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EVENTS

AUGUST

8/27/2014
Lock Bottom Blues and Jazz Club at LOCK 4 - Vernon Jones Blues Cartel

 

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Vernon Jones Blues Cartel

 

Join us every Wednesday through September 3 at Lock 4 in the Peroni Beer Garden, located adjacent to Lock 3 behind the Civic Theatre on Bowery for live jazz and great food from Urban Eats. Admission is FREE!

 

8/29/2014
WONE's Rock the Lock: ZOSO, The Ultimate Led Zepplin Experience with Switchblade Scarlett

 

Show starts at 7:00 P.M.

Free Admission!

ZOSO Website

Switchblade Scarlett Website

The Market at Lock 3


Lock 3 Farmers Market Friday - 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

The Market at Lock 3 is a unique, outdoor, producers-only market managed by Downtown Akron Partnership. Enjoy fresh produce, handmade cheeses, fresh baked goods, home crafted gifts and more. Get your fresh produce and a weekly recipe card featuring the produce of the week.

Special Events
June 20: Downtown Employee Appreciation Day
August 15: Pickle Making Contest
September 5: Salsa Making Contes
October 3: Fall Festival

New This Summer to The Market! The UA How We Roll Tour presents: The Friday Celebrity Fit & Green Ride 12:15-12:45 P.M.

Join one of our weekly celebrities on a lunchtime bicycle ride. Up to 10 riders can join for an enjoyable taste of the Towpath and Downtown attractions. Bring your own bike & helmet or we can provide a loaner for you. Free T-shirt, bicycle light sets, & Do Downtown Cards for participants. Please pre-register by contacting Andy Davis at adavis@akronohio.gov or phone: 330-375-2851.

 

8/30/2014
The Whispers with Sarah's Girl

 

Presented by Metro PCS

Show starts at 7:00 P.M.

Admission is $10 at the gate

The Whispers Website

Sarah's Girl Facebook

Over the Edge for Hattie Larlham

 

Catch your breath. Step to the edge. Don't lose your nerve. This summer, the top 100 Over the Edge fundraisers will rappel 22 stories down the outside of the PNC Center building in downtown Akron, Ohio. The first 100 people to raise $1,500 or more for children and adults with developmental disabilities will go Over the Edge for Hattie Larlham. Participants can raise funds individually or as part of a team.

www.hattielarlham.org

8/31/2014
Gospel Sunday - Ohio Gospel Showcase

 

Presented by Metro PCS

Gospel Sunday at Lock 4 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Ohio Gospel Showcase featuring K. Miles and RP

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SEPTEMBER

9/3/2014
Lock Bottom Blues and Jazz Club at LOCK 4 - Jack Schantz Quartet

 

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Jack Schantz Quartet

 

This is your last opportunity to experience the jazz series at Lock 4 in the Peroni Beer Garden, located adjacent to Lock 3 behind the Civic Theatre on Bowery for live jazz and great food from Urban Eats. Admission is FREE!

9/5/2014
The Market at Lock 3

 

Lock 3 Farmers Market Friday - 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

The Market at Lock 3 is a unique, outdoor, producers-only market managed by Downtown Akron Partnership. Enjoy fresh produce, handmade cheeses, fresh baked goods, home crafted gifts and more. Get your fresh produce and a weekly recipe card featuring the produce of the week.

Special Events
June 20: Downtown Employee Appreciation Day
August 15: Pickle Making Contest
September 5: Salsa Making Contes
October 3: Fall Festival

New This Summer to The Market! The UA How We Roll Tour presents: The Friday Celebrity Fit & Green Ride 12:15-12:45 P.M.

Join one of our weekly celebrities on a lunchtime bicycle ride. Up to 10 riders can join for an enjoyable taste of the Towpath and Downtown attractions. Bring your own bike & helmet or we can provide a loaner for you. Free T-shirt, bicycle light sets, & Do Downtown Cards for participants. Please pre-register by contacting Andy Davis at adavis@akronohio.gov or phone: 330-375-2851.

 

9/6/2014
Keepers of the Art Music Showcase

 

Show starts at 7:00 P.M.

D-Nice: DJ for the evening
Edo.G
Camp Lo
DAS EFX
Nice-N-Smooth
Big Daddy Kane

Admission is $10 at the gate

9/11/2014
Police Chaplaincy Dogs & Suds

 

Sponsored by Akron Police & Fire Chaplaincy and Furnace Street Mission

9/12/2014
The Market at Lock 3

 

Lock 3 Farmers Market Friday - 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

The Market at Lock 3 is a unique, outdoor, producers-only market managed by Downtown Akron Partnership. Enjoy fresh produce, handmade cheeses, fresh baked goods, home crafted gifts and more. Get your fresh produce and a weekly recipe card featuring the produce of the week.

Special Events
June 20: Downtown Employee Appreciation Da
August 15: Pickle Making Contest
September 5: Salsa Making Contes
October 3: Fall Festival

New This Summer to The Market! The UA How We Roll Tour presents: The Friday Celebrity Fit & Green Ride 12:15-12:45 P.M.

Join one of our weekly celebrities on a lunchtime bicycle ride. Up to 10 riders can join for an enjoyable taste of the Towpath and Downtown attractions. Bring your own bike & helmet or we can provide a loaner for you. Free T-shirt, bicycle light sets, & Do Downtown Cards for participants. Please pre-register by contacting Andy Davis at adavis@akronohio.gov or phone: 330-375-2851.

 

9/13/2014
The 3rd annual Global Village Festival of Greater Akron

 

Bring the whole family to celebrate food, music and culture from around the world at the annual Global Village Festival of Akron.

Relish the avenue of ethnic food and cooking demonstrations and stroll thru the open market place. Explore interactive cultural, religious, and holistic health exhibits. Watch or become part of our live cultural entertainment of authentic ethnic music, dance and other performances. Grab a free "Passport" and visit the Kids Nation to create cultural crafts, experience games & other fun activities. Celebrate Summit County's rich heritage of and growing ethnic communities.

www.akrongvf.org

FREE ADMISSION

 

9/14/2014
ALS Walk

 

Additional information will be posted. Please check back.

9/20/2014
Mychal Clayton Sickle Cell Awareness Walk

 

Sponsored by Akron Children's Hospital and the City of Akron.

For more information visit www.akronchildrens.org/sicklecell

9/27/2014
Akron Marathon & Kids Fun Run


Saturday, September 27, 2014

1 mile Kids Fun Run starts at 9 am behind the Spaghetti Warehouse and finishes at Lock 3 Park. Marathon will start at 7:00 am to 1:00 pm throughout Downtown Akron, finishing at Canal Park Stadium

www.akronmarathon.org

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OCTOBER

10/4/2014
United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Walk

 

www.energyforlifewalk.org/akron

10/11/2014
Akron Takes Steps for Crohn's & Colitis


Crohn's disease and Colitis are both severe inflammatory bowel diseases. Although they affect different areas of the digestive system, they are very much alike in the way they affect the lives of individuals suffering with them. "Akron Takes Steps for Crohns and Colitis", is the largest local fundraiser of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America. The event is taking place on October 11, 2014 at Lock 3 Park in downtown Akron. For more information visit

www.ccfa.org

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