Event Calendar

Events for Friday, November 18, 2022

2022 Christmas Connection
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Cleveland’s 36th annual Christmas Connection is back at the I-X Center Nov. 18-20. You will experience the magic of Christmas while finding great gift ideas from more than 450 exhibitors. Favorite holiday songs will be performed on the stage while families stroll the aisles of exhibitors featuring everything from crafts, specialty foods and soaps to ornaments, wood creations, jewelry and more. And kids of all ages won’t want to miss Santa Land and the chance to visit and take a picture with Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Elves! This year limited tickets are also available for a brand-new VIP Shopping Experience that lets you be the first to shop on Friday.
Cleveland I-X Center
One I-X Center Drive
Cleveland, OH 44135

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Behind the Camera: The Photographers of This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Join Dr. Deborah Dash Moore, Editor in Chief of the Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization as she explores photographs featured in the special exhibition, This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement, and the photographers who risked everything to take them. Photographers like Bob Adelman, Maria Varela, and Matt Heron weren’t just journalists, they were artists and they were activists, using their cameras to document moments that would become historical records of what happened during Freedom Summer in 1964 and beyond. A fascinating discussion for anyone who is interested in photography, journalism, and/or the Civil Rights Movement. Don’t miss it!

Maltz Museum, 2929 Richmond Road, Beachwood, Ohio 44122

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St. Edward High School presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Nov. 17-20.
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Edwardian Players, a theatre group from St. Edward High School, will present their fall musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at St. Edward High School, 13500 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, Ohio. Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 17-19 at 7:30pm, and Sunday November 20 at 3:00pm.

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. It’s a delightful den of comedic genius.

Senior cast members include Paige Bradford of N. Royalton, Justin Salazar of Richmond Hts., Ella Sonby of Cleveland, Cody Wagner of Avon and Colin Wheeler of Westlake.

For additional information and to purchase tickets visit https:sehs.net/fallplay. Ticket sales will also be available at the box office before each show.

St. Edward High School
13500 Detroit Ave.
Lakewood, OH 44107
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Lakewood Charitable Assistance Corp's Thanksgiving Food Drive Delivery
9:00 PM - 12:00 PM
LCAC members and volunteers will bag perishable food and then hand deliver both non-perishable and perishable bags filled with Thanksgiving fixings to the community.
Lakewood Masonic Temple, 15300 Detroit Ave
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