AMERICA In Marion; Snow Trails Carnival Weekend Is Here

  • 2/21/2019 5:17:35 AM
  • Chelley Kemper
  • Local News

Mansfield, OH - One of the top-selling bands of the 1970s, America, will bring their show to the Marion Palace Theatre tomorrow evening, February 22nd, for one show only. 

The year 2020 will mark the 50th Anniversary of classic-rock favorite, America. 

With hits like ”A Horse With No Name",  America paved the way with an impressive string of hits following the success of their first #1 single. You will hear their best-known songs like "Ventura Highway," "Don't Cross the River," and "Sister Golden Hair, " and more. 

For tickets, call the Marion Palace Theatre box office at 740-383-2101.  

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The 58th annual Snow Trails Ski Carnival is this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, February 23rd-24th. 

The Carnival marks the end of ski season every year and will again offer everything appealing for the spectator including outstanding racing fun and games.  

Traditional favorites include the Chippendale Slalom and the Bikini Race - two, big highlights.  The Kid's Challenge race is another favorite, with two events in the tubing park and one of the most creative and popular races - the cardboard creation race.  The Slush Cup is another fun one to watch!

A few new races have been added to the weekend lineup -  a tubing bobsled competition and the skier/boarder cross race.

Snow Trails expects the crowds for these two days including 5,000 visitors plus. 

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The Mansfield Antique Show and Flea Market will return to the Richland County Fairgrounds for approximately 10 weekends in 2019. 

The last full weekend of each month will be set aside for the show and market which includes this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, February 23rd and 24th.  

Both days, from 9 am to 4 pm, see fine antiques and collectibles and shop the flea market for some great finds too. 

For those coming in from out of town, the Richland County Fairgrounds are at 750 North Home Rd, Mansfield. 

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It's the final weekend of "Love/Sick" at the Mansfield Playhouse.

I have heard great things about this show so if you can, support the local actors and arts community and get to this show before it closes!   

Final shows are February 22 and 23rd at 8 pm. For tickets, go online to mansfieldplayhouse.com. 

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Although we are nearing the end of the shortest month, February is Black History Month.

The Ohio State University Mansfield is celebrating with a special event next Thursday, February 28th. Seen during the Super Bowl this year, the ZuZu African Acrobats were jaw-dropping, to say the least, and they will perform at the local campus next week. 

They will bring their high-energy show to the Campus Rec Center next Thursday with doors opening at 5 pm.

Witness pyramid building, limbo, contortion routines and more!

The event is free.

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