Mill Creek MetroParks presents its annual Olde Fashioned Christmas at Lanterman's Mill on Saturday, November 29th from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm. Lanterman’s Mill will be festively decorated for the event. There will be fine entertainment, chestnuts roasted over an open fire, Santa Claus, and artisans demonstrate crafts at this popular community event..
Christmas on the Farm, a craft and gift market will be held on Saturday, November 29 from 10 AM to 5 PM at Molnar Farms in Poland. The farm will host several local artisan vendors with unique hand-crafted gifts, decorations and treats perfect for the holiday season at its inaugural seasonal market. Entry is free and open to the public.
The Butler Institute of American Art hosts its 44th-Annual Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show on Saturday, December 6 & Sunday, December 7. Show opens at 10 am both days and runs through 5 pm Saturday, and 4 pm Sunday. This juried show features visual artists and craftspeople showcasing their work. Information about the show is available at 330-743-1107.
The Villa Maria Nativity Display is an annual indoor Advent tradition featuring hundreds of nativity sets from around the world, with entertainment from musicians, choirs, a bell choir & more. It is open December 6 and 7, & 13 and 14, noon - 5:00 pm at the Villa Maria Community Center, in Villa Maria, Pa. The Villa Farm will be open then, as well. More information about all the Christmas activities and events at Villa Maria is available at 724 964-8920, ext. 3348.
Youngstown State University’s Department of Art presents a lecture by sculptor Michael Jones McKean, on Monday, November 3, 5:30 pm, in the McDonough Museum of Art’s Lecture Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.
Trumbull Art Gallery is hosting a free "Happy Hour Painting" class at the gallery, for veterans only, on Monday, November 10 at 6:00 pm. The instructor will display a completed painting that participants can copy during this 2-hour class. All materials are provided.
The Geauga County Library Foundation and the combined Friends of the Libraries presents author Alex Kershaw, at the Notre Dame Education Center, on Auburn Road, in Chardon,on Saturday, November 8, from 6:30 - 9:00 pm, sharing his stories about the heroism and sacrifices of the “Greatest Generation” during World War II.
YSU’s College of Creative Arts and Communication presents Pulitzer-Prize Winning Photographer, David Hume Kennerly on Friday, October 3, at 5:30 p.m. in an opening reception at the Judith Rae Solomon Gallery in Bliss Hall on the YSU campus. Photos from Kennerly’s latest work, “On the iPhone” will be on exhibit.
The Art Outreach Gallery at the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles announces the 1st Annual Juried Holiday Art Show, "pARTridge in a Pear Tree, running Friday, November 21 through Sunday, January 4. An artist reception will be held Friday, December 5. The 2014 Holiday Show guidelines and applications can be downloaded at www.artoutreach.org or picked up at the Art Outreach Gallery. Holiday hours for the Gallery are Friday 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and Sunday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
The Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles presents the Community Artworks Regional Annual Artist’s Exhibition, a juried exhibit featuring artwork by area artists, through Sunday, November 10. The exhibit showcases artists from a 50 mile radius in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Gallery hours are Friday 5:00pm to 9:00pm, Saturday 1:00pm to 9:00pm, and Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm. All exhibits are free and open to the public.