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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Skipper's Alley | OCT 4 2017

Skipper’s Alley is a seven-piece ensemble whose dynamic take on traditional Irish music has garnered worldwide critical praise. Presented at Happy Days Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m.

7pm @ Happy Days Lodge

 
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Ed Caner & Special Guest | OCT 8 2017


Master fiddler Ed Caner has performed alongside dozens of local and national acts and is a founding member of his own band, Hey Mavis. For these intimate performances, Ed is joined by a special musical guest for an unforgettable concert. Hosted at Hines Hill Conference Center. Doors open at 6 p.m.

7pm @ Hines Hill Conference Center

 
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Harmonia | OCT 22, 2017


Performing on authentic folk instruments, and styled after turn of the century East-European Gypsy bands, Harmonia’s music is drawn from both the urban and rural traditions of Eastern-Europe. Presented at Happy Days Lodge. Concert at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

8pm @ Happy Days Lodge

 
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John Gorka | NOV 5, 2017


Rolling Stone magazine called John Gorka “the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed the New Folk Movement.” Gorka is a nationally recognized folk competition winner and a uniquely gifted storyteller, using his music to draw you in. Presented at Happy Days Lodge. Concert at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

7pm @ Happy Days Lodge

 
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Mo' Mojo | NOV 18, 2017


Mo’ Mojo is a hard driving, high energy, “Pardi-Gras” band. The female fronted group features three-part harmonies, accordion, fiddle, guitar, rubboard, sax, trumpet, harp, bass, percussion, and drums. Mo' Mojo breathes new life into Zydeco music, infusing it with Americana, Cajun, reggae, rock & roll, funk, R&B, and African and Latin rhythms. Before the show, you can choose to enjoy a meal of classic Cajun dishes crafted with a special twist by Chef Larkin Rogers. Presented at Happy Days Lodge. Dinner at 6 p.m. Concert at 8 p.m. Doors open for concert-only attendees at 7:30 p.m.

8pm @ Happy Days Lodge
 

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.

 
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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. Free and located at Happy Days Lodge, 7 - 9 p.m.

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

Events

All events are once a month and are free. Located at Happy Days Lodge, 7 - 9 p.m.


Autumn: Photographing Nature's Colorful Grand Finale

Wednesday, September 20

Long-term Photography Projects
Wednesday, October 20

CVPS Annual Photo Contest Awards

Wednesday, September 20




 

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: August 17, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141

Phone:

(330) 657-2752

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