WINTERTIDE Cheers Gordon Square This Saturday
WINTERTIDE at Gordon Square, now in its third year, features an expanded main stage, complete with a beer garden, fire pits and s'mores, pop-up musical acts in retail shops and restaurants, wandering performances, a kids' zone including photos with Santa, a free trolley back and forth to Cleveland Bazaar Holiday! at 78th Street Studios, and so much more!
WINTERTIDE surprises neighborhood residents and visitors with artistic performances at every turn. Attendees can experience theatre performances, art installations, and musicians at various stages and storefronts throughout Gordon Square Arts District, all while enjoying holiday shopping at unique local retailers.
PROGRAMMING FOR THE DAY INCLUDES:
12:00PM - Screening of A Christmas Story at the Capitol Theatre ($1 admission).
2:00PM - 5:00PM - Pop-up music in restaurants and retail storefronts, theatre performances, kids' activities, including pictures with Santa at Near West Theatre, and more.
2:00PM - 6:00PM - Music at the expanded main stage, beer garden, hot chocolate, s'mores and fire pits on W 65th St. in front of the Capitol Theatre. Ride Lolly the Trolley FREE to and from the Cleveland Bazaar Holiday! at 78th Street Studios.
"We're excited to see WINTERTIDE continue to grow," notes Jenny Spencer, Managing Director of DSCDO. "Whether shopping at our neighborhood businesses or enjoying free performances, visitors to WINTERTIDE will experience the best of what Gordon Square has to offer."
THEATRE AFTER DARK
Stay in the district after hours to enjoy ticketed performances at Cleveland Public Theatre [Conni's Avant Garde Restaurant: A Snowball's Chance @ 7:00PM], Near West Theatre [Carnival! @ 7:30PM], Talespinner Children's Theatre [A Song in the Flame (A Tale of Israel) @ 2:00PM and 7:00PM], and Blank Canvas Theatre [Avenue Q @ 8:00PM]. The Capitol Theatre will offer films at traditional show times. **Pre-purchasing tickets is strongly encouraged.**
WINTERTIDE at Gordon Square is produced by Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization, with Cleveland Public Theatre as the artistic curator and programmer. The event is funded by generous support from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, The Charles M. and Helen M. Brown Memorial Foundation, Councilman Matt Zone, Gordon Square Arts District, Inc., The Capitol Theatre, Spindrift Management Group, and the Gordon Square Arts District-Cleveland Improvement Corporation.
Stay up to date by following the official Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2052340541497754/?active_tab=about
The day-of event map and program will be released soon.
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About Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization
Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization was founded in 1973 and serves a neighborhood of nearly 14,000 people on Cleveland's near west side. DSCDO's vision is to act as a catalyst for community building resulting in a diverse, sustainable and desirable neighborhood in which to live, work, play and shop. Its mission and vision drive the organization daily in the projects and programs it develops and operates. DSCDO seeks to make this neighborhood the premier lakefront community in Northeast Ohio while also assisting low- to moderate-income individuals and families, creating a socially and economically diverse neighborhood. www.dscdo.org
About Cleveland Public Theatre
Located in the heart of the Gordon Square Arts District, Cleveland Public Theatre's mission is to raise consciousness and nurture compassion through groundbreaking performances and life-changing education programs. CPT develops new, adventurous work; and nurtures Northeastern Ohio artists - particularly those whose work is inventive, intelligent, and socially conscious. CPT's acclaimed education programs engage youth and adults in creating new works that speak to contemporary issues, and empower participants to work for positive change in the community. www.cptonline.org
Photo credit: Steve Wagner