Calendar

Theater

Regional

BENEDUM CENTER, Seventh Street and Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh: “Love Never Dies,” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Jan. 4, 8 p.m. Jan. 5, 2 and 8 p.m. Jan. 6 and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 7, $30-$116. 412-456-6666.

THE CABARET AT THEATRE SQUARE, 655 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh: ”Xanadu,” through Jan. 7. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, $42.75-$59.75. 412-456-6666 or www.CLOcabaret.com

Special Events

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DOWNTOWN YOUNGSTOWN: First Night Youngstown, 4 p.m. to midnight Sunday, $10 adults and free for children ages 11 and younger. 330-744-9966.

MILL CREEK METROPARKS, Youngstown: Toyland Winter Celebration, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Sunday, Fellows Riverside Gardens; Joy to the Birds, 1 to 3 p.m. today, Ford Nature Center; The Snow Moon Hike, 7 p.m. Tuesday, meet at Calvary Run parking area; Recreational Hike, 9 a.m. Wednesday, meet at MetroParks Bikeway trailhead at MetroParks Farm. 330-702-3000.

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BENEDUM CENTER, Seventh Street and Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh: “Cirque Dreams Holidaze,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, $40.25-$60.25. 412-456-6666.

CONNOR PALACE, Playhouse Square, 1519 Euclid Ave., Cleveland: Champions of Magic, 7:30 p.m. today and Sunday and 3 and 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, $19.99-129.99. www.playhousesquare.org or call 216-241-6000.

DOWNTOWN AKRON: First Night Akron, 6 p.m. to midnight Sunday, $10 with children ages 9 and younger admitted free. www.downtownakron.com

DOWNTOWN PITTSBURGH: Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2018, 6 p.m. to midnight Sunday, $10. www.trustarts.org.

PPG PAINTS ARENA, 1001 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh: WWE Holiday Tour, 7:30 p.m. today, $20-$120. Ticketmaster or call 800-745-3000.

STAN HYWET HALL & GARDENS, 714 N. Portage Path: Deck the Hall, 5 to 8 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday, $22 adults and $9 children ages 6-17 on Friday and Saturday and $18 adults and $7 children on Sunday through Thursday. 330-315-3287.

Family Fun

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OH WOW! ROGER & GLORIA JONES CHILDREN’S CENTER FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown: Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily with extended hours until 8 p.m. Wednesday, $8 adults and children ages 2 and older, $7 senior citizens, educators and veterans, and free for children younger than 2. 330-744-5914.

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CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER, One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh: Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $19.95 for adults and $11.95 for children ages 3 to 12. 412-237-3400.

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF PITTSBURGH, Allegheny Center, Pittsburgh: “Tough Art,” through 2017. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $16 adults and $14 senior citizens and children ages 2 to 18. 412-322-5058.

COSI COLUMBUS, 2400 Olentangy Road, Columbus: Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, $20 adults and $15 children ages 2 to 12. 614-228-COSI.

GREAT LAKES SCIENCE CENTER, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland: Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $15 adults and $12 children ages 2 to 12. 216-694-2000.

GREATER CLEVELAND AQUARIUM, 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland: Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $19.95 adults, $17.95 senior citizens, $13.95 children ages 2 to 12. 216-862-8803.

Literary

Local

SOAP GALLERY, 117 S. Champion St., Youngstown: Lit Youngstown First Wednesday Reading Series with Sarah Minor and Krysia Orlowski, followed by open mic, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, free.

Museums

Local

ARMS FAMILY MUSEUM, 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown: “Memories of Christmas Past,” through Jan. 7, 2018. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, $7 adults, $6 senior citizens and college students and $5 children. 330-743-2589.

BARNHISEL HOUSE, 1011 N. State St., Girard: Open from 1 to 4 p.m. on the second and fourth Sunday of the month through December and by request. 330-545-6162 or 330-545-6559.

BUTTS HOUSE MUSEUM, 3364 Youngstown Kingsville Road, Fowler: Hours are 1 to 3 p.m. the fourth Sunday of the month through October and by appointment. 330-360-7796 or 330-507-9078.

CLARENCE R. SMITH MINERAL MUSEUM, Moser Hall, Youngstown State University: Open by appointment by calling 330-941-3612.

ERNIE HALL AVIATION MUSEUM, 4033 N. River Road NE, Howland: Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday and by appointment, $5 adults, $2 for children ages 5 to 10 and free for children ages 4 and younger. 330-219-6143.

HARRIET TAYLOR UPTON HOUSE, 380 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren: Tours of home by appointment by calling 330-395-1840.

JOHN STARK EDWARDS HOUSE & MUSEUM, 303 Monroe St. NW, Warren: Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 330-394-4653.

