Concert series continues
Sun Valley, 10000 Edwards Lane in Auburn Township, is hosting an outdoor concert series every Thursday night through September featuring singer-songwriters from Cleveland. The concerts include bluegrass, folk, indie, rock and more. Admission to these family-friendly concerts is free and open to the public. Performances will be held on the patio with a limited number of chairs and tables available. Grounds will open at 6 p.m. and close at 10 p.m. Headliners perform from 7:30-9 p.m. The venue also includes a cash bar and snacks.
Upcoming performers include Andrew McManus tonight (Sept. 30) from 6:25-7:15 p.m. For more information, visit sunvalleyohio.com/happenings.
Young artists create at OAC
Register for Young Artist Saturdays at the Orange Art Center, running Oct. 2 through Nov. 20. Classes include: “Intro to Drawing and Cartooning” from 10:30-11:45 a.m. in Studio 2, for grades one through three; “Ceramics Explorers” from 10:30-11:45 a.m. in Studio 3, for grades one through three; “Art Meets Yoga” from 1-2:15 p.m. in Studio 2, for grades four through six; “Mixed Media Creations from 1-2:15 p.m. in Studio 2 for grades four through six; and “3D Clay Sculptures” from 1-2:15 p.m. in Studio 3. All classes are $175.
Orange Art Center is a division of Orange Community Education and Recreation, 31500 Chagrin Blvd. in Pepper Pike. For more information or to register for art classes, visit orangeartcenter.org or call 216-831-5130.
CVLT presents Sherlock mystery
Chagrin Valley Little Theatre, 40 River St. in Chagrin Falls, returns to live performances on the Main Stage with “Holmes and Watson” by Jeffrey Hatcher. Performances are Oct. 1 and Oct. 2 at 8 p.m.
Sherlock Holmes is dead. Or so it is assumed. The world knows the great detective went over the falls at Reichenbach with his nemesis Professor Moriarty, but as Holmes’ body was never retrieved, a number of frauds, fakes and charlatans have come forward since to lay claim to his identity, and it falls to Dr. Watson to disprove them.
Tickets are $19 for regular admission and $15 for senior/student admission. Capacity is limited to assure social distancing, and all seating is general admission. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit cvlt.org or call the box office at 440-247-8955 Tuesday through Sunday from 1-6 p.m.
CVLT recommends attendees purchase tickets as soon as possible and arrive the day of the show half an hour before showtime to choose preferred seating. Masks will be required in the theater.
MUSiC presents Concert in the Garden
The non-profit organization Musical Upcoming Stars in the Classics (MUSiC) is hosting its “Musical Autumn Afternoon in the Garden”, the organization’s final musical experience of the season, as a variety of music will be played based on the discretion of the musicians. The program will include piano solos, a Ravel trio, music by Astor Piazzolla, and other musical delights. The performance is on Sunday, Oct. 3 at 3:30 p.m. Seating will be set up around the garden with prepackaged food and beverages provided, with a note to attendees to bring their own wine, to keep guests socially distanced for safety and comfort. The concert will take place at 3939 Lander Rd. in Orange Village. In the event of rain, the concert will be held at the Church of the Western Reserve at 30500 Fairmount Blvd. in Pepper Pike.
Tickets are $35 for young adults, $50 for general admission and $75 for patrons. The audience size is limited to 50 people. For more information or to purchase, visit starsintheclassics.org, or RSVP to Jodi Kanter, artistic director, at 216-702-7047 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating begins at 3 p.m.
Burton art show
The 38th Annual Burton Art Show features the work of artists from Geauga, Lake and Portage Counties.The event takes place from Oct. 4-9 on the second floor of the Burton Public Library at 14588 West Park St. in Burton. The gallery hours are 11 a.m. through 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, where visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite art piece for the Popular Choice Award.
This is a free event and is open to the public. For more information, call the Burton Public Library at 440-834-4466 or visit burtonlibrary.org.