May 2018

At The Height of Delight: Images from Domestic Bliss and Other Selected Works by Susan Copich
On view May 22-July 10 | May 22 – Opening Reception 5:00-6:30pm
Thomases Art Gallery, Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, 330-746-3250 X195
This exhibit by Susan Copich showcases the work of one talented photographer and Youngstown native whose work has garnered international attention. Admittance is free and open to all.

 

Visitor Appreciation Weekend – Ward Beecher Planetarium
Friday, May 25, 8:00pm; and Saturday, May 26, 2:00pm & 8:00pm
Ward Beecher Planetarium, Youngstown State University, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-1370
As a big THANK YOU for a great year, you get an encore: vote for any of our shows on this year’s schedule, and we will run it one more time! Shows at the Planetarium are free.

 

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, May 26, 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! Our weather and sky is always changing, join our InspireWorks Staff to make puffy paint clouds to take home and rainbow paper! Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free with general admission.

 

Make! Tornado – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, May 26, 12:00pm–2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
We’ll learn about one of Nature’s most fascinating phenomena while making our own tornadoes in a jar to take home.  Ages 6 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Summer of Music Series – White House Fruit Farm
Sunday, May 27, 1:00pm-3:00pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Grab a snack from the market and relax on the lawn while enjoying live music and the beauty of our farm summers.

 

 

 

June 2018

National Donut Day – White House Fruit Farm
Friday, June 1, 9:00am-5:00pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Get 1 free cinnamon donut to celebrate with us. Enjoy the incredible farm market featuring fresh produce, deli, jams, honey, maple syrup, cheeses, homemade fudge, and fresh bakery items.

 

Bullets Over Broadway – The Youngstown Playhouse 
June 1-10, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm, and Sundays at 2:30pm
The Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, Youngstown, 330-788-8739
The 1920s come roaring to life with showgirls, gangsters and more in this musical adaptation of Woody Allen’s madcap film. Bullets over Broadway is a love letter to the Golden Age of Broadway, filled with unforgettable songs that audiences remember and love.

 

Youngstown Streetscape
Saturday, June 2, 9:00am-12:00pm
Downtown Youngstown
Join Youngstown CityScape as we help clean and green the greater downtown Youngstown area. This year’s theme is Streetscape Superheroes!
For more information, call 330-742-4040.

 

RiverFest
Saturday, June 2, 11:30am-5:00pm
B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Avenue, Youngstown, 330-307-8206
A free, family oriented event. Come out and celebrate the Mahoning River with us as we host our 7th annual RiverFest with over 20 exhibitors, live music and of course free canoe & kayak rides.

 

14th Annual Unity in the Community Parade
Saturday, June 2, 10:00am-11:30am
Beginning: Midlothian & Market Street, Ending: The Old South High Field House
Parade and Community Day Celebration.
For more information, call 330-783-5440.

 

Make! Physics Toys – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 2, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Make your own toys using real tools during this family workshop. Ages 6 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Youngstown Marathon
Sunday, June 3
The marathon and half marathon begin at 7:00am. The 5k begins at 7:15am.
The race begins and ends at Second Sole Youngstown: 755 Boardman-Canfield Road, Youngstown.
The Kids Run is Saturday, June 2, at 11:30am. The start of the kids race is at W. Commerce & Market Street in downtown Youngstown.

 

Summer Director’s Art Lecture Series – The Butler Institute of American Art
Sunday, June 3, 2:00pm
The Butler Institute of American Art – Zona Auditorium, 524 Wick Avenue, Youngstown
A series of talks presented by Butler Director Dr. Louis Zona.
This lecture will be “Tracing Expressionism From Van Gogh Through Basquiat”.

 

Rock N’ Summer Tribute Concert Series – Tom Petty tribute by Nashville-based Southern Accents
Thursday, June 7, Doors open at 6:00pm, concerts begin at 7:00pm
Trackside at Hollywood Gaming Mahoning Valley Race Course, 655 North Canfield Niles Rd., Austintown
Must be 21 to enter. There is limited seating. No outside seating such as lawn chairs will be allowed. Concessions and beverages will be available for sale during the shows.

