Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks:

v St. Nicholas Greek Summerfest, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.: Fish dinners, gyros, souvlaki, pastitso, moussaka and many other traditional Greek foods, and live music by The Filarakia at 6 p.m. Lunch carryout orders can be made by calling 330-743-5493 this morning. The church is at 220 N. Walnut St., Youngstown.

v Mahoning Valley Scrappers, 7:05 p.m.: The local team takes on the mighty Muckdogs of Batavia, N.Y., at Eastwood Field ($8 to $13) in Niles. Stick around after the game for a fireworks display. Go to

v Fabulous Flashbacks, 7:30 p.m.: Enjoy a festive evening on Central Square, downtown Youngstown, with live music ($15).

v Rodeo, 7 p.m.: A full rodeo ($9-$10, free for veterans) at Hoppel’s Championship Rodeo, 40891 state Route 518.

v Legacy Weekend at National Packard Museum, 1-7 p.m.: Events includes a new exhibition that looks at the Packard Motor Car Co. and Packard Electric during World War I (free with museum admission). It’s at 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren;

“Masters of Illusion” (8 p.m., The CW): Hosted by Dean Cain, “Masters of Illusion” features amazing magic performed by cutting-edge illusionists, escape artists and performers displaying skills ranging from perplexing interactive mind magic to hilarious comedy routines.

“Breaking Big” (8:30 P.M., PBS): See how country singer Jason Aldean beat early career setbacks and turned rejection into stardom.

TV listings, C3


Shane Mauss in comedy show


Shane Mauss will headline a comedy show July 12 at Westside Bowl, 2617 Mahoning Ave. Youngstown comedians Shawn Aaron and Eric Lewis will open the 18-and-over show, which starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance at the venue and $12 at the door.

Originally from Wisconsin, Shane Mauss caught his first break when he was awarded Best Stand-U at the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in 2007. He would go on to make five appearances on “Conan,” as well as “The Jimmy Kimmel Show” and two Comedy Central specials.

Mauss also has his own podcast,”Here We Are.”

Two rodeo shows at Hoppel’s Arena


Hoppel’s Championship Rodeo on state Route 518 will welcome back the International Professional Rodeo Association this weekend for a full seven-event rodeo, featuring bronc riding, roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing and bull riding. Children can enter the calf scramble at intermission.

The events begin at 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday. Veterans will be admitted free tonight. A fireworks display will follow Saturday’s event.

Parking is free. Guests can bring lawn chairs or blankets. Tickets are $10.

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