AREA HAPPENINGS

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The Smithville Community Historical Society annual Christmas in The Village will take place 5-8 p.m. Saturday and 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday. St. Nicholas will greet kids, and hot cocoa, cookies and beverages will be available. There will be train, antique toys and vintage Santa displays. Roast marshmallows on an open hearth and enjoy
hot cider and Christmas carols. Ride the shuttle wagon between the Pioneer Village and the Mishler Mill. Sunday a brass ensemble will perform Christmas music. The event kicks off with a tree lighting at Smithville High School at 5 p.m. Saturday. For more
information visit sohchs.org.
The Smithville Community Historical Society annual Christmas in The Village will take place 5-8 p.m. Saturday and 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday. St. Nicholas will greet kids, and hot cocoa, cookies and beverages will be available. There will be train, antique toys and vintage Santa displays. Roast marshmallows on an open hearth and enjoy hot cider and Christmas carols. Ride the shuttle wagon between the Pioneer Village and the Mishler Mill. Sunday a brass ensemble will perform Christmas music. The event kicks off with a tree lighting at Smithville High School at 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information visit sohchs.org.

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Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Student Activities Center, 1328 Dover Road, Wooster, presented by CFAES Wooster Campus. Proceeds support a student club on campus. This year's club is Student Leadership Counsel.

Christmas Country Store, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Millersburg United Methodist Church, one mile east of Millersburg along state Route 30. The event will feature quarts of homemade soup available for carry-out along with a large cookie and candy walk (sold by the pound). Proceeds will benefit the church's Compassion Fund, providing support to local families with medical expenses.

Historic Downtown Church Walking Tour, 5-8 p.m. Friday, downtown Wooster. Pick up a map at one of the participating churches and take the self-guided walking tour. At each church participants can get free treats and beverages, sing a Christmas carol, hear a bit of the church's history and admire Christmas decorations. Churches are Trinity United Church of Christ, First Baptist Church of Wooster, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, People to People Ministry, Wooster United Methodist Church, First Presbyterian Church, St. James Episcopal Church, Zion Lutheran Church and Central Christian Church. For more information contact Main Street Wooster at 330-262-6222 or visit mainstreetwooster.org.

County Line Historical Museum open house, second Saturday of each month (Dec. 11), noon-3 p.m., 281 N. Market St., Shreve. Handicap parking at rear of museum, entering alley off East Robinson Street. Adults $2; children 12 and younger, free. For information, call 330-464-4382 or email countylinehistoricalsociety@gmail.com.

Origami Holiday Ornaments, 1-2:30 p.m., Saturday, Wayne Center for the Arts, Wooster, ages 14-adult. Learn the ancient and intricate art of origami. More information is available at www.wayneartscenter.org or 330-264-2787.

Nativity Walk and Soup Supper, 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Millersburg First Presbyterian Church, 90 S. Clay St., Millersburg. Nativities from church and community members will be showcased. The soup supper is by donation. Proceeds benefit Friends in Need, which helps Holmes County families.

Jimmy Fortune
Jimmy Fortune

Jimmy Fortune, long-time member of The Statler Brothers, concert, 7 p.m. Sunday, Lions Lions Lincoln Theatre, 156 Lincolnway E., Massillon. Tickets are $20, $25 and $30. All seats are reserved and can be purchased at www.lionslincolntheatre.org or by calling 330-481-9105. Tickets also may be purchased at the Box Office one hour before showtime.

Live Nativity drive-through, 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Chapel of Cross United Methodist Church, 14411 Orrville St. NW, North Lawrence. Free hot chocolate and snacks. Live animals.

Killbuck Christmas Tree Lighting, Sunday, Santa arrives at Duncan Theater at 4 p.m. for cartoons and visits. There will be hot chocolate, cookies, Christmas carols, the reading of the Christmas Story and Tree Lighting at Snowside Café at 5:30 p.m. Cookie donations can be dropped off at Snowside or Pizza Parlor II.

Medina Railroad & Toy Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Medina County Community Center (Medina County Fairgrounds), Medina. Admission is $7.

Nibblers Euchre Night, 7-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, Smithville United Methodist Church, 243 N. Milton St. All ages welcome. Take an individually wrapped snack to share. For more information, call 330-669-2371.

"The Nutcracker," 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 10-11, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, presented by Holmes Center for the Arts at the Ohio Star Theater in Sugarcreek. For a shortened story version of "The Nutcracker," attend a 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11. This show is specifically designed for those new to ballet and families with young children. A Sugar Plum Tea will be held after the 2 p.m. show. Code for the tea is TEA21. Purchase tickets at www.holmescenterforthearts.org/nutcracker or call the Ohio Star Theater box office at 855-344-7547.

Narrators for Bethlehem Live, to be presented Dec. 10-12 at the Wayne County fairgrounds, are Madison Kearney (left), Mike Kauffman and Deah Bresson.
Narrators for Bethlehem Live, to be presented Dec. 10-12 at the Wayne County fairgrounds, are Madison Kearney (left), Mike Kauffman and Deah Bresson.

Bethlehem Alive, 6-8 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Dec. 10-12, Wayne County fairgrounds, Wooster. Presented by Bright Life Players. Enter off Old Lincolnway West, across from Chevrolet of Wooster, onto Killbuck then follow signs to the welcome tent. Tours last about 30 minutes for groups of 10-12 people. Pre-registration is encouraged but not required by calling or texting 330-465-6430. Net proceeds will be donated to Wayne County 4-H clubs. Visit www.brightlifeplayers.org for details.

Christmas Craft Show, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, St. John's Church, state Route 30, west of Millersburg.

A Christmas Season Artist's Showing, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, Salem Mennonite Gallery, 3363 Zuercher Road, between Dalton and Kidron. The work of Kidron landscape artist J N Salsburey will be on display. He works in oils, acrylic and watercolors. His online gallery can be viewed at www.JNSalsDesign.com. The artist will also work onsite.

Community School of Dance Holiday Performance, Saturday, Dec. 11, Wayne Center for the Arts Auditorium, Wooster. For details, visit www.wayneartscenter.org or call 330-264-2787.

"The Nutcracker," 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 19, Wooster High School Performing Arts Center, presented by Ballet Wooster. Cast of nearly 90 dancer. Adults $15, students, seniors and children $10. Tickets may be purchased at www.balletwooster.org.

Gnat Boxers Western Square Dance Club, 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster; caller Jack Pladdys and cuer Amy Riehl for the the eighth All Star Cookie Bake Off Dance. Members are asked to take a plate of homemade Christmas cookies for the cookie contest and refreshments. Call Patty at 330-641-2395 or Elaine and Tom at 330-262-1963 for more information.

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli concert, Dec, 2, 7 p.m., Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland. Tickets start at $79. For ticket information, go to RocketMortgageFieldHouse.com or call 888-894-9424.

Machine Gun Kelly concert, Dec. 18, 7:30 p.m., Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Cleveland. For tickets or more information, go to RocketMortgageFieldHouse.com or call 888-894-9424.

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