Let yourself go


TODAY

• Top of Ohio Patriots presents a talk by Republican primary U.S. Senate candidate Mike Gibbons at 7 p.m. in the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center, 2280 state Route 540, Bellefontaine. Free.

• Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, exhibits “Laura Park: 2017 Columbus Comics Residency Exhibition” through Feb. 11, “Three Chagalls” through March 11, “Sidney Chafetz: Poets and False Prophets” through Dec. 3, “Botanical Wonders: Flower Figure Quilts 1850-1950” through March 11; “Beyond Impressionism: Paris, Fin de Siecle: Signac, Redon, Toulouse-Lautrec and Their Contemporaries,” which runs through Jan. 21; and “Motion” through April 30. Exhibit hours vary. Museum 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. 614-629-0359.

• 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.

• Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, presents an exhibit, “Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau—Selections from the Dhawan Collection,” through Dec. 31. And presents Soul Express in concert today at 5:30 p.m. Exhibit admission: $14 adults, $11 seniors, students 18 and older and active military, $6 children 7 to 17, free for members and children 6 and under. Concert admission: $8 nonmembers; members free. 937-223-4278.

• Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, exhibits “Cooperative Works by Kevin Russell and Richard Paldino” through Nov. 26. Monday, 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Free. 937-339-0457.

• Allen County Museum, 620 W. Market St., Lima, exhibits “Allen County in the Great War” through Saturday. Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Free. 419-222-9426.

• Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, 300 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton, presents an exhibit, “WWI Posters—Rallying the Home Front,” which runs through Dec. 31. Open Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Admission: $4 adults, $3 children. 740-622-8710.

• Gateway Arts Council, 216 N. Miami Ave., exhibits “Retrospectively Yours,” artwork by Herman Thompson, which runs through Friday, weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 937-498-2787.

• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, exhibits “Andrew F. Dailey, Drawings Paintings and Mark T. Wiesner, Mixed Media Schulpture”,” through Nov. 17. Exhibit hours: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. 937-296-0294.

• La Comedia Dinner Theatre, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, presents “Timeless Memories of Christmas” through Dec. 31. Times vary. Tickets: $61-$75 includes dinner. 800-677-9505.

• Wilson Health Auxiliary hosts its annual gift shop holiday sale through Nov. 12 in the Wilson Hospital gift shop.

• Angels in the Attic craft show runs through Saturday in the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave. Crafts, treats, Boyd’s Bears sales benefit FISH. Hours: Today and Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $2 adults, children 12 and under, free.

FRIDAY

• AB Graham Center, 8025 E. U.S. Route 36, Conover, hosts an indoor garage sale today from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Troy Civic Theatre presents “The Pajama Game” Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m., through Nov. 19, in the Barn in the Park along Adams Street in Troy. Tickets $16 at www.troycivictheatre.com.

• 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.

• Today is the deadline to purchase tickets for the Shelby County Trustees and Fiscal Officers’ annual turkey supper scheduled for Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in St. Michael’s Hall in Fort Loramie. Mike Bishop will perform “The Wild Mind Comedy Hypnosis Show.” Tickets: $10 at 937-726-7866.

• Knights of Columbus Sidney Council, 1300 N. Fourth Ave., hosts an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Meals: $8 adults eat-in; $7.50 adults carry-out; $ children 11 and under.

• Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, opens an exhibit, “Think Outside the Brick: The Creative Art of Lego,” which runs through Feb. 25. Exhibit hours vary. Museum 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. 614-629-0359.

• Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, screens “Bullitt” at 7:30 p.m. for people 13 and older. Free. 937-339-0457.

SATURDAY

• Cedar Bog Nature Preserve, 980 Woodburn Road, Urbana, presents a program by Shawn Conner, “Owl Prowl,” at 5 p.m. and the film, “Byrd 1933 Expedition to Antarctica.” Admission: $5 members, $10 nonmembers. 937-484-3744.

• Today is the deadline for people 13 and older to register for Wild Art, a painting workshop scheduled for Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. in Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Road, Troy. Fee: $35 includes materials and refreshments. 937-698-6493.

• AB Graham Center and Fletcher Lions host an all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and fried mush breakfast at the center, 8025 E. U.S. Route 36, Conover, from 7 a.m. to noon. Eat in or carry out. Meals: $7 adults, $4 children 12 and under.

• Tipp City Area Arts Council opens its third annual 6×6 Art for All exhibit in the Mayflower Arts Center, 9 W. Main St., Troy, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Exhibit continues through Dec. 16. Admission free.

• The Petersburg Parishes host their sixth annual fair trade sale, today from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the basement of Immaculate Conception Church, North Main Street, Botkins.

• Versailles High School, 280 Marker Road, Versailles, presents the First Lego League robotics tournament at 11 a.m. Free.

• Shelby County Animal Rescue Foundation present the second annual Lipsync Battle at 8 p.m. in the American Legion Post No. 217 hall, 1265 Fourth Ave. Performances, silen auction, 50/50 drawing, snacks, cash bar. Tickets: $15 must be purchased in advance at www.helpshelbycountyanimals.com.

SUNDAY

• Vendor Blender Holiday Edition sale will run at the Holiday Inn Dayton Fairborn, 2800 Presidential Drive, Fairborn, from 1 to 5 p.m. Fifty vendors. Raffles. Sales benefit Feed the Creek. Admission: free.

• Sidney American Legion Post No. 217, 1265 Fourth Ave., hosts an all-you-can-eat buffet brunch, open to the public, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meals: $9 adults, $5 children 6 to 12. Children 5 and under, free.

• Houston Community Association hosts a turkey/ham dinner from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Houston Community Center, 5005 Russia-Houston Road, Houston. Donations accepted.

TUESDAY

• Upper Valley Medical Center Gift Shop, 3130 N. county Road 25A, Troy, hosts a book and consumer goods sale in the hospital cafeteria today from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bookds, toys, electronics, puzzles, gifts. 937-440-4995.

• Miami County Liberty persents a talk by Dave Norman, “Last Hours in Saigon,” at 7 p.m. in the Concord Room, 845 W. Market St., Troy. 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.

• Miami County Park District hosts a Preschool in the Park program, “Calling All Turkeys,” in the Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 state Route 41, Troy, at 11 a.m. Fee: $3. Advance registration required at www.miamicountyparks.com.

• Wittenberg University, 200 W. Ward St., Springfield, presents a talk by Iraqui poet Dunya Mikhail at 4:30 p.m. in the Bayley Auditorium on campus. Free. 937-327-7363.

WEDNESDAY

• AMVETS Post 1986, 1319 Fourth Ave., hosts wing night from 4 to 7 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Wings: 60 cents dine-in; 70 cents carry out.

Compiled by Patricia Ann Speelman. Submit event listings to pspeelman@aimmediamidwest.com.

Compiled by Patricia Ann Speelman. Submit event listings to pspeelman@aimmediamidwest.com.