Event Calendar

Events for Saturday, December 10, 2022

Cookie Walk
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Love cookies but don't love baking. Want to give your friends, family or coworkers baked goods or holiday center pieces but don't have time in your busy schedule to make them yourselves. Let us help you!
Come buy your holiday cookies and baked goods, $10/lb
You can also preorder baby swiss cheese and bologna by stopping in the church office and filling out the order form, to be picked up on that day. We will also have beautiful holiday center pieces to brighten your table.
Location:
Church of the Ascension
13216 Detroit Ave
Lakewood, Ohio 44107
216-521-8727
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Donte’s Giving Express
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Donte’s Giving Express will celebrate its tenth anniversary at Tower City with a performance by the Shaw High School Marching Band, live holiday soul vocalists, a selfie station, hot cocoa stands, holiday card writing station, gift wrapping stations, ornament decoration station and a pop-up shop.
Location:
Tower City Center – 230 W. Huron, downtown Cleveland
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Read with a Ranger at Skylight Park - Polar Express
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Go wild for storytime with a ranger from Cuyahoga Valley National Park!
You and your family can:
• Hear a children's book about the holiday season
• Learn fun facts about local wildlife
• See real pelts
• Do arts and crafts
• Earn a junior ranger badge
Location:
Tower City Center
230 W Huron Rd
Cleveland, OH 44113
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Author Appearance - Rick Porrello - There's More Bodies Out There:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The true story of a Mafia associate and a police officer who emerge as suspected serial killers.

Richard Henkel claims he murdered twenty-eight people. The author, a former police chief, wanted details. So, he asked.

"At first, Henkel politely declined my request," Rick Porrello said. "Six months later, I persisted and sent him a page of questions based on my three years of investigative research...
Location:
The Bookshop in Lakewood, 15230 Madison Ave. 44107
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Elf the Musical 2022
2:30 PM
Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious big-elf-living-in-a-small world comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity in a holiday bedazzled New York City. Featuring songs written by the creator of Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway and a book by writer of Annie, The Producers and Hairspray this feels and sounds like a sweet holiday treat for all ages. (Maple syrup not included.)
Location:
Beck Center for the ARts
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Cleveland Philharmonic Holiday Concert to Play at West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church
7:30 PM
West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church will host the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra Holiday Concert on Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m. Conductor Victor Liva is also a proud West Shore member!

The concert will feature the premiere of Ovidiu Marinescu's Cello Concerto, Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, and music for the holiday! It is sure to be an evening to remember!

To purchase tickets in advance go to clevephil.org. General Admission-Adult tickets are $15.00. General Admission-Senior and Student tickets are $10.00. There is even an opportunity to participate in a Wine Raffle.
Location:
West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church
20401 Hilliard Blvd., Rocky River
440-333-2255
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Elf the Musical 2022
7:30 PM
Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious big-elf-living-in-a-small world comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity in a holiday bedazzled New York City. Featuring songs written by the creator of Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway and a book by writer of Annie, The Producers and Hairspray this feels and sounds like a sweet holiday treat for all ages. (Maple syrup not included.)
Location:
Beck Center for the Arts
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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
7:30 PM
Join us for this delightful comedy based on the best-selling young-adult book. Beth’s inexperienced mother is put in charge of the church’s Christmas pageant, when the original director breaks her leg. Mayhem ensues when the Herdman kids, known as the most inventively awful kids in history, are cast in the leads. But Beth and her community watch in surprise as the same old Christmas story is rejuvenated by the creativity, energy, and unexpected sincerity of a misunderstood young family. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is warm, incredibly funny, and sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
Location:
Beck Center for the Arts
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