Compiled by ELLEN KOLMAN
Holden Arboretum, 9500 Sperry Road, Kirtland, is a living botanical museum in a natural setting filled with domestic and exotic plants. Nature walks, tours and classes are available. Sun., 9 a.m. -5 p.m. and Fri. - Sat., 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. ADMISSION: $6 adults 13 and over, $3 Children 6 - 12, $2 Children 2 - 5, Under age 2 FREE and FREE Parking; (440) 946-4400 or holdenarb.org
In The Garden Highlight Tours, at the Arboretum. Sat. & Sun., 2 - 3:30 p.m., www.holdenarb.org
ARTAshtabula Arts Center, 2928 W. 13th St., Ashtabula, 440/964-3396. Open 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Friday & Saturday. www.ashartscenter.org.
Gallery hours are Mon. - Thurs. 9 - 8 p.m. and Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission is free.
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland; 216/721-9020. Open Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday noon to 4 p.m.
Art Essence Gallery, 184 Main St., Painesville, 440/639-1993. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday-Saturday.
Cleveland Beachwood Place, Cedar and Richmond Road, 216/464-9460. Open 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, 8501 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland. The museum is on the 2nd floor of the Cleveland Playhouse complex; 216/421-8671. Open Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursdays open until 8 p.m.
ADMISSION: $4, adults; $3, students and seniors; members and children, free. Fridays are free.
Cleveland Institute of Art, 1114 East Blvd., University Circle, Cleveland, 216/421-7404. Open 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Saturday; Friday 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd., University Circle, Cleveland, 216/421-7340, hosts a variety of photography and art exhibitions. Open 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday and Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Free.
Cleveland Print Club, 3813 Euclid Ave., Cleveland; 216/707-2242.
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus.; 614/221-4848.
Conneaut Community Center For The Arts, 1025 Buffalo St., Conneaut. 440-593-5888.
"Fireworks Art Exhibit," July 9 - Aug. 11
Diocese of Cleveland, 1027 Superior Ave., Cleveland; 216/696-6519.
Erie Art Museum, 411 State St., Erie, 814/459-5477. The museum offers a variety of temporary exhibits as well as a permanent soft-sculpture collection. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. www.erieartmuseum.org
The English Art Room, on the Avenue, at Tower City Center, Downtown Cleveland; 888/278-1969.
Gallery One, 7003 Center St., Mentor; 800/621-1141; www.galleryone.com. Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Tuesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sundays, noon-4 p.m.
Historic Kirtland Visitor's Center, 7800 Kirtland-Chardon Road; 440/256-9805.
Indian Museum, west end of Lake Erie College Campus, Painesville; 440/352-1911.
Opened Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Offering mini tours.
Blue Moon Gallery, 245 North Franklin St., Chagrin Falls; 708-0013.
Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, 440/953-7327. Open Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Lake Metroparks, 8800 Chardon Road, Kirtland; 256-2123.
Lake County East End YMCA, 730 North Lake St., Madison; 428-5125.
Lake Erie College, 391 W. Washington St., Painesville; 440/639-7856. Gallery hours Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, noon -5 p.m.
Lake Farm Park, 8800 Chardon Road, Kirtland; (440)256-2122. McDonough Museum of Art, across from the Butler Institute of America on Wick Avenue, Youngstown. Hours are Tuesday by appointment, Wednesday, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, noon -4 p.m. Parking is $3.
Mentor Fine Arts Association, 38660 Mentor Ave., Willoughby. Gallery hours are: Monday through Thursday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Parking is free. 440-951-7500.
Presque Isle Artists' Association, 4516 Wood St., Erie; 814/866-9351.
Rabbit Run Community Arts Association, 5648 W. Chapel Road, Madison: 428-5913.
Sculpture Center, 1834 East 123 Street, Cleveland. Gallery hours, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.
Trumbull Art Gallery, 720 Mahoning Ave., Warren; 330/395-4876. Opened Tuesday - Friday, noon-4 p.m. and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Free.
Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown; 330/742-3285. Tuesday by appointment, Wednesday from 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday noon - 4 p.m.
Valley Art Center, 155 Bell St., Chagrin Falls; 247-7507. Open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. -4 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. www.valleyartcenter.org.
Wildwood Cultural Center, 7645 Little Mountain Road, Mentor; (440)947-5735.
Conneaut Community Center for the Arts is looking for people interested in singing and performing. The center would like to revive Kilpi Chorus under the direction of George Voytek. If interested call the center at (440) 593-5888.
Ashtabula County Choral Music Society in partnership with Kent State Ashtabula holds rehearsals Mondays in the KSU auditorium from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Experienced singers welcome. Call 224-2681.
Ashtabula Arts Center, 2928 W. 13th St., Ashtabula; 440/964-3396. Open 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m.- 7 p.m., Friday; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday. Classes are being offered for all types of dance, including ballet is offered.
Life Enrichment Center, 925 E. 26th St., Ashtabula, offers dance classes in ballroom, swing, waltz, cha cha, mambo and tango for fun, weddings, proms, night clubs available to ages 8-12, 13-17 and 18 and over. For more information call (440) 992-0022.
Conneaut Community Center, 1025 Buffalo St., 440/593-5888. Open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon. - Fri. Classes are available in painting, basket making, woodcarving, tap, ballet, Yoga and various exercise.
Wet or Dry? The Amazing Range of the Colored Pencil Worshop, Oct. 27 & 28, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., at the CCC. Fees are $155 ( for both days and includes light breakfast & lunch), $90, (one day and includes light breakfast & lunch). Call 440-593-5888 to sign up.
Craft and Antique Co-op, 1871 N. Ridge Road, Painesville, invites children to "Story-time," the first and third Thursday of every month, 10:30 a.m. Adults can browse or enjoy a cup of coffee at the cafe. For more information call 392-0581.
Rabbit Run Community Arts Association, 5648 W. Chapel Road, Madison: 428-5913. Open Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Classes in art, music theory, pilates, children's choir, drama, and basketry. Plus Kindermusik and private music lessons in voice or instrument including violin.
Ashtabula County Choral Music Society in partnership with Kent State-Ashtabula performs fine music throughout the year. Call 224-2681 for schedule.
The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, E. 9th St. and Superior Ave., Cleveland; 216/771-6666. All concerts are free.
Cleveland Institute of Music, will hold concerts in Kulas Hall, 11021 East Blvd. 216/791-5000. All concerts are free unless noted. Seating passes for free concerts are distributed 30 minutes prior to the concert, in the lobby.
Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra, is holding concerts at the Cuyahoga Community College Western Theater, 11000 West Pleasant Valley Road, Parma; 216/556-1800.
The Singers Club, Waetjan Auditorium, E. 21st and Euclid, on Cleveland State University Campus; 216/556-4405.
Cleveland Orchestra, Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland; 800/686-114.
Friends of Music at Holy Trinity, One Trinity Place, corner of Penn Avenue and Clinton St., Greenville, Pa.; 724/588-8870.TICKETS/INFO:
Greenville Symphony Orchestra, 724-475-3885.
TICKETS/INFO: $10, students and children; $12, regular; 724/475-3885.
Blossom Music Center, 1145 Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls; 216/231-1111.
Northeast Ohio Family Music Society, 2051 Kingsboro Dr., Painesville; 350-1663.
Erie Philharmonic, 1006 State St., Erie; 814/455-1375.
Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown; Open Wednesday from 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday noon - 4 p.m. Concerts are held in Bliss Recital Hall and are free and open to the public.
Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland, 440/953-7261. Open Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and weekends, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Kent State Ashtabula, 3325 West 13th St., Ashtabula; 440/964-4248. All Kent State Ashtabula Concerts are free in the Kent State Ashtabula Auditorium. Punch and cookie receptions follow each concert.