 

Mission Night Market
Friday, June 8, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Huntington Place Plaza, 1393 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman
Featuring local makers, vendors, entertainment, food & drink, the Mission Night Markets will continue the 2nd Friday of every month through October. Remaining dates are July 13, August 10, September 14 and October 12.

 

Hack-it! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 9, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore circuitry and robotics with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 9 and up.
Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

School Spotlight Stage – White House Fruit Farm
Saturday, June 9, 1:00pm-3:00pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Live entertainment from area school music/talent groups. Enjoy the incredible farm market featuring fresh produce, deli, jams, honey, maple syrup, cheeses, homemade fudge, fresh bakery items (including the best blueberry donuts on earth) and more.

 

The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute – Dinner Theater
Friday, June 15, 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
Nobody does Johnny Cash like Terry Lee Goffee of New York’s Tony Cee & Associates.
You’ll be amazed.

 

Strawberry Festival
Saturday, June 16 & Sunday, June 17, 11:00am-4:00pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown-Salem Rd., Canfield, 330-533-4161
Everything strawberry awaits you! Desserts, drinks, fresh berries, music and more.
Pick your own (weather permitting).

 

Youngstown Flea – Market for Makers
Saturday, June 16, 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 in the heart of Downtown Youngstown. This market is dedicated to local/regional vendors of handmade, antique and repurposed wood/metal/furniture, vintage clothing, and collectibles.

 

Make! Circuits – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 16, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Explore circuits OH WOW! style. Ages 8 and up: pre-registration suggested.
Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Simply Slavic Heritage Festival
Saturday, June 16, 12:00pm-midnight
Downtown Youngstown
Celebration of all ethnic groups from the European Slavic region.
Food, music, dancing and crafts.

 

John Fogerty and ZZ Top – Blues & Bayous Tour
Tuesday, June 19, 7:00pm
Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front Street, Youngstown
ZZ Top and John Fogerty set to rock the Covelli Centre!
For tickets, visit the Southwoods Health Box Office, TicketMaster.com, or call 800-745-3000.

 

Hands on History Open Houses
June 20, July 18 & August 8, Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal, Youngstown
June 27, July 25 & August 15, Arms Family Museum, 648 Wick Avenue, Youngstown
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting free afternoons of family fun! Join education staff on Wednesdays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm for hands-on activities, games, crafts, dress-up clothing and more! Take a museum tour for half price during the open houses!

 

Bites and Bits of History – Road to Rust, the Disintegration of the Steel Industry in Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio
Thursday, June 21, 12:00pm (Doors open 11:30am)
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal Street, Youngstown, 330-743-2589
Presented by Dale Perelman, Local Author.
Free – $2.50 parking is available adjacent to the building. Bring your own lunch.

 

Rock N’ Summer Tribute Concert Series – Journey and Bon Jovi tribute concert by New York-based Bon Journey
Thursday, June 21, Doors open at 6:00pm, concerts begin at 7:00pm
Trackside at Hollywood Gaming Mahoning Valley Race Course, 655 North Canfield Niles Rd., Austintown
Must be 21 to enter. There is limited seating. No outside seating such as lawn chairs will be allowed. Concessions and beverages will be available for sale during the shows.

 

B@B: After Dark – The Vindys with JD Eicher
Thursday, June 21, 7:00pm
Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown
Headlining the series opener will be Youngstown’s own, The Vindys.
The $10 price of admission includes one free drink from the bar.

 

Opera al Fresco  
Friday, June 22, 7:00pm
Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, 330-259-0555
Opera Western Reserve celebrates summer with an outdoor evening of music, wine and food in the garden at Stambaugh Auditorium. The Opera Western Reserve Young Artists will perform operatic and showtune favorites. A catered dinner will be offered.

 

Hot Rod Super Nationals
June 22-24
Canfield Fairgrounds, 7265 Columbiana-Canfield Rd, Canfield
The Supernats draws thousands of hot rods, muscle cars and assorted street machines, owned by collectors and car buffs from throughout the country. Each day will morph into a hot rod cruise at 5:30pm and head for the After Party.

