Let yourself go


TODAY

• The Summer Moon Festival opens at 5 p.m. today and runs through Sunday in downtown Wapakoneta. Entertainment, food, games, 5K, laser light show. www.wapakoneta.com/summer-moon-festival.

• Kentucky Shakespeare Festival presents “Much Ado About Nothing” at 8 p.m., in the C. Douglas Ramey Ampitheater in Central Park, 1340 S. Fourth St., Louisville, Kentucky. Preshow entertainment at 7:15. Through Saturday. Free.

• Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, exhibits “Aminah’s Presidential Suite” through Dec. 31 and “Glass Magic” through Dec. 31, 2018; hours vary; Admission: Adults $14; seniors, $8; students 18 and older, $8; students 6-17, $5; children 5 and under, free; Sundays free; Thursdays 5 to 9 p.m., pay what you want.

• Springfield Museum of Art, 107 Cliff Park Road, Springfield, presents “Ponds, Gardens and Shadows: Paintings by Jennifer Rosengarten” through Jan. 7. Wednesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $5 adults, $3 students and seniors, children 17 and under, free. 937-325-4673.

• Shelby County Historical Society presents an exhibit, “Titans of Industry,” in the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave., through mid-October. 498-1653.

• The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums, Hayes and Buckland avenues, Fremont, presents Quilt National, contemporary art quilts, on exhibit through Oct. 15. Admission: $7.50 adults, $6.50 seniors 60 and older, $3 children 6-12. 419-332-2081.

• The Greene, 4452 Buckeye Lane, Beavercreek, presents Rick Sylvester from 6 to 10 p.m. Free.

• Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, 300 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton, continues an exhibit, Breweriana-Preserving the History of the American Brewing Industry, through Sept. 24. Admission: $4 adults, $3 children. 740-622-8710.

• Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, presents “Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence,” an exhibit of South African beadwork, through Sept. 17; and the Faux Frenchmen in concert today at 5:30 p.m. Exhibit admission: $14 adults, $11 seniors 60 and older and students 18 and older, $6 children 7-17; members and children under 7, free. Concert admission: Members, free; $8 nonmembers. daytonartinstitute.org.

• La Comedia Dinner Theatre, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, presents “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” through Aug. 20. Tickets: $61-$75 includes dinner, at 800-677-9505.

• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, presents an exhibit by Nicholaus Arnold and Frank Travers, prints, installation of found objects, photography, mixed media drawings, which runs through Aug. 18. Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Opening reception today, 6 to 8 p.m. Free. 937-296-0294.

• Amos Memorial Public Library, 230 E. North St., screens a family movie for children in prekindergarten through fifth grade at 6 p.m.

FRIDAY

• Rose Music Center, 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights, presents Huey Lewis and the News in concert at 8 p.m. Tickets: $42-$77 plus fees at www.ticketmaster.com.

• PNC Pavilion, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, presents Tedeschi Trucks Band in concert at 7 p.m. Tickets: $23.50-$79 plus fees at www.ticketmaster.com.

• New Bremen Fire Department Firemen’s Picnic begins today at 5 p.m. with a 5K and continues Saturday from noon to midnight in the Crown Pavilion. Contests, woodcarving, enertainment, raffle, food, beer.

• Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, opens an exhibit, “Grandma’s Tissues: A Collection of Handkerchiefs,” with a reception at 5 p.m. The display continues through Sept 24. Free. 937-339-0457.

• Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. today for a concert by Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, scheduled for Sept. 22 in Memorial Hall in Cincinnati. Tickets: $45 and up at www.memorialhallotr.com.

• Sidney Civic Band presents a free concert on the courtsquare at 7 p.m. Take lawn chairs.

• AMVETS Post 1986, 1319 Fourth Ave., hosts a fish and chicken fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Meals: $7.

• Victoria Theatre Association screens “Kelly’s Heroes” at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and at 3 p.m. Sunday, in the Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton. Tickets: $6 at www.ticketcenterstage.com.

