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October 11, 2021 -- Are you looking for something to do this week? Check out these upcoming events in Stark County!

Looking for family-friendly fall festivals to attend this Fall? Explore all of our Fall Festivals featuring pumpkin patches, corn mazes, apple orchards, sunflower fields, kid-friendly farms, and even a festival at a winery and brewery. 


Thursday, October 14


5:30PM
Greater Vision Dinner Concert @ Hartville MarketPlace & Flea Market
Experience the warm atmosphere and delicious food Hartville Kitchen has to offer while enjoying a great concert or show! Get up close and personal with some of the biggest entertainers around. 


7:00PM-9:00PM
Open Mic Night @ Krackpots Comedy Club
So you think you’re funny? You’ve always wanted to give stand-up comedy a try? Well here’s your chance! 5 minutes in heaven on stage


Friday, October 15


4:00PM-9:00PM
Spooky Science @ Beech Creek Gardens
Learn about things in nature that may “creep you out” with fun activities for the whole family at Beech Creek Gardens in Alliance! Admission is just $10 per person and includes all of the activity stations and Raptor Hollow Show.


7:00PM-8:30PM
Downtown Canton Ghost Tour in Downtown Canton
Learn about the darker side of Canton with a Ghost Tour in Downtown Canton with Black Cat Tales & Tours! These walking tours are 90 minutes long and do NOT enter any buildings downtown. Since this is their first year touring, the fee is "pay as you wish."


7:00PM-11:00PM
Fortress of Fear ScreamPark 
Rated TOP ATTRACTION by Ohio Haunted Houses, the Fortress of Fear ScreamPark in Alliance, Ohio offers a frightful night for everyone!


7:30PM-11:30PM
Carnival of Horrors @ Stark County Fairgrounds
Prepare to survive the 4 scariest haunted houses on the planet! Are you afraid of clowns? If you are, get ready for the SCARIEST NIGHT OF YOUR LIFE!


7:30PM
Silent Film: Nosferatu @ Canton Palace Theatre
The Canton Palace Theatre presents a special showing of the silent film “Nosferatu”, with accompaniment by organist Jay Spencer at the Kilgen Organ. Admission is just $10 per person.


Saturday, October 16


Celebrating Sweetest Day today with your sweetie? Sweetest Day doesn’t have to break the bank, so here are 20 ideas of fun things you can do with your sweetie Sweetest Day for under $25 per person!


9:30AM-5:00PM
Exhibit Opening: Amy Swartele: Supernormal @ Massillon Museum
The paintings in Supernormal playfully meld the familiar and the strange: they dismantle the false dichotomy of “normal vs. “weird”. Admission is always FREE!


10:00AM-4:00PM
Woodcarvers' Show @ The Wilderness Center
The Wilderness Center Woodcarvers' Show will showcase local talented and award-winning carvers from northeast Ohio. This free, family-friendly event will feature live carving demonstrations, including the excitement of chainsaw carving.


1:00PM-4:00PM
Fall Family Festival @ Spring Hill Historic Home
Join Spring Hill Historic Home for some fall family fun, including guided tours, children’s activities, and interactive experiences!


4:00PM-9:00PM
Spooky Science @ Beech Creek Gardens
Learn about things in nature that may “creep you out” with fun activities for the whole family at Beech Creek Gardens in Alliance! Admission is just $10 per person and includes all of the activity stations and Raptor Hollow Show.


7:00PM-8:30PM
Downtown Canton Ghost Tour in Downtown Canton
Learn about the darker side of Canton with a Ghost Tour in Downtown Canton with Black Cat Tales & Tours! These walking tours are 90 minutes long and do NOT enter any buildings downtown. Since this is their first year touring, the fee is "pay as you wish."


7:00PM-11:00PM
Fortress of Fear ScreamPark 
Rated TOP ATTRACTION by Ohio Haunted Houses, the Fortress of Fear ScreamPark in Alliance, Ohio offers a frightful night for everyone!


7:30PM-12:00AM
Carnival of Horrors @ Stark County Fairgrounds
Prepare to survive the 4 scariest haunted houses on the planet! Are you afraid of clowns? If you are, get ready for the SCARIEST NIGHT OF YOUR LIFE!


Sunday, October 17


10:00AM-4:00PM
Woodcarvers' Show @ The Wilderness Center
The Wilderness Center Woodcarvers' Show will showcase local talented and award-winning carvers from northeast Ohio. This free, family-friendly event will feature live carving demonstrations, including the excitement of chainsaw carving.


7:30PM-9:30PM
Carnival of Horrors @ Stark County Fairgrounds
Prepare to survive the 4 scariest haunted houses on the planet! Are you afraid of clowns? If you are, get ready for the SCARIEST NIGHT OF YOUR LIFE!


This is just a TINY portion of the great events happening this week! If you don't see something that piques your interest, check out our full event calendar to see all upcoming events!

Allison Gromofsky

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Allison Gromofsky 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. Allison is a Stark County native and loves to work, play and live in Canton, with her husband, Andy. Have an update or comment about the blog? Reach out at allisonr@visitcanton.com

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