The Kent Lions Club will host the 10th Annual Sweet Corn Festival at Beckwith Orchard from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 5 and 6. The event will feature carnival games for children, pony rides, face painting, Chinese raffle, and various vendors. Rubber City Model A Club will display cars on Sunday. Live Musical Entertainment Line-up will include Tinnitus the Knight opening the festival at noon on Saturday followed at 2:30 p.m. by Box of Squirrels. At noon on Sunday, Rio Neon plays followed at 2:30 p.m. by Celtic Clan of Kent. Proceeds from the event will fund Lions sight preservation projects. If interested in vendor spaces, contact Fran at 330-678-4012 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Location: 1617 Lake Rockwell Road.
The 14th annual Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social will be held in downtown Kent from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 14 at Hometown Bank Plaza. TIce cream is 25 cents a scoop and free for senior citizens. The event also will feature live music, a 50/50 raffle and children's activities.
Group Ten Gallery 4th Anniversary Exhibition will run from Aug. 9 to Sept. 16 with an opening reception on Aug. 11. Location 201 E. Erie St., Kent.
The Home Heritage Concert Series will present Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at Hometown Bank Plaza in Kent.
Chip's East Main Saloon has live music Friday night featuring Steve Cipriano from 7 to 10 p.m., with jukebox following. Jukebox on Saturday. Location: 130 E. Main St., Ravenna. For more information, call 330-296-2521.
Wednesday: College ID night with DJ Half Pint, 21 and over free, 18 and over welcome, reduced admission with college ID. Must have valid ID or driver's license for admission. Dance lessons at 7 p.m. Friday: Ladies Night. DJ all night. 21 and over welcome. Dance lessons at 7 p.m. Saturday: DJ all night. Open Dance. 21 and over welcome. For more information, visit www.dustya.com. Location: Dusty Armadillo, 3147 S.R. 44, Rootstown.
DJ Gary Friday and Saturday. Location: The Den Lounge, 110 N. Meridian St., Ravenna
Laura Varcho & The Tim Akin Band on Aug. 4. Little Steve'O Duo on Aug. 5. Location: Sheraton Suites Akron-Cuyahoga Falls, 1989 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. Location: Rico's Restaurant & Lounge, 1332 Tallmadge Road, Brimfield.
The Outpost. In Dying Arms Aug. 6. Location: 4962 S.R. 43, Brimfied.
Austin Walkin' Cane at 7 p.m. Aug. 9. Mick Rogers at 7 p.m. Aug. 16.. Location: Water Street Tavern, 132 S. Water St., Kent.
The Fixx at 8 p.m. Aug. 4. Chris Isaak at 8 p.m. Aug. 13. Location: Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St., Kent.
Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre will present "GodSpell" at 7 p.m. July 28 and 29 in the James A. Garfield High School's Iva Walker auditorium. For more information, visit www.curtainsuptheatre.com. Location: 10233 S.R. 88, Garrettsville.