The Docket March 2017

Tadmor Shrine Circus—Children of all ages love the circus—especially the Tadmor Shrine Circus, Northeast Ohio’s premier family entertainment extravaganza. Held at the Canton Memorial Civic Center, this family-friendly event is incredible fun for the whole family and should not be missed. See shows at 3 and 7:30 p.m. March 24, at 10 a.m., 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 25 and at 1 and 5:30 p.m. March 26. Check the site for ticket prices. cantonciviccenter.com

The Docket February 2017

Polar Bear Plunge—Have you always wanted to take the plunge? Bucket List Adventure Company Ohio will be loading the Adventure Bus in Canton and traveling to Portage Lakes to jump into the icy cold waters for a little fun and fundraising. Costumes are optional; a daring spirit is mandatory. The Adventure Bus will leave Canton at approximately noon February 18. Jumping will take place starting at 2 p.m. The price includes round trip travel, Polar Bear Plunge jump, Bucket List T-shirt and a celebratory donut. Registration and more details, including price, can be found online. bucketlistadventurecompanyohio.com

The Docket January 2017

Beginning/Intermediate Pottery: For 12 Wednesdays, starting January 4, beginning students will be taught the basics of hand-building and wheel-work, while intermediate students will refine their skills. Individual projects will include functional and decorative work. Glazing techniques will be taught, finished ware will be discussed, and demonstrations will be given. Bill Shearrow will be instructing the class from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 104 at the Canton Museum of Art. All CMA pottery students are required to purchase their clay from the CMA; the cost is $40 for 25 pounds of clay and includes the cost of glazes and firing. Beginning students may purchase clay and a pottery tool kit ($13.50) from the CMA on the first day of class. The cost of the class is $120 for members and $150 for nonmembers. cantonart.org

The Docket December 2016

Bistro flights & bites: Try three wines paired with three appetizer bites at Gervasi Vineyard at 5:45 or 6:30 p.m. December 6. One of Gervasi’s wine experts will lead guests through each wine and food pairing in a fun and interactive experience in the casual and cozy Balconatta. The cost is $16 per person for each session, and tickets are nonrefundable and nontransferable. gervasivineyard.com

The Docket November 2016

‘Dancing with Canton’s Stars’: The sixth season of “Dancing with Canton’s Stars” will be at 7:30 p.m. November 12 at the Canton Palace Theatre. Tickets are $12, and VIP reception tickets are $40 and may be purchased separately. The VIP reception will be at 6 p.m. at the Joseph Saxton Gallery and will include light hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. All proceeds for this event will go to the Canton Palace Theatre Association. The show will feature Lauren Bosworth, Jessie Cline, Chip Conde, Matthew Fantone, Patty Gaston, Daniel S. Greer, Jean Madden, Esq., Alan Rodriguez, Sue Staley, Scott N. Warner and Fonda Williams. Votes are $10. cantonpalacetheatre.org

The Docket October 2016

Halloween at the ‘Boo-seum’ (mckinleymuseum.org) Head to the annual Halloween party at the Wm. McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, and trick or treat in the Street of Shops and Discover World. The party will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. October 28. There also will be hayrides (weather permitting, tickets are $1), a scavenger hunt, science shows and much more. A hot dog supper will be available for purchase in the museum cafe. Admission is $5 per person. To avoid lines, call 330-455-7043 to pre-pay your reservations.