Now matter how you slice it, Pizza Palooza is served in Stow

Pizza Palooza returns to the gymnasium at Stow-Munroe Falls High, 3227 Graham Road, from noon to 3 p.m. with pizza and other treats and lots of family-friendly activities. Each food item or beverage will cost $1. Buy tickets at the door. www.SMFcommunity.org.

Costumed characters at Lock 3

Akron’s Lock 3 Park offers “When Neverland Meets a Galaxy Far, Far Away” from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., with characters from princesses to Star Wars meeting kids and posing for pictures. Cost is $15 for children and $10 for adults and includes the Akron Children’s Museum, ice skating, Reindeer Run, Polar Putt-Putt and a meal. 330-375-2877, or lock3live.com.

Classical concert in Tallmadge

The Akron Youth Philharmonic and Youth Symphony present their Winter Concert at 3 p.m. at Tallmadge High School. The concert will include Haydn’s Symphony No. 27, Strauss’ Emperor Waltz, Bernstein’s Overture to Candide, and Vaughan Williams’ Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1. Tickets are $10; children ages 10 and under are free. www.akronsymphony.org, 330-535-8131.

Beer festival on tap in Wooster

BrewFest Wooster will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Wooster Hospitality Transit Inc., 1450 Spruce St. Ext. The beer festival will showcase the following breweries: Avon, Bell’s, Brooklyn, Dogfish Head, Fat Head’s, Founders, Green Flash, Hoppin’ Frog, Jackie O’s, JAFB, Lagunitas, Phoenix, Royal Docks, the Brew Kettle, Troegs and Urban Artifact. Proceeds benefit the Wayne Center for the Arts. Tickets are $50 at the door. www.brewfestwooster.com.

Former OSU coaches in Canton

Ohio State University football will take center stage at 7 p.m. at the Canton Palace Theatre. Buckeyes coaching legends Jim Tressel and John Cooper will discuss their time in Columbus and field questions from the audience. Tickets are $30-$40 at cantonpalacetheatre.org.