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3 Things Poppin' in Northeast Ohio: Odd Fest, Christmas in July at North Coast Harbor, Parrot Head Run

Get out and explore all that Northeast Ohio has to offer this weekend!

CLEVELAND — Have you lived in Northeast Ohio forever, or maybe you're new to the area? Whatever your story, the region has tons to offer when it comes to experiences and adventures.

However, at times it can be hard to find and narrow down the best ways to spend your time. That's where I come in.

Normally, I keep you up to date on the latest pop culture stories every day in "Pop Break" on "What's New" at 5 p.m. But now, with this new segment "3 Things Poppin' in Northeast Ohio," I'll be sharing with you my picks for trendy things to do on the weekends.

So without further delay, here's what I think you should check out this weekend, July 22-24!

Odd Fest

Up first, how about spending the day at Odd Fest with the folks from Platform Beer Company?

Odd Fest is all about trying new things, and on Saturday from 2-9 p.m., they'll be plenty of opportunities to do just that. There'll be tarot card readings, virtual reality experiences, airbrush body art, and so much more. The night will end with a performance from Welshly Arms. 

Tickets to Odd Fest start at just $25. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

Christmas in July at North Coast Harbor

If you're counting down the days to the holiday season, you'll want to check out North Coast Harbor's Christmas in July celebration on Saturday.

From 1-8 p.m., attendees can enjoy live entertainment, pictures with Santa, a magic show by Rick Smith Jr., a screening of "Elf," and so much more holiday fun. The family friendly event is taking place at Voinovich Park.

For more information, click here

Parrot Head 5K, 1-mile walk

If you're looking for a way to get active, how about checking out the sixth annual Parrot head 5K run or 1-mile walk on Saturday?

The races take off from Margaritaville in the Flats at 10 a.m., and don't forget, there's a prize for best Parrot Head attire!

If you're looking to participate, registration is $35. All proceeds from the event benefit Fostering Hope, an organization that helps connect and enrich the lives of kids living in residential treatment and foster care with unique experiences of hope and healing. 

For more information or to register, click here.

If you have idea for an event you think should I should mention, you can tweet me @KierraCotton or email me at Kcotton@wkyc.com.

* Editor's Note: The video in the player above is from a previous, unrelated report. 

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