Vindy.com

Published: Thursday, August 24, 2006

The Sources



The Sources

Ticketmaster: Kaufmann's in Eastwood, Southern Park and Shenango Valley malls; and Giant Eagle stores in Austintown, Calcutta and New Castle. Call (330) 747-1212, (724) 323-1919 or (800) 366-1212. Web address is www.Ticketmaster.com.

Tickets.com: Call (800) 766-6048. Outlet in Tops supermarkets on U.S. Route 422, Niles, and at 2425 N. River Road, Warren.

Chevrolet Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown: Call (866) 443-8849 or go to www.Gettix.net.

Tonight

COUNTRY

Kenny Chesney, 7:30, The Q or The Quickens Loans Arena, 1 Center Court, formerly Gund Arena, downtown Cleveland; Ticketmaster.

NIGHTLIFE

Rudy and the Professionals, 8, Drunken Jack's Saloon, 1714 Boardman-Poland Road, Poland; (330) 757-1490.

Ruff Creek, 9, Dusty Armadillo, 3147 state Route 44, Rootstown; (330) 325-0647.

Churchito Valdes, 8 & 10, Nighttown, 12387 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights; (216) 795-0550.

ONSTAGE

"Rent," 7:30, Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh; (412) 456-6666.

OUTDOOR CONCERTS

Rocco Monaco Band, 7, Boardman Township Park, Maag Amphitheater, 375 Boardman-Poland Road (U.S. Route 224); (330) 726-8107.

Gloria Jean and Friends, 7, Briarfield Manor, 461 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown; (330) 270-3468.

John Gabriele Combo, 7, Mauthe Park, 156 Smithfield St., Struthers; (330) 755-7977.

Guys Without Ties, 5-9, Warren Community Amphitheater, 303 Mahoning Ave., Warren.

POP, ROCK, JAZZ

John Mayer and Sheryl Crow, 6:30, Post-Gazette Pavilion, Routes 18 and 22, Burgettstown, Pa.; (724) 947-7400 or www.post-gazettepavilion.com.

Bayside with Spitalfield and Valencia, 7:30, Mr. Small's Theater and Funhouse, 400 Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa.; Ticketmaster.

SPECIAL EVENTS

2006 Last Cruise Night, 6:30, North Lima Dairy Queen, 10067 Market St.; (330) 549-3220.

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club ride with Mary, 1 p.m., Canfield Plaza. No ride in rain. (330) 533-7587.

Friday

COUNTRY

Toby Keith with Joe Nichols, 8, Post Gazette Pavilion at Star Lake, Route 18 at Route 22, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Ticketmaster.

DANCES

Cross Roads, 8:30, Kuzman's, 1025 S. State St., Girard; (330) 545-8521.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

Sun Discover Cedar Fairmont Summer Street Festival and Arts & Crafts Show, noon-5, Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights; (216) 795-0550.

NIGHTLIFE

First Degree, 9:30, Drunken Jack's Saloon; (330) 757-1490.

Rage, 8-1, Buffalo Wild Wings, downtown Youngstown; (330) 744-1708.

Hern Brothers, 9:30, JW's Other Club Lounge, Radisson Hotel, Interstate 80 at Route 18, West Middlesex, Pa.; (724) 528-2501.

Guys Without Ties, 9:30, Swiss Chalet, Geneva-On-the-Lake.

HouseBand, 10-2, Salty Grog, 1203 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman; (330) 726-6690.

Dom Tocco and Brotherhood, 9:30, Fireplace, 2075 E. Western Reserve Road, Poland; (330) 757-4043.

Ruff Creek, 9, Dusty Armadillo; (330) 325-0647.

Midnight Highway, 10-2, Down the Hatch, 3101 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; (330) 799-3449.

ONSTAGE

"Murder, My Sweet Matilda," 8, New Castle Playhouse Annex, 202 E. Long St., New Castle, Pa.; (724) 654-3437.

"Rent," 8, Benedum Center; (412) 456-6666.

"You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown!," 8, Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane (off Glenwood Avenue); (330) 788-8739.

POP, ROCK, JAZZ

John McEuen of The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 9, Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St., Kent; (330) 677-5005.

World Party, 8, House of Blues, 308 Euclid Ave., Cleveland; Ticketmaster.

Jurassic 5 with Brother J, 10, House of Blues; Ticketmaster.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Movie night, dusk, Warren Courthouse Park, East Market Street and North Park Avenue, Warren; (330) 399-1212.

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club Ride Strong Ride to benefit Lance Armstrong Foundation (minimum donation of $2), 6:30 p.m., Trumbull County Greenway on Route 305 parking lot in Champion. No ride in rain. (330)638-6795.

Saturday

CHILDREN

Reelin' by the River, a river education and fishing derby activity for children, 4-7, Riverwalk in Perkins Park, Warren; (330) 399-1212.

DANCES

Eddie Vallus, 8:30, Kuzman's; (330) 545-8521.

Carl Severino, Jitterbug/Swing, 7:30, Avon Oaks, 1401 N. State St., Girard; (330) 545-4882.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

Shaker Woods Festival, 10-5, 43401 Columbiana-New Waterford Road, Columbiana; (330) 482-0214.

"Celtic Feis" with Celtic bands, dancers, bagpipes, food and vendors, noon-midnight, Old Firehouse Winery, Geneva-on-the-Lake; (800) 862-6751.

MUSIC

Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, 8, Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St., Kent; (330) 677-5005.

NIGHTLIFE

No Excuse, 9:30, Stephanie's, Route 170 in New Middletown Plaza; (330) 506-4392.

Pipe Dreams, 9:30, Drunken Jack's Saloon; (330) 757-1490.

Groove Clinic, 10, Youngstown Sports Grille, 277 Boardman-Canfield Road, Youngstown; (330) 758-7043.

Hern Brothers, 10, Holiday Bar, 2124 Elm Road N.E., Warren; (330) 372-6479.

Guys Without Ties, 9:30, Swiss Chalet, Geneva-On-The-Lake.

Total Package, 10, Crest Lanes, 3390 Youngstown-Warren Road (Route 422), Niles; (330) 369-6218.

That Sixties Band, 9:30, Up A Creek, 4793 E. Market St., Howland; (330) 856-5135.

Savoy, 10, JW's Other Club Lounge; (724) 528-2501.

Chasin' the Blues, 7, Leo's Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St., Howland; (330) 856-5291.

Fireplace, 2075 E. Western Reserve Road, Poland; (330) 757-4043.

Dom Tocco and Brotherhood, 9:30, Fireplace; (330) 757-4043.

Ruff Creek, 9, Dusty Armadillo; (330) 325-0647.

Midnight Highway, 10-2, Down the Hatch; (330) 799-3449.

Jen Chapin Trio, 9, Nighttown, 12387 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights; (216) 795-0550.

Davis & McKay, 7:30, Downtown Coffee Cafe, 29 N. Main St., Hubbard; (330) 534-1199.

Johny and Tony's Bash with Grey Dealer and Jimmi Pynk, 10, Dash Inn, 2716 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; (330) 793-5030.

ONSTAGE

"Murder, My Sweet Matilda," 8, New Castle Playhouse Annex; (724) 654-3437.

"Rent," 2 and 8, Benedum Center; (412) 456-6666.

"You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown!," 8, Youngstown Playhouse; (330) 788-8739.

OUTDOOR CONCERTS

Creole Stomp (cajun and zydeco), 7, Warren Courthouse Park; (330) 399-1212.

POP, ROCK, JAZZ

Billy Ray Cyrus, 8:30, House of Blues; Ticketmaster.

The Velvematics CD Release Party, doors 7:30, House of Blues, Cambridge Room, East Fourth Street and Euclid Avenue, Cleveland; Ticketmaster.

