June 2024

The Towpath Trilogy

The Towpath Trilogy

The Towpath Trilogy is an annual running race series on the Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga County and benefits Canalway. The series features a variety of distances, from a 5k to a full marathon.

Cycle Canalway

Sunday, June 16, 2024

June Sunday Social Ride

Join us for free guided bike rides leaving from Canal Basin Park on the third Sunday of the month, June through September.

Jun 16
Cleveland History Days

Thursday, June 20 - Sunday, June 30, 2024

Cleveland History Days

Cleveland History Days is an annual celebration of our city’s rich legacy offering a variety of history tours, events and celebrations each June.

Jun 20
Cleveland History Days

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Cleveland History Days Opening Reception

Celebrate the start of the 6th Annual Cleveland History Days!

Jun 20
Cleveland History Days

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Murder At The Mayor's Mansion: A Suffrage-Era Mystery

Mingle with esteemed guests, while watch for clues and whispers of scandal!

Jun 20
Cleveland History Days

Friday, June 21, 2024

Tour of League Park And The Baseball Heritage Museum

Learn about the cultural heritage of Cleveland baseball & the way Baseball heritage is preserved at League Park

Jun 21

Friday, June 21, 2024

Introduction to the Holdings of the County Archives

Enjoy a morning at the Cuyahoga County Archives beginning with a short presentation by the Archivist, followed by a tour of the facility.

Jun 21

Friday, June 21, 2024

CIFF Film & Panel Discussion

This film profiles Jayne Kennedy, born and raised in Wickliffe, the broadcasting pioneer who was the first Black woman to join the team of CBS’ The NFL Today in 1978.

Jun 21

Friday, June 21, 2024

TAKE A HIKE® - Monumental Tour, Part 1

Enjoy a 45-minute guided lunchtime walking tour of Cleveland’s grand civic spaces

Jun 21
Cleveland History Days

Friday, June 21 - Saturday, June 22, 2024

Rediscover Veterans Memorial Bridge

Rediscover Veterans Memorial Bridge is an immersive experience on the subway level of the bridge

Jun 21

Friday, June 21, 2024

Ethnic Social Halls in Cleveland

The thousands of immigrants coming to Cleveland often settled in ethnic neighborhoods. Their churches, stores, and cultural social halls provided a reminder of their native homeland.

Jun 21
Cleveland History Days

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Tour of League Park And The baseball Heritage Museum

Learn about the cultural heritage of Cleveland baseball & the way baseball heritage is preserved at League Park

Jun 22

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Flat Out Fun with Cleveland Metroparks

Join historian Judy MacKeigan as we explore the Towpath Trail through the area known historically as “The Flats.” Humans have been shaping this area since 1800.

Jun 22
Cleveland History Days

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Ohio Freedom Path Hike

Enjoy a 2-3 mile walk that follows part of the Underground Railroad along Cleveland's West Side to Lake Erie.

Jun 22

Saturday, June 22, 2024

TAKE A HIKE® - Canal Basin + Towpath Tour

Discover the history and redevelopment of Ohio & Erie Canal and Canal Basin on a 90-minute guided walking tour.

Jun 22
Cleveland History Days

Saturday, June 22, 2024

History Days Speakers Series At Cleveland Public Library

Enjoy a full day of author talks, presentations and discussions presented by Cleveland History Days in the Stokes Auditorium of the beautiful and historic Cleveland Public Library.

Jun 22
Cleveland History Days

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Dunham Day

Dunham Tavern Museum & Gardens presents its first ever Dunham Day!

Jun 22

Saturday, June 22, 2024

Irishtown Bend Past And Present With Cleveland Metroparks

Special Guest, Dr. Margaret Lynch of the Irish American Archives Society, joins Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak for an afternoon of Irish history in Cleveland.

Jun 22
Cleveland History Days

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Tour of League Park And The Baseball Heritage Museum

Learn about the cultural heritage of Cleveland baseball & the way baseball heritage is preserved at League Park

Jun 23

Sunday, June 23, 2024

TAKE A HIKE® - Playhouse Square District Tour

Embark on a 90-minute guided walking tour through the vibrant Playhouse Square theater district.

Jun 23
Cleveland History Days

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Canal Day In Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Explore the sights, sounds, and smells of the canal in this informal drop-in Open House. Meet characters from the 1840s, explore the "engines" for canal boats, mules, and horses.

