Through Aug. 31: Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, free kids rides (ages 3-12) with each adult National Park Scenic coach ticket ($15); Tuesdays-Fridays (weekends don't apply). Discount limited to three free child tickets per household or group. Ticket is all-day pass; you can get off train to explore the national park. A round trip is about three hours; train travels between Rockside station in Independence to Akron Northside station. Purchase tickets in advance at cvsr.com, by phone at 1-800-468-4070, or at Rockside station, Peninsula Depot or Akron Northside station 30 minutes prior to departure. Availability may be limited. Tickets are first-come, first-served. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Aug. 12 through Feb. 18, 2018: Akron Art Museum Heavy Metal, with internationally know artists and Northeast Ohio community artists. Exhibition artists utilize metal or materials that resemble it to explore topics that include race and gender equality, personal narratives, the proliferation of warfare and others. Sculpture, jewelry, video, printmaking, painting, metalpoint, assemblage, tintypes and daguerreotypes will be on display. Museum is at One South High, Akron; adult general admission, $10; student and those 65-plus, $8; 17 and younger free; Blue StarFamlies free through Labor Day. Gallery admission free every Thursday. Website: AkronArtMuseum.org; call 330-376-9185.

Through Oct. 28: Wayne County in World War I, Fridays-Saturdays, 1-4 p.m., Wayne County Historical Society, 546 E. Bowman St., Wooster; 100-year anniversary of the U.S. entering  World War I.

Aug. 10: Kodachrome Babies, 7-9 p.m., Orr Park, Orrville; free. Sister duo provides their take on the 1950s girl group sound. Part of 30th annual Orrville Performing Arts concerts. Take picnic basket, chairs/blankets. In case of rain, Orrville High School auditorium, use south entrance only. Jeanne, 330-684-5001.

Aug. 11: Family Fun Nights, Movies in Orr Park. Free outdoor entertainment with family friendly movie (“Finding Dory”) at Orr Park's Rehm Gazebo at dusk. In case of inclement weather, movie will be shown in Schmid Hall.

Aug. 11 Gretchen Pleuss, 6:30 p.m., Bent Ladder, 13550 Mount Eaton Road, Doylestown. No cover charge; Zydeco Bistro available 5:30-8:30 p.m. Take lawn chairs or blankets in case outdoor seating is full. After 6 p.m., Bent Ladder is 21-plus only.

Aug. 11: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, Red Lantern Barn, Brewster, 8-10:30 p.m.; caller Ed Pabst; cuer Phyllis Burdette. 50s Night Dance. For information, 330-575-0857.

Aug. 11: Sounds of Downtown, 6-8 p.m. Stroll along to music in Downtown Wooster. Street music series features a variety of musicians and performances throughout the summer season.

Aug. 12: The Best of The Legends, Michael Carluccio’s Salute to America, with the sounds of Neil Diamond, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, George Strait and more. Sponsored by Quota of West Salem at American Legion Post 499, 337 Congress St., West Salem. Light diner at 6 p.m. with show at 7; $25/person, $40/couple. For tickets, call 419-565-7663 or 567-203-1146 or email mlmatt4668@frontier.com

Aug. 12: Swing-a-Lings Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Road NW, Canton; caller John Ramsey; cuer Bruce Haislip. 330-575-0857.

Aug. 12: Alexis Antes, 6-8 p.m., Troutman Vineyards and Winery, 4243 Columbus Road, Wooster; free. Acoustic, pop, folk, rock. Take a picnic or snacks.

Aug. 12: Ken Miller Supply Oil & Gas Museum, noon-3 p.m., 7920 Shreve Road. Early gas pumps, drilling machines, tractors, trucks and cars. Also, Pennsylvania Railroad and Shreve industry. Adults, $5 and children younger than 12 free (maximum of $15 per family). Members of any Historical Society half-price, County Line Historical Society paid up members free. Admissions benefit County Line Historical Society for its museum in Shreve. For information, or special appointment for a group, call 330-496-4024 or 330-378-2121. Bill Fought 330-567-2342 wfought@neo.rr.com.

Aug. 12: County Line Historical Society Museum, 281 N. Market St. (state Route 226), noon-3 p.m. Parking at Shreve Mobil, PNC bank and downtown parking lots. Handicap parking at rear of museum, entering alley off East Robinson Street. Adults, $2; children younger than 12 free. County Line Historical Society paid up members free.

Aug. 12: Mount-Eaton Paint Township Historical Society, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. or by appointment by calling 330-465-7525 or 330-464-7920. Museum is at 15966 E. Main St., Mount Eaton, beside Farmers National Bank.

Aug. 12: Roscoe Transit Authority, classic rock, 6-9 p.m.; free for winery customers. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster. Take a picnic dinner and blanket for music under the stars; 330-575-1028.

