Kayak races on rapids in Cuyahoga Falls

Watch kayakers shoot the rapids in the middle of downtown Cuyahoga Falls beginning at noon. The Cuyahoga Falls Kayak Races will run until about 5 p.m. on a half-mile course starting at the Portage Trail bridge and passing the Sheraton Suites. www.cfkayakrace.com.

Grapes on the Lake benefit at Tadmor Shrine

Grapes on the Lake, featuring local wineries, runs from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Tadmor Shrine Center, 3000 Krebs Drive, Coventry Township. A portion of the proceeds goes to Lake Anna Park in Barberton, Special Olympics and Barberton Masonic Temple. Tickets are $25 at the door. www.facebook.com/events/339357116188049.

Theater companies to perform at Black Box

The Center for Applied Drama and Autism and the adult and youth companies of Theatre on the Spectrum present There’s No Business Like Show Business and scenes from Along the Graveyard Path at 1 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 2207 Romig Road, Akron. Tickets are $10 or pay what you can; 234-678-7830, https://cada.brownpapertickets.com.

Peninsula ramps up for downtown festival

The Ramp Up Peninsula festival, celebrating the wild leek, runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in the village’s downtown, where vendors will set up off state Route 303, and at Heritage Farms, 6050 Riverview Road. It will feature ramps in all kinds of preparations, including candies (really). www.explorepeninsula.com. Information also is available at the Ramp Up Peninsula Facebook page.

Believeland Beer Fest at center in Cleveland

If beer is more your speed, the inaugural sports-themed Believeland Beer Fest is Saturday at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, 300 W. Lakeside Ave., Cleveland. There are two tasting sessions from 2 to 5 p.m. and 8 to 11 p.m. It’s $50 at the door. http://believelandbeerfest.com.

Troll Mania scavenger hunt in Alliance

Look for trolls in 14 downtown Alliance shops during the Troll Mania on Main scavenger hunt, which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pick up a map at the Troll House Museum, 228 E. Main St., then visit shops to find trolls and earn prizes. 330-596-1157 or www.trollholemuseum.com.