• Jackson Center Memorial Branch Library, 205 S. Linden St., Jackson center, presents a program by Lindsey Whetstone and FFA students, “Earth Protectors!,” for children up to fifth grade, at 11 a.m. Free. 937-596-5300.

• Russia Library hosts an American Red Cross pillowcase project at 10:30 a.m.

• The Greene, 4452 Buckeye Lane, Beavercreek, presents Spungewurthy from 6 to 10 p.m. Free.

• Ohio State Reformatory, 100 Reformatory Road, Mansfield, hosts an overnight ghost hunt for people 18 and older from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m. Tickets: $70 at mrps.org.

• The Jazz & Rib Fest runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. today and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday along the riverfront in downtown Columbus. Food, music. Free. hotribscooljazz.org.

• Ohio Challenge Balloon Festival runs from 4 to 10:30 p.m. today and Saturday in Smith Park, 500 Tytus Ave., Middletown. Balloon glow, food, entertainment, vendors, arts and crafts, rides, fireworks at 9:45 p.m. Saturday. Admission: $10 per car; $4 adult walk-ins. Children 12 and under free. ohiochallenge.com.

• Sidney Alive presents BBQ Fest on the square in downtown Sidney, today from 6 to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

• Miami County Park District hosts a Discovery Night Hike at 9 p.m. in the Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 7790 N. Rangeline Road, Covington. Free. Register at miamicountyparks.com.

• Dayton History presents “Old Case Files at the Old Court House” Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m., through Aug. 7 in the Old Court House, 7 N. Main St., Dayton. Tickets: $12 members, $15 nonmembers. 937-293-2841, ext. 127.

• VFW, 2841 Wapakoneta Road, hosts a chicken fry from 5 to 7 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Meals: $7.

SATURDAY

• Rose Music Center, 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights, presents Tedeschi Trucks Band with the Wood Brothers and Hot Tuna in concert at 7 p.m. Tickets: $23.50-$78 plus fees at www.ticketmaster.com.

• The Great Sidney Farmers Market runs from 8 a.m. to noon on the courtsquare.

• Darke County Parks opens the log house and and blacksmith shop from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Shawnee Prairie Preserve, 4267 state Route 502, Greenville. Free.

• Auglaize County Historical Society presents “Auglaize County: In Motion,” open houses 1 to 4 p.m. at the Wapakoneta Museum, 206 W. Main St., Wapakoneta; Armstrong Air and Space Museum, 500 Apollo Drive, Wapakoneta; Cridersville Historical Society, 111 W. Sugar St., Cridersville; New Knoxville Historical Society, 107 e. German St., New Knoxville; Lluelleman House, 120 N. Main St., New Bremen; Pape House, 236 N. Main St., New Bremen; and Uniopolis Historical Society, East Ohio Street, Uniopolis; Fort Amanda, 22901 state Route 198, Lima. 419-738-9328.

• The Greene, 4452 Buckeye Lane, Beavercreek, hosts the Hunks & Ladders Combat Challenge at 2 p.m. and a block party from 2 to 10 p.m. and presents Stranger from 6 to 10 p.m. Free.

• Shelby County Fair runs from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., today through July 28 on the fairgrounds along Highland Avenue, Sidney. Admission: $9. www.shelbycountyfair.com.

• Hoover Auditorium, 115 Third St., Lakeside, presents the Ohio State University Alumni Band in concert at 8:15 p.m. Tickets: $26.75. 419-798-4461.

• Antique and Classic Car Club of Butler County presents the 63rd annual antique and classic car parade, beginning at 1 p.m. at 23 S. Front St., Hamilton, to Fairfield Crossings, state Route 4 and Symmes Road, and then to downtown Hamilton at 2:30 p.m. antiquecars.org.

• The 96th annual New Bremen Fireman’s Picnic runs from 12:30 p.m. to midnight in Crown Pavilion. Games, food, auctions, raffles, entertainment, demonstrations. Free.

• Victoria Theatre Association screens “Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same” at 10:30 p.m. in the Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton. Tickets: $6 at www.ticketcenterstage.com.

