Six things to do this weekend in Northeast Ohio Nov. 12-13

 Dinofest is an annual celebration of dinosaur fanatics and the world's leading paleontologists.

It's the weekend and the weather is still pretty nice. Why not get out and about and do something different!

Dinofest

What: Here's your chance to explore the Cleveland Museum of Natural History during this annual celebration of dinosaur fanatics and the world's leading paleontologists! There will be workshops, hands-on activities and it's free with museum admission.

Where: The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval, Cleveland, Ohio (Get Directions)

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Nov. 12

Price: Free with museum admission, which is $14 for adults and $10 for children

Click here for more information about the Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Art Reception 'Cleveland in Abstract'

What: Try painting for the first time or sharpen your artistic skills in this 2-hour workshop. Focus on impressionist/expressionist styles.

Where: JoAnn DePolo Art Gallery, 26719 Brookpark Road Extension in North Olmsted, Ohio (Get Directions)

When: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays

Price: Varies (Call 440-320-0900)

Click here for more information about the JoAnn DePolo Gallery

Finding Neverland

What: See how playwright J.M. Barrie found his inspiration for the classic tale of Peter Pan. It's Broadway's biggest new hit and we'll bet you've always wondered how Barrie dreamed up Petter Pan

Where: Playhouse Square in the Connor Palace Theater, 1615 Euclid Avenue in Cleveland (Get Directions)

When: Showtimes are 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday Nov. 12 and 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday Nov. 13

Price: From $10 to $100

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A Fugitive's Path: Escape on the Underground Railroad

What: Experience the issues that were involved in the Underground Railroad and what led to the Civil War here in America. You can play the role of fugitive slaves trying to reach freedom up North.

Where: Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road in Peninsula, Ohio (Get Directions)

When: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday November 12

Price: Adults $20 and students $12

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Christkindl Markt in Canton

What: It's the 45th annual juried arts and fine crafts show that will get the holiday season off to a fine start.

Where: Canton Cultural Center and Museum of Art at 1001 Market Avenue N in Canton, Ohio (Get Directions)

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday November 12 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday November 13

Price: $6-$7

Click here for more information about the Christkindl Markt

Cleveland Metroparks Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation cart tour

What: Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak is your guide on an extended northern tour of Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation. We’ll discuss the history of the park, area geography, watersheds, trails, industry and some nature.

Where: CanalWay Center, 4524 East 49th Street in Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio (Get Directions)

When: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday November 12 (Register for the event) Registration ends at 9 a.m. Saturday

Price: $10

Click here for more information about the Cleveland Metroparks Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation


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