 

Tinker Time! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 23, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join your WOW! Pals as we bring out the LEGOs and KINEX to solve the daily engineering challenge! All ages with adult supervision: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Summer of Music Series – White House Fruit Farm
Sunday, June 24, 1:00pm-3:00pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Grab a snack from the market – featuring fresh produce, deli, cheeses, homemade fudge, and fresh bakery items – and relax on the lawn while enjoying live music and the beauty of our farm summers.

 

Summer Director’s Art Lecture Series – The Butler Institute of American Art
Sunday, June 24, 2:00pm
The Butler Institute of American Art – Zona Auditorium, 524 Wick Avenue, Youngstown
A series of talks presented by Butler Director Dr. Louis Zona.
This lecture will be “Serious Zaniness – The World of Surrealism”.

 

Cirque du Soleil – Crystal
June 27, 28 & 29, 7:30pm; June 30, 4:00pm & 7:30pm; July 1, 1:30pm & 5:00pm
Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front Street, Youngstown
Cirque du Soleil Presents Crystal – A Breakthrough Ice Experience where world-class ice skating and unexpected acrobatics fuse to create Cirque du Soleil’s first on-ice experience. For tickets, call 800-745-3000, visit The Southwoods Health Box Office, or TicketMaster.com.

 

Ryan and Friends – Ventriloquist Comedy Show
Thursday, June 28, 12:00pm
Best Western Plus Dutch Haus Inn & Suites (formerly the Dutch Village Inn), 150 East State Route 14, Columbiana, 330-482-5050
Live Christian Ventriloquist Comedy Show by national celebrity Ryan Bomgardner of Ephrata, PA.
For tickets, call 330-482-5050.

 

Tribute to Johnny Cash
Friday, June 29, 6:00pm-10:30pm
Sebring Mansion Inn & Spa, 385 W. Ohio Ave., Sebring
Enjoy an evening with dinner and entertainment featuring Terry Lee Goffee.
For reservations, call 330-938-0423. Overnight packages are available.

 

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 30, 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! Join our InspireWorks staff to learn about engineering through making STEM structures to take home! Also, we’ll be exploring how to build YOUR name! Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. 

 

Hack-it! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, June 30, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore circuitry and robotics with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 9 and up. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

 

 

July 2018

82nd National Midyear Show – The Butler Institute of American Art
July 1 – August 26
The Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Avenue, Youngstown, 330-743-1107
The Butler’s Midyear Show is open to artists age 18 or older who reside within the fifty United States or its territories. Works in all two dimensional media are eligible including oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, drawings, prints, photographs and digital works.

 

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Summerfest
July 5-8
220 N. Walnut Street, Youngstown
Featuring Greek food and pastries. Live music and items for sale.
Admission is free.

 

Rock N’ Summer Tribute Concert Series – Fleetwood Mac tribute concert by Rumours
Thursday, July 5, Doors open at 6:00pm, concerts begin at 7:00pm
Trackside at Hollywood Gaming Mahoning Valley Race Course, 655 North Canfield Niles Rd., Austintown
Must be 21 to enter. There is limited seating. No outside seating such as lawn chairs will be allowed. Concessions and beverages will be available for sale during the shows.

 

Summer Festival of the Arts
Saturday, July 7, 10:00am-6:00pm &
Sunday, July 8, 11:00am-5:00pm
Youngstown State University campus, One University Plaza, Youngstown, 330-941-2307
Arts & crafts festival featuring over 70 regional and national artists with music and dance performances.

 

Youngstown Comic Con
Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8, 11:00am-5:00pm
Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front Street, Youngstown
The Youngstown Comic Con (formerly All Americon) returns for 2018! The biggest and best show in the Mahoning Valley brings some of the biggest names in comics to the area for 2 days of fun – Jim Steranko, Jim Shooter, Mike Zeck, John Beatty, Rene Witterstaetter, & Darryl Banks.

 

MAKE! Marshmallow Launcher – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 7, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
We’ll use physics and make our own device to launch tasty treats. Ages 7 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Summer Director’s Art Lecture Series – The Butler Institute of American Art
Sunday, July 8, 2:00pm
The Butler Institute of American Art – Zona Auditorium, 524 Wick Avenue, Youngstown
A series of talks presented by Butler Director Dr. Louis Zona.
This lecture will be “Four Favorite Sculptors”.

