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ONGOING

• The outdoor drama, “Tecumseh,” performs Mondays through Saturdays and Sept. 2 at 8 p.m. in the Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre, 5968 Marietta Road, Chillicothe. Tickets: $19-$48 at tecumsehdrama.com and 866-775-0700.

• Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics, 2291 St. John’s Road, Maria Stein, exhibits the Halhotra Collection of art honoring Mother Teresa through December. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Free. 419-925-4532.

• Shelby County Historical Society exhibits “Turmoil during the First Quarter of the 20th Century” in the Ross Historical Center, 201 N. Main Ave. The exhibit continues through October. Monday through Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. Free. 498-1653.

• Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at Ohio State University, 110 Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High St., Columbus, exhibits “Artistically Mad: Seven Decades of Satire” through Oct. 21. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. Free. 614-292-0538.

• Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St., Columbus, exhibits, “A Measure of Humanity,” through Sept. 16. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Admission: $14 adults; $8 seniors 60 and older and students 18 and older; $5 children 6-17; children 5 and under free; Sunday admission free for all; Thursdays 5-9 p.m., $5 for all. 614-221-6801.

• Dayton Art Institute, 456 N. Belmonte Park N., Dayton, exhibits “Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits” through Sept. 16. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Admission: $14 adults; $11 seniors 60 and older, students 18 and older and active military; $6 children 7-17; children 6 and under and members, free. 937-223-4278.

• La Comedia Dinner Theatre, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, presents “Annie” through Aug. 19. Tickets: $61-$75, includes dinner. Times vary. 800-677-9505.

• Ohio State Fair runs through Sunday at the Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus. Exhibits, entertainment, contests, rides. Tickets: $10 adults; $8 seniors 60 and older and children 5 to 12; children under 5 free. Advance sale tickets: $6 at ohiostatefair.com.

• Canoegrass, a bluegrass festival, runs today through Sunday at Masters Outdoor Retreet, 5486 state Route 47, Houston. Tickets: $100 at www.canoegrass.com and at the gate.

• The Auglaize County Fair continues through Saturday at the fairgrounds in Wapakoneta. Entertainment, games, exhibits, animals, food, contests, rides. Admission $8 adults; children 12 and under, free. www.auglaizecountyfair.org.

• The Greene County Fair continues through Saturday at the fairgrounds, 12o Fairgrounds Road, Xenia. Food, entetainment, rides, exhibits, harness racing. Admission: $6 adults, children 9 and under free. www.greenecountyfairgrounds.com.

FRIDAY

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

• Tippecanoe Main Street presents a concert by the Tippecanoe Community Band at 6:15 p.m. and Tom Daugherty Orchestra and swing dancers at 7:30 p.m. at Second and Main streets in downtown Tipp City. Take lawn chairs. Free. 937-667-3696.

• Downtown Dayton Partnership presents Art in the City, visual arts activities throughout downtown Dayton from 5 to 9 p.m. Free. www.downtowndayton.org.

• 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.

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

• Shelby County Relay for Life runs at the Shelby County Fairgrounds from 6 p.m. today through noon Saturday. Games, food, crafts, children’s activities, blood drive, bake sale, auction. Admission free.

• Fairlawn Local Schools hosts a fundraiser for accident victim Andy Francis from 5 to 9 p.m. at the school. Spaghetti dinner, corn hole tournament, raffle. Dinner: $5. Tournament registration, $10 per team.

• Dublin Irish Festival runs from 4 p.m. to midnight today, from 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday, and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, in Coffman Park, 5600 Post Road, Dublin. Entertainment, storytelling, workshops, Celtic Canines, Gaelic Mass, food, shopping. Admission: $15 adults, $12 seniors 60 and older, military and students, children 12 and under free. www.dublinirishfestival.org.

SATURDAY

• Fort Wayne Commission of African American Males and Sweetwater host the second annual Summer Community Celebration in the McMillen Park Community Center, 3901 Abbott St., Fort Wayne, Indiana, from 2 to 7 p.m. Performances by the Ohio Players and the Gap Experience. Free.

• Mainstreet Piqua and Protecting Our Waterways presents the fifth annual Down a River Down a Beer from 6 to 10 p.m. in the Lock 9 Riverfront Park along Water Street in downtown Piqua. Entertainment, beer, fire rings on the river. Tickets in advance: $30 in advance at mainstreetpiqua.com; $35 at the gate. Designated drivers: $5.

• Gateway Arts Council, 216 N. Miami Ave., hosts a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. to open an exhibit of paintings by Todd Loe. Exhibit continues through Aug. 31. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 498-2787.

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

• Catholic parishes of St. Nicholas, Osgood and St. Louis, North Star host St. Maria’s Community Farm, a produce stand to benefit the poor, at the corner of state Route 705 and U.S. Route 127 in North Star. Gardeners can donate produce and baked goods. The public can purchase produce and baked goods for donations. Open from 9 a.m. to noon. Benefits St. Vincent Hotel in Dayton.

