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December 4, 2022 - December 11, 2022

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Dec 4 Sunday 14 events
Dec 5 Monday 3 events
Dec 6 Tuesday 6 events
Dec 7 Wednesday 7 events
Dec 8 Thursday 9 events
Dec 9 Friday 13 events
Dec 10 Saturday 16 events
December 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore WinterLand at the Cleveland Public Library

December 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The main library campus in downtown Cleveland and neighborhood libraries will transform into a WinterLand complete with holiday-themed stories and crafts. Check out what's happening for families.
December 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Hands-On Holidays at the Akron Children's Museum

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

The Akron Children's Museum will host its 6th annual Hands-On Holidays Event on Sunday December 4. Enjoy visits from the North Pole, someone green and Grinchy and the Snow Sisters, performances by Hyre CLC’s carolers, sprinkle cookies in Grammie’s kitchen, interactive S.T.E.M. stations, and much more!
December 4 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights At Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

December 4 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights, a dazzling drive-through holiday lights experience, is bigger and brighter than ever with more than a mile of spectacular light displays. Larger-than-life sparkling holiday Barbie display, the supersized Bigfoot monster truck, and life-sized dinosaurs for a prehistoric Christmas.
December 4 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Ballet Theatre of Ohio presents “The Nutcracker"

December 4 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

This classic has become a treasured holiday tradition for families of all ages.
December 4 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Elf The Musical

December 4 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The hilarious holiday story about Buddy, a human raised by elves in the North Pole, takes center stage November 25 through December 18 at Weathervane Playhouse. Join Buddy as he embarks on a journey to New York City to find his family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.
December 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore WinterLand at the Cleveland Public Library

December 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The main library campus in downtown Cleveland and neighborhood libraries will transform into a WinterLand complete with holiday-themed stories and crafts. Check out what's happening for families.
December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights At Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights, a dazzling drive-through holiday lights experience, is bigger and brighter than ever with more than a mile of spectacular light displays. Larger-than-life sparkling holiday Barbie display, the supersized Bigfoot monster truck, and life-sized dinosaurs for a prehistoric Christmas.
December 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cleveland Botanical Garden Holiday Show

December 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The indoor and outdoor gardens will pay a festive holiday homage to the beautiful blocks that knit neighborhoods, people and plants together.
December 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore WinterLand at the Cleveland Public Library

December 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The main library campus in downtown Cleveland and neighborhood libraries will transform into a WinterLand complete with holiday-themed stories and crafts. Check out what's happening for families.
December 6 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights At Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

December 6 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights, a dazzling drive-through holiday lights experience, is bigger and brighter than ever with more than a mile of spectacular light displays. Larger-than-life sparkling holiday Barbie display, the supersized Bigfoot monster truck, and life-sized dinosaurs for a prehistoric Christmas.
December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Cuentos en español-Stories in Spanish

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

 A weekly, evening storytime all in Spanish.
December 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Elf The Musical

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The hilarious holiday story about Buddy, a human raised by elves in the North Pole, takes center stage November 25 through December 18 at Weathervane Playhouse. Join Buddy as he embarks on a journey to New York City to find his family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.
December 6

Hearts for Music GALA

December 6

Please join Hearts For Music Inc Special Needs Orchestra for our first ever Christmas Gala Fundraiser on Tuesday December 6, 2022 at the Akron Civic Theater from 530pm to 8pm.  The doors will open at 530pm and the live performance will begin at 630pm.
December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Country Lights Drive-Thru

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy the festivities from the warmth of your own vehicles.
December 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore WinterLand at the Cleveland Public Library

December 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The main library campus in downtown Cleveland and neighborhood libraries will transform into a WinterLand complete with holiday-themed stories and crafts. Check out what's happening for families.
December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights At Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

December 7 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights, a dazzling drive-through holiday lights experience, is bigger and brighter than ever with more than a mile of spectacular light displays. Larger-than-life sparkling holiday Barbie display, the supersized Bigfoot monster truck, and life-sized dinosaurs for a prehistoric Christmas.
December 7

Waddlers Storytime

December 7

Stories, songs, and rhymes for active walkers through 24 months old.
December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Elf The Musical

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The hilarious holiday story about Buddy, a human raised by elves in the North Pole, takes center stage November 25 through December 18 at Weathervane Playhouse. Join Buddy as he embarks on a journey to New York City to find his family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.
December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Country Lights Drive-Thru

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy the festivities from the warmth of your own vehicles.
December 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore WinterLand at the Cleveland Public Library

December 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The main library campus in downtown Cleveland and neighborhood libraries will transform into a WinterLand complete with holiday-themed stories and crafts. Check out what's happening for families.
December 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Wee Ones Storytime

December 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and playtime.
December 8 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights At Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

December 8 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights, a dazzling drive-through holiday lights experience, is bigger and brighter than ever with more than a mile of spectacular light displays. Larger-than-life sparkling holiday Barbie display, the supersized Bigfoot monster truck, and life-sized dinosaurs for a prehistoric Christmas.
December 8 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Holiday Lights Cruise-Thu

December 8 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

 Drive-thru family event featuring classic lighted features.
December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Country Lights Drive-Thru

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy the festivities from the warmth of your own vehicles.
December 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore WinterLand at the Cleveland Public Library

December 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The main library campus in downtown Cleveland and neighborhood libraries will transform into a WinterLand complete with holiday-themed stories and crafts. Check out what's happening for families.
December 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Home School Skate

December 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

 Exciting and beneficial form of recreation for home school children.
December 9 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights At Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

December 9 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights, a dazzling drive-through holiday lights experience, is bigger and brighter than ever with more than a mile of spectacular light displays. Larger-than-life sparkling holiday Barbie display, the supersized Bigfoot monster truck, and life-sized dinosaurs for a prehistoric Christmas.
December 9 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Holiday Lights Cruise-Thu

December 9 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

 Drive-thru family event featuring classic lighted features.
December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Country Lights Drive-Thru

December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy the festivities from the warmth of your own vehicles.
December 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Explore WinterLand at the Cleveland Public Library

December 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The main library campus in downtown Cleveland and neighborhood libraries will transform into a WinterLand complete with holiday-themed stories and crafts. Check out what's happening for families.
December 10 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights At Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds

December 10 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Magic of Lights, a dazzling drive-through holiday lights experience, is bigger and brighter than ever with more than a mile of spectacular light displays. Larger-than-life sparkling holiday Barbie display, the supersized Bigfoot monster truck, and life-sized dinosaurs for a prehistoric Christmas.
December 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s “Read with a Ranger” at Tower City

December 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s Rangers for a reading of Polar Express from Tower City’s giant storybook!
December 10 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Holiday Lights Cruise-Thu

December 10 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

 Drive-thru family event featuring classic lighted features.

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