Where/When: ; 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday
Why Go: They'll have poetry readings, live music and awesome gelato and coffee drinks to keep you buzzed on a Friday night.
Where/When: ; 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Why Go: Presented by the North Canton Playhouse, A Fashionable Murder is not only a drama you get to watch, but a drama you get to participate in. This dinner theater also features a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction and a chance to win dessert.
Where/When: Musica, 51 East Market St., Akron; 8 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: Here's your chance to whip out that ugly Christmas sweater that's been sitting in your closest since the last ugly sweater party you attended. But we're betting the last party didn't involve , did it?
Where/When: Bitzer Park, , the and Hoover Lawn; 3 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Sunday
Why Go: Watch ice carving, eat cookies with Mrs. Claus and light a candle for a veteran, taking part nearly all day.
Where/When: ; 1 p.m. Sunday
Why Go: A harpist will provide Christmas selections while families visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Children bring their "wish list" and parents bring their camera for pictures with Santa. Check out for more info!
Cost: Tickets available for purchase, $3 per person, that afternoon