48 High Street Gallery
St. Anne’s District, Downtown Dayton 228-4532
Thru 8/2 - Kay Smith Memorial Printmakers Show: Fourth annual juried exhibit of works from the finest area printmakers.

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton 275-7431
Thru 8/30 - Dragons: The imaginary world of fairy tale dragons and the real dragons that can be found around the world today.
Thru 9/7 - Denizens of the Milky Way: How humans came to understand the universe.

The Cannery Art & Design Centre
434 E. Third St., Dayton 228-2232
Ongoing – Exhibits by local artists, including painting, pottery, jewelry, sculpture and photography.
“First Friday” Open Houses - Stroll the gallery spaces, view works by local artists. 5 – 10 pm
“Second Friday” Open houses - Stroll the galleries and hear the Dayton Improvisers Orchestra. 7 – 11pm

Dayton Art Institute
458 Belmonte Park North, Dayton 223-5277
Final Days thru August 2 - William Morris – Myth, Object and the Animal: Works from one of America’s most gifted glass artists.
Thru Fall 2009 - Exploring Art A to Z – Kids Experiencenter Gallery: For kids from pre-K through 3rd grade. Introducing art to children using 26 pieces from the museum’s collection.
Now on exhibit - 90 Treasures - In celebration of DAI’s 90th anniversary, 90 of the museum’s treasures will be highlighted.

Dayton History at Carillon Park
1000 Carillon Blvd 293-2841
Tours of Hawthorn Hill 10am & 12:30pm, Wed – Sat only. By reservation only.

Dayton Visual Arts Center
118 N. Jefferson St, Dayton 224-3822
Thru August 20 - 18th Annual Members’ Show

Miami Valley Cooperative Gallery
Dayton Convention Center
22 E. Fifth St., 2nd Floor, Dayton 333-4700
Thru July – Art of Cliff Darett
Thru 8/31 - Yasue Sakaoka - Solo Exhibition

Rosewood Gallery
2655 Olson Dr., Kettering 296-0294
Thru 7/24 - The View 2008 – Landscape Competition: A juried exhibition showcase for Ohio artists presenting traditional or contemporary views of landscape or land imagery, themes and issues.

Synesthesia Gallery
Wasson Music Center
35 Marco Lane, Centerville 436-5800
Thru 8/28 - Two Voices Exhibit: Featuring photographer Jacquelynn Buck and clients of We Care Arts.

University of Dayton Art Galleries
300 College Park 229-4214 or 4254
The Marian Library
Thru 11/27 – Creche Exhibit



7/29 Wed

Herbal Creations 10am Learn how to create special herbal treats. Cox Arboretum

The Fries 7pm FREE @ Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300

7/30 Thu

Big Band Nites: Eddie Brookshire Orchestra 7:30pm Performances featuring the area’s best big bands every Thursday night in July and August. Chairs fill quickly, so arrive early or bring a lawn chair. Don’t forget your dancing shoes! Thru 8/27 RiverScape MetroPark, Monument and Main. 274-0126

7/31 Fri

Billy Squier and Blue Oyster Cult 8pm Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300

Ultra Cool Films 7:30pm. Also 8/1 & 8/2 “An American in Paris” with Gene Kelly. Free popcorn and soda with tickets. Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St. 228-3630

8/1 Sat

Rivertunes: 24SEVEN 7:30pm Incorporating music from the 60s to today. RiverScape MetroPark, Monument and Main. 274-0126

Ultra Cool Films 7:30pm. Also 8/1 & 8/2 “An American in Paris” with Gene Kelly. Free popcorn and soda with tickets. Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St. 228-3630

Connect III Concert 7:30pm Clifton Opera House, Clifton, OH 767-8452

Butterfly Festival 11am-7pm The annual Butterfly Festival is the perfect opportunity to walk among magnificent butterflies in all stages of metamorphosis inside Ohio’s only native butterfly house. Artisans, free parking. Also 8/2 Cox Arboretum MetroPark, 6733 Springboro Pike 434-9005

Community Open House 10am–5pm Practice archery, play double ball, make a craft, and listen to site interpreters discuss the history and archaeology of SunWatch in the partially-reconstructed Village. SunWatch Indian Village, 2301 West River Rd, Dayton 268-8199

8/2 Sun

Ebony and Ivory 7pm The American songbook, featuring songs by Gershwin, Porter, Ellington, Bernstein and more. Stubb’s Park Amphitheatre, 255 W. Spring Valley Rd., Centerville 433-7155

Heroes of Woodstock 6:30pm Featuring Jefferson Starship, Canned Heat, John Sebastian, Big Brother and The Holding Company, Grateful Dead’s Tom Constanten. Hosted by Country Joe MCDonald. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300

Butterfly Festival 10am – noon Enjoy a pancake breakfast with the butterflies (see 8/1)

Ultra Cool Films 3pm. “An American in Paris” (See 7/31)

8/3 Mon

Merle Haggard and John Anderson 7:30pm Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300

8/4 Tue

An Evening with Joan Baez 8pm Spend an evening with one of the most accomplished folk singers of the 1960s, and still going strong. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300

Ooh La La and the Greasers 7pm Stubbs Park Amphitheater, Centerville 433-7151

8/5 Wed

Upon A Star: The Music of Disney Call for times Presented by the Muse Machine. Victorial Theatre, 128 N. Main St. 228-3630. ( Also 8/6)

Garden Photography 11:30am Members of the Focus Photo Club will share their garden photography tips. Bring a camera and test your new skills on the grounds. Cox Arboretum

“Taking Root” 7pm A film that tells the story of the Green Belt movement of Kenya and its founder Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Cox Arboretum

Miami Valley Youth and Teen Talent Show 7pm FREE @ Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300

Soul Express 7pm FREE @ Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300


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