September 2018

Pumpkin Pavilion & Gift Barn – White House Fruit Farm
Open through October 28, Monday-Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, and Sunday 11am-5pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Discover our unique finds and make them yours.
See all the gifts and decorating items for every age group and every season.

 

Fall Celebration Weekends – White House Fruit Farm
September 22-23, and 29-30
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Join us for harvest season! Horse drawn wagon rides, play area, pumpkin pavilion, food vendors, petting zoo, pony rides, live music and more. Don’t miss a weekend!

 

Mercy Health’s Fuel the Fight: Drive Out Prostate Cancer Car Show and Family Event
Sunday, September 23, 11:00am-3:00 p.m.
Boardman High School- 7777 Glenwood Avenue, Boardman, OH 44512
Please join Man Up Mahoning Valley for this car show and family event featuring food trucks, live entertainment by Rudy and the Professionals, vendors, kids fun zone, DJ gift raffles and much more!  Free spectator admission and $15 pre-registration. All proceeds benefit the Man Up Program, providing free cancer screenings to men right here in the Valley.

 

Youngstown Oktoberfest
September 28-30
N. Phelps Street, Downtown Youngstown
Rhine Haus Bier Hall (opening soon in downtown Youngstown) presents the Youngstown Oktoberfest. Music and events listing coming soon. Visit the Facebook event page for the latest information.

 

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, September 29, 10:00am–11:00am
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join us for a special program designed especially for our tiniest explorers! Make maracas with the InspireWorks Staff during this special program. Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Beautiful Sound – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, September 29, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Did you know sound is powerful enough to move things? Let’s try it! All Ages.
Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Boardman Rotary Oktoberfestival
Sunday, September 30, 9:00am-5:00pm
Boardman Park, 375 Boardman Poland Rd., Boardman, 330-757-8470
Enjoy a wonderful fall day, the aroma of great food, entertainment and crafts of every size.
$5 admission fee. Free parking.

 

 

 

October 2018

Michael Sonata’s Tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes
Wednesday, October 3 & Thursday, October 4, 12:00pm
Best Western Plus Dutch Haus Inn & Suites (formerly the Dutch Village Inn), 150 East State Route 14, Columbiana, 330-482-5050
Live Frank Sinatra tribute show by national Sinatra entertainment artist, Michael Sonata, backed by his live jazz trio.
For tickets, call 330-482-5050.

 

Fall Celebration Weekends – White House Fruit Farm
October 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, and 27-28
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Join us for harvest season! Horse drawn wagon rides, play area, pumpkin pavilion, food vendors, petting zoo, pony rides, live music and more. Don’t miss a weekend!

 

Scare Away Hunger Scarecrow Decoration and Display Contest – White House Fruit Farm
Drop off entries October 2-4
Displayed October 8-21, Winner on October 22
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Hunger is a scary thing. Help us fill the lawn with your creations and raise money/donations for our local food pantry.

 

Murder at the Monster Bash
October 10-12, 6:30pm
Magic Tree Pub & Eatery, 7463 South Avenue, Boardman
SmashUp Entertainment will thrill and amuse audiences with this murder mystery dinner theatre comedy. The $50 ticket price is all-inclusive. Seating is limited. Admission is 21 and older. Reservations can made online.

 

Mission Night Market
Friday, October 12, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Huntington Place Plaza, 1393 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman
Featuring local makers, vendors, entertainment, food & drink.
This is the last Mission Night Market of the season. 

 

Old-Fashioned Christmas in the Woods
October 13-14 & 20-21, 9:00am-5:00pm
Shaker Woods Grounds, 44337 County Line Road, Columbiana, 724-774-6341
The woods will be transformed into a holiday wonderland. Each craftsperson will be demonstrating their unique skills and creating hand-crafted holiday gift items right before your eyes. Plenty of delicious food. Live entertainment will make it an event for the entire family.

 

Master Carver Ron Roberts – White House Fruit Farm
Saturday, October 13, 10:00am-4:00pm and Sunday, October 14, 12:00pm-4:00pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Right before your eyes Ron Roberts acclaimed master carver will transform our pumpkins into works of art.
Orders will be taken.

 

Youngstown Flea – Market for Makers
Saturday, October 13, 10:00am-4:00pm
110 Freeman Alley, Downtown Youngstown (next to Covelli Centre), 330-565-5483
The Youngstown Flea returns for its third season hosting a “Market For Makers” once per month right in the heart of the Downtown Youngstown area. This market is dedicated to local/regional vendors of handmade, antique and repurposed wood/metal/furniture, vintage clothing, and collectibles.


