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Saturday, August 12, 2017

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Woodcarvings by Tom Nero

Woodcarvings by Tom Nero

Woodcarving by Tom Nero
Event Date: 
Mon, August 7, 2017, 12:00pm to Sun, August 13, 2017, 8:00pm
Event Category: 

Tom Nero, a successful businessman and lifelong (now age 88) resident of Brecksville, was a promising artist in high school (class of 1948).  He won an art scholarship to Cleveland Institute of Art, but instead earned Business degrees (Ph. D) at Kent State University.  Entrepreneur that he is, he founded Aurora Farms Factory Outlets as the first of its kind in Ohio (6th in USA).  In the 1990s, Tom sold Aurora Farms, taught at CSU and KSU, and took up woodcarving, without benefit of any formal art instruction.

Tom did take some woodcarving workshops for the technical aspects and has since carved well over 150 pieces, which he never sells, retaining all for occasional gifts to family members.  His work consists of 3-D carvings and framed bas-relief hangings.  Subjects focus on Native Americans, Mountain Men, caricatures, Santa Clause bas-reliefs and carousel animals.  These are carved from basswood mostly, but also from maple and pine, using a plethora of woodcarving tools.

Now essentially retired from carving, Nero is still active in Buckeye Woodcarvers, NorthCoast Wood-turners and the Christian Appalachian Project, which he founded at St. Basil The Great church 26 years ago, receiving donated used household items each September and shipping 3-5 semi-trailer loads to Kentucky quickly thereafter.

Tom was inducted into the Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School Gallery of Achievement in 2012 and was named by the City of Brecksville as Senior Volunteer Man of the Year in 2013.

Mon, August 7, 2017, 12:00pm to Sun, August 13, 2017, 8:00pm Sustainability Center
 
Milking Cow

Milking Cow

Milking Cow
Event Date: 
Mon, August 7, 2017 (All day)
Stage: 
Event Category: 

If your kids weren't raised on a farm, it's likely they've never had the experience of milking a cow.  Well, the Cuyahoga County Fair has the answer.  Bring your kids into the Sheep Barn, where just to the right of the entrance, you'll see our Milking Cow.  She's a very placid cow, largely because she's made out of plastic, but she does produce milk, which is kind of miraculous when you think about it.  Your kids will have an udderly fantastic time, so bring a bowl of dry cereal, and have at it.

Sat, August 12, 2017 (All day) Sheep Barn
 
Dahlia Display & Show

Dahlia Display & Show

Dahlia Show
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017 (All day)
Stage: 
Event Category: 

A favorite of gardeners, the dahlia bloom can grow to impressive size and, like natural fireworks, explodes in a variety of colors.  Come see these natural wonders in the Floral Building on Saturday while the flowers are still at their peak.

Sat, August 12, 2017 (All day) Floral Building
 
7:00am
Berea Flea Market 2017 Outdoor Season

Berea Flea Market 2017 Outdoor Season

Event Date: 
Sat, April 1, 2017, 7:00am to Sun, April 2, 2017, 2:00pm
Event Category: 

What: Berea Flea Market Outdoor Schedule for 2017
When: Weekly, Sat & Sun from April 1-2 through Oct 28-29 (excluding Sun, Aug 13th, 2017)
Hours: 7am-2pm Sat & Sun
Buyer Admission: $1
More Info: Click Here
Info: Call 440-752-3013

Sat, August 12, 2017, 7:00am to Sun, August 13, 2017, 2:00pm
 
8:00am
Cuyahoga County Fair Horse Show
Horse Show

Horse Show

Cuyahoga County Fair Horse Show
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

Show Bill, Entry & Sponsorship Forms: Click Here

Don't miss the Cuyahoga County Fair Horse Show, featuring Academy, Halter, Showmanship, and Equitation classes. The CCF Horse Show is a qualifying competition for the 2017 ASHA High Point Awards and the 2018 Kentucky State Fair's World's Championship Horse Show.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Stage/Location:
Horse Ring
 
10:00am
Cleveland Browns Mascot Chomps
Family Morning Meet & Greet with Slider, Chomps & Friends

Family Morning Meet & Greet with Slider, Chomps & Friends

Cleveland Browns Mascot Chomps
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

The Cuyahoga County Fair is excited to announce that with the help of presenting sponsor, One Main Financial, Slider, Chomps and Friends will be in the house for a special Saturday Morning Meet & Greet between the hours of 10am and noon.  To sweeten the pot even further, the Fair is offering a special 75% off admission discount from 10am-noon.  That's right, you can get into the Fair for only $2!  Please note however, that to receive this discount, your admission must be purchased NO LATER than noon, so arrive early to account for lines.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Stage/Location:
Roving
 
11:00am
Wade Henry
Wade Henry

Wade Henry

Wade Henry
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 11:00am to 11:30am
Stage: 
Event Category: 

Wade Henry hails from a long line of freedom-fighting Irish settlers who homesteaded in Manitoba in the 1700's and 1800's. It was in this Canadian West that Wade started training for his life as a performing artist.

