Weekend Entertainment | Buck Night at the Ballpark; Bulls and Barrels at the Fair

Don’t just fiddle around this weekend – unless you’re into Scottish fiddling. And if you are, then you’re in luck. More on that later.

There are plenty of reasons to get outside and enjoy summer in the next four days.

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers close a three-game home stand tonight against the Frederick Keys in MLB Draft League action at Eastwood Field in Niles.

The game starts at 7:05 p.m., and it’s Buck Night – which means $1 admission, $1 hot dogs and $1 drinks all night. Get there on time because Buck Night usually draws a good crowd.

For tickets, click HERE.

The Trumbull County Fair continues every day through Sunday when it will close with a 9 p.m. fireworks display.

The High Steel Rodeo Bulls and Barrels show will be the grandstand entertainment at 6 p.m. Saturday. On Sunday, the demolition derby will take place at 5 p.m.

For details, click HERE.

If you are a fan of carillon music, or Scottish fiddling, there can be no better place to be Friday than New Wilmington, Pa.

San Francisco-based carillonneur Annie Gao will perform in concert at noon at Westminster College’s Wallace Memorial Chapel. A carillon, in case you didn’t know, is a set of bells in a tower. Click HERE.

The Strathgheny School of Scottish Fiddling at Westminster College will present a free student concert at 8 p.m. Friday in the New Wilmington Borough Park amphitheater, off Beechwood Avenue. Admission is free. For information, click HERE.

Tribute band concerts will duke it out Saturday night in Trumbull County.

At Warren Community Amphitheatre, the Valley’s popular party rock band RDNA will open a show for Face 2 Face, an Elton John-Billy Joel tribute show. It starts at 5:30 p.m. For details, click HERE.

At Eastwood Field in Niles, four tribute acts are on the docket: Rock of Love (Poison tribute), with Armageddon (Def Leppard), Jovi (Bon Jovi) and Panama (Van Halen). It starts at 6 p.m. For info, click HERE.

For a complete look at everything happening in the area, check out The List.

Pictured at top: The Bulls and Barrels show at the Trumbull County Fair on Saturday promises plenty of thrills.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.