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• Victoria Theatre Association presents Wine and Yoga for people 21 and older, in the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton, at 6:30 p.m. Take yoga mat. Tickets: $20 at 888-228-3630 and www.ticektcenterstage.com.

• Shelby County Historical Society continues its exhibit, “Intrepid Women of Shelby County,” which runs through October, in the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave. Monday-Friday, 1-5 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Exhibit and tour are free.

• Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, 145 E. Main St., Lancaster, presents “Edith Head & Company,” an exhibit of theatrical and film costumes, through Aug. 14. Free. 740-681-1423.

• Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 1777 E. Broad St., Columbus, presents “Origami in the Garden,” large- and small-scale works in metal, through Nov. 13. Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $13 adults, $10 seniors and students, $6 children 3-17, members and children 2 and under, free. fpconservatory.org.

• La Comedia Dinner Theater, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, presents “The Wizard of Oz” through Aug. 28. Times vary. Tickets: $59-$75 adults; $30 children 11 and under. 800-677-9505.

• Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, presents “Picasso: The Great War, Experimentation and Change” and “Picasso: 25 Years of Edition Ceramics,” which run through Sept. 10. Hours vary. Admission: $6-$20. www.columbusmuseum.org.

• Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, presents an exhibit of woven coverlets, “Covering the Past,” through Aug. 28. Admission is free. 937-339-0457.

• Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, presents an interactive exhibit, “The Antarctic Sublime & Elements of Nature: Water,” which runs through Oct. 16. Today, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Wednesday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Admission: $14 adults; $11 seniors, college students, active military; $6 children 7-17; members and children 6 and under free. And a talk today by Dr. Susan Martis, “Blue Streak,” at 6 p.m. Admission: $12. 937-223-4278.

• Rosewood Gallery, 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, opens an exhibit of plaster sculpture by Stefan Chinov and oil paintings by Jeremy Long with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Exhibit runs through Aug. 19, 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. Free. 937-296-0294.

• National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wight-Patterson Air Force Base, Fairborn, runs “MathAlive!,” an inteactive exhibit of video games, sports, design, music, entertainment, space and robotics, through Oct. 2. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday through Saturday. Free.

• The Ohio State Fair opens today and runs through Sunday at the Ohio Expo Center and state fairgrounds in Columbus. Daily 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Exhibits, entertainment, contests, food, rides. Admission: $10 adults; $8 seniors 60 and older and children 5-13; children under 5, free. Ride bands, $25; parking, $5. www.ohiostatefair.com.

• The world’s longest yard sale runs today through Sunday along U.S. 127, including in Darke and Mercer counties.

• Shelby County Historical Society presents a talk by Catherine Vernon, “Guided by Leadership,” at 7 p.m. in the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave., Free. 498-1653.

• Historic Sidney Theatre, 120 W. Poplar St., screens “Ferris Buehler’s Day Off” at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $# at 498-1921.


• Buckle Up Country Music Fstival runs today and Saturday in Summit Park in Blue Ash. Brad Paisley, Chase Rice, McGuffey Lane, Tyler Farr and others. Tickets: $99-$850 plus fees at buckleupfestival.com.

• Old Time Country Jamboree performs from 7 to 10 p.m. in the Spring Creek Christian Church, 63 Wiles Road. Admission: $3.

• DP&L Summer in the City presents Downtown Adventure Night in downtown Dayton from 5 to 9 p.m. Zipline over Dayton, games, scavenger hunt, fitness programs, entertainment. www.downtowndayton.org.

• Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami Valley presents Over the Edge VIP Drop Party in a tent on courthouse square on N. Main Street in downtown Dayton form 5 to 8 p.m. Rappelers will rappel down 27 stories of the courthouse. Food, beer, wine, entertainment. Admission: $10. 937-641-6803.

• Dayton History presents “Old Case Files,” a murder trial reenactment, at 7:30 p.m. in the old courthouse, N. Main St., downtown Dayton. Tickets: $15. 937-293-2841, ext. 127.

• Wiley’s Comedy Joint, 101 Pine St., presents SteveHofstetter at 7:15 and 9:30 p.m. Admission: $15 and two-item purchase. 937-224-5653.

• Darke County Parks hosts hikes for butterfly monitoring at 2 p.m. in the Shawnee Prairie Nature Preserve, 4267 state Route 502, Greenville. 937-548-0165.

