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5 things to do in Northeast Ohio this weekend: Spooky Pooch Parade, kielbasa cookout, pumpkin carving and more

Posted: 1:36 PM, Oct 18, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-18 13:36:37-04
Things to do in Northeast Ohio this weekend:

CLEVELAND — This weekend is packed with fun events, ranging from pumpkin carving at a local brewery for charity to an art event featuring some of Northeast Ohio's most talented artists.

Third Friday at 78th Street Studios

Experience two city blocks of art and studio openings under one roof. Over 60 businesses will be present, along with food and music,

When: Friday, Oct. 18 from 5-9 p.m.
Where: 78th Street Studios

Cleveland Area VegBash

Whether you are a vegan, vegetarian or just appreciate veggies, the VegBash is food festival featuring food trucks and restaurants, a line-up of musical acts and a cruelty-free shopping bazaar with over 100 vendors.

When: Sunday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds: 19201 East Bagley Road in Berea.

The Spooky Pooch Parade

What could be better than spending a Saturday afternoon looking at dogs dressed up in Halloween costumes. A favorite Halloween tradition for Northeast Ohio dog lovers and their families, this community festival is a one-of-a-kind event in the region, providing a tail-wagging good time for canine and human guests alike.

When: Saturday, Oct. 19, from 12:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Kauffman Park: 15450 Detroit Avenue

The 4th Annual Pumpkin Carving Fundraiser at Forest City Brewery

Carve a pumpkin at a brewery and help charity while doing it. Spend the afternoon carving pumpkins with live music and brews. Tickets are $15 and you must be 21 years old to enter.

When: Sunday, Oct. 20, from 2-7 p.m.
Where: Forest City Brewery: 2135 Columbus Road.

Fleet Avenue Kielbasa Cookout

It doesn't get much more Cleveland than a kielbasa cookout in Cleveland's Slavic Village neighborhood. Listen to several hours of music ranging from classic rock to reggae while cooking your own Polish, Slovenian or Hungarian kielbasa over a fire. Taste other Slavic Village cuisine and beer at this family-friendly event.

When: Saturday Oct. 19, from 5-10 p.m.
Where: 5708 Fleet Avenue

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