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September 13, 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, September 16

Vintage Canton in Downtown Canton
This annual outdoor event in the heart of downtown Canton features a wide selection fine wines from area wineries and top wine-growing regions from around the world! You'll also enjoy chef-inspired small plates, live music, and craft beers as you stroll from tent to tent.

Live Music on the Piazza @ Gervasi Vineyard
Enjoy live music on The Piazza six nights a week, weather permitting!

Meet in the Meadow Car Cruise @ Maize Valley Winery
Grab a glass of wine or beer from our concession stand and stroll the grounds in awe of all the beautiful cars.

Sweet Treats & Tunes with the Rat Pack @ Gervasi Vineyard
Celebrate the timeless music and wacky hi jinks of Frank, Dean and Sammy at Gervasi Vineyard in the open-air Pavilion. This is a show you won’t see anywhere else!

Friday, September 17

Lunchtime Yoga @ The Massillon Museum
Join certified yoga instructors for a relaxing yoga session. Lunchtime Yoga is beginner friendly and takes place on the MassMu lawn. Lunchtime yoga is just $6 per class.

Saturday, September 18

Smithsonian Museum Day
Receive FREE admission as part of Smithsonian Magazine’s “Museum Day Live!” on Saturday, September 18, 2021. Participating Stark County Museums include Pro Football Hall of Fame, McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, and the Massillon Museum.

Yankee Peddler Festival @ Clay's Park Resort
Step back in time 200 years and visit pioneer America with master artists and crafters setting up rustic shops along streams and amid lovely wooded dales!

Canton Farmers Market in Centennial Plaza 
The Canton Farmers' Market will offer fruit & vegetables, pastured meats, eggs, baked goods, honey, fresh cut flowers, maple syrup, preserved goods, microgreens, coffee, live plants, pet treats, home/personal care items, sweet treats and more!!!

Plants of the Prairie @ The Wilderness Center
Join Backyard Habitat Specialist Lynda Price to learn about the asters, goldenrods and other flowers that provide important fall nectar for pollinators and butterflies.

Centennial Plaza Celebration
Join the celebration on Saturday September 18th to celebrate #Canton100Plaza! Festivities begin at 3:30pm for the Ohio State football game on the big screen. Food Trucks, Family Activities, live music from Jimmy And The Soul Blazers (7:30PM) and fireworks (around 9PM) round out the schedule.

YWCA Canton's Sip and Stroll
Guests will start next to the Auricle, 201 Cleveland Ave NW, to begin their “stroll,” stopping at more than 25 local participating businesses for food/beverage specials or in-store raffles!  Tickets for the event are $30 each and will include a "Sip & Stroll" tote bag filled with swag, raffle tickets and a map of participating businesses and restaurants downtown.

Riders in the Sky @ Lions Lincoln Theatre
For more than forty years, Riders In The Sky have been keepers of the flame passed on by the Sons of the Pioneers, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, reviving and revitalizing the genre. Tickets start at $25.

Sunday, September 19

Yankee Peddler Festival @ Clay's Park Resort
Step back in time 200 years and visit pioneer America with master artists and crafters setting up rustic shops along streams and amid lovely wooded dales!

Bug Buddies @ The Wilderness Center
Catch insects using a variety of methods, then learn about their interesting lives and adaptations! 

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo @ Canton Palace Theatre
Pat Benatar’s staggering vocals and take-no-prisoners attitude, along with Neil Giraldo’s trailblazing artistry as a guitarist, producer and songwriter forged the undeniable chemistry and unique sound that created some of rocks most memorable hits including We Belong, Invincible, Love Is a Battlefield, Promises In The Dark, We Live For Love, Heartbreaker and Hell is for Children. 

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


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

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