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events

May 2016:

April 30 - May 6 - Great Haircut Sale at Great Clips of Hudson
$5.99 haircuts! That's right. Great Clips of Hudson's nearly world-famous $5.99 Great Haircut Sale - April 30 through May 6.

May 5, 5 PM - Author/artist Susan Branch at The Learned Owl Book Shop
Susan Branch returns to The Learned Owl to sign her new book, Martha's Vineyard: Isle of Dreams. Please call or email us to register for this free event: 330-653-2252. Priority in line will be given to those who have purchased one of Susan's books from The Learned Owl.

May 5, 6:30-8 PM - Private Wine Education Course & Tasting at Viva Bene Gourmet
Classroom-style Wine Tasting and Wine Education Course led by Sommelier, Christopher Kray. Fun 'swag' and 10% case discounts offered! Course Content: Select Key Varietals and Their Primary Characteristics; Overview of Grape Growing and Wine Making Process, Thus Their Effects on Style/Flavor; Professional Approach to Tasting Wine; Tasting: 1 White & 3 Reds. Course Materials Provided: Food Pairing Tips; Tasting Sheets including Appearance, Aromas and Flavor Characteristics. Cost: $40 per person (must be over 21 years of age). RSVP: to erin@vivabenegourmet.com or call (330) 653-9800. Space is limited to 20 participants.

May 7, 11 AM - 3 PM - All About Mom at First & Main
Join us at First & Main as we celebrate all things Mom! Make mom's day memorable with a personalized photo and picture frame and custom card in our craft station. Enjoy refreshments, live music and children's activities, plus enter to win a grand prize pampering package for mom!

May 7, 1 PM - Book Scavenger Hunt for kids at The Learned Owl Book Shop
Kids, join us on Saturday, May 7th for our first annual Book Scavenger Hunt! We will direct you to three merchants in Hudson who will hide puzzles for you to find and solve. Once you have solved all three puzzles, come back to the book shop with your bookmark and stickers. The first five people to solve all three puzzles and turn in their stickers will each win a $25 gift card and a signed copy of the kids'/YA mystery Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman. The official rules are available at The Learned Owl. For those under 18 who wish to participate, a parent or guardian will need to be present. For more information, call 330-653-2252.

May 13, 5-8 PM - Second Friday Art Hop: Student Art
Second Friday Art Hops are Hudson's very own Art Walk. Artist studios and galleries in Hudson have teamed up with local businesses to host a regular monthly event for art lovers in the area with Second Friday Art Hops. Visitors can tour working studios or art galleries in the downtown Hudson area. Peek inside an artist's studio and see firsthand the work that's being created in our expanding arts community. The studios and art galleries offer a wide variety of artwork: paintings, jewelry, watercolors, oil paintings, realistic work and abstract art. You can even catch live music around town. Many of the artists offer art classes and workshops and will be happy to tell you about them. Maps are available at participating studios and galleries.

May 13-15 - First Birthday celebration at Suburban Sit
Come join the party on May 13-15th as we say THANK YOU to our customers & the community for supporting us through our first year in business! Extended store hours with celebratory savings all weekend! Birthday gifts given to the first 25 customers in the store on Saturday & Sunday!

May 14, 1-3 PM - Author Paul Gaston at The Learned Owl Book Shop
Paul Gaston visits The Learned Owl to sign copies of his new book Ohio's Craft Beers: Discovering the Variety, Enjoying the Quality, Relishing the Experience.

May 19, 6-8 PM (Third Thursday of every month) - Poetry Reading at Open Door Coffee Company
Come and share your favorite poem - original or by any author. Bring a friend or make a friend. Sign-ups requested at the counter, or email/phone: 330-653-5900 / opendoorcoffeecompany@gmail.com.

May 22, 3-5 PM - High Tea in Hudson at Open Door Coffee Company
Ask about our signup for High Tea in Hudson. We will be featuring a full English high tea menu, a speaker and live background music. The first High Tea will be Sunday, May 22, 3-5 PM. Advance reservations required.

May 26, 6-9 PM (Last Thursday of every month) - Open Mic Night at Open Door Coffee Company
Come join our growing talent pool of musicians playing to a full house of enthusiastic listeners. Sign Up is needed. Bring a friend, grab a yummy latte or hot chocolate and be entertained by our eclectic group of musicians.


June 2016:

June 10, 5-8 PM - Second Friday Art Hop: Local Art
Second Friday Art Hops are Hudson's very own Art Walk. Artist studios and galleries in Hudson have teamed up with local businesses to host a regular monthly event for art lovers in the area with Second Friday Art Hops. Visitors can tour working studios or art galleries in the downtown Hudson area. Peek inside an artist's studio and see firsthand the work that's being created in our expanding arts community. The studios and art galleries offer a wide variety of artwork: paintings, jewelry, watercolors, oil paintings, realistic work and abstract art. You can even catch live music around town. Many of the artists offer art classes and workshops and will be happy to tell you about them. Maps are available at participating studios and galleries.


Hudson Community Events

Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 30, 10 AM-Noon

Hudson Summer Music Festival:
Concerts on the Green

May 30 - August 28, 2016

Hudson Farmers Market
Saturdays, 9 AM-12:30 PM (Village Green)
June 4 - October 8, 2016

Festival Days: Home and Garden Tour,
Clothesline Art Show

Thursday, June 16 - Friday, June 17

Festival Days: Ice Cream Social
Friday, June 17, 6-9 PM (Hudson Green)


Destination Hudson

For more community events,
see destinationhudson.com