To submit an event to the Out and About calendar, send the information to: living@the-daily-record.com. Be sure to include dates, times, cost (if any), where and a description of the event.

Oct. 18: 20th annual Harvest Bash, 5-8 p.m., gymnasium of St. Mary’s School, 527 Beall Ave., Wooster. A safe and drug-free place to celebrate family and neighborhood togetherness. Includes costume contest for youth and adults; prizes will be awarded. Also, Touch-A-Truck with the Wooster Fire Department and the Ohio National Guard’s inflatable games with giveaways. Carnival-type games, danceable music. Food and drinks include hot dogs, caramel apples, popcorn and juice. Free. Sponsors include OneEighty, St. Mary School, the Ohio National Guard, Wooster Fire Department, Wooster Teen Institute, McDonald’s and more. For more information, 330-264-8498.

Oct 19: Gretchen Pleuss (Joni Mitchell style Singer Songwriter), 6-8 p.m. Free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get a free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Oct. 19: Stage Combat Workshop, ages 11-18, 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Holmes Center for the Arts, 164 N. Washington St.; $30.

Oct. 19: Star Wars Reads Day, Wooster Main Library, Children’s Dept., 220 W. Liberty St. Stop by the Children’s Department and celebrate all things Star Wars with themed crafts and scavenger hunts.

Oct. 19: Apple Creek Promenaders Square Dance, 7:30-10 p.m., Kidron Community Center. Caller Bill Meese, rounds and lines, Kristy Lake. Cider and doughnuts. For information, 330-201-6202.

Oct. 19-21: "The Canterville Ghost" presented by Orrville Community Players (Oscar Wilde, adapted by Marisha Chamberlain). Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., Sunday, 2:30 p.m., Orrville Community Theater, 307 Hostetler Road, Orrville. Tickets $8 in advance or $10 at door. eventbrite.com/e/the-canterville-ghost-tickets-50582369228

Oct. 20: Club Art at the Training Center, ages 16-adult, 2:30-4 p.m.; free.

Oct. 20: Ballroom Dance, adults, 7-9 p.m. at Holmes Center for the Arts, 164 N. Washington St.; $5/person.

Oct. 20: "Codes of Quilts," Ken Miller Museum, 7920 Shreve Road, Shreve, 1 p.m. by Kathy Kraus of Medina. During the underground railroad the quilts would guide them. They devised a series of designs that they put a code to. Hosts by County Line Historical Society of Wayne/Holmes. Free, open to public.

Oct. 20: Me & the Other Guy …Classic Rock & Roll (Rolling Stones to Hollies) 6-8 p.m. Music $10 cover charge includes entry and beverage token. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028.

Oct. 20: Gnat Boxer Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Caller Tom Strickland, cuer Kristy Lake. For questions, 330-264-2725.

Oct. 20: Ashland Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. "Heroic Haydn", Ashland Grace Brethren Church. Tickets $24 for adults, $21 for seniors, and $5 for children/students. For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit www.ashlandsymphony.org or call Martha Buckner, executive director, at 419-289-5115.

Oct. 20: Kidron Beet Festival, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Sonnenberg Village, 13497 Hackett Road. Beets, music, food, produce, ice cream and kettle corn. All Village buildings open for tours. For further information, and entry information check Sonnenberg Village website.

Oct. 20: Golden Coffeehouse Jubilee, at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3186 Burbank Road, Wooster. Headliners Gregg and Sandra Sheffield performed at the first Coffeehouse in 1993. Enjoy music, poetry, storytelling, also fine coffees and teas. Suggested donation at the door. 330-262-9194.

Oct. 20: Indoor archery shoots, sponsored by Waynedale Archery Club. Two indoor archery shoots at the Mount Hope Event Center as a club fundraiser. A fun shoot at both spot and 3D targets for grades 3-12 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fall Indoor Tournament rounds begin at 6 p.m. for youth and adults (practice starts at 5:30 p.m.). Youth will shoot 150-round S3DA and adults 300-round NFAA style. Cost is $25 per archer for the tournament, fun shoot is $10, bull’s-eye, $5 for 3D. Entry deadline Oct. 15. Food and raffles available. For more information, Chad Lorentz at 330-466-4453, James Porter at 330-201-5659, visit waynedalearchery.com or check them out on Facebook.

