The vision for the area bordering Market Avenue N on some First Friday of the future is hazy and dreamlike. Details of the vision, like most dreams, still are fuzzy in the dusk-like light of the final stages of planning for the redevelopment of the Market Square green space area between Third and Fourth streets NW.
Joshua Erichsen is in his 10th season as the producing artistic director for the Players Guild Theatre. He began his tenure with the Guild 18 years ago as an assistant. He and his wife, Monica, have two daughters, Grace and Liberty.
Christkindl Markt: Now an annual Canton tradition, Christkindl Markt is a juried fine arts and fine crafts show with a holiday theme that features more than 100 artists and artisans from around the world. That Little Italian Kitchen will offer delicious cuisine to hungry shoppers. Celebrity guests Robin Swoboda (November 10) and Fox 8’s Andre Bernier (November 11) will be there at 2 p.m. with special programming. There also will be strolling violins, Santa Claus and more. Admission is $7, and children 12 and younger get in free. The event is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. November 10 and 11 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. November 12 at the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts. For more information, call 330-453-7666. cantonart.org
Past and present members of The Junior League of Stark County gathered in June at Brookside Country Club to celebrate the organization’s 80th Anniversary, where longtime community volunteers Phyllis Milligan and Tiny (Julia) Belden were recognized for their service.
Run now wine later race: Experience the beauty of an autumn morning as you run through Gervasi Vineyard, passing the grapes ripe for harvest, orchards and more. Traverse the Middlebranch Trail through wetlands and forest, loop around the GlenOak campus and finish at Gervasi Vineyard where you can enjoy food and beverage. This 4.5 mile trail run/walk is sure to please. It all starts at 10 a.m. October 7. Registration rates depend on when you register and how many people you register. Check the site for more details. gervasivineyard.com