Chai Life: From the Winter 2017 issue

Feb. 15-25 | Cleveland Restaurant Week

More than 50 restaurants participate in Downtown Cleveland Restaurant Week, so you can nosh to your heart’s content Feb. 16-25, 2018. The Downtown Cleveland Alliance organizes the event, which features $15, $30 and $40 lunch and dinner specials that allow customers to get a taste of downtown Cleveland’s thriving culinary scene.

Feb. 23 to March 4 | Cleveland Auto Show

Start your engines and get ready for the Cleveland Auto Show, which rolls into town Feb. 23 to March 4, 2018 at the I-X Center. Get an inside look at high-end cars and even take one for a spin at the show’s featured indoor and outdoor Ride N’ Drives.

Ken Blaze / Brite Winter

Ken Blaze / Brite Winter

Feb. 24 | Brite Winter

The free celebration of art and music returns to the West Bank of the Flats on Feb. 24, 2018. Get ready for a night of music, art and outdoor activities – and stay warm by standing next to one of the outdoor fires.

Feb. 24 | Jump Back Ball

The 27th annual Jump Back Ball is lifting off into space with “A Space Odyssey” theme Feb. 24, 2018 at Playhouse Square. All proceeds from the event benefit Playhouse Square, a not-for-profit performing arts center to continue presenting quality performing arts.

Feb. 28 | Purim

Dust off your costumes and enjoy the ballyhoo of being Jewish as you head to synagogue Feb. 28, 2018, to hear the reading of the Megillah. Keep an eye on the Cleveland Jewish News’ website for coverage.

Akron Civic Theatre

Akron Civic Theatre

March 14 | Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld just can’t seem to stay away from Northeast Ohio. Returning after his sold-out show in 2016 in Cleveland, Seinfeld brings his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life to the Akron Civic Theatre on March 14, 2018.

March 30 | Passover

Retell the Passover story while spending time with family over a seder dinner on March 30, 2018. Take a look at the CJN Archives for a new take on kosher-for-Passover recipes.

Kevin Inthavong / CIFF

Kevin Inthavong / CIFF

April 4-15 | Cleveland International Film Festival

Get your popcorn and enjoy an array of films with Jewish or Israeli themes at the 42nd annual Cleveland International Film Festival. Opening Night will take place at Playhouse Square, while screenings for the rest of the festival – April 4-15, 2018 – will take place at Tower City Cinemas in downtown Cleveland and at various partner locations throughout Greater Cleveland.   


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