Friday, January 27, 2012
No football? No problem. Here's some stuff to do.
A little song, a little dance, a little blood splatter on your pants. Check out a musical theater take on the horror genre with The Texas Chainsaw Musical! at the new Blank Canvas Theatre in Cleveland. Want more culture? Go see The Fantasticks at TrueNorth Cultural Arts in Sheffield Village, or See Rock City at Clague Playhouse in Westlake. Have my Love-A-Stray cat adoption videos got you thinking about adding a furbaby to your family? Come out and meet some of Love-A-Stray's cats, maybe even some you've seen here on Patch, at the group's adoption events Saturday and Sunday at PetSmart in Great Northern Plaza in North Olmsted. Thinking about building a new home? Bennett Builders will host an open house of its new Lewiston model at the …
Friday, January 20, 2012
Here's what's going on this weekend!
Are you a DIYer or DIY-wannabe? Need to have some work done on your home? Check out Remodel Ohio this weekend at the I-X Center. Avon's own Creative Constructive Solutions will be spotlighted as it will showcase the latest in children's bedrooms and bathrooms. You can also see DIY Network star Josh Temple of House Crashers at noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday. Ever feel nervous walking out of a store into a parking lot? Learn about protecting yourself at a free introduction to self-defense class at Avon Branch Library. Jen Kappler, a nationally certified Rape Aggression Defense Instructor, will teach the class. Help out Avon/Avon Lake Relay for Life on Saturday as they hold their 2012 kick-off at Caribou Coffee. Twenty percent of the cost…
Friday, January 13, 2012
What's going on this weekend?
There might be some shoveling in your plans, as Avon is under a Winter Weather Advisory on Friday and may get up to six inches of snow. Avon High's boys and girls basketball teams host Midview this weekend. The boys play at 7:30 p.m. Friday and the girls at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $3 to each game. Want to see a show, but not into what's playing at the movies? Go see the Broadway classic, "The Fantasticks," at TrueNorth Cultural Arts. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday. Want more theater? Then go to Clague Playhouse in Westlake for "See Rock City." If you need a jump-start for your "I'm going to exercise more" New Year's resolution, Avon Branch Library is hosting a free Zumba class at 12:15 Saturday.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Get out and enjoy the weekend, with some suggestions from Patch.
1. Usher in the holiday season at the Crocker Park Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The evening features fireworks, live entertainment, a Holiday Market and a visit from Santa Claus. After the ceremony, kids can get photos with Santa on Main Street between Francesca's Collections and Ann Taylor. 2. Want to know what you’re getting for Christmas? Register to meet with a clairvoyant at Seeds of Wellness on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Pat Beers, a clairvoyant and psychometrist, will be at the store on Saturday Dec. 3, from 1-5 p.m. to answer your questions in 15-minute sessions for $30 or 30-minute sessions for $55. You must pay for your time by Nov. 26 in order to hold your time slot. No refunds will be made …
Friday, November 11, 2011
Let Patch help you get out on the town this weekend.
There’s plenty happening around town this Veteran’s Day weekend. Here are just a few things that might catch your eye.
The new Clague Playhouse production will premiere Friday at 8 p.m.
Douglas Farren wanted to try a little something different this holiday season at Clague Playhouse. The director wanted mystery, intrigue, a hint of drama and lots of laughs, and he may have found just that in Eliot Byerrum’s “A Christmas Cactus.” The spoof play features a slew of slow-witted characters, off-the-wall plot twists and promises plenty of well-timed jokes. “It’s great fun,” Farren said. “The group solves a mystery despite misunderstanding each other almost entirely.” The story is set in the office of a fledgling private eye named Cactus O’Riley, played by Nicole Daniel. As she and her assistant, Fred, are about to close up for Christmas, two escaped convicts burst through the door. One is an illegal immigrant who can’t find…
Thursday, February 24, 2011
The roundup of the latest local news across Northeast Ohio for Feb. 24.
Here's the list of the top stories from Patch sites in your area: Development Eyed for Vacant Auto Dealerships Clague Company Takes Theater Out To The Community VIDEO State of the City Address: Falls “Poised for Greatness in 2011” Big Trucks, Pedestrians Don't Mix, Official Says