MUSICAL ACTIVITIES

Dec. 5 — Todd Rundgren, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 7 — The Temptations, The Capitols, The Miracles, 7:30 p.m., Lorain Palace Theater.

Dec. 7 — Dave Koz, 8 p.m., State Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Dec. 7 — Michael Bolton, 7:30 p.m., Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown.

Dec. 8 — Akron Symphony Orchestra’s "Home for the Holidays" with Helen Welch, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at Univ. of Akron. 

Dec. 8 — Sarah Evans, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 9 — Woodchoppers Ball, 7 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 9 — University of Akron’s Nuance, 8 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.

Dec. 10 — Straight No Chaser, 3 and 7 p.m., Statde Theater on Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 13 — The Letterman Holiday Show, E.J. Thomas Hall at Univ. of Akron.

Dec. 13 — GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio, 7 p.m., Packard Music Hall on Mahoning Ave. in Warren.

Dec. 14 — 98 Degrees at Christmas, 7:30 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 14 — An Irish Christmas, 8 p.m., State Theater in downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 15 — Night Ranger, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 15 — Petula Clark, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 15-17 — Summit Choral Society Christmas candlelight concerts, 7:30 p.m., St. Bernard Church in downtown Akron.

Dec. 16 — First Snow, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 16 — Neil Zaza, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 16 — Ohio City Singers, 7:30 p.m., House of Blues, Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 16 — Jim Brickman, 8 p.m., State Theater on Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 17 — Holiday Choir Classic, 2:30 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Dec. 17 — Frank and Dean "Back Together Again," 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 17 — Carol of the King, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.

Dec. 19 — Bret Michaels, evening, Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 20 — Ryan Humbert Band, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, S. Main St., downtown Akron.

Dec. 21 — Anne E. Dechant, evening, Music Box Supper Club on Main Avenue in Cleveland.

Dec. 21 — The Empty Pockets, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 21 — Glenn Miller Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Stambaugh Auditoriu  in Youngstown.

Dec. 22-23 — Michael Stanley and the Resonators, 7:30 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 23 — Bret Ernst with Chad Zumock, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 23 — Boys from the County Hell, evening, House of Blues, Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 29 — Bret Michael, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 29 — Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 30 — Mannheim Steamroller, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at Univ. of Akron.

Dec. 30 — Gabriel Iglesias, 8 p.m., State Theater in downtown Cleveland.

Jan. 7 — Elvis Birthday Tribute, 7 p.m., Palace Theater on Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Jan. 12 — The McCartney Project, 8 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.

Jan. 13 — Easton Corbin, 7:30 p.m., Packard Music Hall on Mahoning Ave. in Warren.

Jan. 19 — Berlin / The Romantics, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Jan. 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17 — Tri-C High School Rockof, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.

Jan. 20 — Akron Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.

Jan. 23 — Chamber Music Society, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.

Jan. 23 — Lee Ann Womack, 7:30 p.m., KSU Performing Arts Center, University Drive in New Philadelphia.

Jan. 24 — Los Lobos, evening, the Music Box Supper Club , Main Avenue, Cleveland.

Jan. 28 — University of Akron Steel Drum Band, 2:30 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown Akron.

Jan. 30 — ABBA Mania, 7:30 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown Akron.

Feb. 2 — Loverboy, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Feb. 9 — Elijah Rock - A Night of Romance: The Show, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Feb. 9 — Akron Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.

Feb. 9 — Scotty McCreery, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, South Main St., downtown Akron.

Feb. 18 — John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party, 7:30 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

March 3 — Uriah Heep, evening, the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

March 4 — Texas Troubadours, evening, the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

March 23 — Dawn of the Dregs Tour 2018, evening, the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

March 25 — Ricky Skaggs, evening, the Kent Stage on East Main Street, downtown Kent.

April 7 — Thompson Square, evening, the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

 

THEATRICAL EVENTS

Now-Dec. 9 — "The Lyons," 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Dec. 3, Chagrin Valley Little Theater in Chagrin Falls.

Now-Dec. 16 — "Disney’s Beauty and the Beast," 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Nov. 26 and Dec. 10, Chagrin Valley Little Theater in Chagrin Falls.

Now-Dec. 17 — "Annie," 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, French Creek Theater in Sheffield Village.

Now-Dec. 23 — "A Christmas Story," Allen Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Now-Dec. 23 — "A Christmas Carol," Ohio Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Now-Dec. 23 — "A Christmas Carol: The Musical," Weathervane Playhouse in the Merriman Valley of Akron.

Now-Dec. 23 — "A Christmas Carol," 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, (A Christmas Carol kids on Dec. 16 at 2 p.m.), the Salvation Army’s Black Box at Fort Romig, 2207 Romig Road, Akron.

Now-Dec. 31 — "Disney’s The Little Mermaid," Mackey Theater at Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood.

Dec. 5-9, 12-18 — "On Your Feet: The Musical," 7:30 p.m ., Palace Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Dec. 6 — "Hip Hop Nutcracker," 7 p.m., State Theater in downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 6 — "A Very Electric Christmas" for children, 7:30 p.m., Hanna Theater, E. 14th St., downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 6-16 — "McBeth," Bialosky Lab Theater at PLayhouse Square, downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 6-17 — "Santaland Diaries," Outcalt Theater at PLayhouse Square in downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 7-10 — "Disney on Ice," various times, Covelli Center in downtown Youngstown.

