Regular meetings of Solon Italian Club: Last Wednesday of each month
7:30 p.m., Solon Community Center
Dinner at Home Family Club: Fridays
6 - 8 p.m. Adults $20, ages 8-13 $10, children 7 and under free. Cash bar. Open to the public, no reservations needed.
Pasta and meat dinners at Southwest Italian American Club: 1st and 3rd Fridays
$10 for complete pasta meal: salad, entree with meat of the week, dessert, cash bar. SWIAC is located at 7510 Snow Rd., near Ridge Rd. in Parma.
“Michelangelo: Mind of the Master:” Now through early 2020
Cleveland Museum of Art
The exhibit will be on show until Jan. 5. A related exhibit “Master/Apprentice: Imitation and Inspiration in the Renaissance” will be available Oct. 13 - Feb. 16.
Casa Italia: Now through Nov. 26
CIAO! Cleveland: Oct. 5
12 p.m. to 10 p.m., Flats East Bank
Free outdoor event to celebrate Italian Heritage Month, sponsored by NOIA. Wine tastings, cooking demos, fashion, art, alcohol, coffee, music and food. www.ciaocleveland.com.
Opening ceremony for Cleveland Italian Heritage month: Oct. 7
6:00 p.m., City Hall Rotunda
“Set in Stone: The Role of Italian Americans in Building Lake View Cemetery:” Oct. 13
2 p.m., Lake View Cemetery
Lecture and tour led by Pamela Dorazio Dean; tour on Lolly the Trolley. $30 registration IN ADVANCE. See lakeviewcemetery.com/events.
Columbus Day Celebration: Oct. 14
12 p.m. Parade. Other events include street shows, food, and music.
“Music from the Age of Michelangelo:" Oct. 23
7:30 p.m., Cleveland Museum of Art
Fretwork, the world’s leading consort of viols, performs a program inspired by the exhibition Michelangelo: Mind of the Master. In 1501 (Michelangelo was born in 1475) Ottaviano Petrucci published the Harmonice Musices Odehecaton, or One Hundred Harmonic Pieces of Music, featuring works by all the major composers of the time; much of the program is drawn from this book. Don’t miss this illuminating concert featuring works by Marbriano de Orto, Johannes de Piñarol, Josquin Desprez and more. Tickets $33-$45, or $30-$40 for CMA members.
An Evening of Giving Thanks with Carmelina: Nov. 3
3:30 p.m., LaVera Party Center
Fundraiser to benefits the “Touch of Italy” radio program. Call 440-473-9933 for details and tickets.