This Weekend in Cleveland: June 22-23, 2013
This weekend, rock out on the front porch with some of Northeast Ohio’s finest local musicians at the Larchmere PorchFest. Then, head over to the Ohio Scottish Games + Festival of the Arts at the Lorain County Fairgrounds to celebrate Scottish heritage with athletic competitions, folk music, dance and food. Finally, take in some behind-the-scenes superhero history with the iconic “It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Superman Celebration” exhibit held at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.
You can always visit our searchable calendar for more events at: www.positivelycleveland.com/play/events.
Larchmere PorchFest – Larchmere, Shaker Heights
This Saturday, get your groove on at this unique music festival in the Larchmere neighborhood of Shaker Heights. Come hear more than 30 local musicians as they transform front porches around the area into stages and rock out. Partnering with RTA, the PorchFest allows attendees to ride the rapid out to Shaker Heights for $1. For more information visit www.larchmereporchfest.org.
Ohio Scottish Games + Festival of the Arts – Lorain County Fairgrounds, Wellington
The Ohio Scottish Games highlight Scottish heritage through traditional music, dance, athletics and food. Based on the ancient Scottish Highland Games, this exciting event is filled with family-friendly activities ranging from all day musical entertainment to watching the many athletic competitions lined up throughout the weekend. For more information and tickets call 440.942.6362 or visit www.ohioscottishgames.com.
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Superman Celebration – Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, Beachwood
On Sunday, celebrate Superman’s 75th birthday by learning about how the man of steel was created here in Cleveland. Featuring exhibits on the history of Superman’s creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, this exciting celebration also features a kids comic book workshop with cartoonist Teri Lobenson and a screening of Superman-themed films at 1pm. Lolly the Trolley will also be taking super-fans around for a tour of locations highlighting Superman’s roots in Cleveland. For tickets and more information call 216.593.0575 or visit www.maltzmuseum.org/events/its-a-superman-celebration.
More Events Happening in Cleveland This Weekend:
- 6/20 - Kenny Chesney: No Shoes Nation Tour @ Blossom Music Center
- 6/21-23 - Cleveland Indians vs. Minnesota Twins @ Progressive Field
- 6/22 - Mary J. Blige: The Liberation Tour @ Quicken Loans Arena
- 6/22 – Summer Solstice @ The Cleveland Museum of Art
- 6/22 – Superman Family Day @ Glenville Branch Library
- 6/22-23 – WoolFest @ Lake Metroparks Farmpark
- 6/23 – The Book of Mormon @ PlayhouseSquare
For more information visit Positively Cleveland’s website at www.positivelycleveland.com/events.
– Chris Moore