Discover Shibori—1 Day Workshop: Shibori is the traditional Japanese art of tying, folding or pleating fabric, then dying it to produce a unique color and texture on the fabric. In this workshop, you will explore some techniques and will have the opportunity to create a silk scarf using the technique of your choice. The cost is $56 for members and $70 for nonmembers. All materials are included in the cost of the class. The class is from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. July 9 at the Canton Museum of Art. cantonart.orgThe Docket July 2017 About Staff June 16, 2017 July '17, About Arts & Entertainment, The Docket 798 Through July Summer Reading Challenge starklibrary.org/summerreading Kids can sign up and grab their summer reading map at any branch of the Stark County District Library or online through July 29. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World,” and kids can earn prizes.Through July 23 In Praise of Women: Works from the Permanent Collection cantonart.org Throughout history, women have been key subject matter for artists. You’ll see one such woman in Andy Warhol’s Liz, on view in this important exhibit at the Canton Museum of Art. Celebrate the many women who are depicted in the museum’s permanent collection.Through September 15 Grand Entrance: Inaugural Pomp & Couture firstladies.org This is a celebratory exhibition of our country’s inauguration festivities featuring first ladies’ inaugural gowns and fashions throughout history. All tours are guided and include both the changing exhibits at the Education & Research Center and the Saxton McKinley House of the National First Ladies’ Library. Tours are Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, call 330-452-0876.July 1 Meet and Greet with “Nine” author, D.M. King muggswigz.com Head to Muggswigz Coffee and Tea Co. in downtown Canton from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a meet and great with D.M. King, author of “Nine.”July 1 Book Sale scdlmainfol.org The Friends of the Stark County District Library is having a book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the north end of the main library parking lot and in the McKinley Room in the main library.July 1 Do the Mu! massillonmuseum.org Do the Mu! is the first Saturday of every month. Drop in anytime between noon and 2 p.m. at the Massillon Museum for a different art and history workshop taught by local artists or museum staff. No registration is required, and it’s free for all ages. EDITOR’S PICK Quick Start Stand-Up PaddleboardJuly 1 starkparks.com Give stand-up paddleboarding a try. Avoid making the common beginner mistakes by taking a class at Walborn Reservoir from 1 to 3 p.m. Instructors will cover water safety, equipment and basic paddling techniques. All equipment is provided, or you may bring your own. This is for ages 12 and older. Check the site for more information.July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Canton Farmers’ Market cantonchamber.org The Canton Farmers’ Market runs every Saturday morning, 8 to 11:30 a.m., through October 7 and is located in the Nadine McIlwain Administrative Building Parking Lot at the corner of Fourth Street and McKinley Avenue NW. The site offers plenty of free parking. The Canton Farmers’ Market is a producers-only market that gives shoppers an opportunity to buy fresh, quality, seasonal products directly from more than 20 local growers and producers in Northeast Ohio.July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Summer Kids Movies cantonpalacetheatre.org Movies will begin at 1 p.m. Admission is $1, and group reservations are available. All tickets are sold at the door the day of the movie showing. The featured movies are “Kung Fu Panda 3,” “Trolls,” “Rise of the Guardians” and “The Wizard of Oz.” The concession stand will be open.July 4 Fort Laurens 4th of July Ceremony fortlaurens.org There will be a ceremony at the tomb of the unknown patriot honoring the sacrifices of Fort Laurens’ soldiers. This free event at 11067 Fort Laurens Road in Bolivar includes a guest speaker, color guard, honor guard and wreath laying. For more information, call 330-874-2059. July 4, 11, 18, 25 Open mic night muggswigz.com Open mic night gives local talented people the chance to come out and play in front of a fabulous crowd at Muggswigz Coffee and Tea Co. in downtown Canton. The sign-up sheet goes out at 7:30 p.m., and music starts at 8 p.m. Each performer gets to play three songs. Open mic night ends at 11 p.m.July 5, 12, 19, 26 Live at Lunch Bring your lunch to Market Square in the Canton Arts District for Live at Lunch! There will be live music from noon to 1 p.m. Pick up lunch at your favorite spot in downtown Canton, enjoy great music, and shop in the Canton Arts District! July 5, 12, 19, 26 Gervasi Vineyard Cruise-in gervasivineyard.com Wednesday nights through September, Gervasi will be hosting a weekly car cruise-in from 5 to 8 p.m. Admission is free, and there will be door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, live music on the piazza and more. July 5, 12, 19, 26 Free Live