Aug. 12: Sonnenberg Homecoming, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sonnenberg Village, 13497 Hackett Road, Kidron. Music, food, old-fashioned base ball, building tours.

Aug. 12: Massillon Family Fun Fest, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., downtown Massillon; free. No cost for most activities; some have minimal charge. Social service agencies, civic groups, churches, arts organizations and businesses set up games, projects, activities. Giveaways and information. Special acts include magician Randy Wiedenhammer, concertina player Mike Salvino, yo-yo star Eric Monroe, magician Kerry Kazzam and John the Juggler. Fun Fest is centered on First Street and Lincoln Way East and the lawn of the Massillon Museum. Free parking is available in city lots, in the Erie Street parking deck, and on adjacent streets. For more information, contact the Massillon Museum, 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.

Aug. 13: Paws in the Park Pawty, noon-4 p.m., dog swim and dog walk benefitting Wayne County Humane Society. Registration, 11:30 a.m., Freedlander Park. Barbecue chicken dinner, hot dogs, DJ, dog-themed water games, (blessings, photographer and more, $25 per K9 and human, $5 each additional K9 or human over 6 years old). 2017 dog license and current rabies tags should be on collar. For more information, PawsInTheParkPawty@gmail.com and to pre-register to save $5. 

Aug. 13: Singspiration Gospel Concert, 2 p.m., Wooster First Church of God, 1953 Akron Road. His Bridge Builders, Sweet Spirit and special guests Jericho Road from Findlay. Guest instrumentalists Roxanne Fetterhoff and Michelle Lewis. Gospel piano recital by Timothy Noble, 1:30 p.m. Free; love offering will be taken. 330-465-1052.

Aug. 13: Wooster Memorial Park Hike, 2 p.m., begins in the Education Parking Area. Children must be accompanied by adults. Sponsored by Friends of Wooster Memorial Park, group hike on new ADA compliant Kenwood trails.

Aug 16: LifeCare Hospice Benefit Concert, 7 pm, Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St. Organist John Finney, distinguished artist in residence, Boston College, will present organ solos and duets with English horn player Annie Gerig. Free admission; freewill offering to benefit LifeCare Hospice Patient Care.

Aug. 16: Bike Night, Olde Jaol, 215 N. Walnut St., Wooster, 5:30-11 p.m.; food, beverages, auction items, including silent auction of baskets from each Wooster High athletic team and live auction with items such as vacation packages and items from local vendors. Band “We Are Not” performing live. Proceeds benefit WHS sports teams.

Aug. 16: Medina Walking Ghost Tour, 7:30-9:30 p.m., easy paced with paranormal expert Sonya Horstman guiding guests inside and outside hidden places in downtown Medina. History and urban legends of each site offered. Cameras encouraged. Small group size, reservations recommended. Meet at Downtown Medina Gazebo, intersection of U.S. 42 and state Route 18; For ages 10 and older; cost $20. 440-775-1217 for info and reservations.

Aug. 17: Unusual and Mysterious Holmes County, 7 p.m., West Holmes High School Theater, sponsored by Holmes County Historical Society. Update on previous sites, new information plus the mysterious Holmes County Underground Railroad connection. Open mic to share unusual and mysterious stories, myths, legends and more. Visit www.holmeshistory.com or at www.facebook.com/victorianhousemuseum.

Aug. 18: Burn’t Root, 6:30 p.m., Bent Ladder, 13550 Mount Eaton Road, Doylestown. No cover charge; Up in Smoke BBQ available 5:30-8:30 p.m. Take lawn chairs or blankets in case outdoor seating is full. After 6 p.m., Bent Ladder is 21-plus only.

Aug. 18: Concert and cruise-in, 7-9:30 p.m., downtown Wooster. Live music from GL Band and food vendors on-site. Classic cars and street rods welcome (no entry free). Streets in event area close at 6 p.m. Sponsored by D+S Distribution & Long, Cook & Samsa CPAs.

Aug. 19: Buehler’s Heart and Sole Community Walk/Run, benefits local United Way. Learn more about Heart and Sole at http://www.uwwh.org/events including course maps, parking, awards and more. Starting line for all events is 151 N. Market St. in downtown Wooster. Start times and registration costs are: half marathon, 7 a.m., $40 ($45 after Aug. 14); 10K walk, 7:30 a.m., $30 ($35); 5K walk/run, 7:45 a.m., $30 ($35). Race entry includes T-shirt, post-race nutrition and timing. Awards will be presented after the race. Age groups: 12 and younger; 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-Plus.

Aug. 19: Ryan Humbert, 6:30 p.m., Bent Ladder, 13550 Mount Eaton Road, Doylestown. No cover charge. Take lawn chairs or blankets in case outdoor seating is full. After 6 p.m., Bent Ladder is 21-plus only.

