15 issues to do in Cleveland this weekend, Might 14-16

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – Whatever your weekend plans, it looks like the weather is (finally) working together with temperatures closer to normal and with no rain in the forecast. So get out there and have fun! Here are 15 ideas to get you started.

Cedar Point opening weekend

Do you fancy speed? Visit The Point, where the opening weekend begins and 18 world-class roller coasters are waiting for you. The Frontier Festival, held across Frontier Town, kicks off the season with live music, games and a special cherry-themed menu. Entry starts at $ 45.

The weekends are open until May 30th. Daily opening times start on May 31st

1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky

cedarpoint.com

The FunMill Films Festival will take place at Atlas Cinemas Lakeshore 7 this weekend.

FunMill Films Fest

The local film production company FunMill Films offers local filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their work at their second annual film festival. Short films are divided into three blocks: comedy, drama and horror. Festival goers have the opportunity to see that Shot-in-Cleveland drama “The Enormousness of Life” with Breckin Meyer also on the big screen. The FunMill film competition, in which 20 teams received the same first page of a script and had to shoot a short film in 30 days, closes the evening.

Atlas Cinemas Lakeshore 7, 22624 Lakeshore Blvd, Euclid

May 16, 12 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.

funmillfilmsfest.com

Double function with the Aut-o-Rama Twin Drive-In

Are you in the mood for horror? Or how about a little action? This weekend’s dual features at Northeast Ohio’s best drive-in movie theater show both “Spiral: From the Book of Saw” and “Chaos Walking” on one screen and “Wrath of Man” and “Nobody” on the other. Tickets, $ 5- $ 10 per person.

33395 Lorain Road, North Ridgeville

14.-15. May, 9.10 p.m.

autoramadrivein.com

Rock Hall exhibit from more than 50 years of Super Bowl halftime shows

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s new Super Bowl Halftime Show exhibit, The Biggest Show on Turf: 55 Years of Halftime Shows, will open to the public on April 24, 2021 and will continue throughout the summer.David Petkiewicz, cleveland.com

The greatest show on grass: 55 years of halftime shows

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s newest exhibit celebrates the dynamic history and grand spectacle of the Super Bowl halftime show. The display shows stage costumes, instruments and set pieces from some of the most memorable performances. Highlights include The Weeknd’s Infinity Mirror Set from the last game and “Left Shark” from Katy Perry’s appearance at Super Bowl XLIX. Entry $ 18-28.

Now through September 30th

1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard, Cleveland

rockhall.com

Cleveland-Metroparks-Zoo-introduces-three-baby-tigers-2021

The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo unveiled three new baby tigers in the Rosebrough Tiger Passage habitat on April 14, 2021. Amur tiger cubs Luka and Anya were born here in Cleveland, and Malay tiger cub Indrah joined the pair from the Tulsa Zoo on the recommendation of the Tiger Species Survival Plan (SSP) program.John Kuntz, cleveland.com

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

The city’s 183-acre zoo is home to thousands of animals representing hundreds of species, including the park’s newest residents: three baby tigers born in December. See Luka and Anya, both Amur baby tigers, and Indrah, a Malay baby tiger, in all their cuteness every day between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. in their home on Rosebrough Tiger Passage. Tickets: $ 12.95 to $ 24

3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland

Daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

clevelandmetroparks.com/zoo

Cleveland Museum of Art

Installation views from the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Stories from Storage exhibit: A 14th-century French statue of the Virgin breastfeeding Infant Jesus may have offered comfort to those who suffered throughout Europe during the Black Plague.Steven Litt, Cleveland.com

Stories from storage at the Cleveland Museum of Art

This special exhibition last weekend shows more than 300 objects from the museum’s permanent collection and presents them in a series of 20 mini-exhibitions. Most of the pieces have not been seen in half a century and some have not been shown at all. Free for members. Tickets to the general public, $ 6- $ 12.

11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland

Now through May 16

clevelandart.org

Family days at the Akron Art Museum

Enjoy the museum with the whole family with special activities one Saturday a month during the summer. This time the theme is “choose your own adventure”. Family members of all ages can take part in scavenger hunts, gallery games, portrait puzzles, and more, while learning about art and art history. Free admission.

1 South High Street Akron, OH, 44308

May 15, 11 am-5pm

akronartmuseum.org

Neil Diamond Tribute at the Music Box Supper Club

The Diamond Project restores Neil Diamond’s energy, excitement, and showmanship in one unforgettable show. Sing along to all of the hits from “Sweet Caroline” to “America” and everything in between. Tickets, $ 20- $ 25.

1148 Main St., Cleveland

May 15, 8 p.m.

musicboxcle.com

Spring Breeze Craft and Vendor Show at Lorain Community College

Shop for homemade crafts, jewelry, home decor, makeup, health and wellness products, cooking and food products, and more from over 50 local artisans, manufacturers, and entrepreneurs. Free.

Spitzer Center, 1005 N. Abbe Rd., Elyria

May 16, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

hometownvendors.org

Jason Banks at Hilarities

Dubbed the funniest person in Columbus, this young up and coming comic has appeared on Tru TV’s Laff Mobbs Laff Tracks, Sirius Satellite Radio and Kevin Hart’s LOL Network. You can also hear him on the Comedians on South High podcast. Tickets sold at tables of 2, 4, or 6 people start at $ 40.

2035 E. 4th St., Cleveland

14.-16. May

pickwickandfrolic.com

Bronx County at the Grindstone Tap House

This hard rock country band from Cleveland comes to Berea on an outdoor boat scooter and plays your favorite songs by Jason Aldean, Chris Stapleton, and others. Tickets, $ 5.

826 Front St., Berea

May 15, 8 p.m.

grindstonetaphouse.com

Children’s treasure hunt at Headlands Beach State Park

Who is ready to find treasure? Aaaarrrrgggghhhh, the shores of Lake Erie in Mentor are said to be prey waiting for young buccaneers to discover. You find it, you keep it! Metal detector, scooper and sifter available. Tickets, $ 25.

9601 Headlands Rd, mentor

May 15, 10-11: 30 a.m.

facebook.com/BlackbeardTreasureCompany

Medina farmers market

Back in the 16th season you will find fresh products from the region, flowers, baked goods, bread, sauces, pickles, ready meals and much more in the charming town square of Medina. Free.

Saturday morning until 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

39 Public Square, Medina

medinafarmersmarket.com

Cleveland Monster at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

Feel the excitement of AHL hockey up close as the monsters take on the Grand Rapids Griffins in the regular season finale. Tickets start at $ 10.

1 Center Court, Cleveland

May 14, 7 p.m.

clevelandmonsters.com

New Ground Theater Festival

A celebration of Cleveland-inspired new game development at the Cleveland Play House, “Mapping New Ground” features excerpts written by five groundbreaking playwrights commissioned by the Roe Green Fund for new American plays: George Brant, Vichet Chum, Jessica Dickey and Chelsea Marcantel and Charly Evon Simpson.

The New Ground Theater Festival at the Cleveland Play House

The annual showcase of the CPH with new works takes place practically this year. The streaming program offers a first look at five new Cleveland-inspired plays as well as live conversations with each of the playwrights. Tickets start at $ 5.

May 15, 4 p.m. & 7 p.m.

clevelandplayhouse.com