Wade's inclination towards danger became apparent when, as a toddler, he was found riding bareback on his grandmother's german shephard.

Not long after the family's move to Pocatello, Idaho, Wade's father—perhaps to spare area canines—gave him a pony for Chistmas. His trusty steed at the ready, Wade adopted a "Cowboy Spirit," which he describes as: "...a certain attitude that most ideally fits the American man. It includes integrity, honesty and courage...along with a high esteem for family, a need for personal liberty, a spiritual element, and of course, a sense of humor. Further, the cowboy is a bit of a show-off. He values his own unique skills and abilities, and enjoys testing and improving them—whether in front of a rodeo crowd, or many miles from town as the sun sets."

Something of a nomad, Wade returned to Canada and spent long, frigid winters as a hockey goalie in the Great Lakes region of SW Ontario. His coach had him throw rubber balls around to improve his reflexes. Soon a professional juggler was born.

Honors Business Degree in hand, and now in his early twenties, Wade took an unconventional turn and decided to travel the world on a shoestring. For a time, he settled into working a farm in New Zealand. Calling home, he informed his parents that after years of academic toil and preparation for the corporate world, he had decided to return to the land - like a true Henry.

After the harvest, Wade continued his travels for another year—through Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and China and back to Canada. Necessity being the mother of invention, he funded these travels as a world-class street performer, delivering shows on streets, town squares and harborfront areas of various Australian and Canadian cities.

Wade's travels as a performer are partially documented in his popular adventure novel "The Greatest Finale".

Wade spent the next several years developing and polishing his skills as a performing artist. He is an accomplished juggler, unicyclist, ropewalker, fire eater, equilibriast, magician, speaker and comic. His most important and useful skill, however, may be his ability to handle people and audiences.

Given Wade's affinity for the land, he is naturally at home at county fairs, which serve to celebrate farming and agriculture. For Wade, these fairs are peopled by folks who understand the value of humor and a little high-spirited showing-off. Wade has performed over 6,000 shows and continues his prolific career at this year's Cuyahoga County Fair.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 11:00am to 11:30am
Stage/Location:
Midway Stage
 
11:30am
Globe of Death with the Fearless Flores Family
Flores Family Circus

Flores Family Circus

Globe of Death with the Fearless Flores Family
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 11:30am to 12:00pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

The Cuyahoga County Fair is excited to announce that for the first time ever, all 10 generations of the Fearless Flores Family will perform together at one site!

They will be performing a chill inducing sway pole aerial act 60 ft. above terra firma.

The Fearless Flores Family consists of Ricardo (Father), Arcelia (Mother), Cyndel (13-year-old daughter) and Volorian (eight-year-old son). These ninth and tenth generation performers from South Florida are proud to present "Motorcycle Madness" inside the legendary "Globe of Death" (motorcycles inside a metal ball). Ricardo and Arcelia have presented this act for over 10 years and Cyndel began at the young age of six, while Volorian started his daredevil life at the unbelievable age of four. Cyndel and Volorian are currently the youngest brother and sister team to race inside the "Globe of Death." The Fearless Flores Family likes to perform all over the country at fairs, festivals and motor sports events.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 11:30am to 12:00pm
Stage/Location:
South Midway
 
12:00pm
Trivia Time - "Cavs Trivia"
Sat, August 12, 2017, 12:00pm to 12:30pm
Stage/Location:
Old Barn Pavilion
 
Grady Miller Band
Grady Miller Americana & Blues
Sat, August 12, 2017, 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Stage/Location:
CBS Stage in the Beer Garden
 
12:30pm
Magician Drew Murray
Magic Show with Drew Murray

Magic Show with Drew Murray

Magician Drew Murray
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 12:30pm to 1:15pm
Event Category: 

Drew Murray is a magician, creator, artist and more. He has been wowing audiences since he was just 6 years old. After seeing a magician at a summer festival, he has turned an after school hobby into a successful business.

At 10 years old he began performing for small events at churches, libraries and family parties. During grade school he was known as the “magic guy” constantly amazing his peers with magic in talent shows and school functions.

Fast forwarding to today, Drew’s career has skyrocketed and his talents have enabled him to acquire an impressive client list ranging from professional sports teams such as The Cleveland Indians and The Cleveland Browns to some of the nations most recognized corporations such as Progressive, L’OREAL and Macy’s.