Aug. 19: Smithville Community Historical Society Antiques Market, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mishler Weaving Mill, antiques only; docents and craftsmen present. Norma Trotter and Friends performing at Mishler Weaving Mill during market. Vintage Base Ball team, “Smithville Stars,” playing “Mansfield Independents” behind the Pioneer Village. Free, donations accepted.

Aug. 19: Community Mart, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., the Carpenter’s Cup, Smithville. Entertaiment by Honeytown.

Aug. 19:  Civil War Medical Treatments, 1 p.m., Ken Miller Museum, 7920 Shreve Road, Shreve. Major Virgil and Ann Kline will portray Civil War surgeon and nurse. Learn how the medical treatment during Civil War influenced the practices of today. They will have various instruments on display. Admission free; public is welcome.

Aug. 19: Gnat Boxer Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Caller Bill Meese; cuer Linda Warren. Annual Tailgate Party, 6 p.m., hot dogs provided, take a dish to share; lawn games. 330-264-2725.

Aug. 19: Sgt. Peppers Band — Beatles tribute, 6--9 p.m.; free for winery customers. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster. Take a picnic dinner and blanket for music under the stars; 330-575-1028.

Aug. 19: The Last Call, 7 p.m., singing classic country at Bimeler Park, Brewster; take your own chair; free.

Aug. 20: Massillon Millionaires' Row Tours, 1 p.m., sponsored by Massillon Heritage Foundation. Margy Vogt will lead walking tour of historic Fourth Street neighborhood with stories of former residents: an Underground Railroad conductor, grandfather of author Jack London, and did Lillian Gish really own a house on Fourth Street? No reservations, $7 per person paid upon arrival. Meet in front of Five Oaks, 210 Fourth St. Northeast; tour returns to Five Oaks for a 3 p.m. mansion tour. $6 adults, $3 children for Five Oaks tours. Those not on walking tour can tour mansion at 2 or 3 p.m. Free parking available on adjacent streets.

Aug. 20: Destination Lodi ice cream social and concert, noon-2 p.m., Lodi Central Park. Bob Rice Memorial Ice Cream Social will include homemade ice cream sponsored by Lodi Lumber Company and music presented by the Travelin' Man duo, sponsored by the Lodi Ruritan Club. Rain or shine, moved to a local church in case of rain.

Aug. 21: Habitat for Humanity Blues and Barbecue, TJ’s Restaurant, Wooster. Evening of music from Standard Time Jazz and a barbecue style dinner with friends, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets $25 each, available at The Habitat ReStore, TJ’s Restaurant and Roomscapes. Cash bar available. Call 330-263-1713 for more information.

Aug. 24: Painting fundraiser for WATCh, at Local Roots, 140 S. Walnut St., Wooster, 6 p.m. Attend a painting session and rais funds for Wayne County's Anti-human Trafficking Coalition. No experience necessary; supplies provided. Instructor will guide you through a step-by-step process to create a masterpiece to take home while you also learn about WATCh. Event begins promptly at 6; casual clotying is recommended. $35 per person, with reservations required as seating is limited. Ticvkets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/watch-fundraiser-tickets-360679019117?aff=efbeventtix.

Aug. 25: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, Red Lantern Barn, Brewster, 8-10:30 p.m.; caller Gene Hammond; cuer Chuck Berry. For information, 330-575-0857.

Aug. 25: Sounds of Downtown, 6-8 p.m. Stroll along to music in Downtown Wooster. Street music series features a variety of musicians and performances throughout the summer season.

Aug. 25: Rebekah Jean, 6:30 p.m., Bent Ladder, 13550 Mount Eaton Road, Doylestown. No cover charge; Lobster Louie’s available 5:30-8:30 p.m. Take lawn chairs or blankets in case outdoor seating is full. After 6 p.m., Bent Ladder is 21-plus only.

Aug. 26: Tom Evanchuck, 6:30 p.m., Bent Ladder, 13550 Mount Eaton Road, Doylestown. No cover charge; Up in Smoke BBQ available 5:30-8:30 p.m. Take lawn chairs or blankets in case outdoor seating is full. After 6 p.m., Bent Ladder is 21-plus only.

Aug. 26: Braden Doty, 6-8 p.m., Troutman Vineyards and Winery, 4243 Columbus Road, Wooster; free. Classical acoustic guitar. Take a picnic or snacks.

Aug. 26: The Motown Band, classic Motown and R&B, 6-9 p.m.; free for winery customers. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster. Take a picnic dinner and blanket for music under the stars; 330-575-1028.

