Craft shows, book sales, concerts, yoga in, around Stark County in March

Through March 6

Unsound: Hannah Pierce Ceramics

Hannah Pierce is a ceramic sculptor and mixed media artist currently making work as a Resident Artist at Nottingham Center for the Arts in San Marcos, California. Her work consists of surreal, narrative-driven sculptures that primarily portray bizarre characters and an abundance of visual metaphors. See the exhibit at the Canton Museum of Art. cantonart.org

Through March 6

Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross

Considered one of the greatest artists in the field of comic books, Alex Ross has created some of the most iconic images known to fans today. For nearly 30 years, he has revitalized classic superheroes into works of fine art by illustrating characters including Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, Storm from the X-Men, the Avengers, Black Panther and many more. See the exhibit at the Canton Museum of Art. cantonart.org

Through March 6

Tom Franco and the Ice-Creams

Tom Franco considers himself a folk artist and his work represents images of his native Bay Area California, our shared global culture, as well as scenes of his inner life in the subtler realms of reality. His work is made of about 80% found materials including surfaces he paints on, the paint itself and both large and small items. See the exhibit, “Tom Franco and the Ice-Creams: Beyond Struggle, When the Future Hello Meets Identities Deep Roots,” at the Canton Museum of Art. cantonart.org

Through March 6

Celebration in Art

The annual K–12 Student Art Exhibit “Celebration in Art” will be on display in the Aultman Health Foundation Gallery at the Massillon Museum. massillonmuseum.org

Through March 23

The Art & History of Black Hair: Through the Eyes of the 21st-Century African American Child

This exhibit featuring photography by Stark, Summit and Portage county students will be on display in the Fred F. Silk Community Room Gallery at the Massillon Museum. massillonmuseum.org

Through April 3

POP/OP

POP/OP features American Pop and Op art pulled from the Canton Museum of Art’s collection and from lenders. See it at the Canton Museum of Art. cantonart.org

Vintage cars: Massillon Museum offers class on vintage cars

March 1, 8, 15, 22

Readings in Natural History: Women in the Wild

Celebrate Women’s History Month with this four-part series. From First Ladies to explorers, ranchers to educators, you’ll explore the natural world through the pens of amazing, trail-blazing women. Join naturalist Carrie Elvey for this virtual series, capped off by a discussion with Deborah Fleming, author of “Resurrection of the Wild: Meditations on Ohio’s Natural Landscape.” Each week, there will be two to three short readings paired with a video chat discussion. Each class will run from noon to 1:15 p.m. Programs will be conducted via Zoom. When registering, you will have the option of requesting either digital or print copies of the readings. The cost is $30. wildernesscenter.org

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

North Canton Farmers’ Market

Please join us on Wednesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. at 1447 North Main Street in North Canton. Fresh, local, seasonal. The market offers fruits and vegetables, pastured meats, eggs, baked goods, honey, maple syrup, preserved goods, seasoning blends, tea, coffee, live plants, fresh herbs, pet treats, home/personal care items, custom face masks, prepackaged ready-to-eat food, snacks and more. ncantonfarmersmarket.com

March 2, 6, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 26, 28, 30

Cleveland Cavaliers

See the Cleveland Cavaliers take on the Charlotte Hornets, Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Lakers, Chicago Bulls, Orlando Magic and Dallas Mavericks at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. Check the site for tipoff times and ticket prices. rocketmortgagefieldhouse.com

March 3

Spirited Conversations: Molly Leach

Inspired by nature, the majority of Molly’s work seeks to capture elements of the natural world. Spirited Conversations is a series of free and casual conversations with composers and guest artists. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. for a happy hour and networking opportunity. The gallery also will be open at this time, where guests can view portraits of the composers featured for the season. At 6 p.m., the conversation will begin. These events are free and open to the public but require registration. cantonsymphony.org

Concert: ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic coming to Canton Palace Theatre on May 17

March 4

First Friday

The monthly celebration of art, music, local businesses and restaurants in the Canton Arts District will be celebrated on the First Friday of the month from 6 to 10 p.m. First Friday is brought to you by ArtsinStark.