Trivia maizevalley.com Do you like trivia? Do you like to drink wine or beer? Then come out to Maize Valley for Sporcle Live Trivia. This free event will have two rounds of trivia, the first starting at 6:30 p.m. There is no cost to play, and there are prizes.July 6 Book Club for Adults starklibrary.org Enjoy a lively discussion with others on today’s most intriguing books and topics from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Perry Sippo Branch Library. The book for July is “Small Great Things” by Jodi Picoult.July 6-9 Friends of the Louisville Library Annual Tent Sale louisvillelibrary.org Head to the old post office building and grounds in Louisville for the Friends of the Louisville Library annual tent sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 6 through 8 and from 1 to 4 p.m. July 9. There will be hundreds of gently used books to choose from and plenty of DVDs, CDs and audio books. Proceeds support the Louisville Public Library. EDITOR’S PICK Crafty Mart CantonJuly 7 craftymart.org Crafty Mart returns to Stark County at the Canton Museum of Art this July for First Friday. Admission is free to both the Pop Up Market and the Canton Museum of Art galleries. There will be music, a special beer-tasting, a “Make It and Take It” station for the kids, lovely handmade items and a terrarium workshop sponsored by Every Blooming Thing Akron! The event is from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Canton Museum of Art.July 7 First Friday cantonartsdistrict.com First Friday is a monthly party in the downtown Canton Arts District featuring themed music, performances and visual arts events. It begins with a First Stop at the Canton Museum of Art at 5:30 p.m., followed by the event downtown from 6 to 10 p.m. The theme for July is 10 years of First Friday. The free First Friday family movie at the Canton Palace Theatre is “Grease Sing-A-Long.” It starts at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.July 7 The Spirits of the Palace Ghost Investigation cantonpalacetheatre.org Enjoy an investigation into the world of the paranormal inside the Canton Palace Theatre. The crew from Team S.P.E.C.T.R.E. will lead you in your investigation. This event is from10:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Groups are limited to 30 people. Admission is $40 per person. Participants younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.July 8 Third Eye Blind pavilioncleveland.com See Third Eye Blind perform live at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica in Cleveland at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $49. EDITOR’S PICK Motion Picture Musical Weekend: “La La Land”July 8 cantonpalacetheatre.org A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles in “La La Land.” See the film at the Canton Palace Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $5.July 8-9 Revolution on the Tuscarawas at Fort Laurens fortlaurens.org There will be a Revolutionary War encampment and re-enactment at 11067 Fort Laurens Road NW in Bolivar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 8 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 9. There will be colonial history, musket drills, a mock battle, early American games and crafts. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger. For more information, call 330-874-2059.July 9 Motion Picture Musical Weekend: “West Side Story” cantonpalacetheatre.org Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy in “West Side Story.” See it at the Canton Palace Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $5.July 10 Legacy Lecture: Barbara Leeman firstladies.org The Legacy Lecture: “Recreation of the White House Inaugural Gowns: Journey of a Seamstress” will start at 11 a.m. at the National First Ladies’ Library. Barbara Leeman will discuss her creative process from studying to designing to reproducing some of the White House inaugural gowns for the National First Ladies’ Library Grand Entrance: Inaugural Pomp & Couture Exhibit. This event is free, but reservations are required. Call 330-452-0876, ext. 307.July 10 Christmas in July Fundraiser at Arcadia Grille cantonpalacetheatre.org Head to Arcadia Grille for a fundraiser to benefit the Canton Palace Theatre. In addition to delicious food and drinks, the evening will feature guest bartenders from the theater, raffles and more. Stop by any time between 5 to 8 p.m. to join in the fun.July 11 Critter Tuesdays at Beech Creek Gardens beechcreekgardens.org Thanks to the Clover Field Wildlife Care Center, Beech Creek Gardens visitors get to see a variety of native wildlife animals up close. Learn about their families, habitats, foods they eat and more from 1 to 2 p.m. at Beech Creek Gardens. Admission is $6 per person, $4 for seniors and free for children 2 and younger.July 11 Art Uncorked: The Scream cantonart.org Come enjoy wine, music and friends while creating a personal masterpiece at the Canton Museum of Art from 6 to 8 p.m. Erica Emerson will instruct you step-by-step through recreating this month’s featured painting, The Scream. The $35 cost includes