North Canton Festival, Fleetwood Mac group, Patrick Sweany this weekend


The North Canton Main Street Festival on Saturday will feature food, music, vendors, entertainment, professional wrestling, beer and a new barbecue-themed market.

New this year, the BARB * Q MKT will serve ribs, pulled pork, burgers, wings, pizza, tacos, sandwiches and more.

720 Market organizers are running new barbecue-themed event from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Food vendors include Big Dog Daddy’s, The Beach Bum Truck, Papa Cheese, The Green Vegetarian, Uncle Bacon’s Barbecue, and Three Lil Piggies BBQ.

Festival music will include the Dave Mullens Band at 4 p.m. and Tom Watt and the Fruit Cakes (a Jimmy Buffett tribute band) at 8 p.m. on the South Stage near Pav’s Creamery.

Entertainment on the North Stage will include the Hoover High School Marching Band and Ben Gage.

Professional wrestling will be in a ring at Maple and Main. The matches will take place at noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Vendors will sell baked goods, jewelry, sports cards, hot sauce, snacks and other items.

Concessions will include Biscotti by the Bunch, The Howlin Bird, Le Macaron Food Truck, Main Squeeze Lemonade, New Berlin Dough Company and Slyman’s Tavern.

Craft beer will be served at the festival as part of North Canton’s new downtown outdoor recreation area.

The North Canton Main Street Festival stretches from near Maple Street to the intersection of Bachtel and Main. The barbecue themed market will be north of Maple.

Patrick Sweany and the Vindys

Patrick Sweany and The Vindys will be performing on Friday at The Auricle in downtown Canton.

The Vindys, a band based in Northeast Ohio, will perform new songs from their recently released album, “Bugs.”

Sweany is a native of Massillon who has found success as a nationally touring artist.

Sweany is best known for his song “Them Shoes”, which was produced by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys.

Sweany’s summer tour also takes her to Texas, Nebraska, West Virginia, Arkansas, and Kentucky.

Tickets cost $ 20 for The Auricle show and can be purchased online through TicketWeb at

Massillon feast

Massillon Fun Fest is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays in downtown Massillon.

The free event offers games, competitions, information on safety and health, arts and crafts.

Social service agencies, civic groups, churches, arts organizations and businesses will set up games, art projects, activities and information posts. Coloring books, pencils, balloons and bookmarks will be provided.

The event is coordinated by the Musée Massillon in partnership with the Association Center-Ville Massillon and MCTV.

Fleetwood Mac Tribute Group

TUSK, a Fleetwood Mac tribute band, will perform at Jackson Amphitheater on Friday.

Doors open at 5.30 p.m. and concert at 7.30 p.m.

The event is part of the Amphitheater’s Summer Concert Series.

General admission tickets for the lawn are $ 10 and tickets for the stage or patio are $ 20.

For more ticket information, visit

Ghost visit to Massillon

A ghost walking tour is at 8:30 p.m. Friday in downtown Massillon.

“Erie on Erie” is a guided tour exploring so-called strange, mysterious and haunted places, including ancient funeral homes and homes.

Tickets cost $ 15 each for the approximately two-hour tour.

Comfortable shoes are recommended and, due to the itinerary, the tour is not suggested for people with reduced mobility.

Those who will join the tour are to meet at Tremont Coffee Co., 215 Erie St. North.

Anime Festival at Canton Palace

A “Mini Anime Fest Double Feature” will be presented on Saturday from 3pm to 9.30pm at the Canton Palace Theater.

Tickets cost $ 10 for both films.

The dual functionality is “Demon Slayer: Mugen Train” and “Evangelion: 3.0 + 1.01 Three Once Upon a Time”.

“Demon Slayer” starts at 4:00 p.m. and “Thrice Upon a Time” begins at 7:00 p.m.

Specialty Japanese dealerships, bubble tea, and vendors will also be available. Cosplay is also welcome.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at or at the door from 3 p.m.

Concessions can be pre-ordered online and the theater’s COVID-19 policies are also posted.

Tribute to Twitty and Lynn

“Twitty & Lynn,” a tribute to Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn by their grandchildren, will be at 3pm Sunday at the Lions Lincoln Theater at 156 Lincoln Way E in downtown Massillon.

Tickets cost $ 25 and $ 35 and can be purchased at or by calling (330) 481-9105.

Tayla Lynn and Tre Twitty will sing their grandparents’ songs.

With a heavy emphasis on sharing stories about Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn, the duo’s performance lasts nearly three hours.

Moonlight Market in Hartville

The Moonlight Market will be held Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the North Pavilion of Hartville MarketPlace at 1280 Edison Street.

The market offers sellers of handcrafted, unique and vintage items. Entertainment will also be offered.


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