Underground Railroad experience
Take a trip back in time to the year 1821 and witness history during the Underground Railroad Experience from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 19 at Spring Hill Historic Home in Massillon. Meet Thomas and Charity Rotch, Arvine Wales, Edy Duncan and many others who risked their lives for freedom. For more information about the event, call 330-833-6749.
Great Trail Festival
Join the fun at this special celebration of American Folk Art from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 26 and 27 and Sept. 2-4 with contemporary and country crafting. Variety of kettle-cooked foods and refreshments. Plenty of handcrafted gifts and treasured keepsakes at this popular outdoor festival held at 6331 Canton Road (Route 43) in Malvern every year. For more information, visit greattrailfestival.com.
The Diamonds will be performing the first of four concerts included in the 2017 Center Stage Series at the Lions Lincoln Theatre in Massillon at 7:30 pm. Aug. 27. Tickets are $20 for the balcony and $25 for the main floor. A discounted series ticket may be purchased, which includes all four shows for a price of $60 for the balcony and $80 for the main floor. Tickets may be purchased online at www.lionslincolntheatre.org or by calling 800-838-3006.
Stark County Fair
Plenty of food, fun, rides and entertainment to go around at the annual Stark County Fair which goes on from Aug. 29 to Sept. 4 at the fairgrounds. The Charlie Daniels Band is one of the scheduled concerts at 7 p.m., Aug. 30. There’s also a rodeo, truck and tractor pulls and the ever favorite demolition derby. For complete fair schedule, visit www.starkcountyfair.com.