Now Drew performs non-stop with more than 250 performances each year ranging from private parties and festivals to large corporate functions, Drew is considered to be one of the busiest and most in demand magicians in his area.

In his spare time, he enjoys creating art in other mediums such as photography and painting, as well as building large illusions for other magicians around the globe.

He looks forward to each and every performance and hopes that the audience can not only enjoy the magic on an unimaginable level but to also be inspired to go after their own goals and aspirations just as he has done.

Drew graduated from Ohio State in fall of 2014 and will continue to live his dream of being a professional magician.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 12:30pm to 1:15pm
Stage/Location:
Old Barn Pavilion
 
1:00pm
Duck Brand Duck Tape
Duck Tape Crafts - Free for all Guests!

Duck Tape Crafts - Free for all Guests!

Duck Brand Duck Tape
Event Date: 
Tue, August 8, 2017, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

Between 1pm and 4pm from Tuesday, August 8th - Sunday, August 13th, Duck Tape® Brand Duct Tape will be on hand in the Home & Hobby building for Make & Take sessions. There fair-goers can call upon the expertise of Duck Tape's® resident artist for help in crafting miscellaneous items out of Duck Tape®. If you question what a little creativity and a few rolls of tape can create, check out this article on Duck Tape's® Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest, where entrants fashion their prom wardrobe out of Duck Tape®—pretty impressive stuff!

Sat, August 12, 2017, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Stage/Location:
Bee Barn
 
Moo University - Moo Tours
Moo University - Moo Tours

Moo University - Moo Tours

Moo University - Moo Tours
Event Date: 
Tue, August 8, 2017, 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

Moo U guides want to change the way the general public views the production livestock industry. We want people to realize that the animals are more than just a food source. Alternate protein sources are easy to find, but replacements for the byproducts that we use daily are not so readily available. Everyone uses animal byproducts on a daily basis, if you live in a home, use electronics, drive or ride in a car. It is extremely important to educate our youth about where their food is coming from and how it is raised and grown. Our tours will be a benefit to your fair, community and school educational programs.

Moo U will be at the Fair Tuesday through Sunday from 1 PM to 8 PM offering livestock barn tours on the hour.  They will have a pop up tent in front of the Cow Palace where the tours will start and end.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Stage/Location:
Gazebo Area
 
1:30pm
Magician Drew Murray
Learn Magic Tricks
Sat, August 12, 2017, 1:30pm to 2:00pm
Stage/Location:
Gazebo
 
2:00pm
Angelina Rose & Stee Bax of Hoopernova
Learn to Hula Hoop

Learn to Hula Hoop

Angelina Rose & Stee Bax of Hoopernova
Event Date: 
Fri, August 11, 2017, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

Various representatives from Hoopernova will be on hand all week, teaching Hula Hoop technique before their performances, including night glow hooping shows.  Fortunately, two of the best hoopers in the world are from the Cleveland area: Stee Bax and Angelina Rose (performing in the video below).  You will be amazed what each can do with a hula hoop. 

Stee Bax is based out of Solon, Ohio, she has performed at professional sporting events, live concerts, conventions, in music videos, photo shoots, and more. She performs single hoop dances with fire, LED, and day-taped hoops. Additionally, Stee Bax hosts fitness demonstrations on Hula Hooping, so if you're looking for a good way to work off those elephant ears, look no further.  

Angelina Rose has spread her own unique combination of dance and light painting throughout the Great Lakes region and beyond. In between her world travels, she teaches children of all ages Hoop Dance at a local Parma studio. Find out more at the Hula Hoop lessons that will be at the Cuyahoga County fair this year!

Sat, August 12, 2017, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Stage/Location:
Midway Stage
 
Fearless Flores Family Globe of Death Motorcycle Thrill Show
Motorcycle Thrill Show

Motorcycle Thrill Show

Fearless Flores Family Globe of Death Motorcycle Thrill Show
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

The Fearless Flores Thrill Show not only features a stunt man, but a stunt woman... and their stunt kids, all hailing from Myakka City, Fla. They earned a spot in the quarterfinals of Season 6 of “America's Got Talent.” In their first appearance, the two daredevil Flores kids, ages 8 and 13, rode motorcycles in the Globe of Death. Their dad, Ricardo, just happened to be standing in the globe while the kids looped around him at top speed. Ricardo didn't even seem to be fazed by it, probably because the Flores kids have been daredevils since the ages of 4 and 6 and are now the youngest brother and sister team to conquer the Globe of Death. The Flores family upped the ante in their next appearance by adding mom Arcelia to an already dangerous mix. 