Aug. 26: Lodi Antiques Festival, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Lodi's Central Park. More than 50 antiques vendors and multiple artisans, farmers market, custom etching available, multiple varieties of live music changing hourly in the gazebo. Pancake breakfast by donation to support Lodi Fire & Rescue; Spencer Twist back with chicken paprikash, pulled pork; sno-cones by Lodi Cub Scouts, hotdogs and hamburgers by Black River School band to benefit uniform fund; kettle corn. Historical Society open as well as Deppot and Caboose. (Donations for tours to help restore the Depot and Caboose.) Parking available at 204 N. Railroad St. Festival is rain or shine. For information, 330-948-6525.

Aug. 27: 2017 Center Stage Series at Lions Lincoln Theatre, in Massillon, 7:30 p.m. First concert of series by The Diamonds. Tickets $20 for the balcony, $25 for the main floor. A discounted series ticket may be purchased, which includes all four shows for $60, balcony and $80, main floor. Sept. 9, Sounds of Summer — A Beach Boys Tribute; Oct. 7, The Platters; Nov. 11, The Fly Gals: Echoes of The Andrews Sisters with The Dave Banks Big Band, will include a salute to veterans. Tickets may be purchased online at www.lionslincolntheatre.org or by calling 800-838-3006.

Sept. 1: Jim Gill, 6:30 p.m., Bent Ladder, 13550 Mount Eaton Road, Doylestown. No cover charge. Take lawn chairs or blankets in case outdoor seating is full. After 6 p.m., Bent Ladder is 21-plus only.

Sept. 2: Good Vibes Band, classic easy listening, 6-9 p.m.; free for winery customers. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster. Take a picnic dinner and blanket for music under the stars; 330-575-1028.

Sept. 6: Cruise-In, 4-8 p.m., Tumbleweed Tex-Mex Grill, 4147 Burbank Road, Wooster. Open to all classic cars, trucks and motorcycles. No registration fee. Door prizes, JR the DJ providing music favorites from 1950s-70s. (Weather permitting event.) For information, Jeff at 419-884-7075.

Sept. 6: Medina Walking Ghost Tour, 7:30-9:30 p.m., easy paced with paranormal expert Sonya Horstman guiding guests inside and outside hidden places in downtown Medina. History and urban legends of each site offered. Cameras encouraged. Small group size, reservations recommended. Meet at Downtown Medina Gazebo, intersection of U.S. 42 and state Route 18; For ages 10 and older; cost $20. 440-775-1217 for info and reservations.

Sept. 7: College of Wooster Pipe Band and Highland Dancers, 7-8 p.m., downtown Wooster. Take a chair for free public concert in front of Everything Rubbermaid. Presented by Main Street Wooster and College of Wooster.,

Sept. 7-10: Wine and Mum Festival, fundraiser for Wooster Twp. Fire Dept., noon-8 p.m., Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster. Get free mum with every bottle of wine purchased. Mum profits got to fire department. Sept. 8, Gary Bonewitz, classsic country music, 6-8 p.m. and Sept. 9, Me and the Other Guy, classic oldies, 6-9 p.m., both free for winery customers.

Sept. 8: Josh Krajcik at Fiore’s; 8 p.m. show is part of his Oblivion tour, in support of his recent album by same name. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance at Fiore’s.

Sept. 8: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, Red Lantern Barn, Brewster, 8-10:30 p.m.; caller Tom Mohney; cuer Linda Warren. For information, 330-575-0857.

Sept. 9: Intransit, 6-8 p.m., Troutman Vineyards and Winery, 4243 Columbus Road, Wooster; free. Latin jazz. Take a picnic or snacks.

Sept. 9: Swing-a-Lings Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Road NW, Canton; caller Ben Purkett Jr.; cuer Kristy Lake. 330-575-0857.

Sept. 9-10: Props & Pistons festival, Akron-Fulton Airport, 1600 Triplett Blvd., Akron. Displays and special activities: car show, concerts, various military, civilian and historical aircraft displayed, vendors, food trucks, speakers and more. Rides available. Up to date show details at FlyOhio.org or Facebook.com/flyohio. Admission: adults $10, ages 6-12, $5, 5 and younger free; free parking.

Sept. 13: Medina Walking Ghost Tour, 7:30-9:30 p.m., easy paced with paranormal expert Sonya Horstman guiding guests inside and outside hidden places in downtown Medina. History and urban legends of each site offered. Cameras encouraged. Small group size, reservations recommended. Meet at Downtown Medina Gazebo, intersection of U.S. 42 and state Route 18; For ages 10 and older; cost $20. 440-775-1217 for info and reservations.