Jen Chapin Trio, 9, Nighttown; (216) 795-0550.

SPECIAL EVENTS

"The Marine" and World Wrestling Entertainment present DX Reunion Tour, 7:30, Chevrolet Center, Front Street, Youngstown; Gettix.

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club John's Trumbull County Ride, 10 a.m., Loganway Plaza (Route 304 & Loganway — mostly flat, lunch is certain); (330) 755-7105.

Sunday

DANCES

Frank Palombi Orchestra and Jack Vasko and Co., 2-8, SNPJ Alpine, 270 Martin Road, Enon Valley, Pa.; (877) 767-5732.

Don Wojtila Band, 4, Avon Oaks, 1401 N. State St., Girard; (330) 545-4882.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

Shaker Woods Festival, 10-5, 43401 Columbiana-New Waterford Road, Columbiana; (330) 482-0214.

"Celtic Feis" with Celtic bands, dancers, bagpipes, food and vendors, noon-11, Old Firehouse Winery, Geneva-on-the-Lake; 1-(800) 862-6751.

NIGHTLIFE

World Party with Karl Half A Head, 8, Mr. Small's Theater and Funhouse, 400 Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa.; Ticketmaster.

Ira Sullivan Quintet featuring Dominick Farinacci, 7, Nighttown; (216) 795-0550.

ONSTAGE

"Murder, My Sweet Matilda," 3, New Castle Playhouse Annex; (724) 654-3437.

"Rent," 1 and 6:30, Benedum Center;
(412) 456-6666.

"You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown!," 2:30, Youngstown Playhouse; (330) 788-8739.

OUTDOOR CONCERTS

Jack Hakides Quintet with Peggy Coyle, 6, Waterworth Memorial Park, Superior Street behind Hope Cemetery on U.S. Route 62, Salem; (330) 424-5093.

Frank Tonelli, 6, Harding Park, 249 Roosevelt Drive, Hubbard; (330) 534-3098.

Carmen Mico Orchestra, 6-7:30, Buhl Park, Sharon, Pa.; (330) 755-4330.

Blue Lunch (Cleveland Band plays blues, jazz and swing), 5-8, Julia's, 6219 W. Liberty St., Hubbard (route 304); (330) 534-1342.

Alex Bevan in concert (rain or shine), 6:30-8:30, Vienna Center Gazebo, Route 193 and Warren-Sharon Road; (330) 539-5481.

POP, ROCK, JAZZ

World Party, 8, Mr. Small's Theater and Funhouse, 400 Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa.; Ticketmaster.

Ian Gillan — The Voice of Deep Purple, 8, House of Blues; Ticketmaster.

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club Columbiana ride, 9 a.m., New Middletown Plaza, Route 170, (flat rolling terrain, breakfast at Heck's); (330) 542-3881.

Monday

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club Trumbull after-work ride, 6 p.m., Mosquito Lake Beach parking lot; (330) 399-6141.

Tuesday

OUTDOOR CONCERTS

Sunshine Riders ('60s and '70s music), 7, Austintown Township Park, 6000 Kirk Road, Austintown; (330) 793-0718.

POP, ROCK, JAZZ

Sonic Youth with Wooden Wand, 8, Mr. Small's Theater and Funhouse, 400 Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa.; Ticketmaster.

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club Mill Creek ride, 6 p.m., Wetlands parking lot, Mill Creek Park; (330) 793-8219.

Wednesday

OUTDOOR CONCERTS

Del Sinchak Band, 6:30, Commons at the Greenbriar, 8060 South Ave., Boardman; (330) 758-8855.

Edison's Medicine ('80s rock), 7, Mill Creek MetroParks Morley Pavilion, Wick Recreation Area, Youngstown; (330) 702-3000.

POP, ROCK, JAZZ

Amber Pacific with The Audition, Over It, Just Surrender and All Time Low, 6:30, Mr. Small's Theater and Funhouse, 400 Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa.; Ticketmaster.

Bobby Selvaggio (sax), 5:30, Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland; (216) 421-7350 or (888) CMA-0033.

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club Trumbull after-work ride, 6 p.m., Mosquito Lake Beach parking lot; (330) 399-6141.

Ongoing

ART

Allen Memorial Art Museum, 87 N. Main St., Oberlin College. Hours: 10-5 Tue.-Sat.; 1-5 Sun. Closed major holidays. (440) 775-8665 or www.oberlin.edu/allenart.

Andy Warhol Museum, General Robinson and Sandusky streets, Pittsburgh. Hours: 10-10 Fri.; 10-5 other days, (closed Mondays). (412) 237-8300.

Bob Barko Jr.'s Steel Town Studio, 8 N. Phelps St., Youngstown; gallery features artist's works, displays of memorabilia and artifacts featuring Youngstown's popular culture, Idora Park, Mill Creek Park, Isaly's, downtown theaters, stores and more. Hours: 10:30-2:30 p.m. Mondays; 2-7 p.m. Fridays. Call for an appointment. (330) 743-8929 or www.steeltownstudios.com.

Butler Institute of American Art Salem Branch, 343 E. State St., Salem. "James R. Lefebvre/Maria DiPolito," Saturday-Oct. 21 (meet the artists 1-3 Saturday). Hours: 11-4 Wed.-Sat. (330) 332-8213.

Butler Institute of American Art Trumbull Branch, 9350 E. Market St., Howland. "Itzik Ben Shalom: Sculpture," through Sunday;" Diana Levinson: Recent Works," through Sept. 3 ; "Elements of Abstraction," Sept. 17-Nov. 5 (meet the artists, 1-3 Sept. 17); "Charles Hinman: Red Shift," Nov. 19-Jan. 14 (meet the artist, 1-3 Nov. 19). Hours: 11-4 Wed.-Sun. (330) 609-9900.

Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. "Janet Fish: Pastels," through Sept. 17; "Ronald Davis: Digital Prints," through Sept. 24; "70th National Midyear Show," through Sunday; "American Eden: Turn of the 20th Century Paintings" from Akron Art Museum, through Sept. 10; "Ray Howlett: Lightboxes and Melts," (meet the artist, 6-8 Sept. 20), through Sept. 20; "Stephen Hannock: A Survey," Sept. 9-Nov. 19 (meet the artist 1-3, Oct. 8); "Kiki Smith: Works on Paper," Sept. 24-Nov. 5; "Cindy House: Pastels," Oct. 1-Nov. 26 (meet the artist, 1-3 Oct. 1); "Peter Falk: Drawings," Oct. 1-Nov. 26; "Sally Weber: Strata Series Holograms," Oct. 8-Dec. 30 (meet the artist 1-3 Oct. 8); "Martha Jane Bradford: Digital Prints," Oct. 15-Dec. 30 (meet the artist, 1-3 Oct. 15); "Kyle Lapidus: VideoWear," Oct. 15-Jan. 14; "Migrant Workers," Nov. 19-Jan. 7; 70th Area Artists Annual Exhibition, Nov. 29-Dec. 30 (meet the artists, 6-8 Nov. 29); "Pastel Society of America Members Exhibition," Dec. 10-Jan. 21; "John Grabach: Century Man," Jan. 14-March 4. Hours: 11-4, Tue. and Th.-Sat.; 11-8 Wed.; noon-4 Sun. (330) 743-1711 or www.butlerart.com.

Convivium33 Gallery at Josaphat Arts Hall, 1433 E. 33rd St., Cleveland. "The Van Duzer Perspective," Sept. 9-Oct. 15. Hours: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays and Sundays. (216) 881-7838 or www.josaphatartshall.com.

Firelands Association for Visual Arts, 39 S. Main St., Oberlin. "29th annual Juried Ohio Watercolor Exhibition" includes art of Heidi Garwig of Boardman, Sept. 1-Oct. 28. (419) 475-3365.