Oct. 20-21: Kingwood Center Gardens Great Pumpkin Glow, presented by OhioHealth, on Saturday from 5-10 p.m. and Sunday, 5-9 p.m. Family-friendly event with over 1,000 lit pumpkins, harvest décor throughout the grounds, the Lil’ Carvers Carnival, Scarecrow Row, hay rides, food trucks, live music, and more. Save on tickets by purchasing them in advance at www.kingwoodcenter.org. Pumpkin Glow admission $6 online, $8 at the gate, and children 6 and younger free. Glow will be held rain or shine. Event parking will be off-site with shuttle transportation.

Oct. 20: Phil Dirt & The Dozers, classic Rock n Roll, at Lions Lincoln Theatre in Massillon, 7:30 p.m. All seats reserved; and tickets, online at www.lionslincolntheatre.org or by calling 1-800-838-3006. $20 for the balcony, $25 for the main floor, and $30 for VIP seats.

Oct. 21: Ashland Symphony Orchestra in Loudonville, 2 p.m., Ohio Theatre, 156 N. Water St. Tickets $24 for adults, $21 for seniors, and $5 for children/students. For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit www.ashlandsymphony.org or call Martha Buckner, executive director, at 419-289-5115.

Oct 21: Cool California Kenny – Hank Williams to Eagles, 2-4 p.m. Free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get a free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Oct. 22: Wooster Friends of the Library hosting Columbus Zoo at 7 p.m. in library meeting room. Members of the Columbus Zoo’s Outreach Program will be showing a variety of animals, explaining origins, habits, and diet, along with conservation efforts. This program is free with a ticket, available at the main desk of the Wooster branch.

Oct. 23: Largely Literary Theater, 6 p.m., Monsters are Universal: Silver Screams in Hollywood’s Golden Age, Wooster, Main Library, 220 W. Liberty St. Largely Literary Theater Company co-founders Sara Showman and Mark Dawidziak will use lighthearted sketches, props and costume pieces to explore Hollywood's Golden Age of horror, with a special emphasis on the Universal films starring Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff. There also will be a book-signing featuring Dawidziak’s horror-centric titles. Information: 330-262-0916.

Oct. 25: Wooster Drip E. Faucet’s Readers Rock Magic & Juggling Show, 6:30 p.m., Main Library, Children’s Dept., 220 W. Liberty St., Wooster. Fun-filled entertainment program suitable for entire family, featuring Drip E. Faucet, who is a magician, juggler, and plumber. Registration:330-262-0916.

Oct. 26: Sounds of Downtown, 6-8 p.m., stroll along to music in downtown Wooster; series will feature variety of musicians and performances.

Oct. 26: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Red Lantern Barn, 13144 W. 7th St., Brewster. Caller Howard Williamson, cuer Donna Williamson. Halloween Party. For information, 330-575-0857.

Oct 26: Gary Bonewitz – Classic Country and Oldies, 6-8 p.m. Free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get a free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Oct. 26-27: Halloween at the Mansion — Ghost Walks, Victorian House Museum, 484 Wooster Road, Millersburg. Hourly walks every hour starting 6-10 p.m. each night. Costumed historical characters from the past mixed with mini paranormal investigations of resident spirits, led by Victorian House Ghost Guild. Each tour limited to 24; Tickets are $20 per person for non-society members and $15 members. Register at your reserved time at the Castle Club where you will updated with the latest paranormal sightings plus light refreshments, instructions on your tour and introduction to your Ghost Guild tour guide. For advanced tickets, 330-674-0022 for credit card reservations or send a check for $20 per person to Holmes County Historical Society, P.O. Box 126, Millersburg, OH 44654. Email at info@holmeshistory.com.

