Dinner in the Valley

Each month, our Dinner in the Valley series features a seasonal or thematic meal hosted at one of the beautiful, historic spaces in Cuyahoga Valley National Park and surrounding areas. Join your fellow park enthusiasts to enjoy a gourmet dinner and explore a unique space in the national park.

Ticket prices (unless otherwise specified): $40 general, $35 Conservancy members*, $15 children ages 5-12
*Conservancy members can apply their discount to all their guests' meals! Become a member here.


A Sauce Primer
Wednesday, March 9 or Thursday, March 10 | Hines Hill Conference Center | 6:00 p.m.

They seem so mysterious, but sauces can be simple and can transform a plain dish into something wonderful! Chef Larkin Rogers will begin the evening with a demonstration class on making classic sauces, with tips for customizing and modernizing each. Dinner will follow, incorporating the sauces presented.





Dinner & a Concert: Guy Davis
Sunday, April 3 | Happy Days Lodge | 6:00 p.m.

Son of Ozzie Davis and Ruby Dee, Guy Davis grew up in New York City and was inspired by Louisiana music from a young age. Celebrate his southern influences with a New Orleans feast of muffaletta, red beans and rice, seafood étouffée, and more. 




Celebrating Thomas Jefferson's Birthday
Wednesday, April 13 | Happy Days Lodge | 6:00 p.m.

As Mr. Jefferson said, “no culture comparable to that of the garden”. The wonderful gardens of Monticello provide inspiration for a grand birthday party prepared by Chef Larkin Rogers.





Greek Feast
Tuesday, May 17 | Happy Days Lodge | 6:00 p.m.

Explore the cuisine of the unique Mediterranean country of Greece by enjoying the food served during their springtime celebrations. Chef Larkin Rogers will provide a traditional meal for us to savor.




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