Greersburg Academy and the Little Beaver Museums/Little Beaver Historical Society, Routes 168 & 351, Darlington, Pa. Hours: 1:30-5 p.m. Sundays through September. Museum displays include the underground railroad in Beaver County, A Phoenix Glass display; Tramp, Prisoner, Hobo, and Gypsy art displays; Beaver County stoneware and Mayer china and more. Group tours by appointment. (724) 843-4361.

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, 124 E. Leasure Ave., New Castle: "WPA: Reminiscing America," through Sept. 22. Hours: 10-8 Tues. and Thu., 10-5 Wed., Fri. and Sat. Closed Sun. and Mon. (412) 652-2882.

Kent State University Museum, Rockwell Hall, South Lincoln and East Main streets, Kent. "Spirala & Ellipses: Clothing the Body Three-Dimensionally," through Oct. 1; "Age of Nudity, 1780-1825," through Jan. 7, 2007; "Oscar de la Renta" four new arrivals from his Spring 2006 collection, through May 27, 2007. Hours: 10-4:45 Wed., Fri. and Sat.; 10-8:45 Th.; noon-4:45 Sun. (330) 672-3450 or www.kent.edu/museum.

The School of Art Gallery, Kent State University School of Art, School of Art Building, Terrace Drive, Kent. Hours: Tues.-Fri., 11-5; Sat., 10-2. (330) 672-1369.

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, 2929 Richmond Road, Beechwood. "Cradle of Christianity: Treasures from the Holy Land," through Oct. 22. (216) 593-0575.

Mill Creek MetroParks Weller Gallery, inside D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center, Fellows Riverside Gardens, McKinley Avenue, Youngstown. "My Flower Garden." The Youngstown Area Chapter of The Embroiderers' Guild of America will exhibit the artistry of needlework, through Sept. 24; "Gourds — Design From the Vines." Hal Hall transforms gourds from the garden into artistic objects detailed with wood-burned scenes reminiscent of whalers' scrimshaw. Sept. 29-Nov. 11. Hours: 10-5 Tue.-Sun. (330) 740-7116.

Mill Creek MetroParks Melnick Museum, inside D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center, Fellows Riverside Gardens, McKinley Avenue, Youngstown. "H.W.S. Cleveland: Landscape Architect," through August; "Warren H. Manning-Landscape Architect," Midwest landscape architect worked on 1920s project that carved a road through the hill to create West Drive, September-December. Hours: 10-5 Tue.-Sun. (330) 740-7116.

Sutlife Museum, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Avenue N.W., Warren. A collection of memorabilia from Warren surveyor Simon Perkins on display August and September. Included are letters relating to the War of 1812 and more. Hours: 2-4 Wed.-Sat. To schedule a tour, call (330) 399-8807, Ext. 121, or (330) 394-9989.

Trumbull Art Gallery, 196-198 E. Market St., Warren. TAG Annual Juried Exhibition, through Sept. 16; Marie Dippolito and Irene Was, Sept. 23-Oct. 14; Hiram Faculty Oct. 21-Nov. 11; The Gordon Family, Nov. 18-Dec. 23. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tues.-Sat. (330) 395-4876.

Wellsville River Museum, 1003 Riverside Ave., Wellsville; summer open house hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday; (330) 532-1018 or (330) 532-3941.

Youngstown State University Bliss Hall Gallery, Wick Avenue, second floor, Youngstown. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

Youngstown State University McDonough Museum of Art, 1 University Plaza. Hours: 11-4 Tue. and Th.-Sat.; 11-8 Wed. (330) 941-1400.

CHILDREN

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh. Hours: noon-5 Sun., 10-5 other days. (412) 697-0122.

Children's Museum of the Valley, 139 E. Boardman St., Youngstown. Free admission, 5-8 p.m. first Wed. monthly. Hours: 10-4:30 Tue.-Sat., 1-4:30 Sun. (330) 744-5914.

DANCES

Avon Oaks Ballroom, 1401 N. State St., Girard. Dancing, 7:30 Wednesdays and 8 p.m. Fridays; Polka, 4-8 Sundays. (330) 545-4882.

Hubbard VFW, 710 W. Liberty St. Basic swing dance classes, 6 Mon.; intermediate and advanced swing, Lindy hop, salsa, Latin, hustle and smooth, 7-9:30 Mon. (330) 534-9775.

Judy Conti Dance Studio, Wedgewood Plaza, New and Raccoon roads, Austintown. Swing, cha-cha, hustle and waltz lessons, 7-8 Tue., Wed. and Th. (330) 727-6312 or (330) 788-7474.

Kuzman's, 1025 S. State St., Girard. DJ, 8 Wed. (330) 545-8521.

Youngstown Maennerchor, 831 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. Y-Dance Club presents Hustle and West Coast Swing lessons and dance every Tues. evening with award-winning instructors: beginners lessons 6:45-7:15; intermediate, 7:20-8. Open dancing 8-10:30. Hustle lessons Sunday. Questions/info. (330)533-7059 or www.Y-Dance.org.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

Festival of the Arts, Harvey S. Firestone Park, Columbiana. 10-5 through today. Rain or shine. Free admission.

FLEA MARKETS

Brookfield Flea Market, Valley View Mall, 7281 Warren-Sharon Road. 9-5, Wed., Sat. and Sun. (330) 448-6866.

Four Seasons Flea and Farm Market Inc., 3000 McCartney Road, Youngstown. 8-5 Wed. and Sun. (330) 744-5050.

Michaelangelo's Indoor/Outdoor Flea Market, U.S. Route 422, Edinburg, Pa. 6-3 Sun. (724) 652-6244.

Rogers Community Open Air Market, 45625 state Route 154. Opens 7:30 a.m. Fri., runs all day. (330) 227-3236.

Warren Flea Market, 428 Main Ave. S.W., Warren. 8-4, Tue. and Sat. (330) 399-8298.

MUSIC

Sweet Adelines' Spirit of the Valley Chorus, Faith Community Church, 1919 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown. New members welcome to join 7:15 p.m. Mondays. Call (866) 436-6547.

Youngstown Area Community Band, Bliss Hall, Youngstown State University. New members are welcome to join, bring your instrument, practice at 7 p.m. Thursdays. (330) 542-3313.

Lighthouse Lounge at Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort, Route 2, Chester, W.Va. Italian celebration with Frank Gallo, 5-9 Tuesdays through Tuesday. (304) 387-8300.

MUSEUMS

Arms Family Museum, 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Tours are 60 minutes. Hours: 1-5 Tue.-Sun. (330) 743-2589 or mvhs@mahoninghistory.org.

Austin Log Cabin, 3797 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. Call for appointment. (330) 799-8051.

Mercer County Historical Society Rural Life Museum, Munnell Run Farm, one mile north of Mercer on Route 58. Hours: 1-5 Sundays, through September. (724) 662-3490.

War Vet Museum, 23 E. Main St., Canfield. Hours: 9 -4 every day. Tour guide on facility. (330) 533-6311.

Ward-Thomas House, 503 Brown St., Niles. Guided tours available. Open house: 2-5 first Sunday of each month. (330) 544-2143 or (330) 652-5927.

World War II Vehicle Museum and Learning Center, 5959 West Liberty St. S.E., Hubbard. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 weekdays. (330) 534-8125 or www.wwiivehiclemuseum.com.

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, 151 W. Wood St., Youngstown. Tours are one hour. Hours: 9-5 Tue.-Sat.; noon-5 Sundays. (330) 743-5934.

