Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v Canfield Fair, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.: Multiple midways of merriment (admission is $8; $6 for seniors and $3 for ages 7 to 12) and a concert by Christian pop acts Newsboys and the Willis Clan at 8 p.m. at the grandstand ($20 to $30);

v Greek Food and Wine Festival, noon to 10 p.m.: It’s just like the Canfield Fair, only with souvlakia, baklava and Greek wine; Archangel Michael Greek Orthodox Church, 401 Twelfth St., Campbell.

v “Steel Magnolias,” 2 p.m.: The down-home drama at Victorian Players Theater, 702 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown; 330-746-5455.

v Beck/Ward Project, 3 to 7 p.m.: Free Jazz in the Park show, also featuring the Nathan Jones Revue, at B&O Station, 530 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown.

v 52nd Street, 8 p.m.: Elton John-Billy Joel tribute act returns to the stage at Hollywood Gaming Casino, off state Route 46 near Interstate 80 interchange, in Austintown.

“Building Star Trek” (8 p.m., Smithsonian): Nerd alert: “Star Trek” turns 50 this week so why not celebrate with a lively two-hour documentary? “Building Star Trek” boldly goes into how the series has had an impact on today’s science and technology.

“ABC Fall Preview” (8 p.m., ABC): The new broadcast TV season is right around the corner and the “ABC Fall Preview” will give you a feel for what one network has in store. The lineup includes Kiefer Sutherland’s buzzy new drama, “Designated Survivor.”

TV listings, C4


Pre-opera dinner tickets are on sale


Tickets are on sale for a dinner before Opera Western Reserve’s Nov. 11 production of “Carmen” at Stambaugh Auditorium.

The dinner, by Chrystal’s Catering, will take place in the ballroom on the venue’s lower level at Stambaugh Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. Tickets must be purchased by Nov. 8. Call the box office at 330-259-0555.

The main course will feature char-grilled sirloin nestled in creamy, roasted garlic whipped potatoes paired with seared salmon on a bed of red-pepper basil cream sauce, all garnished with roasted brussels sprouts and green beans. Dessert will be pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting.

W. Pa. artists works on display


Grove City College will showcase the talents of 23 western Pennsylvania artists this month in the gallery of the Pew Fine Arts Center on campus.

The Area Artists Exhibit opens Tuesday and runs through Oct. 1. An opening reception featuring food and live music will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

On display will be works in mixed media, paintings, drawings, pottery, sculpture and photography. Gallery hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

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