Sat, August 12, 2017, 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Stage/Location:
South Midway
 
Mojo Honey
Mojo Honey
Sat, August 12, 2017, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Stage/Location:
CBS Stage in the Commercial Building
 
2:30pm
Trivia Time - "Kids Trivia"
Sat, August 12, 2017, 2:30pm to 3:00pm
Stage/Location:
Gazebo
 
3:00pm
4-H Animal Science Showcase
4-H Animal Meet & Greet

4-H Animal Meet & Greet

4-H Animal Science Showcase
Event Date: 
Tue, August 8, 2017, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

Do you like animals? Do you like Science? Well this is the show for you!

Located in the Cow Palace, this 4-H exhibit will have you intrigued as scientist present interesting facts about many of the animals you see at the fair.

Missed this event? This showcase takes place twice daily.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Stage/Location:
Cow Palace
 
4:00pm
Pedro Guitarman Diaz
Pedro "Guitarman" Diaz
Sat, August 12, 2017, 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Stage/Location:
CBS Stage in the Beer Garden
 
4:30pm
Globe of Death with the Fearless Flores Family
Flores Family Circus

Flores Family Circus

Globe of Death with the Fearless Flores Family
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

The Cuyahoga County Fair is excited to announce that for the first time ever, all 10 generations of the Fearless Flores Family will perform together at one site!

They will be performing a chill inducing sway pole aerial act 60 ft. above terra firma.

The Fearless Flores Family consists of Ricardo (Father), Arcelia (Mother), Cyndel (13-year-old daughter) and Volorian (eight-year-old son). These ninth and tenth generation performers from South Florida are proud to present "Motorcycle Madness" inside the legendary "Globe of Death" (motorcycles inside a metal ball). Ricardo and Arcelia have presented this act for over 10 years and Cyndel began at the young age of six, while Volorian started his daredevil life at the unbelievable age of four. Cyndel and Volorian are currently the youngest brother and sister team to race inside the "Globe of Death." The Fearless Flores Family likes to perform all over the country at fairs, festivals and motor sports events.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Stage/Location:
South Midway
 
5:00pm
Oldies Salute with Brian Brenner
Oldies Salute Stage Show with Brian Brenner

Oldies Salute Stage Show with Brian Brenner

Oldies Salute with Brian Brenner
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Event Category: 

While Brian has thrilled audiences nationwide with his electrifying salute to the King of Rock & Roll, he has also been called upon to reproduce the works of other notable celebrities, from Las Vegas crooners like Wayne Newton, to country stars.  In this Oldies Salute, Brian Brenner will amaze you with his virtuosity while bringing back to life some of your favorite tunes from days gone by.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Stage/Location:
Old Barn Pavilion
 
5:30pm
Wade Henry
Wade Henry

Wade Henry

Wade Henry
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

Wade Henry hails from a long line of freedom-fighting Irish settlers who homesteaded in Manitoba in the 1700's and 1800's. It was in this Canadian West that Wade started training for his life as a performing artist.

Wade's inclination towards danger became apparent when, as a toddler, he was found riding bareback on his grandmother's german shephard.

Not long after the family's move to Pocatello, Idaho, Wade's father—perhaps to spare area canines—gave him a pony for Chistmas. His trusty steed at the ready, Wade adopted a "Cowboy Spirit," which he describes as: "...a certain attitude that most ideally fits the American man. It includes integrity, honesty and courage...along with a high esteem for family, a need for personal liberty, a spiritual element, and of course, a sense of humor. Further, the cowboy is a bit of a show-off. He values his own unique skills and abilities, and enjoys testing and improving them—whether in front of a rodeo crowd, or many miles from town as the sun sets."

Something of a nomad, Wade returned to Canada and spent long, frigid winters as a hockey goalie in the Great Lakes region of SW Ontario. His coach had him throw rubber balls around to improve his reflexes. Soon a professional juggler was born.

Honors Business Degree in hand, and now in his early twenties, Wade took an unconventional turn and decided to travel the world on a shoestring. For a time, he settled into working a farm in New Zealand. Calling home, he informed his parents that after years of academic toil and preparation for the corporate world, he had decided to return to the land - like a true Henry.

After the harvest, Wade continued his travels for another year—through Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and China and back to Canada. Necessity being the mother of invention, he funded these travels as a world-class street performer, delivering shows on streets, town squares and harborfront areas of various Australian and Canadian cities.

Wade's travels as a performer are partially documented in his popular adventure novel "The Greatest Finale".

Wade spent the next several years developing and polishing his skills as a performing artist. He is an accomplished juggler, unicyclist, ropewalker, fire eater, equilibriast, magician, speaker and comic. His most important and useful skill, however, may be his ability to handle people and audiences.

