48 High Street Gallery
St. Anne’s District, Downtown Dayton 228-4532
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 8/31 - Yasue Sakaoka - Solo Exhibition
2655 Olson Dr., Kettering 296-0294
Thru 9/4 – Linda Langhorst/Debra Davis Exhibit: Paintings and drawings by Langhorst; An installation by Debra Davis.
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
Blue Sky Project: Benefit & Exhibition Preview 6:30pm An internationally- competitive summer artist residency program in a collaborative effort of Univ. of Dayton, ArtStreet and Involvement Advocacy. The Excelsior Lofts Bldg., 207 E. Sixth St.. 847-287-6702
Big Band Nites: Bob Gray Orchestra 7:30pm Enjoy your favorite swing, big band and Broadway music. 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
George Thorogood and The Destroyers 7:30pm Special guest Johnny Lang. Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering 296-3300
Vectren Just Jazz Series: The Randy Villars Quartet 5:30-8:30pm Classically trained jazz saxophonist and pianist Randy Villars and his quartet will explore jazz through steady melodies and soulful style. Dayton Art Institute, Shaw Gothic Cloister, 458 Belmonte Park North, Dayton 223-5277
Kiss Me Kate 8pm Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, this musical is structured as a play within a play, where the interior play is a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew. Thru 6/28 Playhouse South, Clark Haines Theatre, 3700 Far Hills Avenue, Kettering (888) 262-3792
The Short and Bloody History of Spies 7:30pm History meets mystery and mischief, from disguises to invisible ink, real spies, the famous and the unlikely, in this adaptation of the book by John Farman. Thru 8/16 Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse, performances at Young’s Jersey Dairy, 6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd., Yellow Springs 767-2718
Robert Earl Keen 7pm Special guest The Greencards. Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd. Kettering 296-3300
Ultra Cool Films 7:30pm. Also 8/8 & 8/9 “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Starring Gregory Peck and Robert Duvall. Free popcorn and soda with tickets. Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St. 228-3630
Rebels 1775 8pm In concert, this musical is presented by the Encore Theater Company in celebration of America from its earliest days. The Firefly Building, downtown Dayton. 361-7487. Also 8/8.
Kiss Me Kate 8pm (see 8/7)
The Short and Bloody History of Spies 7:30pm (see 8/7)
Teen Music Slam 2009 5:30pm This teen contest will bring bands and musicians from all over Montgomery County together to compete against each other live. RiverScape MetroPark, Monument and Main. 274-0126
John Kay and Steppenwolf 7:30pm Special guest Foghat. Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd. Kettering 296-3300
Impossibles Concert 7:30pm Clifton Opera House, Clifton, OH 767-8452
Rivertunes: 24SEVEN 7:30pm Incorporating music from the 60s to today. RiverScape MetroPark, Monument and Main. 274-0126
Ultra Cool Films 7:30pm. “To Kill and Mockingboird.” (See 8/7)
Rebels 1775 8pm (See 8/7)
Kiss Me Kate 2pm (see 8/7)
The Short and Bloody History of Spies 2pm & 7:30pm (see 8/7)
Herbs for Health and Healing 1pm Common herbs used for healing. Cox Arboretum
Robin Lacy and DeZydeco 7pm Cajun-style rock-n-roll along with New Orleans rhythm and blues and Creole funk. Stubb’s Park Amphitheatre, 255 W. Spring Valley Rd., Centerville 433-7155
Miami Valley Flute Circle 1-3pm Enjoy traditional, and some not so traditional, American Indian flute music. SunWatch Indian Village, 2301 W. River Rd., Dayton 268-8199
Art on the Commons 11am-5pm Displaying and selling works by fine artists from throughout the country. Free admission. Entertainment is scheduled all day. Kettering Civic Commons on Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering 296-3300
Ultra Cool Films 3pm. “To Kill and Mockingboird.” (See 8/7)
Ticket to Ride 8pm $2 Tuesday concert. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300
Ooh La La and the Greasers 7pm Stubbs Park Amphitheater, Centerv ille.
The Stumps 7pm FREE @ Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300