p.m. family activites, 6:30 p.m. concert begins

More information here.
 
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Meditations for Harp & Violin | SUN JUN 25

For almost 20 years, this band has delivered soulful roots reggae to northeast Ohioans.

Located at Happy Days Lodge concert starts at 3 p.m.

For tickets click here.



 
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Bluegrass Sweethearts | WED JUL 12 | Free!

Husband-and-wife duo David and Valerie Mayfield are a dynamic bluegrass pair.

Located at Howe Meadow; 5:30 p.m. family activites, 6:30 p.m. concert begins

More information here.

 
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Funkyard Experiment | WED JUL 19 | Free!

This nine-piece band is where funk, pop, rock, jazz, and gospel come together.

Located at Howe Meadow; 5:30 p.m. family activites, 6:30 p.m. concert begins

More information here.

 
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Cletus Black Revue | WED AUG 2 | Free!

Twenty years pf a signature blend of rock, folk, blues, country, and pop.

Located at Howe Meadow; 5:30 p.m. family activites, 6:30 p.m. concert begins

More information here.

 
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The New Barleycorn | WED AUG 16 | Free!

A funny, heart-warming duo with a deep love of lively Irish and Celtic music.

Located at Howe Meadow; 5:30 p.m. family activites, 6:30 p.m. concert begins

More information here.

 
Photo of the string quartet cavani holding their instruments.

Cavani String Quartet | TUE AUG 22

Artists-in-residence at the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Located at Happy Days Lodge concert starts at 7 p.m.

For tickets click here.

 

Lyceum Distinguished Speakers
Fostering fresh perspectives and lasting connections, Cuyahoga Valley Institute's Lyceum series presents in-depth and engaging content from experts in history, adventure, and the natural world. Admission: $6 adults, $3 children ages 3 - 12. General seating. Advance sales available by calling 330-657-2909, option 4. You may also register online at conservancyforcvnp.org. Click on Events for listings and registration links. On lecture days, call the Cultural Arts Hotline at 440-546-5998 after 2 p.m. for up-to-date ticket availability and severe weather cancellations. All lectures are held at Happy Days Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m.

Details will be listed as they become available. Series is traditionally hosted January through May.

 
people in a field talking about photography.

Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society

Part of the Conservancy, CVPS sponsors monthly presentations by locally and nationally recognized photographers as well as workshops, photo walks, and an annual contest.

  • For more information contact CVPS at info@cvps.org or the Conservancy at 330-657-2909.

Events

Wednesday, June 21
Member's Spotlight: Sue Ramdin and Many Ann Kucera

Wednesday, July 19
Flash for Nature Photography: Leverage Another Light Source

Wednesday, August 16
Member's Show

  • Join other CVPS members for an enjoyable evening reviewing all the entries for the 2015 annual photo contest. Judging results will be announced, including the Tim Thomas "Best of Show" award. All contest entries will be exhibited on the Cuyahoga Valley Photo Society website. See Photo Contest page for details.



 

Locations:

Akron-Summit County Public Library (Main Branch)
60 South High Street, Akron 44326

Boston Township School House
1775 Main Street, northeast corner of SR 303 and Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264

Canal Corners Farm & Market
7243 Canal Road, at intersection with Tinkers Creek Road, Valley View 44125

Canal Exploration Center
7104 Canal Road, intersection of Canal and Hillside roads, Valley View 44125

Everett Covered Bridge
2370 Everett Road, 0.5 mile west of Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264

G.A.R. Hall Museum
1785 Main Street, Peninsula 44264

Happy Days Lodge
500 West Streetsboro Road (SR 303), 1 mile west of SR 8, Peninsula 44264

Howe Meadow
4040 Riverview Road, 4 miles south of SR 303, Peninsula 44264

John S. Seiberling Gallery on the Hines Hill Campus
1403 West Hines Hill Road, Peninsula 44264

M.D. Garage
Adjacent to Boston Store Visitor Center, located at 1548 Boston Mills Road, east of Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264

Last updated: June 21, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141

Phone:

(330) 657-2752

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