FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI -216-635-3263 -or-
HOLLY KECK -216-635-3253
Enjoy a great array of musical programs in Cleveland Metroparks
this summer. Music programs range from square dances and acoustic
players circles to three different outdoor summer concert series.
The musicians offer a variety of music that is sure to please
adults and children.
Cleveland Metroparks musical programs include:
Cedar Valley Square Dances
Fridays, August 10 and 24 ∙ 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Frostville Museum ∙ Rocky River Reservation
Caller Frank Koenig leads circle, line and square dances. Koenig
teaches easy moves before he calls the dance, so everyone can
participate. Olmsted Historical Society volunteers sell
refreshments, too. Frostville Museum is located on Cedar Point Road
in Rocky River Reservation, between Valley Parkway and Columbia
Road/Route 252 in North Olmsted. For more information, call
Acoustic Players Circle
Saturday, August 18 ∙ 1 - 3 p.m.
CanalWay Center ∙ Ohio & Erie Canal
Join this well-established player's circle to swap songs, chords
and styles of playing. Professional abilities are not needed, just
a desire to have fun and learn from fellow musicians. Listens are
always welcome, too. CanalWay Center is located on Whittlesey Way,
off the East 49th Street entrance of Ohio & Erie
Canal Reservation, between Grant Avenue and Canal Road in Cuyahoga
Heights. For more information, call 216-206-1000.
This summer, Cleveland Metroparks offers three outdoor concert
series for the whole family to enjoy. Bring a blanket or lawn chair
and enjoy these sizzling summer concerts:
Cleveland Metroparks celebrates its 95th anniversary
with the free Stinchcomb Summer Concerts on Thursday
evenings in July from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Stinchcomb-Groth Memorial
in Rocky River Reservation.
Founder William Stinchcomb had a vision of creating places in
the Greater Cleveland area where residents could go and get away
from the hustle-and bustle of the city and get in touch with
nature. His vision started with 3.4 acres in 1917 and now, 95 years
later, Cleveland Metroparks encompasses over 22,000 acres.
The Stinchcomb Summer Concert line-up includes two more
weeks of live music to enjoy: Thursday, July 19 ∙ Abbey
Road (Beatles tribute band) and Thursday, July 26 ∙
Brigid's Cross (contemporary mix with an Irish twist).
Stinchcomb-Groth Memorial Scenic Overlook is located off
Hogsback Lane in Rocky River Reservation, between Valley Parkway
and Riverside Drive in Cleveland.
For more information, call 440-734-6660.
The CanalWay Sunset Concert Series features country
singer Logan Wells for the final concert of the summer series - on
Friday, August 10 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Canal Way Center, located
on Whittlesey Way, off the East 49th Street entrance of
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation, between Grant Avenue and Canal
Road in Cuyahoga Heights.
For more information, call CanalWay Center at 216-206-1000.
The �Look About Lodge Summer Concert Series� continues on
consecutive Sunday evenings - August 5, 12 and 19 from 6 to 8 p.m.
at Look About Lodge in South Chagrin Reservation in Bentleyville. A
donation of $1 per person/concert is suggested and appreciated.
The Look About Lodge Summer Concert Series lineup
includes: Sunday, August 5 ∙ Lost State of Franklin
(Americana);Sunday, August 12 ∙ Chip
Ritcher (kids concert); and Sunday, August 19 ∙
UpRiver (Celtic, Appalachian mountain
Look About Lodge is located at 37374 MilesRoad in South Chagrin
Reservation, between SOM Center Road/Route 91 and Chagrin River
Road in Bentleyville.
For more information, call 440-247-7075.
Celebrate summer with a great array of music in Cleveland
Metroparks - a part of your life, naturally!