Jun 23
Cleveland History Days

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Tour Cleveland's Historic B&O Roundhouse

Tour Cleveland's Historic B&O Roundhouse and railyard, opened in 1907 and still in active use today. Adjacent to the Clark Yard, two steam locomotives are being restored inside.

Jun 23
Cleveland History Days

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Where The River Burned Bicycle Tour

Casually paced, 13-mile group ride on quiet streets and the Towpath Trail. Visits historic landmarks on both sides of the Cuyahoga River, including the sites of the 1952 and 1969 fire.

Jun 23
Cleveland History Days

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Dunham Tavern Museum & Gardens – Museum Tours

Once a stagecoach stop on the Buffalo-Cleveland-Detroit post road, the 1824 home of Rufus and Jane Pratt Dunham is the oldest building still standing on its original site in Cleveland.

Jun 23

Sunday, June 23, 2024

Cleveland’s Sacred Spaces

Visit St. Stephen Catholic Church, arguably one of Cleveland’s most sophisticated and historically comprehensive High Victorian Gothic Revival interiors of any regional house of worship.

Jun 23
Cleveland History Days

Monday, June 24, 2024

From Pier To Peninsula With Cleveland Metroparks

Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak leads you from the Edgewater Pier to the Wendy Park Bridge on Whiskey Island (which is a peninsula).

Jun 24
Cleveland History Days

Monday, June 24, 2024

Coffee Talk With Tom Yablonsky

Join Tom Yablonsky of Cleveland History Days, along with Marcia Moll and Rick Sicha of PlaceMark Collaborative for an advocacy discussion.

Jun 24

Monday, June 24, 2024

TAKE A HIKE® - Little Italy Tour

Discover the charm of Cleveland’s Little Italy neighborhood on a 90-minute guided walking tour. With over a century of rich culture and history, Little Italy continues to inspire creativity.

Jun 24
Cleveland History Days

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Mill Creek Falls History Hike With Cleveland Metroparks

Join historian Judy MacKeigan for a brisk hike to visit the tallest waterfall in Cuyahoga County. Along the way learn some history about Garfield Park Reservation and how the Penn. Railroad.

Jun 25
Cleveland History Days

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Guided Tour Of The Cozad-Bates House – University Circle Inc.

Take a guided tour of the Cozad-Bates House, the only remaining pre-Civil War House in University Circle. Visit the new interpretive center, which highlights this area’s history of activism.

Jun 25
Cleveland History Days

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

“And Now For The Rest Of The Story…” The First Mile Of The Towpath Trail In Cleveland

Join us for a lively panel discussion between Chris Ronayne (Cuyahoga County Executive), Mitchell Snyder (First Interstate Properties), Joe Cimperman (Global Cleveland), and Tim Donovan.

Jun 25

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Tremont History Project Pop-Up Museum

Join us for a one-of-a-kind event, "Tremont Treasures," a pop-up museum dedicated to celebrating the history and culture of our neighborhood.

Jun 25
Cleveland History Days

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Cuyahoga River By Boat With Cleveland Metroparks

Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak is your guide on a 2-hour Cuyahoga River boat ride aboard the eLCee2. We’ll provide a river view and discuss famous fires on the river, bridges, and more.

Jun 25

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

TAKE A HIKE® - Cleveland’s North Coast Tour

Explore Cleveland’s Great Lakes shipping history and Lakefront development on a 90-minute guided tour of the North Coast area.

Jun 25
Cleveland History Days

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Tour of League Park And The Baseball Heritage Museum

Learn about the cultural heritage of Cleveland baseball & the way Baseball heritage is preserved at League Park

Jun 26
Cleveland History Days

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Tour Cleveland's Historic Liberty Hill Baptist Church With Cleveland Restoration Society

Experience the magnificent architecture of the historic Liberty Hill Baptist Church. This sacred landmark was formerly known as the Euclid Ave. Temple.

Jun 26
Cleveland History Days

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Dunham Tavern Museum & Gardens – Museum Tours

Once a stagecoach stop on the Buffalo-Cleveland-Detroit post road, the 1824 home of Rufus and Jane Pratt Dunham is the oldest building still standing on its original site in Cleveland.

Jun 26
Cleveland History Days

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Walk The Beat With Cleveland's Heroes

This family-friendly walking tour follows a day in the life of Cleveland firemen and police officers from the 1890s who also served during the Civil War.