materials, wine and refreshments. You must be 21 or older to register. July 13 Meet Mystery Author Linda Castillo starklibrary.org New York Times bestselling author Linda Castillo will discuss and sign her newest book “Down A Dark Road,” an Amish mystery thriller set in Holmes County, Ohio. Books will be available for purchase. Register for this free event at starklibrary.org. She will be at the Perry Sippo Branch Library from 2 to 3 p.m. and at the Lake Community Branch Library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.July 13-15 Olde Canal Days discovercanalfultonevents.com Head to Canal Fulton to enjoy Olde Canal Days. There will be rides, live music, a queen’s pageant and more. The main stage is at N Canal and Market streets. For more information, visit the site.July 14 Island Party massillonohchamber.com Head to downtown Massillon to enjoy a reggae party with Carlos Jones and the P.L.U.S. Band. There will be a pig roast on the lawn. Admission is free. There will be pulled pork, jerk chicken, fruit and island beverages for sale. Bring a chair or blanket to this family-friendly event from 6 to 11 p.m.July 14-16 Secret Gardens Tour cantongardencenter.com Canton Garden Center is holding its annual garden tour, Secret Gardens Tour, which consists of some of the loveliest gardens in our area. Hours for the tour are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The $15 tickets are sold during the tour days at the Canton Garden Center in Stadium Park. For more information, call 330-455-6172.July 14-16 Anime Film Fest cantonpalacetheatre.org Enjoy a weekend-long festival featuring anime movies, vendors, specialty concessions offerings, a cosplay contest and more at the Canton Palace Theatre. Admission is $6 per movie, $18 a day for July 15 and 16, $35 for the weekend in advance or $40 for the weekend at the door and $10 for the after party.July 15 Downtown Canton Flea downtowncantonflea.com The second Downtown Canton Flea of the season is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. along Court Avenue NW in downtown Canton (between Sixth and Third streets NW). Awaiting you are more than 50 vendors, offering art, crafts, antiques, handmade goods, vintage finds, farm fare, food and drink, collectibles and more.July 15 Saturday Sizzlers Book Club starklibrary.org Enjoy lively discussions with others on today’s most intriguing books and topics at the Saturday Sizzlers Book Club meeting from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Stark County District Library. The book up for discussion is “A Walk in the Woods,” by Bill Bryson.July 15 Saturday in the City: Christmas in July On the third Saturday of every month, come to downtown Canton from noon to 4 p.m. and enjoy an afternoon full of art, live music, street performers, great food and more.July 15 Maker’s Market hartvillemarketplace.com Hartville Maker’s Market brings together makers from all backgrounds within the well-known Hartville MarketPlace. Come find unique vintage wares, handmade goods and other one-of-a-kind pieces from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy live music and food trucks while you shop at the Maker’s Market.July 19 SingStark! voicesofcanton.org Inspired by Pop Up Chorus in Durham, N.C. SingStark! is a no-commitment, no-audition chorus that meets at the Canton Brewing Co. Speakeasy. P.J. Chavez, musician and educator, leads attendees each month in singing two popular songs. You will learn and perform the songs. The singing starts at 7 p.m. and ends at 9:30 p.m.July 21 Lady Antebellum, Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young clevelandamphitheater.com Lady Antebellum is possibly the biggest act on the country music scene. See the band live with guests Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young at 7:30 p.m. at Blossom Music Center. Tickets start at $39.July 22 Mid-Summer’s Masquerade fieldcrestestate.com Being two-faced is all the rage. Come costumed and compete for prizes at this under-the-stars evening at Fieldcrest Estate. Enjoy music for dining and dancing; nymph-ish nibbles and a cash bar, plus more than a few nimpish surprises. If you’ve been waiting for a signature event to attend, this mid-summer soiree is it. Find more information on the website.July 22 The Addams Family Dinner Theater Cruise cityofcanalfulton-oh.gov Performed on the banks of the Ohio and Erie Canal and St. Helena III Canal Boat, The Addams Family Dinner Theater Cruise will take you on a murder mystery adventure form 6 to 8:30 p.m. The performance will begin while enjoying dinner from Canal Grille along the banks of the canal. The $37 ticket price includes dinner, performance and canal boat ride.July 22, 23 Warrior Dash warriordash.com The Warrior Dash returns to Clay’s Park from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants earn their warrior helmet by tackling a fierce 3- to 4-mile course and 12 extreme obstacles. After conquering the battleground, warriors celebrate with turkey legs, beer steins and live music at a post-race party that’s in a league of its own. For more information, visit