Oct. 26-28, Nov. 2-4: "Dearly Departed" presented by WaCPAC, First Presbyterian Church, 621 College Ave., Wooster. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. General admission tickets, $10 at the door, $8 if purchased in advance at wacpac.org.

Oct. 27: Nature Photo Club, 9:30 a.m., Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot. Presentation by local photographer Jim Miller of Mill Street Photography. He enjoys a wide range of photographic subjects including community events, trains, nature and landscapes. He is especially well known for his beautiful photographs of urban landscapes at night. Hear about how he got started in photography, some of the things he’s learned, and the stories behind some of his favorite photos. Free, open to public. More information at www.twcnpc.com.

Oct 27: The Return, classic oldies Rock & Roll (Moody Blues to Byrds), 6-8 p.m. Music $10 cover charge includes entry and beverage token. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028.

Oct. 27: Ray Kamaley, 6-8 p.m., Troutman Vineyards & Winery, 4243 Columbus Road, Wooster. No wine purchase required, take your friends and enjoy the music. Follow Facebook for weekly updates.

Oct. 27: English Country Dance, 7-9 p.m., Valley College Grange, 2411 Shreve Road, Wooster (state Routes 3 and 226). Susan English providing instruction and prompting. Acoustic music by Fourpence. No partner necessary; will change partners. Comfortable clothing and clean shoes. Suggested donation $6; students $5; family $20.

Oct. 27-28: Charlie Brown and Snoopy, at Willow Haven Farm, 3570 W. Smithville Western Road, Wooster. Saturday, noon-9 p.m. and Sunday noon-5 p.m. Get your picture taken with them and decorate your free pumpkin, explore Snoopy’s famous doghouse, take a hayride, eat s’mores around the campfire, and watch the movie "It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown! on the outdoor big screen.

Oct 28: Jay Regallis (Cat Stevens voice and hits), 2-4 p.m. Free for winery customers. Music inside the Barn. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Oct. 29: Sonnenberg Station will bring its unique take on traditional spirituals, familiar folk songs and beloved classics, along with several original arrangements, when the 17-voice choral ensemble returns to OrrVilla Retirement Community at 7 p.m. The program at OrrVilla’s Maple Terrace, 333 E. Sassafras St., Orrville, is free and open to the public.

Oct. 29: Writing Dark Fiction with author Lucy Snyder, 6:30 p.m., Main Library, 220 W. Liberty St., Wooster. Join Bram Stoker Award-winning author Lucy A. Snyder as she discusses horror, dark fantasy, and related sub-genres such as apocalyptic horror, grimdark fantasy, gothic fiction, weird fiction, noir, etc. She’ll also talk about the current market for dark fiction and provide advice on submitting your work to editors. Q&A will follow. Information: 330-262-0916.

Oct. 30: Civil War Author Roger Pickenpaugh, 6:30 p.m., Main Library, 220 W. Liberty St., Wooster. Pickenpaugh will discuss his Civil War book about Camp Chase, a major Union POW camp. He will discuss conditions and events surrounding the imprisonment of captured Confederate soldiers. This program generously sponsored by the Buckeye Book Fair. Information: 330-262-0916.

Oct. 31: Jim Gill (singer/ songwriter), 7-9 p.m., Winery at Wolf Creek, 2637 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Norton. 330-666-9285.

Nov. 1: Paint Night at Olde World Bakery, teens and adults, 6:15-8:15 p.m.; $25.

Nov. 1: How World War II affected the average German citizen will be presented by author Helga Long at 6:30 p.m. at the West Salem Public Library; free.

Nov 2: Braden Doty (Classical soothing guitar … Mozart to Bach) 6-8 p.m., free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Nov. 3: Buckeye Book Fair, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Fisher Auditorium at OARDC, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Event is sponsored by the Ohio Arts Council. Admission is $2 for adults and parking is free. For more information, www.BuckeyeBookFair.com.

