Joe Rollin Porter In Concert

Enjoy an evening of traditional American folk songs and early rural blues, with an occasional dash of Celtic flavor. Joe Rollin Porter's fingerstyle acoustic guitar playing and vocals transcend genre and style, viscerally connecting with music lovers of widely diverging tastes. Free!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

How To Read Nutritional Labels

Johanna Tanno, Wellness Coordinator for Western Reserve Hospital, explains how to understand and use nutritional labels to maximize your health. Free!

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

"Those Were The Days" Concert

Enjoy tunes that will take you back to the good old days. Plan to sit back, relax and let keyboardist/vocalist Dick Jacoby and vocalist Eileen Freeze take you down memory lane to the days of the Big Bands and beautiful, never to be forgotten melodies. Free!

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Brian Henke: Solo Acoustic Guitar

As much musical shaman as musician, performing on both acoustic six string and 28 string harp guitar, virtuoso multi award winning guitarist Brian Henke plays his music with the passion and grace that comes from his deeply held belief that music is indeed magic and the world needs magic. Brian delivers sweeping, moving, grand magic with a flourish of just downright amazing guitar wizardry. Free!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Unsung Heroes of Rock & Roll

Long before Elvis Presley entered Sun Records in 1954, Rock & Roll had already been performed and recorded by Big Joe Turner, Louis Jordan, Wanda Jackson and others. Join pop culture historian Bill Brauning to learn about early rock artists who, for the most part, never achieved the recognition and fame of their latter counterparts.
Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Alzheimer's Disease: The 10 Warning Signs

Kaylene Way from the Alzheimer's Association will clarify the myths and realities of aging and memory loss. She will discuss risk factors, warning signs, benefits of early detection and early diagnosis, and research updates.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Grandma’s Attic/Grandpa’s Garage

Summit County Historical Society bring suitcases brimming with tools, clothing, sporting equipment, and miscellaneous treasures sure to spark fond memories of yesteryear.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Lots of Locks: A Canal Story

Summit County Historical Society highlights the history of the Ohio and Erie Canal from its promising beginnings in 1825 to its fateful ending with the flood of 1913. Who built the canal and why was it built? What was it like living on a canal boat? These questions and more will be explored and answered.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Metro Parks Ensemble

Free concert by the all-volunteer Summit Metro Parks Ensemble.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Holiday Traditions From Around the World

Join the Summit County Historical Society to learn about the various customs, history, dining pleasures, superstitions and decorations of holiday traditions from around the world. A lighted Christmas tree, "opletek", a vintage football helmet, Macy's Parade photos, music and song, a "caged wren", and much more are featured in this entertaining and informative presentation. Free!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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