WKSU Offers and Events

Find information on events throughout the region that WKSU is presenting or sponsoring. Also discover special discounts or drawings exclusively for WKSU listeners. To see WKSU Contest and Drawing Rules, click HERE.  Click to become a WKSU Member HERE. 

Visit WKSU at the Randolph Fair!

Aug 12, 2019

WKSU celebrates our Portage County neighbors at the 161st Randolph Fair on Aug. 20-25. After seeing the animals and eating your fair food, stop by the Merchants Building and say hello! On Friday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. to noon, participate in our OH Really? project in WKSU's Pop-up Newsroom. Meet Amanda Rabinowitz and Sarah Taylor on Friday and Jeff St. Clair and Andrew Meyer on Saturday! Fair admission is required. 

WKSU Member Discount for Apollo's Fire

Aug 7, 2019

WKSU Members can receive a $12 discount on B-Level seats to specific Apollo's Fire concerts in Akron and Summit County. Discount tickets may be purchased in person, by phone at 216-320-0012 or 800-314-2535 ext. 1, or by using the code "WKSU" online at: apollosfire.org/purchase-tickets/.

The discount is available for the following 2019-2020 season performances:

Echoes of Venice
Thursday, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m.
The Bath Church UCC, Bath

WKSU's 2019 State of the Station Event

Apr 23, 2019

Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate WKSU at our State of the Station event! It was fun meeting so many WKSU members and sharing great food from 2 Girls Cafe & Bakery in Stow, Paninis in Kent and Longhorn Steakhouse in Canton. Congratulations to our event drawing winners: David - Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! tickets, Kaitlynn - Medina Gem Company gift certificate, and Mike - WKSU swag bag. Here are some images from the party!

Bob Woodward
Lisa Berg

Due to an overwhelming response for free tickets for the Kent State University Presidential Speaker Series featuring Bob Woodward on May 4, the university has moved the event to the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center (MAC Center). The larger venue allows more people to attend and hear from the legendary journalist.

Publicly announced on March 28 and originally planned to be held in the Kent Student Center Ballroom, the event with Mr. Woodward sold out in less than a day. The event will now occur in the MAC Center, and tickets are now available again.

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Comes to Blossom

Mar 29, 2019

NPR's beloved comedy quiz show Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! makes a return trip to Northeast Ohio when it triumphantly takes the stage at Blossom Music Center on Thursday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m., presented by 89.7 WKSU, 90.3 WCPN ideastream and The Cleveland Orchestra. 

WKSU Spring Fund Drive Drawing Winners

Mar 26, 2019

Here are the drawing winners for WKSU's 2019 Spring Fund Drive:

Monday, March 18: iPad, Josephine from Wellington

Tuesday, March 19: $500 cleaning service from Booking Maid Easy, Chris from Kent

Wednesday, March 20: A pair of Cleveland Indians box seat tickets, Pamela from Cleveland Heights

Thursday, March 21: $750 Southwest Airlines gift card, Allan from Twinsburg

Saturday, March 23: A ride for two on the Goodyear Blimp, Bob from Ravenna

Information For WKSU's Mental Health Fair and Forum

Jun 27, 2018

On June 27, 2018, WKSU presented a Mental Health Fair and Forum at the Akron-Summit County Public Library. Here is more information on the Forum Panel, series sponsors and organizations participating in the Fair. 

FORUM GUESTS: