This Weekend in CLE: August 10-11, 2013

A night at Progressive Field

A night at Progressive Field

This weekend, spend some time at the Cuyahoga County Fair where you can experience everything from an exciting demolition derby to gorgeous fireworks. Then, all weekend long, go to the Cleveland Convention Center to see the Discover the Dinosaurs exhibit for some prehistoric fun. Finally, end the weekend at the Jewish Food and Culture Festival this Sunday at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage with a bowl full of traditional matzo ball soup.

You can always visit our searchable calendar for more events at: www.positivelycleveland.com/play/events.

Cuyahoga County Fair – Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Berea

Starting today through this Sunday, head over to the Cuyahoga County Fair at the Cuyahoga County fairgrounds in Berea. Featuring a wide variety of culinary delights ranging from customary fair-food to more ethnic dishes such as cabbage & noodles and chicken paprikash, live music from some of the best local cover bands, best-in-show animal contests, a demolition derby, arts and crafts, a haunted house, chainsaw carving, harness racing, the Bo Jangles Clown Troupe, unicyclists, fireworks and more. This grand fete has become one of the area’s largest and longest-running events. For tickets and more information, call 440.243.0090 or visit www.cuyfair.com.

Discover the Dinosaurs Exhibit – Cleveland Convention Center, Downtown Cleveland

Transport your family back in time to when prehistoric creatures roamed the earth at the Discover the Dinosaurs exhibit this weekend inside the Cleveland Convention Center. This extensive exhibit is both educational and fun, featuring eight to ten engaging scenes reflecting each dinosaur’s environment, animatronic dinosaur rides, a Dino Dig where kids can search for fossils, Dino Theater, an inflatable jungle gym and various dinosaur-related arts and crafts. For tickets and more information, call 651.766.2800 or visit http://www.discoverthedinosaurs.com.

Jewish Food and Culture Festival – Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, Beachwood

Come celebrate Jewish heritage this weekend at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in Beachwood this Sunday. Offering free admission to all museum galleries, a wide array of traditional Jewish comfort food from some of the area’s top restaurants, live music from the Yiddishe Cup Kelzmer Band, fun-filled kids activities from The Little Gym staff and more. For more information, call 216.593.0575 or visit www.maltzmuseum.org.

More Events:

Cleveland Indians vs. Los Angeles Angels @ Progressive Field – 8/9-11

Miranda Lambert @ Blossom Music Center – 8/10

Backstreet Boys, Jessie McCartney, DJ Pauly D @ Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica – 8/10

The Cleveland Flea @ 1401 East 55th Street - 8/10

Blue Coupe (Alice Cooper), Joe Bouchard (Blue Oyster Cult) @ Beachland Ballroom – 8/10

King Solomon Lives @ State Theatre, PlayhouseSquare – 8/10-11

Sea Bears + The Sleeps @ The Grog Shop – 8/11

Three Days Grace @ House of Blues – 8/11

For more information visit Positively Cleveland’s website at www.positivelycleveland.com/events.

– Chris Moore

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