June 29th, 2016 by Angela Hetrick
Free Events! All Summer! Become a fan on Facebook to join events!
All outdoor events are weather permitting. Event updates will be posted here. Brought to you by: Coventry Village Special Improvement District with generous support from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, Great Lakes Brewing Company, Jakprints, and Heights Libraries!
Free Family Friendly Outdoor Movies
Movies | Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park | 9 PM | Bring a blanket
Free Outdoor Concerts
Live Music | Pekar Park Courtyard | 1 PM – 3 PM
Sat Jun 18 – School of Rock (School of Rock Students | Rock Covers)
Sat Jun 25 – V!bes (Rock | Location: Next to Heights Cleaners)
Sat Jul 02 – Brent Kirby and His Luck (Rock)
Sat Jul 16 – Outlaws I&I (Reggae)
Sat Jul 23 – Shadow of Doubt (Tom Petty Covers)
Sat Jul 30 – Vernon Jones Blues Cartell (Blues)
Special Concert: Sat Aug 6th – 7:30 PM – Pekar Park – Star Wars Tribute Concert by Classical Revolution Cleveland. Performing original classical arrangements of Star Wars inspired music. This concert is a part of Coventry Star Wars Tribute Day.
Sundays in the Park
Yoga in the Park | Sundays Jun 19 – Aug 7 | P.E.A.C.E. Park | 5 PM
Compliments of SpyngaFlows. Bring your own mat. Free
Community Drum Circle | Sundays Jun 26 – Aug 7 | Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park | 6:30 PM
Bring your own drum or percussion instruments. Free
Bike Tune-Up Day
Sat. June 4th | Location: Pekar Park Courtyard | 11 AM – 1 PM
Bicycle mechanics providing free bicycle safety inspections and minor repairs. Parts & mechanics generously donated by Hirobel & Coventry Village Special Improvement District. Tips to benefit Heights Bicycle Coalition.
Coventry Sidewalk Sale & Pop Up Pinball Party
Sat. June 25th | 12 PM – 5 PM | All throughout Coventry
- Sidewalk Sale: Great deals from your favorite Coventry spots
- Live Music: Stage Location: Beer Garden – Next to Marc’s: Music from V!bes (Live Music: Rock | Time 1 pm – 3pm) & DJ JP (Spinning summertime favorites | Time 3pm – 5pm)
- Beer Garden: Cool off with an ice-cold Great Lakes Brewing Company beer. Great Lakes Brewing Company is a proud sponsor of Coventry Summer. Located between Marc’s & Heights Cleaners (Please bring ID)
- Pop Up Pinball Party: Pinball games located on Coventry sidewalks. Free to play. Win prizes!
- Coventry Cash Machine: Step inside our blowing cash machine. The Coventry Cash you win can be used at participating merchant locations on June 25th (Must be 18+ to participate.)
Pekar Park Comic Book Festival & Storytelling Evening
Sat. July 9th | Comic Fest: Pekar Park Courtyard 12 PM – 5 PM
Story Telling: Pekar Park Courtyard (6 PM) & Grog Shop (7 PM)
- Outdoor Comic Book Festival: 12 PM – 5 PM | Pekar Park Courtyard Comic book vendors + comic book writers and illustrators showcasing their work, panel discussions, kids comic book tent, activities and giveaways! Sponsored by Mac’s Backs-Books on Coventry.
- Coventry Storytelling Evening: 6 PM Pekar Park Courtyard | 7 PM Grog Shop: Hosted by Zachariah Durr & Adam Richard of Keep Talking, Dana Norris of Story Club Cleveland & Lake Erie Ink – Local celebs and Clevelanders sharing their unique true-life stories! Two stages of storytellers. Stay tuned for information on how to submit your story.
Coventry Village Star Wars Tribute Day
Sat. August 6th | Full Day of Star Wars Themed Events 2 PM to 2 AM
Coventry Chair-ity Auction
Sat. August 27th —- EVENT POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 2016 – NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON
Auction & Neighborhood Benefit | 2 PM to 7 PM
Charity event in partnership with Heights Arts to benefit for Coventry Village Public Art Fund.
Auction: Bid on-one of a kind chairs repurposed and reimagined by local artists
Call for Chair-ity Auction Artists — Rescue and re-imagine old (wooden, plastic, or metal) chairs, benches and stools with a fresh, unique, and artistic design to benefit future public art projects in Coventry Village! 60% of the proceeds from each contributed piece in the Chair-ity auction will benefit the Coventry Village SID Public Arts Fund. 40% of the proceeds will awarded to the contributing artist. Get more info and sign up here.