The following programs, classes and events are offered by the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington, 777 Evening St. The MAC is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday and until 9 p.m. Thursdays. For information, e-mail arts@mcconnellarts.org, visit www.mcconnellarts.org or call (614) 431-0329.

The following programs, classes and events are offered by the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington, 777 Evening St. The MAC is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday and until 9 p.m. Thursdays. For information, e-mail arts@mcconnellarts.org, visit www.mcconnellarts.org or call (614) 431-0329.

"A Blonde, a Brunette and a Redhead" will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26. The vocal talents of Samantha Mastrian, Lisa Anfield and Kristin Flaglor will present an evening of solos, duets and trios. Tickets are $5.

"Effects of Time: Mike Salrin," "Coming Home to Roost: Marty Shuter, "Childish Issues: Evelyn Davis" and "Dance in Motion: Stephanie Matthews" are on view through March 6. Salrin's photography aims to document the beauty in rusted metal, peeling paint or the grime of an empty warehouse. Shuter will present a lighthearted look at chickens through ceramic sculptures. Davis will feature mixed-media works examining the symbiotic relationship of childhood and adulthood. Matthews is a photographer of dance and movement who practices what she calls "emotion-based" photography.

The MAC writers group meets every other Friday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The next meeting is Feb. 25. The group is led by David Bell. Members read, share and offer feedback. Free.

A free writing workshop will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 13. No registration required. Topics include Revisiting Story Structure, Writing Books for Children, Characters and 30 Steps to Being a Better Writer. The instructors will be Joan Trojanowski, Peg Hanna, Saundra Crum Akers and David Bell.

Sketch by Number, a comedy troupe of OSU grads, will take the stage at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 17. Tickets are $8 online or $10 at the door.

Death by Banjo will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 31. Death by Banjo performs a variety of musical styles fueled by driving five-string banjo. Tickets are $8 online and $10 at the door.

The MAC has announced a new "Nashville Singer/Songwriter" series. Shows are scheduled for March 26 (Rand Bishop), April 15 (Irene Kelley with Melissa Greener) and May 6 (Tom Schuyler and Friends). Purchase tickets to all three shows for $50. Ticket prices for individual performances vary.

"Chick Lit and Chocolate" will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 19. Enjoy chocolates, a vendor marketplace, Blingo!, fashion, art and an opportunity to meet author Heather Webber. Tickets are $35 and are available online.

Families can enjoy Family Fun at the MAC every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Free. Observe the artists of the Ohio Plein Air Society in action throughout the winter months.