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The area’s frenzy of festivals hits its zenith this weekend.

There are no fewer than four cultural heritage festivals in the Youngstown area today through Sunday – plus WaterFire in downtown Sharon, Pa.

The Mount Carmel Society Italian Festival in Lowellville runs through Saturday. In an area with no shortage of Italian festivals, this is one of the best. For schedule and info, click HERE.

The same could be said about the Warren Greek Festival at St. Demetrios, which runs through Sunday. Click HERE.

The St. Maron Lebanese Fun Fest in Youngstown will take place Friday and Saturday. Click HERE.

And the Mahoning Valley Irish Festival in Youngstown is Friday and Saturday. Click HERE.

In Sharon, the annual WaterFire festival will take place Saturday. Click HERE.

Also on the schedule is a Friday concert at Robins Theatre featuring Carl Palmer, the lone surviving member of 1970s supergroup Emerson Lake and Palmer. With the help of video footage and live audio recordings, Palmer will recreate the power of ELP in this show. Click HERE.

The Scrappers are in action Friday through Sunday at Eastwood Field in Niles, taking on the Trenton Thunder. Click HERE for details and tickets.

On Sunday, check out the Armstrong Street Scene car and custom bike show at Austintown Park from noon to 3:30 p.m. The event includes the Vegas band, Molnar’s Concessions and DJ Thomas John. What sets this apart from the dozens of other car shows in the area is that “Street Scene” TV show host Rick Gurrera and co-host Krysta Sylvester will be there, recording a special episode of the popular Armstrong Neighborhood Channel show.

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

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.