The McKinley Memorial presents the 4th Annual McKinley Christmas, on Saturday, December 10, noon - 4:00 pm. It is presented by McKinley Birthplace Home, National McKinley Birthplace Memorial, Ward-Thomas House, and the Niles Historical Society. It is free and open to the public
OH WOW ! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology, will be open on Black Friday, November 25th at 11 West Federal Street in downtown Youngstown – and offering special surprises to families who show up early to spend the day there. OH WOW! also has a gift shop with great ideas for kids for the holidays! Information at 330-744-5914.
The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor presents the exhibit “Comin’ on the Ohio Works,” in reference to the 1995 Bruce Springsteen song, “Youngstown,” on Wednesday, November 16, at 7:00 pm. The class of students under the direction of Dr. Thomas Leary; researched the history of the plant and interviewed former workers in creating this exhibit. There is more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-941-1314.
The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor is celebrating Veterans’ Day with its exhibit “Steel Town Goes To War,” on Saturday, November 12, noon to 4:00 pm. This event highlights the contributions local citizens and businesses made to World War I and World War II. The exhibit is free to all current and former veterans and their families.
The YSU Department of Theater and Dance presents "Blissful Beginnings, Opening Night Art Walks," on Friday, November 18, at 6:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the YSU campus. It’s a night devoted to the arts on opening nights of University Theater, where a Dana School of Music group performs as you take in student and faculty art exhibits before the opening night of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum."
The YSU Department of Art presents a public reception for the Fall Graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition. on Friday, November 18, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, in the McDonough Museum of Art, on the YSU campus. The reception is free and open to the public.
Model trains of all shapes and sizes can be seen at the Youngstown Model Railroad Association Fall Open House, the weekends of November 5 & 6, 12 & 13, and December 3 & 4, noon to 6:00 pm. The Club is located at the corner of Raccoon Road and Four Mile Run Road in Austintown.
The YSU College of Creative Arts and Communication presents an exhibit of the drawings of artist Amber Kempthorn, through Friday, September 30, in the Judith Rae Solomon Gallery, in Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents "Bites & Bits of History - Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry," with Belinda Vavlas, MVHS Museum Assistant, on Thursday, September 15 at noon, at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center in downtown Youngstown. [Learn about Commodore Perry’s extraordinary naval career with a focus on his service during the War of 1812.] More information at mahoninghistory.org.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents "Bites & Bits of History - Form and Function: The Beauty of Glass," with Jessica Trickett, MVHS Collections Manager, on Thursday, August 18 at noon, at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center in downtown Youngstown. [This presentation explores ancient and modern glass, glass making techniques, and examples of glassware as works of art.] More information at mahoninghistory.org.