Nov. 3: Little Steve O (classic blues … Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan), 6-8 p.m., Music $10 cover charge includes entry and one beverage token. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028.

Nov. 3: Gnat Boxer Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Caller Pam Courts, cuer Sue Powell. Donate non-perishable food for local pantry. For questions, 330-264-2725.

Nov. 3: Contra Dance, 7-10 p.m., Valley College Grange, 2411 Shreve Road, Wooster (state Routes 3 and 226). Beginning and advanced instruction at 7 p.m. Celtic music by Pocketful O’Gimmick. Susan English calling longways sets and fun mixers; no partner or experience necessary. Suggested donation $6; students $5; family $20.

Nov. 3: Angels in Art, ages 12-adult, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Holmes Center for the Arts, 164 N. Washington St.; $20.

Nov. 4: Wooster Chamber Music Series, 3 p.m., Dover Quartet, Gault Recital Hall in Scheide Music Center, College of Wooster Campus, 525 E. University St. Tickets available at the door or by calling College of Wooster Bookstore 330 263-2421.

Nov. 4: Cool California Kenny … Hank Williams to Eagles, 2-4 p.m. Free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Nov. 5: Gretchen Pleuss (singer/ songwriter), 7-9 p.m., Winery at Wolf Creek, 2637 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Norton. 330-666-9285.

Nov. 7: Wooster Science Cafe, 7 p.m., Spoon Maket & Deli, 144 W. Liberty St. with Denise Byrnes, associate professor of computer science at The College of Wooster on "Virtual Reality: How to Trick the Senses in Virtual Environments," along with four students. They will discuss the current state of VR technology, some of the roadblocks to perceptual immersion in a VR environment, and how VR might impact everyday lives. The majority of the presentation will allow the audience to experience the VR worlds created by students Gianni Ciccarelli, Morgan Thompson, Mierkamili Mijiti and Isaac Weiss.

Nov. 9: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Red Lantern Barn, 13144 W. 7th St., Brewster. Caller Dick Mackey, cuer Chuck Berry. Spaghetti dinner dance. For information, 330-575-0857.

Nov 9: Gretchen Pleuss ... Joni Mitchell style Singer Songwriter, 6-8 p.m., Friday music free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Nov. 10: Music on Market, Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., 1:30 p.m., Over There: The Music of World War I by Joseph N. Rubin’s Orchestra. Free.

Nov. 10: Mount-Eaton Paint Township Historical Society Museum, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., or by appointment by calling 330-465-7525 or 330-359-5329. Museum is beside the Farmer’s National Bank, 15966 E. Main St., Mount Eaton.

Nov. 10: Desmond Wall (Sgt. Pepper … classic Beatles and oldies), 6-8 p.m. Music $10 cover charge includes entry and beverage token. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028.

Nov. 10: Bill Hall, 6-8 p.m., Troutman Vineyards & Winery, 4243 Columbus Road, Wooster. No wine purchase required, take your friends and enjoy the music. Follow Facebook for weekly updates.

Nov. 10: Wayne County Rural Youth Square and Line Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Smithville United Methodist Church. Admission $5, all ages welcome. No experience necessary, free lessons for square and line dancing begin at 7 p.m. Stocksdale Band providing music. Refreshments served. For information, Dave or Ann, 330-669-2786.

Nov.10: Ken Miller Museum open house, noon-3 p.m., 7920 Shreve Road, Shreve. Early gas pumps, drilling machines, tractors, trucks and cars. Also, Pennsylvania Railroad and Shreve industry. Adults, $5, 12 and younger free (maximum of $15/?family); members of any historical society half-price; County Line Historical Society paid-up members free. Admissions benefit County Line Historical Society museum in Shreve. For information or special appointment for a group, call 330-496-4024.

Nov. 10: County Line Historical Society Museum, 281 N. Market St., Shreve (state Route 226), open house, noon-3 p.m. Parking at Shreve Mobil, PNC bank and downtown parking lots. Handicap parking at rear of museum, entering alley off East Robinson Street. Adults $2,12 and younger free.