 

My Town, Your Town, Youngstown! – Summer Camp
Monday, July 9-Friday, July 13, 10:00am-4:00pm each day
Explore more than 10,000 years of history as we discover the people and events that helped to shape the Mahoning Valley. Field trips to area landmarks, immersive activities, and a focus on Youngstown yesterday, today and tomorrow highlight the week. Ages 8-11. $90 for MVHS Members, $115 Nonmembers – Full scholarships available.

 

Honey and Locusts
Wednesday, July 11 and Thursday, July 12, 12:00pm
Best Western Plus Dutch Haus Inn & Suites (formerly the Dutch Village Inn), 150 East State Route 14, Columbiana, 330-482-5050
Christian comedy-drama with original music celebrating life, love and faith by Jeff Raught of Ted and Company.
For tickets, call 330-482-5050.

 

Mission Night Market
Friday, July 13, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Huntington Place Plaza, 1393 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman
Featuring local makers, vendors, entertainment, food & drink, the Mission Night Markets will continue the 2nd Friday of every month through October. Remaining dates are August 10, September 14 and October 12.

 

Sugarland – In Concert
Friday, July 13, 7:00pm
Covelli Centre, 229 E. Front Street, Youngstown
Sugarland’s “Still The Same” 2018 Tour Comes to the Covelli Centre this July!
For tickets, call 800-745-3000, visit The Southwoods Health Box Office, or TicketMaster.com.

 

Youngstown Flea – Market for Makers
Saturday, July 14, 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 in the heart of Downtown Youngstown. This market is dedicated to local/regional vendors of handmade, antique and repurposed wood/metal/furniture, vintage clothing, and collectibles.

 

Make! Water Works – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 14, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Explore the wonders of water in this hands-on workshop. All Ages.
Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

School Spotlight Stage – White House Fruit Farm
Saturday, July 14, 1:00pm-3:00pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Live entertainment from area school music/talent groups. Enjoy the incredible farm market featuring fresh produce, deli, jams, honey, maple syrup, cheeses, homemade fudge, fresh bakery items (including the best blueberry donuts on earth) and more.

 

Rib Fest
Saturday, July 14, 1:00-9:00pm
Mastropietro Winery, 14558 Ellsworth Rd., Berlin Center
A delicious but potentially messy event with 3-4 rib vendors.
Plastic cups will be used for this event if needed so bring your own glass if you prefer.

 

Summer Director’s Art Lecture Series – The Butler Institute of American Art
Sunday, July 15, 2:00pm
The Butler Institute of American Art – Zona Auditorium, 524 Wick Avenue, Youngstown
A series of talks presented by Butler Director Dr. Louis Zona.
This lecture will be “American Art of The Twenties and Thirties”.

 

Bites and Bits of History – The Boxers of Youngstown, Ohio: Boxing Capital of the World
Thursday, July 19, 12:00pm (Doors open 11:30am)
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal Street, Youngstown, 330-743-2589
Presented by Craig Snyder, Former Professional Boxer. Learn about the history of boxing and its impact on local culture.
Free – $2.50 parking is available adjacent to the building. Bring your own lunch.

 

Rock N’ Summer Tribute Concert Series – Aerosmith tribute by Draw the Line
Thursday, July 19, Doors open at 6:00pm, concerts begin at 7:00pm
Trackside at Hollywood Gaming Mahoning Valley Race Course, 655 North Canfield Niles Rd., Austintown
Must be 21 to enter. There is limited seating. No outside seating such as lawn chairs will be allowed. Concessions and beverages will be available for sale during the shows.

 

B@B: After Dark – Howard and the Point Five Band
Thursday, July 19, 7:00pm
Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown
The band is a R&B/jazz ensemble including keyboard, trumpet, saxophone, drums, bass, as well as soulful vocals. The $10 price of admission includes one free drink from the bar.

 

Dave & Ed’s Super Auto Events
Friday, July 20 & Saturday, July 21, 8:00am-5:00pm & Sunday, July 22, 8:00am-4:00pm
Canfield Fairgrounds, 7265 Columbiana-Canfield Rd., Canfield, 330-533-4107
A family-oriented event with vendors from across the country featuring swap meet, car corral and car show on Sunday.
Show returns September 14-16.

