December calendar

1-2 — 48th American Holiday Arts & Crafts Show and Sale at Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown

1 — “Stomp” at Packard Music Hall, Warren, at 8 p.m.

“Winter Celebration: Frozen in Time” opens at Mill Creek MetroPark’s Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center, Youngstown

Empty Bowls charity event at McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Youngstown Symphony Orchestra with Phil Keaggy and the All Community Celebration Choir at Powers Auditorium, Youngstown, at 8 p.m.

Thom Yorke at State Theatre, Cleveland, at 8 p.m.

2 — W.D. Packard Concert Band Christmas Concert at Packard Music Hall, Warren, at 2 p.m.

Trumbull County Historical Society Sunday Speaker Series: program on “Panthers vs. Raiders — West Side vs. East Side” at Warren G. Harding High School Library, Warren, at 2 p.m.

Warren Civic Chorus: Handel’s “The Messiah” at Blessed Sacrament Parish, Warrren, at 4 and 7 p.m.

TubaChristmas at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 2 p.m.

Youngstown Symphony Orchestra Stained Glass Concert at St. Cyril and Methodius Church, Youngstown, at 2:30 p.m.

Youngstown Symphony Youth Orchestra and Symphonette at Powers Auditorium, Youngstown, at 4 p.m.

Dana Faculty Chamber Music Recital at Youngstown State University’s Bliss Recital Hall at 4:30 p.m.

22nd Community Christmas at Boardman Park from 4 to 6 p.m.

Trailer Park Boys at State Theatre, Cleveland at 8 p.m.

New Castle Regional Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” at Scottish Rite Cathedral, New Castle, Pa., at 2 p.m.

3-7 — Junior Portfolio Review Exhibition at Youngstown State University’s Judith Rae Solomon Gallery, Bliss Hall

3 — Keyboard Holiday Extravaganza at Youngstown State University’s Bliss Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

Brian Wilson: The Christmas Album Live at Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, at 7:30 p.m.

Trailer Park Boys at Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, at 8 p.m.

4 — Travis Scott at Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, at 7:30 p.m.

The Piano Guys: Christmas Together at State Theatre, Cleveland, at 7:30 p.m.

5-6 — Straight No Chaser at Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, at 8 p.m.

5 — Warren Civic Music Association: Andy Cooney’s Irish Christmas at Packard Music Hall, Warren, at 7 p.m.

Musical Theater Studio Recital at Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, at 12:15 p.m.

Carols & Cocoa and Dana Holiday Concert at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 7 p.m.

6-7 — Strings Showcase at Youngstown State University’s Bliss Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

6-9 — Disney on Ice: “Frozen” at Covelli Centre, Youngstown

6 — Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” at Powers Auditorium, Youngstown, at 7 p.m.

Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band and Grand Funk Railroad at Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, at 7:30 p.m.

6 — For King and Country and Zach Williams at Wolstein Center, Cleveland, at 7 p.m.

7, 9 — Ballet Western Reserve’s “The Nutcracker” at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown

7 — “Snoopy: The Musical” opens at Hopewell Theater, Youngstown, at 7:30 p.m.

7-9 — “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” at Connor Palace, Cleveland

7-23 — “A Musical Christmas Carol” at Byham Theater, Pittsburgh

7 — Christmas in the Square and Tree Lighting Ceremony at Courthouse Square, Warren, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Joy of Christmas concert with Howard Howell and the Five Point Band, Sean Jones, Herb Wilborn Jr., Billy Beck, Rick Ward, Clarence Ross and Arielle Green at Ford Family Recital Hall, Youngstown, at 7 p.m.

8 — Silver Bells with Mazhorell Johnson & Friends at Ford Family Recital Hall, Youngstown, at 6:30 p.m.

Jeffrey Osborne at Wolstein Center, Cleveland, at 7 p.m.

Dave Koz, Mindi Abair, Jonathan Butler and Keiko Matsui at State Theatre, Cleveland, at 7:30 p.m.

8 — Kip Moore, Charlie Worsham and Jillian Jacqueline at Goodyear Theater, Akron, at 7:30 p.m.

Andrea Bocelli at PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, at 8 p.m.

9 — Jingle Bell Swing with Big Band Sound of Packard and vocalist Helen Welch at Packard Music Hall, Warren, at 2 p.m.

Ten-Minute Plays at Youngstown State University’s Spotlight Theater at 7 p.m.

“The Hip Hop Nutcracker” at State Theatre, Cleveland, at 7:30 p.m.

10 — Lindsey Stirling at Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, at 8 p.m.

12-16 — Cleveland Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” at Hanna Theatre, Cleveland

13 — Lee Brice at Packard Music Hall, Warren, at 8 p.m.

Michael McDonald at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 7:30 p.m.

14-16 — Easy Street Productions’ “Miracle on Easy Street” at Powers Auditorium, Youngstown

15 — Project: Feed Our Valley Holiday Choir Concert at Eastwood Mall, Niles, from noon to 3:30 p.m.

15 — Tapestries of Ohio Madrigal Dinner and Show at Stambaugh Auditorium’s Christman Hall, Youngstown, at 5:30 p.m.

15 — Cody Jinks, The Steel Woods and Tennessee Jet at Goodyear Theater, Akron, at 7:30 p.m.

16 — Stambaugh Chorus Holiday Concert of Giving at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 4 p.m.

16 — Straight No Chaser at State Theatre, Cleveland, at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday

20 — Jim Brickman: “A Joyful Christmas” at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 7:30 p.m.

22 — Castle on a Cloud Entertainment: The Magic of Christmas concert at Eastwood Mall, Niles, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

22 — Mannheim Steamroller at State Theatre, Cleveland, at 7:30 p.m.

23 — “Southern Roots: The Paintings of Winfred Rembert” and “Todd Gray: Pop Geometry” open at Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown

26 — Harlem Globetrotters at PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, at 2 and 7 p.m.

26-30 — “Elf the Musical” at Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh

28 — Trans-Siberian Orchestra at PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, at 3 and 8 p.m.

29 — Red Wanting Blue, Will Hoge and The Building at Goodyear Theater, Akron, at 8 p.m.

29 — WWE Smackdown Live at PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, at 7:45 p.m.

30 — Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, at 3 and 8 p.m.

31 — First Night Youngstown from 4 p.m. to midnight

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