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Mini Farmer’s Market — Northeast Ohio Medical University
Every Wednesday through October, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. 4209 Ohio 44, Rootstown, in Parking Lot A, which is on the southeast corner of campus nearest the Key Bank. More information is available at

Kim Novak Extended: Pastel Paintings — The Butler Institute of American Art
Through Nov. 30 Giffuni Gallery, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Works by the Oregon artist whose name is synonymous with Hollywood film. For more information, call 330-743-1107 or visit

Dancing for the Kids — Akron Children’s Hospital
Friday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m. Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., Akron. Watch local celebrities dance across stage, paired with a University of Akron dance student. For more information or tickets, call 330-543-8037 or visit

Halloween Howls at Newport! — Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County
Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 6-7 p.m. Newport Large Meeting Room, 3730 Market St., Youngstown. Halloween party includes games, activities, crafts and treats. Event is intended for school-age children, who may wear costumes. Children under age 7 must be with an adult. Space is limited; make your reservation by calling 330-744-8636 and asking for the Newport Branch. Registration ends Oct. 28.

Ghost Tours — Historic Zoar Village
Friday, Oct. 31 & Saturday, Nov. 1; tours leave every 15 minutes from 6:30-7:30 p.m. 198 Main St., Zoar. Stroll through the haunted village and buildings of Zoar. Costumed guides lead the tours and tell tales of spirits past and present. You may even encounter spirits from the past as you visit the buildings. Cost is $15 per adult; $10 per child. Reservations required by calling 330-874-3011. For more information, visit

Joshua Bell Concert — Akron Symphony Orchestra
Friday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. E. J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron. Tuesday Musical Association and the Akron Symphony present this special concert. For more information, call 330-535-8138 or visit

Mozart’s Don Giovanni — Opera of the Western Reserve
Friday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 5th Ave., Youngstown. In Italian with English supertitles. For tickets or more information, call 330-259-0555 or visit

Breakfast With Santa — Akron Children’s Hospital
Saturday, Nov. 22, from 8:30-10 a.m.; Saturday, Nov. 29, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. Includes a breakfast buffet and fun-filled activities. For ticket information, contact Brittany Costa at 330-543-0325 or .

Nutcracker — Ballet Theatre of Ohio
Nov. 29–Dec. 7 Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., Akron. Enjoy this popular holiday classic. Tickets are available at Ballet Theatre of Ohio at 330-688-6065 and Akron Civic Theatre at 330-253-2488.



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