Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Model railroad layout open house, noon to 6 p.m.: Two operating room-sized displays ($4; free for children 11 and under) at the Youngstown Model Railroad Association, at the intersection of North Raccoon Road and Four Mile Run Road.

v “Pinocchio,” 2 p.m.: Take the kids to see this tale come to life on stage ($10, $7 for children) in a youth theater production at Youngstown Playhouse, off Glenwood Avenue; 330-788-8739.

v Art show and wine taste, noon to 5 p.m.: Celebrate the end of the harvest season and view the work of eight regional artists at the historic Peter Allen Inn, 8581 State St., Kinsman; 330-355-2100.

v Howard Howell, 1:30 p.m.: Local jazz man in a one-hour concert as part of the Sauce and Song series at St. Patrick’s Church, 1410 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown. A spaghetti dinner will be served ($8, $5 for kids 10 and under) from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 330-743-1109.

v “South Pacific,” 2 p.m.: The beloved Rogers and Hammerstein musical ($12; $10 for seniors and students), presented by West Branch High School, 14277 S. Main St., Beloit; 330-938-4442.

“A Perfect Christmas” (8 p.m., Hallmark): Brace yourself. The touchy-feely holiday movies are already invading the airwaves. In “A Perfect Christmas,” a newlywed couple celebrating their first Christmas together invites their families to join them. Bad idea. 8 p.m., Hallmark.

“Holiday Baking Championship” (9 p.m., Food Network): Crack open a carton of eggnog and settle in for the “Holiday Baking Championship.” Nine talented bakers oozing all kinds of holiday cheer look to “sleigh” the competition.

TV listings, C4


Local history lecture series


The Canfield Historical Society’s fall lecture series will conclude Thursday at 7 p.m. with Larry Baughman of the Poland Historical Society, whose topic will be “Following the Fowlers: From Connecticut to Poland to Canfield.”

The free lecture will take place at the Canfield Historical Society Bond House, 44 W. Main St., across from the Canfield library. Pre-registration is not necessary. For information, call 330-533-3458.

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