10th Annual Ryan Humbert Holiday Extravaganza: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11-13 at Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. Featuring Ryan Humbert, Emily Bates and a 12-piece big band. Benefiting Cleveland Clinic Akron General’s Muffins for Mammograms Program. $20. For tickets, go to


28th Annual Chanukah at the Mall: 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Summit Mall Food Court, 3265 W. Market St., Fairlawn. Bring canned goods for the annual Canorah, which will be donated to the Akron-Canton Foodbank. A project of Chabad of Akron/Canton and Anshe Sfard Synagogue. 330-867-7292.


36th Annual Holiday Tree Festival: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 17, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 18, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 19-21, 2-6 p.m. Nov. 22, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 24, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 25 at the John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. Enjoy and purchase hundreds of trees, wreaths and other holiday decorations to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital. For more information, call 330-543-8424 or go to


38th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show: Noon to 7 p.m. Nov. 30, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2 at E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron. Featuring 110 professional artists and craftspeople, entertainment, refreshments and door prizes. Admission is $5, $4.50 for seniors.


Connor Bogart O’Brien – Home For The Holidays: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. $20-$35. 330-253-2488 or


The Craft Shoppe Holiday Open House: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17, Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. 330-971-8425.


ETC/YEPAW Holiday Show: 3 p.m. Dec. 16, Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. ETC School of Musical Arts and YEPAW will bring in the holiday season with the gift of music. $12 adults, $7 ages 5-12. 330-253-2488 or


Harry Potter Yule Ball: 1-5 p.m. Nov. 18 at 135 S. Broadway, Akron. Play games in the elegantly decorated Hogwart’s Express Train Cars. $15. Ages 16 and over.


Holiday Bazaar: noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 1, The HUB Community Center, 3676 Community Lane, Copley. Over 30 direct sales and craft vendors.


Holiday Celebration Concert: 2 p.m. Dec. 9 at Johnson United Methodist Church, 3409 Johnson Road, Norton. New Horizons Band and String Orchestra of Summit and Stark Counties will present this free concert.


Medina County Historical Society Holiday Open House: 1-4 p.m. Nov. 25 and Dec. 2 at 206 N. Elmwood, Medina. 330-722-1341 or


Medina County Historical Society 2018 Christmas Tea: 12:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 317 E. Liberty St., Medina. Soprano Kimberly States and five of her vocal students will provide traditional Christmas music and door prizes will be awarded. $25 adults, $20 children. For tickets, call Jane Brewer at 330-722-1386.


The Rock & Roll Holiday Ball: 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, 1100 E. Ninth St., Cleveland. Holiday dinner menu crafted by Rocco Whalen and holiday activities including photos and holiday-themed Stories of Rock. Mike Farris will perform holiday hits. Tickets are $75. For tickets, go to


Stan Hywet’s “Deck the Halls”: 5-8 p.m. Nov. 23-25, Nov. 29-30, Dec. 1-2, Dec. 6-9, Dec. 13-23 and Dec. 26-30 at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. The Manor House interiors will be decorated to reflect the theme of “Winter Wonderland,” and every evening also includes a Christmas tree lighting in the courtyard at 5:30 p.m. with Santa. Fridays and Saturdays tickets are $22 adults, $9 ages 6-17; Sunday-Thursday tickets are $18 adults, $7 ages 6-17. For tickets, call 330-315-3287 or go to


Summit Mall Community Tree Lighting: 3 p.m. Dec. 1 at Summit Mall, 3265 W. Market St., Fairlawn. Festivities include games, crafts, “Elfie Station,” food vendors, carolers, local choirs and dance companies, and Santa will arrive via firetruck. For more information, go to


Wizards of Winter: 7 p.m. Dec. 22 at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. Holiday rock ensemble featuring former members of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Rainbow and the bands of Alice Cooper and Ted Nugent. $29-$49. 330-253-2488 or