Given Wade's affinity for the land, he is naturally at home at county fairs, which serve to celebrate farming and agriculture. For Wade, these fairs are peopled by folks who understand the value of humor and a little high-spirited showing-off. Wade has performed over 6,000 shows and continues his prolific career at this year's Cuyahoga County Fair.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Stage/Location:
Midway Stage
 
6:00pm
Fearless Flores Family Globe of Death Motorcycle Thrill Show
Motorcycle Thrill Show

Motorcycle Thrill Show

Fearless Flores Family Globe of Death Motorcycle Thrill Show
Event Date: 
Tue, August 8, 2017, 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

The Fearless Flores Thrill Show not only features a stunt man, but a stunt woman... and their stunt kids, all hailing from Myakka City, Fla. They earned a spot in the quarterfinals of Season 6 of “America's Got Talent.” In their first appearance, the two daredevil Flores kids, ages 8 and 13, rode motorcycles in the Globe of Death. Their dad, Ricardo, just happened to be standing in the globe while the kids looped around him at top speed. Ricardo didn't even seem to be fazed by it, probably because the Flores kids have been daredevils since the ages of 4 and 6 and are now the youngest brother and sister team to conquer the Globe of Death. The Flores family upped the ante in their next appearance by adding mom Arcelia to an already dangerous mix. 

Sat, August 12, 2017, 6:00pm to 6:30pm
Stage/Location:
South Midway
 
The Idol Frets
The Idol Frets

The Idol Frets

The Idol Frets
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Category: 

Blues and Classic Rock
Adrian Higgins- Drums and Vocals
Joe Ferrara- Guitar and Vocals
Mike Kelly- Guitar and Vocals
Tim Reeves- Bass and Sound

Sat, August 12, 2017, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Stage/Location:
CBS Stage in the Beer Garden
 
Junior Fair Silent Auction
Bidding Ends for Junior Fair Silent Auction
Sat, August 12, 2017, 6:00pm
Stage/Location:
Junior Fair Building
 
6:30pm
Yume Daiko Taiko Drums
Yume Daiko Taiko Drums

Yume Daiko Taiko Drums

Yume Daiko Taiko Drums
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

Yume Daiko is a Japanese Drum group that practices and performs rhythms based on traditional and modern taiko music.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Stage/Location:
Gazebo
 
Magician Drew Murray
Magic Show with Drew Murray

Magic Show with Drew Murray

Magician Drew Murray
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Event Category: 

Drew Murray is a magician, creator, artist and more. He has been wowing audiences since he was just 6 years old. After seeing a magician at a summer festival, he has turned an after school hobby into a successful business.

At 10 years old he began performing for small events at churches, libraries and family parties. During grade school he was known as the “magic guy” constantly amazing his peers with magic in talent shows and school functions.

Fast forwarding to today, Drew’s career has skyrocketed and his talents have enabled him to acquire an impressive client list ranging from professional sports teams such as The Cleveland Indians and The Cleveland Browns to some of the nations most recognized corporations such as Progressive, L’OREAL and Macy’s.

Now Drew performs non-stop with more than 250 performances each year ranging from private parties and festivals to large corporate functions, Drew is considered to be one of the busiest and most in demand magicians in his area.

In his spare time, he enjoys creating art in other mediums such as photography and painting, as well as building large illusions for other magicians around the globe.

He looks forward to each and every performance and hopes that the audience can not only enjoy the magic on an unimaginable level but to also be inspired to go after their own goals and aspirations just as he has done.

Drew graduated from Ohio State in fall of 2014 and will continue to live his dream of being a professional magician.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 6:30pm to 7:15pm
Stage/Location:
Old Barn Pavilion
 
7:00pm
Family Dance Party
Family Dance Party
Sat, August 12, 2017, 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Stage/Location:
Midway Stage
 
4-H Market Auction
4-H Market Auction

4-H Market Auction

4-H Market Auction
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

Yibbity, yibbity, yibbity--going once, going twice, SOLD to the man in the blue overalls!  From poultry, to livestock, to rabbits and more, our 4-Her's have put in a lot of effort tending to their animals.  Now it's time to support our 4-H Livestock Program at the 4-H Market Auction.  Will you be the high bidder?

Sat, August 12, 2017, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Stage/Location:
Cow Palace
 
7:30pm
Yume Daiko Taiko Drums
Yume Daiko Taiko Drums

Yume Daiko Taiko Drums

Yume Daiko Taiko Drums
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 7:30pm to 8:00pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

Yume Daiko is a Japanese Drum group that practices and performs rhythms based on traditional and modern taiko music.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 7:30pm to 8:00pm
Stage/Location:
Gazebo
 
Brian Brenner Elvis Tribute

Brian Brenner Elvis Tribute

Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Event Category: 

Elvis Presley is more popular today than at any time in history. In the world of entertainment, Brian Brenner stands alone as the most authentic and exciting Elvis stylist in the business.

