Craft show and bake sale

The community is invited to join the Jackson High School Key Club from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 18 in the JHS Commons for its annual fall craft show and bake sale. There will be 80 vendors to meet your holiday decorating and shopping needs. The Belden Village Kiwanis will host a refreshment and lunch stand, and Key Club Members will sell homemade baked goods. Also, buy raffle tickets for chances to win prizes. Proceeds from the raffle and bake sale are used to help community organizations and support Key Club activities. Admission is free.

Guitar Weekend

Kent State University at Stark will present Guitar Weekend, a three-day festival for guitar enthusiasts from Nov. 16-18. The event is free and open to the public, and is a celebration of all styles of guitar playing featuring some of the most respected guitarists nationwide. Included in the weekend are guitar workshops and concerts. All events are held at Kent State Stark’s Main Hall Auditorium, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, with the exception of a Thursday evening concert, which will take place at the Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N, Canton. Featured artists include: Mickey Jones, Nir Felder, Stephen Lochbaum and Judicaël Perroy. For more information, contact Adam Larison at and 330-244-5071. Visit for more about the featured artists and a schedule of events.

'A Christmas Story'

Holiday Movie Special: "A Christmas Story," will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24 and 25 at the Canton Palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave. N., Canton. See this seasonal classic on the big screen and get into the Christmas spirit by watching Ralphie and his family experience their holiday. For more information, call the theatre at 330-454-8172.

McKinley Museuem activities

Day After Thanksgiving Activities at McKinley Museum will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 24. If the family is tired of all the Thanksgiving leftovers and they are looking for something to do, the McKinley Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton, has a full day of family fun and activities planned. Plus, the museum will be decorated for the holidays.

Small Business Saturday

Many communities and businesses will be hosting Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25, including Hartville MarketPlace and the village of Hartville, and the Canton Arts District in Downtown Canton. Support local merchants and find some great deals while getting ready for the Christmas holiday.