CLEVELAND — With the snow and cold temperatures officially here, there are lots of cozy options to keep you busy all weekend long in Northeast Ohio.
You can stay inside with the opening of an immersive visual and audio experience, take a trip back in to time to dine with former President "Abraham Lincoln," and visit the aquarium at a discount if you donate to a good cause.
Read on for a few of the ways people will be having a good time from now through Sunday.
Mesmerica 360 Cleveland: A Visual Music Journey
What: Mesmerica is a visual music journey that brings the mesmerizing music of Grammy-nominated composer and percussionist James Hood together with visually-hypnotic, 3D-animated art curated from artists around the world. The immersive experience is designed to transcend time, relax, soothe, and also stimulate your mind and senses. Tickets range from $12-$39.
Where: Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater at Great Lakes Science Center at 601 Erieside Avenue
When: Fridays and Saturdays through November 30 at 6 P.M., 7:30 P.M. and 9 P.M.
Murder Mystery dinner party
What: An interactive murder mystery set in the time of the classic movie, Casablanca, is taking over downtown Cleveland. General admissions tickets (which include dinner) can be purchased for $49.50 here.
Where: The Music Box Supper Club in the Flats at 1148 Main Avenue
When: Saturday at 7:30 P.M. (Doors open at 6:30 P.M.)
Cheese & Wine Fest
What: Calling all wine and cheese lovers – the Cheese & Wine Fest is here! You can sample 50 different types of cheese and 40 different wines from around the world. Tickets are $55 at this link through the end of Friday and $60 at the door.
Where: Lago Custom Events at 950 Main Street in Cleveland
When: Saturday from 5-9 P.M.
Thanksgiving dinner with Abraham Lincoln
What: If you ever wanted to have dinner with former president Abraham Lincoln, now you can! The Western Reserve Historical Society is sponsoring a Thanksgiving feast with Honest Abe. Reservations are required. You can snag your spot by calling 330-666-3711 (extension 1720) or emailing halereservations [at] wrhs [dot] org.
Where: Hale Farm & Village at 2686 Oak Hill Road in Bath
When: Saturday from 3:30-6 P.M.
Touchdown for Hunger drive
What: The Greater Cleveland Aquarium is asking visitors to donate one non-perishable item to the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland this weekend. If you choose to donate, you’ll receive one $7 discounted ticket to the aquarium.
Where: Greater Cleveland Aquarium at 2000 Sycamore Street
When: Sunday from 10 A.M. – 4 P.M.