NATURE

Loghurst (oldest remaining log house in Northeast Ohio), 3967 Boardman-Canfield Road, Canfield. Hours: 11-4 Sat. and Sun. through August. Group tours are available all week. (330) 533-4330.

Noah's Lost Ark Exotic Animal Sanctuary, 8424 Bedell Road, Berlin Center. Hours through Aug. 31: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. and Tues.-Fri.; 10-6 Sat. Closed Monday. Sept.-Oct. 31, 10-4 Sat.-Sun. (330) 685-7835 or www.noahslostark.org.

Wagon Trails Animal Park, 907 state Route 193 S.E., Vienna. Hourlong safari, petting zoo, bird aviary, free bucket of feed on safari, money-saving coupons on Web site. Closed Tuesdays, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Mon. through and including Labor Day. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Mon., Sept. and Oct. Open Labor Day. (330) 539-4494 or www.wagontrails.com.

NIGHTLIFE

B.B. Rooners, 256 E. State St., Salem. Bike Night with live band Tue. (330) 337-0001.

Cedars Lounge, 23 N. Hazel St., Youngstown. Jazz w/Teddy Pantelas, 9:30 Tue.; Early Jazz, 8:30 Wed.; swing dancing, 10 Th.; various bands, 10 Fri. and Sat.; DJ Martini, 10 Sun. (330) 743-6560.

Dash Inn, 2716 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. Motown, 5-9 Mondays; Simply Ed Karaoke, Thursdays; DJ Celeste, 10-2 Fridays. (330) 793-5030.

Davidson's, 3636 Canfield Road, Canfield. DJ, 9 Fri.; DJ or live band, 9 Sat. (330) 793-0033.

Donavito's Italian Grille, 139 S. Bridge St., Struthers. Gabriel Toth and Friends, 6:30-9:30 Th. (330) 755-3456.

Down the Hatch, 3101 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. Karaoke with Dominic, 9:30-1:30 Wed. (330) 799-3449.

Drunken Jack's Saloon, 1714 Boardman-Poland Road, Poland. Danger Zone, karaoke, April Dawn, 8:30-12:30 Thursdays. (330) 757-1490.

Dusty Armadillo, 3147 state Rt. 44, Rootstown. Dance lessons, 5-6 Sundays, open until 9 p.m.; dance lessons, 7-9 Wednesdays, college ID night with DJ Marty, 9 p.m.; dance lessons, 7-8 Fridays, bands at 9. (330) 325-0647.

Fireplace Restaurant & Lounge, 2075 E. Western Reserve Road, Poland. Karaoke, 9, Tue. (330) 757-4042.

Gina's (formerly Rachael's), 169 S. Four Mile Run Road, Austintown. Open stage, 9-1 Wednesdays. (330) 792-2315.

Ice House Inn, 5516 W. Webb Road, Austintown. CD 93.3's DJ's Jim and Terry, 10 Fri. (330) 544-8800.

Irish Bob's, 3602 South Ave., Youngstown. Simply Ed Karaoke, 10-2 Mon.; DJ George, 10-2 Tue.; DJ Megan, 10 Th. (330) 788-0011.

Lake Tavern, 6071 state Route 46 N.E., Cortland. Live entertainment, 8 Wed. (330) 637-1971.

O'Devlin's, 3143 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. DJ Doc, 9 Fri.; karaoke with Celeste, 10 Wed.; dance music, 10 Fri. and Sat. (330) 797-9111.

Papa Louie's Motocross Cafe, 7172 Warren-Sharon Road, Brookfield. Shooting Star karaoke, 10 Wed. and Fri.; Name This Tune, 9 Th. (330) 448-2242.

Quaker Steak and Lube, 101 Chestnut St., Sharon; Simply Ed Karaoke, 9:30-12:30 Fri. (724) 981-3123.

Riverbend, 1105 Poland Ave., Youngstown; karaoke with Cheryl, 8:30 Fri. and Sat. (330) 746-3300.

Selah, 130 Bridge St., Struthers; Dave Kana Dynamic Duo, 9-11 Fridays. (330) 755-2759.

Tully's, 101 Chestnut St., Sharon, Pa. Simply Ed Karaoke, 9:30-1 Fridays. (724) 981-3123.

The Wedge, Wedgewood Entertainment Center, 1743 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. Swing night, 9 Mondays; live band, 8 Tuesdays; free line-dancing lessons, 7 and country DJ 9 Wednesdays; DJ Benny B, 8 Thursdays; DJ, 9 Fridays; DJ, 8 and live band 10:30, Saturdays. (330) 792-1216.

Youngstown Crab Company, 3917 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. Dave Kana Real Jazz Quartet, 8-11 Thursdays. (330) 759-5480.

ONSTAGE

Annex Theater at the New Castle Playhouse, 202 E. Long St., New Castle. "Murder, My Sweet Matilda," through Sept. 3; "Jake's Women," Oct. 20-Nov. 5; "Oliver," Nov. 17-Dec. 3. (724) 654-3437.

Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh. "Monty Python's 'Spamalot'," Sept. 12-Oct. 1. (412) 456-6666 or (412) 281-2822.

Carousel Dinner Theatre, 1275 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. "Buddy — The Buddy Holly Story," through Sept. 2; "Urinetown," Sept. 6-Nov. 4; "Singin' In the Rain," Nov. 8-Jan. 6, 2007. Tue.-Th. 8; Fri.-Sat. 8:30; Sun. 5. Matinees Wed.-Sat., 2; (800) 362-4100.

Weathervane Community Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron. "Over the Tavern," Sept. 6-Oct. 1, 7:30 Thursdays, 8 Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 Sundays. No performances Sept. 10 or 14. (330) 836-2626.

PARKS

Boardman Township Park, 375 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman. Open daily 7 to dusk. (330) 726-8105.

Mill Creek MetroParks, Fellows Riverside Gardens; open daily from dawn to dark.

Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, U.S. Route 46, Canfield. Open: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Group tours include wagon rides and are by appointment. (330) 533-7572.

Mill Creek MetroParks Lanterman's Mill, off state Route 62, Youngstown. Hours: May 1-Oct. 31, 10-5 Tuesday-Friday, 11-6 Sat., Sun. and holidays. Closed Mondays. (330) 702-3000.

Mill Creek MetroParks Wick Recreation Area, off McCollum Road, Youngstown. Par 3 Golf Course, playground, ball fields, soccer field, tennis courts and sand volleyball courts, open daily 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., weather permitting. (330) 740-7114.

SALES, SHOWS

Downtown Sharon Farmers' Market, Sharon City Center, Sharon, Pa. 7 a.m.-noon, Wednesdays and Saturdays, through Oct. 31. (724) 946-2543.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Girard Multi-Generational Center, 433 Trumbull Ave. Irish Music Session, 6-8 third Sun. monthly. (330) 545-4034.

Hanoverton Historic Ghost Walk, Plymouth Street, 8:15 p.m. Saturdays through August. Meet at the Spread Eagle Tavern. For reservations, call (330) 223-1583. Cancellations in case of rain. Wear comfortable shoes. Cost is $5.

Jefferson Depot Village, 147 E. Jefferson St., historic tours every Sunday 1-4 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day and by appointment. (440)576-0496.

Mahoning Valley Old Car Club Cruises, 6 p.m. Tuesdays through late September at Chick-fil-A, Route 224, Boardman.

McBride House, 27 Hager Street, Hubbard. Open house: 2-5 second Sunday monthly. (330) 534-4247.

Pig Iron Press, 26 N. Phelps St., downtown Youngstown. Work-In-Progress Workshop, 7-9 p.m. fourth Tuesday monthly. Reservations required. (330) 747-6932.