Jun 26
Cleveland History Days

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

It's Not Just Rockefeller And Garfield

See our cemetery through the eyes of famed historian, John Grabowski, editor of The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History, as he leads an extensive walking tour focusing on graves and markers.

Jun 26
Cleveland History Days

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

World Series Of Rock Exhibit Opening At The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Library & Archives

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame celebrates the 50th anniversary of the historic World Series of Rock concerts at Cleveland Municipal Stadium with a new exhibit.

Jun 26
Cleveland History Days

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Women In History – Cleveland Stories Dinner Party

Part of the Music Box’s long-running Cleveland Stories series, tonight features Women in History, a group dedicated to recreating the lives of notable women in history.

Jun 26

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

TAKE A HIKE® - Ohio City Tour

Experience the architectural and historical treasures of Ohio City on a 90-minute guided walking tour. Delve into the neighborhood’s civic, religious, ethnic, and commercial history.

Jun 26
Cleveland History Days

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Tour of League Park And The baseball Heritage Museum

Learn about the cultural heritage of Cleveland baseball & the way baseball heritage is preserved at League Park

Jun 27

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Introduction to the Holdings of the County Archives

Enjoy a morning at the Cuyahoga County Archives beginning with a short presentation by the Archivist, followed by a tour of the facility.

Jun 27

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Presentation & Tour: Mid-Century Modern Historic Adaptive Reuse

Join Peter Ketter, Historic Preservation Director, Sandvick Architects and Tom Yablonsky for a tour of the historic adaptive reuse project at the former Ohio Bell headquarters.

Jun 27
Cleveland History Days

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Cuyahoga River By Boat With Cleveland Metroparks

Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak is your guide on a 2-hour Cuyahoga River boat ride aboard the eLCee2. We’ll provide a river view and discuss famous fires on the river, bridges, and more.

Jun 27
Cleveland History Days

Thursday, June 27, 2024

National Register Historic District Preservation Showcase: Grand Bank Lobbies Tour

Join Peter Ketter, Historic Preservation Director of Sandvick Architects and Tom Yablonsky for a fascinating walking tour of five iconic Cleveland banking lobbies from the late 19th century.

Jun 27
Cleveland History Days

Thursday, June 27, 2024

60s Corvair Cruise-In

Join us for a far-out shindig like no other! Dust off your bell-bottoms and prepare to be transported back to a time of peace, love, and horsepower.

Jun 27

Thursday, June 27, 2024

TAKE A HIKE® - Public Square + Malls Tour

Immerse yourself in the history of downtown Cleveland with a 90-minute guided walking tour of Public Square and the Malls. Serving as the city's historical heart, Public Square.

Jun 27
Cleveland History Days

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Fun On A Dump: The Great Lakes Expo Of 1936-37 With Cleveland Metroparks

For two summers in the middle of the 1930s thousands of visitors thronged the lakefront in downtown Cleveland for the Great Lakes Expo.

Jun 27
Cleveland History Days

Friday, June 28, 2024

Tour of League Park And The Baseball Heritage Museum

Learn about the cultural heritage of Cleveland baseball & the way Baseball heritage is preserved at League Park

Jun 28
Cleveland History Days

Friday, June 28, 2024

What's New With Green Book Cleveland

Green Book Cleveland is a project to document stories of Black recreation and resistance in Northeast Ohio. Join us for lunch and a lively panel discussion.

Jun 28

Friday, June 28, 2024

TAKE A HIKE® - Monumental Tour, Part 1

Enjoy a 45-minute guided lunchtime walking tour of Cleveland’s grand civic spaces

Jun 28
Cleveland History Days

Friday, June 28, 2024

Historic Hotels Of Cleveland Walking Tour

Cleveland has one of the largest concentrations of historic buildings on the National Register of Historic places that have been converted from their original use into hotels.

Jun 28
Cleveland History Days

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Tour of League Park And The Baseball Heritage Museum

Learn about the cultural heritage of Cleveland baseball & the way Baseball heritage is preserved at League Park

Jun 29

Saturday, June 29, 2024

TAKE A HIKE® - Canal Basin + Towpath Tour

Discover the history and redevelopment of Ohio & Erie Canal and Canal Basin on a 90-minute guided walking tour.

