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  • Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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    First Ladies National Historic Site/National First Ladies Library

    Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    First Ladies National Historic Site/National First Ladies Library

    Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
    Of course, you know the pillbox hat and big sunglasses, but do you really know Jackie? Get to know the real Jackie O. through our newest exhibit: Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The centerpiece of the exhibit highlights African-American dress designer Ann Lowe, who created Jackie’s wedding gown – one of the most recognizable wedding dresses of all time. The exhibition features an exquisite reproduction of the gown created by a couture wedding dress designer. 

  • A Legacy Unleashed

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    Pro Football Hall of Fame

    A Legacy Unleashed

    Pro Football Hall of Fame

    A Legacy Unleashed
    From their impressive record of seven championships in a 10-year span beginning in their first year of existence to "The Kardiac Kids" and "Dawg Pound" years through the franchise's rebirth in 1999, the Pro Football Hall of Fame will celebrate the rich history of the Cleveland Browns with a temporary exhibit titled, "A Legacy Unleashed." Player appearances each of the six weekends in the exhibit's run will highlight the programming schedule.

  • A Constellation of Objects Exhibit

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

    A Constellation of Objects Exhibit

    McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

    A Constellation of Objects Exhibit
    Embark on a celestial journey through ancient mythology in our special exhibit collaboration between the Hoover-Price Planetarium and the Collections Department! Explore artifacts representing constellations and delve into their captivating stories. From diverse cultural perspectives to unique celestial views, immerse yourself in an odyssey through time and space. Don’t miss out on this chance to marvel at the stars and uncover the riches of our collection!

  • Home Again: The Embodiment of Africa through Art and Fabric

    Today

    9:30 AM EST

    Massillon Museum

    Home Again: The Embodiment of Africa through Art and Fabric

    Massillon Museum

    Home Again: The Embodiment of Africa through Art and Fabric
    Contemporary Black artists complement the 2024 NEA Big Read: Chesley Antoinette, Woodrow Nash, Chepape Makgato, Gee’s Bend quilts, Francine Terry Guest curated by Dr. Tameka Ellington

  • Stark County Home & Garden Show

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Hall of Fame Village

    Stark County Home & Garden Show

    Hall of Fame Village

    Stark County Home & Garden Show
    Explore the largest indoor home show in the region, featuring more than 100 area vendors, demonstrations, and beautiful landscape displays.

  • Wildlife Illuminated

    Today

    6:30 PM EST

    Akron Zoo - Worth Your Wild!

    Wildlife Illuminated

    Akron Zoo - Worth Your Wild!

    Wildlife Illuminated
    This brand-new event at your Akron Zoo is a can't miss experience of animals, art and light! This awe-inspiring event offers a unique look at wildlife and nature through spring-themed lighting, illuminated paintings, projection mapping and lighted sculptures from local artists.

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About The Area

Akron/Canton has no shortage of things to do. Feed your inner sports fan at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, The Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club, or catch a Canton Charge game (The Cleveland Cavaliers D-...MORE

CALENDAR

  • Now

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  • Tue

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  • Wed

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  • Sat

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  • Sun

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  • Tue

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  • May

    1

  • May

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  • May

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  • May

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  • More

  • Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    First Ladies National Historic Site/National First Ladies Library

    Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    First Ladies National Historic Site/National First Ladies Library

    Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
    Of course, you know the pillbox hat and big sunglasses, but do you really know Jackie? Get to know the real Jackie O. through our newest exhibit: Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The centerpiece of the exhibit highlights African-American dress designer Ann Lowe, who created Jackie’s wedding gown – one of the most recognizable wedding dresses of all time. The exhibition features an exquisite reproduction of the gown created by a couture wedding dress designer. 

  • A Legacy Unleashed

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    Pro Football Hall of Fame

    A Legacy Unleashed

    Pro Football Hall of Fame

    A Legacy Unleashed
    From their impressive record of seven championships in a 10-year span beginning in their first year of existence to "The Kardiac Kids" and "Dawg Pound" years through the franchise's rebirth in 1999, the Pro Football Hall of Fame will celebrate the rich history of the Cleveland Browns with a temporary exhibit titled, "A Legacy Unleashed." Player appearances each of the six weekends in the exhibit's run will highlight the programming schedule.

  • A Constellation of Objects Exhibit

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

    A Constellation of Objects Exhibit

    McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

    A Constellation of Objects Exhibit
    Embark on a celestial journey through ancient mythology in our special exhibit collaboration between the Hoover-Price Planetarium and the Collections Department! Explore artifacts representing constellations and delve into their captivating stories. From diverse cultural perspectives to unique celestial views, immerse yourself in an odyssey through time and space. Don’t miss out on this chance to marvel at the stars and uncover the riches of our collection!

  • Home Again: The Embodiment of Africa through Art and Fabric

    Today

    9:30 AM EST

    Massillon Museum

    Home Again: The Embodiment of Africa through Art and Fabric

    Massillon Museum

    Home Again: The Embodiment of Africa through Art and Fabric
    Contemporary Black artists complement the 2024 NEA Big Read: Chesley Antoinette, Woodrow Nash, Chepape Makgato, Gee’s Bend quilts, Francine Terry Guest curated by Dr. Tameka Ellington

  • Stark County Home & Garden Show

    Today

    10:00 AM EST

    Hall of Fame Village

    Stark County Home & Garden Show

    Hall of Fame Village

    Stark County Home & Garden Show
    Explore the largest indoor home show in the region, featuring more than 100 area vendors, demonstrations, and beautiful landscape displays.

  • Wildlife Illuminated

    Today

    6:30 PM EST

    Akron Zoo - Worth Your Wild!

    Wildlife Illuminated

    Akron Zoo - Worth Your Wild!

    Wildlife Illuminated
    This brand-new event at your Akron Zoo is a can't miss experience of animals, art and light! This awe-inspiring event offers a unique look at wildlife and nature through spring-themed lighting, illuminated paintings, projection mapping and lighted sculptures from local artists.

Show more

About The Area

Akron/Canton has no shortage of things to do. Feed your inner sports fan at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, The Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club, or catch a Canton Charge game (The Cleveland Cavaliers D-League Team).

Get historical at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, or the First Ladies National Historic Site. Experience life in the 19th century with a trip to Historic Zoar Village, or learn about the history of the famous Hoover family at Fieldcrest Estate.

To relax and enjoy the scenery, take a leisurely stroll through the gardens at Stan Hywet Hall then head to the Tuscan inspired Gervasi Vineyard for dinner and wine sampling. Other Akron/Canton culinary delights include quality meats at Angry Barbeque, oven-fired pizza from The Twisted Olive, burgers at The RAIL, and fresh guacamole at Nuevo Modern Mexican & Tequila Bar.

WHAT'S NEARBY?

Ohio: Cleveland Ohio Amish Country

Other States & Provinces: Ohio

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