Picture Yourself Downtown
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Picture Yourself in Lock 3
Check out what there is to do and see in downtown Akron, all summer long.
We Are - Outdoor Art Gallery
Downtown Akron Partnership summer fitness classes
Roller skating on Cascade Plaza
Downtown Tours by foot, bike and scooter
Live music in the Northside Green on Saturdays
Mondays | 7 - 10:30 p.m. | Modern Monday at Full Grip Games
Tuesdays | 2 - 8 p.m. | Treatery Taco Tuesdays
Tuesdays | 7 - 9 p.m. | Tuesday Night Trivia (Speedquizzing) at the Barley House
Wednesdays and Fridays | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Recess on Main at Lock 3
Wednesdays and Sundays | 7 p.m. | Live Streaming Claim Sale at Rubber City Comics
Wednesdays | 7 - 9 p.m. | Sporcle Live Trivia at Akronym Brewing
Fridays | 7 - 10 p.m. | Friday Night Magic Booster Draft at Full Grip Games
Sundays | 10 a.m. | Yeti Squad Rides with Dirty River Bicycle Works
Sundays | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Sunday Brunch and Brews at Akronym Brewing
Sundays | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | NOMZ Brunch in Northside Marketplace with Live Music from 1 - 2 p.m.
Tuesday, July 27 | 5:30 p.m. | Guided Bike Ride from Lock 3 to the Summit Lake Farmers Market
Tuesday, July 27 | 5:30 p.m. | Downtown Yoga in Lock 3
Tuesday. July 27 | 7 - 8 p.m. | Thank Dog! Bootcamp
Tuesday, July 27 | 7:30 p.m. | Tuesday Musical presents Chanticleer at E. J. Thomas Hall
Wednesday, July 28 | 12 - 12:45 p.m. | Building a Workout Program and Nutrition 101
Wednesday, July 28 | 6 - 7 p.m. | Akron Postcard Club - Inaugural Meeting
Wednesday, July 28 | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Downtown POUND
Wednesday, July 28 | 7 p.m. | Rhythm Syndicate live in Lock 3
Thursday, July 29 | 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Downtown Taiji (Tai Chi) on Cascade Plaza
Thursday, July 29 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Downtown Kickboxing
Thursday, July 29 | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Downtown Line Dancing with Just Us Line Dance Crew
Thursday, July 29 | 6:30 - 8 p.m. | Downtown@Dusk: 15 60 75 The Numbers Band
Thursday, July 29 | 6:30 p.m. | Movies@Main: Calamity Jane
Thursday, July 29 | 7 - 9 p.m. | Alternative Summer Nights with JENY 107.3
Thursday, July 29 | 7 p.m. | DBA and Northside Speakeasy present Jeff Klemm
Friday, July 30 | 7 - 10 p.m. | WONE 97.5 Rock the Lock: Hard Days Night Beatles Tribute, with Into the Blue
Friday, July 30 | 7 - 10 p.m. | Free Karaoke Night at NOMZ
Friday, July 30 | 7 p.m. | DBA and Northside Speakeasy present Josee and Nikole McGee
Friday, July 30 | 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. | Zydeco Kings live at Jilly's Music Room
Saturday, July 31 | 10 - 11 a.m. | FamilyFit on Cascade Plaza
Saturday, July 31 | 10:55 - 11:05 a.m. | DrumSing on Cascade Plaza
Saturday, July 31 | 11 - 11:45 a.m. | ArtSparks Pop Up Dance Class
Saturday, July 31 | 6 - 7 p.m. | Busking in the Green with Cathy Towns Grady
Saturday, July 31 | 7 p.m. | Musica Grand Re-Opening Show with Relaxer, Free Black! and Flock of Moons
Saturday, July 31 | 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. | Matthew Alec & The Soul Electric at Jilly's Music Room
Sunday, Aug. 1 | 4 - 5 p.m. | Downtown Line Dancing
Sunday, Aug. 1 | 7 p.m. | The University of Akron School of Music Tuba Summer!
More things to see in downtown Akron
Playing at the Nightlight Cinema This Week (click for showtimes)
July 26 - July 29 | Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain
July 30 - Aug. 12 | The Green Knight
July 31 - Aug 1 | Two Lane Blacktop
Visit the Nightlight Cinema's Virtual Screening Room to rent titles for home viewing.
Akron Soul Train | Through Aug. 15
Summit Art Space | Through Sept. 25
- Present and Retro by P.R. Miller
- Botanical Voices: Helen Wilson solo show
- Simplexcities: Digital Constructs, Visual Music, Liquid Landscapes by Christopher Hoot
- Including but Not Limited To: Emerging Artists from Kent, Ohio
Akron Art Museum
The University of Akron Cummings Center for the History of Psychology
The University of Akron Mary Schiller Myers School of Art Emily Davis Gallery
Through July 30 | Rubber City to Rustbelt: The End of Akron's Rubber Industry 1976-1987
Through July 30 | Selections from the Myers School of Art Collection
The rooftop patio at The Lockview has reopened and was named to this list of the county's best places to eat outdoors.
The rooftop patio at El Patrón Tequilería & Cuisine is open.
More updates to come!
Click here for the full downtown calendar of events.