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Western Reserve Public Media is accepting special events submissions for the History Circle’s Calendar of Events. The deadline for submissions is the 25th of each month for inclusion in the following month’s newsletter. Information can be e-mailed to or mailed to Diane Steinert, Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr., Kent, Ohio, 44240.


Scrimmage: Football in American Art from the Civil War to the Present—Canton Museum of Art
Through Oct. 30 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. This exhibition investigates the history of football imagery by prominent American artists and photographers. Western Reserve PBS is pleased to serve as a media sponsor for this exhibit. For more information, visit

Stark County in the Great War—Massillon Museum
Through Nov. 12; opening reception is June 10 from 7-9 p.m.; free admission 121 Lincoln Way E., Massillon. This exhibit commemorates the centennial of America’s involvement in World War I, featuring artifacts from the permanent collection. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit

A Century of Fashion by Pete Ballard—The Butler Institute of American Art
Through 2017 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. This is an exhibition of historically accurate women’s fashion costumes modeled on specific period fashions and reproduced from fashion plates of the era, brought to life on Ballard’s dolls sculpted of papier-mache. For more information, visit

Civil War Reenactment and Encampment: Battle of Antietam—Historic Zoar Village
Saturday, Sept. 9, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 198 Main St., Zoar.
Walk through historic Union and Confederate camps, witness cavalry and artillery demonstrations, enjoy the Saturday Civil War Ball, tour all 10 of Zoar’s historic buildings and more. For more information, visit

Historic Pub Crawl—Western Reserve Historical Society
Saturday, Sept. 16, from 2:30-6:30 p.m. Meet at BottleHouse Brewing Co., 2050 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights. The eighth biannual Historic Pub Crawl will take participants on a historic tour of Cleveland Heights and its watering holes, led by Cleveland History Center staff. For more information, call 216-721-5722, ext. 1502.

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