With more than ten thousand people packing Black River Landing in Lorain Saturday. We got a sneak peak of RoverFest's set up.

"It's still a big party and it's the biggest party of the summer," said WMMS radio host Shane "Rover" French. "You never know who you're going to see at RoverFest."

ID=13221375Last year Amanda Barry made a surprise appearance and organizers say this year other big names could show.

But if you're looking for something more family oriented, why not check out the O'Jays at the 11th annual Family Unity in the Park concert at Luke Easter Park. It's a non-alcohol event that will have extra police for the more than 25,000 people expected to show.

ID=13200095It's a huge following that may only be matched by loyal Browns fans anxious to get their first up close look at Johnny Football and company at training camp Saturday.

Then there is Burning River Fest, where all proceeds go to helping the local environment. Organizers estimate nearly 8,000 people will support the two day festival featuring live music, art and boat competitions.

Speaking of competition, the stakes are always high for the All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron.

But perhaps the biggest event of the weekend will be something reminiscent of more than 40 years ago. The Horseshoe Casino will hold a '70s disco party. Dancing "machines" 21 and over will be welcome to shake their "grove thing" from 4 to 11 p.m. right in the heart of Cleveland's Public Square.

Saturday, July 26

All American Soap Box Derby

Derby Downs, Akron

Tickets $5

The 77th Soap Box Derby is this weekend at Derby Downs in Akron.


Family Unity Day in the Park

Luke Easter Park, Cleveland (12-9:30 p.m.)


The O'Jays will headline the 10th annual community festival organized by Wary 2 Councilman Zach Reed, in association with the Mt. Pleasant Community Zone. The event begins at noon Saturday and lasts through 9:30 p.m.

Public Square '70s Dance Party

Public Square, Cleveland (4-11 p.m.)

The Horseshoe Casino will host what they're calling the "ultimate '70s party on Public Square." The event features an ABBA tribute band, giant disco ball and costumes that will "transport Cleveland back in time."

RoverFest 2014

Black River Landing, Lorain


It's the seventh annual festival hosted by the popular syndicated WMMS morning radio show. But if you don't already have your tickets, don't expect to get in. The show sold out minutes after tickets went on sale in June. The line up features big names, including rap giants Lil' Jon and T-Pain.

Saturday and Sunday

Browns Training Camp

76 Lou Groza Blvd., Berea


Browns training camp kicks off Saturday with the first of 13 public practices at the team's training facility in Berea.

TRAINING CAMP CENTRAL: Browns Training Camp Quick Facts

Burning River Fest

Coast Guard Station, Whiskey Island

Ticket Prices Vary

In its thirteenth year, Burning River Fest remembers the 1969 fire on the Cuyahoga River. Over 25 bands will perform a variety of genres on three stages. Great Lakes Brewing Company's "Christmas Ale" will be available in honor of Christmas in July. MORE FESTIVAL INFORMATION