Jazz, Weaving & Fish Fries: A Weekend Planner
There's too much to do this weekend to stay stuck at home
Where/When: Lakeland Community College, Friday through Sunday
Why Go: Two-time Grammy Award-winning jazz fusion group Yellowjackets headline the 40th Annual Lakeland Jazz Festival. The festival will also feature bassist Dave Morgan along with an ensemble of top jazz artists on Friday and the Lakeland Civic Jazz Orchestra with the Dave Banks Big Band on Sunday.
The event is also a highlight for the jazz education community in Northeast Ohio and features area middle school, high school and college jazz ensembles.
All performances are held in the Lakeland Performing Arts Center, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland.
Pricing: Ticket price varies depending on the performer. For tickets and information, call 440-525-7134 or e-mail email@example.com.
2. SHOP LAKE COUNTY
Where/When: Great Lakes Mall, Saturday and Sunday
Why Go: Local businesses will showcase their products and services to the community during regular mall hours. Learn about local businesses and support them.
Pricing: Free. Just go to the mall.
3. WINTERWEAVE 2012
Where/When: Wildwood Cultural Center, Friday through Sunday
Why Go: Amateur and professional weavers from all over the United States will spend the weekend weaving, designing and learning. Basket weaving demonstrations will be open to the public from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 26.
Pricing: Prices vary per class but Sunday's demonstration is free.
Where/When: Mentor Civic Ice Rink, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: Come enjoy the Synchronized Skating exhibition. This event features skating from 30 teams from around the region who participate in this 1-day event.
5. FISH FRY
Where/When: Knights of Columbus #947 headquarters at 987 Mentor Ave, Painesville, 4 p.m. Friday
Why Go: Lenten season means fish on Fridays. Enjoy Lake Erie perch, cole slaw, fries and more.
We realize there are going to be a lot of fish fries this Lent. Put them on our event calendar and we'll make sure to mention them during our weekend planner.