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 2014 Holiday Tasting Series - Christmas Ales
Holden Arboretum
Saturday, December 6th

Prepare for upcoming holiday entertaining or just as fun outings with friends. Participate in these fun, educational tastings to discover new tastes and aromas, paired with complementing hors d'oeuvres. Come for one or come for all! Must be 21 or older to attend; no children, please. Seating is limited.

Saturday, Dec. 6 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Holden Arboretum, 9500 Sperry Rd., Kirtland, Ohio 44094, (440)-946-4400, ext. 224

 Christmas in Zoar
Zoar Community Association
At Zoar Village
Saturday, December 6th - Sunday, December 7th

Musical entertainment in the Zoar Church, private home tours, and historic demonstrations highlight this holiday event. Shop the juried craft show for unique gifts, or visit Santa's workshop to help your children make a unique item. Enjoy horse drawn wagon rides and a candlelight church service and tree lighting ceremony on Saturday.

Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Dec. 7 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Zoar Village, Christmas in Zoar

 Holiday Pops
Canton Symphony Orchestra
At Umstattd Performing Arts Hall
Sunday, December 7th

Your favorite traditional holiday music performed live with our world-class musicians and the beautiful voices of a combined chorus! Pre-Concert family activities begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Zimmermann Symphony Center.

Sunday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m., Umstattd Performing Arts Hall (McKinley Senior High School campus), 2323 17th Street NW, Canton, Ohio 44708, (330)-452-2094

 Traditional Holiday Concert
Voices of Canton
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Sunday, December 7th - Tuesday, December 9th

Bring family and friends as guests to the annual Holiday Concert Series. VOCI has been performing opera, operettas, musicals, major works, madrigals and musical reviews for the public of greater Canton for 75 seasons.

Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church, Canton; Dec. 9 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Massillon, (330) 452-4098

 Holiday Tours
Zoar Community Association
At Zoar Village
Monday, December 8th - Friday, December 19th

Learn the Christmas legends and traditions of Zoar including the broomstick tree and the clay horn story. See the historic buildings decorated for a nineteenth century Christmas and enjoy Christmas carols played on the organ in the original meeting house, now the Zoar United Church of Christ.

Dec. 8 - Dec. 19, Zoar Village, To make reservations: (330)-874-3011

 Handel's Messiah
Apollo's Fire
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Thursday, December 11th - Monday, December 15th

Now an acclaimed CD, Jeannette Sorrell’s interpretation of Handel’s Messiah has inspired audiences across the country on many national radio broadcasts. Taking their cue from Handel’s original conception of the piece as theatrical entertainment, Sorrell and her actor-singers take the listeners on a spiritual and emotional journey.

Dec. 11 - Dec. 15, (216)-320-0012, Event Times and Locations

 Cleveland Orchestra Christmas Concerts
Cleveland Orchestra
At Severance Hall
Friday, December 12th - Sunday, December 21st

Celebrate the holiday season with The Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus in these annual offerings of music for the Christmas Season, including sing-alongs, guest choruses, and a surprise visitor — all in the festive yuletide splendor of Severance Hall.

Dec. 12 - Dec. 14 & Dec. 18 - Dec. 21, Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, (216)-231-1111

 The Nutcracker
Canton Ballet
At Canton Palace Theatre
Friday, December 12th - Sunday, December 14th

Enjoy classic sets, elegant costumes and Drosselmeyer’s magic as young Clara’s 1860 Christmas Eve dream of a Nutcracker Prince and the Land of the Sugar Plum Fairy comes true in all its splendor.

Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Dec. 14 at 2 p.m., Canton Ballet, Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Avenue N., Canton, OH 44702, (330)-455-7220

 Holiday Pops!
Mansfield Symphony Orchestra
At Renaissance Theatre
Saturday, December 13th

It's the feel-good event of the season! Join the Mansfield Symphony and Chorus as they pull out all the stops in this holiday tradition, featuring a seamless blend of classic and popular hits. Young and old alike are encouraged to visit with Santa in his workshop before the concert and at intermission.

Saturday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m., The Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park Ave. West, Mansfield, (419) 522-2726

 A Season of Peace
Singers Club of Cleveland
At Breen Center for Performing Arts
Saturday, December 13th

Savor the season with the second movement of Bernstein's Chichester Psalms that musically interlocks both fear and faith. A vocal tribute to the 100th anniversary of the famous World War I "Christmas Truce," and some lovely, lively carols. Countertenor Matthew Reese winner of the Club's 2013 Mather Scholarship will be our special guest.

Saturday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m., Breen Center for the Performing Arts-Saint Ignatius High School, 2008 W 30th St, Cleveland, OH 44113, (216)-556-4405

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