Monthly Archives: September 2017

Fall in Love at Downtown Hartville Date Night

Whether it’s your first date or you’ve been married forever, Date Night in Historic Downtown Hartville is a cozy way to spend a relaxed evening out. Couples will gather September 15th  from 6-9:30pm for a Friday night dinner, live music, after-hours shopping, and an outdoor movie. Cost is $27 per couple and dinner reservations should be made online at

Two dinner options are available from local eateries. Pizza & Donuts for Two includes a PizzaBOGO local favorite pizza, chicken tenders, jojos, beverages, and donuts from Peace, Love and Little Donuts. Hartville’s newest restaurant, Eatz & Treatz, will cater a Pasta for Two dinner featuring regular or gluten free pasta with choice of sauces including caprese chicken, roasted veggie, alfredo, and meat sauce along with a salad, bread, house made desserts, and a mocktail.

Bistro tables will be set up in the square and Chocolate Street will turn into a quaint restaurant. Take a stroll down our sidewalks while listening to saxophonist Logan Martin and watching the sun set. Once night falls (approx 8pm) couples will enjoy an outdoor movie projected onto one of our historic buildings. Remember to bring chairs and a snuggle blanket for movie viewing.

Downtown Date Night is hosted by the Historic Downtown Hartville volunteer group of shopkeepers, local government, non-profits, and residents and sponsored by Spitzer Ford Hartville and Lake Community Federal Credit Union.

Dracula…the Ballet Returns to Haunt the Palace Stage

Canton Ballet will reprise its elegant and mesmerizing contemporary work Dracula…the Ballet in two evening performances on Friday, October 21, and Saturday, October 22, at the Canton Palace Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

Choreographed in two acts by the ballet’s choreographer in residence Angelo Lemmo, Draculathe Ballet is based on novelist Bram Stoker’s classic gothic romance tale and stunningly retold in the medium of ballet.  Lemmo’s original music score is compiled from many genres—New Age, classical and choral, among others—with eerie sounds and special effects throughout.

Guest artist Damien Highfield of Groundworks Dance Theatre will perform the role of Dracula.  Canton Ballet’s artistic and executive director is Cassandra Crowley.

Admission is $21-25 for adults and $15-17 for children under 18.  There is a discount for groups of 10 or more.  Reserved seat tickets may be purchased in advance online at and in person or by telephone at 330-455-7220 at the ballet box office in the Canton Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. N., between 9 am and 5 pm Monday through Thursday.

The beautifully restored historic Palace Theatre is located at 605 Market Ave. N. in the downtown Canton arts district.  There is a wheelchair seating area on the main floor.  The theatre box office opens one hour before performance time for advance purchase pickups and walkup sales only.

For additional information visit or call the ballet office at 330-455-7220.

Canton Ballet receives operating funds from ArtsinStark, Ohio Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts with additional support from The Canton Repository, Kenan Advantage Group, Western Reserve Public Media, WHBC, WKSU, My 101.3 and Q92.