JAN. 2-31 -- POLAR BEAR DAYS at ClevelandMetroparks Zoo, 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland. When high temperature for the day is 32 degrees or below, visitors to the zoo receive half-price admission. Open daily 10 am-5 pm. (216-661-6500, www.clemetzoo.com/events/)

JAN. 7-30 -- WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS from the Permanent Collection, at Zanesville Art Center, 620 Military Rd., Zanesville. Exhibit of premier collectoin of watercolor paintings. Tues.-Wed. & Fri. 10-5; Thurs. 10-8:30; Sat. 9-5. (740-452-0741, www.zanesvilleartcenter.org)

JAN. 9-MAY 31 -- 10th ANNUAL ANTIQUE MOTORCYCLE EXHIBIT "ON THE ROAD AGAIN," at National Packard museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. Antique motorcycle show featuring Harley Davidsons, Chiefs, BMWs & NSUs from 1908-80. Tues.-Sat. noon-5 pm. (330-394-1899, www.packardmuseum.org)

JAN. 15-24 -- CLEVELAND BOAT & WATERFRONT LIFESTYLE EXPO, I-X Center, 6200 Riverside Dr., Cleveland. Huge display of powerboats, sailboats, personal watercraft. Mon. & Wed. noon-9 pm; Tues, Thurs. & Fri., 3-9 pm; Sat. 11-9; Sun. 11-6. (440-899-5009, www.clevelandboatshow.com)

JAN. 23-31 -- 67th ANNUAL CLEVELAND HOME & GARDEN SHOW, Lakeshore Expo Center, I-90 & Babbitt Rd., Euclid. This year's theme "Wonderful Germany." One of this region's largest home/garden show. (216-529-1300, www.homeandflower.com)

JAN. 23 - SNOW TRAILS BIG AIR COMPETITION, Snow Trails Winter Resort, 3100 Possum Run Rd., Mansfield. Contestants thrill spectators with air launches, tricks & spins over a 40-50 foot gap. (800-644-6754, 419-774-9818, www.snowtrails.com)

FEB. 2 -- BUCKEYE CHUCK - Groundhog Day at Clear Channel Marion, 1330 N. Main St., Marion. Ohio's weather predicting ground hog, Buckeye Chuck will check his shadow. Don't be late! Be there before sunrise. 6:30-8 a.m. (740-383-1131)

FEB. 5-14 -- GREAT BIG HOME & GARDEN EXPO, I-X Center, One I-X Center Dr., Cleveland. Acres of exhibits, tips, trends, special guest appearances. (www.greatbighomeandgarden.com)

FEB. 8-26 -- BLACK HISTORY MONTH: All That Jazz, Poetry & Art, historic Fort Steuben, 120 S. Third St., Steubenville. Exhibit focused on contributions of African Americans in arts and literature, from early spirituals to jazz. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm. (740-283-1787, 800-301-1787, www.oldfortsteuben.com)

FEB. 13 -- CHOCOLATE EXTRAVAGANZA, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 1500 Pleasant Valley Dr., Coshocton. Visitors come from throughout the region for this popular chocolate event featuring an array of delicious homemade chocolate items. (740-622-0326, www.pomerenearts.org)

FEB. 13 - SWEETHEARTS HIKE AT ASH CAVE, Hocking Hills State Park, Logan. Romantic stroll to Ash Cave, cozy fire, refreshments. 5-7 p.m. (740-385-6841, www.1800hocking.com)

FEB. 13 - SWEETHEART BIG BAND DANCE, Lake Park Pavilion, St. Rt. 83 N., Coshocton. 1930s big band dance 8-11 pm, music provided by the Lake Park Big Band. (740-622-7528, www.coshoctonlakepark.com)

FEB. 14 - WINTER POPS CONCERT with the All-Ohio Youth Choir, Coshocton High School, Cambridge Rd., Coshocton. Sun. 3-5 pm, the choir will perform its favorite selections from last August's Ohio State Fair. (740-623-0554, www.coshoctoncommunitychoir.org)