Things to do in Ohio This Weekend: March 13-15
Don’t miss the final weekend of visiting the moon in Akron, see a Broadway classic in Columbus and enjoy a sweet treat at Hueston Woods State Park.
Explore the fifth-largest satellite in our solar system through March 15 at the Akron Art Museum during “The Distance of the Moon.” The exhibition features film clips, historic photos and artist renderings that delve into the factual and fictional fascination the moon has had on people’s imaginations. 1 S. High St., Akron 44308, 330/376-9185, akronartmuseum.org
Sample sweet treats and learn about the art of maple-syrup production at the 53rd Annual Maple Syrup Festival at Hueston Woods State Park through March 15. A hayride and hike through the state nature preserve add to the fun. 5201 Lodge Rd., College Corner 45003, 513/664-3500, parks.ohiodnr.gov/huestonwoods
See Lincoln Center’s dazzling new revival of Lerner & Loewe's classic “My Fair Lady,” on stage at the Ohio Theatre in Columbus through March 15. When linguistics professor Henry Higgins transforms Cockney flower seller Eliza Doolittle into a proper lady, merriment and romance isn’t far behind. 39 E. State St., Columbus 43215, 614/469-0939, capa.com
Shop for home décor created by artists or learn a new skill at the Fiber Artisans Fair at the Campus Martius Museum March 14. Expert weavers, knitters and quilters will demonstrate their talents and answer questions about their craft. 601 Second St., Marietta 45750, 740/373-3750, mariettamuseums.org
Admire the talents of five French painters known for being at the forefront of Impressionism. “One Each: Still Lifes by Cézanne, Pissarro and Friends,” at the Toledo Museum of Art through April 12, showcases representational paintings reflecting the individualism of Paul Cézanne and Camille Pissarro, along with canvases by Claude Monet, Henri Fantin-Latour and Gustav Courbet. Each depicts the style in which ordinary subject matter is accurately depicted in relation to light and shadow. 2445 Monroe St., Toledo 43620, 419/255-8000, toledomuseum.org