5 Things to Do in Canton/Stark County This Weekend: April 27-29

From a world-class art show to a fishing derby, we’ve got five ideas to keep you busy this weekend! For more ideas visit the online calendar of events or browse our website.

1. Canton National Art Show: April 27-29

The Canton National is a fine art show and sale of the highest quality and variety, featuring 70 professional artists from across the United States. This art destination event is held indoors, at the Canton Museum of Art, in the Cultural Center for the Arts. On-site cafe. Free parking. Enter to win tickets to the show here.

2. Driving Miss Daisy: Now through May 6

 Jack Cullen Memorial Towpath Trail Trout Derby

Jack Cullen Memorial Towpath Trail Trout Derby

The Player’s Guilde Theatre presents this warm-hearted and award-winning play as part of the Stripped Away Series in the intimacy of the William G. Fry Theatre. Performances are held Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm, and Sundays at 2:30 pm.  Tickets for this Stripped Away Series drama are only $11.

3. MasterWorks Concert: Sound the Trumpets!: April 28

A thrilling concert that is not to be missed: the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps will join forces with Canton Symphony‘s brass section to perform Janácek’s Sinfonietta featuring 25 brass players. Next Jongen’s Sinfonia Concertante features Peter Richard Conte – the Grand Court Organist of the famous Wanamaker Organ in Philadelphia. The program will finish with Khatchaturian’s Symphony No. 3 his hymn to victory.

4. Jack Cullen Memorial Towpath Trail Trout Derby: April 28

This free fishing derby for children ages 4 – 15 takes place at the Lock 4 trailhead south of Canal Fulton on Erie St., along the historic Ohio & Erie Canalway. Bait, beverages, and food will be for sale. Bring your own pole. Door prizes and trophies provided by the Stark County Park District, Stark County Federation of Conservation Clubs and The Berkley Fishing Team.

5. Discover America in 110 Miles

The Ohio & Erie Canalway America’s Byway – a nationally designated route through the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area in northeast Ohio – has been featured in the Rand McNally/USA Today Best of the Road Series. Get out this weekend and discover the 30 cultural, historic and natural wonders the road trip has to offer!

Kathy Gray

Kathy Gray is a Social Media Strategist for Pole Position Marketing in Canton, Ohio. Originally from the rural flat lands of Northwest Ohio, she enjoys exploring the rolling hills of Stark County with her husband Aaron and two kids, Andy and Marybeth. They’re always on the lookout for their next big Stark County adventure!

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