Thursday, August 24, 2006

The Sources

Ticketmaster: Kaufmann's in Eastwood, Southern Park and Shenango Valley malls; and Giant Eagle stores in Austintown, Calcutta and New Castle. Call (330) 747-1212, (724) 323-1919 or (800) 366-1212. Web address is www.Ticketmaster.com.

Tickets.com: Call (800) 766-6048. Outlet in Tops supermarkets on U.S. Route 422, Niles, and at 2425 N. River Road, Warren.

Chevrolet Centre, 229 E. Front St., Youngstown: Call (866) 443-8849 or go to www.Gettix.net.

Tonight

COUNTRY

Kenny Chesney, 7:30, The Q or The Quickens Loans Arena, 1 Center Court, formerly Gund Arena, downtown Cleveland; Ticketmaster.

NIGHTLIFE

Rudy and the Professionals, 8, Drunken Jack's Saloon, 1714 Boardman-Poland Road, Poland; (330) 757-1490.

Ruff Creek, 9, Dusty Armadillo, 3147 state Route 44, Rootstown; (330) 325-0647.

Churchito Valdes, 8 & 10, Nighttown, 12387 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights; (216) 795-0550.

ONSTAGE

"Rent," 7:30, Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh; (412) 456-6666.

OUTDOOR CONCERTS

Rocco Monaco Band, 7, Boardman Township Park, Maag Amphitheater, 375 Boardman-Poland Road (U.S. Route 224); (330) 726-8107.

Gloria Jean and Friends, 7, Briarfield Manor, 461 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown; (330) 270-3468.

John Gabriele Combo, 7, Mauthe Park, 156 Smithfield St., Struthers; (330) 755-7977.

Guys Without Ties, 5-9, Warren Community Amphitheater, 303 Mahoning Ave., Warren.

POP, ROCK, JAZZ

John Mayer and Sheryl Crow, 6:30, Post-Gazette Pavilion, Routes 18 and 22, Burgettstown, Pa.; (724) 947-7400 or www.post-gazettepavilion.com.

Bayside with Spitalfield and Valencia, 7:30, Mr. Small's Theater and Funhouse, 400 Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa.; Ticketmaster.

SPECIAL EVENTS

2006 Last Cruise Night, 6:30, North Lima Dairy Queen, 10067 Market St.; (330) 549-3220.

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club ride with Mary, 1 p.m., Canfield Plaza. No ride in rain. (330) 533-7587.

Friday

COUNTRY

Toby Keith with Joe Nichols, 8, Post Gazette Pavilion at Star Lake, Route 18 at Route 22, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Ticketmaster.

DANCES

Cross Roads, 8:30, Kuzman's, 1025 S. State St., Girard; (330) 545-8521.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

Sun Discover Cedar Fairmont Summer Street Festival and Arts & Crafts Show, noon-5, Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights; (216) 795-0550.

NIGHTLIFE

First Degree, 9:30, Drunken Jack's Saloon; (330) 757-1490.

Rage, 8-1, Buffalo Wild Wings, downtown Youngstown; (330) 744-1708.

Hern Brothers, 9:30, JW's Other Club Lounge, Radisson Hotel, Interstate 80 at Route 18, West Middlesex, Pa.; (724) 528-2501.

Guys Without Ties, 9:30, Swiss Chalet, Geneva-On-the-Lake.

HouseBand, 10-2, Salty Grog, 1203 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman; (330) 726-6690.

Dom Tocco and Brotherhood, 9:30, Fireplace, 2075 E. Western Reserve Road, Poland; (330) 757-4043.

Ruff Creek, 9, Dusty Armadillo; (330) 325-0647.

Midnight Highway, 10-2, Down the Hatch, 3101 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; (330) 799-3449.

ONSTAGE

"Murder, My Sweet Matilda," 8, New Castle Playhouse Annex, 202 E. Long St., New Castle, Pa.; (724) 654-3437.

"Rent," 8, Benedum Center; (412) 456-6666.

"You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown!," 8, Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane (off Glenwood Avenue); (330) 788-8739.

POP, ROCK, JAZZ

John McEuen of The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, 9, Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St., Kent; (330) 677-5005.

World Party, 8, House of Blues, 308 Euclid Ave., Cleveland; Ticketmaster.

Jurassic 5 with Brother J, 10, House of Blues; Ticketmaster.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Movie night, dusk, Warren Courthouse Park, East Market Street and North Park Avenue, Warren; (330) 399-1212.

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club Ride Strong Ride to benefit Lance Armstrong Foundation (minimum donation of $2), 6:30 p.m., Trumbull County Greenway on Route 305 parking lot in Champion. No ride in rain. (330)638-6795.

Saturday

CHILDREN

Reelin' by the River, a river education and fishing derby activity for children, 4-7, Riverwalk in Perkins Park, Warren; (330) 399-1212.

DANCES

Eddie Vallus, 8:30, Kuzman's; (330) 545-8521.

Carl Severino, Jitterbug/Swing, 7:30, Avon Oaks, 1401 N. State St., Girard; (330) 545-4882.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

Shaker Woods Festival, 10-5, 43401 Columbiana-New Waterford Road, Columbiana; (330) 482-0214.

"Celtic Feis" with Celtic bands, dancers, bagpipes, food and vendors, noon-midnight, Old Firehouse Winery, Geneva-on-the-Lake; (800) 862-6751.

MUSIC

Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, 8, Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St., Kent; (330) 677-5005.

NIGHTLIFE

No Excuse, 9:30, Stephanie's, Route 170 in New Middletown Plaza; (330) 506-4392.

Pipe Dreams, 9:30, Drunken Jack's Saloon; (330) 757-1490.

Groove Clinic, 10, Youngstown Sports Grille, 277 Boardman-Canfield Road, Youngstown; (330) 758-7043.

Hern Brothers, 10, Holiday Bar, 2124 Elm Road N.E., Warren; (330) 372-6479.

Guys Without Ties, 9:30, Swiss Chalet, Geneva-On-The-Lake.

Total Package, 10, Crest Lanes, 3390 Youngstown-Warren Road (Route 422), Niles; (330) 369-6218.

That Sixties Band, 9:30, Up A Creek, 4793 E. Market St., Howland; (330) 856-5135.

Savoy, 10, JW's Other Club Lounge; (724) 528-2501.

Chasin' the Blues, 7, Leo's Ristorante, 7042 E. Market St., Howland; (330) 856-5291.

Fireplace, 2075 E. Western Reserve Road, Poland; (330) 757-4043.

Dom Tocco and Brotherhood, 9:30, Fireplace; (330) 757-4043.

Ruff Creek, 9, Dusty Armadillo; (330) 325-0647.

Midnight Highway, 10-2, Down the Hatch; (330) 799-3449.

Jen Chapin Trio, 9, Nighttown, 12387 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights; (216) 795-0550.

Davis & McKay, 7:30, Downtown Coffee Cafe, 29 N. Main St., Hubbard; (330) 534-1199.

Johny and Tony's Bash with Grey Dealer and Jimmi Pynk, 10, Dash Inn, 2716 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; (330) 793-5030.

ONSTAGE

"Murder, My Sweet Matilda," 8, New Castle Playhouse Annex; (724) 654-3437.

"Rent," 2 and 8, Benedum Center; (412) 456-6666.

"You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown!," 8, Youngstown Playhouse; (330) 788-8739.

OUTDOOR CONCERTS

Creole Stomp (cajun and zydeco), 7, Warren Courthouse Park; (330) 399-1212.

POP, ROCK, JAZZ

Billy Ray Cyrus, 8:30, House of Blues; Ticketmaster.

The Velvematics CD Release Party, doors 7:30, House of Blues, Cambridge Room, East Fourth Street and Euclid Avenue, Cleveland; Ticketmaster.

Jen Chapin Trio, 9, Nighttown; (216) 795-0550.

