Exquisitely decorated eggs will be the stars at the Elegant Egg & More, an eggshell art show and sale open Saturday and next Sunday at Our Lady of the Elms, 1375 W. Exchange St., Akron.
Visitors can even learn egg-decorating techniques during classes at 1 p.m. both days. The classes cost $15, and reservations are required at http://The ElegantEgg.weebly.com or 330-322-7966.
The show is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. next Sunday. Admission is $4.50. Children younger than 12 are admitted free with adult.
The Canton Palace (www.cantonpalacetheatre.org) will show the World War II adventure The Monuments Men at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Tickets are $5.
Directed by George Clooney, who also co-stars, it is based on the true stories of men who went into war-torn Europe to save precious artworks and religious artifacts from plunder and destruction by the Germans. The cast also includes Matt Damon, John Goodman, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, Bob Balaban, Jean Dujardin and Hugh Bonneville.
Acrobats at Civic
The Chinese troupe of extremely flexible folks known as the Golden Dragon Acrobats have been touring the states since the late 1970s. The 25 performers, who have been training since they were tiny somersaulting tykes, will be performing Cirque Ziva at 8 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St., on Friday.
Tickets are $10-$35 and are available by calling 330-253-2488 or by going to www.akroncivic.com.
Here’s an event that will make you feel like spring has sprung. Anglers 15 years old and younger can compete in a derby between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday at Metro Parks, Serving Summit County’s Little Turtle Pond, 2400 Harrington Road, Akron.
Youngsters will receive $1 for each tagged fish they catch. Bring fishing gear with you. For those who don’t have a rod and reel, there will be a few available to use during the event.
The derby is sponsored by the Goodyear Hunting & Fishing Club and the Ohio Division of Wildlife.