• Treasure Island Park, 409 N. Elm St., Troy, presents Full Moon Fever, a Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers tribute band, in concert at 7:30 p.m. Free. www.troyohio.gov.

• Dayton Art Institute, 456 N. Belmonte Park N., Dayton, presents a talk by Katherine Ryckman Siegwarth, “What’s in a Portrait? The Art of Photography and Portraiture,” at 1 p.m. Admission: $5 members, $10 nonmembers, lecture only; $15 nonmembers lecture and exhibit. 937-223-4278.

• Big Latch On 2018 for breastfeeding mothers and their babies begins on the courtsquare in downtown Sidney at 10 a.m. Free.

• Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, 301 W. Main St., Troy, presents an art festival from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibits, entertainment, demonstrations, fashion show, graffiti wall. Free. 937-339-0457.

• Tipp City Area Arts Council presents Art in the Park in City Park, Wagon Wheel Road at Parkwood Drive, Tipp City, from noon to 8 p.m. Food, exhibits, children’s activities, arts and crafts. Free. www.tippcityartscouncil.com.

• Firehouse Subs, 2034 W. Michigan, hosts H2o for Heroes, free subs in exchange for cases of bottled water, from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

SUNDAY

• Miami Valley Beekeepers Association presents its annual Honey Harvest at 2 p.m. at Brukner Nature Center, 5995 Horseshoe Bend Road, Troy. Learn about beekeeping and taste honey. Free. 937-698-6493.

• Southwestern Auglaize County Summer Concert Series presents The Fries Band in concert at 6:30 p.m. in the Minster Machine Centennial Park. Take lawn chairs. Free.

• Today is the deadline for children 7 to 15 to register for the Shelby County Whitetails Unlimited Outdoor Youth Day scheduled for Aug. 18 at the Shelby County Fish and Game. Admission free. Register at radbowhunter@hotmail.com.

• Botkins Historical Society hosts an ice cream social in its Shelby House, 403 W. State St., Botkins, from 2 to 4 p.m. and a Pilates class at 1 p.m. Exhibits, food, genealogy talk. Ice cream social free. Pilates class, $5.

MONDAY

• New Bremen Public Library hosts the Video Game Truck from 1 to 3 p.m. for children 6 and older and Technology Help from 5 to 7 p.m. Advance registration required for 25-minute sessions in the truck and for half-hour technology help sessions. Call 419-629-2158.

• New Knoxville Community Library offers technology help from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and hosts the Video Game Truck from 4 to 6 p.m. for children 6 and older. Advance registration required for 25-minute sessions in the truck and for half-hour technology help sessions. Call 419-753-2724.

• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster hosts the Video Game Truck from 10 a.m. to noon for children 6 and older and Technology Help from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Advance registration required for 25-minute sessions in the truck and for half-hour technology help sessions. Call 419-628-2925.

TUESDAY

• Darke County Parks hosts Project FeederWatch, bird-watching, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. today and 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, in the Shawnee Prairie Preserve, 4267 state Route 502 W., Greenville. Free. Take binoculars for bird-watching.

• Stallo Memorial Library in Minster presents a live stream from the Toledo Zoo at 10:30 a.m. with free bubbles, stickers and freeze pops and hosts the Lego Builders club for all ages at 3:30 p.m. Free.

• New Bremen Public Library offers story time for children up to first grade at 6:30 p.m.

• La Comedia Dinner Theatre, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, presents “The Ultimate Tribute,” with Mike Albert as Elvis, at 5:30 p.m. Tickets: $55-$57, includes dinner. 800-677-9505.

• National Night Out runs in Sidney along the courtsquare and at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 707 N. Ohio Ave., and in Jackson Center at the village swimming pool from 5:30 to 10 p.m. In Sidney: games, children’s activities, music, food, contests, bike registration, crafts, line dancing, bingo. In Jackson Center: music, canine meet-and-greet, food, fire trucks, water games. Free.

WEDNESDAY

• Amvets Post 1986, 1319 Fourth Ave., hosts wing night from 4 to 7 p.m. Dine in wings, 60 cents each; carry out wings 70 cents each.

• Dayton Art Institute, 456 N. Belmonte Park N., Dayton, presents a seminar, “High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic,” today and repeating Aug. 11, from noon to 2 p.m. Fee: members free; $11 nonmembers includes exhibit admission. Advance registration required at 937-223-4278.

• Rose Music Center, 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights, presents Collective Soul with 3 Doors Down in concert at 8 p.m. Tickets: $34-$122 at rosemusiccenter.com.

AUG. 9

• New Bremen Public Library offers story time for children up to first grade at 10:30 a.m.

• New Knoxville Community Library offers story time for children in kindergarten and younger at 10:30 a.m.

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

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