Sept. 14: Our Series — Walnut Creek/Trail, 7 p.m., Walnut Creek Mennonite Church; free, donations accepted. Larry Miller will give insight into history of Walnut Creek area and will be in character of Jonas Stutzman, early settler. Mark Boley, society director with roots in the Trail area will present brief history of Trail including some family stories of the Camp Rock Indian Rock Map, Trilby and his memories of the LH Miller General Store owned by his great-grandparents.

Sept. 15: The Gage Brothers, 6:30 p.m., Bent Ladder, 13550 Mount Eaton Road, Doylestown. No cover charge. Take lawn chairs or blankets in case outdoor seating is full. After 6 p.m., Bent Ladder is 21-plus only.

Sept. 16: Annual Wooster Arts Jazz Fest, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., downtown Wooster. Art vendors, live jazz all day, New Orleans-style parade, hands-on crafts, juggling stilt walkers and more. Presented by Main Street Wooster, Wooster Rotary Club, Wooster City Schools with Boys & Girls Club of Wooster and the Wayne Center for the Arts.

Sept. 16: Gnat Boxer Square Dance, special time, 8-11 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. National caller Tom Roper; cuer Phyllis Burdette. 330-264-2725.

Sept. 15: Tribute Quartet and Tim Lovelace, 7 p.m., Christian Healthcare Ministries Event Center, 800 Wooster Road North, Barberton. Doors open at 6 p.m. Southern Gospel music and storyteller and musician Lovelace. Gget free ticket with every ticket purchased, $13-$20 at itickets.com or by calling 800-965-9324.

Sept. 17: Smithville Community Historical Society open house, 1:30-4 p.m.; tribute to the Model-T and antique autos. Community invited to display antique, vintage or classic car (arrive at Mishler Mill at 1 p.m.) Mill open along with Greater Akron Area Model-T Museum. Pioneer Village open with craftsmen and docents in the buildings. Norma Trotter and Friends playing music. Vintage Base Ball team, “Smithville Stars” playing the “Akron Black Stockings.” Free, donations accepted.

Sept. 17: Wooster Memorial Park Hike, 2 p.m., begins in the Education Parking Area. Children must be accompanied by adults. Sponsored by Friends of Wooster Memorial Park, group hike just to enjoy the beauty of the park.

Sept. 20: Medina Walking Ghost Tour, 7:30-9:30 p.m., easy paced with paranormal expert Sonya Horstman guiding guests inside and outside hidden places in downtown Medina. History and urban legends of each site offered. Cameras encouraged. Small group size, reservations recommended. Meet at Downtown Medina Gazebo, intersection of U.S. 42 and state Route 18; For ages 10 and older; cost $20. 440-775-1217 for info and reservations.

Sept. 22: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, Red Lantern Barn, Brewster, 8-10:30 p.m.; caller Dan Austen; cuer Amy Riehl. For information, 330-575-0857.

Sept. 22: Sounds of Downtown, 6-8 p.m. Stroll along to music in Downtown Wooster. Street music series features a variety of musicians and performances throughout the summer season.

Sept. 23: Gretchen Pleuss, 6-8 p.m., Troutman Vineyards and Winery, 4243 Columbus Road, Wooster; free. Bluesy acoustic rock. Take a picnic or snacks.

Sept. 24: Jon King, 7 p.m., singing country hits at Bimeler Park, Brewster; take your own chair. Free.

Sept. 25: Free Gnat Boxer Intro Square Dance, 7-9 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Introduction to Western style square dancing; instructor Dick Mackey. 330-264-2725.

Sept. 27: Music on Market, 7 p.m., North Sea Gas, one of Scotland's most popular folk bands — great vocals and three-part harmonies, Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St.; free. Non-sectarian performance is collaboration of Main Street Wooster Inc. Wayne Center for the Arts and the church. Freewill offering helps cover costs. Open-style seating, no tickets. www.facebook.com/MusiconMarketWooster.

Sept. 27: Medina Walking Ghost Tour, 7:30-9:30 p.m., easy paced with paranormal expert Sonya Horstman guiding guests inside and outside hidden places in downtown Medina. History and urban legends of each site offered. Cameras encouraged. Small group size, reservations recommended. Meet at Downtown Medina Gazebo, intersection of U.S. 42 and state Route 18; For ages 10 and older; cost $20. 440-775-1217 for info and reservations.

Oct. 2: Free Gnat Boxer Intro Square Dance, 7-9 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Introduction to Western style square dancing; instructor Dick Mackey. 330-264-2725.

Oct. 4: Medina Walking Ghost Tour, 7:30-9:30 p.m., easy paced with paranormal expert Sonya Horstman guiding guests inside and outside hidden places in downtown Medina. History and urban legends of each site offered. Cameras encouraged. Small group size, reservations recommended. Meet at Downtown Medina Gazebo, intersection of U.S. 42 and state Route 18; For ages 10 and older; cost $20. 440-775-1217 for info and reservations.

