Free admission is the tip of the iceburg as Wade Oval venues and University Circle Inc. offer plenty of programs and family fun this weekend.
CLEVELAND -- Free admission is only the beginning this Saturday for Cleveland Foundation Day on Wade Oval, as a full slate of activities have been announced.
All four major Wade Oval venues will offer plenty of free programs in addition to free admission on Saturday, May 24.
The Cleveland Botanical Garden is holding scavenger hunts, the always free Cleveland Museum of Art will have free concerts, plus live animal shows at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and rare under-the-hood historical car demos at the Western Reserve Historical Society.
Even in between venues, University Circle Inc. will host several family-friendly activities on Wade Oval.
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Among other special offerings, for the first time ever, the planetarium at the natural history museum will be free all day. The fan favorite attraction will run a program every 45 minutes.
An exhibit called "Nature Connects" at the botanical garden, featuring 14 LEGO brick sculptures of plants and animals, debuts Saturday all around the gardens.
Follow the above link for more program highlights, a helpful map and information to plan your visit.
The Cleveland Foundation is making the day possible as part of its centennial celebration. This is the fifth such gift to the community from The Cleveland Foundation. Others this year included an RTA Day, free admission to the Great Lakes Science Center and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, a day at the Cleveland International Film Festival and free admission to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.