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Vincent van Gogh: In the Dunes – The Butler Institute of American Art
Through 2015 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. The Watson Gallery is the temporary home of this early work. The exhibit is accompanied by a display that chronicle’s van Gogh’s influence on American art. For more information, call 330-743-1107 or visit

Packard’s ’56 Auto Show Exhibit – The National Packard Museum
Through Dec. 30 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren. Enjoy this re-creation of Packard’s 1956 Auto Show. For more information, call 330-394-1899 or visit

Senior Safari – Akron Zoo
Friday, Sept. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 500 Edgewood Ave., Akron. Venture through the zoo and discover the many services local vendors have to offer seniors. There will be refreshments and live entertainment. Regular admission rates apply. For more information, call 330-375-2550 or visit

Artist’s Talk: Charles Beneke – Akron Art Museum
Sunday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m. 1 S. High St., Akron. Charles Beneke, a professor at the University of Akron, will present the ideas that went into his installation “Specter.” For more information, call 330-376-9185 or visit

Battle of Sailor’s Creek Civil War Reenactment – Historic Zoar Village
Saturday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 198 Main St., Zoar. Experience life in the 1860s at Ohio’s largest civil war event! This event is only held every other year, so don’t miss it. For more information, call 330-874-3011 or visit historic

American Journey: Opening Night – Akron Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron. Enjoy a journey through the age of American musical innovation: the 1920s-’40s. For tickets and more information, call 330-535-8131 or visit

Organist Isabelle Demers – Stambaugh Auditorium
Sunday, Sept. 20, at 4 p.m. 1000 Fifth Ave, Youngstown. Enjoy music by one of North America’s most virtuosic organists. For more information, call 330-259-0555 or visit


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