The Sebring Model Railroad Club will hold its annual open house from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 17 and 18. The club's HO scale railroad is located inside a former Pennsylvania Railroad station. It features 8-foot high mountains, numerous tunnels and bridges, and detailed scenery. Admission is $3. Funds raised help maintian the clubhouse and layout. Location: 216 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Sebring.
The next Kent Community Dinner will celebrate world cultures through music at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the United Church of Christ in Kent. The event will feature the Celtic Clan, Kent State University's African Ensemble, C.J. Lyons of the Red Bird Singers, Rockin' Robin and Hal Walker. Bring food to share. For more information, call 330-678-8760. Location: 1400 E. Main St., Kent.
Before Digital: The Era of Silver Photography through Dec. 18 at Hiram College's Gelbke Fine Arts Center. Images from the Hiram Archive and loaned works. Location: 12000 Winrock Drive, Hiram.
Spirit Food -- A preparation of new traditional birds, fruits and grains from our local sources, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 15. A tasting and discussion holiday get together. With paintings surrounding. Location: FJKluth Art Gallery, 300 N. Water St., Ste. I, Kent.
Woodcrafts -- Carvings, joinings, figures, boxes, utensils, toys, games, all handmade, from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 17. Carving, joining, sawing will be demonstrated. Location: FJKluth Art Gallery, 300 N. Water St., Ste. I, Kent.
Fall Craft Program from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 29 at Reed Memorial Library in Ravenna. Create a fall floral broom arrangement. All ages are welcome. Adult supervision required for children. Hot glue guns will be used. Location: 167 East Main St., Ravenna.
The Stow Players will hold auditions for "The Marvelous Wonderettes" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Safety Center building. The show takes the audience to the 1958 Springfield High School Prom we meet the Wonderettes, four girls with homes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts and voices to match. We learn about their lives and loves accompanies by classic '50s and '60s pop songs. The second act takes place 10 years later. Those auditioning should bring their own sheet music and plan to sing at least 16 measures of an 1950s or early 1960s pop song. An accompanist will be provided. No acapella singing is allowed- those auditioning must be able to follow accompaniment. No age restrictions. No appointment necessary. Bring a headshot and resume if available, along with a calendar of conflicts. All conflicts will be heavily considered during the casting process. For more information, call director Marc Howard at 330-714-6907 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Location: 3800 Darrow Road, Stow.
DJ Tom from 8:30 p.m. to 2:15 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Location: East Main Saloon, 130 E. Main St., Ravenna. For more information, call 330-296-2521.
Wednesday: College ID night with DJ Half Pint, 21 and over free, 18 and over welcome, reduced admission with college ID. Must have valid ID or driver's license for admission. Dance lessons at 7 p.m. Friday: Ladies Night. DJ all night. 21 and over welcome. Dance lessons at 7 p.m. Saturday: DJ all night. Open Dance. 21 and over welcome. Colt Ford on Nov. 17 - Sold out. For more information, visit www.dustya.com. Location: Dusty Armadillo, 3147 S.R. 44, Rootstown.
Karaoke with Lee on Friday. Open Noon to 8 p.m. Sunday for NASCAR. Location: New Milford Cafe, 4927 Greenwood Road, Rootstown.
DJ Gary Thursday through Saturday. Location: The Den Lounge, 110 N. Meridian St., Ravenna.
A Night of Jazz at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 16. Kim Karam and the Gene Fiocca Band at 8 p.m. Nov. 23. The Peggy Coyle Trio at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 30. Location: Novo Lounge, Sheraton Suites Akron-Cuyahoga Falls, 1989 Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls.
The Outpost. Vibe Studio: Battle of the Bands at 8 p.m. Nov. 16. Wayland, Another Lost Year at 4 p.m. Nov. 17. Mike Lenz at 8 p.m. Nov. 21. Location: 4962 S.R. 43, Kent.
Town Centre Bar and Grill. Ziggy and Joann at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17. Location: 4112 Brimfield Plaza, Brimfield.
Karaoke with Shawn at 8 p.m. Nov. 16. Rich Underwood and Monopoly at 8 p.m. Nov. 17.Scotch on the Rocks at 8 p.m. Nov. 21. Location: Rico's Restaurant and Bar, 1332 Tallmadge Road, Brimfield.
Karaoke at 9 p.m. every Friday. Location: The Rusty Nail, 7291 S.R. 43, Twin Lakes.
Teen Club Night from 7 to 11 p.m. every Friday. Live DJ, dance floor, snack bar and non-alcoholic beverages, arcade and pool tables. Admission is $10. Location: ARENA, 1543 Streetsboro Plaza Drive, Streetsboro.
DJ Robbie on Wednesday. Big Mike on Saturday. Location: Time Out Sports Bar, 7160 S.R. 303, Freedom.
Karaoke every Thursday, DJ every Friday. Location: Town Tavern, 234 W. Main St., Ravenna. Hours are 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Karaoke from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Thursday. DJ Killa Kam until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Location: The Dugout, 11677 Hayden St., Hiram.
Karaoke with Ram-Z-Oke Entertainment from 8 p.m. to midnight every Thursday. Location: Pour House Pub, 4033 S.R. 43, Brimfield.
Stow Players present "Move Over Mrs. Markham," a comedy by Ray Cooney and John Chapman directed by William Morgan at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 17. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 seniors and students. For reservations, call 330-655-605.1 Location: Heritage Barn, 5238 Young Road, Stow.
Aurora Community Theatre presents "Over the Tavern" by Tom Dudzik at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 17. An endearing, coming-of-age comedy/drama about growing up in the idealistic 1950s is set in a cramped Buffalo apartment above a bar owned by the Polish Catholic Pazinski family. The story centers on, Rudy, a precocious 12-year old who's starting to question both his family's rules and the catechism drilled by his take-no-guff teacher, Sister Clarissa. Tickets are $16 fur adults and $11 for children age 18 and under. Location: 115 East Pioneer Trail, Aurora.
The Hudson Players presents "Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 17. The longest running play in history (with over 24,000 performances) has been playing continuously in London since 1952. A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of whom is a murderer. The suspects include the newly married couple who run the house, a spinster with a curious background, an architect who seems better equipped to be a chef, a retired Army major, a strange little man who claims his car has overturned in a drift, and a jurist who makes life miserable for everyone. Tickets are $14 for general admission or $12 for students and senior citizens. Individual show tickets can be reserved by calling 330-655-8522 or purchased at the door. Location: The Barlow Community Center, 41 S. Oviatt St., Hudson.
Kent State University's African Community Theatre will present its fall 2012 production of "Broke-ology" by Nathan Louis Jackson and directed by Dr. Fran Dorsey, associate professor in the Department of Pan-African Studies. "Broke-ology" is a story about a father, his wife and sons as they struggle with the father's aging. It displays transformation into life and death within a family at a crossroads. The play will be shown at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 18. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $7 for students and senior citizens. For information or reservations, call 330-672-2300. Location: Ritchie Hall, 225 Terrace Drive, Kent.
Stow Players presents "Twain's Tales" -- a holiday show for the whole family, at 7 p.m. Dec. 7, 8, and 14, and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 9 and 15. General admission is $5. Call 330-655-6051 for reservations or more information. Location: Stow Silver Springs Park (back entrance), 5238 Young Road, Stow.