Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Eerie Frequency expo, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Film stars, comic book artists, vendors and much more in this pop-culture affair at Eastwood Expo Center in Niles;

v Artists of the Mahoning Commons open house, noon to 5 p.m.: A show and sale of works by local artists, featuring jewelry, glass, prints, photography and much more. The artists who have studios in the Ward Bakery Building, 1024 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown, will open their doors to the public.

v “Memories of Christmas Past,” 1-5 p.m.: Dazzling exhibition fills the rooms of the unique Arms Family Museum, a former mansion, with decorations from days gone by. Santa will also be there; 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-743-2589.

v Model railroad open house, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Miniature train layout operating at Sebring Model Railroad Club, 216 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Sebring; 330-966-3186.

v “Goldi Locks in Bobby Socks,” 2 p.m.: Stage Left Players put a 1950s spin on the Goldilocks fairy tale. Trinity Playhouse, 234 E. Lincoln Way, Lisbon; 330-831-7249.

“2013 American Music Awards” (8 p.m., ABC): Here’s hoping that Miley Cyrus actually wears some clothes and ditches the foam finger for her performance at the “2013 American Music Awards.” The talent lineup also includes One Direction, Kesha, Florida Georgia Line, Justin Timberlake, Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar.

“The Mentalist” (10 p.m., CBS): Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) finally comes face to face with serial killer Red John.

“Getting On” (10 p.m., HBO): Nursing homes can be funny. Really. That’s what the promising new sitcom, “Getting On,” hopes to prove. Laurie Metcalfe stars as the supervisor of an extended-care facility where goofy stuff happens.

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Ceramics museum selling art calendars


The Museum of Ceramics is offering two new limited edition 2014 wall calendars: “Hans Hacker: Views” and “Lovely Lotus.”

Hans Hacker (1910-1994) was one of the tri-state area’s pre-eminent artists and was known for his prolificness in creating dinnerware decals. Lotus Ware porcelain, which was made in East Liverpool many years ago, is well represented in the museum’s collection.

Each calendar is $19.95. Call 330-386-6001 or 1-800-600-7180 to order. For information, go to

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