This concert is presented by the Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) and showcases the award-winning University of Akron Steel Drum Band with music straight from Trinidad and Tobago. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door (cash or checks only). The high-energy show will start at 7 p.m.
This festival provides students with the opportunity to showcase their musical talents. Each student is given a performance rating and verbal comments from OMEA-qualified adjudicators. Students in grades 5-12 that are currently enrolled in a Medina County school district serviced by the Education Service Center of Medina County are qualified to register by January 11. Visit www.medina-esc.org for more information.
The Medina Community Band presents their annual Winter Concert under the baton of Marcus Neiman at 2 p.m. on January 27, 2019. The concert will feature music by Leonard Bernstein, including selections from his “Candide Suite,” selections from “Divertimento” and selections from “West Side Story.” There is no admission charge for the program and free parking is available.
The Medina Railroad & Toy Show, established in 1992, has enthralled children and grownups, short and tall, young and old for close to 20 years. There will be scenic operating layouts for the enjoyment of all, trains and plains on display and over 250 tables of merchandise.
Join Jo Oklessen for a guided class on how to create a mandala using mindful expression. The class will offer an introduction to the types of mandalas and provide relaxation/visualization exercises to prepare you for the artistic, meditative and creative experience of making your own mandala. Visit medinacountyparks.com to register for free by February 8.
Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) presents Cleveland-based musicians McKenna Glorioso (violin) and Mia Ingram (cello) in a program that will showcase 20th century violin and cello duets. The program begins at 2 p.m. and lasts until 3 p.m. Admission is free, but reservations are recommended. Call 330.722.2541 or visit ormaco.org to reserve your spot today.
Add a cheerful touch to your home decor with a charming 16-by-20-inch canvas art piece featuring fabric bird silhouettes on a wire. Participants must bring a two-inch paint brush and good pair of scissors suitable for cutting fabric and paper. All other supplies are provided. Visit medinacountyparks.com to register for free by February 8.
Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) presents internationally acclaimed and award-winning singer/songwriter/recording artist, Steve Free, and his ensemble in an evening of folk music that combines the sounds of Appalachia, Americana and Country. The show begins at 7 p.m. and tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Visit ormaco.org for more information.
Bundle up and bring your sweetheart to enjoy a romantic stroll along the snow-covered trails at Brunswick Lake. Upon your return to the building, you may delight in each other’s company, hot beverages, delicious treats and a cozy fire. This is a one-of-a-kind experience and the perfect after-dinner activity for couples looking for a special way to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
The Medina Flea Market of Collectibles was created in 1977 by individuals who cherished collectible objects and wanted to share their passion with the community. Since its inception, the flea market has been held on every third Sunday of the month (with a few exceptions). It offers everything from cool trinkets and toys to fun watches and decorations.
BEETALK is a collective forum all about bees and beekeeping. Occasional experts include university professors, equipment manufacturers, honey packers, magazine editors, book authors, county inspectors, commercial beekeepers, hobby beekeepers and wanna be beekeepers. The talk is hosted by Bee Culture Magazine.
Garrett Morgan, the son of former slaves, moved north from the segregated south and went on to become a self-made businessman. Attend this talk to learn how his inventions revolutionized public safety in the automobile age. Visit http://mcdl.info/inventor to register for the event.
This one-day event will feature over 150 different vendors selling new and used car-related parts and merchandise. Admission is $5 and children 11 and younger are free. The meet will take place from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., and there will be magazines, auto manuals, die cast cars and memorabilia.