5 Events You Haven’t Heard About This Weekend February 9-11 Blog RSS

5 Events You Haven’t Heard About This Weekend February 9-11

February 5, 2018- I know, I know, we are all busy and sometimes making weekend plans with family and friends gets pushed to the side burner. That's what we are here for! You may not have heard of these events yet, but put them in your phone, because you know you want to go!

February 9 | 5:00PM
Downtown Classics @ George's Lounge

Come and enjoy a casual night out at a historic bar in Downtown Canton with some of the Canton Symphony Orchestra's musicians! Seating is first come first served. There is no cover charge. Each performance will showcase different musicians such as a string trio, cello soloist, harp soloist and more!

February 10 | 11:00AM
White House Weddings, Tea & Live Performance

Come to the National First Ladies' Library for a historical performance and a delectable lunch.  On June 2, 1886, twenty-one year old Frances Folsom married Grover Cleveland in the Blue Room of the White House, thus becoming the wife of a sitting President and First Lady in the few minutes it took to say “I do.”  Frances & her sister-in-law Rose Cleveland, recall the “Wedding of the Century” as well as the nuptials of Presidential children from the first to the most recent.  A light wedding lunch will follow the program. General Admission  $40 / Members $35. For reservations call 330.452.0876 Ext. 307. 

February 10 
Downtown Date Night in Downtown Massillon

 You will be able to head to downtown Massillon and enjoy a local day/night out with lots of great offers and discounts at our local businesses! Enjoy discounts from restaurants, spa treatments, family photography, overnights, and so much more!  This is a fun way to celebrate Valentine's Day. The free Date Night cards are available at all participant locations, City Hall, and the Visit Canton visitor center. The cards are free and will be available until event day, 2/10/18. Only one card is needed per couple or one per person.

February 10 | 5:00PM-8:00PM
World Fair: International Art, Music, Food & More! 

Celebrate international art, music and food at CMA’s World Fair! Take a journey through the museum, discovering new cultural experiences at every turn. Enjoy performances inspired by international talent while creating unique souvenirs using traditional folk art techniques. Mail Art will be on display from our international mail art call featuring handmade works from around the globe. From the gardens of Japan to the petite desserts of France, join us as we celebrate international culture at the Canton Museum of Art. Admission and activities are free.

Some of the free activities include:

*Travel to Israel without Leaving Canton - explore a virtual reality tour ofIsrael, get your photo taken in this beautiful country, and make your very own Israeli art
*Bachata lesson – learn this traditional dance style from the Dominican Republic
*Sumi-e ink Painting – watch demos and make one of your very own Japanese paintings
*Hula Fusion – travel to the Polynesian Island while watching an expressive dance routine
*Family Trees – explore your own roots with the Stark County Genealogical Society
*Mail Art - gain inspiration from our International Mail Art display and make some mail art of your very own
*Irish Step Dancing - explore Irish culture and dance through this interactive performance
*Experience Bhutanese Culture - immerse yourself in the beauty of traditional Bhutanese dress and music
*Guatemalen Worry Dolls - release your stress and worry with this Guatemalen inspired make-and-take craft
*6th Street Yoga - explore the ancient practice of yoga, as it originated in Northern India
*International Gifts – Shop fun handmade World Fair items in the Artisan Boutique
*International Food Court - tantalize your taste buds with food available for purchase from around the globe

February 11 | 1:00PM-5:00PM
My Funky Valentine Downtown Canton Flea

It all awaits when you shop My Funky Valentine! A mega Valentine’s Day gift market filled with vintage, handmade, antiques, art and more! Plus: food, craft beer & music in downtown Canton! It’s all for sale, all for you, all in one place. The Auricle is located at 601 Cleveland Avenue NW in downtown Canton and features free parking on street or in their onsite parking lot.

Allison Rowe


Allison Rowe is the Marketing Coordinator for Visit Canton.  She enjoys shopping, spending time with friends & family, going to concerts, and watching football!  Allison can be found trying new restaurants, exploring museums, and hanging out at Canton First Fridays.

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