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Fall Wine Tasting

Fri., Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m.
Heinen's Grocery Store 10049 Darrow Road, Twinsburg Akron/Summit County

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It's finally time to celebrate the arrival of fall with your friends at Heinen's of Twinsburg. Join us as we kick off the season with a tasting of 12 delicious wines from around the world paired with gourmet appetizers. Questions? Contact Heinen's of Twinsburg at (330) 405-5700. (330) 405-5700

Pumpkin Pandemonium at Heritage Farms Peninsula

Fri., Oct. 18, 2-6 p.m., Sat., Oct. 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., Oct. 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed., Oct. 23, 2-6 p.m., Thu., Oct. 24, 2-6 p.m., Fri., Oct. 25, 2-6 p.m., Sat., Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Heritage Farms 6050 Riverview Road, Peninsula Akron/Summit County

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Bring the family for a challenging scavenger hunt, get lost in the Harvest Maze and take a hayride around the farm. We have amazing pumpkins of all sizes, many kinds of gourds and lots of corn stalks and straw bales as well! Don’t be surprised by a visit from a Fairy or two and live music from your favorite musicians during the weekends of Pumpkin Pandemonium. Lots of free parking and free entrance into our pumpkin yard and concession stand. Sorry, no pets. $9 for activities, $4 for hayrides, bundles available, open Wed - Sunday 3306572330

$5 Friday Happy Hour at Colonial Wine

Fridays, 4-7 p.m.


Friday Happy Hour is a weekly series that consistently delivers far more than the modest $5 entry. This cozy east side wine shop features a clean, modern atmosphere amid wood-plank walls and natural greenery. Enjoy freshly baked loaves and generous wedges of hand cut, artisanal cheese with a rotating selection of wines offering choices for novices and connoisseurs alike. Other accompaniments like charcuterie and pickled fruits and vegetables create a fun way to explore the relationship between wine and food. Each week the wines reflect just a fraction of the shops vast inventory which the gregarious owner has hand curated. 440-729-7303

Beginning Weaving with Carol Adams at PAA

Saturdays, 2 p.m.
Peninsula Art Gallery 1600 W. Mill St., Peninsula Akron/Summit County

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Come and learn how to calculate your warp, dress the loom, and weave a sampler, using many different types of 4-harness weaves. From there, the sky is the limit! $30 per week, or $28 for PAA members, plus a materials fee of $15.00. Select any 6 weeks to complete your sampler. Sign up for all 6 weeks now for $175.00 or $160.00 for members plus the $15.00. For more information, or to register, contact Carol at 330-657-2681 www.caroladams.net or email or registration form 330-657-2248

Akron Music Scene Festival

Every third Saturday, 8-11:45 p.m. & 12-1 a.m.
The Rialto Theatre 1000 Kenmore Blvd., Akron Akron/Summit County

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Akron Music Scene Festival: A festival of bands, artists, comedians, vendors, and more! Stop out every 3rd Saturday at the historic Rialto Theatre for great live music! Entry: $3 21+ with valid I.D. --Doors 7:30PM-- --Bands 8-1AM-- 234-525-1956

Board Game Night

Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m.
Nine Muses Art Gallery 584 West Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton Akron/Summit County

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Join Nine Muses Art Gallery & Kave Coffee Bar for our Board Game Night every Tuesday from 4-7pm. Play one of our many games or bring your own! All ages are welcome! 3302218363

Open Mic Night

Thursdays, 6:30-9 p.m.
Nine Muses Art Gallery 584 West Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton Akron/Summit County

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Nine Muses Art Gallery and Kave Coffee Bar welcome all ages and acts to our Open Mic Night! This is a free event, open to all ages. Each performer gets 15 minutes to show off their original talent. Every Thursday from 6:30-9pm 3302218363

Fiber C.A.F.E. at PAA

Fourth Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.
Peninsula Art Gallery 1600 W. Mill St., Peninsula Akron/Summit County

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If you would like to share your current project or technique, or are looking for some advice with what you are working on, please join us! Please bring any show and tell you're working on. We'd love to see it and to share ours! Fiber C.A.F.E., meets every forth (or fifth) Saturday. 330-657-2248

