Taste of Ancient Greece and Rome — 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Crystal Room Bistro, Gallucci Hall on Grant Street, University of Akron. Will feature tastes and experiences associated with Greek and Roman dining practices. There will be performances, a silent auction of classically inspired art created by students of UA’s Myers School of Art and more. This is a fundraising event for the Akron-Kent chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America. Tickets are $40, $35 for members of the Archaeological Institute of America, $30 for students. For tickets and reservations, call Marlene Harmon at 330-972-7875 or email mharmon@ uakron.edu.
North Canton Playhouse Annual “FUNraiser” — 7 p.m. on the Main Stage, Hoover High School, 525 Seventh St. NE, North Canton. Theme: “Through the Decades.” Tickets are $15. 330-494-1613. Will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the same location.
The Imagine the PAWSibilities Rummage Sale — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Stow-Kent Shopping Plaza, 4301 Kent Road, Stow. All proceeds go to helping rescue and find homes for neglected, abused and abandoned animals at PAWSibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron. Continues 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Canton Fine Arts Associates 2nd Annual Springtacular Style Show and Luncheon — 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wilkof Courtyard of the Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N. “Fashionable” event will feature the latest spring offerings from Christopher and Banks Clothing, at Belden Village Mall, and It’s A Dusey Boutique from Jackson Township. Cost is $25 per person. For reservations, call Carol Paris at 330-453-7666, ext. 105.
Summit County Spring Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. George’s Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn. Featuring nearly 100 artists and crafters selling their items. Admission is $3, free for children under 12. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Stewart’s Caring Place. More information at www.avantgardeshows.com.
Elegant Egg & More 42nd Annual Show and Sale of Eggshell Artistry — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Out Lady of the Elms, 1375 W. Exchange St., Akron. Continues noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Egg decorating classes at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, for ages 10 and up, $15. Presented by the Ohio Egg Artists Guild. Admission is $4.50. Children under 12 are free. To register for classes, call 330-322-7966 or go to http://TheElegantEgg.weebly.com.
North Canton Playhouse Annual “FUNraiser” — 2 p.m. on the Main Stage, Hoover High School, 525 Seventh St. NE, North Canton. Theme: “Disney.” Tickets are $15. 330-494-1613. Repeats at the same time and place on Sunday.
Dragon Dream Team 5th Annual Breast Friends Gala — 6 p.m. at the Venue, 10 Tallmadge Circle, Tallmadge. Dinner, cocktails, silent and live auction, dessert dash. Benefits activities of the Dragon Dream Team including Boatloads of Hope, a breast cancer community outreach program. $50 per person. Reservations required. Call Marilyn Purdy at 330-571-4955 or email email@example.com.
Akron Civic Theatre Gala Spirits of the Akron Civic - A Pirate’s Adventure — 6:30 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. Includes appetizers, music from the University of Akron Steel Drum Band, a rum bar and whiskey tastings, a mermaid, live auction and Davey Jones. Also performing will be Mo’ Mojo and the Parrots of the Caribbean. Desserts and coffee will round out the evening. Guests are encouraged to come dressed for the occasion. Tickets are $150, ages 21 and over only. For tickets, call 330-535-3179 or go to www.spiritsofthecivic.com.
Summit County Spring Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. George’s Fellowship Centre, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn. Featuring nearly 100 handmade artists and crafters selling their items. Admission is $3, free for children under 12. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Stewart’s Caring Place. More information at www.avantgardeshows.com.