For over 15 years, Brian has thrilled audiences nationwide with his electrifying salute to the King of Rock & Roll. Brian is careful to portray Elvis in a manner that is dignified, respectful and historically accurate, paying strict attention to every detail. The result is as amazing as the image and illusion of Elvis comes alive in the most genuine creation ever staged!

Brian is an accomplished performer who has performed at venues across the country. From showrooms, corporate events, fairs, festivals, car shows and private events, Brian brings audiences a newfound sense of appreciation of Elvis' music. His carefully crafted tribute reminds us of why Elvis is America's best-loved icon.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Stage/Location:
Old Barn Pavilion
 
Globe of Death with the Fearless Flores Family
Flores Family Circus

Flores Family Circus

Globe of Death with the Fearless Flores Family
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 7:30pm to 8:00pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

The Cuyahoga County Fair is excited to announce that for the first time ever, all 10 generations of the Fearless Flores Family will perform together at one site!

They will be performing a chill inducing sway pole aerial act 60 ft. above terra firma.

The Fearless Flores Family consists of Ricardo (Father), Arcelia (Mother), Cyndel (13-year-old daughter) and Volorian (eight-year-old son).

The Fearless Flores Family likes to perform all over the country at fairs, festivals and motor sports events.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 7:30pm to 8:00pm
Stage/Location:
South Midway
 
Modern Western Square Dancing
Modern Western Square Dancing

Modern Western Square Dancing

Modern Western Square Dancing
Event Date: 
Mon, August 7, 2017, 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

Swing your partner... and promenade. Square dancing is as American as apple pie, so pull on your boots and get ready to do-si-do with our square dancing afficionados.  Beginners are welcome, so don't be shy. 

Sat, August 12, 2017, 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Stage/Location:
Bee Barn
 
8:00pm
Wish You Were Here Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Pink Floyd's Animals
Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Pink Floyd's Animals
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Stage: 
Event Category: 

Presented by: 98.5 WNCX
Times: 4:00pm Box Office Opens/ 6:00pm Doors Open / 8:00pm Show
Tickets
Buy Your Ticket in Advance and Fair Admission is FREE!
Presale through 98.5 WNCX
Presale Purchase Link:
http://wncx.cbslocal.com/fair/
Presale GA: $18
Presale VIP Track Seating: $28
GA Day Of: $18 Concert Ticket + $8 Fair Admission (to be paid in separate locations)
VIP Day Of: $28 Concert Ticket + $8 Fair Admission (to be paid in separate locations)

Presale tickets include gate admission (regularly $8). If you purchase day of show, you will have to pay the $8 Fair Admission at the gate, then pay for concert tickets at the box office ($8 at gate + $18 at box office = $26 for GA; $8 at gate + $28 at box office = $36 for VIP track seating). The box office will open at 4:00pm.

Wish You Were Here celebrates the 40th Anniversary of "Animals" - Performing the landmark 1977 album in its entirety plus Pink Floyd’s greatest hits, classics and obscurities, along with new video, laser and lighting effects.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Stage/Location:
Grandstand
 
Gypsy Fleetwood Mac Tribute
Gypsy

Gypsy

Gypsy Fleetwood Mac Tribute
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 8:00pm to 10:30pm
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GYPSY is a rock, power dance, country and touch of blues band with a female lead vocalist covering a variety of old and new timeless favorites. You will love the variety of songs chosen to make your night out a rockin’ good time. Not only do we have super female vocals, but the guys in the band give the band a special element of change during each show making the whole night interesting and fun for several generations.

The current GYPSY bandmembers are:
Lori Matusz - Vocals
Lloyd Sarno - Guitar, Back-up Vocals
Kimberly Sullivan - Rhythm Guitar, Vocals
Chris Bowman - Bass Guitar, Vocals
Gary Eisner - Keys, Synth, Vocals
Donnie Richter - Drums

GYPSY shows feature artists such as Stevie Nicks, Heart, Pat Benatar, Janis Joplin, Pink, Blondie and Billy Squier, Journey, Led Zeppelin, Steely Dan, Doobie Bros, Grand Funk Railroad, Bruno Mars, Elle King, B-52s, Styx, Beatles, Jefferson Airplane, Joan Jett, Sugarland, Lita Ford, Bruno Mars, Gretchen Wilson, Miranda Lambert and more. 

GYPSY rock ‘n dance band was formed in 1990 and Lori is the only original member. The band has played consistently throughout the past 27 years around Northeast Ohio pleasing many dedicated fans. This is a must-see band! 

