Akron Rotary Camp Regatta Celebration and Fundraiser — 6 p.m. at the Akron Rotary Camp for Children with Special Needs, 4460 Rex Lake Drive, Akron. Local musicians Danny Clark and Jan Rookard, tours of the grounds, boat rides, sunset dessert buffet, live auction, fireworks over the lake. $100. Contact Kim or Rae at 330-867-5024.
Weathervane Gala “I Love WP” — 6 p.m. at the Weathervane Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron. Tony-Award winner Michael Rupert will perform a number from Legally Blonde on the stage in honor of Thomas R. Trotter. $125-$175. 330-836-2626 or www.weathervaneplayhouse.com.
Bob Mackie Razzle Dazzle Collection Dinner and Exhibition — 6 p.m. in the Atrium, Rockwell Hall, Kent State University. $125. Benefits Friends of Fashion of the Kent State University Museum and Fashion School. 330-688-8899.
Cleveland Orchestra Gala Concert and Dinner — 7 p.m. at Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Featuring: Vassily Sinaisky, conductor; and Itzhak Perlman, violin. Program: Liadov, Eight Russian Folk Songs; Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian Easter Overture; and Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto. $500, $1,000 and $1,500. 216-231-7547.
Elm Trail Race — 3 p.m. at Tallmadge High School, 140 N. Munroe Road, Tallmadge. Half-mile and 1-mile distances. All proceeds help the United Cerebral Palsy Association. Race day registration only, $3 ages 4-12; $5 ages 13-59; and $3 ages 60 and over. Email elm email@example.com.
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