The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is presenting "Cookie Table and Cocktails" at 7:30 pm on Saturday, February 6th, at The Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal Street in Downtown Youngstown. Amateur and professional bakers are invited to enter their best creations for a table holding more than 7000 cookies, celebrating one of the Mahoning Valley’s rich food traditions. Tickets are $50 per person, which includes a cookie table with to-go box, silent auction, live music, and signature cocktails. Information on how to enter or make a reservation can be found at mahoninghistory.org.
Stambaugh Auditorium presents the rock group Three Dog Night, on Sunday, January 24, at 7:30 pm. Ticket information at 330-259-0555 and stambaughauditorium.com. Tickets purchased for the concert on October 11, which was postponed, will be honored for this concert.
Stambaugh Auditorium presents Tracy Lawrence & Diamond Rio, on Sunday, January 17, at 7:30 pm. Diamond Rio is a multi-platinum country group. Tracy Lawrence has 18 No. 1 singles. Ticket information at 330-259-0555, and stambaughauditorium.com.
The Youngstown State University Dana School of Music presents a Faculty Woodwind Quintet Recital, on Sunday, January 17, at 3:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital Hall on the YSU campus. More information at 330-941-3636.
The Southside Fine Arts Academy announces its winter class sessions beginning the week of January 11th. The academy will meet on Mondays from 3:30 - 6:30 pm at St. Angela Merici, 400 Lincoln Park Drive; on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road; and on Saturdays from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at St. Angela Merici parish. The academy is open to all children grades K-12 and there is no charge to participate. More information available from Executive/Artistic Director Kris Harper at 330-707-2144 or email@example.com.
The W. D. Packard Music Hall presents "The Rat Pack Is Back," on Friday, January 8, at 8:00 pm. The Packard Music Hall is located at 1704 Mahoning Ave., N.W., in Warren. The concert recreates the music of the Rat Pack -- Frank Sinatra and his pals. Tickets at 1-800-745-3000 and packardmusichall.com.
The Warren Philharmonic presents the concert "Swing Into Spring!" on Sunday, April 17, at 3:00 pm, at Christ Episcopal Church, 2627 Atlantic Street, NE, in Warren. The orchestra will perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 in F major; Casey at the Bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, with Jim Tressel as narrator; Bolero by Maurice Ravel; and more. More information at warrenphilharmonic.org.
St. John's Episcopal Church, on Wick Avenue in Youngstown, celebrates the 55th annual Boar's Head and Yule Log Festival on Sunday, January 3, with performances at 1:30 and 4:30 pm. Ticket information is available at 330-743-3175.
The Warren Civic Chorus presents two holiday seasonal performances of George Frideric Handel's "Messiah," on Sunday, December 6, at 4:00 and 7:00 pm, at Blessed Sacrament Church, 3020 Reeves Road NE, in Warren. Admission is free. Dr. Hae-Jong Lee will lead the Chorus, members of the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra, and local professionals soloists. A free-will offering will be taken to contribute to the sustainability of the Warren Civic Chorus and future performances of this holiday classic event. More information at warrencivicchorus.com