 

Maze featuring Frankie Beverly
Friday, July 20, 8:00pm
DeYor Performing Arts Center, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-0264
The sound is distinctive — passionate, creative, original, soulful, honest and powerful. For nearly thirty years Frankie Beverly and Maze have created a unique sound and become one of the most influential groups in modern history.

 

Blues Berry Bash
Saturday, July 21 & Sunday, July 22, 11:00am-4:00pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown-Salem Rd., Canfield, 330-533-4161
Blueberry donuts and treats abound and blues music surrounds.
You may also pick your own blueberries.

 

Energy Showcase – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 21, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Let’s explore all the different types of energy that we rely on to power our busy lives. All ages.
Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Butterfly Festival
Saturday, July 21, 1:00-4:00pm
Southside Community Garden
Corner of Williamson and Erie, Youngstown
Come feed butterflies in an enclosed area, music, food, and learn about butterflies.

 

Summer Director’s Art Lecture Series – The Butler Institute of American Art
Sunday, July 22, 2:00pm
The Butler Institute of American Art – Zona Auditorium, 524 Wick Avenue, Youngstown
A series of talks presented by Butler Director Dr. Louis Zona.
This lecture will be “A Butler Theme or Two”.

 

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 28, 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 your own pendulum painting with our InspireWorks Staff as we learn about the fun we can have with physics! Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. 

 

Tinker Time! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, July 28, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Join your WOW! Pals as we bring out the LEGOs and KINEX to solve the daily engineering challenge! All ages with adult supervision: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Summer of Music Series – White House Fruit Farm
Sunday, July 29, 1:00pm-3:00pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Grab a snack from the market – featuring fresh produce, deli, cheeses, homemade fudge, and fresh bakery items – and relax on the lawn while enjoying live music and the beauty of our farm summers. 

 

Young Historians Summer Camp
Monday, July 30-Friday, August 3, 10:00am-4:00pm each day
Are you looking for a more in depth study of history? This five day camp dives deeper into local history as participants work like true historians. Participants will explore the MVHS Archives collections to dig into the fascinating people, places and legacies that surround us each day.  Ages 12-15. $90 MVHS members, $115 Nonmembers – Full Scholarships available.

 

 

August 2018

DOYO Live – Digital Marketing + Interactive Design Conference
August 1 – 2
DeYor Performing Arts Center, 260 W. Federal Street, Youngstown
DOYO Live is a digital marketing and interactive design conference being held in Youngstown.
Visit www.doyolive.com for registration and speaker lineup.

 

Steel Valley Cluster Dog Show
August 2-5, 8:00am-6:00pm
Canfield Fairgrounds, 7265 Columbiana-Canfield Rd., Canfield
The Steel Valley Cluster Dog Show features four-day cluster shows with rally trials each day to be judged outdoors.
Visit www.steelvalleycluster.org for more information.

 

Greater Youngstown Italian Fest
Friday, August 3 – Sunday, August 5 (11:00am-11:00pm Fri & Sun; 1:00-11:00pm Sat)
Central Square, Downtown Youngstown, 330-501-3171
Great food and entertainment for the whole family. Over 4 city blocks of entertainment, over 40 Italian restaurants & food vendors, and over dozen retail craft vendors. 

 

Bubble Bonanza – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, August 4, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Who doesn’t love bubbles? We’ll explore how bubbles work with a ton of good, clean fun! All Ages.
Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Dog Days of Summer – White House Fruit Farm
Saturday, August 4, 1:00pm-3:00pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Bring your buddy to the farm for an afternoon of play. Be part of the Pup Parade, dress them in costume, contests, have your photo taken and enjoy a doggie treat. Registration required. All dogs must be socialized and remain on lead.

 

Mahoning Valley Olde Car Club’s 40th Annual Antique Car Show
Sunday, August 5, 9:00am-5:00pm
Boardman Park, 375 Boardman-Poland Rd., Boardman
Mahoning Valley Olde Car Club’s annual car show returns to Boardman Park and features Antique, Classic and Special Interest automobiles. One of the best shows in Ohio and western PA – free spectator admission.

 

Summer Director’s Art Lecture Series – The Butler Institute of American Art
Sunday, August 5, 2:00pm
The Butler Institute of American Art – Zona Auditorium, 524 Wick Avenue, Youngstown
A series of talks presented by guest lecturer Richard Mitchell.
This lecture will be “Additional Thoughts on The Art of Photography”.

