Standing Rock Cultural Arts and downtown businesses will present Kent's 14th Annual Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 14, featuring music by The Kent Shindig All Stars and the Blk Skwirl Akordion Klub, and magic by VIP Magic. Location: Hometown Bank Plaza, corner of Main and Water Streets, Kent.
The Madonio Family Animal Welfare Trust presents Dogs Days of Summer 2017, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 19 at Hometown Bank Plaza, downtown Kent. Strut Your Mutt Dog Parade, APL and Rose's Rescue adoptions, best dressed dog contest, vet booths, pet product vendors, food trucks, live music, family activities and giveaways, Thirsty Dog Beer, Handel's Ice Cream, Popped! Treats, Top Dog contest.
Group Ten Gallery will present its fourth Anniversary Members' Exhibition through Sept. 16. It will feature the art of 15 artists in varied styles and media. A wine and hors d'oeuvres opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11. Location: 201 East Erie Street, Kent
The Home Heritage Concert Series will present a Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band on Aug. 10. Location: Hometown Bank Plaza, corner of Main and Water streets, Kent.
Chip's East Main Saloon has live music Friday night featuring Steve Cipriano from 7 to 10 p.m., with juke box 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. Mark Leach on Aug. 12. 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.
The Outpost. Day of Hate on Aug. 12. Location: 4962 S.R. 43, Brimfield.
The Kent Stage: Western Reserve Folk Arts Association presents Chris Isaak 8 p.m. Aug. 13 and Ana Popovic Aug. 16. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Location: The Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St., Kent.
Sheraton Suites: The Johnathan Edward Project, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 17. Location: Sheraton Suites, 1989 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls.
Porthouse Theatre, on the grounds of Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, will present "Newsies" through Aug. 13. Adapted from the Disney film of the same name, "Newsies" tells of newsboy Jack Kelly who dreams of a better life far from selling newspapers on the streets of turn-of-the-century New York City. When publishing giants Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise prices and endanger the newsboys' livelihoods, Jack and his band of newsies find a cause to fight for. For more information, visit www.kent.edu/porthouse. Location: 3143 O'Neil Road, Cuyahoga Falls.