Defiance Cultural Events Calendar

 

March 2017

March 23, 7:30 p.m. ~ The Tuttle Museum presents "Defiance in Times of War and Conflict," Stroede Center for the Arts

Event is free and open to the public. The Tuttle will be open following the program.Clear Fork Bluegrass Quartet

March 30, 7:30 p.m. ~ DCCC Performance Series Presents Clear Fork Bluegrass Quartet, Gathering Place (Historic Valentine Theater)

Clear Fork Bluegrass Quartet, founded in 1984, is a blend of folk, bluegrass, and traditional country and American fiddle music. From fiery banjo instrumentals to sweet country waltzes, Clear Fork's affection for traditional American music emerges.

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April 2017

April 1, 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. ~ The Northwesternaires Presents 72nd Annual Barbershop Show, Lost at "C," Defiance Community Auditorium

Tickets are available at the door, from any barbershopper, or by calling 419-899-4486. $15.00 patron (front center 8 rows & front side 4 rows), $12.00 reserved seats, $10 general admission. For more information email northwesternairesbarbershop@gmail.com.

April 6, 4:00-7:30 p.m. ~ 7th Annual Chocolate Walk, Downtown Defiance

Tickets available at DDVB. New for 2017 - Wine Upgrade!

Kevin KammeraadApril 7, 7:00 p.m. ~ Young Audience Series Presents Kevin Kammeraad, Stroede Center for the Arts

Event is free and open to the public

 

Sunset BoulevardApril 8, 7:30 p.m. ~ Cinema at the Stroede Presents "Sunset Boulevard," Stroede Center for the Arts

A classic film is shown at the Stroede Center on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Event is free and open to the public. Concessions available.

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May 2017

Justin RobertsMay 5, 7:00 p.m. ~ Young Audience Series Presents Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players, Stroede Center for the Arts

Event is free and open to the public

May 12, 7:30 p.m. ~ Andrew L. Tuttle Museum, Hall of Fame Induction, Stroede Center for the Arts

Event is free and open to the public. The Tuttle will be open following the program.

May 13, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ~ Lilac Festival, Downtown Defiance

May 13, 7:30 p.m. ~ Cinema at the Stroede, Stroede Center for the Arts

A classic film is shown at the Stroede Center on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Event is free and open to the public. Concessions available.

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June 2017

June 8, 7:30 p.m. ~ Music In Your Parks Presents Defiance College Community Band, Veterans Memorial Park (Latty's Grove)

Event is free and open to the public

June 10, 7:30 p.m. ~ Cinema at the Stroede, Stroede Center for the Arts

A classic film is shown at the Stroede Center on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Event is free and open to the public. Concessions available.

June 16, 6:45 p.m. ~ Milt's Music & Words with Biographer Willard Woodward, Stroede Center for the Arts

Event is free and open to the public

June 17, 5:00 p.m. ~ 5th Annual Take Me to the Rivers Jazz Festival, Defiance, Kingsbury Park, Defiance

Honoring "Wild" Bill Davison and Milt Buckner. Performers ~ 6:00 pm Jason Quick Trio, 7:30 pm Atla & Matt DeChamplain, 9:00 pm Blair Clark. Host Band ~ All That Jazz w/Ned Clark and Larry Livolsi.

J.R.'s Jazzy Joint Children's Musical Activities ~ 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Food Vendors ~ Sweetwater Chophouse, Rusty's Road Trip, Whip & Chill, Degage Jazz Cafe. Beer, Wine & Water ~ Defiance Optimists

June 29, 7:30 p.m. ~ Music In Your Parks Presents Nostalgia, Riverside Park

Event is free and open to the public

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July 2017

July 13, 7:30 p.m. ~ Music In Your Parks Presents Hey Mavis, Triangle Park (Park Subject to Change)

Event is free and open to the public

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August 2017

August 3, 6:00 p.m. ~ Music In Your Parks Presents Bud Widmer's Rube Band, UAW Park

Event is free and open to the public. The band performs in conjunction with an ice cream social sponsored by the Defiance Senior Center.

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