Calendar of Events

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

June 4, 2017

Rededication of The President Garfield Stained Glass Window

Join SHS for the unveiling of the 100+year old President Garfield window, which has been restored to its full grandeur and moved back to its original spot. President Garfield,
portrayed by Mentor resident Ed Haney will attend and mingle among attendees. Light refreshments will be served after the unveiling. Museum will be open.

Start: June 4, 2017 1:00 pm
End: June 4, 2017 4:00 pm

May 12, 2017

Cookie Night – Family Game Night

Checkers anyone? Join us for a night of old fashioned fun. Games like Monopoly, Chinese Checkers, Chess, Old Maid and many others will be on hand to play. You can also bring your
families favorite game to play. It sure will be a fun filled night. It’s also Cookie Night, bring a dozen cookies to share and We’ll supply the cold milk

Start: May 12, 2017 7:00 pm
End: May 12, 2017 9:00 pm

March 21, 2017

Skunk Haven – We’ve Been Skunked

Skunks are unusual, funny, amazing, friendly animals that they have a bad reputation. Join the volunteers from Skunk Haven, located in N. Ridgeville, Ohio for a wonderful
presentation to learn about wild and pet skunks. We promise it won’t be a “stinker”. Live skunks will visit. Please visit for a list of donations needed to keep this rescue shelter operating. Great program for ALL ages

Start: March 21, 2017 7:00 pm
End: March 21, 2017 9:00 pm

February 21, 2017

Pie Night – Cuyahoga’s Child – Growing Up in the Valley of the Crooked River

Columbus author Jeff Knowles is a keen observer of people, places and things. Both historical and heart warming, he takes us on a journey through the forest, canals, classrooms,
factories, homes and ball fields of his homes in Ohio’s Cuyahoga Valley. This journey includes a stop in Solon, Ohio. Enjoy a wonderful night of local memories. Bring a pie to share.

Start: February 21, 2017 7:00 pm
End: February 21, 2017 9:00 pm