Mansfielders will have a number of options to fill an early fall weekend close to home. If you can spare a day – or any afternoon at least – from household work, consider any of the following:
The 166th Annual Bellville Street Fair begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday when rides and concessions open, and continues through a horse show at 1:00 pm on Sunday afternoon. A full schedule of events is available at the Fair website. More…
Family Fun Nights are designed to accommodate a variety of skill levels, with classes for families, beginners, date nights, children (6 and above), and adults. Your cat sculpture will be glazed and fired, then available for picking up after two to three weeks.
To make a reservation (required), call 419.756.1700, or visit: mansfieldartcenter.org. Cost is $10 per person.
The work of Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics Engineering Center, which opened in 1994, put the region on the map as a center of modern robotics. But 55 years earlier, it was research done at Pittsburgh-based Westinghouse Electric Corp. that took the world by storm. That’s when “Elektro, the Moto Man” became the star of the 1939 World’s Fair in New York.
The rest of the story on triblive.com can be found here.
“Is Your Local Macy’s on the Closures List?: Data Firm Uses Shopper Behavior to See Which Stores Might Shutter”
When Macy’s announced earlier this month its plan to close 100 stores, or 14% of its 728-unit fleet, consumers panicked, investors cheered and analysts gave a slow clap. In the age of omnichannel shopping, almost all retailers are rethinking their brick-and-mortar strategy by trimming stores and allocating more assets to e-commerce. More
Two musical offerings close out September at the Renaissance Theatre, one capturing the sounds of Broadway, and the other, well, providing a bit of a spooky experience.
Saturday, September 17 at 8:00 pm – “Oh, What a Night!,” part of the OhioHealth Symphony Series
Under the baton of Interim Pops Director, Maestro Carl Topilow, this dynamic program of some of Broadway’s biggest numbers will feature Connor O’Brien, a dynamic young Broadway vocalist who has sung on many occasions with the Cleveland Pops. He has also appeared with the Akron Symphony, the Firelands Symphony the National Repertory Orchestra, and the Rochester Philharmonic. More…