• Cedar Bog, 980 Woodburn Road, Urbana, hosts Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hot dog lumch, children’s activities, boardwalk tours, concessions. Free for members; $35 nonmember families. 937-484-3744.

• Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, hosts an Artventures program, “Creative Clay Vessels,” for families at 1 p.m. Make pinch pots. Fee: $10 member family of four; $15 nonmember family of four; $2 each additional child. 937-223-4278.

SUNDAY

• The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Fairborn, screens “Rogue One’ at 4 p.m. Tickets: $4. 937-656-4629.

• Miami County Park District presents a naturalist Adventure Series program, “VIP Creeking for Critters,” from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Road, Tipp City. Free. Register at miamicountyparks.com.

MONDAY

• Today is the deadline for children in grades six-12 to register for Wednesday with Wildlife, “River Float,” scheduled for July 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Road, Troy. Fee: $20 members, $25 nonmembers at 937-698-6493.

• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster hosts Summer Stories, today, Tuesday and Wednesday, from noon to 1 p.m.

• A.J. Wise Library, 300 E. Park St., Fort Loramie, screens “Free Willy” at 3:30 p.m. 937-295-3155.

• New Bremen Library presents a class for parents and students “Understanding Google Apps,” at 10:30 a.m. Advance registration required at 419-629-2158. Free.

• New Knoxville Community Library presents a class for parents and students “Understanding Google Apps,” at 5 p.m. Advance registration required at 419-753-2724.

• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster presents a class for parents “Understanding Google Apps,” at 1:30 p.m. Advance registration required at 419-628-2925.

TUESDAY

• New Bremen Library offers storytime at 6:30 p.m. Free. 419-629-2158.

• Stallo Memorial Library presents Storytime in Paris Street Park, Minster, at 10 a.m. Free.

• Darke County Parks hosts an early morning discovery hike for adults at 8 a.m. and Project FeederWatch, bird-watching, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. today and Wednesday in the Shawnee Prairie Preserve, 4267 state Route 502 W., Greenville. Free. Take binoculars for both events. 937-548-0165.

• A.J. Wise Library, 300 E. Park St., Fort Loramie, hosts Mommy & Me Playtime for children up to 3 at 10:30 a.m. 937-295-3155.

• Amos Memorial Public Library presents Mother Goose Time for children 3 months to 2 with a caregiver at 10:30 a.m. and Stories in the Park for children in prekindergarten through third grade at 11 a.m., in Chief O’Leary Park, 370 Windsor Parke Drive. Free. 492-8354.

WEDNESDAY

• AMVETS Post 1986, 1319 Fourth Ave., hosts wing night from 4 to 7 p.m. Wings: 60 cents, dine in or carry out.

• Russia Library hosts a party at 10:30 a.m.

• Ohio State Fair runs through Aug. 6 at the Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, every day 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets: $6 in advance at ohiostatefair.com; at the gate: $10 adults, $8 seniors 60 and older and children 5-12, children under 5, free. 614-644-3247.

• Miami County Park District presents a Bookmobile-Build a Better World program, “Birds and Their Houses,” at 2 p.m. in the Garbry Big Woods Reserve, 6660 Casstown-Sidney Road, Piqua. Free. Register at miamicountyparks.com.

JULY 27

• New Knoxville Community Library hosts story time for children at 10:30 a.m.

• New Bremen Public Library hosts story time for children up to first grade at 10:30 a.m. 419-629-2158.

• Piqua Community Farmers Market runs from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the square in downtown Piqua.

• Victoria Theatre Association screens “Flipper” at 10 a.m. in the Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton. Tickets: $3 at www.ticketcenterstage.com.

• Piqua Public Library, 116 W. High St., Piqua, offers Summer Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Free.

Compiled by Patricia Ann Speelman. Submit items to pspeelman@aimmedianetwork.com.

Compiled by Patricia Ann Speelman. Submit items to pspeelman@aimmedianetwork.com.