 

Science of Brewing – OH WOW! Children’s Center    
Friday, August 10, 6:00pm-9:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal Street, Youngstown, 330-744-5914
There will be tastings by regional brewers, vintners and distillers, and food pairings. Enjoy Make! Workshops, live entertainment, silent auction and basket raffle, and cash bar. The event is for adults only. 

 

Mission Night Market
Friday, August 10, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Huntington Place Plaza, 1393 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman
Featuring local makers, vendors, entertainment, food & drink, the Mission Night Markets will continue the 2nd Friday of every month through October. Remaining dates are September 14 and October 12.

 

Kool & The Gang 
Friday, August 10, 8:00pm
Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown, 330-259-0555
Thanks to songs like Celebration, Cherish, Jungle Boogie, Summer Madness and Open Sesame, Kool & The Gang has earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits and 31 gold and platinum albums.

 

Shaker Woods Festival
Saturdays & Sundays, August 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, 10:00am-5:00pm
Shaker Woods Grounds, 44337 County Line Rd, Columbiana, 330-482-0214
This popular festival features over 200 of the best juried craftspeople in the country. Each craftsperson will be dressed in Shaker period clothing while demonstrating and selling their remarkable handmade wares.

 

Hack-it! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, August 11, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore circuitry and robotics with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 9 and up.
Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

School Spotlight Stage – White House Fruit Farm
Saturday, August 11, 1:00pm-3:00pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Live entertainment from area school music/talent groups. Enjoy the incredible farm market featuring fresh produce, deli, jams, honey, maple syrup, cheeses, homemade fudge, fresh bakery items (including the best blueberry donuts on earth) and more.

 

Y Live – Florida Georgia Line
Saturday, August 11, 7:00pm
Stambaugh Stadium, Youngstown State University, 577 5th Ave, Youngstown
Florida Georgia Line performs at the 2nd annual Y Live with special guests Morgan Wallen and Chris Higbee.
Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

 

The Lawrence Welk Experience – Bubbles, Bubbly and Dancing with the Ladies
Thursday, August 16, and Friday, August 17, 12:00pm
Best Western Plus Dutch Haus Inn & Suites (formerly the Dutch Village Inn), 150 East State Route 14, Columbiana, 330-482-5050
Nostalgic live musical revue celebrating the famous Lawrence Welk show by Cleveland’s Floriano Productions.
For tickets, call 330-482-5050.

 

Bites and Bits of History – All About Chronicling America’s Foreign Language Newspapers
Thursday, August 16, 12:00pm (Doors open 11:30am)
Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal Street, Youngstown, 330-743-2589
Presented by Jenni Salamon, Coordinator – Ohio Digital Newspaper Program.
Free – $2.50 parking is available adjacent to the building. Bring your own lunch.

 

Rock N’ Summer Tribute Concert Series – Heart tribute by Back to Avalon
Thursday, August 17, Doors open at 6:00pm, concerts begin at 7:00pm
Trackside at Hollywood Gaming Mahoning Valley Race Course, 655 North Canfield Niles Rd., Austintown
Must be 21 to enter. There is limited seating. No outside seating such as lawn chairs will be allowed. Concessions and beverages will be available for sale during the shows.

 

Youngstown Flea – Market for Makers
Saturday, August 18, 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 in the heart of Downtown Youngstown. This market is dedicated to local/regional vendors of handmade, antique and repurposed wood/metal/furniture, vintage clothing, and collectibles.

 

Make! Bubble Toolkit – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, August 18, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Make your own tools for bubble play using household materials. All Ages: pre-registration suggested.
Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Hot Air Balloon Festival
Sunday, August 19, 1:00pm-8:00pm
Mastropietro Winery, 14558 Ellsworth Rd., Berlin Center
Family-friendly entertainment, food and tasting bars.
$5 admission fee.

 

B@B: After Dark – Demos Papadimas with Leo D’Angelo
Thursday, August 23, 7:00pm
Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown
Demos Papadimas will headline for the third year in a row closing out the B@B season.
The $10 price of admission includes one free drink from the bar.