Cuyahoga Community College, 700 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland; 216/987-2543.
Lake Erie College, 391 W. Washington St., Painesville; 440/639-7856.
Kent/ Blossom, concerts held at Ludwig Recital Hall at Kent State University, Kent; 330/672-5436.
Monday Musical Club, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown; 330/743-2717. Concerts are held at Stambaugh Auditorium.
TICKETS/INFO: $20; 330/743-2717.
Erie Playhouse, 13 W. 10th St., Erie; 814/454-2852.
Cleveland Choral Arts Association, 1024 E. 17th St., Cleveland.
Cleveland Youth Orchestra, Cleveland; 216/987-2543.
Geauga Theater on the Square, Rt. 6 and 44, Chardon; 338-3171.
Fine Arts Association, 38660 Mentor Ave., Willoughby, in the Corning Theater; 440/951-7500. Free concerts.
Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland; 216-421-7340.
Erie Art Museum, 411 State St., Erie, Pa.; 495-5477.
Dana Symphony Orchestra, will perform concerts at the Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown; 330/742-3624.
Mentor Fine Arts Association, 38660 Mentor Ave., Willoughby; 440/951-7500.
House of Blues, Cleveland venue, for complete concert listings and ticket availability call, (216)523-BLUE or www.hob.com, free membership by logging onto www.hob.com/membership
Foreigner, Sept. 29, 7 p.m., TICKETS: $35 - $50
Steely Dan / Michael McDonald, Tonight, 7:30 p.m., at Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls. TICKETS/INFO: $30 - $125. www.ticketmaster.com
Little River Band, Sept. 10, 7 p.m., at Mentor Fine Arts Center, Mentor. TICKETS/INFO: Adult, $37, Senior, $35, Student, $17. www.mentorconcertseries.com
Def Leppard / Journey, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., at Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls. TICKETS/INFO: $25 - $85. www.ticketmaster.com
Lee Greenwood, Sept. 24, 7 p.m., at Mentor Fine Arts Center, Mentor. TICKETS/INFO: Adult, $37, Senior, $35, Student, $17. www.mentorconcertseries.com
Big Bands on the Beach Festival at Walnut Beach, Sept. 10, Don Burns Orchestra. Bands will perform from 4 - 6 p.m., under the pavilion at the west end of the picnic area. Admission is FREE. Attendees should bring their own lawn chair or blankets as seating will be in the grassy area in front of the pavilion. The concession stand and public restrooms will be open. Handicap parking and seating zone available.
Cleveland Duo and James Umble, Sept. 25, 7:30 p.m., at the new Lakeside High School Auditorium, 6600 Sanborn Road, Saybrook. Admission is FREE. call 440-992-8100 for info. or www.stpetersashtabula.org
Toby Keith, Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m., at the Germain Amphitheater, 2200 Polaris Parkway, Columbus. TICKETS/INFO: $27.75 - $58.25, www.ticketmaster.com or www.livenation.com or 614-431-3600.
Mercyme, "Coming Up to Breathe Tour," Oct. 12, 7 p.m., at the Wolstein Center, Cleveland State University, Cleveland. TICKETS/INFO: $15 - $36, www.ticketmaster.com
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m., at Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland. TICKETS/INFO: $53.50, www.Qarena.com or 216-420-2000.
EVENTSNEMX Truck Night, running every Saturday from 1 p.m. to dusk, $15 for one truck and driver and for spectators and everyone else in truck - $5, live bands will be performing every Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m., for more information call (440) 293-4655 or visit www.nemx.webpointusa.com.
Ghost and Legends Walking Tour, Tonight - Sept. 29, Erie County History Center, Erie, Pa. INFO: 814-454-1813 ext. 0 or eriecountyhistory.org
The Great Geauga County Fair, Today - Sept. 4, Geauga County Fair Grounds, Burton. www.geaugafair.com
Senior Safari at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Today, all visitors 55 and older, FREE zoo admission from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Activities specially designed for seniors will be from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoo is located on 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland.
