Nightlife in Solon

Dalton Lee: Magic + Illusion at Frank Sarris Public Library or On-Location Birthday Magic Show (Up to 50% Off)

Dalton Lee: Magic + Illusion

Frank Sarris Public Library

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Parents and children alike will be amazed by sleight-of-hand and illusions at the library or their own home

$46 $23

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GWAR with Corrosion of Conformity and American Sharks at House of Blues Cleveland on November 26 (Up to 66% Off)

GWAR with Corrosion of Conformity and American Sharks

House of Blues Cleveland

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The absurdly gruesome heavy metal band puts on a show like no other, complete with sci-fi costumes and plenty of fake blood

$29 $10

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Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” on December 22 (Up to 50% Off)

Moscow Ballet’s

Music Hall at the Cleveland Public Auditorium

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Professional Russian dancers leap and pirouette against stunning backdrops in a holiday ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score

$70.50 $35

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"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" at Akron Civic Theatre on Friday, December 12, at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"

Akron Civic Theatre

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The look, story, and beloved characters of the classic stop-motion Rudolph film take to the stage with live music

$31.80 $16

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Hookah with Bubbles and Drinks at Karma Kafe (Up to 66% Off). Four Options Available.

Karma Kafe

Downtown Akron

More than 30 hookah flavors include lime, mango, cinnamon spice, pink lemonade, and mint chocolate

$29 $10

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Movie for Two or Four with Popcorn and Drinks at Dipson Theatres (Up to 30% Off)

Dipson Theatres

Multiple Locations

Everything from summer action flicks to independent dramas, arthouse films, and family features lights up a network of 29 screens

$32 $23

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Third Day at Powers Auditorium on Friday, November 14, at 7 p.m. (Up to 30% Off)

Third Day

Powers Auditorium

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Award-winning Christian rock band unleashes southern-rock infused licks and inspiring lyrics

$31.50 $22.05

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Cork & Canvas Painting or Sensory Wine Tasting 101 at Pairings, Ohio’s Wine & Culinary Experience (50% Off)

Pairings, Ohio’s Wine & Culinary Experience

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Sample and learn how to taste wines, or pair acrylics with vino during painting classes

$40 $20

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With this deal, movie buffs can scarf down popcorn while watching action-packed celluloid at one of seven different locales, including Cleveland Heights' Cedar Lee Theatre, which won a Scene magazine readers' poll for Best Movie Theater. Catch a flick at the historic Capitol Theatre, nestled in the Gordon Square Arts District, a renovated three-screen spot featuring Hollywood, specialty, and 3D films. Arty cinephiles can catch an independent or foreign film at the Cedar Lee Theatre, where the concession stand slings out tasty baked goods, sandwiches, specialty coffees, and more. Many of Cleveland Cinemas' other theaters boast multiple screens, digital sound, a Groucho Marx robot that quips one-liners from the balcony, and stadium seating for ideal movie gawking.

8200 East Washington Street
Chagrin Falls,
OH
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Cuisine Type: Barbecue and American comfort food

Established: 2013

Reservations: Not necessary

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Number of Tables: 11?25

Parking: Parking lot

Most popular offering: Smoked meats

Kid-friendly: Yes

Alcohol: Full bar

Delivery/Take-out Available: Yes

Outdoor Seating: No

The aroma of Southern-style barbecue fills Tavern of Solon, rising above the top of its restored 1950s high-school scoreboard and up to the ceiling. Under the watchful eye of owner Rich Earle, the casual pub crafts dishes such as Angus burgers topped with Carolina-style barbecue pork and smoked or fried wings entirely in-house. The pillars of the menu, though, are the slow-smoked barbecue platters?pork, brisket, chicken, and baby back ribs?paired with traditional sides, including coleslaw and cornbread muffins. Events, such as live music on Saturday nights and screenings of Sunday- and Monday-night NFL games, contribute to the lively atmosphere. Decades-old photos of the city of Solon line the walls, conjuring a blend of local pride and nostalgia.

33587 Aurora Rd
Solon,
OH
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With more than 60 years of combined rug-cutting experience, La Danse Cleveland's co-owners, Esther Rehm-Cohen and Tim Brown, have helped untold numbers of students twirl, hop, and belly slide across the dance floor. Certified as a ballroom instructor in 1981, Esther has won national awards for her teaching skills and has had the distinct honor of training couples who have gone on to rank in competitions. She garnered the position of head coach of the Case Western Reserve University ballroom team before fate's two-step led her to a partnership with Tim to run La Danse Cleveland's ample 6,000-square-foot studio. Boasting a background that includes competition in professional arenas as well as work as a dancing judge and a choreographer, co-owner Tim delights in crafting group classes and private lessons that excite and challenge students.

Included on the studio's roster of lessons are styles from Viennese waltz to nightclub two-step, along with sessions tailored specifically to children and to adult fitness goals. In classes and dance parties open to the public, students and social dancers alike rendezvous with Esther, Tim, and their impressive stable of instructors, whose resumés include stints with such world-class companies as the Boston Ballet and Gene Kelly's gutter-cleaning company.

23366 Commerce Park
Beachwood,
OH
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Cleveland Ballroom Company's owner and principal instructor Nichy Vegas imparts graceful dance techniques to singles and couples in a variety of ballroom styles. Lessons range from beginner to advanced, allowing tyro twirlers and experienced foot-movers alike to learn new techniques and enjoy the fun of ballroom dance. Classes such as beginning and intermediate rhythm teach the importance of well-timed movements, a critical element of any basic two-step, foxtrot, or bullet-dodging routine. Alternate styles include tango, cha-cha, salsa, and the classic waltz—call ahead for information on future scheduling.

23500 Mercantile Rd
Cleveland,
OH
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The clatter of pins ripples through Cloverleaf Lanes, which proudly plays host to the longest-running American bowling tournament. But one need not be a pro to fling a ball down these lanes. Ample open bowling times mean that even newbie bowlers get a chance to experiment with bowling grips, whether using three fingers, four fingers, or their feet. Between games, guests can perch on one of the chrome stools at the snack bar or quaff a tasty brew chosen from the lounge's beer menu.

5619 Brecksville Rd
Independence,
OH
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Since 1984, Champps Americana's kitchen has sizzled with made-from-scratch dishes, satiating sports fans and families with a comfortable atmosphere. Amid sunlit dining rooms, diners seated at wooden tabletops can root for their favorite pixels on flat-screen TVs broadcasting live sports. In the kitchen, chefs prepare pastas with grilled chicken and roasted artichokes, pile buns with barbecued pulled pork and spicy buffalo chicken, and fill soft taco shells with grilled steak. Behind the bar, bartenders whip up specialty cocktails and margaritas and fill goblets with wine and local craft beers on tap.

5989 Canal Rd
Cleveland,
OH
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