A Tribute to Leonard Bernstein

Join the opening of the Canton Symphony Orchestra’s 81st season and enjoy the tribute to composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, 2323 17th St. NW, Canton. The concert features not only Bernstein's pieces, but a commissioned tribute as well. The concert also features the premiere of Eric Benjamin’s Tribute to Bernstein, along with Bernstein’s one act opera "Trouble in Tahiti," and audience favorite Symphonic Dances from West Side Story. Visit www.cantonsymphony.org/ for tickets and details.

Safety Center Open House

Jackson Township's Safety Center Open House will be from 2-4 p.m., Oct. 7. This favorite annual event is meant for the whole family. The Safety Center is on the corner of Fulton Drive and Wales Road Northwest.

Arden Riddle exhibit

The Arden Riddle Master Furniture Designer exhibit is at the Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N. The exhibit is open Tuesdays through Sundays through Oct. 28. Mid-Century Modern furniture is simple and timeless, and provided an emotional rebellion from the ornamentation of the past. It gave us clean lines, gentle organic curves, and a love for different materials and designers that are idolized even today. Arden Riddle was a master furniture designer and owned and operated Arden Riddle Furniture and Gallery for more than 50 years. Visit www.cantonart.org for details.

Pumpkin painting

Pumpkin Painting and Cider will be from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N., in downtown Canton. Choose from a variety of techniques to create spooky or modern painted and/or stenciled pumpkins. Enjoy festive music and apple cider too. There is a fee for this event and registration is required. Visit www.cantonart.org for details.