2006 Cleveland National Air Show, Sat. - Sept. 4, gates open at 9 a.m., at the Burke Lakefront Airport, Downtown Cleveland. General admission: $17, adult/$10, children, ages 5 & under FREE. www.clevelandairshow.com
Mommy Expo, Sept. 9, at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, 8800 Chardon Road, Kirtland. www.lakemetroparks.com
Bug Day, Sept. 10, Noon - 4 p.m., at at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, 8800 Chardon Road, Kirtland. www.lakemetroparks.com
12th Annual Steelhead Expo, Sept. 16, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Penitentiary Glen Reservation, Kirtland. www.lakemetroparks.com
Giant Corn Maze, Today - Oct. 13, at Lake Farmpark, Kirtland. www.lakemetroparks.com
Log Cabin Days, Sept. 9 & 10, Noon - 5 p.m., at the Blakeslee Log Cabin, Seven Hills Road, Plymouth Township.
Senior Health Fair, Sept. 16, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the Jefferson Community Center. Admission is FREE. Call 440-576-9052 for info.
D-Day Re-enactment, Sept. 16, 1 p.m. & 4 p.m., at Conneaut Township Park.
Village Peddler Festival, Sept. 16 & 17, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, 8800 Chardon Road, Kirtland. www.villagepeddlerfestival.com
Senior Fair, Sept. 19, at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, 8800 Chardon Road, Kirtland. www.lakemetroparks.com
Fall Harvest Festival, Sept. 23 & 24, at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, 8800 Chardon Road, Kirtland.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Oct. 20 - 29, coming to Cleveland, is launching a bold, contempory circus production that introduces the biggest changes The Greatest Show on Earth has seen in 50 years! More information to follow.
Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, 11141 E. Blvd., University Circle, Cleveland. INFO: (216)421-7000.
TICKETS/INFO: 216/421-7450. Each film is $8. www.cia.edu/cinematheque
The Geauga Theater, at 101 Water St., Chardon. Tickets are $3.50 per person for all showings. No reservations.
Raiders of the Lost Ark, (PG), Fri. 7 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 4 p.m., Mon. 1 p.m.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, (PG-13), Sat. 7 p.m., Mon. 4 p.m.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, (PG), Fri., 9:30 p.m., Sat. 9:45 p.m., and Mon., 7 p.m.
Bringing Up Baby with Hepburn and Grant, Sept. 8 & 9, at 7p.m. & 9:30 p.m.
Shaggy Dog, Sept. 9 & 10, at 4 p.m. THEATER
Respect: A Musical Journey of Women, Tonight - Oct. 1, at the Hanna Theater, Playhouse Square Center, Cleveland. TICKETS/INFO: $40.50 - $42.50, at the Ohio Theater, Playhouse Square Center, Cleveland. TICKETS/INFO: $22 - $56, 216-771-4444 or www.playhousesquare.org or www.respectamusicaljourney.com
A Doll's House, Sept. 8 - 17, 7:30 p.m., or 2 p.m. Sun. performances, Victorian Players Theatre, at 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. Reservations/Info: 330-746-5455.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Sept. 15 - Oct. 21, at the Ohio Theater, Playhouse Square Center, Cleveland. TICKETS/INFO: $22 - $56, 216-771-4444 or www.playhousesquare.org
Monty Python's Spamalot, Oct. 3 - Oct. 15, at the State Theater, Playhouse Square Center, Cleveland. TICKETS/INFO: $28.50 - $82.50, 216-771-4444 or www.playhousesquare.org or www.montypythonsspamalot.com
Pride & Prejudice, Oct. 6 - Oct. 22, at Lakeland Community College's Performing Arts Center, Kirtland. TICKETS/INFO: $12 adults, $10 students/seniors. 440-525-7034