Seal’s soft rock at Hard Rock
Seal brings his inimitable voice to the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park at 7:30 p.m. The Crazy and Kiss from a Rose singer released his latest album, Seal 7, in November. Tickets are $75-$125 at 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com.
Taste of NFL kicks off in Canton
Get a “Taste of the NFL” to help feed the hungry at 5:30 p.m. at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. Area restaurants are competing for a trip to the National Taste of NFL at the Super Bowl; the tiny SHY Cellars of Strasburg has won the local event three times and is back for another try. Four hall of famers will be on hand — Derrick Brooks, Dermontti Dawson, Joe DeLamielleure and Andre Reed — and you can bring one item for an autograph. It all benefits the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. Tickets are $150, $250 VIP (lounge opens at 5 p.m.). 330-535-6900 or www.akroncantonfoodbank.org/taste.
Soothing sounds of nature
The Metro Parks Ensemble performs at 7 p.m. at the F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Get there early with a handful of birdseed and see if you can get the chickadees to swoop down and pluck food from your hand. 330-865-8065.