79 Rothrock Road
Akron, OH 44321
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Enjoy your holiday by playing golf or swimming at Fairlawn Country Club. Spread across 200 acres (80.9371 hectares) of land, this club houses 9 hole golf course, pools, tennis courts and a clubhouse for your recreation. You can even plan your special events here as they provide services for your private events. This club can accommodate more than 250 guests for your events. Fairlawn Country Club is ideal for a fun day out with your family and friends this holiday season.
The historic parcel of land that Hale Farm & Village is built on was donated to The Western Reserve Historical Society by Clara Belle Ritchie. Historic buildings from around the country were relocated to the land to create a living history museum and village called Wheatfield. Visitors will learn about life during the Civil War and the history of the region. Exhibits relating to fashion, technology, and other subjects can be seen here as well.
The Blossom Music Center center is located about 45 minutes from Cleveland. In addition to being the summer home of the Cleveland Orchestra, Blossom presents a variety of artists, from rock to country to classical. Bring a picnic, make reservations at the restaurant or grab a snack there. Sit under the large pavilion, which holds approximately 5000 people, or let the notes drift around you up to the stars. The designated lawn area seats 13,500.
St. Josephs Family Center is a great rental venue for a number of private events. They have spaces that suit the needs of almost every kind of event held. The center is very popular for weddings receptions, convocations, Proms, corporate celebrations, trade events and more. The center also takes care of catering and decor, and has a well equipped staff is fabulous at their job. A prominent feature here is the beautiful ballrooms, perfect for that white wedding you dreamed of, a prom just the way you want it or even an anniversary that you wont ever forget. So do call in for details or check their website.
The Oriental/Islamic architecture of the Tangier events center stands out amid the more conventional architecture along West Market Street in Akron. Open since 1948, this multi-purpose center has been providing an excellent facility for private events, corporate events, and entertainment in the city. Spread over an impressive area of 60,000 square feet (5574.1 square meters), and comprising 11 rooms, this facility hosts numerous events throughout the year. If you wish to grab a drink and dinner, the Tangier also can provide for that in their Back Stage Bar. See the website or call to know more.
This entertainment home that is spread over less than one acre of land, is the Loew's Theater. With it's great architectural design of Italian Renaissance, the theater is said to be an excellent example of the great movie palaces of the early days i.e. the 1920's. Serving the visitors as the first theater of the County, the theater is visible to the public for Broadway shows, dance performances, etc.
Lock 3 is an outdoor amphitheater that plays host to a variety of events in the summer months. Friday nights feature WONE's Free Admission Rock the Lock Concerts with the country's best tribute artists and Saturdays are Lock 3 Live! Concerts with touring artists. The Annual Rib, White and Blue Festival is held at Lock 3 in July, as well as Akron's Italian Festival and The National Hamburger Festival. In the fall and winter, Lock 3 hosts Ohio's largest ice-skating rink as well as the Akron Chriskindl Market.
The Canal Park Stadium is one of the largest stadiums in Akron and can comfortably accommodate approximately 9000 people at a time. Opened in 1997, it has since then hosted innumerable important local and national matches. Well-equipped with amenities, it is also used to host concerts and community events on non-match days. Call for details.
Unlike most of the auditoriums that are open to a limited genres of events, the Main Library Auditorium entertains its visitors by opening up to various art forms. Its dynamic list of events features concerts, storytelling events, literary events, lectures, film screenings and dramas, all of which are held throughout the year. The auditorium is among the latest additions to the library, which was heavily refurbished in 2004. So you can expect a modern setup that is accentuated by advanced sound and light technologies.
Greystone Hall remains one of downtown’s iconic buildings. Built in 1917, its seven stories are unified in Georgian architecture and understated elegance. Its exterior stone facade is intricately carved while the interiors are replete with chandeliers, fireplaces, marble walls and an ornate decor that infuse a regal and old-world charm. On its second floor is the Ballroom and Barrister’s Lounge, while the Doric and Egyptian rooms are located on its 4th floor. A 450-seater theater occupies its top two levels. Unrivaled services and catering facilities are personalized for banquets, receptions, conferences and private events.
An extension of M.C. Hair Consultants, Studio MC functions as a salon, event space and learning center. In addition to being a full service hair salon, Studio MC is also available to be rented out for private events such as birthdays and business meetings. Please note Studio MC is closed on Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Students Union of the University of Akron is a student's body that is a meeting place of sorts for ideas, views and social gatherings. With its asymmetrical silhouette and glass decor, the organization caters to various arts, music, theater and performing events. There are ballrooms, game rooms, book store and even a lounge area. Events held here include workshops, seminars, lectures, dance and music shows, literary events and much more. Each space within the union is well facilitated. Thus, this place is a voice for students.