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Festive Holiday Theatre Productions & Shows

November 2, 2018- Nothing says holiday tradition, like seeing a live show with the family. The arts come alive with productions, concerts, and traditions that are uniquely Canton.

The Strolling Nutcracker | November 23-25

The Massillon Woman's Club invites you to be part of this new Christmas traditon at the beautiful Five Oaks Historic Home. Candy Apples Dance Studio dancers will lead you through the house to enjoy the performance. Performances are Friday at 7:30PM, Saturday at 1:00PM and 7:30PM, and Sunday at 1:00PM and 6:00PM. General Admission Tickets are $38 per person and include punch & cookies and limited preferred seating are $45. SPECIAL OFFER: For November 25th 1:00PM Show Only, enjoy a child ticket (12 & under) for $30, and accompanying adult will be free. Call 330.833.4896 to reserve your tickets today. 

Ernie Haase & Signature Sound | November 24

Ernie Haase & Signature Sound is coming to Hartville Kitchen!  Experience the warm atmosphere and delicious food Hartville Kitchen has to offer while enjoying a great concert or show! Forget your normal Gospel Quartet. Ernie Haase & Signature Sound (EHSS) have broken the mold. Their unconventional approach to communicating the Good News with groundbreaking originality has blazed a trail that will go down in gospel music history. Across Europe they have been nicknamed the “Ambassadors of Joy.” Tickets for matinee or evening show are $49.00, include dinner and performance, and can be purchased at

Jingles of Christmas Past | November 30-December 9

North Canton Playhouse presents Jingles of Christmas Past is a holiday variety show filled with your favorite Christmas songs, including some with a different “twist!” And there’ll be hilarious skits. Start off your holidays full of laughter and warm and fuzzy feelings! Come join us for Jingles! Call 330.494.1613 for more details and to purchase tickets. 

Massillon Community Candlelight Walk | December 2

Carolers will sing on the steps of Massillon Public Library, the Massillon Museum will add a historic highlight, the Five Oaks Mansion will welcome guests, and Massillon Railroad Club will fascinate with its large model train display. Visit the warming station at the Thomas H. Russell House on historic Fourth Street for cookies and warm beverages. Choose your own route; set your own pace. Enjoy the candlelighting ceremony and choral music at St. Mary Church at the end of the event! All FREE for you to enjoy! A printable map is available at

The Hoppers in Concert | December 6

The Hartville Kitchen welcomes The Hoppers for a dinner concert! Known as America’s Favorite Family of Gospel Music, The Hoppers are favorites on the Gaither Homecoming series. They are grateful for the popularity that has come to the music they love, bringing a new audience to the lasting message through gospel music and the vision of Bill & Gloria Gaither and the Homecoming Friends. Tickets are $45.00, include dinner and performance, and can be purchased at

A Christmas Carol | December 7-23

God Bless Us, Everyone! Canton’s beloved and spectacular holiday tradition as only the Players Guild can bring you! Dickens’ ghostly story of Ebenezer Scrooge will fill you with the spirit of Christmas! Performances are Fridays at 8PM, Saturdays at 2PM and 8PM, and Sundays at 2PM. Tickets are $32 for adults, $29 for seniors, and $25 for students 17 and younger. Purchase your tickets online today at

The Nutcracker | December 7-9

Do not miss this thrilling opportunity to see New York City quality dance in Canton! Performances are Friday at 7:30PM, Saturday at 2PM & 7:30PM, and Sunday at 2PM. Tickets start at $21 for adults and $17 for children and can be purchased online at

1st Annual Christmas Extravaganza | December 8

The Lions Lincoln Theatre proudly presents its 1st Annual Christmas Extravaganza!    With songs, dances, skits and lots of colorful decorations, this special show – featuring many area performers – will delight children and adults and put everyone in the Christmas spirit! Tickets are $10 for Balcony and $15 for Main Floor. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 1-800-838-3006 or online at

Canton Symphony Orchestra presents Holiday Pops | December 9

Join the Canton Symphony Orchestra at the Umstattd Performing Arts Hall to celebrate the holiday season! Always a popular family concert for the holidays, join the CSO for our celebration of the holiday season and sing along to some of your favorite carols. Tickets start at $22 and can be purchased online today at You don't want to miss out on this holiday tradition!

Christmas at the Movies | December 9 & 11

Voices of Canton, Inc. (VOCI) presents Christmas at the Movies! This family Christmas concert will feature the best choral music found in our favorite Holiday movies. From It's a Wonderful Life to Frozen, the chorus will have you singing and dancing in your seats. Sunday, December 9th's performance will be at Perry Christian Church at 3PM and Tuesday, December 11th's performance at First United Methodist Church, Massillon at 7PM. Tickets are $10 for Adults and $7 for Students General Admission. They can be purchased online today at

One Man Performance of "A Christmas Carol" | December 13

Join the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum for a performance of this holiday classic. John Ferris will recite “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens from memory, portraying all of the characters.  The script was written by Dickens himself. Refreshments will be served. Cost is $10/person and pre-paid reservations are required.  Please call the Museum at 330.455.7043.

It's A Wonderful Life | December 14-22

Avenue Arts Marketplace & Theatre in Downtown Canton is proud to present It's A Wonderful Life. In our American culture It's a Wonderful Life has become almost as familiar as Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The story is a natural for a stage adaptation: the saga of George Bailey, the Everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, whose guardian angel has to descent on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and to remind him—by showing him what the world would have been like had he never been born—that his has been, after all, a wonderful life. Performances are Fridays & Saturdays at 8PM and Sunday at 2PM. Tickets are $15 and can purchased online at

Christmas Music Celebration by MajesticVoice Chorus | December 15

Join us for the 10th annual "Christmas Music Celebration" presented by MajesticVoice at The Canton Palace Theatre! Holiday classics, heartwarming new melodies, familiar carols, rockin' band segment and the WHOLE family will enjoy! Special guests include:  PJ Chavez Band and the American Sign Language Group.  MajesticVoice Chorus, under the direction of Kathleen Bell, will be joined by dancers from "A Time To Dance" in North Canton, Ohio featuring ballet, chorus line, and Irish Step Dancing. All Reserved Seating Tickets are $20 plus an additional $5 per ticket service charge online at, by phone at 330.454.8172 or a the door.

An Elvis Christmas | December 16

This matinee show at the Lions Lincoln Theatre will be a mix of classic holiday hits and #1 hits from all eras of Elvis. KAVAN will be accompanied by The Memphis Band and special guest Sara Reat.  Don’t let it be a Blue Christmas … get your Blue Suede Shoes on and join us for this holiday celebration. Tickets are $15 for Balcony or $18 for Main Floor. Tickets can be purchased by phone at 1-800-838-3006 or online at

Joy to the World...It's Christmastime! | December 17

VOX Audio, Voices of Canton, Inc. brand new accapella group, presents an A CAPPELLA Christmas at Glen Oak Performing Arts Center! With delightfully reimagined settings of your favorite carols to innovative arrangements of today's Christmas classics, VOX AUDIO will sing you into the spirit of the season. Tickets are $10 for adults and can be purchased online at

Lonestar & Phil Vassar: The Not So Silent Night Tour | December 21

This holiday season you will be able to enjoy all of their hits, holiday favorites, plus a Brand New Christmas song co-written and performed together! Concert presented by the Canton Repository and Dusty Guitar. Tickets start at $39 and can be purchased over the phone at 330.454.8172 or online at

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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