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.

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.

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.