Friday, December 28, 2012
Kwanzaa is celebrated in the United States from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1.
The seven-day festival of Kwanzaa, which celebrates African-American heritage and culture, started Wednesday, Dec. 26, and ends Tuesday, Jan. 1. Here are some facts about the week-long holiday: Tell Us: Do you have any facts about Kwanzaa that you would like to share? Please write them in the comments section below. This list was compiled with information from City News Service.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Vote in our poll and share your thoughts in the comments.
In the midst of all the holiday hoopla, do you stop every time you find Miracle on 34th Street on television? Between the made-for-TV offerings, the newbies and the annual chestnuts, there are lots of opportunities to get some holiday spirit from the comfort of your couch. Vote in our poll and share your favorites in the comments! Do you need some modern humor, like Elf, or are you hooked on classics like It's a Wonderful Life and White Christmas when it comes to Christmas movies? Which variation of A Christmas Carol has you wishing for roast goose and plum pudding, Alastair Sim's version or Scrooged? Are there TV movies that you remember, even though few do, like The Homecoming (which led to The Waltons series) or The House Without a …
Friday, December 7, 2012
The North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce treated its members to dinner, drinks and raffle prizes inside North Canton Medical Foundation Thursday night
North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce members got a chance to mingle in their holiday best at their annual holiday party Thursday evening. About 75 members gathered inside North Canton Medical Foundation for dinner, drinks and the chance to win raffle prizes and the 50/50 drawing, which benefited the Holiday Paws Pantry. Check out the gallery of photos, and add you're own if you took any that night!
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Well-meaning but intrusive relatives at holiday gatherings can be a challenge for women without children. Personal boundaries will help; anger and tears rarely do.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Upload your photos of the first snow of the year.
Today much of Northeast Ohio woke up to the first brush of snow of the season, and we're expected to see up to seven inches today. As the first snow falls, share your favorite pics with Patch. Just upload them to the gallery above.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Do you know of any shows we missed? Add them in the comments!
Holiday shopping really gets underway this weekend with Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, but if you want something truly unique, Northeast Ohio’s craft shows are a great place to start. Here are the details on a couple of shows in the area: If you know of any other shows this weekend, add them in the comments! And if you're hosting or attending a craft show after this weekend, but before the holidays, add it to our free event calendar. The Plain Dealer has more craft shows for this weekend and beyond on its website.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
We rounded up a few things to do this weekend before and after you carve the turkey.
Once the main event is over, many families still have restless kids and grown-up guests for three more days Thanksgiving weekend. But we’ve got you covered. Check the list below for great things to do over Thanksgiving weekend. Annual Thanksgiving Brunch Bunch What: This charity auction features guest auctioneers from Kent State Athletics and all the free coffee, cider and doughnuts you can eat. Prizes/auction items include memorabilia from the 2012 College World Series and tickets to see the Golden Flashes play in the MAC Championship game and a ride on the Goodyear Blimp. When: Nov. 22, 8 am-Noon Where: Kent American Legion (Underwood Hall) Cost: $3 Donation at the door More: Annual Brunch Bunch Auction Supports Charities Free Admission …