What’s Happening in and around the Heights

There’s a ton going on for summer!

Summer Solstice Party  •  Sat June 24 • 8:00 pm
Celebrate the long summer days and hot summer nights at the museum’s ninth-annual Solstice—a night where art and music come together featuring 2 stages packed with artists from around the globe: from extraordinary Cuban percussionist Pedrito Martinez, to mind-bending electronic music of Botany; from RAM, Haiti’s top voodoo-rock ensemble, to Third Coast Percussion playing the music of Steve Reich; from Angolan-Portuguese producer Batida, to the electronic looping mastery of Bayonne, and a late DJ set by modern funk pioneer Dām-Funk.

Thursdays  • Movies in PEACE Park
Bring the family for an outdoor movie under the stars in Coventry P.E.A.C.E Park.  
Movies include favorites like Moana, Sing, Finding Dory and more. Click to see the full listing. start @ 9 PM. Come early for pre-movie activities, crafts and summer fun with starting at 8PM.

Shaker Square Concert Series  •  Saturdays @ 6 – 9pm through August 17

Bring a lawn chairs and friends and enjoy live music and fun with the family on your Saturday evenings this summer. The Shaker Square organization is hosting a free concert series where bands from every genre imaginable come to perform for your listening ears. Each Saturday there are bands performing and the line up is as follows: Passport Project (World Music), Vernon Jones Blues Cartel (Blues), Heart & Soul (Motown), Northcoast Jazz Collective (Modern Jazz), Horns & Things (Jazz), Carlos Jones & the Plus Band (Reggae) and many more! For more info: ShakerSquare.

Black in America: Louis Draper and Leonard Freed thru July 30, 2017
The exhibition presents two views of African American daily life during the civil rights era
through the photographs of Louis Draper, a black fine art photographer,
and Leonard Freed, a white photojournalist. Cleveland Museum of Art.

June 16 – July 2  • Fridays, Saturday & Sunday at 7pm
Cleveland Shakespeare Festival: Taming of the Shrew
Shakespeare’s classic “Battle of the Sexes” told with a fresh twist, with females playing all the major roles. In this zany comedy, beautiful Bianca (DeLee Cooper) is sought after by many suitors, but they must first find a match for her older sister, the brash and cunning Katherina (Khaki Hermann). Enter Petruchio (Kelly Elliott) who must find a way into her heart, whether she likes it or not. For more info visit www.cleveshakes.org

Heights Beer Garden with Live Music  • Fridays at 5:30 to 8pm
Cool off in our happy hour beer garden with an ice-cold, hand-built brew from Cleveland favorite, Butcher and The Brewer. Concerts are all ages. (Must be 21+ with proper ID to purchase alcoholic beverages.) Explore the neighborhood — Open artist studios from 7-9 at Artful Cleveland (Located right across the street in the former Coventry School Bldg.)In the event of rain, the above concerts will be moved to Ensemble Theatre. See the list of concerts.

Sunday • Yoga in the Park
Sundays Jun 25 – Aug 13 | P.E.A.C.E. Park | 5 PM
Sponsored by Confluence. Bring your own mat. All skill levels welcome. Instructor donations are encouraged.
Please note, no yoga on Sunday, July 2nd.

Coventry Sidewalk Sale & Carnival
Sat. June 24th • 12 PM – 5 PM
Shop Great deals, listen to live music, and play free carnival games like Hippo Chow Down,
Toilet Racers, the Dunk Tank  & even video game stations. Coventry Village.

Music in the Valley Folk and Wine Festival
July 8 &
 July 9 @ 7:00pm  •  10am-7pm daily
Enjoy live music and wine tasting while you sample bites from some of Cleveland’s favorite food trucks
like Bomba Tacos & Rum, Island Delights and Lobster Louie’s. Wineries include Biscotti’s Family Winery, CLE Urban Winery, Deer’s Leap Winery, M Cellars, The Winery at Spring Hill and more. For more info see Music in the Valley.

Our Favorite Natural Thirst Quenchers


My Kids Make it with Borax!
So is Homemade Slime Dangerous for your Kids?

borax, slime, science experiment

Should You Add Turmeric to Your Diet?

Facebook Twitter Google Digg Reddit LinkedIn Pinterest StumbleUpon Email

Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


Sign up for our email newsletter