Spinning Classes with Cris Welch at PAA

Fourth Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.
Peninsula Art Gallery 1600 W. Mill St., Peninsula Akron/Summit County

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Learn this ancient and relaxing craft. You can learn to make yarn suitable for knitting, crochet, weaving, embroidering - whatever your hobby or passion. Cris Welch will teach you to spin on a spindle or a wheel - your choice. This class is 2 hours, and can be scheduled at your convenience. The fee is $35, or $31 for PAA members. Contact Cris at 330-848-1979, or crispins314 at yahoo.com register here 330-657-2248

BluesNite at PAA

Every fourth Saturday, 7 p.m.
Peninsula Art Gallery 1600 W. Mill St., Peninsula Akron/Summit County

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An informal open jam for all levels of musicians interested in playing and learning the blues. Bring your equipment (electric and/or acoustic instruments: guitars, harps, bass, etc) and join in, or sit back, bring your own food and drink, or something to share it you like, browse the gallery exhibits and enjoy the music. In collaboration with local musicians Stewart Lenox, Bob Zuccerelli and their friends. Join our yahoo group for updates! Click to join 4SatBlues Walk-ins welcome, no charge. 330-657-2248

Teen Dance Club Night

First Friday of every month, 8 p.m.

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Teen Dance Club Night at The Fast Lane Come feel the music Dance the night away at THE best dance club! $6 to get in 18 and under Doors at 8pm-12am 330-753-6910

Downtown Akron Artwalk

First Saturday of every month, 5-10 p.m.
Downtown Akron Main Street, Akron Akron/Summit County


On the first Saturday of each month, the Artwalk features nearly two dozen destinations for art, shopping, dining and entertainment with offerings that fit every budget. Hand-blown glass, pottery, ceramic, paintings, textiles, jewelry and eclectic house wares all dot the footprint of this spectacular monthly event. Each month is a unique experience and a wonderful opportunity to meet the artists that make Downtown a culturally and artistically vibrant community. 330-374-7676

Enameling with Carol Adams at PAA

First Tuesday of every month, 7 p.m.
Peninsula Art Gallery 1600 W. Mill St., Peninsula Akron/Summit County

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An ancient art is fun, immediate and can be made into many things. Enameling is the melting of colored glass crystals onto metal. Carol has been enameling since 1968 and as a contemporary artist and teacher, can lead you into the enameling world to explore your ideas. www.caroladams.net During the 3 weeks, we will make several small dishes and bowls. Tuesday nite from 7-9:30 for 3 weeks, other times can be arranged. 3 classes $145, (includes materials fee $35, class fee $110) or $130, for PAA members (materials $35, class $95). registration form 330-657-2248

100 Hour Yoga Teacher training course in rishikesh india

First Thursday, Friday of every month. Continues through Dec. 31
100 hour yoga TTC in rishikesh India Near Anand Dham Paidal Marg Damini Hotel, Tapovan Laxman Jhula,, Rishikesh Akron/Summit County

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The 100 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course , certified by Yoga Alliance, USA at Hariom Yogashala comes up with lots of experience, tons of knowledge and a bucket full of true yogi life. 100 Hours Yoga TTC is a short term course for those who don't have enough time to complete 200 Hours Yoga TTC. By this course, you will be able to complete 200 Hours course in 2 semesters but keep in mind that after completing first 100 Hours Yoga TTC, you have to complete the other 100 Hours Yoga TTC within a time period of 1 year. 8126006791

Digital Camera Basics with Kurt Shaffer at PAA

Second Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.
Peninsula Art Gallery 1600 W. Mill St., Peninsula Akron/Summit County

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Learn the basics of taking great pictures with that digital camera you have just lying around (but not sure how to use effectively). This class will help you better understand the full capabilities of your camera and how to take great photos. We will move along at a pace that suits the class. Bring your camera, its manual, note taking supplies and your imagination! One-day $55 or $45 for PAA Members. email register here Contact the instructor to sign up or select other dates 216-310-3359. 330-657-2248

