Take in the Akron Glass Works second annual Student Show, noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday through Feb. 6 at the Akron Glass Works, 106 N. Main St., Akron. (330-253-5888, www.akronglassworks.com) If you are fighting the winter blahs, come into the light with the bright colors and beauty of the work of students who have attended workshops at the studio. Maybe you’ll find some sunshine caught up in the glass.

Feed your funny bone with Little Shop of Horrors at Playhouse Square’s Allen Theatre, 1407 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Feb. 7. $20-$100. (216-241-6000, www.playhousesquare.org) I’ve heard you’re supposed to talk to your plants to help them grow. What happens when they talk back?

Perhaps you like your horror tinged with mystery. Magical Theatre Company in Barberton presents Quoth the Raven in which an ensemble re-creates Edgar Allan Poe’s works, featuring the following: The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Fall of the House of Usher, Annabel Lee and The Masque of the Red Death. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Park Theatre, 565 W. Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton. $12-$14. Opening night, $14-$16. (330-848-3708, www.magicaltheatre.org)

Ring in the Year of the Monkey with the Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble, 2 p.m. Sunday at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. Northeast Ohio’s traditional Chinese orchestra will perform with vocalist Yuan Wang, a visiting scholar at Kent State University specializing in Chinese opera and folk singing, and sheng soloist Haochen Qin. Free. All ages welcome. (330-653-6658, ext. 1010, www.hudsonlibrary.org)

Get in gear for the Whizzer Bike Show at Hartville MarketPlace and Flea Market, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 1289 Edison St. NW, Hartville. Free. See how bike enthusiasts had a blast in the past in this display of antique and classic bicycles and motorbikes. (330-877-9860, http://www.hartvillemarketplace.com/events)

Monica Thomas is a Beacon Journal copy editor and a doer of Do This! Reach her at 330-996-3182 or mthomas@thebeaconjournal.com. Follow her on Twitter @MLThomasABJ.