Speedbumps and the orchestra

The Speedbumps will be joining the Canton Symphony Orchestra for a Pops concert, 8 p.m. Saturday. The Kent-based band, The Speedbumps, known for its unique style, fits perfectly with the orchestra. This special event will be held at the Canton Palace Theatre. Find out more at www.cantonsymphony.org.

Ruby Shooz at the Lincoln

High energy Rock 'n Roll back Ruby Shooz will perform classics from the 50s and 60s at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lions Lincoln Theatre in Massillon. Ruby Shooz is a band from upstate New York that has been thrilling audiences for more than 20 years. The band's influences include Elvis, The Beatles, Little Richard, Chuck Berry, The Beach Boys, The Four Seasons, Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, The Drifters and Carl Perkins. Tickets are $15 and available online at www.lionslincolntheatre.org, by calling 1-800-838-3006 or at the box office an hour before the show.

State dinner with President McKinley

Residents are cordially invited to a State Dinner hosted by President William McKinley in the Keller Gallery of the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Enjoy a cocktail hour featuring a meet and greet with President McKinley, catered dinner in the Keller Gallery and remarks from the president based on authentic historical speeches. The McKinley Museum is at 800 McKinley Monument Dr. NW in Canton. Visit www.mckinleymuseum.org for details and ticket prices.

Bestseller at the Palace

“Waiting to Exhale” Author Terry McMillan is coming to Stark County at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Canton Palace Theatre for the Library’s Speaking of Books Author Series. Join Stark County District Library for the next installment of the new “Dr. Audrey Lavin Speaking of Books Author Series,” which brings acclaimed writers to Stark County who inspire lively discussion and community conversation while exemplifying literary excellence. McMillan, a New York Times bestselling author, will discuss her body of work, answer questions and sign books. McMillan is best known for her world-renowned titles, “Waiting to Exhale” and “How Stella Got Her Groove Back,” which topped the New York Times bestseller list and were adapted into award winning movies.