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Glass Blowing by Ryan Gothrup of Mobile Glass Studios

Glass artist, Ryan Gothrup, has been an educator of glassblowing for over 16 years.  From youth starting at the age of 10 years old to elderly and students with learning differences, he has taught glassblowing to a wide variety of students.  After receiving his MFA, he spent six years teaching at the college level and for the past seven years has been using his mobile glass trailer to educate on location.

5-7 pieces of hand blown glass will be made daily.  Pieces will be offered for sale in The Sustainability Center.

Family Morning Dance Party

With “Family Unity” in mind, One Main Financial is this year’s sponsor of the Family Dance Party Saturday Morning, August 11th from 10am-12Noon. Fair Gate Admission is just $2 per family member provided you have purchased by 12Noon. Plan early so your family won’t be left out.

DreamShip Hot Air Balloon

IMPORTANT: If you plan to visit the DreamShip attraction on Fri, Sat or Sun, be sure to show up before 9pm, and please use gates 1, 2, or 3 off Eastland Road.

We do hope you will come enjoy the 2018 Cuyahoga County Fair (fair gate admission applies) and make visiting DreamShip a part of your plans.

Xpogo Stunt Team

The Xpogo Stunt Team is the World’s Best Extreme Pogo Demo Crew. Featuring Championship Pro Athletes flying over 10 Feet in the air on extreme pogo sticks, throwing down flips and incredible tricks, the Xpogo Stunt Team brings the sport to you.  With fans across the globe, and new followers after every show, Xpogo Stunt Team Pros are a hit everywhere, every time.

The Xpogo Stunt Team has performed over 10,000 shows in 23 countries, and holds 13 Guinness World Records.

Pick Up Stix

When you need an entertaining and mesmerizing stiltwalking performance, Pick up Stix is a Cleveland based company offering professional, experienced and insured stiltwalkers. 

With over 20 years of stiltwalking experience, Pick up Stix can provide the perfect stiltwalking performer for your event. 

Whether your venue is for corporate, promotional, educational or private event; Pick up Stix will be glad to provide the right stiltwalker whether on 2 legs or 4. We are sure to have the right costume and stilter for you!

Wade Henry

Wade Henry hails from a long line of freedom-fighting Irish settlers who homesteaded in Manitoba in the 1700's and 1800's. It was in this Canadian West that Wade started training for his life as a performing artist.

Wade's inclination towards danger became apparent when, as a toddler, he was found riding bareback on his grandmother's german shephard.

Magician Drew Murray

Drew Murray, is a magician, creator, artist and more. He has been wowing audiences since he was just 6 years old. After seeing a magician at a summer festival, he has turned an after school hobby into a successful business.

At just 10 years old he began performing for small events at churches, libraries and family parties. Through his teens and college, he continued performing more shows each year and taking his talents across the country.


Various representatives from Hoopernova will be on hand all week, teaching Hula Hoop technique before their performances, including night glow hooping shows.  Fortunately, two of the best hoopers in the world are from the Cleveland area: Stee Bax and Angelina Rose (performing in the video below).  You will be amazed what each can do with a hula hoop. 

Jungle Bob Tuma

Jungle Bob Tuma is an animal entertainer and educator who has been doing animal presentations and events for children of all ages for almost three decades. In addition to educating about the wonderful world of animals, he regularly makes appearances on television and radio.


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