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Mahoning Valley Historical Society: Bites and Bits of History: The Mahoning Valley’s Automotive History

Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents Bites and Bits of History, featuring local author Vince Guerrieri giving a talk on The Mahoning Valley’s Automotive History, on Thursday, June 20, at noon, at theTyler Mahoning Valley History Center, in downtown Youngstown.  Although the Valley was known for its steel production, it also played an important role in the auto industry, from pioneers like Packard to titans like General Motors.  

Renova Music Festival

The Renova Music Festival, now in its eighth year, is a classical chamber music and chamber orchestra festival that brings together college-aged music students and artist faculty members from around the U.S. for two weeks of music and learning.  The participating musicians and faculty perform six public concerts on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings between June 5-15 in New Castle, PA and at the Villa Maria Center, off of Rt. 422 near the Ohio/Pennsylvania border.   More information at  renovafestival.net for information. 

Dulci-More Folk and Traditional Musicians: 25th Annual Dulci-More Festival

The acoustic music group Dulci-More Folk and Traditional Musicians, will be celebrating their 25th festival on Memorial Day weekend, May 24th-26th at the McKinley Boy Scout Camp in Lisbon. Festival events include workshops for a wide variety of instruments, and daytime and evening concerts. More information available at dulcimore.org

The McDonough Museum of Art: Centennial Impressions Exhibition

The McDonough Museum of Art presents a public reception for the Centennial Impressions Exhibition, on Saturday, June 8th, 5 - 7 pm. The Masterworks of contemporary printmaking will be highlighted, from the Butler collection. More information is available at YSU dot E-D-U slash McDonough dash Museum.

The Butler Institute of American Art: Mark Perrott: Ancient Ink

The Butler Institute of American Art presents the exhibit  Mark Perrott: Ancient Ink, on display through Sunday September 1.  Perrott turns his camera to the now increasing tribe of highly decorated, aging, and graying baby boomers.  Details at Butlerart dot com.

 

First Presbyterian Church of Salem: Platin Scala’s Fire and Ice Concert

The First Presbyterian Church of Salem will host Platin Scala’s “Fire and Ice” concert on Sunday, May 5th at 7:00 pm.  This free concert features three outstanding singers from Iceland in a variety of opera, film music, classic and popular music.  More information is available from the church office at 330-337-9555.

Ashtabula County Choral Music Society: Forever Music! A Thirty Year Tapestry

The Ashtabula County Choral Music Society presents Forever Music! A Thirty Year Tapestry, the final concert of the Anniversary season, on Saturday, May 4th at 7 pm, at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Ashtabula. The performance will feature the ACCMS Chorale under the direction of Artistic Director Kathleen Riley Milford. 

WYSU-FM & McDonough Museum of Art: Mad About the Arts

WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum of Art present Mad About The Arts on Friday, Septrmber 27, 7:00 - 10:000 pm, at the McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Avenue, in Youngstown. Registration and more information about this event is available at (330) 941-3363.

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Schaff Lecture Series

The Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Schaff Lecture series features Dr. James K.A. Smith speaking on, Discerning of Spirits of Formation, on Tuesday, April 30th at 4 and 7 pm, at the First Presbyterian Church, 201 Wick Avenue, in Youngstown. More information is available at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary dot edu.

Youngstown Model Railroad Association: Model Railroad and Toy Train Show

The Youngstown Model Railroad Association is sponsoring its annual Model Railroad and Toy Train Flea Market & Show, on Sunday, April 14, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm at the Salem Center Plex, next door to the Salem Community Center, in Salem, Ohio. 

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