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The Docket November 2017

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.

The Docket October 2017

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.

The Docket September 2017

The Little C Music Festival: Head to downtown Canton on September 15 and 16 for a celebration of Canton’s music community hosted by Hey Monea! There will be live music and food trucks on Fourth Street, as well as indoor music at Buzzbin Art & Music Shop. The festival is free. Check the site for more information.

The Docket August 2017

Stark County Fair: From August 29 through September 4, come on down to the Stark County Fairgrounds to enjoy the 2017 Stark County Fair, featuring concerts and entertainment, daily racing pig shows, a tractor pull, high school band shows, harness racing, livestock shows and Junior Fair sales, exhibits, barns, animals, horse shows, rides and more. Gate admission is $6.

The Docket July 2017

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.

The Docket June 2017

Summer Kids Movies —The Canton Palace Theatre and the Canton Professional Educators’ Association (CPEA) present the eight-week movie series Summer Kids Movies. The movies will begin at 1 p.m., with doors opening at 12:30 p.m. Admission is $1, and group reservations are available by calling 330-454-8172 until 4 p.m. the Friday before the movie showing. All tickets are sold at the door the day of the movie showing. “The Secret Life of Pets” will play June 19, and “Storks” will play June 26. The concession stand will be open, serving movie theater favorites including popcorn, soft drinks, water and candy.

The Docket May 2017

Free exhibit opening—Mom, what’s that?—Many items that used to be commonplace are now quaint nods to the past. You might remember them, but do your kids know what they are? This exhibition will feature artifacts from the late 20th century, such as rotary phones, typewriters, VCRs and lots more! The exhibit opening is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 26, and it’s free. The exhibit will be on view until September 3 at the Wm. McKinley Presidential Library & Museum.

The Docket April 2017

Free Live Trivia: Do you like trivia? Do you enjoy drinking wine or beer? Then come out to Maize Valley for Sporcle Live Trivia. This free event will have two rounds of trivia, one starting at 6:30 p.m. and another at 7:30 p.m. April 6, 13, 20 and 27. Sign up and play one or both rounds. Play as an individual or gather some friends and play as a team. There is no cost to play, and there are prizes awarded to the winner of each round. If you want, you even can join the league for chances to win even more prizes.

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.