• ACTS will hold auditions for the spring musical “Oklahoma!” at the former Sacred Heart Church, 40 S. Irvine Ave. in Sharon. Auditions are 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 17. Anyone auditioning for Ado Annie will be asked to sing “Can’t Say No.” Auditions for the chorus will sing “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning.” Solo audition song be “People Will Say We’re In Love.”

Questions: Contact Susan at 724-456-3121


• Cana’s Corner at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Sharon, hosts Valerie Vargulich Sinkcus on violin and keyboard with Hungarian, Christian, and oldies 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

• Newsboys United will perform at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, on March 12 with guests Mandisa and Adam Agee.

Tickets go on sale Friday. Call 330-259-0555, go to stambaughauditorium.com, or visit the Florence and Ward Beecher Box Office at Stambaugh Auditorium in person. The box office is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and online at stambaughauditorium.com, 24 hours a day.


• The Penn-Ohio Singers present “One of Those Songs” at 3 p.m. Sunday at Reynolds High School.

Tickets will be available at the door: $12 for adults and $6 for students.

• The Harrisville Community Band annual fall concert is set for 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Harrisville Volunteer Fire Hall, 313 E. Mercer St. Some of the selections the band will play include, Pachabel’s “Canon,” “Testimonials to Liberty” (with narration), “Sir Galahad March,” “Men of Ohio March,” “A Stowaway on Santa’s Sleigh” and “A Symphony of Sit-Coms.”

Refreshments will be offered at intermission. A free-will offering will be taken to defray expenses.

• The Rose Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. today in Thiel College’s David Johnson Memorial Chapel as part of the College’s Con Spirito Chamber Music Series.

The concert is free and open to the public.

• Ted Vigil, singer/songwriter, recreates the John Denver persona with a tribute concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at Packard Music Hall, Warren, Ohio.

Tickets: 330-841-2931 or WCMA 330-399-4885, WarrenCivicMusic.com

• High Country Bluegrass plays 7 p.m. Saturday at Lebanon Presbyterian Church, 2090 Mercer-West Middlesex Road, Mercer.

Info: 724-347-4752.

• Westminster College Celebrity Series will continue its 2019-2020 season with LIVE in Central Park [Revisited] Simon & Garfunkel at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23, in Orr Auditorium on campus.

Award-winning recording artists Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers will take the stage to recreate the night in 1981 when more than 500,000 fans gathered in Central Park to witness the legendary reunion of the folk duo.

This event is open to the public, but tickets are required.

Tickets are available by calling Georgene Gib, box office manager, at 724-946-7354 or by visiting www.westminster.edu/celebrity

• The Grove City College Singers will present “Songs from Written Word” at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Arnold Recital Hall of the Pew Fine Arts Center on campus.

The concert is free and open to the public.


• Dance every Sunday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6233, Route 18, West Middlesex, with country music by John Henry and Friends. Doors open at 5 p.m. Music from 6 to 9 p.m. Coffee, water and soft drinks available.

• The Niles Friendly Squares have begun a new year of weekly square dance lessons. Sessions will run through April 14. There is a nominal fee of $6 per lesson. All lessons and monthly dances are held at the Niles (Ohio) SCOPE Center, 14 E. State St.

Info: Call Gene or Frankie Hammond (330) 506-3370.

• The Niles Friendly Squares hosts its monthly square dance from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Niles (Ohio) SCOPE Center, 14 E. State St. The theme for the dance is veterans. This will be a high/low dance with alternating tips for new dancers currently taking lessons and tips for more experienced dancers. Dress is casual, and light refreshments will be served. Fee is $6 per person at the door.

Info: Call Gene Hammond, 330-506-3370.


• Twin City Elks, 301 Staunton St., Farrell, entertainment includes: DJ Richard Hughes 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and Sundays is Jazz with Chuckie Austin from 5 to 9 p.m. Twin City Elks is closed on Mondays.

• Kevin Farley and Ray Roberts headline Comedy Night at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Corinthian, 47 Vine Ave., Sharon.

Info: 724-713-3379 or 724-983-9020.

• Oldies, country and Funk night with DJ Platter, 7 to 11 p.m. Monday and Nov. 27 at Rolling Mills Bar and Grill, Girard, Ohio. There is a $5 cover.


• The Sharpsville Historical Society will present a Christmas Concert by the Lakeview High School Chamber Choir at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at the society, 131 N. Mercer Ave., Sharpsville.

The show will feature beloved hymns and carols as well as a sing-a-long accompanied by the Pomplitz Pipe Organ. Refreshments will be served following the performance. A free-will offering will be accepted at the door.


• The Keg, Sharon, presents: Max Schang and Charlie Barath 7 to 10 p.m. today; and Reissue 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday.

• Soundbite performs 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nov. 30 at the Clark House in Clark and Nov. 2 and Dec. 15 at Jack-R-Wild, Mercer. Soundbite also performs from 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Maennerchor Club, Sharon.

• Steve Vuich Hosts HoneyBoy’s Open Mic at 8 p.m. today at Vintage Estate Wine and Beer, Youngstown. At 8 p.m. Friday he and Jim Behmer bring The River Riders Acoustic to Russ’s Tavern in Belle Vernon, Pa. From 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday he plays at Jacked Steakhouse Bar and Grill in Warren, Ohio. At 7 p.m. Tuesday he hosts HoneyBoy’s Open Mic at Quaker Steak and Lube in Sharon. At 6 p.m. Wednesday he plays “Trails to Ales Brewery / Bar / Restaurant” in Franklin.

• Makin’ Changes plays 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Depot Saloon in Greenville.

• Ashleigh Bennett plays 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Mortals Key Brewing Co., Jamestown. Six String Boulevard plays there 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

• J. Hicks on the Square, Mercer, hosts: Jazz with Jessica Lee and Mark Strickland 7 to 10 p.m. today; Those Damn Daves 8 to 11 p.m. Friday; and Riff Riders 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday.

• FX Trio performs 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday at the Clark House, Clark.

• The Tommy Chris Band plays Saturday at Nick’s Inn 62, Hermitage.

• Terry Dach plays 8 to 10 p.m. Friday at Toss’d in Hermitage and 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Peter Allen Inn in Kinsman.

• Apollo Maennerchor Club, Sharon, presents: Jazz Week with the Teddy Pantelas Trio 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday; Jazz Week with the Dave Kana Trio 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and Randee McKnight of the Living Deads with Steven R. Trent 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.

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