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Concerts and more at the Glen
Music, stories, and puppets in an intimate outdoor setting

Categorized as: Parks & Gardens
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Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Bring a picnic to enjoy before the show. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase. Indoor facilities are available in case of inclement weather. All programs begin at 7 pm. All concerts are 90 minutes in length and children's programs are one hour long.

Alcoholic beverages permitted on site for concerts only. Free admission. No registration necessary.

July 13: Storytime Puppet Theater

July 21: Horsefeathers (acoustic rock/country music)

August 4: Bluegrass Sweethearts (bluegrass)

August 17: Storytime Puppet Theater

August 25: Chardon Polka Band (polka music with a colorful twist)

The Nature Center and Wildlife Yard behind the Kevin P. Wildlife Center will be open during these performances. Visit native Ohio wildlife ambassadors in the Wildlife Center yard. Watch and listen to birds and other wildlife through the “Window on Wildlife.” The Nature Store will be open with snacks, beverages, and nature-related gift items for sale.

Explore the new Nature Play area at Penitentiary Glen Reservation. This natural playscape features interactive sites designed to engage children in creative and imaginative play. Kids can traverse through an acre of green landscape with logs to climb on, tunnels to crawl through and hillsides to roll down. Features include a play campsite, a shallow pond and natural objects to discover. There is no start or finish, nor map or suggested route. Kids are encouraged to chart their own course of adventure through this outdoor play maze.