Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v “Treasure Island,” 8 p.m.: The pirate story that became the template for all things pirate at Salem Community Theater, 490 E. State St., Salem; 330-332-9688.

v “Blood Brothers,” 6:30 p.m.: A dinner- theater production presented by Top Hat at Fairview Arts Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road; 800-838-3006.

v Apple Cider Festival, 6 p.m. to midnight: Watch apples get turned into cider at this annual event at Lordstown High School on Salt Springs Road; 330-824-2650.

v Suge B, 9:30 p.m.: Youngstown rapper will headline show at University Pizzeria, 133 Lincoln Ave., Youngstown; 330-743-9244.

v Old School Summer Showcase Weekend, 8 p.m.: Total Package and DJ EZ D will drive this party Friday and Saturday at Club Amauri, at Monteen’s Southern Cuisine, 3807 Belmont Ave., Liberty; 330-759-3699.

“The Watsons Go To Birmingham” (8 p.m., Hallmark): In the summer of 1963, The Watson family of Flint, Mich., heads to Birmingham to visit their Grandma Sands (LaTanya Richardson Jackson), hoping her no-nonsense approach will straighten out their misbehaving youngest son. When they finally make it to Birmingham, they meet Grandma Sands and her friend, Robert (David Alan Grier), and they discover that life is very different there than in Flint — and not necessarily for the better.

“Shark Tank” (9 p.m., ABC): Lori and Barbara compete for deals with entrepreneurs for the first time in the Season 5 kickoff.

“Great Perfor- mances” (9 p.m., PBS): “Great Performances” offers a lavish four-part series that presents filmed adaptations of four of William Shakespeare’s history plays in a single chronological narrative. First up: “Richard II.”

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Theater offers family pricing


Salem Community Theatre, 490 E. State St., is offering special family-friendly pricing for its performances of “Treasure Island” this Saturday and Sept. 28. Family groups of three or more will be admitted for $25 (must have at least one adult). For reserved-seat tickets, show times and more information, call 330-332-9688.

Saliva in concert at Biketown venue


Saliva, with The New Pharmacy and Spider Rockets, will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at the new Stage venue at Biketown Harley-Davidson on Interstate Boulevard (off state Route 46 at the Interstate 80 interchange). Tickets are $15 ($10 with college or military ID) and can be purchased in advance at

Anti-fracking film will be screened


The anti-fracking film “Triple Divide” will be screened at 6 p.m. Sunday at the B&O Station banquet hall, 530 Mahoning Ave. A question session with fracking experts will follow the screening. The film is narrated by actor and advocate Mark Ruffalo. Go to

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