Downtown Akron Events

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The Main Event Speaker Series: Rob Sheffield
Akron-Summit County Public Library
Thursday, September 29

The Club @ the Civic presents Kofi Boakye - "Made in Akron" Album Release
Akron Civic Theatre
Friday, September 30

Akron Art Prize Finale Reception
Akron Art Museum
Saturday, October 1

Cook Book Sale
Library Shop at Main
Saturday, October 1

Downtown News

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Main library programs to kick off American Archives Month

October is American Archives Month. In recognition, the Library’s Special Collections Division is presenting three programs about archival collections and services in our community and how you can care for historic materials in your own home Saturday, October 1, from 10:30 am-3 pm at Main Library.  more »

Hope Lights the Way is chance to celebrate, honor, remember loved ones

We all have special people in our lives who have illuminated our hearts with their friendship, love or simple acts of kindness. At this year’s Hope Lights the Way event, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m., you can pay special tribute to a friend or loved one, living or deceased, by having a luminaria dedicated in his or her honor.  more »

Eat Local Challenge comes to Downtown Akron

Countryside Conservancy and Downtown Akron Partnership (DAP) have developed a fun and delicious project to bring local farmers and chefs of independent restaurants together to celebrate local fare, and introduce diners to the faces behind the dishes on their plates.  more »

Featured Business


Bricco, which opened in September of 2003 features bottles of wine at state minimum retail prices all day long on Mondays and Tuesdays  more »

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