Dec. 8 — "Brain Candy Live" with Adam Savage and Michael Stevens, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Dec. 12 — Cirque Dreams Holidaze, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at Univ. of Akron.

Dec. 13 — "A Very Electric Christmas," 7 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Dec. 15 — "Shopkins Live! Shop It Up," 7 p.m., State Theater on Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 17 — "Carol of the King: The Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular," 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas at Univ. of Akron.

Dec. 19 — "The Sound of Music," 7:30 p.m., Powers Auditorium in downtown Youngstown.

Dec. 20-21 — Ryan Humbert Holiday Extravaganza, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Jan. 5-14 — "Disney on Ice," Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.

Jan. 9-28 — "Love Never Dies," State Theater on Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Jan. 11-13 — "Avenue Q," 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, S. Main St., downtown Akron.

Jan. 20-21 — Grupo Corpo dance theater, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 20, 3 p.m. Jan. 21, Ohio Theater on Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Jan. 24 — "Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood," 2 and 6 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown Akron.

Jan. 26-Feb. 17 — "Fences," Friday and Saturday evenings, Aurora Community Theater in library building.

Jan. 30 — Dancing with the Stars, 7:30 p.m., State Theater on Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Jan. 30 — "Dirty Dancing," 8 p.m., Packard Music Hall on Mahoning Ave. in Warren.

Feb. 3 — "The Vagina Monologues," 8 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.

Feb. 23-March 4 — "All Shook Up," E. Turner Stump Theater on Kent State Univ. campus.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVITIES

Currently — Movies at Cleveland Clinic Dome Theater are "Rocky Mountain Express" and "National Parks Adventure," Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland.

Currently — "Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Stage and Screen," "Fashions of the 40s," "The 1980s," "Fringe Elements," "Glass" and "Fashion Timeline," the Kent State Museum, front campus at Kent State University off East Main Street.

Currently — "Cleveland: The Air Laboratory of the World," "Wow Factor: 150 Years of Collecting Bold Clothes," "Setting the World in Motion," "REVolution," Kidzbits Family Education Center and Euclid Beach Park carousel, the Western Reserve Historical Society, east side Cleveland.

Currently — "Dark Universe," "The Bearded Lady Project" and "Creatures of Light," the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Currently — "Alchemy: Transformations in Gold," "Micro/Macro: Views of Earth by Marilyn Bridges and Jeannette Klute," "Heavy Metal," "Find A Face,"Ed Emberley: Better You Than Me," C. Blake McDowell Jr. Galleries and Sandra L. and Dennis B. Haslinger Family Foundation Galleries, Akron Museum of Art, E. Market, downtown Akron.

Currently — "From Riches to Rags: American Photography in the Depression," "Gods and Heroes," "Rodin: 100 Years," "The Jazz Ages: 1920s,"William Morris: Designing An Earthly Paradise," "Beyond Angkor: Cambodian Sculpture," "Fashionable Mourners: Bronze Statuettes from the Rijksmuseum," "Transformer Station," the Cleveland Museum of Art, east side of Cleveland.

Currently — "Mellencamp," "Power of Rock Experience," "Rolling Stone: 50 Years" and class of 2017 inductees are special exhibits, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland.

Now-Dec. 21 — Country Lights, 5 to 9 p.m., Lake Farmpark in Kirtland.

Now-Dec. 21 — Polar Express railroad trips, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad between Akron and Independence.

Now-Dec. 25 —Joy of Christmas Drive-Through Light Show, Thursday to Sunday evenings, Firestone Park in Columbiana.

Now-Jan. 1 — Ashtabula's Lights on the Lake, 6 to 9:30 p.m.Fridays to Sundays, Lake Shore Park just east of the Ashtabula River, Ashtabula.

Now-Feb. 19 — Winter Fest at Lock 3 Park (ice skating rink and other activities), South Main Street in downtown Akron.

Dec. 6 — Tom Batiuk discusses "Full Lisa Legacy Trilogy," 7 p.m., Music Box Supper Club on Flats West Bank, Cleveland.

Dec. 7-10, 14-23, 26-30 — Deck the Hall, 5 to 8 p.m., Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens on northwest side of Akron.

Dec. 8-10, 15-17, 21-23, 26-30 — Wild Lights, 5 to 9 p.m., Akron Zoo in Akron.

Dec. 8-9, 15-17, 19-23 — Holiday lantern tours, Hale Farm and Village in Bath Township. 

Dec. 23 — Cleveland Warehouse District’s Jingle Bell Rock Bar Crawl, 7 to 11 p.m., Warehouse District in downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 27-30 — Champions of Magic, 7:30 night, 3 p.m. Dec. 29-30, Palace Theater on Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 27 — Harlem Globetrotters, 1 ands 6 p.m., Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 31 — First Night Akron, activities at various locations in downtown Akron.

Jan. 6 — Comedian Trevor Noah, 7 p.m., State Theater on Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Jan. 12 — Comedian John Mulany, 10 p.m., Palace Theater on Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Jan. 13 — Magician-comedian Joshua Seth, 7:30 p.m., Ohio Theater on Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Jan. 20 — Comedienne Suzanne Westenhoefer, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown Akron.

Jan. 24 — Harlem Globestrotters, 7 p.m., Covelli Center in downtown Youngstown.

Jan. 27 — Comedian Brian Reagan, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown Akron.

Feb. 2-3 — Toughest Monster Truck Tour, 7:30 p.m., Covelli Center in downtown Youngstown.