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December entertainment events

1-29 — “Winter Celebration: The Magical Woods” at Mill Creek MetroParks’ Fellows Riverside Gardens, Youngstown, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1 — TubaChristmas at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 2 p.m.

1 — Trumbull County Historical Society Speaker Series: the documentary “Invisible Struggles: Stories of Northern Segregation” followed by discussion at Second Baptist Church, Warren, at 2 p.m.

1 — Cleveland Pops Orchestra Holiday Spectacular at Connor Palace, Cleveland, at 2 p.m.

2-6 — Junior Portfolio Review Exhibit at Youngstown State University’s Judith Rae Solomon Gallery

2 — Youngstown State University Faculty Chamber Music Concert with composer Forrest Pierce at McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, at 5 p.m.

2 — Keyboard Holiday Extravaganza at Youngstown State University’s Bliss Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m.

2 — Percussion Ensemble with composer Forrest Pierce at Youngstown State University’s Ford Theater at 7:30 p.m.

3 — Sutliff Museum program on “Those Quirky Victorians” at Thomas Meeting Room, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Warren, at 9:30 a.m.

3-22 — The musical “Mean Girls” at Connor Palace, Cleveland

3 — Yanni at KeyBank State Theatre, Cleveland, at 8 p.m.

4 — Storytime with Mrs. Claus at Eastwood Mall, Niles, at 11 a.m.

4 — SMARTS Holiday Open House at Ohio One Building, Youngstown, from noon to 7 p.m.

4 — Music at Noon: Youngstown State University musical theater students at Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, at 12:15 p.m.

4 — Happy Howland Holiday at Warren-Trumbull County Public Library Howland Branch at 6 p.m.

4 — Youngstown State University Carols & Cocoa and Dana Holiday Concert at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 7 p.m.

4 — Warren Civic Music Association: “Christmas Wonderland” at Packard Music Hall, Warren, at 7 p.m.

4 — Ken Ludwig’s “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” at E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, at 7:30 p.m.

4 — Phish at Petersen Events Center, Pittsburgh, at 7:30 p.m.

6-7 — Holiday Open House at Trumbull Art Gallery, Warren

6 — Youngstown Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting at Central Square from 4 to 8 p.m.

6 — Christmas in the Square at Courthouse Square, Warren, from 5 to 9 p.m.

6 — Youth Theatre’s “Frozen Jr.” opens at Youngstown Playhouse at 7:30 p.m.

6, 8 — Ballet Western Reserve’s “Jazz Nutcracker” with Youngstown State University Jazz Ensemble I at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown

6 — Rust Belt Theater Company’s “How the Drag Queen Stole Christmas” opens at Calvin Center, Youngstown, at 8 p.m.

6-22 — “A Musical Christmas Carol” at Byham Theater, Pittsburgh

6-29 — Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker” at Benedum Center, Pittsburgh

7-8 — 49th American Holiday Arts & Crafts Show at Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

7 — Santa Shuffle at participating downtown Youngstown bars and restaurants from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

7 — Tapestries of Ohio Madrigal Dinner and Show at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 1 and 6:30 p.m.

7 — Foto Abstrakto Art Show at Art on Park, Warren, from 6 to 9 p.m.

7 — Femmes of Rock at Packard Music Hall, Warren, at 7 p.m.

7 — The Tenderloins at Covelli Centre, Youngstown, at 7:30 p.m.

7 — First Snow at Robins Theatre, Warren, at 8 p.m.

7 — “A Country Christmas”: Youngstown Symphony Orchestra with Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor, and vocalists Rachel Potter and Patrick Thomas at Powers Auditorium, Youngstown, at 8 p.m.

8 — W.D. Packard Concert Band Christmas concert at Packard Music Hall, Warren, at 2 p.m.

8 — Stained Glass Concert Series: Youngstown Symphony Orchestra with Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor, at First United Methodist Church, Niles, at 4 p.m.

8 — Warren Civic Chorus — Handel’s “Messiah” at Blessed Sacrament Church, Warren, at 4 and 7 p.m.

8 — Community Christmas at Boardman Park from 4 to 6 p.m.

8 — Ten-Minute Plays at Youngstown State University’s Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall, at 7 p.m.

10-13, 17-20 — Festival of Trees at McKinley Memorial Museum, Niles, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

10 — Holiday guitar music by Tyler Guerrieri at Warren-Trumbull County Public Library Liberty Branch at 6 p.m.

10-12 — Ryan Humbert Holiday Extravaganza at Akron Civic Theatre at 8 p.m.

10 — Chip Davis’ Mannheim Steamroller at Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, at 8 p.m.