Nov. 10: Theater Workshop for Kids, ages 11-18; 2-4 p.m. at Holmes Center for the Arts, 164 N. Washington St.; $20.

Nov. 10: Thanksgiving Wind Chime, ages 6-adult, noon-1:30 p.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. at Holmes Center for the Arts, 164 N. Washington St.; $20.

Nov. 11: Outer Trail Hike, 2 p.m. at Wooster Memorial Park; meet in the Education Area. Hike the outer trail for a good view of Rathburn Run ravine after leaf fall. This will be a strenuous hike (3.7 miles, 2.5 to 3 hours) with at least two creek crossings. A shortened version (2.7 miles) will be offered. Prepare for trail conditions and take water. Sponsored by Friends of Wooster Memorial Park.

Nov 11: Brad Fuller … John Denver to Neil Young, 2-4 p.m. Free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Nov. 16: Barefoot McCoy (60s folk and peace music), 6-8 p.m. Friday music free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028.

Nov. 17: Steve Brown (electric piano … Elton John to Billy Joel), 6-8 p.m. Music $10 cover charge includes entry and beverage token. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028.

Nov. 17: Gnat Boxer Square Dance, 8-11 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Caller Howard Williamson, cuer Donna Williamson. For questions, 330-264-2725.

Nov. 18: Cantate Singers Fall Concert, 7 p.m., Kidron Mennonite Church, 3987 Kidron Road. Featured work will be "The World Beloved — A Bluegrass Mass," accompanied by the locally renowned Honeytown Band. Free will offering will be taken.

Nov 18: Gretchen Pleuss … Joni Mitchell style Singer Songwriter, 2-4 p.m. Music free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Nov. 19: Zach (acoustic pop), 7-9 p.m., Winery at Wolf Creek, 2637 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Norton. 330-666-9285.

Nov. 23: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Red Lantern Barn, 13144 W. 7th St., Brewster. Caller Gene Hammond, cuer Phyllis Burdette. Turkey bowl. For information, 330-575-0857.

Nov. 23: Jay Regallis (Cat Stevens voice and hits), 6-8 p.m. Friday music free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Nov. 24: The Return (classic oldies Rock & Roll … Moody Blues to Byrds), 6-8 p.m. Music $10 cover charge includes entry and beverage token. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028.

Nov. 24: English Country Dance, 7-9 p.m., Valley College Grange, 2411 Shreve Road, Wooster (state Routes 3 and 226). Susan English providing instruction and prompting. Acoustic music by Fourpence. No partner necessary; will change partners. Comfortable clothing and clean shoes. Suggested donation $6; students $5; family $20

Nov 25: Jay Regallis (Cat Stevens voice and hits), 2-4 p.m. Music is free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Nov. 25: Ashland Symphony Orchestra, annual Family Holiday Pops, 7:30 p.m., Robert M. & Janet L. Archer Auditorium. Tickets $24 for adults, $21 for seniors, and $5 for children/students. For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit www.ashlandsymphony.org or call Martha Buckner, executive director, at 419-289-5115.

Nov. 28: Jim Gill (singer/ songwriter), 7-9 p.m., Winery at Wolf Creek, 2637 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Norton. 330-666-9285.

Nov. 30: Gary Bonewitz (classic country and oldies), 6-8 p.m. Friday music free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Dec. 1: Contra Dance, 7-10 p.m., Valley College Grange, 2411 Shreve Road, Wooster (state Routes 3 and 226). Beginning and advanced instruction at 7 p.m. Celtic music by Pocketful O’Gimmick. Susan English calling longways sets and fun mixers; no partner or experience necessary. Suggested donation $6; students $5; family $20.

Dec. 1: Me & the Other Guy (classic rock & roll … Rolling Stones to Hollies), 6-8 p.m. Music $10 cover charge includes entry and one beverage token. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028.

Dec. 1: Gnat Boxer ‘50s Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Caller Dick Mackey, cuer Phyllis Burdette. Take a toy to donate for Toys for Tots. For questions, 330-264-2725.

