Contemporary jazz saxophonist Marion Meadows is the featured artist at this year's Youngstown Wine and Jazz concert on Saturday, July 9, 7:00 - 11:00 pm, on stage in the middle of Wick Avenue, near Central Square in Downtown Youngstown. A selection of wineries and brewery booths will be set up set up near by. Tickets are available at the Covelli Centre Box Office, at ticketmaster.com, or at the gate.
The Youngstown Downtown Shutdown will feature the live, classic rock-n-roll music of The Clarks on stage near Central Square in Downtown Youngstown, on Friday, July 8, 7:00 - 11:00 pm. Tickets are available at the gate.
The St. Nicholas Greek Summerfest takes place on Thursday, July 7, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm; Friday& Saturday July 8 & 9, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm; and Sunday, July 10, noon - 6:00 pm. The Summerfest includes live music and dancing, Greek food and pastries, and a display of cultural memorabilia, at 220 N. Walnut Street, in Youngstown.
The African American Heritage Weekend kicks off with the African American Male Wellness Walk - Mahoning Valley's 5K Run/Walk/Bicycle -- on Saturday, August 20th, beginning at 7:00 am, at the Covelli Center Parking Lot, 229 East Front Street, in Youngstown . No registration is required, and the event is free. There's more information at aawalk.org.
Easy Street Productions and the Youngstown Symphony present Cabaret Nights on Friday, July 22 and Saturday, July 23, at 7:30 both evenings, at the DeYor in downtown Youngstown. Cabaret Nights features siblings Eric McClellan, Janeen Williams and James McClellan. The trio offers broad range of music from childhood favorites to classic pop, and current Broadway tunes. Overture Restaurant and the lobby of Ford Recital Hall is the setting for the Cabaret-like show. More information and reservations at 330-744-0264 or online at YoungstownSymphony.com
The First Presbyterian Church of Columbiana presents a free southern gospel concert featuring Columbiana County's own God's Quad, followed by local strawberries and ice cream, on Sunday, June 12, at 6:00 pm. Seating is first come, first served. The Church is located at 28 East Park Avenue, in Columbiana.
M Gallery at Erie Terminal presents the art exhibit, "Tacit Aligning: Paintings by Dragana (drah-GAHN-uh) Crnjak (CHURN-yak)," on view Friday, June 3 through Friday, July 22. The opening reception is this Friday, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. Gallery hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00-5:00, Thursdays 1:00-7:00, or by appointment. "Tacit Alligning" highlights Crnjak's research during visits to Iceland in 2012 and to medieval monasteries in Serbia, Bosnia, Kosovo and Montenegro while on sabbatical in 2015.. M Gallery at Erie Terminal Place is located at 112 W. Commerce Street, in Youngstown.
The next Western Reserve Contra Dance will be held on Saturday, June 11, from 7:00 - 9:30 pm, at the Dublin Grange Hall, 6571 Fairground Blvd., in Canfield. The Grange Hall is just off 224, behind the CVS pharmacy. More information at westernreservecontradance.com.
WYSU is hosting a summer membership party on Tuesday, June 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Fifth Floor Restaurant in Youngstown. The party features live music by Just Two Guitars, and is free to current supporting members of 88.5 WYSU. If you aren't a member, you can join that night. More information and to to RSVP for this free event at 330-941-3363.
The Stage Left Players presents “The Addams Family Musical,” at the historic Trinity Playhouse, 234 E Lincoln Way, in Lisbon, weekends from Friday, June 17 through Sunday, June 26. Evening performances are at 7:00 pm and the Sunday matinees are at 2:00 pm. Tickests availoable at StageLeftPlayers.org.