March 4

Chris Janson: Halfway to Crazy Tour, presented by Dusty Guitar

Who is Chris Janson? He’s a “live legacy in the making” (Rolling Stone). Breakout country star Janson is a platinum-selling recording artist, high-octane entertainer, multi-instrumentalist and award-winning singer-songwriter who Bobby Bones has named among the greatest six live performers in country music. See him perform live at the Canton Palace Theatre at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $69, $59 and $45, plus a service charge. All seats are reserved. cantonpalacetheatre.org

March 4, 11, 18, 25

Lunchtime Yoga at the Massillon Museum

Join certified yoga instructors for a relaxing yoga session. Lunchtime Yoga is beginner friendly and takes place at the Massillon Museum from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. If it’s rainy or cold, the session will be inside the museum. Relax and refocus as you are guided through your practice. Bring your own mat. It is $6 per class or $15 for a three-class bundle. To register, call 330-833-4061 x 104 or stop by the museum. You also may register upon arrival. Contact is Stephanie Toole at 330-833-4061. massillonmuseum.org

March 5

Do the Mu!

Head to the Massillon Museum from noon to 2 p.m. for free family-friendly activities for all ages. No registration is required. Check the site for this month’s theme. massillonmuseum.org

March 5

Celebration of the Canton Symphony Orchestra

Canton Symphony Orchestra Principal Horn Meghan Guegold and Concertmaster Cristian Zimmerman will play Strauss and Prokofiev concertos, respectively. Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges was a French Classical composer, virtuoso violinist, conductor of the leading symphony orchestra in Paris, and a renowned champion fencer. His “Symphony No. 2” will be performed in Umstattd Hall for the first time at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20, $30 and $50. Student tickets with ID are free, and children 17 and younger get in free. cantonsymphony.org

March 5, 6

McKinley Stamp Club — Annual Stamp Show

The McKinley Stamp Club of Canton presents the 90th Annual Stamp Show at the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in North Canton. There will be 18 stamp dealers buying and selling postage stamps, postcards, covers and some stamp supplies. There will be 35 frames of stamp exhibits, and the U.S. Post Office will be on site. Free admission and parking. The event is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. For more information, contact Dave Pool at 330-832-5992.

March 5, 12, 19, 26

Parkrun at Sippo Lake Park

Parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5K staged at parks around the world. Join the one at Sippo Lake Park. It’s every Saturday starting at 8 a.m. Runners, joggers, walkers, strollers and dogs are welcome. Meet at 5712 12th Street NW, Canton. Participants only need to register once for a parkrun account and need to bring their printed bar code to each weekly event. For more information, call 330-477-3552. starkparks.com/parkrun

March 5, 13, 15, 25, 27

Cleveland Monsters

See the Cleveland Monsters take on the Toronto Marlies, Rockford IceHogs and Charlotte Checkers at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. Check site for start times and ticket prices. rocketmortgagefieldhouse.com

Comedy: Krackpots Comedy Club in Massillon brings laughs to Stark County

March 6, 13, 20, 27

Take Ur Rx Comedy Showcase

This is the place where you can find everyone in comedy from a first timer to a professional touring comedian stopping by to work on new material, to regional favorites. The fun starts at 7 p.m. at Krackpots Comedy Club in Massillon. funnynoizesproductions.wordpress.com

March 10

24th Annual Women in History Luncheon

The 24th annual Women in History Luncheon will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts. Hosted by JRC, the luncheon will feature speaker Corey Minor Smith and a silent auction and grand raffle. For more information, contact Sue Snyder at 330-454-3471, ext. 406. JRCcares.org

March 4, 11, 18, 25

Lunchtime Yoga at the Massillon Museum

Join certified yoga instructors for a relaxing yoga session. Lunchtime Yoga is beginner friendly and takes place at the Massillon Museum from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. If it’s rainy or cold, the session will be inside the museum. Relax and refocus as you are guided through your practice. Bring your own mat. It is $6 per class or $15 for a three-class bundle. To register, call 330-833-4061 x 104 or stop by the museum. You also may register upon arrival. Contact is Stephanie Toole at 330-833-4061. massillonmuseum.org

March 12

Hartville Sports Card Show

There will be more than 30 vendors at the Hartville Sports Card Show at Hartville Marketplace. They will be selling sports cards, memorabilia, autographs and more. For the entry level collector to the seasoned veteran, this show will have something for everyone. This show is free general admission and will be located in the food court at the Hartville Marketplace from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. hartvillemarketplace.com

March 16

Trivia Night at the Howlin Bird: “The Office”

Register your team of four for Trivia Night from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Howlin Bird. The theme for March is “The Office.” Register online. ncantonlibrary.com

March 17

St. Paddy’s Day Gold Coin Hunt

Enjoy a special St. Paddy’s day edition of the Troll Hole Museum Tour. Use the luck of the Irish to find gold chocolate coins throughout the museum. The Troll Hole Museum in Alliance will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Standard ticket prices apply. Book online. For more information, call 330-569-1157. TheTrollHole.com/book-now

