What’s Happening in and Around Town

chalk2013_c092016 Chalk Festival
Saturday, September 17, 11am – 5 pm.   •  Sunday, September 18, 11am – 5pm

Make beautiful art with your neighbors the same way you did when you were a kid: by drawing with chalk on the sidewalk. Children and adults from the community will work alongside professional artists in using the walkways around the Fine Arts Garden as a colorful canvas. Sunday, from 2:00-4:30pm, you can enjoy a workshop and learn the secrets of street painting: Workshops on Street Painting. Rain or shine. For more information: Chalk Festival.
Cleveand Museum of Art, 11150 East Boulevard.

TremontTremont Arts and Cultural Festival
Saturday and Sunday, September 17 – 18, 2016.
The 18th annual Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival returns to Cleveland’s Lincoln Park.
Munch delicious food while browsing at paintings, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics. Beer & Wine Garden with a stage near Kenilworth Avenue between West 14th Street and West 11th Street. Performers at the Arts Fest Stop at the Beer Garden Stage and listen to blues bands like Joe Bell & the Swing Lizards and the Beatnik Boys. Admission to the Festival is free. Everyone is welcome.

PlayhouseThe Cleveland Playhouse Presents “All the Way”  •  Sept 17 – October 9
The clock is ticking. The November election looms. “Accidental President” Lyndon B. Johnson’s window is closing to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and win the American people over to the side of momentous social change. But at what cost? Backroom deals and showdowns between the infamous and the influential take center stage in this absorbing Tony Award-winning drama. A mirror of our times, All the Way reflects the power of one person and one vote to transform our country.
Cleveland Play House, 1901 E. 13th St., Suite 200, ClevelandOH  44114.

touch-of-evilFire and Shaker Square Cinema present Film and Flavor!
Monday, September 19  •  5pm
Another great idea from Fire, dinner and a movie: a classic film noir, “Touch of Evil” by Orson Welles.  A tight story and mesmerizing atmospherics combine for a compelling movie experience.  Join us for dinner and then an awesome big screen theatrical viewing. The Tex-Mex themed menu includes summer black bean soup, chorizo stuffed sweetie peppers and jalapeno grits to name a few.
Tickets are $36: Film and Flavor.
Fire Food and Drink, 
13220 Shaker Square, Cleveland, OH  44120

Fall FestivalMAIZE: Autumn in the Flats  • Sept 30 – October 2
Watch as the Flats East is completely transformed for fall at MAIZE, a 3-day celebration. Grab a apple cider mimosas or a mulled cider and enjoy fall favorites like chili, corn bread, soup, kettle corn. Need to perk up? Order a pumpkin spice lattes. Activities including a hay bale maze, train rides through the Flats, costume making and pumpkin carving. For more info, visit Maize.
1056 Old River Road, Cleveland.



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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."


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