Attend unique concert: Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason’s “Saucerful of Secrets” tour pays tribute to the band’s early days, when they were led by the brilliant but troubled Syd Barrett. See it at the Akron Civic Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $49.50-$99.50 at


Hear author speak: Therese Ann Fowler will discuss her newest novel, “A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts,” at 7 p.m. at the Hudson Library & Historical Society. It’s free; reserve a seat at 330-653-6658, ext. 1010, or


Develop your green thumb: Learn how to pot an orchid at a meeting of the Greater Akron Orchid Society, 6:30 p.m. at Portage Lakes Kiwanis, 725 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron. For more information, call Dave at 330-307-7189 or go to