Watch some football: The College Football Playoffs National Championship kicks off at 8 p.m. on ESPN. It’s Alabama vs. Clemson for the third time in four years (yawn). Even if you hate both teams, you can fantasize about which players the Browns might draft.

 

Take in a movie: Catch the royal rivals of “Mary Queen of Scots” on the intimate Nightlight Cinema screen through Jan. 17. The drama stars Saoirse Ronan as the ambitious title character and Margot Robbie as her cousin and rival, Queen Elizabeth I. Find showtimes at 330-252-5782, www.nightlightcinema.com. Tickets are $9, $8 seniors and children.

 

Bring the kids to see film: The Odom Boulevard branch of the Akron-Summit County Public Library will screen the family movie “Show Dogs” at 1:30 p.m. in the Community Room. akronlibrary.org.