The St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church annual Greek Summerfest takes place on Thursday, July 9, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm; Friday, July 10 & Saturday, July 11, 11:00 am - 10:00 pm; and Sunday, July 12, Noon - 6:00 pm. The Greek Summerfest features Greek music, and lamb and chicken dinners all four days, fish dinners on Friday only, and much more.
The Downtown JazzFest in downtown Youngstown features saxophonist Paul Taylor on Saturday, July 11 at 7:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Covelli Centre Box Office, or at Giant Eagle Ticketmaster Outlets - $8 in advance and $10 day of show. The show will be held rain or shine.
The City of Ashtabula presents the Big Bands on the Beach Summer Concert Series at the Walnut Beach Concession Stand area in Ashtabula, on Sunday, July 5, 4:00 - 6:00 pm, featuring the Don Disantis Band with saxophonis Ed Michaels, performing Big Band tunes from the 1930s and '40s. It is free and open to the public.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s Young Leaders Advisory Board presents "The Amazing History Race" on Friday, June 26th at 5:00 PM. The race begins at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal Street in Downtown Youngstown. The final clue will lead to a party at secret location with snacks and beverages included. Independent transportation is required and there is a $5 event fee per person. More information and registration is available at 330-743-2589 or mahoninghistory.org.
Youngstown State University presents its annual Summer Festival of the Arts on Saturday, July 11th from 10 am to 6 pm, and Sunday, July 12th from 11 am to 5 pm. This event features a showcase of art works in all media by local and regional artists in the Artists' Marketplace, craft making at a Children's Hands On Art Tent, the Festival of Nations, food, and live musical entertainment. More information is available at ysu.edu/sfa.
The Children's Circle of Friends Foundation is presenting a Celebrity Golfer Mixer for companies and individuals at the Lake Club in Poland on Sunday, July 12th, at 6:30 PM. More information and registration available at 330-793-2487.
The 30th Annual Children's Mental Health Circle of Friends Foundation Golf Classic takes place on Monday, July 13 at the Lake Club Golf Course, 1140 Paulin Road in Poland. Registration begins at 10:00 am, with a shot gun tee off at 11:30 am. More information available at email@example.com.
WaterFire Sharon PA is a unique arts and culture festival that occurs three times a year along the Shenango River in beautiful downtown Sharon. The two remaining event days of 2015 are August 22 and September 26. Each day-long event offers music, food, fine artisans, craft vendors, family activities, and interactive art experiences. Admission is free to the public. Actual WaterFire performances begin at dusk. More information at WaterFireSharonPA.org.
The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association presents The Farmers' Table at the Maplestar Farm in Auburn Township, Ohio, on Sunday, August 30th at 4:00 PM. Tickets are $125 and include a tour of the organic Maplestar farm, hors d’oeuvres, a four-course meal, and wine. All proceeds will support OEFFA’s work to grow Ohio’s sustainable and organic agriculture movement. More information is available at oeffa.org/farmerstable.
The Friends of the Mahoning River present the Riverfest Celebration 2015 on Saturday, June 6th from noon to 9:00 pm at the B & O Station (530 Mahoning Avenue) in Youngstown. This annual celebration will include educational and historical activities and displays, children's activities, crafts, kayak and canoe rides, and more.] More information about this event is available at Mahoningriverfriends@gmail.com.