Dec 2: Little Steve O solo (Jim Croce to Eric Clapton), 2-4 p.m. Free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Dec. 3: Brian Henke (fingerstyle guitar), 7-9 p.m., Winery at Wolf Creek, 2637 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Norton. 330-666-9285.

Dec. 5: Wooster Science Cafe, 7 p.m., Spoon Maket & Deli, 144 W. Liberty St. You can uncork your inner wine enthusiast with a visit from Lisa Robbins, a research associate in the department of horticulture and crop science at The Ohio State University. Her presentation will provide an overview of how wine is made and explain the science behind the aroma, taste and body of your favorite wine.

Dec. 7: Ed Marthey (classic piano and oldies … Beethoven to Billy Joel), 6-8 p.m. Free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Dec. 8: Eric & Smitty (classic oldies … Bowie to Tom Petty), 6-8 p.m. Music $10 cover charge includes entry and one beverage token. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028.

Dec. 8: Ken Miller Museum open house, noon-3 p.m., 7920 Shreve Road, Shreve. Early gas pumps, drilling machines, tractors, trucks and cars. Also, Pennsylvania Railroad and Shreve industry. Adults, $5, 12 and younger free (maximum of $15/?family); members of any historical society half-price; County Line Historical Society paid-up members free. Admissions benefit County Line Historical Society museum in Shreve. For information or special appointment for a group, call 330-496-4024.

Dec. 8: County Line Historical Society Museum, 281 N. Market St., Shreve (state Route 226), open house, noon-3 p.m. Parking at Shreve Mobil, PNC bank and downtown parking lots. Handicap parking at rear of museum, entering alley off East Robinson Street. Adults $2,12 and younger free.

Dec. 8: Christmas Ornament Workshop, ages 6-adult, noon-1:30 p.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. at Holmes Center for the Arts, 164 N. Washington St.; $20.

Dec. 9: Hemlocks: Jewels of the Park, 2 p.m. at Wooster Memorial Park; meet in the Education Area. Enjoy a leisurely hike and learn about these beautiful trees. Be prepared for weather conditions. Sponsored by Friends of Wooster Memorial Park.

Dec 9: Gretchen Pleuss (Joni Mitchell style singer/ songwriter) 2-4 p.m. Free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Dec. 10: Austin Walkin Cane, 7-9 p.m., Winery at Wolf Creek, 2637 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Norton. 330-666-9285.

Dec. 14: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Red Lantern Barn, 13144 W. 7th St., Brewster. Caller Jason Raleigh, cuer Kristy Lake. Christmas sweaters. For information, 330-575-0857.

Dec. 14: Barefoot McCoy (60s folk and peace music), 6-8 p.m. Music free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Dec. 15: Frank Sinatra Christmas Special by Jim Stoner, 6-8 p.m. Music $10 cover charge includes entry and one beverage token. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028.

Dec. 15: Music on Market, Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., 1:30 p.m., Burning River Brass. A dash of jazz and a healthy measure of festive cheer. Free.

Dec. 15: Gnat Boxer Square Dance and Cookie Bake-Off, 8-11 p.m., Ida Sue School, 266 Oldman Road, Wooster. Caller Jack Pladdys, cuer Amy Rhiel. For questions, 330-264-2725.

Dec 16: Cool California Kenny (Hank Williams to Eagles), 2-4 p.m. Free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Dec. 17: Zach (acoustic pop), 7-9 p.m., Winery at Wolf Creek, 2637 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Norton. 330-666-9285.

Dec. 21: Gary Bonewitz (classic country and oldies), 6-8 p.m. Friday music free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Dec 22: The Return (classic oldies Rock & Roll … Moody Blues to Byrds), 6-8 p.m. Music $10 cover charge includes entry and one beverage token. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028.

Dec 23: Ed Marthey (Christmas special classic piano), 2-4 p.m. Free for winery customers. Take own food or purchase cheese plates. Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028. Teachers (current and retired) and all school employees get free wine glass – Teacher 911 – all day every Friday and Sunday.

