The fall season is in full swing and Northeast Ohio is celebrating the cooler temperatures, autumn traditions and outside markets. From vintage flea markets to fall festivals, here are the top ten things to do this weekend.
Connecting local vendors to the community, Cleveland's nighttime market is back again with a variety of pop-up food vendors, live music and dancing and all-things to do with Asiatown.
When: Friday, Sept. 29 from 5-11 p.m.
Where: E. 21st Street Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Admission: FREE ( Pet-friendly)
If you need to detox after a busy weekend, before starting a new week, learn how to detox at home by making specialty teas and tonics. As the cold months approach, stay warm with fire cider and turmeric-based teas. Attendees will learn how to make your own Mushroom tea, ginger turmeric tea and golden turmeric paste.
When: Sunday, Oct. 1 from 1-3 p.m.
Where: Cleveland Holistic Club | 3645 Prospect Avenue E. Studio D.
Admission: $35. Find tickets here.
Kick off the fall season with pumpkin painting, food trucks, hayrides and a fall dessert contests. This event is perfect family activity.
When: Saturday, Sept. 30 from 12-6 p.m.
Where: Memorial Park | 7619 Memphis Avenue Brooklyn, Ohio
It's all about apples and lots of them! Sample apple cider, harvest potatoes, grind applies and press them for cider. There's even an apple cider bar where apple slushies and cider will be served.
When: Saturday, Sept. 30 & Sunday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Lake Metroparks Farmpark | 8800 Euclid Chardon Road Kirtland, Ohio
Admission: Regular Farmpark Admission and membership apply
Wake up early and grab a coffee from three of Cleveland's most well-known independent shops are hosting a downtown coffee tour. Phoenix Coffee, Pour Cleveland and Rising Star Coffee will give mini-seminars about their coffee, where it comes from and of course, samples!
When: Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9-11 a.m.
Where: Pour Cleveland | 530 Euclid Avenue Cleveland Ohio
Admission: Tickets are $10 find them here.
Drink some beer for a good cause at this local fundraising effort. Try some homemade brews from a local female homebrewer. Raffle prizes, music and beer will be available at Jukebox. Funds will benefit Refugee Response.
When: Saturday, Sept. 30 from 4-8 p.m.
Where: Jukebox | 1404 W. 29th Street Cleveland, Ohio
Admission: Tickets can be purchased at the door.
Get your fix on authentic German food and lagers from Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. and Hofbrauhaus. Homemade Bavarian pretzels, German potato salad and house-made pierogis are a few dishes to try.
When: Saturday, Sept. 30 from 1-9 p.m.
Where: Lock 3 | 200 S. Main Street Akron, Ohio
Admission: Tickets can be purchased here .
Whether you need a little extra something to complete a room or a new piece of furniture altogether, the Fairview Fleafest is a good way to vintage shop without going to many stores or searching local apps. The event is hosted by Mama Pickers , which also has refurbished and repurposed items for sale.
When: Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Fairview Park Recreation Department at the Gemini Center | 21225 Lorain Road Fairview Park, Ohio
National Public Lands Day is set aside for American to celebrate national parks and sites. For free of charge, tour the Garfield home and museum. Other parks across Northeast Ohio will free of charge during Public Lands Day.
When: Saturday, Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: James A. Garfield National Historic Site | 8095 Mentor Avenue Mentor, Ohio
Development in Cleveland seems to happen overnight so if you're worried about missing what neighborhoods are up and coming, this guided tour of one of Cleveland's east side neighborhoods is a good start. Meet Stonewall Sports-Cleveland at the Academy Tavern for a drink and introduction followed by a tour of Larchmere, which will include vintage stores, galleries and shops.
When: Saturday, Sept. 30 from 3-7 p.m.
Where: Academy Tavern | 12800 Larchmere Blvd Cleveland, Ohio