15 things to do this weekend in Northeast Ohio: October 27-29

Posted at 3:38 PM, Oct 26, 2017

While the weekend is filled with Halloween-related activities in Northeast Ohio, there's still a bunch of events happening that are unrelated to Halloween.

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So, if you need a break from Halloween festivities, find everything from a mac and cheese bake-off to a Sunday brunch with Irish music.

Balance & Brews

Coffee and yoga? Yes, please! Join Yoga instructor Anna for this 60 minute, all level yoga class. Participants get a free bag of coffee to go.

When: Saturday, October 28 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Where: The Roastery | 3617 Walton Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Admission: $18. Find your tickets here.

Planting with a Purpose

Beautifying the city with one plant at a time. Local organizations are teaming up to plant 4,000 plants and shrubs in six parks throughout the city. Those looking to get service hours or lend a helping hand are welcome to join.

When: Saturday, October 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Gordon Park | 7601 Bitten Avenue  Cleveland, Ohio 44103

Liminality-open mic 

Cleveland artist Jesse Smith will be showing his work for the very first time at Negative Space in Cleveland's AsiaTown Center. Smith has created pieces to reflect the theme of Halloween.

When: Saturday, October 28 from 7-10:30 p.m.

Where: Negative Space | 3820 Superior Avenue Cleveland, Ohio

Open Projector Night at Happy Dog

Produced by the Museum of Contemporary Art, this experimental, community-driven series that allows artists and other creative professionals to feature their in-progress or completed videos in front of a friendly audience.  All works are under 10-minutes.

When: October 28 at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern | 11625 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Food Frenzy

Kegs & Eggs Tailgate Party

The Browns may be on a losing streak but they give a good reason to have kegs and eggs first thing in the morning. Local pizzerias are creating special breakfast pizzas to devour. While there is no promise of a win, there is a promise of good food, music and brews to enjoy.

When: Sunday, October 29 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Sibling Revelry Brewing | 29305 Clemens Road Westlake, Ohio

Mac & Cheese Bake Off!

It's a universal favorite: creamy, cheesy Mac & Cheese. This bake-off is a potluck style, first-come, first-served event. Everyone is included, there are traditional, gluten-free and vegan dishes. If you're interested in showing off your mac and cheese creation, contact the coordinators here. The best vegan dish and the best traditional dish will receive a swag bag and a gift card! All proceeds from general admission go to Flaming River Con— an LGTBQIA focused geek convention coming to Cleveland in 2018.

When: Sunday, October 29 from 4-8 p.m.

Where: The BottleHouse | 2050 Lee Road Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118

Admission: GA:$10; Children under 10 are $5.

Drink and Draw!

Get creative and grab a drink! Blick Art Materials provide the supplies, Happy Dog provides the drinks and you provide the creativity.

When: Sunday, October 29 from 6-9 p.m.

Where: Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern | 11625 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Admission: FREE

Irish Brunch with The Portersharks

Brunch it up this Sunday with a buffet and Irish tunes performed by The PorterSharks. Enjoy a build your own breakfast burrito bar and a Bloody Mary bar while overlooking the Cuyahoga River.

When: Sunday, October 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Music Box Supper Club | 1148 Main Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Admission: $5

Limited canned beer release and Cleveland Craft Beer Community Meet Up

Start Sunday Funday off right. Five beers are fresh off the canning line and customers can have the first taste at Masthead Brewery. Fleeb juice New England IPA, Midwest Red IPA and Sleigh All Day Red IPA are available. Head brewer Mike Pelechaty will be there to answer any questions about the beers.

When: Saturday, October 29 at 11 a.m.

Where: Masthead Brewing Co. | 1261 Superior Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Calling Home the Dead-Free Screening

Kicking off Dia de Muertos Ohio celebration, Capitol Theatre is  offering a free documentary screening of "Calling Home the Dead." Anyone wearing Day of the Dead makeup or clothing will get $1 off popcorn.

When: Saturday, October 28 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where: Capitol Theatre | 1390 W. 65th Street Cleveland, Ohio 44102

Admission: FREE

Shop Cleveland Market

Shopping local in Cleveland can be fun because with the diversity local vendors bring to community markets.  Food trucks, drinks, activities for the kids and vendors offering handmade items will fill the square.

When: Saturday, October 28 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Market Square at Crocker Park | 239 Market Street Westlake, Ohio 44145

Admission: FREE

Military Relics and Antiques Show

It's an antique collector's dream. Over 180 tables of military antiques and relics are on sale by private collectors and dealers. All eras, nations and types of militia memorabilia are for sale.

When: Sunday, October 29 

Where: North Coast Military Collectors | E. maple Street and N. Main Street

Admission: $5

Bikes Come out at Midnight Ride

Ride out into the night with fellow Clevelanders. Everyone is welcome to join. There are no set route plans but just good old fashion bike riding on the towpath.

When: Saturday, October 29 from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Where: Tremont's Lincoln Park 

Admission: FREE

Hiking the Hills

The fall foliage provides a good reason to get outside and explore some of the trails located in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Join an experienced ranger for a 7-mile hike on the unpaved, hilly Salt Run and Lake and Pine Grove Trails. 

When: Sunday, October 29 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where: Pine Hollow Trailhead | 5465 Quick Road Peninsula, Ohio 44264

Admission: FREE

Root to Rise: Benefit for Puerto Rico

Following the devastation left by Hurricane Maria, much of Puerto Rico is still in the early recovering and rebuilding stages. The instructor of the yoga class called Puerto Rico home for 8 years. The class will be 75-minutes of all-level vinyasa flow class.

When: Saturday, October 28 from 6-7:15 p.m.

Where: The Studio Cleveland | 1395 W. 10th Street, Suite 120

Admission: Donations