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A musical expedition in 35MM

DAYTON — Dare to Defy Productions will present 35MM: A Musical Expeditio at 8 p.m. Oct. 7 and at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Oct. 1 and Oct. 8, both in the Mathile Black Box Theatre in the Schuster Center.

A picture is worth 1,000 words — what about a song? Can a picture inspire a song or fifteen? In “35MM,” each photo creates a unique song, moments frozen in time; a glimmer of a life unfolding, a glimpse of something happening. A stunning new multimedia musical which explores a groundbreaking new concept in musical theatre.

The show, 35MM, runs 80 minutes and is recommended for ages 13 and up. Tickets are available at the Ticket Center Stage Box Office located in the Schuster Center, by calling 937-228-3630 or at www.ticketcenterstage.com. Senior, military and student discounts available at the box office.

YS Street Fair

YELLOW SPRINGS — Yellow Springs will host its all-day arts and foods festival 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 8. Browse over 200 booths of fine arts & crafts, clothing, jewelry, fair trade items, gifts and massages. Eat Vietnamese shish-kabobs, Mexican empanadas, Thai wraps or hot dogs. Enjoy entertainment from street performers, at the Jackson Lytle & Lewis Stage or at the Music Festival & Beer Garden from 12-7 p.m.

Sauerkraut Festival

WAYNESVILLE — Famous in the Midwest, the Ohio Sauerkraut Festival begins 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 and ends 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9. Arts and crafts range from ceramics to paintings to wordworking, while food offerings range from sauerkraut pizza to fudge.

Toe tapping concert

DAYTON — Lonesome River Band, Nightflyer and The Repeating Arms will all perform in concert Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Victoria, 138 N. Main St. Call 937-228-7591 or email [email protected] for more information.

Lunch and learn

BEAVERCREEK — The Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn Networking Lunch takes place the third Tuesday of every month at the Beavercreek Golf Club. Enjoy guest speakers and a free networking event. The next event will be held Oct. 20 at H&R Block Premium Office.

Fairborn Halloween Fest

FAIRBORN — Fun for kids and adults alike, enjoy rides, vendors, entertainment, Foy’s 5 and Dime, and Foy’s Haunted Museum at the Halloween Festival is set for Oct. 21-22. Dress up in your best costume for the Spooktacular Parade on Friday night. Pre-register for Saturday night’s Zombie Walk. Cost for the walk is $10 for adults and $7 for children, which includes face painting, blood bath, beverages and snacks.

Disney on ice: Dare to Dream

FAIRBORN — Nothing can stop a princess from a courageous adventure at Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream Thursday, Oct. 20 to Sunday, Oct. 23 at the Nutter Center. Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they share the heroic stories of four of your favorite Disney Princesses. Laugh along as Rapunzel and Flynn embark on an expedition that soars to new heights. Travel the enchanted forest with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Watch as Cinderella’s dreams come true with help from her animal friends and the Fairy Godmother. Boogie to the beat of the bayou with Tiana and Naveen. Make memories your whole family will treasure for a lifetime, as the Disney Princesses inspire you to Dream Big. Visit www.nuttercenter.com for tickets, show times, and more information.

Dracula: Bloodlines

DAYTON — Dayton Ballet is thrilled to present Dracula: Bloodlines, the first ballet of the 2016–2017 Excite Season 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20; 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21; 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 in the Victoria Theatre.

This season Dayton Ballet presents a Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Signature Event entitled Dracula: Bloodlines. This brand-new story ballet will feature a newly composed musical score, new choreography, new costumes, and, for the first time, live orchestra for a story ballet staged in the classic Victoria Theatre. For an added level of artistic collaboration, guest artists with Dayton Opera will appear on stage to sing several haunting arias, providing a vivid vocal backdrop to the story of how Dracula came to be.

Tickets for Dracula: Bloodlines are $21 to $72 and are available at Ticket Center Stage 937-228-3630 or online at www.daytonperformingarts.org. Senior, teacher and student discounts available at box office. For more information or to order subscriptions, including flexible subscription types that include performances by Dayton Philharmonic, Dayton Opera and Dayton Ballet, visit www.daytonperformingarts.org.





Greene County News staff report compiled by Natalie Jones, Merrilee Embs and Anna DeWine.

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