FolkNite at PAA

Second Sunday of every month, 7 p.m.
Peninsula Art Gallery 1600 W. Mill St., Peninsula Akron/Summit County

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FolkNite - Meets the second Sunday of every month, February 17, 2013, 7:00 - 10:00 PM (third week this month) for a casual acoustic open jam with Greg Canda. We’ll have the computer and projector hooked up so we can all be playing the same music (and singing the same lyrics). If you have something to share, bring it on a USB drive. Join the list here email Or, “just stop in” and share, bring your own food and drinks and enjoy the jam. 330-657-2248

Holiday Wine Concepts with Moet-Hennessey

Fri., Nov. 22, 6-8 p.m.
Heinen's Grocery Store 8383 Chippewa Road, Brecksville Akron/Summit County

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Just in time for the holidays, we are thrilled to partner with Moet-Hennesey for an interactive evening of wine and food pairings. Whether you find yourself entertaining or attending holiday gatherings, it's important to have an understanding of the relationships between food and wine. We'll unveil a world-class selection of sips and bites including: Champagne with cheese and charcuterie, California sparkling wines with baked desserts, New world wines with oysters, California reds and whites with Heinen's fresh prepared foods, Chile reds and whites with Heinen's delicious meat (440) 740-0535

Night of the Doms

Thu., Dec. 12, 6-7:30 p.m.
Heinen's Grocery Store 8383 Chippewa Road, Brecksville Akron/Summit County

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Few things pair better with the holidays than a glass of Champagne! Join us as we taste a special collection of a few of our favorite bubblys! We will feature: Dom Ruinart Blanc de Blanc, Dom Ruinart Brut, Dom Ruinart Rose, Dom Perignon Vintage Brut, Dom Perignon Vintage Rose, and Dom Perignon Plentitude (440) 740-0535

Frosty 5 and the Mistletoe Mile

Tue., Dec. 24, 8-10 a.m.
Downtown Hudson 204 N. Main St., Hudson Akron/Summit County

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Escape from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season by donning the ugly sweater your Aunt Marge knitted for you and running the 7th annual Frosty 5 Mile or Mistletoe Mile Fun Run presented by Summa Health Wellness Center. This Hudson tradition is your opportunity to have some holiday fun and do some good (Frosty 5 benefits Destination Hudson!) The race is walker- and stroller-friendly, the sweater contest is hilarious, and the Mistletoe Mile is perfect for the kids! Afterward, enjoy post-race refreshments provided by First & Main. Come on out and don’t be surprised if you see Santa 330-653-2252

Today's Bride Akron Wedding Show

Sun., Jan. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

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The Today’s Bride Akron Wedding Show is a Northeast Ohio bride’s dream! Gather your wedding party, mom, or fiancé and plan your entire wedding under one roof at the January 12th, 2020 Bridal Show! Shop everything you need to create your dream wedding – over 100+ of Northeast Ohio’s best wedding professionals – and take advantage of special discounts, deals, prizes, and giveaways. You’re only a bride once, so take advantage of the perks. Visit the Today’s Bride Wedding Show on January 12th to experience this fun-filled day of wedding planning! 330-670-9545

SEO Expert

Wed., Feb. 26, 12-6 p.m.
Deli on Rye 180 W. Streetsboro Rd., Hudson Akron/Summit County


SEO Expert is the event for SEO Experts all over the world to discuss the SEO Technical viewpoints. 8851850072

The White Cat

Thu., April 23, 3:30-4:15 p.m.
Akron Art Museum 1 South High St., Akron Akron/Summit County

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*KIDS 17 AND UNDER FREE WITH ACCOMPANYING ADULT!* SPECIAL FAMILY-FRIENDLY VERSION OF OUR SUBSCRIPTION CONCERT INTO THE LABYRINTH. Discover a little-known version of a beloved fairy tale at this 45-minute family-oriented performance that combines Baroque music with live puppetry and gorgeous visuals. Unlike the wily, manipulative feline hero of Puss in Boots, the Countess D’Aulnoy’s The White Cat Celebrates generosity, ingenuity, and the power of love. 216-302-8404

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