Tickets for Xtreme fight
AUSTINTOWN -- Tickets will go on sale Wednesday for the local debut of Xtreme Fighting Championship at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at The Mill, Wedgewood Plaza, New and Raccoon roads. Buy tickets at Brier Hill Pizza in Austintown, Audio Extreme in Boardman, Granny's Cycle in Warren, Skinethics in Girard or Youngstown Cycle Supply.
hStoneboro Fair shows
STONEBORO, Pa. -- Trick Pony, a country music trio with Warner Bros. Records, will perform during the Great Stoneboro Fair. Additional musical acts, a demolition derby and a bull riding show are other features of the fair, which opens at 8 p.m. Wednesday and ends on Labor Day. The fairgrounds are on U.S. Route 62 near Sandy Lake, which is east of Mercer. Call (724) 376-2852 for information or see the Web site www.pafairs.org/stoneborofair.
Trick Pony's concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. A fireworks display by Zambelli Internationale will follow at 10 p.m. Gate admission, which is $6, includes grandstand shows. Trick Pony's single, "On A Night Like This," is No. 7 on CMT cable network's "Most Wanted Live" video list.
YOUNGSTOWN -- Fill your car trunk for $25 at a special "trunk sale" from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Youngstown Playhouse, off Glenwood Avenue. Call (330) 788-8739 for information.
GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE -- More than 40 boats are expected to participate next Sunday in the final race of Great Lakes Offshore Powerboat Racing Association's 2001 Silver Cup Series. Races will begin at noon and 2 p.m. Call (440) 951-0352 for information.
'Italian Evening' at YSU
YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown Opera Guild's annual "Italian Evening" of fine dining will be Sept. 15 in Kilcawley Center Chestnut Room at Youngstown State University. A full-course Italian dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m., followed by operatic arias and classical songs sung by advanced students of voice at the YSU Dana School of Music.
The first act of Giacomo Puccini's opera, "Tosca," will also be performed, featuring Jenny Marlowe, soprano, in the title role; Dr. Frank Cano, tenor, as Cavaradossi; and Dr. Allan Mosher as Baron Scarpia.
A children's choir from Austintown Middle School, directed by Craig Carson, will also be featured. Other roles will be sung by Dr. Geoffrey Holland, director of choral activities at YSU, Michael Cervone and Jason Fair. Michael Costello will be conductor.
Tickets are $30. Reserve them by calling Valentino DeVito at (330) 759-3786.