SPECIAL EVENTS

"The Marine" and World Wrestling Entertainment present DX Reunion Tour, 7:30, Chevrolet Center, Front Street, Youngstown; Gettix.

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club John's Trumbull County Ride, 10 a.m., Loganway Plaza (Route 304 & Loganway — mostly flat, lunch is certain); (330) 755-7105.

Sunday

DANCES

Frank Palombi Orchestra and Jack Vasko and Co., 2-8, SNPJ Alpine, 270 Martin Road, Enon Valley, Pa.; (877) 767-5732.

Don Wojtila Band, 4, Avon Oaks, 1401 N. State St., Girard; (330) 545-4882.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

Shaker Woods Festival, 10-5, 43401 Columbiana-New Waterford Road, Columbiana; (330) 482-0214.

"Celtic Feis" with Celtic bands, dancers, bagpipes, food and vendors, noon-11, Old Firehouse Winery, Geneva-on-the-Lake; 1-(800) 862-6751.

NIGHTLIFE

World Party with Karl Half A Head, 8, Mr. Small's Theater and Funhouse, 400 Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa.; Ticketmaster.

Ira Sullivan Quintet featuring Dominick Farinacci, 7, Nighttown; (216) 795-0550.

ONSTAGE

"Murder, My Sweet Matilda," 3, New Castle Playhouse Annex; (724) 654-3437.

"Rent," 1 and 6:30, Benedum Center;
(412) 456-6666.

"You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown!," 2:30, Youngstown Playhouse; (330) 788-8739.

OUTDOOR CONCERTS

Jack Hakides Quintet with Peggy Coyle, 6, Waterworth Memorial Park, Superior Street behind Hope Cemetery on U.S. Route 62, Salem; (330) 424-5093.

Frank Tonelli, 6, Harding Park, 249 Roosevelt Drive, Hubbard; (330) 534-3098.

Carmen Mico Orchestra, 6-7:30, Buhl Park, Sharon, Pa.; (330) 755-4330.

Blue Lunch (Cleveland Band plays blues, jazz and swing), 5-8, Julia's, 6219 W. Liberty St., Hubbard (route 304); (330) 534-1342.

Alex Bevan in concert (rain or shine), 6:30-8:30, Vienna Center Gazebo, Route 193 and Warren-Sharon Road; (330) 539-5481.

POP, ROCK, JAZZ

World Party, 8, Mr. Small's Theater and Funhouse, 400 Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa.; Ticketmaster.

Ian Gillan — The Voice of Deep Purple, 8, House of Blues; Ticketmaster.

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club Columbiana ride, 9 a.m., New Middletown Plaza, Route 170, (flat rolling terrain, breakfast at Heck's); (330) 542-3881.

Monday

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club Trumbull after-work ride, 6 p.m., Mosquito Lake Beach parking lot; (330) 399-6141.

Tuesday

OUTDOOR CONCERTS

Sunshine Riders ('60s and '70s music), 7, Austintown Township Park, 6000 Kirk Road, Austintown; (330) 793-0718.

POP, ROCK, JAZZ

Sonic Youth with Wooden Wand, 8, Mr. Small's Theater and Funhouse, 400 Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa.; Ticketmaster.

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club Mill Creek ride, 6 p.m., Wetlands parking lot, Mill Creek Park; (330) 793-8219.

Wednesday

OUTDOOR CONCERTS

Del Sinchak Band, 6:30, Commons at the Greenbriar, 8060 South Ave., Boardman; (330) 758-8855.

Edison's Medicine ('80s rock), 7, Mill Creek MetroParks Morley Pavilion, Wick Recreation Area, Youngstown; (330) 702-3000.

POP, ROCK, JAZZ

Amber Pacific with The Audition, Over It, Just Surrender and All Time Low, 6:30, Mr. Small's Theater and Funhouse, 400 Lincoln Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa.; Ticketmaster.

Bobby Selvaggio (sax), 5:30, Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland; (216) 421-7350 or (888) CMA-0033.

SPORTS

Outspokin' Wheelmen Bicycling Club Trumbull after-work ride, 6 p.m., Mosquito Lake Beach parking lot; (330) 399-6141.

Ongoing

ART

Allen Memorial Art Museum, 87 N. Main St., Oberlin College. Hours: 10-5 Tue.-Sat.; 1-5 Sun. Closed major holidays. (440) 775-8665 or www.oberlin.edu/allenart.

Andy Warhol Museum, General Robinson and Sandusky streets, Pittsburgh. Hours: 10-10 Fri.; 10-5 other days, (closed Mondays). (412) 237-8300.

Bob Barko Jr.'s Steel Town Studio, 8 N. Phelps St., Youngstown; gallery features artist's works, displays of memorabilia and artifacts featuring Youngstown's popular culture, Idora Park, Mill Creek Park, Isaly's, downtown theaters, stores and more. Hours: 10:30-2:30 p.m. Mondays; 2-7 p.m. Fridays. Call for an appointment. (330) 743-8929 or www.steeltownstudios.com.

Butler Institute of American Art Salem Branch, 343 E. State St., Salem. "James R. Lefebvre/Maria DiPolito," Saturday-Oct. 21 (meet the artists 1-3 Saturday). Hours: 11-4 Wed.-Sat. (330) 332-8213.

Butler Institute of American Art Trumbull Branch, 9350 E. Market St., Howland. "Itzik Ben Shalom: Sculpture," through Sunday;" Diana Levinson: Recent Works," through Sept. 3 ; "Elements of Abstraction," Sept. 17-Nov. 5 (meet the artists, 1-3 Sept. 17); "Charles Hinman: Red Shift," Nov. 19-Jan. 14 (meet the artist, 1-3 Nov. 19). Hours: 11-4 Wed.-Sun. (330) 609-9900.

Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. "Janet Fish: Pastels," through Sept. 17; "Ronald Davis: Digital Prints," through Sept. 24; "70th National Midyear Show," through Sunday; "American Eden: Turn of the 20th Century Paintings" from Akron Art Museum, through Sept. 10; "Ray Howlett: Lightboxes and Melts," (meet the artist, 6-8 Sept. 20), through Sept. 20; "Stephen Hannock: A Survey," Sept. 9-Nov. 19 (meet the artist 1-3, Oct. 8); "Kiki Smith: Works on Paper," Sept. 24-Nov. 5; "Cindy House: Pastels," Oct. 1-Nov. 26 (meet the artist, 1-3 Oct. 1); "Peter Falk: Drawings," Oct. 1-Nov. 26; "Sally Weber: Strata Series Holograms," Oct. 8-Dec. 30 (meet the artist 1-3 Oct. 8); "Martha Jane Bradford: Digital Prints," Oct. 15-Dec. 30 (meet the artist, 1-3 Oct. 15); "Kyle Lapidus: VideoWear," Oct. 15-Jan. 14; "Migrant Workers," Nov. 19-Jan. 7; 70th Area Artists Annual Exhibition, Nov. 29-Dec. 30 (meet the artists, 6-8 Nov. 29); "Pastel Society of America Members Exhibition," Dec. 10-Jan. 21; "John Grabach: Century Man," Jan. 14-March 4. Hours: 11-4, Tue. and Th.-Sat.; 11-8 Wed.; noon-4 Sun. (330) 743-1711 or www.butlerart.com.

Convivium33 Gallery at Josaphat Arts Hall, 1433 E. 33rd St., Cleveland. "The Van Duzer Perspective," Sept. 9-Oct. 15. Hours: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays and Sundays. (216) 881-7838 or www.josaphatartshall.com.

Firelands Association for Visual Arts, 39 S. Main St., Oberlin. "29th annual Juried Ohio Watercolor Exhibition" includes art of Heidi Garwig of Boardman, Sept. 1-Oct. 28. (419) 475-3365.