LEAVITTSBURG HERITAGE MUSEUM, 4901 W. Market St., Leavittsburg: Open from 2 to 4 p.m. the third Sunday of the month or by appointment. 330-898-5341 or 330-399-1448.

MCKINLEY BIRTHPLACE HOME, 40 S. Main St., Niles: Tours at 10 and 11 a.m. and 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday, free. Call 330-652-1704, Ext. 7217 to schedule tours on different day or for groups.

NATIONAL PACKARD MUSEUM, 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren: Holiday Tree Display, through Sunday. Museum hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, $8 adults and $5 senior citizens and children ages 7-12. 330-394-1899.

SALEM HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 208 S. Broadway Ave., Salem: Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. 330-337-8514.

SUTLIFF MUSEUM, second floor Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren: “Musicians and Scholars: The Dana Family of Warren, Ohio,” through January 2018. Museum hours are 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 330-399-8807, Ext. 121.

TYLER MAHONING VALLEY HISTORY CENTER, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown: “The Idora Park Experience,” through February 2018. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, $4 adults, $3 senior citizens and college students and $2 children. 330-743-2589.

WARD-THOMAS HOUSE, 503 Brown St., Niles: Open house from 2 to 5 p.m. the first Sunday of each month and by appointment. 330-544-2143.

WARREN HERITAGE CENTER, Kinsman House, 303 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren: Open to 2 to 5 p.m. the first Sunday of the month and by appointment. 330-372-0237.

YOUNGSTOWN HISTORICAL CENTER OF INDUSTRY AND LABOR, 151 Wood St., Youngstown: Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, $7 adults and $3 students. 330-941-1314.

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CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh: Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, $19.95 adults, $14.95 senior citizens; $11.95 students and children ages 3-18. 412-622-3131.

CLEVELAND BOTANICAL GARDEN, 11030 East Blvd.: Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, $12 adults and $8 children ages 3-12. 216-721-1600.

CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, 1 Wade Oval Drive: “Dark Universe,” through Sunday. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, $15 adults and $10 students, senior citizens and children. 216-231-4600.

HOLDEN ARBORETUM, 9500 Sperry Road, Kirtland: Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, $10 adults, $5 for senior citizens and $4 children ages 6 to 12. 440-946-4400.

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM, Rockwell Hall, East Main and South Lincoln streets, Kent: “Fashions of the Forties: From World War II to the New Look,” through March 4, 2018; “Fashion Timeline,” through June 24, 2018. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. Thursday and noon to 4:45 p.m. Sunday, $5 adults, $4 senior citizens and $3 students and children ages 7 to 18. 330-672-3450.

MAPS AIR MUSEUM, 2260 International Parkway, North Canton: Hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, $8 adults, $7 senior citizens, $5 children ages 6 to 12 and free for children 5 and younger. 330-896-6332.

MALTZ MUSEUM OF JEWISH HERITAGE, 2929 Richmond Road, Beachwood: “Beyond Chicken Soup: Jews & Medicine in America,” through April 8, 2018. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday with extended hours until 9 p.m. Wednesday, $12 adults, $10 students and senior citizens and $5 for children ages 5 to 11. 216-593-0575.

ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM, 1100 Rock and Roll Blvd., Cleveland: “Summer of Love Turns 50” and “Rolling Stone: 50 Years,” both through 2017; “Mellencamp,” through early 2018. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily with extended hours until 9 p.m. on Wednesday and Saturday, $23.50 for adults, $19 for senior citizens, $13.75 for children ages 9 to 12 and free for children 8 and younger. 216-781-ROCK.

SENATOR JOHN HEINZ PITTSBURGH REGIONAL HISTORY CENTER, 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh: Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, $16 for adults, $14 for senior citizens and $6.50 for retired and active duty military, students and children ages 6 to 17. 412-454-6000.

THE TOONSEUM, 945 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh: Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, $4 adults and $3 students. 412-232-0199.

WESTERN RESERVE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland: Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and $5 for children ages 3 to 12. 216-721-5722.

Music

Regional

E.J. THOMAS HALL, 198 Hill St., Akron: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, $45-$60. Ticketmaster or call 800-745-3000.

SEVERANCE HALL, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland: Cleveland Pops Orchestra with Carl Topilow, conductor, and Connor Bogart O’Brien, 9 p.m. Sunday, $50-$117. 800-686-1141.

Art

Local

ART OUTREACH GALLERY, Eastwood Mall, 5555 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles: Fine Arts Christmas Sale, through Jan. 7, 2018. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, free. 330-219-7833.

BUTLER INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN ART, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown: “All About Surface: A Selection of Painterly Paintings from the Butler Collection” and “A Century of Fashion by Pete Ballard,” both through 2017; “45th Pastel Society of America Exhibition,” through Feb. 4, 2018. Museum hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. 330-743-1107.

