15 issues to do in Cleveland this weekend, Feb. 4-7


CLEVELAND, Ohio – It’s a Super Bowl weekend so we already know what you’re doing on Sunday night. But what about the rest of the weekend? We have some ideas for virtual and personal fun. But when you go out, remember to act responsibly. We’re all in the same boat.

Dusty Slay at Hilarities

You’ve seen him on Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing, and various late-night television shows. This weekend, Dusty Slay is bringing his hilarious redneck comedy to E. 4th Street for five shows starting Thursday. Tickets sold at tables of 2, 4, or 6 people start at $ 30.

2035 E. 4th St., Cleveland

February 4th to 6th


The Cavaliers’ month-long Black Heritage Celebration honors and remembers black history and recognizes those who have personally and positively influenced the black community of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.

Cavaliers for money

Collin Sexton, Larry Nance Jr., and the surprising Cavaliers battle Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks to play back-to-back at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The Cavs celebrate Black History Month during every game. The capacity is limited to about 2,000 fans. Tickets start at $ 40.

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland

February 5, 7:30 p.m.

February 6, 8 p.m.


Cleveland Museum of Art

After the Cleveland Museum of Art closed for about two months during the vacation, it’s reopened to the public. (Photo: Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer)Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer

Mix: Move around the Cleveland Museum of Art

Sign up for a virtual dance party while movement and performance artist Marcia Custer takes you through the museum’s galleries in a whole new way. If you’d rather see the collection in person, the museum is open to the public again. Current exhibitions include “Second Career: Two Tributaries of African Art” and “Gustave Baumann: Colorful cuts”. Free, but reservations are required.

11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland

Mix: Move the virtual dance party on February 5th from 8pm to 9pm

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday


Polar blast tubing

Not a skier? No problem with Polar Blast Tubing at the Brandywine Ski Resort in Summit County. (Photo credit: Brent Veverka, Boston Mills / Brandywine employee photographer)The simple trader

Polar Blast Ice Tubing

The slopes are not only suitable for skiing or snowboarding. Grab a hose, take off, and race down one of the mountains at Brandywine for a rush that will make you forget how cold it is. $ 25 for a two hour session. Reservation needed.

1146 West Highland Rd, Sagamore Hills

Thursday Sunday


Family on sledge on top of toboggan run

At the Strongsville chalet, a fearless family prepares to zip down the 700-foot toboggan run, which can propel patrons at speeds of up to 50 mph. (Courtesy Photo Cleveland Metroparks / Kyle Lanzer)

Cleveland Metroparks toboggan slides

Find your thrill in the cold at the Strongsville chalet and slide down the 700-foot chilled ice slides on an old toboggan run. Advance reservations are required to limit quantities and discounts are only available for those traveling. Tickets, $ 6- $ 12.

16200 Valley Pkwy, Strongsville

Now through March 7th


Kurentovanje Festival.

Cleveland Kurentovanje will be held practically this year. (Photo by Anne Nickoloff, cleveland.com)

Cleveland Kurentovanje

The annual Slovenian Carnival Festival in Cleveland goes virtual this year. The festivities begin this weekend with cooking and craft demos, streaming Slovenian films, storytime, a sing-a-long and much more. Free.

February 6-13


Beachland sign

(Photo by Mike Levy, The Plain Dealer)

Lights in Stock Beer Release Party at the Beachland Ballroom

The Beachland Ballroom is hosting an open house and beer release party with a live DJ as the Jolly Scholar Brewery and Baenum Hop Farm have teamed up on a dry-hopped warehouse called Lights on Lager. The proceeds from the beer sale will benefit Cleveland’s four leading independent music venues: Beachland, Grog Shop, Happy Dog, and Mahall’s. Free.

15711 Waterloo Road

February 6, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Flea market stock image

Stock photo of the flea market by Kai Pilger from Pexels

Dash of Love Craft & Vendor Show

Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? Shop over 40 artisans, makers, and sellers at Ehrnfelt Recreation Center in Strongsville. Here you will find handmade crafts, jewelry, home accessories, groceries, health, beauty and wellness products and much more. Free.

18100 Royalton Rd.

February 6, 10 am-3pm


Roam the Winter WonderLand

Cleveland’s AsiaTown neighborhood will be featured in the new Roam the Winter WonderLand campaign in early February, launched this week by Destination Cleveland, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress and the Downtown Cleveland Alliance.The simple trader

Eat and explore Asiatown

The Kwan family’s traditional lion dance won’t happen this year due to the pandemic, but you can still prepare for your own New Years celebration by shopping and eating your way through AsiaTown. The year of the metal hole begins on February 12th.

3820 Superior Ave, Cleveland

Now through February 12th


Interior of the Arsenal Cider House

The Arsenal Cider House is located in the Ohio City neighborhood of Cleveland. (Courtesy photo by Jim Stillwagon)

Donuts and cidar at the Arsenal Cider House

Buy a glass of cider or wine and enjoy a free donut from Bigmouth Donuts. While you’re at it, dip the donut in your drink.

4507 Lorain Ave, Cleveland

February 6, 12 noon-10 p.m.


Couples Mixology 101 at Western Reserve Distillers

Grab your significant other and learn how to make amazing winter cocktails using handcrafted organic spirits and premium whiskeys from Western Reserve. Tickets, $ 10. Liquor and blender not included.

14221 Madison Ave, Lakewood

February 6, noon


Terrestrial dog brunch

Our brunch and breakfast series takes us to the Terrestrial Brewing Co. dog brunch in Cleveland’s Battery Park district.

Dog brunch while terrestrial brewing

Sunday Funday doesn’t mean leaving Fido at home. Bring your pup for brunch and enjoy delicious adult food and drinks while your pooch is pampered with treats. Part of the beer sales are used for support Friends of the Cleveland City Dogs.

7524 Father Frascati, Cleveland

February 7, 10 a.m.



“Stono” can be streamed on demand until February 14th.

Step africa! “” Stono “

In honor of Black History Month, Playhouse Square is proud to present this streaming production, filled with dance and music, based on the Stono slave revolt of 1739, a little-known historical event that changed the lives and culture of African American people forever. Free.

Now through February 14th


Karamu house

Karamu House is celebrating Black History Month with a series of virtual events. (Photo by Gus Chan, The Plain Dealer)

Celebration of Black History Month at Karamu House

The oldest African American theater in the US is partnering with The Musical Theater Project to present The Impact of Shuffle Along, an on-demand virtual documentary about Shuffle Along. The 1921 musical was the first to feature jazz and one of the first Broadway shows to feature an all-black casting and writing team. In addition, the poet Siaara Freeman will hold a poetry workshop “Inspired by Langston” on Friday. Free.

“The Impact of Shuffle Along” now through February 28th

Poetry workshop “Inpsired By Langston”, February 5th, 6:30 pm


Tom Brady

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady reacts after winning the NFL NFC Championship soccer game against the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. The Buccaneers defeated the Packers 31:26, to advance to the Super Bowl. (AP Photo / Matt Ludtke)AP

Truman’s 216 Super Bowl Watch Party

Whether you’re interested in the Chiefs or the Bucs, you can enjoy 216 grand piano and drink specialties all night in the flats at Truman’s socially distant, dog-friendly big game party. The profits of the restaurant flow into the care of people in need.

1050 W 10th St, Cleveland