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Downtown Akron Partnership



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SELECT VENUE: Akron Art Museum | Akron Civic Theatre | Akron-Summit County Public Library | METRO Transit Center | The Shoppes at Akron Centre | Greystone Hall | Around Town | Summit Artspace | John S. Knight Center | Zion Lutheran Church | Mainstage

All Venues

Akron Art Museum

6-10 p.m. –Akron Art Museum Activity
6-10 p.m. –Akron Art Museum Exhibitions

Akron Art Museum: Auditorium

6-6:45 p.m. –Magical Theatre Company
6-8 p.m. –Akron Film + Pixel
7-7:45 p.m. –Magical Theatre Company

Akron Art Museum: Lobby

6-6:45 p.m. –Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble
7-7:45 p.m. –Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble
8:15-9 p.m. –EKCO Ringers
9:15-10 p.m. –EKCO Ringers

Akron Civic Theater - Grand Staircase

Akron Civic Theatre

6-7 p.m. –Jason Alan Magic
7:15-8 p.m. –Shivering Timbers
8:15-9 p.m. –Shivering Timbers
9:30-10:15 p.m. –Dark Side of the Moon
10:30-11:15 p.m. –Dark Side of the Moon

Akron-Summit County Public Library

6-9 p.m. –Children's Library Make & Take
6-6:45 p.m. –Dale A. Galgozy
7-7:45 p.m. –Dale A. Galgozy
8-9 p.m. –Brian Lisik

Akron-Summit County Public Library-Classroom

6-6:45 p.m. –University of Akron Steel Drum Band
8-8:45 p.m. –Magic Mike Productions
9:15-10 p.m. –Silent Lion
10:15-11 p.m. –Silent Lion

Akron-Summit County Public Library-High St. Level

6-6:45 p.m. –Brian Henke
7-7:45 p.m. –Brian Henke

Akron-Summit County Public Library-Main St. Level

Akron-Summit County Public Library: Auditorium

6-6:30 p.m. –Ballet Le Rêve
7:45-8:45 p.m. –Akron Symphony Gospel Meets Symphony Choir
9:15-10 p.m. –University of Akron Steel Drum Band
10:15-11 p.m. –University of Akron Steel Drum Band

Around Town

6-9 p.m. –Marlowe the Magic Clown

Greystone Hall

Greystone Hall, 4th Floor

Greystone Hall-Theater, 6th Floor

6:30-9 p.m. –Actors' Summit Presents Broadway Highlights

Greystone Hall: Ballroom, 2nd Floor

6-10 p.m. –Neos Dance Theatre
6-10 p.m. –Akron Big Band

John S. Knight Center

8-8:45 p.m. –Pick Up Stix
9:15-11:15 p.m. –joyUNSPEAKABLE Productions

John S. Knight Center-Exhibit Hall 1

6-9 p.m. –Buck and Buffy

John S. Knight Center-Exhibit Hall 2

7:15-8 p.m. –Bongo Joe and Little Steve-O
8:15-9 p.m. –Bongo Joe and Little Steve-O

John S. Knight Center-Goodyear Ballroom

6-6:45 p.m. –Yiddishe Cup
6-6:45 p.m. –The Angie Haze Project
7-8 p.m. –Yiddishe Cup
7-7:45 p.m. –The Angie Haze Project
8:15-9 p.m. –Colin Dussault's Blues Project
9:15-10 p.m. –Colin Dussault's Blues Project

John S. Knight Center-Main Fl 1 (Firestone/OMNOVA/Goodrich)

6-6:30 p.m. –Drip E. Faucet - Magician, Juggler and Plumber
6:45-7:15 p.m. –Drip E. Faucet - Magician, Juggler and Plumber
10-10:30 p.m. –Café 80’s
10:45-11:15 p.m. –Café 80’s

John S. Knight Center-Main Fl 2 (Bridgestone/Hay/Foundations

7:15-8 p.m. –The Gage Brothers
9:30-10:15 p.m. –Box of Squirrels
10:30-11:15 p.m. –Box of Squirrels
8:15-9 p.m. –The Gage Brothers

John S. Knight Center: Karder Terrace

8-11:15 p.m. –Drums to Make, Play and Take

John S. Knight Center: Maidenberg Concourse


7-10 p.m. –Carriage Limousine Service LLC
9:00 p.m. –Children's Fireworks
11:15-midnight –Pick Up Stix
midnight –Midnight Fireworks

The Nightlight

Palladian Palette

Robert K. Pfaff Transit Center (METRO)

6-9 p.m. –Metro Make & Take
6-9 p.m. –Metro Photo Booth & Goodie Bag Giveaway
6-9 p.m. –METRO DJ Dance Party

The Shoppes at Akron Centre

6-9 p.m. –Pat Catan's Mask Making
6-9 p.m. –Asian Services in Action Inc.
6-7:15 p.m. –Alex Bevan
6-9 p.m. –Step 2 & Box Creations
6-9 p.m. –Browser Newshound
6-9 p.m. –Akron Beacon Journal Paper Hats & Browser
6-9 p.m. –Braids & Beads
6-8 p.m. –joyUNSPEAKABLE Productions
6-9 p.m. –East Akron YMCA Quilting for Peace

Summit Artspace

Summit Artspace: 2nd Floor

6-9 p.m. –Let's Face it Caricatures
6-6:45 p.m. –The Illusion Factory
7-7:45 p.m. –The Illusion Factory
7:30-9 p.m. –The Help

Summit Artspace: 3rd Floor

6-9 p.m. –The Terry Klausman Studio and Gallery
6-9 p.m. –The BOX: An Artist of Rubber City Gallery
6-9 p.m. –Cari Miller's Sunthing Special
6-9 p.m. –Connie Bloom's Quilting Arts Studio and Gallery
6-6:45 p.m. –Paul Kovac
6-9 p.m. –The hArt Gallery
6-9 p.m. –The University of Akron Confucius Institute
7-7:45 p.m. –Paul Kovac
8-8:45 p.m. –Paul Kovac

Summit Artspace: Gallery

Zion Lutheran Church - 3rd Floor

6-8 p.m. –First Night Face Painting
6:30-9 p.m. –Angry Birds Decorate & Take
7-7:25 p.m. –Angry Birds Live Action Show
8-8:25 p.m. –Angry Birds Live Action Show

Zion Lutheran Church - Gym/Food Court

5-5:45 p.m. –L.I.O.N. Players
6-6:45 p.m. –On That Day
7-7:45 p.m. –Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash Tribute Show
8-8:45 p.m. –Martha's Mistakes
9-9:45 p.m. –Zion's Praise Singers

Zion Lutheran Church - Sanctuary

6-6:30 p.m. –Front Page Quartet
6:45-7:15 p.m. –Front Page Quartet
7:45-8:30 p.m. –Akron Derbytown Chorus
8:45-9:30 p.m. –Akron Derbytown Chorus