Farm to Fork dinner benefits United Way
Tickets are on sale now for the second Farm to Fork Dinner, which is scheduled at 5 p.m. July 28 at White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown-Salem Road, Canfield.
The evening, presented by Covelli Enterprises, will feature a complete menu of locally grown and produced items, private shopping in the White House farm market, wagon tours of the farm and orchard and musical entertainment by the Jack Ciarniello.
Tickets are $100 per person with seating limited to 100 people. Proceeds will benefit the United Way. For tickets or more information, call 330-746-8494.
Artist leads workshop at Butler
Acclaimed artist Mary Whyte will teach a two-day artists' workshop at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown in conjunction with an exhibition of her work opening in September.
Whyte has been featured on ''CBS Sunday Morning'' and has attracted notice for her figurative watercolors, particularly her depictions of the African-American Gullah women of Johns Island, S.C. She is the subject of the recent biography ''More Than a Likeness: The Enduring Art of Mary Whyte.''
The exhibition will be on display Sept. 8 through Nov. 24, and Whyte will lead a two-day artists' workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 10 and 11. The cost is $450. To register or for more information, call 330-743-1107, Ext. 122.
Straw Hat stages ''Legally Blonde''
''Legally Blonde the Musical'' opens Friday as part of the Straw Hat Theatre season on the grounds of Ashtabula Arts Center, 2928 W. 13 St., Ashtabula.
The musical, directed by Kimberly Godfrey, is based on the movie starring Reese Witherspoon as a California fashionista who follows her ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School and proves there is more to her than perfect hair and a bright pink wardrobe.
It will be staged at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and July 19-21 and 25-27. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for students and senior citizens and $11 for children ages 12 and younger. For reservations or more information, call 440-964-3396.