Sat, August 12, 2017, 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Stage/Location:
CBS Stage in the Beer Garden
 
8:30pm
Yume Daiko Taiko Drums
Yume Daiko Taiko Drums

Yume Daiko Taiko Drums

Yume Daiko Taiko Drums
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 8:30pm to 9:00pm
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Yume Daiko is a Japanese Drum group that practices and performs rhythms based on traditional and modern taiko music.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 8:30pm to 9:00pm
Stage/Location:
Gazebo
 
9:00pm
Wade Henry
Wade Henry

Wade Henry

Wade Henry
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 9:00pm to 9:30pm
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Wade Henry hails from a long line of freedom-fighting Irish settlers who homesteaded in Manitoba in the 1700's and 1800's. It was in this Canadian West that Wade started training for his life as a performing artist.

Wade's inclination towards danger became apparent when, as a toddler, he was found riding bareback on his grandmother's german shephard.

Not long after the family's move to Pocatello, Idaho, Wade's father—perhaps to spare area canines—gave him a pony for Chistmas. His trusty steed at the ready, Wade adopted a "Cowboy Spirit," which he describes as: "...a certain attitude that most ideally fits the American man. It includes integrity, honesty and courage...along with a high esteem for family, a need for personal liberty, a spiritual element, and of course, a sense of humor. Further, the cowboy is a bit of a show-off. He values his own unique skills and abilities, and enjoys testing and improving them—whether in front of a rodeo crowd, or many miles from town as the sun sets."

Something of a nomad, Wade returned to Canada and spent long, frigid winters as a hockey goalie in the Great Lakes region of SW Ontario. His coach had him throw rubber balls around to improve his reflexes. Soon a professional juggler was born.

Honors Business Degree in hand, and now in his early twenties, Wade took an unconventional turn and decided to travel the world on a shoestring. For a time, he settled into working a farm in New Zealand. Calling home, he informed his parents that after years of academic toil and preparation for the corporate world, he had decided to return to the land - like a true Henry.

After the harvest, Wade continued his travels for another year—through Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and China and back to Canada. Necessity being the mother of invention, he funded these travels as a world-class street performer, delivering shows on streets, town squares and harborfront areas of various Australian and Canadian cities.

Wade's travels as a performer are partially documented in his popular adventure novel "The Greatest Finale".

Wade spent the next several years developing and polishing his skills as a performing artist. He is an accomplished juggler, unicyclist, ropewalker, fire eater, equilibriast, magician, speaker and comic. His most important and useful skill, however, may be his ability to handle people and audiences.

Given Wade's affinity for the land, he is naturally at home at county fairs, which serve to celebrate farming and agriculture. For Wade, these fairs are peopled by folks who understand the value of humor and a little high-spirited showing-off. Wade has performed over 6,000 shows and continues his prolific career at this year's Cuyahoga County Fair.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 9:00pm to 9:30pm
Stage/Location:
Old Barn Pavilion
 
Fearless Flores Family Globe of Death Motorcycle Thrill Show
Motorcycle Thrill Show

Motorcycle Thrill Show

Fearless Flores Family Globe of Death Motorcycle Thrill Show
Event Date: 
Tue, August 8, 2017, 9:00pm to 9:30pm
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The Fearless Flores Thrill Show not only features a stunt man, but a stunt woman... and their stunt kids, all hailing from Myakka City, Fla. They earned a spot in the quarterfinals of Season 6 of “America's Got Talent.” In their first appearance, the two daredevil Flores kids, ages 8 and 13, rode motorcycles in the Globe of Death. Their dad, Ricardo, just happened to be standing in the globe while the kids looped around him at top speed. Ricardo didn't even seem to be fazed by it, probably because the Flores kids have been daredevils since the ages of 4 and 6 and are now the youngest brother and sister team to conquer the Globe of Death. The Flores family upped the ante in their next appearance by adding mom Arcelia to an already dangerous mix. 

Sat, August 12, 2017, 9:00pm to 9:30pm
Stage/Location:
South Midway
 
9:30pm
Professor Bubblemaker

Professor Bubblemaker

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Mon, August 7, 2017, 9:30pm to 10:00pm
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Professor Bubblemaker's Marvelous Medicine Show combines the elements of magic, mentalism, comedy, history, a flea circus and of course lots of bubbles. Available in a purely entertainment show and an educational show which includes more historical information.

Professor Bubblemaker's Beautiful Bubble Ballet  features bubbles of all sizes and bubble sculptures such as caterpillars, carousels, square bubbles, snowmen and even a bubble snowglobe as well as giant bubbles and tiny bubbles and bubble snakes that flow gracefully under colored lights choreographed to music.

Professor Phineas's Hypnotic Adventures are hypnosis shows unlike any that you have seen before Whether a standard comedy hypnosis show, strolling "street hypnosis" or a hypnotic adventure in which the hypnotized volunteers become the stars of a funny adventure, the audience and volunteers are entertained and delighted with the power of their own minds.