Oct. 7: Gnat Boxer Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Caller Ed Pabst; cuer Bruce Haislip. 330-264-2725.

Oct. 7: Swing-a-Lings Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Road NW, Canton; caller Tom Strickland; cuer Amy Riehl. 330-575-0857.

Oct. 11: Medina Walking Ghost Tour, 7:30-9:30 p.m., easy paced with paranormal expert Sonya Horstman guiding guests inside and outside hidden places in downtown Medina. History and urban legends of each site offered. Cameras encouraged. Small group size, reservations recommended. Meet at Downtown Medina Gazebo, intersection of U.S. 42 and state Route 18; For ages 10 and older; cost $20. 440-775-1217 for info and reservations.

Oct. 13: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, Red Lantern Barn, Brewster, 8-10:30 p.m.; caller Mike Sumpter; cuer Bruce Haislip. For information, 330-575-0857.

Oct. 13: Medina Walking Ghost Tour and Dinner, 6:30 p.m., dinner at The Main Street Cafe, ghostly tales, photos for review and 90-minute walking tour to local haunts with paranormal expert Sonya Horstman; tour ends at 10:30 p.m.; cost $50, includes taxes and tips; meet at Cafe, 17 Public Square, Medina. For ages 10 and older. 440-775-1217 for info and reservations.

Oct. 14: Swing-a-Lings Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Road NW, Canton; caller Tom Mohney; cuer Linda Warren. 330-575-0857.

Oct. 14: Harvest Festival, Troutman Vineyards and Winery, 4243 Columbus Road, Wooster; free. Apple Creek Bluegrass Band, 3-5 p.m.; Before the Shine rock, pop, folk, 6-8 p.m.

Oct. 14: Ken Miller Supply Oil & Gas Museum, noon-3 p.m., 7920 Shreve Road. Early gas pumps, drilling machines, tractors, trucks and cars. Also, Pennsylvania Railroad and Shreve industry. Adults, $5 and children younger than 12 free (maximum of $15 per family). Members of any Historical Society half-price, County Line Historical Society paid up members are free. Admissions benefit County Line Historical Society for its museum in Shreve. For information, or special appointment for a group, call 330-496-4024 or 330-378-2121. Bill Fought 330-567-2342 wfought@neo.rr.com.

Oct. 14: County Line Historical Society Museum, 281 N. Market St. (state Route 226), noon-3 p.m. Parking at Shreve Mobil, PNC bank and downtown parking lots. Handicap parking at rear of museum, entering alley off East Robinson Street. Adults, $2; children younger than 12 free. County Line Historical Society paid up members are free.

Oct. 14: Mount-Eaton Paint Township Historical Society, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. or by appointment by calling 330-465-7525 or 330-464-7920. Museum is at 15966 E. Main St., Mount Eaton, beside Farmers National Bank.

Oct. 15: Public hike, 2 p.m., sponsored by Friends of Wooster Memorial Park. Fall Tree Hike will focus on identifying 43 of the 52 species found in the park. Hike begins in Education Parking Area. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Oct. 18: Medina Walking Ghost Tour, 7:30-9:30 p.m., easy paced with paranormal expert Sonya Horstman guiding guests inside and outside hidden places in downtown Medina. History and urban legends of each site offered. Cameras encouraged. Small group size, reservations recommended. Meet at Downtown Medina Gazebo, intersection of U.S. 42 and state Route 18; For ages 10 and older; cost $20. 440-775-1217 for info and reservations.

Oct. 20: Laugh-Fest with Paula Poundstone, Playhouse Square, 8 p.m. Tickets, $45, $35 and $10 Smart Seats; tickets on sale at playhousesquare.org, 216-241-6000 and the Ticket Office.

Oct. 20: Music on Market, 7 p.m., Fabio Menchetti, Italian pianist, offers journey from Haydn's classicism through romanticism of Schumann and Liszt, until the war cries of Prokofiev's 7th sonata. Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St.; free. Non-sectarian performance is collaboration of Main Street Wooster Inc. Wayne Center for the Arts and the church. Freewill offering helps cover costs. Open-style seating, no tickets. www.facebook.com/MusiconMarketWooster.

Oct. 20-22: Roscoe Village Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival in historic village. Crafter's booths, foods of autumn, Roscoe Village shops open, variety of music. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission $5 for ages 12 and older, 11 and younger free. Admission permits access to Living History Buildings and younger visitors may enjoy the kids' activity area. Ride on the Monticello III horse-drawn canal boat. Eerie candlelight tour, Spirit of Roscoe,7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; walk through village while listening to tales of the spirited folk who once resided there. Reservations recommended for candlelight tour. Contact Visitor Center at 740-622-7644 or 800-877-1830 or visit www.roscoevillage.com for more information.

