Country star Keith Urban, with guest Jason Aldean, will come to Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh on
Country star Keith Urban, with guest Jason Aldean, will come to Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh on Thursday for a 7 p.m. concert. Tickets range from $20 to $62.50 and are available through Ticketmaster.
The classic 1953 film “Stalag 17” will be shown at Yellow Creek Theatre (the area behind Poland Library on Route 224). The evening begins with live music, with the film starting at dusk. Take a lawn chair. “Stalag 17” is about a group of American prisoners of war in Nazi Germany during World War II. After several of their escape attempts end in failure, they begin to suspect a spy is among them. The film stars William Holden, Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss and Peter Graves.
The Antique Tractor Club of Trumbull County will have its annual show Friday through Sunday at the Ali Baba Grotto grounds, off the Perkins-Jones Road exit of state Route 5. The show, now in its 15th year, will feature antique tractor pulls, a tractor rodeo and other events. It opens at 5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday and closes at dusk each day.
The Oakland Center for the Arts continues its production of the musical comedy “Great American Trailer Park Musical” this weekend, with shows at 8 p.m. Friday and 8 p.m. and midnight Saturday. The theater is at 220 W. Boardman St., downtown Youngstown. Call (330) 746-0404.
Salem Community Theatre is staging Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Into the Woods” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The theater is at 490 E. State St., Salem. Call (330) 332-9688.
jMarcie Applegate and pottery maker Lynn Cardwell will open their studios in the Ward Bakery Building again this weekend. For $10, visitors can make and keep a jewelry or clay project. Adults with children are welcome. The Ward building is across from the U-Haul building at 1024 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown. For more information, call (330) 718-2696.
The Gathering of the Irish Clans festival kicks off at 5 p.m. Saturday at St. Maron’s pavilion and recreation area, 1555 S. Meridian Road, Youngstown. A full slate of Irish music, dance, food, beer and cultural items will be on the agenda. The festival also will be open all day Sunday, beginning with an 11 a.m. Mass. Admission is $7 (children 14 and under get in free).
Jason Tibolla of 3rd Arm Productions says to expect lasers and the whole nine yards for Saturday’s Metal Fest, which will be outdoors behind The Ice House, at state Route 46 and West Webb Road in Austintown (near the Interstate 80 interchange). The all-day music festival begins at 1 p.m. and includes Catalepsey, Gingerspittz, IO and many more bands. Call (330) 544-8800.
Ekoostik Hookah, with opening act Red Sun Rising, will jam at the Warren Community Amphitheater on Saturday night. The free show starts at 5 p.m.
Slovak Fest is today at St. Matthias Church, 915 Cornell St., Youngstown. The day begins with a polka Mass at 11:30 a.m. Slovak food will be available, with music provided by Eddie Vallus and Del Sinchak.
VexFest is on the horizon. The daylong rock ’n’ roll festival will be Aug. 23 on West Federal Street in downtown Youngstown. Stay tuned for more details.