Hot Diggity Dog Day and other cool things to do in NEO this weekend, August 26-28


CLEVELAND — Check out these events happening in northeast Ohio this weekend. This time, there are not only events for you but also for your pooch!

Diggity’s Hot Dog Day
On National Dog Day on Friday. 26, this one’s for your furry best friend. On Saturday at Main Street Beach in Vermilion, there will be activities, demonstrations, vendors, free swimming and food for you and your pup.

When: August 27
Where: Main Street Beach
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Jazz under the stars: Ryun Louie Trio
Grab your lawn chair and head to Uptown Park for an evening of jazz under the stars with the Ryun Louie Trio. The Ryun Louie Trio elevates some of your favorite pop songs into something beautiful.

When: August 27 at 7 p.m.
Where: Downtown
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Cleveland Cultural Gardens 76e Annual One World Day
The Cleveland Cultural Gardens are a jewel of the city of Cleveland and a celebration of diversity. The unique World Day celebration brings together over 30 cultures represented in the Cultural Gardens to celebrate together.

Cleveland Cultural Garden Federation

76th single world day

Events include Lolly the Trolley tours, flag parade, naturalization ceremony, a variety of ethnic dishes, cultural performances, entertainment, garden exhibits, children’s activities, and more.

When: August 28
Where: Cleveland Cultural Gardens
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Jammin’ in the park in Middleburg Heights
Free concerts, food trucks, a beer garden and games are what you can expect at the first annual Jammin’ in the Park this Saturday in Middleburg Heights. Grab your friends and family and have fun in the park.

When: August 27
Where: City Hall Park
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Cleveland Garlic Festival
Garlic-filled food is the highlight of this festival, but there will be so much more. Enjoy a top chef’s grill, live music, entertainment and more.

When: August 27 and 28
Where: Shaker Square
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Garden Bros Nuclear Circus: Humans Gone Wild
This circus has it all, a human cannonball, clowns, wheel of death, jugglers, motorcycles in the sphere of fear, and more. Arrive early and enjoy your favorite circus food, face painting, and bouncy houses.


Garden Family Shows

“The largest marquee arena in the world.”

When: August 25-28
Where: Summit County Fairgrounds
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Ballet in the park
Enjoy the beauty of outdoor art with Ballet in the Park this Friday at Lakeview Park. This free concert presented by North Pointe Ballet will feature classical and contemporary choreography. Stay for the grand finale, a sunset on the beach.

When: August 26
Where: Lakeview Park
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19e Annual Waterloo Arts Festival
All forms of art will be on display this Saturday on Waterloo Rd. There will be 34 local bands on seven stages, arts and crafts activities for children and adults, art exhibitions, art vendors, artists streets, food trucks, etc. Go ahead and be creative because you are never too young or too old to make art.

When: August 27
Where: Waterloo Rd. and Calcutta Avenue.
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Scott Aukerman’s Comedy Bang! Bang!
Comedy shot! Bang! has been a very popular podcast since its inception 13 years ago. The podcast is going on tour and will feature a rotating cast of characters who will improvise live on stage.

When: August 26
Where: The Agora Theater
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