Check out home and garden exhibits: The Great Big Home and Garden Show runs through Sunday at the I-X Center, with more than 600 exhibitors, gardens to wander through and homes to check out. There are also experts from home and cooking shows who make appearances. Admission is $15, $5 for kids ages 6 to 12, with discounts available online, at Discount Drug Mart and E&H Ace Hardware locations. GreatBigHomeAndGarden.com.
Learn landscape design: Also for gardeners, a new series of classes on “earth-healing” landscape design launches at 6:15 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron, 3300 Morewood Road, Fairlawn. It’s taught by award-winning designer Sabrina Schweyer. The six-week course is $250; register at bit.ly/2S0IZJU.
Watch pros bowl: The PBA is back in town all week for the Tournament of Champions at Riviera Lanes in Fairlawn. Find a schedule at pba.com/Tournaments/Details/2761; a few tickets remained at press time for Sunday’s finals, which will be broadcast live on Fox.