events for you to enjoy around Greater Cleveland in January 2013

Flip the calendar to 2013 now – it’s time to fill your month with some fun events happening around Greater Cleveland…

FOR THE BLOGGERS (and all their friends)

Ohio Blogging Association at Karaoke at the CAT
Friday, January 18 – karaoke starts at 9:00PM
at Noodlecat on Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland
Join your fellow Ohio Blogging Association members for a fun night out downtown filled with songs, sake and slurping! I’m hosting the festivities along with WhyCLE, Smitten in Cleveland and Clue Into Cleveland; many of other familiar OBA faces will also be there!
The event is FREE to attend – you are responsible for your tab at the restaurant.
More info available at the OBA Facebook event page. The more, the merrier! Bring your singing partner for a duet and a get something special from me!!


Lululemon’s CrossFit Independence New Year’s Throwdown!
Wednesday, January 2 at 8:00PM
at Lululemon Athletica Eton Chagrin in Woodmere, Ohio
Here’s your shot to give CrossFit a try – and buy some Wunder Unders in the same visit!
This event is FREE to attend.
More information is available at the Facebook event page.

Yoga for Beginners Workshop
Saturday, January 26 from 12PM to 2PM
at Nishkama Yoga in Independence
The beginner’s workshop is perfect for EVERY LEVEL and EVERY BODY! My fellow Nishkama teacher Susan Lowe is ready to show you the basics!
More information is available at Nishkama’s MINDBODY site.


The Cleveland Museum of Art’s monthly MIX event
Friday, January 4 from 5:00PM to 9:00PM
Cleveland Museum of Art – in University Circle in Cleveland, OH
Advance tickets are $8; $10 day of event. Members free. Reservations are strongly recommended.
More information, call (216) 421-7350 or visit

Battle of the Bombshells! Happy Hour Kick Off
Friday, January 11 starting at 8:00PM
at Around The Corner in Lakewood
Attend to learn more about BvBCLE (THE Battle of the Blondes vs. the Brunettes) to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.
More information available at the Facebook event page.

Partners Trivia Night – presented by PlayhouseSquare Partners
Thursday, January 17 at 6:30PM (Trivia starts at 7PM)
at Black Dog Kitchen & Bar (2015 E. 8th Street) in Cleveland
Have some fun at Partners first Trivia Night as they gear up for Jump Back Ball & the rest of their 2013 programming.
More information available at the event page.

Boutique Bridal Bazaar 2013
Sunday, January 20 from 12PM to 4PM
at smARTspace at 78th (1305 W. 80th Street  Cleveland, OH 44102)
Calling all brides: get your bridal show on with vendors featuring Something White.
Tickets in advance are $5 each at

Cleveland Foodbank’s YP Pantry Volunteer Night
Thursday, January 24 at 6:30PM
at the Cleveland Foodbank (15500 Waterloo Rd  Cleveland, OH 44110)
Learn more about this young professional group with a first hand opportunity to check out all the Foodbank has to offer by volunteering in the Foodbank’s warehouse with the YP Pantry.
This event is FREE to attend, but please RSVP at the Eventbrite page.

The 16th annual Red & White on Thursday Night – presented by the Arthritis Foundation
Thursday, January 31 from 5:30PM to 9:00PM
at Quaker Station at the Quaker Square Inn (135 South Broadway Street, Akron, OH 44308)
This food and wine event to benefit the Arthritis Foundation will feature Akron’s best restaurants and wineries from around the globe.
Purchase tickets at


Nishkama Yoga Open House on Friday, February 1 from 6PM to 9PM: more info on the Facebook event page.
Ohio Blogging Association February Meetup at Whole Foods Cedar Center on Tuesday, February 5: more info to come via the OBA Facebook page.
Animal Attractions at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on Thursday, February 7: read up on my post for more details.
Beyond Basics Yoga Workshop at Nishkama Yoga on Saturday, February 16: register at Nishkama’s MINDBODY site.

What events are you looking forward to in January 2013?

Disclosure: I have financial compensation affiliations with some of these companies as an employee/event organizer, generally support these organizations in my spare time, or were provided this information to share as an FYI. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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  1. ClevelandPoet says:

    2013 is also going to be an awesome year for the late shift cult movies at Cedar Lee and Capitol Theatre.

    Nice list. So many things ruined by my working–though if at the MIXatCMA should find me and say hi!

    I do hope to make the foodbank event.

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