Today’s entertainment picks are:
v BeerFest: The event from 3 to 7 p.m. at Covelli Centre, Youngstown, will feature more than 200 beers from 80 brewers. Youngstown-beerfest.com.
v Lawn Con 4: Chris Yambar’s fourth annual free comic-book show will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at his home, 23 S. Hartford Ave., Youngstown, featuring national and independent comic-book creators, live music and stand-up comedy.
v “50 Shades! The Musical”: The show is at 7:30 p.m. in Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal St., Youngstown. Call 330-744-0264.
v Friends of Paws Town Carnival: The event from noon to 4 p.m. also includes the grand opening of Paws Town in Boardman Park, 375 Boardman-Poland Road, Boardman. Call 330-726-8105.
v “Our Town”: Columbiana Historical Society celebrates its 60th year with an open house from noon to 4 p.m. at the Log House Museum on Town Circle, Columbiana. There will be free refreshments along with antique cars and live music. The play, “Our Town,” will be staged through Sunday at Main Street Theatre, 5 N. Main St., and Oct. 11-13. Curtains are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.
“Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight” (8 p.m., HBO): The Supreme Court legal battle is recalled after the boxer refused to be drafted. Frank Langella stars as Chief Justice Warren E. Burger.
“Saturday Night Live” (10:30 p.m., NBC): Miley Cyrus does double duty as host and musical guest, y’all.
Austin City Limits” (8 p.m., PBS): Singer- songwriter Juanes kicks off the music program’s 39th season.
For complete listngs, see tv week magazine included with today’s paper.
local topics on tv
“WFMJ Community Connection” (7 a.m. Sunday on 21 WFMJ-TV 21; and 7 p.m. Tuesday and noon next Saturday on Time Warner Cable community access channel): Anne Cobbin, chairperson of the Youngstown Chapter of The Links’ recognition event for African-American males in the Youngstown and surrounding community called “Black Diamonds,” joins host Madonna Chism Pinkard to discuss nominees.
The Youngstown Branch NAACP will discuss its 95th Freedom Fund Banquet on Oct. 11 with Ohio Sen. and Minority Whip, Nina Turner of Cleveland. Juanita Byrd and Herb Williams will discuss the continued purpose of the NAACP.
Jim Houck and Linda Kostka, volunteers with Hands On Volunteer Network, will discuss “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – Masquerade at the Mill” to benefit Mill Creek MetroParks Lanterman’s Mill revitalization.
“Increase the Peace” (6:30 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 a.m. Sunday on MyYTV): Host Andrea Mahone welcomes the Rev. Kenneth Simon and Tracey Winbush to discuss the mayor’s race in Youngstown and election predictions.
“A Conversation with Dee” (8:30 a.m. Sunday on WKBN TV 27): Host Dee Crawford talks with Kristen Gallagher from Hands On Volunteer Network. April Stanislaw of Mill Creek MetroParks will discuss the Masquerade at the Mill.