2013 Christkindl Markt — 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Cultural Center for the Arts, Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N. More than 100 exhibitors from across the United States, showcasing their artistic creations in glass, painting, ceramics, photography, jewelry, textiles, floral arrangements, woodworks, holiday items and more. For more information, go to www.cantonchristkindl.org. $7; free for children 12 and younger.
Akron’s 34th Annual TubaChristmas — Noon and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 21 at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St., University of Akron. TubaChristmas combines hundred of tubas and audience sing-alongs. Free for audience, $10 for performers. For more information on performing, call 330-972-9301 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Austintown Historical Society Holiday Tea — Seatings are noon, 2 and 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Strock Stone House, 7171 Mahoning Ave., Austintown. The menu includes coffees and a variety of teas, finger sandwiches, scones, pastries and extras that are served during a traditional High Tea. $14, $7 for children under 12. Reservations are required and are due before Monday. For more information, call Joyce at 330-792-1129.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad The Polar Express — Nov. 15-Dec. 20. Departing from the Rockside Station in Independence and the Akron Northside Station. Trains depart nightly at 7 p.m. and return at 9 p.m. with additional matinee times at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Dec. 14 and 2 p.m. on Dec. 15 only. Trains depart the station, traveling through Cuyahoga Valley National Park all the way to the North Pole and back during the two-hour journey. $43 for standard seating, $57-$77 for an upgraded ticket. www.CVSR.com.
Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2013 — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, PlayhouseSquare Palace Theatre, 1615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Featuring: Oleta Adams, Jonathan Butler and Keiko Matsui. $10, $35, $50 and $65. 216-241-6000 or www.playhousesquare.org.
Falls Cancer Club Holiday Bazaar — 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at First Christian Church, 2253 Third St., Cuyahoga Falls. Assortment of vendors with various items. A luncheon will be available for $5. For more information, call 330-929-2796.
Holiday in the Heartland: An Evening With Michael Stanley and the Resonators — Doors open 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21 at the House of Blues Cleveland, 308 Euclid Ave. $32 in advance, ticket four-packs $98, VIP packages $82.50. 800-745-3000, www.houseofblues.com or www.livenation.com.
I-X Christmas Connection — 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 22 and 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 24 at the I-X Center, 6200 Riverside Drive, Cleveland. Arts and crafts for sale, holiday entertainment. Tickets are $10.99. Visit www.ixchristmasconnection.com for updates, entertainment performance times, vendor listings and more.
Jingle Jazz Featuring the Boston Brass — 3 p.m. Dec. 15 at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St., University of Akron. $12, $6 non-UA students, free for UA students with ZipCard. 330-972-7570 or www.uaevents.com.
Madrigal Dinners — 7 p.m. Dec. 6 and 7 in the Stanton Middle School Audteria, 1175 Hudson Road, Kent. Theodore Roosevelt High School choirs will serve a three-course dinner and provide a historical presentation with dramatic pagentry and musical entertainment. Tickets will be available until Nov. 25 by calling 330-676-8890 or emailing email@example.com.
Ohio Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20-21 and 2 p.m. Dec. 22 at Stocker Arts Center, Lorain County Community College, 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria. Daniel Ulbricht, New York City Ballet principal dancer will appear as a special guest artist. Tickets are $12-$33. For tickets, call 440-366-4040, 800-995-5222 or go to www.ohiodancetheatre.org or www.stockerartscenter.com.
Phil Keaggy and Michael Card Holiday Concert — 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at Cuyahoga Falls High School auditorium, 2300 Fourth St. $20-$40. For tickets, call 855-223-1008 or go to http://event.attendstar.com/event/show/celebrate-christmas-with-michael-card-and-phil-keaggy/.
Q104’s Holiday Show — 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the House of Blues Cleveland, 308 Euclid Ave. Featuring: Backstreet Boys, Gavin DeGraw and Plain White Ts. $35. www.livenation.com.
Singing Angels-Holiday Spectacular — 2 p.m. Nov. 24 at PlayhouseSquare State Theatre, 1519 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. $15-$40. www.singingangels.org.