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Passport Cleveland

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Our region is rich in history, great food, diversity and cultural landmarks. Join us as we embark on a series of behind-the-scenes adventures to some of Cleveland’s best-kept secrets! Have an idea for where we should visit next? Call us at 216.687.2078 or e-mail us at Get to know both Cleveland and your fellow CSU Vikings better. Adventures await with Passport Cleveland!


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Cleveland Whiskey Tour 
Wednesday, May 27, 6:00 p.m. (SOLD OUT) 
Wednesday, July 29, 6:00 p.m. 

Whiskey so good, a U.S. President quaffed it. Join one of Cleveland's newest stars, Cleveland Whiskey, for a behind-the-scenes tour and comparison of traditional whiskey production with the disruptive and innovative technology used by Cleveland Whiskey. President Obama's recent visit inspired a whiskey we will try as well as a few samples of bourbon before we go.

1768 E. 25th Street Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Cost: CSU alumni, staff or students $5; General admission $7

Register for July 29 Whiskey Tour 

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Hidden Gems of University Circle 
Saturday, June 6
Optional Lunch 11:00 a.m - Noon 
Tour 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. 

When you enjoy a performance at Severance Hall, have you ever wondered what's backstage? Upstairs? This is your chance to see hidden organ pipes, rooms where major benefactors dine and socialize, and the old sound system. Afterwards, meet at the Western Reserve Historical Society. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour with one of the curators. Take a ride on the recently restored Euclid Beach Carousel and enjoy a guided tour through the WRHS.

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. 
Backstage tour of Severance Hall 

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. 
Behind-the-scenes and guided tour at the WRHS. Enjoy a ride on the newly installed Euclid Beach Carousel!

Tour begins at the East Boulevard entrance to Severance Hall (approximate address: 12001 East Boulevard) and ends at the Western Reserve Historical Society (10825 East Boulevard). 

Meet for an optional lunch first

11:00 a.m. – Noon
Lunch at Happy Dog (previously the Euclid Tavern) 

Lunch selections will be made at the restaurant. Please meet at 11625 Euclid Avenue.

Cost: CSU alumni, staff or students - $33 tour only; Guests - $35 tour only

Register here

Questions? Call 216.687.2078.