8th Annual Medina Holiday Pop’s Concert: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Medina Performing Arts Center, 851 Weymouth Road. Featuring the Akron Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Tickets start at $20. 330-535-8131 or www.MedinaHolidayPops.com.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Akron Children’s Museum 3rd Annual Hands-On Holiday: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Akron Children’s Museum, 216 S. Main St. Visit and take photos with holiday character, dance to a live DJ, design your own snowflake cookie, make and take home crafts, face painting, and more. $10 per person. For more information, call 330-396-6103 or go to www.akronkids.org.

 

Akron Area Vintage Market Days: Dec. 7-9 at the Summit County Fairgrounds, 800 North Ave., Tallmadge. Featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade items, and more. For more information, go to www.vintagemarketdays.com/market/.

 

Christmas at the Hollow: 6-9 p.m. Dec. 6-8 at Quail Hollow Park, 13480 Congress Lake Road, Hartville. Self-guided tours through the Manor House. Local choirs will perform each evening. $15 per car. For more information, go to www.discoverhartville.com/event/christmas-at-the-hollow/.

 

Christmas in the Valley: Starting at Noon Dec. 8 and 10:30 a.m. Dec. 9. For more information, go to www.valleycity.org/christmas-in-the-valley-dec-8-9/.

 

Cleveland Botanical Garden Winter Spectacular “Glow”: Friday through Jan. 5 at the Cleveland Botanical Garden, 11030 East Blvd., Cleveland. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Featuring dozens of decorated trees, gingerbread houses, outdoor train rides for children, evergreen adventures family play area, seasonal refreshments and more. Cost is $16 adults, $12 ages 3-12. For tickets, call 216-721-1600, ext. 110. For more information, go to http://cbgarden.org/glow.

 

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 www.akroncivic.com.

 

Falls Cancer Club Annual Cookie Walk: 10 a.m. Dec. 8 at Redeemer Christian School, 2141 5th St., Cuyahoga Falls. Pay by the pound for your selections. For more information, call 330-929-2796.

 

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

 

Holiday Lantern Tours: 5:40 p.m. Dec. 1, Dec. 7-8, Dec. 14-17 and Dec. 19-23 at Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath. Stroll through the village of historic houses decorated for the season by lantern. Meet the village residents as they prepare for the arrival of friends and join in singing carols by candlelight. $20 nonmembers; $15 members; $12 children (ages 3-12). Reservations required, call 330-666-3711, ext. 1720 or email halereservations@wrhs.org.

 

Holiday Market on the Farm: 3-7 p.m. Nov. 30 at Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath. Shop from over 20 Ohio artists, handcrafted at Hale merchandise, gift certificates and more. Bomba Taco’s & Rum and Peace Love & Donuts will offer a delicious menu for purchase. 330-666-3711 or www.halefarm.org.

 

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.

 

Kenmore Holiday Celebration: Dec. 1 with activities along Kenmore Boulevard. This event offers a variety of free entertainment, including musical performances, clowns, and a Holiday Magic Show. Stop at business Open Houses and Special Sales along the Boulevard, and the Open Houses at the Kenmore Branch Library or Kenmore Senior/Community Center. Enter the free Children’s Treasure Hunt, Teen Puzzle Hunt, or the Adult Raffle Prize Drawings. The Kenmore Holiday Celebration begins at 754 Kenmore Boulevard with a pancake breakfast running from 8-10:30 a.m. Kenmore Holiday Celebration activities are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

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

 

The Rock & Roll Holiday Ball: 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, 1100 E. 9th 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 https://ticketing.rockhall.com/events.

 

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” Live on Stage: 7 p.m. Dec. 7, 11 a.m., 2 and 5 p.m. Dec. 8 and 1 p.m. Dec. 9 at Playhouse Square Connor Palace Theatre, 1615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. $10-$65. 216-241-6000 or www.playhousesquare.org.

 

Santa’s Magical Story Time: 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Santa will tell stories of the North Pole. Free. Registration required, call 330-832-5037 or go to www.massillonlibrary.org.

 

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

 

Summit Mall Santa: 3265 W. Market St., Fairlawn. Photos with Santa continue through Dec. 24 in the Dillard’s Women’s Court. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. www.simon.com/mall/summit-mall/stores/santa-photo-experience/stream/its-santa-photo-time-6034535.

 

Symphony of Thanksgiving with The Brass Band of the Western Reserve: 7 p.m. Friday at the Medina Performing Arts Center, 851 Weymouth Road, Medina. $12 adults, $10 seniors, $6 students. For tickets, go to www.bbwesternreserve.org. 

 

Ugly Sweater Tavern Trek: 5 p.m. Dec. 8 starting at the Venice Cafe, 163 W. Erie St., Kent. Participating locations include: Venice Cafe, Water Street Tavern, Ray’s Place, The Loft, Zephyr Pub, Panini’s, Bricco, Treno Ristorante, Franklin Hotel Bar, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dominick’s, 157 Lounge, and Barflyy Retro Bar & Arcade. Tickets are $15. For tickets, go to www.eventbrite.com/o/main-street-kent-16485227431.

 

Young Living Holiday Make & Take Event: 7 p.m. Wednesday at The HUB, 3676 Community Lane, Copley. Make & take home a bath bomb, room/linen spray and lip balm. $8 per person. For more information and reservations, call Kelly Wittkopp at 440-554-2289 or email kelley.wittkopp@gmail.com.