Do you know of any shows we missed? Add them in the comments!
Holiday shopping really gets underway this weekend with Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, but if you want something truly unique, Northeast Ohio’s craft shows are a great place to start. Here are the details on a couple of shows in the area: If you know of any other shows this weekend, add them in the comments! And if you're hosting or attending a craft show after this weekend, but before the holidays, add it to our free event calendar. The Plain Dealer has more craft shows for this weekend and beyond on its website.
And, a little farther west on Detroit Avenue, the Cleveland Craft Coalition is hosting its “Spooktacular” event at Around the Corner.
There’s no world record at stake this year, but the Spooky Pooch Parade will again march through downtown Lakewood featuring costumed canines — some spooky, some cute. The fifth-annual parade will step-off at Detroit and St. Charles avenues at 2 p.m., then head west to the Lakewood Public Library and back. Hundreds of dogs are expected to participate. There will be prizes for the best-costumed dogs. Judges will select the Spookiest Pooch, most creative dog and child, most original adult and dog, best dog and group and best non-motorized float. “It’s going to be great,” said Ian Andrews, the director of LakewoodAlive. “People are going to be bringing their dogs downtown, and we’re going to be closing down the street. It’s a lot of fun.” It…