Learn about fiddling, including its history, then listen to fiddler Zach Smolka play to discover why he’s a frequent favorite at Geauga’s Raccoon Country Music Festival.
It’s all part of the annual buffet salad luncheon organized by the Women’s Fellowship Guild at St. James Episcopal Church in Painesville. It’s June 9; doors open at 11:30 a.m., with the program set to begin at 12:30 p.m.
The buffet luncheon, with its array of salads, rolls, beverages and desserts, begins at noon. A raffle and bake sale will round out the event.
The church, at 131 N. State St., is within easy walking distance of county offices.
Tickets are $15 at the door. Or get them in advance at the church and pay $12. Proceeds will go to the church for its operating expenses.
Call the church office for more information at 440-354-3526
Bar Symon at CLE
The much anticipated Bar Symon has opened in Concourse C at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, giving passengers the opportunity to taste the comfort-food creations of Michael Symon, hometown celebrity chef. His Fat Doug, Lola Burger and potato-and-cheese pierogis are on the menu, along with a selection of craft cocktails and beers.
The 2,100-square-foot restaurant seats 89.
English tea selections, along with a light lunch and dessert, will be part of “Tea Tunes and Trendy Fashions,” at 1 p.m. June 3. Hosted at St. Andrew Episcopal Church, 7989 Little Mountain Road in Mentor by the Maple Mountain Chorus of the Sweet Adelines, the afternoon event includes fashions by Christopher & Banks, a 50/50 raffle and a performance by the Chorus.
Tickets are $12 and should be reserved in advance. Call 440-946-5429 or email [email protected].
Wine and blooms
Holden Arboretum’s annual Blooms wine tasting still has tickets available for its 5-to-7:30 p.m. tasting on June 3 among thousands of colorful spring blooms.
Those on hand move leisurely through the…