Ribs and Music. The annual Wayne County Music and Ribfest will be at the Wayne County Fairgrounds Friday and Saturday. Admission and parking are free for the event that celebrates all things barbecue. There will be a variety of activities and things to do. Northeast Ohio rockers Michael Stanley & the Resonators will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, with tickets ranging from $15 to $25. To reserve a ticket, visit waynecountyfairohio.com or stop by the fair office.

Seeing is believing. Jay Owenhouse, billed as “The Authentic Illusionist,” will perform his show Dare to Believe at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Akron Civic Theatre. The act includes a variety of magic tricks including some involving Bengal tigers. Tickets range from $31.50 to $71.50. For more information or tickets, visit akroncivic.com.