Oct. 21: Gnat Boxer Hobo Dance/?Hobo Stew, Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Caller Dick Mackey; cuer Sue Powell. 330-264-2725.

Oct. 21: Smithville Community Historical Society open house, 1:30-4 p.m.; making Apple Butter over open fire, demonstration of baking on an outdoor bake oven.Craftsmen and docents in the log structures; Mishler Weaving Mill and Model-T Museum open down the street. Free, donations accepted.

Oct. 25: Medina Walking Ghost Tour, 7:30-9:30 p.m., easy paced with paranormal expert Sonya Horstman guiding guests inside and outside hidden places in downtown Medina. History and urban legends of each site offered. Cameras encouraged. Small group size, reservations recommended. Meet at Downtown Medina Gazebo, intersection of U.S. 42 and state Route 18; For ages 10 and older; cost $20. 440-775-1217 for info and reservations.

Oct. 27: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, Red Lantern Barn, Brewster, 8-10:30 p.m.; caller Dick Mackey; cuer Kristy Lake. Halloween Dance. For information, 330-575-0857.

Oct. 27: Sounds of Downtown, 6-8 p.m. Stroll along to music in Downtown Wooster. Street music series features a variety of musicians and performances throughout the summer season.

Oct. 27: Medina Walking Ghost Tour and Dinner, 6:30 p.m., dinner at The Main Street Cafe, ghostly tales, photos for review and 90-minute walking tour to local haunts with paranormal expert Sonya Horstman; tour ends at 10:30 p.m.; cost $50, includes taxes and tips; meet at Cafe, 17 Public Square, Medina. For ages 10 and older. 440-775-1217 for info and reservations.

Oct. 28: Daniel Rylander, 6-8 p.m., Troutman Vineyards and Winery, 4243 Columbus Road, Wooster; free. Singer, songwriter. Take a picnic or snacks.

Nov. 1: Medina Walking Ghost Tour, 7:30-9:30 p.m., easy paced with paranormal expert Sonya Horstman guiding guests inside and outside hidden places in downtown Medina. History and urban legends of each site offered. Cameras encouraged. Small group size, reservations recommended. Meet at Downtown Medina Gazebo, intersection of U.S. 42 and state Route 18; For ages 10 and older; cost $20. 440-775-1217 for info and reservations.

Nov. 4: Gnat Boxer Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Caller Denny Steiner; cuer Phyllis Burdette. 330-264-2725.

Nov. 3: Full Moon public hike, 7 p.m., sponsored by Friends of Wooster Memorial Park. Enjoy a hike under a nearly full moon; campfire and s'mores, followed by a walk about 8 p.m.; take a flashlight. Hike begins in Education Parking Area. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Nov. 4: Swing-a-Lings Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Road NW, Canton; caller Ed Pabst; cuer Bruce Haislip. 330-575-0857.

Nov. 10: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, Red Lantern Barn, Brewster, 8-10:30 p.m.; caller Dan Austen; cuer Chuck Berry. Spaghetti supper and dance. For information, 330-575-0857.

Nov. 11: Wayne County Rural Youth Square and Line Dance, 8-11 p.m., Wayne County Fairgrounds. Stocksdale Band with Andrew Poulson calling. All ages and public welcome; no experience necessary and beginners are encouraged. Free lessons at 7:30 p.m. Admission $5. For information, see the website: waynecountyruralyouth.org or 330-669-2786.

Nov. 11: Swing-a-Lings Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Road NW, Canton; caller Bob Jones; cuer Charlie Brown. 330-575-0857.

Nov. 11: Will Cheshier, 6-8 p.m., Troutman Vineyards and Winery, 4243 Columbus Road, Wooster; free. Pop melody, funk rhythm. Take a picnic or snacks.

Nov. 11: Ken Miller Supply Oil & Gas Museum, noon-3 p.m., 7920 Shreve Road. Early gas pumps, drilling machines, tractors, trucks and cars. Also, Pennsylvania Railroad and Shreve industry. Adults, $5 and children younger than 12 free (maximum of $15 per family). Members of any Historical Society half-price, County Line Historical Society paid up members are free. Admissions benefit County Line Historical Society for its museum in Shreve. For information, or special appointment for a group, call 330-496-4024 or 330-378-2121. Bill Fought 330-567-2342 wfought@neo.rr.com.

Nov. 11: County Line Historical Society Museum, 281 N. Market St. (state Route 226), noon-3 p.m. Parking at Shreve Mobil, PNC bank and downtown parking lots. Handicap parking at rear of museum, entering alley off East Robinson Street. Adults, $2; children younger than 12 free. County Line Historical Society paid up members are free.