Greersburg Academy and the Little Beaver Museums/Little Beaver Historical Society, Routes 168 & 351, Darlington, Pa. Hours: 1:30-5 p.m. Sundays through September. Museum displays include the underground railroad in Beaver County, A Phoenix Glass display; Tramp, Prisoner, Hobo, and Gypsy art displays; Beaver County stoneware and Mayer china and more. Group tours by appointment. (724) 843-4361.

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, 124 E. Leasure Ave., New Castle: "WPA: Reminiscing America," through Sept. 22. Hours: 10-8 Tues. and Thu., 10-5 Wed., Fri. and Sat. Closed Sun. and Mon. (412) 652-2882.

Kent State University Museum, Rockwell Hall, South Lincoln and East Main streets, Kent. "Spirala & Ellipses: Clothing the Body Three-Dimensionally," through Oct. 1; "Age of Nudity, 1780-1825," through Jan. 7, 2007; "Oscar de la Renta" four new arrivals from his Spring 2006 collection, through May 27, 2007. Hours: 10-4:45 Wed., Fri. and Sat.; 10-8:45 Th.; noon-4:45 Sun. (330) 672-3450 or www.kent.edu/museum.

The School of Art Gallery, Kent State University School of Art, School of Art Building, Terrace Drive, Kent. Hours: Tues.-Fri., 11-5; Sat., 10-2. (330) 672-1369.

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, 2929 Richmond Road, Beechwood. "Cradle of Christianity: Treasures from the Holy Land," through Oct. 22. (216) 593-0575.

Mill Creek MetroParks Weller Gallery, inside D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center, Fellows Riverside Gardens, McKinley Avenue, Youngstown. "My Flower Garden." The Youngstown Area Chapter of The Embroiderers' Guild of America will exhibit the artistry of needlework, through Sept. 24; "Gourds — Design From the Vines." Hal Hall transforms gourds from the garden into artistic objects detailed with wood-burned scenes reminiscent of whalers' scrimshaw. Sept. 29-Nov. 11. Hours: 10-5 Tue.-Sun. (330) 740-7116.

Mill Creek MetroParks Melnick Museum, inside D.D. and Velma Davis Education and Visitor Center, Fellows Riverside Gardens, McKinley Avenue, Youngstown. "H.W.S. Cleveland: Landscape Architect," through August; "Warren H. Manning-Landscape Architect," Midwest landscape architect worked on 1920s project that carved a road through the hill to create West Drive, September-December. Hours: 10-5 Tue.-Sun. (330) 740-7116.

Sutlife Museum, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Avenue N.W., Warren. A collection of memorabilia from Warren surveyor Simon Perkins on display August and September. Included are letters relating to the War of 1812 and more. Hours: 2-4 Wed.-Sat. To schedule a tour, call (330) 399-8807, Ext. 121, or (330) 394-9989.

Trumbull Art Gallery, 196-198 E. Market St., Warren. TAG Annual Juried Exhibition, through Sept. 16; Marie Dippolito and Irene Was, Sept. 23-Oct. 14; Hiram Faculty Oct. 21-Nov. 11; The Gordon Family, Nov. 18-Dec. 23. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tues.-Sat. (330) 395-4876.

Wellsville River Museum, 1003 Riverside Ave., Wellsville; summer open house hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday; (330) 532-1018 or (330) 532-3941.

Youngstown State University Bliss Hall Gallery, Wick Avenue, second floor, Youngstown. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mon.-Fri.

Youngstown State University McDonough Museum of Art, 1 University Plaza. Hours: 11-4 Tue. and Th.-Sat.; 11-8 Wed. (330) 941-1400.

CHILDREN

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, 10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh. Hours: noon-5 Sun., 10-5 other days. (412) 697-0122.

Children's Museum of the Valley, 139 E. Boardman St., Youngstown. Free admission, 5-8 p.m. first Wed. monthly. Hours: 10-4:30 Tue.-Sat., 1-4:30 Sun. (330) 744-5914.

DANCES

Avon Oaks Ballroom, 1401 N. State St., Girard. Dancing, 7:30 Wednesdays and 8 p.m. Fridays; Polka, 4-8 Sundays. (330) 545-4882.

Hubbard VFW, 710 W. Liberty St. Basic swing dance classes, 6 Mon.; intermediate and advanced swing, Lindy hop, salsa, Latin, hustle and smooth, 7-9:30 Mon. (330) 534-9775.

Judy Conti Dance Studio, Wedgewood Plaza, New and Raccoon roads, Austintown. Swing, cha-cha, hustle and waltz lessons, 7-8 Tue., Wed. and Th. (330) 727-6312 or (330) 788-7474.

Kuzman's, 1025 S. State St., Girard. DJ, 8 Wed. (330) 545-8521.

Youngstown Maennerchor, 831 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. Y-Dance Club presents Hustle and West Coast Swing lessons and dance every Tues. evening with award-winning instructors: beginners lessons 6:45-7:15; intermediate, 7:20-8. Open dancing 8-10:30. Hustle lessons Sunday. Questions/info. (330)533-7059 or www.Y-Dance.org.

FAIRS, FESTIVALS

Festival of the Arts, Harvey S. Firestone Park, Columbiana. 10-5 through today. Rain or shine. Free admission.

FLEA MARKETS

Brookfield Flea Market, Valley View Mall, 7281 Warren-Sharon Road. 9-5, Wed., Sat. and Sun. (330) 448-6866.

Four Seasons Flea and Farm Market Inc., 3000 McCartney Road, Youngstown. 8-5 Wed. and Sun. (330) 744-5050.

Michaelangelo's Indoor/Outdoor Flea Market, U.S. Route 422, Edinburg, Pa. 6-3 Sun. (724) 652-6244.

Rogers Community Open Air Market, 45625 state Route 154. Opens 7:30 a.m. Fri., runs all day. (330) 227-3236.

Warren Flea Market, 428 Main Ave. S.W., Warren. 8-4, Tue. and Sat. (330) 399-8298.

MUSIC

Sweet Adelines' Spirit of the Valley Chorus, Faith Community Church, 1919 E. Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown. New members welcome to join 7:15 p.m. Mondays. Call (866) 436-6547.

Youngstown Area Community Band, Bliss Hall, Youngstown State University. New members are welcome to join, bring your instrument, practice at 7 p.m. Thursdays. (330) 542-3313.

Lighthouse Lounge at Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort, Route 2, Chester, W.Va. Italian celebration with Frank Gallo, 5-9 Tuesdays through Tuesday. (304) 387-8300.

MUSEUMS

Arms Family Museum, 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Tours are 60 minutes. Hours: 1-5 Tue.-Sun. (330) 743-2589 or mvhs@mahoninghistory.org.

Austin Log Cabin, 3797 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. Call for appointment. (330) 799-8051.

Mercer County Historical Society Rural Life Museum, Munnell Run Farm, one mile north of Mercer on Route 58. Hours: 1-5 Sundays, through September. (724) 662-3490.

War Vet Museum, 23 E. Main St., Canfield. Hours: 9 -4 every day. Tour guide on facility. (330) 533-6311.

Ward-Thomas House, 503 Brown St., Niles. Guided tours available. Open house: 2-5 first Sunday of each month. (330) 544-2143 or (330) 652-5927.

World War II Vehicle Museum and Learning Center, 5959 West Liberty St. S.E., Hubbard. Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 weekdays. (330) 534-8125 or www.wwiivehiclemuseum.com.

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor, 151 W. Wood St., Youngstown. Tours are one hour. Hours: 9-5 Tue.-Sat.; noon-5 Sundays. (330) 743-5934.

