Family-Friendly Thanksgiving Events in Northeast Ohio

Family-Friendly Thanksgiving Events in Northeast Ohio

thanksgiving events in Ohio

Get in the thankful spirit all month long with the following Thanksgiving-themed events taking place throughout the greater Cleveland and Akron area.

 

NOVEMBER 3

Delicious DIY: Pie Baking. Learn to create blue-ribbon-worthy, Grandma-would-be-proud homemade pies. 2-3 p.m. Lehman’s, 4779 Kidron Road, Dalton, lehmans.com

 

NOVEMBER 8

Garden Sprouts: Turkeys. Children 3-5 years old and an adult companion learn about turkeys through a story, craft and activities. 10:15-11 a.m. Miller Nature Preserve, 2739 Center Road, Avon, 440-937-0764, metroparks.cc

 

NOVEMBER 9

Kinderealm: Wild Turkeys. Children ages 3-6 and their adult companions learn about wild turkeys. Includes a hike and craft. 10:30-11:30 a.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron, 330-865-8065, summitmetroparks.org

 

NOVEMBER 10

Turkey Trot 5 Miler & Fun Run. Run through Twinsburg’s best and most challenging trails to capture a new personal best. 9 a.m. Twinsburg Fitness Center, 10084 Ravenna Road, 330-963-8722

 

NOVEMBER 12

Have a Vegan-Friendly Thanksgiving. Teens and adults learn how to satisfy your vegan guests this holiday. Whole Foods 365 will be here to feed your curious minds and stomachs. 6:30-8 p.m. Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina, 330-239-2674, mcdl.info

 

NOVEMBER 12-16

Thanksgiving Storytime Week. A fun-filled week of Thanksgiving-themed storytimes. Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, 440-352-3383, morleylibrary.org

 

NOVEMBER 14

Turkey Tales. Celebrate Thanksgiving with stories, crafts and more. 6 p.m. Lodi Library, 635 Wooster St., 330-948-1885, mcdl.info

 

NOVEMBER 16

Gobbler Hike. Hike the trail and learn about the wild turkey that roam in some of our parks. 3-4:30 p.m. Oxbow Trail 1061 Cuyahoga St. Akron, 330-865-8065, summitmetroparks.org

 

NOVEMBER 17

Thanksgiving Dinner with Abraham Lincoln. Enjoy a Thanksgiving feast as you dine with President Lincoln and costumed interpreters sharing stories and music of the season. 3:30-6 p.m. Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath, 330-666-3711, wrhs.org

 

NOVEMBER 18

Giving Thanks – A Celebration of Nature. A reading of the Jonathan London book “Giving Thanks” will be followed by a hike. 2-3:30 p.m. Holden Arboretum, 9500 Sperry Road, Kirtland, 440-946-4400, holdenarb.org

 

NOVEMBER 20

Thanksgiving Pie Sale. A variety of delectable, fresh-baked holiday pies. Place your order and pick up the week of Thanksgiving. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Royalton Woods, 14277 State Road, North Royalton, 440-582-4111, randallresidence.com

 

NOVEMBER 21

Turkey Trek. Gobble Gobble! Did you know that Fry Family Park is home to a flock of wild turkeys. Hike the trails looking for signs of the bird of hour. 1-2 p.m. 2533 Farber St. SE, Magnolia, starkparks.com

 

NOVEMBER 22

Thanksgiving at the Zoo. Walk off your Thanksgiving dinner at the zoo. Admission is free all day. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, 3900 Wildlife Way, 216-635-3391, clevelandmetroparks.com/zoo

 

NOVEMBER 23-25

Turkey Tech. Take the stress out of your holiday weekend. Guests of all ages will enjoy holiday-themed, interactive activities, demonstrations and workshops. Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, 216-694-2000, greatscience.com

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