Nov. 11: Mount-Eaton Paint Township Historical Society, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. or by appointment by calling 330-465-7525 or 330-464-7920. Museum is at 15966 E. Main St., Mount Eaton, beside Farmers National Bank.

Nov. 15: Music on Market, 7 p.m., vocalist David Wilcox, a “songwriter's songwriter” and guitar virtuoso, Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St.; free. Non-sectarian performance is collaboration of Main Street Wooster Inc. Wayne Center for the Arts and the church. Freewill offering helps cover costs. Open-style seating, no tickets. www.facebook.com/MusiconMarketWooster.

Nov. 18: Gnat Boxer Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Caller Howard Williamson; cuer Donna Williamson. I am Thankful Dance, take nonperishable food for local pantry. 330-264-2725.

Nov. 24: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, Red Lantern Barn, Brewster, 8-10:30 p.m.; caller Ed Pabst; cuer Phyllis Burdette. Turkey Bowl. For information, 330-575-0857.

Nov. 25: Scott David, 6-8 p.m., Troutman Vineyards and Winery, 4243 Columbus Road, Wooster; free. Singer/?songwriter, saxophone. Take a picnic or snacks.

Dec. 2: Gnat Boxer Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Caller Dick Mackey; cuer Phyllis Burdette. Santa Workshop Dance, donate toys for local charity. 330-264-2725.

Dec. 2: Swing-a-Lings Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Road NW, Canton; caller Mike Sumpter; cuer Kristy Lakel. 330-575-0857.

Dec. 2: Christmas in the Village, 6-8:30 p.m., Smithville Community Historical Society; buildings decorated for a mid-1800s holiday season. Dorothy Hodgdon and Sons will present holiday selections on the 1873 Shantz Organ and other instruments in the Sheller Log Home. Treats will be given at other buildings. Ride the “Congress Kid Wagon” between the Pioneer Village and Mishler Weaving Mill. And of course have picture taken with Santa Claus (and have fun finding him). Free.

Dec. 3: Christmas Open House with Christmas in the Village, 1:30-4 p.m., Smithville Community Historical Society. Lila Smucker will play Christmas selections on the 1873 Schantz Organ; craftsmen and docents will be handing out treats.Take cameras to take family pictures with Santa Claus. At 3:30 p.m., John Robertson and the Orrville Community Band will present annual Christmas Concert in the historic Church of God. Take a ride on the “Congress Kid Wagon” to visit and do last minute shopping at the Gift Shop at the Mishler Weaving Mill. Free admission.

Dec. 8: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, Red Lantern Barn, Brewster, 8-10:30 p.m.; caller Ed Laudenschlager; cuer Bruce Haislip. For information, 330-575-0857.

Dec. 9: Swing-a-Lings Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Road NW, Canton; caller Rex Parker; cuer Linda Warren. 330-575-0857.

Dec. 9: Ken Miller Supply Oil & Gas Museum, noon-3 p.m., 7920 Shreve Road. Early gas pumps, drilling machines, tractors, trucks and cars. Also, Pennsylvania Railroad and Shreve industry. Adults, $5 and children younger than 12 free (maximum of $15 per family). Members of any Historical Society half-price, County Line Historical Society paid up members are free. Admissions benefit County Line Historical Society for its museum in Shreve. For information, or special appointment for a group, call 330-496-4024 or 330-378-2121. Bill Fought 330-567-2342 wfought@neo.rr.com.

Dec. 9: County Line Historical Society Museum, 281 N. Market St. (state Route 226), noon-3 p.m. Parking at Shreve Mobil, PNC bank and downtown parking lots. Handicap parking at rear of museum, entering alley off East Robinson Street. Adults, $2; children younger than 12 free. County Line Historical Society paid up members are free.

Dec. 16: Gnat Boxer Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Caller Tom Strickland; cuer Kristy Lake. All Christmas songs, annual Christmas cookie bake-off. 330-264-2725.

Dec. 16: Music on Market, 1:30 p.m., Burning River Brass, Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St.; free. Non-sectarian performance is collaboration of Main Street Wooster Inc. Wayne Center for the Arts and the church. Freewill offering helps cover costs. Open-style seating, no tickets. www.facebook.com/MusiconMarketWooster.

Dec. 16: Music on Market, 1:30 p.m., Burning River Brass, Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St.; free. Non-sectarian performance is collaboration of Main Street Wooster Inc. Wayne Center for the Arts and the church. Freewill offering helps cover costs. Open-style seating, no tickets. www.facebook.com/MusiconMarketWooster.

Dec. 17: Winter Life of Plants public hike, 2 p.m., sponsored by Friends of Wooster Memorial Park. Take a short hike to look at and learn about the winter life of plants. Examine twigs/buds, evergreen ferns, fallen leaves and seeds, and other plant features that offer clues to life in the forest. Hike begins at the Silver Road parking lot.