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May 2018

Dinner in the Valley: Wild Edible Feast

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Street
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Join us for our second annual celebration of foods that grow wild in the forests of Northeast Ohio! Our team will lead a short hike before dinner, where you'll learn about native edible plants and fungi. After the hike, Chef Larkin Rogers will prepare a meal highlighting the bounty of the forests. The Conservancy’s Dinner in the Valley is a unique dining experience that will give you a personal connection to the food you eat, the chef who prepares it, your fellow…

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June 2018

Dinner in the Valley: Journey to Morocco

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hines Hill Barn, 1403 West Hines Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 US

Moroccan food is incredibly diverse, thanks to the country's interaction with many cultures over the centuries, including Berber, Moorish, Arab and Mediterranean influences. Join us as we explore the aromatic and boldly seasoned cuisine of this vibrant North African country. Chef Larkin Rogers will prepare a traditional meal which is sure to stimulate the senses. The Conservancy’s Dinner in the Valley is a unique dining experience that will give you a personal connection to the food you eat, the chef who prepares it,…

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Cuyahoga River Watershed Project Teacher Workshop

June 20 @ 8:00 am - June 22 @ 12:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park: Stanford House, 6093 Stanford Rd.
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Cuyahoga River Watershed Project Teacher Workshop: Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a project & place education-based resource for educators. Through our overnight park experience, educators from all disciplines will be immersed in learning best practices of integrating project as well as placed-based education concepts into the classroom. Investigating some of Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s richest resources, educators will be exposed to the Cuyahoga River Watershed and how classroom projects can align with the park’s place-based resources. Workshop delivered in partnership…

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July 2018

Dinner in the Valley: Blueberry Abundance

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenfield Berry Farm, 2485 Major Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Join us for a wonderful meal while dining in a rustic barn at the Greenfield Berry Farm. Farmers Daniel and Michelle Greenfield will graciously welcome us to their farm for an evening of blueberry-centric foods prepared by Chef Larkin Rogers. To accommodate the anticipated demand for this popular demonstration and dinner, we will offer the event on two consecutive nights. Please sign up for one date only. The Conservancy’s Dinner in the Valley is a unique dining experience that will give you…

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August 2018

Cuyahoga Valley Institute: Writing About Nature, with Lee Chilcote

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - August 28 @ 8:00 pm
Stone Cottage, Hines Hill Conference Center 1403 West Hines Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Literary Cleveland’s Lee Chilcote will be your guide to explore poetry and personal essays with a focus on nature and environment. Read selections from writers who explore a connection between their lives and the environment, complete a writing exercise, and get feedback and helpful tips on your writing. Open to writers of all levels and abilities. This program is co-sponsored by Literary Cleveland, and is scheduled over three Tuesday evenings, on August 14, 21, and 28, from 6 – 8…

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September 2018

Inspired by the Parks: A Reading of Prose and Poetry

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hines Hill Conference Center, 1403 West Hines Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free

Poetry reading hosted by Nancy Cook and Literary Cleveland. Three National Parks Artists-in-Residence will be on-hand to share their experiences and to present work illuminating the spirit of the national park lands and historical monuments. Area writers will join in, reading from their own work focusing on nature and local lore. The audience is encouraged to engage in conversation with the artists following the presentation and is invited to ask questions about the Ohio arts community, opportunities for artists in…

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Dinner in the Valley: Food of the Founders

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hines Hill Barn, 1403 West Hines Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Join us as Chef Larkin Rogers gives us a taste of the past with our Food of the Founders Dinner in the Valley! Together we will delve into the Western Reserve’s history involving the types of food grown here in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Peninsula was known for its production of cheese and its beautiful orchards! Our menu will be a nod to our history. We will enjoy a meal highlighting the local orchards and cheese production, sourced from…

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Cuyahoga Valley Institute: Ted Zalewski, Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body and Spirit

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Street State Rt. 303
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free

One man. One hour. One unforgettable show. The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Akron Garden Club presents Ted Zalewski in Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body, and Spirit.  Actor and author Ted Zalewski brings to life one of America’s greatest presidents. Combining history, drama, and fun, TR gives voice to many of Roosevelt’s own words, writings, and beliefs. Cowboy, soldier, naturalist, historian, father, statesman, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace, Theodore Roosevelt lived a life that inspires us…

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October 2018

Teacher Workshop: Cuyahoga River Water Quality Field Day

October 9 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Rd.
Peninsula, OH 44264 US

Enjoy a day-long workshop in Cuyahoga Valley National Park! Learn about water quality issues, investigate the health of the Cuyahoga River, and speak with CVNP’s biologist about the importance of water quality in the Cuyahoga River. In this workshop, you will conduct chemical tests as well as collect and identify stream organisms as determinants of water quality. As an educator, you will gain skills to conduct these activities within the classroom or schoolyard, and receive water quality test kits to…

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Dinner in the Valley: HALEoween

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hale Farm and Village, 2686 Oak Hill Rd
Bath, OH 44210 US

From Samhain to Trick-or-Treat: The History of Late Harvest Celebrations. Join us as we explore the history of Halloween, from pagan celebrations to modern day traditions. Chef Larkin Rogers will prepare a meal that will celebrate Northeast Ohio’s final harvest. Also included: tour of the grounds and cocktails paired with dinner for a special treat! The Conservancy’s Dinner in the Valley is a unique dining experience that will give you a personal connection to the food you eat, the chef who prepares…

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