NATURE

Loghurst (oldest remaining log house in Northeast Ohio), 3967 Boardman-Canfield Road, Canfield. Hours: 11-4 Sat. and Sun. through August. Group tours are available all week. (330) 533-4330.

Noah's Lost Ark Exotic Animal Sanctuary, 8424 Bedell Road, Berlin Center. Hours through Aug. 31: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. and Tues.-Fri.; 10-6 Sat. Closed Monday. Sept.-Oct. 31, 10-4 Sat.-Sun. (330) 685-7835 or www.noahslostark.org.

Wagon Trails Animal Park, 907 state Route 193 S.E., Vienna. Hourlong safari, petting zoo, bird aviary, free bucket of feed on safari, money-saving coupons on Web site. Closed Tuesdays, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Mon. through and including Labor Day. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Mon., Sept. and Oct. Open Labor Day. (330) 539-4494 or www.wagontrails.com.

NIGHTLIFE

B.B. Rooners, 256 E. State St., Salem. Bike Night with live band Tue. (330) 337-0001.

Cedars Lounge, 23 N. Hazel St., Youngstown. Jazz w/Teddy Pantelas, 9:30 Tue.; Early Jazz, 8:30 Wed.; swing dancing, 10 Th.; various bands, 10 Fri. and Sat.; DJ Martini, 10 Sun. (330) 743-6560.

Dash Inn, 2716 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. Motown, 5-9 Mondays; Simply Ed Karaoke, Thursdays; DJ Celeste, 10-2 Fridays. (330) 793-5030.

Davidson's, 3636 Canfield Road, Canfield. DJ, 9 Fri.; DJ or live band, 9 Sat. (330) 793-0033.

Donavito's Italian Grille, 139 S. Bridge St., Struthers. Gabriel Toth and Friends, 6:30-9:30 Th. (330) 755-3456.

Down the Hatch, 3101 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. Karaoke with Dominic, 9:30-1:30 Wed. (330) 799-3449.

Drunken Jack's Saloon, 1714 Boardman-Poland Road, Poland. Danger Zone, karaoke, April Dawn, 8:30-12:30 Thursdays. (330) 757-1490.

Dusty Armadillo, 3147 state Rt. 44, Rootstown. Dance lessons, 5-6 Sundays, open until 9 p.m.; dance lessons, 7-9 Wednesdays, college ID night with DJ Marty, 9 p.m.; dance lessons, 7-8 Fridays, bands at 9. (330) 325-0647.

Fireplace Restaurant & Lounge, 2075 E. Western Reserve Road, Poland. Karaoke, 9, Tue. (330) 757-4042.

Gina's (formerly Rachael's), 169 S. Four Mile Run Road, Austintown. Open stage, 9-1 Wednesdays. (330) 792-2315.

Ice House Inn, 5516 W. Webb Road, Austintown. CD 93.3's DJ's Jim and Terry, 10 Fri. (330) 544-8800.

Irish Bob's, 3602 South Ave., Youngstown. Simply Ed Karaoke, 10-2 Mon.; DJ George, 10-2 Tue.; DJ Megan, 10 Th. (330) 788-0011.

Lake Tavern, 6071 state Route 46 N.E., Cortland. Live entertainment, 8 Wed. (330) 637-1971.

O'Devlin's, 3143 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. DJ Doc, 9 Fri.; karaoke with Celeste, 10 Wed.; dance music, 10 Fri. and Sat. (330) 797-9111.

Papa Louie's Motocross Cafe, 7172 Warren-Sharon Road, Brookfield. Shooting Star karaoke, 10 Wed. and Fri.; Name This Tune, 9 Th. (330) 448-2242.

Quaker Steak and Lube, 101 Chestnut St., Sharon; Simply Ed Karaoke, 9:30-12:30 Fri. (724) 981-3123.

Riverbend, 1105 Poland Ave., Youngstown; karaoke with Cheryl, 8:30 Fri. and Sat. (330) 746-3300.

Selah, 130 Bridge St., Struthers; Dave Kana Dynamic Duo, 9-11 Fridays. (330) 755-2759.

Tully's, 101 Chestnut St., Sharon, Pa. Simply Ed Karaoke, 9:30-1 Fridays. (724) 981-3123.

The Wedge, Wedgewood Entertainment Center, 1743 S. Raccoon Road, Austintown. Swing night, 9 Mondays; live band, 8 Tuesdays; free line-dancing lessons, 7 and country DJ 9 Wednesdays; DJ Benny B, 8 Thursdays; DJ, 9 Fridays; DJ, 8 and live band 10:30, Saturdays. (330) 792-1216.

Youngstown Crab Company, 3917 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. Dave Kana Real Jazz Quartet, 8-11 Thursdays. (330) 759-5480.

ONSTAGE

Annex Theater at the New Castle Playhouse, 202 E. Long St., New Castle. "Murder, My Sweet Matilda," through Sept. 3; "Jake's Women," Oct. 20-Nov. 5; "Oliver," Nov. 17-Dec. 3. (724) 654-3437.

Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh. "Monty Python's 'Spamalot'," Sept. 12-Oct. 1. (412) 456-6666 or (412) 281-2822.

Carousel Dinner Theatre, 1275 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. "Buddy — The Buddy Holly Story," through Sept. 2; "Urinetown," Sept. 6-Nov. 4; "Singin' In the Rain," Nov. 8-Jan. 6, 2007. Tue.-Th. 8; Fri.-Sat. 8:30; Sun. 5. Matinees Wed.-Sat., 2; (800) 362-4100.

Weathervane Community Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron. "Over the Tavern," Sept. 6-Oct. 1, 7:30 Thursdays, 8 Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 Sundays. No performances Sept. 10 or 14. (330) 836-2626.

PARKS

Boardman Township Park, 375 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman. Open daily 7 to dusk. (330) 726-8105.

Mill Creek MetroParks, Fellows Riverside Gardens; open daily from dawn to dark.

Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, U.S. Route 46, Canfield. Open: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Group tours include wagon rides and are by appointment. (330) 533-7572.

Mill Creek MetroParks Lanterman's Mill, off state Route 62, Youngstown. Hours: May 1-Oct. 31, 10-5 Tuesday-Friday, 11-6 Sat., Sun. and holidays. Closed Mondays. (330) 702-3000.

Mill Creek MetroParks Wick Recreation Area, off McCollum Road, Youngstown. Par 3 Golf Course, playground, ball fields, soccer field, tennis courts and sand volleyball courts, open daily 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., weather permitting. (330) 740-7114.

SALES, SHOWS

Downtown Sharon Farmers' Market, Sharon City Center, Sharon, Pa. 7 a.m.-noon, Wednesdays and Saturdays, through Oct. 31. (724) 946-2543.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Girard Multi-Generational Center, 433 Trumbull Ave. Irish Music Session, 6-8 third Sun. monthly. (330) 545-4034.

Hanoverton Historic Ghost Walk, Plymouth Street, 8:15 p.m. Saturdays through August. Meet at the Spread Eagle Tavern. For reservations, call (330) 223-1583. Cancellations in case of rain. Wear comfortable shoes. Cost is $5.

Jefferson Depot Village, 147 E. Jefferson St., historic tours every Sunday 1-4 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day and by appointment. (440)576-0496.

Mahoning Valley Old Car Club Cruises, 6 p.m. Tuesdays through late September at Chick-fil-A, Route 224, Boardman.

McBride House, 27 Hager Street, Hubbard. Open house: 2-5 second Sunday monthly. (330) 534-4247.

Pig Iron Press, 26 N. Phelps St., downtown Youngstown. Work-In-Progress Workshop, 7-9 p.m. fourth Tuesday monthly. Reservations required. (330) 747-6932.

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