Community Coat Giveaway

Saturday, October 13, 10:00am-1:00pm
Common Ground Church Community, 2310 W. South Range Rd, North Lima, 330-549-9408
Anyone in need is invited to come choose a coat, and enjoy some cookies and cocoa or coffee. This year, in addition to outerwear, we will also have clothing items for you to choose from. We are accepting donations – call 330-549-9408 to arrange a donation drop off time, or drop items off on Sunday mornings.

 

The Dam Run – 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, October 13, Registration: 4:00pm; Race Time: 5:30pm
Halliday’s Winery, 2400 NE River Road, Lake Milton, 330-654-9463
Run or walk the race then celebrate with live music at Halliday’s Winery!
Register online at www.gopherarun.com.

 

Shut Up & Laugh Comedy Show
Thursday, October 18, 7:00pm-9:00pm (Doors open at 6:30pm)
DeYor Performing Arts Center – Ford Family Recital Hall, 260 W Federal St, Youngstown
Come and laugh for a very good cause at the fourth annual Shut up & Laugh Comedy Show! Proceeds from the show will benefit Meridian’s Prevention Education and Treatment/Recovery programs in the Mahoning Valley.

 

East Meets West Fest – Food, Flora and Arias
Friday, October 19, 6:00pm
S.O.A.P. Gallery, 117 S. Champion St., Youngstown
Japanese appetizers, demonstration of Kokedama (Japanese floral arrangement) and OWR Young Artists singing arias. Beer, wine available. Advance tickets $30, $35 at the door. Call Opera Western Reserve for reservations at 330-480-0693.

 

Keith Urban – In Concert
Wednesday, October 24, 7:30pm
Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front Street, Youngstown
Four-Time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban with special guest Kelsea Ballerini will bring his “Graffiti U World Tour 2018” to the Covelli Centre. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

 

More Than Vases & Fans: Japanese Influence on Western Art & Design in the 19th & 20th Centuries
Thursday, October 25, 7:30pm
President’s Suite – Kilcawley Center, YSU, One University Plaza, Youngstown
Johnathan Farris, Asst. Prof. of Art History gives a lecture illustrating a result the ‘opening’ of Japan. Free.

 

Indiana Smith and the Mummy’s Curse
Friday, October 26, 12:00pm & 7:00pm
Best Western Plus Dutch Haus Inn & Suites (formerly the Dutch Village Inn), 150 East State Route 14, Columbiana, 330-482-5050
Hilarious audience-interactive Halloween murder mystery by Pittsburgh’s Musical Mysteries & More.
For tickets, call 330-482-5050.

 

Rocktopia
Friday, October 26, 8:00pm
DeYor Performing Arts Center, 260 W. Federal Street, Youngstown
Direct from its smash-hit run on Broadway, the international music sensation ROCKTOPIA is an explosive musical concert event that fuses the most iconic 20th-century rock with world-renowned classical masterpieces.

 

 

 

November 2018

Evercrisp Apple Frenzy – White House Fruit Farm
November 1-21
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Sample and purchase one of the best new apple varieties out there!  Developed by the Mid West Apple Improvement Assn (we are founding members), our new Evercrisp apple is a cross of Honeycrisp and Fuji. This sweet extra firm apple will make you a fan for life.  

 

Winter Gift Shop – White House Fruit Farm
November 3 – December 9, Saturdays 9am-5pm and Sundays 11am-5pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Discover our unique finds and make them yours.
See all the gifts and decorating items for every age group and every season.

 

Opera Western Reserve presents Madama Butterfly
Friday, November 16, 7:30pm
Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown, 330-259-0555
Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly tells the story of a young Japanese geisha who clings to the idea that her relationship with a visiting American naval officer is loving and permanent. English translations will be projected above the stage to assist guests in following the story, as the opera will be beautifully sung in Italian.

 

Memories of Christmas Past   
November 17, 2018 – January 6, 2019 (Closed Holidays and Mondays), 12:00-4:00pm; Thursdays open until 7:00pm
Arms Family Museum, 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 330-743-2589
The Arms Family Museum is sparkling for the holiday season! Memories of Christmas Past, the annual holiday spectacular, is in its 11th year in the 1905 Arts & Crafts mansion of Olive and Wilford Arms. 

