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Face Value – The Butler Institute of American Art
On view until July 12; hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Pastel compositions collectively titled “Bob Dylan: Face Value” were created by the iconic musician for a 2013 exhibition at London’s National Portrait Gallery. On display in the Flora B. Giffuni Gallery of American Pastel Art. For more information, call 330-743-1107 or visit

Pancakes With the Penguins Akron Zoo
Saturday, July 11, from 8-10 a.m. 504 Euclid Ave., Akron. Visit the Akron Zoo for our annual summertime breakfast honoring the Humboldt penguins. Enjoy a pancake breakfast with all the fixings in Komodo Kingdom Café, then help with the morning feed at Penguin Point as the education staff tells about these fine feathered friends. For more information, call 330-375-2550 or visit

Forty-second Annual Harvest Festival and Antique Show – Historic Zoar Village
Saturday, Aug. 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 198 Main St., Zoar. Tour historic buildings, shop from high-quality artisans and antique dealers, enjoy a juried craft and art show and learn from a variety of historic demonstrators.There is no charge to walk the village and shop the craft show. Cost to tour the antique show, artisan tent and historic museum buildings is $8 per adult; children 12 and under are free. For more information, visit

Summer Safari – Akron Zoo
Saturday, Aug. 1, from 7-10 p.m. 504 Euclid Ave., Akron. Spend an elegant evening at the Akron Zoo and help raise funds for the care of the animals. Guests will enjoy live animal encounters, live music, drinks and fine food provided by several of the area’s best restaurants and caterers. The evening will also include a silent auction and raffle. For more information, call 330-375-2550 or visit



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