Friday, April 30, 2010

this weekend's first-ever "Mahoning Commons Fest" includes grand opening of Calvin Center Idea Incubator

The stretch of Mahoning Avenue directly adjacent to downtown youngstown contains some of the city's best artistic/cultural institutions.

And now one more establishment - The Calvin Center Idea Incubator - will open its doors this weekend.

From the Mr. Peanut Bridge...

to the gateway into Mill Creek Park at Fellows Riverside Gardens...

. . . The first ever Mahoning Commons Fest on May 1st and 2nd will highlight a maturing corridor in the city of Youngstown.

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Let's look at what's going on up and down the block for both days.

Starting from the Mahoning River, the lifegiver of livegivers...

Rust Belt Brewery in the B&O Station
noon to 8pm - brewery tours and beer tasting

The Victorian Players

Built in the 1890s, the renovated church is now the Little Theater of Spring Common and will be offering tours from noon to 5pm Saturday, and noon to 1pm on Sunday. Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:00pm will be performances of their latest production, The Heiress.

The Calvin Center Idea Incubator

The city's newest venue for theater, art and music will have its' Grand Opening celebration. The Artists of the Rust Belt will have a full market there, with an exhibition by Art Youngstown - local food and brews as well. Valet bike parking for all cyclists. Music throughout and bands from 8pm to midnight on Saturday.

Star Supply

Now celebrating it's 40th year as Youngstown's #1 funky and good-valued supply store.

Rockview Church

Hungarian Bacon Fry from noon to 5pm on Sunday

The Ward Bakery Building

The Spring Open Studio and Art Sale of over 30 artists in a former bakery building. Fine furniture, photography, glass, sculpture, painting, jewelry, etc.

The Weller Gallery at Fellows Riverside Gardens

Exhibition of colorful hand blown works of glass inspired by tropical and natural plant forms.


A free shuttle taking you from location to location will be hosted by good people with The Purple Cat.

live music . . .

entertainment . . .

. . . more to love about livin' in the city.

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