Savor veggies: The Canton-Akron VegBash is at 6 p.m. at the Cultural Center for the Arts in Canton, featuring samples of vegan and vegetarian cuisine from restaurants and caterers, music, shopping, food product exhibits, nonprofits, family activities, beer and wine. Tickets are $12, $9 seniors and ages 6 to 12 at the door. vegbash.com/spring-2019-canton-akron-vegbash.
Enjoy standup: “It’s a small world, but I wouldn’t want to paint it.” The hilariously deadpan comic Steven Wright brings his standup act to the Ohio Theatre in Playhouse Square at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45-$65 at 216-241-6000 orplayhousesquare.org.
Party for the Parks: Friends of Metro Parks hosts Party for the Parks at 6 p.m. at Akron Glass Works, with beer, wine, live music and appetizers. The fundraiser supports the Pathways to Parks program, which helps underserved inner-city children gain access to Summit County Metro Parks and connect with nature. Tickets are $50 at https://p4p2019.eventbrite.com.
Celebrate folk music: A concert version of the Off-Broadway show "Lonesome Traveler" comes to the Kent Stage at 8 p.m. featuring Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary. The show celebrates American folk music by artists ranging from Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly and Pete Seeger to Bob Dylan, the Byrds, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Tickets are $50-$60 at thekentstage.com.