Music and Fun

Friday, Jan. 26


What: CWRU Department of Music Colloquium

Where: Harkness Chapel Classroom

Time: 4 p.m.

Notes: Free admission; Case Western Reserve University’s Elizabeth Tracy (CWRU)

“Innovators in the Classroom: In-Service Teachers Creating and Implementing Secondary Non-Band, -Choir, and -Orchestra Courses.” Reception to follow.


What: New Opera Works Festival: “Bernarda Alba” Libretto Reading (and Jan. 27 & 28 at varied times with different works performed each time)

Where: Maltz Performing Arts Center

Time: 7:30-10 p.m.

Notes: Free admission but online reservations are encouraged; annual festival to create, develop and perform new opera. Visit their website to reserve tickets and for a schedule.


What: Make America Jolly Again

Where: Jolly Scholar

Time: 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

Notes: Drink specials, $5 hat for sale that lets you taste every Jolly beer.


Saturday, Jan. 27


What: Groundhog Fun Day

Where: Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Notes: General admission; live animal demonstrations and woodchuck-themed crafts.


What: Apollo’s Fire Family Concert

Where: Cleveland Public Library

Time: 11 a.m.-noon

Notes: Free admission; Cleveland’s internationally acclaimed Baroque orchestra concert performs and audiences can play instruments, learn music trivia and win prizes.


What: 90s Dance Party!

Where: CLE Urban Winery

Time: 7-10 p.m.

Notes: 90s dance music and fun with DJ DIVA


What: CWRU Music Lecture-Recital

Where: Harkness Chapel

Time: 7 p.m.

Notes: Free admission; “Strophic Variation in Trouvere Chansons” with Nathan Dougherty.

Reception to follow.


What: Jolly Iron Chef Bake-Off and Coloring Contest

Where: Jolly Scholar

Time: 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

Notes: Prepare the best chocolate chip cookies and win prizes. Every entry is a $5 donation to Rainbow Babies. Color the best and receive a gift certificate.