BUTLER INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN ART TRUMBULL BRANCH, 9350 E. Market St., Howland: Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. 330-609-9900.

MCDONOUGH MUSEUM OF ART, 525 Wick Ave., Youngstown: Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 330-941-1400.

MILL CREEK METROPARKS, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown: “Sean Butler: Oil and Pastels,” through Jan. 14, 2018, Weller Gallery. 330-740-7116.

SOAP GALLERY, 117 S. Champion St., Youngstown: December Showcase, through Friday. 330-240-0723.

TRUMBULL ART GALLERY, 158-162 N. Park Ave., Warren: Trumbull Area Artists 2017 Holiday Show, through Jan. 6, 2018. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 330-395-4876.

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AKRON ART MUSEUM, 1 S. High St., Akron: “Find a Face,” through Sunday; “Alchemy: Transformations in Gold,” through Jan. 21, 2018; “Heavy Metal,” through Feb. 18, 2018; “Micro / Macro: Views of Earth by Marilyn Bridges and Jeannette Klute, through March 11, 2018. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, $10 adults, $8 students and senior citizens, and free for children 17 and younger, and free on Thursdays. 330-376-9185.

ANDY WARHOL MUSEUM, 117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh: “Farhad Moshiri: Go West” and “Lawrence Weiner: Out of Sight,” both through Jan. 14, 2018. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday with extended hours until 10 p.m. on Friday. $20 for adults and $10 students and children. 412-237-8300.

CANTON MUSEUM OF ART, 1001 Market Ave. North, Canton: “Elijah Pierce: An American Journey,” through March 4, 2018. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. $6 adults, $4 students and senior citizens, and free for children 12 and younger. 330-453-7666.

CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh: “Bradford Young: REkOGNIZE” and “20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art,” both through Sunday; “Teenie Harris Photographs: In Their Own Voice” and Ian Cheng exhibition, both through Jan. 28, 2018; “William Henry Fox Talbot and the Promise of Photography,” through Feb. 11, 2018; “Hot Metal Modern: Design in Pittsburgh and Beyond,” through April 1, 2018; “Copy + Paste: Hall of Architecture,” through May 6, 2018. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; $19.95 adults and $14.95 senior citizens, and $11.95 students and children ages 3 to 18. 412-688-8690.

CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART, 11150 East Blvd.: “From Riches to Rags: American Photography in the Depression,” through Sunday; “Gods and Heroes: Ancient Legends in Renaissance Art,” through Sunday; “Beyond Angkor: Cambodian Sculpture from Banteay Chhmar,” through Jan. 7, 2018; “The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s,” through Jan. 14, 2018; “Fischli & Weiss: Busi (Kitty) & Hunde (Dogs),” through Jan. 29, 2018; “Fashionable Mourners: Bronze Statuettes from the Rijksmuseum,” through Feb. 4, 2018; “Heritage: Wadsworth and Jae Jarrell,” through Feb. 25, 2018; “Rodin — 100 Years,” through May 13, 2018; “William Morris: Designing an Earthly Paradise,” through Nov. 11, 2018. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, free. 888-CMA-0033.

COLUMBUS MUSEUM OF ART, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus: “Aminah’s Presidential Suite,” through Sunday; “Beyond Impressionism — Paris, Fin de Siecle: Signanc, Redon, Toulouse-Lautrec and Their Contemporaries,” through Jan. 21, 2018; “Laura Park: 2017 Columbus Comics Residency Exhibition,” through Feb. 11, 2018; “William L. Hawkins: An Imaginative Geography,” through Feb. 18, 2018; “Think Outside the Brick: The Creative Art of LEGO,” through Feb. 25, 2018; “Botanical Wonders: Flower Figure Quilts 1850-1950 from the Donna and Rodney Wasserstrom Collection” and “Three Chagalls,” both through March 11, 2018; “James R. Hopkins: Faces of the Heartland,” through April 22, 2018. $12 adults, $8 senior citizens, $5 for students ages 6 to 17 and free for children 5 and younger. 614-221-4848.

ERIE ART MUSEUM, 411 State St., Erie, Pa.: “Mark Perrott: Ancient Ink,” through Jan. 28, 2018. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 814-459-5477.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART CLEVELAND, 11400 Euclid Ave., Cleveland: “A Poet*hical Wager” and “Phil Collins: My Heart’s in My Hand, and My Hand Is Pierced, and My Hand’s in the Bag, and the Bag Is Shut, and My Heart Is Caught,” both through Jan. 28, 2018, Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, $8 adults, $6 senior citizens and $5 students. 216-421-8671.

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