Family Friendly Weekend Events {August 24 – 26, 2012}

Family Friendly Weekend Events in Northeast Ohio

Whew!  We made it through the end of the first week of school.  For those of you lucky enough to not start this week I hope you’re enjoying your last weeks of summer vacation.  Here are some ideas for your weekend.

8th Annual Cleveland Metroparks Dog Paddle

Calling all dog lovers & owners, bring your dogs to Ledge Pool this weekend for the Annual Cleveland Metroparks Dog Paddle.  In addition to the swim, enjoy a mini dog fair.  Optional $5 donation per dog to benefit local animal shelters.

When: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: Ledge Pool – 1151 Ledge Rd Hinckley, OH 44233 (map)
Cost: Optional $5 donation per dog to benefit local animal shelters

art-A-palooza at Boettler Park

The City of Green is hosting their Annual art festival this Saturday.  Enjoy the exhibits of over 60 artist, live entertainment, a children’s tent with arts & crafts and face painting, a children’s chalk art contest and much more.

When: Saturday, August 25, 2012, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where: 5300 Massillon Rd North Canton, OH 44720 (map)
Cost: FREE Admission

Northeast Ohio County Fairs

Both the Portage County Randolph Fair and the Lorain County Fair are taking place this weekend.  What’s not to love about Farm Animals, Midway Games & Rides, Children’s Activities, Musical Entertainment, Demolition Derbies and more!  Check out our list of Northeast Ohio County Fairs for details on all upcoming fairs.

Three-acre Corn Maze at Lake Metroparks Farmpark

Head out to Lake Metroparks Farmpark this weekend to check out their 2012 corn maze.  To assist in navigating, trivia questions are posted throughout the maze.  In addition to the maze, there is also a kids play area and photo ops located at the maze entrance, plus all the typical Farmpark activities (animals, exhibits, etc.). 

Tip:  Next week I’ll be posting a list of Northeast Ohio Corn Mazes, so be sure to stop back to check it out.

  • When: August 24 – October 14, 2012, 11:00am – 4:00pm daily
  • Where: 8800 Euclid Chardon Rd Kirtland, OH 44094 (map)
  • Cost:
    • $4 – Ages 2 – 11
    • $5 – Ages 60+
    • $6 – Ages 12 – 59
    • FREE – Children younger than 2
    • FREE – Farmpark members

FREE Reptile Day at Quail Hollow State Park

Quail Hollow State Park is hosting a Reptile Day this Sunday at their Carriage House Nature Center.  Check out the display of reptiles from around the world, participant in arts & crafts and stay for the educational program on reptiles at 2:00pm.

When: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 11:00am – 5:00pm
Where: 13480 Congress Lake Avenue Hartville, Ohio 44632 (map)
Cost: FREE

Disney’s Little Mermaid Jr. at the North Canton Playhouse Theatre

This is the last weekend to catch Disney’s Little Mermaid Jr. at the North Canton Playhouse Theatre.

When: August 25-26, 2012
Where: 525 7th Street NE North Canton, OH 44720 (map)

Have a fun weekend!

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