the site.July 23 Seventh annual Bellissimo: Fine Art & Fine Crafts Show gervasivineyard.com Enjoy a beautiful afternoon and evening kissed with the inspiring sights of the arts. Visual artists will be featured at Gervasi Vineyard’s outdoor pavilion and along the pathways, selling and displaying their work. This event is from noon to 5 p.m. July 23 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Community Parade profootballhoffestival.com Who doesn’t love a parade? Thousands of citizens will enjoy an afternoon in the heart of downtown Canton with family and friends for lots of fanfare and fun. More than 100 diverse parade units including community youth groups, marching bands, the walking flag, antique vehicles, specialty units and a giant helium balloon participate in this parade from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.July 24 Tea with the Curator–Christmas in July mckinleymuseum.org Have you ever wondered where your favorite Christmas carols came from? Director of education Christopher Kenney will unlock the secrets behind some popular holiday songs, and then participate in a sing-a-long at the Wm. McKinley Presidential Library & Museum. The program is from 10 a.m. to noon and is $15. It includes tea/coffee and breakfast sweets. Reservations are required. Call 330-455-7043.July 25 Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series massillonmuseum.org The Massillon Museum holds a free monthly lecture series during the lunch hour from noon to 1 p.m. Guests may bring carry-out, a sack lunch or enjoy a complimentary cookie and coffee provided by the Massillon Museum. No reservations are required.July 25 Eclipse Event starklibrary.org Discover what causes the awe-inspiring phenomenon of an eclipse and how to safely view it. There will be an event from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Madge Youtz Library.July 27-30, August 3-6, 10-13 Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” northcantonplayhouse.com Enjoy many familiar and fantastic tunes and “be our guest” on this journey! See the performance at the North Canton Playhouse at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. For more information, visit the site.July 28-30 ’80s Movie Weekend cantonpalacetheatre.org See “Sixteen Candles” at 7:30 p.m. July 28 at the Canton Palace Theatre. Doors open at 7 p.m. “The Breakfast Club” will be playing at 7:30 p.m. July 29, and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” will play at 7:30 p.m. July 30. Admission is $5 for each movie.July 28-30 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Balloon Classic & Fireworks profootballhoffestival.com The 2017 Balloon Classic & Fireworks will offer dozens of food and beverage vendors, musical entertainment, mobile tours, children’s activities and of course, hot air balloons. The Night Glow will take place Friday evening, and the fireworks extravaganza will take place Saturday evening. The event is at the campuses of Kent State University at Stark and Stark State College. Check the site for more information, including start times.July 28-August 13 Greater Alliance Carnation Festival carnationfestival.com Honoring Alliance as the Carnation City, the Greater Alliance Carnation Festival is full of parades, food and fun throughout the community. There are more than 40 fun-filled events during this festival. Visit the site for more information. EDITOR’S PICK Up, Up & Away 5KJuly 29 profootballhoffestival.com Participants can run or walk a 5K course looping the beautiful campuses of Kent State University at Stark and Stark State College while surrounded by the excitement of the potential for hot air balloons to launch and fly over. There is a finisher medal for all participants. The race starts at 8 a.m. The cost ranges from $30 to $40, depending on when you register.July 29 Sons of the American Revolution Ceremony at Fort Laurens fortlaurens.org Sons of the American Revolution chapters from around the country will pay tribute at the Tomb of the Unknown Patriot. There will be a keynote address, color and honor guard and wreath laying at 11067 Fort Laurens Road NW in Bolivar. This event is free. For more information, call 330-874-2059.July 29 Relics & Rehabs Roadshow massillonohchamber.com Head to the Massillon Museum to see plenty of antiques and repurposed artifacts; enjoy panel discussions about care and disposition of family heirlooms, repurposing and related topics; and get appraisals. There will be food and music. Proceeds will benefit the Massillon Museum Capital Campaign. This event is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, check the site.July 29-30 Zoar Harvest Festival historiczoarvillage.com This is one of the nation’s most prestigious antiques shows with more than 60 dealers of high-quality country antiques. It includes a juried artisan showcase, contemporary crafts, historical demonstrations and museum tours. There is an antique car show on July 30. The event is at 198 Main Street in Zoar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $9 for adults. For more information, call 1-800-262-6195.