 

STEM Storytime! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, August 25, 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 your own bubble wands using household materials to take home! Ages 5 and under: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Wonders of Water – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, August 25, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
We’ll explore water and all of the things that make it wonderful with tons of hands-on fun! All Ages. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

10th Annual Polish American Heritage Day
Sunday, August 26, 11:00am-6:00pm
St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 3055 South Raccoon Road, Youngstown
Stop on out to enjoy some delicious Polish food from the Polish kitchen, deli or bakery. Folk art demonstrations and performances also are on the entertainment lineup. $5 admission.

 

Summer of Music Series – White House Fruit Farm
Sunday, August 26, 1:00pm-3:00pm
White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown Salem Road, Canfield
Grab a snack from the market – featuring fresh produce, deli, cheeses, homemade fudge, and fresh bakery items – and relax on the lawn while enjoying live music and the beauty of our farm summers.

 

172nd Canfield Fair
Wednesday, August 29 – Monday, September 3, 8:00am-11:00pm
Canfield Fairgrounds, 7265 Columbiana-Canfield Rd., Canfield, 330-533-4107
The largest county fair in Ohio offers something for everyone: exhibits-rides-great food-special events in the grandstand including Toby Keith performing on Monday, September 3. 

 

 

 

September 2018

Make! Musical Instrument – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, September 1, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Make a working instrument with our InspireWorks staff and some real tools. Ages 8 and up: pre-registration suggested. Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Toby Keith – In Concert
Monday, September 3, 7:00pm
Canfield Fairgrounds, 7265 Columbiana-Canfield Rd., Canfield, 330-533-4107
Toby Keith presents his “Should’ve Been A Cowboy Tour XXV” in the grandstand at the Canfield Fair.
For tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com or call 1-800-745-3000.

 

Pumpkin Pavilion & Gift Barn – White House Fruit Farm
Open September 7-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.

 

Antiques in the Woods
Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9, 10:00am-5:00pm
Shaker Woods Grounds, 44337 County Line Rd, Columbiana, 330-550-4190
Linens, glassware, furniture and much, much more will be offered at this year’s wonderful antiques show. While on the grounds, enjoy a weekend of the hit & miss engines, a civil war encampment, the sounds of tractor pulls, and live entertainment throughout the day.

 

Fall Celebration Weekends – White House Fruit Farm
September 8-9, 15-16, 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!

 

Youngstown Flea – Market for Makers
Saturday, September 8, 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 in the heart of Downtown Youngstown. This market is dedicated to local/regional vendors of handmade, antique and repurposed wood/metal/furniture, vintage clothing, and collectibles.

 

Beautiful Sound – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, September 8, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Sound can make beautiful pictures in our mind, but what about on paper? Let’s try it! All Ages.
Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

Motown’s Greatest Hits – Music Concert
Thursday, September 13, 12:00pm; and Friday, September 14, 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
A rockin’ live Concert by popular Detroit group, Streetcorner, performing the music of Motor City in authentic Motown Style. For tickets, call 330-482-5050.

 

Dave & Ed’s Super Auto Events
Friday, September 14 & Saturday, September 15, 8:00am-5:00pm & Sunday, September 16, 8:00am-4:00pm
Canfield Fairgrounds, 7265 Columbiana-Canfield Rd., Canfield, 330-533-4107
A family-oriented event with vendors from across the country featuring swap meet, car corral and car show on Sunday.
Last show of 2018.

 

Mission Night Market
Friday, September 14, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Huntington Place Plaza, 1393 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman
Featuring local makers, vendors, entertainment, food & drink, the Mission Night Markets will continue the 2nd Friday of every month through October. Remaining market is October 12.

 

Silly Science Sunday – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Sunday, September 16, 11:00am-4:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
This annual event is when OH WOW! spills out onto the streets of downtown Youngstown to offer more hands-on, interactive STEM displays, exhibits, and stage shows! Free admission.

 

Hack-it! – OH WOW! Children’s Center
Saturday, September 22, 12:00pm-2:00pm
OH WOW! Children’s Center, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 330-744-5914
Come and explore circuitry and robotics with our InspireWorks Staff. Ages 9 and up.
Free (general admission rates apply to non-members).

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.