Dec. 24: Classic Christmas Religious Music, 2-4 p.m., Blue Barn Winery, 4407 Columbus Road, Wooster; 330-575-1028.

Dec. 26: Jim Gill (singer/ songwriter), 7-9 p.m., Winery at Wolf Creek, 2637 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Norton. 330-666-9285.

Dec. 31: Red Lantern Flames Square Dance, 8-10:30 p.m., Red Lantern Barn, 13144 W. 7th St., Brewster. Caller Ed Laudenschlagher, cuer Amy Riehl. New Year’s Eve Dance. For information, 330-575-0857.

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Jan. 5, Feb. 2, Mar. 2, Apr. 6, May 4: Contra Dance, 7-10 p.m., Valley College Grange, 2411 Shreve Road, Wooster (state Routes 3 and 226). Beginning and advanced instruction at 7 p.m. Celtic music by Pocketful O’Gimmick. Susan English calling longways sets and fun mixers; no partner or experience necessary. Suggested donation $6; students $5; family $20.

 

 

Jan. 26: Ashland Symphony Orchestra, Music of Star Wars, 7:30 p.m., Robert M. & Janet L. Archer Auditorium. Preconcert activities in Archer Lobby an hour before show. Tickets $24 for adults, $21 for seniors, and $5 for children/students. For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit www.ashlandsymphony.org or call Martha Buckner, executive director, at 419-289-5115.

March 2: Ashland Symphony Orchestra, Mozart & Friends, 7:30 p.m., Hugo Young Theatre, campus of Ashland University. Tickets $24 for adults, $21 for seniors, and $5 for children/students. For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit www.ashlandsymphony.org or call Martha Buckner, executive director, at 419-289-5115.

April 13: Ashland Symphony Orchestra, Viva Italia features the Ashland Area Chorus and the Ashland University Choir. Robert M. & Janet L. Archer Auditorium. Preconcert activities in Archer Lobby an hour before show. Tickets $24 for adults, $21 for seniors, and $5 for children/students. For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit www.ashlandsymphony.org or call Martha Buckner, executive director, at 419-289-5115.

Feb. 3: Wooster Chamber Music Series, 3 p.m., Talich Quartet, Gault Recital Hall in Scheide Music Center, College of Wooster Campus, 525 E. University St. Tickets available at the door or by calling College of Wooster Bookstore 330 263-2421.

March 17: Wooster Chamber Music Series, 3 p.m., American Chamber Players, Gault Recital Hall in Scheide Music Center, College of Wooster Campus, 525 E. University St. Tickets available at the door or by calling College of Wooster Bookstore 330 263-2421.

April 7: Wooster Chamber Music Series, 3 p.m., Arod Quartet, Gault Recital Hall in Scheide Music Center, College of Wooster Campus, 525 E. University St. Tickets available at the door or by calling College of Wooster Bookstore 330 263-2421.

 

Jan. 18: Music on Market, Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., 7 p.m. Pianist Jooyoung Kim. Free.

Feb. 20: Music on Market, Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., 7 p.m., The Ball Brothers. Spreading the gospel with a mix of musical styles, melted together by tight, four-part harmony. Free.

March 20: Music on Market, Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., 7 p.m. Harold Lloyd in "Girl Sy" silent film with live accompaniment by Clark Wilson. Free.

April 14: Music on Market, Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., 4 p.m., Cantate Singers, a 50-voice ecumenical chorus; free.

May 15: Music on Market, Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., 7 p.m.; free. Rising Stars 2 … call for auditions. Four up-and-coming musicians will take the stage and receive $500.

 

January 26, February 23, March 23* (formal attire)*: English Country Dance, 7-9 p.m., Valley College Grange, 2411 Shreve Road, Wooster (state Routes 3 and 226). Susan English providing instruction and prompting. Acoustic music by Fourpence. No partner necessary; will change partners. Comfortable clothing and clean shoes. Suggested donation $6; students $5; family $20.