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Hale Farm in the fall

Hale Farm in the Fall

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Ohio Renaissance Fair

Ohio Renaissance Fair

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October is the month of harvest festivals, apples, Halloween, and the beginning of the Orchestra and theater seasons. Learn all about the interesting things to do this month. Below is a list (in date order) of exhibits, concerts, book signings, wine tastings, and more. The list is updated daily.

If you have an event you'd like to add, please send me the information at cleveland@aboutguide.com. Have an enjoyable month!

Through October 3, 2013
2013 Cleveland Italian Film Festival
What: See beautiful cinema from Italy, including several Oscar-winning films.
Where: Cedar Lee Theater, Cedar and Lee Roads, Cleveland Hts. and Capital Theater on Detroit Rd.
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

Through October 6, 2013
A look at decorative fans throughout the centuries
Where: Kent State Museum, Kent
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

Through October 20, 2013
Ohio Renaissance Festival
What: Enjoy Medieval food, entertainment, arts and crafts and children's activities.
Where: Harveysburg, Ohio
Time: 1030am - 6pm
Cost: Adults $19.99, Children $9.99; call 513 897-7000 for details.

Through November 3, 2013
Great Lakes Theater Festival's Richard III
What: See the epic drama by William Shakespeare
Where: Hanna Theater, Playhouse Square, Cleveland
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

Through January 5, 2014
Titanic: the Artifact Exhibition
See more than 250 artifacts recovered from the sunk ocean liner, HMS Titanic.
Where: Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland
Time: Varies
Cost: $24

Through January 5, 2014
Sicily: Art and Invention between Greece and Rome
What: See more than 150 objects that tell the story of Sicily's influence on ancient Greek and Roman culture.
Where: Cleveland Museum of Art
Time: Varies
Cost: $15 for adults

Through March, 2014
Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction
What: Explore this exhibit about the iconic band. Exhibits include instruments, costumes, artwork and more.
Where: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

October 3-13
Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty
Enjoy the classic fairy tale, choreographed by Tony Award winner, Matthew Bourne and the music of Tchaikovsky.
Where: Playhouse Square, Cleveland
Time: Varies
Cost: $10-$75; call 216 241-6000 for ticket information

October 4-6, 2013
Murray Hill Art Walk
What: Explore the many art galleries in Little Italy.
Where: Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood.
Time: Varies
Cost: free

October 4-6, 2013
St. Stanislaus Polish Festival
What: Enjoy Polish food, music, dancing, crafts and more at the Polish Shrine Church in Cleveland.
Where: St. Stanislaus Social Center, 6601 Baxter Ave., Cleveland, 44105
Time: Friday, 630pm -1030pm; Saturday, 4pm - 2am; Sunday, 11am - 7pm
Cost: Free

October 4-6, 2013
Armenian Food Festival and Bazaar
What: Enjoy traditional Armenian food, music, dancing, and craft items and well as have an opportunity to tour the church.
Where: St. Gregory of Narek Armenian Church, 678 Richmond Rd., Richmond Heights
Time: Friday, 5pm -9pm; Saturday, 11am - 9pm; Sunday, noon - 5pm
Cost: Free

October 5, 2013
Downtown Akron Art Walk
What: Explore 23 individual artist galleries, workshops, and music venues in downtown Akron's Northside district.
Where: Downtown Akron's Northside District; a free trolley connects the locations.
Time: 5pm - 10pm
Cost: free

October 6 - November 2, 2013
Great Lakes Theater Festival: Sweeney Todd
What: See the Tony Award-winning musical about the Barber of Fleet Street.
Where: The Hanna Theater, Playhouse Square, Cleveland
Time: Varies
Cost: Varies

A reasonable effort is made to make sure all event information is accurate, but times and events are subject to change.

(last updated 9-29-13)

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