See ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ on big screen

It’s October and it is time for some scares. The Palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave. N., in Canton is hosting its Scream Fest on Saturday. The frightful movie up first will be A Nightmare on Elm Street at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call 330-454-8172.

Drink up at final Brew at the Zoo of this year

The Akron Zoo will hold its fourth and final Brew at the Zoo this year from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday. The event will showcase fall beers and wine from The Brew Kettle, Hoppin’ Frog, Mucky Duck, Rochester Mills, Fat Head’s, Thirsty Dog, Aqueduct, Maize Valley, Actual, R. Shea and Nauti Vine. There also will be live music, a costume contest, animal trivia and food trucks. The entire zoo will be open for the adult-only event. Tickets are $31. For more information, call 330-375-2550.

Build collection at big bargain cookbook sale

The Friends of Main Library in Akron will have a big cookbook sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the lobby outside the Library Shop at Main at 60 S. High St. in downtown Akron. Most hardbacks will be priced at $2 and most paperbacks will go for $1. Some coffee-table style books will be priced at $5. Some heavily used books will go for 25 cents. Parking in the deck (enter off High Street) attached to the main library is free on Saturdays.