• The Dublin Irish Festival runs today from 4:15 to 11 p.m.; Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Coffman Park, 5200 Emerald Parkway, Dublin. Entertainment, children’s activities, food, vendors, contests. Tickets: $12 adults, 13-59; $10 seniors, students, military; children 12 and under, free. www.dublinirishfestival.org.

• Van Wert Ribfest runs from 5:30 to 11 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, on the Van Wert County Fairgrounds, 1055 S. Washington St., Van Wert. Yard sale, entertainment, food, contests. www.vanwertribfest.com.

• Shelby County Relay for Life runs from 6 p.m. today to noon Saturday on the Shelby County Fairgrounds, 655 S. Highland Ave. Survivor’s walk, food, contests, bake sale, blood drive. Admission free.

• Troy-Hayner Cultural Center presents Hotel California in concert on Prouty Plaza in downtown Troy at 7:30 p.m. Free. Take lawn chairs.

• Springfield Museum of Art, 107 Cliff Park Road, Springfield, presents CORDtet, Joseph Glenn and Garry Ball in concert during Lunch on the Lawn, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunches available for $6 or take your own. Take lawn chairs. Free. 937-325-8100


• Darke County Park District presents a talk by Amy Wilms, “Hummingbird Banding” for all ages at 9 a.m. and “Hummingbirds in a Hurry,” a program for children in kindergarten through second grade, from 10 a.m. to noon, in the Nature Center, 4267 state Route 502, Greenville. Fee: $3 for children’s program. Advance registration required for children’s program at 937-548-0165.

• Sauder Village, 22611 state Route 2, Archbold, hosts the 33rd annual Doll and Teddy Bear Show and Sale and its Antique Bike Event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday. Bike parade at 2 p.m. each day. Admission for show only: $7. Full access admission: $16, adults; $10, children 6-16; children under 5, free.

• Logan County Art League presents Art on the Beach ‘16 and Shine FM presents Rock the Lake, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., today, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, at Old Field Beach in Indian Lake State Park, Lakeview. Arts, crafts, demonstrations, music, food. Free.

• Tipp City Area Arts Council presents the fourth annual Children’s Art Adventure for children 3-12 in the Tipp City Park, 35 Parkwood, Tipp City, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Arts and crafts, food, entertainment. Admission: $5 if purchased in advance at www.tippcityartscouncil.com/childrens-art-programs; $7 at the door.

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

• The 17th annual Lebanon Blues Festival runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Mulberry and Broadway streets in Lebanon. Free. www.lebanonbluesfestival.org.

• Car Tunes on Main and Rib Off on Broadway offers music, car show and food along Main Street in Findlay from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Free.

• Downtown Sidney presents Chalk the Walk from 10 a.m. to noon on the courtsquare. Draw on the sidewalks. Chalk provided. Free.

• Mainstreet Piqua presents Down the River, Down a Beer, beer tastings for people 21 and older, at 3 p.m. at Lock Nine Riverfront Park in downtown Piqua. Taste 99 varieties. Tickets: $30 in advance at www.mainstreetpiqua.com, $35 at the gate. Designated driver’s tickets: $5.


• Miami Valley Beekeepers Association presents Honey Harvest at 2 p.m. at Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Road, Troy. Free. 937-698-6493.

• Southwestern Auglaize County Summer Concert Series presents Honey Jack in a free concert in the Crown Pavilion in New Bremen at 6:30 p.m. Take lawn chairs.


• New Bremen Public Library presents “Go for the Gold,” a magic show for all ages, at 1 p.m. Free.

• New Knoxville Public Library presents “Go for the Gold,” a magic show for all ages, at 10:30 a.m. Free.

• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster presents “Go for the Gold,” a magic show for all ages, at 6 p.m. Free.


• New Bremen Public Library presents Lego Fun for all ages from 1 to 6 p.m. and hosts Story Time for children up to first grade at 6:30 p.m. 419-629-2158.

• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster presents a demonstration of skills by the Auglaize County police dog at 10:30 a.m.

Miami County Liberty presents a talk by Jake MacAulay at 7 p.m. in the Concord Room, 845 W. Market St., Troy. Free.

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• New Knoxville Public Library hosts storytime for children 3 to first grade at 10:30 a.m.

• New Bremen Public Library hosts story time for children up to first grade at 10:30 a.m. and hosts the Lego Robotics Club for children in grades 3-7 and their parents from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Advance registration required for Lego robotics at 419-629-2158.

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

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