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Wayside Calendar of Community Events

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The Summit.FM

All Year

Wayside is thrilled to support the creative spirit of local artists. To become a member of The Summit and to listen on air, click the "learn more" button.


Indians "Best Seats in the House" Sweepstakes

Indians Best Seats in the House

Now - Sept 17, 2021

Enter for a chance to win SIX (6) VIP tickets to an Indians game. Throw out the Ceremonial First Pitch and watch the after game fireworks from the Best Seats in the House… Recliners on the Infield!.


Seed Bank

Seed Bank

Now - December

Cleveland Seed Bank will pass out seed packets and offer information on their project to protect seed integrity and promote seed heritage.


Time to Explore

time to explore

Now - December

Cleveland Metroparks Ten to Explore presented by Wayside Furniture. Each month it's "Time to Explore" the top 10 list of new locations to explore.


45th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival-Tower City Cinemas

CIFF stamp

April 7-20

Wayside is thrilled to continue our support of CIFF.


Mothers Day at the Zoo

mothers day at the zoo

May 9th

Enjoy a day at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on Mother’s Day, May 9th. Entry for moms is FREE courtesy of Wayside.


Springfield Township Friday Night Concert Series

June 4-Aug 20

Enjoy all genres of live music every Friday 7-9pm at the Springfield Lake Gazebo. “Life is Better by the Lake”.


Fathers Day At The Zoo

Fathers day at the zoo

June 20th

Enjoy a day at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on Father’s Day, June 20th. Entry for dads is FREE courtesy of Wayside.


122 US Army Band Concert

122 US Army Band Concert

July 2nd 7:30 pm at the Akron Civic Theatre.

The 122nd Army Band – Ohio National Guard presents a free concert featuring a repertoire of traditional patriotic fare along with contemporary music that celebrates the sounds of our country, from rock and roll to country, jazz to blues to Zydeco and more.
Tickets are FREE and available in our showroom.


Kent Blues Fest

Kent Blues Fest

July 17th, 1pm

The 12th Annual Kent Blues Fest presented by Wayside Furniture on Saturday July 17th beginning at 1pm in Downtown Kent. Featuring over 30 bands at over 20 venues. FREE of charge.


The Madonio Family Animal Welfare Trust-Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days

Aug 17th 1-4pm

Downtown Kent at Hometown Bank Plaza will be filled with pet-related vendors, veterinarians, adoption groups, live music, food trucks and Thirsty Dog beer! As always, you can expect a dog parade and dog contests-including Best Dressed, Biggest, Smallest and new this year, Furthest-Traveled. Wayside is thrilled to support the Madonio Family Animal Welfare Trust.


Uniontown Lions Club Festival

Uniontown Lions Club Festival

Aug 18-21

Enjoy a weekend of rides, food and fun on the grounds of HRM Complex adjacent to the Hartville Marketplace.


Kent Round Town Music Festival

September 17th, 2021

Kent ‘Round Town Music Fest: Friday Sept 17th Downtown Kent Enjoy FREE Live Music in over 20 venues presented by Wayside Furniture


Wayside Wellness Fair at Akron Civic Theatre

wayside wellness fair logo

September 18th

Free Event with free health screenings, wellness booths, free food samples. Keynote speakers: Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn and Dr. Joel Fuhrman.


Pints & Pies Craft Beer & Pizza Festival at the Akron Civic Theatre

Pints and Pies

Oct 16th

Presented by Wayside Furniture Experience pairings of Craft Beers, Artisan Pizzas & Savory Pies


Trick or Treat Fest

boo at the zoo logo

Every Friday-Sunday at the Cleveland Zoo from 11:30am - 3:30pm. More than a dozen Treat Stations Presented by Wayside Furniture.


Wayside Holiday Movies

Wayside Holiday Movies

December 17th

Enjoy a holiday movie at the historic Civic Theatre presented by Wayside. More details to come.