Ashtabula Arts Center, 2928 W. 13th St., Ashtabula; 440-964-3396. Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Classes offered for all types of dance, including ballet, and for music, voice, theater, visual arts and cooking.
Conneaut Arts Center, 1025 Buffalo St., Conneaut. 440-593-5888. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Classes are available in music, visual arts, theater, woodcarving, Zumba, tap, ballet, jazz, painting, yoga, and various exercise classes for all ages. Email kilpi1025@ suite224.net or contact CAC through its website (www.conneautartscenter.org).
Fine Arts Association, 38660 Mentor Ave., Willoughby, is a nonprofit organization operating the School of Fine Arts with classes in music, art, dance and drama. FAA also offers a full season of theater performances, recitals, art exhibits and cultural activities. Funding is received in part from the United Way and the Ohio Arts Council. For more information, contact Wanda Wareham (440 951-7500, ext. 104). www.fineartsassociation. org
64th Annual presentation of Handel’s “Messiah,” on Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at St. Gabriel Church, 9935 Johnnycake Ridge Road. Violins, piano, harpsichord, organ and trumpet will accompany over 200 voices of the chorus and professional soloists. Free admission! For more info: (440) 352-8282.
Ashtabula County Choral Music Society, for experienced singers over 17, rehearsals are 7 to 9 p.m. Children’s Choir, for grades 5 and 6, rehearses 4 to 5 p.m., and Youth Choir for experienced singers in grades 7 through 12, rehearses 5 to 6:30 p.m. All choirs rehearse Mondays at the First United Methodist Church, 4506 Elm Ave., Ashtabula. Fee is $30 per season. Visit www.accms. org or call 440-224-2681.
The Good Life is made up of volunteers who love to sing and share their talents, is looking for individuals to join. They perform Christmas and spring concerts at the Ashtabula Arts Center and for other organizations in the county. Anyone interested in auditioning or sponsoring should call Bridget Sherman (440-964-5193).