Play Eat Shop August 9 - August 11 2019

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Weekend of August 9 - August 11, 2019

Itinerary #1: A True Summer Experience


Burning River Adventures

  • Schedule a scenic trip down the Cuyahoga River any day of the week!

  • Arrange for a self-guided or guided trip from your chosen destination to Waterworks Park!

  • Contact for an appointment.

2025 Munroe Falls Ave. | Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221  | 330.969.2628 


Old Carolina BBQ 

  • If you’re looking for authentic barbecue look no further! With great service and even better food, fans have helped to name Old Carolina as one of the 10 Best Barbecue Chains in America! .
  • The menu offers traditional favorites like pulled pork sandwiches, ribs, and brisket topped with award winning sauces.
  • For those with food sensitivities there are gluten free options and allergen information available.

620 Ridgewood Crossing Drive | Akron, Ohio 44333 | 330.665.4222


Blossom Music Center 

  • Designed by architect Peter van Dijk, this amphitheater sits within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park which provides a perfect backdrop to concerts. 

  • Enjoy seasonal performances by many popular acts and orchestras. 
  • This weekend’s performance is by Grammy nominee Jason Aldean!

1145 West Steels Corners Road | Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223 | 330.920.8040

Itinerary #2: Akron Local’s Favorites 


Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

  • This estate is one of the largest homes in the U.S. featuring a historic 65-room Tudor Revival Manor House, Gothic Revival Conservatory, Gate Lodge and approximately 70 acres of artistically landscaped grounds and formal gardens.

  • Experience the Manor House through the eyes of a trained interpreter and learn what life was like when the Seiberling family called this estate “home.” Visit interior spaces including the Great Hall, Music Room, Plunge (indoor swimming pool), and the Master Bedroom. Admission to this tour also includes self-guided tour of the gardens, Gate Lodge and Corbin Conservatory. The Guided Manor House tour lasts approximately 1 – 1 ½ hours.

714 N Portage Path | Akron, OH 44303 | 330.836.5533


BLU Jazz+

  • Voted one of the world’s most ‘remarkable rooms for live jazz’ in DownBeat Magazine’s 2017 International Jazz Venue Guide!
  • Be sure to check out the jazz photography and memorabilia gallery.
  • Hear the jazz group “Red Light Roxy” and jazz musician Jackiem Joyner this weekend!

47 E Market St. | Akron, OH 44308 | 330.252.1190


Rubber City Comics

  • Head to Akron’s longest running comic store for graphic novels, action figures, collectibles, and more!
  • Check out the Consignment Program if you’re looking to sell any of your old comics. Consultations are free!
74 E Mill St. | Akron, OH 44308 | 330.548.5992
Blossom Square