12 — Dave Koz & Friends Christmas Concert with Jonathan Butler, Melissa Manchester, Michael Lington and Chris Walker at KeyBank State Theatre, Cleveland, at 7:30 p.m.

13-15 — Easy Street Productions’ “Miracle on Easy Street” at Powers Auditorium, Youngstown

13 — The Drifters, Cornell Gunter’s Coasters and The Platters at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 8 p.m.

13 — Chris Tomlin’s Christmas Songs of Worship at Akron Civic Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

13 — Oakland Center for the Arts / Kid’s First production of “A Christmas Story the Musical” opens at Trinity Fellowship Church, Boardman, at 7:30 p.m.

13 — Hip Hop Nutcracker at KeyBank State Theatre, Cleveland, at 8 p.m.

14 — Project: Feed Our Valley Holiday Choir Concert at Eastwood Mall, Niles, from noon to 3 p.m.

14 – 7th McKinley Christmas at McKinley Birthplace Home, McKinley Memorial Museum and Ward Thomas House, Niles, from noon to 4 p.m.

14 — Lighting of the Village at Poland Village Hall from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

14 — Friendly Squares Christmas Dinner Dance at Niles SCOPE Center from 6 to 10 p.m.

14 — Old Dominion, Scotty McCreery and Ryan Hurd at Covelli Centre, Youngstown, at 7 p.m.

14 — Jim Brickman: A Christmas Celebration at KeyBank State Theatre, Cleveland, at 8 p.m.

14 — Home Free at Akron Civic Theatre at 8 p.m.

15 — Jingle Bell Swing with Big Band Sound of Packard at Packard Music Hall, Warren, at 2 p.m.

15 — Stambaugh Chorus Holiday Concert at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 4 p.m.

15 — Straight No Chaser at KeyBank State Theatre, Cleveland, at 3 and 7:30 p.m.

16 — A Cortland Holiday Celebration at Warren-Trumbull County Public Library Cortland Branch at 6 p.m.

17 — Liberty High School Choir at Warren-Trumbull County Public Library Liberty Branch at 6 p.m.

17 — “A Charlie Brown Christmas” at Packard Music Hall, Warren, at 7 p.m.

18 — Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” at Powers Auditorium, Youngstown, at 7 p.m.

18 — Tangled Up in Blues Holiday Hootenanny with Samantha Fish, Anthony Gomes, Mike Zito and Reverend Freakchild at Packard Music Hall, Warren, at 7 p.m.

18 — Cirque Dreams: Holidaze at E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, at 7:30 p.m.

18 — Celtic Woman at Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, at 7:30 p.m.

18 — Straight No Chaser at Benedum Center, Pittsburgh, at 8 p.m.

19 — Bites and Bits of History program on Victorian Christmas Traditions at Tyler History Center, Youngstown, at noon

19 — Celtic Woman at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 7:30 p.m.

19 — “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer the Musical” at Akron Civic Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

19 — Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild and Swingin’ Holiday Party at E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, at 7:30 p.m.

20 — An Evening with Chevy Chase and screening of “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” at Akron Civic Theatre at 7 p.m.

20 — A Carpenters Christmas with Helen Welch at E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, at 7:30 p.m.

21 — Evergreen & Holly: A Christmas Benefit for the Salvation Army at Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown, at 6 p.m.

21 — 40th TubaChristmas at E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, at noon and 2:30 p.m.

21 — Machine Gun Kelly at Wolstein Center, Cleveland, at 7 p.m.

22 — Connor Bogart O’Brien’s “Christmas Under the Stars” at Akron Civic Theatre at 4:30 p.m.

22 — Chip Davis’ Mannheim Steamroller at E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, at 7 p.m.

22 — Trans-Siberian Orchestra at PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, at 3:30 and 8 p.m.

26-29 — Disney on Ice: “Dream Big” at Covelli Centre, Youngstown

26-29 — The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays at Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh

26 — Harlem Globetrotters at PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, at 2 and 7 p.m.

27 — WWE Live Holiday Tour at PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, at 7:30 p.m.

27 — Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland, at 3 and 8 p.m.

28 — “Uncorking the Best Medicine” with comedian Basile at Ford Family Recital Hall, Youngstown, at 7:30 p.m.

28 — Red Wanting Blue, Joseph Arthur and The Vindys at Goodyear Theater, Akron, at 8 p.m.

31 — Jeff Dunham at PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, at 3 p.m.

31 — First Night Youngstown from 4 p.m. to midnight

31 — First Night Pittsburgh

31-Jan. 5 — The musical “Jesus Christ Superstar” at Benedum Center, Pittsburgh