March 17

Floco Torres

A prolific hip-hop artist, Floco Torres has been instrumental in supporting the vibrant and diverse music scene in Akron. His work is lauded as some of the best in the state. Originally slated to perform in 2020, he will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Foundation Hall. Tickets are $20 or $45 with an open bar pass. cantonsymphony.org

March 20

Clint Black

It is one of the most storied careers in modern music. Clint Black surged to super stardom as part of the fabled Class of ‘89, reaching No. 1 with five consecutive singles from his triple platinum debut, “Killin’ Time.” See him live at the Akron Civic Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $40. akroncivic.com

March 22

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture

Join the Massillon Museum on Facebook, YouTube, and MCTV Channels 21 and 621 to view the monthly Brown Bag Lunch lectures. The March lecture is from Dan Rice, who will cover the Ohio & Erie Canalway and Towpath Trail: Creating a Legacy for Future Generations from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. massillonmuseum.org

March 24

Spirited Conversations: Sara Davis Buechner

Sara is noted for her musical command, cosmopolitan artistry and visionary independence. Spirited Conversations is a series of free and casual conversations with composers and guest artists. The event will start at 5:30 p.m. for a happy hour and networking. The gallery will be open at this time, where guests can view portraits of the composers featured for the season. At 6 p.m., the conversation will begin. These events are free and open to the public but require registration. cantonsymphony.org

March 24

Scooby-Doo Live!

“Scooby-Doo! and The Lost City of Gold” is an all-new live stage spectacular coming to E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall in Akron. Featuring an original story, new characters, acrobatics, puppets and stage magic, this show is perfect for all ages. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $26. uakron.edu/ej

March 24-26

North Canton Friends of the Library Book Sale

The North Canton Friends of the Library Book Sale will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 24, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 25 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 26 at the North Canton Public Library.

March 26

Spring Craft and Artisan Show

The North Canton Lions Club will hold a Spring Craft and Artisan Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Canton Hoover High School. Admission is free. Contact Bill Humphrey at 330-497-1694 or [email protected] for more information.

March 26

Hartville Marketplace Antique Show

The Hartville Antique Show is a local event at the Hartville Marketplace and Flea Market showcasing local vendors with vintage, antique and unique items. The event will be in the food court area from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with antique vendors selling items such as primitives, vintage toys, advertising and more. hartvillemarketplace.com

March 26

Friends of the Massillon Public Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Massillon Public Library will hold a book sale in the Massillon Public Library Book Garage from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For sale at bargain prices will be gently used/new hardbacks, paperbacks, CDs, DVDs, video games and more for all ages. Cash or check are accepted. The garage is located diagonally across the street from the library on the southwest corner of Lincoln Way and Second Street. For more information, contact the library at 330-832-9831, x319. massillonlibrary.org

March 26

Radiant Romanticism

The first selection of this program is Johannes Brahms’ “Tragic Overture,” a concert overture written in 1880. He chose the title “tragic” to emphasize the turbulent, tormented character of the piece, in essence a free-standing symphonic movement. Sara Davis Buechner will be featured for Clara Schumann’s “Piano Concerto.” Buechner is a world-renowned pianist known for her virtuosity, imaginative vision and emotional dynamacy. Closing, they will perform Robert Schumann’s “Symphony No. 3.” The performance is at 7:30 p.m. at Umstattd Hall. Tickets are $20, $30 and $50. Student tickets with ID are free, and children 17 and younger get in free. cantonsymphony.org

March 27

Relient K — Um Yeah Tour

See Relient K at the House of Blues in Cleveland at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $40. houseofblues.com

March 29

30th Annual Celebrity Cuisine

Food enthusiasts from all over Northeast Ohio will delight in a feast of local flavors, including unlimited access to appetizers, entrée samples, beer, wine and desserts. The evening will include live music by Hey Monea, entertainment by The Kenny & JT Show of News-Talk 1480 WHBC, a silent auction and raffles. All proceeds from the event will benefit Community Harvest, the prepared food rescue program of the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. The event is at the Canton Memorial Civic Center from 5:30 to 8 p.m. General admission tickets are $50 and must be purchased in advance. Visit the site for more information about ordering tickets. Questions? Contact Faith Barbato at [email protected] or 330-436-3182. akroncantonfoodbank.org

This article originally appeared on The Repository: Stark County offers yoga, craft shows, book sales, concerts in March

Robert G. Mull

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