Jun 29
Cleveland History Days

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Euclid Beach Time Travel With Cleveland Metroparks

Join Naturalist Sebastian Stefanoff on a captivating journey through time at Euclid Beach. Discover the rich history of the amusement park to its transformation into today's Euclid Creek.

Jun 29

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Tell Your Fairfax Neighborhood Story

Participate in oral histories about Cleveland’s Fairfax neighborhood to be included in the “Voices of Fairfax” Book. All participants will get a copy. Interested in contributing your story?

Jun 29
Cleveland History Days

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Negro League Baseball And Integration In Cleveland

A presentation by Dr. Stephanie Liscio focusing on the Negro American League Buckeyes, this detailed history describes the effects of major league integration on blackball in Cleveland.

Jun 29
Cleveland History Days

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Towpath Cart Tour With Cleveland Metroparks

Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak drives the 7-passenger cart while trying not to drive you crazy as he drives home the importance of trails, science, history, and interagency cooperation.

Jun 29
River Rally

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Cuyahoga River Rally

Cuyahoga River Rally is a free summer festival in Cleveland celebrating the progress of the Cuyahoga River and the recreational and lifestyle enhancements clean water provides.

Jun 29

Saturday, June 29, 2024

The Making Of League Park And BandboxBallpark.com - Preserving The Architectural Legacy Of Sports Venues

Brian Powers and Bandbox Ballparks share their specialized research and digital creations of sports architectural heritage, with focus on League Park, aiming to tell the stories today.

Jun 29
Cleveland History Days

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Birthplace Of Cleveland Baseball - League Park History

This is a comprehensive history of League Park, primary home field for Major League Baseball in Cleveland from 1891 to 1946.

Jun 29
Cleveland History Days

Saturday, June 29 - Sunday, June 30, 2024

The Lantern Theatre: Declaration Exploration

A Reading of The Declaration of Independence with excerpts from Poor Richard’s Almanac

Jun 29
Cleveland History Days

Saturday, June 29, 2024

The Infamous Cleveland Bridge War Walk With Cleveland Metroparks

Historian Judy MacKeigan explores the sites of the 1836 bridge war when Ohio City and Cleveland went to battle over the newly built Columbus St. Bridge.

Jun 29

Saturday, June 29, 2024

Cleveland and the Rise of Automotive Culture

At the turn of the 20th century, Cleveland was a leader in auto manufacturing. John Grabowski, editor of "The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History," will lecture on the city’s figureheads.

Jun 29
Cleveland History Days

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Tour of League Park And The Baseball Heritage Museum

Learn about the cultural heritage of Cleveland baseball & the way Baseball heritage is preserved at League Park

Jun 30

Sunday, June 30, 2024

TAKE A HIKE® - Playhouse Square District Tour

Embark on a 90-minute guided walking tour through the vibrant Playhouse Square theater district.

Jun 30

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Summer Trolley Tour At Lake View Cemetery

Step aboard the trolley and sit back and relax as an expert guide leads you on a journey through the breathtaking landscape and riveting stories of Lake View's most notable residents.

Jun 30
Cleveland History Days

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Voices From The Past At Monroe Street Cemetery

This living history walking tour shares the stories of some of Monroe's most celebrated permanent residents. Costumed presenters will be portraying these individuals.

Jun 30
Cleveland History Days

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Dunham Tavern Museum & Gardens – Museum Tours

Once a stagecoach stop on the Buffalo-Cleveland-Detroit post road, the 1824 home of Rufus and Jane Pratt Dunham is the oldest building still standing on its original site in Cleveland.

Jun 30

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Cleveland’s Sacred Spaces

Visit St. Stephen Catholic Church, arguably one of Cleveland’s most sophisticated and historically comprehensive High Victorian Gothic Revival interiors of any regional house of worship.

Jun 30

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Summer Band Concert - Horns and Things

Put on your dancing shoes and bring your friends for these free outdoor concerts. Picnics and lawn chairs welcome. Concerts are held at Daffodil Hill.

Jun 30
Cleveland History Days

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Leo's Casino Arts & Music Collaboratory & The Bootsy Collins Foundation Presents: The Funk Not Fight Love Fest

Join Bootsy Collins, hosting a night full of fun, music, and funk. Live performances by Bootsy with the Fulla Love Orchestra, the Motown Jazz Band and Sparrow's Fortune.

Jun 30

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