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Start Your Engines Local Racing Exhibit—National Packard Museum
Through Dec. 23 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. This program will include a presentation by Lynn Paxton, curator of the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing in York, Pa. For more information, call 330-394-1899 or visit http://www.packardmuseum.org.
Joy of Christmas Holiday Light Show—Firestone Park
Through Monday, Dec. 26, from 6-9 p.m. 338 E. Park Ave., Columbiana. View northeastern Ohio’s biggest light show, with more than 70 displays and a million Christmas lights. For more information, visit http://www.tourcolumbianaohio.com.
Memories of Christmas Past —The Arms Family Museum of Local History
Through Sunday, Jan. 8 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown. The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents seven period rooms of the Arms family home brimming with rare decorations including many pieces from the historical society’s collection. Costs to tour the display are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5 for children. For more information, call 330-743-2589 or visit http://www.mahoninghistory.org.
Dreamworlds: The Art of Imaginative Realism—Canton Museum of Art
Through March 12 1001 Market Ave. N, Canton. Award-winning artists from the entertainment, fantasy and gaming industries will transport you to an exciting and dream-like realm of unworldly wonders. For more information, call 330-453-7666 or visit http://www.cantonart.org/exhibits.
The 46th Annual American Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show and Sale—Butler Institute of American Art
Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Don’t miss your chance to shop the creations of over 90 artists and artisans under the roof of a historical masterpiece. Adult admission is $6; children 12 and under are admitted free. For more information, call 330-743-1107 or visit http://www.butlerart.com.
Home for the Holidays—Akron Symphony Orchestra
Friday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. EJ Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron. The entire Symphony family plus community performers gather for this traditional celebration. Stirring choruses, inspirational carols and festive dances bring glad tidings of great joy and rousing good cheer. For tickets or more information, call 330-535-8131 or visit http://www.akronsymphony.org.
The Nutcracker—Canton Ballet
Friday, Dec. 9, and Saturday, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 10, and Sunday, Dec. 11, at 2 p.m. Canton Palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave. N. Canton. Enjoy Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous masterpiece, a spectacular and beloved holiday tradition for area families. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.cantonballet.com.
Shen Yun—The Ohio Falun Dafa Association
Saturday, Feb. 4, and Sunday, Feb. 5 State Theatre, 1519 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Experience the divine culture of a lost world as the world’s premiere classical Chinese dance and music company brings a lost world to life with unrivaled artistic mastery. For more information, contact Shen Yun Ticketing at 800-974-3698 or State Theatre at 216-241-6000.