HBA Akron Home and Flower Show — 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday through Feb. 24, John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St. Exhibits, stage presentations, indoor gardens, Eco Living Experience. Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Feb. 23; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 24. Tickets: $8 at the door or $7 in advance at www.akronhomeandflower show.com. Children 12 or younger admitted free.
The Walking Dead Live — 8 tonight, PlayhouseSquare State Theatre, 1519 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Updates and Q&A with some cast members and creators of the AMC show. $35-$100. 216-241-1000 or www.playhouse square.org.
Canton Hot Rod Show — 4-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Canton Memorial Civic Center, 1101 Market Ave. N. $11, $5 ages 6-12. Information, call 330-628-2432 or go to www.cantonhotrodshow.com.
Polish American Club Fish Fry — 4:30-8 p.m. Friday at the Polish American Club, 472 E. Glenwood Ave., Akron. Starting at $7.95. 330-253-0496.
Farnam Family Sugar Off — 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Farnam Manor, 4223 Brecksville Road, Richfield. Buffet supper with foods from U.S. Civil War-era. $60. Reservations, information at 234-2006547 or http://programs.olhs.org/p/for-adults.html.
Western Reserve Academy Annual Madrigal Feaste — 6:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday, McCuskey Manor of Ellsworth Dining Hall, Western Reserve Academy, 115 College St., Hudson. Includes dinner, wassail toast, wine and entertainment. Free parking. Come dressed in costume or festive best. $45. Reservations at www.wra.net/madrigal-feaste-2013.
Drum & Chant: Energy Workshop — 7 p.m. Friday, the Merging Hearts Holistic Center, 3751 Burrshire Drive NW, Canton. $35 in advance, $45 at door. Register at 330-451-6214 or www.jimdonovandrums.com/apps/webstore/products/show/3601868.
Stomp — 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St., University of Akron; $39-$64. www.ticketmaster.com, 330-972-7570.
GLBT Community Valentine’s Day Celtic Concert — Doors open at 7 p.m. Friday, Warehouse on the Canal, 239 N. Canal St., Canal Fulton. $10. www.facebook.com/starkglbtcommunity.
Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam — 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Quicken Loans Arena, Ontario Street and Huron Road, Cleveland. Tickets start at $20, $10 for children 12 or younger. Tickets are available at Discount Drug Mart stores, Quicken Loans Arena box office, www.theQarena.com.
Summit Historical Society Presents Psychic Social: History and Haunts of Akron featuring Laura Lyn — 9 p.m. Friday, Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. $35. 330-253-2488, 800-745-3000 or www. akroncivic.com.
Family History Festival — Saturday and Sunday at Western Reserve Historical Society, 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland. Festival will offer families information and resources to transfer memories to future generations. Family History Festival events are included with admission to the History Center. Admission is $10, $5 ages 3-12. For list of events, go to www.wrhs.org.
The Canton College Club — 10 a.m. Saturday at Community Christian Church, 210 N. Main St., North Canton. Carolyn Howe will present a review of the World War II thriller The Forger’s Spell.
Bike Clinic: Basic Bike Maintenance — 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Century Cycles, 1621 Main St., Peninsula. Free. Information, call 330-657-2209 or go to www.centurycycles.com/goto/clinics.
Burning River Roller Girls — Doors open 5 p.m. Saturday at Ohio Nets Sports Complex, 12665 Corporate Drive, Parma. Scheduled: Burning River All-Stars vs. Twin City Derby Girls of Champaign-Urbana, Ill; and HazMat Crew vs. Little Steel Derby Girls of Youngstown. $10-$22, $8 children. Information, go to www.burningriver rollergirls.com.
Lafayette Township Firefighters Association Annual “All You Can Eat” Breakfast — 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Lafayette Township Fire Station 2, 5834 Heather Drive, Chippewa Lake. Menu: Pancakes, sausage, eggs, bacon, sausage gravy and biscuits, juice, coffee and crepes. $9, $7 seniors and $5 ages 2-8. For more information, call 330-722-4965 or 330-769-2831.
Hudson Stamp Show — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Clarion Inn, 6625 Dean Memorial Parkway, Hudson. Six stamp dealers buying and selling stamps, covers and postcards. Free. For information, call 330-832-5992.
Storytelling Workshop — 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Gary Harwood will lead the workshop. Free. Information, call 330-833-4061 or go to www. massillonmuseum.org.
Spot Tea Party — 2 p.m. Sunday at Learned Owl Book Shop, 204 N. Main St., Hudson. Featuring tea and treats, story readings and craft making. Admission is a bag of cat or dog treats that will be donated to Pawsibilities (The Humane Society of Greater Akron). Reservations required, call 330-653-2252.
An Afternoon with President Lincoln — 3 p.m. Sunday at Shaker Historical Society, 16740 S. Park Blvd, Shaker Heights. Listen, learn and travel back in time to 1865 to hear President Lincoln talk about his life, beliefs, policies and the Civil War as it nears its end. Mel Maurer will portray President Lincoln. Reservations required, call 216-921-1201.
Shoot Basketballs Not People Free Basketball Clinic — Monday at Innes Middle School, 1999 East Ave., Akron. Elementary clinic (grades kindergarten-eighth) 8 a.m. to noon; middle- and high school clinic (grades 7-12) 1-5 p.m. Goal of the clinics is to give youth an opportunity to explore basketball and learn about the dangers of violence in their community. Event will include instructional sessions, motivational speakers (former athletes and community leaders from Akron), lunch and T-shirts. A collaboration of the Kenmore Youth Basketball League, Essentials Basketball Academy, MKU Athletics and the Young Black Professionals Coalition. Registration required, go to www.sbnpclinic.eventbrite.com. Information, call 330-701-8327 or 330-962-0798.
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum Presidents’ Day Celebration — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday at McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. Admission is $8, $7 seniors, and $6 ages 3-18. 330-455-7043 or www.mckinleymuseum.org.
Monday Night Writers — 6-8 p.m. Monday at Peaberry’s Cafe, 4350 Boardman-Canfield Road, Canfield. Class is $10. For more information, call Nancy Christie at 330-793-3675 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Gallery Talk: Jimi Hendrix and Psychedelic San Francisco — 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, 1100 Rock and Roll Blvd., Cleveland. Information, go to www.rockhall.com.
Bike Clinic: Roadside Repair — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Century Cycles, 1621 Main St., Peninsula. Free. Information, call 330-657-2209 or go to www.centurycycles.com/goto/clinics.
Writing Workshop with Robin Yocum — 7 p.m. Wednesday at Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, 3512 Darrow Road, Stow. The workshop will be on the importance of character in a novel. Information, call 330-653-2252.
Cleveland in the Gilded Age: A Stroll Down Millionaires’ Row — 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hudson Library and Historical Society, 96 Library St. Author and storyteller Dan Ruminski talks about Cleveland’s gilded past. Free. Information: 330-653-6658, ext. 1010.