Candlelight Walk

Stroll amongst luminarias and lovely architecture and enjoy musical entertainment and eight of the downtown historic churches during the Massillon Community Candlelight Walk at 5 p.m. Dec. 3. Carolers will sing on the steps of Massillon Public Library. The Massillon Museum will add a historic highlight and the Five Oaks Mansion will be open for guests.

The Nutcracker

New York City Ballet dancers will perform the leading roles in Canton Ballet’s sparkling holiday showpiece "The Nutcracker" in four performances December 8-10 at the Canton Palace Theatre. NYCB principal dancers Sterling Hyltin and Canton Ballet alumnus Zachary Catazaro, a Hoover High School graduate, will dance the leading roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Cavalier in all performances. This is a rare opportunity for Stark County audiences to see performing members of America’s premiere ballet company here at home. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 and 2 p.m. Dec. 10. Admission is $21-25 for adults and $17-19 for children.  There is a discount for groups of 15 or more. Reserved seat tickets may be purchased online at cantonballet.com and in person or by telephone at 330-455-7220 at the ballet office in the west wing of the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. N. in Canton.

PAW Patrol Live

X barks the spot in the new tour of PAW Patrol Live: "The Great Pirate Adventure," at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6. It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration. Visit http://www.cantonciviccenter.com/detail.php?id=2530 for ticket prices and other details.

Gifts of Fate

Canton Symphony Orchestra's Gifts of Fate will be at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3. Based on the true Canton Story "A Secret Gift" with original music only heard in Canton by a local composer and featuring local actors and chorus with a world-class symphony. Visit https://www.cantonsymphony.org/event/masterworks-gifts-of-fate/ for ticket information. The performance is held at Umstattd Hall, 2323 17th St. NW in Canton.