Calendar of Events

June 19, 2018

Letters from the Home Front

A presentation by President and Mrs. Garfield

Listen, learn and experience a view of the past as President Garfield and Mrs. Garfield give a performance of the timeless accounts of the Garfield’s Civil war thoughts and home front activities-details of their private lives, from the suffering and carnage brought on by war to their domesticity of their “real home” and toddler’s first words.

Start: June 19, 2018 7:00 pm
End: June 19, 2018 9:00 pm
Venue: Solon Center for the Arts
6315 SOM Center Rd., Solon, OH, 44139, United States

May 15, 2018

“Women and Children

Rob Catalano RMS Titanic Enthusiast & Speaker

Come hear about some of the most fascinating and lesser known passengers and crew from the RMS Titanic, stories of survivors and the brave souls who stayed behind. Rob will

share stories with models, books and memorabilia, including an item that was actually recovered from the debris left in Titanic’s voyage to the bottom of the North Atlantic.

Who knows, you might even meet the high ranking officer who lived to tell many tales.  Be sure not to miss this exciting speaker! Bring a dozen of cookies to share.

Start: May 15, 2018 7:00 pm
End: May 15, 2018 9:00 pm

April 17, 2018

“The Dorothy Fuldheim Experience”

Susan Cannavino Presentations with Pizzazz

Join us for a look back as Susan explores this local celebrity Dorothy Fuldheim. We will not only hear about her career, but her closely guarded private life. We will learn about her most poignant moments-especially her interview with Hitler. Many of you may have stories of your own to share.

It’s Pie Night bring a pie to share!

Start: April 17, 2018 7:00 pm
End: April 17, 2018 9:00 pm

March 20, 2018

Girls Toys from the 1930s -1940s

Mary will speak and share Girls Toys from the 30s – 40s. Bring a dessert to share.

Start: March 20, 2018 7:00 pm
End: March 20, 2018 9:00 pm

March 11, 2018

Noon Knife Sharpening Event

Local sharpener will sharpen knives,(including serrated), scissors (including pinking), gardening tools, cooking tools, woodworking tools, sewing tools, salon tools and paper cutters.
He uses a repurposed 1923 treadle adapted to spin wheels of differing grits. Using a foot powered treadle enables him to vary the speed of the wheels so he can safely sharpen your
items. He accepts cash, checks and credit cards. For prices see

Start: March 11, 2018 2:30 pm
End: March 11, 2018 5:00 pm

December 3, 2017

Northeast Ohio Lego Users Group LEGO Display and Kids Lego building contest

Join SHS for the 4th NEOLUG display, a group of adult builders formed in 2010, will set up “MOCs”, or My Own Creations. These are creations they have built that are not sets with no instructions. These “lugs” exist all over the country and the world and are comprised of adult lego builders. Come see these true pieces of art and meet there creators. NEW this year we invite children 12 years and under to enter a’ “MOC”, their own LEGO creation. A prize will be awarded.

Start: December 3, 2017 1:00 pm
End: December 3, 2017 5:00 pm

November 22, 2017

City of Solon Holiday Tree lighting

Museum will be open 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Visit the museum and watch the City of Solon turn on the holiday lights for the 2017 holiday season.

Start: November 22, 2017 6:00 pm
End: November 22, 2017 8:00 pm

October 10, 2017

Soup Night – The History of the Cleveland Mather Family

The Mather family was instrumental in moving Cleveland from a back woods frontier town to a first class world renowned city. Their many accomplishment, achievements and lasting
impacts on the city will be discussed. Solon resident Chris Whipple is a 7th generation Clevelander, which grew up in Berea, Ohio has had a life long love of Cleveland, its people and it underappreciated treasures. Chris began writing stories abort Cleveland roughly 10 years ago and will soon have a book published in 2017.

Start: October 10, 2017 7:00 pm
End: October 10, 2017 9:00 pm

September 19, 2017

Ice Cream Sundae Night – History of Infectious Diseases

Did you know only a hundred years ago the leading causes of death in America were pneumonia, tuberculosis and influenza? Join us for the informative talk as noted medical
lecturer and patient advocate Tom Strong discusses the history of infectious diseases and the various drugs, treatments and vaccines that have evolved in the last century helping to eradicate these deadly germs. Join us for an Ice Cream Sundae after the program.

Start: September 19, 2017 7:00 pm
End: September 19, 2017 7:00 pm

August 13, 2017

6th Annual Community Flea Market

Time to clean out your garage, attic and basement for items that you can sell to someone else. Sellers will be charged $5 per parking spot to sell their treasures. Reservations are
needed, please contact SHS President. Museum will be open 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. NO rain date. Space is limited make your reservation soon. Refreshments will be available.

Start: August 13, 2017 12:00 pm
End: August 13, 2017 4:00 pm