 

College Donut Days – White House Fruit Farm
November 23 & 24
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
College students that show their college ID receive a special discount/treat on White House Fruit Farm donuts.
More details to follow.

 

Old-Fashioned Christmas at Lanterman’s Mill  
November 24-25, 11:00am-5:00pm
Lanterman’s Mill, 980 Canfield Road, Youngstown, 330-740-7115
Enjoy the traditional holiday atmosphere at Lanterman’s Mill. Fire-roasted chestnuts, artisans demonstrating crafts, unique handcrafted gifts for sale, and festive entertainment will lift your spirits.  

 

Ryan and Friends Celebrate Christmas
Wednesday, November 28, and Thursday, November 29, 12:00pm; and Friday, November 30, 12:00pm & 7:00pm
Best Western Plus Dutch Haus Inn & Suites (formerly the Dutch Village Inn), 150 East State Route 14, Columbiana, 330-482-5050
Celebrate the Christmas story with Christian master ventriloquist and national performer, Ryan Baumgardner, and his spunky holiday “friends.” For tickets, call 330-482-5050.

 

 

 

December 2018

48th Annual American Holiday at The Butler Arts & Crafts Show
Saturday, December 1, 10:00am-5:00pm and Sunday, December 2, 10:00am-4:00pm
Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 330-743-1107
This juried show features visual artists and craftspeople showcasing the best of their work. Shop for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts in the beautiful surrounds of The Butler Institute of American Art.

 

A Down Home Country Christmas – Southern Gospel Christmas Concert
December 5-7, 12:00pm and December 8, 7:00pm
Best Western Plus Dutch Haus Inn & Suites (formerly the Dutch Village Inn), 150 East State Route 14, Columbiana, 330-482-5050
The glorious hymns of Christmas performed in southern gospel style by the world-famous Chuck Wagon Gang of Morristown, Tennessee. For tickets, call 330-482-5050.

 

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker
Thursday, December 6, 7:00pm
DeYor Performing Arts Center, 260 W, Federal Street, Youngstown, 330-744-0264
Presenting world-class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls – Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages.

 

Disney on Ice presents Frozen
Thursday, December 6 & Friday, December 7, 7:00pm; Saturday, December 8, 11:00am, 3:00pm & 7:00pm; and Sunday, December 9, 1:00pm & 5:00pm
Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front Street, Youngstown
Bring the whole family to see Elsa, Anna, and everyone’s favorite snowman Olaf on Disney On Ice presents Frozen.

 

Christmas on the Farm – White House Fruit Farm
December 8 & 9, 11am-4pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Experience the Christmas season on the farm. Santa will bring his reindeer and sleigh for photo opportunities. We will offer a ride on a horse-drawn sleigh &  also offer wagon rides. Fires & smores for toasting will be for sale. Our Gift Barn will be stocked with holiday items.

 

Michael McDonald – Season of Peace, Holiday & Hits
Thursday, December 13, 7:30pm
Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 330-259-0555
There are few voices that are quite as recognizable as that of the distinctive and soulful Michael McDonald. Although not generally associated with Christmas music, McDonald delivers a powerful message, that at the heart of Christmas music is the soul.

 

1940’s Radio Christmas Carol – Broadway Musical
Friday, December 14, 12:00pm; and Saturday, December 15, 7:00pm
Best Western Plus Dutch Haus Inn & Suites (formerly the Dutch Village Inn), 150 East State Route 14, Columbiana, 330-482-5050
All-new Christmas-themed Broadway musical with a talented 55+ senior cast playing all the roles. Sequel to “1940’s Radio Hour,” the hit show of the 2017 season. Produced by the Dutch Village Inn. For tickets, call 330-482-5050.

 

Jim Brickman: A Joyful Christmas
Thursday, December 20, 7:30pm
Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 330-259-0555
A Joyful Christmas featuring Grammy-nominated songwriter and piano sensation, Jim Brickman, is sure to deliver the sound and spirit of the season with carols, classics, and original songs to make your holiday season merry and bright.

 

Big Band New Year’s Eve
Monday, December 31, 8:00pm-midnight
Best Western Plus Dutch Haus Inn & Suites (formerly the Dutch Village Inn), 150 East State Route 14, Columbiana, 330-482-5050
Five-star steak and seafood dinner, dancing to the swinging Dave Banks 12-piece orchestra and your favorite songs sung live by Frank Sinatra tribute artist, Michael Sonata. Free “mocktails” all night. Midnight buffet, toast and live feed from Times Square.