Entertainment Digest


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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.

Jersey Boys

DAYTON — The Dayton Schuster Center is pleased to kick off its Premier Health Broadway Series 2016-2017 season with the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Jersey Boys 8 p.m. Oct. 18-Oct. 21 ; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23 in the Victoria Theatre.

The Jersey Boys follow the unforgettable Frankie Valli & The Four Season and their rise to become pop icons. The Jersey Boys is not recommended for all ages. The show contains violence, drug references, sexual situations, and profane language. The Schuster Center therefore will not permit children under the age of six.

Tickets for Jersey Boys start at $30 and are available at Ticket Center Stage 937-228-3630 or online at ticketcenterstage.com. For more information or to purchase season tickets, visit [email protected]

Fall Family Fun-stival

XENIA— Collins School celebrates 30 years of re-dedication of education with a Fall Family Fun-stival and Scarecrow Style show 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30 at 2804 West Enon Road.

Activities for all ages from crafts to refreshments and spooky stories to scarecrow games. Come in your spookiest costume and strut your stuff in the costume parade. There will also be trick-or-treating with the ghosts of Collins School.

Registration is required. For more information or to register, visit Collins School or forms at the Greene County Public Libraries, Wicklines, Country Blessings, GC Dallies, area Churches and Businesses. Confirmation postcards will be sent out to all registrants before Oct. 30.

Haunted food truck rally

XENIA — The Friends of Xenia Station (FOXS) is hosting a haunted food truck rally and trunk or treat 3:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 at Xenia Station, 150 S. Miami St. Dress up, rain or shine. For more information contact Dennis Lewis, chair of FOXS at [email protected] or 937-376-1080.

Masterworks returns

SPRINGFIELD — The Kuss Auditorium welcomes the return of Spencer Meyer, classic pianist, to the stage 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 at Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 S Fountain Ave. Tickets are $30 to $56 and are available at Ticket Master online at ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-653-8000.

The Complete History of America

SPRINGFIELD— The Reduced Shakespeare Company returns to the Kuss Auditorium with The Complete History of America (abridged): Election Edition 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 at the Clark State Performing Arts Center, 300 S Fountain Ave.

The RSC’s newest show attempts to answer the age old question, “Who will be our next President?” In The Complete History of America, the RSC will be sure to confuse any American voter with a satrical look at American history. They will cover 600 years of history in 6,000 seconds. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Ticket Master online at ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-653-8000.

Mutts Gone Nuts

DAYTON — The Victoria Theatre is excited to host Scott and Joan Houghton and their hilarious pups as they present their original comdey dog thrill show 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.

Mutts Gone Nuts includes incredible high-flying Frisbee dogs, tightwire dogs, magic dogs, and the one-of-a-kind Sammie the Talking Dog. The nine dogs featured are all adopted from animal shelters and rescues. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at ticketcenterstage.com or by phone at 937-228-3630.

Doc Severinsen’s band

SPRINGFIELD — Grammy-winner Doc Severinsen, leader of the iconic band from The Tonight show starring Johnny Carson, will be performing at Clark State Performing Arts Center 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 in the Kuss Auditorium, 300 S Fountain Ave. Tickets are $40 to $65 and can be purchased online at Ticket Master, ticketmaster.com or by phone at 937-328-3874.





Greene County News staff report compiled by Natalie Jones and Emily Day.

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