Sunday, Sept. 16 will be a day full of family fun in Strongsville, with two major events scheduled -- Breakfast on the Covered Bridge and Day at the Chalet.
Lots of families catch both, hopping from the breakfast to the arts fest at the Cleveland Metroparks Chalet.
• The Strongsville City Club's annual Breakfast on the Covered Bridge will run 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Walter F. Ehrnfelt Covered Bridge, at the corner of Valley Parkway and Whitney Road in the Cleveland Metroparks.
The menu includes ham, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, hash brown potatoes, a variety of danish pastries, coffee, milk and orange juice.
Price is $8 for adults and $5 for kids 10 and under, or buy tickets ahead of time and save $1 on each.
Buy advance tickets from any City Club member or call Bill Ritchie at 440-238-5770.
Park free at the RTA Park-n-Ride on Pearl Road and take a free shuttle bus to and from the event.
The breakfast is the major fundraising event for the Strongsville City Club, which also sponsors the annual Rib Burnoff.
• Arts in Strongsville will host its annual Day at the Chalet from noon to 5 p.m. at the .
The event features arts, crafts, music, kids' activities, food and entertainment, including the Cleveland TOPS Swing Band, the Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute, the Hungarian Scout Folk Ensemble and more.
Highlights include: Paint on Canvas by Catan's, The Childrens Museum of Cleveland, Magic Beads, Posey Patch by Petitti Garden Center, Theatre Arts by Legacy in Education, Squawking Crow Native Indian Storyteller, Roger Dodger Balloons, Katie B Puppets, face painting, tattoos,, Cleveland Ballet Conservatory Studio, Martial Arts by , Kidz Craft Corner.
Featured entertainment: The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute performed by international artist Terry Lee Goffee; Cleveland TOPS Swing Band; The Magic of Rick Smith Jr.; Hungarian Scout Folk Ensemble; Strongsville High School Chamber Strings; Strongsville Heart Beats Jump Rope Team; Steel Drum Music by Island Jeff.
FREE ADMISSION -- But a donation of a canned good for the would be appreciated.
FREE PARKING -- Parking is free onsite, but tends to get crowded. You also can park for free at the RTA Park N Ride at the Turnpike and Pearl Road and ride the free shuttle to the Chalet.
NO POLITICS -- A Day at the Chalet is an event for families, not for politics. Poltical T-shirts, buttons and other items are not allowed.