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 - 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
Gallery St. John
4400 Shakertown Rd., Beavercreek 320-5405
Thru 9/6 – Group Show by Local Artists: Local artist will exhibit their works that include all media – paintings, sketches, graphics, ceramics.
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
Big Band Nites: Pam Noah and Her Big Band 7:30pm Enjoying your favorite swing, big band and Broadway music. 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
The Ides of March – Featuring Jim Peterik 7:30pm Special guest Edgar Winter. Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd. Kettering 296-3300
Kiss Me Kate 8pm Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, Theatre Under the Stars presents this musical is structured as a play within a play, where the interior play is a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew. North Park Amphitheatre, Springboro -. (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
Ultra Cool Films 7:30pm “Funny Girl” with Barbara Streisand. Free popcorn and soda with ticket purchase. Victoria Theatre, 128 N. Main St. 222-3630
German Fest Picnic 4-11pm 26th Dayton Liederkranz-Turner family festival with German food and music. Thru 8/16 Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Dayton 223-9013
“Second Friday” Gallery Open Houses 7-11pm stroll gallery spaces, view works by, and meet, local artists. The Cannery Art & Desing Centre, 434 E. Third St. 228-2232
Randy Travis 8pm 12th annual Celebrity Concert for Charity, Inc. supporting research to cure Cystic Fibrosis. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300
German Fest Picnic Noon-11pm (see 8/14)
Kiss Me Kate 8pm (see 8/14)
The Short and Bloody History of Spies 7:30pm (see 8/14)
Rivertunes: Super Massive 7:30pm Award-winning reggae jam-band mixes catchy melodies, harmonious hooks and roots reggae. RiverScape MetroPark, Monument and Main. 274-0126
Festival of the Vine – Fine Wine and Cool Jazz 2-11pm Headliners for 8pm show to be announced. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300
Shakertown Stompers Concert 7:30pm Clifton Opera House, Clifton, OH 767-8452
German Fest Picnic Noon-6pm (see 8/14)
Kiss Me Kate 2pm (see 8/14)
The Short and Bloody History of Spies 2 and 7:30pm (see 8/14)
WYSO Free Summer Concert 5:30 pm The Corndaddys will be opening for Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks. Carillon Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd.
Great Garden Practices 2pm How to design seasonal maintenance practices and proven plants for maximum impact. Cox Arboretum, 6733 Springboro Pike. 434-9005
Centerville Community Band 7pm Stubb’s Park Amphitheatre, 255 W. Spring Valley Rd., Centerville 433-7155
WTUE’s Breakfast with The Beatles 9am-Noon Open Mic Day. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300
Ticket to Ride 8pm $2 Tuesday concert. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300
Ooh La La and the Greasers 7pm Stubbs Park Amphitheater, Centerville 433-7151
The Stumps 7pm FREE @ Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300