Professor Bubblemaker's Festival Bubbles is a freeform demostration of bubble art at it's interactive best! You still get bubbles of all sizes and shapes, as well as the bubble sculptures, but as the weather changes it allows different tricks to be done and the audience is encouraged to chase, pop or play with the bubbles.

Colonel Bubblemaker's Fantastic Flea Circus is  a complete circus complete with a grand parade, tightrope walkers, trapeze artists, a death defying high dive as well as a "human cannonball" and other acts, all contained within a suitcase. The performers in this amazing circus are tiny trained fleas. We even have the worlds strongest flea Hugo and an equestrian team of fleas riding on gnats.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 9:30pm to 10:00pm
Stage/Location:
Gazebo
 
10:00pm
Magician Drew Murray
Magic Show with Drew Murray

Magic Show with Drew Murray

Magician Drew Murray
Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 10:00pm to 10:45pm
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Drew Murray is a magician, creator, artist and more. He has been wowing audiences since he was just 6 years old. After seeing a magician at a summer festival, he has turned an after school hobby into a successful business.

At 10 years old he began performing for small events at churches, libraries and family parties. During grade school he was known as the “magic guy” constantly amazing his peers with magic in talent shows and school functions.

Fast forwarding to today, Drew’s career has skyrocketed and his talents have enabled him to acquire an impressive client list ranging from professional sports teams such as The Cleveland Indians and The Cleveland Browns to some of the nations most recognized corporations such as Progressive, L’OREAL and Macy’s.

Now Drew performs non-stop with more than 250 performances each year ranging from private parties and festivals to large corporate functions, Drew is considered to be one of the busiest and most in demand magicians in his area.

In his spare time, he enjoys creating art in other mediums such as photography and painting, as well as building large illusions for other magicians around the globe.

He looks forward to each and every performance and hopes that the audience can not only enjoy the magic on an unimaginable level but to also be inspired to go after their own goals and aspirations just as he has done.

Drew graduated from Ohio State in fall of 2014 and will continue to live his dream of being a professional magician.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 10:00pm to 10:45pm
Stage/Location:
Old Barn Pavilion
 
10:30pm
Professor Bubblemaker

Professor Bubblemaker

Event Date: 
Mon, August 7, 2017, 10:30pm to 11:00pm
Stage: 
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Professor Bubblemaker's Marvelous Medicine Show combines the elements of magic, mentalism, comedy, history, a flea circus and of course lots of bubbles. Available in a purely entertainment show and an educational show which includes more historical information.

Professor Bubblemaker's Beautiful Bubble Ballet  features bubbles of all sizes and bubble sculptures such as caterpillars, carousels, square bubbles, snowmen and even a bubble snowglobe as well as giant bubbles and tiny bubbles and bubble snakes that flow gracefully under colored lights choreographed to music.

Professor Phineas's Hypnotic Adventures are hypnosis shows unlike any that you have seen before Whether a standard comedy hypnosis show, strolling "street hypnosis" or a hypnotic adventure in which the hypnotized volunteers become the stars of a funny adventure, the audience and volunteers are entertained and delighted with the power of their own minds.

Professor Bubblemaker's Festival Bubbles is a freeform demostration of bubble art at it's interactive best! You still get bubbles of all sizes and shapes, as well as the bubble sculptures, but as the weather changes it allows different tricks to be done and the audience is encouraged to chase, pop or play with the bubbles.

Colonel Bubblemaker's Fantastic Flea Circus is  a complete circus complete with a grand parade, tightrope walkers, trapeze artists, a death defying high dive as well as a "human cannonball" and other acts, all contained within a suitcase. The performers in this amazing circus are tiny trained fleas. We even have the worlds strongest flea Hugo and an equestrian team of fleas riding on gnats.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 10:30pm to 11:00pm
Stage/Location:
Gazebo
 
Fireworks

Fireworks

Event Date: 
Sat, August 12, 2017, 10:30pm to 11:00pm
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Fireworks are Scheduled for Saturday Night following the Wish You Were Here concert at the 2017 Cuyahoga County Fair.  If your plans to attend this year’s county fair revolve around firework shows, please note the following:

If we experience wet weather conditions, fireworks will be postponed till Sunday Night after the Demolition Derby Finals at around 9:30PM.

Sat, August 12, 2017, 10:30pm to 11:00pm
Stage/Location:
Grandstand
 
NOTE: Fair Gate Admission prices do not include Midway Rides, Games, Midway Ride Wristbands or Admission to Most Grandstand Shows and Events. While we make all provisions to provide accurate information at print deadline, performance features and attraction times are subject to change without notice or beyond our control.

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