New Stylistics guests on ‘Valley Gold Show’

New Stylistics guests on ‘Valley Gold Show’

YOUNGSTOWN — Tickets are on sale for Russell Thompkins Jr. and the New Stylistics, who will be the guests on “The Valley Gold Show,” which will be taped at 6 p.m. Aug. 12 at LinMar Strategies studios on the fourth floor of the National City Bank Building, downtown.

Tickets are $25 and are available in advance at or by calling (330) 746-1109.

Ticketholders will be part of the studio audience. There will be a meet-and-greet session and a performance.

Artists are sought for Rust Belt festival

YOUNGSTOWN — Artists are being sought to participate in Artists of the Rust Belt FolkFest, a celebration of the art, folk music and beer of the Rust Belt region, at the B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave., Sept. 27. The event is sponsored by Rust Belt Brewing Co. and will feature musical acts Quinn Sands, Brady’s Leap, Tom Breiding, Chris Castle and Alex Bevan. For more information or to download an application, go to and click on the ARBFolkFest page; or call Daniel Horne at (330) 219-9539. There is a $25 fee for artists.

TNT prepares 24-hour theater

NILES — Trumbull New Theatre will present its annual 24-Hour Theater Project this weekend. There will be a meeting at 7:30 p.m. for anyone who wants to participate. Five teams will each write a 10- to 15-minute play at that time. The play will be staged, rehearsed and performed in front of an audience at 8 p.m. Saturday. Actors and directors spend all day Saturday getting acquainted with the script as it unfolds Saturday night in front of a live audience.

People interested in writing, directing or acting should preregister by sending an e-mail to or calling (330) 288-4014. Actors must prepare a one-minute monologue for auditions. The cost to participate is $3.

People who just want to watch the final outcome can come to TNT, 5883 Youngs-town-Warren Road, at 8 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $3.

Attendees will be able to vote for their favorite show in a “coin war.”

Car show, concert benefits Salvation Army

SALEM — An all-day event Aug. 16 that includes a classic car show and a concert at Ponderosa Park will raise funds for the Salvation Army Angel Tree program. The event will begin at 10 a.m. at BB Rooners in downtown Salem, with the car show. When the show ends at 2 p.m., the event shifts over to Ponderosa Park, where a concert will begin at 3 p.m. Featured acts include Abbey Road (Beatles tribute band), Night Moves, Kross Creek and Tribute. Dave Pasco will also perform.

Master of ceremonies will be Richard Theis, who served as host of Walt Disney World events, and was the announcer for the Blue Angels air show.

Tickets are $5 at the door. For more information, go to Donations of new toys or new children’s clothing can be brought to either of the events, or dropped off at the Salem Salvation Army.

Family Gathering barbecue, talent show

WARREN — The fourth annual Family Gathering talent show and barbecue will be from 2-8 p.m. Aug. 30 at Warren Community Amphitheater. The talent show will be for children in three age groups: 10-12, 13-15 and 16-18. The winner will receive a cash prize. For more information or to sign up, call Eric at (330) 246-0792. The event will also include raffles for school supplies and haircuts.

Lake Milton beach party

LAKE MILTON — The annual Beach Party will be Saturday at Lake Milton State Park. The Nature and Arts Stage gates open at 6 p.m. with Frankie and the Sensations band at 7 p.m. A waterfront barbecue will be available for purchase, with adult beverages. The park naturalist will supply games for children, and Officer Ricco the Police Dog will make an appearance. Tickets are on sale at the park office, the park store at the beach and at Lake Milton Pharmacy for $10 ($3 for children). For more information, go to or call (330) 654-4989.

Country music concert

NORTH LIMA — Tumbell Weed, a country band, will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Woodworth Park in Beaver Township. Admission is free. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets.

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