Hear Canton Symphony
play Michael Jackson

Beat it to Canton, where the Canton Symphony Orchestra along with Jeans ‘n Classics will perform the music of Michael Jackson for its 7:30 p.m. concert at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, 2323 17th St. NW, Canton. Tickets are $22-$32 at 330-452-2094 or www.cantonsymphony.org.

 

Enjoy local craft brews at 
Canal Park Festival of Beers

The Canal Park Festival of Beers offers more than 100 brews for sampling from 4-7 p.m. at the Main Street ballpark in Akron. The QuAkron area will focus on local craft beers, and there will be live music and games. Tickets are $50 at the door. akronrubberducks.com.

 

Check out Mini-Maker Faire
activities at Akron Library

The Akron Library is hosting a Mini-Maker Faire, with a variety of activities and displays where folks share their passions for everything from the mechanical to musical. The library is at 60 S. High St. in Akron. For more, visit akronlibrary.org.

 

Taste German food, beer at 
Main Street Kent Oktoberfest

The Main Street Kent Oktoberfest runs from noon to 10 p.m. in the downtown area, with food, beer and lots of entertainment. 330-677-8000, www.mainstreetkent.org/events/kent-oktoberfest/.

 

Learn about good health
at Wayside Wellness Fair

The Wayside Wellness Fair takes over the Akron Civic Theatre from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring speakers Drs. Michael Roizen and Michael Greger, healthful food and beverage samples, health screenings, wellness booths and presentations. It's free. 330-535-3179 or www.akroncivic.com.