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TODAY

Tipp City Players Community Theater presents the adult comedy, “Noises Off,” at the Tipp City Zion Lutheran Church, 14 W. Walnut St., Tipp City, today through Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets: $15 at 937-667-7469 and tippcityplayers.org.

• Quilt National ‘15, an exhibit of quilts from 33 states and eight countries, at the Dairy Barn Art Center, 8000 Dairy Lane, Athens, continues through Sept. 7. For information, visit dairybarn.org/quilt-national/.

• The Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, continues the 2015 Greater Columbus Arts Council Visual Arts Exhibiton, “Page Turners” and “Remembering Marvin Hamlisch,” each through Sept. 6. 614-629-0359.

• The Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, continues two exhibits, “Call to Duty: World War Posters” and “Tears of Stone: World War I Remembered, Photographs by Jane Alden Stevens,” which remain on view through Oct. 4. Hours vary. Museum admission: $14 adults, $11 seniors, students, active military, $6 children 7-17, children 6 and under free. And Vine & Canvas wine-tasting from 6:30 to 9 p.m. $40. 937-223-4278.

• The Piqua Community Farmers Market runs from 3:30 to 8 p.m. along Canal Place between High and Ash streets in downtown Piqua.

• Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, exhibits quilts, “Five in Fiber,” through Oct. 4. Free.

• Gateway Arts Council, 216 N. Miami Ave., exhibits “A Tale of Two Friends,” works by Ray Warren and Dotty Arnie, through Monday. Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 498-2787.

The New Knoxville Public Library hosts a book discussion of “Early Autumn” by Louis Bromfield at 6 p.m. Free.

FRIDAY

Rose Music Center, 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights, presents Lynyrd Skynyrd in concert at 8 p.m. Tickets: $48.50-$68.50 plus fees at www.ticketmaster.com.

Victoria Theatre Association screens the film, “Back to the Future,” in the Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton, at 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $6 at 888-228-3630 and www.ticketcenterstage.com.

The German American Festival Society presents the German American Festival today from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. and Sunday from noon to 11 p.m. in Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Road, Oregon. Music, food, contests, beer, children’s activities. Admission: $8 adults, children 12 and under free. www.germanamericanfestival.net.

The Germania Society presents the 45th annual Oktoberfest today from 6 p.m. to midnight, Saturday from 2 p.m. to midnight and Sunday from noon to 10 p.m. in Germania Park, 3529 W. Kemper Road, Cincinnati. Dancing, entertainment, beer, food, games, rides, raffle. Admission: $4 adults, children 12 and under free. www.germaniasociety.com.

SATURDAY

Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, presents “David Wion Remembers Liberace” at 7:30 p.m. Free.

Taft Theatre, 317 E. 5th St., Cincinnati, presents commedian Jay Mohr at 8 p.m. Tickets: $32.50-$37.50 plus fees at www.ticketmaster.com.

The Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Society hosts the Shawshank Ball at 6 p.m. in the Ceentral Guard Room at the Ohio State Reformatory, 100 Reformatory Road, Mansfield. Costume contest, music, food, tours. Tickets: $50. Cruise-in on reformatory grounds at 3 p.m. $5 per car. 419-522-2644 or www.mrps.org.

Victoria Theatre Association screens the movie, “Blade Runner,” in the Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton, at 10:30 p.m. in its Reel Late at the Vic series. Tickets: $6 at www.ticketcenterstage.com or 888-228-3630.

• The Great Sidney Farmer’s Market is open on the courtsquare from 8 a.m. to noon.

105.5 TAM FM presents the seventh annual Free to Be a Kid Day from noon to 4 p.m. at VanDemark Farm, 2401 S. VanDemark Road. Free admission. Food, games, activities, mascots to visit. Mr. Red from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. 1055TAMFM.com.

SUNDAY

Village of New Bremen presents AC Swing in concert at 6:30 p.m. in the Crown Pavilion. Churches cookout and children’s games before the concert. Free.

MONDAY

The Shelby County Historical Society opens the Field of Valor, 1,000 American flags, in Custenborder Park, 449 Riverside Drive, at 8 a.m. The field remains open 24 hours per day until 3 p.m., Sept. 6; and presents a Week of Valor program about Shelby County men who were distinguished in battle, at 7 p.m., in the Monumental Building’s Municipal Courtroom, 110 W. Court St. Free. 498-1653.

TUESDAY

The Tri-Moraine Audubon Society presents a talk by Milt Miller, “Update on the Grand Lake St. Marys Restoration Commission,” at 7:30 p.m. in the OSU-Lima Viusitor and Student Services Center, 3900 Campus Drive, Lima. Free. www.tri-moraineaudubon.org.

• Anna Community Library hosts Totally Awesome Tuesdays for adults from 10 a.m. to noon. Cards, games, Wii bowling, movies. Free.

• New Bremen Library hosts story time for children 3-5 at 6:30 p.m.

Shelby County Historical Society presents Senate President Keith Faber, R-Celina, 12 District, who rededicates the Court Street bridge between Miami and Brooklyn avenues at 10:30 a.m. during the Week of Valor. Free. 498-1653.

The Stallo Memorial Library in Minster hosts the Lego Club for children in kindergarten and older from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Shelby County Historical Society presents a parade of motorcyclists escorting the AVTT-TWF Traveling Wall, a replica of the Vietnam Memorial, from Wapakoneta to Sidney. Parade leaves Wapakoneta at 6:30 p.m.

Gateway Arts Council opens its exhibit, Bad Art by Good People, featuring art by area veterans, in Custenborder Park, 449 Riverside Drive. The exhibit remains open there through Sept. 6.

New Knoxville Public Library hosts Paws to Read for chldren in grades kindergarten through third to read to dogs at 3:15 p.m. Advance registration required at 419-753-2724.

The Stallo Memorial Library in Minster offers coffee and crafts for adults at 10:30 a.m. Make a twine-wrapped vase. Advance registration required at 419-628-2925.

SEPT. 3

• The New Bremen Public Library presents story time for children 3-5 at 10:30 a.m. and reader’s theater for children in fourth and fifth grades at 3:30 p.m.

The New Knoxville Public Library presents story time for children 3 to first grade at 3 p.m.

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

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